After the successful JEE Main exams, Union Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank congratulated all students and thanked the chief ministers of the states. The minister expressed his gratitude towards the entire country on standing with the central government’s decision for conducting NEET, JEE Main exams.
The education minister said, “I am happy that the country stands with the Central Government’s decision for conducting of Joint Entrance Examination Main, JEE Main, National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, NEET examinations.
He added, “I’d like to congratulate the students for having turned up to take #JEE. All the SOPs are being followed to the letter. I’m thankful to the CMs of the states who have facilitated the conveyance of students to their respective exam centres.”
Earlier, the Education Minister shared a message for the students via a video. Wishing the students best of luck for the examination, Education Minister shared that he was happy that over 7, 77 465 students had downloaded the JEE Main 2020 admit cards. He also shared that all the facilities would be provided to the students.
NTA has started JEE Main 2020 exam on September 1, 2020. Around 8.67 lakh students have registered for the exam, but Day 1 saw a great dip in the number of aspirants appearing for the exams. Despite maintaining all safety protocols, many aspirants skipped appearing for the exam across the country amid the COVID19 threat.