New Delhi, March 27, 2020 (IANS) In the wake of Covid-19 outbreak, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has decided to postpone the ensuing NEET (UG) and JEE (Main) May 2020 exams, Union HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said on Friday.
The NTA, in a statement, said: “As of now the examination is proposed to be held in the last week of May 2020. Exact date will be announced later on after assessing the situation.”
Accordingly, the admit cards for the examination which were to be issued on March 27 will now be issued later on after assessing the situation after April 15, NTA added.
Meanwhile the HRD Minister has requested students to utilize the extra time to study for examinations.
“I request all students to utilize this time to study for these exams well and stay safe,” Pokhriyal said in a tweet.
A PIB Press release says:
In view of the hardships faced by the parents and the students due to COVID-19 epidemic, the National Testing Agency has postponed the ensuing NEET (UG) May 2020 examination scheduled to be held on the May 3, 2020.