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JEE Main, NEET 2020 Exam Date HIGHLIGHTS: The HRD minister announced the exam dates of the national level competitive exams tests - JEE Main and NEET.

By: Education Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 8, 2020 3:29:33 pm
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CBSE Class 10, 12 exams 2020: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to hold the remaining Class 12 papers in the first two weeks of July, The Indian Express had learned. The HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal is expected to announce the revised examination schedule this week.

READ | CBSE likely to conduct board exams in July  

Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday announced the dates for JEE Main and NEET exams. JEE Main will be held from July 18 to July 23 while medical entrance test will be conducted on July 26. JEE Advanced is expected to be held in August, dates of which are not decided yet.

The syllabus for JEE Main and NEET 2021 have been curtailed. Pokhriyal urged students to self-study and take the help of digital modes including SWAYAM, Diksha to prepare for entrance exams. With low-connectivity areas, the content will be telecast through SWAYAM Prabha TV, he informed.

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Over 9 lakh students have registered to appear for JEE Main and over 15.93 lakh have applied for NEET 2020, as per the National Testing Agency (NTA) – the exam conducting body.

Read |  To hold NEET amid pandemic, NTA to double test centres

Pokhriyal also said that the dates for CBSE class 10 and 12 exams will be announced soon.

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HRD Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank to address students grievances on JEE Main, NEET and CBSE board exam dates 

15:08 (IST)08 May 2020
CBSE to conduct remaining class 12 exams in July

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to hold the remaining Class 12 papers in the first two weeks of July, The Indian Express had learned. The HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal is expected to announce the revised examination schedule this week

20:25 (IST)07 May 2020
HRD minister asks students to download Arogya Setu App

In a video message, while announcing the dates, the HRD Minister asked students to stay safe during the pandemic and follow the guidelines of both Ministry of Health as well as the Ministry of Ayush. He also asked students to download Arogya Setu App.

20:20 (IST)07 May 2020
IIT JEE Advanced on August 23

The Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has announced the dates for JEE Advanced. The examinations will be conducted on August 23

17:29 (IST)05 May 2020
When JEE Advanced to be conducted

The dates for JEE Advanced will be decided soon, said HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal through a webinar on Tuesday. Only the top 2.5 lakh of JEE Main are eligible to appear for JEE Advanced

15:12 (IST)05 May 2020
HRD minister asks IITs, NITs not to raise fees considering coronavirus pandemic

During a live interaction with students today, the HRD Minister said, “Even though IITs and NITs are autonomous and financially self-regulatory institutes, we still had requested them to not take up the annual fee hike for this year considering the coronavirus pandemic. I had asked chairpersons to convey this to all the institute heads and directors and hope that this sentiment would be respected.”

15:05 (IST)05 May 2020
IITs, NITs not to raise fees for new academic session

There will be no increase in tuition fees for the upcoming academic year at the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal announced today. If implemented, this would be applicable to all courses, which includes the MTech programmes

14:04 (IST)05 May 2020
Online window to edit JEE Main, NEET application on

The National Testing Agency (NTA) had announced to extend the online application form editing option of JEE Main, NEET, and allowed candidates to choose the exam center of their choice in order to minimise any commute for the examinees and their parents 

13:45 (IST)05 May 2020
JEE Main, NEET to be held on reduced syllabus

For the next academic year, students will have to learn a reduced syllabus. The HRD minister informed that the syllabus will be reduced for the upcoming academic session as students have lost valuable academic time. Thus the JEE Main and NEET 2021 will be held on the reduced syllabus

13:13 (IST)05 May 2020
Decision on CBSE Class 10, 12 exam dates in two days: HRD minister

The HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday said that the decison to conduct the remaining papers of CBSE Class 10, 12 will be taken in a day or two. Replying to a student's query, the minister said "The dates of CBSE class 10, 12 examinations will be announced soon, and the decision will be taken in a day or two."

12:52 (IST)05 May 2020
JEE Main, NEET dates announced

HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced the dates for JEE Main and NEET. JEE Main will be held between July 18 and 23. NEET will be held on July 26

12:43 (IST)05 May 2020
How to prepare online during lockdown? asks engineering student

HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said that around 2000 online contents are available at online platform- Swayam, Swayam Prabha. Apart from it, students can take help from the digital library for their study.

12:35 (IST)05 May 2020
'Unable to find NCERT books,' complained a student

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said he will ask his officials to look into this matter. He said he has spoken to NCERT and CBSE directors that no student faces shortage of books.

12:33 (IST)05 May 2020
'Govt is making every efforts to reach rural students'

For students hailing from rural areas, we understand that network connectivity issues can arise. For them we are making efforts to reach them.

We are adding both school and college courses on SWAYAM portal and SWYAM Prabha - a television or DTH initiative can telecast educational content on DD, tata sky, airtel TV and other platforms. This includes school level content from NCERT to college level curriculum, said Nishank

12:29 (IST)05 May 2020
Academic syllabus for next session reduced, says HRD minister

Due to covid-19, as the academic schedule will start late, the ministry has asked central, state board to reduce syllabus for the commencing academic session, said HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

12:24 (IST)05 May 2020
COVID-19 taskforce in all institutes

UGC has set-up COVID-19 task force and has asked every institute to set-up a covid-19 helpline and force to help students.

"For students hailing from rural areas, we understand that network connectivity issues can arise. For them we are making efforts to reach them. We are adding both school and college courses on SWAYAM portal and SWYAM Prabha - a television or DTH initiative can telecast educational content on DD, tata sky, airtel TV and other platforms. This includes school level content from NCERT to college level curriculum," said HRD minister

12:20 (IST)05 May 2020
When will colleges open? Asks a student

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said that the UGC calendar has suggested to conduct the college exams from July 1 and to start new session in August. 

"College level exams to be held from July 1 and will try to declare result by July-end so that the session can begin from August. We have asked institutes to be aware about situation in their area. In case an area is still affected in July, they can promote students on basis of previous and internal exams," Nishank said. 

12:16 (IST)05 May 2020
Prepare for entrance exams from Diksha portal, says Ramesh Pokhriyal

Diksha portal has content for different exmas and in different languages. It has interactive curriculum. Students should use e-content, especially under lockdown. The national repository from open universities is also available at the portal, says HRRD

12:14 (IST)05 May 2020
Students raise queries on CBSE exam dates

Replying to a query on CBSE exam dates, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said that the decision on board exams will be taken taking cognizance of the situtaions on coronavirus pandemic. The dates will be announced soon

12:06 (IST)05 May 2020
#EducationMinisterGoesLive begins, listen to HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

12:06 (IST)05 May 2020
HRD Minister starts live interaction

The HRD Minister starts live interaction by thanking students for their unity in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Check the direct link here

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JEE Main, NEET exam dates HIGHLIGHTS: In his previous live interaction with parents, the minister had announced to hold a meeting with state education ministers. It was decided in the meeting that state and central boards will be allowed to evaluate exams during lockdown to curb further delay of the academic year. Among other major decisions taken was to use the Samagra Siksha balance of the previous year which is around Rs 6,200 crore, while an ad-hoc grant of Rs 4,450 crore is being issued for the first quarter.