‘Postpone JEE Main 2021’, demand students after CBSE defers class 12 board exams

‘Postpone JEE Main 2021’, demand students after CBSE defers class 12 board exams

Students appearing for JEE Main April and May sessions have also urged the government to defer the third session of BTech and BE entrance exam.

The Education Ministry’s decision to postpone the CBSE class 12 board exam 2021 is expected to affect the third session of JEE Main, scheduled to be held later this month. While an official announcement regarding the same is awaited by NTA, speculations are rife that JEE Main April session might get deferred in the wake of rising coronavirus cases. Students appearing for JEE Main April and May sessions have also urged the government to defer the third session of BTech and BE entrance exam.

“Our first priority is health more than exams. Please postpone JEE Main (April)”, a student tweeted.

Some of the students have also created separate groups on social media to press their demands. “If Boards exams can be postponed then why not JEE Mains 2021? Are aspirants giving JEE Mains covid proof? Why should JEE Mains be conducted all over India when COVID-19 is at its peak?” a student asked.Nearly six lakh students are set to appear for the joint engineering entrance exam (JEE). In February and March attempts, 6.52 lakh and 6.19 lakh candidates had appeared for the exam respectively.

‘Postpone JEE Main 2021’, demand students after CBSE defers class 12 board exams
IES student Tops Bhavans Middle East schools in JEE Main 2021 Examination

Nearly six lakh students are set to appear for the joint engineering entrance exam (JEE). In February and March attempts, 6.52 lakh and 6.19 lakh candidates had appeared for the exam respectively.

Earlier, several state boards decided to go CBSE way and postponed Class 12 board exams due to the massive surge in COVID cases. From UP to Maharashtra, Telangana to Rajasthan, several states deferred board examinations.

Besides, the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Postgraduate (NEET-PG) exam 2021, which was scheduled to be held on April 18 was also postponed in light of the surge in COVID-19 cases.

“Decision has been taken keeping the wellbeing of our young medical students in mind”, tweeted Union Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, adding that the next date for the examination will be announced later.

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