The Centre recently deferred the class 12th examination as a safety measure against the pandemic. However, as per the latest reports, the Central Ministry of Education has called a meeting to discuss the holding of different college entrance tests and CUCET. The Ministry will review the condition of the country and then a final decision on holding exams will be taken. The Government has also deferred the JEE Main April and May sessions and the dates of the same will be released once the review meeting is over.
Apart from the decisions taken the committee will also decide the various methods and ways in which the University entrance tests will be conducted. The committee is also keen to decide the course of action for the new academic. As the government has cancelled the class 12th exam, a roadmap of the assessment test will be decided by the committee members based on which admission will be given to the candidates.
The JEE Main is conducted four times from this session i.e. February, March, April and May. The first two sessions have been over however the JEE Main April and May session stands postponed and fresh dates have not been announced. The same goes for NEET, as per the last update the exam was scheduled for August 1 however the registration for the same has not yet been started. The candidates are asked to keep a tab on the official website of NTA for the latest updates.
However, as per the Vice-Chancellor JNU, the University will review the post-pandemic situation and if it is safe to conduct the examination, then an offline entrance test will be held soon. He also stressed the fact that the University will try to cover the loss of the students in their new academic session. Other top Universities like Delhi University and Ambedkar University are awaiting the final assessment criteria by the CBSE to hold the entrance test.