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45 lakh candidates stuck as JEE, NEET other major Entrance Tests deferred due to Nation-wide lockdown amid Corona Virus outbreak

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As many as 45 lakh students preparing for major competitive examinations scheduled over the next three months are stranded as the nationwide lockdown in the wake of corona virus outbreak has upset the examination calendar by at least a month.

JEE, NEET other major Entrance Tests postponed due to Nation-wide lockdown amid Corona Virus outbreak
JEE Advanced, JEE Main, NEET, UGC-NET, CSIR UGC-NET, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) scheduled in April, May and June 2020 will be affected by this lockdown.
Indian Government, NTA has notified that JEE and NEET Entrance Tests have been postponed to the last week of May keeping in mind the three week National lockdown due to Corona virus outbreak in India.


The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) whose marks are used for admission in Medical Colleges across the country was scheduled to be held on 3rd May. As of now NEET is proposed to be held in the last week of May’20, exact dates will be announced later after assessing the situation due to corona virus pandemic.

Similarly the Engineering Entrance Test JEE Main has been postponed till last week of may as per the official statement issued yesterday 27th March’20 in view of the current situation prevailing in the country due to Corona virus outbreak. The exam conducting agency NTA (National Testing Agency) has released a notification in which it has intimated to candidates that the examination dates will be announced letter after assessing the situation.

NEET is held annually for admission to undergraduate medical courses MBBS, BDS and Ayush programs through this examination. Admission to veterinary courses are also done on the basis of NEET score.

JEE main is held for admission to undergraduate engineering programs at NITs, IITs, other centrally funded technical institutions, cftri Institutions funded by participating State Governments. The exam is held twice a year and candidates are allowed to appear for both these examinations.

As of now, both NEET and JEE have been postponed till further dates are announced by NTA. These examinations were scheduled to be held in April and May 2020. NTA is yet to announce about other examinations.