The Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh suggested that professional examinations JEE, NEET should be conducted online, and it is happening all over the world due to coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
Amid strong protests by several students across the country against Centre’s decision to conduct NEET 2020 and JEE in time of coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday (August 29) said that professional examinations like NEET and JEE can be done online and the Centre should agree to conduct NEET and JEE in the same manner.
“Professional examinations like NEET and JEE can be done online and I think Govt of India should agree. It has happened in the past and it’s happening all over the world, why can’t it happen here?” said CM Singh.
The JEE-Mains exam is scheduled to take place from September 1-6 while the NEET-UG is scheduled for September 13.
It is learnt that Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has also spoken to PM Modi and has urged him to postpone NEET, JEE.