HRD ministry had postponed the exam due to the increase in the COVID-19 cases in the country. Earlier the test was supposed to held on July 19 to July 23, 2020.
According to the sources, on Friday the supreme court had dismissed a review petition by six opposition ruled States against the allowing to conduct of NEET and JEE entrance examination during the pandemic.
According to the judges” Application seeking permission to file review petitions are allowed. We have carefully gone through the review petitions and the connected papers. We find no merit in the review petitions and the same are accordingly dismissed”.
According to the reports, there will be two shifts in order to appear for the exam. The first shift would be from morning 9:30 to 12:30 p.m. followed by the second shift which would be conducted from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Students appearing for the exam has been informed to reach the exam venues one hour before the examination as they have to go through thermal screening at the entrance. It is compulsory for all the students who are appearing for the examination to carry admit card along with identity proof and recent passport size photo while entering the exam hall.