JEE-Mains postponed due to surge in Covid cases
In the latest development, Minister for Education Ramesh 'Nishank' Pokhriyal announced that he had avised the Natioanl Testing Agency (NTA) to postpone the April session of JEE (Main)examinations in the wake of the rising COVID-19 cases throughout the country.
Reiterating that the safety of the students was the primary concern of the government, the Union Minister said that the new dates for the April session of JEE(Mains) will be announced 15 days prior to the examination. JEE(Mains) is the latest exams to be postponed after the Class 12 CBSE exams amid a surge of COVID-19 cases in India.
The NTA, on the advice of the Education Minister, has decided to postpone the JEE (MAIN) - 2021 April session due to the COVID-19 situation.
As per the notice, the revised dates for the JEE (Main) - 2021 April session will be announced later on and at least 15 days before the examination.