JEE, NEET 2021 examination dates: Here is what Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has to say
Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has already requested the Nationwide Testing Company (NTA) to maintain state boards within the loop earlier than finalising the syllabus for entrance exams. (Picture supply: IE)
Training Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Thursday mentioned that college students getting ready for JEE and NEET exams can be allowed extra time if the scenario doesn’t enhance within the close to future. The schooling minister mentioned this throughout a dwell interplay with college students, dad and mom, and academics. Pokhriyal mentioned that they took choices based mostly on the scenario previously and the identical might be achieved within the coming days. Replying to a query throughout the dwell session, he mentioned that college students could also be allowed a number of makes an attempt for JEE, NEET 2021 based mostly on the scenario.
Stressing that Nationwide Eligibility cum Entrance Check or NEET exams won’t be cancelled, he mentioned that the ministry was contemplating conducting on-line exams. The minister had introduced a dwell interplay with stakeholders to clear their doubts and confusion relating to the upcoming entrance and board exams.
When requested to touch upon conducting JEE and NEET exams greater than twice a yr, the minister mentioned that a number of college students have been demanding this and a call might be taken after discussing it with stakeholders. He mentioned this whereas replying to a scholar who requested him to cut back the syllabus of aggressive exams by a minimum of 10 per cent and postpone the exams contemplating the pandemic.
Pokhriyal has already requested the Nationwide Testing Company (NTA) to maintain state boards within the loop earlier than finalising the syllabus for entrance exams. The Central Board of Secondary Training has already diminished its syllabus by 30 per cent and has determined that many of the entrance exams might be based mostly on the syllabus of sophistication 11 and 12. This yr there haven’t been any bodily lessons but and college students have been demanding syllabus cuts for entrance exams. A number of boards have already made announcement on this yr.