New Delhi, June 03: The Ministry of Training will quickly evaluation the state of affairs to determine on conducting the 2 remaining editions of engineering entrance exams JEE-Mains and medical entrance examination NEET in August, sources mentioned on Wednesday. “A evaluation assembly is prone to be performed quickly to determine on schedule of the pending editions of JEE-Mains and whether or not NEET-UG may be performed on August 1,” a supply mentioned.
The cancellation of sophistication 12 board exams on Tuesday in view of the COVID-19 pandemic state of affairs will convey extra readability and the schedule for the next entrance examinations is anticipated to be determined quickly.
From this session, the JEE-Mains is being performed 4 occasions a 12 months to supply flexibility to college students and an opportunity to enhance their scores. The primary part in February was adopted by the second in March, whereas the following phases had been scheduled for April and Might. However they had been postponed after an exponential rise in Covid instances throughout the second wave of the pandemic.
Final week, JEE-Superior, which is performed for admission to the celebrated Indian Institutes of Expertise and the Nationwide Institutes of Expertise, was additionally postponed. The examination was scheduled on July 3.
Whereas no additional resolution was taken about NEET-UG, the registration of the examination which was alleged to start from Might 1, was saved in abeyance.
The ministry can also be but to determine on the destiny of the Central College Widespread Entrance Take a look at (CUCET) and a call on this regard is anticipated after the CBSE broadcasts its various evaluation standards for sophistication 12 boards.
The federal government on Tuesday determined to cancel the CBSE Class 12 board exams amid the persevering with COVID-19 pandemic throughout the nation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserting that the choice has been taken within the curiosity of scholars and the anxiousness amongst college students, mother and father and lecturers have to be put to an finish.
The choice was taken at a high-level assembly chaired by Modi through which it was determined that the CBSE will take steps to compile the outcomes of Class 12 college students as per a well-defined goal standards in a time-bound method.
Whereas the choice evaluation standards for the exams has not been finalised by the board but, officers mentioned, it’s anticipated to be on comparable traces as introduced for Class 10 which took under consideration the efficiency of a pupil in numerous checks and exams via the 12 months.
It was additionally determined within the assembly that in case some college students want to take the exams, such an possibility could be offered to them by the Central Board of Secondary Training (CBSE), as and when the state of affairs turns into conducive.
Story first printed: Thursday, June 3, 2021, 10:52 [IST]