As the second COVID-19 wave hit the country, several exams like NEET PG and JEE mains were postponed.
In 2020 also the exam schedule was disrupted by COVID-19 and followed lockdown. Meanwhile, Secretary of Higher Education Amit Khare urged all centrally funded institutions to postpone all offline examinations scheduled in the month of May 2021 considering the second wave of Covid-19.
We have collated a list of dates of various entrance exams for you:
This year, JEE Main was scheduled to be conducted in four sessions in February, March, April, and May. While, February and March session exams were conducted as per the schedule, April and May sessions have been postponed.
In another move providing relief to students, the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2021 May session scheduled to be conducted from May 24 to 28 has been postponed, announced the National Testing Agency (NTA).
JEE Advanced 2021
The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced for admissions to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will be conducted on July 3, 2021.
The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to undergraduate medical courses will be conducted on August 1, the Ministry of Education's National Testing Agency (NTA) announced on Friday.
"The NEET (UG), 2021, is going to be conducted by NTA for admission to MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BSMS, BUMS and BHMS courses as per the relevant norms, guidelines and regulations notified by the regulatory bodies concerned.
"The exam will be conducted in 11 languages, including Hindi and English, through pen and paper mode on August 1," the NTA said in the official notification.
The exam has been postponed till August.
The date for the West Bengal joint entrance exam has been announced—it will be held on 11 July 2021.
BITS Pilani has released BITSAT 2021 exam dates along with the official brochure. BITSAT 2021 will be conducted as a computer-based exam tentatively in July (June 24 – 30, 2021) for admissions to Integrated First Degree Programmes of BITS Pilani Campuses in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad.
The Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE) has released a timetable for the Engineering, Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET).
As per the schedule, common entrance tests will be held from July 5 to July 9.
The TS EAMCET exam for Agriculture and Medical stream is scheduled to be held on July 5 and July 6 whereas the exam dates for Engineering are July 7, July 8, and July 9. The exam will be conducted in two shifts, one in the morning from 9 AM to 12 PM and the afternoon shift from 3 PM to 6 PM.
The Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) has announced the exam schedule for the VIT Engineering Entrance Exam (VITEEE) 2021. The exam will be conducted in online proctored mode from May 28, 29 and 31, 2021.
KL University Engineering Entrance Examination's Phase 1 exam is scheduled to be conducted on 24th,25th, and 26th March 2021. On the other hand, the Phase 2 exam is scheduled to be conducted in the 2nd week of April 2021.
The Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) will be held on July 7 and 8. On July 7, the test will be held for Biology and Mathematics, and for Physics and Chemistry, on July 8. The examinations for the Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga students will be held on July 9, 2021.