Indore (Madhya Pradesh): Following cancellation of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 12th board examination, it is likely that other competitive examinations majorly Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2021 next attempt in August will also be postponed soon.
Recently, amid the deadly second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, had finally communicated the much-awaited update on CBSE Class 12th Examination.
Apart from this, the engineering entrance JEE Main 2021 April and May examinations and medical entrance exam NEET are also likely to be conducted in August, depending on the COVID situation in the country.
"A review meeting is likely to be conducted soon to decide on the schedule of the pending editions of JEE-Mains and whether NEET-UG can be conducted on August 1,” said JEE mentor Kamal Kant.
National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the JEE Main 2021 Examination dates for both sessions at least 15 days before the exam.
As per the official announcement, JEE Main Exam dates for the April and May sessions will be rescheduled later and will be announced on the official website.
For the unversed, the JEE-Mains is being conducted four times a year from this session onwards to offer flexibility to students. The first phase in February was followed by the second in March, while the next phases were scheduled for April and May.
The last two phases were then cancelled amid the second wave of COVID-19 and the rising cases in the country. Just last week, JEE-Advanced, which was scheduled for July 3, was also postponed.
No further decision was taken about NEET-UG and the ministry is also yet to decide on the fate of the Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET).