NEET, JEE exams: Must listen to the students’ Mann ki Baat.
By Bhumika Bansal
On Monday, the supreme court had dismissed a plea seeking delaying of JEE (Main) April 2020 and NEET- Undergraduate Examination into considerations which are scheduled to be held in September, amid turn of speed in a number of COVID-19 cases.
Rahul Gandhi, the Congress leader adjured the government on Sunday to take into account the worries of students on the (NEET) And (JEE) and come at an eludication. There have been demands from several students and parents to postpone the entrance in views of increasing coronavirus cases.
"Government of India should lend an ear to the #studentskemannkibaat for NEET, JEE exams and arrive at a solution to overcome the problem" as stated by Rahul Gandhi.
On Monday, the supreme court had dismissed a plea seeking to postpone of JEE (Main) April 2020 and NEET undergraduate exams, which are planned to be held in September, amid turn of speed in a number of COVID-19 cases, saying that previous year students can not waste their lives. The JEE (Main) is planned to be held between September 1 and 6 whereas the JEE (Advanced) on September 27, 2020. The NEET will be held on September 13. On Friday, Education Ministry officials said the JEE (Main) and the NEET-UG will be conducted in September as scheduled.
The COVID-19 situation in the country is yet to normalize. In such a situation, if student parents raise concerns then, this should be taken into consideration by the government.