New Delhi: The first session of first day of JEE Main got over at 12 noon. Like the entry candidates made staggered exit to maintain social distancing.
All necessary COVID-19 protocols in place for JEE exams, says Karnataka Minister
The preparations to ensure necessary COVID-19 protection protocols for conducting Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main 2020 from September 1 to 6 have been made in Karnataka, said Dr K Sudhakar, State Medical Education Minister
Uttarakhand govt running special buses for students in all 13 districts
Uttarakhand government is running special buses for exam aspirants in every district from the district headquarters to the exam centres. At present, two buses each will ply in the 13 districts, but the service can be increased if needed. Uttarakhand has over 13,000 aspirants appearing for the JEE this year.
Session one of the JEE Main exam started
The test will be held in two shifts, of three hours each, every day till September 6. The first shift exam is being conducted and will conclude at 12.30 pm. The second shift will start at 3 pm instead of 2 pm as sanitization drive will be held in the meantime at exam halls, as per the NTA. At the entry of the registration room their body temperature is recorded through the thermal gun. After due verification, invigilator checks seat allocation chart and direct them to their examination room as per roll number.
Students from flood-hit areas can approach NTA: Bombay HC
The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court on Tuesday refused to postpone JEE Main examination for students residing in flood-affected areas in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. However, it said that students residing in flood-hit areas can approach the National Testing Agency (NTA), if they were unable to reach the exam centre or reached late. The court asked NTA to check the veracity of the claims and decide their representation within 15 days.
Mumbai to allow special trains for JEE, NEET students.
JEE and NEET aspirants will be allowed to travel by special suburban services in Mumbai. The Admit Card of candidates will be considered as the authority to enter suburban stations with companions including parents or guardians. They, however, will have to purchase travel tickets.
Bombay HC allows JEE Mains, says flood-hit students may apply to NTA
Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court allows the conducting of the JEE examination. The Court issues direction that those who are affected by flood and can’t reach the exam centres may apply to the appropriate authority – National Testing Agency (NTA). — ANI.
Documents needed at exam centre
- Admit Card along with self-declaration(undertaking) downloaded from the NTA website and printed on A4 size paper and duly filled in.
- A simple transparent Ball Point Pen
- Additional photograph, to be pasted on attendance sheet
- Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml)
- Personal transparent water bottle
Well prepared to hold JEE, NEET exams: Gujarat Govt
A total of 38,167 students are expected to appear for the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) for admission in engineering and pharmacy courses. The test will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) at 32 centres in 13 districts between September 1 and 6, state Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama said in a statement. “The state administration is ready to host JEE and NEET in a hassle-free manner amid coronavirus pandemic scare. All collectors concerned have been asked to follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) laid down by the Centre about conducting such exams,” he told PTI
JEE Main slot 1 exam begins with unprecedented precautions
Slot 1 of the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) for admission to top engineering colleges in the country begins at various centres across the nation with unprecedented preparations.