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JEE, NEET application correction last date postponed to May 3: HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal tweets
HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal tweeted that he had asked NTA to further postponed the application correction last date for both JEE Main and NEET exams.
Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank tweeted on Tuesday that he had asked NTA to postponed the application correction last dates for both JEE Main and NEET to May 3 in view of the extended lockdown.
The last date for corrections has been earlier set to April 14 when the application correction window had opened in the first week of April.
NEET was earlier scheduled to be held on May 3, but at March-end, it was postponed to the last week of May 2020. JEE was earlier scheduled to begin on April 5, but that too was postponed till the third week of May.
Students can now use the extended time to carefully make sure they make all the necessary changes, including the choice of city for exam centre, before submitting the application forms for JEE Main 2020 and NEET 2020.
The notifications uploaded by the HRD Minister on his Twitter handle stated that the decision to postpone the last dates was taken because of several requests from candidates and parents.
In view of many requests received from aspirants & parents of candidates of NEET(UG)-2020 and JEE(MAIN)-2020, I have advised @DG_NTA to further extend the date of making corrections in the Application Form including choice of cities for centres to 3rd May 2020.
Details about JEE and NEET application correction
Candidates need to make the JEE and NEET application corrections within 5 pm on May 3. The application fees need to be paid by 11:50 pm on May 3.
The notifications uploaded by the HRD Minister states that NTA will do its best to provide the chosen examination city as per the order on the application form. However, a different city may be picked for administrative reasons.
The application fee remaining can be paid via Debit or Credit card, Netbanking or PayTM.
How to make JEE Main 2020 application correction
Go to the official website i.e. jeemain.nta.nic.in
Click on the link provided for Application Correction
Login using your login credentials
Make the necessary changes required in the application form
Pay the requisite amount of fee as mentioned on the website
Verify and Submit the application form
How to make NEET (UG) 2020 application correction
Visit the Official Site of NEET ntaneet.nic.in
Visit 'Candidates Login' link
Enter your registration number and password
Click on the Application Correction link
Now, correct your filled details in the application form
NTA clarifies on fake notification about JEE (Main)
Meanwhile, NTA has announced that the notification doing the rounds about JEE (Main) having been rescheduled for the first week of July 2020 is fake.
It also said that an FIR will be lodged against such people who were circulating fake news to confuse candidates.
With India currently under Covid-19 lockdown, the school annual exams in various states across the country have been postponed or forgone for direct promotion of students to the next class based on their year-long performance.