NEET, JEE Exams 2020: HRD Ministry forms panel, asks committee to submit report by Friday - Kashmir Student Alerts

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NEET, JEE Exams 2020: HRD Ministry forms panel, asks committee to submit report by Friday

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said that he had been receiving messages from students and parents from across the country through various channels that the exams should be deferred considering the current coronavirus situation.

 
The minister said that committee will make its recommendations based on which decision will be taken.

NEET, JEE Exams 2020: The HRD Ministry on Thursday formed a panel to review the Coronavirus situation for conduct of entrance exams of NEET and JEE. Informing about the move, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said that he had been receiving messages from students and parents from across the country through various channels that the exams should be deferred considering the current coronavirus situation.

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He said that keeping the requests in mind, the ministry has decided to form a panel under the Director General of National Testing agency to review the situation and inform it by tomorrow (Friday). In a video message, the minister said that the committee will make its recommendations based on which any concrete decision can be taken.
Later in a tweet, the HRD ministry said: “Looking at the prevailing circumstances and requests received from students and parents appearing for JEE and NEET examinations, a committee consisting of DG-NTA and other experts has been advised to review the situation and submit its recommendations to HRD Ministry latest by tomorrow (Friday).”