JEE Main 2020 and NEET 2020 exam: Supreme Court dismisses NEET, JEE postponement plea

The appeal, submitted by a group of students and parents seeking the postponement of the JEE Main 2020 and NEET 2020 was dismissed by the Supreme Court

The request to postpone JEE Main 2020 and NEET 2020 has been rejected by the Supreme Court. The appeal, submitted by a group of students and parents seeking the postponement of the JEE Main 2020 and NEET 2020 entrance exams that are scheduled to take place in September 2020, was denied by the Supreme Court today.

In the context of increasing cases due to Coronavirus infection, a group of 11 students have appealed to the top court to delay the entrance exam. The petition requested that the examination to be postponed until the condition is controlled.

The SC has reported that while the whole academic year is at stake, they cannot hinder students’ futures.The court also stated that owing to the COVID-19 crisis life can not be put on stop.

JEE Main 2020 is scheduled to take place online from September 1 to 6, while NEET 2020 is scheduled to take place offline on September 13 across 161 exam centers in India.

 

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