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NEET-JEE Row: Subramanian Swamy Demands Statewise Percentage of All Students Giving Exam

Supreme Court
Supreme Court

Dr Subramanian Swamy on Thursday requested that the Ministry of Education should authoritatively distribute the statewide percentage of Candidates who took the JEE Exams.

The Joint Entrance Exam (JEE)- Main for admission in engineering colleges is going to start on Tuesday in the midst of strict precautions and keeping social distancing measures in mind to prevent the COVID-19 virus. The Exams will proceed till September 6 while NEET 2020 will be hung on September 13. The choice to proceed with the Exams came in the midst of a call from various areas to concede the Exams .

‘From that point PM must settle on a decision’

Senior BJP pioneer and Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy on Thursday requested that the Ministry of Education should formally distribute the statewide percentage of Candidates who took the JEE Exams. Swamy, who was against the Exams being held now, said it will help in administer the NEET Exams booked. Referring to the explanation behind his interest, Dr Swamy said,  “This request is on the grounds that the Ministry pitched the % who downloaded the confirmation section pass. From there on PM must accept a call.” This comes after it rose that an enormous area of Candidates had shunned taking the Exams notwithstanding having enlisted for it.

 

‘Candidates want the Exams to be held’

Last week, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal had said that more than 17 lakh up-and-comers have just downloaded their concede cards for JEE and NEET, and this shows the Candidates need the Exams to be directed at any expense.

Pokhriyal said It has been revealed by The NTA (National Testing Agency) that many students want to give exams as more than 7 lakhs students have downloaded the admit card of JEE-Mains. On the Other hand, more than one million i.e 10 lakhs have downloaded admit card for the NEET Exams.

He also said that they have got so many emails from students and Guardians who are in favour of examinations to be held as they are waiting for a long time or approx 2-3 years. Supreme court also said that a whole academic year can not be wasted over the pandemic. After two days the examination dates have been fixed.

 

All the safety measure has taken by the National Testing Agency(NTA)

The number of examination centres has been increased from 570 to 660, alternate seating arrangements has been done for students, fewer candidates per room and arrangement of staggered passage and exit are some of the steps taken by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

As per the information provided by the NTA officials, Hand sanitisers are provided to all the applicants on the way to examination centres or also in the exam halls. Bar codes will be used to check the admit card of the applicants.

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