The revised exam date for JEE Main 2020 is coming closer. JEE Main April 2020 session which has been postponed thrice is scheduled to be conducted from 1st to 6th September 2020. As per the official notice by NTA, the JEE Main Admit Card 2020 will be released 15 days prior to the exam date. This could mean that NTA will release the admit cards on or around 15th August 2020.
Meanwhile, there have been petitions at Supreme Court demanding postponement of JEE Main and another petition to ensure it is conducted as per schedule. And till now, no wording has been given by either of the parties interested in JEE Main. However, many students have been protesting online using various hashtags to postpone or cancel JEE Main 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
In another update, UPSC has released the admit card for NDA (I) Exam 2020 which has been scheduled for 6th September 2020. This could mean that JEE Main and NEET 2020 might be conducted as per the current schedule by NTA, without any further postponement.
JEE Main 2020: Exam Day Guidelines For Students
NTA will also issue exam day guidelines for students, as well as, parents/guardians. It has already been advised to all the students that they carry a small sanitizer in transparent containers only.
- Due to COVID-19 pandemic, extra precautions and measures will be taken for sanitization and frisking. Hence, students are advised to appear at least an hour before the entry at JEE Main exam centres.
- The exam shifts have been notified as 1st shift from 9 AM to 12 PM and 2nd shift from 3 PM to 6 PM. This has been done to ensure proper sanitization of exam halls after 1st shifts.
- Social distancing must be maintained at all times, inside and outside the exam centre. Force will be deployed to ensure that no one breaks any social distancing norms.
Along with this, parents and guardians are advised to not visit the exam centres if possible. If necessary, they are advised to drop the candidates at exam centres and vacate the exam centres ASAP. Official guidelines will be announced along with the JEE Main Admit Card 2020.