JEE Main Exam 2021: JEE April session exam postponed; check here for latest update
New Delhi | Jagran Education Desk: National Testing Agency (NTA) postpones JEE Main 2021 April session. Revised dates for the IIT-JEE entrance exam will be announced after reviewing the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the country. The aspirants will be informed 15 days prior to the entrance exam. This decision has come after students stormed Twitter and requested Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal and NTA officials to postpone the exams due to the second wave of COVID-19 cases.
JEE Mains exams for April was scheduled to held from April 27, 28 and 30 while the first two sessions have already been completed in February & March.
Meanwhile, NEET-PG, CBSE, ICSE and other state boards have also postponed the exams 2021 for the safety of the students amid the COVID-19 pandemic situation.
Taking to Twitter, students created a trend #jeemain2021postpone and #postponejee2021. Highlighting the adverse condition, one of the users wrote, "I request you to please postpone the JEE Mains April & May 2021. As the situation is not conducive outside and Covid-19 cases are surging daily. Please postpone the exam."
Here have a look at the students' reaction:
Respected @DrRPNishank ji ,— Aniruddha sharma (@Anirudd32765129) April 16, 2021
I request you to please postpone the JEE Mains April & May 2021. As the situation is not conducive outside and Covid-19 cases are surging daily. Please postpone the exam. @DG_NTA @Swamy39 #jeemains2021postpone #postponejee2021 https://t.co/AN45Om9uAg
sir in my hostel lot of students are corona positive and we are not in capacity to give jee mains April so please postponed it we are scared because corona now spreading between us so please postponejee #jeemains2021postpone@twitCareerHelp @DrRPNishank @ANI @anjanaomkashyap— Ankit Soni (@AnkitSo29894655) April 16, 2021
Postpone jee exam 2021 . Neet students please support .#postponeneetpg2021 #postponejee #postponejee2021 #PostponeJEEApril #POSTPONEJEEMains2021 #POSTPONEJEEMains #postponejeemain #postponejeemain2021 #jeemains2021postpone #postpone_jee_2021 @DrRPNishank @DG_NTA @msisodia— Vinay Kumar jareda (@vinay_jareda) April 15, 2021
#jeemains2021postponeRespected @DrRPNishank ji ,— Prashant verma (@Prashan04442883) April 16, 2021
I request you to please postpone the JEE Mains April & May 2021. As the situation is not conducive outside and Covid-19 cases are surging daily. Please postpone the exam. #jeemains2021postpone #postponejee2021
Several students also highlighted the difficulty in movement due to the night curfew and partial lockdown in several cities.
Sir, mere area me bahut log carona positive nikal rahe hain aur mera jee April 2021 ka exam bhi aane wala hai sab mana kar rahe hain ki nahi dene jana hai please sir thode dino ke liye postpone kar dijiye #jeemains2021postpone #rameshpokhriyal #NTA— 9140464306 (@U7nTrsUjjTJ4LtX) April 16, 2021
This year, the National Testing Agency (NTA) introduced multiple sessions for students to appear for JEE Main exam. In this, students can appear for the exam more than once if to clear or improve their marks.
Several students also raised the question that if boards can be postponed then, why not JEE Mains.
If Boards Exam can be Postponed then Why Not JEE Mains 2021?— JEE/NEET Batch 2020 (@student0P) April 15, 2021
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Why JEE Mains should be Conducted all over INDIA when Corona is at its peak? @DrRPNishank @DG_NTA#postponejee2021 #JEEMains2021 #JEE2021 #NEET #NEET2021
I'm Ready to give JEE mains! Is Government is ready to take it and if ready what if I tested positive they have a proper bed and oxygen and medicine Supply?@DG_NTA— Gautam (@Gautams96001385) April 16, 2021
Meanwhile, the NEET-PG Exam 2021 has also been postponed, owing to the increase in the number of coronavirus cases in the country. The revised date for the entrance exam will be announced later after reviewing the situation. Earlier, the exam was supposed to take place on April 18.
Posted By: Niharika Sanjeeiv