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NEET SS Counselling 2020 Postponed, Know Important Details

The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) has postponed the NEET SS 2020-21 counselling dates till further notice. The committee has issued a notice in this regard and uploaded it on its official website. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Super Speciality or NEET SS counselling was scheduled to begin from today, October 8, and conclude on […]

Unable To Take Exam Pressure Odisha NEET Aspirant Ends Her Life
Unable To Take Exam Pressure Odisha NEET Aspirant Ends Her Life

Baripada: After three National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2020 aspirants reportedly ended life in Tamil Nadu after failing to cope with the pressure of the examination, an incident of a similar kind has been reported in Mayurbhanj district. According to sources, the aspirant reportedly ended her life by hanging herself on Saturday, just a […]

NEET 2020: COVID-19 Symptomatic Students Can Appear For Exam

Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 symptomatic candidates have been permitted to appear for the NEET UG exam 2020. As per the latest development, a COVID symptomatic aspirant can now appear for the NEET exam in isolation centre. Informing about the arrangements made in Odisha for the annual exam, NEET Odisha Convenor Palli Pattnaik said that the invigilators […]

NEET 2020 To Be Held On Sept 13 At 31 Centres, Accommodation at 5 Engineering College Hostels: BMC
NEET 2020 To Be Held On Sept 13 At 31 Centres, Accommodation at 5 Engineering College Hostels: BMC

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has geared up to conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2020 on September 13. BMC Commissioner Prem Chandra Chaudhary informed that the examination will be held at 31 centres across the State capital. 15,000 students will be appearing the test amid the present pandemic scare. The civic body […]

Supreme Court Dismisses Review Plea On NEET-JEE Exams Order

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed petitions for the review of its August 17 order to reject pleas for the postponement of NEET-JEE exams slated to be held in September against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic. A bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, BR Gavai and Krishna Murari said: “Applications seeking permission to […]

JEE Main 2020 Begins In Odisha Amid COVID-19 Restrictions
JEE Main 2020 Begins In Odisha Amid COVID-19 Restrictions

Bhubaneswar: The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to top engineering colleges across the country began in Odisha on Tuesday amid COVID-19 restrictions. According to sources, as many as 9.58 lakh students including 38,000 candidates from Odisha are appearing the national level examination held at 26 examination […]

JEE, NEET Exams: Odisha Hoteliers Urged To Arrange Accommodation For Aspirants; List Inside
JEE, NEET Exams: Odisha Hoteliers Urged To Arrange Accommodation For Aspirants; List Inside

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to provide a hassle-free stay, the Odisha government has asked State Hotel and Restaurant Association and other such local bodies to make arrangements to provide accommodation to the candidates appearing JEE (Main) & NEET (UG) examination. In a letter to the chairman of Hotel and Restaurant Association of Odisha, presidents of […]

NEET, JEE 2020: No Shutdown-Lockdown In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Saturday announced to withdraw Covid19 lockdown and shutdown restrictions in the entire State for 12 days in two phases to allow smooth conduct of the annual NEET (UG) & JEE (Main) examinations. The Special Relief Commissioner in a notification informed that there will be no lockdown and shutdown in force in […]

NEET JEE 2020: 6 States Move SC Seeking Postponement Of Exams

New Delhi: Six ministers of opposition ruled states — West Bengal, Punjab, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand — have jointly filed a review petition in the Supreme Court challenging its August 17 order declining to entertain pleas seeking postponement of NEET-JEE exams slated in September in the backdrop of Covid-19 pandemic. The petition has been […]

NEET UG, JEE Main Exams 2020
NEET, JEE Main Exams In September Will Save One Precious Year Of Students: Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

Bhubaneswar: The Education Ministry on Thursday put an end to the suspense over conducting the NEET UG exam 2020 and the JEE Main exam 2020 by reiterating that the exams will be held in Septmeber. ​Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said that there the conduct of NEET and JEE exams in September will help students […]

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NEET, JEE 2020: Education Ministry To Issue Statement At 3 PM

(Update: India Today has reported quoting sources in the Education Ministry that the Centre’s decision is going to remain the same and there would be no rethink on postponing JEE and NEET exams.) New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The education ministry is likely to issue a video statement regarding the NEET JEE postponement controversy on Thursday. As per […]

CM Naveen Dials PM Modi, Seeks Postponement Of JEE, NEET Exams

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday sought personal intervention of PM Modi for deferment of this year’s NEET and JEE exams in view of Coronavirus pandemic and flood situation. Naveen discussed the issue with the PM in a telephonic conversation. He requested the Prime Minister to defer the NEET (UG) and JEE-Mains exams […]

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Swedish Teen Activist Greta Thunberg Backs Demand To Defer JEE, NEET

London: Swedish teen climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg on Tuesday threw her weight behind postponing the NEET and the JEE exams in India in view of the coronavirus, saying it is deeply unfair that students are asked to appear in the tests during the pandemic. Several students and political leaders across the country, including Congress […]

Odisha CM Seeks Postponement Of JEE Main, NEET Exam

Bhubaneswar: Amid a deepening COVID-19 crisis, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has written to Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank seeking postponement of JEE (Main) and NEET examination till normalcy is restored in the country. Even though delaying the exams might have a major impact on the academic calendar, CM has requested to postpone it […]

Demand For Postponing Entrance Exams Grows Louder Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

New Delhi: The demand for postponing various examinations, including NEET and JEE, grew louder on Sunday with over 4,000 students observing a day-long hunger strike to press for the demand in view of rising COVID-19 cases. The protest came on a day Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said the government must listen to the ‘mann ki […]