JEE Main Exam 2021: April session postponed amid COVID-19 surge; revised dates to be announced later
An order by the NTA said the decision was made looking at the present COVID-19 situation, and taking into account the safety and well-being of candidates and examination functionaries
New Delhi: Engineering entrance exam JEE-Main, scheduled to be held from 27-30 April, has been postponed in view of the COVID-19 situation, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' announced on Sunday.
According to an official order by the National Testing Agency (NTA), "looking at the present situation of COVID-19 pandemic and also taking into account the safety and well being of candidates and examination functionaries, it has been decided to postpone JEE-(Main) April session".
— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) April 18, 2021
"The revised dates will be announced later on and at least 15 days before the examination," the order said.
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