Weeks after the National Testing Agency (NTA) postponed the third session of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains, initially scheduled to happen within the final week for April, it indefinitely postponed the fourth and last session of the identical examination on Tuesday. The information was not acquired nicely by affected college students and fogeys, most of whom shared their displeasure on numerous social media platforms.
“Instead of conducting online exams and putting students out of their misery, the central and state governments are repeatedly delaying exams which is only making the situation worse for students, who consider this their most important year academically,” mentioned Anupama Rai, mom of a JEE aspirant. She added that many JEE aspirants had not appeared for the February and March classes of the examination as a result of they needed to deal with their class 12 examination, and had been ready for the upcoming classes to look for his or her examination.
This yr, with the goal of giving JEE aspirants a greater probability at bettering their efficiency, the Union HRD ministry had introduced that JEE Mains will likely be held in 4 classes and college students will get the selection to choose the best rating.
As per data shared by NTA, 6.20 lakh and 5.56 lakh college students appeared for the primary two classes held throughout in India within the months of February and March. Rising Covid-19 circumstances, nonetheless, pushed NTA authorities to determine to postpone the April and now the May session indefinitely. “The rescheduling of April and May sessions of JEE Mains will be announced subsequently. Registrations for the May session will also be announced at a later date,” mentioned the assertion launched by the NTA.
Advait Parmar (17) couldn’t seem for the second session of JEE Mains in March as he was in quarantine after his father examined constructive for Covid-19. “I re-registered for the April session of the exam and wanted to tick-off at least one exam of my list but now, the April as well as the May sessions have been postponed and I am unable to focus on studies anymore,” mentioned Advait, who can also be getting ready for his class 12 examination which stay postponed throughout faculty training boards within the nation.
Many additionally took to Twitter to share their concern with the state and central authorities. “In the peak of the second wave of Covid, the government was busy holding election rallies and allowing religious festivals but are delaying exams which affects the lives of lakhs of students across the country. This is unacceptable,” mentioned Ashutosh Singh, father or mother of one other JEE aspirant.
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