The National Testing Agency (NTA) has said all steps and precautions will be taken while conducting NEET and JEE 2020 exams in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic. The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains and the NEET-Undergraduate examinations for admissions to technical and medical courses scheduled on September 13th. Talking to media, NTA Director General Dr. Vineet Joshi said, safety of all the students and staff is paramount to them. He assured that the government guidelines on social distancing have been followed.
Safety Measures For JEE and NEET 2020
As per Dr. Vineet Joshi, below measures were taken for the safety of all the students.
- Maintaining social Distancing
- Increment in Examination rooms. So that not more than 12 candidates sit in the same room
- Staggered timings allotted to different groups of students in the same centre
- Doubled the number of invigilators.
How To Download JEE and NEET 2020 Admit Card
the NTA has released the admit card for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Undergraduate) NEET-UG 2020 examination. In the first three hours, over four lakh candidates downloaded their admit cards. In the first five hours, 6.84 lakh candidates have downloaded their admit cards. Nearly 8 lakh 50 thousand candidates have registered for JEE-Mains this year. NEET-Undergraduate is on 13th September.
Candidates can download their admit cards from the official website, ntaneet.nic.in. Education Ministry said, for JEE (Main) a total of 7.41 lakh candidates out of 8.58 lakh have downloaded the admit cards.
Increase in Centres
The NTA has substantially increased the number of examination centres for the JEE-Mains and NEET-UG exams. 3843 are NEET centres. 660 are JEE centres.