By - 3 May 2020
3 May 2020
New Delhi, May 3 (PTI) In a relief for engineering and medical aspirants, the HRD ministry will announce fresh dates for competitive exams --JEE and NEET-- on May 5.
The exams were postponed due to nationwide lockdown announced to contain the COVID-19 spread.
"The fresh dates will be announced by HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ''Nishank'' on May 5. This will put an end to uncertainty for the aspirants. The minister will also interact with students online the same day," a senior ministry official said.
While Joint Entrance Exam-Mains (JEE-MAINS) is conducted for admission to engineering colleges across the country, the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is held for medical colleges.