🔥 Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank told NEET and JEE: 18 lakh tickets were downloaded. This shows that students want to take the exam at all costs. | 18 lakh tickets were downloaded within 24 hours. This shows that students want to take the exam at all costs.
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- 10 lakh NEET and 7.5 lakh JEE candidates downloaded tickets
- In terms of social distancing, 90 centers for NEET and 1,296 test centers for JEE have been expanded.
The demand to postpone JEE-NEET exams next month is increasing. On the other hand, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank says the students want to take the exam at all costs.
18 lakh tickets downloaded in 24 hours
Speaking to ANI news agency, Nishank said that of the total of 8.58 lakhs for the JEE exam, 7.5 lakh candidates have downloaded their admission card so far. At the same time, from 15.97 lakh for NEET, 10 lakh downloaded the ticket. That said, along with both exams, around 18 lakh tickets have been downloaded in the past 24 hours. Education Minister said – It is clear that the students want the exam at all costs.
GD NTA informed me that 7.5 lakhs out of 8.58 lakhs candidates in JEE have downloaded tickets. For NEET, over 10 lakhs out of 15.97 lakhs candidates downloaded tickets within 24 hours. It shows that students want exams to be held at all costs: Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal pic.twitter.com/LfOcHfRXSU
– ANI (@ANI) August 27, 2020
The number of examination centers has been increased, and the candidate also receives the desired center
Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said the number of NEET and JEE exam centers has also increased given the circumstances. Before that, the JEE exam should be taken in 570 centers. Now that number has been increased to 660. On the other hand, the number of examination centers was increased from 2546 to 3842. Other than that, students in both exams will be assigned the same center that they have chosen.