The congressional leader said the government should listen to the request and postpone the exams as the number of Covid-19 cases continues to rise and several major events around the world are also postponed.
“The NSUI (National Students’ Union of India) is working to postpone the exams as it is a matter of life and death. The spread of the virus is increasing every day and we have yet to peak. The center will. ” This decision put the lives of the students and their families at risk. How should students travel to their designated exam centers? If there are other cases, how can your children get out of these areas? “asked the pilot.
“The idea takes a painstaking effort and a long time to materialize. I believe the government will listen to our demands. Huge events around the world are being postponed so these trials can be postponed too. The government shouldn’t be persistent act should listen to our request. If we take the matter up further, the center needs to consider people’s demands and postpone the trials, “he added.
Meanwhile, members of Congress and the NSUI, the student wing of Congress, are protesting in various states and UTs in the country, including Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Uttarakhand, Bihar and Gujarat.
Earlier Thursday, the Union’s Minister of Education, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, stated that the safety and future of students were the top priority when conducting JEE and NEET in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic. He added that several steps have been taken, including increasing the number of exam centers.
The National Testing Agency is expected to conduct the NEET (Undergraduate) 2020 on September 13th and the JEE main exams from September 13th to 6th.