NEW DELHI: The Joint Entrance Exam Main (JEE-Main) is going to be held from July 18 to July 23 while the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is going to be conducted on July 26.
JEE Advanced will most likely be held in August, the dates of which are yet to be decided.
The dates were announced by Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister on Tuesday when he was engaged on a webinar with students.
As many as 16.84 lakh candidates have filled forms to appear and take part in NEET (UG)-2020 which will be conducted by the National Testing Agency for admissions to MBBS/BDS courses and other undergraduate medical courses in approved/recognised medical/dental & other colleges/ institutes in India, the Minister said.
The number of candidates for JEE-Main is over 9 lakh.
The NTA was to issue admit cards to NEET candidates in April, but the method wasn't taken up because the MHRD decided to postpone the exam due to the nationwide lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic.
With the declaration of the dates for the entrance exams, the candidates can now concentrate on their preparations.
The candidates also will not need to move to other cities/town to take part in entrance/competitive exams for various academic courses because the NTA has provided for the same.
Candidates in several entrance exams are going to be allowed to say in the online forms their preferred exam centres and cities where they wish to appear. counting on the availability, they will be allotted the same.