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Government will review the situation next week for the dates NEET-UG, JEE (Main) | India News


NEW DELHI: The government will review the situation next week before the new dates for the two remaining JEE (main) tests are likely to end, as well as make a decision on whether NEET-UG could be conducted on August 1, reports Manash Gohain. .
The Ministry of Education will also decide on the fate of the Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) after CBSE announces the evaluation scheme for the XII class boards. Due to the increase in Covid-19 cases in April, the April and May editions of JEE (Main) were postponed and the registration of NEET-UG, which was supposed to start from May 1, was kept on hold. According to a senior official in the Ministry of Education, “A review meeting next week will assess the situation. Given the current situation, the NEET-UG is likely to be postponed. ” Following the cancellation of the Class XII exams, experts raise concerns about the expected disparities in school-wide assessment across the country, as well as the challenges universities are likely to face in normalizing differences in the results prepared by the schools. school boards.
According to pedagogue Meeta Sengupta, “Universities should not be totally dependent on school grades. You can include a test, live or interview, asking for more information about the student’s achievements in the application and special points awarded for rewards, skills and overcoming difficulties. For this year, colleges can also award online admissions only, which will become full admissions after a test when conditions improve and regular classes start or are subject to students finishing their first semester. ”

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