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HRD Ministry Announces Dates Of IIT-JEE And NEET Examinations

The NEET exam will be held on 26 July while the IIT-JEE (Main) examination will be held on 18, 20, 21, 22, and 23 July.

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Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Tuesday announced the dates of NEET and IIT-JEE examinations which had been postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak in the country.

The NEET exam will be held on 26 July while the IIT-JEE (Main) examination will be held on 18, 20, 21, 22, and 23 July. The IIT-JEE (Advanced) examination will be held in August this year and the date will be announced later.

NEET is the qualifying test for MBBS and BDS programs in Indian medical and dental colleges. It is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) while the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) is for admission into the premier IITs.

The minister added that the decision on the pending Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 10th and 12th board exams will be taken soon.

The minister made the announcement during an online interaction with students across the country. 

(ANI)


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