JEE Mains, IIT-JEE Advanced, NEET below cloud after CBSE cancels Class 10, 12 board exams

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The cancellation of board examinations of lessons 10 and 12 by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday may have an effect on admissions in central universities and aggressive examinations performed by the CBSE. The exams which have been scheduled to start from July 1 to 15 have been cancelled as a result of coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the CBSE knowledgeable the Supreme Court.

The Joint Entrance Examination i.e. JEE Mains examination is scheduled to be held from July 18-23 by means of which college students get admission in authorities and personal engineering schools. The JEE Advanced examination is scheduled to happen on August 23 by means of which college students get admission within the 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) throughout the nation.

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) examination can be scheduled for July 26 on the idea of which college students get admission in medical schools for MBBS and different medical programs. However, after CBSE’s announcement, the way forward for these examinations is below a cloud.

The examinees of sophistication XII college students of CBSE Board will, nonetheless, have the choice of both taking the exams later or to move forward with the evaluation primarily based on their efficiency within the final three inner exams. The re-exam possibility won’t be obtainable to class X college students.

A bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar took observe of submissions of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, showing for the Centre and the CBSE, that Class X and XII board examinations scheduled from July 1-15 have been cancelled. He mentioned a scheme has been formulated to provide choices to college students of XII solely — for re-examination or evaluation primarily based on previous efficiency.

The CBSE mentioned the re-exam can be performed when the scenario turns into conducive and the choice to take up the re-exam wouldn’t be obtainable to class X examinees. The outcomes could also be declared in mid-August, the CBSE mentioned on being requested by the court docket to make clear as to when the tutorial yr will start after the declaration of outcomes.

The prime court docket requested the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Centre to challenge a recent notification on class XII exams coping with points together with the choice of re-examination and inner evaluation, date of outcomes and standing of re-examination retaining in thoughts the COVID-19 scenario in numerous states. The bench mentioned the CBSE notification ought to point out the scheme for inner evaluation and provides a timeline.