In the Corona era, the Supreme Court held a crucial hearing amid the controversy over the JEE-NEET entrance exam. The Supreme Court rejected the petition of 6 states in which a review petition was filed on its decision to allow the examination. These 6 non-BJP reached the Supreme Court with a request to postpone the state examinations. Earlier on Tuesday, there was a paper for JEE (Joint Entrance Exam) for admission in engineering, in which thousands of students reached. In view of the danger of Corona, there was complete security at the examination centers.
Explain that 8.78 lakh students have registered for JEE-Main and 15.97 lakh students have registered for NEET (Medical Entrance Examination). NEET exam is to be held on 13 September. Guidelines have been issued for the students taking the exam by the National Testing Agency (NTA), which conducts these exams. The agency says that the examination is being conducted keeping the safety of students in mind.
11 students reached Supreme Court to postpone examination
The date of both these entrance exams was changed twice before. 11 students had filed an application in the Supreme Court requesting to postpone them. But then on 17 August, their application was rejected by the Supreme Court. The court said that it is a question of the future of the students. Now, citing the danger of corona infection and floods in the states, 6 states had raised the demand to postpone the examinations. For this, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Punjab and Maharashtra have applied in the Supreme Court. All had requested the court to reconsider its decision.