Education Minister to go live on December 3, to discuss on JEE, NEET & various board exam dates

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank would again go live to interact with students on December 3 at 12 noon. The Minister would discuss upcoming competitive exams including JEE 2021, NEET 2021, and various board exams at the webinar next week. Students who want to reach out to the Minister can share their concerns or suggestions on Twitter by using #EducationMinisterGoesLive.

 

Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank took his official Twitter handle to make the announcement. He wrote, “Dear students, I understand that 2020 hasn’t been the best year for you & you have been worried about your future. I will be meeting you live on Dec 3 to discuss the upcoming competitive & board #exams. Share your concerns/suggestions with me using #EducationMinisterGoesLive.”

This year Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal attended various webinars to discuss various topics including NEP, NEET, JEE exam dates, CBSE remaining exam dates among others. The webinars were conducted to interact with students, teachers, parents, and so on.

While speaking to TOI, the Education Minister said, “Conducting examinations is no less than a challenge. Despite the uncertainty due to the COVID19 pandemic, it is crucial to conduct board examinations as well as entrance examinations for admission to higher educational institutions. I will have an interaction with parents, students, and teachers in this regard and exams will only be conducted based on the outcome of the interaction.”

In the statement launched by the Ministry after a high-level review meeting on Thursday, it mentioned that a campaign would be launched to seek views from students, parents, and teachers on how and when to conduct the exams next year.

Meanwhile, the Minister has hinted at the revision of the syllabus for NEET 2021 and JEE Main 2021 examination, among other things after the high-level meeting. Union Education Minister shared that he has asked the National Testing Agency, NTA to review the present situation and share a revised syllabus for the various competitive examinations.

National Test Abhyas Paper PDF download (NEET)

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