Yes, The Ministry has also ordered the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) and universities to postpone their ongoing exams and reschedule them after March 31.
The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has ordered to reschedule the engineering entrance exam, JEE Main.
The exam was scheduled to be held on April 5, 7, 9 and 11.
New exam dates will be announced on March 31, as per the communique released by the Ministry.
During the aforementioned period, re-examinations that were rescheduled to be held for northeast Delhi candidates will also be further rescheduled, said CBSE Secretary Anurag Tripathi said.
“While maintenance of academic calendar and exam schedule is important, equally important is safety and security of students who are appearing in various examinations as also of their teachers and parents,” HRD secretary Amit Khare said in an official communication, according to PTI.
“Since JEE Mains may required travel by examinees to different towns and the dates may clash with rescheduled CBSE and other board exams therefore JEE Mains should be rescheduled and new date of JEE Mains will be announced on March 31,after re-assessment of situation,” the Ministry said in a notification.
Recently, you must have heard of corona virus outbreak in the world.
Starting from China this disease has now spread over 90 countries including India.
With a population of more than 1.3 billion people, India could get affected by this virus very badly, if proper measures are not taken.
Experts believe, An outbreak of this virus in India can be catastrophic for Indian population and the Indian Economy.
To deal with this issue, Government of India gave a red alert against this issue.
Government has started awareness program in which they are telling to avoid any kind of mass gathering.
Therefore, you must have heard that many schools, coaching Institutes, Malls, Cinema, political meetings is cancelled to prevent any further escalation of this disease.
Also, within a span of 2-3 month many important exams like JEE, NEET, BITSAT etc is to be conducted. .
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JEE mains postponed or not?
To answer the question that is- Is JEE Mains exam postponed or not?
We have to look at the official statement released by any official authority.
& that has been released released (by Ministry of HRD)
Means, JEE Mains 2020 is postponed. ( CONFIRMED)
Chances of JEE postponement
Yes, JEE main is postponed.
To prevent any further escalation of coronavirus disease government has decided to postpone this entrance exam
New Official dates will be released soon.
The new exam date for postponed JEE mains exam will then be provided on the official website.