COVID-19: JEE-Main likely to be held in May last week, says HRD Ministry

NEW DELHI: The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) for admission in engineering colleges, which has been postponed due to coronavirus situation, is likely to be held in the last week of May, the HRD Ministry’s National Testing Agency (NTA) announced Tuesday.

“As of now the examination is proposed to be held in the last week of May 2020. Exact date will be announced after assessing the situation in the coming weeks,” the HRD Ministry said in a statement.

The JEE-Main, which is also a preliminary test for admission to IITs and NITs, was earlier scheduled to be held from April 5-11, but was postponed in view of the coronavirus outbreak in the country. (AGENCIES)