JEE Mains April 2021 postponed due to surge in coronavirus cases
New Delhi, Apr 18: The Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main) organised by the National Testing Agency (NTA) has been postponed in view of the rising COVID-19 cases.
The JEE Main April 2021 exam was scheduled to be held from April 27 to 30, 2021 for BTech candidates.
However, due to the rapid surge in COVID 19 cases in the country, students urge to postpone the examination to later dates.
📢 Announcement— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) April 18, 2021
Given the current #covid19 situation, I have advised @DG_NTA to postpone the JEE (Main) – 2021 April Session.
I would like to reiterate that safety of our students & their academic career are @EduMinOfIndia's and my prime concerns right now. pic.twitter.com/Pe3qC2hy8T
NTA said that, "Looking at the present situation of the COVID-19 pandemic and also taking into account the safety and well-being of the canddiates and examination functionaries, it has been decided to postpone the the JEE (Main)- 2021 April session".
Earlier this week, several other exams, including NEET PG 2021 and CBSE, CISCE Board exams 2021, have been postponed. Students have taken their social media handle to urge for the postponement of JEE Main April 2021 exam.