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JEE, NEET to go ahead, SC dismisses plea to postpone exams

The Supreme Court had on August 17 rejected a similar request by 11 students from 11 states

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JEE- NEET | NEET exams | Supreme Court

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

TMC Chhatra Parishad activists during a protest in Kolkata against the central government for conducting NEET and JEE exams amid the coronavirus pandemic (Photo: PTI)
There is no merit in the petition, Justices Ashok Bhu­shan, BR Gavai and Krishna Murari said after considering it in their chambers

The today rejected for the second time a request to postpone the engineering and medical exams JEE (Joint Entrance Exam) and NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) on account of the coronavirus crisis. This time, six opposition-ruled states had asked the court to review its earlier order and put off the exams for the safety of lakhs of students.

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First Published: Fri, September 04 2020. 23:31 IST