NEET 2020: Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal extends ‘best wishes’ to students appearing for entrance exam

By: Education Desk | New Delhi |

September 12, 2020 9:37:01 pm

NEET 2020: Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal appealed candidates to observe the federal government pointers on coronavirus. File

NEET 2020: Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has prolonged finest needs to students who will seem for the – National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) to be held on September 13.

According to NTA, round 16 lakh candidates will seem for the medical entrance exam to be performed at 3,862 facilities throughout the nation following the strict COVID-19 pointers. The minister additionally appealed candidates to observe the federal government pointers on coronavirus. “I am confident that like the JEE in tomorrow’s NEET exam, all the candidates will follow the Corona Guideline and take the exam with full patience, self-confidence,” Ramesh Pokhriyal tweeted.

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He additionally urged state governments to make mandatory preparations in compliance with the well being ministry pointers. “Acknowledgment by all the State Governments for making concrete arrangements with proper arrangements in compliance with the health guidelines issued by the Government of India. My best wishes to all the candidates of NEET exam again,” tweeted Nishank.

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According to the revised normal working procedures (SOPs) issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, exams will not be allowed to be held in containment zones. “Only those examination centers which are outside the containment zone shall be allowed to function. Staff/ examinees from containment zones shall not be permitted. Such examinees shall be given an opportunity to undertake the examination through other means or the Universities/Educational Institution/ Agency may consider appropriate measures in this regard,” the MoHFW pointers talked about.

The ministry has additionally made use of masks and bodily distancing of six ft obligatory. Universities and exam-conducting our bodies are to present face covers and hand sanitisers to each students and employees on the centres.

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