By | 17 Aug 2020 at 1:03 PM

NEET, JEE 2020 Postponement update: The Supreme Court has dismissed the plea for postponement of JEE Main 2020 and NEET 2020.

While the apex court stated that they cannot put the careers of the lakhs of students in jeopardy as the whole academic year is at stake, the exams will be held as per schedule.

The engineering entrance is scheduled to take place from September 1 to September 6 while the medical entrance is slated for September 13.

Bar and Bench provided the live updates regarding the NEET and JEE Main SC hearing through their official Twitter account.

Here is what Supreme Court says

“Cannot put the careers of the lakhs of students in jeopardy as the whole academic year is at stake. Life cannot be put on hold due to COVID-19 crisis.”

Who filed the petition?

Advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava filed  the petition  on behalf of 11 students from 11 states across the country who had moved the top court seeking relief amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

National Testing Agency (NTA) is expected to release JEE Main Admit Card 2020 today. The admit cards will be released on the official website.

As many as 9 lakh students are appearing for the exam. Candidates are advised to check the JEE Main Admit Card 2020 download process mentioned below.

JEE Main 2020 Admit Card: Steps to download online

Visit the official website, jeemain.nta.nic.in

Go to the JEE Main 2020 Admit Card link [not yet active]

Read the instructions

Download the JEE Main 2020 Admit Card and take a print out for future use.

About JEE Main Exam

JEE Main is a computer-based test (CBT). It is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) twice a year for admission to 31 National Institute of Technology (NITs), 25 Indian Institute of Technology (IITs), and 28 Government Funded Technical Institutes. Students can appear for either one or both entrance examinations. The best of the two scores are considered for the ranking.