JEE Main Postponed 2020 Due to Coronavirus, Its official, new exam date soon

JEE Main postponed News: The National Testing Agency has confirmed the HRD Ministry’s advisory and has postponed the JEE Mains 2020 scheduled to be held in April month. Recently, Ministry of Human Resource & Development had announced that all examinations conducted by CBSE, UGC, AICTE & NIOS scheduled before March 31 are postponed. The institutions and authorities followed suit and released the official notice for the same.

What it means for JEE Mains 2020 candidates?

  • JEE Main scheduled on exam dates April 5th, 7th, 8th, 9th & 11th, 2020 has been cancelled.
  • New JEE Main exam dates will be announced on or before March 31, 2020 as per the NTA.

MHRD and NTA have taken this decision citing the emails from the candidates and parents alike raising the safety concerns due to the coronavirus outbreak as many students would be required to travel to other cities/towns to write exam.

Around 9.3 lakh students appeared for the JEE Main January 2020 edition, the same number is expected for April 2020 exam.

We cover JEE mains exam dates related news timely on this page. Stay tuned.

JEE mains postponed on January 8th 2020 latest news.

JEE mains postponed or not?

To answer the question that is- Is JEE Mains exam postponed or not? YES. Its official as TOI reported on March 19th citing NTA’s confirmation . The students may check the websites or social media handles of NTA, CBSE- the exam conducting authorities, or even the Ministry of HRD officials about the same.

Chances of JEE postponement

Chances were low but Coronavirus outbreak turned things upside down and exam now is postponed.

The students are advised to focus on their test preparation because exam is only delayed for few days and is expected to be rescheduled to April-end or May month.

The new exam date for postponed JEE mains exam will then be provided on the official website.

We will update this article with input from NTA or CBSE as soon we get it. Meanwhile, get more news here.

10 thoughts on “JEE Main Postponed 2020 Due to Coronavirus, Its official, new exam date soon”

  1. Today I had the test, but could not go because of the closure of India, will this January 8 exam be fixed or not at any other time, if so please let us know

    • Sorry to hear that Sourav. Exam is not rescheduled and is underway. You are going to have to fill the form again for the next JEE main.

  2. Sir plz let me know that jee mains 8th Jan 2020 is postponed or not as we have to go to exam centre which is very far away from my residence because as it is the national wide strike there might be hurdles in transportation services.

    • Hi Sai, as of this time, the exam is not postponed. However, one other exam has been postponed due to strike, so we dont know what will happen. please make sure to read news by late tonight and get update.


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