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The Engineering Entrance Exam JEE Main 2020 was organized across the country from September 1 to September 6 by the National Testing Agency (NTA). After conducting the examination, giving information about the number of candidates registered for JEE Main examination and those who joined it, Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said, “Out of 8.58 lakh candidates registered for JEE Main exam, 6.35 lakh students have taken the exam Give. ” He also praised the central and related state governments for providing all possible help to the students during the examination.
MP Subramanian Swamy responded to the tweet
The Union Education Minister released the figures in response to a critical tweet on social media by BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy regarding the JEE Main 2020 exam. In fact, the Rajya Sabha MP tweeted that out of the 18 lakh (admit card) downloading candidates, only 8 lakh appeared for the exam. Replying to this, the Education Minister said, “JEE Main Examination is conducted twice a year. Many candidates would have done well since the previous exam in January, so they would not have felt the need to appear in this exam. We are tracing these figures. “
#JEEMains Exams are held twice in a year. The previous one was held in January this year. Several students who did not appear for the exam in Sept may have done well in the January exam hence did not feel the need to sit for the exam this time. We are ascertaining those numbers.
– Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) September 9, 2020
Delay in exam is not in the interest of hardworking students: Education Minister
Replying further to Rajya Sabha MP Bramanyam Swamy, the Education Minister said, “Further delays in the examination would not have been in the interest of hardworking students and their plans for admission to the college. Our NDA government has always been firm for the welfare and protection of students. We will always work for the benefit of our youth. “