JEE Main 2020: There was a total of 9.5 lakh registrations for both papers of JEE Main Examination, Education Minister informed
Education Minister released the JEE Main Examination along with the number of registered candidates for Paper 1 and Paper 2 as well as other data.
10th September, 2020
JEE Main 2020: Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank once again responded to the tweet made by BJP's Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy of JEE Main examinations, today, September 10, data related to JEE Main Examination Informed of. The Education Minister said, "As per the information received from DG NTA, 660 unique centers were made for JEE Main Paper 1 and 570 for Paper 2. Also, a total of 8.41 lakh students had registered for Paper 1, then Paper 2. A total of 9.53 lakh registrations for 1.12 lakh candidates and both papers were done.
Information was also given yesterday
The National Entrance Agency (NTA) conducted the Engineering Entrance Examination JEE Main 2020 across the country from September 1 to September 6 earlier this month. Giving information about the number of candidates registered and appeared for JEE Main Examination, Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said, “Out of 8.58 lakh applicants for JEE Main Examination, 6.35 lakh candidates appeared in the examination. All possible assistance was made available to the students by the governments of the Center and the respective states for which I praise the governments of all the states. "Education Minister said this data related to JEE Main 2020 Examination In response to a critical tweet on September 9 on the social media regarding the number of candidates registered and appeared for the JEE Main Examination. The Rajya Sabha MP tweeted that out of the 18 lakh (admit card) downloading candidates, only 8 lakh appeared for the exam.
'Students must have done well in January exam' - Education Minister
Giving information about the students leaving the examination, the Education Minister replied to the Rajya Sabha MP, “JEE Main Examination is conducted twice a year. The last examination was held in January. Many candidates who did not appear in the September exam would have done well in the January exam, so they may not have felt the need to appear in this exam. We are tracing these figures. "
"Delay in examination is not in the interest of hardworking students" - Education Minister
Replying further to the Rajya Sabha MP, 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 college. Our NDA government has always stood firm for the welfare and student safety of students. We will always work for the benefit of our youth. "