JEE Advanced 2020 on August 23 says HRD Minister
NEW DELHI - Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has announced that the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2020 will now be conducted on August 23. The new dates of JEE Advanced were announced by Pokhriyal through his official Twitter account. Earlier on May 5, the minister had announced that the exam will be conducted in August.
The exam was initially scheduled to be conducted on May 17, but was postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in India and across the world. As JEE Main was postponed earlier, IIT Delhi (the conducting body of JEE Advanced) had also announced postponement of JEE Advanced 2020.
About JEE Advanced
The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced is conducted for top 2,50,000 rank holders of JEE Main for admission to 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT). The examination is also conducted by one of the IITs on a rotational basis. Candidates who qualify the entrance examination have chances of admission into the respective IITs.