JEE Main and NEET 2020 PILs Dismissed by Supreme Court; Check live updates

JEE Main and NEET 2020 PILs Dismissed by Supreme Court; Check live updates
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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court of India has given their verdict regarding the two Public Interest Litigations (PILs) today which were filed for JEE Main and NEET 2020. The order has been given to not postponed JEE Main and NEET any further. The SC hearing on JEE Main and NEET had two pleas of different views regarding the postponement. While one petition was demanding the further postponement of JEE Main and NEET exam, the other was requesting for no more delay in the entrance examination. Both parties were heard at the apex court and decision regarding JEE Main and NEET postponement was taken. Justice Arun Mishra headed the SC bench and Advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava was representing the students and parents who had filed for the JEE Main and NEET postponement. Bar and Bench is providing the live updates regarding the NEET and JEE Main SC hearing through their official Twitter account.
Latest- NTA has released the JEE Main 2020 admit card for all registered candidates in online mode.

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Two PILs were filed for JEE Main and NEET 2020 postponement. The Supreme Court of India heard the pleas and decide to not postpone the exam any further. Both parties - for and against JEE Main and NEET postponement was heard at the apex court.

Aug. 17, 2020 | 07:24 PM IST

JEE Main Admit Card 2020 Image

Below is the sample image of the JEE Main admit card April 2020. The admit card contains the schedule of JEE Main 2020 along with the personal details of candidates. Besides, candidates can also check the exam instructions on the JEE Main 2020 admit card. 

Aug. 17, 2020 | 07:20 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 Admit Card Released at @jeemain.nta.nic.in

NTA has released the admit card of JEE Main 2020 April exam. Candidates should have their application number and date of birth to jeemain.nic.in admit card 2020 download. 

Aug. 17, 2020 | 04:29 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 admit card to be released soon

NTA will be releasing the admit card of JEE Main 2020 soon. Since the entrance examination is not going to be postponed, the admit card is expected to be released anytime soon. While reports mentioned that the admit card would be available on August 15, the admit card release was delayed. 

Aug. 17, 2020 | 12:40 PM IST

Student's reactions to the JEE Main and NEET SC Hearing

With the dismissal of the plea for JEE Main and NEET postponement, students have taken over Twitter to express their thoughts regarding the matter. 

On the other hand, some students are showing support for the decision made by the apex court.

Aug. 17, 2020 | 12:18 PM IST

JEE Main and NEET to be held in September

The Supreme Court has dismissed the plea for postponement of JEE Main and NEET. Stating that they cannot put the careers of the students in jeopardy, the court has said JEE Main and NEET will not be postponed.  

Aug. 17, 2020 | 12:18 PM IST

Hearing for JEE Main and NEET begins

Justice Mishra observed during the hearing that everything cannot be shut down and students cannot waste an entire year. However Srivastava petitioned for postponement till the situation of the pandemic gets better.  NTA representative, SG Tushar Mehta confirmed to the court that all of the safety precautions will be taken during the exam.

Aug. 17, 2020 | 12:16 PM IST

SC will soon start the JEE Main and NEET hearing

Currently, number 13 is on the list and the JEE Main and NEET hearing will commence as soon as this is over.

Aug. 17, 2020 | 11:49 AM IST

Students trend hashtags for and against JEE Main and NEET postponement

With the upcoming SC hearing on JEE Main and NEET, students and parents have been showing their support for the JEE Main and NEET exam postponement.  Various hashtags such as #SCpostponeJEE_NEET #postponeNEETandJEE and more has been trending on Twitter.

However, another set of students and parents are hoping for the exams to be conducted on the scheduled dates and are also voicing out their opinions on the social media.

Aug. 17, 2020 | 11:26 AM IST

SC hearing on JEE Main and NEET to start soon

The Supreme Court hearing regarding JEE Main and NEET has been listed at number 14 (Court No.3). The hearing is expected to start after an hour or two. A Bench of Justices Arun Mishra, BR Gavai and Krishna Murari will be hearing the pleas today regarding the JEE Main and NEET examination. 

Aug. 17, 2020 | 10:58 AM IST

Petitioners ask for increase in exam centres

Advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava and Anubha Shrivastava Sahai have petitioned the Supreme Court to conduct JEE Main and NEET 2020 only after the COVID-19 pandemic ends. They have also appealed to the court to increase the number of exam centres for JEE Main and NEET so that atleast one centre is present in each district of the state. 

Aug. 17, 2020 | 10:32 AM IST

PILs against JEE Main and NEET 2020 postponement

In response to the pleas against the conduction of JEE Main and NEET examination, Gujarat parents’ group filed a counter PIL on August 9, 2020. According to the PIL, the constant postponement has been increasing the stress levels of the students and making their future very uncertain which is traumatizing them. To strengthen the plea for non-postponement, another group of parents appealed to the SC to ensure that the examinations are held on their scheduled dates in September.

Aug. 17, 2020 | 10:07 AM IST

PILs for JEE Main and NEET 2020 postponement

On August 14, The India Wide Parents Association approached the Supreme Court asking for the postponement of JEE Main and NEET 2020. Anubha Shrivastava Sahai, president of the association confirmed that a letter was sent to the Ministry of Education, NTA and Home Ministry along with responses received on behalf of 8400 students regarding JEE Main and NEET exams.

11 students from 11 different states had also earlier filed a PIL against the conduction of the examinations citing safety concerns due to COVID-19.

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