Highlights on JEE Main 2020
- The central trade unions requested the HRD minister to postpone the JEE exam
- The exams were scheduled for 6 to 10 January 2020
- Around 9.3 lakh candidates have applied for JEE this year
Mumbai, Maharashtra: On Tuesday, the Central Trade Unions informed the Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank about their strike on 8th January 2020. They requested the union minister to postpone the JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) because of their countrywide strike.
You can get updates of strikes on the official website of Central Trade Unions.
The JEE offers admission in engineering and architecture courses which are scheduled from 6- 9 January 2020.
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Besides, the unified platform of 10 central trade unions on 30th September which leads a countrywide general strike on 8th January 2020 over the government’s alleged ignorance of the demands of its workers.
Further, the strike leads to the displacement of the normal traffic movement as employees and workers in the transport sector are also part of it. In addition, the students who are appearing for the examination on January 8 also said the same thing to the minister through a letter.
“We request you to please intervene in the matter appropriately so that the exam on January 8 is deferred to some other date to ensure that the examinees do not face any problem,” they said.
About the JEE Main Question Paper
The question paper of the JEE Main will now have questions 25 questions compared to earlier where they have 30 questions. Now, the paper will have 20 MCQs (Multiple-choice questions) and 5 questions will be of numerical type. In addition, each question will have equal weight for all three subjects (Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry).
Besides, for each correct answer, 4 marks will be allotted and for the wrong answer, 1 marks will be subtracted. But, for numerical questions, there will be no negative marking.
The applicants also asked for special mediate in this matter so that the 8th January exam can be compiled with some other date to guarantee that the examinees do bot face any problems.
This year around 9.3 lakh aspirants have applied for the JEE Main examination. So, the must be carried properly without creating any hassle for the students. Besides, the candidates can check the official website i.e. jeemain.nta.nic.in for any further notice or update relating to the JEE examination.
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