IITs, NITs to start the new academic session in September
Students trying to get affirmation in a top specialized establishment are confronting a dubious future as the JEE Main and JEE Advanced have been rescheduled due to the coronavirus flare-up. The tests were prior booked to be held in April and May however have been conceded because of the nationwide lockdown.
Siddharth Pandey, organizing chairman of JEE Advanced 2020 while talking to Education Times stated, “As the Advanced exam is contingent on JEE Main, it will require a buffer period of 2-3 weeks to conduct JEE Advanced post the results are declared. We are trying to conclude JEE Main during June 20-22 and the advanced exam will tentatively be conducted on July 12.”
Even though the establishments have not prepared their scholastic schedules for the forthcoming semester, the session will be deferred and is required to start in September, included Pandey.
The difficulties may lead to an increase once the seat portion and guiding procedure start after the accumulated arrangements of positions are discharged. The individuals who showed up for JEE Main in January 2019 will likewise sit tight for the last rank for confirmations.
NV Ramana Rao, Director, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal said, “Foreign students have been asked to arrive a month early to complete their quarantine period before joining the institutes. Students will be asked to follow social distancing even when the situation normalizes. The batch sizes will be the same but the class sizes will be reduced.”
Rajeev Tripathi, administrator of the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB), said that contemplations are in progress for affirmation modalities. He further said, “We are working out a plan to eliminate the counseling rounds where students have to report physically with their documents at the centers. We might also opt for online verification of documents to avoid gathering of students.”
Rao, who is additionally an individual from CSAB stated, “The institutes will make up for the lost classes via online classes and extra classes on Saturdays. Once the situation normalizes, the teaching-learning and evaluation process is going to change in technical institutes.”