Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 12
The National Testing Agency is all set to conduct the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test, the excessive stakes aggressive examination for entrance to underneath graduate medical programs, on Sunday throughout India.
As many as 15.97 lakh candidates have registered for the examination, which can be held throughout 3,862 centres within the nation. The NTA has elevated the variety of examination centres from the earlier 2,546 to three,862 to make sure the conduct of secure exams within the midst of a surging COVID pandemic with instances at present rising past 46 lakh with a day by day rise of over 97,000 infections at present.
In an essential resolution, the NTA will enable all symptomatic candidates to take exams in an isolation room, as earlier reported by The Tribune.
The NTA advisory has clarified that every one candidates can be examined with thermo weapons on the entry to registration rooms and candidates with greater than 37.four diploma centigrade (99.four diploma Fahrenheit) can be taken to an isolation room and allowed to take assessments there if their fever doesn’t enhance.
The Health Ministry had in its normal working procedures for examination schedules allowed the examination conducting companies to border their very own coverage on how you can take care of symptomatic candidates—whether or not to allow them to take assessments or to disclaim them.
NTA chief Vineit Joshi earlier in an advisory mentioned symptomatic candidates can be allowed to take assessments alone in separate rooms the place invigilators can be current in protecting gear.
In the latest JEE Mains exams for entry to undergraduate engineering programs, 6.35 lakh candidates appeared out of 8.58 lakh who had registered.