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The academic calendar 2020-2021 has altered now. The university has modified its schedule, from admission to the declaration of results. Universities are all set to hold examinations in July and admission in August.

Let’s have a view of the details regarding the academic annual calendar 2020-2021.

The national-level engineering and medical entrance examinations JEE Main and NEET for the year 2020 have been declared by the authority. The entrance exams will be held in July which was prescheduled in April and May.

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HRD Ministry notified that JEE entrance exams would take place between July 18 to July 24 and NEET exams to be held on July 26. It is expected that announcement with respect to the remaining CBSE examinations.

UGC has earlier announced the Examinations and Admission guidelines 2020, suggesting under-graduation and post-graduation courses’ admission would start from 1 August 2020. Delhi University, Mumbai University, and all other central and state universities will follow this pattern. 

 

Subsequently, NEET and JEE MAIN to be conducted in July 2020 and JEE advance in August. It is believed (tentatively) that the results of the Board examinations and competitive examinations of JEE and NEET will be made public by July and August itself. Due to this, the admission process of medical and engineering colleges It would also start in August. All, the colleges will start the new academic session 2020-2021 from September.

In simpler terms, the actions, earlier expected to be done in June would presently be held in August. In addition to this, the session initiated by July 15 would currently begin from September, 1 onwards.

The time lost expectedly, be arranged by a reduction in the syllabus, decreased autumn breaks, 6 days working, or amalgamation of both.

UGC students, please keep in mind that the guidelines might not be as such next semester. It is probable that semester-end examinations may be pushed forward in order to make room for more workdays. According to the actual plan, that would be shared only, after supervising the current situation in September. 

The classes for school students have already started. Maximum schools are conducting online classes. CBSE has already ordered schools to take a formal attendance record. Even in online classes, 75% of attendance is needed by students.

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Few circulars regarding the CBSE board curriculum have signaled that the board may amend the evaluation process for the next year( session for the year 2020-2021) and increase multiple-choice question structure. However, this is still unconfirmed until the lockdown ends.

~Varsha Verma 

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