IIT-DELHI will be the conducting authority for the Joint Entrance Examination(JEE). The examination will take place on 27th September, 2020 that is, tomorrow in 2 shifts. The Morning shift is from 9 a.m to 12 p.m and the tenure for Afternoon shift is 2:30 p.m to 5:30 p.m. Approximately 1.60 lakh students are to be present for the scheduled Joint Entrance Examination(JEE) tomorrow. An estimated figure of 97.94 percent of the candidates have paid the examination fees and are all set to appear for entrance.
Covid-19 impact on the examination:
As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, several precautions and measures are to be followed for safety purposes. Social distancing is the main aim that had to be followed throughout the entrance examination. The National Testing Agency(NTA) has looked into the matter and hence there is an increment in the number of centers. 1150 examination centres are organized in 222 cities against the figure of 600 centers of last year. Also, all the examination centers are authorized to run half of their capacities. Hence, these are the protocols of the new normal that is in this Covid crisis.
Covid-19 guidelines set for the students:
1. The candidates are required to fill the Covid-19 under taking, that is the self-declaration on their respective Admit cards as per demanded by the instructions.
2. Admit Card has to be brought and it should be precisely filled with all the required details.
3. Photo identification card is also to be carried by the aspirants along with the admit card in the examination hall.
4. Entry timings are highlighted on the admit cards and hence a let entry would not be entertained. Candidates are directed to be punctual and stick to the timings.
5. Candidates are supposed to carry their own masks and wear it throughout their sitting time.
6. Sanitizers are mend to be carried in transparent bottles. It is an essential item and hence entry would be forbidden without sanitizers. They would also be made available at different places near the examination center.
7. Room numbers would be allotted through a new method. The bar code on the admit card would be scanned to get the number. Earlier, the details were mentioned on the notice board but overcrowding has to be avoided at all costs this time.
8. A well sanitized scribble pad would be available on each desks beforehand. Candidates shall use it after signing the pad.
9. The admit card is supposed to be handed back to the supervising authority in the hall.
10. Aspirants are supervised to maintain a minimum distance of 6 meters from one another. For a hassle-free implementation of this rule, floor marks and queue managers will be presented.
11. Students have to come out of the hall in a line. Overcrowding has to be avoided at all costs.
Hence, in this situation of new normal, a completely different set of guidelines have been issued. Candidate’s safety is the top most priority that has been taken into consideration while making these rules. So, the students need to be assured of their safety and well-being amidst the pandemic. They simply need to follow the guidelines for a smooth functioning. Best wishes to the candidates!