The Jawahar Lal Nehru Entrance exam will start from Monday i.e. today. More than two lakh aspirants have registered for the JNU entrance exam.
The exam is conducted for admission in 101 streams. The JNU entrance exam will take place from October 5th and will continue till 8th October 2020. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the entrance test in two shifts i.e. the morning and afternoon shift. The entrance exam will be for a duration of three hours.
The Jawahar Lal Nehru University Entrance Exam (JNUEE) will take place for admission into various undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by the university. These courses are BA (Hons), MA, MCA, Mass Media, MSc, MTech, MPhil, and International Studies.
Moreover, the admit cards were released on September 21st, 2020 and the students need to carry it along with the self-declaration form to the JNU entrance exam test centers.
The test invited registrations of 2,34,048 candidates from all over the country. The test will be conducted in 121 cities where 358 test centers are decided upon. From a total of 2,34,048 candidates, on the first day, 56,393 students will give the test. The second will witness 72,455 candidates, 38,810 candidates on the third day and the remaining 66,390 students will appear for the test on the last day.
NTA said in a statement that for the JNU entrance exam a control room is designed and maintained by two national coordinators, there will be 121 city coordinators plus around 80 observers will be present there. The national-level testing agency told that the orientation process of these coordinators and observers has started. Moreover, to eliminate any kind of malpractice CCTV cameras are installed in the exam centers. NTA has also conducted a third-party audit of the test centers.
All precautionary measures have been made. In both the shifts, a total of 5,800 cameras are installed in the examination halls. The arrangements are made to see live footage of the CCTV cameras at any remote location. Plus, NTA confirmed that the CCTV footage will be recorded for any future reference. These tasks will be controlled from the control room.
The organization said that 1,600 jammers per shift are installed at an appropriate place in the exam centers. It will prevent the candidates from cheating employing mobile network.
The candidates who will clear the written entrance exam will have to appear for viva- voice.