After being postponed twice due to the coronavirus pandemic, the JEE Main exam on Tuesday commenced at various centres across India. Upon arriving at their respective examination centres, students went through a temperature check. At some centres, the students were also provided with fresh gloves and masks. Sanitizers were also provided at the entry and exit points of the exam centres. The first session of JEE main was from 9 AM to 12 PM. Second session of the exam started at 3 PM and will continue till 6 PM.
A candidate, Piyush says, “There were no autos/buses available to reach here.” pic.twitter.com/IYFOKOjg6Z
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Earlier, nationwide protests had erupted seeking the postponement of JEE and NEET examinations. Six Chief Ministers of opposition ruled states had also moved the Supreme Court seeking review of its order permitting the Centre to conduct NEET and JEE entrance exams in the middle of the raging coronavirus pandemic.