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MHRD has advised NTA to extend the application submission last date of various entrance exams such as UGC NET, CSIR NET and IGNOU PhD Exam. Union HRD Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal on Monday tweeted that he has advised National Testing Agency (NTA) to extend the application last date of entrance exams such as ICAR Exam, JNU Entrance Exam, UGC NET Exam, NCHM JEE and other Management Entrance exam by one month. The decision is taken by MHRD in view of complete lockdown in the country due to the outbreak of Coronavirus.
Meanwhile, the extension of last date of the abovementioned entrance exams will give candidates more time to think and apply accordingly for the respective exam. It is to note that NTA will release the new timetable and last date of application for the respective exams in due course of time. Meanwhile, a few days back JEE Main and NEET Exam 2020 are also postponed amid the outbreak of COVID-19 virus.
Apart from this, MHRD has also advised NTA to extend the application last date of All India PG entrance Test by one month. Earlier, many competitive government exams like UPSC Civil Services Personality Test, NDA Exam, SSC Exams and UPPSC BEO exams were postponed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus that has affected everyone in some way or the other.
At this point of time, the country is going through the phase of compete lockdown that will continue till April 14, 2020. In the meantime, everyone is advised to stay at home and maintain social distancing to combat the issue of COVID-19.