Earlier last week, Prakash Javadekar, the Union Minister for Human Resource Development, introduced significant changes to how the JEE (engineering) and NEET (medical) exams would be scheduled and taken by students. The changes are expected to be implemented from 2019.
Here are eight things you need to know:
1) Students will now have two shots each at cracking JEE and NEET exams. JEE Mains for entrance into the IITs will be held twice, and the same goes for NEET. The best of both scores will be accepted as the candidate’s final result. Also, it isn’t mandatory for students to write both. They can choose either one.
2) Submission of online forms for JEE will begin on September 1 and go on till September 30. Examinations, meanwhile, will…