From JEE Main, NEET-UG 2021 exam dates to UGC academic calendar: Top education news this week


From selections on essentially the most coveted entrance exams to the gradual reopening of instructional institutes throughout the nation, the previous week noticed some main developments within the education area.  Here is all that occurred this week:

Earlier this week, the National Testing Agency (NTA) introduced the much-awaited exam schedule of JEE Main 2021 (April and May) 2021. The newly-appointed Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan additionally introduced the exam date for NEET-UG 2021. The JEE Main (April) session shall be held on July 20, July 22, July 25 and July 27. The JEE(Main) 2021 session 4 will now be held on August 26. 27, 31 and September 1-2.

The hole between session 3 and session 4 of JEE Main 2021 has additionally been elevated. “In view of the persistent demand from the student community and to enable the candidates to maximise their performance, the NTA has been advised to provide a gap of four weeks between session 3 and session 4 of the JEE (Main) 2021 Exam,” tweeted Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. 

Read | NEET-UG 2021 to be held on September 12, registration window now open

Newly-appointed Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan introduced that the NEET-UG 2021 examination — the doorway check for admission in MBBS and BDS programmes — shall be held on September 12. The utility course of for the examination started on July 13.

The Delhi University additionally introduced that the admissions shall be achieved based mostly on advantage and the varsity has determined to not maintain CUCET this yr. The admissions to its undergraduate programs for academic session 2021-22 will happen by way of cut-offs based mostly on advantage, like in earlier years. Registration for UG programs will start on August 2, and the final date to apply is August 31.  Approximately 70,000 undergraduate seats and 20,000 postgraduate seats are on provide this yr.

Also Read | UGC releases academic calendar for 2021-22 session, first yr courses to start from October 1

The University Grant Commission (UGC) additionally launched the examination pointers and academic calendar for the brand new session of 2021-22. As per the discover, the first-year courses will start on October 1.

The fee has directed all the schools and schools to full the admission course of for undergraduate and postgraduate programs by September 30. The courses for the primary semester will start on or earlier than October 1. The final date to fill the vacant seats is October 31.

Meanwhile, a number of states determined to open up instructional institutes in a phased method as Covid instances at the moment are lowering in lots of components of the nation. The Karnataka authorities determined to reopen all medical and dental schools with quick impact within the state.  Schools in Haryana reopened on July 16 after nearly three months just for courses 9 to 12 on Friday amid strict COVID-19 protocols, with many college students saying on-line education, though necessitated by the pandemic, will not be a substitute to classroom instructing.

Also Read | Medical, dental schools in Karnataka to reopen with quick impact

Recently, a number of state boards additionally launched board outcomes for sophistication 10 and 12. Since exams had been cancelled this yr due to Covid, state boards evaluated college students based mostly on alternate marking scheme.

The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) launched the category 12 outcomes for the science stream. A complete of 1,07,264 candidates had registered for the exam. A complete 3, 245 college students secured grade A1 whereas 15,284 college students secured grade A2. As many as 466 college students have secured greater than 99 per cent marks in group Some time 657 college students secured greater than 99 per cent marks in group B. The board has recorded a 100% end result for the science stream this yr.

The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Education additionally declared the SSC board exam outcomes 2021. This yr, the board recorded 99.95 cross per cent which is the best the Maharashtra board has recorded for SSC outcomes up to now 7 years. A complete of 957 college students obtained 100 per cent marks whereas 1,04,633 college students obtained greater than 90 per cent marks.

Also Read | SSC tenth Result Maharashtra Board Updates: Result hyperlink activated, over 900 get 100% outcomes

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) opened the tabulation portal for the moderation of Class 11 and 12 idea marks. The tabulation portal is obtainable on The colleges can be given time to average the scores uploaded as per the reference yr information financial institution. The portal for moderation and tabulation shall be open from July 16 to July 22. The board requested the colleges to add the marks as quickly as doable for the board to declare the end result by July 31.

Himachal Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (HPBoSE) class 10 and Kerala SSLC (class 10) end result had been additionally declared this week.  The analysis course of for Kerala SSLC (class 10) papers started on June 7 for which 12,791 academics had been concerned. As many as 4,22,226 college students appeared for the exam of which the whole variety of college students who scored an A+ in all the themes is 1,21,318 whereas final yr this quantity stood at 41,906.


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