impact of corona virus on entrance exams
Due to the global outbreak of COVID 19 commonly known as Coronavirus, every sector throughout the world has started to feel the pinch. Even the education sector has been severely impacted due to the ongoing situation. 
The coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting 199 countries and territories around the world and 1 international conveyance (the Diamond Princess Cruise Ship Harbored in Yokohama, Japan). The total cases of coronavirus in the World have crossed 5.5 lakh with the causality of more than 25 thousand. 
More than 21 thousand people are in critical condition. Whereas 1.28 lakh people have recovered and got discharged from hospitals.  In India, the total coronavirus cases have gone up to 880 with 20 casualties.


List of Engineering Exam Postponed due to CoronaVirus


  • JEE Main 2020
  • MAH CET 2020
  • VITEEE 2020
  • SRMJEE 2020
  • OJEE 2020


JEE Main 2020 (April Session):

  • Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, MHRD has ordered the postponement of JEE Main 2020 (April session). The exam was scheduled to take place on April 5, 7, 9 and 11.


Read Full Notification JEE Main 2020 Dates, Application, Eligibility, and Syllabus


MAH CET 2020:

  • MHT CET 2020 examination which was scheduled to be conducted between April 13 to 23, 2020 has been postponed until further notice. The Fresh schedule for the examination will be updated on the official website in due course of time.

Read Full Notification MHT CET 2020 Notification, Dates, Eligibility, Application


VITEEE 2020 

  • VIT University has postponed the Engineering Entrance Exam VITEEE 2020 due to the impact of Coronavirus. The varsity has not announced the revised dates yet. In addition, the last date to apply for VITEEE 2020 has also been extended. Specific dates are not released.

Read Full Notification – VITEEE 2020 Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Exam



  • SRM Entrance Examination for Engineering (SRMJEEE) 2020, a Joint Entrance Examination for admission to B Tech Programs scheduled to be held from 12th April to 20th April 2020 has been postponed. Revised dates will be announced later

Read Full Notification SRMJEEE 2020 SRM Engineering Entrance Exam, Dates, Eligibility, application


OJEE 2020

  • The OJEE 2020 exam which was scheduled to take place between May 2 and May 5, 2020, has been postponed and the fresh dates for the exam yet to be announced.

Read Full Notification – OJEE 2020 – Odisha Joint Entrance Exam, Dates, Eligibility, Application Form


With the postponement of these exams, the uncertainty has left many aspirants anxious and worried. Students can utilize this time for preparing for the examination and focus on critical concepts and work on their weak areas. Engineering aspirants can appear for the JEE Main mock test available on the NTA website to gauge their level of preparation for the exam.

Students also have the option to study using the SWAYAM platform or watch video lectures on the SWAYAM Prabha channel. These platforms have courses of secondary and higher/senior secondary levels and will help students with the topics studied in class 11 and 12.