Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal will go live on December 3, 2020 from 12 pm to interact with students, parents and teachers to discuss the upcoming board exams and competitive exams like JEE and NEET. Students who want to reach out can share their concerns or suggestions on Twitter by using #EducationMinisterGoesLive.
On Friday, the education minister said that the competitive and board exams would be conducted next year only after proper consultation with students, teachers and parents. A campaign is being launched for the same.
Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal wrote on Twitter “Dear students, I understand that 2020 hasn’t been the best year for you & you have been worried about your future. I will be meeting you live on Dec 3 to discuss the upcoming competitive & board #exams. Share your concerns/suggestions with me using #EducationMinisterGoesLive,
While speaking to the news media Minister Pokhriyal said that “Conducting examinations is no less than a challenge. Despite the uncertainty due to the COVID19 pandemic, it is crucial to conduct board examinations as well as entrance examinations for admission to higher educational institutions. I will have an interaction with parents, students, and teachers in this regard and exams will only be conducted based on the outcome of the interaction.”
This year Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal attended various webinars to discuss various topics including NEP, NEET, JEE exam dates, CBSE remaining exam dates among others.
Meanwhile after the high-level meeting, the Union Education Minister shared that he has asked the NTA to review the present situation and share a revised syllabus for the various competitive examinations.