JEE Main 4th Sep 2020 Live Update – JEE Main 2020 exam has been held for day 4. The important thing that was to be noted today was that SC dismissed the review plea to postpone JEE Main 2020 and NEET 2020. MHRD had released the attendance of the exam for the last 3 days, that revealed 25% of the students have skipped JEE Main 2020 until September 3, 2020. Check all major events of JEE Main 2020 4th September exam below.
JEE Main 4th Sep 2020 Live Updates
Despite the protest, JEE Main 2020 started during the pandemic. In the last 3 days, the examination has been held successfully, without any major difficulty. However, in a few centers, COVID norms were broken. Check here JEE Main 2020 4th September Live Updates.
6:00 pm – Shift 2 of JEE Main 2020 is now over
The shift 2 of JEE Main 2020 is over, with it the day 4 of the exam comes to an end. Analysis of the exam will be available soon.
- Chemistry was easy.
- Physics was of moderate difficulty level and was lengthy. The subjective questions were a bit easy, whereas, MCQ were a bit confusing and difficult.
- Mathematics was easy to moderate on the difficulty level.
Detailed analysis available – Click here
4:00 pm – Requests to conduct more attempts of JEE Main 2020
Advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava has written a letter to MHRD to allow more attempts for JEE Main 2020 for the candidates who could not take this exam. This will ensure equal and fair opportunities for all the candidates.
3:15 pm – Calls for Protest
3:10 pm – JEE Main 2020 second shift for today starts
The candidates appearing for shift 2 today have entered the centres as the exam has commenced. The exam will end at 6 pm.
3:05 PM – SC Rejects the Review Plea filed by 6 states
The review plea has now been rejected by SC. NEET 2020 and JEE Main 2020 to be held as per the schedule only.
3:00 pm – Students get on roads in Kolkata for protests
Students start protest march demanding postponement of the exam in Kolkata.
2:50 pm – The result of the hearing is expected today evening
The review petition case result will be available by today evening. This afternoon the case was held as “in-chamber”. The in-chamber hearings are not accessible to journalists and public. The evening session will be held in open court, which will be accessible to all.
1:55 pm – Hearing starts
Justice Ashok Bhushan-led bench is now in the process of hearing. The hearing will be based on the review petition filed against Supreme Court’s Aug 17 verdict declining to postpone JEE-NEET exams.
1:30 pm: States that have filed review petition are
These are the states that have filed review petition:
- West Bengal
1:20 pm – SC hearing for Review petition to start shortly
The review petition will be heard by SC soon. It is scheduled to start at 1:30 pm. A Supreme Court bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, BR Gavai, and Krishna Murari will take the review plea into consideration.
1:10 pm – Special trains for NEET and JEE Main 2020 aspirants
Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said the Indian Railways will run four pairs of special trains between September 4 to 15 for students taking JEE Mains, NEET, NDA and other examinations in Rajasthan.
1:00 pm – All eyes on the SC hearing today
Students are keenly waiting for the hearing today at Supreme Court about the review petition by the CMs of 6 states.
12:50 pm – Parents shell out Rs. 25,000 to reach JEE Main 2020 exam centre
Due to lack of public transport and the fear of catching COVID-19 infection, parents are shelling out huge chunk of money to take their wards to exam centres. Anup Roy Mahapatra, from West Bengal, had to spend Rs 25,000 to travel from Malda so that his son could appear for the exam in Salt Lake on the very first day of JEE Main 2020.
The father-son duo rented a private card and started a day prior to reach the exam centre. The state is under multiple lockdown due to COVID-19.
12:40 pm – Technical glitch at Tamil Nadu centre costs a student 30 minutes of exam time
Parent of a student who faced the glitch has written letter in this regard and has asked to give the student a second chance to take the exam in any of the upcoming shifts.
12:20 pm – SOPs in Place in today’s shift too
Students said that the arrangements of SOPs were well maintained. There was proper social distancing maintained inside the centers.
12:20 pm – Cutoff will dip?
It is speculated that the cutoff might dip this year. This is because there is a lesser number of students appearing for the exam this time. This may cause a dip in the cutoff. As per the statistics provided, a total of 114563 students did not appear for JEE Main 2020 in the first 3 days of the exam.
12:15 pm – Student reaction is now available after shift 1, check here
- Overall the paper was moderate
- Maths was easy but very lengthy. It took more than 1 hour for the students to solve it. Most of the question came from sequence, binomials, differential, calculus, coordinate geometry
- Physics was formula based and difficult.
- Chemistry section was easy. Most questions came from inorganic.
11:50 am – JEE Main 2020 Day 4 Shift 1 exam to end soon
The shift 1 exam today will be ending soon at 12 noon. The initial students reaction of the paper will be available after that.
11:45 am – Students are Having Difficulty reaching there exam centres. Transportation not adequate.
As per the newspaper report below, a student had to travel 450 kms in bike to take JEE Main 2020 exam.
11:30 am – 25% of aspirants drop out from JEE Mains
In the last 3 days 3,43,958 out of the 4,58, 521 registered candidates have taken the exam. This means the rest of the 25% aspirants decided to skip the exam.
11:25 am – Data shared by MHRD and media do not match for JEE Main 2020 attendance
As per the data by MHRD the total attendance on Day 3 on JEE Main 2020 is around 80%. However in the state of WB alone on day 3, only 57% attendance was recorded as per the media. Which means all other states had 100% attendance?
11:20 am – A COVID positive recovered student denied entry at exam centre today
Licypriya Kangujam via her official twitter account has asked NTA for a solution to this case, where a student named Shreyas Bulbule, was not allowed to take the exam because he was recovered COVID-19 individual. He had recovered last week from the virus.
11:15 am – How was the exam until now
To summarise the anakysis of the exam as per the student for the last 3 days is as follows:
- Physics – Tough, numerical based
- Maths – Moderate by lengthy, too many calculations needed
- Chemistry – Easy and NCERT based direct questions in the paper.
11:05 am – Fresh petition to postpone NEET 2020 to be heard on 7 Sep
A fresh petition by Alakh Alok Srivastava for postponement of NEET 2020, has been listed in SC and will be heard on September 7, 2020.
11:00 am – Will JEE Main 2020 be postponed now?
The exam has already entered the 4th day. The chances of postponement now for JEE Main 2020 is unlikely. Examination for as many as 3.67 lakh students has already been conducted. However NEET 2020 postponement is what to be looked for. 15 lakh candidates are appearing for the medical entrance exam.
10:50 am – JEE Main 2020: Allowed items inside the centres
The candidates are allowed to take the following items at the exam centre:
- Admit card
- JEE Main 2020 self-declaration form as issued with the admit card
- Passport size photograph
- Vaild ID proof and other required things mentioned in admit card
- PWD certificate, if needed
- A pen
- Hand sanitiser
- Transparent water bottle
10:30 am – Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has tweeted the attendance of JEE Main 2020 for the last 3 days.
After Subramanian Swamy had demanded the data of attendance of JEE Main 2020 examination, MHRD has released the data of the candidates for the last 3 days:
10:00 am – SC to Hear Appeal for Postponement of JEE NEET 2020 at 1.30 pm
At 1.30 today, Supreme Court will hear the review petition for NEET and JEE Main 2020 postponement filed by 6 State’s Chief Ministers.
9:30 am – Dresscode for JEE Main 2020
Candidates must not wear footwear with thick soles and garments with large buttons. Jewelry is also not allowed and the candidates have to go through frisking. Frisking will be nonphysical at the centers.
9:15 am – SOPs are well maintained inside exam centres
As per the reaction of the students at the centers until now, the SOPs are well maintained in the exam centers. However, outside the exam hall, social distancing is not followed and the crowd has been not managed.
9:00 am – Shift 1 starts
Shift 1 of JEE Main 2020 has commenced. The candidates have entered the center and the have started with their papers. The candidates will have to finish their papers by 12 noon. The shift 2 will then start from 3 pm.
8:45 am – Minister Subramanian Swamy has asked the Ministry of Education to date for students who took JEE Main
Since the Ministry has claimed that most of the students want to take the exam as they have downloaded their admit cards, the clarification about the number of students who actually took the exam must be done. Thus, Minister Subramanian Swamy asks the Ministry of Education to publish a state-wise percentage of JEE Main attendees.
8:30 am – Absentees in JEE Main 2020 reported to be 75% in WB on Day 2 of the exam
It has been reported that on Day 2 of JEE Main 2020 75% of the students have missed JEE Main 2020 in the state of West Bengal. On the other hand, 55% of students could appear for the exam in Gujarat. In one of the centers, in Ranchi, around 190 of the 410 students were absent on Day 1. The state of Assam only witnessed 50% attendance on Day 1. Read the full report.
8:00 am – Supreme Court to hear review plea by 6 states for JEE, NEET
As per the latest media reports, six ministers of opposition-ruled states have knocked on the door of Supreme Court to review its decision on conducting JEE and NEET exam in this pandemic. The petition will come up before the judges in SC tomorrow. Despite numerous protests and pleas of the students, the Supreme court refused to oblige saying that the future of the students should not be jeopardized. Chief ministers of six opposition-ruled states which are Bengal, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Maharashtra have gone to Supreme Court to review its decision for holding these exams.
Which Items to Carry for JEE Main 2020 Exam?
You are allowed to take only the following list of items inside the exam centre –
- JEE Main 2020 Admit card.
- Declaration form.
- A transparent ball point pen.
- Passport size photograph of the candidate.
- Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml) and mask.
- Transparent water bottle.
Which Items Not to Carry Inside JEE Main Exam Centre?
Candidates are not allowed to carry any of the following list of items to the test centre –
- Any textual material like books, notes, etc.
- Docu pen.
- Slide rules.
- Log tables.
- Digital watches with a calculator.
- Mobile phone, pager or any other device.
Quick Recap for JEE Main Sep 2020 Exam
Here is a quick recap of the JEE Main exam which has been conducted so far –
Flood affected students in Maharashtra can approach NTA, says Maharashtra Minister
Maharashtra Minister Vijay Wadettiwar in a press conference said that students from flood-affected areas in the state can make a representation to NTA, i.e. National Testing Agency if they fail to appear for JEE Main 2020 exam. Wadettiwar, minister for relief and rehabilitation assured the students state would protect the interest of all students adding that NTA will take appropriate decision for these representatives. Over 15,000 students are expected to appear for JEE Main exam and the exam centres include in Nagpur, Chandrapur, Wardha, Amravati and Akola in Vidarbha.
Due to flood and heavy rain, as per the media reports, over 53,000 people have been evacuated from 175 villages of Nagpur, Bhandara, Chandrapur and Gadchiroli districts in Vidarbha.
NSUI demanded Re-examination of JEE Main 2020
National Students Union of India (NSUI) has demanded re-examination of JEE Main 2020 exam for the candidates who could not appear JEE Main paper 1 and 2 due to any problem amid Coronavirus pandemic. NSUI was also seen distributing free masks to the students who were appearing for September 3 exam.
75% Candidates In West Bengal Could Not Write JEE Main 2020 On 2 Sep 2020
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that 75% of the candidates in the state could not write for JEE Main 2020 exam on Tuesday, i.e September 02, 2020. Only of them managed to appear at the exam centres. Only 1,167 wrote the test though 4,652 candidates were scheduled to appear for it on the first day of the exam.
About JEE Main 2020
NTA conducts JEE Main 2020 twice a year. This year, however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the second shift has been postponed and is now being held on September 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. The exam is being held in CBT mode. More than 8 lakh candidates have registered for the September attempt. There are 3 papers in the exam B.E / B.Tech, B.Arch and B.Plan. JEE Main 2020 qualified candidates will be getting admission in NITs, IIITs and CFTIs. The top 2.5 lakh qualifiers, on the other hand, can apply for JEE Advanced 2020 for admission in the IITs.
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