SRM University has postponed SRMJEEE 2020. The University has cancelled all the dates for all the upcoming events of the exam. The new exam dates will be out by April 01, 2020. SRMJEEE was scheduled to be held from April 12 to 20, 2020. Although the website has not mentioned the reason for postponing the exam, it can be speculated that it is because of the COVID – 19 pandemics.
The notice for the postponement of SRM Joint Entrance Examination – Engineering (SRMJEEE) was put up as an announcement on the website of SRMIST, srmist.edu on March 20, 2020. The changes made on the website stated the following:
The New dates of SRMJEEE and SRMJEEH (UG & PG) will be announced on or before 1st April 2020. The candidates and parents are advised to keep visiting https://www.srmist.edu.in for the latest updates.
The New dates for Hall Ticket/Slot Booking, Online Entrance Examination, Result Publication and SRM Joint Counseling will be announced on or before 1st April 2020.
Is The Last Date to Apply for SRMJEE 2020 Also Being Postponed?
The announcement on the website has not stated it clearly. However, as it can be seen in the image above, all dates of SRMJEE 2020 have been crossed off, including the last date to apply, and it has been stated that “revised dates will be announced later”.
Thus, candidates are requested to complete the application process of SRMJEEE 2020 by March 20, 2020, itself and stay updated about new dates.
This national level entrance exam is held for admission in B.Tech courses offered by SRMIST in its SRM Kattankulathur, Ramapuram, Vadapalani, Ghaziabad, Amaravati, Haryana campuses. The exam takes place in an online mode, which requires the candidates to visit their nearby allocated center to take the test.
Overview of the exam pattern: In the exam, candidates are asked questions from physics, chemistry, maths / biology, english and aptitude. Correct answers have 1 marks and the incorrect answer leads to no negative marking. All the questions are MCQ type. The distribution of questions are as follows:
|Mathematics / Biology||40||40|
Impact of COVID-19 on Entrance Exam
COVID-19 cases are rising and this has affected almost every sector. The educational sector has suffered and almost all the institutes, boards, organization, etc at the state and central levels have taken up measures. This measure, as of now includes the postponement of the exams. The list of entrance exam that has been cancelled are:
|Entrance exam||New dates|
|Bihar D.El.Ed 2020||to be announced in due course|
|GUJCET 2020||to be announced after 31 Mar 2020|
|JEE Main 2020 April||will be announced on 31 Mar 2020|
|MAH MCA CET 2020||30 Apr 2020|
|NIMHANS Entrance Exam 2020||to be announced in due course|
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What should the students do?
First no need to panic. COVID 19 disease can be prevented if all precautions are taken. The precautions include:
- Maintaining social distance
- Washing hands for 20 secs at regular interval
- Cover face while sneezing and coughing
- Knowing the symptoms of COVID-19 and differentiating it from common flu and cold to avoid panic
- Eat healthy
In India, COVID-19 cases are rising rapidly, with the count crossing 200. Therefore it is the need of the hour, to take care of everyone. Stay away from rumors, stay updated on the latest information from the official sources only. Keep exam preparation as it is and stay inside.
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