Cash doles from political parties, government jobs to kin encouraging NEET suicides: Madras High Court

This comes at a time when the NEET issue is at the forefront of debate in Tamil Nadu after three students took the extreme step in a single day.

Sep 14, 2020, 21:49 PM IST

Former judges back actor Suriya’s social work after Madras HC judge sought contempt proceedings against him

The former judges have requested the CJ to not take cognizance of the complaint so that the court is rid of unnecessary controversies.

Sep 14, 2020, 18:50 PM IST

85-90 per cent of 15.97 lakh candidates appear for NEET 2020 exam

The candidates who missed the exams after testing positive for COVID-19 will get another opportunity to sit for the test, the date for which will be announced later.

Sep 13, 2020, 21:38 PM IST

3 medical college aspirants commit suicide in Tamil Nadu ahead of NEET 2020 exam

With this, the total number of suicides of medical college aspirants in Tamil Nadu went up to four during the last few days.

Sep 13, 2020, 18:29 PM IST

India's new education policy 2020 aims to transform India's education system by 2030

The National Education Policy 2020 (NEP 2020), which was approved by the Union Cabinet of India on 29 July 2020, outlines the vision of India's new education system. The new policy replaces the previous National Policy on Education, 1986. The policy aims to transform India's education system by 2030.

Sep 13, 2020, 14:50 PM IST

NEET exams to be held today amid strict COVID-19 guidelines; know dress code

Over 15 lakh candidates are expected to appear in medical entrance exam National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test this year, according to a National Testing Agency (NTA) official. All candidates are required to carry their NEET 2020 Admit Card with them with duly filled declaration,

Sep 13, 2020, 06:41 AM IST

15 lakh candidates to appear in NEET on September 13 amid strict COVID-19 precautions

Over 15 lakh candidates are expected to appear in medical entrance exam National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) on Sunday (September 13, 2020) which will be conducted amid strict precautions in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a National Testing Agency (NTA) official.

Sep 12, 2020, 17:37 PM IST

Odisha to provide free transportation, accommodation for NEET aspirants

The Odisha government has made elaborate arrangements to facilitate free transportation and accommodation for candidates appearing for the NEET examination on Sunday in 83 centres across seven cities in the state, an official said.

Sep 12, 2020, 12:28 PM IST

Supreme Court dismisses fresh petitions questioning NTA’s move to conduct NEET-UG exam

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (September 9, 2020) refused to entertain a batch of fresh petitions questioning the National Testing Agency’s move to conduct NEET-UG examination in the time of coronavirus pandemic.

Sep 09, 2020, 11:52 AM IST

Supreme Court rejects review petition filed by six non-BJP states for postponing NEET, JEE

The ministers in their plea had claimed that the top court order failed to secure students' "right to life" and ignored "teething logistical difficulties" to be faced in conducting the exams during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep 04, 2020, 15:21 PM IST

Supreme Court to hear review petition today seeking postponement of JEE, NEET

The Supreme Court on Friday will hear the review petition filed by six Cabinet Ministers from Opposition-ruled states against the previous order of the apex court declining to postpone NEET-UG and JEE (Mains) exams amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep 04, 2020, 08:02 AM IST

DNA: Double standards of politicians on JEE-NEET exams

In this segment of DNA we will analyse double standards of politicians on NEET and JEE exams.

Sep 01, 2020, 23:36 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Vadra attack Centre over plummeting GDP growth, JEE and NEET

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday attacked the Central government over the plummeting GDP growth and reminded that her brother and former party president Rahul Gandhi had predicted about the "economic tsunami" six months ago.

Sep 01, 2020, 16:51 PM IST

Bombay High Court allows JEE-Mains exam, says students in Maharashtra's flood-hit areas may apply to NTA

The Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court on Tuesday allowed the authorities to conduct JEE (Mains) 2020 examination. The bench passed its order while responding to a plea urging it to take suo-motu cognisance of the matter and postpone the JEE exams. 

Sep 01, 2020, 10:21 AM IST

NTA to conduct JEE Main exams from September 1 amid COVID-19 guidelines; check key details

Every candidate has to give a self-declaration that he or she has not contracted coronavirus nor has come in contact with any COVID-19 positive patient.

Aug 31, 2020, 23:25 PM IST

SC allows states to grant benefit of reservation to in-service doctors in PG courses

The in-service candidates had submitted that they work around the clock for the benefit of the public and could hardly find time to update their knowledge and compete with the general merit candidates.

Aug 31, 2020, 11:59 AM IST

Amid protests, ministers from 6 non-BJP ruled states move SC over postponing NEET, JEE exams

Six ministers of non-BJP ruled states moved the Supreme Court on Friday (August 28, 2020) seeking review of its order permitting the Centre to conduct NEET and JEE entrance exams this year amid the persisting COVID-19 pandemic.

Aug 28, 2020, 14:47 PM IST

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav slams BJP for holding JEE, NEET; says 'inhuman' attitude towards students

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Friday targeted the BJP over the holding of the JEE and NEET exams amid the COVID-19 pandemic, saying the party's attitude towards students is "devoid of humanity".

Aug 28, 2020, 14:25 PM IST

Badhir News: Special show for hearing impaired, August 27, 2020

Badhir News is a special section of Zee News for deaf people which is specially designed by keeping deaf people in mind only. This brings you the latest news updates of every afternoon.

Aug 27, 2020, 17:02 PM IST

Efforts being made to boost defence production, give big role to private players, says PM Modi

Even as several Chief Ministers oppose the holding of JEE and NEET exams, the NTA released admit cards for NEET on Wednesday. The JEE-Mains exam is scheduled to take place from September 1-6 while the NEET-UG is scheduled for September 13.

Aug 27, 2020, 08:58 AM IST