Over 1.16 lakh aspirants will be appearing for the online entrance exams of the Jawaharlal Nehru University which commenced on 27th May, officials said.
This is for the first time that the university has started taking online entrance exams that are being conducted by the National Testing Agency across 122 cities in the country.
The Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examinations (JNUEE) and the Combined Entrance Examination for Biotechnology (CEEB) 2019 commenced from 27th May and will go on till May 30. The examinations will be conducted in 142 courses for the next four days in eight shifts. Each day will have two shifts — morning (9:30 am -12:30 pm) and afternoon (2:30 pm – 5:30 pm).
“Each center has been provided with jammers. A total of 1,400 jammers have been deployed. To oversee the examinations in addition to the NTA Control Room, 122 city coordinators have been deployed by the NTA,” the agency said.
A total of 1, 16,558 candidates from which 67,801 are males, 48751 are females and six transgenders — will be appearing for the exams.
The student union of last year called online exam a “scam” and protested against it.
The Correspondent Bureau with inputs from agencies