Over 2 lakh candidates to appear in JNU's entrance exam in October,2020


Jawaharlal Nehru University's entrance exam begins in October.


While JNU's entrance exam began yesterday, over 2 lakh candidates registered. Jawaharlal Nehru University's entrance test for admissions is set to begin from Monday. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has organized a computer-based test that will be conducted for 101 streams. The tests will start from October 5-8 and will be taken in two shifts daily.

According to research, the tests are set to be conducted at 358 centers in 121 cities across the country. Out of the 2,34,048 candidates who have registered for the examination, 56, 393 will be taking the test on the first day, while 72, 455 on the second, 38, 810 on the third and 66, 390 on the last day.NTA stated that a control room has been opened which will have two national coordinators, 121 city coordinators, and 80 observers for the University exams, while the orientation process has already been started.

A third-party audit of the examination centers has also been conducted along with the installation of live CCTV surveillance in order to control malpractices during the examinations. Arrangements are also being made for live viewing at remote locations and recording CCTVs systems of all the centers in the control room, by the NTA.

The institution also stated that 5,800 cameras per shift have already been installed, along with 1,600 jammers per shift in all centers in order to dissuade the candidates from cheating using mobile networks during the exams.

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