Exam Dates of JEE Main & CBSE Class 12 - A cause of worry to Students!
The dates for the CBSE board exams for class 12 have been announced with the first board exam scheduled on March 9, 2017. The dates are causing many JEE aspirants worry because the closeness to the JEE Main exam which is the national level entrance exam that is the gateway to the admissions to the engineering courses at the undergraduate level offered by the NITs and IITs as well as CFTIs. The dates that are causing the worry are for the Class XII exam dates for Biology and Bio-Technology which are pretty close to the JEE Main 2017 dates.
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CBSE has announced the dates for the Class XII exams in detail on its website. JEE Main exam has always been scheduled just around the dates for Class XII exams for the past years. This year however the board exam for Biology is scheduled on April 5, 2017 and the exam for Bio-Technology is to be held on April 6, 2017. The JEE Main 2017 offline exam is scheduled on April 2, 2017 while the online JEE Main 2017 exam is scheduled on April 8 & 9, 2017.
The date schedule of the JEE Main 2017 as well as Class XII for the CBSE board have many students posting their concerns and worries on social media and forums asking if the dates could be scheduled such that they feel less stressed considering that both the exams are very important from their point of view and that they cannot afford to take a chance on any of them.
We have had many students writing to us about this; some even asking if they could file an appeal to the CBSE to schedule the dates such that the stress is not so much on them. According to reports however the officials at CBSE feel that care has been taken to ensure the dates for the exams don’t clash and so students can go about their studies with ease. The other factor that has been taken into consideration by the officials at CBSE is that the exams start after the last phase of polling in the upcoming assembly elections in five states end a day prior.
According to the notification by CBSE, 1098420 candidates have registered to appear for the Class XII exam and the exams will be held in 3503 centres in 10677 schools across the country.
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