NTA preparation for JEE Mains:10 lakh mask-gloves and 6600 liter sanitizer. In the Corona period, the JEE Main is the first largest level examination in the country. For this, the NTA i.e. National Testing Agency has spent an additional cost of about Rs 13 crore. The purpose of this preparation is that the students at the centers can somehow be protect from covid 19 infection. Learn how to prepare for NTA.
NTA preparation for JEE Mains:10 lakh mask-gloves and 6600 liter sanitizer
The blue print for the JEE (Main) by the NTA shows that one million masks, 1 million pairs of gloves, 1,300 infrared thermometer guns, 6,600 liters of hand sanitizer and the same amount of disinfectant liquid, 6,600 sponges, 3,300 for this examination. Spray bottles and 3,300 sweepers appointed.
JEE (Main) is an online medium entrance examination for admission in engineering colleges across the country. This exam will be between 1 September to 6 September. At the same time, NEET exam for admission in medical and dental courses. which by pen-and-paper method, it is going to be on 13 September.
If we talk about statistics, this year about 8.58 lakh students have registered for JEE (Main). 1.14 lakh supervisors are engage for monitoring in this examination. Before the outbreak of Corona, NTA had created 570 examination centers for JEE (Main). It has now extended. This arrangement has done so that social distancing can be follow properly. Apart from this, the examinations have increased from eight to 12 and the number of candidates per shift has reduced from 1.32 lakh to 85,000.
What officials said about exam hall preparation
According to the senior officer of nTA, it was earlier planned to appoint two supervisors for 30 students. But now it has reduced to 15. Therefore, the number of observers has increased to 1.14 lakh. This exam done in two shifts of three hours. For this, the first exam campus will be sanitize after every innings.
According to the NTA officer, due to precautions related to corona virus, an additional cost of Rs 150 per candidate will be incurred by the agency. In this way, NTA has spent Rs 400 per candidate for conducting JEE (Main) alone. Officials said the SOP has been developed by IT major Tata Consultancy Services in collaboration with All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Public Health Foundation of India.