A day after the Railways permitted NEET and JEE candidates to avail special suburban services in Mumbai on exam days, the national transporter has now decided to run 20 pairs of special trains from September 2 to 15 for the convenience of those appearing for these exams in Bihar.
Announcing the move, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said the facility will also be extended to students appearing for the National Defence Academy (NDA) exam. Indian Railways has decided to run 20 pairs of MEMU/DEMU special trains from September 2 to 15 for the convenience of candidates joining JEE Mains, NEET and NDA in Bihar, the minister said in a tweet.
बिहार में JEE Mains, NEET व NDA में शामिल होने वाले परीक्षार्थियों को परीक्षा सेंटर तक आने-जाने की सुविधा हेतु भारतीय रेलवे ने 2 से 15 सितंबर तक 20 जोड़ी MEMU/DEMU स्पेशल ट्रेन चलाने का निर्णय लिया है। pic.twitter.com/3jNXvfUE2m— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) September 1, 2020
While the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is scheduled to be held on September 13, engineering entrance exam JEE-Main has been planned from September 1-6. The common NDA 2020 exam is scheduled to be held on September 6.