Days after the Joint Admission Board (JAB) of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) decided to give aspirants who had tested positive for Covid-19 another shot at the Joint Entrance Examination, Advanced (JEE-Adv) in 2021, a delegation of students and parents have once again approached the Education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal seeking further relaxation in eligibility terms.

As per JEE rules, a student who clears class 12 is allowed three attempts at JEE Mains and two attempts at JEE-Adv. In their submission to Pokhriyal, students and parents have requested that students who had their last attempt at JEE exams this year should be granted a year’s concession and allowed to appear for their final attempt in 2021.

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