"I am very excited about this. It's a very good initiative launched by the Government. Students from all sections of society are selected without any discrimination," said Tripathi

For the candidates to qualify for admission in the IITs / NITs / IIITs and such other CFTis whose admissions are based on the JEE Ranks, they should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th Class exam, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th Class exam conducted by the respective Boards.

Even as schools reopened their gates to welcome students after 10 months due to the COVID-19 outbreak, health and safety protocols are being strictly followed to keep Coronavirus at bay. 

During the webinar, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank laud efforts of students, teachers and the government have compensated for the COVID-19 pandemic's effect on education.

Candidates who have appeared for the examination can check their results online at The 200 mark exam was conducted on January 9 and 10, 2021.

The move comes ahead of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board examination scheduled to begin in May.

Qualified candidates will have to register online for admission to BSMS, BUMS, BAMS and BHMS seats under the all-India quota.

Candidates who will qualify for the Tier I exam will have to appear for the Tier II exam. The Tier-II exam would be conducted on February 14, 2021. A total number of 4,893 vacancies would be filled through this recruitment drive.

The Main exam 2020 will be held on February 4. Candidates who have successfully cleared the prelims exam are eligible to appear for the main exam.