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Wednesday, 27 January 2021 4.37 PM IST

Railways to run 40 special trains for NEET, JEE, NDA exam candidates

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NEW DELHI: The Indian Railways has decided to run 40 special trains from September 2 to 15 for the convenience of the candidates appearing for NEET, JEE and NDA examinations in Bihar.

Sharing the information, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted, “Indian Railways has decided to run 40 MEMU / DEMU special trains from September 2 to 15 for the convenience of candidates joining JEE Mains, NEET and NDA in Bihar.”

According to the railway ministry officials, the students appearing in the examinations will be able to buy the tickets for these special trains from the booking counters at the stations or they can also buy the tickets from the UTS on the mobile application.

While the NEET is scheduled to be held on September 13, JEE-Main has been planned from September 1-6. The common NDA 2020 exam is scheduled to be held on September 6.

The Railways has suspended the passenger, mail and express train services from March 25 amid the nationwide lockdown to combat the spread of Covid-19 pandemic.

The national transporter has already started to run Shramik Special trains from May 1 to transport the stranded migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists and students.

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