NEET 2021 to be held on August 1, check details here
The Ministry of Education’s National Testing Agency (NTA) announced that the admission to the undergraduate medical entrance exam will be held on August 1.
The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, or NEET 2021, for admission to undergraduate medicine, will be held on August 1. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the date for the MBBS entrance examination on its official website, nta.ac.in.
"The NEET (UG), 2021, is going to be conducted by NTA for admission to MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BSMS, BUMS and BHMS courses as per the relevant norms, guidelines and regulations notified by the regulatory bodies concerned," the ministry of education's National Testing Agency (NTA) announced on Friday. Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ earlier said that there is no plan to cancel NEET 2021.
"The exam will be conducted in 11 languages, including Hindi and English, through pen and paper mode on 1 August," the National Testing Agency said.
Candidates seeking admission to MBBS/BDS programmes will have to apply for the entrance examination by registering on the admission portal, ntaneet.nic.in.
NEET 2021 will be conducted in pen-and-paper mode and only once a year.
Since last year, admission to MBBS courses in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) are being held through NEET. Moreover, five extra seats are reserved for children of Kashmiri migrants as well as Kashmiri pandits or Hindu families in college admissions.
Students will get relaxation in cut-off up to 10% as well as the number of seats will be increased up to 5% in each course for them.