NEET-2021 will held on September 12- Pradhan
New Delhi: The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Undergraduate (NEET-UG) will be held on September 12, 2021, said Union Minister of Education and Minister Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan.
Following COVID-19 protocols. The application process will begin from 5 pm tomorrow through the NTA website(s). Candidates can check the National Testing Agency (NTA) website -- neet.nta.nic.in for details on the application.
To ensure social distancing norms, the number of cities where the examination will be conducted has been increased from 155 to 198. The number of examination centers will also be increased from the 3862 centers used in 2020.
To ensure adherence to COVID-19 protocols, a face mask will be provided to all candidates at the center. Staggered time slots during entry and exit, contactless registration, proper sanitization, seating with social distancing etc. will also be ensured, Mr. Pradhan tweeted.
Every year, more than 15 lakh medical aspirants appear for NEET. Regarding the NEET 2021 syllabus, the Ministry of Education had earlier clarified that the medical entrance test, NEET, will be held as per the syllabus determined by NTA irrespective of the reduction in the 2021 board exam syllabus.