NEET 2021: When will the medical entrance examination be held? Here is what Schooling Minister stated


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NEET 2021: When will the medical entrance examination be held? Here is what Schooling Minister stated

NEET aspirants are eagerly awaiting the schedule of the medical entrance examination. Some took to social media to request Schooling Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank that the examination, normally held yearly, be carried out twice amid the pandemic. In a dialog with India TV Digital, the minister hinted at the potential of conducting the doorway take a look at twice a 12 months.  

When will the examination date be introduced?

Schooling Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank stated that an announcement on the medical entrance examination date may very well be made within the subsequent 10-15 days. Final 12 months, the examination was held on September 13 after being postponed twice as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. A complete of seven,71,500 candidates had certified for the examination, for which over 13.66 lakh appeared. 

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Will the examination be held twice a 12 months?

Possibly, YES. A minimum of, the federal government is headed in that path and contemplating the feasibility to conduct NEET twice a 12 months. 

“We’re exploring all the probabilities of conducting the examination twice a 12 months, maintaining in view considerations of scholars,” the minister instructed India TV Digital. 

Just lately, the Nationwide Testing Company (NTA) had written to the Union Well being Ministry asking whether or not the doorway take a look at may very well be held twice a 12 months. It stated the transfer would reduce the immense stress and strain confronted by college students.

Final 12 months, the take a look at was supplied in 11 languages — English, Urdu, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Odia, Marathi, Kannada, Gujarati, Tamil and Telugu. Setting in place strict customary working procedures in view of the pandemic, the testing company had decreased the variety of candidates per room from the sooner 24 to 12. The variety of facilities was elevated from 2,546 in 2019 to three,862 to make sure crowd administration and staggered entry and exit protocols.

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