The exam schedule for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test [NEET 2021] will be released soon, says the National Testing Agency. The Director-General of the National Testing Agency has confirmed that the medical entrance exam for UG courses will be conducted only once this year. There were several speculations that the attempts of NEET 2021 will be increased to twice. NTA DG has confirmed about the same.
The speculations of several attempts were brought up after the education minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal announced that the JEE Main exam will be conducted 4 times a year. The students and teachers have demanded to increase the NEET exam attempts considering the COVID-19 pandemic situation. Earlier this year, the education minister stated that there might be more internal choice questions for NEET 2021. Still, there won’t be any slash in the NEET exam syllabus.
The admissions into MBBS Courses across Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Education and Research [JIPMER] and All India Institute of Medical Sciences [AIIMS] are being held through NEET since last year. Besides this, an additional 5 seats are reserved for the students of Kashmiri migrants and Kashmiri pandits or Hindu families during college admissions.
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The candidates will also get relaxation in cut-off up to 10 percent. The total number of seats will be increased up to 5 percent in each course for them, said the minister. On the official website of NTA i.e., ntaneet.nic.in, the students can find the complete details about the NEET 2021 schedule. NEET UG is the entrance examination conducted every year to the students to provide admission into various MBBS or BDS courses and UG medical courses in approved institutes in India. Stay tuned to this website to get the latest educational updates such as the exams, results, etc.