NEET 2021: Record 16 lakh to take medical admissions test
- For the first time, NEET will be held in 13 languages
- The National Testing Agency is organizing the NEET 2021 exam nationwide
- "Candidates who have already downloaded the Admit Card are advised to retrieve the NEET (UG) 2021 Admit Card again,"
The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2021 will be held all over India on Sunday, September 12. Two days before the test, there was a rumour about a fraudulent medical test. Many people say that the paper has been leaked, however, officials have denied any violations of the entrance test. Although students have been waiting for a long time for the exam to be postponed, it will be held according to schedule.
More than 16.1 lakh students have registered for the exam. This includes students who will be doing the test in the regional language. For the first time, NEET will be held in 13 languages.
Those who clear NEET exam will be eligible for admission to MBBS, BDS, BAMS and other undergraduate medical and dental courses. The National Testing Agency is organizing the NEET 2021 exam nationwide. NEET 2021 was originally scheduled for April 18, but because of second wave of Covid-19 has forced authorities to postpone the test. Some people wanted a longer delay until they reached the Supreme Court, but the high court refused to proceed with the postponement of the exam.
“The National Testing Agency is conducting the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG) - 2021 at various centres in 202 cities across the country and abroad on 12 September 2021 (Sunday) from 02:00 to 05:00. in Pen and Paper mode, ”the NTA said in its September 9 announcement.
The National Testing Agency on September 9, 2021 also issued new admit cards to those who wanted to enter NEET after some participants were confused by pasting their passport-size photos on the second page of the admit card.
"Candidates who have already downloaded the Admit Card are advised to retrieve the NEET (UG) 2021 Admit Card again," the NTA said.
NEET applicants should be aware that there are several restrictions on what they can bring within the examination hall. Applicants are allowed to carry face masks, gloves, and hand sanitizer. They can only carry a clear water bottle. Electrical appliances, heavy jewellery, or other suspicious items are prohibited.