13 July 2021 | Source: Oswaal Editorial Board
Within days of joining office, the Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has announced the date of National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2021. According to Mr. Pradhan’s statement, the exam will now be conducted on 12 September, 2021.
In view of the pandemic, the number of exam cities & centres have also been increased.
Mr. Pradhan said: “In order 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 centres will also be increased from the 3862 centres used in 2020,”
It is also being reported that there might be a change in the exam pattern as of JEE 2021 which means there will be more internal choices and the number of questions asked will also increase.
While we wait for an official statement on this, the application process for NEET 2021 will begin from 5 pm today at ntaneet.nic.in.