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NEET 2021 to be Conducted More than Once

Simran Saini
Simran SainiPublished On: March 03, 2021 | NEET UG

NEET 2021 to be conducted more than once confirms Education Minister. NEET 2021 exam date to be released by February end.

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NEET 2021 to be held more than once confirms HRD Minister. Though the exam will be held in offline mode only. Most likely the first attempt of NEET 2021 will be held in July followed by the second attempt likely taking place in September

Latest Updates
3rd March 2021: Amit Khare Secretary Higher Education informed that there will be no change in the NEET 2021 exam pattern.
1st March 2021: The decision to conduct NEET 2021 exam has been delayed so much as 28 boards, two ministeries and NTA is involved in the brainstorming session informs NTA Director General Vineet Joshi.
24th Feb 2021: NTA director has confirmed that NEET 2021 exam date will be confirmed by February end.
15th Feb 2021: NEET 2021 aspirants are eagerly waiting for the exam date to be announced.
10th Feb 2021: Benefits of Conducting NEET Twice in 2021 - Check Pros and Cons Here
7th Feb 2021: NEET 2021 to be conducted more than once confirms HRD Minister.
4th Feb 2021: NEET 2021 aspirants have reached out to HRD Minister to release the dates for NEET 2021 exam.
3rd Feb 2021: With CBSE class 12 board exams 2021 going to be held till June 2021, there are chances that NEET 2021 will most likely take place in July.
1st Feb 2021: NEET 2021 application form most likely to be released in February 2021.
28th Jan 2021: NEET 2021 aspirants and their parents have been requesting the government to announce the dates and syllabus for the medical entrance examination.
27th Jan 2021: As of now there is no clarity whether NEET 2021 will be held twice in online mode. Aspirants are eagerly waiting for NEET 2021 official notice and exam dates to be released.
25th Jan 2021: There are chances that NEET 2021 will be conducted twice in online mode. As per the reports, a meeting regarding the same will take place today.

If reports are to believed, senior officials of the ministry and the National Testing Agency (NTA) will meet on Monday to decide if NEET could be conducted more than once this year. 

Education Minister on December 17 clarified that the NEET 2021 exam cannot be cancelled. Medical aspirants from across the country have requested to conduct NEET 2021 twice a year and that the exam syllabus should be reduced.

One of the NEET 2021 aspirants is of the view that NEET should have multiple attempts as most of them were unable to attend the regular classes. Therefore the exam should be conducted twice a year. On the other hand, candidates have requested to postpone the NEET 2021 exam to August/ September. Students are outraged as JEE Main 2021 will be held four times and they have requested HRD to at least conduct the MBBS entrance exam twice.

Many NEET 2021 aspirants and their parents do not wish to reduce the syllabus but have requested multiple attempts for NEET 2021. With the prevailing situation, students did not get enough time to prepare and could not attend the regular classes which has affected their preparation.

Medical aspirants are also seeking clarity on the NEET 2021 application process as there is no information regarding the same. The application forms for the medical exam are yet to be released.

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