The education ministry announced the cancellation of the CBSE & ICSE 12th Board exams due to the fast spread of Covid-19. “Government of India has decided to cancel the Class 12 CBSE Board Exams. After extensive consultations, we have taken a decision that is student-friendly, one that safeguards the health as well as future of our youth,” the Prime Minister announced.
Along with this, The National Testing Agency (NTA) has activated its official website for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET 2021 undergraduate exam. The NEET-UG 2021 will be held on Sunday, August 1, 2021, for admission to medical courses like MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BSMS, BUMS, and BHMS.
The candidates are advised to keep tracking the updates on the official website which is http://neet.nta.nic.in
The NEET-UG 2021 exam will be organized in 11 different languages, including English and English through Pen and Paper mode. The announcement notification will be expected soon on the website.
In March Month, National Testing Agency said, “The Information Bulletin containing detailed information regarding the Test, syllabus, eligibility criteria for age, reservation, categorization of seats, examination fee, cities of examination, State Code, etc. will be available when the submission of the Application Form for NEET (UG) 2021 starts.”
The Eligibility criteria of NEET-UG 2021 is the candidate must have completed Class 12th with at least 50% marks in the qualifying exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as mandatory subjects from a recognized board of India. However, as the Central Board, CBSE, and various state boards have canceled the Class 12th board exams this year due to the COVID Emergency in the Country, National Testing Agency is expected to make appropriate changes in the exam appearance criteria for the students.