Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has announced that the National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting NEET-UG 2021 on September 12. The medical aspirants finally have a date to prepare for the national-level medical entrance test. The medical entrance test was earlier scheduled to be held on August 1, 2021. Meanwhile, JEE Main 2021 registration for Session 4 – scheduled to be held from July 27 to August 2 – ends at midnight (11:50 PM) today.
The NEET UG 2021 application form will be released at 5 pm today on the official website – ntaneet.nic.in.
NTA NEET UG 2021: All you need to know
- The number of cities where the NEET-UG examination will be conducted has been increased from 155 to 198 keeping the pandemic in mind.
- The number of examination centres will also be increased from the current 3862 centres, the Education Minister said.
- Face masks will be provided to all candidates at the centre.
Staggered time slots during entry and exit, contactless registration, proper sanitisation, seating with social distancing etc will be ensured.
- Candidates must refer only to the official website for further details.
NTA NEET UG 2021: Application Fees
The NEET UG 2021 application fee is Rs 1,500 for general category students, Rs 1400 for EWS and Rs 800 for other categories.
Candidates need to submit proof of relevant reservations like SC/ST/OBC at the time of registration.
NTA NEET UG 2021: How to Apply
Step 1: Visit the official website of NTA NEET.
Step 2: Click on the registration link
Step 3: Log in with your details
Step 4: Fill in the form, upload required scanned documents and photographs,
pay the registration fees and submit
Step 5: Download and take a printout of the confirmation page for future use.