New Delhi: Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan tweeted on Monday that the NEET (UG) 2021 exam will be held on 12 September. Earlier this exam was to be held on August 1. He told that during this time, full care of the Kovid-19 protocol will be taken. Its application process will start from Tuesday on the website of NTA.
The Union Education Minister said that in view of the Kovid-19 protocol, face masks will be provided to all the students at the center itself. Apart from this, the time slot will be fixed for entry and exit. Seating arrangements will be ensured with contactless registration, sanitization and social distancing. He further informed that to meet the norms of social distancing, the number of cities where examinations are to be conducted has been increased from 155 to 198. The examination centers have also been increased to 3862 as compared to 2020.