While speaking to India TV Digital NTA Director-General Vineet Joshi said that the prestigious medical entrance examination — National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2021 exam date will be announced by February-end or early-March, 2021.
NTA Director General Joshi on delay in declaring the exam dates said that there are a total of 28 boards, two ministries, and NTA involved in the brainstorming process, so the process is taking time. He also added that the NTA is in consultation with all the stakeholders, and taking into consideration all possible aspects in the best interest of students.
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank recently said that the ministry is exploring all the possibilities of conducting the exam twice a year in the interest of students.
After being postponed twice, NEET 2020 was held on September 13 in 11 languages — English, Urdu, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Odia, Marathi, Kannada, Gujarati, Tamil, and Telugu. More than 13.66 lakh candidates appeared for the exam out of which 7, 71,500 candidates had qualified.