NTA collaboration with subject experts: The National Testing Agency (NTA), which is gearing up to hold the JEE-Main and NEET for the academic session 2019, has decided to prepare test items in collaboration with subject experts, psychometricians and IT delivery and security professionals to ensure that the current gaps in existing assessment systems are properly identified and bridged, a Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry official said.
The tests developed by NTA will have the following special features –
A) TEST ITEMS BEING CREATED BY SUBJECT EXPERTS IN COLLABORATION WITH PSYCHOMETRICIANS
B) CREATION OF QUESTION/ITEM BANKS /QUESTION BANKS
The pattern and syllabus of both the Joint Entrance Examination-Main (JEE-Main) for undergraduate engineering and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for undergraduate medical programmes, will be held twice in a year by the NTA from 2019. There will be no change in question pattern or syllabus, it will remain same, the official said
For now NTA is set to hold a five entrance tests including University Grants Commission-National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET), Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) and Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) in 2019
The notification for JEE-Main and NEET is already announced by NTA. As per NTA notification, registration of candidates for the JEE-Main, 2019 will begin from September 1. The registration of candidates for undergraduate NEET will start from October 1
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