Finally Out – NTA to conduct JEE Main and NEET 2019 TWICE a Year – HRD Minister
JEE (Main), NEET (UG) exam to be conducted by National Testing Agency twice from next year
JEE Main 2019, NEET 2019 Twice a Year– HRD Minister, Prakash Javadekar on Saturday announced to the media, “Students have been demanding this. As the exams happen once in a year and if some mishap happens during that day than the entire year gets wasted due to which this decision has been taken”.
JEE Main 2019, NEET 2019 Twice a Year – Important Highlights
JEE (Main) will be held in January 2019 and April 2019.
NEET (UG) will take place in February 2019 and May 2019
The IITs would continue to conduct JEE-Advanced exam
Other than JEE Main and NEET, National Testing Agency will conduct UGC NET, GPAT and CMAT
UGC NET to be held in December 2018
All these exams will now take place in computer-based format to ensure leak-proof exams.
Tests to be held on Multiple days – Candidates can choose dates/Center of their own choice
No change in syllabus, pattern, fee
Scores of different candidates in multiple sittings will also be equated using standardisation techniques.
PRACTICE CENTERS TO BE ESTABLISHED – The National testing agency will establish a network of test practice centres for the students of the rural areas.Schools/engineering colleges with computer centres would be identified and kept open on Saturday/Sunday, starting from third week of August. Any student can use the facility free of charge.