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NEET-UG 2021 postponed, application process to begin tomorrow

The NTA is still in consultation with the concerned stakeholders for finalising a suitable date for the conduct of NEET (UG) – 2021, keeping in view the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

By: Education Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: July 12, 2021 6:36:36 pm
NEET 2021The NTA had announced in April that NEET-UG 2021 will be held on August 1. Representational image/ file

The National Testing Agency (NTA) on Wednesday released an official notice regarding a fake public notice with the subject line – “Conduct of National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (UG) – 2021” is being circulated through various means, including social media. The test conducting body has denied issuing any notice declaring the exam date of NEET 2021 to be September 5.

Read | NEET UG 2021 exam date announced

“The fake/unauthorised public notice has been viewed seriously by the NTA, as it is being circulated by some unscrupulous elements with a motive to misguide the aspiring candidates/parents/guardians/public at large. The NTA is still in consultation with the concerned stakeholders for finalising a suitable date for the conduct of NEET (UG) – 2021, keeping in view the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,” the earlier official notice read.

The NTA has advised the aspiring candidates of NEET (UG) – 2021/parents/guardians and other stakeholders to not pay heed to such fake notices and be aware of such unauthorised/fake public notice circulated from unknown sources.

Read | NEET-UG aspirants awaiting application process to begin, fear losing academic year

Candidates are also advised to rely only on the public Notice(s) /information/ dates announced by NTA through its official websites i.e. http://nta.ac.in and ntaneet.nic.in only.

The Education Ministry on Tuesday announced the fresh exam dates for JEE (Main) April and May sessions 2021. The April session of JEE Main 2021 will be conducted from July 20-25. The fourth and last session of JEE Main 2021 (May session) will be conducted from July 27-August 2. The registration window has been reopened for candidates who could not apply for the exams earlier. Candidates can apply at jeemain.nta.nic.in. 

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