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As JEE Main Dates Changed, NEET 2021 Aspirants Demand Postponement until October

NEET 2021 to be held on September 12 (Representative image)

NEET 2021 to be held on September 12 (Representative picture)

NEET 2021: Students demand postponement of the medical entrance exams until October because of the pandemic scenario. Read on to know what they need to say.

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  • Last Updated:July 18, 2021, 10:34 IST
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Several college students have been demanding postponement of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2021 that’s scheduled to be held on September 12. NEET 2021 aspirants have taken to the social media platform Twitter to demand the medical entrance examination be postponed to October with the hashtag #postponeneetUG2021tilloctober. Since lakhs of scholars will likely be attending the exams, they worry a attainable Covid-19 third wave would possibly happen.

While the variety of examination centres has been elevated from 155 final 12 months to 198 this 12 months and the Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has assured Covid-19 protocols to be adopted within the examination centres, college students usually are not pleased with the examination date because of the pandemic scenario. One of the Twitter customers pointed that regardless of the precautions to be taken throughout the NEET 2021, “what about outdoors the campus when many college students and fogeys wait” and fears that the exams centres would possibly turn out to be Covid-19 hotspots.

The JEE Main 2021 is being held 4 occasions this 12 months, with the primary two periods being held in February and March and the third one scheduled to be performed from July 20. Besides, the fourth session that was to start on July 27 has been additionally been delayed. After the postponement of the JEE Main 2021, the calls for by the NEET aspirants have intensified. One of the customers pointed that the engineering entrance exams have gotten deferred, nonetheless, not for NEET.

Not simply worry of one other wave, aspirants additionally pointed that some had no correct entry to the web and digital gadgets, therefore, it’s tough for such college students to organize for the exams.

Meanwhile, the appliance course of has additionally begun on the National Testing Agency (NTA) official web site since July 13. The examination sample has been modified this 12 months and college students will likely be provided extra inner selections. The query sample will likely be an MCQ format. Students must choose the proper alternative by marking the proper reply out of 4 choices.

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