JEE-Main 2021, NEET 2021 entrance exams: Important UPDATES students must know.
Ending all speculations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 1 (Tuesday) announced the decision to cancel the CBSE Class 12 Board Exam 2021 due to COVID-19 situation across the country. The decision to cancel the CBSE Class 12 Board Exam 2021 was taken by PM Modi after a high-level meeting with senior Cabinet ministers and several other officials.
The prevailing coronavirus situation has also affected the schedule of JEE-Mains and NEET 2021 entrance exams. Engineering entrance exam JEE Main 2021 was earlier scheduled for April while medical entrance exam NEET 2021 was to be held in May. It is expected that both JEE Main 2021 and medical entrance exam NEET 2021 would be held in August.
A source claimed that a review meeting would be held soon to take a final call on the schedule of the pending editions of JEE-Mains and whether NEET-UG can be conducted on August 1.
The National Testing Agency (NTA) would release JEE Main 2021 examination dates for both sessions at least 15 days before the exam. JEE Main Exam dates for the April and May sessions will be rescheduled later and will be announced on the official website. Students who have applied for the same should check the official websites jeemain.nta.nic.in and nta.ac.in for JEE Main 2021 dates frequently.
Meanwhile, NTA has activated the NEET 2021 official website hinting that the application form for NEET 2021 would be released soon. Interested students can check the details at official website – neet.nta.nic.in.
List of documents needed:
1. Scanned image of the passport size photograph of the candidate
2. Scanned image of the signature of the candidate
3. Scanned image of the left-hand thumb impression of the candidate
4. Scanned image of the Class 10 certificate of the candidate
5. Scanned image of postcard size photograph of the candidate
NEET 2021: Application Process
NEET-UG 2021 application will be accepted in online mode only at www.ntaneet.nic.in. The NEET 2021 application form in any other mode will not be accepted.
Those applying for NEET-UG 2021 must have completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete that age on or before December 31, 2021. The upper age limit for NEET (UG) is 25 years as of on the day of examination. The students of reserved categories get relaxation of 5 years in terms of the upper age limit.
NEET-UG 2021 applicant must have passed Class 12 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology as four main subjects. Applicants whose Class 12 result remains awaited can also apply for NEET-UG 2021.