The National Testing Agency (NTA) said from this year onwards it will conduct the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-Undergraduate) as per the guidelines set by the respective regulatory bodies and in 11 languages including Hindi.

NTA said the NEET (UG) 2021 will be conducted for admission to MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BSMS, BUMS and BHMS Courses as per the relevant norms/guidelines/regulations on August 1 by regulatory bodies in offline mode.

“The result of NEET (UG) – 2021 may be utilized by other entities of central/state governments (including Indian Nursing Council/nursing colleges/schools, JIPMER) for counselling/admission to relevant courses (including B.Sc. Nursing) and B.Sc. (Life Sciences) in accordance with their rules/norms/guidelines,” NTA said in a notification.

The agency said the Information Bulletin containing detailed information regarding the test, syllabus, eligibility criteria for age, reservation, categorisation of seats, examination fee, codes of examination and state code will be available shortly on the website https://ntaneet.nic.in as the submission of the application form for NEET (UG) 2021 starts.

The candidates who want to appear in the NEET (UG) 2021 have been advised to keep on visiting the websites: httos://www.ntaac.in and https://ntaneetnic.in

According to reports, in 2020, around 15.97 lakh candidates registered, out of whom 14.37 lakh appeared for the examination on September 13 amid Covid19 pandemic.

The candidates, who were in the containment zone, who could not appear in the examination, were given another chance on October 14 due to which the results were delayed.

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