NTA extends NEET 2020 application modify option, allows chance in examination centre


By: Education Desk | New Delhi |

Published: May 15, 2020 3:12:06 pm


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NEET 2020: In the view of more extension of lockdown induced because of the coronavirus pandemic, and thousands of learners stranded in coaching centres getting brought back to their homes, the National Testing Agency (NTA) allows candidates to edit their application. In its latest notice, the NTA said that NEET applicants will be permitted to make changes in choice of their own centre city (the city 1 wishes to appear for the exam from) till May 31.

NTA had earlier provided this service and extended the deadline as well. In the recent notice, the examination conducting body said that this is the final extension. The “NTA is allowed one more and last chance for making corrections” on the “demand from various candidates”, the official notice read.

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As reported by The Indian Express earlier, NTA will conduct NEET amid social distancing and hence is doubling the number of exam centres. It is expected to add 3000 more exam centers to the existing ones. In contrast to JEE, the exam will be kept only on one day and you will see single question paper across the country. More than 15.93 lakh students are appearing for NEET 2020.

“The NTA will make efforts to allot city of examination to the candidates in order of the choices now opted by them in their application form, subject to availability of capacity in the desired city, however, due to administrative reasons, a different city may be allotted,” the official observe said.

NEET which was planned to be held on May 3 or more will now be held on July 26. The exam was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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