Medical entrance exam, NTA NEET 2020 postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak. NEET 2020 Exam was scheduled to be held on May 3. The entrance exam is held annually for admission to undergraduate medical or MBBS, BDS and AYUSH programmes. Through this exam, admissions to veterinary courses are also done.
As per the orders of the HRD Minister, the NEET and JEE Main exams are postponed till last week of May. The admit cards will be issued after April 15. Here are the latest Update by NTA through public notice issued on official website :
With this NEET is the second major exam to have been postponed due to the nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19 outbreak.
Earlier this week, following the orders of the HRD Minister, NTA had postponed the engineering entrance exam, JEE Main. The exam was scheduled to begin on April 5.
As of now, the examination is proposed to be held in the last week of May 2020. The exact date will be announced later on after assessing the situation.
Accordingly, the Admit Cards for the Examination which were to be issued on 27th March 2020 will now be issued later on after assessing the situation after 15th April 2020 only.
We understand that the academic calendar and schedule is important but equally important is well being of every citizen including students.
Students and parents are advised to not get worried about the Examination. Moreover, parents are requested to help them in utilizing this time very efficiently for preparing for the Examination and focus on critical concepts in order to close learning gaps if any, NTA would keep students updates about the latest developments and would inform about changes with ample time.
All the best!
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