New Delhi : Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday announced that NEET (UG) 2021 will be held on 12th September 2021 across the country under strict observance of Covid norms. Beside, the application process will begin from 5 pm tomorrow through the NTA website(s).
“In order to ensure social distancing norms, number of cities where examination will be conducted has been increased from 155 to 198. The number of examination centres will also be increased from the 3862 centres used in 2020. while,to ensure adherence of COVID-19 protocols, face mask will be provided to all candidates at the centre,” said Union Minister.
Further, Staggered time slots during entry and exit, contactless registration, proper sanitisation, seating with social distancing etc. will also be ensured, he added.