Will NEET 2021 be Postponed?

NEET UG still waiting for the notice.


NEET 2021: These days almost every other entrance exams being postponed due to the current covid situation, students have been worried if the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Undergraduate (NEET-UG) exams will also be postponed. Especially due to the recent spike in active coronavirus cases. Yesterday, April 18, 2021, the National Testing Agency (NTA) also postponed the Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main) for the April 2021 session. NEET UG is scheduled to be held on August 1.


The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is worse than the first. Amidst this crisis, keeping the safety of the students should be a priority, CBSE and many other state boards have postponed or cancelled the exams in 2021. Not only the students who were to appear in board exams requested the postponement, but also aspirants of NEET 2021 and other national level entrance exam are demanding the same.

Students of Class 12, who have not been able to attend schools or coaching classes due to COVID-19, also requested Education Minister to postpone NEET-UG 2021 as the increasing number of coronavirus cases has left them worried for their health. But, So far, no announcement has been made to postpone NEET 2021.


The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the NEET 2021 date but its registration has not started yet. And, the agency is yet to release the NEET UG 2021 information bulletin. Till 2020, NEET UG was held for admission to MBBS, BDS, AYUSH (BAMS, BSMS, BUMS and BHMS) and Veterinary programmes. Every year, over 15 lakh students appear for this entrance exam.

NEET-PG 2021, the postgraduate medical entrance exam has been postponed until further notice, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan announced on April 15, adding that the new NEET PG date will be decided later. On the other hand, students have still been requesting the postponement of NEET-UG 2021.

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