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  • NEET UG 2020 notified, medical courses entrance exam to be held on May 3

    • 2019-12-02

    The functions for NEET 2020 will likely be accepted from December 2 to December 31, 2019.

    The Nationwide Eligibility and Entrance Take a look at (NEET) 2020 for admission into undergraduate medical programs throughout India will likely be held on Might 3, 2020. The outcomes of the examination will likely be declared on June 4, 2020.

    The Nationwide Testing Company (NTA), the physique answerable for conducting NEET exams, issued the notification on Monday on its web site. As per the notification, NEET (UG) would be the admission standards to review undergraduate medical programs like MBBS (Bachelor of Medication and Bachelor of Surgical procedure) even in schools resembling AIIMS and JIPMER.

    “NEET (UG) – 2020 shall be performed in 11 languages, together with English and Hindi,” learn the notification. The scholars registering for NEET (UG) 2020 can decide to take the examination in one of many eleven languages specified within the web site — English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

    Vital dates

    Date of Examination — Might 3, 2020

    Examination timings — 2 pm to five pm

    Date of software — December 2, 2019, to 11.50 pm on December 31, 2019

    Situation of admit card — March 27, 2020, onwards

    Outcomes — June 4, 2020

    The examination charge for college kids from the Basic or Unreserved class is Rs 1,500 whereas college students underneath the Economically Weaker Part (EWS) quota and people from Different Backward Class non-creamy layer (OBC-NCL) class must pay Rs 1,400 when making use of for NEET 2020.

    The charges for college kids underneath the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes/Individuals with Disabilities and Transgender Individuals class must pay Rs 800 for registration. For extra details about the eligibility standards and syllabus, candidates can undergo the information brochure accessible on the web site.

    The national-level entrance examination has been embroiled in controversies in Tamil Nadu for the previous few years. In September 2017, Anitha, a Dalit scholar from Tamil Nadu killed herself after being dejected of not securing good NEET scores regardless of being among the many toppers in her faculty.

    The federal government of Tamil Nadu had secured an exemption from NEET that 12 months, nevertheless, the stance was reversed by the Supreme Court docket in August 2017. The court docket had ordered the Tamil Nadu authorities to conduct medical admissions solely based mostly on NEET rating, which led Anitha to lose hope on her goals to pursue medication.

    The NEET (UG) 2018 query paper in Tamil created controversy after candidates alleged that there have been translation errors in it and approached the Madras Excessive Court docket to award them grace marks for 49 questions, which had been wrongly translated in Tamil.

    The Madras Excessive Court docket then accepted the plea of the scholars and awarded 196 marks to every scholar who had opted to put in writing the examination in Tamil. Nevertheless, the Supreme Court docket stepped in and put aside the Excessive Court docket order, stating that in case of doubts, the scholars might have merely referred to the English model of the questions for extra readability.

    In 2019, round six college students and their mother and father had been arrested for being part of a NEET impersonation scandal that broke out in Tamil Nadu after the Dean of Theni Medical Faculty performed an inner verification of the paperwork submitted by first-year MBBS college students.

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