Guwahati: The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test [NEET (UG)] 2021 will be held on September 12, 2021, across the country following COVID-19 protocols. The application process will begin from 5 pm day after today through the NTA website(s).
The Examination used to be earlier scheduled on August 1, 2021.
With a view to ensure social distancing norms, the number of cities where the examination will be conducted has been increased from 155 to 198. The number of examination centres can also be increased from 3862 centres used in 2020.
To verify adherence to COVID-19 protocols, a face mask will be given to all candidates at the centre. Staggered time slots all through entry and exit, contactless registration, proper sanitisation, seating with social distancing etc. can also be ensured.
Along with the common places, all furniture & fixtures, and seats will be sanitized before and after the exams. The examination room/halls will have open windows and fans for proper air circulation.