The NEET (UG) exam for admission to medical institutions will be conducted for the first time in 13 languages. Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan gave this information on Tuesday. Punjabi and Malayalam have been added as the medium of examination. The Minister said that for the convenience of Indian students in West Asia, a new examination center of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) has been opened in Kuwait.
Tweeting on Tuesday, the Education Minister said that, ‘Registration for NEET (UG) 2021 has started from 5 pm today (on the website). For the first time in the history of NEET (UG) examination, an examination center has been opened in Kuwait for the convenience of the students of West Asia. “NEET (UG) 2021 exam will be conducted for the first time in 13 languages and Punjabi and Malayalam language have been added as medium,” he said.
Registrations for NEET(UG) 2021 started on https://t.co/E2RuakyXWc from 5 pm today. For first time in the history of NEET(UG) exam& in order to facilitate the Indian student community in the middle east, exam centre has been opened in Kuwait: Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan pic.twitter.com/b8NFAC8gOo
– ANI (@ANI) July 13, 2021
Exam will be conducted in 13 languages
Dharmendra Pradhan said that now the examination will be conducted in Hindi, Punjabi, Assamese, Bengali, Odia, Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Urdu and English. He said that this is in line with PM Narendra Modi’s vision to promote regional languages under the new ‘Education Policy 2020’. Let us inform that the registration for NEET 2021 has started from today and the last date for submission of applications is August 6.
Exam will be held on 12th September
Interested and eligible candidates can do online registration (NEET 2021 Registration) by visiting the official website of NEET at ntaneet.nic.in. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test will be conducted on September 12, 2021. According to the Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, the number of cities where the examination will be conducted has been increased from 155 to 198 to ensure that social distancing is followed. This time the number of examination centers will also be increased as against 3862 centers of the previous examination.
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