New Delhi, July 12: The NEET (UG) will be held on September 12, 2021 with adherence to COVID-19 protocol and the application process will begin from 5 pm tomorrow through the NTA websites, informed Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
“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,” said the Union Education Minister.
To ensure adherence to COVID-19 protocols, face mask will be provided to all candidates at the centre. Staggered time slots during entry and exit, contactless registration, proper sanitisation, seating with social distancing etc. will also be ensured, Pradhan said.