The National Testing Agency (NTA) has warned students not to fall prey to fake notices being circulated regarding the postponement of the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) Undergraduate (UG) 2021 exam. With the postponement of JEE Main 2021 session 4 and JEE Advanced 2021 exam, there is speculation regarding the postponement of the NEET 2021 exam. However, there is no official announcement yet regarding the deferring of the NEET-UG 2021 exam from September to October. Earlier, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has announced that the NEET UG 2021 exam will be held on September 12. Students are advised to refer to the official portal for the latest information.
NEET Postponed Latest News
When the NEET UG 2021 exam date is nearing, many aspirants demand to postpones the entrance exam date till October yet again. They demand to reschedule the exams because the written exam date clashes with other exams that include the CBSE improvement exams, Karnataka's COMEDK exam, Odisha's JEE, Maharashtra's MHT CET 2021 and Madhya Pradesh Class 12 Special exams. The entrance exams such as AIEEA (UG) for BSc admission is scheduled to be held on September 7, 8 and 13. However, there is no official announcement yet regarding the NEET UG 2021 exam postponement.
NEET 2021 Exam On September 11
On July 12, the newly appointed Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has announced the NEET 2021 exam will be held on September 12. The online application forms will be accepted till August 6, 2021.
NTA Issues Clarification On Fake Notice
The NTA has issued a notice to beware of NEET 2021 postponed fake notices circulating through various means, including social media platforms.
The official notice reads, "It is vehemently denied that no such Public Notice, declaring the conduct of NEET (UG) on 5th Sep 2021, has been issued by the National Testing Agency so far"
"In view of the above, the aspiring candidates of NEET (UG) - 2021/ parents/ guardians and other stakeholders are requested to be aware of such unauthorized/ fake public notice circulated from unknown sources and to rely only on the Public Notice(s) /information/ dates announced by NTA through its official websites i.e. www.nta.ac.in and https://ntaneet.nic.in. only, it added.
Will NEET 2021 Be Postponed?
The NTA has announced that the NEET UG 2021 will be held on August 1. However, there are high chances of postponing the NEET 2021 exam because the application process not yet started. The Agency is still consulting with contended stakeholders to finalise a suitable date for the NEET (UG) 2021. With less than a month for NEET 2021 exam, aspirants are getting anxious about the official notification.