NEET 2019 to be conducted Twice by National Testing Agency

Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar announced that JEE Mains and NEET  2019– the two national level engineering and medical entrance examinations — will be held twice a year from 2019 by a newly-formed National Testing Agency (NTA).

The NTA was approved by the Union Cabinet in November 2017 as an autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organisation to conduct entrance examinations for higher educational institutions to bring in major reforms in the examination system.

“The National Testing Agency will conduct them this year. The same student can take the exam both times a year and the best score will be counted,” Javadekar told reporters.

He said all examinations under the NTA will be online. “Computer centres will be set up where students with no access to computers can practise from August-end or September,” the minister said. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET is conducted as an entrance examination for admission to various medical and allied courses available all across the country except in AIIMSs and JIPMER Pondicherry.

NEET 2019

NEET 2019 Complete Schedule: NEET 2019 will be conducted twice in online mode. Check NEET 2019 complete schedule here:

NEET 2019 February Exam

• Online submission of application forms: October 1, 2018 to October 31, 2018

• Dates of examination: Between February 3, 2019 to February 17, 2019

• Declaration of results: First week of March 2019

NEET 2019 May Exam 

• Online submission of application forms: Second week of March 2019

• Dates of examination: Between May 12, 2019 to May 26, 2019

JEE Main 2019: JEE Main 2019 will be held twice and check complete schedule here.

The online submission of application forms for JEE Main would begin from September 1 and be on till September 30. The examinations would be held between January 6, 2019 to January 20, 2019 in eight different sittings and candidates can choose any one. The results would be declared in the first week of February 2019.

The online submission of application forms for the second phase of JEE (Mains) would start from second week of February 2019. The examinations would be held between April 7, 2019 to April 21, 2019 in eight different sittings and candidates can choose any one. The results would be declared in the first week of May 2019.

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