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NEET (UG) 2020 Postponed until end of May 2020 – Implications

Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal, Union Minister for HRD, has instructed NTA to postpone the upcoming JEE Main and NEET (UG) examinations to be held in April or first week of May till the last week of May 2020. This has come after the recent outbreak of COVID-19 disease spread due to coronavirus and the lockdown of the country for the fight against this disease. He has asked students to utilize this time by studying even harder for the exams while staying home safely during the nationwide lockdown of 21 days.

NTA released a notice on the official website of NEET 2020 as a confirmation to the tweet by the minister. There are no confirmed dates announced for the release of the Admit Card or for the examination. The notice mentioned that they have “proposed” the dates for examination around the last week of May 2020. The final decision shall depend upon the situation after 15th April 2020. Admit Card shall also be released after reviewing the situation after 15th April.

“..Close learning gaps if any”

It is evident how the nation’s economy is hit due to the lockdown. But a deeper impact is also over the academic calendar of major public and private educational institutes. The delay in the process of admissions shall put a lot of pressure on the students and might even result in a loss of major opportunities. The notice states the importance of academic calendar and schedule. But in times like these, extreme measures are necessary and they cannot risk the life of the citizens including students.

NTA requested parents and students not to worry about examination but instead use this opportunity to fill the gaps in their learning. NTA will notify you about the latest developments.

NEET Postponed

What should candidates do next?

  • Stay inside your homes. Wash hands, stay safe and keep studying.
  • You have ample time to prepare for the exam. Start working on your weak sections.
  • Prepare for the upcoming pressure. Do not forget that this has also delayed your board exams. You will have to handle a lot of pressure in the coming days.
  • Learn about future processes. Assess your situation and figure out suitable colleges for you and what is required for the admissions.
  • Take care of your health. These are extreme situations and they require extreme measures. You must stay healthy to ensure your presence during the examination.

Candidates must take benefit of this time and use this time for better preparation. Don’t panic and see this as an opportunity to do better in an exam.

NEET 2020 Admit Card Dates Postponed

Update: NTA has released the official statement regarding postponement of the NEET 2020 examination. It has been confirmed that new dates shall be announced only after 15th April depending upon the situation of the pandemic COVID-19 spread due to coronavirus.

According to a recent report, dates for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2020 are going to be postponed. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has notified that admit cards will not be issued from March 27, 2020 as it was scheduled previously. As per the statement issued, the new date for downloading of admit cards will be announced later after a review of the situation on April 15, 2020.

This has come after the major outbreak of the pandemic Coronavirus (COVID-19) all over the world, with a high surge in numbers recently in India. All the major boards such as CBSE, NIOS and IITs postponed their exams until 31st March 2020. New dates to be announced for all the other exams will be decided later on so that the dates do not clash with each other.

The ministry of human resource development and the ministry of health and family welfare has been in talks over the exam date scheduled for May 3 which occurs after the 21 days lockdown recently announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. All the major exams scheduled during this period are subject to postponement. As per the statement issued, new dates for the NEET 2020 will be decided and announced after the country-wide lockdown is over.

What Should Candidates do?

  • Candidates should stay calm and follow the guidelines to keep them safe.
  • For major updates, keep checking the official website of NEET 2020
  • Candidates will be notified on their registered email address and mobile numbers about any changes.
  • Keep your preparation updated. It is likely that exam dates of board exams and competitive exams will be scheduled close to each other. Prepare yourself for the upcoming pressure.

NEET 2020: Eligibility Confusion and Distress for PwD Candidates

NEET 2020, the national-level entrance exam for admission to MBBS and BDS courses in India, has been a constant cause of confusion for candidates with disabilities (PwD) from the beginning. The application process for NEET 2020 started on December 2, 2019  when many candidates with Disabilities filled the form according to the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.

As the brochure released for the exam in 2020 stated that the candidates with disabilities will be eligible to apply for NEET 2020 as per the guidelines under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 which allows 21 disabilities to be included.

But on November 16, Medical Council of India (MCI) released a draft guideline which excluded many disabilities to be eligible for NEET 2020. MCI further invited objections to be submitted till January 6, 2020 (extended date), which was the last date for applying for NEET 2020.

The entire scenario has created a lot of confusion and distress for all such candidates with disabilities as they are left in a state of limbo. The MCI and Government of India has failed to step in and provide a meaningful resolution to this confusion state of confusion which can affect the future of thousands of medical aspirants in the country.


NEET PG 2020 Non-Disclosure Agreement

NEET PG examination was conducted on January 05, 2020 for admission to PG courses was participated by over 1,48,000 candidates and conducted across 165 major cities of India. Candidates seeking admission to MS/MD courses must carefully go through the Non-Disclosure Agreement. All aspirants are bound by the NEET PG Non-Disclosure Agreement set by the governing authority NBE.

In case of violation of the agreement, not only the candidature will be cancelled, the violator will be penalized as well. Therefore, candidates who appeared for NEET PG 2020 must need a strong clarity about various clauses and criteria mentioned in this agreement.


AIIMS MBBS 2020 Preparation Tips: AIIMS MBBS is Replaced by NEET

AIIMS MBBS is replaced by NEET. NEET 2020 is scheduled on May 3, 2020. AIIMS MBBS examination will be held in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode to offer admissions to around 800 MBBS seats across 9 AIIMS institutions in the country. With such stiff competition, knowing few handy AIIMS MBBS Preparation Tips.

Preparing for AIIMS MBBS can be quite stressful for candidates as most of them have to prepare for AIIMS MBBS 2019 as well as their Class XII examinations. The increasing pressure and tension can be handled more efficiently if candidates prepare with a clearly defined strategy.


AIIMS MBBS Previous Year Paper Analysis: AIIMS MBBS is Replaced by NEET

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, conducts AIIMS MBBS for admission to the MBBS courses offered at 7 AIIMS institutes – New Delhi, Jodhpur, Guntur, Nagpur, Rishikesh, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Raipur, and Patna. AIIMS MBBS examination is held through Online Computer Based Test (CBT) to offer admissions to around 800 MBBS seats. AIIMS MBBS 2018 Paper Analysis is sure to provide candidates with an insight particularly since no question paper is released by authorities after exam.

AIIMS MBBS is replaced by NEET. NEET 2020 is scheduled on May 3, 2020. This article gives an insight into AIIMS MBBS exam pattern and paper analysis of 2018, and provides an idea of the difficulty level of the exam and what to expect in AIIMS MBBS 2019.


AIIMS MBBS 2020 Answer Key: AIIMS MBBS is Replaced by NEET

AIIMS MBBS is replaced by NEET. NEET 2020 is scheduled on May 3, 2020. AIIMS MBBS Result is expected to be announced on June 12, 2019, on the official site. Since the exam is conducted in online mode, it is safe to assume no official AIIMS MBBS 2019 Answer Key will be released by the conducting authorities.

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, conducts AIIMS MBBS Examination every year to offer admission to the MBBS courses offered by AIIMS campuses at New Delhi, Jodhpur, Guntur, Nagpur, Rishikesh, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Raipur, and Patna. Candidates are admitted in the MBBS programmes based on their performance in the computer based test.


NEET PG Exam Centres 2020

National Board of Examinations (NBE) has published the list of NEET PG Exam Centres on official site. Different cities from across the country have been selected as the exam centres to make the preference easier for applicants. NEET PG 2020 Exam Centres must be indicated at the time of filling-in online application.

Candidates are allowed to indicate a maximum of three preferences at the time of selecting exam centres. All the centres will be allotted on the first cum first serve basis. The final allotted centre will be printed on NEET PG 2020 Admit Card.

NBE reserves the complete right to modify or cancel any allotted exam centre in case of unforeseen circumstances. The new centres in such cases will be intimated via official site and leading newspapers within due time. No request will be entertained for the change of examination centre post allotment.


7 Things that Every NEET Aspirant Must Know

NEET is the national eligibility cum entrance test for medical aspirants seeking admission to MBBS and BDS programs across any medical college or university in the country. NTA (National testing Agency) will be the new conducting body for the exam. NEET 2020 is scheduled for May 03, 2020 in pen and paper based mode. With all the chaos amidst new notifications and press releases, here are few important things that all NEET aspirants must be aware of this year before applying.

The competition is really tough as nearly 12.5 lakh candidates take the exam every year across several thousand centers in the country which is expected to rise further in the coming years. Beyond preparation and hard work, a NEET 2020 aspirant must be also aware about these important aspects in the overall admission process.


NEET 2020 Video Lectures by IIT Professors Uploaded @ nta.ac.in

IIT-PAL (Professor Assisted Learning) Video Lectures are uploaded on the official site of NTA for NEET 2020 and JEE Main aspirants. NEET 2020 Videos Lectures are meant to provide expert guidance as the organizing authority and HRD ministry aims to provide free yet high quality coaching to medical aspirants from various socio-economic backgrounds.

All the IIT PAL videos are divided into various segments/topics of different subjects. With widespread availability of budget smart phones and internet, online learning assistance and curriculums will surely offer a better alternative to conventional coaching centres that are both costly and time-bound.

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET 2020 is being organized by NTA (National Testing Agency) for admission into MBBS, BDS and Ayush courses in various colleges across the country. NEET 2020 is scheduled for May 03, 2020 from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm. NEET Application Form can be filled from November 01 to November 30 at ntaneet.nic.in.