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Over 15 lakh applications for NEET 2019: NTA requires 3,000 exam centres

Over 15 lakh applications for NEET 2019: NTA requires 3,000 exam centres

February 27, 2019

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2019 will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on May 5, 2019. For the entrance exam, NTA has received more than 15 lakh applications for admission to medical courses in the country and abroad as the government made it compulsory for Indian candidates to take NEET.

 

As per reports, last year, a total of 13 lakh candidates appeared for NEET. The agency has noticed an increase of more than 2 lakh candidates to appear for the exam.

NTA to conduct competitive exams:

Earlier, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) used to conduct this exam and now NTA has been given this responsibility.

 

This is the first time that NEET is being conducted by NTA which is a newly formed body by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).

 

About National Testing Agency:

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has been established as a premier, specialist, autonomous and self-sustained testing organization to conduct entrance examinations for admission or fellowship in higher educational institutions.

 

The mission of the agency is to improve equity and quality in education by administering research-based valid, reliable, efficient, transparent, fair and international level assessments.

 

Courtesy: TOI

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