2 min read.Updated: 13 Jul 2021, 06:09 PM ISTLivemint
The NTA said that the application process has been divided into two sets in order to ensure that the candidate data is submitted quickly
The registration process for the medical entrance exam NEET has started today at 5 pm. NEET aspirants can visit the National Testing Agency (NTA) websites -- neet.nta.nic.in and nta.ac.in -- to fill up the application form and download the information bulletin.
Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said that the NEET UG 2021 will be conducted on 12 September. The test for admission to the MBBS course in the 2021-2022 academic session will be offered in 11 languages -- English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.
The NTA said that the application process has been divided into two sets in order to ensure that the candidate data is submitted quickly.
"The first set of information needs to be filled up before the last date of submission of the Application Form online. The second set of information needs to be filled up by the candidates before the declaration of the Result/ downloading of Score Card during the period that would be notified separately through NEET (UG) Portal in due course," the NTA added.
Follow the steps below to apply for NEET-UG 2021
Open the website -- ntaneet.nic.in.
Scroll to the bottom of the webpage and select 'Fill Registration Form.
Fill the online application form, write down your application number.
Upload your documents in format and resolution specified by NTA.
Applicants need to pay the fee by prescribed modes or format.
Download the confirmation page after successful payment of the fee.
Keep a hard copy for the future reference.
All documents required:
Scanned passport size picture
Scanned left-hand thumb impression
Scanned Class 10 certificate
Scanned postcard size photo and any other documents, if applicable
NEET-UG registration fee
For general -- ₹1,500
For general-EWS, OBC-NCL(Central List) -- ₹1,400
For SC, ST, Person with Disabilities(PwD), Third Gender -- ₹800
Service charge and GST, if applicable, will be added by the respective banks.
The NTA website was down due to heavy online traffic earlier today. The candidates were unable to register for their medical entrance exam scheduled on 12 September.
Meanwhile, the Education Minister said that an examination centre has been opened in Kuwait to facilitate the Indian student community in the middle east.
"For first time in the history of NEET(UG) exam& in order to facilitate the Indian student community in the middle east, exam centre has been opened in Kuwait," tweeted Pradhan.
Registrations for the NEET(UG) 2021 has started on https://t.co/OdWUKVfCC2 from 5:00 pm today. For the first time in the history of NEET(UG) exam and in order to facilitate the Indian student community in the middle east, an examination centre has been opened in Kuwait.