Students who appeared for the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET-UG 2020) on September 13, have been eagerly waiting for the results. As per the latest updated, the result of NEET 2020 is likely to be declared on October 16, 2020 at 4:00 PM by the National Testing Agency (NTA).
It is to be noted that of the 15.97 lakh registered students, a total of 85.6% had appeared for the NEET 2020 exam, which was held on the September 13. Owing to the pandemic, nearly 290 students missed the exam; either due to being positive or being staying in the containment zones. NTA again conducted the exam for the COVID positive students on Wednesday, October 14, following the decision by the Supreme Court.
For the uninitiated, the NEET exam this year was postponed twice due to the pandemic situation. After the delay, it was conducted amidst strict precautions and COVID guidelines on September 13, 2020.
Also, starting this year, admission to the MBBS course in the 13 All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) as well as the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, will be made via NEET scores; this was done after the amendment in the National Medical Commission Act.
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