The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Under Graduate (NEET-UG) 2020 scheduled to be held on May 3rd has been postponed to the last week of May due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this regard, a notification has been released by the National Testing Agency (NTA).
The notice, issued by NTA director-general Vineet Joshi said, “In view of the hardships face by parents and students due to Covid-19 epidemic, the NTA has postponed the ensuing NEET (UG) May 2020 examination scheduled to be held on May 3, 2020.”
Since Parents and Students have to travel to different examination centres, to avoid any inconvenience to them, I have directed National Testing Agency @DG_NTA to postpone NEET (UG) 2020 and JEE(Main) till last week of May. pic.twitter.com/loji50ZQq3
— Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) March 27, 2020
The NTA also advised students to keep visiting the official website for updates and said candidates were also being informed individually through their registered mobile number/email ID.