NTA announces JEE Main 2023, NEET, CUET exam dates; What’s new this year?

NEET 2023, JEE Main, CUET exam dates announced at nta.ac.in. Know registration, eligibility, exam pattern details, and official websites here.

NTA announces JEE Main 2023, NEET, CUET exam dates; What’s new this year? NEET 2023, JEE Main, CUET exam dates out.
Anu Parthiban | Dec 16, 2022 - 11:42 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the exam dates for national-level examinations for engineering, medicine, UG, PG admissions 2023 well in advance for the academic year 2023-24. The step to release the NTA exam calendar 2023 for these exams was taken to avoid postponement and clash between exams.

Last year, due to the delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, various exams were postponed more than once after repeated requests from students. To avoid the confusion, this year the government formed expert committees to formulate an annual schedule for JEE Main 2023, NEET 2023, CUET 2023 exam.

The NTA has announced “reserve dates” for JEE Mains 2023 and CUET 2023. Although it has not clarified on what these reserve dates are, it is speculated that these are the possible exam dates if the exam has to be postponed.

JEE Main 2023

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main 2023) will be held in two sessions - January and April.

The NTA began the registration process for the engineering entrance exam and announced JEE Main 2023 exam dates on December 15. As per the schedule, JEE Main 2022 session 1 will be held between January 24 to 31, while session 2 will be held from April 6 to 12, 2023. Aspirants will be able to submit JEE Main application form 2023 at jeemain.nta.nic.in.

The NTA has also announced some major changes in the upcoming JEE Mains 2023 exams. It has restored the 75% criteria in Class 12 exams to be eligible for the examination. It has also increased the JEE Main registration fees, reduced exam cities. Students had requested the ministry of education to conduct JEE Main in April as droppers did not get enough time to prepare for the exam. Check the JEE Main 2023 eligibility from the link given below.

Also read | JEE Main 2023: 75% criterion back; NTA introduces major changes

NEET 2023

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET UG 2023) exam dates were announced on December 15 midnight. The NEET 2023 exam date is May 7. The NTA which also conducts the single-largest medical entrance exam is expected to announce the NEET 2023 registration dates and release notification soon on the official website, neet.nta.nic.in. Nearly 16 lakh candidates register on an average every year.

Last year, the NEET exam was held on July 17, however, this year the NTA has decided to hold NEET 2023 on May 7; two months prior. The commencement of the academic year has been delayed post-COVID. The decision to hold exams early this year is to avoid further deferment.

CUET 2023

The University Grants Commission introduced the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) exams last year for admission to central universities and later several private universities expressed interest in taking CUET scores for admission to UG, PG admissions. The CUET 2023 exams will be held from May 21 to 31 for the upcoming academic year.

The debut CUET exam 2022 was marred with controversy and technical glitches and the UGC chairman M Jagadesh Kumar said that the committee will review the infrastructure of examination centres for CUET and work on fixing the technical issues.

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