'Why not postpone NEET 2021?' Medical aspirants after JEE Advanced exam date announcement

Students are demanding postponement of the NEET 2021 after Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced the JEE Advanced 2021 revised exam dates.

'Why not postpone NEET 2021?' Medical aspirants after JEE Advanced exam date announcement
Raushan Kumar | Jul 27, 2021 - 1:26 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: After the announcement of the revised JEE Advanced 2021 exam date, students are demanding postponement of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET 2021). As per the NEET 2021 exam date, the National Testing Agency will hold the medical entrance test on September 12 in offline mode. This year, the authorities have also made various changes in the NEET 2021 paper pattern.

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As there is very little time for the NEET 2021 exam preparation, aspirants have requested authorities to provide them more time to comprehend the new paper pattern. Several students also expressed that the authorities are doing “injustice to NEET UG aspirants” on social media platforms.

Recently, students have taken to Twitter to demand the postponement of the NEET-UG 2021 exam using #PostponeNEETUGtoOCT #PostponeNEETUGSeptToOctober.

A NEET UG aspirant, Prajwal, tagging the education minister said, “If JEE advanced on October; Then why not NEET”

Abhishikta Patra, a medical aspirant, tweeted that as per the earlier schedule, JEE Advanced 2021 was to be conducted on July 3 and NEET 2021 was to be conducted on August 1. “Then, now why injustice to medical aspirants by conducting NEET UG 2021, 21 days before JEE Advance”.

“We are given a new pattern in a paper where we don't even have 1 min for a single question” tweeted Aayan, a NEET-UG aspirant.

As the JEE Advanced exam date has been revised, Sofia, a medical UG aspirant has tweeted “Why injustice is done towards NEET-UG 2021 students?”

“Sir if JEE Advanced can be conducted in October then why not NEET” asked Nidhi Chandel Pal, another Twitter user.

The NEET 2021 registration can be done at neet.nta.nic.in till August 6. Aspirants fulfilling the eligibility criteria of NEET 2021 for admission can fill and submit the form till the NEET application form 2021 last date.

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