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NEET UG 2024 exam registration date extended till March 16

NEET-UG: The registration window for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-UG) 2024 examination has been extended till March 16, the National Testing Agency announced on Monday.

The exam will be held on May 5, 2024, from 2 pm to 5.20 PM in India and in 14 cities outside the country in pen & paper (offline) mode.

The registration process for NEET (UG) 2024 online application forms began on February 9 and is still ongoing.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has received feedback from various stakeholders regarding the changes in NEET (UG) 2024 and the need for an extension of the registration window.

In response to these concerns, the NTA has announced that the last date for NEET 2024 registration has been extended. However, it is important to note that this extension is a one-time opportunity, and no further chances will be given for applying for NEET (UG)-2024.

If any candidate faces any difficulties during the application process, they can contact 011-40759000 for assistance. The NTA also advises candidates to regularly visit their official website (www.nta.ac.in) for the latest updates.

Over the past few years, there has been a significant increase in the number of students registering for NEET. In 2022, 1,872,339 students registered for the exam, followed by 2,087,462 registrations in 2023. This surge in registrations indicates a rise in competition among aspiring candidates.

In 2022, 993,069 candidates qualified for the exam, with a qualifying rate of 56.21 percent. Similarly, in 2023, 1,145,976 candidates qualified, with a qualifying rate of 56.27 percent. This trend of increasing registrations and competition is expected to continue in NEET 2024, with approximately 22 lakh applications anticipated this year.

Mar 11,2024

Source: Economic Times