NEET-UG exam will be held in Dubai and Kuwait

NEET-UG exam will be held in Dubai and Kuwait

NEW DELHI: In yet another first for NEET-UG, this year the medical entrance exam will be conducted in Dubai and Kuwait as well. The exam will also be conducted for the first time in Punjabi and Malayalam along with 11 other languages.

While the National Testing Agency (NTA) last week announced the opening of Kuwait examination centers along with the release of the dates, the agency on Thursday decided to open another examination center in Dubai.

Amit Khare, Secretary, Higher Education, Ministry of Education, in a letter to Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Foreign Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, informed about the inclusion of Dubai as the center city and said: “The Indian community in the Gulf countries may be appropriate If Indian Embassies in Kuwait and Dubai are advised to extend their full cooperation to NTA in conducting NEET (UG) 2021 examination in a fair and secure manner.


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New examination centers have been opened in Kuwait to facilitate the Indian student community in the Middle East.

Registration has started on from July 13 at 5 pm.

He said the languages ​​that are now being offered are Hindi, Punjabi, Assamese, Bengali, Oriya, Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Urdu and English.

NEET which was earlier scheduled on August 1 will now be conducted on September 12.

The number of cities where the exam is conducted will be increased from 155 to 198. The number of exam centers will also be increased from 3,862 to be used in 2020.

Last year, it was held on September 13 amid strict precautions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 13.66 lakh candidates appeared for the exam, out of which 7,71,500 qualified.


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