Will JEE Main and NEET UG 2021 Exams held in AUGUST? Check what we know so far

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Jun 23, 2021, 05:18 PM IST

NEET JEE Main 2021 Latest News: When will the remaining sessions of JEE Main 2021 and NEET UG 2021 held? This seems to be the most important question among the students who are interested in pursuing a career in medical or engineering. Till now, there has been no official confirmation regarding the dates for the JEE Main April and May sessions and NEET UG 2021 Exam from the National Testing Agency (NTA), the body that conducts these competitive exams. Nevertheless, the interested candidates must check the NTA website regularly at nta.nic.in for any latest information.

 Now, let us check what we know about the JEE Main 2021 and NEET UG 2021 Exam so far.

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JEE Main 2021 dates by the end of this month?

JEE Main 2021 dates by the end of this month?

As per a PTI report, it is expected that NTA will announce the revised dates for JEE Main 2021 April and May session by the end of this month. Reports suggest that the JEE Main 2021 April and May session exams can take place in the month of August within a gap of 20 to 25 days. However, there has been no official confirmation from NTA regarding the dates.

 

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JEE Main 2021 in four sessions

JEE Main 2021 in four sessions

Incidentally, this year, the NTA decided to conduct the JEE Main 2021 exams in four sessions due to the pandemic. Till now, the JEE Main 2021 February and March sessions have been completed and the results have been announced. The April and the May sessions of the JEE Main 2021 had to be postponed due to the surge in the number of COVID-19 cases due to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: PTI

 

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NEET UG 2021 to be held on August 1?

NEET UG 2021 to be held on August 1?

Now, as for the NEET UG 2021 Exam, as per the notification issued by the NTA on March 12, 2021, the NEET UG 2021 Exam is supposed to take place on August 1, 2021. A PTI report stated that the registration for NEET UG 2021 was supposed to commence from May 1, 2021, but that too has been delayed. Source: PTI

 

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Decision by Education Ministry

Decision by Education Ministry

According to officials, the Ministry of Education is expected to soon decide on conducting the two remaining editions of the engineering entrance examination JEE-Mains and the medical entrance test NEET in August.  A senior official was quoted by PTI as saying, "The situation is being reviewed to decide on the schedule of the pending editions of JEE-Mains and whether NEET-UG can be conducted on August 1." Source: PTI