NTA informs 85-90 pc students appeared in NEET exam: Pokhriyal

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has stated National Testing Agency has knowledgeable him that round 85-90 per cent students appeared in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) on Friday.

Nishank thanked all chief ministers and NTA for correct preparations.

“NTA informed me that around 85-90 per cent of students appeared in #NEET exam today. I sincerely thank all Chief Ministers and @DG_NTA for proper arrangements made to facilitate student participation. #NEET participation reflects the tenacity and grit of young #AtmaNirbharBharat,” he stated in a tweet.

The NEET was held on Sunday throughout the nation amid stringent checks and protocols in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. Over 15 lakh candidates have registered for the undergraduate examination. (ANI)

The National Testing Agency (NTA), the physique organising the examination put in place a raft of measures akin to growing the variety of examination facilities and lowering the variety of students in a room in view of the COVID-19.

Originally scheduled for May 3, the examination deferred twice attributable to Covid-19. First, it was postponed to July 26 after which to September 13.

This story has been revealed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content.

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