NTA NEET 2021 entrance exam cancellation result date answer key cutoff quota tie breaking procedure Latest update

NTA NEET 2021 entrance exam cancellation, result date, answer key, cutoff, quota, tie-breaking procedure – Latest update

It is expected that the National Testing Agency (NTA) would release NEET 2021 entrance exam answer key and results soon.

As lakhs of students across India are waiting for the declaration of NEET 2021 entrance exam, Justice AK Rajan Committee in Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra Congress have demanded that the government must cancel NEET entrance exam. It may be recalled that NET 2021 entrance exam was conducted across the country on September 12 in offline mode.

It is expected that the National Testing Agency (NTA) would release NEET 2021 entrance exam answer key and results soon. But several students are now demanding that the NTA should cancel NEET 2021 entrance exam as the question paper was allegedly leak around half an hour after the start of the exam. A police probe has been launched in this matter.

Meanwhile, Justice AK Rajan Committee has said in its report to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin stated that if NEET continues for a few more years then it would have adverse effects on the overall healthcare infrastructure of the state. The report added that NEET entrance exam would bring a shortage of doctors’ appointments in primary health centres and government hospitals. The report claimed that students from rural regions and poor backgrounds might fail to get medical education due to NEET entrance exam.

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The committee appelaed to the Tamil Nadu government to end NEET from being used in admission to medical programmes at all levels.

In a related development, the Maharashtra Congress also demanded the cancellation of NEET 2021 entrance exam and demanded that the Maharashtra government should exempt medical courses aspirants from NEET just like Tamil Nadu.

Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole said that the students from CBSE and other boards are finding it easy to clear NEET entrance exam than those from the state board.

However, the NTA is expected to release NEET 2021 entrance exam answer key on September 25 and NEET 2021 entrance exam result on October 10. The NTA is yet to make any official announcement in this regard.

NEET 2021 entrance exam: Tie-Breaking Procedure

The tie breaking procedure for NEET 2021 entrance exam has been changed by NTA as age factor will not be considered to determine rank of two or more students who have secured same marks in entrance exam.

If two candidates secure same marks in NEET 2021 entrance exam then the NTA will derive their result through the following factors:

  • Student who has obtained more marks in Biology (Botany and Zoology), followed by,
  • Student who has got higher marks in Chemistry, followed by,
  • Student who has less proportion of a number of attempted, incorrect, and correct answers in all the subjects.

NEET 2021 entrance exam: Cut-off

The cut off of NEET 2021 entrance exam is derived on the basis of various factors including the number of applicants for a seat, availability of NEET seats and difficulty level of the entrance exam.

NEET 2021: Quota

Students who manage to clear the NEET 2021 entrance exam would be eligible for All India Quota and other quotas offered by the state governments and institutes. As per the NTA, “The Counselling for successful candidates for Seats under 15% All India Quota and 100% including 85% State quota seats of Central Institutions. “

Courtesy – DNA

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