New Delhi, July 7: Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday announced that the National Testing Agency will conduct NEET, JEE, UGC NET and CMAT exams from now onwards.
Addressing a press conference Javadekar said all the exams will be computer-based and to be conducted on multiple dates.
National Testing Agency to conduct NEET, JEE, UGC NET and CMAT exams from now on, the exams will be computer-based. The exams to be conducted on multiple dates. NEET & JEE exams to be conducted 2 times in a year, JEE in Jan & Apr & NEET in Feb and May: Union Minister P Javadekar pic.twitter.com/gJEOYmkk1Z
— ANI (@ANI) July 7, 2018
Meanwhile, aspiring candidates can appear for NEET and JEE exams twice a year. As JEE will be conducted January and April, while NEET in February and May.
NEET and JEE are competitive exams for national level medical and engineering institutions respectively.
Presently, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is the nodal agency responsible for organising JEE Main and NEET examinations.
According to the minister, the best score will be considered in the admission process.