The National Testing Agency (NTA) has extended the deadline to apply for the medical entrance exam -NEET 2022. The application process for National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test was to conclude on May 6, however, candidates can now apply till May 15. While the application forms can be submitted by May 15, the payment for the application can be submitted by 11:50 pm on the same date.
With the NEET application form deadline being extended, students demanding postponement of the exam are hopeful that this might lead to further delay. While the NTA has not yet made any official announcement regarding the exam date. Students are demanding postponement of the exam date as they do not have enough time to prepare for the same. Medical aspirants want NEET to be held in August.
As per the existing schedule, NEET 2022 Exam will be held on July 17. NEET 2022 will consist of 200 multiple choice questions; each having four options with a single correct answer. The exam will be divided into three sections – Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Botany & Zoology). Each subject will have 50 questions which will be divided into two sections (A and B). The duration of the exam will be 200 minutes (3 hours 20 minutes). The exam will be held from 2 PM to 05:20 PM. For a wrong answer, one mark will be deducted in both sessions, as per the revised NEET marking scheme.