NTA clarifies the “State of Eligibility” in the application form of NEET-UG – NEET 2020
Highlights of NEET-UG Exam
- The National Testing Authority (NTA) clarifies the state of eligibility in the application form of the National Eligibility-Cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG.
- The clarification is regarding the National Eligibility-Cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG upcoming examinations in 2020.
- The National Testing Agency (NTA) has now made all the students eligible for the ‘State of Eligibility (for 15% All India Quota)’ independent according to their choice for ‘State of Eligibility’.
Mumbai, Maharashtra – The National Testing Agency (NTA) issues a clarification regarding the National Eligibility-Cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG examinations in 2020. That is to say, that all the candidates can now fill the name of any Union territory or any state beneath this column. For example, State/UT of their Class XII School, Home State/UT, etc.
National Testing Agency (NTA) also states in their clarification about the students that are not eligible for the 15% all India quota seats in NEET exam. The statement says that the students from the state of Jammu and Kashmir will not be eligible for applying for the 15% all India quota seats in the National Eligibility-Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2020 registration form.
Candidates can check the official notice from NEET below
However, the National Testing Agency (NTA) is giving a specific reason for not making the students of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh eligible for the application in the 15% of all India quota seats in NEET. The reason is that Jammu and Kashmir had opted out of All India Scheme from the time of its inception.
The National Testing Agency (NTA) says that if an applicant from the state claims eligibility, then the candidate will have to submit a Self- Declaration online. The self-declaration then will be generated and printed automatically along with the confirmation page for the purpose of record. The applicant will also have to provide the same during the counseling or admission process.
However, the format of self-declaration for the candidates of the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh is provided in the official notification of the National Eligibility-Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2020.
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