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NEET-UG result to be declared at 4pm today

NEW DELHI: The result for National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET-UG 2020) will be announced on Friday by the National Testing Agency (NTA). A total of 85.6% of the 15.97 lakh registered candidates had appeared for the exam on September 13 for admission to MBBS/BDS courses.
Around 290 candidates, who missed the exams on September 13 due to the pandemic, took the test on Wednesday.
Sources said the results are expected to be available from 4pm. The Supreme Court on Monday allowed NEET-UG test to be conducted against on October 14 for the candidates who missed it due to the pandemic – either for being infected with the coronavirus or residing in a containment zone. A bench headed by the Chief Justice of India passed the order on the request of the National Testing Agency.
A total of 85.6% of the 15.97 lakh registered candidates appeared for the exam on September 13 for admission to MBBS/BDS courses.Though NTA is yet to announce the official timing of declaration of results, sources said it expected to be available from 4pm. After being deferred twice due to Covid-19, NEET-UG was conducted amid strict precautions.
From this year, admission to MBBS course in the 13 All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, will also be made through NEET scores following amendment in the National Medical Commission Act.

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