NEET 2018 | Who’ll Conduct the exam? CBSE or NTA? Here’re All The Details

With all eyes on expected NEET (UG) 2018 notification, CBSE & not National Testing Agency (NTA) would conduct this years' exam.

CBSE NEET (UG) 2018 exam notification is the most highly awaited circular which is expected to be released by the authorities soon online. Expected to be out on online, the NEET (UG) 2018 exam for the undergraduate admission into medical courses like MBBD & BDS for the year 2018, students are still bewildered as to who shall conduct the prestigious admission test. With speculations going around having National Testing Agency (NTA) to conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Examination, the decision still rests in the hands of its old conducting body with CBSE. Held by Central Board of Secondary Education every year like JEE Mains and other exams, NEET (UG) 2018 exam for this year as of now has been rested with the board itself as the NTA decision still stays impending with the decisive authorities.

NEET (UG) 2018 | CBSE To Conduct & Not NTA, Here’s Why

Irrespective of the conducting body decision remaining impending with the authorities proposing the prestigious medical entrance exam NEET to be conducted by the National Testing Agency this year, the aspirants are perplexed as to if the CBSE still remains its conducting body.

Well, last year quite a good proposition of forming a new testing authority to conduct all the competitive exams by bringing them under one umbrella of NTA was contemplated but mere recommendations and its implementation to final execution are completely different aspects. Since the body which was formulated as NATIONAL TESTING AGENCY or NTA as proposed is yet to ascertain with the powers it has and its hold over various competitive exams including Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Mains) and NEET admission test. Therefore, due to the fact that mere formulation of policies and bodies doesn’t lead to efficient conducting of various exams even after the Union Cabinet permitted the creation of autonomous NTA till it gets its due.

NEET 2018 Exam Notification To Be Out on Online | Know More

NEET 2018 exam notification is most probably expected to be out on Jan 31, 2018 as per the media sources stating with no official word available by the Central Board of Secondary Education on its CBSE external link website dedicated to conduct the NEET 2018 exam at online this year.The application process for the CBSE NEET (UG) 2018 exam shall begin soon after with details like eligibility conditions, qualifying criteria and important dates for the test being made available in the detailed notification itself. Candidates can readily check the application procedure and important steps with instructions & method here :

Also Check : ‘Method & Instructions To Fill Online NEET 2018 Application Form’

If speculations are to believe with no official confirmation on the ‘Who will conduct NEET exam’?, the one which is schedule to be held this year as NEET (UG) 2018 shall certainly be conducted by none other than CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) while it may be the case that by this time, NTA shall be ready to conduct the test from the year 2019 on.

We wish all the CBSE NEET (UG) 2018 exam aspirants, all the best for the same.


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