The National Testing Agency (NTA), which is the new conducting authority of competitive examinations like the NEET & JEE Main 2019, is bringing about certain changes in the exams. The NTA is an agency which has been formed recently to take over the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for the conduction of the competitive exams taken up by a huge chunk of students every year.
As per the circulated talks, it has been decided that the competitive exams like the National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test (NEET), as well as the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE Main) 2018, shall be held in more number of centres and the fees for the same is to be cut to a certain amount.
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The NTA is planning to organize and conduct the computer based examinations in 273 cities all over the country which is nearly 3 times the number of centres where the exam was being conducted earlier. The tentative fees is also to be cut by 20-50 percent. NTA is gearing up to help the students to great levels who are taking up the NEET & JEE 2019 Exams.
Apart from the increase in the number of centres by the NTA, online test series for the students are also being formulated for free for better preparations. Portions from the previous year have also been released on the official website for the students to take up the mock test from home as well.
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The National Testing Agency (NTA) will also be conducting the NET Exam that is the National Eligibility Test under the Union Grants Commission (UGC). For the general category students appearing for the UGC NET Exam, the fees are likely to be reduced to Rs. 800 from Rs. 1000. Students who belong to the other category, the fees are likely to be in between the radar of Rs. 500.
For the convenience of the students, a portal has also been opened for the students through which they can register themselves for the mock tests. The signin up of the mock tests is a great initiative for the students which will help them in their preparation, attempting the paper and much more. The increased number of the centres for the exams by the NTA will also benefit the students by reducing their stress.
Source: Bangalore Mirror
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