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NEET result 2020 to be declared on October 16

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the National Testing Agency (NTA) to declare the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG 2020 Result on October 16. The apex court also said that students, who could not appear in NEET UG 2020 because of COVID-19 or due to being stuck in containment zones, be given chance to appear in the test on October 14.The apex court’s order comes on a request made by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to allow students, who could not give the NEET exam due to testing COVID-19 positive or being in containment zones to appear for the NEET exams.The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Examination (NEET) was smoothly held amid strict precautions in view of the COVID-19 pandemic on September 13 on the given schedule in a secure and healthy atmosphere by following all the directions and advisories sincerely.Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank took to Twitter to announce the date of NEET UG 2020 Results. He also said that the exact timing of the NEET 2020 Result will be announced later.Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 85-90 percent of 15.97 lakh candidates appear for NEET 2020 exam. The candidates who missed the exams after testing positive for COVID-19 will get another opportunity to sit for the test on October 14, 2020.NEET is the only entrance examination for medical and dental college admissions in India. This year, NEET UG 2020 cut off is expected to be higher as the number of test-takers was more, students got more time to prepare and the exam was comparatively easy. Read from source….