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Fake Public Notice regarding the Conduct of National Eligibility Cum Entrance

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News Claim:: A #FAKE public notice claiming that #NEET-UG will be conducted on 5 September 2021 is circulating on social media

Viral News Today: Conduct of National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (UG) – 2021. Multiple of users shared this information on social media.

News Verification: As students across the country are speculating National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Undergraduate) exam dates, National Testing Agency (NTA) public notice declaring NEET(UG) 2021 dates has gone viral on social media platforms such as Twitter and WhatsApp.


Rejecting the claim, PIB took to Twitter and said no such announcement has been made by NTA. "No such public notice, declaring the conduct of NEET-UG on 5 September 2021, has been issued by the National Testing Agency," PIB's fact check handle tweeted.

It has come to the notice of the National Testing Agency (NTA) that a fake Public Notice with the

subject line – “Conduct of National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (UG) - 2021” is being circulated through various means, including social media.

It is vehemently denied that no such Public Notice, declaring the conduct of NEET (UG) on 5th Sep 2021, has been issued by the National Testing Agency so far.

Hence, the above-mentioned fake/unauthorized Public Notice has been viewed seriously by the NTA, as it is being circulated by some unscrupulous elements with a motive to misguide the aspiring candidates/parents/guardians/public at large.

The NTA is still in consultation with the concerned Stakeholders for finalizing a suitable date for the conduct of NEET (UG) – 2021, keeping in view the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The Public at large is advised to pay no heed to such miscreants and misinformation.

In view of the above, the aspiring candidates of NEET (UG) – 2021/parents/guardians and other stakeholders are requested to be aware of such unauthorized/fake public notice circulated from unknown sources and to rely only on the Public Notice(s) /information/ dates announced by NTA through its official websites i.e. www.nta.ac.in and https://ntaneet.nic.in. only. The aspiring candidates/parents are advised to remain in touch with the above websites for updates and announcements (including the dates on which the online application will be launched and the examination will be conducted).

PibFactcheck team said, “No such public notice, declaring the conduct of NEET-UG on 5 September 2021, has been issued by the National Testing Agency”


NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG)  (NEET (UG)) is conducted every year by National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses and other undergraduate medical courses in approved/recognized Medical/Dental & other Colleges/ Institutes in India.

News verdict: False

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