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NEET Result 2024 Live: Will NEET UG be conducted again? Here's what NTA said in press conference

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NEET Result 2024 Live Updates: Amid growing demands for the cancellation of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET 2024) result, the Education Ministry's National Testing Agency (NTA) on Saturday addressed a press conference to elaborate on issues such as many candidates securing higher marks and a larger number of candidates getting the top rank....Read More

Addressing the media, the Director General of the National Testing Agency (NTA) informed that a four-member high power committee is looking into the issue of about 1,600 candidates from six centres and a further step – including re-examination – will depend on the recommendations made by them.

Medical aspirants and the general public have voiced their dissatisfaction with the ongoing controversy around the NEET UG result declared on June 4, with some of them demanding the exam be cancelled and a re-test is held.

Catch all the latest updates from the Education Ministry's press conference on the NEET UG exam below:

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June 9, 2024 5:40 PM IST

NEET Result 2024 News Live Updates: RaGa slams Modi over NEET issue

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has slammed PM-designate Narendra Modi over the NEET issue. Taking to X, he wrote that Modi has not even taken oath yet and the scam in NEET exam has devastated more than 24 lakh students and their families. He added that Congress has promised of freeing students from the issue of paper leaks, and that the party has made a “robust plan” to battle this problem.

June 9, 2024 4:07 PM IST

NEET Result 2024 News Live Updates: Final decision based on committee report

A final decision will be taken based on the report by the high-level committee, said the NTA at a press conference held on Saturday.

June 9, 2024 1:57 PM IST

NEET Result 2024 News Live Updates: What NTA said about re-exam

The NTA has informed that a four-member high power committee is looking into the issue of about 1,600 candidates from six centres and a further step – including re-examination – will depend on the recommendations made by them.

June 9, 2024 11:34 AM IST

NEET Result 2024 News Live Updates: NTA forms Grievance Redressal Committee

The NTA has constituted a Grievance Redressal Committee (GRC) consisting of experts from the field of examination and academia to solve the issues concerning the NEET exam.

June 9, 2024 9:13 AM IST

NEET Result 2024 News Live Updates: KC Venugopal calls for inquiry

Congress General Secretary KC Venugopal on Saturday urged the Education Ministry to conduct an exhaustive inquiry into the NEET exam irregularities.

“The BJP government has totally botched the NEET examinations and destroyed the future of our medical aspirants,” he posted on X.

“First, it persisted with the exam despite huge opposition from many states, especially Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Now, it is clearly unable to administer it effectively and we are now seeing the paper leak at the national level. This, coupled with multiple irregularities raises alarm about how the exam is being conducted,” he added.

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June 8, 2024 7:20 PM IST

NEET Result 2024 Live Updates: Committee report to be submitted in a week

The high level committee formed to review the issue will be submitting a report within a week based on which a decision will be made.

June 8, 2024 6:43 PM IST

NEET Result 2024 Live Updates: Physics Wallah founder likely to move SC

Alakh Pandey, the founder of Physics Wallah institute, has hinted at moving the Supreme Court over the issue. Taking to X, he wrote, “The reply is here. It's Time to go to SUPREME COURT OF INDIA.”

June 8, 2024 6:14 PM IST

NEET Result 2024 Live Updates: Section of aspirants demanded re-test

A section of medical aspirants had demanded the exam be cancelled and a re-test be held.

June 8, 2024 5:57 PM IST

NEET Result 2024 Live Updates: High-level committee formed

The NTA informed that a four-member high power committee is looking into the issue, and further steps will be taken based on the recommendations of the committee.

June 8, 2024 5:34 PM IST

NEET Result 2024 Live Updates: The controversy about grace marks

NEET Result 2024 Live Updates: Students from at least six centers in states including Meghalaya, Haryana, Chhattisgarh, Surat and Chandigarh, had complained about the loss of time during exams. According to NTA officials, at these centers the students could not get full marks for 3 hours and 20 minutes to complete the exam at these centers due to administrative reasons including distribution of wrong question paper, torn OMR sheets, or delay in distribution of OMR sheets among others.

June 8, 2024 5:01 PM IST

NEET Result 2024 Live Updates: What is the controversy about?

NEET Result 2024 Live Updates: The NEET UG 2024 results, announced on June 4, 2024, triggered a massive uproar, with several medical aspirants, parents and stakeholders demanding a probe and seeking “re-exam” alleging that the paper was leaked at certain centers where students got high scores.

June 8, 2024 4:46 PM IST

NEET Result 2024 Live Updates: Panel to revisit the results of over 1500 students

NEET Result 2024 Live Updates: The Union Ministry of Education has constituted a four-member panel to revisit the results of over 1500 students who were given grace marks as compensation for loss of time during the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET-UG) for admissions to undergraduate medical courses, the National Testing Agency (NTA) announced.

June 8, 2024 4:30 PM IST

NEET Result 2024 Live Updates: Delhi HC seeks NTA's stand on plea concerning NEET answer key

NEET Result 2024 Live Updates: The Delhi High Court sought the National Testing Agency's stand on a petition filed by an NEET-UG candidate raising grievance regarding a question that had two correct answers in the answer key.

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June 8, 2024 4:12 PM IST

NEET Result 2024 News Live: Find the latest updates on HT Education Portal

NEET Result 2024 News Live: Get the latest updates on the Education Portal of HT

June 8, 2024 3:47 PM IST

NEET Result 2024 News Live: Issue limited to 6 centres, integrity of exam not compromised

The issue was limited to six centres out of the 4,750 and around 1,600 out of the 24 lakh candidates. The integrity of the exam throughout the country was not compromised, the NTA chief said.

June 8, 2024 3:46 PM IST

NEET Result 2024 News Live: 6 candidates became toppers due to compensatory marks

NEET Result 2024 News Live: Six candidates have emerged as toppers of the NEET UG exam with a score of 720 and two have gone up to 718 and 719 marks due to the compensatory marks, the NTA chief said. He clarified that these marks are not because of the number of correct and incorrect answers given by them but due to the scale formula.

June 8, 2024 3:32 PM IST

NEET Result 2024 News Live: What NTA said about conducting exam again

NEET Result 2024 News Live: Answering a question on whether the NEET UG exam will be held again anywhere in India, the NTA clarified that any further decision will depend on the recommendations of the high power committee set up to re-examine the issues raised by the candidates. The committee is expected to submit its report in seven days, it said.

June 8, 2024 3:24 PM IST

NEET Result 2024 News Live: Around 1,600 candidates were affected due to wrong paper, torn OMR sheet; committe recommended compensatory marks

Around 1,600 candidates from six centres were distributed wrong question papers and two to three candidates got torn OMR due to which they had less time to attempt the exam.

Our instructions are that if the exam starts late, full time should be given to the candidates, which has happened in most centres, but at some centres, the exam was conducted in such a way that they did not get enough time. The concerned candidates went to the Hon'ble High Court requesting for re-exam or compensatory marks.

We replied to the HC that we have formed a committee of experts to look into the issue of time loss which recommended that they (students) should be compensated for time loss.

– NTA Director General Subodh Kumar Singh

June 8, 2024 3:23 PM IST

NEET Result 2024 News Live: 61 candidates got top rank due to revision of answer key

This year, the candidates raised certain issues, such as higher marks and many toppers. As the answer key was revised, 44 candidates got marks from 715 to 720, and the number of toppers also increased to 61, the NTA DG said.

June 8, 2024 3:04 PM IST

NEET UG Result 2024 News Live Updates: Inflation of marks, 67 toppers among core issues raised by candidates

Several aspirants of the medical entrance exam NEET have alleged inflation of marks which led to a record 67 candidates bagging the top rank, including six from the same exam centre.

The NTA, however, denied any irregularities and said the changes made in the NCERT textbooks and grace marks for losing time at the examination centres were some of the reasons behind the students scoring higher marks.

(Source: PTI)

June 8, 2024 3:02 PM IST

NEET UG Result 2024 News Live Updates: Panel to submit report in 7 days

The move to set up this high-power committee comes amid allegations of inflation of marks leading to 67 candidates sharing first rank in the exam.

"The panel headed by a former UPSC chairman will submit its recommendations within a week and the results of these candidates might be revised," NTA Director General Subodh Kumar Singh said at a press conference.

"The awarding of grace marks has not impacted the qualifying criteria of the exam and the review of results of the affected candidates will not impact the admission process," he added.

(Inputs from PTI)

June 8, 2024 3:01 PM IST

NEET Result 2024 News Live Updates: Education ministry sets up panel to review various issues

NEET Result 2024 News Live Updates: Amid growing demands for cancellation of the NEET UG result, the education ministry has set up a four-member panel to review the grace marks awarded to more than 1,500 candidates in the NEET-UG medical entrance exam, the National Testing Agency (NTA) announced on Saturday.

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