Digital Desk, New Delhi. National Testing Agency (NTA) has declared the results of NEET-2021 exam. Mrinal Kuttery from Hyderabad has topped these exams. He has obtained All India Rank 1. He is followed by Tanmay Gupta from Delhi in second position and Karthika Nair from Mumbai in third place. Karthika is also top among female candidates. With the declaration of the results, now the admissions in medical colleges will be started soon. The result of NEET students has been released by the National Testing Agency on Monday evening. The agency has sent this result link to the students on the official email.
In fact, on October 28, the Supreme Court had allowed the NTA to release the NEET result 2021. After getting permission from the Supreme Court, the result of NTA has been declared on November 1. NTA has shared the scorecard of the candidates on their personal email id. This result will also be released on the official website of NEET 2021. Earlier it was expected that the result of NEET UG exam will be declared after one month of the exam. Significantly, due to more delay in the examination results, the new session of 2021-22 could also be delayed.
Students who qualify the NEET exam will be able to get admission in various courses including MBBS, BAMS, BSMS, BUMS and BHMS in various reputed medical colleges of the country. After the amendment in the National Medical Commission Act, 2019, the entrance examinations for MBBS course of 13 AIIMS located across the country and Jawaharlal PG Institute of Medical Education and Research, Puducherry have also been taken through NEET. The NEET UG result was likely to be declared after about a month of the exam. Although there is not much delay, the result has been declared after about 50 days of the exam.
The NEET UG 2021 exam was conducted on Sunday, September 12, between 2 PM to 5 PM, in over 3,800 exam centers across 202 cities in India. Around 16 lakh students all over the country had applied to appear for the exam. According to the NTA, the medical entrance exam NEET-UG was also conducted for the first time in Dubai on the initiative of the Government of India. Apart from the examination center located in Dubai, the NEET-UG exam was also conducted in Kuwait. To ensure social distancing norms, the number of test cities was increased from 155 to 202. This time the central government has decided to implement 27 percent OBC reservation in NEET examinations. Also, the students were given the facility to take this exam in 13 languages.