NEET Result 2020: The Allahabad High Court, on Tuesday, issued a notice to the NTA over NEET 2020 result declaration. The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad of the Allahabad HC has questioned the declaration of result of NEET 2020 by the National Testing Agency without deciding on objections to a couple of questions in the national level medical examination. The results of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test was declared on 16th October 2020 for all the candidates who appeared in the exam.
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The Bench of Justice Rajnish Kumar issued the notice to the NTA on a writ petition moved by Saliha Khan and others. The petitioners in their plea said that the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test was conducted in September and objections to the questions in the medical entrance test were invited through a notice on 27th September 2020. The petitioners, in response to the notice, deposited the required fee and submitted objections to two questions. The petitioners said the conducting body announced the results on 16th October 2020 without deciding on their objections. The next hearing into the petition is scheduled for 23rd November 2020.
NEET is the single-window entrance exam conducted for screening of aspirants into MBBS/BDS programmes in medical and dental colleges across the country. The exam is conducted online as a computer-based test in the Computer-based mode. The exam comprises of 180 objective (multiple-choice) type questions of four marks each. Candidates are required to attempt 180 questions in 180 minutes. There is also a negative making of 1 mark for each incorrect answer. NEET 2020 was conducted in 13th September 2020 with a re-exam on 14th October 2020 conducted for candidates who could not appear earlier for COVID-19 related circumstances.