The Ministry of Education officials on Thursday announced a centre in Dubai for the medical entrance examination NEET, in addition to the centre announced in Kuwait earlier this month, for the benefit of the Indian student community in the middle east.
"The National Testing Agency (NTA) has decided to create one more centre city in Dubai in addition to the one already created at Kuwait city during the year 2021," HRD Secretary Amit Khare said in a letter to Foreign Secretary, Ministry for External Affairs.
"The Indian community in the Gulf countries may appropriately be informed about this. I would also be grateful if the Indian embassies in Kuwait and Dubai are advised to extend their full cooperation to the NTA in conduct of the exam in fair and secured manner," he added.
Earlier scheduled for August 1, the exams now stand postponed to September 12. While the number of cities wherein exams shall be conducted has been increased from 155 to 1965, the number of examination centres has been increased from the 3,862 used in 2020.