NEET score may be used for BSc Nursing, Life Sciences Admissions 2021, says NTA
Delhi: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has confirmed that the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET 2021) may be used for determining the competency of an aspirant for admission to undergraduate Nursing and Life Sciences programmes.
Since its start, NEET is conducted for determining the eligibility of aspirants seeking admission in MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BSMS, BUMS, and BHMS Courses in different medical colleges all over India. However, this year it will also include BSc Nursing and BSc Life Sciences.
"Result of NEET (UG) - 2021 may be utilized by other Entities of Central/State Governments (including Indian Nursing Council/ Nursing Colleges/ Schools, JIPMER) for counselling / admission to relevant courses [including B.Sc. (Nursing) and B.Sc. (Life Sciences)] in accordance with their rules/norms/guidelines."