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  • 25 Jun 2024
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Rajasthan High Court Notice to NTA

Why in News?

The Rajasthan High Court issued notices to the National Testing Agency (NTA) and the Centre regarding requests for the cancellation of the medical entrance exam NEET-UG due to alleged irregularities.

Key Points

  • The National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) Undergraduate exam paper leak has escalated, leading to protests demanding a re-test and a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe.
  • The Rajasthan high court set the hearing for 10th July 2024, two days after the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear similar petitions, including those seeking cancellation of the NEET-UG 2024 exam and a court-monitored investigation.

National Testing Agency

  • About:
    • The National Testing Agency (NTA) was established as a Society registered under the Indian Societies Registration Act, 1860.
    • It is an autonomous and self-sustained testing organisation to conduct entrance examinations for admission in higher educational institutions.
  • Governance:
    • NTA is chaired by an eminent educationist appointed by the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
    • The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will be the Director-General to be appointed by the Government.
    • There will be a Board of Governors comprising members from user institutions.


  • National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (Undergraduate) or NEET, formerly the All India Pre-Medical Test, is an entrance examination for admission in undergraduate medical programs (MBBS and BDS courses) in India.
  • It is conducted by the NTA.

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