With the formation of National Testing Agency (NTA), UGC-NET, JEE-main, NEET-UG, GPAT,& CMAT aspirants will now be able to take NTA practice tests. The aspirants have to Log on to https://www.nta.ac.in and choose their nearest Test Practice Centre.
What is National Testing Agency (NTA)?
National Testing Agency (NTA) has been established by the government as a premier, specialist, autonomous and self-sustainedtesting organisation to conduct entrance examinations for admission/fellowship in higher educational institutions.
National Testing Agency (NTA) is a registered society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. The NTA will conduct all exams in following domains:
Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) for engineering, National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) for medical courses, Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) for management courses, GRADUATE PHARMACY APTITUDE TEST (GPAT) for M.Pharm courses and National Eligibility Test (NET) for university teaching and fellowship programmes.
The test taker has to be 10+2 pass with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational subject.
10+2 exam passed with biology, physics and chemistry.
Graduates in any discipline can apply for CMAT exam.
Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy (4 years after 10+2, including lateral entry candidates). Those who are in the final year of B. Pharmacy course are also eligible for appearing in GPAT exam. B.Tech (Pharmaceutical and fine chemical technology) / Equivalent Students are not eligible to appear for GPAT examination.
UGC NET eligibility:
Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC.
Earlier, these exams were held by CBSE.
“Give the right direction to your career with NTA practice tests for UGC-NET, JEE-main, NEET-UG, GPAT,& CMAT. Log on to https://www.nta.ac.in/ and choose your nearest Test Practice Centre today,” Ministry of HRD said in a tweeet.
Earlier, UGC notified that a person with PhD degree from a foreign university/institution with a ranking among top 500 in the World University Ranking is now eligible for direct recruitment as an Assistant Professor in Indian Universities and Colleges.
The government also has sanctioned the MPRESS (Impactful Policy Research in Social Science) scheme at a total cost of Rs.414 crore for the implementaresearch to guide policy tion up to March 31, 2021 to support the social science research in the higher education institutions.