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All India exam protocols need a rethink

Protest, NEET Protest, UGC NET Protest
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New Delhi: Students stage a protest over the NEET-UG and UGC-NET examinations issue, in New Delhi, Thursday, June 20, 2024. (Photo: PTI)

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Controversies over the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) and the University Grants Commission-National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) focus the spotlight squarely on the capabilities of the National Testing Agency (NTA) to conduct such nation-wide examinations for admission to institutes of higher education. The NTA was set up in 2017 as an autonomous institution to create a scientific exam system on a par with global standards, superseding bodies such as the All India Council of Technical Education and the Central Board of Secondary Education and colleges and institutions that conducted these exams before. It is one of the

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First Published: Jun 20 2024 | 10:33 PM IST

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