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National Testing Agency to open 2697 test practice centres from 1 September
The National Testing Agency or NTA that has taken over to conduct NEET, NET and other important examinations from the CBSE and decided to open test practice centres for the students from September 1, 2018.
According to a statement issued by NTA, the Test Practice Centres (TPCs) for aspirants will now remain open every Saturday and Sunday from September 1, 2018.
The students should note that they can practise at these centres free of charge.
According to the release, the TPCs will have Computer-Based Test (CBT) that will be similar to the actual test.
The TPCs will help candidates know important things like logging into the system, going through the instructions, navigating between questions, reviewing and editing their answers and submitting the same.
This will help the students on how to use the system on the actual day.
It has been mentioned on the official website that the NTA will establish country-wide training centers for the students.
Around 2,697 schools/engineering colleges are being made available that will act like the TPCs in the coming days.
What is NTA
The National Testing Agency has been established as an autonomous and self-sustained testing body to conduct entrance examinations for admission/fellowship in higher educational institutions.
This is the first year NTA will be conducting engineering, medical as well as management courses. JEE Main 2019, NEET 2019, CMAT 2019 and UGC NET examination are some of the competitive examinations that NTA will conduct.