NTA Warns NEET UG 2020 Candidates Against Fake Calls Regarding Exam

Published on : 12th May 2020    Author : Meenakshi

NTA has released a notice regarding fake calls, SMS, and email asking for NEET UG 2020 candidate’s application details as well as a personal one.

Several reports have been registered by the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET UG 2020) aspirants that they received calls asking for personal details and information. To highlight this matter, on Monday (11th May 2020), the National Testing Agency, NTA has released a notice regarding fake and fraudulent calls and cautioned candidates informing that they never ask for personal details/ information through calls, SMS or via emails mode. The notice has been issued on the official website of NEET; the link for the same is ntaneet.nic.in. All the candidates, appearing for NEET UG 2020 examination are requested to keep visit the official website, to read the notice and for regular updates.

NTA Official Notice 2020 | Visit NTA NEET Notification

As per the following reports, the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET UG 2020) candidates have received fake calls asking for exam details as well as personal details and information. The National Testing Agency, NTA come in a front foot and has informed candidates that they never ask for any personal details or any other information through calls, SMS or emails.

As per the official NTA statement “All candidates who are due to appear for NEET (UG) 2020 examination are hereby informed that NTA does not ask for any personal details or information through calls, SMS or emails. If any such calls, messages or emails are received by you, please don’t share any information”.

Direct link to check the notice

Only Trust the Officials

NTA also clarifies that students and their parents are advised to only trust the official website i.e. nta.ac.in or NEET UG website – ntaneet.nic.in for any updates. The agency has also clarified that we will take strict action against these fake calls seeking confidential information from students.

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