NTA’s Exam Calendar for 2024-25: JEE (Main), NEET (UG), CUET (UG), CUET (PG) and UGC-NET Dates Released


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 NTA’s Exam Calendar for 2024-25 released

Hey there, fellow students and future exam-takers!

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has recently dropped some exciting news for the academic year 2024-25.

If you are gearing up for some major entrance exams, you will want to pay attention to the dates and details released in the NTA's Examination Calendar. 

Let's break it down.

1. Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) - Main

Session 1: This is a computer-based test (CBT) that happens between January 24th and February 1st, 2024.

Session 2: Don't worry if you miss Session 1; there's another chance! Session 2 takes place between April 1st and April 15th, 2024.

JEE (Main) is for all you budding engineers. It's a big deal for admissions and guess what? You get two shots at it!

2. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) - UG

Date: Mark your calendars for May 5th, 2024. NEET (UG) will be a traditional pen-and-paper/OMR test.

NEET (UG) is your ticket to medical college. If you want to be a doctor, this exam is a must.

3. Common University Entrance Test (CUET) - UG

Dates: CUET (UG) is a computer-based test (CBT) held between May 15th and May 31st, 2024.

CUET (UG) is your gateway to various undergraduate programs at universities. It's like your golden key to a world of courses.

4. Common University Entrance Test (CUET) - PG

Dates: If you're thinking about postgraduate studies, CUET (PG) is a computer-based test (CBT) from March 11th to March 28th, 2024.

CUET (PG) is your chance to shine in the world of postgraduate admissions. Get ready for exciting opportunities!

5. UGC-National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) - Session I

Dates: UGC-NET (Session I) is a CBT happening from June 10th to June 21st, 2024.

If you dream of becoming a professor or scoring a Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Indian universities and colleges, this is the exam for you.

Results and Where to Find More Info

You won't have to wait long for your results! They will be out within three weeks after each CBT exam. For NEET (UG) 2024, you can expect results by the second week of June 2024.

For all the nitty-gritty details about each exam, including how to register, what to expect on exam day, and who can apply, visit the official NTA website at www.nta.ac.in. As soon as registration forms are available, you'll find the Information Bulletin for each exam there.

Handy Tips to Supercharge Your Entrance Exam Preparation

Now that the NTA has released the exam calendar, it's important for you to start preparing early for the entrance exams. Here are some tips that will help you score well on the exams

Set Realistic Goals: When you're starting out, make sure your goals are realistic, plan your study routine, and stick to it.

Master Basics: Don't just cram, take the time to really understand the basics, because that's the foundation for everything else.

NCERT Books: Those NCERT books are like your best buddies for building a strong foundation, especially for NEET. Don't skip those exercise questions, and those solved examples? Gold! 

Reference Books: Besides NCERT, grab some good reference books that suit you.

Online Resources: The internet is a treasure trove of free stuff. Short notes, video tutorials, flow charts – all there for the taking.

Regular Revision: Repeat after me- revise, revise, revise. The more you do it, the easier it all sticks. Don't shy away from asking questions when in doubt.

Avoid Comparison: Seriously, don't compare yourself to others. It's a killer of confidence and motivation.

Personalised Notes: Making your own notes and flowcharts can be a lifesaver. Get creative!

Previous Year's Papers: Past papers are like cheat codes. Solve them to identify weak areas.

Exam Pattern Knowledge: Understand the exam pattern and focus more on high-weightage topics.

Strategic Approach: Plan how to tackle the exam paper; start with questions you are confident about.

Prioritise Health: Maintain a balanced diet, get enough sleep and incorporate regular exercise.

Stay Positive: Keep a positive mindset and stay motivated. Don't let stress get the better of you.

Minimise Distractions: Limit your use of social media to stay focused during study sessions.


The NTA is here to make your journey to top-notch educational institutions as smooth as possible. Whether you're dreaming of engineering, medicine, undergraduate or postgraduate studies, these exam dates are your stepping stones. Stay updated by visiting the official NTA website and start preparing for your bright future today. You've got this!

Also, when it comes to arming yourself with the right knowledge arsenal for these entrance exams, don't forget to explore the book offered by Target Publications for NEET, JEE and CUET. They are your secret key to unlock success in style!


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