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NEET UG 2023: NTA Clarifies Medium of NEET UG 2023 Question Paper

The National Testing Agency (NTA) issued a clarification on Wednesday regarding the medium of the question paper for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-UG) 2023. The official notice can be found on the NEET UG website,

According to the Information Bulletin for NEET (UG), -2023 available on, the National Testing Agency will conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG) – 2023 on May 7th, 2023 (Sunday) from 02:00 P.M. to 05:20 P.M. (Indian Standard Time) as a Pen & Paper mode (offline) test in about 499 cities across India and cities outside India.

Candidates opting for English will receive the Test Booklet in English only, while candidates opting for Hindi will receive a bilingual Test Booklet in English and Hindi. Candidates opting for regional languages will also receive a bilingual Test Booklet in the selected regional language and English. The Test Booklet will contain English and Hindi paper in white color, while the regional language will be printed in yellow. Urdu will be available in green color.

The option of regional languages will be available as per the table provided below

Medium of Question PaperExamination Centres
EnglishAll Examination Centres
English and HindiAll Examination Centres in India
English and AssameseExamination Centres in Assam
English and BengaliExamination Centres in West Bengal, Tripura, and Andaman & Nicobar Islands
English and GujaratiExamination Centres in Gujarat, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli
English and KannadaExamination Centres in Karnataka
English and MalayalamExamination Centres in Kerala and Lakshadweep
English and MarathiExamination Centres in Maharashtra
English and OdiaExamination Centres in Odisha
English and PunjabiExamination Centres in Punjab, Chandigarh, and Delhi/New Delhi (including Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gurugram, Meerut, Noida/Greater Noida)
English and TamilExamination Centres in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Andaman & Nicobar Islands
English and TeluguExamination Centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
English and UrduAll Examination Centres in India

In short,  English will be the medium of the question paper for all examination centers, while English and Hindi will be available in all examination centers in India. For specific states, other regional languages will also be available along with English.

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