The National Testing Agency (NTA) has allowed candidates to carry out corrections in their online application filed to appear for the national entrance test (NET) to be held in December. Online applications were invited for a month till September 30 by which is conducting the test for the first time. While CBSE has been conducting the test earlier, it has been made online too from this year. This one-time correction facility is provided to candidates after it was found that many candidates had submitted incorrect data while filling their online application. While the website was open from Monday, it would remain open for corrections till midnight on Sunday, October 14.
Candidates had complained of server issues in filing their online applications on the NTA website because of the high traffic. “As the response time is also very less during filing of online application, candidates tend to make mistakes. The move will benefit many who could not make the desired corrections,” said S Vignesh, a NET aspirant. A guest faculty member in a city college, he said even the CBSE had given the opportunity last year to correct the mistakes. “With more number of candidates writing the exam every year, it is indeed becoming difficult to give all the details in the stipulated time while filing the application,” said Vignesh.