What are the recent changes in the NEET exam?
. NTA Has made a series of changes this year
[EXAM TIME DURATION INCREASED](https://EXAM TIME DURATION INCREASED) - One of the major challenges in need is to struggle with time, but this year NTA has decided to increase the duration from 3 hrs to 3hr 20 mins. This may come out as a turning point as there are high chances that the cutoff may rise.
2.NO AGE LIMIT -: Another major change that has been made for the candidates is that this year, there will be no upper age limit to give the exam. Till last year, the upper age limit was 25 years for general candidates and 30 years for reserved candidates.
NEW EXAM CENTERS ADDED-: This year new cities have also been added to the list for examination centers. According to the NEET 2022 information brochure, this year, there are a total of 543 cities for the examination centers, whereas there were 202 last year.
INCREASE IN REGISTRATION FEE-: Forth change that has been made on the NEET 2022 is about the changed registration fee for the exam. This year the registration fee for all categories has been increased. Till last year the fees for the general category were Rs 1,500, which has now been increased to 1,600. For the candidates belonging to EWS and OBC-NCL categories the fee has been increased from 1,400 to 1,500 now, a Rs 100 increase. Further, the candidates belonging to SC, ST, and other reserved categories they will have to pay Rs 800, compared to Rs 700 last year. The candidates applying from outside India will need to pay Rs 8,500 instead of Rs 7,500 to register for the NEET-UG 2022 exam.