Q. With reference to National Entrance cum Eligibility Test (NEET), consider the following statements:
1. Article 30 gives the minority institutions the right to admit students of their choice, so minority medical institutions are exempted from NEET.
2. The exam is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA), an autonomous body, constituted under the Ministry of Human Resources Development.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:

Statement 1 is incorrect: In 2020, the court upheld NEET even in respect of minority institutions. Article 30 gives the minority institutions the right to admit students of their choice. The court held that the rights available under Article 30 are not violated by the introduction of NEET. 

Statement 2 is correctThe exam is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA), an autonomous body, constituted under the Ministry of Human Resources Development. 

Source: NEET fails the multidimensional construct of merit