The National Testing Agency (NTA) is a government agency in India, responsible for conducting various entrance exams for admission to higher educational institutions and for recruitment purposes. It was established in November 2017 with the goal of conducting entrance exams for higher education in a fair, transparent, and efficient manner. The NTA conducts exams such as JEE Main (Joint Entrance Examination Main), NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test), UGC NET (University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test), among others.
he National Testing Agency aims to reduce the burden on students by conducting multiple exams in a single session and providing timely results. The agency has implemented various technological solutions to make the examination process more efficient and secure. Additionally, the NTA also provides a unique identification number (NTA ID) to each candidate to ensure their identity is protected and prevent impersonation. The NTA operates under the Ministry of Education and is headquartered in New Delhi, India. Its mission is to serve the nation by providing a world-class testing system that is accessible, fair, transparent, and secure.