NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is a national level medical entrance test which is regulated by the CBSE Board. NEET 2017 is a one tier exam which commences once in a year in month of May. From the year 2016 onwards, NEET exam has replaced AIPMT exam. All seats (MBBS/BDS) of any medical/dental college will be filled by the score of NEET examination only. As per the last order by Hon. Supreme Court, no other exam except NEET will be held for offering admission into MBBS/BDS courses in India from the year 2017. It is held for providing admissions in MBBS/BDS courses offered by all government and private medical colleges in India.
The notification for NEET 2017 exam will be out in December. NEET 2017 Exam is tentatively scheduled to be held in May, 2017. Aspirants are required to note that the courses offered after NEET exam are MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) and BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery).
In order to be eligible for NEET 2017 MBBS medical entrance exam, the applicants must have cleared class 12 or equivalent examination from a recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology & Mathematics or any other elective subjects with English (appearing applicants can also apply). The applicants of NEET 2016 must have scored minimum 50% in PCB group (45% for general PH and 40% for SC/ST/OBC).
The applicants must be an Indian national or OCI (Overseas Citizen of India). The applicants must be between 17 to 25 years as on 31st December of the admission year (for reserved applicants maximum age limit is 30 years). The candidates of J&K, Telangana and Andra Pradesh have to follow same guidelines given in AIPMT.
Points to Note:
It is important for the aspirants to go through the complete list of colleges which accept the scores of NEET 2017 exam. There will be negative marking, 1 mark will be deducted for wrong answer and 4 marks will give for each right answer. Online submission of application form for NEET may be done by accessing Board. Candidates must ensure that mobile numbers, email ID filled in the online Application form are their own or their parents’.
Aspirants are also required to note that National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test-II (UG), 2016 will be conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in Medical/Dental Colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.
CBSE is limited to the conduct of the entrance examination, declaration of result and providing All India Rank to the Counselling Authorities and Admitting Institutions. Online Counselling shall be conducted on the basis of NEET UG Result 2016 declared by the CBSE, New Delhi. All India Rank (AIR) is over all AIPMT All India Rank, as given by CBSE, is based on rank among the successful candidates, of NEET UG on all India basis.