SC allows aspirants above 25 years to apply for NEET UG 2019
Supreme Court (SC) has given permission for applying NEET UG 2019 to aspirants above 25 years. SC order also specified that their candidature will be subject to the final outcome of the case on validity of CBSE's decision to fix upper age limit.
As per SC directive, such students can now apply for NEET 2019 with the condition that their eligibility status will be subject to the final ruling in the case.
As per previous age limit rules by NTA in NEET UG 2019 notification specified the upper age limit for students as 25 years as on the date of the examination. As per the notification any student above the age of 25 on May 5, 2019 is not eligible for the NEET UG 2019 exam.
The SC has also directed the NTA for extension of NEET UG 2019 Application form date by a week.
But yet there is no clarification that the last date has been extended for all the candidates or for candidates over the age of 25 years.
NEET 2019 exam is scheduled on 5th May 2019.