Medical Council of India (MCI) is seeking feedback on a common core syllabus for MBBS entrance examination. The feedback can be submitted till August 11, following which the syllabus for physics, chemistry and biology will be finalised.
The syllabus for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for undergraduates (NEET-UG) for admission to MBBS has been prepared by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT).
The common entrance test for admission to undergraduate medical courses for the academic year 2012-13 will be conducted across the country in May 2012. The NEET-PG and NEET-SS for postgraduate and super speciality medical courses is scheduled for January-February 2012 and June 2012, respectively.
The modalities for NEET-PG and NEET-SS are being worked out, according to Dr Sangeeta Sharma, secretary, MCI. There are 42,000 seats for undergraduate medical courses and 20,600 seats for postgraduate medical courses in the country, including those from private medical colleges. [Source: Hindu]
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