MCI seeks feedback on core syllabus for MBBS common entrance test

Sunday, July 24, 2011

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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Comment by manesh kale
2011-07-28 19:22:46

sir ye mci ka desscion for ncert lena ka faisla bhaut galat hai wo abhi ab tum syallbus dege to 7 month kuch kam samay hoga for preparation aur ye syallbus bhi naya hone ke karan bacho ko handel hone me taime lage ka aur mere khyal se ye syallbus student ko bhaut stressful hoga yese liya ye exam 2013 se stara karene chaye

Comment by VIVEK
2011-07-29 11:29:43


Comment by Emanvel
2011-07-30 14:18:31

it is better for us to conduct neet in 2013 n one more thing if neet is conduct then one chance is there n it create more pressure oo student n if u give free of neet exam pressure is less and lastly sir plz give chance to conduct entrance exam in 2011 wise@MCI

Comment by Satyanarayana Karuturi
2011-08-01 14:42:34


I am verymuch happy to interducing National wide Medical Enterence from your Dept.
But you are giving impartence to Physics than Botany, but for Medicine Botany,Zoology and Chemistry are ver much usefull thank Physics. This pattern is useful to Central School Students not Reginol Students. Please give equal importance to Botany and Zoolog also.
Please think and implement to usefull all over India.
With viogarously waiting for this system
Yoyrs Satyanarayana Karuturi

HYDERABAD Andhrapradesh.

Comment by chambule susheel
2011-08-01 18:38:06

sir this is not fairy your putting curse on us . this is the sincere request from all maharashra student that its a very very least time to prepare for neet . i hope that this exam should be held in 2013. so please show sympathy toward us

Comment by sachin rathod
2011-08-01 18:46:39

sir ye hamare sath na-ensaphy hai sir ham neet exam ke liye full prepare nahi hai so please cancle this exam for 2012 . aur is exam ke liye sirf 6 mahiney yeh bahut kam samay hai so pleasehelp us . thank you

Comment by Shivani guru
2011-08-02 14:28:19

we students of maharashtra board hav’t studied the whole syllabus given bu by the MCI.
in addition we also haven’t studied std 11 portion…..

Comment by bhavya singh
2011-08-02 16:53:49

thank you for introducing new pattern pf syllabus n all of it is very good….. i would like to give the exam this year only…. it would be also very nice of u to put age limit also from 2012 exams only….
thank you….

Comment by Tribhuvan
2011-08-03 11:47:10

plz age limit mat karna.& syllabus is good

Comment by Mehzabeen
2011-08-03 20:27:28

Plz sir dont implement new syllabus in dis we hav vry less tym fr preparing d new syllabus.hope u will help out

2011-08-03 20:59:58

Plz sir dont implement new syllabus in dis we hav vry less tym fr preparing d new syllabus.hope u will help out

Comment by aadhya sharma
2011-08-03 21:58:03

The new syllabus focuses more on physics and chemistry rather than biology which is more important for medical courses. The syllabus of physics and chemistry should be limited whereas the biology syllabus should be expanded. Medically important topics such as animal physiology should be included whereas less important topics such as diversity in living world,structural organisation in plants and plant physiology should be removed. In other words, more stress should be given to biology rather than physics and chemistry. The common entrance exam should be held from the 2012-2013 session rather than 2011-2012 session as aspiring candidates are left with limited time. Under any condition, the exam should not be held until all board exams are completed. The proposed syllabus is more detrimental rather than helpful for us students. If the number of questions are to be increased then the time limit should be increased accordingly. More stress should be given to the class 12th syllabus rather than class 11th syllabus as many students still remain out of touch with the syllabus of the previous class. In the event of a common entrance exam being held in 2012 , the age limit should only be imposed from 2013 in order to give the unsuspecting and unprepared students another chance.This is a sincere request to change the syllabus according to the requirements of the students as per medical standards (really how much physics do you need to know to become a doctor?)

Comment by Sagnik Chakraborty
2011-08-04 15:47:55

This is very unfair on the part of MCI to conduct common test from 2012, since the students were preparing from class XI based on west bengal board syllabus. Giving a new syllabus now 7 months prior to the exam is unfair for medical aspirants like us. Please implement it from 2013 and be fair to 2012 batch state board students.

Comment by Devanshi agarwal
2011-08-04 20:56:04

Plz do not exclude human physiology from syllanbus coz we had been preparing for it for full last 1 yr & also it is the subject of demand for future doctors.thank you.

Comment by shalini singh
2011-08-04 21:10:02

animal physio shud nt be removed instead plant physio shud be removed as animal physio gives us basic concepts for medical or rather the syllabus shud not be changed

Comment by Akshya anand
2011-08-05 02:33:11

Sir, the syllabus is perfect and at this level all the students must know these things. If any emergency case arises for a doctor and if the doctor refuses it by saying i am not prepared now, Sir then u can imagine how is our country’s future going to be.

Comment by moiz pathan
2011-08-05 07:47:59

it is so foolish to delete the human physiology part from the core syllabus of NEET. they have given more stress on physics and chemistry rather than biology.
It seems that they want the future MBBS students to concentrate more on botany than zoology. . . .anyways . . .if they include human physiology and delete some useless topics from physics and chemistry it would be better. . . .they should have prepared a syllabus which prepares a basement for MBBS. . .hope they understand. . . .parents, students and teachers should come forward!

Comment by Aankury gupta
2011-08-05 18:52:59

Plz include human physiology

Comment by suyash tiwari
2011-08-07 14:40:41

sir plz tell me the age limit of of single mbbs entrnce test of year 2012-13

Comment by chandresh shah
2011-08-07 21:49:55

The idea of neet exam is good but it is too late declaration as student of state boards have not sufficient time to prepare syllabus as lot of difference (40 to 50%)between state boards & core syllabus.also make sure to take exam in local language.
At last do not conduct exam in this year-2012.only conduct exam from 2013 or 2014 after giving sufficient time to student for preparation.

Chandresh shah

Comment by Shivcharan
2011-08-08 10:54:53

Sir, please add animal physiology &plant physiology & delete some part of physics like mechanics etc.

2011-08-08 16:38:49

it is too late declaration as student of West Bengal State boards have not sufficient time to prepare syllabus as lot of difference (40 to 50%)between state boards & core syllabus.also make sure to take exam in local language.


Comment by vishakha
2011-08-08 20:27:06

sir plz don’t change the syllabus as we have very less time for preparation.and plz donot implement new syllabus of physics.and plz add human and plant physiology.

Comment by nidhi mishra
2011-08-08 21:47:47

sir its an humble requedst plz do not change the syllabus…..!!
for a medical student botany zoology is moreeee imp than physcs nd chem….
syallabus followed up till now is best…
dnt change it plzzz….!!

Comment by Rajni jain
2011-08-09 10:40:18

Its not good tht u r removing human physiology from PRI MEDICAL TEST…bcoz thn their is no difrnce in 10 or 12th clas.. Wel we hav to study that aftr clearing the test at that tim it creats prblm if u wnt to remov thn remov evolution na nd dnt extend physics… By removing biology’s topic…
Its my hardly requst tht plz thnk abut tht nd act in contst of tht.,.

Comment by dinesh mallik
2011-08-09 19:25:33

the course is good the portion is will beniffit to students.
it will be better to not include human physiology.
thank u

Comment by madhuja mukherji
2011-08-09 19:37:04

i support this new i just wanna know that on which day we can get our new and final sllabus?i am eagerly waiting for it!!

Comment by prof abdul ayub
2011-08-10 13:01:06

the dicision taken by the mci for conducting common eligibility cum entrance is warmily welcome. but due to lack of time, much time is essential for the detailed discussion of the syllabus and other aspects it is better to postpond the implementation from 2013 onwards.

Comment by Sourav Chakraborty
2011-08-10 23:19:36

Sir, i am a student of west bengal board. Plz don’t start the common entrance from 2012. Because, in the new syllabus, there are much more things new to the students of state boards. We have not enough time in our hand to prepare for the new syllabus. If the common entrance will held in the very next year, the students of C.B.S.E and I.C.S.E will surely benifitted and state board students suffers the most. We, students are very much worried. Plz try to unterstand our situation. Plz see our syllabus and take a fare decision.

Comment by Hitesh Sharma
2011-08-11 21:29:11

sir please balance the course between the physics and zoology it will be better for us…….
otherwise this is completely satisfying course for us.

Comment by vishwanath
2011-08-12 10:41:03

plz implement neet exam this year itself because there lot of corruption going around private and deemed university for admission to medical streem.they are also manipulating the answer sheets according to lakhs of rupees paid .juniors plz understands this and reply to mci .iam an pg aspirant from karnataka.yours sincerly Dr vishwanath

Comment by Dr. S. Raza
2011-08-13 01:50:45

Dear Sir,
The idea of MCI to conduct common entrance test deserves accolades as it will benefit all medical aspirants who run from city to city appearing in various exams…
But the worst aspect of this declaration is the syllabus of zoology… I feel that a bunch of fools have devised this syllabus which lacks most of the essentials of zoology like animal physiology, detailed study of invertebrate types, embryology & concepts of evolution etc….To put it succinctly, in my entire teaching career spanning over 20 years I have taught several syllabi but have never seen such an absurd framing of zoology syllabus..
I request you to put our views across so that MCI officials do something to modify this ridiculous zoology syllabus…
Dr. S. Raza

Comment by Anil Kumar Ghosh
2011-08-23 18:06:04

The draft copy of the syllabus of CET’2012. Is different from West Bengal H.S. Council. The student of West Bengal who have passed H.S. on 2011 have been preparing for JEE Medical West Bengal’2012 since last three years. The student of West Bengal H.S. Council who are appearing H.S. in 2012 and at the same time preparing for JEE’2012 Medical also since last two years. If at once the CET’2012 is implemented in West Bengal the student will be at a loss and be frustrated. No doubt CET is welcome but it should be implemented after the implementation of NEET syllabus in XI-XII and the common entrance test for under graduate M.B.B.S. should be implemented from 2014 as the student will be familiar with the new syllabus and system of exam.

Yours faithfully, Anil Kumar Ghosh

Comment by Vijaykumar
2011-09-04 20:11:07

i welcome the stand on NEET exam which is going to conduct but the board must inform to all the states and collect all state opinion. If you are really stick to conduct the exam you have to inform the syllabus 18months before. so that all the states accordingly change the present syllabus as per your norms. I think it is better to start from 2013-2014 academic year.
also you have to specify all the reservation quota like NCC, HANDICAPED, SC/ST OTHER MINORITIES,NRI. etc. give clear picture and seat matrix and selection procedure and minimum requirements to all the above well before at least one year other than the syllabus.

Comment by sukalpa mondal
2011-09-11 20:20:41

sir dont make us guinepig. first ensure uniform syllabus in 11 and 12 standard in all state boards from 2012 curricullam then only conduct all india common entrance test for mbbs from 2014. sukalpa

Comment by Oindrila Mondal
2011-09-13 21:24:26

syllabus is perfect….but please let us know the final syllabus as quickly as possible…i am looking forward to it.

Comment by eshaan sinha
2011-09-15 11:27:37

sir it is the decision which will be taken by MCI …but this decision is violating public opinion…….a crystal clear partiality is arising……though the CBSE students will have the fabour….the regional students will be hamperd the most…….please dont give so much importyance to physics……..human physiology is the most important concept that a medical student must have from earlier…… dont give birth to mass killing doctors by totally deleting human physiology from the syllabus……please this is a request of all the medical aspirants of india

Comment by Erin S Prakash
2011-09-15 22:14:55

sir atleast a years preparation is required to appear for MBBS entrance test as per new syllabus.The sudden change will definitely affect the real aspirants of the course.Kindly consider the plight of the students.

Comment by Ravi Ranjan
2011-09-20 01:25:12

Its not good tht u r removing human physiology
from PRI MEDICAL TEST…bUt remve pant and animal kingdom. Wel we hav to study
that aftr clearing the test at that tim it creats prblm
if u wnt to remov thn remov evolution na nd dnt
extend physics… By removing biology’s topic…

Comment by Chingnu Tuboi
2011-09-21 22:14:54

human physiology is and will be aswell,the basic chapter for the medical aspirants,and not only us but for the mbbs student aswell. Its not a wise decision to exclude that portion.. Plant physiology and all plant related portion must be excluded instead since its unimportant for the studnts and it realy gve us a hard time instead. And ol d unnecessary chapter from physics and chemistry must be excluded too. Last but not the least,please minimize the cut off marks for the ST to 30percent. Please..

Comment by mary
2011-09-25 15:16:08

physic n chemistry is more than biology plz give more importance so, put the human physiology in the syllabus

2011-09-26 20:18:28

sir we have almost completed reading our present given syllabus…………its better not to change it again as this will put more pressure to us…….in my opinion it is better to conduct this common entrance exam from 2013 onwards……….. hope you understand us.

Comment by VRTATA
2011-09-26 20:29:48

Plz avoid the national level common entrance test for this year, if you want to conduct the national As a parent strictly i am oppsingin National wide exam for this year, if MCI is still intrested to conduct the same exam in this year, as one of the parent , i can approch the High Court / SupremeCourt.
Plz try to understand us.

Comment by hemuhemanth
2011-10-02 14:36:20

sir, please give the final syllabus for the students who are writing national level medical entrance exam in the year 2013.students are confusing how to read for the exam with out knowing complete syllabus.

Comment by Anubhav
2011-10-02 21:46:36

you said perfect things. Thanks from my side.

Comment by soumyadip
2011-10-05 14:50:24

i think this is a good process. but the new core syllabus is not been updated. please tell me how can i get it.

Comment by sede
2011-10-10 10:28:39

sir we are already halfway preparing for state jee sylabbus n its going to be hard to sift the balance at this time of the year pliz conduct the exam from 2013

Comment by sheela
2011-10-13 12:27:06

it is unfair to conduct neet in our country without modifying many things. our country is with more of rural & lower socio-economic background population.
by this neet only the students with cbsc will be benefitted. the cbsc students are upper class people, where if they dont get admission in govt. college they go for self financing colleges by payment. the rural people studying in govt schools because they cann’t afford the fees at private schools should also be considered . education is every ones right. that cannt be biased . only education can uplift the society, their family , country . even now the rural people dont know about this neet and website / internet. otherwise youn would have received many objections for it.
to have neet is good , but before it you have to have common syllabus through out the country, so that everybody including the poor and rural candidates in the country will be benefitted start the common syllabus from 10th standard first next year to + 1 and so on . by three years you can establish common syllabus through out the country & all the candidates without any disparity will be ready and benefitted by the neet.
the examination must be in common language(english) and the state language

Comment by kamal kumar saha
2011-10-28 13:03:15

dear sir
It is unfare for us .cet syllabus is very unscientyfic for medical student .please change it & give agoo

Comment by Mohit
2011-11-09 22:56:14

its totally unfair. The old syllabus was in our reach. We are d student of 11th nd its nt possible to cover the syllabus of +2. We have done d old syllabus nd now dis one. Its nt d ryt time. So please change it soon.
Thnks, hpe u vl understand.

Comment by Dr. A. K. Maity
2011-11-11 02:00:59

85% State reservation in medical seats in NEET against Constitution
I want to draw your kind attention about few points for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) in Undergraduate Medical Entrance throughout India.
1. In NEET – Undergraduate Medical Entrance there is a common syllabus, single exam, one result. Medical Council of India (MCI) has agreed to reserve 85% seats as State Quota when the demand raised by different stated Govts in MCI meeting.
In West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and some other states there were District-wise reservation for admission to a medical college which was struck down by Supreme Court on the ground that the object of the selection of candidate for the admission is to select the best possible talent from the entire state, having regards to efficiency required for medical profession. It is against Article 14 of Indian Constitution.
(Supreme Court Case : (i) Minor P. Rajendran vs State Of Madras & Others on 17 January, 1968. (ii) Dr. Pradeep Jain and Others Vs Union of India and Others ,Writ Petitions Nos. 6091, 8882-83, 9219 and 9820 of 1983, Civil Appeal No. 6392 of 1983 , EQUIVALENT CITATION – 1984-(001)-Scale-0894-SC 1984-(002)-LLJ-0481-SC 1984-(003)-SCC-0654-SC 1984-(003)-SCR-0942-SC 1984-AIR-1420-SC CORAM P. N. Bhagwati A. P. Sen Ranganath Misra DATE OF JUDGMENT – 22.06.1984 )
So State-wise reservation of 85% NEET – UG medical seats for admission in a medical college through NEET is against Article 14 of Constitution.
When there will be no state-wise reservation, in educationally backward states majority of seats in medical will be filled up by the brilliant students of other states. Provincialism will create a new problem. There will be a problem of law and order.
Article 14 in The Constitution Of India 1949
[ Equality before law The State shall not deny to any person equality before the law or the equal protection of the laws within the territory of India Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth]

2. The recent published (dated 03/11/2011) Final Syllabus by Medical Council of India for National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS courses across the country is not a uniform syllabus for 11th and 12th standard classes of all existing 10 + 2 Boards all over India The published syllabus for NEET in medical matches more or less 95% with CBSE 10 + 2 syllabus ; 60 – 80% matches with the others 10 + 2 boards of different states. As a result, CBSE Board students will get extra advantage in NEET-2012. It is bad-in-law.
Sudden implementation of this class 11th and class 12th syllabus (i.e. NEET syllabus) is not a right decision. Usually 2 years minimum is required for implementation a new syllabus. Only 150 days remain for preparation of medical Entrance(s) – 2012. Higher Secondary /Equivalent Board students are going to appear/already appeared their Test exams for Final Board Exams. NEET -2012 is just after final exam. How it is possible to cover new syllabus?

3. Since most of the CBSE schools are in metropolitan cities, what will be the dream / fate of rural students who are studying with state board syllabus. More metropolitan students will occupy the maximum seats in different medical colleges. Rural health system will go in danger due to lack of doctor.

Comment by Parag
2011-11-14 00:59:09

Sir i think it will be batter to conduct neet from we haven’t much time to prepare for it in 2012….sir plz plz pay attention on it..

Comment by Aravind Somvanshi
2011-12-05 22:12:25

It is very good decision

Thanks Supreme court and thanks MCI,

This will facilitate to select good students from countrywide

Quota should be completely removed so that good students could be selected for this precious job of MBBS otherwise munna bhai mbbs………

Comment by neha nimi
2012-01-21 14:49:45

it’s true that we , the 2013 aspiring students have still more time than the students appearing in this year, but we need the new syllabus provided by NEET for our up to date preparation. so , please, display our syllabus publicly as fast aspossible.

Comment by dr jivansagar
2012-02-12 05:33:22

What is the upper age limit for NEET UG

Comment by Urmila
2012-09-10 21:32:00

We have state syllabus and the syllabus which is fixed for NEET is CBSE,so it will be very difficult for the students of state syllabus to prepare for the higher syallabus in a very short interval of time,and we’l be facing much pressure.So please do not introduce this exam for 2012-13 batch.

Comment by Urmila
2012-09-10 21:37:33

i fully agree with you sir,thanks for supporting us,but these people dont understand us.

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