Tag Archives: NEET

Opinion: The Great Indian PG Medical Admission Tamasha

The amount of suspense, excitement, emotions and disappointment generated by the counselling drama, which takes place yearly, is to be endured to be believed.

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Supreme Court removes 25-year age cap for NEET, says forms can be submitted till 5 April

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday removed the age cap of 25 years for candidates appearing for the NEET-2017 examination for MBBS/BDS courses and allowed filling up of forms through online portal of the CBSE till 5 April.

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MCI removes limits on number of attempts, upper age for appearing in NEET UG

New Delhi: There will be no limit on the number of attempts for a candidate in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) or the maximum age at which he or she can appear in the test, the Medical Council of India (MCI) has said.

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MCI cancels admissions of 519 MBBS students

New Delhi: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has cancelled admissions of 519 MBBS students enrolled in 17 medical colleges directly and not based on their performance in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET).

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NEET to apply for admission in Ayush courses as well

New Delhi: The Union Ayush Ministry has reportedly decided to bring the Ayush (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy) courses under the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET).

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Medical aspirants urge government to allow them at least five attempts at NEET

Bhopal: A year after its stormy debut, NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) has once again sparked a heated debate among medical aspirants and their parents.

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Health ministry limits NEET attempts to three; NEET-2017 to be counted as the first attempt

New Delhi: The union health ministry has clarified that NEET-2017 will be counted as the first attempt while considering the number of attempts a medical or dental aspirant has made in order to qualify for appearing in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test – Under Graduate (NEET-UG).

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#Budget2017: Govt to establish National Testing Agency for entrance examinations in higher education institutions

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while presenting the General Budget 2017-18 in Parliament on Wednesday said that the government proposes to establish a National Testing Agency as an autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organisation to conduct all entrance examinations for higher education institutions.

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India has 472 medical colleges but still faces shortage of doctors

New Delhi: India has 472 medical colleges and close to a million registered doctors. However, there is a shortage of doctors as per the World Health Organisation (WHO) norm of 1 doctor per 1000 population.

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Tamil Nadu government introduces two Bills in State Assembly to circumvent NEET

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday introduced two Bills in the State Assembly to continue in the state the present system of admitting students to MBBS, BDS and postgraduate medical and dental courses.

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