NEET [ National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test ]
As per regulations framed under the Indian Medical Council Act-1956 as amended in 2018 and the Dentists Act-1948 as amended in 2018, NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG), 2018 (NEET-UG-2018) will be conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in India 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.
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NEET Eligibility Criteria
NEET eligibility criteria have been revised in accordance with provisional orders issued by the Delhi Supreme Court on April 26, 2018. While candidates for the NIOS / Open Schools have been declared eligible, those higher than the upper limit of age seeking admission through NEET will not be allowed under the Delhi court judgment.
|Qualifying Exam||10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English as core subjects in both Classes 11 and 12 from a recognized Board; candidates from NIOS Board are eligible – Gap year between Class 11 and 12 is permitted.|
|Minimum Age Requirement||17 years|
|Maximum Age Limit||Applicable for NEET as per the final judgment of Delhi High Court on May 11, 2018.|
|Qualifying Marks||UR – 50%, OBC/SC/ST – 40%, PWD – 45% (minimum aggregate marks only for PCB subjects)|
|Maximum Attempts||Previously applied cap on the number of attempts has been removed. Now, there is no limit on the permitted number of attempts age criteria permitting.|
|Nationality||Indian Nationals, NRIs, OCIs, PIOs & Foreign Nationals|