NEET 2017 (OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED) COUNSELING WILL START IN JULY 2017

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About NEET
About NEET

“NEET 2017 notification is officially announced on 31st January 2017”

NEET 2017 (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is a single window entrance exam for 52,304 MBBS & BDS seats in the private & govt. medical colleges of India (except AIIMS & JIMPER). As per Hon. Supreme Court order from 2016 the AIPMT is now changed to NEET. There were lot of orders by Supreme Court in the NEET 2016-17 academic year admission process and much clarity has come now for the NEET 2017-18 academic year.

A special note on the admission process via various counseling has been added on 24th June, 2017. Please note the following points as mentioned below for the admission counseling process via NEET:

1. 15% seats admission in any government medical college in India (except AIIMS, JIPMER and colleges located in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J&K) will be taken via AIQ counseling held by DGHS centrally (NEET).

2. 15% seats admission in all 34 private deemed university in India (+ religion, minority) will be taken via AIQ counseling held by DGHS centrally.

3. Rest 85% seats admission in govt. medical college will be taken by state counseling held by government. These 85% seats are only for the state domicile students.

4. Rest 85% seats admission in private deemed university in India will be either taken by them individually or via the state counseling where it is located. In these 85% seats anyone from outside state can also apply. Domicile is not required. BUT these 85% seats also include management & NRI quota (approx 15%).

5. Private colleges (NOT Private Deemed University) which is affiliated to a state govt university in any state will take admission for its 100% seats ONLY via state govt. counseling. Most of the states will block these states for their own state domicile students only (e.g- Maharashtra). But there are some non-govt. quota seats as well in some private medical colleges (like in Karnataka) for which the admission might be open to outside State students as well. This will be clarified in few days.

NEET 2017 Eligibility Criteria to appear (New Criteria introduced)

Candidate should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st Dec 2017

Candidate should have Indian nationality or be overseas citizen of India (OCI)

Age Limit (New Criteria which has changed again on 31.03.2017)
No Age Limit (as per Supreme Court order on 31st March, 2017). Age Limit of 25 years for General Category and 30 years for other categories has been removed.

NEW CRITERIA OF RESTRICTED ATTEMPTS INTRODUCED: The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at NEET-UG examination shall be limited to 3 (three) uniformly to all the candidates. However as per new notification on 3rd Feb, 2017, writing NEET 2017 will be counted as FIRST ATTEMPT. It means everyone can give NEET exam in 2017 irresepctive of their number of attempt in the past.

Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRIs), Oversees Citizen of India (OCIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) & Foreign Nationals are eligible to appear in NEET (UG)-2017.

Candidates should have scored minimum 50% marks in class 12th PCB (Physics, Chemistry, Biology). For SC/ST/OBC, minimum marks in class 12th PCB should be 45%.

NEET 2017 Elgibility criteria for seats under the control of states/universities/institution/AFMC/Central Pool Quota

Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRIs), Oversees Citizen of India (OCIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) & Foreign Nationals are eligible for admission in Medical/Dental Colleges subject to rules and regulations framed by the respective State Governments, Institution and the Government of India.
Foreign nationals may confirm their eligibility from the concerned Medical/Dentals college/state

NEET 2017 Elgibility criteria for 15% All India Quota Seats

Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRIs), Oversees Citizen of India (OCIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) & Foreign Nationals are eligible for 15% All India Quota Seats

Candidates from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Jammu & Kashmir (J&K):
Students from the States of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J & K are NOT ELIGIBLE for 15% all India quota seats as these States had opted out of All India Scheme since its inception. If they claim eligibility, they must submit online Self Declaration which will be generated and printed automatically along with confirmation page for the record and to present during counselling.
Candidates from the States of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J & K can appear in NEET (UG) for admission to Private Medical/Dental Colleges or any Private/Deemed University and Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune subject to the fulfilment of eligibility conditions.

READ MORE AT
NEET Counselling and Seat Matrix 2017