According to a report Tripura government has agreed to shelve the state level entrance test for medical admissions to welcome the newly proposed NEET UG by MCI.
Although the state is mulling over vernacular languages in common medical entrance test, Tripura is set to allot 15% of it’s medical college seats through central pool quota while reserving 85% for it’s state students. Taking stands on whether NEET UG is a good sign for medicos is an ever ending debate, there are plus and minuses; Tripura has seen the brighter side of the common medical entrance test.
Earlier Medical Council of India mentioned; participating states will have to allot 15% seats to the central pool and it’s state students too can compete for other States seats.
The proposed common medical entrance test is scheduled to be held on May 13, 2012; the maiden test will not have negative marks. NEET UG will have 180 questions, comprising 45 each from physics, chemistry, botany and zoology. The test will be of 180 minutes duration with centres in all district headquarters, notification related to NEET UG 2012 is likely to be out in December.
Other states like AP, Karnataka, Tamilnadu and J&K are not participating in NEET UG this year; it is uncertain whether Maharashtra, West Bengal and Gujarat will be participating or not. You may read more on this post.
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