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Category wise NEET UG cutoffs for 15% all India quota seats

The NEET UG 2013 in it’s first avatar has given more confusion to medical & dental prospects. Firstly when MCI announced NEET UG replacing all state level medical PMTs, there was objection from several state governments. Students were at large in a state of confusion whether to prepare for the CBSE prescribed NEET UG syllabus or continue preparing for the state level PMT. Despite several challanges faced by MCI & CBSE, the maiden CBSE was concluded on 05 May 2013 except in Karnataka (postponed due to elections).

Below are the cutoffs for the 15% all India quota seats for various categories

CBSE-NEET-UG-CutoffsSource: http://cbseneet.nic.in/cbseneet/docs/neet.pdf

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No NEET UG in Tamil Nadu, MBBS & BDS Admissions through Class 12 Marks

The government of Tamil Nadu is clear on it’s stance, the state will not abolish it’s old system. Tamil Nadu uses only class 12 marks as admission eligibility for MBBS & BDS courses, there is no CET. For the year 2013 too there will not be any change reports Times of India. Though NEET UG is announced as a single entrance exam for all private and government medical college admissions, Tamil Nadu is sailing the other way.

The Medical Council of India (MCI) has however not granted any exemption to any state, students of Tamil Nadu must ensure to apply for NEET UG to be held on 05 May 2013 to be on the safer side. The application forms for NEET UG 2013 are available online, the last date for submitting the completed application form without late fee is 31-12-2012.

For more details on NEET UG 2013 visit http://cbseneet.nic.in/

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Private medical colleges & state governments can conduct their own medical entrance exam – SC

The Medical Council of India (MCI) has conducted NEET-PG for postgraduate medical admissions for the academic year 2013-2014, prior to the test MCI has made NEET-PG mandatory for all states and all medical colleges including private medical colleges and universities. Challenging the MCI’s move several private medical colleges have approached the apex court, on Thursday Supreme Court has ruled in favour of the private medical colleges.

Private medical colleges and State Governments can conduct their own medical entrance exam for postgraduate medical courses. The apex court has taken it’s stance after observing that few medical colleges have already conducted the medical entrance exam. NEET-PG was concluded last month which was an online exam. It was the first such medical entrance exam conducted by MCI, National Board of Examination (NBE) has been the responsible body for conducting NEET-PG. NBE has taken technical support from Prometric, the test reported no technical glitches.

Based on the verdict given by the apex court on validity of NEET-PG, the question thus arises is whether NEET-UG will also see similar such problems. Post the test will other medical colleges, universities and state governments conduct their own medical entrance exam? The core idea behind the national level test barring all other medical entrance exams is to lessen the burden on the students, students have to fill up several entrance exam forms and pay application form fees for all tests. One test on other side reduces the financial burden, however the timing of the test is questionable.

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NEET UG 2013 will be held in 83 Cities across India and in 2 Cities Abroad

The first ever National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Undergraduate Medical courses (MBBS & BDS) will be held on 05 May 2013. All Medical Colleges under the ambit of MCI will come under NEET UG, the NEET PG a postgraduate medical entrance test was held during 23.11.2012 to 06.12.2012 ONLINE at 33 cities across the country. The NEET UG however will be an offline test to be conducted by CBSE.

NEET UG 2013 will be held in 83 cities in India and 2 cities abroad as multiple choice questions based test. The information related to NEET UG 2013 has been confirmed by Minister for Health & Family Welfare Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad in Loksabha today.

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NEET UG 2013 to have 180 questions to be answered in 3 hours

The NEET UG 2013 will be an objective based test with 180 questions from Physics, Chemistry, Botany & Zoology. The test will be for a duration of THREE hours, 45 questions each from Physics, Chemistry, Botany & Zoology sections will be seen in NEET UG 2013. All the Medical & Dental Colleges across India will use the score of NEET UG 2013, JIPMER & AIIMS New Delhi will have their own entrance exam. Medical aspirants must prepare for three main Medical Entrance Exams, one being NEET UG 2013 and the other two are JIPMER MBBS Entrance Test & AIIMS Medical Entrance Exam.

The application forms for NEET UG 2013 are available only at the official website of NEET. Candidates must visit http://cbseneet.nic.in/ and follow the instructions to successfully fill the ONLINE application form. The last date for filling the form ONLINE without late fee is 31 December 2012. After filling the online application form, candidates must post the confirmation page to CBSE latest by 10 January 2013.

The results are expected to be announced on first week of June 2013, for the benefit of students CBSE has mentioned the list of facilitation centres. It is free to use the services provided by the facilitation centres, a complete list has been uploaded on NEET UG website at http://cbseneet.nic.in/cbseneet/facilitation_centers.html.

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NEET UG 2013 application forms available online

The Medical Council of India (MCI) has officially confirmed the date of NEET UG 2013 for MBBS & BDS courses, NEET UG 2013 will be held on 05 May 2013. The website for filling the ONLINE application forms for NEET UG 2013 is also live, candidates can visit http://cbseneet.nic.in/ for filling the application. All important details related to NEET UG 2013 are mentioned on the website.

Important dates for NEET UG 2013

FEE WITHOUT LATE FEE FEE WITH LATE FEE
Duration 01.12.2012 to 31.12.2012 01.01.2013 to 31.01.2013
For General / OBC Rs.1000/- Rs.2000/-(Rs.1000+Rs.1000)
For SC/ST/PH Rs.550/- Rs.1550/-(Rs.550+Rs.1000)
Last Date Of Receipt Of Confirmation Page 10.01.2013 05.02.2013
Last Date Of Receipt Of Confirmation Page From Remote Areas* 20.01.2013 No Grace Period,hence last date will remain 05.02.2013

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NEET UG 2013 application forms likely to be available from 01 Dec

The much anticipated NEET UG 2013 application forms are likely to be available from 01 Dec 2013, application forms will be available only ONLINE. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the maiden NEET UG on 05 May 2013, CBSE will launch an exclusive website for NEET UG 2013.

http://www.cbseneet.nic.in/ is currently under construction, the website will host all information related to NEET UG 2013. Syllabus, Important dates, Sample question papers ad application form availability details will be hosted on this new website.

45,000 MBBS seats & 25,000 BDS seats are available through NEET UG, 85% of seats in a particular state are reserved for students from it’s own state while 15% seats are under central pool. NEET UG will be held in 06 regional languages apart from Hindi & English, * 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.

* The information available above is tentative

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Kerala confirms participation in NEET UG 2013

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Under Graduate medical courses (MBBS / BDS) NEET UG as per the schedule announced by CBSE will be held on 05 May 2013. Kerala is one state which readily accepted the proposal made by the Medical Council of India (MCI), earlier MCI has insisted that all states should discontinue their own state level medical CETs from 2013 and allow admissions for MBBS & BDS courses based on merit in NEET UG. Andhra Pradesh & Tamil Nadu has secured legal defense through high court stay orders, while Karnataka, Kerala has agreed to abolish Medial CET and join NEET UG.

In Kerala & Karnataka MBBS & BDS aspirants should appear for NEET UG, the seat allotment process however will be made by their respective state governments. The reservation policies will remain as is, candidates while applying for NEET UG should also submit other requisite documents (which is to be notified by CBSE) to their state bodies for example Kerala bound students will submit to Commissioner for Entrance Examinations and Karnataka Students shall submit to Karnataka Examinations Authority.

Instead of KEAM 2013, Kerala students will give a shot at NEET UG 2013 and Karnataka will do away with CET and look forward for NEET UG. KEA website has information related to NEET UG syllabus.

Kerala Government passes GO confirming participation in NEET UG 2013

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NEET UG to be held in six regional languages apart from Hindi & English – Health Ministry

The Medical Council of India (MCI) has notified amendment in its regulations to conduct common entrance test viz. National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to Under Graduate (UG) and Post Graduate (PG) medical courses in the country from 2013-14. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has been identified as the agency for conducting NEET for UG and National Board of Examinations (NBE) for PG medical courses.

Majority of States have accepted the proposal but few States have expressed apprehensions about the proposed NEET which pertained to syllabus, medium of test, reservation policy, etc. Most of the apprehensions have been addressed. The MCI’s regulations on NEET clearly indicate that the prevailing reservation policy of States would not be disturbed.

Further, the NEET-UG will be conducted in six regional languages viz. Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil, Marathi, Telugu and Assamese in addition to Hindi and English. Few medical colleges and State Governments have filed written petitions in respective Hon’ble High Courts seeking exemption from NEET. More than 26 such writ petitions have been transferred to the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India and the matter is sub-judice and any exclusion would depend upon the decision of Hon’ble Supreme Court in the pending transfer petitions.

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NEET UG 2013 final syllabus

It is more certain that NEET UG will take place in 2013, as earlier announced by MCI ‘NEET UG’ will be conducted by CBSE on 05 May 2013. Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and recently Madhya Pradesh are against the implementation of NEET UG. The Andhra Pradesh & Tamil Nadu high courts have given stay order on NEET UG in their respective states. Karnataka last year was not in favour of NEET UG, however this year Karnataka is among the states which are gearing towards preparing their students to the first ever National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for MBBS & BDS courses.

The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) which is responsible for the state level entrance exams in Karnataka has disclosed the final syllabus. The links are provided below.

NEET UG 2013 Core Syllabus

NEET UG 2013 Physics Syllabus

NEET UG 2013 Chemistry Syllabus

NEET UG 2013 Biology Syllabus

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