NEET Eligibility, Quota, Admission Process Full Information 2018.
NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG) 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, Government of India except for the institutions
established through an Act of Parliament i.e. AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry. Following is stated in the regulations :- a. There shall be a single eligibility cum entrance examination namely „National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to MBBS/BDS courses in each academic year. b. In order to be eligible for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses for a particular academic year, it shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain minimum marks in „National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test‟ held for the said academic year besides obtaining minimum prescribed marks at
the qualifying examination. c. The reservation of seats in Medical/Dental colleges for respective categories shall be as per applicable laws prevailing in States/Union Territories. An All India Merit List of the eligible candidates shall be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained in National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission in MBBS/BDS courses from the said lists only. d. No candidate who has failed to obtain the minimum eligibility marks as prescribed by
the Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India shall be admitted to MBBS/BDS Courses in the said academic year. e. All admissions to MBBS/BDS courses within the respective categories shall be based solely on marks obtained in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (UG). f. The Central Board of Secondary Education shall be the organization to conduct National
Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to MBBS/BDS courses. As per the directives of the Hon‟ble Supreme Court of India inWP (C) 390/2017 dated 10.08.2017, the comprehensive affidavit as to how CBSE is going to conduct examination in future, was placed
along with draft Information Bulletin before the Hon‟ble Supreme Court of India. CBSE will therefore, hold NEET (UG), 2018 in compliance of the orders dated 25.01.2018. The Central Board of Secondary Education will conduct the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in the session 2018-19 on 6 th May, 2018 (Sunday).
Admissions to all seats of MBBS/BDS will be done through NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG) – 2018.
There are following quota seats available: –
i. All India Quota Seats
ii. State Government Quota Seats
iii. Central Institutions/Universities/Deemed Universities
iv. State/Management/NRI Quota Seats in Private Medical / Dental Colleges or any Private University
v. Central Pool Quota Seats
NEET 2018 Important Dates, FORM, ADMIT CARD, EXAM DATE, RESULT DATE, COUNSELLING DATE 2018.
|Application form submission in online mode begins||08 Feb 2018|
|Application form submission in online mode ends||12 Mar 2018|
|Final dates for submitting the application fee||13 Mar 2018|
|Admit Card issue dates||17 Apr 2018|
|Entrance Exam to be conducted in||06 May 2018|
|Result declaration possible date||05 Jun 2018|
|Counseling starts||After result declaration|
ELIGIBILITY TO APPEAR IN NEET (UG) Eligibility for appearing in NEET (UG)
Eligibility as per related regulations is as follows:- (a) He/she has completed age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Course. (b) The upper age limit for NEET(UG) is 25 years as on the date of examination with relaxation of 5 years for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category and persons entitled for reservation under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016. The Age criteria for appearing in NEET (UG) – 2018 is as follows: For Candidates of Unreserved Category (UR) born on or between 07.05.1993 and 01.01.2002 For Candidates of SC/ST/OBC/PH Category born on or between 07.05.1988 and 01.01.2002 (c) Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs), Persons with Indian Origin (PIOs) & Foreign Nationals are eligible to appear in NEET (UG)-2018.
RESERVATION OF SEATS IN GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGES UNDER 15% ALL INDIA QUOTA 2018
(i) 15% seats are reserved for SC candidates
(ii) 7.5% seats are reserved for ST candidates
(iii) 27% seats as per Central Act are reserved for non-creamy layer OBC candidates only in Central Educational Institutions. Reservation would be applicable to the castes mentioned in the Central list of OBC. Thus, the candidates falling in this list may mention OBC-NCL in the Category Column in application form. Candidates from creamy layer and those who do not come under Central List of OBC are advised to mention their category as Unreserved (UR).
(iv) 5% seats of the annual sanctioned intake capacity shall be filled up by candidates with Bench Marked Disabilities in accordance with the provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 based on the merit list of “National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test”.
ADMISSION IN STATE MEDICAL COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES/INSTITUTIONS/PRIVATE MEDICAL COLLEGES FOR SEATS OTHER THAN 15% ALL INDIA QUOTA.
(i) Admission under State Quota Seats shall be subject to reservation policy and eligibility criteria prevailing in the State/Union Territory as notified by the respective State/Union Territory from time to time.
(ii) The reservation of the seats in medical colleges for respective categories shall be as per applicable laws prevailing in State/Union Territory concerned.
(iii) Admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in Private Medical Colleges shall be subject to policies of the Government of India/State/Union Territory.
ADMISSION TO DEEMED UNIVERSITIES/CENTRAL UNIVERSITIES/SEATS OF ESIC AND AFMC INCLUDING BHU AND AMU
(i) Admission to Deemed Universities/Central Universities/seats of ESIC including BHU and AMU will be conducted by DGHS and reservation policy will be as per rules and regulations of the concerned University or Institution.
(ii) Admission to AFMC, Pune shall be subject to the norms prescribed by the Directorate General of Armed Forces Medical Services, Ministry of Defence, Government of India. Candidates who apply for NEET (UG) –2018 and also seeking admission in AFMC will also have to apply to AFMC on www.afmc.nic.in / www.afmcdg1d.gov.in. The short listed candidates will be required to appear for a second stage Screening Test conducted by AFMC. Candidates are advised to contact AFMC for further and exact details. The counselling will be conducted by DGHS.