New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Eductaion (CBSE) had tentatively fixed Saturday April 15 as the date to release online the Admit Card/Hall Ticket for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017. It will however now be released on April 22, it is announced by the CBSE today evening.
"In view of the orders of Honble Supreme Court of India to accept the applications of candidates above 25 years of age, Admit Cards will now be hosted on 22.04.2017", the CBSE said in a statement released today.
Students should note again that the CBSE had fixed April 15, 2017 as the tentative date for releasing the NEET 2017 Admit Cards/Hall Tickets, according to the Information Bulletin released by the board on NEET 2017 website.
The new date i.e April 22, 2017 however is final date, officially announced by the CBSE. Once released by the CBSE the NEET 2017 will be available for download on the website: "cbseneet.nic.in"
To download the NEET 2017 Admit Card/Hall Ticket, a candidate should log in using his registeration ID and password and fill the details on the CBSE NEET website.
The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) is a national level exam introduced in 2016 conducted for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses 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.
This year the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will be held on Sunday May 07, 2017.
The CBSE had earlier released the list of new centres where the the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will be held on May, 2017.
According to the list released by the CBSE, the new centres are Guntur and Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh, Anand, Bhavnagar and Gandhinagar in Gujarat, Davangiri, Hubli, Mysore and Udipi in Karnataka, Kannur and Thrissur in Kerala, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Kolhapur and Satara in Maharashtra, Namakkal, Tirunelveli and Vellore in Tamil Nadu, Howrah and Kharagpur in West Bengal, Amritsar in Punjab, Jodhpur in Rajasthan and Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh.
These new centres are in addition to the list of centres already announced by the CBSE earlier, details of which can be found accessing NEET 2017 Information Bulletin.
A candidate qualifying NEET will be eligible for all India quota and other quotas under the State governments and Institutes irrespective of the medium taken by candidates, subject to other eligibility criteria.
he Health Ministry had in December declared that the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission in medical colleges will be held in eight languages - Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu- for the academic year 2017-18.
Later on, Odia and Kannada were added in the list after Karnataka and Orissa governments picked up the issue and sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention for inclusion of their language in conducting NEET 2017.
A students' body had filed a petition in the Supreme Court with a plea to conduct the NEET 2017 exam in the Urdu language. The court however ruled that NEET should be conducted in Urdu from next year i.e. 2018 onwards.