NEET results: Another medical aspirant jumps to death

Hyderabad: Another medical aspirant, who could not bear the ignominy of a bad report card, allegedly jumped to death from the top floor of a commercial complex here. The 17-year-old girl was apparently depressed over not being able to “perform well” in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test. The girl went to the 10th floor and jumped […]

Bihar girl tops NEET: Highest number of successful candidates from UP

NEW DELHI: Bihar girl Kalpana Kumari on Monday bagged the top rank in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical and dental colleges across the country with the maximum number of candidates clearing the exam belonging to Uttar Pradesh. Kumari secured a percentile score of 99.99 and 691 marks. Telangana’s Rohan Purohit and […]

Delhi HC upholds CBSE’s upper age limit of 25 years for NEET

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has dismissed pleas challenging the CBSE notification laying down the upper age limit of 25 and 30 years for general and reserved categories respectively to apply for National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET)-UG, a pre-qualification for pursuing MBBS course. The High Court, however, struck down a clause in the notification which […]

NEET 2018: Over 13 lakh candidates take test across India

NEW DELHI: Over 13 lakh candidates appeared for the national medical entrance exam NEET held on May 6 at 2,225 centres across the country with authorities conducting stringent checks on dress code to avoid any malpractice during the examination. The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical and dental colleges across the country was […]

Thousands of students appear in NEET exam

Srinagar: Amid shutdown call given by separatists, thousands of students on Sunday appeared in NEET examinations across the Kashmir. Students appeared in the examinations at centres set up by the authorities across the valley. Since no passenger transport was available, students were seen reaching their respective centres in private vehicles, three-wheelers and two-wheelers in the […]

NEET PG, NEET SS cut off percentile reduced by 15%

NEW DELHI: The cut off percentile for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test PG and NEET Super Speciality exams has been reduced by 15 per cent, according to a health ministry statement. The decision is likely to benefit about 18,000 aspirants, and this will improve the chances of filling up PG seats and minimise wastage of […]

NEET ensured transparency in medical examination

NEW DELHI: Section 10D of Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 prescribes conducting of a uniform entrance examination namely National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to all medical educational institutions at undergraduate and post-graduate level. Accordingly, NEET has been introduced from the academic year 2016-17 and the said examination was successfully conducted in 2017 […]

Students wanting to study MBBS abroad may have to clear NEET

Students wanting to study MBBS abroad may have to clear NEET

NEW DELHI: Those wanting to study MBBS in foreign universities may soon have to clear the NEET as the government of India plans to make the test mandatory for them so that only competent students make the cut. Currently, students who wish to study medicine in any government or private medical college in India have […]

NEET on May 6, online submission of forms begins

NEW DELHI: The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to MBBS and BDS courses will be held on May 6, the Central Board of Secondary Education has announced. The online submission of application forms also began on Thursday. One can register online till March 9 till 11.50 pm. The last date for successful payment of fee […]