NEET UG and PG : Notification in Gazatte
Mathrubhumi Education Online
Kochi, March 18,2012 : The Medical Council of India has decided to conduct the medical UG and PG entrance examinations (NEET UG and PG) on all India basis from 2013 onwards and the notification to this effect has been published in the official Gazatte of the govt of India. They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette. The Central Board of Secondary Education shall be the organization to conduct National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to MBBS course.
In order to be eligible for admission to MBBS Course for a particular academic year, it shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain minimum of marks at 50th percentile in 'National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test to MBBS course' held for the said academic year. However, in respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, the minimum marks shall be at 40th percentile. In respect of candidates with locomotory disability of lower limbs terms of Clause 4(3) above, the minimum marks shall be at 45th percentile. The percentile shall be determined on the basis of highest marks secured in the All-India common merit list in 'National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to MBBS course.
Provided when sufficient number of candidates in the respective categories fail to secure minimum marks as prescribed in National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test held for any academic year for admission to MBBS Course, the Central Government in consultation with Medical Council of India may at its discretion lower the minimum marks required for admission to MBBS Course for candidates belonging to respective categories and marks so lowered by the Central Government shall be applicable for the said academic year only.
To be eligible for admission to MBBS course, a candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English individually and must have, obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Bio- technology at the qualifying examination and in addition must have come in the merit list of 'National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test' for admission to MBBS course. In respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled-Castes, Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward Classes, the minimum marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Bio-technology taken together in qualifying examination shall be 40% instead of 50%. In respect of candidates with locomotary disability of lower limbs the minimum marks in qualifying examination in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology taken together in qualifying examination shall be 45% instead of 50%.
Provided that a candidate who has appeared in the qualifying examination the result of which has not been declared, he/she may be provisionally permitted to take up the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test and in case of selection for admission to the MBBS course, he/she shall not be admitted to that course until he fulfils the eligibility criteria.