All About NEET 2018, NEET 2018 Exam Date on May 10, 2018
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) would conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) on May 10, 2018. Though an official update from the board is still awaited.
NEET 2017 was held on May 7 in 10 languages at 1921 exam centres in 103 cities. A total of 11,38,890 students registered for the NEET 2017 including 1522 NRIs, 480 OCIs, 70 PIOs and 613 Foreigners. NEET 2018 online application process start from January, 2018.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) would release NEET 2018 online application process in January.
Supreme Court has given permission to candidates above 25 years to appear for NEET examination.
NEET 2018 question paper will be same for all states:
After a lot of controversies and protests across India over the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 question paper, the Union Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar has said vernacular question papers for the NEET will be mere translation of the question paper in English.
This is what the HRD minister said:
"The vernacular question papers for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) -- the all-India entrance examination for medical colleges -- will just be a translation of the question paper in English," Prakash Javadekar said.
NEET 2018 Education qualification:
The minimum qualification should be 12th (Senior Secondary) pass from the state board or from the recognized University. The subject in Class 12 must be Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology or any other elective subject with English.
Students must have secured minimum 50 per cent marks in PCB group for general candidates and 45 per cent (for general PH) and 40per cent (for SC/ST/OBC categories).
NEET 2018 Paper pattern:
With no major change announced in the paper pattern, it is expected that the NEET exam will have 180 objective type questions Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology) of 3 hrs duration.
Recent change announced in NEET:
The NEET-UG will be held in six additional languages from the commencing academic session 2017-18. The six languages in which the NEET 2018 exam will be held are Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu and Tamil, apart from the conventional English and Hindi.
The NEET examination is held 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 ministry of health and family welfare, except for the institutions established through an Act of Parliament ie AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry.