NEET 2018 NEWS
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For MBBS and BDS admissions, NEET will be conducted as a unified exam. It is conducted at the national level and this year it is scheduled for May 6, 2018.
MCC will conduct a centralised counselling process for all the participating states. The 15% All India Quota seats will be filled on the basis of NEET score. For filling up of rest of the seats, state wise counselling will be organised by the respective exam authorities.
The main objective behind introducing NEET is to bring a transparency in medical admissions throughout the country. However, some institutes are still not in favor of NEET. The institutes which falls under the category of not accepting NEET Score are:-
|Institute Name||Organising Body||Entrance Exam|
|JIPMER, Pondicherry||Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research||JIPMER MBBS|
|AIIMS Bhopal||AIIMS, New Delhi||AIIMS MBBS|
|AIIMS Jodhpur||AIIMS, New Delhi||AIIMS MBBS|
|AIIMS Raipur||AIIMS, New Delhi||AIIMS MBBS|
|AIIMS Rishikesh||AIIMS, New Delhi||AIIMS MBBS|
Apart from these colleges, some colleges like Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) will conduct a separate second round of screening for admission.
AIIMS MBBS 2018 will be conducted on May 26 and 27, 2018. It will be conducted in online mode. There will be 4 sections of 60 questions each and one section containing 20 questions. Physics, Chemistry, and Biology would be the sections comprising of 60 questions each whereas GK/Current affair section would comprise of remaining 20 questions. One mark is awarded for each correct answer whereas 0.33 marks would be deducted for wrong ones.
Based on their performance in AIIMS MBBS exam 2018, candidates would be called for counselling, choice locking, and seat allotment process. In order to qualify the exam, the candidate is required to score marks equal to or above the stipulated cut-off set by the conducting authority. This exam will help students gain admission into 7 AIIMS campuses.
JIPMER conducts a computer based objective test of its own for inducting candidates in MBBS/BDS courses. The exam comprises of 200 questions divided into four sections namely Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English language and comprehensions, and Logical and quantitative reasoning. Physics, Chemistry, Biology comprise 60 questions each while the remaining twenty questions are asked from English and logical aptitude section. The exam duration is 150 minutes.
Candidates who will clear the exam by scoring marks equal to or greater than the stipulated cut-off would be called for counseling, choice locking and seat allotment process.
Apart from these colleges, AFMC Pune conducts a second round of screening for those candidates who clear NEET exam. In case candidates fail in his second round of screen conducted by AFMC then he/she would not be admitted even if he/she has scored the minimum qualifying marks in NEET.
State colleges not under NEET
All the participating states reserve 85% of the total seats in MBBS/BDS colleges in their jurisdiction for candidates belonging to that particular state. A separate NEET Merit list will be prepared by state authorities for such seats. Rest of the 15% seats in these colleges fall under All India Quota of NEET and are under direct control of central government. The counseling and seat allotment on these seats is done as per central government notifications and rules.
The counselling, choice locking, and seat allotment for seats under these exams are done by Joint Examination Authority of that particular state using NEET 2018 Scores. Only those candidates who satisfy the cut-off criteria set by the conducting authority would be called for counselling and choice locking process. The final decision with regards to NEET seat allotment rests with the Joint examination authority.
Candidates, who are applying for these state level exams, as well as NEET exam simultaneously, would have a greater possibility of grabbing a seat in MBBS/BDS colleges. Read more about how to prepare for NEET
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