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NEET 2017: Important Notice for J&K, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana applicants

Updated On - March 20th 2018

CBSE released an official notification clarifying the confusion for NEET 2017 aspirants from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and J & K, who have submitted the ‘Self Declaration’. As per the notification, the students from these states are not eligible for All India Quota Seats (15%). And are eligible purely for the State Quota.

Earlier it was stated by CBSE, that the students belonging to the states given above are not eligible for All India Quota Seats. These students fall into two categories.

  • Category 1: Candidates who are a resident of these States- They are eligible to apply for 100% State Quota. Also, these candidates are not required to fill any ‘Self Declaration’. 
  • Category 2: Candidates who are not a resident but are residing due to their parents posting or some other reason- They are not eligible for the seats in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Also, it is important for them to fill in the ‘Self Declaration’.

Note:Candidates who have wrongly submitted the “undertaking”, their candidature for 100 per cent seats of their state will not be affected. They are required to register for counselling in their state whenever the registration begins by the state counselling authority.

NEET 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for NEET 2017, a candidate should make sure that they satisfy the standard eligibility set by CBSE.

A brief overview of the NEET 2017 Eligibility is given below:

On the basis of Nationality 

  • The candidate must be an Indian citizen or an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI).

On the basis of Age

  • A candidate must be minimum of 17 years as on December 2017.
  • The maximum age limit for applying to NEET 2017 is 25 years for general category candidates.
  • For the candidates from reserved category will have a relaxation of 5 years in maximum age limit.

On the basis of Academic

  • A candidate who has either passed or his appearing in the 10+2 or any equivalent examination from a recognized board of education with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Biotechnology as subjects of study is eligible.
  • A minimum of 50% marks in HSC is required.
  • For reserved category (SC/ST/OBC) candidates, the minimum percentage required is 40%. Physically handicapped students from general category must have secured 45% marks.

Documents required while filling NEET 2017 Application Form

NEET 2017 Application Form will conclude on March 01, 2017. While getting registered it is important keep oneself prepared beforehand. This will not only help to complete the whole process quickly but also save time to move to the next step.

  • Printouts of the confirmation page of the online application.
  • Proof of fee payment for NEET 2017 Application Form.
  • Scanned Passport Size Photograph as displayed on the Application form of NEET 2017
  • At least two similar post card size photos (same as scanned and uploaded on the online application).
  • Copy of the system generated Self Declaration in respect of candidates from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J&K who have opted for seats under 15% All India Quota.

Note:Candidates are suggested to retain the documents mentioned above for future correspondence.

How to fill NEET 2017 Application Form?

For the candidates satisfying the basic eligibility standard can then move forward and fill in the NEET 2017 Application Form. Given below are the steps for getting registered for the medical entrance exam:

Step 1: Login to the official website NEET 2017 and click on the NEET 2017 Application tab

Step 2: While selecting the state of eligibility for 15% All India quota in the application form, one needs to select the name of their state.

Step 3: Next, a “Self Declaration as per rule” tab will appear. For the candidates from J&K, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana States have to select “NO” in this column.

Step 4: After selecting “NO”, candidate will be redirected to the normal submission of NEET application.

Step 5: Fill in all the required details and click on the Submit button.

Step 6: Save and take a print out of the confirmation page.

Few instructions for completing the NEET Online Form

  • The basis eligibility set for NEET 2017 by the conducting body, CBSE needs to be satisfied before filling the registration form.
  • The Postal Address and all the candidate’s contact information (email- ID and Mobile No.) needs to be filled carefully and completely.
  • One needs to provide the code number against the column provided for qualifying examination passed
  • Candidates (Category 2) from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J&K are required to submit online self-declaration
  • Any changes in the NATA 2017 Application Form shall not be entertained under any circumstances
  • An incomplete application shall be rejected
  • Candidates is allowed to submit only one application form. If a candidate submits more than one application form, his/her candidature will be cancelled.
  • Candidates must keep in mind that any online transaction password generated on the NEET website while registering/submitting the form will be valid for 15 minutes. After the lapse of this period, candidates need to click on the link, 'Resend' OTP to generate new OTP.

NEET 2017 Counselling

Post declaration of the NEET 2017 Result, the candidates will have to appear for NEET 2017 Counselling. It is scheduled in the last week of June 2017. The Counselling Procedure for NEET 2017 will be conducted by MCC (Medical Counselling Committee), Directorate General of Health Sciences after NEET 2017 Result Declaration. Candidates who clear the NEET 2017 Exam can register for NEET 2017 Counselling by following the steps given below:

Step 1: Online Registration: Candidates have to register themselves to participate in the NEET 2017 Counselling. Candidates have to mention the roll number, name, date of birth, mobile number etc. The candidate receives a Login ID & password on the registered mobile number & email ID. Candidates have to login with the received ID & password for the further process.

Step 2: Choice Filling & Locking: Candidates are required to make a choice of their desired courses & colleges. After the selection of courses & colleges, candidates have to lock the Choices.

Step 3: Seat Allotment: Seat Allotment is conducted in three rounds. Seats are allotted to a candidate on the basis of their ranks in NEET and choices filled during online registration for counselling process.

The centralized counselling for All India 15% quota seats will be done by MCC. Counselling for rest of the 85% seats will be conducted by Directorate of the respective states. Around 60,000 MBBS and BDS seats will be filled on the basis of NEET 2017 counselling.



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