CENTRAL BOARD OF SECONDARY EDUCATION
CBSE Conducts the Integrated NEET (UG)-2017 Successfully
CBSE has successfully conducted the prestigious National Eligibility cum Entrance Test NEET-UG-2017 Exam today i.e. on 7th May, 2017 from 10.00 am to 01.00 pm in offline mode across the country. The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, by ordinance in June 2016, amended Medical Council of India Act & Dental Council of India Acts and made the provision for integrated NEET for UG admissions for 95,000 seats (65,000 MBBS & 25,000 BDS) in all Government Medical Colleges, Private Medical Colleges & Deemed Universities in the entire country.
The seats are classified in the following categories:
(i) All India Quota Seats
(ii) State Government Quota Seats
(iii) State/Management/NRI Quota Seats in Private Medical / Dental Colleges or any Private/ Deemed University
(iv) Central Pool Quota Seats
A total of 11, 38,890 students registered for this examination including 1522 NRIs, 480 OCIs, 70 PIOs & 613 Foreigners. This exam has been conducted in 10 languages at 1921 Exam Centres in 103 cities.
This test was conducted in following 10 languages:-
HINDI, ENGLISH, GUJARATI, MARATHI, ORIYA, BENGALI, ASSAMESE, TELGU, TAMIL, KANNADA
For smooth conduct of the examination, 490 CBSE Officials were deployed in all 103 Cities to personally supervise the examination alongwith 3500 Observers and City Coordinators from CBSE affiliated Schools.
Candidates have taken part in NEET with full zeal. The national average of the candidates present in the NEET is about 95%. Presence of candidates in Srinagar was more than 97%.
State wise number of centres and candidates registered in NEET were as follows :- (Click to view the complete list)
CBSE was earlier conducting NEET Exam for only 15% all India quota seats while the test for rest was conducted by the States. NEET Exam is owned by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. CBSE is only an examination conducting agency. All the guidelines for this Exam have been finalised by Ministry of Health and Family welfare. After the declaration of results, the data will be passed on to Ministry of Health & Family Welfare which will coordinate the counselling with the respective States for admissions.