News - CBSE not to decide the eligibility criteria for NEET
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has clarified that it has no role to decide eligibility criteria for medical entrance exam NEET. The board has also shed light on the grievances, that it should be submitted to Medical Council of India (MCI).
The clarification came following several complaints received by the board for barring students from appearing NEET. The students barred from the exam were open school candidates and class 12 students who had biology as an additional subject.
Students had an issue with the fact that those who have pursued schooling through National Institute of Open Learning (NIOS)/State Open School or who studied biology or biotechnology as an additional subject in class 12 are ineligible to appear for the same.
Read the information bulletin and FAQs :
As per CBSE, candidates are requested to kindly read the information bulletin and FAQs hosted on NEET website before sending the grievance to the board in any form.
Important dates :
Last date to register : March 9
Last date to pay exam fee online : March 10 till 11:50 pm
Exam date : May 6
New exam centers :
The new centres have been set up in Andhra Pradesh (5), Assam (2), Gujarat (3), Maharashtra (6), Odisha (4), Tamil Nadu (2), Kerala (5), Telangana (2), West Bengal (3), Uttar Pradesh (3) and one new centre each in Chhattisgarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Karnataka and Uttarakhand.
Click here for, NEET 2018 Eligibility Criteria