Kerala to accept NEET 2017 scores

Kerala to accept NEET 2017 scoresThe Kerala Government on December 20 decided not to conduct separate entrance exam for medical as well as its allied programmes from the 2017-18 academic year. The students would be instead admitted to medical, agricultural, AYUSH and veterinary sciences on the basis of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The exam authority, Commissioner of Entrance Examination, Kerala is expected to release a notification on the same soon.

According to the media reports, the decision to accept NEET for even the allied programmes was taken at the Cabinet meeting by the Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

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Till last year, admissions to approximately 1,895 MBBS and 840 BDS seats in Government, Government Controlled Self Financing and Private self-financing medical and dental colleges of Kerala were made through the state level entrance exam-KEAM.

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Supreme Court’s order on NEET

The Supreme Court on May 9, 2016 had ruled that only NEET would enable students to get admissions to MBBS and BDS seats. With this judgment, all private and Government medical entrance exams including KCET had stood cancelled. Read the full story here.

 

Ordinance on NEET

The Centre, however, had passed an ordinance on May 20, 2016 to defer NEET by a year for State Governments and their affiliated institutions in the academic year-2016. The Centre had also made it optional for state governments to conduct admissions on the basis of NEET 2016 scores. Read the full story here.

 

Kerala had conducted its own entrance exam in 2016. Though, many states like Uttar Pradesh and Uttrakhand among others had accepted NEET scores.

 

Other states are also expected to announce admission to MBBS and BDS programme through NEET. Further, the counselling process will be a centralised exercise for each state.

 

Recently, the Centre has announced that NEET will be also be conducted in six vernacular languages apart from Hindi and English. Read the full story here.

 

Stay tuned to www.medicine.careers360.com for more information on NEET 2017

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How much marks should I score in NEET 2019 to get a seat in MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL,KOLKATA?

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HI pawan If you belong to a general category and you are applying under 85% state quota seats then you must score above 490 marks and if you are applying under 15% all India quota seats then you must...Read More

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What should be one 's score in NEET 2019 to get a seat in IMS BHU?

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Score more than 600 will definitely help you get admission in your desire college.

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I have 170 marks in neet exam can I get bds seat under govt

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Hii Based upon your marks your chances of getting a seat in government bds college is difficult but you can try for management quota seats in private and deemed medical colleges.i hope this informati...Read More

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Sir i have got 489 marks in neet ug with AI RANK-25899 AND OBC-10063 AND MOST IMPORTANT MP STATE RANK -813 .CAN I GET MP GOVN. MBBS SEAT ??

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Based on this score the chances might be there for the state quota seats in your state Madhya Pradesh.

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My neet score is 255. can i get government seat at sharavathi dental college or subbaiah dental college at shimoga?

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It is not possible to get admission at this low level score.

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