NEET 2017 Application corrections allowed till March 12
None, 07 Mar 2017, #NEET

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the organizing body for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017, has opened a one time correction window for all candidates to rectify any mistakes they may have made in their NEET 2017 online application form. The notification regarding this was released by the CBSE on March 7. The correction facility has also been opened from the same date and corrections will be accepted until the end of March 12.

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Only those candidates who had successfully filled and submitted their NEET online application form before the March 1 deadline will be allowed to use the NEET correction window to make changes to specified particulars on their application form, such as date of birth, gender, identification identity, category, state code of eligibility, medium, disability status and examination centre.

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According to the CBSE, the correction opportunity has been offered to ensure that data provided by the NEET candidates is accurate and so that the wrongly submitted particulars do not affect the NEET 2017 merit list. “To ensure that data of the NEET UG candidates is 100% correct and if any candidate has submitted wrong data in application form, the Board is providing One Time Correction Opportunity only in data which may affect the merit/result of NEET,” the CBSE notification reads. This means that candidates will only be allowed to edit certain particulars as specified by the CBSE.

 

Check below for the detailed list of NEET 2017 application form particulars which can be edited and by whom:

Particular

Who can edit

Who cannot edit

 

 

Identification Identity

All candidates who have filled application form with IDs other than Aadhar Card, i.e. Passport number, Ration Card number, Bank Account number and Registration number issued by Facilitation Centre will be able to add their Aadhaar number or the Aadhaar Enrollment number in the Online Application Form.

The candidates who have already filled up the application form with Aadhar Card and the candidates with nationality as Foreign, OCI, PIO and NRI.

 

 

Date of Birth

All candidates who have filled application form with the IDs other than Aadhaar, i.e Passport number, Ration Card number, Bank Account number, Aadhaar Enrolment number and Registration number issued by Facilitation Centre will be able to make corrections in their Date of Birth.

The candidates who have filled application form with Aadhar Card. These candidates cannot change their date of birth as their details have been validated by Aadhaar.

 

 

Gender

All candidates who have filled up the form application form with the IDs other than Aadhar Card, i.e Passport number, Ration Card number, Aadhaar Enrolment number and Registration number issued by Facilitation Centre will be able to make correction in their gender.

The candidates who have filled applications with Aadhar Card. These candidates cannot change their date of birth as their details have been validated by Aadhaar.

State Code of Eligibility

All candidates can make corrections.

A: The candidates belonging to states of Jammu and Kashmir, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana may also change the status of Self Declaration submitted by them

B: The candidates belonging to states of Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu and Kashmir will be able to change their state code of eligibility (to a state other than these three) only if they have obtained their Aadhar Card or Aadhaar Enrolment number as the exemption from Aadhaar is available only to the candidates of Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu and Kashmir

Important: Candidates may note that the rules which are state specific like Permissible Identity Types, Self Declaration, Medium of Question Paper and Choice of Centre will be applicable by changing the State of Eligibility and the candidate will have to fill up information in the affected fields afresh.

Not applicable

Category

All candidates can make corrections.

However, wherever change in category involves higher fee, the candidates will pay the difference of the fee also. Payment of fee will be an online process and the change will take effect only if the difference of fee is paid within the stipulated time by permissible modes.

Not applicable

 

 

Disability Status

All candidates can make corrections.
However, wherever change in Disability Status involves higher fee, the candidate will pay the difference of the fee also. Payment of fee will be an online process and the change will take effect only if the difference of fee is paid within the stipulated time by permissible modes.

Not applicable

 

Medium

All candidates can make corrections.

However, the candidates who have given Tripura either in their state of eligibility or of Qualifying Examination, will be able to change the medium of Question Paper as Bengali and will also be able to choose Agartala as their Centre.

 

Not applicable.

 

The candidates may note that the rule which are medium specific like States of Eligibility and Choice of Centres, etc. will be applicable by changing the medium of Question Paper and the candidate will have to fill up information in the affected fields afresh very carefully.

 

Examination Centre

The candidates who have given Tripura either in their state of eligibility or of Qualifying Examination, will be able to change their Centre of Examination to Agartala provided they have chosen Bengali as medium of Question Paper in pursuance of this opportunity.

All other candidates except those belonging to the state of Tripura

After submitting the required corrections, candidates are advised to take a printout of the correction slip and retain the same for their future reference and record. Candidates must also note that if any additional fee is required due to change in category, the required amount will have to be submitted by them through Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking within the prescribed time and date (11:59 PM, March 12, 2017). 

 

As this is a onetime opportunity, candidates should be very careful while making corrections. Once corrections are submitted, the CBSE will not entertain any correspondence in this regard.

 

The application process of NEET 2017 took place between January 31 and March 1, 2017. NEET 2017 is scheduled to be conducted on May 7 and will offer admissions to all MBBS and BDS programmes across the country. The question booklet of NEET 2017 will consist of 180 multiple choice questions from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. The result will be declared on June 8, 2017.

 

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