NEET 2017 to be counted as first attempt; CBSE effects change in application form
None, 06 Feb 2017, #NEET

Soon after the clarification issued on NEET 2017 eligibility criteria by the Medical Council of India in response to a official letter from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued a notification stating that NEET 2017 will be treated as the first attempt for all medical aspirants. More importantly, the candidates who could not fill the NEET 2017 application form earlier due to the previously introduced restriction of three attempts will be now able to do so. The CBSE has already made the requisite changes to the application form.

Related Post -
NEET 2019
NEET Eligibility Criteria 2019
NEET Application Form 2019
NEET Admit Card 2019

 

NEET Sample Paper

Download Free Sample Paper for NEET

Download Now

In a notification undersigned by the Joint Secretary & OSD (NEET) and available on the CBSE website, the organizing body has emphasized upon the withdrawal of NEET eligibility criteria regarding the number of attempts. “NEET 2017 will be counted as first attempt for all the candidates. Changes have been effected by CBSE accordingly in the application form,” declares the notice. It further states that, “All candidates who could not fill up the application form due to the condition of three attempts at AIPMT/NEET will now be able to fill up their application form,” reads the notification.

 

Earlier on February 3, 2017, the Medical Council of India (MCI) had scrapped the NEET 2017 criteria that limited the number of attempts for the national level exam. The MCI had clarified that the cap of three attempts on NEET would continue but 2017 would be counted as the first attempt for all candidates. This came as a response to controversy which had been generated by the introduction of new eligibility criteria for NEET 2017, which introduced an age cap of 25 for general candidates, and eliminated those candidates from the admission process who had already attempted NEET/AIPMT thrice in the past.

 

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare had sought a clarification from the MCI regarding this rule, following which the MCI directed the CBSE to take the appropriate steps to revise the same, as made clear in the latest notification.

 

Read more:

NEET 2017: Know Aadhaar Card requirement for NEET application form

NEET 2017 to be counted as first attempt, says MCI; Health Ministry directs CBSE to notify accordingly

 

Appearing_in_NEET

 

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

Admissions Open Now

Manipal Academy of Higher Education
Manipal Academy of Higher Education
Apply
View All Application Forms

More like NEET

Questions related to NEET

Minimum rank (NEET) for getting admission in this college?. campus life, infrastructure, job opportunity

1 Hour ago

Hello,Please specify your query clearly. In which college you want to take admission? After that we can help you accordinly and properly. So, pleas...

Cut of rank(NEET) for applying

14 Minutes ago

Hey Blasted EditZ,The cutoff for NEET at chrsitian medical college is OBC 137, and the rest is 107. The tuition fee for MBBS in this college i...

Dear sir Me Hindi midium se neet 2019 ki prepare karna chahta hoon. Please mujhe Hindi me all study material bataye.

2 Hours ago

Hello Nasir,In order to score a good marks in the NEET examination, you should read NCERT books of Physics, Chemistry & Biology of class 1...

Best book for neet physics?? Arihant or HC Verma?? Cuz I have Arihant n many tell HC Verma is good...

2 Hours ago

Hi there. Both the books are very good and may turn out extremely helpful if used in the correct way.HC Verma is an excellent book and the mos...

How can creck neet in 1 year how can I preparation for it

2 Hours ago

Hello Hemu, Yes, of course. In order to score a good marks in the NEET examination, you should read NCERT books of Physics, Chemistry & Biol...

Download the Careers360 App on your Android phone

Regular exam updates, QnA, Predictors, College Applications & E-books now on your Mobile

Careers360 App
150M+ Students
24,000+ Colleges
500+ Exams
1500+ E-books