NEET 2017 in six regional languages

NEET 2017 in six regional languagesIn a significant development, the Central Government has announced that the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 will be held in six vernacular languages including Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu. Earlier, the exam was conducted only in Hindi and English.

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In a written reply to Lok Sabha on December 9, 2016, the Minister of State in the Ministry of Family and Health Welfare, Anupriya Patel, stated that section10 D of Indian Medical Act, 1956, prescribes conducting of uniform entrance exam in Hindi and English and such other languages. “Based on the consultations of State Government, UTs and the Central Government has decided that NEET will be held in Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu,” says Patel.

 

Further, responding to Lok Sabha member, K Parasurman's question on any criteria fixed for rural students in NEET,  the Minister said that no criteria has been fixed for rural students under 15% All India Quota. However, the criteria for state quota seats are fixed by the State Governments. “NEET would not disturb reservation policy of respective state Governments. The State Government decides for state quota seats at UG and PG level,” Patel replied.

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After the NEET 2016 judgement that was passed by the Supreme Court on May 9,  many parties had raised concern over its feasibility for students who prepared for their respective state-level exam in the vernacular medium. Many MPs were of the view that language barrier may put these students at a disadvantage in a central test which is conducted only in two languages – Hindi and English. Read the full story here.

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Pujyata 10 minutes ago

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Can I get BDS college in up? I belong to sc categories and my neet mark 353?

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Priyankk Sharma 2 minutes ago

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Yes your marks are decent for getting bds seat....and chances are high for good private colleges...stay tuned for counseling round

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Harish 15 minutes ago

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HarishLast Seen: 11 min 10 sec agoJoined on: 11-May-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: In Graduation

My marks 516 in neet . my categury obc . i can admition in govt collage.

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dheeraj jayker 12 minutes ago

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u can get admission in private 

but lets jst wait for the counselling 

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Vaibhav Kunghatkar 20 minutes ago

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Sir i got 385331 rank in state consaelling of neet then when i want to go for document verfication i am from obc category from maharashtra

In notice no 7 dsplay by dmer web site timeing of document verification is not mension what can i do now?
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Harish 21 minutes ago

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My marks in neet 516. what I can admition in govt collage.

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dheeraj jayker 20 minutes ago

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Yes u can get into med school if ur local state rank is gud 

Nd let’s jst wait for the results