NEET 2017 scores valid for MBBS/ BDS admissions in Maharashtra

NEET 2017 scores valid for MBBS/ BDS admissions in MaharashtraDirectorate of Medical Education, Maharashtra has announced that the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will be the only examination for MBBS and BDS programmes in different institutions of the state from 2017-18. 

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“Admissions to MBBS and BDS courses from academic year 2017-18 will be done through NEET exam, at All India Level. Further, admissions to BAMS, BUMS, BHMS, BPTh, B.Sc( Nursing), BASLP and BP&O courses will also be done on the basis of NEET scores,” a notification on DMER website states.

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According to officials, the admission process for all Government/Corporation Colleges and Private unaided colleges, (excluding 15 per cent All India Quota seats in Government institution and Institution quota in private unaided colleges), will be carried out by the Commissioner, State CET Cell, Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai.


Supreme Court’s order on NEET

The Supreme Court on May 9, 2016 had ruled that only NEET would enable students to get admission 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 for the academic year-2016. The Government had also made it optional for State Governments to admit candidates on the basis of NEET 2016 scores. Read the full story here.


Henceforth, many states had accepted NEET scores including Uttar Pradesh and Uttrakhand. Though, Maharashtra had conducted its own entrance exam in 2016.


Other states are also expected to announce admission to MBBS and BDS programme through NEET. The counselling process, however, will be a centralized exercise for each state government.


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.


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To clear your concepts in NEET chemistry you can take help of NCERT books. Try to solve all the exercises which are given at the end of the each topics as they are very important. Focus on the to...Read More
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