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NEET UG

The National Eligibility and Entrance Test-  for Under Graduates (NEET-UG) is an All India Entrance Examination like the AIEEE. 

The National Eligibility and Entrance Test-  for Under Graduates (NEET-UG) is an All India Entrance Examination like the AIEEE. With its syllabus devised by the MCI (Medical Council of India), the entrance allows admission to the selected students in almost all medical institutes in the country both private and government. The list comprises of a total of 35000 students from all over the country including the reserved categories.

 

The entrance examination would cover all medical colleges except the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi and the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh(PGI Chandigarh) may be outside the NEET’s purview as these institutes were set up by separate laws.

 

For further information on syllabus: http://www.mciindia.org/tools/announcement/2011_FinalCoreSyllabus_NEET-UG/FinalCoreSyllabus_NEET-UG.pdf

 

There are about 314 medical colleges in the country. Out of these 144 colleges are being run by State and Central Governments and the remaining 170 colleges are under private managements. Out of these 170, there are about 50 deemed universities. Total available seats in Government colleges are estimated at 16398 and 19085 in private medical colleges.

 

It is estimated that there are about 31,000 seats on offer for MBBS and also another 11,000 seats available in PG medical courses. The MCI also also made it clear that State Quotas and Reservations in Medical Colleges would remain intact as National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will draw up ranks / merit lists at national and state levels separately for General Category, SC, ST and OBC and PD candidates.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERION:

 

The candidates must have passed 10+2 or an equivalent examination with the science stream - Physics, chemistry, Biology /Mathematics

 

IMPORANT DATES:

 

National Entrance cum Eligibility Test (NEET UG) 2012 For MBBS Admissions likely on May 13, 2012

 

The exam comprises of 30% marks  for Physics and Chemistry  40% marks for Biology

MCQ Pattern of questions would be followed for MBBS entrance.

 

MBBS Entrance Examination, will have a single paper of 250 questions (75 questions from physics and chemistry each and 100 from Biology) and be of 3 hours duration. Questions will have four options with single correct answer and three distracters.

 

CONTACT DETAILS:

 

Medical Council of India MCI Building

Pocket- 14 , Sector - 8, Dwarka Phase -1  

New Delhi - 110077, INDIA

For General queries and help

Phones +91-11-25367033, 25367035,25367036,25367037

Fax - General +91-11-25367024,25367028

Email: mci@bol.net.in

Website: www.mciindia.org