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Tag: Neet

Demand For Postponing Entrance Exams Grows Louder Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

New Delhi: The demand for postponing various examinations, including NEET and JEE, grew louder on Sunday with over 4,000 students observing a day-long hunger strike to press for the demand in view of rising COVID-19 cases. The protest came on a day Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said the government must listen to the ‘mann ki […]

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JEE-Mains from July 18-23, NEET on July 26, CBSE Decision Soon: HRD minister

New Delhi: The Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE-Main) will be held from July 18 to July 23 while the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will be held on July 26. JEE Advanced is expected to be held in August, the dates of which are yet to be decided. The dates were announced by Human […]

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SC rules NEET applies to minority and private institutions, says doesn't violate rights

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions in the graduate, postgraduate medical and dental courses would also apply to minority, both aided and unaided and private educational institutions as there is no violations of their rights. The top court said the uniform entrance test, NEET, […]

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NEET UG 2020 Postponed, Check Latest Updates

New Delhi: The Union HRD Ministry on Friday postponed the national medical entrance exam, National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), in view of the countrywide lockdown due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, officials said. The NEET, whose marks are used for admission in colleges across the country, was scheduled for May 3. Also Read: JEE […]

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'Jeet Zindagi' Campaign Brings Hope For Poor Odisha Students

Bhubaneswar: An organisation here is helping wards of humble vegetable sellers, fishermen and marginal farmers crack the NEET exam to qualify for admission in medical colleges and has launched a campaign to reach out to more such students. The NGO runs a foundation called ‘Zindagi’ in Odisha, which is similar to the ‘Super 30’ experiment […]

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NEET Counselling 2019: Rs 192 Crore Earning For Govt

Bhopal: The Central government earned more than Rs 192 crore through counselling for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) in 2019, according to information received under the RTI. The NEET is held for admission to MBBS, BDS and other such courses in medical colleges. Those who clear the written entrance exam are called for […]

Government Approves Addition Of 15,700 MBBS Seats In 75 New Colleges

New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved on Wednesday setting up of 75 government medical colleges to be attached with existing district or referral hospitals by 2021-22. The establishment of new medical colleges, under phase III of the ongoing Centrally sponsored scheme, will add at least 15,700 MBBS seats in the country. […]

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NEET 2019: Last Chance For Admission; Check All Important Details Here

A list of eligible candidates to fill the vacant seats left after the counselling rounds has been released by the Medical Council Committee (MCC). All the interested candidates who qualified the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2019 and have not secured a seat can check the list at the website mcc.nic.in. According to the notification […]

NEET UG 2020: Syllabus, Dates & Everything Else You Need To Know

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test(NEET), the entrance examination for admission to undergraduate MBBS and BDS courses, on May 3, 2020 (Sunday). As per reports, the application process will begin from December 2 and will be shut on December 31. All the interested candidates can apply at the […]

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Physically challenged boy clears NEET after travelling miles on crutches

Jaipur: Sajan Rai, a physically challenged student, has cleared the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and got admission to the Government Medical College in Bettiah in Bihar. In order to realise his dreams, Rai travelled for miles on his crutches as he can’t walk on his own due to an ailment he suffered during […]

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NEET 2019: Merit List Published; 3657 MBBS & BDS Candidates Allotted Ranks

Bhubaneswar: Awaiting the Merit List of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)? The Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) Authority has published the State Merit List on the official website for the MBBS and BDS candidates who have completed their document verification. Sources said 3657 candidates have been allotted ranks for admissions into MBBS and BDS […]

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NEET (UG) 2019: Fresh Notice For Candidates On Admission Process

While the registration process for admissions into MBBS and BDS programmes in Odisha colleges for 2019-20 session has already begun, the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) chairman today issued another important notification for those candidates who have completed their document verification. In the notification, the Chairman informed that the dates of choice filling and locking, […]

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NEET (UG) 2019: New Announcement On Admission through OJEE

Bhubaneswar: The registration process and counselling for admission into MBBS and BDS programmes in various government and private medical and dental colleges of Odisha for qualified NEET (UG) 2019 students through OJEE (www.ojee.nic.in) has been extended. As per a notification issued by OJEE Chairman, the deadline of registration for the successful NEET (UG) 2019 candidates […]

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NEET Exam 2019: Shocking Revelation, Students 'Commit Suicide'

Tamil Nadu: Has the NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) deprived rural and poor students? Such a shocking allegation surfaced after DMK and Rajya Sabha member Tiruchi Siva today urged the Centre for early assent of the President of India to the two bills passed by the Tamil Nadu Assembly seeking an exemption of the […]

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Registration for Counselling & Admission to MBBS, BDS Courses Begins

Bhubaneswar: The registration process for the counselling and admission for MBBS and BDS courses will begin today at 12 noon. Students who have qualified in the NEET exam this year are eligible for admission. Registration and online application process, beginning today, will continue till June 25 (11:59 pm). The list of registered candidates will be […]

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SC refuses to hear plea challenging NEET (UG) -2019

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea moved by a group of students claiming that the answer keys of four questions in the National Eligibility-cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions to MBBS and BDS courses were incorrect. The test was held on May 5. A vacation bench comprising Justices Ajay […]

NEET Exam 2019: Students move SC citing wrong answer keys

New Delhi: A group of students moved the Supreme Court on Thursday claiming that answer keys of four questions in the National Eligibility-cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions to MBBS and BDS courses were apparently incorrect. The test was held on May 5. A vacation bench comprising Justices Indira Banerjee and Ajay Rastogi agreed to […]

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Tamil Nadu parties again demand scrapping of NEET

Chennai: Expressing their grief over the suicide of two girls who had scored low marks in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), leaders of various political parties in Tamil Nadu on Thursday reiterated their demand for scrapping the entrance test. Two teenage girls from the state committed suicide after scoring low marks in the NEET exam, […]

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NEET 2019: Rajasthan's Nalin Khandelwal Topper; Boys Take First Six Ranks

New Delhi: Boys outshone girls in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) results announced on Wednesday, bagging the top six slots. Nalin Khandelwal from Rajasthan topped the exam, conducted for admissions to MBBS and BDS programmes offered at medical and dental colleges that are approved by the Medical Council of India, scoring 701 out […]

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NEET Result 2019 Declared: Students, Check Your Results Here

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has declared the results of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) today. Candidates can check their results from the official website- ntaneet.nic.in.  There were speculations that NTA might declare the results a day before the actual scheduled date keeping in view Eid today. However, after the confirmation regarding the results by […]

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BPUT postpones semester exams in view of NEET

Rourkela: The Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) has postponed semester examinations which were slated to be held on May 20 owing to clash of dates with NEET 2019 exams in Odisha. This has been informed by Examinations Director of BPUT, Deepak Kumar Sahoo. According to a notification issued by Sahoo, the semester (regular and […]

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NEET-PG cut offs reduced, Know the Detail

New Delhi: The Health Ministry in consultation with the Board of Governors, Medical Council of India (MCI) has decided to reduce the qualifying percentile in respect of NEET-PG (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) for the year 2019-20 by 6 percentile, an official release said on Tuesday. “Now general category candidates with minimum marks at 44 percentile, […]

Cyclone Fani: NEET exam postponed in Odisha, Plus II evaluation disrupted

Bhubaneswar: Apart from unleashing copious rain and windstorm gusting up to 200 kmph that blew away thatched roofs of houses, swamped towns and villages, cyclone Fani, which made landfall near Puri on Friday has also adversely affected the education sector in the State. In the wake of utter destruction by the extremely severe cyclonic storm […]

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NEET Exam: SC Relaxes Age Limit For Aspirants; Know The New Norms

New Delhi: In a major announcement, the Supreme Court has allowed undergraduate medical students of age 25 or above to appear for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET). The SC bench, however, said that their admission will be subjected to the final outcome of the case on validity of CBSE’s decision to fix the upper […]

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SC declares Aadhaar as Constitutionally valid

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday declared the Centre’s flagship Aadhaar scheme as Constitutionally valid and said that it empowers the marginalised sections of the society. The apex court’s five-judge Constitution bench said Aadhaar means unique and it is better to be unique than being best. The Supreme Court ruled that the Aadhaar card is […]

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Aadhaar not mandatory for CBSE, UGC, NEET exams anymore: SC

New Delhi: In a major development, upholding the Constitutional validity of Aadhaar, the Supreme Court said that Aadhaar must not be made compulsory for school admissions and the school administration too, cannot make it mandatory. The Supreme Court also observed that Aadhaar is not mandatory for UGC, NEET & CBSE examinations. The biometric data shall […]

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NTA announces schedule for various tests; Check important dates here

New Delhi: The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) on Tuesday announced the schedule for various entrance examinations till May 2019 to be conducted by the newly-established National Testing Agency (NTA). It announced the schedule for UGC-NET, JEE-Main I & II, CMAT & GPAT, and NEET-UG. All these exams will be computer-based except for NEET, […]

CBSE NEET exam: New norms on question papers from 2019

New Delhi: The Centre would be taking affidavits from state governments on accuracy of translated NEET question papers from the next year, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday. The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education for admission to MBBS/BDS courses. Javadekar was responding to an […]

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NEET, JEE to have unique question sets; know the details

Bhubaneswar: Just days after the Union Government announced that the newly formed-National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct national-level competitive examinations like UGC-NET, NEET, JEE (Mains), the agency is all set to introduce new changes by next year including unique set of questions for each examinee. Sources said the new testing agency has already initiated a […]

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CBSE NEET 2018: SC to decide on grant of 196 grace marks

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has moved the Supreme Court against the order of the Madras High Court granting grace marks to those who wrote this year’s NEET exam in Tamil. The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court had on July 10, while hearing the petitioner of senior CPI (M) […]

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CBSE NEET 2018: Students to get 196 grace marks?

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is contemplating to move the Supreme Court against an order by the Madras High Court granting grace marks to those who wrote this year’s NEET exam in Tamil, sources in the HRD Ministry said on Monday. The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court had on […]

Not CBSE, NTA to conduct NEET & JEE exams twice a year now: Javadekar

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar during a press meet today informed that National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET), Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), UGC NET, National Eligibility Test (NET) and CMAT exams currently being organised by CBSE will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) from now on. Students can appear for NEET twice a […]

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Will there be change in upper age limit for NEET?

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday sought a reply from the Centre on a plea challenging the Medical Council of India (MCI) norm laying down upper age limit of 25 years for general category aspirants to apply for National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for MBBS and BDS courses. A bench comprising justices Adarsh Kumar Goel and […]

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Hyderabad girl jumps to death after failing to get good NEET rank

Hyderabad: A 18-year-old girl jumped to death from a building here on Tuesday allegedly after failing to get a good rank in the NEET exam, police said. The girl, identified as Jasleen Kaur, jumped from top of the 10-storey shopping complex in the busy Abids area in the heart of the city. A police officer […]

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Fake examinee arrested during CBSE NEET 2018 exam

Rourkela: On the verge of unfolding a major racket operating during the entrance examinations, police on Sunday arrested a fake examinee from an examination centre at Rourkela while appearing the CBSE National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-UG) 2018 exams for another student. As per sources, the arrested identified as a Ramesh Kumar from Dunguri village in Rajasthan […]

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40,000 students from Odisha to take NEET-2018 today

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Over 40,000 students from Odisha will appear for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (UG) 2018, the premier entrance examination for admission into undergraduate MBBS and BDS courses being conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education today. NEET 2018 will be held at 40 centres across the State while throughout the country more than […]

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BREAKING! Aadhaar not mandatory for CBSE NEET 2018 anymore

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: In what could be a relief for lakhs of students across India, the Supreme Court today directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) not to make Aadhaar number mandatory for enrollment of students appearing in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2018 and other all-India exams. A five-judge Constitution bench headed […]

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IMA to protest NMC bill tomorrow

New Delhi: Healthcare services at many private hospitals in the country are likely to be hit tomorrow as the  Indian Medical Association  has called for suspending routine services for 12 hours to protest a Bill seeking to replace the  Medical Council of India (MCI) with a new body. Services at outpatient departments (OPDs) of many private […]

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Attention NEET aspirants, Centre adds over 5,800 PG seats in medical colleges

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: In a bid to increase the number of doctors in country for providing better healthcare facilities to the growing population, over 5,800 post-graduate seats have been added this year in medical colleges across the country. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Union Minister of State for Health and […]

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NEET, JEE may be held twice a year

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical colleges and the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) for admission to engineering colleges might be conducted twice a year, informed Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Upendra Kushwaha in the Lok Sabha on Monday. In reply to a written question in […]

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