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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CBSE NEET 2018: Exam in May, online forms likely in January

New Delhi:  The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2018 in May next year. The notification and online application forms for the examination are likely to be released in January though no official notice has been published yet. As per the recent report by a leading […]

Admission to MBBS courses: SC refuses to extend date

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) has refused to extend the admission date to fill up vacant seats in super-specialty, post-graduate and MBBS courses beyond September 14. Stating that it would not be appropriate to extend the date, a three-judge Bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra agreed to the argument […]

How is centre planning to impose NEET without states' consent?

New Delhi: Hitting out at the Modi government over the suicide of a Dalit medical aspirant in Tamil Nadu, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury today sought to know how was the Centre planning to “impose” NEET examinations without taking states on board. 17-year-old Anitha, daughter of a daily wage earner, allegedly hanged herself at her […]

Protests in Tamil Nadu over suicide of student

Chennai: Political parties and student organisations in Tamil Nadu held protests and shouted slogans against the state and central governments on Saturday following the suicide of 17-year-old Dalit student S. Anitha, who had spearheaded the fight against the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical colleges. In the state capital here, Dalit party VCK and […]

No common engineering entrance examination from 2018: HRD Ministry

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has decided not to go ahead with the plan to bring in a common engineering entrance exam from 2018. The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) had earlier in March announced that a national-level common entrance examination for engineering colleges would be conducted from 2018. Breaking […]

CBSE not to hold single entrance exam like NEET for engineering

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is not going to conduct NEET-like single entrance exam for engineering from next year. A decision in this regard, on Sunday, came from the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry. The HRD ministry stated that it will not be possible to hold single entrance exam for engineering […]

Odisha Sangeeta Agrawal in top 20 NEET 2019 results
NEET 2017: Allahabad HC directs CBSE to revise merit list

Bhubaneswar/Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court on Thursday directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to revise marks awarded to all candidates who had appeared in the NEET exam this year. It has asked CBSE to decide the merit list accordingly in view of incorrect reply for one of the 180 objective type questions provided […]

SC asks CBSE to set similar questions for NEET in regional languages

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Supreme Court pulled up the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) today for setting different questions for students appearing the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) in regional languages. Observing that there must be a common paper for NEET examinations, the top court ordered the CBSE and Centre to file an affidavit […]

NEET Counselling 2017: Second round seat allotment under All India Quota announced

New Delhi: The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), on Tuesday, published the second allotment list based on the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) rank under All India Quota (AIQ) seats. Students, who participated in the second round of counseling, can check their allotment status on the official website of MMC. Students having name in the […]

NEET exams: Question paper to be same for all languages

Bhubaneswar: The Students appearing for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) across the country will have same question papers or the translation of the question paper in English. Union Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar has said on Saturady, vernacular question papers for the NEET will be mere translation of the question paper in English. “The […]

MBBS, BDS admission: Counselling for OJEE rank holders today

Bhubaneswar: Counselling for OJEE rank holders to take admission into MBBS and BDS courses at government and privately-run medical colleges under the State quota will be held from today. At 10 am, students can begin online registration and take part in the counselling for medical courses. The process will continue till 5 pm on July 17. […]