There have been a lot of speculations about the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) Undergraduate (UG) examination date over the last few weeks. Putting an end to all these conjectures, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has finally announced the date. NEET UG 2017 will be held on the 7th of May across 80 cities.
The online application forms for NEET UG 2017 were out yesterday that is the 31st of January 2017 and need to be submitted by the 1st of March. The examination shall be conducted at 1,500 centres in different parts of the country and more than 10 lakh medical aspirants are expected to appear for the same.
NEET is conducted to select students for MBBS and BDS courses in medical/ dental colleges across the country. Apart from JIPMER Puducherry and AIIMS, all the other institutes run with Medical Council of India/ Dental Council of India’s approval under the ministry of health and family welfare select students on the basis of NEET.
The test will be conducted as per the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 and the Dentists Act 1948. Both these acts were amended in the year 2016.