National Eligibility Cum Entrance Exam for under graduates (NEET-UG) postponed to 2013-14
Common medical test postponed to 2013-14
No common test for MBBS this year
With several States seeking exemption from the common entrance test for under graduate medical courses, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced postponement of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) to 2013-14.
The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Exam for under graduates (NEET-UG) has been surrounded by controversy right from the start with many states opposing it for various reasons. Tamil Nadu questioned the validity of NEET all together, Maharashtra wanted postponement of the exam till the syllabus could be at par.
The All-India Pre-Medical/Dental Preliminary Examination would be conducted on April 1, 2012 and the final examination on May 13.
At present, the CBSE conducts its pre-medical test to admit students to the 15 per cent seats under the all-India quota at government medical colleges in the states. For the remaining 85 per cent seats, the state-level tests are held.
The eligibility conditions, centres, syllabus, pattern, and related things will remain the same as those of the AIPMT 2011 examination.