CBSE NEET result 2017: What next? Check counselling dates and more
Aspiring doctors and dentists now have the chance to apply for a seat in a medical/ dental college for an MBBS or bachelor’s of dental surgery (BDS) courseeducation Updated: Jul 14, 2017 11:41 IST
New Delhi The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the results of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017(undergraduate course). Aspiring doctors and dentists now have the chance to apply for a seat in a medical/ dental college for an MBBS or bachelor’s of dental surgery (BDS) course.
The process for admissions to medical college will begin now, so this is what candidates should know:
Counselling for students who have cleared NEET will start from July 3, with counselling done by the Medical Counselling Committee. For details of dates etc, please check the MCC website, http://www.mcc.nic.in. Or click here.
Registration and choice filling of subjects will be done from July 3 to 11, with registrations open up to 5 pm on July 11. After that, choice filling and locking will be done on July 12, up to 5 pm on the last day.
Seat allotments will be done over two days, from July 13 to 14, and results of counselling, round one, will be out on July 15.
Students will then be required to report at their medical/dental colleges over seven days from July 16 to July 22, up to 5 pm on the last day.
Round two of counselling (exercising of choices and locking and new registrations) will be done from August 1 to August 4, with registration remaining open till 5 pm on the last date. Seat allotments for round two will be done from August 5 to 7, 2017.Results of round two will be published on August 8. Candidates will be required to report at the allotted medical and dental college for round two from August 9 to August 16, 2017
Vacant seats will then be transferred to state quota.
NEET was conducted as per regulations framed under the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 (amended in 2016) and the Dentists Act 1948 (amended in 2016).
Admissions in 100% seats of MBBS/BDS will be done on the basis of the results in medical/dental colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the ministry of health and family welfare.
The all-India rank list for the candidates in percentile rank released by CBSE will be given to the Directorate General of Health Services, New Delhi, for counselling of 15% all-India quota seats and providing the result to the state counselling authorities and admitting institutions.
Candidates must be 17 years old at the time of admission. The upper age limit for NEET is 25 years as on the date of examination for general category candidates.
The Department of Health and Family Welfare, government of India, and Medical Council of India have clarified that “attempts made by candidates for AIPMT/NEET prior to 2017 will not be counted. NEET 2017 will be counted as the first attempt for all candidates, irrespective of their previous attempts in AIPMT/NEET,” an official statement from CBSE has said.
Domicile students of different states who have done their schooling from another state are eligible for admission in state medical colleges if they are ranked in the all-India merit list.
The counselling for admission in seats under the control of other states/universities/institutions will be conducted as per the notifications issued separately by the authorities concerned. Candidates applying to state government colleges will be admitted subject to rules and regulations framed by the respective state governments.
It is necessary for a candidate to obtain minimum of marks at 50th percentile in NEET for 2017-18. The percentile will be determined on the basis of highest marks secured in the all-India common merit list. A percentile rank is the percentage of score that falls below a given score in a group.