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NEET 2017: Admit cards to be released today

The release of admit card for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 has been delayed by a week.

education Updated: Apr 22, 2017 14:20 IST
Nilesh Mathur
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The release of admit card for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 has been delayed by a week. (Arvind Yadav / HT file)

The admit cards for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 will be released on Saturday.

The admit cards were to be issued on April 15, but got delayed due to court’s order to CBSE to accept the applications of candidates above 25 years of age till April 5 (midnight).

NEET, a single stage objective type test, is scheduled to be held on May 7 this year in 104 examination cities across the country.

NEET is held for admission to MBBS/BDS courses in India 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, except for the institutions established through an Act of Parliament ie AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry.

Admissions to medical and dental seats in the country is bound to get tougher this year, with 11,35,104 aspirants registering for the exam. In 2016, NEET was conducted in two phases and the total number of candidates stood at 8,02,594.