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Medical admissions in Maharashtra: NEET manual released

Mumbai city news: Maharashtra’s Directorate of Medical Education and Research released the NEET 2017 UG admissions brochure late on Tuesday evening .

mumbai Updated: Jun 21, 2017 01:20 IST
Shreya Bhandary

Maharashtra’s Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) released the NEET 2017 UG admissions brochure late on Tuesday evening .

While the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) results are yet to be declared, the DMER brochure will help students understand the rules for this year’s admissions to medical and dental institutes in the state.

The DMER had released a brochure on Monday night, but on Tuesday afternoon said they will issue an updated one. “The brochure will give students an idea of the rounds of admission, the authority conducting the admission for different institutes, the documents needed, among other details,” said Dr Pravin Shingare, director, DMER.

He said the brochure also includes changes recommended in orders passed by the Supreme Court and the Bombay High Court over the past few months.

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“According to an SC order, the first two rounds of admissions to deemed institutes will be done by the Central government, while the third round will be conducted by DMER. The remaining seats can be filled up by institutes themselves,” said Shingare.

DMER had also decided to conduct only two rounds of the Common Admission Process (CAP) for government-run and private institutes.

“The seats that remain vacant in private institutes can be filled up by the institutes themselves, after the two CAP rounds,” Shingare said. The brochure also highlights details, such as the number of medical and dental institutes in the state — government-run, private and deemed institutes — and each of their intake capacities. The final dates and details will be released soon after the NEET results are announced. “We need to know the merit list to give out the exact details about the counselling process for students,” said Shingare. The counselling rounds for state admissions will likely begin by June 28-29, depending on when the NEET result announcement, he said.In June, SC had asked the CBSE to release NEET results on or before June 26.