Overview The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) for the academic session 2016-17 will be conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi. The aim of NEET-2016 is for the 15% All India quota merit positions in the Medical/Dental Colleges of India as specified in the directives of the Supreme Court. Rules & regulations for it will be as per those issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Admissions in the medical colleges and dental colleges in various States will also come under NEET if the State Government/University/Institution is a participant of NEET- 2016 for using its merit list for its admissions.
States and Institutes participating in NEET-2016The following is the list of States, institutes/universities which will be participating in NEET-2016 for filling up of MBBS/BDS seats under under the control of DGHS, Govt. of India (other than the States of Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Telangana):
Note that if you have already appeared for the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) and for the State Common Entrance Test (CET), then too you can apply for NEET-2016.
Classes, 45% marks for General-PH and 40% marks for SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH).
Fee amount and payment modesThe fee is Rs.1400/- for general and OBC category candidates and Rs.750/- for SC/ST and PH candidates. You have the following options to make the requisite payment:
How to applyMake sure that you read all the instructions and guidelines carefully for filling up the NEET-2016 application form before applying online.
It is important to provide your own or a parent's mobile number for further communications and intimations from the CBSE board. Note that only one mobile number and one email ID can be used for filing one application only.
Contact informationThe Deputy Secretary (Examination),
National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test Unit,
Central Board of Secondary Education,
Shiksha Kendra, 2, Community Centre,
Ph: 011-22509256-59, 22019683, 22521081 // Fax No. – 011-22509251
Helpline numbers for NEET-2016
Note: None of the above-mentioned helpline contact services will be available on public holidays.
Important note: Note that this is an initial notification about NEET-2016. The official website is under upgradation due to the recent directives of the Honorable Supreme Court of India. Further details will be updated in this article once the website is operational.
All the best for NEET-2016!
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