Tuesday, Dec 13, 2011
Common medical test postponed to 2013-14
New Delhi: With several States seeking exemption from the common entrance test for under graduate medical courses, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday announced postponement of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) to 2013-14.
A CBSE release said that as per communication received from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare regarding seeking permission from the Supreme Court to allow introduction of NEET for Under Graduate Medical Courses from the academic year 2013-14 instead of 2012-13, it would now conduct the All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Examination only for the 15 per cent of all-India quota seats.
The All-India Pre-Medical/Dental Preliminary Examination would be conducted on April 1, 2012 and the final examination on May 13.
The eligibility conditions, centres, syllabus, pattern, and related things will remain the same as those of the AIPMT 2011 examination.
The schedule for the submission of application forms would be shortly communicated, the release said.
Courtesy: The Hindu