Government’s U-turn in NEET Three Attempt Rule

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NEET 2017 would be considered as the first attempt irrespective of previous attempts.

Earlier in NEET 2017 notification, CBSE has mentioned that aspirants who have already given AIPMT and NEET three times are not eligible to appear in NEET 2017.

Also Read –  NEET 2017 Full Syllabus

Also Read – NEET 2017 Application Form, Eligibility, Attempts and Dates

Thousands of students have shown their anger against this rule in different cities of India. Yesterday Ravish Kumar also raised NEET Three Attempt issue in Prime Time show on NDTV India. We are also providing this video to all of you.

On Friday night CBSE has announced that all candidates who could not fill up the NEET 2017 application form due to the three attempts rule will now be able to fill up their form.

Note – Age limit and other criteria remain same.

Ever after government rollback in the three-attempt limit, many students are demanding to roll out the age criteria. For general category student max age to appear in NEET 2017 is 25 year.

Today Prakash Javadekar (Minister for Human Resource Development) twitted in this issue on 7:43 pm, he said the issue has been sorted out and that the CBSE is uploading notification that on its official website.

Javadekar’s Tweet regarding NEET 2017 issue-

Clarification received from @MoHFW_INDIA /MCI that NEET 2017 will be treated as 1st attempt & 2 more will be given. CBSE is updating this on the website.

Official Notification Uploaded on CBSE Website regarding NEET Three-Attempt

NOTIFICATION-1/2017 No. CBSEINEET/20171 Dated: 03/02/2017

This notification is in Continuation of Admission Notice dated 31/01/2017 Vide which the application for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (UG)-2017 for admission to MBBS/ BDS Courses throughout India was launched. As per Notice and Information Bulletin, it was prescribed that the candidates who have already availed permissible three attempts will not be able to apply for NEET-2017.

Department of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India vide their Office letter no.U. 12023/16/2010-ME-II/MEP dated 03.02.2017 has Communicated that a clarification has been sought from the Medical Council of India (MCI) and it has been clarified by MCI that the attempts made by candidates for AIPMT/NEET prior to 2017 should not be counted and accordingly appearance in NEET-2017 will be counted as the first attempt for all the candidates irrespective of their previous attempts in AIPMT/NEET.

Accordingly, it is notified for all concerned that NEET-2017 will be counted as the first attempt for all the candidates. Changes have been effected by CBSE accordingly in the online application

All candidates who could not fill up the application form due to the condition of three attempts at AIPMT/NEET will now be able to fill up their application form.

The provisions contained in the Admission Notice dated 31/01/2017 and the Information Bulletin for NEET(UG)-2017 may be read in accordance with this notification.

Other rules and Condition mentioned in Admission Notice and Information Bulletin remain the same.

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