NEET 2017 RESERVATION
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NEET Reservation Policy details out a fixed number of seats for candidates belonging to the reserved categories viz. SC/ ST/ OBC/ PwD. Reservation in NEET 2017 is based on various factors such as age, number of attempts and educational background of the candidate. NEET Reservation Policy is decided as per MCI/ DCI norms.
There will be a maximum of 03 attempts which candidates can take for CBSE NEET besides suggesting that the age limit for candidates at 25 years be retained, as in the previous years. The maximum age limit to appear for NEET for unreserved candidates will be 25 years, while the minimum age will be 17 years. The maximum age for the schedule caste/ schedule tribe/ other backward category students will be 30 years.
Candidates belonging to OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates can avail the maximum reservation of 27% as per the policy followed by Scheduled Caste category candidates (15%). The candidates with locomotor disabilities of 50%-70% can avail the reservation of 3% as per the MCI Policy. While filling the NEET 2017 Application Form, candidates will be required to fill-in their NEET reservation criteria.
As per the recent directive by Supreme Court of India, NEET will act as a single medical entrance exam for candidates seeking admission to MBBS/BDS courses across India. This article gives complete details about NEET Reservation Policy 2017, in accordance to the All India Seats and State Quota Seats.
Reservation of seats as per MCI/DCI norms for 15% All India quota seats is represented in the following info-graph:
|Category||Percentage of Seats Reserved|
|Physically Handicapped (on horizontal basis)||3%|
NEET is a national level entrance exam conducted by CBSE for admission to MBBS and BDS programs offered by colleges under Govt. of India, State Governments and private institutions. NEET is conducted for admission to 15% All India quota seats as well as State quota seats.
15% All India quota seats are the seats which are under the direct purview of DGHS (Directorate General of Health Services), Government of India in various Medical/Dental colleges across the country except in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Jammu and Telangana.
The counselling procedure for 15% All India Quota seats is also managed by DGHS itself. A separate merit list for candidates applying to 15% All India quota seats is prepared and forwarded by CBSE to DGHS. The list is equal to the number of seats available under 15% All India Quota seats as well as a waiting list 4 times equal to the actual merit list.Know More About All India Quota Seats
Every state participating in NEET have some reserved seats under State Quota. As per MCI regulatory act, 15% seats in every state are reserved under All India Quota except Jammu and Kashmir, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. These states will conduct their own counselling and will follow their own NEET reservation rules. Know More About State Quota Seats
NEET Reservation in government medical colleges as per the 15% All India Quota based on different categories is as elaborated below:
If a candidate is selected under the Physically Handicapped (PH) Category, they will be required to produce their Disability Certificate, issued from one of the disability assessment boards, before the date of NEET 2017 Counselling. These boards have been constituted in the 4 metro cities of the country.
The detailed information regarding these assessment boards is provided below –
|City||Name of the Board|
|New Delhi||Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital|
|Mumbai||All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation|
|Kolkata||Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research|
|Chennai||Madras Medical College|
The policy for admissions into the seats of state medical colleges/universities/institutions, AFMC and private medical colleges apart from the 15% All India Quota, is described below:
Candidates who are willing to apply for NEET 2017 and wish to seek admission in AFMC will have to additionally apply to AFMC on its official website. Shortlisted candidates will then qualify for the second stage Screening Test conducted by AFMC.
Candidates who desire to seek admission on the basis of state domicile should refer to the information provided below–
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