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NEET 2016

Last Updated - August 08, 2016

For the academic session 2016-17 NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) 2016 has replaced all other state level medical exams such as COMEDK- UGET, AIPMT, JKCET, TS EAMCET etc. This entrance test is conducted for filling up 15% medical/dental seats in Government Colleges all over India . Many states opposed this verdict probating that it will be a drawback for the students belonging states such as Karnataka, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu as candidates are more comfortable in attempting exam in their own regional language however, Supreme Court has proposed that NEET will only be conducted in English and Hindi. Moreover Tamil Nadu grant admission to the students on the basis of their class 12th marks.

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Important highlights of NEET 2016

  • No State level Medical Exam for academic session 2016-17-  With order of Supreme Court all the upcoming 2016 medical exams are cancelled. NEET will be conducted single handedly instead of other medical exam by CBSE.
  • Plea against NEET by many States- Many states such as Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Bihar has challenged the Supreme Court verdict. As per these states accepting NEET will be
  • May 1 2016- AIPMT is conducted as 1st phase of NEET 2016. Around 6 lakhs candidates appeared for the exam
  • NEET 2016 will be conducted in English and Hindi only- It has been declared that this year the exam will be in English and Hindi only. Many states like Tamil Nadu and Karnataka objected it by claiming that candidates will find it difficult to attempt paper as they are more efficient in attempting the paper in their regional language.
  • Candidates appeared for NEET Phase-1 can apply for NEET Phase -2  but with a condition – On plea of majority of test takers who could not perform well in phase-1 , Supreme Court declared  that candidates who have not appeared for phase-1 or who have appeared and not satisfied by their performance because of limited time available for preparation can take Phase 2 exam but with a condition that they have to surrender their candidature of Phase -1 (AIPMT 2016)

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NEET to replace State/Private Medical Entrances

As per the ruling of Supreme Court of India, NEET shall replace entrance examinations conducted on State level and/or by Private universities. Due to this verdict, more than 25 entrance examinations for medical and dental would be scrapped once CBSE announces final dates for NEET. Below is a list of Medical and Dental examinations which stand scrapped after the Supreme Court ruling:

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ExamDate of Examination
AIPMTMay 1, 2016
PMETMay 15, 2016
UPMTMay 15, 2016
AIIMSMay 29, 2016
UPCPMTMay 17, 2016
AMU (Medical)April 10, 2016 & May 29, 2016
Manipal PMTApril 11, 2016 & May 21, 2016
JCECEJune 12, 2016
BCECEApril 17, 2016(Stage 1) and May 15, 2016(Stage 2)
IPU CET (Medical)April 24, 2016(Stage 1) and May 22, 2016(Stage 2)
CMC VelloreMay 21, 2016(Stage 1) and June 13-15, 2016
CMC LudhianaJuly 26, 2016
JIPMERJune 5, 2016
COMEDK (Medical)May 8, 2016 – Computer Based Mode
MGIMSApril 17, 2016
UPCMETMay 14, 2016
BVP CETMay 7, 2016
Manipal PMTFebruary 12, 2016 to May 21, 2016
KEAM (Medical)April 27, 2016 & April 28, 2016
MP DMATMay 15, 2016
WBJEE (Medical)May 17, 2016
MH CETMay 5, 2016
Assam CEE (Medical)May 14-15, 2016
AP EAMCET (Medical)April 29, 2016
TS EAMCET (Medical)May 2, 2016

NEET 2016 Schedule

Candidates appearing for NEET 2016 can  check the following schedule for important events :-

Phase-1 Exam (AIPMT 2016)May 1, 2016
Phase-2 (NEET 2016)July 24, 2016
Joint ResultsAugust 17, 2016

NEET was first introduced in 2012 , However it got implemented in 2013. NEET was conducted on May 5, 2013 for the first time. This delay was due to strong objection by states such as Karnataka, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu , West Bengal claiming that there is large difference between syllabus precribed by MCI and their state syllabus. 

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NEET 2016 Helpline Numbers

NameContact NumberEmail IdService Available on Working Days
Help Desk011-22041807, 011- 22041808cbsecc@gmail.com9:00 am-7:00 pm
Toll Free1800118002cbsecc@gmail.com9:00 am-7:00 pm
NEET Branch011-22019683,011-22521081ineet.cbse@nic.in9:00 am-5:30 pm
Special Help line9599590192,9599590193,9599590194,9599590195, ,9599590196Neet.cbse@nic.in9:00 am-5:30 pm

Frequently Asked Questions

With the last moment order passed by the Supreme Court of India for converting AIPMT 2016 to NEET 2016 has created confusion among the students.

For creating awareness we have compiled the answers to the various related questions that are rising in minds of students.

Ques. NEET Or AIPMT - I had applied for AIPMT exam to be conducted on May 1. So after that orders, is it NEET or AIPMT for which I am appearing for? 

Ans.  After the SC orders, AIPMT is NEET 2016 Now.  It will be conducted in two phase. 1st phase was conducted on May 1 and other phase is going to be conducted on July 24, 2016

Ques. Court’s Hearing - It may considered that it is not the final judgment. Court has subsequently several times refused to interfere with that order. Is there any remedy which can be availed against the order?

Ans. First of all the Supreme Court is the highest court and its order can’t be further appealed against

Ques. 12th Marks Consideration – States like Tamil Nadu don’t hold there entrance exam. They just take admissions on the basis of class 12th marks. Will students from those states also have to appear for test?

Ans. Yes, students who have not applied for the NEET exam can apply for its Phase 2 test. Students who have appeared for the AIPMT Phase 1 can also apply for NEET phase 2 exam, but for this they have to give up thier candidature of AIPMT Phase 1.

Ques. Language of Paper - I don’t speak Hindi or English. Are there any other languages in which paper comes?

Ans. As we know AIPMT was conducted only in both these languages. Hence NEET will also come in these two languages.

But it can be depend upon the next hearing

Ques. Illegal – In 2013 judgment, Supreme Court made NEET Unconstitutional. What did the recent judgment do?

Ans. Recently, Supreme Court recalled its judgment made in 2013. The litigation that was challenging the constitutionality of NEET has invalidates by the SC.

Ques. Dress Code – Are there still restrictions on the wearing customary dresses including Burqas/hijab etc.?

Ans. This year council has relaxed the dress codes. However candidates wearing religious/customary dresses had to report on the exam centers at 8:30 am for the proper frisking. 

Ques. Will a Candidate who remain absent in AIPMT 2016 phase 1 be allowed to appear in NEET Phase 2?

Ans.  Yes, Candidates who have once applied for Phase 1 are allowed for second phase. But for this they have to give up thier candidature of AIPMT Phase 1

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