The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will be single entrance exam to make students eligible for admission into undergraduate courses in medical colleges across the country.
As per report doing rounds, there won’t be any separate examination for admission into All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research as students would get admission on the basis of the NEET examinations conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).
The report has quoted Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal confirming that NEET will be the only medical entrance examination in the country. Till date, both the institutions used to conduct separate exam for MBBS admission. The Minister made the revelation regarding the examination while answering a set of questions regarding the MBBS Admissions in Lok Sabha.
NEET clearance will make students eligible for admission to the 1207 seats in all the 15 AIIMS including AIIMS New Delhi and 14 others and the 200 seats in JIPMER Puducherry and Karaikal.
Section 14 of the National Medical Commission Act 2019 which got President’s nod in August this year conveys that there will be a common and uniform NEET examination for admission to the MBBS programmes in the medical colleges including those that come under any other law.