New Delhi: The Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced that the process of online application for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test-II (NEET) for admission into medical and dental colleges will begin from Thursday.
Candidates can submit online application on website www.aipmt.nic.in.
The website also has detailed information regarding test, syllabus and eligibility criteria. Candidates are advised to check all the detailed information before submission of application form.
NEET-II will be held on July 24 this year.
The CBSE added that as per the directions of the Supreme Court, left out candidates who could not register or appear in NEET-I (AIPMT-2016) or those having the apprehension that they had not prepared well, subject to submission of an undertaking to give up their candidature for NEET-I, can apply in NEET-II.
This test will be applicable for admissions to the All India Quota seats, State Government Quota seats where the State Government concerned so opts and Private, Management or NRI Quota seats in all Private Medical and Dental Colleges or any Private or Deemed University.
Earlier this week, President Pranab Mukherjee gave his assent to two ordinances which exempted state government medical and dental colleges from Supreme Court-ordered single All India entrance examination NEET.
The states now have the option of either conducting their own exam or be part of the NEET to fill 85 percent of the Under Graduate (UG) medical and dental seats. 15 percent of the remaining seats will be filled through NEET route by all India counselling.
(With PTI inputs)