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China steps up its military game with BDS satellite navigation system

BDS, stated to be rivalling US' Global Positioning System (GPS), is the fourth global satellite navigation system in the world.

Feb 02, 2019, 11:10 AM IST

NEET 2018: Aadhaar number mandatory to apply for exam, says CBSE

The Aadhaar number has been made compulsory for all candidates except those from Assam, Jammu and Kashmir and Meghalaya.

Feb 09, 2018, 09:01 AM IST

NEET UG 2018 exam on May 6, online submission of forms till March 9 @Cbseneet.Nic.In

The online submission for National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) will begin today

Feb 09, 2018, 06:44 AM IST

NEET exams: Tamil Nadu students move to SC, seek start of counselling soon

The medical students from Tamil Nadu moved the Supreme Court seeking directive for the state government to start medical counselling soon.

Aug 16, 2017, 13:52 PM IST

NEET 2017: Alleging bias, Tamil Nadu political parties seek complete exemption from test

Tamil Nadu political parties allege that the NEET 2017 exam asked difficult questions to students from southern states and easy ones to those from the north.

Jul 19, 2017, 13:37 PM IST

NEET 2017: SC stays Madras High Court order restraining CBSE from declaring results for admission to MBBS, BDS courses

 In a big relief for thousands of aspirants, the Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to declare the results of the NEET 2017 examination.

Jun 12, 2017, 09:25 AM IST

Supreme Court seeks reply of Centre, MCI on plea to conduct NEET in Urdu

A plea suggesting making Urdu as a medium for NEET 2017.

Mar 03, 2017, 14:38 PM IST

Parliament approves admission to medical, dental courses under NEET

The Centre, which will conduct the NEET exam, will provide a national list and a state list and it is for states to decide on priorities they want to assign to rural students etc.

Aug 01, 2016, 18:57 PM IST

NEET row: SC refuses to stay ordinance allowing states to conduct separate entrance test

The SC had earlier ruled that admission to MBBS/BDS courses would be done only through NEET.

Jul 14, 2016, 15:50 PM IST

NEET: Health Minister JP Nadda meets President Pranab Mukherjee to explain why Union Cabinet took ordinance route

Nadda's ministry was asked by the President to explain the reasons for taking the ordinance route.

May 23, 2016, 08:56 AM IST

NEET: Will meet PM Narendra Modi to solve issue, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis assures parents

We are trying our best to solve the NEET issue, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis assured parents.

May 16, 2016, 14:12 PM IST

SC to consider permission to hold NEET in 6 regional languages

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will consider Centre's plea seeking permission to hold the entrance examination for MBBS and BDS for the academic year 2016-17 in six vernacular languages -- Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Assamese, Bengali and Gujarati.

May 10, 2016, 20:50 PM IST

Supreme Court order on NEET: What Syed Ali Shah Geelani has to say

The SC has rejected pleas of state governments and minority institutions to allow them to hold separate entrance exams for MBBS and BDS courses.

May 10, 2016, 18:19 PM IST

NEET: National Eligibility Entrance Test to be held in 7 vernacular languages too?

In a major development with regard to National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET), the Centre on Tuesday moved the Supreme court saying that NEET should be conducted in 7 vernacular languages. 

May 10, 2016, 11:44 AM IST

NEET: Supreme Court order in 10 easy-to-understand points - EXPLAINED

Here, the Supreme Court's NEET order is explained in 10 easy-to-understand points.

May 10, 2016, 09:55 AM IST

States can't conduct entrance exams for medical colleges, admission through NEET only, says Supreme Court

The SC rejected the contentions of the state governments, private medical colleges and also the minority institutions like Christian Medical College Vellore and Ludhiana that they have the legislative competence to hold separate entrance tests.

May 09, 2016, 20:16 PM IST

NEET: Students who appeared in NEET I can also take NEET II, allows Supreme Court

The Supreme Court also ruled that the states can't conduct their own exams since Centre's regulation on NEET overrides states' law on separate exams.

May 09, 2016, 17:03 PM IST

NEET: Big day today - Supreme Court to pass order on fate of medical entrance examinations by states

It's a big day for medical aspirants as the Supreme Court is likely to clear the uncertainty hanging over the fate of medical entrance examinations conducted by states on Monday.

May 09, 2016, 08:42 AM IST

NEET: Supreme Court to pass order on Monday on fate of medical entrance examinations by states

The Supreme Court on Monday would clear the uncertainty hanging over the fate of medical entrance examinations conducted by states .

May 08, 2016, 09:18 AM IST