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Latest NEET Updates – States want NEET in Regional Languages

Latest NEET Updates –  May 12 2016

Centre’s plea on holding NEET in regional languages to be considered by SC – Latest NEET Updates


The Supreme Court said on Tuesday that it will consider the Centre’s plea to hold the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) for MBBS and BDS admissions in six regional languages for the academic year 2016-17.

The Centre had filed a plea in the Supreme Court seeking permission to conduct the NEET entrance exam in the six regional languages namely – Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Assamese, Bengali and Gujarati.
Earlier the Supreme Court had rejected the plea of private colleges, deemed universities and state governments to hold separate entrance tests for MBBS and BDS admissions.

Maharashtra to file a review petition for NEET in regional languages

The Maharashtra education department will file a review petition in the Supreme Court in order to make NEET available in regional languages other than English and Hindi. The officials of Maharashtra education department said that many students feared attempting the exam in English or Hindi.
Earlier the Supreme Court’s order had raised stress and confusion among the students as they had been preparing for the respective State Common Entrance Tests.

Telangana EAMCET will be valid for BAMS, BHMS and BNYS admissions

The National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) is mandatory for MBBS and BDS admissions across the country, but the candidates seeking admission to BAMS, BHMS and BNYS courses in Telangana will have to appear in the TS-EAMCET exam.
The EAMCET Convener said the students must appear in the medical part of TS-EAMCET for admission to courses offered by Agricultural University, Veterinary University and Horticulture University in the state.
 The Telangana government is also thinking of providing coaching to the government college students to ensure that they don’t lose out in the NEET due to  difference in  syllabus.

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Private and Deemed Universities cancel their Medical Entrance Exams
A number of private medical entrance tests for admission to medical and dental programs have been cancelled or postponed by the Universities following the Supreme Court’s order
NEET 2016 updates – Regulations on State CETs submitted by MCI
The Supreme Court said in the hearing on May 5, that no clarification is required on making the National Eligibility Entrance Test a common entrance exam for entry into medical programs across the country.
It is NEET for admission to medical courses – Supreme Court
The Supreme Court has fixed the schedule for the All India Common Entrance Test for admission to MBBS and BDS courses and said that the order will supersede all the orders related to medical admissions.

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