Published On : Sat, May 28th, 2016

NEET 2: Eligibility and Qualifications

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is scheduled to conduct the National Entrance cum Eligibility Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS/BDS courses in the session 2016-17 on July 24, 2016.

The following candidates are eligible to appear for NEET 2:

Left out candidates who could not register for AIPMT-2016/NEET 1

Candidates who were registered for AIPMT-2016 but could not appear for NEET 1

Candidates who were registered in AIPMT-2016/NEET-I and had appeared but have apprehension that they had not prepared well subject to submission of an undertaking to give up their candidature for NEET-I.

The candidates interested in appearing for NEET 2 should have the following qualifications:

A candidate who is appearing in the qualifying examination, i.e., 12th standard in 2016, whose result is awaited, may apply and take up the said test but he/she shall not be eligible for admission to the MBBS or BDS, if he/she does not pass the qualifying examination with the required pass percentage of marks at the time of first round of counselling.

The Higher/Senior Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher/Senior Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years study, the last two years of such study comprising Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology (which shall include practical tests in these subjects) and Mathematics or any other elective subject with English at a level not less than the core course for English as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training after introduction of the 10+2+3 educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on Education.

The intermediate/pre-degree examination in science of an Indian university/board or other recognised examining body with Physics, Chemistry, Biology /Bio-technology (which shall include practical test in these subjects) and also English as a compulsory subject. OR

The pre-professional/pre-medical examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English after passing either the higher secondary examination or the pre-university or an equivalent examination. The pre-professional/pre-medical examination shall include practical test in these subjects and also English as a compulsory subject. OR

The first year of the three-year degree course of a recognised university with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology including practical tests in these subjects provided the examination is a university examination and the candidate has passed the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio- technology with English at a level not less than a core course. OR

B.Sc. examination of an Indian university provided that he/she has passed the B.Sc. examination with not less than two of the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology)/Bio-technology and further that he/ she has passed the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.