NEET Eligibility Criteria 2017
NEET Eligibility Criteria 2017: Candidates who wish to apply for NEET 2017 can check below for the detailed eligibility criteria as declared by the exam conducting authority, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). NEET is the single entrance examination in the country for admissions to MBBS and BDS programmes, as per a Supreme Court directive in 2016. Candidates are advised to carefully check the below mentioned eligibility criteria of NEET 2017. In case a candidate does not fulfil the requirements, he/she cannot appear in the entrance exam under any circumstance.
Latest - NEET 2017 Application Form will be available in the month of January, 2017, tentatively.
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Highlights of NEET Eligibility Criteria 2017
Candidates can check below eligibility criteria for 15% All India Quota seats:
Candidate must have completed 17 years of age as or on December 31, 2017
Candidate must be an Indian National
The upper age limit for candidates seeking admission under 15% All India Quota seats is 25 years as or on December 31, 2017. Further, the upper limit will be relaxed by a period of 5 years for the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Categories
Eligibility for seats under the control of States/Private Universities/Deemed Universities/Centralised Universities/AFMC
Candidates must have completed age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before December 31, 2017 and must be an Indian National
Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) are eligible for admissions in medical and dental subject to rules and regulations framed by the respective state and Government of India
Minimum Percentage in 10+2 or HSC for NEET 2017
Marks in 10+2 or HSC examination
In order to become eligible for NEET 2017, candidates must have passed or appeared in any of the below mentioned examination, also a candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
In respect of the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC categories, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology taken together in HSC examination is 40% marks. Further, for persons with locomotor disability of lower limbs, minimum of 45 % marks are required.
Qualifications and Qualification Examination Codes:
A candidate who is appearing in Class XII examination in 2017 and whose result is awaited can appear in NEET 2017 but he/she is not eligible for admissions if he/she doesn’t pass the qualifying examination with required pass percentage
The senior secondary education or the Indian school certificate examination after a period of 12 years study, the last two years of such study consists of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology or Mathematics or any other elective subject with English at the level not less than the core of English
The intermediate/pre degree examination in Science of an India University or other recognised examination body with English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and also English as a compulsory subject
The pre-professional/pre-medical examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English after passing either at higher secondary, pre-university examinations or an equivalent examination. This should also include practical tests in these subjects and also English as a compulsory subject.
The first year of the three years of degree from a recognised university with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology including practical tests and also have studied English at a not less than a core course
B.Sc examination from an Indian university provided that a candidate has passed the B.Sc examination with not less than two of the subjects, Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology. Besides, a candidate must have also passed the earlier qualification with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English
Any other examination which in cope and standard is found to be equivalent to the intermediate science examination of an Indian University/Board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English as compulsory subjects including practical tests in each subject