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The final verdict on the controversial NEET upper age limit criteria will be passed by the Supreme Court on Friday, March 31, although petitioners will be allowed to fill the applications until then. This comes after the MCI went back on its decision to remove the age limit, arguing in favour of ret..
The Medical Council of India has agreed to scrap the upper age limit criteria for NEET 2017 based on the recommendations of the Supreme Court mandated Lodha Committee. An official notification is now awaited from the CBSE.
Admissions to UG and PG medical programmes at state level will now take place through a common counselling process for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017
The Centre has informed the Supreme Court that it is willing to include Urdu language as a medium for NEET from next year onwards as its introduction will not be feasible for NEET 2017. The next hearing is on March 24.
CBSE has opened a one time correction window for all candidates to rectify any mistakes they may have made in their NEET 2017 online application form.
The Supreme Court has issued notices to the Union Government, MCI, DCI and CBSE seeking their response on the non-inclusion of Urdu language in NEET 2017.
The Supreme Court heard the response filed by the MCI with regard to the NEET age limit case and adjourned its final judgment to March 20. The Allahabad HC’s verdict on a similar petition will be issued once the Supreme Court passes its decision.
The Supreme Court refused to hear a plea of urgency motion filed by the Students Islamic Organization of India with regard to their petition on including Urdu as a language in NEET 2017.
In response to separate petitions filed against the NEET age limit criteria, both the Supreme Court and the Allahabad High Court have adjourned their decisions until Monday, February 27.
Two bills previously passed by the state legislative assembly to exempt Tamil Nadu from participating in NEET and NEET PG have been sent to President Pranav Mukherjee for approval. Click here to know more