NEET is a single eligibility cum entrance examination namely 'National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to MBBS/BDS courses' in each academic year. AIPMT was conducted by CBSE for selection of candidates for admission to 15% seats under All India Quota. With the introduction of NEET, the said examination will replace AIPMT and other similar Under Graduate level Medical Entrance Examinations.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will be conducting the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses. Other important organizations involved are:
a. Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India (http://education.nic.in)
b. Medical Council of India (http://www.mciindia.org)
c. Dental Council of India (http://www.dciindia.org)
d. Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India (http://www.mohfw.nic.in)
NEET (UG) will be an offline pen and paper test. The date of examination is First Sunday of Every May. NEET will be a single stage exam. The Question Papers for NEET shall be based on a common syllabus notified by the Medical council of India which is available on website www.mciindia.org / www.aipmt.nic.in / www.cbscneet.nic.in
The Entrance Examination consists of one paper containing 180 objective type questions (four options with single correct answer) from the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology) to be answered on the specially designed machine-gradable sheet using Blue/Black Ball Point Pen only. Each correct answer will get 04 marks and for each incorrect response, 01 mark will be deducted from the total score. Thus, paper will be of total 180x4 = 720 marks.
No. Admission to AIIMS and JIPMER will be through the selection processes conducted by the Institutions concerned. Except AIIMS and JIPMER admission to all other Medical and Dental Colleges is expected to be based on merit positions in the NEET.