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  • HRD Ministry may reconsider conducting NEET twice a year

    New Delhi: The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry may reconsider its decision to conduct medical entrance exam NEET twice a year, following recommendations from the Health Ministry.

  • How will JEE, NEET twice a year benefit the students? Details inside

    The recent announcement by the HRD Minister, Prakash Javadekar, has ushered in changes, which I believe is a welcome move in easing the situation, and alleviating the pressure currently attached to students of engineering and medical streams. As the opportunity to appear for these highly competitive exams to gain a seat in one of the elite colleges gets doubled, students can now appear twice without wasting a full year. Additionally, the exams are timed in a way that now students can judiciously devote time to both boards and entrance exams and pace their preparations accordingly.

  • Indore: 18000 aspirants appear for NEET in the city

    Indore: Over 18,000 aspirants appeared for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) (UG) held at over 26 centers across the city on Sunday. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), which conducts the exam, deployed more than 100 officials at the centers to keep tight vigil on the exam process and prevent cheating by students.

  • Protest erupts in Tamil Nadu over suicide of NEET petitioner Anitha

    Chennai: Political parties and pro-Tamil outfits today staged state-wide protests over the suicide of a 17-year-old girl who had moved the Supreme Court against NEET- based medical examinations. They sought immediate withdrawal of the entrance exam.

  • NEET shocker: Female candidate asked to remove innerwear

    Kannur (Kerala) : In a shocking incident, a female candidate who appeared at a NEET centre here on Sunday claimed she had to remove her innerwear before sitting for the entrance test. Other women candidates too faced a harrowing experience due to a strict dress code in force.

  • Kashmir: Girl from Burhan Wani’s school tops in class 12 exams

    Srinagar: Shahera Bhat hails from most volatile Dardsara area of Tral in Kashmir but the disturbance in the region could still not prevent her from being a state topper in her Class 12th examination in which she scored 498 marks out of 500.

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    SC refuses to stay ordinance on NEET

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today refused to interfere with operation of the ordinance providing that states could hold their own entrance examination for admission to undergraduate medical courses bypassing the National Eligibility Entrance Entrance Test (NEET).

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    Ensure NEET is not forced on TN even in future: Jaya to Modi

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has asked the Centre to ensure that the common entrance exam NEET for MBBS and dental courses is “not forced” on it even in the future as its implementation would “nullify” certain policy initiatives and socio-economic objective of the state.

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    President Pranab Mukherjee signs ordinance on NEET

    New Delhi: After raising queries, President Pranab Mukherjee today signed the ordinance to keep state boards out of the common entrance test (NEET) for MBBS and dental courses for this year.

  • NEET is fine for admissions to medical, dental colleges

    Reform is always tough. Vested interests do everything to resist it and politicians often feel obliged to lend their ears to them. The case in point is the controversy over the National Eligibility and Entrance Test for admissions to medical and dental colleges. Responding to a plea from an NGO, the Supreme Court ordered that an all-India common test be held from this year itself. It overruled objections of various State Governments

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    NEET deferred but may face legal hump

    New Delhi :  A day after Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis met and sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention to get the NEET exams postponed by a year the central government has approved an ordinance to keep state boards out of the ambit of this uniform medical entrance examination for one academic year.

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    SC to hear fresh plea regarding MBBS, BDS entrance test

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear tomorrow a fresh plea of few states, including Jammu and Kashmir and some private medical colleges, that they be allowed to conduct their pre-scheduled test for admissions in MBBS and BDS courses.