Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE would be releasing the notification for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, NEET 2018 soon. Students interested in seeking admission in undergraduate medical or dental courses across the country are required to appear for the NEET 2018 examination. As per sources and past trends, the NEET 2018 notification is expected by end of January. While we wait for the notification and the online application here are 5 important things to know about the examination.
1. The only other examination for medical entrance is AIIMS MBBS and JIPMER MBBS. Apart from these two institutes, the admission to all other medical and dental colleges would be done on the basis of the NEET scores. Supreme Court ruling is clear that admission even to the private medical or dental colleges would be done on the basis of the NEET scores.
2. As per the notification released earlier, NEET 2018 is scheduled for May 10, 2018. This date, however, is subject to change. All students are requested to check the official notification for the same.
3. NEET 2018 would likely be conducted in 11 regional languages. Students should however note that these regional languages would not be open to students across the country. Read Also | NEET 2018 Forms likely by end of Jan: Here is the list of regional languages the exam would be conducted in
4. Aadhaar Card would be mandatory to apply for NEET 2018 examination. All students are informed that that CBSE had made aadhaar card mandatory in 2017 for all the examinations conducted by the board. Students who have yet not applied for the identification proof are suggested to apply for it at the earliest.
5. Only online application forms for CBSE NEET 2018 would be accepted. The online application forms and the notifications would be made available on the official website cbseneet.nic.in. All students are advised to note that there is no provision for accepting paper and pen applications. Students are hence warned against the same.
CBSE would be conducting NEET 2018 on May 10, 2018. As per the information received from sources, the NEET 2018 application forms would be released by end of January. Updates on the same would be provided on this website regularly.