New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Eductaion (CBSE) will release online the Admit Cards/Hall Tickets for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 next Saturday on April 22, it is officially announced by the board today evening.
"In view of the orders of Honble Supreme Court of India to accept the applications of candidates above 25 years of age, Admit Cards will now be hosted on Saturday April 22", the CBSE said in a statement released today.
Candidates should note that this is not tentative but a final date and the CBSE will surely release NEET 2017 Admit Card on April 22.
Though the CBSE has not mentioned any specific time to release the NEET Admit Cards/Hall Tickets they will be released any time before 07:00 pm on April 22.
Earlier, thousands of students who have registered for the NEET 2017 logged in to to the CBSE NEET website to download their Admit Cards. Their hope got dashed after the CBSE announcement to delay the release of the Admit Cards got viral.
The CBSE had earlier tentatively fixed April 15 as the date to release online the Admit Cards/Hall Tickets for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017. It will however now be released on April 22, according to the CBSE.
Students should note again that the CBSE had fixed April 15, 2017 as the tentative date for releasing the NEET 2017 Admit Cards/Hall Tickets, according to the Information Bulletin released by the board on NEET 2017 website.
Still, some newspapers added to the anxiety and pain of the waiting students by publishing unsubstentiated news that the Admit Cards were released on April 12 itself.
Now, as the CBSE has officially declared that the Admit Cards will be released on April 22, all students shoul relax for a week and wait for the next Saturday. They should also remember that once released by the CBSE, the NEET 2017 Admit Cards/Hall Tickets will be available for download on the website: cbseneet.nic.in
To download his or her NEET 2017 Admit Card/Hall Ticket, a candidate should log in using his or her registeration ID and password and fill the details on the CBSE NEET website.
The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) is a national level exam introduced in 2016 conducted for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in Medical/Dental Colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
This year the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will be held on Sunday May 07, 2017.
The CBSE had earlier released the list of new centres where the the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will be held on May, 2017.
According to the list released by the CBSE, the new centres are Guntur and Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh, Anand, Bhavnagar and Gandhinagar in Gujarat, Davangiri, Hubli, Mysore and Udipi in Karnataka, Kannur and Thrissur in Kerala, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Kolhapur and Satara in Maharashtra, Namakkal, Tirunelveli and Vellore in Tamil Nadu, Howrah and Kharagpur in West Bengal, Amritsar in Punjab, Jodhpur in Rajasthan and Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh.
These new centres are in addition to the list of centres already announced by the CBSE earlier, details of which can be found accessing NEET 2017 Information Bulletin.
A candidate qualifying NEET will be eligible for all India quota and other quotas under the State governments and Institutes irrespective of the medium taken by candidates, subject to other eligibility criteria.
he Health Ministry had in December declared that the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission in medical colleges will be held in eight languages - Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu- for the academic year 2017-18.
Later on, Odia and Kannada were added in the list after Karnataka and Orissa governments picked up the issue and sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention for inclusion of their language in conducting NEET 2017.
A students body had filed a petition in the Supreme Court with a plea to conduct the NEET 2017 exam in the Urdu language. The court however ruled that NEET should be conducted in Urdu from next year i.e. 2018 onwards.