The Medical Council of India has declared that there will be one single national eligibility cum entrance test from academic year 2013- 2014 for all Medical and Dental admissions. The State Government of Maharashtra has accepted this decision and will accept NEET scores for admission to the entire Medical and dental colleges in State of Maharashtra. Admission to the Ayurveda, Unani, nursing, homeopathy and other courses will be done as per the state merit list of the NEET-2013. MHT-CET examination which was conducted by the directorate since last 13 years will not be conducted from the academic year 2013-2014 onwards.
NEET or the National Eligibility Cum entrance test (UG) will be governed by the rules and regulations specifies by the Medical Council of India and the Government of India. Candidates can apply for NEET -2013 online. There is no other option to complete the application process.
Examination pattern for NEET 2013
The entrance examination consists of one single paper containing 180 questions which are objective type with four multiple choices. The questions are from physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology) and duration of this examination is 3 hours. Candidates can opt for question papers either in English or Hindi and the option should be exercised while filling the application form.
Last date for submission of the application forms for NEET 2013 is 31.12.2012 and details on filling the application form are available in the official website www.cbseneet.nic.in. Candidates can choose their examination centers and the list of centers in also available in the official website.
Core Syllabus for National Eligibility-Cum entrance test (NEET) for admission to MBBA Courses:
After review of various state syllabi, CBSE, NCERT and CONSE the medical council of India (MCI) has published the syllabus followed for NEET 2013. This is to establish uniformity across the country keeping in view the relevance of different areas of medical education.
Physics: This subject covers topics both from class eleven and class twelve. Some of the important concepts covered are Physical world and measurement, laws of motion, gravitation, Thermodynamics, Electro statistics and Current electricity.
Chemistry: Some of the important concepts covered under chemistry are structure of Atom, equilibrium. Coordination compounds, Chemical Kinetics and Electrochemistry.
Biology: This includes concepts both from botany and zoology. Some important concepts include Diversity in living world, reproduction, cell structure and functioning, ecology and environment, etc.
NEET 2013 Results
The Central Board of Secondary education will conduct NEET 2013 examination, evaluate the answer sheets and declare the result by 2nd week of June, 2013 and this will be published in the official website www.cbseneet.nic.in.
NEET 2013 Counselling
Online counselling will be conducted by the Directorate General of Health Services. Detailed information for online counselling will be available in the official website. Any query related to counselling may be referred to the following address:
The Assistant Director General (ME)
Directorate General of Health Services
New Delhi- 110 108
Colleges participating in NEET 2013
Most of the medical institutes in India fall under this list. The detailed list is published in the official website www.cbseneet.nic.in. Candidates can refer this list to select their college of choice.