The process of online application for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test-II (NEET) for admission into medical and dental colleges will begin on Thursday, the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) said on Wednesday.
NEET-II will be held on July 24 this year, CBSE said in a statement adding that online application could be submitted on website www.aipmt.nic.in.
It added that as per the directions of the Supreme Court, left out candidates who could not register or appear in NEET-I (AIPMT-2016) or those having the apprehension that they had not prepared well, subject to submission of an undertaking to give up their candidature for NEET-I, can apply in NEET-II.
This test will be applicable for admissions to the All India Quota seats, State Government Quota seats where the State Government concerned so opts and Private, Management or NRI Quota seats in all Private Medical and Dental Colleges or any Private or Deemed University.
The detailed information regarding test, syllabus and eligibility criteria will be available on the website www.aipmt.nic.in, the statement said.
It asked candidates to check all the detailed information before submission of application form.
Yesterday, President Pranab Mukherjee gave his assent to two ordinances which exempted state government medical and dental colleges from Supreme Court-ordered single All India entrance examination NEET.
The states now have the option of either conducting their own exam or be part of the NEET to fill 85 per cent of the Under Graduate (UG) medical and dental seats. 15 per cent of the remaining seats will be filled through NEET route by all India counselling.