Dear Medical Aspirants thinking to pursue a career in Medical or preparing for the medical entrance examination, we have news for you. UGC has made NEET Examination compulsory for medical Admissions. Earlier in India Medical Admissions were made through different entrance examinations conducted separately by many Central universities and state level universities. Many reputed colleges were also conducting their own entrance exams. Many students prepare whole year to get through this reputed institutions.
The University Grants Commission has issued a notification that makes NEET Compulsory Entrance Examination for all the students who wish to become Medical Professionals. The National Eligibility or Entrance Test or NEET-UG is an entrance examination in India for the students who are willing to study courses like MBBS, dental course (BDS) or postgraduate course (MD / MS).
On September 15, 2016, the UGC issued a warning making National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) mandatory for all medical colleges. The formal notification states that every one of the colleges whether private or government had to follow these guidelines. Merit list will be made after NEET Examination and colleges have to follow merit to give admission.
According to UGC guidelines 2016, every university in the country is administered by the UGC norms.Acc. to one condition 6.3 of the UGC Regulation 2016, admissions for medical courses will be through the Common test as regarded by the Medical Council of India (MCI). Section 20 (1) of the UGC Act 2016 states that either state or central will be responsible for conducting NEET.
NEET will bring some positive changes in Education Delivery system in India by suppressing corruption in Medical Education Sector. By implementing NEET, India will be in the list of Countries that have standard examination rules for medical education. Now private institutions and deemed universities will not be able to conduct separate entrance exams. For students also focusing on One type entrance is a bit easier than preparing for many.