NEET 2017 Will Have 10,000 more Seats

Sarika Rana updated on : 26 Sep 2016
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The Union Ministry of State for Health and Family Welfare has announced that National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will possess more seats from next year onwards.

NEET PG 2017

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), being a controversial examination, finally restored this year. It is held for admissions in medical and dental colleges from all across India. After its restoration, the government has raised concerns over the decreased number of doctors in the country. Therefore, The Union Ministry of State for Health and Family Welfare, Faggan Singh Kulsate has announced to add 10,000 more seats under NEET 2017.

While addressing the second healthcare summit-Rajasthan 2016, Faggan Singh Kulsate talked about how the government is taking steps towards providing medical and health services to people. In the year 2016, NEET had 52,715 seats in total out of which 30000 seats were to be filled by NEET 2016 exam and 22,715 in state government and affiliated colleges through Pre Medical Tests (PMTs). The government will add more seats for NEET 2017, thereby increasing the number of doctors in the country and improving health facilities.

NEET PG 2017

NEET PG 2017 examination is slated to be conducted on December 5 to December 13, 2016. Given below are the NEET PG 2017 important dates-

Events

Dates

Release of information brochure

September 26, 2016

Online registrations start date

September 26, 2016

Last date of online registration

October 31, 2016

 

Release of Admit Cards

Right after filling the application form & paying the fees

NEET PG 2017 exam date

December 5 to December 13, 2016

Announcement of results

January 15, 2017

 

About NEET

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is a national level examination, which is conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Delhi for admission to medical and dental courses under colleges approved by Medical Council of India and Dental Council of India respectively.

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