According to the decision of the Indian Supreme court in 2016, admission at Medical disciplines and dental sciences at universities and educational institutions of India entails the successful completion of the National Eligibility cum-Entrance Test (NEET).
The following disciplines require the NEET score:
- MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine or Bachelor of Surgery)
- M.S= Master of Surgery
- M.D. – Doctor of Medicine
- BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) or MDS
- Equivalent to AYUSH courses (such as B.A.MS- Bachelor of ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery, B.U.M.S Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery or B.H.M.s – Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicin and Surgery)
About the NEET Exam:
The NEET exam is divided in the following two types:
NEET – UG: Is required to get admission for undergraduate studies and contains the basic concept of Physics, Chemistry and Biology taught in eleventh and twelfth grade of high school. this exam is organized once every two years by National Testing Agency (NTA). NEET includes 180 questions:
- 45 Physics questions
- 45 chemistry Questions
- 90 Biology Questions
According to NEET UG manuals, each correct question has 4 score and each incorrect question hold one negative score.
Duration: 3 hours
Complete score: 720
NEET – PG: This exam is required to get admission in the master or PhD program and organized by India National Board of examinations and contains the subjects determined by MCI (medical council of India).Based on the specialization, includes the subjects such as anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, general medicine, women, children, ….
this exam is a computer-based exam that includes 300 questions in 210 minutes.
According to the above-mentioned decision of MCI applicants interested in studying medical fields and dental science in India should apply for NEET exam and can get admission after obtaining the success score in NEET.
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