With the NEET PG 2018 inching nearer, questions are arising in the minds of PG aspirants regarding the various aspects of the exam, including scheme, scope as well as procedure of counselling etc
A meeting was recently held at the Health Ministry, under the chairmanship of Arun Singhal ( Joint Secretary, Medical Education, which was attended by the stakeholders of PG medical courses, including National Board of Examinations (NBE), Medical Council of India ( MCI) OSD ( NEET), DME representatives of various states and representatives of private medical universities.
The meeting saw delibrations being taken on the issue of admissions to MBBS, PG and SS courses in the country and 2017-18 being the first year, the meeting was called to learn from the experiences of this year and utilize it for better planning for next year, especially with regards to counselling.
With the deliberations, the Health Ministry has decided the schedule for completion of admission for PG courses which has been decided as following
|S.No||Schedule for admission||Cental Counselling||State Counselling|
|All India Quota||Deemed+CI|
|1||Conduct of exam||By 10th January|
|2||Declaration of result||By end of January|
|3||First round of counselling||12th March-24th March||12th March-24th March||25th March-5th April|
|4||Last date of Joining||3rd April||3rd April||12th April|
|5||2nd round of counselling||6th April||6th April-12th April||15th April-26th April|
|6||Last date of Joining||22nd April||22nd April||3rd May|
|7||Mop-up round||12th May-22nd May||4th May-8th May|
|8||Last date of Joining||26th May||12th May|
|9||List of College’s Name||27th May||13th May|
|10||Last date of Joining||
It has also decided that NBE will prepare results for All India Rank, All India Quota Rank, and AIQ rank ( category wise) and will provide the results to the states
National Board of Examinations had already announced that NEET PG 2018 will be single day session exam as well as there will be negative marking in the exam.
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Medical Dialogues team had earlier reported that Aadhar is now mandatory for registering for the exam.