NEET

  • Supreme Court agrees to relook its verdict on NEET October 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to have a relook at its judgement scrapping the single common entrance test for admissions to MBBS, BDS and postgraduate courses in all medical colleges which was delivered three months back. The apex court has decided to grant oral hearing to the Centre and...
  • Plea filed in SC against medical entrance exam verdict August 5, 2013

    New Delhi: A petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Monday seeking a review of its judgement scrapping the single common entrance test (NEET) for admissions to MBBS, BDS and postgraduate courses in all medical colleges. The plea filed by NGO 'Sankalp', through lawyer Prashant Bhushan, has sought a...
  • Govt likely to seek review of SC order on NEET July 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Government is likely to seek a review of the Supreme Court judgement scrapping the common entrance test for MBBS, BDS and postgraduate courses in medical and dental colleges with the Law Ministry endorsing a proposal in this regard. Unhappy with the judgement, the Health Ministry had proposed to take...
  • Tamil Nadu CM Jaya asks PM to drop proposal to reintroduce NEET July 29, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to drop the Centre's move to reintroduce NEET and abide by the Supreme Court ruling, quashing the test for undergraduate and post graduate medical and dental courses. Welcoming the judgement, she said it had finally brought to an...
  • Don't know if medical entrance order was leaked: ExCJI Altamas Kabir July 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir says he is being wrongly indicted by his successor and has demanded an apology for the observations against him on case related to a corporate group. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Justice Kabir hit out at his successor Chief...
  • Will order probe if medical entrance exam verdict was leaked: CJI July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The new Chief Justice of India, P Sathasivam, has spoken out on the allegations of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) verdict having been leaked. He has said the court is open to an inquiry. "Nobody will encourage such things, we can't accept it. We are following strict...
  • Govt to file review petition on SC order on NEET July 19, 2013

    The government will ask for a review of the Supreme Court order quashing the common medical entrance test. Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said the court should have provided an alternative. ...
  • Govt to file review plea on SC order on common medical entrance July 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry will be filing a review petition on Supreme Court order on common medical entrance examination. The apex court on Thursday quashed the common medical entrance National EligibilitycumEntrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS, BDS and postgraduate courses in medical colleges. Health Minister Ghulam...
  • NEET: Health Ministry seeks legal opinion to file review petition July 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry has sought legal opinion on whether it can file a review petition on the Supreme Court order quashing common entrance test for admission to MBBS, BDS and postgraduate courses in medical colleges. Top Health Ministry officials on Thursday discussed the Supreme Court order and asked...
  • FTP: Is it becoming increasingly difficult to become a doctor in India? July 18, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Thursday quashed the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions into all medical and dental colleges. The apex court ruled that the Medical Council of India cannot conduct a unified examination. ...
  • SC quashes NEET for medical courses, Health Minister upset July 18, 2013

    New Delhi: It's been a nervewracking wait for over eight lakh medical aspirants out of whom seven lakh were hoping to get one of the 31,000 MBBS seats available in the country. But the Supreme Court's verdict has shattered their dreams of sitting for only one entrance test the...
  • SC verdict on medical college admissions gets mixed response July 18, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Thursday quashed the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions into all medical and dental colleges. The apex court ruled that the Medical Council of India does not have the jurisdiction to hold a unified examination. The verdict evoked mixed response from members of medical...
  • SC quashes common entrance test for admission to medical colleges July 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday quashed the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions into all medical and dental colleges. The apex court ruled that the Medical Council of India cannot conduct a unified examination. The bench of Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir, Justices Vikramajeet Sen and...
  • SC to give final verdict on medical eligibility and entrance examination today July 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday is expected to deliver its final verdict on the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) which will decide the process for admissions into all medical and dental courses. In an interim order passed in May this year, the apex court had directed the Medical...
  • Campus Calling: Answer to your MBBS admission queries July 5, 2013

    In an interim order the apex court has said that NEET is not mandatory for admissions this year. Zubin Malhotra from Career Guidance India answers all the questions. ...
  • Medical admissions subject to final verdict: SC June 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday said that admission to the undergraduate and postgraduate medical courses would be subject to the final outcome of the petitions challenging the Medical Council of India's decision requiring that candidates clear the National Eligibility Entrance Test. The apex court bench of Justice Gyan Sudha Misra...
  • CBSE NEETUG 2013 result announced June 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has declared the result of National EligibilitycumEntrance Test UG (NEETUG) for admission to various colleges for BDS and MBBS courses. Of the 6,58,040 candidates, who appeared for the exam, 3,66,317 have cleared it. The exam was conducted at 1251 centres in...
  • Centralisation will raise higher education standards: Dr Arvind Gautam May 14, 2013

    The validity of the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS/postgraduate/dental and postgraduate courses has been questioned by several states and private institutions. Is medical education in a mess in India? Dr Arvind Gautam, chief coordinator, Sankalp Medicos Movement Association (SMMA), joined IBNLive readers for an interaction...
  • FTN: SC orders NEET results be declared: Is medical education in a mess in India? May 13, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Monday directed medical colleges to declare all pending Post Graduate results, which were stayed by the December 13, 2012, order. ...
  • News 360: Manmohan Singh will be PM till 2014, says Congress May 13, 2013

    Sources said on Monday that a section within the Congress wanted Manmohan Singh replaced as PM before Parliament's monsoon session. ...
  • SC verdict on NEET: What it means for the medical aspirants May 13, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Monday directed medical colleges to declare all pending Post Graduate results, which were stayed by the December 13, 2012, order. ...
  • SC verdict on NEET quite unexpected, say medical aspirants May 13, 2013

    The Supreme Court has ruled that there will be no single entrance exam for PG medical and dental colleges this year. States which didn't conduct their own exams will follow the NEET results, but they are not binding on all states. ...
  • SC tells medical colleges to declare results; NEET voluntary for now May 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed medical colleges to declare all pending Post Graduate results, which were stayed by the December 13, 2012, order. However, this is only an interim arrangement for this year and a final judgement will be delivered by the Supreme Court in the first week...
  • SC verdict on NEET today, 90,000 medical aspirants wait and watch May 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday decide the fate of 90,000 medical aspirants after it takes a decision on National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) or the common entrance test for MBBS, Dental and PG medical courses. This comes more than a month after a CNNIBN sting operation...
  • NEET medical entrance: Students question the delay April 26, 2013

    Medical students are caught in a standoff between private colleges and the government. As both parties argue over the need for a common entrance test or NEET, the students say they stand to lose an academic year. ...
  • No SC verdict on NEET yet as medical students wait anxiously April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: After exposing the rot in medical education, CNNIBN now turns its focus to the plight of medical students who are caught in the standoff between private colleges and the government. With the Supreme Court decision on the single entrance exam National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) still pending,...
  • SC verdict likely on entrance exams for medical courses February 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to decide on Tuesday whether state governments and private universities can conduct separate entrance exams for admissions in medical courses. State governments and private universities had objected to a Medical Council of India (MCI) decision for a common entrance test. The results of the...