NEET 2017: Health ministry introduces state-level common counselling

After CBSE conducted NEET UG last year, the Ministry in consultation with States and other stakeholders had issued advisory last year to the states to preferably conduct combined counselling for admission to MBBS courses for session 2016-17.

  • Common counselling for admission to medical courses at the under graduate and post graduate levels.
  • According to the amendments made in relevant regulations of MCI, the designated authority at the State/ UT level shall conduct common counselling for all medical education institutions in the state whether established by the Central Government, State Government, University, Deemed University, Trust, Society, Company, Minority Institutions or Corporation, read the official press release.

  • Students need not apply to multiple agencies for admission in the same state.

  • The ministry aimed that the move will help to bring transparency in the admission process and control the practice of capitation fee charged by private colleges.

  • All Deemed Universities shall also be part of common counselling for admission in common courses organized either by State Government or Central Government or through its agencies based on the marks obtained in NEET.

  • It is also clarified that the counselling for All India Quota seats at under graduate and post graduate level will continue to be conducted by the Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

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