Supreme Court in Favour of Students Above the age of 25 to Appear for NEET Examinations

Supreme Court in Favour of Students Above the age of 25 to Appear for NEET Examinations

After a long while, Supreme Court has finally announced the extension of age limit on National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017. The age criteria for the students appearing for the examination has been extended. Now, the students above the age of 25 can also appear for NEET examination.

Along with the extension of the age limit, the last date of submission of filling up the examination forms has also been extended. Students can now fill the forms till 5th April 2017.

Further, court is also expected to hear a plea regarding the conduction of NEET exam in Urdu. As per the reports, SIO (Students Islamic Organization) has requested court to include the Urdu language as to attempt NEET 2017 examination.

Also, student organization has demanded the MCI to include Urdu language

NEET will now be conducted in 10 languages:

According to the notifications by Central Board of Secondary Education, NEET will now be held in 10 different languages. These are the following languages:

  1. Hindi
  2. English
  3. Assamese
  4. Bengali
  5. Gujarati
  6. Marathi
  7. Tamil
  8. Telugu
  9. Oriya
  10. Kannada

A senior associate of student Islamic Organization of India, Mohammad Ali Sheikh said the governments move regarding the exclusion of Urdu language from NEET-UG 2017 is completely unjust.

Further in the year 2017, on 7th May 2017 NEET will be conducting the exam for the admissions to undergraduate courses for all the medical and dental colleges.

About NEET:

CBSE holds the examinations for the admissions to MBBS/BDS courses all over India. The admissions are done with the approval of Medical Council of India or Dental Council of India.