Know NEET Phase II 2016 Eligibility Criteria

With National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2016 being made mandatory by the Supreme Court of India, it is essential for all medical aspirants to understand the eligibility criteria of this entrance examination. NEET 2016 is a medical entrance exam for MBBS and BDS held by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). It is held in two phases, NEET Phase I 2016 was conducted on 1st May 2016 and NEET Phase II 2016 will be conducted on 24th July 2016. In this post we list down complete NEET Phase II 2016 Eligibility Criteria a student must fulfill to be eligible for this medical entrance exam in India

NEET Phase II 2016 Eligibility Criteria

NEET Phase II 2016 Eligibility Criteria

NEET Phase II 2016 Eligibility Criteria

Below are the details for NEET Phase II 2016 Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Age: All 17-year-old Indian Nationals and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) eligible for NEET 2016 or should complete 17 years of age on or before 31st December 2016. He/she will not be more than 25 years of age. Candidates belonging to ST/SC/OBC should not be more than 30 years of age. That is- General Category: Born on January 01, 1992 to January 01, 2000. ST/SC/OBC: Born on January 01, 1987 to January 01, 2000.
  2. Nationality: Indian Nationals and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) are eligible for NEET 2016.
  3. Academic Eligibility: Candidates having successfully passed STD 12 or equivalent examination or those who are appearing for the same in 2016 are eligible for NEET 2016. That is-    
  • General Category: Candidates having successfully passed in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English with a sum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology (PCB).                                                                                 
  • ST/SC/OBC: Candidates having successfully passed in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology (PCB) with a sum of 40% marks.                                                        
  • General PH/PWD: Candidates having successfully passed in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology (PCB) with a sum of 45% marks.                                                
  • ST/SC/OBC- PH/PWD: Candidates having successfully passed in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology (PCB) with a sum of 40% marks.

About NEET Phase I Paper

NEET Phase I 2016 was explained as tricky and lengthy by multiple students. It is important to practice as much as one can in order to gain speed. It is the only valid medical entrance examination in India for undergraduates. MHT CET 2016 which was recently conducted on 5th May 2016 for engineering, medical and pharmacy aspirants by the Government of Maharashtra, State Common Entrance Test Cell was declared invalid by the Apex Court of India. It is now only valid for engineering aspirants.

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Vinny Ahluwalia

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Miss Vinny Ahluwalia is a versatile professional content writer having worked in the field of entertainment and culinary arts. She is now working with StudMonk as Senior Content Writer and writes about Education. She believes in providing up-to-date information to students preparing for Engineering and Medical entrance examinations in India.
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