NEET 2020 to be a single Medical Entrance Exam | AIIMS and JIPMER Cancelled

Now the government has confirmed that from NEET 2020 will be the Single Medical Entrance Exam for Under Graduates Medical admission in India. From Now onwards AIIMS and JIPMER cancelled, i.e, these Exams will no longer be conducted as a medical entrance Exam.

Ramesh Pokhriyal – Minister of Human Resource Development has confirmed that there will be only NEET 2020 Medical Entrance Exam to get admissions in India. AIIMS and JIPMER will not be held from this year. Similarly Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research will not conduct JIPMER MBBS entrance exam 2020.

Admission to 1207 seats in all over the 15 AIIMS including AIIMS New Delhi and 14 others, and 200 seats in JIPMER Puducherry and Karaikal, will be on the basis of the NEET 2020 only and that will be conducted by National testing Agency (NTA).

This the much awaited confirmation for all the JEE 2020 aspirants! Report Says that  the confirmation regarding the examination was made in the Lok Sabha where the MHRD was asked specific six questions regarding the MBBS Admissions. The Questions were combinable asking to give the details of the number of entrance examination conducted by separate institutions for admission in MBBS in the country at present, whether the Government is planning to implement NEET, as the only entrance examination for admission to MBBS course in the country. To provide details of the same, if that was to be the case and reason behind the decision, whether the Government has discussed this matter with all the States before its implementation. If discussion was done, then the details of response along with the number of states who refused to implement this. By which it is likely to be implemented?

MHRD Provided welfare with combined answer to all these questions.

National Medical Commission Act 2019 was given the approval earlier in 8th August this year. Section 14 of the said act delivers that there will be a common and even NEET exam for admission to undergraduate medical courses in all medical colleges, comprising those that come under any other law.

As per this provision of the NMC Act 2019, the AIIMS and JIPMER medical entrance exams have been clashed, and in its place admission to the only two colleges that were formerly allowed to hold their own entrance exams, will now also come under NEET.

Through this change, now students of all over India need to appear in only one medical entrance exam that is NEET. Till last year, around 3 lakh students used to appear in AIIMS entrance exam, and 1-2 lakh took the JIPMER exam. Whereas for NEET, over 15 lakh had applied, and over 14 lakh appeared for the exam. With the AIIMS and JIPMER MBBS entrance exams cancelled, the number of candidates for NEET 2020 are expected to rise.

As per the agenda released by National Testing Agency (NTA), at www.nta.ac.in, NEET 2020 is scheduled to be held on May 3, 2020. It will be Offline exam i.e, Pen & Paper based. Registration for NEET 2020 will start on December 2, 2019, and will end on December 31, 2019.

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