National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test – Super Specialty 2017 (NEET-SS) notification has been released on PIB website and as in terms of Section 10 of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 as amended in 2016 shall be conducted by the National Board of Examinations. NEE-SS 2017 will be held at various cities on 10th June 2017 and it will be a Computer Based Test (CBT) and comprising of 200 Multiple Choice Questions from the MD/MS curriculum followed at medical colleges in India duly prescribed /adopted by Medical Council of India with prior approval of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India.
NEET-SS will be a single window entrance examination for entry to DM/MCh/PDCC courses. No other examination either at state level or institutional level entrance examination conducted by any University /medical colleges /institutions shall be valid as per the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 with effect from 2017 admission session.
As in the notification:
Scope of Examination: NEET-SS 2017 shall be a single eligibility cum entrance examination namely ‘National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to Super Specialty Courses’ for the academic session 2017 which shall include the following:
- DM/MCh/PDCC courses at all Private Medical Colleges, Institutions & Universities/Deemed Universities across the country
- DM/MCh/PDCC courses at Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions.
AIIMS, New Delhi /PGIMER, Chandigarh/ SRICHITRA, Thiruvanathapuram /NIMHANS, Bengaluru /JIPMER, Puducherry are institutions not covered by NEET-SS.
National Board of Examinations is an autonomous organization established by Government of India in 1982 with prime objective of conducting post graduate examinations on all India basis.
National Board of Examinations also conducted the NEET-PG for MD/MS/PG Diploma admissions in 2013, 2017; NEET MDS 2017 and All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination (AIPGMEE) during the period 2014 – 2016.
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