Jaipur, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Bangalore saw highest number of candidates appearing NEET UG 2017 exam

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has conducted the Integrated NEET (UG)-2017 successfully CBSE has successfully conducted the prestigious National Eligibility cum Entrance Test NEET-UG-2017 Exam on 7 May, 2017 across the country. More than 11.38 lakh students have appeared the exam. The total number of available seats for UG Admissions  95,000 seats (65,000 MBBS & 25,000 BDS) in all Government Medical Colleges, Private Medical Colleges & Deemed Universities in the entire country.

Jaipur saw the highest number of candidates appearing the test with 52,800 students. Lucknow stood the second highest with 44,888 appearing the test while Hyderabad saw third highest turnout 41,145. The other leading cities where highest number of candidates appeared the test are as followed: Bangalore (40,380), Ernaculum (34,635), Chennai (33,600), and Pune (32,400).

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For smooth conduct of the examination, 490 CBSE Officials were deployed in all 103 Cities to personally supervise the examination alongwith 3500 Observers and City Coordinators from CBSE affiliated Schools. Candidates have taken part in NEET with full zeal. The national average of the candidates present in the NEET is about 95%. Presence of candidates in Srinagar was more than 97%.

The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, by ordinance in June 2016, amended Medical Council of India Act & Dental Council of India Acts and made the provision for integrated NEET for UG admissions for 95,000 seats (65,000 MBBS & 25,000 BDS) in all Government Medical Colleges, Private Medical Colleges & Deemed Universities in the entire country.

The seats are classified in the following categories:

(i) All India Quota Seats

(ii) State Government Quota Seats

(iii) State/Management/NRI Quota Seats in Private Medical / Dental Colleges or any Private/ Deemed University

(iv) Central Pool Quota Seats

A total of 11, 38,890 students registered for this examination including 1522 NRIs, 480 OCIs, 70 PIOs & 613 Foreigners. This exam has been conducted in 10 languages at 1921 Exam Centres in 103 cities. This test was conducted in following 10 languages:-

 

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