NEET (UG)-2019- Removal of Upper Age Limit and Extension of Date for filling Online Application Form

NEET (UG)-2019- Removal of Upper Age Limit and Extension of Date for filling Online Application Form

In view of the Hon’ble Supreme Court’s Order in SLP (C) No(s). 14320/2018 and in other connected matters, dated 29th November, 2018, the petitioners / candidates who are 25 years of age and above shall be entitled to apply and appear in the NEET (UG)-2019 examination provisionally subject to final outcome of these matters. Accordingly the eligibility conditions regarding age limit is revised as under:

1. For Candidates of Existing age limit Revised age limit Unreserved category (UR) Born on or between 05.05.1994 and 31.12.2002  (REVISED NEW AGE LIMIT Born on or before 31.12.2002)

2. SC/ST/OBC/PwD Category  Born on or between 05.05.1989 and 31.12.2002 ( REVISED NEW AGE LIMIT Born on or before 31.12.2002)

Online applications have been invited for  NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG) – 2019 [NEET (UG)-2019] to be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA), for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in India in Medical/Dental Colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, except for the institutions established through an Act of Parliament i.e. AIIMS and JIPMER, Puducherry.

Accordingly, the last date for filling up online application form has been extended by one week i.e. from 30.11.2018 to 07.12.2018 and fee payment from 01.12.2018 to 08.12.2018 ( through Credit/Debit Card/Net-Banking/UPI upto 11:50 p.m. of 08.12.2018 and through e-challan (SBI) upto bank hours of 08.12.2018).

The date is also extended in view of the Order passed by the Hon’ble High Court of Madras, Madurai Bench.

There is no change in the remaining conditions