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Online NEET-PG Confirmed, will be in October/November, Published in DC

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This piece of  NEWS published in Aug 28, 2012 of DeccanChronical.Summary:
Online NEET confirmed.Exam at End of the year, (official announcement of exam date pending).NBE will conduct the exam.Autonomous institutes not covered under NEET.
The first-ever Common “online test” for Post Graduate (PG) medical students is most likely to be conducted at the end of this year.

The Union health ministry, which approved the new “online” method on Monday, decided to conduct the exam in October or November this year.

Sources in the ministry disclosed that the file has already been sent for the approval of Union health minister and the final date of the test will be notified this week. Earlier, some senior health ministry officials has opposed thenew move to conduct common online test. They had advised that the old-pencil format should be used.

However, in a meeting held on Monday the new technique developed by the National Board of Examination (NBE) on the lines of IIM test-got the final approval.

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Some Ministry officials does not want online NEET-PG

Summary of this article:Some ministry officers are trying to prevent online (CBT Mode) for Neet-PG.There is a official meeting to review this on Monday. NBE has already prepared plan to conduct a single online test for PG entrance on a CBT Mode (As has already been done for the DNB CET Aug 2012).If online test happens students will have option to choose the date of exam out of the 10 days of examination. (Although this has not happened in DNB CET and dnb schedule was predeclared and the time and date of exam was decided by NBE and students were not given any option to choose)

A section of senior health ministry officials, whose children are all set to appear for the post-graduate medical entrance examinations, are apparently opposing the government’s move to conduct “common online test” for the entrance exams in the lines of the IIM.
Sources say that these officials feel that their children might not be “comfortable” in the particular format. “These officials have advised that …

New Updates on mci website about NEET-PG and NEET-UG

MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIAPUBLIC NOTICE Dated: 25/08/2012
It is brought to the notice of all concerned that the Regulations framed under Section 33 of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 with prior approval of Central Government provides for following time schedule for admission to the M.B.B.S., Postgraduate and Super-specialty medical courses. Universities, Medical Colleges, institutions, State Governments including all authorities granting admission in medical courses mentioned above are hereby directed to strictly adhere to time schedule for admissions in various courses laid down in the Regulation failing which the appropriate proceeding prescribed in the Regulations of Medical Council of India shall be initiated and contempt proceeding as envisaged in the judgment of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in Priya Gupta vs. State of Chattisgarh rendered on 8.5.2012 is also likely to be initiated.


Time-Schedule for Completion of the Admission Process for Postgraduate Medical Courses as notified…