The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has clarified the NEET 2017 will be counted as first attempt for all the candidates, irrespective of their previous attempts in AIPMT/NEET. Earlier, the CBSE has announced that aspirants who have already given AIPMT and NEET 2016 over three times are ineligible to appear for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test.
However, the three attempts, age and other criterias remain same. In a press release, CBSE has announced that all candidates who could not fill up the application form due to the condition of three attempts at AIPMT/NEET will now be able to fill up their application form. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG) 2017 for admission to MBBS/ BDS courses in medical/dental colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India will be conducted on May 7, 2017 across 80 cities. The Central Board of Secondary Education has started the online application process from Tuesday and will continue till March 1, 2017.