Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University will enroll students for MBBS, BDS and PG medical courses on the basis of NEET scores.

Last Updated: 2013-04-18T10:44:02+05:30

IP University to Enroll Students Based on NEET Scores


From this year, the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University will select its students for MBBS, BDS and PG medical course admissions on the basis of the NEET scores. As per sources, the decision was taken by Delhi government, considering a request by the Central government’s ministry of health that applicants for MBBS, BDS and PG medical courses should be selected through the newly introduced National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET). 

Earlier, the IP University has been conducting a common entrance test (CET) for admission to various courses that included MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, BPT, B.Pharma, BOT, BPO, MBA, M.Tech and many others. However, admissions to super specialty programmes, Bachelor of Ayurveda Medical Sciences (BAMS), Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery (BHMS) will be done on the based on the common entrance test (CET) conducted by GGSIPU.

As per the new guidelines issued, students aspiring to take admission in Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, RML Hospital; and the ESIC Dental College and Hospital are required to provide the University with their NEET scores along with the NEET registration number. 

The Central Board of Secondary Education will conduct NEET on May 5, 2013. However, only in Karnataka NEET is scheduled to be conducted on May 18, 2013 due to state elections. The CBSE is going to hold the first NEET-undergraduate for MBBS and BDS seats in all medical and dental colleges nationwide approved by the Medical Council of India and the Dental Council of India, respectively. NEET-PG 2013 has already been conducted by the National Board of Examinations in 2012.
- By Iti Agarwal
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