The Health Ministry has announced the reduction of the qualifying marks for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for post-graduation (NEET-PG) by 6 percentile.
This will come to effect from the 2019-20 academic year. With this decision in place, the general category candidates with a minimum score of 44% will now be eligible for admission to PG medical courses. The health ministry has made a few more amendments. Individuals who fall under the disabilities category with a minimum of 39 percentile and SC/ST and OBC category candidates with 34 percentile will now be eligible for admission.
The ministry has requested all the states and union territories to implement the required arrangements for allowing students as per revised qualifying marks in the forthcoming rounds of counseling for PG courses this year. As of April 11, the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) has released the second round of the seat allotment list for NEET PG 2019. The eligible candidates can get in touch by dropping a mail regarding the result to the council on the following address email@example.com.
NEET or formerly known as the All India Pre-Medical Test is an entrance examination in India for students who aspire to be doctors by getting into graduate and postgraduate medical programs in government or private medical institutions of the country.