NEET-SS 2017 will be a single eligibility cum entrance examination for the next academic session
NEET for Super Specialty courses will be conducted on June 10, 2017. NEET-SS is a single window entrance examination for entry to advanced postgraduate medical courses like DM, MCh, PDCC, said an official statement.
The official statement reads, “NEET for entrance to DM/MCh in terms of Section 10 of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 as amended in 2016 shall be conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE). The examination shall be held at various cities on June 10, 2017.”
“No other examination either at state level or institutional level entrance examination conducted by any university, medical colleges or institutions shall be valid as per the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 with effect from 2017 admission session,” it said.
AIIMS, New Delhi /PGIMER, Chandigarh/ SRICHITRA, Thiruvanathapuram /NIMHANS, Bengaluru /JIPMER, Puducherry are institutions not covered by NEET-SS.
National Board of Examinations (NBE) is an autonomous organisation established by the government in 1982 with the prime objective of conducting post-graduate examinations on all-India basis.
NBE also conducted the NEET-PG for MD/MS/PG diploma admissions in 2013, 2017, NEET MDS 2017 and All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination (AIPGMEE) during the period 2014-2016, the statement said.
NEET SS Exam Pattern : The examination shall be held as a computer based test and comprise 200 multiple choice questions from MD or MS curriculum followed at medical colleges in India duly prescribed or adopted by Medical Council of India with prior approval of the Union Health Ministry.