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Eligibility for 15% All India Quota Seats
(i)   He/she has completed age of 17 years at the time of admission  or will  complete the age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Course and is an INDIAN NATIONAL.
(ii)   The upper age limit for candidates seeking admission under 15% All India Quota Seats is 25 years as on 31st December of the year of the entrance examination. Further provided that this upper age  limit  shall  be  relaxed  by   period  of   (five)  years  for  the  candidates  of  Scheduled  Castes/ Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward Classes. Candidate must born on or between

(a) 01.01.87 to 01.01.2001 (SC/ST/OBC Category)
(b) 01.01.92 to 01.01.2001 (Other Category)
 (iii)  Candidates from Andhra Pradesh and J&K
(a)  Students from the  States  of  Andhra Pradesh  and  J&K are NOT ELIGIBLE for 15% all India  quota seats  as  both  these  States  had  opted  out  of  All  India  Scheme  since  its  inception.  If  they  claim eligibility, they must submit  an affidavit,  in  original, as per proforma given in  Appendix  -  II, on non-judicial  Stamp  Paper  of  Rs  10/-  duly  sworn  in  before  and  attested  by  a  Metropolitan Magistrate/First Class Judicial Magistrate to the effect that:-i)  They are not eligible to seek admission for MBBS/BDS seats in Medical/ Dental Colleges in the  States of Andhra Pradesh and J&K.

ii)   They are not domiciled in Andhra Pradesh and J&K.
(b)  Applications not accompanied with the required affidavits as per format given at  Appendix -  II  or
accompanied  with  incomplete,  unattested  or  photocopy  of  the  affidavit  shall  be  summarily rejected without any further reference in the matter. The affidavits submitted by such candidates will be verified and if found to be false, the admission of all  such candidates  shall be cancelled and criminal proceedings may be initiated against them.

 NEET Eligibility  for  seats  under  the  control  of  participating  States/Universities/Institutions  and AFMC

a.  He/she has  completed age of 17 years at the time  of admission  or will  complete the age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Course and is an INDIAN NATIONAL.
b.  Overseas  Citizens  of  India  (OCI)  may  also  appear  in  NEET  for  admission  in  seats  under  the control  of  participating  States/Universities/Institutions  subject  to  rules  and  regulations  of  the Government  of  India,  respective  State  Governments  and  the  University/Institution  concerned.
OCI candidates may verify eligibility norms of participating States/Universities/Institutions before applying for NEET.
c. The upper age limit for candidates seeking admission under seats in the control of participating States/Universities/Institutions shall be as per their rules and regulations.
d. Candidates from the States of Jammu & Kashmir and Andhra Pradesh can appear in NEET for admission to AFMC, Pune.

NEET Qualifications and NEET Qualifying Examination Codes:


A  candidate  who  is  appearing  in  the  qualifying  examination,  i.e.,  12th Standard  in  2017  whose  result  is awaited, may apply and take up the said test but he/she shall not be eligible for admission to the MBBS or BDS, if he/she does not pass the qualifying examination with the required pass percentage of marks at the time of first round of Counselling.



The Higher/Senior Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher/Senior Secondary Examination after a  period of 12 years study, the last  two years of such study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology (which shall include practical tests in these subjects)
and Mathematics or any other elective subject with English at a level not less than the core course for English as  prescribed  by  the  National  Council  of  Educational  Research  and  Training  after  introduction  of  the  10+2+3
educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on Education.
NOTE: where the course content is not as prescribed for 10 +2 education structure of the National Committee,  the candidates will have to undergo a period of one year pre  -  professional training before admission to the
Medical Colleges.


The  Intermediate/Pre-degree  Examination  in  Science  of  an  Indian  University/Board  or  other  recognised examining  body  with  Physics,  Chemistry,  Biology  /Bio-technology  (which  shall  include  practical  test  in  these subjects) and also English as a compulsory subject.


The Pre-professional/Pre-medical Examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology & English after passing either the Higher Secondary Examination or the Pre-University or an equivalent examination. The Pre professional /Pre-medical  examination  shall  include  practical  test  in  these  subjects  and  also  English  as  a compulsory subject.


The  first  year  of  the  three  years’  degree  course  of  a  recognised  University  with  Physics,  Chemistry  and Biology/Bio-technology  including  practical  tests  in  these  subjects  provided  the  examination  is  a  University Examination and candidate has passed the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology with English at a level not less than a core course.


B.Sc. Examination of an Indian University provided that he/she has passed the B.Sc. Examination with not less than two of the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology)/Bio-technology and further that he/ she has passed the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.


Any  other  examination  which  in  scope  and  standard  (Last  02  years  of  10+2  Study  comprising  of  Physics, Chemistry  and  Biology/Bio-technology  ;  Which  shall  include  practical  test  in  these  subjects.)  is  found  to  be equivalent  to the Intermediate Science  Examination of  an Indian  University/Board,  taking  Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology including practical tests in each of these subjects and English. Provided that to be eligible for competitive entrance examination, candidate must have passed any of the qualifying examinations as enumerated above or appearing in the qualifying examination in 2016. Provided also that  to be eligible for competitive  Entrance Test  the candidate must have passed in the subjects  of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks
taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology at the qualifying examination as mentioned in clause (2) of regulation 4 on Graduate Medical Education 1997 and in addition must have come in the merit list of All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Test (NEET 2016) for admission to MBBS/BDS courses.
In respect of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward Classes, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology taken together in qualifying examination shall  be  40%  marks  instead  of  50%  marks  for  General  Candidates.  Further,  for  persons  with  loco-motory disability  of  lower  limbs,  minimum  of  45%  marks  for  Gen-PH  and  40%  marks  for  SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH  are required.
Provided further that the students educated abroad seeking admission into medical colleges in India must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English upto the 12th standard level with 50% marks and their equivalency determined as per regulations of the Medical Council of India and the concerned University. If a candidate does not fall within the qualifications prescribed as per Code number 01-07 he/she should furnish complete details to determine eligibility.
Ø  The Pre-medical course may be conducted either at a Medical College or at a Science College.
Ø  After the 10+2 course is introduced the integrated courses be abolished.

Ø  Marks obtained in Mathematics are not to be considered for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses.

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