NEET 2019 for foreign MBBS admissions
It has been announced that the NEET scores are valid for those candidates who wish to pursue MBBS from abroad. After this Medical council of India has issued a clarification about the new rules related to NEET 2019.
It has been reported that the amendments have been made in the “Screening Test Regulation, 2002” and the Eligibility Requirement for Taking Admission in an Undergraduate Medical Course in a Foreign Medical Institution Regulation, 2002” by Medical Council of India with prior approval of the Government of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi on 15 March 2018, for the requirement of NEET in respect of the Indian Citizen/Overseas Citizen of India who are desirous to take admission in MBBS or its equivalent medical course in a medical University/College/Institute outside the country on or after May,2018
As per the notice dated 14th September 2018, candidates who had not registered/appeared/qualified NEET 2018 were allowed to take admission in MBBS or equivalent medical course in a medical university outside the country in the academic year 2018-19.
The following clarifications are made regarding NEET 2019:
- The candidates who have qualified NEET from 2019 onwards and leave the country for pursuing pre-medical/language course will not be required to qualify NEET again at the time of their actual admission in MBBS or equivalent medical course in the subsequent year(s) after the completion of the pre-medical/language course.
- Candidates who qualify NEET once, his/her NEET score shall be valid for three years from the date of declaration of such candidates shall be entitled to pursue MBBS or equivalent medical course.
- Candidates who have not qualified NEET 2018 and/or registered in NEET 2018 and intending to take admission in MBBS or equivalent medical course in foreign medical institutes are exempted until the declaration of NEET 2019 results which are scheduled to be declared on 5th June, however, such candidates have to obtain an eligibility certificate from the Medical Council of India u/s 13(4B) of the IMC Act, 1956.
- Candidates intending to take admission in MBBS or equivalent medical course in foreign medical institutions after the declaration of NEET 2019 results can proceed abroad for acquiring medical qualification only on qualifying NEET.
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