Aadhaar not mandatory for enrolment of students in all India exams: SC

Elias Hubbard
March 8, 2018

Candidates who are going to appear for NEET exam, going to get a sigh of relief from the decision announced by a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India on 7 March. The bench also directed Central Board of Secondary Education to upload the information on its official website. Earlier, in the official notification released by CBSE for NEET registration Aadhaar was a mandatory requirement for registration for the exam, except for students belonging to Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, and Meghalaya.

Apart from sparing NEET candidates from mandatorily furnishing Aadhaar, the interim order also prohibits CBSE, Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the University Grants Commission (UGC) from making the unique number mandatory for examinations like Joint Entrance Exam (JEE-Main) and National Eligibility Test (NET) and the Common Admission Test held by Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs).

March 31 Deadline Can Be Extended!

The window for one-time correction will now be available from March 15 to 17 (Saturday). Now according to the latest and updated norms, any student seeking admission into medical courses in foreign institutions primarily have to ensure their eligibility by conforming to screening norms, qualifying NEET 2018 exam which is one of the criteria. It can be cracked easily by implementing the NEET 2018 Preparation Tips given in this article.

The board will conduct the test as per the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 (amended in 2016) and the Dentists Act, 1948 (also amended in 2016). Candidates who are all set to apply for foreign medical institutions to pursue their MBBS degrees overseas compulsorily have to take the NEET 2018 exam. "The Syllabus of NEET (UG), 2018 will be exactly same as it was for NEET (UG), 2017".

National Eligibility and Entrance Test or NEET is the one examination which would be considered for filling around 54,000 restorative seats the nation over. As per reports, NEET has been made compulsory for AYUSH courses as well.

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