NEET 2017 in 103 cities now, students can revise options till 27 March

23 new cities have been added to the list of examination cities where NEET 2017 will be conducted, the HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said via Twitter today. A total of 11,35,104 candidates has registered for NEET 2017 examination which is scheduled to be held on 7 May. The online application process for the National-level medical entrance examination was carried out from January 31 to March 1 and the candidates were asked to select the examination city of their choice from a list of 80 cities. with the addition of new cities, the candidates can modify their choices of examination cities through the NEET website – The same can only be done till March 27.

HRD Minister posted a series of tweets this morning announcing the addition of new examination cities for NEET 2017

He also shared a video wherein he said that the addition of new examination cities will give the students a chance to attempt the exam in his/ her nearest city.

Maximum 4 cities have been added in Karnataka and Maharashtra (both), while the addition of 3 cities has been done in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. 2 new cities have been added in Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, and West Bengal. 1 city has been added in Punjab, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Check the list of additional 23 cities:

CBSE said through a press release that more than 2200 institutions will be made the centers for NEET 2017. These centres will be selected on the basis of their credibility, reliability, and infrastructure for holding the examination of such prestige. CBSE will also inspect these centers to ensure smooth conduct of the examination.

An increase of 41.42% has been recorded in the number of registered candidates for NEET 2017 from NEET 2016. NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Examination) is the sole entrance examination for securing the admission in medical and dental courses across the country.

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