NEET 2020 Important update on 15% All India Quota Seats – National Testing Agency (NTA) has issued a notification regarding ‘State of Eligibility’ for 15% All India Quota seats in the NEET 2020 Application Form.
The notice has been released to clear the confusion of the students irrespective of their state of eligibility choice, as NTA has been receiving many queries regarding filling up of choice under State of Eligibility (for 15% All India Quota) column in the Application Form of NEET (UG) – 2020.
The notification reads that the candidates from the Jammu and Kashmir now known as UTs of J & K and Ladakh) are not eligible for the 15 per cent reservations, as it has been opted out of all India scheme since its inception. In case the candidates wished to apply under 15% All India Quote required to submit online self-declaration which will be generated and printed automatically along with confirmation page for record and to present the same during counselling /admission.
“The above is applicable to 15% All India Quota seats only. For State/UT quota and other seats falling under the ambit of States/UTs, the domicile will be governed by the respective State rules and will be required at the time of Counselling by the State/UT Authorities,” is also mentioned in the notice released by NTA .
The notification also reiterates that, ‘under various categories, state list category candidates who are not in Central list must choose general”.
NEET 2020 is scheduled to be held on May 3, 2020 at various centres across the country. The registration for the same is going on and the last date for registration is December 31, 2019. NEET 2020 is the only entrance exam for admission into Undergraduate Medical courses in approved/recognized Medical/Dental & other Colleges/ Institutes in India including AIIMS, New Delhi, JIPMER and all AIIMS like Institutions.