Latest MCI Announcement : 2018 Passout Medical Students Can Go Abroad Without NEET before 5 June 2019
Hello there! We hope you guys are in full swing preparing for NEET 2019. While the exams are knocking on the door, the Medical Council of India(MCI) has come up with some great news, especially for those who passed out in 2018. Before getting to that, let us understand the dynamics of competitive examinations like NEET.
The National Eligibility cum Entrance test (NEET) is an all-India level entrance examination for Indian students aspiring to pursue graduate or post graduate medical courses both in India and abroad. Well, now you can imagine that the number of aspirants every year is in lakhs. More than 13 Lakh students appeared for NEET 2018 and around 16 lakh medical students registered in 2019. Looking at the varied career opportunities in the medical profession, the numbers are only destined to increase.
With such huge number of students appearing for the entrance, and looking the pattern of NEET 2019 it is undeniable that apart from hard work, luck plays a crucial factor in such cut throat competition. Even after having prepared well, students do miss out and fail to grab a seat in their desired institutions.
We have often stressed on the benefits of studying MBBS abroad (international exposure, better facilities, low fee structure, low cost of living and more). The MCI with its latest announcement has come up with yet another opportunity for you to enjoy the perks of studying MBBS abroad. Students who appeared for NEET 2018, and could not grab a seat due to any reason, will now be able to apply for MCI approved foreign medical universities in Abroad. However, they will have to apply before the 5th of June 2019. After 5th June 2019 NEET 2019 result will be applied and students need to secure qualifying marks in NEET 2019 if they wish to pursue MBBS Abroad.
The official announcement reads, “Indian Citizens/OCI 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 institutions are exempted unitil the declaration of NEET-2019 result which is scheduled to be declared on 5th June,2019. However, such candidates will have to obtain an eligibility certificate from the Medical Council of India u/s 13(48) of the IMC Act, 1956.”
Latest MCI Notification can be seen below
This comes as a relieving news, as it mitigates the need for such candidates to prepare all over gain and re-appear for such a competitive examination. We wish the very best to all such candidates in their future endeavours.
Just in case, you have any doubt, we encourage you to contact us and we will be glad to help you. Also, we are authorized partners with various MCI approved foreign medical institutions. If you wish to pursue your MBBS dreams abroad, we can get you right there in the mix. All you need to do is prepare well and believe in your dreams. Cheers!
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