MU OET 2017 Manipal Engineering Important Information

February 23, 2017

Manipal University Online Entrance Test is a university level entrance test which is organized by Manipal University. MU-OET is conducted for providing admissions to those students seeking for admissions in various UG and PG courses in the field of engineering, pharmacy and many others offered by Manipal University and its constituent colleges.

Here we are providing information about MU OET 2017 application form, exam dates, eligibility and exam pattern.

Important Dates

Application form availability
November 1, 2016
Last date to submit application form
March 11, 2017
Online test booking schedule (OTBS)
From March 24 to April 10, 2017
MU-OET 2017 online test (I & II Attempts)
From April 24 to May 15, 2017
MU-OET 2017 (III Attempt)
May 17, 2017
May 24, 2017
First week of june 2017 onwards
Commencement of B.Tech programmes
July 17, 2017

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for B.Tech. courses is mentioned below:
Passed in 12th or equivalent exam with Physics, Mathematics & English (compulsory subjects) along with Chemistry, biotechnology, biology or any technical vocational subject with obtaining 50% marks in Physics, Mathematics and any one of the optional subject. 50% marks in MU OET.

MU OET 2017 Application Form

Candidates can download the application form through the website.
The application fee is Rs. 600. and entrance exam fee is Rs. 1400/-.
The fee payment will be done through demand draft in favor of ‘Manipal University’ payable at Manipal/Udupi.
Candidates are advised to keep the printout of the application form for further references.

MU-OET 2017 Exam Pattern

The candidates will have to solve 200 questions of Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, and English in it. All the questions will be of Multiple Choice Type (objective type) and the distribution of it will be as below:
  • Physics – 50
  • Chemistry – 50
  • Mathematics – 70
  • English – 30
  • Time duration of MU OET 2017: 2.30 hours or 150 minutes
  • Type of questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) or objective type
  • Total number of questions: 200
  • Exam mode: Online

MH-CET 2017 Engineering Entrance Important Information

February 22, 2017

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MH-CET) is an annual entrance exam conducted by the Government of Maharashtra for admission to Health Sciences degree courses (MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS, BPTh, BOTh, BASLP, BP&O and BSc. Nursing courses) in Government, University Managed, University Departments and Unaided Institutes in the state of Maharashtra, India.

Important Exam Dates

Online application starts
14 February, 2017
Online application last date
23 March, 2017
Online application starts with late fee
24 March, 2017
Online application end
30 March, 2017
Admit card issue
24 April - 11 May, 2017
Exam date
11 May, 2017
Submission of certificates
Second or Third week of May, 2017
Answer key display
Third week of May 2017
OMR sheet display
Fourth week of May, 2017
Last date of objection on answer key
Last week of May, 2017
Result announcement
On or before 4 June, 2017
Declaration & download of merit list
Second week of June, 2017

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must check out the eligibility criteria before applying for the MH-CET exam:
  • Students should have cleared or appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examination.
  • Candidates must be Indian Nationals.
  • No age limit criteria for these courses.
  • Candidate seeking admission to Engineering and Technology degree courses it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for both Paper I and Paper II.
  • Candidate seeking admission to Pharmacy/ Pharm. D degree course it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for Paper II as well as in Paper-I and/or Paper-III.

Exam Pattern

  • Exam Date: The exam will be organized on 11th May 2017 (Thursday) at various centers in Maharashtra through offline (pen and paper based) mode.
  • Medium of Exam: English or Marathi or Urdu for Physics, Chemistry and Biology. However, Mathematics paper will be in English only.
  • No. of Papers: 3
  • Type of Questions: The question paper will comprises of objective type questions.
  • Marks: Each Paper is of 100 marks.
  • Exam Duration: One and half hours for each paper.
  • Answer Mode: Candidates are required to use only black ink ballpoint pen to mark answers.

Application Fee

  • General: Rs. 800/-
  • SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC : Rs. 600/- (Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only)
  •  The fee payment is made through Credit Card/ Debit Card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.
  • Candidates are suggested to keep the printouts of the application form for further use.

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Limit on attempts for NEET-UG 2017 - Important Update

February 4, 2017

NEET 2017 has been announced with major changes in exam eligibility criteria & no. of attempts.

Q: What does number of attempts to appear in NEET UG mean? 

A:  As per a notification released on February 3, 2017, the attempts will be calculated from 2017 onwards. For example, if a candidate has appeared in NEET 2017, they will be eligible for two more attempts provided they have not crossed the upper age limit.

Q: What is the age limit to appear in NEET UG 2017? 

A: As per the latest news regarding NEET UG 2017, CBSE has decided to put a cap on the age limit for appearing in NEET-UG

Age criteria
Born on or between 8 May 1992 and 1 January 2001
Born on or between 5 May 1987 and 1 January 2001

Q: Will admission to AIIMS and JIPMER also be through NEET? 

A: No, AIIMS and JIPMER were established through separate acts of Parliament. Thus, these institutions do not fall within the purview of NEET. These institutions will be conducting their own tests for admission process.

Q: I have appeared in AIPMT 2015 and retest, along with NEET Phase 1 and 2, Can I appear in NEET 2017?

A: Yes, you can appear in NEET 2017 as the examination taken in 2017 will be treated as the first attempt.

Q: Is there any change in the exam pattern or syllabus of NEET?

A: No, NEET 2017 will be conducted in the same pattern and same syllabus as NEET 2016.

Q: Is Aadhaar Card mandatory to fill the NEET applications? 

A: Yes, Aadhaar Card has been made mandatory to fill NEET applications except for candidates belonging to Jammu & Kashmir, Meghalaya and Assam.

NEET-UG 2017 Important Notification

February 1, 2017

The wait is over. Finally, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the application forms for much-awaited NEET-UG 2017 exam. The NEET (UG)-2017 will be conducted on Sunday, the 7th May, 2017.

NEET-UG is held for providing admissions in MBBS/BDS courses offered by all government and private medical colleges in India. It is a one tier exam, commences once in a year in month of May. From the year 2016 onwards, NEET exam has replaced AIPMT exam.

All seats (MBBS/BDS) of any medical/dental college will be filled by the score of NEET examination only. Candidates can check latest updates about NEET 2017 including application form, exam dates, fees, exam pattern, eligibility  syllabus & seat reservation.

NEET-UG 2017 Important Dates

NEET 2017 application starts
January 31, 2017
Last date of submitting application forms
March 1, 2017
Last date for correction in NEET application form
March 8, 2017
Date of uploading admit card on website
April 15, 2017
NEET exam date
May 7, 2017
Downloading of OMR answer sheet
May-June, 2017
Declaration of Result
June 8, 2017

NEET 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Check the eligibility criteria as mentioned below:
  • Nationality: Candidates should be an Indian Nationals or OCI (Overseas Citizen of India).
  • Aadhaar Card: Aadhaar card is mandatory for all candidates except belonging to Assam, J&K and Meghalaya state.
  • Age Limit: Minimum – The minimum age limit is 17 years on 31st December of the year of admission.  Maximum – The maximum age limit is 25 years for general candidates and 30 years for reserved categories.
  • Attempts: Candidates may attempt the exam only 3 times until cross the maximum age limit.
  • Qualification: Students must have passed/appearing 12th or equivalent examination from any recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology or any other elective subject with English.
  • Percentage Criteria: Students must have secured minimum 50% marks in PCB group for general candidates and 45% (for general PH) and 40% (for SC/ST/OBC categories).

Application Fee

The application fee payment can be done through online process:

  • Online process: Candidates can pay the fee through credit/debit card/net banking/e-wallet using online payment gateway.
  • For OBC/General:  Rs. 1400/- (Without late fee)
  • For SC/ST/PH :  Rs. 750/- (Without late fee) 

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AIIMS 2017 Important Notification

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will conduct AIIMS MBBS 2017 on May 28 for admission MBBS seats in 7 AIIMS like institutions.

The application process for AIIMS MBBS 2017 has started from January 24, 2017 for the eligible candidates to register for the test.

The last date to fill the application forms is Thursday, February 23, 2017. Candidates have to appear for the online test as per slot allotted to them.

As a major addition, AIIMS has announced additional seven seats at AIIMS New Delhi, making the total number of MBBS seats to 707 from 700.

AIIMS MBBS 2017 Important Dates

Important Dates
Online registration starts
January 24, 2017
Online registration Last Date
February 23, 2017
Status of registration including rejections and deficiencies in application form
March 7, 2017
AIIMS MBBS Admit Card 2017
May 1, 2017
Date of Examination (Online)
May 28, 2017
Examination time
Morning (9:00 am to 12:30 pm) and Forenoon Sessions (3:00 pm to 6:30 pm)
Declaration of AIIMS MBBS Result 2017
June 14, 2017
First Counselling
July 3 to 6, 2017
Second Counselling
August 3, 2017
Third Counselling
September 4, 2017
Open Counselling
September 27, 2017

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Eligibility Criteria

All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) MBBS 2017 Eligibility Criteria are given below:

  • Nationality: Candidates must be Indian nationals. Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) are also eligible
  • Foreign candidates are not required to appear for the entrance examination
  • Age: Candidates must complete 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before December 31, 2017
  • Date of Birth: Candidates have born on or after January 2, 2000 are not eligible
  • Education Qualification: Applicants have passed the 12 Class with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects from Senior School Certificate Examination (CSBE) or Intermediate Science (I.Sc.) or same examination from a recognised University/ Board
  • Candidates who will appear for 10+2/HSC can also apply for AIIMS MBBS 2017
  • General and OBC candidates  must have passed 10+2/HSC in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with 60% marks while for SC/ST the qualifying marks is 50%

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BITSAT 2017 Important Notification

January 16, 2017

BITSAT – Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Admission Test is a computer-based online test conducted by BITS, Pilani. This is for admission into India's top non-IIT engineering college.

Application for BITSAT exam is available online from 29th December 2016, the latest update is announced with detailed clarification that is the last date to apply for BITSAT is 6th March 2017. The online exam will be held on 16th May - 30th May 2017

Important dates for BITSAT Exam
Deadline to apply for BITSAT
6th March 2017 (5.00pm)
Corrections in the application form by candidates
7th – 10th March 2017
Test center allotment and announcement to candidates
15th March 2017
Candidates to reserve Test date and slot
20rd March – 5 th April 2017
Candidates to download the Hall tickets with instructions
15th April – 10th May 2017
BITSAT Online tests
16th May – 30th May 2017
Apply for admission with 12th marks and Preferences
20th May 2017 – 30th June 2017
Admit List and Wait List announcement
1st July 2017

Eligibility Criteria

(i) For admission to all the programmes except B.Pharm.: Candidates should have passed the 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and adequate proficiency in English. 

(ii) For admission to B.Pharm.: Candidates should have passed the 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology and adequate proficiency in English. However candidates with PCM may also apply for Pharmacy program.

(iii) Candidates must have obtained 75% marks in PCB or PCM group.

(iv) Aspirants who have passed 12th or equivalent exam in 2015 or earlier are not eligible to apply.

Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam: Online
Exam Format: Objective
Number of Sections: Four
Duration of the exam: 3 hours

BITSAT Exam Section
Number of Topics
Number of Questions
Section Score
English proficiency & Logical Reasoning
Deadline to apply for BITSAT-2017 online along with the fee payment is 5.00pm on 6th March 2017 (Monday).

Status of your registration form and hosting / uploading of the Admit Cards will be available on BITSAT website.

Please note: The admit cards will be made available through internet only and not by post

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