The National Testing Agency on Friday issued a public notice on the implementation of reservation in the NEET UG 2021 for the current academic session 2021-22.
It has been decided by the Government of India to implement 27% OBC reservation (Non-Creamy Layer) and 10% EWS reservation in 15% Under Graduate (UG) All India Quota seats (MBBS/BDS) (contributed by the State/UTs to the Central Pool) reads the notification.
This reservation will take effect from the current Academic session 2021-22. Consequently, the overall reservation for admission to Under Graduate (UG) Medical Courses (MBBS/ BDS) under 15% All India Quota seats.
- S.C.- 15%
- S.T.- 7.5%
- O.B.C.- (Non-Creamy Layer) as per the Central OBC List- 27%
- EWS- As per Central Government norms- 10%
- PwD- 5% Horizontal Reservation as per NMC norms
The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) has already issued a Notice this regards through its website
Accordingly, the Information Bulletin for NEET (UG)-2021 stands modified mutatis mutandis. The eligible Candidates of NEET (UG)-2021 are advised to take note of the above.
The government on July 29 announced 27% reservation for other backward classes (OBCs) and 10% for economically weaker section (EWS) in the all India quota (AIQ) scheme for undergraduate and postgraduate medical and dental courses.
The reservation will be applicable to MBBS, MD, MS, Diploma, BDS, and MDS courses for the academic year 2021-22. The decision would benefit nearly 1,500 OBC students in MBBS and 2,500 OBC students in postgraduation every year, and around 550 EWS students in MBBS and around 1000 EWS students in postgraduation, the union health ministry said.