NEET UG 2013 in Andhra Pradesh: 80,000 Candidates Appear for 7,390 Seats in AP
Hyderabad: National Eligibility Entrance Test – NEET UG 2013 was held on 5th May, 2013. Nearly eighty thousand candidates appeared for NEET from Andhra Pradesh.
There are 60 medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh. In total there are 7390 seats. among them 5,600 seats are in 14 government colleges and 25 private medical colleges, 1790 seats are in three government and private dental colleges. These seats will be filled by the candidates who appeared for NEET from Andhra Pradesh. But the seats will only be allotted after Supreme Court gives its judgement.
EAMCET 2013 is going to be conducted in Andhra Pradesh for the same medical college seats. This is creating lot of confusion in the minds of candidates. Government of India agreed to allot all the medical college seats to Andhra Pradesh candidates. But it is not clear on what basis seats will be allotted to candidates who qualified in EAMCET or NEET. There is chance that 15% of candidates who qualify in NEET will go to other states. The future of medical aspirants in Andhra Pradesh is now totally depending on the judgement that will be given by the Supreme Court.
In Andhra Pradesh, NEET 2013 is conducted in Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Warangal and Nellore. Since this is the first NEET, candidates were a little bit confused. NEET was conducted with CBSE syllabus and this created a bit problem for the students who studied intermediate in state syllabus. Authorities asked the candidates to carry an additional photo to the exam centre. Arrangements were made at several exam centres to take the photos of candidates who forgot to bring the photograph.
NEET UG 2013 was conducted in 45 centres in Hyderabad, 34 centres in Vijayawada, 11 centres in Nellore, 15 centres in Visakhapatnam. Fifteen questions were given from Human Physiology which was not there in the syllabus for Andhra Pradesh students. Few questions given were out of syllabus. Candidates left some questions without giving answers as there were negative marks for wrong answers.