EWS quota to be introduced for NEET admissions
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India has informed the National Testing Agency, that reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) shall be applicable to NEET (UG). The qualifying percentile for EWS category will be 50th percentile.
Candidates of EWS category may indicate their category at the time of registration for counselling.
EWS quota will be provided against the increased seats and the figure of the increased intake shall be known by 31.05.2019, the last date for grant of permission for starting / increase of intake capacity for MBBS courses.
Counselling authorities shall identify the Institutions giving EWS quota and conduct counselling for these seats as a separate category.
The announcement is available at https://ntaneet.nic.in/