The Election Commission of India has recently announced election to the Karnataka Legislative Assembly on May 05, 2013.
The announced election date coincides with NEET entrance date. Therefore, to avoid any inconvenience to the candidates and public in the state of Karnataka, it has been decided by the CBSE with the approval of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, to postpone the date of conduct of NEET UG 2013 in the state of Karnataka only to May 18, 2013.
The exam in all other States/ UTs and abroad will be conducted oh May 05, 2013, (Sunday) as per the existing schedule.
The state has seven centres, wherein some 40,000 students will take the test. Around 15,000 staff and others will be on exam duty.
The CBSE will conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS and BDS Courses in colleges across the country for the academic session 2013-14.
The responsibility of the CBSE is limited to the conduct of the entrance examination, declaration of result and providing merit list to the Counselling Authorities.