As per the latest updates  and  updates on the official website of NEET cbseneet.nic.in of the NEET 2017, the  bar on 3 Attempts has been removed. Candidates were not able to apply on the online form now they would be able to apply. According to the official statement the 3 attempts will be still valid but NEET 2017 will be considered as the first attempt. Earlier it was mentioned that the candidates who have already availed permission three attempts will not be able to apply for NEET 2017.

However the students protested demanding to reconsider the new move the CBSE announced that the NEET 2017 exam will be considered as the first attempt.  The social networking sites were also flooded with posts appealing to the government to roll back the age and attempt criteria. According to the provisions contained in the admission notice dated January 31, 2016 and the information bulletin for NEET (UG)-2017 may be read in accordance with this notification. ALSO READ: NEET UG 2017: CBSE to review decision on NEET

The registration process for NEET 2017 had commenced on Tuesday, January 30, and will go on till March 1. The age of the candidates should be 17 and not older than 25 to give the entrance examination as per the official notification of NEET 2017. NEET has also been made mandatory for admission in all medical and dental college. NEET 2017 is an entrance exam  which is conducted in India for candidates who wish to pursue  graduate medical course (MBBS), dental courses (BDS) or postgraduate course (MD/MS) in private or government medical colleges in India.  ALSO READ: NEET 2017 Exam to face Legal Battle Again? Protesters plan to move SC

For applying for NEET UG 2017, the candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Bio-technology at the qualifying examination. In respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward Classes, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology taken together in qualifying examination be 40% instead of 50% for General candidates.