National Medical Commission removes upper age limit for NEET-UG examinations
Under the Graduate Medical Education Board, National Medical Commission has decided to remove the fixed upper age limit for appearing in the NEET-UG examination.
The upper age cap, as regulated by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) was 25 years for unreserved candidates and 30 years for reserved candidates, as of 2017.
The most recent directive by the NMC stated, “In the 4th NMC meeting held on 21st Oct, 202, it was decided that there should not be any fixed upper age limit for appearing in the NEET-UG examination. Therefore, the information bulletin may be modified
accordingly,” as per the letter to the Senior Director of National Testing Agency from the Chairman’s office of National Medical Commission numbered ‘U-11022/2/2022-UGMEB’.
Further it said, “the process for official notification to suitably amend the regulations on Graduate Medical Education, 1997 to this effect has been initiated.”