The Central Government on Monday said that Veterinary Council of India (VCI) will use the merit list of 2017 NEET for allocating 15 per cent all-India quota seats to recognised colleges for bachelor degrees in 2017-18, PTI reported. An official statement said that the counselling, which commenced on Monday, will be continued till September 13 for admission to the Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & AH) degree in recognised colleges.
The aspirants who have already cracked the 2017 NEET (National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test) and also fulfil the eligibility criteria as per the VCI’s Minimum Standards of Veterinary Education Regulations, 2016 can register themselves for counselling on websites www.vci.nic.in, www.aipvt.vci.nic.in and www.dahd.nic.in, the statement said. It further said that the processing and allocation of seats will be done on September 13-14.
Currently, there are nearly 52 veterinary colleges in India, of which, two are private-owned. As per a report on NDTV, the registration process for counseling (2017) for allocation of seats under 15% Quota has already been started today (September 11, 2017) from 6.00 pm and it will end on September 16, 2017 (14 hrs).