NEET Entrance Exam

NEET Entrance Exam

  • Overview
    The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Delhi would be conducting the National
    Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS / BDS Courses under 15% All
    India Quota seats in the Medical / Dental Colleges of India as per the directives of the
    Hon`ble Supreme Court and will be governed by the rules and regulations specified for the
    same by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Applications are
    invited through Online only.
  • Exam Date : First week of May
  • Declaration of Result : First week of June

    NEET 2018 Exam Dates

    Students can check here the tentative dates of NEET 2018 entrance exam:


    Dates (Tentative)

    Application form release

    Last week of December 2017

    Last date for filling the application

    4th week of January 2018

    Last date to submit the application fee

    Last week of January 2018

    Release of admit card

    1st week of April 2018

    Exam date

    1st week of May 2018

    Result announcement

    1st week of June 2018

    Counselling starts

    After result declaration

    NEET Application Form 2018

    The detailed application procedure is mentioned below:

    ·         Students can avail the NEET 2018 Application Form via online mode only.

    ·         Visit the official website of NEET.

    ·         Fill all the necessary details like personal, contact, domicile, qualification, etc.

    ·         Upload the scanned images of photograph, signature and index finger impression in the prescribed format.

    ·         Make the fee payment using online and offline mode.

    ·         After the fee payment, take printout of the confirmation page of the application form and keep it safe for further use.

    Application Fee:

    ·         Candidates have to pay the application fee of Rs. 1400/- (for UR & OBC) and Rs. 750/- (for SC/ST & PH).

    ·         The fee payment can be made via online mode (debit or credit card).

    ·         Payment can also be done through the e-challan of Syndicate, SBI, ICICI bank or HDFC bank.

    Eligibility Criteria

    Students should check the eligibility criteria before applying for NEET exam. The eligibility criteria for appearing NEET exam is given below:


    ·         Nationality: Candidates must be an Indian citizen. OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) candidates are also eligible to apply.

    ·         J&K/AP/Telangana: Such candidates are eligible for All India 15% quota only (also eligible for admission in AFMC, Pune) on the basis of self declaration.

    ·         Aadhaar Card Requirement: Indian National candidates must have an Aadhaar Number to apply for NEET exam.

    Age Limit:

    ·         Minimum Age: The minimum age limit is 17 years as on or before 31st December of the year of admission.

    ·         Maximum Age: The maximum age limit is 25 years (for General and OBC candidates) and 30 years (for other categories).


    ·         Examination: Candidates should have qualified 12th or equivalent exam.

    ·         Subjects: Subjects Should be Chemistry, Physics, Biology/Biotechnology with English as a compulsory subject.

    ·         10+2 appearing students are also eligible to apply.

    ·         Marks Required: In the qualifying exam (PCB group), students should have obtained at least 50% marks for general, 45% marks for general-PH and 40% marks for SC/ST & OBC.

    NEET 2018 Exam Pattern

    The exam pattern for NEET 2018 examination is mentioned below:

    ·         No. of Question: Total 180 questions will be asked in the exam.

    ·         Exam Mode: Exam will be conducted through offline mode (pen and paper based mode).

    ·         Type of Question: There will be objective type questions (four options with one correct answer).

    ·         Subjects: Questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry & Biology (Zoology & Botany) subjects.

    ·         Exam Duration: The exam duration will be 3 hours.

    ·         Language: Question paper will be asked in 8 languages like English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi and Telugu languages.

    ·         Marking Scheme: Four marks will be given for each correct answer (+4 Marks).

    ·         Negative Marking: One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer (-1 Mark).


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    NEET Syllabus

    The syllabus will be based on a common syllabus prescribed by the MCI (Medical Council of India). The syllabus will have topics from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology subjects. It will be prescribed after the review of various state syllabus as well as CBSE, NCERT & COBSE. The syllabus will be based on the 11th & 12th class standard.

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