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Know all about NEET Exam, here. Grasp latest updates on NEET. NEET is an All India Level Entrance Exam conducted for admission to Undergraduate courses on MBBS,BDS and Postgraduate courses on MD,MS in India. NEET UG Exam is conducted by the CBSE and NEET PG is conducted by NBE. Explore all vital information on NEET Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result instantly from this page.

CBSE NEET 1st Round Seat Allotment 2018 Result Declared:

Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) released the first round seat allotment results for NEET-based all India counselling of undergraduate MBBS and BDS courses on June 22, 2018 at 4:00 pm on its official website as well as MCC conducts the counselling process for 15% All India Quota seats. The online registration for all India counselling was began on June 13 and it ended on June 18. Processing of NEET all India seat allotment was done on June 20 and June 21. According to the MCC all India counselling schedule, online registration for the second round of counselling will be conducted from July 6 to July 8, 2018. Candidates who have locked their choices in NEET 2018 1st round counselling can check their NEET 2018 seat allotment result status through the below provided direct official link:

Check the CBSE NEET 1st Round Seat Allotment 2018 Result

1. NEET Counselling 2018 Schedule Released:

Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) has released the schedule for the NEET 2018 counselling on its official website It is necessary for each candidate those who appear in NEET 2018 Counselling to register separately for NEET Counselling 2018. After declaration of the NEET 2018 result, Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) and various state counselling authorities will conduct the NEET counselling 2018 for providing admissions to candidates under 15% All India Quota (AIQ) seats in Government medical and dental colleges across all states (except J&K), 100% seats in Deemed and Central universities, seats reserved for Wards of Insured Persons (IP quota) in Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) medical colleges and seats at the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune. The Directorate General of Health Services shortly DGHS, on behalf of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct NEET 2018 counselling for AIQ (All India Quota) seats in two rounds and for Deemed and Central universities in three rounds. Check the exact date and schedule for the NEET 2018 counselling process from the below table:

NEET 2018 Counseling Schedule: Round 1:



Registration, Choice Filling and Payment

13th June 2018-18th June 2018 (5pm as per server time)

Payment Facility

till 19th June 2018 (12 pm)

Choice Filling/Locking

19th June 2018 (10 am to 5 pm as per server time)

Processing of Seat Allotment

20th June 2018-21st June 2018


22nd June 2018


23rd June 2018-3rd July 2018

NEET 2018 Counseling Schedule: Round 2:



Registration, Choice Filling and Payment

6th July 2018-8th July 2018 (5pm as per server time)

Payment Facility

till 9th July 2018 (12 Noon)

Choice Filling/Locking

9th July 2018 (10 am-5 pm as per server time)

Processing of Seat Allotment

10th July 2018-11th July 2018


12th July 2018


13th July-22nd July 2018

NEET 2018 Counseling Schedule: Mop-Up Round:



Display of Seat Matrix for Mop-up Round

0th August 2018 to 11th August 2018

Registration, Choice Filling and Payment

12th August 2018 to 14th August 2018 (5pm as per server time)

Payment Facility

15th August 2018 (12 Noon)

Choice Filling/Locking

15th August 2018 (10am-5pm as per server time)

Processing of Seat Allotment

16th August 2018


17th August 2018


18th August-26th August 2018

Transfer of Non Reporting & Non Joining Vacant Seat to
Deemed/Central Universities for Mop-up on

27th August 2018

2. NEET to be held again by NTA in December 2018:

The National Testing Agency (NTA) might conduct the JEE/NEET 2018 exams again during the month of December, 2018. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur was given the responsibility of setting up an agency NTA and begin the hiring of subject experts. This agency is came to be known as the National Testing Agency (NTA). The role of NTA, according to information on its official website is- ‘To…conduct NEET and JEE next year, the entrance exams that were so far conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). After the formation of NTA, JEE will be conducted twice a year.’ So this will be the great opportunity for students those who failed in NEET 2018 May Examination. NTA will conduct the first tests from December 2018, for the academic year of 2019.

3. CBSE NEET Result 2018 Declared:

CBSE on June 4, 2018 declared the NEET 2018 result on its official website and A total of 7,14,562 candidates have been qualified for the admission to MBBS/ BDS Courses in India. Candidates can check their CBSE NEET Result 2018 from the below provided direct official link:

Check the CBSE NEET Result 2018
Check official notification on CBSE NEET 2018 Result

4. NEET 2018 Answer Key Released:

CBSE displayed the NEET answer key on the website on May 25, 2018. Candidates have given opportunity to challenge against the official answer key for the questions in case of any doubt in the answer. NEET 2018 official answer keys are released after the NEET 2018 medical entrance examination which was held on May 6, 2018 in various centres across the country. According to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), NEET aspirants have given an opportunity to make online challenge against the official NEET 2018 Answer Key on payment of non refundable processing fee of Rs.1000/- per answer challenged. Along with the official answer key of NEET 2018, the CBSE had also released the OMR sheets of candidates as well as the test paper booklet codes. NEET official answer key 2018 was open for display and for challenging for a period of two days, ie. between May 25 and May 27, 2018.

Check the NEET Answer Key 2018

5. NEET UG 2018 Check for Exam Preparation Tips:

NEET 2018 Exam for admission to UG courses in prestigious medical colleges across India, is going to be held on May 6, 2018 all over the country. The preparation for NEET 2018 examination requires a well-planned strategy both for the short and medium term. Here are the useful tips to prepare well for your NEET 2018 Examination at the last minute:

1) A deep study of NCERT books is highly recommended. 
2) The study sessions should be a mix of theory, problem-solving and revising all previous years' papers.
3) Equal emphasis should be given to all subjects.
4) It is equally important to pay attention to selected topics. These are:-

Physics - Mechanics, Optics, Thermodynamics and Nuclear Physics
Chemistry - Mole Concept, General Organic Chemistry, Periodic Table, Chemical Bonding, Coordination Chemistry
Biology - Ecology and Environment, Genetics, Cell Biology, Morphology, Reproduction and Physiology of Plants and Animals, Basics of Biotechnology

6. NEET 2018 Admit Card Released:

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has recently uploaded NEET Admit Card 2018, which is scheduled to be held on May 6, 2018.  Candidates can download their NEET 2018 Admit Card from the below provided direct official link of CBSE i.e.,

Download your NEET - 2018 -  Admit Card

7. CBSE To Release NEET 2018 Admit Cards in April 2nd Week:

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is expected to release the admit cards for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2018 Exam in 2nd Week of April 2018. The date sheet released by the Board says the NEET 2018 admit cards will be released in the second week of April in the official website Candidates who have registered for the examination can download the admit card from the official direct link which will be updated here. The test for admission to medical and dental courses will be held on 6 May 2018. NEET 2018 admit card releasing date has not been announced yet.

8. Important Dates for NEET Exam 2018

NEET Exam dates 2018 has been released by the CBSE. NEET 2018 Exam is Scheduled to be held on May 6, 2018. This Exam Date is strictly followed in all NEET 2018 Exam centres across India. All Important Dates including NEET Exam dates 2018 are mentioned in the following table:
Events Dates
NEET 2018 official notification released February 8, 2018
NEET 2018 Online Application Submission Starts February 8, 2018
Last date for submitting the NEET Online Application form March 12, 2018 (upto 5:30 PM)
Last Date for Paying NEET Application Fee March 13, 2018 (upto 11:50 PM)
NEET Application Form - Correction Window opens From March 15 to March 17, 2018
NEET UG Admit-Card Availability April 17, 2018
NEET 2018 Exam Date May 6, 2018
Display of NEET UG OMR Answer Sheet May 25 to May 27, 2018 (till 5.00 PM)
NEET 2018 official Answer Key Availability May 25 to May 27, 2018 (till 5.00 PM)
NEET 2018 Result Declaration June 5, 2018
NEET 2018 Counselling First Round (All India Quota) June 12 to June 24, 2018
Last Date for joining in respective College July 3, 2018
NEET 2018 Counselling Second Round (AIQ) July 6 to July 12, 2018
Last Date for joining in respective College July 22, 2018
Mop-Up Round of NEET 2018 Counselling (AIQ) August 12 to August 22, 2018
Last Date for joining in respective College August 26, 2018

9. NEET 2018 Application Form Correction :

National Board of Examination (NBE) has started the NEET 2018 Application Form Correction facility on 15th March 2018. Candidates can do NEET Application Form Correction 2018 till  17th March 2018 (11:50 PM). CBSE will provide ONE TIME OPPORTUNITY for NEET Application Form Correction 2018, to the candidates only in the data which may affect the merit. So, candidates should fill the NEET application form 2018 carefully. Candidates can make NEET Application Form Correction 2018 in the uploaded particulars & scanned images. Candidate can edit the following data in NEET Application Form Correction 2018:

1. Identification Identity:

Candidates who failed to add their Aadhaar Number or the Aadhaar Enrollment Number in NEET 2018 Application Form earlier, can add it now in NEET Application Form Correction 2018. Candidates who already added their Aadhaar Number with nationality as OCIs, PCIs, NRIs & foreigner are not eligible to make the correction.

2. Date of Birth / Gender:

Candidates those who have already filled up the details in NEET 2018 Application Form on the basis their Aadhaar Card cannot edit in this section. Candidates those who filled up the 2018 NEET Application Form on the basis of ID such as Passport, Ration card, Bank Account Number, etc, can change their date of birth and gender during NEET 2018 Form correction.

3. State Code of Eligibility:

Any Candidate can change the details in this section, there is no restriction on this section.

4. Category:

Any Candidate can also edit the details in this section. But those who are changing the details in already given category, will have to to pay the requisite amount for editing the category. The correction will only be implemented if you will pay the application online.

5. Disability Status:

All candidate can edit this section. Any change in this "Disability Status" section will result in the higher fee and the change will be implemented only after the payment.

6. Medium of the Paper:

Any candidates can edit the already entered details in this section. However, if you change the Regional Language then you also need to change the choice of test center.

7. Examination Center:

All candidates can change the Examination Center.

8. Qualifying Examination Code & Percentage (%) of Marks Obtained in Class 12th:

Any Candidate can alter the details entered in the field of "Qualifying Examination Code & Percentage (%) of Marks Obtained in Class 12th".

9. Parents Name (Father’s & Mother’s):

All candidates can make the correction & interchange the name of their Father & Mother.

10. NEET 2018 Admit Card for PG Course Demo Test - Released:

National Board of Examination (NBE) has released the NEET admit card 2018 for NEET PG and NEET MDS 2018 Examination. Apart from the NEET PG 2018 admit cards, candidates who have applied for the exam can also access demo test ahead of the exam. Last date for downloading the NEET Admit Card 2018 for PG course is January 7, 2018. 

Download the NEET PG 2018 Admit Card
Check and download the NEET MDS 2018 Admit Card

11. How many times a year NEET exams will be conducted?

With the introduction of National Testing Agency (NTA), NEET (National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test) - the national level medical entrance exam - and JEE - national level engineering entrance exam - might be conducted twice a year to give an opportunity to the students to bring out their best performance, Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Upendra Kushwaha informed Lok Sabha, on December 18, 2018. Currently both the NEET and JEE exams - along with several other exams- are organised by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). From 2018, NTA will conduct those entrance exams.

12. CBSE NEET Exam 2018 - Tentatively In May, Admission To Be Completed By August

CBSE NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) 2018 is most likely to be held on 10 May 2018 (Thursday), as per the recent report by the Times of India.  Medical Council of India (MCI) will complete the admission process for the medical and dental courses by 18 August, 2018. Last year, NEET official notification was published at the end of January month, the same trend can be expected this year.

13. About National Eligibility cum Entrance Test NEET Exam:

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test popularly known as NEET is National Level entrance examination for students who wish to join Under-Graduate Medical Course like MBBS (or) Dental Course like BDS and also for Postgraduate Course (MD/MS) in Government or Private Medical Colleges in India. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Under-Graduation (NEET-UG) Examination is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) every year for admissions to Under-Graduate Medical/ Dental Courses. For the First Time, CBSE conducted NEET UGC Exam on 5 May 2013. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post-Graduation (NEET-PG) Examination is conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) for admissions to various Post-Graduate MD/ MS and PG Diploma Courses.

14. Seat Allotment through NEET 2018 Score:

NEET UG seats are classified in the following categories:
(i) All India Quota (AIQ) Seats - 15%
(ii) State Government Quota Seats - 85%
(iii) State/ Management/ NRI Quota Seats in Private Medical/Dental Colleges or any Private/ Deemed University
(iv) Central Pool Quota Seats

Category-wise Seat Reservation Criteria under NEET UG

Category Percentage of Reservation
Scheduled Category 15%
Scheduled Tribes 7.5%
OBC & Non-Creamy Layer 27%
Physically Handicapped (PH) 3% (On Horizontal basis)

NEET PG seats are classified in the following categories:
(i) All India Quota Seats - 50% (all states except Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Telangana)
(ii) State Government Quota Seats (including the states of Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Telangana)
(iii) State/ Management/NRI Quota Seats in Private Medical/Dental Colleges or any Private/ Deemed University
(iv) MD/MS/PG Diploma courses at Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions
(v) DNB Broad specialty courses

15. Colleges/Universities Not Accepting NEET 2018 Score:

Colleges/Universities not accepting NEET UG score for Under Graduate Programs are mentioned below

  • JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research)
  • AIIMS New Delhi
  • AIIMS Bhopal
  • AIIMS Bhubaneswar
  • AIIMS Jodhpur
  • AIIMS Patna
  • AIIMS Raipur
  • AIIMS Rishikesh
Colleges/Universities not accepting NEET PG score for Post Graduate Programs MD/MS seats are mentioned below:
  • AIIMS, New Delhi
  • PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • SGPGIMS, Lucknow
  • JIPMER, Puducherry
  • NIMHANS, Bengaluru
  • Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum

16. NEET Exam 2018 Official Notification:

CBSE released official Notification for NEET UG Exam, which is granted below

View the official NEET UG Admission Notice

National Board of Examinations (NBE) released official Notification for NEET PG Exam, which is granted below

View the NEET PG official notification

17. NEET 2018 Application Form:

The CBSE had opened the NEET application form 2018 on February 8. Candidates can register for the NEET Exam 2018 by filling their NEET Application Form 2018 through Online mode only, using the official link granted below.

Apply for NEET UG Exam

Apply for NEET PG Exam

During Online submission of NEET Application Form 2018, you have to upload the scanned copy of the following particulars:
  • Your Passport Size Photo - It should be in JPEG format between 10 KB and 100 KB in size
  • Your Signature - It should be in JPEG format between 3KB and 20 KB in size
  • Your Right hand index finger impression - It should be in JPEG format between 3 KB and 20 KB in size

NEET Application Form 2018 FEE Details for NEET UG Exam:

  • Rs.1,400/- for GENERAL/OBC Category candidates
  • Rs.750/- for SC/ ST/ PH Category candidates
You can pay the fee in both online mode (via Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Internet Banking) and offline modes (via e-challan by depositing fee in CBSE’s bank account in any of the prescribed bank)

Application FEE Details for NEET PG Exam

  • Rs.3,750/- for GENERAL/OBC Category candidates
  • Rs.2,750/- for SC/ ST/ PH Category candidates

18. NEET 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

Age Limit for NEET UG Exam

  • Minimum Age Limit is 17 years; Maximum Age Limit is 25 years.
  • There is relaxation for candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC category, which is 5 years.

Other Eligibility Criteria for NEET UG Exam

  • Indian Nationals,
  • Non Resident Indians (NRI’s),
  • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI’s),
  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIO’s) &
  • Foreign Nationals are eligible for appearing in the NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG).

Eligibility Criteria for NEET PG Exam

Candidate Applying for NEET PG exam should provide the following particulars
  • MBBS degree or Provisional MBBS Pass Certificate 
  • Permanent or provisional registration certificate of MBBS qualification issued by the Medical Council of India or State Medical Council
  • Completed one year of internship or/are likely to complete the internship

19. NEET 2017 Exam dates for PG Course:

Important Dates including NEET Exam Dates 2018 for PG Admission are mentioned in the following table:
Events Dates
NEET PG 2017 Online Registration starts October 31,2017
Last date for submitting the Online Application form November 27, 2017
NEET PG 2018 Exam Date January 7, 2018
NEET PG 2018 Results Announced

Candidates must note this NEET Exam Dates 2018 and prepare well for the Entrance Exam from now. If CBSE announces any change in NEET Exam Dates 2018, it will be updated in  this page immediately.

20. NEET 2018 Exam Pattern - UG Exam

 Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is the responsible authority to determine and release the NEET Exam Pattern 2018. Candidates who are appearing in NEET UG 2018 Exam can check the exact officially announced NEET Exam pattern 2018 here. Through the NEET exam pattern 2018, candidates will gain an insight into the NEET paper pattern, questions separation according to various sections, exam duration, marking scheme and other relevant information. NEET Exam Pattern 2018 is provided here in Clear table format comprises all information on Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects.

NEET UG Exam held in a pen and paper based (offline) mode on May 6, 2018. NEET Question papers are available in the following languages:
  • Hindi
  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Marathi
  • Oriya
  • Bengali
  • Assamese
  • Telugu
  • Tamil
  • Kannada
Candidates opting for Hindi would be provided Bilingual Test Booklet i.e. in Hindi and in English. Candidates opting for vernacular languages would be provided Bilingual Test Booklet i.e. in selected language and in English. NEET Exam consists of 180 objective type questions (four options with single correct answer) from subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany & Zoology) / Biotechnology. There are 90 questions from Biology and 45 questions each from Physics and Chemistry. The total duration of NEET paper is 03 hours from 10.00 a.m. to 01.00 p.m. The detailed NEET exam pattern 2018 is given below:
Sr.No.  Sections of NEET UG Exam No. of Questions (Objective type) Maximum Marks Duration
1 Physics 45 180   
3 hours
2 Chemistry 45 180
3 Biology 90 360
  Total 180 questions 720
Marking Scheme for NEET UGC:- Each Questions carries 4 marks. For each correct answer, 4 marks is granted. For each incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted from the total score.

21. NEET 2018 Exam Pattern - PG Exam

NEET PG Exam held in a pen and paper based (offline) mode only. NEET PG exam comprises of 300 Multiple Choice Questions with single correct response questions in English language only. Total Time allotted for NEET PG Exam is 3 hours 30 minutes.
  GRAND TOTAL 300 questions

There shall be no negative marking.

22. NEET Syllabus 2018 for UG Exam:

The NEET syllabus 2018 for UG Course joining Entrance Exam has been released by exam conducting authority, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The NEET syllabus 2018 and standard of questions are based on Class 11th and 12th subjects, topics and chapters. Candidates can check Full detailed NEET Syllabus 2018 and get familiar with the NEET syllabus 2018 to prepare thoroughly for NEET 2018 Exam. The entire NEET syllabus 2018 for Physics, Chemistry, Biology Sections of CBSE NEET UG Exam is granted below.

Download the Detailed Subject-wise NEET UG syllabus

NEET 2018 Syllabus for Physics:

S. No.  

Class XI

S. No.  

Class XII


Physical world and measurement






Current Electricity


Laws of Motion


Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism


Work, Energy and Power


Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents


Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body


Electromagnetic Waves






Properties of Bulk Matter


Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation




Atoms and Nuclei


Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory


Electronic Devices


Oscillations and Waves



NEET 2018 Syllabus for Chemistry:

S. No.  

Class XI


Class XII


Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry


Solid State


Structure of Atom




Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties




Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure


Chemical Kinetics


States of Matter: Gases and Liquids


Surface Chemistry




General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements




p-Block Elements


Redox Reactions


and Block Elements




Coordination Compounds


s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)


Haloalkanes and Haloarenes


Some p-Block Elements


Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers


Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques


Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids




Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen


Environmental Chemistry










Chemistry in Everyday Life

NEET Syllabus 2018 for Biology:

S. No.  

Class XI

S. No.  

Class XII


Diversity in Living World




Structural Organization in Animals and Plants


Genetics and Evolution


Cell Structure and Function


Biology and Human Welfare


Plant Physiology


Biotechnology and Its Applications


Human Physiology


Ecology and Environment

23. NEET Syllabus 2018 for PG Exam:

The NEET syllabus 2018 for PG Exam shall comprise of subjects/ knowledge areas as per the Graduate Medical Education Regulations issued by Medical Council of India with prior approval of Government of India.

Updated NEET PG syllabus

24. NEET 2018 Admit Card:

NEET Admit Card 2018 for UG Course will be released in the first week of April 2018, by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). NEET Admit Card 2018 will be available in Online mode only, for the candidates those who succesfully filled their NEET 2018 Application Form and paid the exam fee. Candidates can download their NEET Admit Card 2018 in this page itself immediately after announcement by CBSE. The NEET Admit Card 2018 contains the following informations:

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Roll Number
  • Father’s Name
  • Category
  • Sub-Category
  • Date of Birth
  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Language of Question Paper
  • Name and Address of examination center allotted to candidate
  • Exam Date, Timing

25. NEET 2017 Result - Rank Letter for 15% All India Quota seats

According to the NEET Result, Candidates who have qualified for 15% All India Quota seats will be able to download their Rank Letters from the CBSE official link (granted below) from July 4 onwards.
To know candidate’s qualifying status for 85% State Quota seats, States release their own merit lists.
Explore your NEET UG Result
Check the Rank Letter For Qualified Candidates For 15% All India Quota Seats

26. What are the details provided in NEET UG 2018 Result?

NEET UG Result holds the following details:
  • Candidate’s name
  • Mother's name of the candidate
  • Father's name of the candidate
  • Candidate’s Gender
  • Candidate’s Date of Birth
  • Candidate’s Nationality
  • Candidate’s Category/Sub-category
  • Candidate’s Application Number
  • Candidate’s roll number
  • Total marks secured by the candidate
  • Marks obtained in Physics
  • Marks obtained in Chemistry
  • Marks obtained in Biology
  • Total percentile secured
  • NEET All India Rank (AIR)
  • NEET Category rank
  • Qualifying status (either qualified or non-qualified)
  • NEET All India Quota Rank (AIQR) (for 15% all India quota seats)
  • Cut off score for counselling under 15% All India Quota seats

27. NEET 2018 Result Prediction - How to calculate NEET 2018 Score?

NEET Exam is conducted in single paper (online mode) of 180 objective type questions (four options with single correct answer) from subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany & Zoology) / Biotechnology. There are 90 questions from Biology and 45 questions each from Physics and Chemistry.
Each Questions carries 4 marks. For each correct answer, 4 marks is granted. For each incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted from the total score.
NEET score for each question in each section is granted as follows:
Sr.No. Sections of NEET UG Exam No. of Questions Maximum Marks Mark for each correct answer Mark for each wrong
1 Physics 45 180 4 1
2 Chemistry 45 180 4 1
3 Biology 90 360 4 1
  Total 180 720    

NEET Score calculation Formula:

NEET score in total = (Total number of correct answers x 4) - (Total number of incorrect answers)

28. NEET Result Prediction - Grab NEET 2017 Answer Key:

Before announcement of NEET Result, Candidates can check their NEET score with the help of NEET Answer key.CBSE officially released NEET Answer key date will be intimated on website.
Check the exact NEET Answer key for all set of question papers.

29. NEET 2018 Result - UG Qualifying Criteria:

Category wise minimum passing Criteria for candidates participating in NEET UG Exam is given below
Candidate’s Category Passing Criteria for NEET UG
General 50th percentile
OBC/ SC/ ST 40th percentile
PWD 45th percentile

30. Validity Period of NEET Score:

NEET UG Score is valid for one year only, i.e. for the current year from the date of NEET UG Result Declaration.

31. Resolution of Tie Cases in NEET 2018 Result:

If two or more candidates secure same score in NEET, Tie cases will be resolved by applying one after another, as applicable till the Tie is resolved.
(i) The candidate who obtains a higher mark in Biology as per the NEET Result will be given higher priority for NEET admissions.
(ii) If those candidate’s Biology marks are equal, candidates securing higher marks in Chemistry as per the NEET result will be given a higher rank in NEET.
(iii) If both Biology and Chemistry marks are equal, then the candidate who has marked less number of wrong answers in all subjects of NEET will be given better rank.
(iv) If all the above criteria are unable to resolve tie in NEET result, then the candidate’s Date of Birth is considered. The older candidate placed better rank in NEET and will be given preference for NEET admissions.

32. NEET 2017 Cut off marks:

NEET UG Cutoff score for various categories under 15% All India Quota seats is provided below:
Category Cut off percentile
Cut off score
Number of candidates
qualified in NEET UG
General 50th percentile 697 – 131 5,43,473
OBC 40th percentile 130 – 107 47,382
SC 40th percentile 130 – 107 14,599
ST 40th percentile 130 – 107 6,018
Others PH 45th percentile 130 – 118 67
OBC PH 40th percentile 130 – 107 152
SC PH 40th percentile 130 – 107 38
ST PH 40th percentile 130 – 107 10

33. NEET Result 2017 - All India Rank:

As per NEET Result, the total marks obtained by candidates out of 720 will determine their rank in the final NEET merit list. Candidate who have higher NEET score, the higher will be the NEET rank. Following is the approximate range of All India Rank based on various mark range.
NEET Marks Range NEET Ranks Range
681-690 1-5
671-680 6-9
661-670 10-16
651-660 17-31
641-650 32-65
631-640 66-80
621-630 81-92
611-620 92-160
601-610 172-246
591-600 272-363
581-590 388-531
571-580 547-781
561-570 813-1,132
551-560 1,200-1,616
541-550 1,728-2,308
531-540 2,441-3,298
521-530 3,503-4,473
511-520 4,708-5,972
501-510 6,257-7,696
491-500 8,032-9,570
481-490 9,958-11,594
471-480 11,993-13,926
461-470 14,358-16,342
451-460 16,795-18,977
441-450 19,548-22,114
431-440 22,756-25,447
421-430 26,179-29,211
411-420 29,973-33,388
401-410 33,794-37,770
391-400 38,671-42,664
381-390 43,751-48,025
371-380 49,140-53,692
361-370 54886-60,006
351-360 61,286-66,854
341-350 68,197-73,907
331-340 81,674-75,426
321-330 82,464-89,970
311-320 91,617-98,710
301-310 1,00,625-1,08,255
291-300 1,09,875-1,18,148
281-290 1,20,177-1,28,941
271-280 1,31,185-1,40,219
261-270 1,42,586-1,52,352
251-260 1,54,842-1,65,169
241-250 1,68,075-1,78,876
231-240 181,431-1,94,813
221-230 1,96,386-2,10,183
211-220 2,12,003-2,25,343
201-210 2,28,954-2,42,788
191-200 2,46,509-2,61,169
181-190 2,65,271-2,80,794
171-180 2,85,115-3,01,394
161-170 3,06,153-3,23,646
151-160 3,28,574-3,46,874
141-150 3,52,020-3,71,811
131-140 3,77,662-3,98,105
120-130 4,04,017-4,28,905

34. Documents required during Joining in allotted Medical/ Dental College as per NEET Result:

At the time of joining in allotted Medical / Dental College, Candidates must bring the below mentioned Original documents (along with attested photocopies of documents) for admission to under-graduate medical courses under 15% All-India Quota seats.
(i) Admit Cards of Exam issued by Central Board of Secondary
Education (CBSE).
(ii) Result/ Rank letter issued by CBSE.
(iii) Date of Birth Certificate (if Metric Certificate does not bear the same)
(iv) Class 10th Certificate
(v) Class 10+2 Certificate
(vi) Class 10+2 Marksheet
(vii) Eight (8) Passport size photograph same as affixed on the application form.
(viii) Provisional allotment letter generated on-line.
(ix) Proof of identity.
(x) The Candidate should also bring the following certificate, if applicable:
(a) SC/ST Certificate issued by the competent authority and it should be in English or Hindi in language. Sub caste should be clearly mentioned in the certificate. Some of the States insist for English version of Caste Certificate. In case the certificate is in regional language the candidate should carry a Attested translated copy of the certificate in English/ hindi.
(b) OBC certificate issued by the competent authority. The subcaste should tally with the Central List of OBC. The OBC candidates should not belong to Creamy Layer to claim OBC reservation benefit.
(c) Orthopedic Physical Disability Certificate issued from a duly constituted and authorized Medical Boards.

35. NEET 2018 Official Questions with correct Answer:

Official questions of NEET 2018 Exam is updated in this page everyday. Make use of it to the fullest and succeed in your NEET 2018 exam.

Paper Code GG:-

1)  Offsets are produced by
    (1) Parthenocarpy
    (2) Parthenogenesis
    (3) Mitotic divisions
    (4) Meiotic divisions

Answer:- (3) Mitotic divisions

2) The experimental proof for semiconservative replication of DNA was first shown in a
    (1) Plant
    (2) Virus
    (3) Bacterium
    (4) Fungus

Answer:-  (3) Bacterium

3) Select the correct match
    (1) Matthew Meselson - Pisum sativum and F. Stahl
    (2) Francois Jacob and - Lac operon Jacques Monod
    (3) Alfred Hershey and – TMV Martha Chase
    (4) Alec Jeffreys – Streptococcus pneumoniae

Answer:-  2) Francois Jacob and - Lac operon Jacques Monod

4)  Which of the following pairs is wrongly matched?
    (1) XO type sex : Grasshopper determination
    (2) T.H. Morgan : Linkage
    (3) ABO blood grouping : Co-dominance
    (4) Starch synthesis in pea : Multiple alleles

Answer:-  (4) Starch synthesis in pea : Multiple alleles

5) Select the correct statement
    (1) Spliceosomes take part in translation
    (2) Transduction was discovered by S. Altman
    (3) Punnett square was developed by a British scientist
    (4) Franklin Stahl coined the term ‘‘linkage’’

Answer:-  (3) Punnett square was developed by a British scientist

6) Which of the following has proved helpful in preserving pollen as fossils?
    (1) Oil content
    (2) Sporopollenin
    (3) Cellulosic intine
    (4) Pollenkitt

Answer:-  (2) Sporopollenin

7) Which of the following flowers only once in its life-time?
    (1) Mango
    (2) Papaya
    (3) Jackfruit
    (4) Bamboo species

Answer:-  (4) Bamboo species

8) The correct order of steps in Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) is
    (1) Denaturation, Extension, Annealing
    (2) Denaturation, Annealing, Extension
    (3) Annealing, Extension, Denaturation
    (4) Extension, Denaturation, Annealing

Answer:-  (2) Denaturation, Annealing, Extension

9) In India, the organisation responsible for assessing the safety of introducing genetically modified organisms for public use is
    (1) Research Committee on Genetic Manipulation (RCGM)
    (2) Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC)
    (3) Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
    (4) Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

Answer:- (2) Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC)

10) Which of the following is commonly used as a vector for introducing a DNA fragment in human lymphocytes?
    (1) λ phage
    (2) pBR 322
    (3) Ti plasmid
    (4) Retrovirus

Answer:- (4) Retrovirus

11) Use of bioresources by multinational companies and organisations without authorisation from the concerned country and its people is called
    (1) Biodegradation
    (2) Bioexploitation
    (3) Biopiracy
    (4) Bio-infringement

Answer:- (3) Biopiracy

12)  A ‘new’ variety of rice was patented by a foreign company, though such varieties have been present in India for a long time. This is related to
    (1) Lerma Rojo
    (2) Basmati
    (3) Sharbati Sonora
    (4) Co-667

Answer:- (2) Basmati

NEET 2017 Official Questions with correct Answer:

Official questions of NEET 2017 Exam which was held on 6 May 2017, is updated in this page everyday. Make use of it to the fullest and succeed in your NEET 2018 exam.

Paper Code B:-

1) Which of the following is a sink for CO?
    a) Micro organisms present in the soil
    b) Oceans
    c) Plants
    d) Haemoglobin

Answer:- a) Micro organisms present in the soil

2) The element Z=114 has been discovered recently. It will belong to which of the following family/group and electronic configuration?
    a) Carbon family, [Rn] 5f14 6d10 7s2 7p2
    b) Oxygen family, [Rn] 5f14 6d10 7s2 7p4
    c) Nitrogen family, [Rn] 5f14 6d10 7s2 7p6
    d) Halogen family, [Rn] 5f14 6d10 7s2 7p5

Answer:- a) Carbon family, [Rn] 5f14 6d10 7s2 7p2

3) For a given reaction, DeltaH = 35.5 kJ mol-1 and DeltaS = 83.6 JK-1 mol-1. The reaction is spontaneous at: (Assume that DeltaH and DeltaS do not vary with temperature)
    a) T > 425 K
    b) all temperatures
    c) T > 298 K
    d) T < 425 K

Answer:- a) T > 425 K

4)  Identify A and predict the type of reaction


5) Which of the following is dependent on temperature?
    a) Molarity
    b) Mole fraction
    c) Weight percentage
    d) Molality

Answer:- a) Molarity
Explanation:- Molarity includes volume of solution which can change with change in temperature.

6) With respect to the conformers of ethane, which of the following statements is true?
    a) Bond angle changes but bond length remains same
    b) Both bond angle and bond length change
    c) Both bond angles and bond length remains same
    d) Bond angle remains same but bond length changes

Answer:- c) Both bond angles and bond length remains same.
Explanation:- There is no change in bond angles and bond lengths in the conformations of ethane. There is only change in dihedral angle.

7) Name the gas that can readily decolourises acidified KMnO4 solution:
    a) SO2
    b) NO2
    c) P2O5
    d)  CO2

Answer:- a) SO2
Explanation:- SO2 is readily decolourises acidified KMnO4.

8) It is because of inability of ns2 electrons of the valence shell to participate in bonding that
    a)  Sn2+ is oxidising while Pb4+ is reducing
    b) Sn2+ and Pb2+ are both oxidising and reducing
    c) Sn4+ is reducing while Pb4+ is oxidising
    d) Sn2+ is reducing while Pb4+ is oxidising

Answer:- d) Sn2+ is reducing while Pb4+ is oxidising
Explanation:- Inability of ns2 electrons of the valence shell to participate in bonding on moving down the group in heavier p-block elements is called inert pair effect.
As a result, Pb(II) is more stable than Pb(IV)
Sn(IV) is more stable than Sn(II)
-> Pb(IV) is easily reduced to Pb(II)
-> Pb(IV) is oxidising agent
Sn(II) is easily oxidised to Sn(IV)
->  Sn(II) is reducing agent

9)  Mechanism of a hypothetical reaction X2 + Y2 -> 2XY is given below:
i)  X2 -> X + X (fast)
ii)  X + Y ⇔ XY + Y (slow)
iii)  X + Y -> XY (fast)
The overall order of the reaction will be

    a) 2
    b) 0
    c) 1.5
    d)  1

Answer:- c) 1.5

10) The equilibrium constants of the following are
N2 + 3H2 ⇔ 2NH3     K1
N2 + O2  ⇔ 2NO        K2 
H2 + (1/2)O2 -> H2O 2   K3
The equilibrium constant (K) of the reaction
2NH3 + (5/2)O2 ⇔ 2NO + 3H2O,  will be

    a) K2 K33 /K1 
    b) K2 K3 /K1 
    c) K23 K3 /K1 
    d) K1 K33 /K2

Answer:-  a) K2 K33 /K1

11)  Which one is the wrong statement?
    a)  The uncertainty principle is DeltaE X Deltageq h/4pi
    b)  Half-filled and fully filled orbitals have greater stability due to greater exchange energy, greater symmetry and more balanced arrangement
    c) The energy of 2s orbital is less than the energy of 2p orbital in case of Hydrogen like atoms
    d)  De-Broglie's wavelength is given by lambda = h/mv, where m = mass of the particle, v = group velocity of the particle

Answer:- c)
Explanation:- Energy of 2s-orbital and 2p-orbital in case of hydrogen like atoms is equal.

12) Which one of the following statements is not correct?
    a) The value of equilibrium constant is changed in the presence of a catalyst in the reaction at equilibrium
    b) Enzymes catalyse mainly bio-chemical reactions
    c) Coenzymes increase the catalytic activity of enzyme
    d) Catalyst does not initiate any reaction

Answer:- a)
Explanation:- A catalyst decreases activation energies of both the forward and backward reaction by same amount, therefore, it speeds up both forward and backward reaction by same rate.
Equilibrium constant is therefore not affected by catalyst at a given temperature.

13) HgCl2 and I2 both when dissolved in water containing I ions the pair of species formed is
    a) HgI2, I
    b) HgI42-, I3
    c) Hg2I2, I
    d) HgI2, I3

Answer:- b)

14)  The correct increasing order of basic strength for the following compounds is

    a) III < I < II
    b) III < II < I
    c) II < I < III
    d) II < III < I

Answer:- c) II < I < III

15) An example of a sigma bonded organometallic compound is
    a) Grignard's reagent
    b) Ferrocene
    c) Cobaltocene
    d) Ruthenocene

Answer:- a)Grignard's reagent
Explanation:- Grignard's reagent i.e., RMgX is sigma-bonded organometallic compound.

16)  A 20 litre container at 400 K contains CO2(g) at pressure 0.4 atm and an excess of SrO (neglect the volume of solid SrO). The volume of the containers is now decreased by moving the movable piston fitted in the container. The maximum volume of the container, when pressure of CO2 attains its maximum value, will be
(Given that : SrCO3(s) ⇔  SrO(s) + CO2(g).
Kp = 1.6 atm)

    a) 10 litre
    b) 4 litre
    c) 2 litre
    d) 5 litre

Answer:- d) 5 litre

17) Mixture of chloroxylenol and terpineol acts as
    a) Antiseptic
    b) Antipyretic
    c) Antibiotic
    d) Analgesic

Answer:- a) Antiseptic

18)  Pick out the correct statement with respect [Mn(CN)6]3–
    a) It is sp3d2 hybridised and tetrahedral
    b) It is d2sp3 hybridised and octahedral
    c) It is dsp2 hybridised and square planar
    d)  It is sp3d2 hybridised and octahedral

Answer:- b) It is d2sp3 hybridised and octahedral

19)  Match the interhalogen compounds of column I with the geometry in column II and assign the correct code
Column I Column II
(a) XX'
(i) T-shape
(b) XX'3
(ii) Pentagonal bipyramidal
(c) XX'5
(iii) Linear
(d) XX'7
(iv) Square-pyramidal
(v) Tetrahedral

(a)        (b)       (c)      (d)
a)      (iii)        (i)       (iv)      (ii)
b)      (v)        (iv)      (iii)      (ii)
c)      (iv)       (iii)       (ii)       (i)
d)      (iii)       (iv)       (i)       (ii)

Answer:- a) 
Explanation:-- XX' --->  Linear
XX'3 ----> Example : CIF3 ---->  T-shape
XX'5 ----> Example : BrF5 ----> Square pyramida
XX'7 ----> Example : IF7 ----> Pentagonal bipyramidal

20) The species, having bond angles of 120° is
    a) CIF3
    b) NCl3
    c) BCl3
    d) PH3

Answer:- c) BCl3

21) Predict the correct intermediate and product in the following reaction

Answer:- c)

22)  If molality of the dilute solution is doubled, the value of molal depression constant (Kf) will be
    a) Halved
    b) Tripled
    c) Unchanged
    d) Doubled

Answer:- c) Unchanged
Explanation:- Kf (molal depression constant) is a characteristic of solvent and is independent of molality.

23) The heating of phenyl-methyl ethers with HI produces
    a) Iodobenzene
    b) Phenol
    c) Benzene
    d) Ethyl chlorides

Answer:- b) Phenol

24) In the electrochemical cell
Zn|ZnSO4(0.01M)||CuSO4(1.0 M)|Cu, the emf of this Daniel cell is E1. When the concentration of ZnSOis changed to 1.0 M and that of CuSO4 changed to 0.01 M, the emf changes to E2. From the following, which one is the relationship between E1 and E2? (Given, RT/F = 0.059)

    a) E1 < E2
    b) E1 > E2
    c) E1 = E
eq E1
    d) E1 = E2

Answer:- b) E1 > E2

25)  A first order reaction has a specific reaction rate of 10–2 second–1. How much time will it take for 20 g of the reactant to reduce to 5 g?
    a) 138.6 second
    b) 346.5 second
    c) 693.0 second
    d)  238.6 second

Answer:- a) 138.6 second

26) Which one of the following pairs of species have the same bond order?
    a)  O2, NO+
b)  CN, CO
    c) N2, O2-
    d)  CO, NO

Answer: b)  CN, CO

27)  In which pair of ions both the species contain S – S bond?
    a)  S4O62–, S2O32-
    b)  S2O72–, S2O82–
    c)  S4O62–, S2O72–
    d)  S2O72–, S2O32–

Answer:  a)  S4O62–, S2O32-

28) Concentration of the Ag+ ions in a saturated solution of Ag2C2O4 is 2.2 × 10–4 mol L–1. Solubility product of Ag2C2O4 is
    a)   2.66 × 10–12
    b)   4.5 × 10–11
    c)   5.3 × 10–12 
    d)  2.42 × 10–8

Answer:  c)   5.3 × 10–12

29)  Ionic mobility of which of the following alkali metal ions is lowest when aqueous solution of their salts are put under an electric field?
    a) K
    b) Rb
    c) Li
    d) Na

Answer:- c) Li

30) A gas is allowed to expand in a well insulated container against a constant external pressure of 2.5 atm from an initial volume of 2.50 L to a final volume of 4.50 L. The change in internal energy deltaU of the gas in joules will be
    a) –500 J
    b) –505 J
    c) +505 J
    d) 1136.25 J

Answer:-  b) –505 J

31) The reason for greater range of oxidation states in actinoids is attributed to
    a)  Actinoid contraction
    b) 5f, 6d and 7s levels having comparable energies
    c) 4f and 5d levels being close in energies
    d) The radioactive nature of actinoids

Answer:-  b)

32) The most suitable method of separation of 1 : 1 mixture of ortho and para-nitrophenols is
    a)  Chromatography
    b) Crystallisation
    c) Steam distillation
    d) Sublimation

Answer:- c) Steam distillation
Explanation:- Steam distillation is the most suitable method of separation of 1 : 1 mixture of ortho and para  nitrophenols as there is intramolecular H-bonds in ortho nitrophenol.

33)  The correct order of the stoichiometries of AgCl formed when AgNO3 in excess is treated with the complexes: CoCl3. 6NH3. CoCl3. 5NH3. CoCl3.4NH3 respectively is
    a) 3 AgCl, 1 AgCl, 2 AgCl
    b) 3 AgCl, 2 AgCl, 1 AgCl
    c) 2 AgCl, 3 AgCl, 1 AgCl
    d) 1 AgCl, 3 AgCl, 2 AgCl

Answer:- b)

34) Correct increasing order for the wavelengths of absorption in the visible region for the complexes of Co3+ is
    a)  [Co(H2O)6] 3+, [Co(en)3] 3+, [Co(NH3) 6] 3+
    b) [Co(H2O)6] 3+, [Co(NH3)6] 3+, [Co(en)3] 3+
    c) [Co(NH3)6] 3+, [Co(en)3] 3+, [Co(H2O)6] 3+
    d) [Co(en)3] 3+, [Co(NH3) 6] 3+, [Co(H2O)6] 3+

Answer:- d)

35) Which one is the most acidic compound?

Answer:- 3)

36) Which of the following pairs of compounds is isoelectronic and isostructural?
    a)  Tel2, XeF2
    b) IBr2- , XeF2
    c) IF3, XeF2
    d) BeCl2, XeF2

Answer:- b)

37) Which of the following reactions is appropriate for converting acetamide to methanamine?
    a) Hoffmann hypobromamide reaction
    b) Stephens reaction
    c) Gabriels phthalimide synthesis
    d) Carbylamine reaction

Answer:- a)

38) Of the following, which is the product formed when cyclohexanone undergoes aldol condensation followed by heating?
Answer:- a)

39) Which of the following statements is not correct?
    a) Ovalbumin is a simple food reserve in egg-white
    b) Blood proteins thrombin and fibrinogen are involved in blood clotting
    c) Denaturation makes the proteins more active
    d)  Insulin maintains sugar level in the blood of a human body

Answer:- c)

40) Which one is the correct order of acidity?
    a) CH equiv CH > CH3 – C equiv CH > CH2 = CH2 > CH– CH3
    b) CH equiv CH > CH2 = CH > CH3 – C equiv CH > CH3 – CH3
    c) CH– CH3 > CH2 = CH> CH3 – C equiv CH > CH equiv CH 
    d) CH2 = CH2 > CH3 – CH = CH2 > CH– C equiv CH > CH equiv CH

Answer:- a)

41)  Extraction of gold and silver involves leaching with CN ion. Silver is later recovered by
    a) Distillation
    b) Zone refining
    c) Displacement with Zn
    d) Liquation

Answer:- c)

42) The correct statement regarding electrophile is
    a) Electrophile is a negatively charged species and can form a bond by accepting a pair of electrons from another electrophile
    b) Electrophiles are generally neutral species and can form a bond by accepting a pair of electrons from a nucleophile
    c) Electrophile can be either neutral or positively charged species and can form a bond by accepting a pair of electrons from a nucleophile
    d) Electrophile is a negatively charged species and can form a bond by accepting a pair of electrons from a nucleophile

Answer:- c)

43) Consider the reactions:

Identify A, X, Y and Z
    a) A-Methoxymethane, X-Ethanol, Y-Ethanoic acid, Z-Semicarbazide
    b) A-Ethanal, X-Ethanol, Y-But-2-enal, Z-Semicarbazone
    c)  A-Ethanol, X-Acetaldehyde, Y-Butanone, Z-Hydrazone
    d) A-Methoxymethane, X-Ethanoic acid, Y-Acetateion, Z-hydrazine

Answer:- b)
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