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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.

NEET PG 2018 Admit Card, Demo Test - Released:

National Board of Examination (NBE) has released the admit cards for NEET PG and NEET MDS 2018. 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 PG 2018 Admit Card is January 7, 2018. 

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

NEET May Be Conducted Twice A Year From 2018:

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, 2017. 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.

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CBSE NEET 2018 Exam  - 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.

About 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.

Seat Allotment through NEET Score

NEET UG seats are classified in the following categories:
(i) All India Quota 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

Colleges/Universities Not Accepting NEET 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

NEET Exam 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

Application Details for NEET Exam

Candidates have to apply for NEET Exam through Online mode only, using the official link granted below.

Apply for NEET UG Exam

Apply for NEET PG Exam

During Online Application Submission of NEET Exam, you have to upload the scanned copy of 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

Application 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

Eligibility Criteria for NEET Exam

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

Important Dates for NEET Exam

Important Dates scheduled for NEET UG Exam are mentioned in the following table
Events Dates
NEET 2017 Online Application Submission Starts January 31, 2017
Last date for submitting the Online Application form March 1, 2017
Registration window for candidates above 25 years of age March 31 to 5, 2017
NEET UG Admit-Card Availability  April 22, 2017
NEET 2017 Exam Date  May 7, 2017
Display of NEET UG OMR Answer Sheet June 13 to June 14, 2017
NEET 2017 official Answer Key Announcement June 15 to June 16, 2017
NEET 2017 Result Declaration June 23, 2017

Important Dates scheduled for NEET PG Exam are mentioned in the following table
Events Dates
NEET PG 2017 Online Registration starts 26th September 2016
Last date for submitting the Online Application form 7th November 2016
NEET 2017 Exam Date  5th December – 13th December 2016
NEET 2017 Result Declaration Announced

Exam Pattern for NEET - UG Exam

NEET UG Exam held in a pen and paper based (offline) mode on May 7, 2017. 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.
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.

Exam Pattern for NEET - 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.

NEET - UG Exam Syllabus

The NEET UG syllabus has been released by exam conducting authority, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The syllabus and standard of questions are based on Class 11 and 12 subjects, topics and chapters. The entire syllabus for Physics, Chemistry, Biology Sections of NEET UG Exam is granted below.

Detailed NEET UG syllabus

NEET - PG Exam Syllabus

The NEET PG Exam syllabus 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

NEET UG Result

NEET result for UG 2017 has been declared by CBSE on June 23, 2017, which is available on online only. You can download your NEET UG score. Here, You can know your NEET UG Score along with your All India rank. Out of the 10,90,085 students appeared 6,11,539 have qualified the medical entrance examination NEET UG. Of these, 2,66,221 were male aspirants while 3,45,313 were females. Know the All India Rank for various mark range of NEET and also get the NEET Cut off marks for various category now.

NEET Qualifying Criteria

NEET PG 2017 result has been declared on 15th January 2017 which is available on online only. Category wise minimum passing Criteria for NEET UG and PG Exam is given below
Category Passing Criteria for NEET PG
General 50th percentile
OBC/ SC/ ST 40th percentile
PWD 45th percentile

Validity Period of NEET Score

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