National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test [NEET]

NEET 2018

Exam Date : 6th May 2018 To 7th May 2018
Result Date : 4th June 2018

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Application Form, Dates, Syllabus, Pattern for NEET 2018

The Application form for NEET 2018 will commence on 31st January 2018 to 1st March 2018.
The date of the NEET 2018 exam is announced on 6th May 2018.
The Syllabus for NEET exam consists of topics under Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
The exam is an offline exam.


Important details regarding NEET Exam:

Name of Exam

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)

Organised by

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Category

Undergraduate

Level

National Level

Courses Offered

NEET UG – MBBS and BDS

Number of Seats Offered

52,305 seats for MBBS and BDS

23686 seats for MS/MD/PG Diploma

Duration of Course

MBBS: 4½ years with 1-year compulsory rotating internship

BDS: 4 years with 1-year compulsory rotating internship

Exam Duration

NEET UG – 3 hours

Mode of Examination

UG – Offline

Types of Question

Multiple Choice Questions with a single correct response.

Number of Questions

UG - 180

Negative Marking

UG - Yes

Examination Date

UG – 6th May 2018 

About NEET Exam:

  • National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is an examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education.
  • NEET is a National level examination and is conducted every year in May.
  • NEET examination enables candidates to seek admissions for graduate and postgraduate courses.
  • NEET enables candidates to take admission for medical course, dental course or any post-graduation course. 
  • NEET is an extremely competitive exam and lakhs of students appear for the same every year.
  • There will be a single NEET for admission to medical and dental colleges.
  • All seats (MBBS/BDS) of any medical/dental college will be filled by the score of NEET examination only.
  • As per the last order by Hon. Supreme Court, no other exam except NEET will be held for offering admission into MBBS/BDS courses in India from the year 2018. 
  • Even though NEET 2016 was conducted in English and Hindi, CBSE has announced that students can write exams in Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese and Gujarati languages from 2018 onwards. Kannada and Odia languages are added to the list as of now and students can write the exams in nine Indian languages and English. 
  • The Supreme Court of India quashed the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions into all medical and dental colleges on 18 July 2013. The apex court ruled that the Medical Council of India cannot conduct a unified examination.
  • The Central Board of Secondary Education announces the results and the All India Merit List for NEET UG. The merit list and the wait-list are prepared as per the directives of the Supreme Court of India, DGHS, MCI and DCI. 
  • NEET was declared illegal and unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of India in 2013. However, it was restored on the 11th of April 2016, after a Constitution bench recalled the earlier verdict and allowed the Central Government and the Medical Council of India (MCI) to implement the common entrance test until the court decides afresh on its validity.

NEET 2018 Important Dates

The Official Notifications to NEET UG 2018 will begin by the end of January.

Application Form: The Application Form to NEET will be available 31st January 2018 to 1st March 2018.

Application Fees: The Application Form fees to NEET should be paid by the last week of Feb to avoid any cancellations in the registration process.

Corrections in NEET Application Form: All proper window for corrections to be done will be provided by CBSE and all applicants are advised to work on any such by the first week of March.

Admit Card: The Admit Card to NEET UG will be available to all candidates by the 2nd April 2018 which should be downloaded and kept safe by all means.

NEET UG 2018: The exam will be conducted on the 6th May 2018 and the Answer Keys to NEET UG will be available by 10th June followed by the Results 4th June 2018.
The candidates will be given a window of opportunity to Challenge the Answer Keys from the 26th to the 29th of June.

Counselling Session to NEET: The Counselling session to NEET will be held from 2nd July 2018.

NEET 2018 Eligibility

  • The candidates who apply for NEET should possess an Indian Nationality. They should be aged between 17 and 25 years as on 31st December of the admission year. The applicant should have passed 12th Standard from a recognised board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and Mathematics or any other electives as the subjects. The candidate should have scored a minimum of 50% in PCB group.
  • The participating states in NEET 2018 should fill up 85% of seats of MBBS/BDS through state counselling and the remaining 15% seats should be filled through All India centralised counselling. In order to be eligible for it, Candidates should have completed 10th and 12th from the state and they should possess a valid domicile of that state along with residency proof of that state.
  • NEET candidates from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J&K are not eligible for 15% All India quota.

NEET 2018 Application Process

  • The candidate is requested to go on the official website and fill in the details like personal details, academics etc. They must choose an exam centre as well. They must create a password and check their details before they submit the form. A photo, signature and thumb impression should also be uploaded after which the Application fee must be paid. The Application fee is Rs.1400 for general candidates and Rs.750 for SC/ST/PH. The fees can be paid using a debit or credit card or online e-challan.
  • The percentage of seats reserved for OBC is 27%, for SC it is 15%, ST it is 7.5% and PH category it is 3%.

NEET 2018 Application Form Details

  • The Application process will begin in 31st January 2018  and will end in 1st March 2018. The NEET Application form will be available in online mode only and candidates must have a valid email id and phone number. 
  • The NEET Application form will be available on the Official Website. After completion of NEET application, candidates are requested to take 2 to 3 print outs of the confirmation page.

NEET 2018 Admit Card

  • The NEET admit card will be available online hence students must download it as it will not be sent by post. Students can download the NEET admit card by entering the registration number and date of birth. It will be available for download from 2nd April 2018. The NEET admit card will contain details like candidate’s name, registration number, candidate’s category, the language of question paper, examination centre address, examination centre code and all the instructions to be followed during the NEET exam. Students must carry a copy of the hall ticket to the exam hall failing which, they will not be allowed to write the exam. The NEET admit card must be preserved till admission process.
  • The candidate can download the NEET admit card by logging on to the Official Website and clicking on the admit card link. On being redirected to another page, the registration number and date of birth must be entered. The admit card will appear on the screen and it can be downloaded.

NEET 2018 Exam Pattern

  • The NEET exam is in offline mode. The answer should be chosen from the four options and it should be marked on the OMR sheet using a ball pen as it is an MCQ based exam. There will be 180 MCQs i.e 45 questions each in Zoology, Botany, Physics and Chemistry. Each correct answer will fetch the candidate 4 marks and each wrong answer will cost the candidate 1 mark. No marks will be deducted for unmarked questions.

NEET 2018 Syllabus

  • The NEET exam is based on the 11th and 12th syllabus:
  • Chemistry syllabus will include Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions etc.
  • Physics syllabus will include Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism etc.
  • Biology syllabus will include Cell Structure and Function, Plant Physiology, Human physiology etc.

NEET 2018 Results

  • The NEET results will be out on 4th June 2018 and it can be checked on the official website. Students are requested to print a few copies of the NEET results as it will be required in the admission process.
  • The NEET results can be downloaded by logging on to the official website and clicking on the link for results. The roll number and date of birth must be entered and the results will be displayed on the screen which must be printed.

NEET 2018 Counselling

  • The successful candidates would have to go through 2 rounds of counselling which will take place on 2nd July 2018 
  • The DGHS will hold the counselling for the 15% all India seats online.
  • Students will get admission based on the NEET rank. They will be allowed to choose a college during the counselling process. However, seat allotment will be based on the availability.
  • The candidates must carry the required documents for the counselling process like 10th and 12th marks card, photo, valid ID etc.

Colleges which accept [NEET]

Most BCA, batch of 2019
25 Jun 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • A student should be 12th pass with 60%.
  • I took NEET before admitting to Institute of Management Education.
Ranganath MBBS, batch of 2021
19 Jun 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • NEET examination score is considered for admission at KVG Medical College and Hospital
POOJA B.D.S, batch of 2016
18 Jun 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • *NEET exam is must have to qualify here at Buddha institute of dental sciences and hospital & SSCE or +12 exam is passed with 60% marks in each subject.
  • *NEET *145-for general 118-for SC/ST

WANT TO GET IN

Rohitsharma MBBS, batch of 2017
17 Jun 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • NEET examination score is taken into consideration for admission at Maharshi Dayanand University
Soujanya B.E (Biotechnology), batch of 2020
16 Jun 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • The eligibility criteria were our KCET and NEET rankings for joining MSRIT.
  • Management seats are also available.
NIMS University, [NIMSU] Jaipur

 Approved By UGC , AICTE , BCI , DCI , INC , MCI , PCI , COA , AIU

WANT TO GET IN

Sudhir kumar B.D.S, batch of 2016
16 Jun 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • Admission in NIMSU for this course is through NEET ( National Eligibility cum Entrance Test)
Rishma MD, batch of 2015
14 Jun 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • NEET-PG examination score is taken into consideration for admission at Narayana Medical College and Hospital
Anjitha Nikhil BDS, batch of 2021
10 Jun 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • The eligibility criteria to get into Srinivas Institute of Dental Sciences is to pass class 12
  • NEET entrance examination score is taken into consideration for admission 
  • Admission process is purely based on merit

WANT TO GET IN

Civilian BDS, batch of 2016
08 Jun 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • NEET entrance examination score is taken into consideration for admission at SRM University
  • Typical cutoff is 60%
Melita MBA/PGDM, batch of 2020
02 Jun 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • The eligibility criteria to get into Meenakshi Ammal Dental College is to qualify NEET examination

Discussion Forum View all 283 Questions

I want to update my NEET 2017 exam centre according to the new list. So, how do I change my Exam Center for NEET 2017

Asked By: Nivedita Royan,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The candidates who have registered for NEET 2017 will be given time from March 24 to March 27 to choose the exam centre.

  • Click on the link "Exam City Correction" given under the online services.
  • Log in using your Registration number and password.
  • Chose the City you want to attend the exam from.
  • Save the edits then click "Submit".

Once candidates have successfully given their choice of examination cities, the examination centres in particular city will be allotted based on the total number of candidates opted for the particular city as the examination centre for appearing in NEET 2017.

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I am a student from Kerala hoping to get admitted in a good Medical Campus. Which are the prestigious medical institutes in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore that accepts admissions on the basis of NEET scores?

Asked By: Arya Mohandas,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

There are a lot of institutes that accept the scores of NEET for their admission process in Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai.

A few of them are namely:

  • Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi
  • Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi
  • Seth GS Medical College, [SGMC] Mumbai
  • Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, [BMCARI] Bangalore
  • Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, [RGUHS] Bangalore
  • Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, [LTMMC] Mumbai

There are lot more colleges which accept admissions based on scores of NEET in and across India.

Go to the link given below to view the entire list and find a college that suits your needs accordingly:

http://www.getmyuni.com/colleges-accepting-neet-score-in-india

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How do I pay my Application Form Fees to NEET 2017 through Paytm?

Asked By: Sagar B,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Applicants paying through Paytm will be charged 1.5% of the examination fee along with the service tax which will be applicable for the transaction.

The candidates who wish to pay their Application Form Fees to NEET 2017 through Paytm may follow these simple steps:

Step 1: Login to Paytm.com and Go to Education Service.

Step 2: Select the Institute and Location/Exam.

Step 3: Fill in your Enrollment number and click "PAY".

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How to pay NEET 2017 fees through Paytm or SBI Buddy? No option was there. Please tell me how to do it.

Asked By: Ashish joshi,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

CBSE has done this for the first time and this transaction mode was tested before hand to make it a transparent access and hassle free transaction.

Applicants paying through Paytm will be charged 1.5% of the examination fee along with the service tax which will be applicable.

The candidates who wish to pay their Application Form Fees to NEET 2017 through Paytm may follow these simple steps:

Step 1: Login to Paytm.com and Go to Education Service.

Step 2: Select the Institute and Location/Exam.

Step 3: Fill in your Enrollment number and click "PAY".

Along with Paytm one more platform of State Bank of India " SBI Buddy " can also be used in which applicant will have to pay an additional of Rs. 20 along with the Application Fee.

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How to change details of an applicant on the Application Form to NEET, like the name?

Asked By: Raghavender chary,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

A window of opportunity will be provided to aspiring candidates to make all the necessary corrections to the NEET Application Form during the First week of March.

All candidates are advised to look into this and make necessary corrections without fail to avoid losing their candidature.

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QNEET 2017 in Kannada

Can I write the NEET 2017 exam in the Kannada language?

Asked By: AdityaHegde,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, the NEET examination cannot be written in the Kannada language for the year NEET 2017 exam.But it is expected to be implemented in the next year i.e NEET 2018.

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which are the top 5 medical colleges in Karnataka under NEET?

Asked By: AKANKSH,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

here's a list of some of the top medical colleges in Karnataka under NEET:

  • St John’s Medical College, Bangalore.
  • Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore.
  • Bangalore Medical College and Research Centre, Bangalore.
  • Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli.
  • RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, K.L.E University, Belgaum.
  • M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore.

The next list of top 10 best medical colleges in Karnataka, India is as follows:

Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences, Shimoga

Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore

Dr. B R Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore

Srinivas Institute of Medical Science and Research Center, Mangalore

JJM Medical College, Devengiri

Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Bangalore

Mahadevapa Rampure Medical College MRMC, Gulbarga.

ESIC Medical College and Pgimsr, Bangalore.

Sapthagiri Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Bangalore.

Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences, Mandya.

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QAbout NEET 2017.

Can you tell me any important things about the NEET examination 2017?

Asked By: Millan R,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

National Eligibility Cum Entrance(NEET) Test is an examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education.

NEET is a national level examination and is conducted every year in May. NEET examination enables candidates to seek admissions for graduate and postgraduate courses. NEET enables candidates to take admission for medical course, dental course or any post-graduation course. NEET is an extremely competitive exam and lakhs of students appear for the same every year. There will be a single NEET for admission to medical and dental colleges.

All seats (MBBS/BDS) of any medical/dental college will be filled by the score of NEET examination only.

As per the last order by Hon. Supreme Court, no other exam except NEET will be held for offering admission into MBBS/BDS courses in India from the year 2017. 

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Can I pay the NEET 2017 application fees through SBI Buddy?

Asked By: Artika John,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, the Board has specified that the NEET 2017 application fees can be paid through Paytm and not through SBI Buddy.

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I am 31 years old and I belong to the Reserved category. I have attempted the NEET exam twice. Can I attempt the NEET exam this year?

Asked By: Aradhana Mushtagi,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, you cannot attempt the exam as you have crossed the age limit specified. Candidates can attempt the NEET exam only thrice until they cross the maximum age limit of 25 years for General category candidates and 30 years for Reserved category candidates.

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