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:

NEET Exam 2018 Introduction:

  • All admissions to MBBS/BDS courses within the respective categories shall be based on the marks obtained in the NEET 2018.

  • NEET 2018 will be held in single stage and would be an objective type test.

  • Candidates can apply for NEET 2018 through online only. There will be no offline application form.

  • For NEET examination the candidates are allowed a maximum of 3 attempts.

  • The use of Aadhaar by the candidates in NEET 2018 will result in the accuracy of the candidate’s details.

  • Candidates must preserve the NEET 2018 Admit Cards till their admission in MBBS/BDS Course.

  • NEET 2018 exam is conducted in offline mode only.

  • The questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology will be asked in NEET 2018 exam.

NEET 2018 Categories:

All the medical seats availed by the NEET 2018 Board can be classified in the following categories :

  • All India Quota Seats.

  • State Government Quota Seats.

  • State/Private/Management/NRI Quota seats in all Private Medical/Dental/Deemed University.

  • Central Pool Quota Seats.

Important Details Regarding NEET 2018: 

Name of Exam

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)

Organised by

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)




National Level

Courses Offered

 MBBS, BDS, (B.V.SC & A.H)*

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

B.V.SC & A.H: 4-5 years

Exam Duration

 3 hours

Mode of Examination


Types of Question

Multiple Choice Questions with a single correct response.

Number of Questions


Negative Marking


Examination Date

 6th May 2018  

NEET Exam Latest NEWS:

  • According to Veterinary Council of India from the merit list of NEET 2018 will be for allocation of seats to the recognized Veterinary Colleges for admission to BVSc and AH course under 15% All India Quota during 2017-18.

  • Madras High Court has stayed MCI's order of canceling admission in Puducherry's seven private medical colleges and deemed universities through NEET 2018.

  • NEET 2018 top scorers conspired with private colleges: From imposters to software hacking, a look at medical exam scam.

  • Greater Noida center supervisor among 2 arrested for hacking NEET 2018 server.

NEET 2018 Schedule:

  • The online Application form for NEET 2018 will be available from 31st January 2018. 

  • CBSE will issue Admit cards to the candidates who applied for the NEET 2018 on 2nd April 2018.

  • The NEET 2018 Examination will be held on 6th May 2018.

  • The Result of NEET 2018 will be declared on 4th June 2018

  • After the declaration of NEET 2018 result, the counseling process will start from 2nd July 2018

NEET 2018 Eligibility:

  • The applicants must satisfy the eligibility criteria in order to register for NEET 2018. 

  • Candidates completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December of the year admission to the 1styear MBBS/BDS Course.

  • The upper age limit for NEET is 25 years as on the date of examination with a relaxation of 5 years for candidates belonging to OBC/SC/ST category.

  • The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at NEET 2018 examination shall be limited to three.

  • Minimum educational qualification required to be eligible for NEET 2018 depends on reservation category.

NEET 2018 Application Form:

  • The last date to submit the NEET 2018 Application form is 1st March 2018. 

  • Candidates must ensure that mobile numbers, e-mail ID filled in the NEET 2018 online Application form are their own or their parents.

  • Aadhaar number is required for submission of Application Form of NEET 2018.

  • NEET 2018 Application fee payment can be made through Credit Card/Debit Card, Net Banking/UPI or E-wallet of Common Services Centre and other service providers.

  • Acknowledgement page confirms that NEET 2018 application has been submitted successfully.

  • Candidates should fill-up the NEET 2018 online form and pay fee well in advance to avoid last hour rush on the server.

NEET 2018 Exam Center:

  • NEET 2018 examination center cities for entrance test is spread all over the India.

  • Allotment of NEET 2018 exam center is made by Computer and there is no human intervention.

  • All the candidates should select three convenient city codes for the NEET 2018 entrance test.

  • Candidates must ensure that they should select the NEET 2018 exam center in their state of residence or in the neighboring city only and not in far away cities.

  • Under no circumstances, the choice of exam center cities filled in the application form by the candidates and the allotted center shall be changed by the NEET 2018 Board.

NEET 2018 Exam Pattern:

  • Candidates are advised to have a detailed knowledge about NEET 2018 exam pattern.

  • NEET 2018 examination consists of one paper consisting 180 objective type questions and a total of 720 marks.

  • A total of 45 question will be asked from each subject in NEET 2018 exam.

  • In NEET 2018 exam for every Right answer, the Candidate would be awarded 4 marks.

  • For every wrong answer, 1 mark would be deducted in NEET 2018 exam.

NEET 2018 Syllabus:

  • NEET 2018 Exam syllabus consists of questions from class 11th and 12th CBSE Syllabus.

  • NEET 2018 examination Board will test the knowledge of students in subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

  • The Biology Syllabus of NEET 2018 has been divided into two subjects those are Zoology and Botany.

  • NEET 2018 Syllabus PDF helps to have a quick reference copy of complete examination syllabus.

NEET 2018 Result

  • NEET 2018 results will declare on 4th June 2018.

  • Candidates should visit the NEET 2018 official website to see the result.

  • To check NEET 2018 results candidates just have to enter the enrollment number given on the admit card.

  • After entering NEET 2018 register number then click on submit to see the result.

Languages offered in NEET 2018

  • For purpose of candidate's convenience NEET 2018 board allows a candidate to take up the NEET-UG exam in the below-mentioned languages.











  • The candidate can choose the language in which they desire to write the NEET 2018.

  • Option for the medium of the NEET 2018 exam question paper should be exercised by the candidate while filling the application paper. 

  • Once the language option has opted, later no changes can be made in NEET 2018.                                                         

  • In the case of any ambiguity in translation of any of the questions, its English version shall be treated as final.

  • Candidates can select NEET 2018 question paper language is following languages:

  • Candidates opting for English would be provided NEET 2018 Test Booklet in English only.

  • Candidates opting for vernacular languages would be provided Bilingual NEET 2018 Test Booklet i.e. in the selected language and in English.

Language-wise Percentage Of NEET 2018 Registered Candidates       

Statistics of languages opted previous year

 The option of Vernacular languages will only be available as per following details:

Medium of Question Paper

Examination Center

English and Hindi All examination Center cities
English, Hindi and Assamese Examination centers in Assam
English, Hindi and Kannada Examination centers in Karnataka
English, Hindi and Bengali Examination centers in West Bengal
English, Hindi and Telugu Examination centers in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
English, Hindi and Tamil Examination centers in Tamil Nadu
English, Hindi, and Gujarati Examination centers in Gujarat
English, Hindi and Oriya Examination centers in Odisha
English, Hindi and Marathi Examination centers in Maharashtra 

[NOTE: Candidates qualifying NEET 2018 would be eligible for All India Quota and other quotas under the State Governments/Institutes, irrespective of the medium in  which the examination is taken by a candidate, subject to other eligibility criteria.]

Instructions to be followed by a candidate during NEET 2018 examination.

  • All the Examination center will be opened 2 hours and 30 minutes before the commencement of the NEET 2018 test.
  • After 09:30 AM, no candidate shall be allowed to enter the NEET 2018 examination center. Therefore, kindly ensure that candidates must leave home well in advance considering all facts like traffic, the location of the center and weather conditions, etc.
  • A seat with a roll number will be allotted to each candidate. Candidates must find out and occupy their allotted NEET 2018 exam seats.
  • If a candidate is found appearing in the test from a seat or room other than the allotted one to him/her, his/her candidature shall be canceled.
  • Candidates are advised to take their seats immediately after the opening of the NEET 2018 Examination Hall.
  • The candidate must show on demand the NEET 2018 Admit Card for admission in the Examination Hall.
  • Any candidate who does not possess a valid NEET 2018 Admit Card, that particular candidate shall not be admitted to the Examination Hall under any circumstances by the Center Superintendent.
  • The Candidate must report with online downloaded NEET 2018 admit card and with proforma which is an attachment of admit card with a post Card Size Photograph duly affixed on it, at the allotted Examination center.
  • During the NEET 2018 examination time, the invigilator will check Admit Card of the candidates to satisfy himself/herself about the identity of each candidate.
  • The invigilator will also put his/her signatures in the place provided in the Answer Sheet on SIDE-1.
  •  A candidate who appears after 09.30 AM, he/she shall not be permitted to enter the NEET 2018 examination center.
  • Candidates are not allowed to carry any material except the NEET 2018 admit card and photographs inside the examination hall.
  • Candidates are not allowed to bring any barred item or any item which could be used for any unfair means. Possession of any such article with the candidates inside the center premises will attract the penalties of unfair practices.
  • No candidate will leave his/her seat or the examination room/hall until the test concludes as per schedule. Candidates should not leave the room/hall without handing over their NEET 2018 answer sheets to the invigilator on duty.
  • Water Bottles, Tea, coffee, cold drinks or snacks etc. are not allowed to be taken by the candidates to the NEET 2018 examination hall.
  • The candidate must sign twice on the NEET 2018 Attendance Sheet at the appropriate place, first: immediately after the commencement of examination and second: while handing over the Answer Sheet to the invigilator
  • The candidates are also required to put their finger impressions in the space provided on the NEET 2018 attendance sheet.
  • The candidate will check and ensure that the NEET 2018 Test-Booklet contain as many numbers of pages as are written on the top of the cover page. 

NEET 2018 Important Dates

NEET 2018 Important Dates Summary:

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

  • Application Form: The Application Form to NEET will be available on 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 on 2nd April 2018 which can be downloaded by the candidates and kept safe by all means.

  • NEET UG 2018: The exam will be conducted on 6th May 2018 to 7th May 2018.

  • Candidates can challenge to answer key for NEET 2018 from 26th to 29th June 2018.

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

NEET 2018 Eligibility

NEET 2018 Eligibility Summary:

  • The NEET-UG 2018 Eligibility criteria are divided into nationality, age, educational qualification, and the total number of attempts.

  • The candidates who apply for NEET 2018 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 recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, 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 counseling.

  • The remaining 15% seats should be filled through All India centralized counseling.

  • 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.

  • Inter-se-merit of candidates will be considered for tie breaking of marks.

NEET 2018 Application Process

NEET 2018 Application Process Summary:

  • The candidate is requested to go on the official website and fill in the details like personal details, academics etc.

  • Candidates should enter nationality, self-declaration, category, Aadhaar number, question paper language and so on in their application form. 

  • They must choose an exam center 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 in the application form 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%.

  • A different form is available for foreigners, OCI's, and PIO's.

  • The Provisional Registration Number will be sent to the registered E-mail Id and mobile phone of the candidate.

NEET 2018 Application Form Details

NEET 2018 Application Form Summary:

  • The Application process will begin in 31st January 2018  and will end in 1st March 2018.

  • Candidates should satisfy the eligibility criteria to write NEET 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.

  • All filed in NEET 2018 application form is mandatory.

  • After completion of NEET application, candidates are requested to take 2 to 3 printout of the confirmation page for further rounds.

  • Candidates need to make sure that all the information entered is correct before submitting the application form.

NEET 2018 Admit Card

NEET 2018 Admit Card Summary

  • 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.

  • Candidates can start downloading admit card 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 center address, examination center 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.

  • Water bottles, Tea, Coffee, cold drinks or snacks etc are not allowed inside the examination center.

  • No arrangement will be made at centers for keeping any articles/items belonging to the candidate.

  • Those candidates unable to appear the exam on the scheduled date of test, re-test shall not be held for those candidates by the board under any circumstances.

NEET 2018 Exam Pattern

NEET 2018 Exam Pattern Summary:

  • 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.

  • The whole NEET exam is for 720 marks for the total.

  • Fifteen minutes before the commencement of the test all the candidates will be provided with a sealed test booklet.

  • The Candidate should carefully check that the test booklet code printed on Side-2 of the answer sheet.

  • Change of answer is not allowed in NEET 2018 exam, so candidates needs to fill all the answer carefully.

NEET 2018 Syllabus

NEET 2018 Syllabus Summary:

  • The NEET exam is based on the 11th and 12th syllabus:

  • Chemistry syllabus will include topic like Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions etc.

  • Physics syllabus will include topics like Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism etc.

  • Biology syllabus will include topic like Cell Structure and Function, Plant Physiology, Human physiology etc.

  • There are lots of books and materials available to prepare for NEET 2018 exam.

  • All the major topics from the 11th and 12th board will be covered in NEET 2018.

  • Biology Syllabus for the NEET 2018 Exam has been divided into two subjects Zoology and Botany.  

NEET 2018 Results

NEET 2018 Results Summary:

  • 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.

  • Based on NEET 2018 cutoff results will be organized.

  • Cutoff will be categorized on the basis of all India quota seats and overall category wise reservation.

NEET 2018 Counselling

NEET 2018 counseling Summary:

  • After the results are announced then the candidates can be processed with the counseling.

  • Candidates need to be at the mentioned location on the specified date for counseling.

  • The successful candidates would have to go through 2 rounds of counseling which will take place on 2nd July 2018 onwards

  • The DGHS will hold the counseling 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 counseling process. However, seat allotment will be based on the availability.

  • The candidates must carry the required documents for the counseling process like 10th and 12th marks card, photo, valid ID etc.

Discussion Forum View all 372 Questions

Asked By: Aditi Sharma,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Aditi,

Don't Worry, candidates can approach the concerned Banks on contact numbers which are available on the website of the NEET 2018.

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Asked By: Vishal Kumar,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Vishal,

The duration of NEET 2018 will be 03 hours from 10.00 A.M. to 1.00 P.M. However, no entry will be allowed after 9.30 A.M.

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A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Akshay,

No, you will be allotted centre in the respective state. If you select Kannada then exam centre will in Karnataka state only.

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Asked By: Shivani Kumari,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Shivani,

NEET UG Conducted in Following languages:

  • Hindi
  • English
  • Assamese
  • Bengali
  • Oriya
  • Kannada
  • Gujrati
  • Tamill
  • Telugu
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Asked By: Ravindra Kushwaha,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Ravindra,

The total no of attempts in NEET UG Entrance Exam shall be limited to 3 three to all candidates.

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Asked By: Sahil Sharma,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Sahil,

Candidates of Indian nationals, NRIs, Oversees citizen of India, Persons of Indian Origin & foreign nationals are eligible to appear in NEET UG

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Asked By: Raju Sharma,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Raju,

Candidates must have completed Minimum age of 17 years & Upper age 25 years at the date of examination will complete the age on Dec, 31 of the admission year. Age relaxation for the candidates of SC/ ST/ OBC of 5 years.

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Asked By: Mahek Sinha,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Mahek,

No, the AIIMS & JIPMER institutes conduct their own entrance test for admission.

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hi, this is Mohit, and i want to ask that are the students from Andhra eligible for AIQ seats this time. As according to the article above \what I understand is that they are. Can some clear it?

Asked By: Mohit Kumar,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Mohit thanks for showing interest in the NEET 2018 entrance exam.

Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J&K students are usually asked to submit Self Declaration in respect of candidates if they opt for seats under 15% All India Quota.

Students from the States of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J & K are NOT ELIGIBLE for 15% all India quota seats as these States had opted out of All India Scheme since its inception. If they claim eligibility, they must submit online Self Declaration which will be generated and printed automatically along with confirmation page for the record and to present during counselling.

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Asked By: Sonu Rana,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Sonu,

No, you can not challenge to NEET exam. As the marks are evaluated by OMR reader machine with extreme care, No rechecking is accepted. Your request for evaluation will be rejected.

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Asked By: Ajay Sharma,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi, Ajay,

The images of OMR Sheet and Responses captured by the machine will be displayed on the official website. For exact date of hosting, candidates may remain in touch with the website.

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Asked By: Sunaina Gupta,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Sunaina,

NEET Admit Card will bear the candidate’s Roll Number, Name, Father’s Name, Category, Sub-Category, Photograph, Signature, Date of Birth, Language of Question Paper with Name and Address of examination center allotted. The candidate should carefully examine the Admit Card downloaded by him/her for all the entries made therein.

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Asked By: Hardik Sharma,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Hardik,

There are several rules for re-checking or re-evaluation of answer sheets. The process is as follows:

  • The machine – gradable Answer Sheets are evaluated with extreme care and are repeatedly scrutinized.
  • There is no provision for re-checking / re-evaluation of the answer sheets.
  • No correspondence in this regard will be entertained.
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Asked By: Somya Roy,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Somya,

The merit list of the eligible and successful candidates who have opted for 15% All India quota seats will be prepared by the CBSE on the basis of score obtained in the NEET 2018. The merit list will be equal to the number of seats available for allotment in NEET MBBS/BDS courses under 15% All India Quota. There shall also be a waiting list equal to 4 times of the merit list or so if required by DGHS. The list of successful candidates (Merit List/Waiting List) shall be forwarded to the Directorate General of Health Services (Medical Examination Cell), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India for the purpose of allotment of seats by Online Counselling to 15% All India Quota Seats.

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Asked By: Siddhi Saxena,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Siddhi such a great question you have asked.

So, In case of two or more candidates obtaining equal marks in the NEET 2018, the inter-se-merit of such candidates will be determined in order of preference as follows :

  • Candidates obtaining higher marks in Biology (Botany & Zoology) in the Test.
  • Candidates obtaining higher marks in Chemistry in the Test.
  • Candidates with less number of attempted wrong answers in all the subjects in the Test.
  • Candidates older in age to be preferred.
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Asked By: Rashi Singh,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Rashi thank you for showing interest in NEET 2018

So, the merit list will be prepare by the CBSE. The Central Board of Secondary Education will prepare an All India Merit List of successful candidates of NEET MBBS 2018 on the basis of the eligibility criteria provided by the Medical Council of India and Dental Council of India as given in Graduate Medical Education Regulations-1997 issued under Indian Medical Council Act-1956 and BDS Course Regulations, 2007 under the Dentists Act, 1948.

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Asked By: Rajiv Khandewal,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Rajiv, 

So, to challenge NEET paper there are some process like the candidates can check the scanned Images of their OMR Sheet & Answer Keys by logging into their account using their user ID (Registration No.) and Password on NEET website.

The candidates willing to challenge the responses of their OMR sheet and answers prepared by CBSE may do so by paying a fee of INR 1000/- (Rupees One Thousand Only) per response / per question challenged as explained in the Information Bulletin 2018 available on NEET website. Only online challenges within the stipulated period and with applicable fee will be considered. Fee paid will be refunded to the candidate if his/her challenge is accepted by the CBSE.

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Asked By: Kiran Sharma,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Kiran,

The reservation of seats in Government Medical Colleges under 15% Indian Quota:

  • 15% seats are reserved for SC candidates,
  • 7.5% seats are reserved for ST candidates,
  • 27% seats as per Central Act are reserved for non-creamy layer OBC candidates only
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QWhat is NEET ?

Hi, my name is Rani, i just want to know what is NEET like what is this all about?

Asked By: Rani Khanna,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hey, Rani, 

Don't worry ask anything we are here to help you. So, for the current year, the All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Examination conducted by CBSE for 15% all India seats has been changed to National Eligibility cum Entrance Test.

The All India Pre-Medical / Pre-Dental Entrance Examination schedule for May 2018.

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Asked By: Ramya Sharma,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi, Ramya,

The result date for NEET 2018 entrance examination is 4th June 2018.

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