NEET 2018

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

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Updated on - Jun 19th, 2018 | 02:12 PM by Vishnu S

NEET 2018 Application Form, Dates, Syllabus & Pattern

NEET 2018

Introduction to NEET 2018:

NEET 2018 Counselling dates (Tentative) have been released, check counselling dates from the Given Link.

NEET 2018 Results have been declared. Click here for result and cutoff details.

NEET 2018 Answer Key, Images of OMR and response sheets have been released. Candidates can view the answer key through login and challenge it till 27th May 2018 - 5:00 PM. Find the link to view the answer key as well as the unofficial answer keys below.

  • About: The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is conducted for aspirants who wish to study medical course (MBBS)/ dental course (BDS) at Top medical colleges in India

  • Admissions: Candidates qualifying NEET 2018 can apply for admission in various Medical/Dental Colleges run by the Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, except for the institutions established by an Act of Parliament i.e. AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry.

  • Frequency: NEET is conducted once in a year by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to provide admission to the eligible candidates in MBBS/BDS Courses.

  • Seats Offered: There will be a single medical entrance exam all over India for admission into medical and dental colleges as per the orders of Honourable Supreme Court. All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT), is now known as NEET. The colleges cannot conduct their own medical entrance exam and thus all the colleges have to accept students based on National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test 2018 (NEET) Score. Through NEET 2018, 63,835 seats are offered, which are distributed accordingly. 

  • Minimum Requirement: All Indian and OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) candidates whose age is below 25 years (General and OBC candidates)/ 30 years (Reserved categories) at the time of admission are eligible. The applicant should have qualified Class 12 or an equivalent exam, with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English as compulsory subjects to be eligible for CBSE NEET 2018.

  • Age limit: The Maximum age limit for NEET 2018 is 25 years and 30 years in case of the Reserved category. Candidates must have completed 17 years of age to be eligible to apply for the examination. Refer Eligibility criteria for complete details.
  • NEET 2018 Registration: Candidates can register for CBSE NEET 2018 on the NEET 2018 Official website. NEET 2018 Application form date is 8th February 2018, and the last date register is 12th March 2018. After registration, candidates will get their NEET 2018 Login credentials.

  • NEET 2018 Exam Date: CBSE has released NEET 2018 notification consisting all the Important dates including exam date, admit card download date etc. NEET 2018 Exam starts from 6th May 2018 just a week before the CLAT 2018 examination.


NEET 2018 Highlights: 

Exam Name

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test

Acronym

NEET 2018

Conducting body

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Category

Undergraduate (UG)

Level

National Level

Courses Offered

MBBS, BDS, (B.V.SC & A.H)* 

Duration of Course

MBBS: 4½ years with a 1-year compulsory rotating internship

BDS: 4 years with a 1-year compulsory rotating internship

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

Duration of Examination

 3 hours

Mode of Examination

 Offline

Question Types

Multiple Choice Questions with a single correct response.

Number of Questions

 180

Negative Marking

-1 for every wrong answer

Examination Date

 6th May 2018  

Number of Colleges

426 Colleges

Seats offered

Approximately 56,000.


NEET 2018 Correction Facility:

  • CBSE has permitted the candidates who have appeared for NEET 2018 examination to make changes in some particular in their NEET 2018 submitted application form.

  • The changes should be made through online only and the correction facility portal will be open from 15th May 2018 to 18th May 2018.

  • Applicants can make the changes in their Date of birth, Category and Status of PwD. Once the NEET 2018 Result will be announced then any further changes will not be appreciated by the CBSE.

  • Applicants need to pay the respective fee if they want to make changes in Category (if applicable). The fee will not be refunded by CBSE once the transaction is completed.

  • To make the changes first, the candidate need to login to the account in NEET 2018 official website.


NEET 2018 Answer Key, Question Paper, Solution:

Official Answer Keys

Steps to View the Answer Keys-

  • Visit the NEET 2018 official website.

  • Scroll down and click on 'Online Challenge' under Online Services.

  • Enter your registration number and password and click on login. 

  • The Answer key will be displayed.

OR the candidates can find the direct link for the same here.

Unofficial Answer Keys

The unofficial answer keys given by various coaching institutes are provided below-

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NEET 2018 Latest News:

  • Counselling: The NEET 2018 Tentative Counselling Dates have been released on the official website. To know more about the rounds click here.

  • Results: NEET 2018 results have been announced on 4th June 2018.

  • Metal Detectors in Exam Centres: It has been instructed by CBSE to install metal detectors in every exam centre for security purposes. There must be at least one detector for 100 students.

  • NEET 2018 Dress Code: CBSE has instructed all NEET aspirants to wear half sleeves light- coloured clothes without huge buttons, badges, brooches or any other kind of ornamental accessory with either salwars or trousers. Shoes are prohibited, slippers and sandals are allowed. Candidates wearing clothes that signify religiousness like the burqa, turban etc must report to the exam centre an hour before the exam commences.

  • Application Form Correction: CBSE has closed the one-time correction window on 17th March 2018. Candidates cannot make any changes in the submitted application form.

  • Notification on NIOS Candidates & Age Limit: As per the directives of Delhi High Court, students of NIOS and Open Schools can also apply for NEET 2018. The Court stayed CBSE’s notification on the upper age limit for NEET. The Court made it clear that the candidates are allowed to submit their application for the entrance exam but it does not mean that they can sit for it.

  • Adhaar Not Mandatory: According to Supreme court, Adhaar card is not mandatory to apply for NEET 2018. Any other Identification can be used instead of Adhaar card.


NEET 2018 Important dates:

  • Admit Card: Admit card will be available from 17th April 2018. Candidates can download the Admit card from the NEET 2018 official website.

  • Exam Date: NEET 2018 will be conducted from 6th May 2018. Candidates have to reach the exam centre well before the reporting time.
  • For more information about result dates and other NEET 2018 important dates click here.  


NEET 2018 Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Qualification: Depending on the reservation category, the candidate must have scored the minimum aggregate percentage of marks in the 10+2 qualifying examination. 

  • Age Limit: Candidates who have completed 17 years of age at the time of admission or will complete 17 years on or before 31st December of the admission-year are eligible for NEET 2018.

  • For more information about the Attempt limit and other NEET 2018 eligibility criteria click here.  


NEET 2018 Syllabus:

  • Subjects: The conducting body of NEET 2018 will test the knowledge of students in subjects such as Physics, Chemistry and Biology. NEET 2018 Syllabus PDF will help the candidate in getting a quick reference to the complete examination syllabus.

  • Difficulty level: NEET 2018 syllabus will have topics from class 11th and 12th curriculum prescribed by CBSE.

  • For more information about Biology syllabus and other NEET 2018 Syllabus details, click here


NEET 2018 Exam Pattern:

  • Marking Scheme and Mode: Every right answer in NEET 2018 will fetch the candidate 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. NEET 2018 will be a pen and paper-based test.

  • The Number of questions and Marks: NEET 2018 examination consists of one paper having 180 (45 from every subject/section) objective type questions which will count to a total of 720 marks.

  • For more information about category wise marking scheme and NEET 2018 exam pattern click here.


NEET 2018 Application Form:

  • Application Dates: CBSE has announced that candidates can apply for NEET 2018 online on the official website of CBSE from 8th February 2018.
  • Application Fee: NEET 2018 Application fee payment can be made using Credit Card/Debit Card, Net Banking/UPI or E-wallet of Common Services Centre and other service providers.

    • General and OBC: NEET 2018 Application fee for General and OBC category candidates: Rs. 1400.

    • Reserved: NEET 2018 Application fee for (SC/ST/PH) candidate: Rs. 750.

  • For NEET 2018 Application form last date and steps to fill the NEET 2018 Application form click here.


NEET 2018 Exam Centres:

  • Selection: All the candidates are required to select three convenient exam cities for NEET 2018.
  • Allotment: Allotment of exam centre will be done online and there will be no human intervention. NEET 2018 will be conducted at exam centres spread across all over India.

  • For NEET 2018 exam centres in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala and other NEET 2018 exam centres with centre codes click here.

NEET 2018 Results:

  • Merit List: CBSE will be releasing Merit List after the declaration of NEET 2018 Results. This list is only for candidates who opt for 15% All India Quota Seats in their Application form. For the remaining candidates, counselling will be conducted on the basis of their All India Ranks.

  • Results Date: NEET 2018 Results will be declared on 4th June 2018. Admission into medical and dental colleges for MBBS and BDS will be done on the basis of marks scored by the candidates in the entrance exam.

  • For more information about downloading NEET 2018 results, scorecard and NEET 2018 Rank list click here.


NEET 2018 Counselling:

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

  • Criteria: Candidates will be considered for admission based on NEET 2018 rank. Candidates will be allowed to choose a college during the counselling process. However, seat allotment will be based on availability.

  • For more information about the number of rounds in Counselling procedure, Counselling dates and other NEET 2018 Counselling details click here.


Intake categories for candidates qualifying NEET 2018:

The admissions shall be given by the conducting board of NEET 2018 under:

Categories Under NEET 2018

All India Quota

State Government Quota

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

Central Pool Quota


Uniformity of NEET 2018 Question Paper:

  • The medium of Exam: The questions asked in NEET 2018 examination in any of these vernacular languages will be a mere translation of the ones in English. NEET 2018 will have only one set of Question Paper in English and all the questions will have translations into other languages.

Hindi

English

Kannada

Marathi

Telegu

Urdu

Oriya

Bengali

Assamese

Gujarati

Tamil

 

 


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

  • Reporting Time: All the Exam centre will be opened about 2 hours and 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the NEET 2018 test. After 09:30 AM, no candidate will be allowed to enter the NEET 2018 examination centre

  • Seat Allotment: A seat according to roll number will be allotted to each candidate. Candidates must find out and occupy their allotted NEET 2018 exam seat.

  • Admit Card Verification: During the Examination, the invigilator will check NEET 2018 Admit card of the candidates to verify the identity of each candidate. Candidates have to report at the allotted exam centre with a printout of downloaded Admit Card and proforma with a passport Size Photograph duly affixed to it.

  • Barred Items: Candidates are not allowed to bring any barred item or any item which could be used by any unfair means. Possession of any such article inside the exam centre premises is prohibited.

  • Avoid Beverages: Water Bottles, Tea, coffee, cold drinks or snacks etc. are not allowed to be taken by the candidates to the NEET 2018 examination hall.

  • No Leaving Until the Exam Concludes: Candidates will not be allowed to leave the examination hall until the completion of the test.  

  • Attendance Sheet Signature: The candidate must sign twice on the NEET 2018 Attendance Sheet in the appropriate fields, first: immediately after the commencement of examination and second one while handing over the Answer Sheet to the invigilator.

  • Finger Impression: The candidates are also required to provide their finger impressions in the space provided on the NEET 2018 attendance sheet.

  • Test Book Pages: The candidate has to check and ensure that the NEET 2018 Test-Booklet contain the same number of pages as written on top of the cover page.

 

NEET 2018 Important Dates

NEET 2018 Important Dates Summary:

  • Application Form: The Application Form to NEET will be available on 8th February 2018 to 12th March 2018.

  • NEET 2018: The exam will be conducted on 6th May 2018 to 6th May 2018.
  • Admit card: NEET 2018 Admit card is expected to release on 17th April 2018.
  • Counselling: The Counselling session of NEET 2018 will be held from 13th June 2018. 

NEET 2018 Eligibility

NEET 2018 Eligibility Criteria Summary:

  • Important criteria: The candidate's Nationality, Age, Educational Qualification, performance in 10+2 qualifying examination, the total number of attempts and Aadhar card are the important criterion for NEET eligibility.

  • Domicile: Candidates should possess a valid domicile in the state along with residency proof from which they have completed their 10th and 12th.

  • Age limit: They should be aged between 17 and 25 years as on 31st December of the admission year. The upper age limit for the reserved categories is 30 years.

  • Qualifying criteria in 10+2 examination: The applicant should have passed 10+2 qualifying or any equivalent examination with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks from any recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and Mathematics or any other electives as the combination of subjects.

NEET 2018 Application Process

NEET 2018 Application Process Summary:

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

  • Application Fee: 

    • Documents: The scanned images of candidate's recent photograph, signature and thumb impression should also be uploaded in the application form after which the Application fees must be paid.

    • Application Fee: The Application fee is Rs.1400 for general candidates and Rs.750 for SC/ST/PH.

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

  • Exam centre and Password: Candidates must choose an exam centre as well. They must create a password and check their details before they submit the form.

NEET 2018 Application Form Details

NEET 2018 Application Form Details Summary:

  • Mode:  The Application form for NEET 2018 will be available only on the Official Website. There is no provision for offline applications.

  • Availability: The Application forms will be hosted online from 8th February 2018 until 12th March 2018.

  • Application Fee: The Application Fee for NEET 2018 is Rs.1400 and for Reserved category candidates it is Rs.750.

  • Required details: The candidates must have a unique email-id and a valid mobile phone number ready before starting the application procedure for NEET 2018. 

NEET 2018 Admit Card

NEET 2018 Admit Card Summary:

  • Issue Date: Candidates can download the NEET 2018 Admit card from the official website of CBSE from 17th April 2018 onwards.

  • Mode: The NEET admit card will be available online, hence students must download it as it will not be sent by post.

  • Steps to download the NEET Admit Card 2018:

    • Log in: The candidate can download the NEET admit card by logging on to the Official Website and clicking on the admit card link.

    • Download and take a printout: The candidate's admit card will be generated on entering the registration number and date of birth. Download the displayed Admit card and take a printout of it.

  • Admit card content: 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.

NEET 2018 Exam Pattern

NEET 2018 Exam Pattern Summary:

  • Mode: The NEET 2018 will be conducted in offline mode.

  • Total:  There will be 180 MCQs i.e 45 questions in all the sections viz., Biology (Zoology & Botany), Physics, and Chemistry.

  • Total Marks: NEET 2018 will be conducted for a total of 720 marks.

  • Marking scheme: 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 unattempted questions.

  • Response marking: The answer should be chosen from the four options and it should be marked on the OMR sheet using a ballpoint pen as it is an MCQ based exam.

NEET 2018 Syllabus

NEET 2018 Syllabus Summary:

  • Difficulty level: The test syllabus will be based on CBSE's class 11th & class 12th subjects, chapters & topics. 

  • Subjects: The syllabus will consist of the following sections: Physics, Chemistry, Zoology & Botany.

  • Prescribed by: NEET 2018 syllabus will be prescribed by the Medical Council of India. Also, the curriculum prepared by the Council Board of School Education (COBSE), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) are considered while designing the syllabus for NEET 2018.

  • State Syllabus: Apart from the CBSE's curriculum, the NEET syllabus is prepared after reviewing various State syllabi.

NEET 2018 Results

NEET 2018 Results Summary:

  • Result Date: CBSE will declare the NEET 2018 Results on 4th June 2018 and it can be checked on the official website.

  • Cut off List:

    • Cutoff will be categorized on the basis of All India Quota Seats and Overall Category-wise Reservation.

    • Based on NEET 2018 cutoff ranks will be calculated.

Steps to check NEET 2018 Result:

  • Step 1: The NEET 2018 results can be downloaded by logging on to the official website and clicking on the link for results.

  • Step 2: The roll number and date of birth must be entered and the results will be displayed on the screen which must be printed.

  • Step 3: Students are requested to print a few copies of the NEET results as it will be required in the admission process.

NEET 2018 Counselling

NEET 2018 Counselling Summary:

  • Criteria: Candidates will be admitted based on NEET 2018 rank. Candidates will be allowed to choose a college during the counselling process. However, seat allotment will be based on availability.

  • No. of Rounds: The eligible candidates will have to go through two rounds of counselling.

  • Authority: All India Quota Counselling is conducted by MCC (Medical Counseling Committee) while State Counselling will be conducted by the respective state exam authority.

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

  • Counselling Premises: Candidates need to be present at the mentioned location on the specified date for the offline process of counselling.

Colleges which accept [NEET]

Sonal
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Zoology), batch of 2023
03 Jun 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

I took NEET but bt I did not crack it. The typical cutoff's for my course is at least 70% in all the subjects.

Ann
Bachelor of Dental Science [BDS], batch of 2016
31 May 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
2/10

You have to qualify NEET exam in order to get admission here. This NEET exam is a mandatory criterion in every dental college now.but its very easy to get into this college. JUST give the NEET exam and apply.

Abhi
Bachelor of Physiotherapy [BPT], batch of 2017
31 May 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
7/10

I had passed out an HSC exam froMaharashtrara board and this I had given both NEET and MH CET LAW exams and I guess my marks it NEET should be near about 250.

Atanu
M.B.B.S., batch of 2017
30 May 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

This is very good institution to have a medical study. NEET exam is the eligibility criteria only.

Divya
M.B.B.S., batch of 2020
29 May 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
7/10

It's possible to get into NRI medical college by scoring well in NEET. Or you can get into it through management quota.

Jay
Bachelor of Dental Science [BDS], batch of 2022
28 May 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
8/10

In order to get admission at government dental college and hospital, Jamnagar, one has to clear NEET with at least 350 marks. 

Want to get in ?
Sania
M.B.B.S., batch of 2018
22 May 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
9/10

Admission in medical is through NEET. NEET medical entrance. Cut off for Gen - 535

Vineesh.
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Food Technology), batch of 2018
22 May 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
9/10

I complete plus two with biology science with a high mark so I am eligible for this course NEET example I JUST need the pass mark of 40 out of 80.

Want to get in ?
Sai
M.B.B.S., batch of 2018
18 May 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

I wrote EAMCET and NEET entrance exam for getting admission in this college.

Yasin
B.sc. in physics, batch of 2023
18 May 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
3/10

You need to score 60% marks in your academic and NEET and GUJCET are the entrance exam that you need to give.

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What is the minimum marks required to get admission in a government medical college

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You need to get 50th percentile for clearing NEET.

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How much is the cutoff or marks for foreign student in NEET UG to do MBBS?

How much is the cutoff or marks for foreign student in NEET UG to do MBBS?

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Each college has set a different cutoff for foreign students. 15% seats are reserved for Foreign candidates.

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application form

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To know how to fill the Application Form for NEET 2018, click here.

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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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What are the duration / timings of NEET 2018?

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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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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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How many Languages conducted the exam NEET UG?

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NEET UG Conducted in Following languages:

  • Hindi
  • English
  • Assamese
  • Bengali
  • Oriya
  • Kannada
  • Gujrati
  • Tamill
  • Telugu
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What is the Total no of Attempts for appearing in NEET UG 2018?

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

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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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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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