NEET UG 2024

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET UG)
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Exam Dates: 5th May 2024
Prachi Bhatia
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Updated on 27th September, 2023 | 19 min read

Has NEET 2023 Admit Card been released?

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the NEET Exam City Slip 2023 in the official website – neet.nta.nic.in. Candidates who registered themselves for the exam can now check the NEET Exam City allotted to them. NEET Admit Card 2023 Release Date hasn't been announced by the NTA yet. Candidates can refer to the NEET Official Website – neet.nta.ac.in to check any NEET Admit Card related information. NEET UG 2023 will be held on May 7, 2023 and the NEET Application Form 2023 window was made live on March 6, 2023 which stands closed now.

It is important for candidates to fill correct details in the NEET 2023 so as to avoid any issues later in the admission process. THE NEET Application Form 2023 is considered successful only if the candidates have entered all the details and made the payment of application fee. NEET Application Fee is different for all the categories.

Only the candidates whose NEET Form has been accepted by the NTA will be given NEET Admit Card. Candidates can download their NEET 2023 Admit Card by using their User ID and Password/ DOB and security pin. Each student must bring their NEET 2023 Admit Card along with other relevant documents on the day of examination. Candidates with no hard copy of the NEET UG 2023 Hall Tickets or any other mandatory documents will not be allowed to enter the examination hall under any circumstances.

Changes in NEET Exam:

  • NEET Exam Centres have been revised.
  • Removal of age limit and application number criteria while preparing the merit list.
  • NEET Application Fees has been increased from INR 1600 to INR 1700.

NEET Application Form 2023 Fees has been increased to INR 1700 for General category, INR 1600 for General EWS/ OBC NCL category and INR 1000 for SC/ST/PwD category students.

NEET 2023 Registration Fees for centres outside the country is INR 9500. Candidates, while doing NEET 2023 Registration, must upload the documents required in order to fill the NEET 2023 Application Form. These documents include photograph, signature, and category certificate.

NEET Eligibility Criteria 2023 – As per the eligibility criteria of NEET 2023, candidates willing to take NEET Exam 2023 must secure at least 50% marks in aggregate (General/EWS) and candidates from SC/ST/OBC categories must secure at least 40% marks in aggregate with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as the mandatory subjects. NEET 2023 Age Limit is 17 years by December 31, 2023.

How to contact NTA?

Address: Block C-20 1A/8, Sector-62, IITK Outreach Centre, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Noida - 201309, Uttar Pradesh (India)
Contact number: 0120 6895200
Website: nta.ac.in or neet.nta.nic.in

Will NEET 2023 be postponed?

NEET Exam 2023 is scheduled to be conducted on May 7, 2023 and there has been no news on the postponement of the exam. According to the information available on the official website of NEET Exam, NEET 2023 Exam Date is May 7, 2023. In case any decisions is made by the National Testing Agency in order to postpone NEET Exam, the same will be intimated to the students through the official website of NEET.

NEET 2023 Question Paper Pattern – Until now, there have been no changes introduced in NEET 2023 Paper Pattern. The NEET Question Paper comprises of only multiple-choice type of questions. NEET Exam is conducted in 13 languages including Hindi and English.

  • NEET Exam will consist of 200 questions divided in 4 sections – Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, and Botany.
  • NEET Exam Duration is 200 minutes.
  • NEET Total Marks are 720. Section wise NEET Marks is 180.
  • Each subject of NEET paper will further be divided into 2 parts – Part A will consist of 35 questions and Part B will consist of 15 questions.
  • In part B of NEET Exam, candidates are required to answer only 10 questions out of 15. 

NTA has released NEET Exam Date and it is May 7, 2023. According to the NEET 2023 Date Schedule (tentative), the NEET UG Notification carrying complete details on NEET Exam such as application dates, fees, exam pattern, marking scheme, syllabus, exam centres, etc. will be released anytime soon now. NTA announced the NEET UG 2023 Exam Date on December 15, 2022 along with exam dates of CUET and JEE Mains Exam. It released a common calendar for these entrance exams. We can expect NEET 2023 Registration to begin in the first week of March and the window will remain open for a month at least. Besides, there are expected to be no changes in NEET Application Fees. NEET Registration Fee is INR 1700 for the students belonging to general category candidates. The amount of NTA NEET Application Fee has been increased based on the notification released by NTA.

According to the NTA exam calendar, NEET 2023 Exam Date is May 7, 2023 and the exam will be conducted in pen-paper mode. NEET 2023 notice was made available on the official website, neet.nta.nic.in, in January 2023.

NEET News

  • Last date to fill NEET Application Form was April 6, 2023. 

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NEET UG 2023 Highlights

Exam Name

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Exam Level

Undergraduate (UG) Exam at National Level

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Total Registration

18,72,341 in NEET UG 2021

Exam Mode

Offline or Paper Pencil Based Test (PBT)

Courses Offered through NEET UG

MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BVSC, and AH

NEET Fee

  • INR 1700 (General)
  • INR 1600 (OBC)
  • INR 1000 (Reserved Category Candidates)
  • INR 9500 (Foreign Nationals)

Exam Duration

3 hours 20 minutes i.e. 200 minutes

No. of Subjects

  • Physics (180 marks)
  • Chemistry (180 marks)
  • Biology (360 marks)

NEET Total Marks

720

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Total Questions

200 (180 to be attempted)

NEET Marking Scheme

  • +4 for each correct answer
  • -1 for each incorrect answer

No. of Exam Cities

  • 543 (India)
  • 14 (Abroad)

Language/ Medium of Paper

13 Languages - English, Hindi, Bengali, Urdu, Assamese, Gujarati, Marathi, Odia, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Punjabi and Telugu

NEET Accepting Colleges

1613 colleges

Total No. Seats

  • MBBS - 92,627
  • BDS - 27,698
  • BAMS - 52,720
  • BVSc & AH – 630

NEET Helpline Numbers

011-40759000

NEET Official Website

www.neet.nta.nic.in

NEET UG 2023 Exam Dates

Important Events

Dates 

NEET 2023 Notification by NTA

January 2023

NEET 2023 Application Form Release Date

March 6, 2023

Last date to fill NEET 2023 Application Form

April 6, 2023

NEET 2023 Application Correction begins

Second week of April

NEET 2023 Admit Card

Last week of April 2023

NEET 2023 Exam Date 

May 7, 2023 (Released)

NTA NEET 2023 Answer Key and OMR Sheet

June 2023

NEET 2023 Result 

July 2023

NEET 2023 Cut off Marks

July 2023

NEET 2023 Counselling begins

August 2023

What is NEET Exam?

NEET 2023 Exam is a national level entrance examination conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to MBBS and BDS programs offered by various medical institutes operating across the country. As per the rules defined by the Medical Council of India (MCI), NEET i.e. National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) is the only medical entrance examination conducted every year and it is also the most important medical entrance examination that students can apply for. Qualifying the examination gets you admission to MBBS, BDS, B. Sc Nursing, BAMS, Veterinary, and other Medical/Paramedical courses across the country. NEET UG Exam is conducted in 13 languages.

NTA NEET Application Form 2023

NTA revised the method of separating the NEET application into two phases last year. We anticipate that the same method will be followed in 2023.  Candidates must complete the first set of information before the NEET 2023 registration deadline and the second set prior to the announcement of results or scorecard downloads.

Phase 1: The first phase of the NEET application form for 2023 will include registration, filling out the application form, uploading required documents and scanned photos, completing the application fee, and printing a confirmation page.

Phase 2: The second part of the NEET application form 2023 will include extra information from the first phase, such as parents' income information, a residence address, and educational information. The date for NEET Phase 2 registration will be announced later.

NEET 2023 Application Process

The NEET 2023 Application Form was released on March 6 and the NEET Registration Process has to be completed in online mode only. The last date to fill NEET Application Form is April 6, 2023. The National Testing Agency will also provide students with the facility to make corrections in their duly filled application form by opening the NEET Application Correction Window. This window is expected to begin in the month of April wherein candidates can make the necessary changes in their specific fields. This facility will only remain available for students who made the payment of NEET Application Fee.

Below mentioned is the application process of NEET Exam:

  • Visit the NTA NEET Official Website – www.neet.nta.nic.in.
  • Navigate to and click on the tab mentioning “NEET Application Form”.
  • Read all the instructions and register yourself with your personal details such as Name, Contact Details, and Password.
  • This is how candidates can generate their NEET Application Number.
  • After the NEET Login credentials are generated, log in by entering them.
  • Fill the NEET Application Form with personal as well as educational details.
  • Select exam medium, and the exam city.
  • Upload the scanned passport sized photograph and signature.
  • Pay the NEET Registration Fee through online payment mode such as Credit/Debit Card, Paytm or UPI. 

NEET 2023 Application Form Fee

Category

NEET 2023 Application Fee

General

INR 1700

General EWS and OBC

INR 1600

SC, ST, PwD

INR 1000

Outside India

INR 9500

NEET Registration 2023 Required Documents

  • Valid mobile number.
  • Valid email address.
  • Scanned images of the candidate's latest passport-size photograph (10 – 200 kb in size)
  • Scanned image of the candidate's signature (4-30 kb in size)
  • Class 10 passing certificate.
  • Class 10 mark sheet.
  • Class 12 mark sheet (for those who have passed the exam).
  • Class 12 passing certificate.
  • Left-hand thumb impression (10-50 kb in size) in JPEG file format
  • Postcard size photograph (4″ x 6″) (50-300 kb in size)
  • Credit card/debit card, net banking, and UPI payment gateway details (online payment).

NEET Registration 2023 Documents Specification

Documents

Specifications

Size and Format

Photograph

 

 

Passport size and postcard size photo (both)

10 Kb to 200 Kb (JPG/JPEG)

The photo must not be older than 3 months.

The candidate's name and date must be printed below the photograph.

Signature

Candidate's signature in black ink on white background

4 Kb to 30 Kb (JPG/JPEG)

Thumb Impression

Left-hand thumb impression

(In case of any eventuality of left-hand thumb being unavailable, right-hand thumb impression is allowed)

It should be on white paper with blue ink

10 Kb to 200 Kb (JPG/JPEG)

Class 10th Passing Certificate

A clear pdf copy of the passing certificate

50 Kb to 300 Kb (PDF)

Category Certificate (if any)

A clear scan copy in pdf format

50 Kb to 300 Kb (PDF)

PwBD Certificate (if any)

A clear scan copy in pdf format

50 Kb to 300 Kb (PDF)

Citizenship Certificate/ Embassy Certificate or Any Documentary Proof of Citizenship

A clear scan copy in pdf format

50 Kb to 300 Kb (PDF)

NEET Application Correction Window 2023

In order to correct any mistakes made by candidates in their NEET Application Form, the NEET Correction window will be made live by the NTA after the successful conclusion of NEET 2023 Registration. Candidates will be able to make changes through NEET Candidate Login only. The correction window of the NEET Exam will be a one-time facility only.

The details that can be changed in the NEET Application Form are:

  • All Details
  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Exam Cities

NEET Eligibility Criteria 2023

NEET 2023 Eligibility Criteria must be fulfilled by candidates willing to register themselves for the exam. They must ensure that they must stand eligible as per the eligibility criteria defined by the NTA. Below mentioned is the NEET Eligibility defined by the NTA:

  • Candidates must have passed 12th class with PCB and English as compulsory subjects securing at least 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized board.
  • Candidates must have passed 12th class with PCB with at least 45% marks and 40% marks for PwD and OBC/SC/ST respectively.
  • Candidates will be considered eligible even if they opted for Biology as an optional subject.

Parameters

Eligibility criteria

Nationality

Indian Nationals

Foreign Nationals

NRI

PIO

OCI

Age requirement for NEET 2023

Must have completed a minimum of 17 years of age at the time of admission as of 31 December 2023.

Minimum qualification

Candidates must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English as core subjects from a recognized board.

Minimum marks required in the qualifying examination

General - 50%,

OBC/SC/ST - 40%,

PWD - 45%

Number of permitted attempts

There are no restrictions on the maximum NEET attempt limit.

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NEET 2023 – Eligibility Criteria for MBBS/ BDS/ BUMS/ BSMS Courses

The eligibility criteria for admission to MBBS, BDS, BUMS, and BSMS Courses vary. Below mentioned are the criteria that students must fulfil in order to qualify for admission through NEET Exam:

Course

Class 12th Percentage Required for Admission though NEET Exam

MBBS/ BDS

Minimum 50% in class 12 (40% for SC/ST and 45% for PWD)

BUMS

Minimum 50% in class 12 (40% for SC/ST and 45% for PWD) and Pass in Urdu or Arabic or Persian language in class 10th

BSMS

Pass in Tamil subject in class 10th along with Minimum 50% in class 12 (40% for SC/ST and 45% for PWD)

NEET Attempts

  • There is no limit on the number of times a candidate can take the examination.
  • As per the age limit, candidates must have attained at least 17 years of age or above to take the NEET Exam. They must stand eligible to take the examination.

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NEET 2023 Reservation Criteria

As per the NEET 2023 Reservation Criteria, students belonging to the reserved categories such as EWS, SC, ST, and OBC have reserved seats in the central universities and state medical/ dental colleges.

Reserved Categories

Percentage of Seats Reserved

EWS

10%

SC

15%

ST

7.5%

NC – OBC

27%

PwD

5%

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NEET Admit Card

NEET 2023 Admit Card will be released at least a week prior to the exam commencement. The NEET Exam will be conducted in online mode. Candidates who have successfully completed the NEET Registration will be able to download their NTA NEET Admit Card by logging onto the NTA NEET 2023 Website using their login credentials. It is one most important and mandatory document that students must carry to the examination centre on NEET Exam Date. Candidates must also preserve it till the admission procedure is concluded.

NEET Admit Card 2023 will consist of details related to candidates such as personal details, exam date, exam time, exam centre, etc. Below mentioned are the steps to download NEET 2023 Admit Card:

  • Visit the official website of NEET – neet.nta.nic.in.
  • Navigate to and click on “NEET 2023 Admit Card Download” Link.
  • Enter NEET Registration Number, Date of Birth, and Security Pin and click on Submit.
  • A new window will appear consisting of your NEET Admit Card 2023.
  • Download it and take a printout for future reference.

After the NEET Hall Ticket is downloaded, candidates will be required to paste their recent coloured Postcard Size Photo for NEET (preferably the one uploaded in NEET Application Form) in the space provided. Besides, they will also be required to get their parents' signatures on the NEET Hall Ticket and aspirants will have to sign in the presence of invigilators only.

NEET 2023 Exam Pattern

The NEET 2023 Exam Pattern is expected to remain the same as that of the last year's. The exam is conducted in paper pencil based mode and total NEET Exam Duration is 3 hours and 20 minutes (200 minutes) and will consist of 200 MCQs from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Out of these 200 questions, candidates will be required to attempt 180 questions only. NEET Biology Questions are further divides between two sections namely Botany and Zoology.  Section A will consist of 35 questions while section B will have 15 questions, out of which only 10 questions need to be attempted.

Each question will carry 4 marks and there will be a deduction of 1 mark for every incorrect answer as per the negative marking scheme of NEET Exam.  There will be no marks rewarded or deducted for unanswered questions. The table mentioned below explains the NEET 2023 Exam Pattern:

Particulars

Details

Mode of the examination

Offline

Medium/ Language

English, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Oriya, Assamese, Punjabi, Malayalam and Urdu

Duration of the examination

Three hours and Twenty Minutes

Frequency of exam in a year

Once a year

Type of questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Total number of Questions

200 (180 applicable questions for attempt)

Total Marks

720

Negative marking

Yes

Marking Scheme

+4 for correct answer| -1 for an incorrect answer

Total sections in the question paper

3

Name of the section and number of questions asked from it

Physics

35 + 15

Chemistry

35 + 15

Biology

35 + 15

NEET Questions

Sections

No. of Questions

NEET Total Marks

Physics Section A

35

140

Physics Section B

15

40

Chemistry Section A

35

140

Chemistry Section B

15

40

Botany Section A

35

140

Botany Section B

15

40

Zoology Section A

35

140

Zoology Section B

15

40

NEET Syllabus 2023

The NEET 2023 Syllabus comprises of three subjects – Physics, Biology, and Chemistry. The Syllabus of NEET Exam will be the same as that of the syllabus of CBSE class 11 and 12. Candidates willing to take the exam must go through the NEET Syllabus before they start with their NEET Preparation. We can expect that the NEET Syllabus 2023 will remain the same as that of last year's. The most recent NEET UG Syllabus has 97 chapters/units.

Check the subject-wise syllabus in the below given table:

NEET Chemistry 2023 Syllabus: 

NEET 2023 Chemistry Class 11 Syllabus

NEET 2023 Chemistry Class 12 Syllabus

Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

Solid State

Structure of Atom

Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen

Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

Electrochemistry

Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

Chemical Kinetics

Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques

Polymers

Environmental Chemistry

Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers

Equilibrium

p- Block Elements

Redox Reactions

d and f Block Elements

Hydrogen

Coordination Compounds

s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)

Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

Some p-Block Elements

Biomolecules

Hydrocarbons

Chemistry in Everyday Life

NEET 2023 Syllabus for Physics

NEET 2023 Physics Class 11 Syllabus

NEET 2023 Physics Class 12 Syllabus

Kinematics

Current Electricity

Oscillations and Waves

Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

Laws of Motion

Electronic Devices

Gravitation 

Electromagnetic Waves

Properties of Bulk Matter

Atoms and Nuclei

Thermodynamics 

Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body

Optics

 Work, Energy, and Power 

Electrostatics

NEET 2023 Syllabus for Biology (Botany and Zoology)

NEET 2023 Biology Class 11 Syllabus

NEET 2023 Biology Class 12 Syllabus

Human Physiology

Reproduction

Structural Organization in Animals and Plants

Ecology and environment

Cell Structure and Function

Biology and Human Welfare

Diversity in Living World

Biotechnology and Its Applications

Plant Physiology

Genetics and Evolution

NEET Preparation Tips

Preparing for the NEET Exam is the foremost step that students must take and they must start doing so in class 11th. With the fierce competition and fewer number of seats available for admission, qualifying the NEET Exam 2023 with a very good score requires the best efforts. The best NEET Exam preparation tips  would include some basic guidelines and a better strategy. Some of the best tips to crack NEET 2023 in the first attempt are mentioned below:

Tip 1 – Read NEET Syllabus Carefully

  • The NEET Question Paper will have questions from the various topics of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology from class 12th. In order to crack NEET 2023, candidates must know the vital topics to cover from the syllabus of NEET Exam.

Tip 2 – Figure out the Do and Die Chapters for NEET Exam

  • The NEET previous years question papers consisted of questions asked from some prominent chapters of class 12th while some are barely touched. These questions are mostly available online and in NEET Mock Tests, NEET Sample Papers, etc.

Tip 3 – Familiarize yourself with NEET Exam Pattern

  • Check NEET Exam Pattern as this will help you know and understand the structure of the exam as what the exam will be like and students must come up with a NEET Exam Strategy to qualify the examination.

Tip 4 – Find Best Books for NEET 2023

  • One of the most popular questions asked by students is Whether NCERT Books are enough to crack NEET Exam or not? Since they help in building up the basics of these subjects, NCERT Books play vital role in preparing for the NEET 2023 Exam.

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Tip 5 – Make a Proper NEET Exam Timetable

  • How to strategize your study schedule is the foremost job that one must do. The number of hours that must be dedicated to study, what to study and how to strategize is one important task if you want to score more than 600 marks in NEET 2023.

Tip 6 – NEET Revision Strategy

  • Revision is another important task they must hold on to. Studying only won't help, revision of every chapter is a standard mantra for cracking the NEET UG Exam.

Tip 7 – Evaluate your Performance

  • Consistent preparation only won't get you good marks. It will only be fruitful only if there is a strong revision plan. Students must evaluate their timely testing and a proper revision to bridge the gaps and holes in their preparation.

Tip 8 – Learn from NEET Toppers

  • NEET Toppers from the previous years are one good example of knowing how students can handle the pressure of the exam preparation and how they can succeed qualifying the examination.

Tip 9 – Motivation and Determination

  • In order to succeed in the NEET 2023 Exam is not easy but not that difficult too. Perseverance and determination to crack the exam are what one student needs along with the strong motivation to keep going.

Tip 10 – Common Mistakes to Avoid in NEET 2023 Exam

  • There are some common mistakes that students must avoid making in the NEET Exam.

NEET Result 2023

The official authorities will release the NEET 2023 results based on the final answer key. Candidates will be able to get their results by the end of August 2023. Before the NEET Result is declared, candidates must be aware of the Difference Between NEET Passing Marks and NEET Qualifying Marks. Candidates may verify the NEET 2023 result by following the methods outlined below:

  • NTA's official NEET UG website is neet.nta.nic.in.
  • Click the 'Download Scorecard for NEET UG 2023' link.
  • Enter your NEET 2023 application number, date of birth, and security pin.
  • The NEET 2023 scorecard will be shown on the screen. Download and save it for later use.

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NEET Counselling 2023

NEET 2023 The counseling process will be carried out online for all qualifying candidates. The tentative date is September 2023. Candidates will be chosen for the NEET Counselling session based on the merit list.

The NEET 2023 counselling process will be carried out for two categories of seats: AIQ seats and State Quota seats.

  • MCC conducts the 15% AIQ seat counseling process, which is open to applicants from all around India.
  • On the other hand, each state conducts its own counselling procedure for the 85% State quota seats in order to grant admission to applicants from that state in medical institutions.

The documents which are required for NEET 2023 Counelling are listed below:

  • NEET Admit Card
  • NEET Result/Rank Letter
  • Class 10 Certificate and Marksheet
  • Class 12 Certificate and Marksheet
  • 8 passport size photographs (Same as the one affixed on the application form)
  • NEET Seat Allotment letter
  • Proof of Identity (Aadhar card/PAN card/Passport/ Driving License)
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)

NEET Cutoff 2023 

Candidates can refer to the table below to learn about the NEET Cutoff patterns over the last three years. This will assist them understand the examination's difficulty level.

Category

2022

2021

2020

2019

Unreserved

715-117

720-138

720-147

701-134

Unreserved PWD

116-93

137-108

146-129

133-120

Reserved

116-105

137-122

128-113

133-107

Reserved PWD

104-93

121-108

128-113

133-107

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NEET Accepting Colleges 2023

The table below shows the colleges which accepts the NEET exam score:

NEET Participating Institutes

Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi

King George's Medical University, Lucknow

Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

Christian Medical College, Vellore

Armed Forces Medical College, Pune

Madras Medical College, Chennai

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi, Delhi

Institute of Medical Sciences Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi

NEET 2023 Exam: Quick Highlights

  • NEET UG conducted for admission to MBBS has replaced national level entrance examinations such as AIIMS and JIPMER. These exams have been brought under NEET and it has now become the only entrance examination to be conducted for admission to MBBS and BDS courses in the country.
  • The application fee that must be processed in order to apply for the exam has also been increased. The application fee for the exam has been given below in a tabular form:

Category

Application Fee

General

INR 1700

Gen EWS/OBC- NCL

INR 1600

SC/ST/PwD and Transgender

INR 1000

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The application fee for all the categories has been increased.

  • Uploading Scanned Images

Until the last year, the candidates were required to upload scanned images of their passport sized photographs along with signature but from this year, they would be required to upload their passport sized photograph, left hand thumb impression, and their 10th class certificate to complete the application procedure.

  • Exam Centers

There would be various centers in 155 cities across the country including Ladakh which is the most recent entry in the list of Exam Centers of NEET Exam. Candidates belonging to Kashmir and Ladakh must fill a self-declaration form.

Candidates would be filling the NEET Application Form online on the official website. The candidate should retain at least 3 printouts of the confirmation page, payment of fees, 5 copies of passport size photo and 2 postcard size photos after form submission.

Candidate must fulfill the requirements of NEET Application by following the below-mentioned steps:

  1. The NEET UG Application Form would be required to be filled.
  2. The photograph and signature would be required to be uploaded.
  3. The Application Fee can be paid in any one mode.
  4. The Confirmation page and proof of fee payment can be printed and kept for future reference.

Candidates should ensure that they satisfy the NEET Eligibility Criteria prior to applying for the exam. The candidates should pass Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology individually in the qualifying examination. The candidate should have at least 50% aggregate in PCB. If a candidate belongs to SC/ST/OBC Category, the minimum marks requirement is 40%. If a candidate belongs to the UR PH Category, it is 45%.

Who can appear for NEET 2023?

  • The Lower Age Limit as on 31 December 2022 is 17 years. The upper age limit for candidates is 25 years. A relaxation of 5 years will be provided for SC/ST/OBC Category.
  • Candidates can attempt NEET UG for a maximum of 3 times. Those who have appeared for NEET UG 3 times cannot appear again for the examination. The attempt made in NEET previous year would be considered one attempt, so no candidate would be required to worry as such about the NEET Criteria 2023.
  • Candidates passing 10+2 from Open Schools or as private candidates would not be eligible for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test-UG. Study of Biology/Biotechnology as an additional subject at 10+2 level would not be permissible.

What's New This Year?

  • The National Testing Agency has launched a mobile app for mock tests. Now, NEET Applicants can download the mobile app and practice mock tests regularly.
  • The Supreme Court of India has allowed the candidates above 25 years to apply for NEET 2021. Due to this decision, the last date to apply for the examination was extended earlier, in the month of December. 
  • From the Academic Year 2021, the students of open school can also apply for the national level medical examination.
  • The National Testing Agency has released content-based lectures by IIT professors and subject experts for the NEET Aspirants.
  • The foreign students, aspiring to study medicines from medical colleges in India, are required to qualify NEET 2021 examination.
  • NTA established 3 thousand practice centres for the aspirants.
  • The National Testing Agency has ensured that the test centres in rural areas have a proper network so that the students enjoy ample opportunity. 

Changes Introduced Last Year:

  • Last Year, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana joined 15 percent All India Quota Scheme.
  • Aadhar Card will not be mandatory to fill the NEET Application Form.
  • Indian students aspiring to pursue medical studies in a foreign country requires to qualify NEET.
  • The upper age limit to appear for the examination has been removed.
  • The candidates of open school are not eligible to appear for NEET.  

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NEET UG

What is NEET Exam for?

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET UG) 2023 is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to MBBS/ BDS/ BAMS/ BSMS/ BUMS/ BHMS at medical colleges across the country.

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What is the pass marks for NEET?

The passing marks for NEET Exam vary as per the category of the students. The cutoff marks of NEET 2022 was 50% for general category, 45% for physically handicapped, and 40% for the other reserved category students.

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Who is eligible for NEET Exam?

Candidates who have passed 12th class exam with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as compulsory subjects securing at least 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized board will be considered eligible for taking NEET Exam 2023.

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Can I become a doctor without NEET?

No. Qualifying NEET Exam with a valid score is one of the eligibility criteria that students must fulfil in order to become a doctor.

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Is NEET 2023 Registration started?

No. NEET Registration 2023 is expected to begin in the last week of February or first week of March 2023.

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What is NEET 2023 Exam Date?

NEET Exam 2023 is scheduled to be conducted on May 7, 2023 by the National Testing Agency.

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The National Testing Agency conducted NEET 2023 on May 7 this year. Now that the NEET Exam is successfully concluded, students from all over the country have become eager to know NEET Passing Marks for 2024. Candidates who qualify the exam will be shortlisted for admission to various undergradu

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The National Testing Agency (NTA) has issued guidelines for attaching a postcard-sized photo to the NEET admit card. The specifications are included in the information brochure as well as the NEET admit card 2022, which was issued by the authority on July 12. The postcard size photo specifications f

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AIPMT Full form

05-Sep-2023

What is the AIPMT Exam?The full form of AIPMT is the All India Pre-Medical test. CBSE oversaw this national-level admission test and the Educational Board of India changed its agency in 2016. The admission test is now administered by the NTA and is also altered the nomenclature of the entrance exam

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ABOUT NEET SS AND NEET SS ELIGIBILITY In India, the NEET SS exam (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Super Speciality courses) is a crucial exam that allows medical professionals to pursue specific fields within the healthcare domain. NEET SS, which was created to promote excellence and

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Maharashtra State CET Cell will conduct Maharashtra NEET Counselling 2023 for 85% State Quota Seats. MCC is conducting NEET 2023 Counselling for MBBS/ BDS/ B.Sc Nursing for 15% AIQ Seats. Soon after the announcement of the NEET 2023 Result, the Maharashtra NEET 2023 Seat Matrix for MBBS/ BDS admis

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NEET Counselling 2023

09-Jun-2023

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Examination, NEET-UG 2023 counselling will be released by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) and can be found at mcc.nic.in. For NEET 2022, on October 11, 2022, the first round of NEET UG Counselling 2022 was conducted. A link to register for NEET 20

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NEET Answer Key 2023 – The National Testing Agency (NTA) the conducting body of NEET Exam, has released the final NEET Answer Key 2023 on the official website – neet.nta.nic.in. The authority will also send the NEET OMR Sheet 2023 to the registered students on their email address regis

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NEET Cutoff 2023

08-May-2023

NEET Cut off 2023 - Check Category-wise, College wise Cutoff, Qualifying Marks The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release NEET 2023 Qualifying Cutoff after the declaration of NEET 2023 Result. The NEET Cutoff will be released in two types namely Qualifying Cutoff and Admission Cutoff. What

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NEET OMR Sheet 2023

08-May-2023

The National Testing Agency will release the NEET 2023 Asnwer Key soon as the exam has been successfully conducted. The answer key of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test will be released on its official website. Students who took the exam can visit the official website of NEET and check and

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AIPVT 2023

11-Apr-2023

AIPVT 2023 Latest Updates NEET UG 2023 has replaced AIPVT 2023 as of 2017. The Veterinary Council of India will hold an all-India pre-veterinary test. Admission to these courses in 2023 will be based on the NEET score. What is AIPVT Exam? AIPVT stands for All India Pre-Veterinary

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