1 March 2017
NEET 2017 is an All India Undergraduate medical entrance exam conducted by CBSE and is the single medical exam in the country which will be used for admission in MBBS and BDS colleges. CBSE has released NEET UG Prospectus and Application Form for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in the session 2017-18. NEET 2017 will be conducted on 7 May 2017, it will be a single stage objective type exam, the last date to apply is 1 March 2017.
NEET 2017 (UG) is a common exam for admission into Government and Private Medical Colleges in the country. NEET has replaced AIPMT exam from 2016. No state or private institute is now allowed to conduct their own medical entrance exam for MBBS and BDS Admissions. Although states and colleges will conduct their separate counselling for admission in medical colleges. The candidates have to make sure to apply to all the colleges they are seeking admission.
Latest Update: The candidates are allowed a maximum of 3 attempts for all candidates. NEET 2017 will be considered as the first attempt. Earlier, the candidates who have appeared in NEET (earlier known as AIPMT) three times are not allowed to take this examination.
National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 is a common exam conducted by CBSE for admission to the following.
CBSE has released NEET UG Prospectus and Application Form. NEET 2017 for MBBS and BDS Admissions will be conducted on 7 May 2017, it will be a single stage objective type exam.
NEET 2017 will be conducted in 10 Indian regional languages. The languages will be Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Oriya, Kannada and Telugu. However, the option of Vernacular languages will only be available in selected Test Centres (list of test centres for vernacular languages is available towards the end of this page).
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NEET 2017 Exam Dates
NEET UG application begin
31 January 2017
The last date to submit the application form
1 March 2017
NEET Admit card
15 April 2017
NEET UG Exam
|7 May 2017
10:00 am to 01:00 pm
|8 June 2017|
NEET UG was initially conducted in the year 2013 but from the year 2014, it has been replaced by AIPMT. The year 2016 was the comeback year for NEET UG. Honourable Supreme Court of India has decided to conduct NEET-UG for admission to MBBS and BDS.
Nationality: Indian Nationals, NRIs, Foreign Nationals, Persons of Indian Origin and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) are eligible to apply for NEET 2017.
Age: The candidate should be a minimum of 17 years on or before December 31, 2017. For admission to Government Medical Colleges, the age of the candidate must not be more than 25 years on December 31, 2017. The upper age limit for candidates belonging to ST/SC and OBC shall be relaxed by a period of 5 years.
|Category||Born on or Between|
|General||8 May 1992 and 1 January 2001|
|SC/ST/OBC||8 May 1987 and 1 January 2001|
Maximum Number of Attempts - 3 - NEET 2017 will be considered as the first attempt.
Academic Qualification: The candidate must have passed Class 12 Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology /Biotechnology and any other elective subject with English as a compulsory subject. Candidates who are appearing in Class 12 Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017 are also eligible to apply.
Percentage Criteria: Students must have secured minimum 50% marks in PCB group for general candidates and 45% (for General-PH) and 40% (for SC/ST/OBC candidates).
NEET 2017 Application Forms are available from 31 January 2017. The candidates have to fill and submit NEET Application form ONLINE only. The submission of fees is to be done through Online payment using the debit card and credit card, E-Challan, Net banking and eWallet of Common Service Centre.
NEET Application Form 2017 - Step by Step Guide
NEET Admit Card will be available for all the students appearing for NEET UG from 15 April 2017 onwards. Admit Card will be available on the online only for those eligible candidates who have submitted their duly filled application forms before the due date. The NEET Hall Ticket is an important document, and no candidate would be allowed to appear in the exam without valid admit card. Admit card will not be dispatched through the post to the candidates.
NEET 2017 Application Fee is different for candidates belonging to different categories. Following is the category-wise application fee for appearing in NEET 2017 Exam. All the candidates can pay the application fee in any one of the following manners:
NEET result will be declared by CBSE on 8 June 2017. CBSE will prepare an All India Merit list of candidates who qualify NEET 2017. It is to be noted that no category wise result sheet will be prepared. The NEET Result will clearly state that whether the candidate has qualified for all-India 15% NEET Counselling and will also contain the NEET percentile of the candidates.
There is no provision for re-checking/re-evaluation of the answer sheets. Therefore, no correspondence regarding rechecking of NEET Result 2017 will be entertained by CBSE.
The merit list of the eligible and successful candidates who have qualified for 15% All India quota seats will be prepared by the CBSE on the basis of score obtained in the NEET 2017.The merit list will be equal to the number of seats available for allotment in MBBS/BDS courses under 15% All India Quota. A waiting list will also be declared by CBSE which will be four times of the merit list.
The counselling is conducted only for the All India Government Quota MBBS and BDS Seats in all states except Jammu and Kashmir, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. There are only 50000 MBBS seats and the country (Govt and Private), and 6-7 lacs of students appear for the exam.
State-level individual counselling will fill 85% state level seats, and the private medical colleges will conduct their counselling for the allotment of seats. NEET is only a qualifying exam and only appearing in the exam does not guarantee a seat. The candidates have to fill the individual medical college's application form for admission and also apply for the state counselling.
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Any query related to 15 % All India Quota Counselling may be referred to the following address:
The Assistant Director General (ME)
Directorate General of Health Services,
Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi-110 108
NEET 2017 will be conducted in 10 languages. The candidates have to specify the language of the question paper while filling the application form. There will be only one paper in NEET entrance exam, which will be conducted in Pen and Paper mode.
Duration of Exam: 3 hours
Total no. of Questions: 180 Multiple Choice Questions from the three subjects namely Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology). Four marks will be awarded for every correct response.
Negative Marking: For every incorrect response one mark will be deducted from the total score.
The Medium of Exam: From this year NEET question paper will be conducted in 10 languages viz are; Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Oriya, Kannada and Telugu.
|Subject||NEET Number of Question||Marks|
Entry in the NEET Exam Hall
Checking of NEET Admit Cards by the invigilator
|7.30 AM to 9.45 AM|
Distribution of Test Booklet
Seal of the Test Booklet to be broken/ opened to take out the Answer Sheet
Latest Entry in the NEET Exam Hall
NEET Test Commences
NEET 2017 Test Concludes
NEET Entrance has questions on four subjects namely Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology and each section has the same number of questions and weightage in the exam. It is critical for the candidates to go through the Syllabus and then prepare for the exam. It is advisable that the candidates should go through the previous year question papers and get the idea about the NEET Exam.
The syllabus is more or less same as the syllabus of Class 11 and Class 12 ( CBSE and NCERT Syllabus). Check detailed NEET Syllabus
NEET 2017 will be conducted in 84 test centres across the country. The candidates have to give their test centre preference at the time of NEET Application. The candidates who wish to give NEET 2017 in any of the Vernacular languages must check the list of Examination centres list and note down the Exam centres options available for them.
3% horizontal reservation for Physically Handicapped candidates in 15% All India UG quota seat. This reservation is for candidates with 50% to 70% locomotor disability in the lower limb, however, if the seats under 3% quota remain vacant then locomotor disability of lower limbs between 40% to 50% will be considered.
The candidates may kindly note that in the case of selection under PH category, they will be required to produce Disability Certificate from one of the disability assessment boards, constituted in the four metro cities, mentioned below, before their schedule date of counselling:
|City||Name and Address of the Hospital|
|New Delhi||Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital,
Ansari Nagar, Ring Road, New Delhi-110029
(Tel No.011-26190763 & 26163072)
|Mumbai||All India Institute of Physically Medicine and Rehabilitation,
Hazi Ali Park, K. Khadya Marg, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai-400034
|Kolkata||Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research,
244, Acharya J.C. Bose Marg, Kolkata-20
|Chennai||Madras Medical College, Park Town,
Chennai-600003 (Tel No.044-25305301)
Foreign Candidates: The Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Non-Resident Indians (NRI) are allowed to participate in 15% All India Quota counselling. Such candidates can be allowed to participate in 15% All India Quota counselling with the applicable terms and conditions.
These are some of the questions that have been compiled so that students have no problems in filling the application form or in appearing in the exam. The students are advised to have a look at these questions.
Answer: Yes it is a mandatory document for NEET Application. All the Indian Citizens have to enter the Aadhar Number while filling the NEET Application form. Aadhar card is compulsory for all states except Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya. The Aadhar information added by the candidates will be validated from the UIDAI's database. If the particular's do not match with the database, then the application form will be rejected. The candidates from Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya, have to enter the passport/ ration card/ bank account / any valid government identity number. Instead of Aadhar.
|Indian Nationals of all states||Aadhaar Card Number, Aadhaar Enrolment/Registration Number issued by Aadhar Facilitation Centre|
|Indian Nationals belonging to Assam, Meghalaya or Jammu & Kashmir||Aadhaar Card No., Aadhaar Enrolment No., Registration No. issued by Facilitation Centre, Ration Card No., Bank Account No., Passport No. or No. of any Other Identity Card issued by Government.|
|NRI/ PIO/OCI||Passport Number|
Answer: In case there is a mistake in your Aadhar Card the candidates should get it corrected in the Aadhar Card or school record as the case may be and after it is corrected they can proceed with filling the application form.
Answer: No the candidates are not allowed to take any pen or pencil to the exam centre. CBSE will also provide the pens for writing in the exam.
Answer: The NEET Exam will be conducted in 10 languages and they are Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Oriya, Kannada and Telugu.
Answer: Yes the foreign students can appear in the NEET 2017 Exam. While filling the registration form the candidates have to select from options that is NRI, OCI, PIO, Foreign and after that they have to enter their passport number.
Answer: Although NEET Exam is open to Foreign. NRI/ PIO/OCI students but there are no NEET Exam Centre outside India, and these candidates can select a test centre in India and make necessary provisions to appear in the exam.
Answer: The candidates can take the help of the Common Service Centres to fill up the application form. They can find the list of these test centres on the NEET 2017 Official website. The candidates should take their necessary documents with them for filling up the application form. The candidate has to pay a fee for availing the services.
No, you will not be eligible to appear in the NEET Exam if you do not fulfil the age criteria.The candidate should have completed 17 years of age for appearing in NEET Exam. For UR category the candidate should be born on or between 08.05.1992 and 01.01.2001 and for SC/ST/OBC the candidate should be born on or between 08.05.1987 and 01.01.2001
Indian Nationals, Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Oversees Citizen of India (OCIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs). Foreign Nationals are eligible to appear in NEET (UG)-2017 for 15% All India Quota Seats.
If a candidate has opted for Hindi or vernacular language as the medium of question paper, which language candidate will be provided Test Booklet?
The candidate would be provided NEET Bilingual Test Booklet i.e. in Hindi/Vernacular Language and English.
Option once exercised, cannot be changed after submission of application form. As centres will be allotted based on the medium of question paper, candidates need to be very careful in choosing of the medium of question paper.
Answer: The candidate does not have to send any document to CBSE after the submission of application. The candidates are advised to keep a copy of confirmation page for future use.
Answer: Yes NIOS students are eligible to appear in NEET 2017. The candidate passed class XII examination with an aggregate of 50% marks in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-Technology and also passed English in the Qualifying Examination from any recognised Board/University can appear in the NEET-UG subject to fulfilling other conditions.
A student who have studied up to class 11th from CBSE Board from KSA/abroad and class XII from CBSE School in India, will he/she be eligible to appear in NEET-UG?
Answer: Yes these students are eligible for NEET.
Answer: PH1 category students are those candidates who have locomotor disability of lower limbs from 50% to 70% and PH 2 category students are with locomotor disability of lower limbs from 40% to less than 50%
Answer: The NEET Result will contain the All India Rank as well as the NEET percentile obtained by the candidate. The NEET Result will clearly state whether the candidate has qualified for the NEET 15% All India Quota Counselling.
The Deputy Secretary (Exam),
National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test Unit,
CBSE Shiksha Kendra,
2, Community Centre,
Preet Vihar, Delhi - 110 092
Phone No. – 011-22041807, 011 - 22041808
Toll Free No. - 1800118002,
Mobile No. - 9599590192,9599590193
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