NEET 2017 - National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test

Last Date to Apply

Yet to be announced

About NEET

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 MBBS and BDS colleges. It is a common exam for admission into government and private medical colleges in the country. NEET has replaced AIPMT exam from 2016. National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 is a common exam conducted by CBSE for admission to the following. No state or private institute will be allowed to conduct their own medical entrance exam.

  • All India Quota Seats
  • State Government Quota Medical Seats
  • Private, Management and NRI Quota Seats in all Private Medical / Dental Colleges or any Private/Deemed University.

NEET will not be eligible for admission in MBBS in AIIMS. Admission in seven AIIMS Institutes in the country will be based on AIIMS MBBS Entrance Exam and also JIPMER.

NEET 2017 Latest News and Updates


As per the latest circular from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, NEET 2017 Information bulletin will be released by CBSE with the following changes:

  • From this year onward Foreign candidates will also be allowed to appear in NEET: According to the latest decision, the international students may be permitted to appear in NEET.  In this decision, 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.
  • There will be no Age bar and no limitation on the Number of Attempts for the candidates applying for All India Quota. 
  • NEET Merit List: The cut-off scores at 50 and 40 percentile for open and reserved categories under the regulations of the NEET not needed to be impeded.

NEET 2017 Notification and Changes 

NEET 2017 will be conducted in 8 Indian regional languages for both NEET UG and NEET PG. The languages will be Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu.

We will update this page regularly for all the NEET updates so you can bookmark this page for all the latest news on NEET.

NEET 2017 Exam Dates



NEET UG application begin 

January 2017

The last date to submit the application form
(without late fee)

February 2017 (Tentative)

The last date to submit the application
(with late fee)

February 2017 (Tentative)

NEET Admit card

the First week of April 2017


7 May 2017 (tentative)

NEET Result 

First week of June 2017

NEET UG was last conducted in the year 2013 but from the year 2014, it has been replaced by AIPMT. The year 2016 is a comeback year for NEET UG. Honourable Supreme Court of India has decided to conduct NEET UG 2016 for admission to MBBS and BDS.  

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NEET Eligibility criteria

Nationality: Indian Nationals and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) are eligible to apply for NEET.  

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.

  • The upper age limit for the candidates seeking admission in MBBS/BDS seats under the control of States/Universities/Institutions shall be as per their rules.

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 Application form and Admit Card

NEET 2017 Application Forms will be available from the third week of December 2016. The candidates have to fill and submit NEET Application form ONLINE only. The candidates need to 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 

NEET Admit Card

NEET Admit Card will be available for all the students appearing for NEET UG from the first week of 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 Admit Card 2017


NEET 2017 Application Fees


Fee details


 Rs. 1400


 Rs. 750

NEET Result and Counselling

NEET result will be declared by CBSE by the first week of 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% Counselling and will also contain the NEET percentile of the candidates.

Rechecking of NEET Result 2017

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.

NEET Merit List 2017(15% Seats)

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.

NEET Counselling

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. 

To get the latest updates on medical exams the candidate should follow >> Medical Admission 2017 and bookmark this page for all updates.

NEET Exam pattern

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 8 languages that are Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu. 

  • The questions would be answered on the specially designed machine-gradable sheet using Ball Point Pen provided by CBSE at centre only.
Subject NEET Number of Question Marks 
Physics 45 180
Chemistry 45 180
Zoology 45 180
Botany 45 180
Total 180  720



NEET Syllabus 2017

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 Important details

Reservation of Seats in Govt. Medical Colleges 

Category Percentage of Reservation
SC 5%
ST 7.5%
OBC 27%
PH 3%


  • Reservation would be applicable to the caste mentioned in the Central list of OBC.
  • Thus, the candidates falling in this list may mention OBC in the Category Column in the application form.
  • Candidates from the creamy layer and do not come under Central List of OBC are advised to mention their category as General.
  • 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 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 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 
(Tel No.022-23544341)
Kolkata Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research,
244, Acharya J.C. Bose Marg, Kolkata-20 
(Tel No.033-22235181)
Chennai Madras Medical College, Park Town, Chennai-600003 
(Tel No.044-25305301)

NEET Address

The Deputy Secretary (Exam),
National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test Unit,
CBSE Shiksha Kendra,
2, Community Centre,
Preet Vihar, Delhi - 110 092

NEET Contact

Phones(Exam): 011-22019683
A/C & Admin: 011-22521081
Fax : 011-22509251

NEET Exam Date

7 May 2017