12 March 2018
NEET 2018 is an All India Undergraduate medical entrance exam conducted by CBSE and is the single medical exam in the country which is conducted for admission in MBBS and BDS colleges in India and Abroad. CBSE has released the notification regarding the NEET 2018 to get admission in MBBS/ BDS courses in the session 2018-19. NEET 2018 will be conducted on 6 May 2018, it will be a single stage objective type exam.
NEET 2018 (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 the admissions into MBBS and BDS courses. Although states and colleges will conduct their separate counselling for admission in medical colleges.
National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2018 is a common exam conducted by CBSE for admission to the following.
NEET UG Application begins
8 February 2018
The last date to submit the NEET Application Form
Extended to 12 March 2018 upto 5: 30 PM
Last date for payment of NEET Application Fee
13 March 2018 upto 11.50 PM
2nd week of April 2018
NEET UG Exam Date
|6 May 2018|
|5 June 2018|
|Application Form Correction||Syllabus 2018|
|Result||NEET Answer Key and OMR Sheet|
|NEET 15% AIQ Seat Allotment Result 2017||NEET Exam Centres|
|NEET Counselling for Deemed Universities 15% AIQ||NEET 15% All India Quota Deemed Universities|
Nationality: Indian Nationals, NRIs, Foreign Nationals, Persons of Indian Origin and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) are eligible to apply for NEET 2018.
Age: The candidate should be a minimum of 17 years on or before 31 December 2018. For admission to Government Medical Colleges, the age of the candidate must not be more than 25 years on 31 December 2018. The upper age limit for candidates belonging to ST/SC and OBC shall be relaxed by a period of 5 years. The age of the candidates should be same as that on the Aadhar Card
|Category||Born on or Between|
|General||7 May 1993 and 1 January 2002|
|SC/ST/OBC/PH||7 May 1988 and 1 January 2002|
Maximum Number of Attempts - 3 - The candidates are allowed a maximum of 3 attempts for all candidates. Earlier, the candidates who have appeared in NEET (earlier known as AIPMT) three times are not allowed to take this examination.
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 2018 are also eligible to apply.
Note: Candidates who have passed 10+2 from Open Schools or as a private candidate shall not be eligible to appear for NEET (UG). Furthermore, study of Biology/ Biotechnology as an additional subject at 10+2 level also shall not permissible
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).
The complete details of the NEET 2018 is given in the brochure given towards the end of the page.
NEET 2018 Application Forms are available from 8 February 2018 in Online mode only. The candidates have to fill and submit NEET Application form through ONLINE mode only. The submission of fees is to be done through Online payment using the debit card and credit card, E-Challan, Net banking and e-wallet of Common Service Centre. Aadhaar number is required for submission of Application Form of NEET (UG)-2018 except for J&K, Assam & Meghalaya as per Aadhaar Act. The use of Aadhaar for the candidates of NEET (UG)-2018 will result in an accuracy of the candidate’s details.
NEET Application Form 2018 - Apply Online
NEET Admit Card will be available for all the students appearing for NEET UG from the second week of April 2018 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 to the post to the candidates.
NEET 2018 Application Fee is different for candidates belonging to different categories. Following is the category-wise application fee for appearing in NEET 2018 Exam. All the candidates can pay the application fee in any one of the following manners:
NEET Answer Key 2018 will be released by the CBSE for the entrance exam of NEET 2018. The candidates who appeared in the exam would be able to check the answer key and can estimate their scores. CBSE will release the result after the release of the answer key. Meanwhile, the candidates can check the NEET answer key for the last year given towards the end of this page.
NEET Result 2018 will be declared by CBSE in the month of June 2018. CBSE will prepare an All India Merit list of candidates who qualify NEET 2018. 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 2018 will be entertained by CBSE.
In case of two or more candidates obtaining equal marks in the NEET (UG) - 2018, the inter-se-merit of such candidates shall be determined in order of preference as follows:
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
Phone No. 011-23062493, (FAX) 011-23061907
NEET Answer Key 2018 for the entrance exam conducted on 6 May 2018 will be released by the CBSE. Therefore, the candidates who appeared in the exam can check the answer key and estimate their scores. The candidates can check the answer key by following the link given below.
The merit list of the eligible and successful candidates who have qualified for 15% All India quota seats are prepared by the CBSE on the basis of score obtained in the NEET 2017.The merit list is equal to the number of seats available for allotment in MBBS/BDS courses under 15% All India Quota.
The list of successful candidates 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.A waiting list is also be declared by CBSE which will be four times of the merit list.
All India Ranks will be allotted by the CBSE and the further admitting authorities of each state will be inviting applications for Counselling and merit list shall be drawn based on All India Rank by the Admitting Authorities subject to their applicable rules. The admitting/counselling authorities will draw merit list of the candidates in the respective categories declared by the candidates at the time of applying for admission/counselling based on State rules.
NEET 2018 will be conducted in 11 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.
|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
Last Entry in the NEET Exam Hall
NEET Test Commences
NEET 2018 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. There is no change in the syllabus if CBSE NEET 2018 (UG).
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 2018 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 2018 in any of the Vernacular languages must check the list of Examination centres list and note down the Exam centres options available for them. From 2018 NEET will also be conducted in the Urdu language also.
|Medium of Question Paper||Examination Centres|
|English and Hindi||All Examination Centre Cities|
|English & Assamese||Examination Centre Cities in Assam|
|English & Bengali||Examination Centre Cities in West Bengal and Tripura|
|English & Gujarati||Examination Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman, Dadar & Nagar Haveli|
|English & Kannada||Examination Centre Cities in Karnataka|
|English & Marathi||Examination Centre Cities in Maharashtra|
|English & Oriya||Examination Centre Cities in Odisha|
|English & Tamil||Examination Centre Cities in Tamil Nadu|
|English & Telugu||Examination Centre Cities in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana|
|English & Urdu||All Examination Centre Cities|
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.
NEET 2018 for MBBS and BDS Applications have ben started from 8 February 2018. Few important points
NEET 2018 will be conducted in 11 Indian regional languages. The languages were Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Oriya, Kannada, Urdu and Telugu. However, the option of Vernacular languages was available in selected Test Centres only.
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 11 languages and they are Urdu (New Addition) Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Oriya, Kannada and Telugu.
Answer: Yes the foreign students can appear in the NEET 2018 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 2018 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), Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs). Foreign Nationals are eligible to appear in NEET (UG)-2018 for 15% All India Quota Seats.
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: No. As per the amendment in Graduate Medical Education Regulations, Candidates who have passed 10+2 from NIOS or State Open School or as private candidate shall not be eligible to appear for NEET (UG). Furthermore, study of Biology/Bio-technology as an additional subject at 10+2 level also shall not be permissible.
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: CBSE will declare the result based on the qualifying criteria provided by Medical/Dental Council of India wherein All India Rank will be given to the candidates in percentile rank.
NEET 2018 (UG) - Official Brochure
The Deputy Secretary,
National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test Unit,
Website - www.cbseneet.nic.in
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone No. – 011-22041807, 011 - 22041808,
Toll Free No. - 1800118002, Mobile No. : 9773720177,
9773720178 & 9773720179