• NEET - National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test Medicine-Pharmacy-Allied Sciences-Veterinary-Agriculture

     
    Exam Level
    National
    Exam Conducting Body
    NTA (National Testing Agency)
    Application Form Filling
    Online
    Exam
    Offline
     

    NEET 2022 Exam details: Eligibility, Application Form, Admit Card, Result, Admission, Syllabus, Colleges, Exam Pattern


     

    What is the Full Form of NEET?

    NEET - National Eligibility cum Entrance Test 

     

    Who conducts NEET Exam?

    National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA)

     

    What is the purpose of NEET Entrance Exam? 

    NEET is conducted for admissions into MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, Veterinary, and other medical/paramedical courses in India. NEET is the only entrance test for admission to MBBS and BDS courses in India.

    AIIMS and JIPMER do not conduct their MBBS entrance exams separately now. Admissions in these institutions are also offered using NEET score followed by counselling.

     

    What is the frequency of NEET Entrance Exam?

    The exam is conducted annually i.e. once a year,

     

    Are exam centres for NEET available throughout the country?

    NEET is conducted at nearly 150 test centres in India and the exam is undertaken by 16 lakh students every year.


     

    What is the ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA for NEET?

    Nationality:

    1. Indian Nationals

    2. Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)

    3. Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)

    4. Persons with Indian Origin (PIO)

    5. Foreign Nationals

     

    Age Limit Criteria:

    1. The minimum age of a candidate as of December 31, 2022, should be 17 years

    2. There is no upper age limit as of now. The ruling on the upper age limit is awaiting ruling under the High Court of Delhi.  Candidates older than 25 years of age applying for NEET 2021 will be provisionally admitted subject to the ruling of the High Court of Delhi.

     

    Minimum qualification

    1. Candidate must have passed Class 12 or equivalent from a recognised institute

    2. Candidates who are appearing for Class 12 or equivalent can also apply for NEET 

    3. Candidates who have completed Class 12 or equivalent from an open school are also eligible

     

    Mandatory subjects:

    1. Candidate must have cleared Class 12 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology

    2. Candidates who have passed Class 12 or equivalent with Biology as an additional subject are also eligible

     

    Minimum marks required in the qualifying examination:

    1. General category: 50%

    2. PWD category: 45%

    3. SC/ST/OBC: 40%



    Is NEET a National Exam? What is the EXAM LEVEL of NEET?

    National

     

    What is the EXAM MODE of NEET?

    Offline

     

    What is the DURATION of NEET Exam?

    3 hours

     

    ACCEPTING COLLEGES

    1613 colleges

    Check the List here

     

    EXAM FREQUENCY

    Once a year

     

    OFFICIAL WEBSITE

    https://ntaneet.nic.in/Ntaneet/Welcome.aspx 

     

    ADMISSION PROCESS

     

    Documents

    Specifications

    Size

    Format

    Scanned Photograph

    • Passport size and postcard size (both)

    • The photograph must not be older than 3 months

    • Name of the candidate and date must be printed below the photograph

    10 Kb to 200 Kb (passport size)

    4"x6", 50 kb to 300 kb (postcard size)

     

    JPG/JPEG

    Scanned Signature

    Signature of the candidate in black ink on white background

    4 Kb to 30 Kb

     

    JPG/JPEG

    Scan of thumb impression

    • Left-hand thumb impression

    • Should be on white paper with blue ink

    10 Kb to 50 Kb

    JPG/JPEG

    Class 10 Passing Certificate

    A clear scan of the passing certificate

    100 Kb to 400 Kb

    JPG/JPEG

    Other things that must be kept handy

    • A valid mobile number

    • Valid Email Id

    • Class 10 marks and percentage

    • Class 12 marks and percentage

    • Identity Number - Aadhar Card number/ Passport number/ Ration Card number/ bank account/ any other valid Govt. identity number

    • Credit card/ Debit card/ Net banking credentials

     

    Steps to fill the application form for NEET 2021 have been elaborated below. Candidates are advised to go through the steps before filling the application to understand the process better and avoid confusion.


     

    Steps to fill the NEET 2021 application form:

    Step 1: Registration

    1. Go to the official website of NTA NEET

    2. Click on “New Registration”

    3. Enter the following details

    4. Candidate’s Name

    5. Mother’s name

    6. Father’s name

    7. Date of birth

    8. Category

    9. Gender

    10. Nationality

    11. Persons with Disability

    12. Identification Type

    13. Identification Number

    14. Mobile number

    15. Email Id

    16. Enter the captcha

    17. Click on “Preview and Next”

    18. Check the information provided and click on “Next”

    19. Set a password and select a security question

    20. Note these for future reference

    21. Click on “OTP Verification”

    22. You will receive an OTP on the registered mobile number

    23. Enter OTP in the space provided

    24. Click on “Submit”

    25. A provisional application number will be displayed on the screen

    26. Note down the application number for future reference

     

    Step 2: Apply online for NEET 2021

    1. Click on “Click here to login”

    2. Login using the application number and password

    3. The NEET 2021 application will open on your screen

    4. Details entered during the registration process will be pre-filled in the
                    application and cannot be changed


     

    The form is divided into twelve sections. Fill in the details carefully as explained below

    Sections 

    Credentials

    Personal Details 

     

    • Candidate’s Name

    • Mother’s and Father’s Name

    • Gender

    • Category

    • Date of Birth

    • Nationality

    • Persons with disability

    • Do you belong to Minority Category?

    • Are you suffering from Diabetes Type I?

    • Identification Type

    • Identification Number

    Place of Birth

    • Place of Birth

    • State

    • District

    Choice of Medium of Question Paper

    Select from the following language options: English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Kannada, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil and Urdu

    Choice of Examination Centre

    Select four exam centres in decreasing order of your preference. Prefer the ones closest for you to reach on time.

    Academic Details (Class 10 or equivalent)

    • Name of School Education Board

    • Name of School /College

    • Address of School/College

    • Year of passing

    • Percentage of marks obtained in Class 10

    • Class X board roll number

    Academic Details (Class 11 or equivalent)

     

    • Name of School /College

    • Year of passing

    • Place of Study

    • State where School/College is located

    • District where School/College is located

    Academic Details (Class 12 or equivalent)

    • School Board of Class 12 or equivalent

    • Name of School/College (passed/appearing)

    • Address of School/College

    • Place of study

    • Year of passing

    • State where School/College is located

    • District where School/College is located

    • Qualifying Exam Code

    • Year of passing/Appearing class 12 or equivalent

    • Percentage of marks obtained in Class 10th if passed

    • Enter Roll Number of class 12

    Permanent Address

    Permanent address of the candidate

    Correspondence Address 

    Same as permanent address or fill in the current address

    Details of Parents/ Guardian

    • Qualification

    • Occupation

    • Annual income

    Do you intend to wear a customary dress  while appearing for the exam?

    Yes /No

    Security pin

    Alphaumeric pin on the screen

     


    Step 3: Upload scanned images

    1. Click on “Upload your recent documents”

    2. Select the files to be uploaded

    3. Click on “Next”

    Step 4: Make Payment

    Select the desired mode of payment from the available ones: SBI / Syndicate / HDFC / ICICI / Paytm Payment /  Debit Card / Credit Card / Net-banking / UPI

     

    Pay the application fee

    Category

    Application fee (In Rs)

    General

    1,500

    Other Backward Classes

    1,400

    Scheduled Caste /Scheduled Tribe

    800

    Persons with Disability

    800

     

    Step 5: Print Confirmation

    Save and print the filled application form of NEET along with the confirmation receipt.


     

    ADMIT CARD 

    NEET admit card is released by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on its official website. Candidates must download it by logging into their registered accounts. They are advised to check the details printed on the NEET admit card before downloading it. In case of any errors or spelling mistakes, contact the concerned authorities immediately. Only those candidates who have completed the NEET application process and have paid the application fee are eligible to download the NEET admit card.

     

    How to Download the NEET Admit Card?

    The admit card of NEET will be available for candidates in online mode only. Follow the steps given below to download it:

    1. Go to the official website of NTA NEET or click on NEET admit card download link

    2. Click on “NEET admit card

    3. Enter application number, date of birth and the security passcode

    4. Click on “Submit

    5. Admit card of NEET will appear on the screen

    6. Check the details mentioned on the admit card for any spelling mistakes in your credentials and photograph

    7. Download the NEET admit card


     

    Details Mentioned on NEET Admit Card 

    The details mentioned on the admit card of NEET will be matched against the ID proof of the candidate on the day of the examination. Only if they match, the candidate is allowed to appear for the examination.

    Check the following details on the admit card of NEET:

    1. Name of the candidate

    2. NEET roll number

    3. NEET registration number / appplication number

    4. Date and time of the examination

    5. Father’s name

    6. Mother’s name

    7. Date of birth

    8. Gender

    9. Category/ Sub-category

    10. Address

    11. Medium (Language) of the examination mentioned in the applic

    12. ation form

    13. Number and address of the exam centre

    14. Signature of the candidate

     

    You are advised to take a coloured printout of the NEET admit card. Affix a passport size photograph in the space provided, preferably the same as the one submitted with the application form of NEET. Get the admit card signed by parent or guardian Check for the COVID conditions printed in the admited card.

     

    NEET Admit Card: How to Retrieve a Forgotten Registration Number?

    Follow the following steps to retrieving the registration number.

    1. Go to the official website of NTA NEET.
    2. Click on “Forgot Registration Number”

    3. Enter the following details: Name, date of birth, father’s name, mother’s name, category and security pin / passcode.

    4. Registration number will be displayed on the screen

    5. Use this registration number to download the admit card

     

    How to Download NEET ADMIT CARD if You Do Not Have Access to the Internet?

    Common Services Centres (CSC): There are more than 2.5 lakh CSCs in India. Go to go to www.csc.gov.in to check the nearest CSC to your place. 

    CSC services and fee

    Service

    Fee

    Filling in the NEET application form 

     Rs 25

    Online payment of fee

     0.5 per cent of the transaction value

    Download the admit card

     Rs 10

    Coloured Printout

     Rs 5 (per page)

     

    What to things required to be carried on the day of the examination?

    1. NEET admit card 

    2. Passport-sized photograph (same as the one uploaded with the application form)

    3. A valid photo Id proof (Aadhaar card/ Driving Licence/ PAN Card/ Passport/ Voter Id)

    4. Transparent water bottle

    5. 50 ml bottle of hand sanitiser 

    6. Facemask and hand gloves


     

    EXAM PATTERN

    Check the NEET brochure released by NTA.

    NEET Exam Pattern: Highlights

    Mode of the examination

    Offline

     

    Medium/ Language

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

     

    Duration of the examination

    Three hours

     

    Frequency of exam in a year

    Once a year

     

    Type of questions

    Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

                                            

    Total number of Questions

    180

     

    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

    45

    Chemistry

    45

    Biology

    90

     

    NEET EXAM Pattern: An Overview of the Question Paper

    According to the exam pattern of NEET, the NEET question paper comprises three sections - Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Tabulated below is the section-wise weightage and breakup of the question paper.

     

    NEET Subject-Wise Weightage 

    Subject

    Number of Questions

    Maximum Marks

    Physics

    45

    180

    Chemistry

    45

    180

    Biology

    Botany

    45

    180

    Zoology

    45

    180

    Total

    180

    720

     

    NEET Marking Scheme 

    1. Each correct answer will be awarded four marks

    2. One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer

    3. No mark will be deducted for the questions which have not been answered

    4. Questions that have two or more responses marked on the OMR sheet will be considered as incorrect and one mark will be deducted for them

     

     

    Marks awarded

    Correct answer

    +4

    Incorrect answer

    -1

    Question with more than one response

    -1

    Unanswered Question

    0


     

    Marking the OMR sheet

    • Answers have to be marked using a ballpoint pen 

    • Changing of answers on the OMR sheet is not allowed

    • Erasing/ obliterating any information printed on the OMR sheet is a punishable offence

    • Rough work should be done in the test booklet only

    • Do not forget to mark the test booklet code on the OMR sheet


     

    Language options and Exam Centres 

    Medium

    Availability in the NEET exam centres

    English

    Available at all exam cities/ centres

    Hindi

    Available at all exam cities/ centres

    Marathi

    Available at exam centres in Maharashtra

    Bengali

    Available at exam centres in West Bengal

    Gujarati

    Available at exam centres in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli

    Tamil

    Available at exam centres in Tamil Nadu

    Telugu

    Available at exam centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

    Kannada

    Available at exam centres in Karnataka

    Oriya

    Available at exam centres in Odisha

    Assamese

    Available at exam centres in Assam


     

    NEET Syllabus

     

    (A) Chemistry Syllabus

    NEET Chemistry Syllabus from Class 11

    1. Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

    2. Structure of Atom

    3. Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

    4. Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

    5. States of Matter: Gases and Liquids

    6. Thermodynamics

    7. Equilibrium

    8. Redox Reactions

    9. Hydrogen

    10. s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)

    11. Some p-Block Elements

    12. Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques

    13. Hydrocarbons

    14. Environmental Chemistry

    NEET Chemistry Syllabus from Class 12

    1. Solid State

    2. Solutions

    3. Electrochemistry

    4. Chemical Kinetics

    5. Surface Chemistry

    6. General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

    7. p- Block Elements

    8. d and f Block Elements

    9. Coordination Compounds

    10. Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

    11. Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

    12. Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

    13. Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen

    14. Biomolecules

    15. Polymers

    16. Chemistry in Everyday Life

     

    NEET Chapter-wise weightage for Chemistry

    Name of the chapter

    Number of Questions asked (Approx.)

    Weightage in percentile

    Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

    2

    4

    Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

    2

    4

    Bio-Molecules

    1

    3

    Chemical bonding

    2

    5

    Chemical Kinetics

    1

    3

    Chemistry in everyday life

    1

    2

    Coordination Chemistry

    4

    9

    d-and f-block elements

    2

    4

    Electrochemistry

    1

    2

    Environmental Chemistry

    1

    2

    Equilibrium

    3

    6

    General Principles and Process of Isolation elements

    1

    2

    Halo alkanes and Haloarenes; Amines

    1

    3

    Hydrocarbons

    1

    3

    Hydrogen

    1

    3

    N containing Organic Compounds

    1

    3

    Organic chemistry some basic principles and techniques - 1

    1

    2

    Organic chemistry some basic principles and techniques - 2

    1

    2

    p-block elements(13 14)

    2

    3.5

    p-block elements(15 16 17 18)

    2

    3.5

    Periodic table

    1

    2

    Polymers

    1

    3

    Redox reactions

    1

    3

    s-block elements

    1

    2

    Solutions

    2

    5

    States of Matter

    1

    2

    Structure of Atom

    1

    2

    Surface Chemistry

    1

    2

    The Solid State

    1

    2

    Thermodynamics

    4

    8

    Total

    45

    100

     

     

    NEET Syllabus for Physics

     

    NEET Physics Syllabus from Class 11

     

    1. Physical-world and measurement

    2. Kinematics

    3. Laws of Motion

    4. Work, Energy and Power

    5. Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body

    6. Gravitation

    7. Properties of Bulk Matter

    8. Thermodynamics

    9. Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory

    10. Oscillations and Waves

     

    NEET Physics Syllabus from Class 12

     

    1. Electrostatics

    2. Current Electricity

    3. Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

    4. Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents

    5. Electromagnetic Waves

    6. Optics

    7. Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

    8. Atoms and Nuclei

    9. Electronic Devices

     

    NEET chapter-wise weightage for Physics

    Name of the chapter

    Number of questions asked (Approx.)

    Weightage in percentile

    Alternating current

    1

    4

    Atoms

    0-1

    1.5

    Current electricity

    2

    8

    Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter

    2

    6

    Electric Charges and Fields

    1

    4.5

    Electromagnetic induction

    1

    4

    Electromagnetic waves

    1

    5

    Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance

    1

    4.5

    Gravitation

    0-1

    2

    Kinetic theory

    1

    3

    Laws of Motion

    1

    3

    Magnetism and Matter

    1

    2.5

    Mechanical Properties of Fluids

    0-1

    2

    Mechanical Properties of Solids

    0-1

    2

    Motion in a Plane

    0-1

    1.5

    Motion in a Straight Line

    0-1

    1.5

    Moving Charges and Magnetism

    1

    2.5

    Nuclei

    0-1

    1.5

    Oscillations

    0-1

    1.5

    Physical World, Units and Measurements

    0-1

    2

    Ray optics and optical instruments

    1

    5

    Semiconductor Electronics: Materials, Devices and Simple Circuits

    2

    6

    System of Particles and Rotational Motion

    1

    5

    Thermal Properties of Matter

    0-1

    2

    Thermodynamics

    2

    9

    Wave optics

    1

    5

    Waves

    0-1

    1.5

    Work, Energy and Power

    1

    4

    Total

    45

    100

     

    NEET Syllabus for Biology

    1. Diversity in Living World

    2. Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants

    3. Cell Structure and Function

    4. Plant Physiology

    5. Human physiology

    NEET Biology Syllabus from Class 12

    1. Reproduction

    2. Genetics and Evolution

    3. Biology and Human Welfare

    4. Biotechnology and Its Applications

    5. Ecology and environment 

     

    NEET chapter-wise weightage for Biology

    Name of the chapter

    Number of questions asked (Approx.)

    Weightage in percentile

    Anatomy of Flowering Plants

    0-1

    2

    Animal Kingdom

    2

    7

    Biodiversity and Conservation

    1

    3

    Biological Classification

    0-1

    2

    Biomolecules

    1

    4

    Biotechnology and its Applications

    1

    3

    Biotechnology: Principles and Processes

    1

    3

    Body Fluids and Circulation

    0-1

    1

    Breathing and Exchange of Gases

    0-1

    2

    Cell Cycle and Cell Division

    0-1

    2

    Cell: The Unit of Life, Biomolecules

    0-1

    2

    Chemical Coordination and Integration

    1

    4

    Digestion and Absorption

    1

    3

    Ecosystem

    0-1

    2

    Environmental Issues

    0-1

    2

    Evolution

    0-1

    2

    Excretory Products and their Elimination

    0-1

    2

    Human Health and Disease

    1

    3

    Human Reproduction

    1

    3

    Locomotion and Movement

    0-1

    2

    Microbes in Human Welfare

    0-1

    2

    Mineral Nutrition

    0-1

    1

    Molecular Basis of Inheritance

    2

    6

    Morphology of Flowering Plants

    1

    5

    Neural Control and Coordination

    0-1

    2

    Organisms and Populations

    0-1

    2

    Photosynthesis in Higher Plants

    0-1

    2

    Plant Growth and Development

    0-1

    1

    Plant Kingdom

    1

    4

    Principles and Inheritance and Variation

    1

    5

    Reproduction in Organisms

    0-1

    1

    Reproductive Health

    0-1

    2

    Respiration in Plants

    0-1

    1

    Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

    1

    5

    Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production

    0-1

    2

    Structural Organisation in Animals

    0-1

    2

    The Living World

    0-1

    2

    Transport in Plants

    0-1

    1

    Total

    90

    100


     

     

     

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