NEET 2018 (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is a national level medical entrance exam, which is conducted in the month of May. The Exams will be conducted for the students who are seeking admission for the courses of BDS/MBBS into govt/private medical colleges of India. The NEET Exam is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) every year. As per the last order by Hon. Supreme Court, no other exam except NEET will be held for offering admission into MBBS/BDS courses in India from the year 2017. The students who are preparing for the NEET Exam can now check the latest updates of application procedure, important dates, exam pattern, result is being elaborated below in the detail.
Course Offered in NEET Exam 2018 :-
- MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
- BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)
NEET 2018 Important Dates :-
Opening of online application form
Last date to fill and submit the online application form
Issuance of admit card
1st week of April 2018
Display of OMR sheet
2nd week of May 2018
Display of Answer key
4th week of May 2018
NEET 2017 Result
1st week of June 2018
NEET Eligibility Criteria :-
- Nationality :- The candidate can be an Indian Nationals OR an OCI (Overseas Citizen of India)
- Age :- Minimum Age limit is 17yrs & Maximum Age limit is 25 years for General where as For reserved category the maximum age limit is 30 yrs.
- Educationla Qualification:- Students must have passed/appearing 12th or equivalent examination from any recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology or any other elective subject with English.
- Percentile:- Students must have secured minimum 50% marks in PCB group for general candidates and 45% (for general PH) and 40% (for SC/ST/OBC categories).
Reservation of Seat in NEET 2018:-
SC (Schedule Caste)
ST (Schedule Tribe)
OBC–Non Creamy Layer
Physically Handicapped (PH)
3% seats (on horizontal basis)
How to fill NEET Application form 2018 :-
The NEET application form will be available in the month of December 2016. The application form will be available only in online mode. The link to fill NEET Application forms will be provided here as it will be released. Follow the steps given below to fill the online application form of.
- Click on the link provided here.
- Fill NEET online application form
- candidates are advised to the candidates to take note of registration Number
- Upload photo signature and right hand index figure impression.
- Make payment using Debit Card/Credit Card using net banking
- After successful payment of fee, take the print confirmation page
NEET Exam Pattern:-
As per the marking scheme, each correct answer will carry 4 marks and 1mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. No marks will be given for the unmarked answer.
Number of questions in each section
NEET Exam 2018 Syllabus :-
The syllabus of NEET 2018 is from the 10+2 level. The Physics, Chemistry and Biology are the subjects that the appearing candidates need to prepare. To check the elaborated syllabus, click on the heading of the paragraph.
NEET 2018 Exam Centers:-
The candidates need to select the NEET Exam centres while filling the NEET Application form online. The candidates are advised to have a look at the options before choosing a centre. To check the name of the all the exam centres click on the heading. It is to be noted by the candidates that NEET is a national level examination due to which it will be conducted across 29 states and 7 Union territories of the country. The information related to Exam Centre will be updated as per the latest notification.
NEET 2018 Admit Card :-
The NEET Admit Card 2018 will be provided via online mode through the official website of NEET. The admit card will be available to download from the first week of April 2018. Candidates should note down that the admit card will not be sent by post. The admit card will contain exam and candidates related details like exam date, exam centre, name and roll number of the candidate.
NEET 2018 Cutoff :-
It is the minimum marks the candidates need to secure to qualify the exam. The cutoff of NEET will be released after the declaration of result. The candidates who have scored equal to or more than cutoff marks will be the qualifiers of NEET 2018.
NEET 2018 Result :-
The result will be announced in the 1st week of June. The result will contain the rank and score of the candidates. Based on the NEET result the seat allotment will be done.
NEET 2018 Counselling
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) will organize the counselling for 15% All India Quota through online mode. Admissions to students will be given as per the ranks scored by them in the entrance examination. Counselling for state quota, central institutions and universities or many others will be organized by their respective counselling authorities. In counselling process, students will be required to choose the colleges as per their choices. Seats will be allotted to students as per choices filled by them and availability of seats.
Communication Address for NEET 2018
The Assistant Secretary (NEET)
Central Board of Secondary Education,
Shiksha Kendra, 2, Community Centre,
Preet Vihar, Delhi-110 092