October 26, 2016

NEET

 NEET 2017 (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is a national level medical entrance test regulated by the CBSE Board. It is held for providing admissions in MBBS/BDS courses offered by all government and private medical colleges in India. It is a one tier exam, commences once in a year in month of May. From the year 2016 onwards, NEET exam has replaced AIPMT exam. All seats (MBBS/BDS) of any medical/dental college will be filled by the score of NEET examination only. 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. Candidates can check latest updates about NEET 2017 including application form, exam dates, exam pattern & syllabus

Courses Offered MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

NEET 2017 Exam Dates

Events

Dates (Tentative)

NEET 2017 Application Form available

First week of December 2016

Last date to submit the application form (without late
fee)

Last week of December 2016

Receipt of confirmation page in CBSE (without late fee)

Second week of January 2017

Last date to submit the application form (with late fee)

Last week of January 2017

Receipt of confirmation page in CBSE (with late fee)

First week of February 2017

Admit Card Release Date

First week of April 2017

NEET 2017 Exam Date

First week of May 2017

Result Declared

First week of June 2017

NEET Counselling

After Result Announcement

NEET Eligibility Criteria

Check the eligibility criteria as mentioned below:

Nationality: Candidates should be an Indian Nationals or OCI (Overseas Citizen of India).

Age Limit: Minimum – The minimum age limit is 17 years on 31st December of the year of admission. Maximum – The maximum age limit is 25 years for general candidates and 30 years for reserved categories.

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.

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 categories).

Seat Reservation Seat reservation for different categories is given here:

Category

Seat Reserved

SC (Schedule Caste)

15%

ST (Schedule Tribe)

7.5%

OBC–Non Creamy Layer

27%

Physically Handicapped (PH)

3% seats (on horizontal basis)

NEET 2017 Application Form

Aspirants can apply for NEET exam only through online process.

The NEET Application Form 2017 will be available from the first week of December 2016. Candidates are advised to fill the application form as per the given instructions.

After filling the application form, candidates are required to send the confirmation page along with required documents to the address mentioned below:

The Assistant Secretary (NEET) Central Board of Secondary Education, Shiksha Kendra, 2, Community Centre,
Preet Vihar, Delhi-110 092

Application Fee:

The application fee payment can be done through online and offline process:

Online process: Candidates can pay the fee through credit/debit card using online payment gateway.

Offline process: Payment can be made through the bank challan.

The application fee for NEET exam is mentioned below:

Fee

Without late fee

With late fee

For OBC/General

Rs.1400/-

Rs.2800/- (Rs.1400 + 1400)

For SC/ST/PH

Rs.750/-

Rs.2150/- (Rs.750 + 1400)

 NEET Exam Pattern

The examination will be held on first week of May 2017. The exam pattern is given below:

Courses: It is held for MBBS/BDS courses.

Number of Questions:  The question paper will contain total 180 multiple choice questions with single correct answer.

Subjects: The paper will be asked from subjects as Physics, Chemistry, Zoology & Botany.

Language: The language of question paper will be both – English or Hindi.

Mode of Exam: The exam will be conducted in offline mode (pen and paper based mode).

Duration: The exam duration will of 3 hours.

Marking Scheme: 4 marks will be awarded for each correct response.

Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer as negative marking.

Section

No. of Question

Marks

Physics

45

180

Chemistry

45

180

Zoology

45

180

Botany

45

180

Total

180

720

 NEET 2017 Syllabus

NEET syllabus will comprise of four subjects, i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Zoology and Botany.

Questions will be asked from the above mentioned subjects.

It will contain 11th & 12th board (CBSE & NCERT) academic syllabus.

Some questions will be asked from the other boards syllabus.