NEET 2018: Application Form, Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

NEET 2018NEET 2018 Examination is likely to be held on 6th May (Sunday) 2018. NEET 2018 Application Form will be released in the month of January 2018. It is the national level examination for admission to MBBS & BDS courses. CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) is the conducting authority which organizes the NEET examination every year in various cities across the country. NEET exam is a gateway for admissions into medical & dental UG courses offered by various government and private medical colleges of the country. From the year 2016 onwards, AIPMT exam has been replaced by NEET examination. All medical institutions consider NEET score for providing admission in MBBS/BDS courses. Through this article, students can get details about NEET 2018 exam including application form, eligibility, exam dates, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.

Application Form Exam Dates Eligibility

Exam Pattern Syllabus FAQs

NEET 2018 Notification:

newiconNEET 2018 Examination is likely to be held on 6th May (Sunday) 2018. The Application Form will be released in the month of January 2018. Click here for application form details.

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NEET 2018 Exam Dates

Check Here – एनईईट – नीट 2018 (NEET 2018)

Students can check here the exam dates of NEET 2018 entrance exam:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Application form releaseJanuary 2018
Last date for filling the application4th week of January 2018
Last date to submit the application feeLast week of January 2018
Release of admit card1st week of April 2018
Exam date6th May 2018
Result announcement1st week of June 2018
Counselling startsAfter result declaration

NEET Application Form 2018

The detailed application procedure is mentioned below:

  • Students can avail the NEET 2018 Application Form via online mode only.
  • Visit the official website of NEET.
  • Fill all the necessary details like personal, contact, domicile, qualification, etc.
  • Upload the scanned images of photograph, signature and index finger impression in the prescribed format.
  • Make the fee payment using online and offline mode.
  • After the fee payment, take the printout of the confirmation page of the application form and keep it safe for further use.

Application Fee:

  • Candidates have to pay the application fee of Rs. 1400/- (for UR & OBC) and Rs. 750/- (for SC/ST & PH).
  • The fee payment can be made via online mode (debit or credit card).
  • Payment can also be done through the e-challan of Syndicate, SBI, ICICI Bank or HDFC bank.

Check Here – How to Fill NEET 2018 Application Form

Eligibility Criteria

Students should check the eligibility criteria before applying for NEET exam. The eligibility criteria for appearing NEET exam is given below:


  • Nationality: Candidates must be an Indian citizen. OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) candidates are also eligible to apply.
  • J&K/AP/Telangana: Such candidates are eligible for All India 15% quota only (also eligible for admission in AFMC, Pune) on the basis of self-declaration.
  • Aadhaar Card Requirement: Indian National candidates must have an Aadhaar Number to apply for NEET exam.

Age Limit:

  • Minimum Age: The minimum age limit is 17 years as on or before 31st December of the year of admission.
  • Maximum Age: The maximum age limit is 25 years (for General and OBC candidates) and 30 years (for other categories).


  • Examination: Candidates should have qualified 12th or equivalent exam.
  • Subjects: Subjects Should be Chemistry, Physics, Biology/Biotechnology with English as a compulsory subject.
  • 10+2 appearing students are also eligible to apply.
  • Marks Required: In the qualifying exam (PCB group), students should have obtained at least 50% marks for general, 45% marks for general-PH and 40% marks for SC/ST & OBC.

NEET 2018 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for NEET 2018 examination is mentioned below:

  • No. of Question: Total 180 questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Exam Mode: Exam will be conducted through offline mode (pen and paper based mode).
  • Type of Question: There will be objective type questions (four options with one correct answer).
  • Subjects: Questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry & Biology (Zoology & Botany) subjects.
  • Exam Duration: The exam duration will be 3 hours.
  • Language: Question paper will be asked in 8 languages like English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi and Telugu languages.
  • Marking Scheme: Four marks will be given for each correct answer (+4 Marks).
  • Negative Marking: One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer (-1 Mark).
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NEET Syllabus

The syllabus will be based on a common syllabus prescribed by the MCI (Medical Council of India). The syllabus will have topics from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology subjects. It will be prescribed after the review of various state syllabus as well as CBSE, NCERT & COBSE. The syllabus will be based on the 11th & 12th class standard.

NEET Preparation Tips

  • Firstly, gather all the details about the officially prescribed syllabus for the examination.
  • Make a proper time-table for your preparations.
  • Consider the good preparation books and study materials.
  • Practice mock test & previous year question papers.
  • Stay stress free & healthy while preparing for exams.
  • Don’t try to include new topics at the end of preparations.

FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: The examination is likely to be organized on 6th May 2018.
Answer: You can apply through online mode only.
Answer: The application will be released in the month of January 2018.
Answer: Yes, they can also apply.
Answer: The minimum age limit is 17 years as on or before 31st December of the year of admission.
Answer: It will be conducted in one phase only.
Answer: You have to score minimum 50% marks for general, 45% marks for general-PH and 40% marks for SC/ST & OBC in PCB subject group.
Answer: Yes, NIOS candidates can also apply.
Answer: The exam will be organized through pen and paper based mode.
Answer: NEET syllabus will comprise of Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects. You can check the syllabus from the Syllabus section given above.

Answer: Yes, appearing students are also eligible to apply.

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NEET Admit Card 2018

Successfully registered candidates will be able to download the NEET Admit Card. The admit card will be released in the 1st week of April 2018. The authority shall not provide the admit card by post. The NEET hall ticket will contain details like Candidate Name, Father Name, Category, Photograph, Roll Number, Exam Date & Timing, Exam centre, etc. Candidates are advised to preserve the admit card till the admission process gets over.

NEET Answer Key

The answer key will be released within a week of examination. NEET Answer Key will be published via online mode through the website. Candidates may have an opportunity for online challenge against the answer key. Candidates have to pay Rs. 1000/- per answer challenged. The payment will be refunded in case of challenge is accepted by the Board.

NEET Result

The authority shall release the NEET Result via online mode through the website. Candidates can check their results by entering their roll number and other required details in the website. Students are advised to keep extra printouts of the result for further use. A merit list will be prepared for admission as per the guidelines from the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, DGHS, MCI and DCI.

NEET Cut-Off

Cut-off is the minimum marks candidates are needed to qualify the examination. It will be based on number of students appeared in the exam, difficulty level and availability of seats. It will be released in the month of June 2017. The minimum qualifying marks should be 50% for general, 45% for general-PH and 40% marks for reserved categories.

NEET Counselling 2018

Students will be able to participate in the counselling process according to their rank. Counselling for 15% All India Quota will be organized by MCC of Directorate General of Health Service (DGHS) through online mode. Counselling for other than 15% All India Quota will be managed by the respective authorities.

During the counselling process, candidates have to pay the counselling fee and choose their preference for colleges. Seats will be allotted to candidates on the basis of filled choices, rank and availability of seats in colleges. After seat allotment, candidates will be needed to appear at the allotted college to complete admission formalities.

If you have any other queries about NEET 2018, you may leave your queries below.

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  1. Romika shastri says:

    Sir …i will be 17 on 1st oct 2018….can i apply in 2018 NEET ????…Am still 16 years…plzz tell sir….

  2. Ashutosh ke yadav says:

    Sir how much marks should i score in neet 2018 to get admission in government medical college or government mbbs seats in India.

  3. Neha says:

    will the question pattern of Neet 2018 be different from AIPMT? which pattern will it follow?

  4. b n naik says:

    Open intermediate eligible for NEET?

  5. ANKIT maurya says:

    Sir main neet2017 form bhara tha but exam me absent ho gaya to mera attempt count hoga ya nahi

  6. Rachna says:

    dear sir,
    My dob is 02/071993 , my 12th percentage is 70% from up board and bsc biotechnology with 60% . And category obc .Am i eligible for giving neet 2018
    kindly reply sir

  7. Kuvar Bahadur Chauhan says:

    Sir please tale me,I am 26 coming January 2018 can I appear neet exam, I belong to obc category

  8. Rohit says:

    plz tell me about no of attempts for neet 2018??? Plz sir

  9. Rajinder Kumar says:

    last year ki tarah paper leak hota hai to kirpya jankari de kyoki court bhi iske khilaf kuch nahi karte

  10. Chittaranjan Biswas says:

    What is the system for selection of seats for Central & State quota?

  11. Ram says:

    Respected Sir,
    I am Ram from Maharashtra. Sir I am student of engineering but sir I am interesting in Medical field.
    Sir plz tell me can I eligible for NEET.
    And sir am in NT category and my engineering fees pay government(scholarship). But our principal told me if I leave engineering and taken admission anywhere i can’t getten scholarship.
    Sir plz tell me if I taken admission in medical college can I get scholarship by government.

  12. Ramesh says:

    Sir how much marks should I score to get admission government seat in karnataka

  13. MEENU says:

    sir how much mark should i score to get admission in government seat in kerala?

  14. Sourabh Biswas says:

    I have got 92.2% in 12th Scince group & attened NEET2016,then NEET2017 reaching good result & RANK but not geting MBBS chances. Pl. help me proper study routine,practice & others suitable suggesion through my e-mail([email protected]) or by other cource for poor & OBC candidate Sir.

  15. kumar says:

    can nepalese student appear in neet if yes what would b the cutoff for them

  16. Mrunali says:

    How much marks should I require to crack neet2018 and get admission in GMC Mumbai

  17. Chandoo vishwkarma says:

    Domicile required state level or national level

  18. Aafeeyat says:

    For all medical courses like bams, bums, bds, bhms, MBBS there is only NEET???? So how 1 can opt for any 1 course or can get any1 course after giving NEET?? Or it will be based on marks we obtain in NEET??

    • Mohit Negi says:

      Some states conducts their own entrance test for admission to BAMS/BUMS. Wheras some states admit students only on the basis of NEET.

  19. Md Yakub Shaikh says:

    The Government makes compulsory the NEET.It is good but less the Marks of HSC board exam which is not good. Total removes the importance of Board Exam. It is not fair. The Neet is OMR Based test. Sometimes it becomes like a lotary.
    So My personal opinion to the authority to think about Board and Theory Exam.

  20. Badal murmu says:

    Sr my DOB 26th April 1987 belong to ST category.can I eligible in neet exam or no..? Previous year I had got chance except age limit. Sr..plz reply me…

  21. vikas says:

    Aims , Delhi government medical college acchived Marks…..plz give me ans sir…

  22. Khalid says:

    sir if i choose hindi language for exam mode then can i get the english and hindi both languages questions paper

  23. Ashok kumar Panda says:

    What was the minimum mark to qualified the neet 2017 out of 720 mark

  24. Guddu kumar says:

    Thanks sir
    Update this information
    Sir I want to say something to you

  25. Naresh Nandha says:

    Iam a repeater for this neet there any additional process to apply for the exam

  26. HARINI K V says:

    Now I am studying BDS first year, can I write NEET-2018 Exam.

  27. Parmind xaxa says:

    Sir mai 12 the key bad 1years geaf Kar Diya Kya Mai neet exam ke liye aplaye kar sakta hu tell me plzzzz..

  28. Parmind xaxa says:

    Sir neet me kitna marks me pass hotel hai

  29. Ayushi bansal says:

    Can I give the exam as I will be 17 on 21st January 2018

  30. Raj Kumar says:

    We have to apply for neet

  31. Samid Uddin Mirza says:

    Neet exam will be controll by cbse/NTA??

  32. yatendra Kumar Sharma says:

    Sir mene 12th biology ka private form fill kya h kya me meet ke liye eligible hu

  33. sushmita says:

    Can u tell me the right minimum and maximum age limit to apply for Neet?

  34. Neelakanth Maganur says:

    Kindly give information about how many medical colleges are in Karnataka and number of medical seats

  35. Sonia says:

    plz tell me about no of attempts for neet 2018

  36. lily says:

    thank you for updating us

  37. Aman Jain says:

    Does it occur in two batches of morning and evening session?

  38. sushmita says:

    Sir,I studied under state board(assam)….my subjects are English,Alternative English,physics,chemistry and biology…with these subjects can I appear neet…???

  39. D.chauhan says:

    Sir ji Mera 12th me bo.53 ch.31 pH.53 no.h Kya m neet sakta hu please reply

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