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

NEET 2018NEET 2018 Examination is most likely to be held on 10th May (Thursday) 2018. NEET 2018 Application Form will be released in the third week 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 From the year 2016 onwards, AIPMT exam has been replaced by NEET examination.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:

newiconAs per the sources, NEET 2018 Application Form is likely to be released in the third week of January 2018. Click here for application form details.

As per the sources, candidates may get 9 attempts to appear in NEET exam. Whereas candidates belonging to reserved category may get 14 attempts to apper in NEET exam.  Click here to check details.

NEET 2018 Examination is most likely to be held on 10th May (Thursday) 2018. Click here for exam dates details.

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NEET 2018 Important Dates has been released now. Check Below:

NEET 2018 Important Dates

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 release3rd week of January 2018
Last date for filling the applicationMarch 2018
Last date to submit the application feeMarch 2018
Release of admit card1st week of April 2018
Exam date10th May 2018
Result announcement1st week of June 2018
1st Round Counselling starts12th June to 24th June 2018

NEET 2018 New Changes Introduced:

  • newiconOn the proposal of Union Health Ministry, MCI approved to finish attempts limit from 2018. Now, candidates from  general category may attempt the NEET exam 9 times. Whereas, candidates belong to SC/ST/OBC category, they can attempt the exam 14 times.
  • newicon As per the latest news, the supreme court has passed the order that, the exam will be bilingual

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 candidates) and 30 years (for OBC/SC/ST categories) on the date of exam.


  • 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 10th 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.

Still any question, leave your comment.

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. Sandhya says:

    Sir physics, chemistry and biology me individually 50 marks chahiye ya tino ka aggregate 50 %chahiye for open category?

  2. puli rama rao says:

    There is a news that neet2018 exam will be based on state syllabus . is is true

  3. Fatima says:

    When will the form of neet release

  4. rutuja ingle says:

    when willbe neet registeretion start

  5. rutuja ingle says:

    when willbe neet application form released​

  6. Anweeksha Mukherjee says:

    Plz release quickly neet online form. I will fill up the form.

  7. Pooja says:

    Sir I have 46 marks in physics but total pcb I got 180 marks that is 62 %so I am eligible for the neet exam from open category?

  8. Arpita dutta says:

    I have heard that neet NEET to factor in State board syllabi too…
    will take into account curricula of all State boards while framing the question paper for NEET
    What’s this ??
    I didn’t understand this

  9. Arpita dutta says:

    I have heard that neet NEET to factor in State board syllabi too…

  10. Manish agnihotri says:

    Minimum percentage to crack NEET?

  11. amit says:

    3rd week toh nikal gaya kab ayenge form

  12. Jyotika says:

    I will be of 17 in may 13 can I apply for neet

  13. Purva says:

    Sir I have 47 marks in physics but total pcb I got 180 marks that is 62% so I am eligible for the neet exam from open category?

  14. Arya says:

    Does 50 marks are required in physics in 12 exam for neet qualifications for open category?

  15. Sameer says:

    I’m student of Bihar board open university…can I eligible to apply or participate in NEET2018 xam ?

  16. WINCY WILSON says:

    Allow to all Indian languages for exam or not allow any other languages except English.
    Only 8 languages permitted now it is a partiality.

  17. Sayan kar says:

    Please say the exactly date of release application form newt 2018…

  18. Devki Aniket Mane says:

    I wanted to know whether there is a need that our birth certificate should be in English Language? My Birth certificate is in Marathi Language. So is it necessary for me to change it to English language..?

  19. jaya says:

    are cbse patrachar students eligible for neet

  20. Ankur says:

    I am entering my cbse class 10 board roll number but the system is not accepting it so what should I do?

  21. Z.shadusha says:

    Plz update.

  22. Saswata Mukherjee says:

    When the form will release?

  23. MD IMRAN HUSSAIN says:


  24. Thesni says:

    Neet application submitting last date

  25. Nikita Gupta says:

    Do I need to sit for this exam for biotechnology admission???

  26. deepak patidar says:

    Neet application form realised date

  27. Vipin says:

    Is Nios eligible for neet or not?

  28. Vipin says:

    Is Nios eligible for neet or not?Sir please reply.

  29. Vipin says:

    Is nios eligible for neet or not? Sir please reply

  30. nikhil says:

    Neet application form releasing date

  31. pallav says:

    Please tell me about the new rules of attempt limit

  32. Abhishek S says:

    When are the application forms releasing exactly

  33. Meenakshi says:

    Neet application form releasing date

  34. Meera says:

    Can I apply for Kerala state quota if i am giving the exam from Maharastra?

  35. ziyauddin says:

    Does the news about attempts ( 9 for general and 14 for others) is correct or a rumour? Plz reply with some proof..

  36. muralikrishnan says:

    shall i apply for state quota 85% and all india quota 15%

  37. Vimi says:

    My daughter studied till 10th in Muscat and 11th and 12th in Coimbatore , Tamil Nadu. Will she be considered an NRI for medical college admissions in Tamil Nadu

  38. Pavan says:

    Why cbsc always change the application release date

  39. shakila banu says:

    We can apply directly or through any neet examination centre.

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