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

NEET 2018NEET 2018 Application Form has been released now. It is the national level examination for admission to MBBS & BDS courses. CBSE is the conducting authority which organizes the NEET examination every year in various cities across the country. NEET exam is the only gateway for admissions into medical & dental UG courses offered by various government and private medical colleges of the country. 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 – Application Form Released

NEET 2018 application form has been released now from 8th February 2018.  Check here for application form details.

newiconNEET 2018 one time correction facility in some personal particulars will be offered to the candidates between 12th to 16th March 2018. Click here to check correction details.

NEET 2018 Additional FAQs based on calls, emails and grievances received have been released. Click here to check FAQs.

Candidates aspiring for seats in AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) courses, shall have to appear for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET)-2018. Check Notice.

As per the official site, the Syllabus of NEET(UG), 2018 is exactly same as it was for NEET(UG) last year. There is no change in the syllabus for NEET(UG), 2018. Check here for syllabus details.

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NEET 2018 New Changes Introduced

newiconAndhra Pradesh and Telangana have joined 15% All India Quota scheme. Candidates of these states need not to submit Self Declaration form now. Candidates from J&K state only, have to submit self declaration form for seats under 15% All India Quota.

newiconIndian students who wish to pursue MBBS/BDS from a foreign Medical Institute, they have qualify NEET (UG) examination.

newiconThe attempt limit has been removed from 2018. Now, candidates may attempt the NEET exam maximum times untill the 25 years of age (30 years for SC/ST/OBC/PwD). 

newiconNIOS or State Open School or private candidate are not eligible for NEET 2018 exam.

newiconThere will be one set for question paper in all languages.

newiconAs per officials the exam will be bilingual (except language chosen in English).

NEET 2018 Exam Dates

Check Here – एनईईट – नीट 2018 (NEET 2018) Hindi

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

EventsDates (Announced)
Application form release8th February 2018 (Released)
Last date for filling the application9th March 2018 (11:50 PM)
Last date to submit the application fee10th March 2018 (11:50 PM)
Correction Window Open12th to 16th March 2018
Release of admit card2nd week of April 2018
Exam date6th May 2018 (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
Result announcement5th June 2018
1st Round Counselling starts12th June to 24th June 2018

Counselling Dates:

Schedule For AdmissionCentral CounsellingState Counselling
All India QuotaDeemed + CI
Conduct of ExamBy 6th May 2018
Declaration of ResultBy 1st Week of June
1st round of Counselling12th June – 24th June12th June – 24th June25th June – 5th July
Last date of Joining3rd July3rd July12th July
2nd round of Counselling6th July – 12th July6th July – 12th July15th July – 26th July
Last date of Joining22nd July22nd July3rd August
Mop-up round12th August – 22nd August4th August – 8th August
Last date of Joining26th August12th August
Forwarding of list of students in order of merit, equaling to ten times the number of vacant seats to the medical colleges by the counselling authority.27th August13th August
Last date of Joining31st August18th August

NEET Application Form 2018

The detailed application procedure is mentioned below:

  • Students can avail the NEET 2018 Application Form via online mode only.
  • No offline application is issued by the authority.
  • Candidates can fill the application from 8th February to 9th March 2018.
  • Aadhaar Card is compulsory to fill the application form.
  • Visit the official website of NEET.
  • Fill all the necessary details like personal, contact, domicile, qualification, etc.
  • Upload the scanned images of photograph & signature in the prescribed format.
  • Make the fee payment by using online mode.
  • After the fee payment, take the three printout of the confirmation page of the application form and keep it safe for further use.
  • The correction period will be opened from 12th March to 16th March 2018.

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/credit card or Net Banking/UPI or E-wallet).

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:

  • Nationality: Candidates must be an Indian citizen. OCIs/NRIs/PIOs/FNs candidates are also eligible to apply.
  • J&K: 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 (except J&K, Assam and Meghalaya). For any Aadhaar related issue, Kindly see Aadhaar FAQs.

Age Limit:

  • Candidates must born on or between 07.05.1993 and 01.01.2002 for General category.
  • Candidates must born on or between 07.05.1988 and 01.01.2002 for SC/ST/OBC/PwD category.

Qualification:

  • 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.

Also Check:

NEET 2018 Qualification Code

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 11 languages like English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Oriya, Urdu 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).
SectionNo. of QuestionMarks
Chemistry45180
Physics45180
Zoology45180
Botany45180
Total180720

NEET Syllabus

The syllabus is based on a common syllabus prescribed by the MCI (Medical Council of India). The syllabus have topics from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology subjects.

It has been prescribed after the review of various state syllabus as well as CBSE, NCERT & COBSE. The syllabus is based on the 11th & 12th class standard.

Note: As per the official site, the Syllabus of NEET(UG), 2018 is exactly same as it was for NEET(UG), 2017. There is no change in the syllabus for NEET(UG), 2018.

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.

Click here to check NEET 2018 Exam Centers.

FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: The examination will be organized on 6th May 2018.
Answer: You can apply through online mode only.
Answer: The application has been released on 8th February 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: 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: No, Open Schools & Private candidates can not apply.
Answer: The exam will be organized through pen and paper based mode.
Answer: NEET syllabus is comprised 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.

Check Here for NEET 2018 More FAQs.

NEET Admit Card 2018

Successfully registered candidates will be able to download the NEET Admit Card. The admit card will be released in the second 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. It will be declared on 5th June 2018. 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 2018. 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. The first round will be organized from 12th to 24th June 2018.

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. Raimal rebari says:

    Last date to apply

  2. Raimal rebari says:

    Howmany chance to attempt neet exam. by a student

  3. Devibala says:

    as per school certificate only one initial is missing against aadhaar name, but neet application registered as per aadhaar,
    is there any problem for exam? please explain.

  4. Aruna says:

    My son is going to appear 10th (2018 exams)from Andhra pradesh.on account of his dad’s transfer to Hyderabad , he will be appearing 12th from Hyderabad.Will he be eligabale for local 85% category of Telangana state fOr NEET.He is born in Telangana itself and we have domacile Of Telangana. Pl. do the needful.Thanks.

  5. subhendu Patel says:

    Hii respected members i want to know that my date of birth is 9/2/1999 am i eligible to apply

  6. Sam says:

    Is date and name compulsory in photo?

  7. Sam says:

    Is it complusory to have date in photo? I forget to keep it so will be my form rejected?

  8. atiq says:

    I passed +2 with pcmb,and I got more marks in math than bio ,so can I apply for neet ?

  9. Mourya says:

    if i have taken bio as my 6th subject can i sit for neet???

  10. Reddy rani says:

    How many marks should i score in neet examination to get a seat in bsc agriculture and what is the iming of the examination

  11. Baskaran M says:

    One I applied for NEET, whether I am allowed to correct the category (OBC, UR,etc.,) during the scheduled application correction period or how can I correct the same.

  12. Rattan raj says:

    Sir syllabus ours send kijiye sir

  13. Kalaivinodha says:

    Will there be Neet phase 2 for 2018 or it will be conducted in a single phase?

  14. Tejeswini says:

    Hello sir I have made the payment but still the confirmation page couldn’t be printed. What should I do?

  15. Pravitha says:

    I belong to non-creamy layer(NCL) OBC category. But by mistake, I filled my category as general. So can I correct it or not?

  16. Panneerselvam R says:

    Sir my daughter completed 12th in the year of 2017. I noted code no 2 if it is correct

  17. Tarun says:

    There is a gap between 1st and 2nd word in my signature uploaded is it OK and my background of photo is very light blue approx. White can I make corrections In those without coming notice from cbse

  18. Samrika sethi says:

    Mark needs to join in a govt medical college for a sc student in neet

  19. Chandranna DB says:

    My son appearing in the 12th Exam his DOB is 10/02/2001 con he apply the NEET 2018.

  20. Aiyan says:

    Cleared pu in 2017 writing neet for 2nd time what code to write

  21. Sohan lal says:

    Sir,I am appearing of twelveth student. Can apply neet application form.

  22. Aisha says:

    I want to change my phone number in the application form
    How do I do?

  23. Anmol says:

    I was born in west Bengal,my family is from UP and I have been living in Maharashtra for about 15 years what should I put in my state of eligibility for 15% quota.

  24. Arya says:

    I am born in Pune but my entire education till HSC is done in Goa.I want to apply for the state quota of Goa Medical college. In application form I have written “State of Eligibility – For 15% all India quota” as Goa. Is it correct ? Pl. advise.

  25. Mansi says:

    Thnku ji it helps a lot to me.

  26. Vikash says:

    Attempts for neet

  27. Ashwin Rajeev says:

    Sir,
    I have uploaded my photo with a light blue background and the date on it is 12.12.2017.Please let me know if my application will be rejected.Can I upload a correct one through the correction window? Sir please give me a reply.

  28. mr.MJ says:

    my son completed his 12th standard in 2017.he planning to do his mbbs in GERMANY. Is he need to write NEET exam? He is in Germany now for language course

  29. Rohan says:

    Total number of seats to be covered in all states by meet

  30. Dr venu says:

    One time password
    Not generate and not sent
    By SMS to our children
    In warangal.. Telangana state..Why?

  31. Md Chand Rashid says:

    Candidate name or photograph is change or not in the Neet application form.

  32. Saba says:

    I am repeating this year and I cleared my 12 last year by mistake I filled my code as 03 so now how to change it

    • Dr Aabid says:

      Wait till the announcement of corrections in application form then it would be changed ..u didn’t need to be worried about it ..ohk

  33. Please provide the timely details says:

    My son’s name is W.Jeffrey Japhin in SSLC mark sheet.
    In aathar card it is Jeffrey Japhin Wilson.
    Is it necessary to make the correction in aathar card.
    Kindly let me know this

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