NEET 2022: Application Form, Exam Date, Pattern, Syllabus, Study Plan

neet 2022National Eligibility cum Entrance Test UG (NEET UG) is a national level medical entrance exam conducted by NTA. NEET UG is conducted every year for admission to MBBS/BDS & AYUSH courses in various government and private medical colleges across the country. The admission is offered in the top Medical institution like AIIMS, JIPMER, AFMC and various other renowned government/private medical colleges.

The NEET registration process will get commenced in the month of December, 2021 and will continue till January, 2022. There will be two stages of registration process. The second stage of registration will be started from May/June 2022 after the examination. Here, in this article we will explain in detail about the NEET application form, exam dates, eligibility criteria & syllabus.

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NEET 2022 Highlights

When did NEET 2022 will be held ? – Tentatively, May 2022 Check exam dates (Tentative)

Whats new in NEET 2022? – Notification to be released soon

Will Physics subject be removed from NEET? – Not announced yet

Will NTA hold NEET twice in 2022? – Expected, But not announced officially

When will be application released for NEET exam? – December 2021, Check application form 

Is syllabus reduced for NEET 2022? – No, Check syllabus

How can i fill application? Online mode only. 

Are there any changes in NEET 2022 Exam Pattern? – No, Check exam pattern

How to score 700+ marks in NEET 2022? – Better exam preparations may help you to achieve good marks in the exam, Check preparation tips

NEET 2022 Exam Dates

Candidates can check below complete NEET Exam dates related to various events like application process, application correction, admit card, etc.

EventsDates 2022 (Tentative)
Release of ApplicationDecember 2021
End of application processJanuary 2022
Correction window opensFebruary 2022
Availability of Admit cardApril 2022
NEET 2021 ExamMay 2022
Availability of Answer keyMay 2022
Declaration of ResultJune 2022
Starting of CounsellingJuly 2022

NEET 2022 Application Form

Check complete details related to NEET 2022 Application Form from below section:

  • NEET 2022 Application process will be completely carried out through online mode. No other mode will be accepted for filling the application form.
  • Candidates are advised to submit only one application form as multiple application submission may lead to rejection of form.
  • Students at the time of registration are instructed to register with their valid email id and mobile number as all the communication or other details will be sent to it.
  • The NEET application process will go through various steps – Online registration, filling up of details in the application, uploading of scanned image of photograph & signature, making payment of application fee and printing of application & fee payment receipt.
  • Candidates who have made mistakes while filling the application form of will be able to make correction in the details of application from February, 2022.

NEET Application Fee:

Payment Mode: NEET 2022 Application fee payment can be done through online & offline mode. For online mode, it will be possible through debit/ credit card or net banking method. For offline mode, fee payment will be possible through SBI E-challan facility at any nearest SBI branch.

CategoryApplication Fee
General / OBC categoryRs.1400
ST/ SC/ PWD/ Transgender categoryRs.750
Check Here – How to Fill NEET 2022 Application Form

NEET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check complete details related to NEET Eligibility Criteria from the below section:

Age Criteria:

  • Applicant must have completed 17 years of age during admission or before 31st December of the year of admission.
  • There will be no upper age limit to apply for NEET.
  • There is no limit on number of attempts to apply for NEET.


  • Candidates who are Indian Nationals/ PIO/ NRIs/ OCI/ Foreign nationals are eligible to apply through NEET for admission in various Medical/ Dental institutions as per the framed regulations.
  • Foreign nationals are required to confirm their eligibility clauses from respective Medical or Dental College of the state.
  • J&K migrants are eligible to apply under the 15% All India Quota only through self declaration basis.

Educational Qualification:

  • Qualifying Exam: Students should have passed 12th level or its equivalent from a recognized board or university.
  • Qualifying Subjects: Students should have passed with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology and English as mandatory subjects in class 12th level.
  • Qualifying Marks: Candidates in the 10+2 level should have obtained 50% marks taken together in PCB. Those who belong to unreserved/ ST/SC/OBC category should have obtained 40% marks and for PWD candidates, it is 45% marks.
  • Foreign nationals: Students who have been educated abroad and are planning to take admission in medical colleges of India should have passed their 12th level with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology & English subjects with 50% marks recognized by AIU as per MCI regulations.
  • Appearing: Candidates who are appearing in the 12th class exams in the year 2022 are also eligible to apply for NEET.

NEET 2022 Quick Links

What should I Study for NEET 2022? Check Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Important Links

NEET Exam DatesApplication Form
Eligibility CriteriaPreparation Tips

Click here to check more Frequently Asked Questions.

NEET 2022 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check complete NEET Exam pattern from the below given section:

  • Mode of Paper: The NEET 2022 paper will be held in offline – Pen and paper mode.
  • Language: Paper will be available in various languages – English, Hindi, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil, Marathi, Odia, Assamese, Telugu, Urdu and Kannada.
  • Time Duration: 3 hours will be given to complete the paper.
  • Type of Questions: The paper will have objective type of questions.
  • Number of questions: There will be total of 180 questions in the paper.
  • Total Marks: The exam will be of total 720 marks.
  • Marking Scheme: 4 marks will be given for each correct answer. For each incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted.

Below we have given the distribution of questions and marks for the NEET paper:

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMarks
Biology (Botany or zoology)90 (45 – 45 each)360
Total180 questions720 marks

NEET 2022 Syllabus

The Syllabus of NEET 2022 will be prescribed by Medical Council of India (MCI). Students will be able to prepare for the entrance test from Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects studied in 11th and 12th level.

Below candidates can check some of the important topics that may be included in the NEET Syllabus:


Some basic topics will be Human Physiology, Reproduction, Plant Physiology, Cell Structure and Function, Ecology & Environment, Diversity in Living World, Biology and Human Welfare, etc.


Some topics will be some basic concept of chemistry, Hydrogen, Equilibrium, Alcohols, Electro Chemistry, P-Block Elements, Surface Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Phenols and Ethers, etc.


It will contain Laws of Motion, Electromagnetic Waves, Electrostatic, Behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory, Electronic Devices, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Properties of Bulk Matter, etc..

NEET 2022 Preparation Tips

Candidates can check the NEET preparation tips which will help them in qualifying the exam with a good score:

  • Know about the NEET syllabus and exam pattern also understand the marking pattern of the exam.
  • Solve sample papers and take regular mock tests to analyse the preparation level of NEET.
  • Take help from the good study material, you can also join coaching classes or e-learning platforms.
  • Make short notes and write down all the important points. Don’t forget to go through these notes.
  • Make timetable for exam preparation & follow it in a disciplined manner for exam preparation.

FAQS (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: NEET 2022 Application will get started in the month of December 2021.
Answer: Due to ongoing pandemic, the schedule of NEET 2022 might get affected.
Answer: As of now, the syllabus will remain the same..
Answer: No, it will be conducted only one time in a year.
Answer: NEET 2022 entrance test will be organized in the month of May, 2022.
Answer: Yes, Foreign nationals, Overseas citizen of India, Non-resident of India, Persons of Indian Origin.
Answer: No, Kannada medium will only be available for centres or cities situated in Karnataka state.
Answer: The NEET 2022 exam will be held in offline mode.
Answer: Yes, candidates appearing in the 12th exams are eligible to apply for NEET.
Answer: As per the marking pattern, 4 marks will be given for each correct response. For every incorrect answer 1 mark will be deducted.
Answer: No, changes in centre city after allotment of roll number cannot be done. Candidates are advised to be careful while filling the choice of centre.
Answer: Yes, candidates can make correction in the details of application form during the correction period.

NEET 2022 Admit Card

Candidates can download NEET admit card in the month of June/ July 2022. NEET admit card can be downloaded only through online mode from NTA website. The admit card will not be provided to the students by post and can only be obtained by entering their login credentials.

Candidates  must check that all details mentioned in the admit card are correct. If any discrepancy is found they must report it to the officials. The NEET admit card contains details like candidate name, roll number, date and centre of examination & other personal details of the candidate. Candidate’s must also read exam guidelines and instruction given in the admit card.

NEET 2022 Answer Key

NEET answer key will be released by NTA in the month of August 2022 by online mode on the official website. NTA will first release the provisional answer key and then final answer will be released set wise. A link will be provided on the website to download the answer key along with the OMR answer sheets. Candidates can also challenges the answer key if they are not satisfied with the answer.

For each challenged question, students will be required to pay sum of Rs.1000 as processing fee. Fee can be paid by the students through online mode. Students will get refund of this fee if the challenge made by candidate will be found true. After this, final answer key will be released on the website.

NEET 2022 Cut Off

NEET 2022 cut off will be declared just before the result. The cut off marks will be the minimum marks required to qualify the exam. Cut Off will be declared category wise.

The expected cut off marks of NEET 2022 as per the latest trends is 50% marks for general candidates, 45% marks for PH candidates and 40% for reserved category candidate.

NEET Cut Off will be decided based on various factors – difficulty level of the exam, number of candidates appearing for exam, performance of the students in the test, etc. The cut off will be released with the release of result or after it.

NEET 2022 Result

NEET 2022 result will be released by NTA through online mode in June, 2022. Candidates can check their result by visiting the NTA website. To get NEET 2022 Result, students will be required to enter their login details like – Roll number & date of birth. The result will be prepared according to the revised answer key released by the authority.

NTA will not release category wise result sheet will not be prepared and published on the website. Also, the authority will not release the result through offline mode. Candidate can take the print out of their result after the declaration of it.

NEET 2022 Merit List

After the result announcement the NEET merit list will be displayed online on the website. The merit list will be prepared by NTA as per the directions of DGHS, DCI and MCI. As per the merit list of NEET UG, the admission will be done based on AII India Rank for admission into MBBS and BDS courses.

A merit list will be displayed by NTA containing the name of successful candidates who have opted for 15% All India quota seats.

NEET 2022 Reservation

There will be provision of seat reservation for reserved category candidates. The seat will be reserved in all government sponsored institutes, private colleges and deemed universities.

Reservation will be applicable for various categories and cast as per the rules and regulations prescribed by the Government. The criteria for reservation of seats in various government medical colleges under 15% All India quota will be:

Category Reservation

NEET 2022 Counselling

NEET 2022 Counselling process will get started in the month of July, 2022. Candidates  who will get qualified in the exam are eligible for the counselling process. The counselling is organized by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) and Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MOHFW).

First, candidates have to register for counselling, after registration choice filling and seat locking process will start. After few days candidates will be allotted the seats as per their preferences. Once the seat allotment is complete then candidates have to report the colleges and submit their documents for verification and admission process.

The list of documents that will be verified are:

  • 10th & 12th Passing Certificate
  • Mark Sheets
  • NEET Rank Card/ Rank Letter
  • NEET Admit Card
  • Category Certificate (If Applicable)
  • 8 Passport size photographs
  • Birth Certificate
  • Provisional Allotment Letter
  • Identity Proof, etc.

If you have any other query regarding NEET 2022, you can ask your query in the comments section given below

Displaying 26 Comments
  1. ananya says:

    I completed my 12 with PCM and Computer as my elective. Can I give NEET if I know 11 and 12th Biology?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      It is mandatory to have Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ BioTechnology & English as their mandatory subjects to be eligible for NEET.

  2. Haleema sarwath says:

    Iam still in 12th puc,how can i apply for neet exam.

  3. Nayana says:

    hii neet exam date please tell

  4. Payal says:

    If i pursue BA degree from open university then also am eligible to give NEET?

  5. Vinod Sureka says:

    My daughter is pursuing IB course and has Chemistry and Biology at High Level but no Physics. She intends to appear for NEET 2022 to seek admission in Manipal’s Malaysia campus. Can she appear for NEET without Physics as a subject in Grade 12?

  6. Madhuri kolhe says:

    There is no upper age limit for neet ug

  7. Durga Prasad says:

    Whether domocile certificate will require at the time of admission.

  8. Ongmit says:

    I have completed 12 with arts and I am graduate in physical education
    Can I opt for NEET exam??

  9. Arun Kumar says:

    Is there any changes in syllable or not

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      So far authority didn’t have release any syllabus for NEET 2022 but we will let you know as soon as authority will release anything on this regards.

  10. randhir panchabhai says:

    Give deatils of NEETUG-2022

  11. Purna tiwari says:

    Meine 12 pass kiya h me neet ka exam dena chahti hu kya 2022 me de sakti hu form kb bhare jayege

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      All such information will be updated in our article later after the confirmation from authority, till then stay tuned and keep checking our articles regularly for latest updates.

  12. Isha says:

    If I m from obc then what will be the maximum percentage to take admission in government college in neet.

  13. Sonku Yashodha Devi says:

    Neet ug 2022 upper age limit what?

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