NEET Eligibility Criteria 2024 (Revised) – Check Age, AIQ Eligibility

NEET Eligibility Criteria 2024NEET Eligibility Criteria 2024 has been revised by NMC. The students are suggested to read carefully the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is a national level entrance examination for MBBS & BDS aspirants. This examination is conducted for providing admissions in various government & private renowned medical institutions & colleges of the country. Students who will completely fullfill the eligibility criteria of NEET 2024 will be able to register for the entrance exam. Candidates check here to get complete details about NEET 2024 Eligibility Criteria.

NEET Eligibility Criteria 2024 – Revised

newiconNEET 2024 Eligibility Criteria has been revised by NMC. Candidates with Biology/Bio-technology as an additional subject in class 12th are eligible to appear for the exam.  Click here to view notice.

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Candidates should check the eligibility before filling the NEET 2024 application form. Here, we have mentioned detailed information about NEET Eligibility 2024:

Eligibility to appear in NEET-UG:

General Eligibility:

  • Aadhaar Card: Aadhaar card is not mandatory to apply for NEET 2024 examination.
Category of CandidatesTypes of permissible IDs

Indian Nationals of all States

Aadhaar Number (last 4 digits)/, Class XII Roll number issued by the Board, Election Card (EPIC No.), Ration Card, Bank Account Passbook with Photograph, Passport Number or Number of any other Photo Identity Card issued by Government.

NRIsAadhaar Number, Passport Number
Foreigners/ OCI/ PIOPassport Number


  • Candidates must be the citizen of India.
  • NRIs (Non-Resident Indians), OCIs (Overseas Citizen of India), PIOs (Persons of Indian Origin) & Foreign Nationals can also apply.
  • Candidates seeking for admission in UG medical courses in abroad are required to qualify NEET exam.

Age Criteria:

  • There is lower age limit for NEET. The applying candidate must have completed minimum 17 years of age on or before 31st December 2024.
  • The candidates must have born on or before 31st December 2007.
  • The upper age limit has been removed by NMC.

Qualification Criteria:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have passed the higher/senior secondary examination or its equivalent after a period of 12 years study.
  • Subjects: Candidates must have passed the above qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology along with English as mandatory subject. Candidates having Biology/biotechnology as an additional subject are also eligible to apply.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates must secure minimum 50% marks (GEN & GEN-EWS),  & 40% marks (SC, ST & OBC-NCL) taken together in PCB subjects.
  • Appearing Candidates: Candidates who are in 12th standard can also apply. They must have to show the passing certificates complying with the percentage criteria at the time of first round of counselling.
  • NIOS or State Open School or private candidates are eligible to apply for NEET exam as per last year High Court of Delhi order. However, the candidates eligibility depends on the final verdict of the special leave petitions filed by Medical Council of India.
  • Tamilnadu Candidates: During COVID outbreak, no exams will be conducted for Tamil Nadu students for 2021 batch. They have given no marks in the marksheet and declared status as “Pass”. While filling up the application, when candidates select their state as Tamil Nadu and passing year as 2021 then the result & other details will be disabled.

Eligibility for B.Sc. Nursing:

  • Qualification: Candidates must have passed 12th level exam from any recognised institutes.
  • Age Limit: Minimum age limit will be 17 years as on 31st December 2024.
  • Marks Criteria: Students must have passed in the subject of PCB & English individually & must have obtained 45% (40% marks for SC/ ST & OBC) marks taken together in PCB & English.
  • Subjects: Candidates must have physics, chemistry, biology & english subjects in their qualifying exam.

Eligibility for 15% All India Quota Seats


  • Candidate must be the citizen of India, NRIs, PIOs, OCIs & Foreign Nationals.

For J&K & Ladakh:

  • Candidates from UT of J&K and Ladakh are eligible for 15% All India Quota and the candidates from respective UTs can participate like other States.

For Andhra Pradesh & Telangana:

  • From 2018, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana state joins and contribute to the 15% All India Quota seats.
  • Candidates from these states are now eligible for 15% AIQ seats without any self-declaration.

Eligibility for 85% State Quota Seats

All the states participating in the NEET 2024 will be able to fill their 85% seats of MBBS/BDS though state counselling, while the remaining 15% of the seats will be filled through All India centralized counselling. The eligibility for the 85% quota seats of the states are mentioned below:

  • Candidates must have completed/appearing his/her 10th and 12th from the state.
  • Candidate must possess a valid domicile in the state.
  • Candidate should possess a residency proof of the state.

Also Check:

NEET 2024 Qualification Codes

NEET 2024 Rules & Regulation

NEET 2024 Attempt Limit

Eligibility for Seats Under The Control Of States/ Deemed Universities/Central Universities /AIIMS/JIPMER/Seats Of ESIC & AFMC Including BHU & AMU/Central Pool Quota:

  • Indian Nationals, NRIs, OCIs, PIOs & Foreign Nationals are eligible for admission in Medical/Dental Colleges subject to rules and regulations framed by the respective State Governments, Institution and the Government of India.
  • Foreign nationals can confirm their eligibility from the concerned Medical/Dental College/State.

Eligibility for Seats in Participating Bodies:

There are many other institutes/universities that will be participating in the NEET 2024, some of them includes Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Jamia Hamdard University, University of Delhi.

  • The OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) may also appear the exam subject to the rules of government of India.
  • The upper age limit shall be considered as per the rules of states/ universities/ institutions for those candidates, seeking admission under the control of participating Institutions/ Universities/ States.

If you have any other query about NEET Eligibility Criteria 2024, you can ask us by leaving your comments in the comment box.


  1. Sir I have passed 10th from Abu Dhabi UAE and I am doing my 12th from Gujarat state. Am I eligible for state quota?85% seats?

  2. Hello sir, I have completed my ICSE here in India and did my +2 from an american board called GED, will I still be eligible to sit for the NEET exams?

  3. Sir, I’m from kerala OBC category, I expect 440 score in neet 2020, can I get admission for mbbs in all india quota?

  4. M class 12 m fail ho gya to mera ek saal gap hai phir maine next year private exam clear kiya to kya m neet ke liye apply kr skta hu…..

    1. Eligibility Criteria for NEET 2021 are yet to come, however you can check previous year eligibility criteria from NEET 2020 information bulletin.

  5. I passes my 10 and 12 from odisha, but I applied for Delhi state in neet 2020 as I possed domicile of Delhi, m I eligible for Delhi state quota seat, now no longer want to stay in odisha

  6. Wanted to know if a person has passed 12th science before or in 2012 …Would he be able to appear Neet exam in 2021

  7. Hello sarvgyan team ,
    I had done my 10+2 in PCM GROUP 2017 PASSOUT with PHYSIC(81) mark and CHEMISTRY(61) marks CBSE, and further i did B.Sc in Maths Honours with Physics.Am I eligible for NEET 2022+ have S.C Category.

  8. Whether qualifying Mark’s for state 85percent can be less than that required for central 15 percent quota?
    Eg if for centre minimum reqd r 130 then can a state declare for its 85 quota to b 124 ..or less

  9. My niece has passed her ssc from Dubai and hoc from India. Is she eligible for Deemed university merit seats or does she need to apply only for the nri quota.

  10. Sir i have passed 10th class from Nepal board and 12 from Bihar board so sir neet ke counseling ke time koe problem to nhi na hogi

  11. Dear Sir,
    I am resident of UP and had done my initial studies till class Vth from there.
    I had shifted with my parents to Karnataka and started studying here from class VIth. Currently I am in class Xth.
    I should be eligible for which state quota?


  12. Hello sir
    I am us citizen.I am living in India from past 7 years.I hold OCI.i have written neet ug recently.Am I considered as local or NRI

  13. Sir,
    Done +2 from Delhi and resident of Bihar. Is the candidate is eligible for both Delhi and Bihar state quota.

  14. I have passed my 10th and 12th from Jharkhand but I have the domicile of Bihar. Will I be eligible for the state quota under NEET in Jharkhand? Please answer.

  15. I passed my 10th from uttrakhand and 12th from delhi and I am a domicile of Uttar Pradesh. Which state I should choose as a state code of eligibility for neet 2020.

  16. Sir, my son has studied class 11 and 12 from Chandigarh but I am living and working at Panchkula, Haryana.What would be his eligible State for State Quota seats through NEET. Can he be eligible for Haryana State Quota as well as Chandigarh UT Quota.

  17. I am an NRI living in dubai.What option should I fill in the nationality option in the application form…since the correction window is open…I have filled as NRI….will I be eligible for seats in AIQ, management quota in deemed universities also during counselling. Should I change the nationality to Indian to be eligible?

  18. Quarry:- whether a student can apply for Delhi state NEET councelling? If….
    I am a resident of Delhi, also holds property,My daughter of age 19yrs,did her 10th from Delhi,11th and 12th from Patna.

  19. sir,
    i am living in rajasthan completed 1st to 12th in rajasthan (FROM SAME SCHOOLonly )but i don’t jave domicile )certificate is there any problem in admission to AIQ COLLEGES LIKE IF I WANT ADMISSION IN DELHI GOVT COLLEGE AS IAM GETTING 650 SO WOULD THERE BE ANY PROBLEM OR WOULD IT REQUIRE DOMICILE CERTIFICATE??

  20. I have done senior secondary from NIOS but am not sure whether it can be counted as 10+2 in neet, am I eligible?

  21. Hi – My daughter is Haryana domicile,also passed 10th from haryana state but completed 12th from delhi,please suggest is she eligible for 85% state quota seats from haryana or delhi or both.

  22. Sir ..mai hun bihar ki par maine apna 10th telangana se kiya hai ..aur 12th Andra Pradesh …toh phir mera State quota kahan ka hoga ??

  23. I am a student of +2 from aligarh Muslim university. I had done my 10th from Assam under CBSE board. Now I am doing my +2 from up. Am I eligible for getting state quota in neet in Up medical colleges.i am resident of assam………..

  24. My daughter has US Citizenship as she was born there. She has studied in Chennai since std 1. Is she eligible for 85%state quota in Tamil Nadu

  25. Is 12th mandatory from Karnataka to get a domicile of the state .
    My daughter has passed 10th from Karnataka and since 10 years a resident of the state.

  26. I have got 43 in chem but i have got 78% aggregate in pcb So can you tell if i m eligble in neet 2020 exam or not

  27. Hi,
    I was born in US and have an OCI card. I have been in India since I was 3 years old and studied from LKG to 12th Std in Karnataka in a CBSE school. Am I eligible for the state quota for an MBBS seat on par with Indian citizens based on my domicile.

  28. I will pass 12th CBSE this year and I am an NRI citizen. Will I be able to get seats in AMU under any reservation?

  29. May I know the eligibility criteria to get under Kerala State quota in neet UG as I am only a resident of few years .but parents belong to this place

  30. I’m from bihar…. I have bihar domicile too…. but i have done my whole
    schooling from delhi….my aadhar card, pan card, license…etc…. all are from delhi address… am i still eligible for state quota in bihar govt. medical college?????? plzzz reply soon

  31. please let me know whether OCI card holder who has done entire schooling in India and whose parents are Indian Nationals and working in India, is eligible for state UG MBBS quota in (1) Uttar Pradesh, (2) Delhi), (3) Haryana

  32. I have passed 10 & 12th from UP & Aadhar address is also Lucknow. Do I require domicile certificates for UP for admission. If yes, Where from I obtain it?

  33. sir i was fail in chem theory but my overall percentage was 79 , i have applied for re test and if i passes it can i appear for neet ?

  34. I want to attend neet exam 2021 , I passed predegree 55% ,in 1998 .. if possible I can attend exam (with my doughter)

  35. My daughter passed her 10th and 12th standard from Maharashtra state. I am permanent resident of Uttar Pradesh. Can my daughter apply for State Quota MBBS seats in both states ie in Maharashtra an Uttar Pradesh.

  36. sir
    i have taken in 11th Phy, Chem, Maths, Bio . will i can appear for both JEE, NEET .
    how rank will be calculate in NEET exam. for calculation of rank is PCB 12 board marks will be considered or not.

  37. sir i am from rajsthane st category can i get admission in gmers gujarat government sfi seats i am jnv student
    Please help me

  38. Sir , I completed mpc 2018 and now I take bio additional subject am I eligible for NEET 2021? plz help me

  39. I got 51 in physics 50 in biology 49 in chemistry 73 in English and 41 + RT mark in maths so can i give neet exam and m I eligible for medical

  40. Sir Mene 12th PCB SE 2020 me Kiya hu Mera 12th me 48 % aya hai aur PCB me 51% kya me neet exam de Sakta hu

  41. I’m 26 years old. Is it possible for me to apply for the exam.

    Or else How can I enter into medical field?

    Is there any other opportunity?

  42. Sir I have scored with english 59% but after leaving english in PCB my score is 47% I’m a genral student can I sit for neet exams

  43. Sir, I am a CRPF employee,my native place is in Odisha. Due to service condition I couldn’t keep my family with me. So my son did his 10th from home town. Recently I have posted to Delhi and wants my son to stay with me in Delhi and study here 11&12th and appear for NEET 2022.
    In this case is he eligible for Odisha, Delhi or both state quota?

  44. Sir my son studied only 11th and 12th in kerala. Is he eligible for 85% general quota? He studied up to 10 in Qatar

  45. I Have passed 10th and 12th from Maharashtra and possess residency and caste certificate from telangana state. Am I eligible for state quota in telangana NEET.pls Help

    1. To be eligible for state quota, candidates must have done 10th & 12th from the state, must have valid domicile of the state and residency proof of the state.

  46. Iam from telangana i got 89631 rank in neet 2 can i get a seat in private medical colleges or deemed universities in telangana or other states pls say me

  47. i am a student of andhrapradesh and if i choose national pool option in application,could i get 15% seats in indian other states?

  48. My DOB is 24 may 1999 can I eligible for neet 2 or not . Please reply me as much as possible

  49. Sir, as I gave aipmt exam in my class 11&after 12 so can I also apply for this entrance exam…will this be counted as mine last chance,?

  50. I am a residency of up and i am a jat will i m in obc or general. Pls send me ans as soon as possible

  51. I have passed PCM in 2014 + additional biology as single subject from UP Board in 2015. Am i eligible for MBBS.

  52. neet phase 2 me kon student exam de sakta hai and jo neet phase 1 exam diya vo neet 2 me fir se form bhar sakta hai

  53. Is a candidate INDIAN citizen studying 12 th in IB board in Netherland eligible to apply for NEET?

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