NEET 2018, Attempts Limit Clarification

NEET 2018All the medical and dental aspirants are informed that there may be 9 attempts in NEET examination. On the proposal of Union Health Ministry, MCI approved to finish attempts limit from 2018. Candidates can now appear the National-Eligibility-cum-Entrance-Test (NEET 2018) in maximum 9 times till age criteria of 25 years. For reserved categories, the maximum age limit is 30 years. These candidates can get 14 opportunities to clear the exam. It is a national level examination organized by the CBSE board to offer admission into MBBS/BDS courses all over the country.

New Notice:


As per the officials, candidates may get 9 attempts to appear in NEET exam. Whereas candidates belonging to the reserved category may get 14 attempts to appear in NEET exam. Check – NEET Attempt Limit

Till now, there were three limits on the number of attempts for appearing the NEET. The limit in the number of attempts was introduced in year 2017 and was counted in the 2017 year. But from 2018, candidates have an option of maximum limits. The board will finish the attempts limits as per the officials.

Some Points to Be Noted:

  • In order to appear the NEET, the candidate must fulfil attempt limit.
  • From the year 2018, candidates can get the maximum attempt limit.
  • There may be 9 attempts (GEN/OBC category) & 14 attempts (Reserved category) to qualify the NEET exam.
  • This limit is started from 17 years of the candidate to 25 years (GEN/OBC) & 30 years (Reserved category).
  • No state or other (AIIMS/JIPMER) examination attempts will be counted.
  • There is not compulsory to attempt for NEET exam continuously. You can get the gap as per your convenient.

If you have any query regarding NEET 2018, you can ask us by commenting below.

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  1. Hemanth says:

    How many attempts for neet exam under obc

  2. Hemanth says:

    How many attempts for meet exam under obc

  3. jenie says:

    Sir, still i m confused about the no. Of attempts. I did’my find any information about the no. Of attempts in the Boucher of 2018. Pls. Confirm.

  4. Prosenjit chowdhury says:

    10+2 complete in 3 year

  5. Tiya says:

    My actual date of birth is sep 2001 but in my document and board my DOB is sep 2003 can i appear for neet or any chances of appearing neet.if not then plz send any solution for it .

  6. Savob says:

    If 2016 neet counts or not?

  7. Harshit baranawal says:

    How to fill up the code

  8. Gagan says:

    Suppose that is am fail in 12th 2018 than we can attempt neet exam 2018.
    Also I am 16th years old than I can attempt neet 2018.

  9. Safa Sherin.c says:

    Sir I forgot to opt afmc as my choice during my application of next 2018.will it oppose me from joining afmc this yr?

  10. Ankit shukla says:

    Sir mera 11 & 12 k beech mai ek sal ka gap hai due to some medical issue so kya mai neet kae liyae eligible nahi hu?
    Still maine neeg ug 2018 ka form fill up kar diya hai…

  11. Manmeet Singh says:

    My son has passed 10+2 with PCM and Biology as an additional subject. He has secured 75% in Biology as compared to Maths with 45%. So he is interested in Medical field.Is he eligible for NEET 2018?

  12. Manmeet Singh says:

    My son has passed 10+2 with PCM and Biology along with practicals in regular school.He has secured 75 %in Biology as compared to Maths with 45 %. So he is interested in Medical field.Is he eligible for NEET 2018?

  13. Rohini says:

    But in some website it still written 3 attempts only .. So has it really ggot changed to 9 attempt limits

  14. Himanshu says:

    Sir how many attempts available for neet exam is any limit

  15. Your Name... says:

    While starting to fill the application, ID and OTP has come to my mobile but due to power cut, i could not able to continue, I didn’t create password also, Kindly suggest, Shall I proceed fresh application ? or any other option is there?

  16. Ayan Haldar says:

    Is it true that if a candidate have failed a year in class 11th or 12th is not eligible for neet 2018?

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