NEET 2018: Application Form Availability,Exam Date and Pattern, Admit Card, Result Counselling
NEET 2018 is a national level medical entrance exam being conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education. All MC/DCI approved medical and dental colleges in India except AIIMS and JIPMER have to accept NEET 2018 rank only for admission. Candidates may please note that there are some changes in the exam this year. Some of the government and Deemed university also consider NEET Qualification for B.Pharm Admission. So please read this page carefully and also read information brochure before applying.
New points in NEET 2018
1. Age limit has been again introduced. Now upper age limit is 25 years for general candidates, and 30 years for SC/ST/OBC candidates. General candidate born between 07.05.1993 and 01.01.2002, and SC/ST/OBC/PwD candidates born between 07.05.1988 and 01.01.2002 are eligible. However recently Delhi High Court has given interim relief to upper age limit. Final hearing is in April. Candidates can fill form even if they are older, but their final eligibility will be decided upon the final hearing results.
2. Attempts limit removed. Till last year there was an attempts limit of 3 in NEET.
3. Open school candidates and private candidates are not eligible.
4. Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have joined NEET system. Their 15% all India quota seats are now added for admission through NEET. Therefore candidates belonging to TS & AP are also eligible for 15% AIQ seats now.
How to apply?
You can apply for NEET 2018 by considering following steps.
1.Fill the online application form. Then note down registration number.
2.Upload photograph as well as signature.
3.Pay application fee in any one mode.
4. Now you can print confirmation page and fee payment proof.
Important dates of NEET 2018
Application form submission in online mode started on: 08 Feb 2018
Application form submission in online mode ends on: 09 Mar 2018
Candidates can pay fee until: 10 Mar 2018
Availability of application form correction from: 12 Mar 2018
Last date for application form correction: 16 Mar 2018
Admit Card issue date: April 2018 (second week)
Date of exam : 06 May 2018
Display of answer key After exam
Result declaration date : 05 Jun 2018
Counselling Dates (subject to change)First round of counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI: 12 Jun 2018 –24 Jun 2018
Last date of joining after first round of counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI:03 Jul 2018
First round of state counselling:25 Jun 2018 – 05 Jul 2018
Last date of joining after first round of state counselling:12 Jul 2018
Second round of counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI 06 Jul 2018 – 12 Jul 2018
Last date of joining after second round of counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI 22 Jul 2018
Second round of state counselling:15 Jul 2018 – 26 Jul 2018
Last date of joining after second round of state counselling:03 Aug 2018
Mop up round of counselling for state 04 Aug 2018: 08 Aug 2018
Last date of joining after mop up round in state: 12 Aug 2018
Forwarding list of students in order of merit, equalling to ten times the number of vacant seats to the medical colleges by the counselling authority for state: 13 Aug 2018
Mop up round of counselling for Deemed, CI:12 Aug 2018 – 22 Aug 2018
Last date of joining after mop up round in deemed, CI:26 Aug 2018
Forwarding list of students in orer of merit, equalling to ten times the number of vacant seats to the medical colleges by the counselling authority for deemed, CI 27 Aug 2018
Last date of joining in state:18 Aug 2018
Last date of joining in deemed, CI:31 Aug 2018
Eligibility:Educational qualification: You should pass physics, chemistry, biology/biotechnology, english individually in qualifying exam. Also you should have at least 50% aggregate in PCB. If you belong to SC/ST/OBC category then minimum marks requirement is 40%. If you belong o UR-PH category then it is 45%. For SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH, minimum marks requirement is 40% only.
NEET 2018 Syllabus: Click Here
NEET 2018 Exam Pattern
(i) No. of Question: Total 180 questions
(ii) Exam Mode: offline mode (pen and paper based mode).
(iii) Type of Question: Objective type questions
(iv) Subjects: Physics, Chemistry & Biology (Zoology & Botany)
(v) Exam Duration: 3 hours.
(vi) Language: framing of question paper shall be in the following languages including- English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu.
(vii) Marking Scheme: +4 marks for correct answer
(vii) Negative Marking: -1 mark is deducted for each incorrect answer
Dress code for CBSE NEET UG 2018: Click Here
NEET Answer Key 2018, Result, Cutoff: Click Here
NEET 2018 NOTIFICATION