National Eligibility cum Entrance Test
NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (NEET (UG) ) will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses and other undergraduate medical courses in approved/recognized Medical/Dental & other Colleges/ Institutes in India.
Section 14 of the National Medical Commission Act, 2019 provides for holding of a common and uniform National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to the undergraduate medical courses in all medical institutions including those governed under any other law. Thus, the admission to MBBS course in AIIMS, New Delhi, JIPMER and all AIIMS like Institutions will be made through NEET. The eligibility criteria applicable to appear in NEET (UG) shall also be applicable to the candidates desirous to take admission to INIs like AIIMS.
Similarly, the criteria for minimum qualifying marks to be eligible for admission to MBBS course shall also be applicable to INIs. Further, the common counseling for admission to MBBS course in these INIs shall be conducted by the DGHS as per the Time Schedule specified in the MCI’s regulations.
The responsibility of the NTA is limited to the conduct of the entrance examination, declaration of result and for providing an “All India Rank Merit List” to the Directorate General Health Service, Government of India for the conduct of counselling for 15% All India Quota Seats and for providing the result to States/other Counselling Authorities.
In order to be eligible for NEET , candidates must qualify 12th class examination with Chemistry, Biology, Physics and English subjects. For General category candidates, it is mandatory to score 50% marks in 12th grade, whereas SC/ST/OBC category candidates must score 40% marks to become eligible for NEET.
How different is the NEET exam pattern from previous years?
NEET is on the same lines as the previous years. There has been no official declaration that suggests changes to the existing pattern.
Following are some of the details of the exam pattern:
It is a pen-paper test carried out in an offline mode
180 objective type questions are asked from – Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology
OMR sheets are provided to mark the answers
It is a 3-hour examination with these language options- English, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Assamese, Urdu
4 marks are awarded for one correct answer and 1 mark is deducted for an incorrect response
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The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI) has established National Testing Agency (NTA) as an independent autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization under Society Registration Act 1860 for conducting efficient, transparent and international standards tests in order to assess the competency of candidates for admissions to premier higher education institutions.