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.

Frequently Asked Questions

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test(NEET) is a national level medical entrance examination in India for students who wish to pursue undergraduate medical courses (MBBS), dental courses (BDS), and AYUSH courses (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy) in government or private medical colleges in India.

Indian citizens, NRIs, OCIs, PIOs and foreign citizens who have completed their 10+2 education or equivalent from a recognized board in India or abroad are eligible to take the NEET exam.

The NEET examis conducted annually, usually in May.

Applications for the NEET exam can be done online on the official website of the National Testing Agency (NTA) which conducts the exam

The minimum percentage required to qualify in NEET exam is 50% for general category and 40% for reserved category.

The NEET exam is conducted in 11 languages: English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

The minimum age required to take the NEET exam is 17 years as on the 31st December of the year of admission.

The NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) Physics syllabus covers topics from the 11th and 12th standard Physics curriculum. The topics that are covered in the NEET Physics syllabus include:

    1.Physical World and Measurement
    3.Laws of Motion
    4.Work, Energy, and Power
    5.Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
    7.Properties of Bulk Matter
    9.Behaviour of Perfect Gases and Kinetic Theory
    10.Oscillations and Waves
    12.Current Electricity
    13.Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
    14.Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
    15.Electromagnetic Waves
    17.Dual Nature of Matter and Radiations
    18.Atoms and Nuclei
    19.Electronic Devices

The NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) Chemistry syllabus covers topics from the 11th and 12th standard Chemistry curriculum. The topics that are covered in the NEET Chemistry syllabus include:

    1.Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
    2.States of Matter
    3.Atomic Structure
    4.Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
    5.Chemical Thermodynamics
    8.Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry
    9.Chemical Kinetics
    10.Surface Chemistry
    11.Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
    12.General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals
    14.S - block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)
    15.P-block Elements
    16.d- and f-block Elements
    17.Coordination Compounds
    18.Environmental Chemistry
    19.Organic Chemistry - Some Basic Principles and Techniques
    21.Organic Compounds containing Halogens
    22.Organic Compounds containing Oxygen
    23.Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen
    26.Chemistry in Everyday Life

The NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) Biology syllabus covers topics from the 11th and 12th standard Biology curriculum. The topics that are covered in the NEET Biology syllabus include:

    1.Diversity in Living World
    2.Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants
    3.Cell Structure and Function
    4.Plant Physiology
    5.Human Physiology
    7.Genetics and Evolution
    8.Biology and Human Welfare
    9.Biotechnology and Its Applications
    10.Ecology and Environment
    12.Morphology of Flowering Plants
    13.Anatomy of Flowering Plants
    14.Structural Organisation in Animals
    15.Cell: The Unit of Life
    16.Biochemistry of Cell
    17.Physiology of Plants
    18.Plant Systematics
    19.Human Physiology
    20.Animal Kingdom
    21.Reproductive Biology
    22.Genetics and Evolution
    23.Biology and Human Welfare
    24.Biotechnology and Its Applications
    25.Ecology and Environment

The NEET exam consists of 180 multiple choice questions.

The NEET exam is of 3 hours duration.

The syllabus for the NEET exam is based on the NCERT syllabus for class 11th and 12th.

For each correct answer, 4 marks will be awarded and for each incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted.

No, the use of calculator and other electronic devices is not allowed during the NEET exam.

The NEET exam results are declared online on the official website of the NTA.

You can check your NEET exam results on the official website of the National Testing Agency (NTA) by providing your registration number and other required details. The NEET results will also be sent to your registered email and mobile number. Additionally, you can also obtain your NEET scorecard from the official website which contains your scores, ranks and other important details.

NEET is on the same lines as the previous years. There has been no official declaration that suggests changes to the existing pattern.

A NEET mock test is a practice test that simulates the actual NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) examination. It is designed to help students prepare for the actual NEET exam by giving them an idea of the type of questions that will be asked, the format of the exam, and the time constraints. There are Freshminds that offer NEET mock tests for students. Some of the benefits of taking NEET mock tests include:

    1.Familiarizing oneself with the exam pattern: Taking a NEET mock test will help students get a feel of the actual exam and understand the format of the questions.
    2.Identifying strengths and weaknesses: Mock tests help students identify their strong and weak areas, so they can focus on improving their weaker areas.
    3.Improving time management: Mock tests give students an idea of the time they have to complete the exam and help them manage their time more effectively.
    4.Identifying areas of improvement: Mock test help students to know their level of preparation and which area they need to work on.
    5.Improving speed and accuracy: Mock tests help students to improve their speed and accuracy in solving questions.
    6.Review and Doubt Clearance Support.