National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET 2017) is conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). NEET is a national level entrance test for the admission to approx 90,000 seats in MBBS and BDS across the Country. According to the Supreme Court Directive, NEET has replaced AIPMT and state level medical entrance test in 2016. Admissions to Government, Private, and Deemed Universities/colleges will be done through NEET.
To participate in NEET 2017, candidates have to fill the online NEET Application Form which was available from 31st January 2017 onwards. Candidates can fill the application form by entering the required information like personal details, educational details, exam related details etc. Candidates have to pay the application fee also to complete the process of the application form. The last date of filling the form was 1st March. After filling the form, candidates have to download the admit card for the exam which was available from 22nd April. NEET exam was conducted on 7th May 2017.
The NEET 2017 Result was declared on 23rd June. After the declaration of the result, candidates have to register for the Counselling to get the admission in MBBS and BDS in all Government, Private and Deemed Universities/colleges across India. top 15% qualified candidates can apply for the 15% All India Quota seats for admission. The Counselling for remaining 85% State Quota Seats will be done separately. Candidates wishing to check the information about NEET exam like Eligibility Criteria, Application Form, Admit Card, Syllabus, Result, Rank Card, Counselling, Cut off etc, can go through the article.
Brief About NEET 2017
|1||Exam Name||National Eligibility cum Entrance Test|
|2||Commonly Known As||NEET|
|4||Exam Category||National Level|
|5||Exam Mode||Offline (Pen & Paper Mode)|
|6||Conducting Institute||Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)|
Important Dates Regarding NEET 2017
|1||Start of Application Form Filling||31st January 2017|
|2||Last Date of Application Form||1st March 2017|
|3||Regitration For Above 25 Years Age||31st March to 5th April 2017|
|4||Admit Card Availability||22nd April 2017|
|5||NEET Exam||7th May 2017|
|6||OMR Sheet Availability||13th & 14th June 2017|
|7||Official Answer Key||15th & 16th June 2017|
|8||Result Declaration||23rd June 2017|
NEET Eligibility Criteria
NEET Eligibility Criteria are the requirements that all the candidates have to fulfill to be eligible for applying for NEET 2017. Eligibility Criteria is the requirements regarding age, qualification, nationality, qualifying exam etc. All aspirants must read all these conditions before filling the NEET application form.
- The applying candidates must complete the age of 17 years on or before 31st December 2017 i.e. the year of his/her admission to the 1st year M.B.B.S./B.D.S. Course.
- Indian Nationals, Non-Resident Indians (NRI’s), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI’s), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO’s) & Foreign Nationals are eligible for NEET 2017.
- The upper age of the candidates must be 25 years for the general category as on the date of examination and 5 years relaxation for the SC/ST/OBC candidates. This means the candidates belonging to the general category must have born on or between 08.05.1992 and 01.01.2001. and for reserved category candidates 08.05.1987 and 01.01.2001.
- The candidates appearing for Class XII examination in 2017 can also appear for the test.
- The candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English individually and must have score minimum of 50% marks together. For candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology together must be minimum 40%.
- Earlier, according to CBSE, a candidate can avail maximum three attempts at NEET and candidates who had already taken their three attempts will not be eligible to appear in NEET 2017. However, as per a new notification, CBSE has removed the limitation of three attempts. The exam taken in 2017 will be treated as the first attempt irrespective of previous attempts.
Reserved Seats For 15% All India Quota
NEET Application Form
NEET Application Form was released on 31st January 2017 and the last date for filling the application form was 1st March. Candidates have to enter the required details to fill the application form. Candidates have to pay the application fee which is Rs. 1400/- for General and OBC candidates and RS. 750/- for ST/SC/PH candidates. Aspirants can pay the fee using their Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking/Bank Challan.
Steps To Fill NEET Application Form 2017
- Firstly, candidates have to register themselves online.
- After registration, fill the application form by entering the personal details, education details, exam details etc.
- Then, upload the scanned images of photo, signature.
- After that, pay the application fee using above-mentioned mode.
- Finally, submit the application form and take the printout of the confirmation page.
NEET Admit Card
NEET Admit Card was released on 22nd April in online mode. Candidates can download admit card by entering their registration number, date of birth, and security pin. Only those candidates can download the admit card who have successfully filled the application form. Candidates can download the admit card from the official website or through the link given in this article. Candidates have to affix a passport size colored photo on the admit card after taking the print out. NEET admit card carries the following information:
- Candidate’s name
- Roll number
- Registration number
- Date of examination
- Timing of Examination
- Centre address
- Signature of parent
- Signature of candidate
- Question paper language
- Date of Birth
- Address of candidate
- Important instructions
- A space provided to affix postcard size photograph
NEET Exam Pattern
NEET Exam Pattern was conducted on 7th May 2017. The paper has total 180 questions and three sections: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. The exam was held in 8 languages. The total duration of the exam was 3 hours. All the questions were objective nature and have four options. 4 marks were given for the each correct answer and 1 mark was deducted for each incorrect answer. Physics and Chemistry sections had 45 questions each and Biology section had 90 questions.
Subject Wise Distribution of Questions
|S.No.||Subject||No. of Questions|
|1||For Each Correct Answer||+4|
|2||For Each Incorrect Answer||-1|
|3||Unmarked Question||0 (No Marks)|
NEET Syllabus is divided into three subjects that are Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Here we have given the syllabus for all three subjects.
NEET Syllabus 2017 For Physics
- Behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
- Atoms and Nuclei
- Current Electricity
- Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
- Laws of Motion
- Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
NEET Syllabus 2017 For Chemistry
- Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
- Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers
- Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
- Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
- Environmental Chemistry
NEET Syllabus 2017 For Biology
- Cell Structure and Function
- Biology and Human Welfare
- Diversity in Living World
- Biotechnology and Its Applications
To get the complete syllabus for all three subjects, read the article completely.
Participating States In NEET
|S.No||NEET Admissions through State Counselling|
|10||J & K|
NEET Exam Centers
DelhiDelhi (North)DelhiDelhi (South)DelhiDelhi (West)
|Andaman and Nicobar||Port Blair|
|Dadar and Nagar Haveli||Dadar and Nagar Haveli|
|Daman and Diu||Daman|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Srinagar|
To get the exam centers list along with city code and other information about the same read the article.
NEET Sample Papers
NEET Sample Papers are very important for the candidates who are participating in the NEET. Sample Papers or NEET Previous year papers helps the candidates to understand the actual NEET 2017 question paper. Sample papers give the idea about the type of questions, exam pattern, syllabus of NEET etc. By solving these sample papers candidates can improve their question-solving skills and time management also. To get the sample papers of NEET click on the link given in this article.
NEET Answer Key
NEET Answer Key was released on 15th June online. Candidates can also check their OMR response sheet which was available from 13th June. Along with the official answer key, many coaching institutes also released their answer key with the solution. Candidates can download the official answer key as well as answer key of coaching institutes. After matching the answers, candidates can also calculate their probable marks.
NEET 2017 Result was declared on 23rd June 2017 by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Candidates can check their result by entering their registration number, date of birth and security pin. Candidates can also download their score card along with the result.
Steps to Check the NEET Result
- Firstly, go to the official website.
- Now, candidates have to enter their roll number, registration number, and date of birth.
- After entering both details, click on the Submit button.
- Now, you can see your Rank Letter on your screen.
- Download your letter by clicking on the downloading button.
- Take the color printout of the same.
Information Printed on NEET Score Card
- Candidate’s name
- Mother’s name
- Father’s name
- Date of Birth
- Application Number
- Candidate’s roll number
- Total marks secured
- Marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology
- Total percentile secured
- NEET All India Rank
- NEET Category rank
- Qualifying status as- qualified or non-qualified
- NEET all India Quota rank (for 15% all India quota seats)
- Cut off score for Counselling under 15% All India Quota
NEET Cutoff is the minimum required marks to be secured by the candidate in order to eligible for the admission in MBBS and BDS. The cutoff for NEET 2017 is calculated on the various factors like the total number of applicants, the difficulty level of the exam, the total number of seats available etc. Candidates can check the qualifying percentile for NEET below:
|3||PH (Physically Handicapped)||45th Percentile|
NEET Cutoff Marks For 15% All India Quota Seats
|5||Unreserved & PH||130-118|
|6||SC & PH||130- 107|
|7||ST & PH||130- 107|
|8||OBC & PH||130- 107|
NEET Counselling is conducted by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). MCC has released the schedule for NEET Counselling on 23rd June. The Counselling for All India Quota has started from 3rd July for the admission in MBBS and BDS. Counseling for Deemed/ Central Universities and for Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) colleges under ‘Insured Persons (IPs)’ quota has also started from 5th July. CBSE has released the Rank Letters for the who have qualified for the 15% All India Quota seats from 4th July onwards.
The NEET 2017 Counselling is conducted online for the admission in Government Medical and Dental Colleges across the India. Only those candidates can participate in the Counselling who have qualified the NEET. To participate in NEET Counselling, candidates have to register themselves for the Counselling. States will conduct the separate two-round Counselling for the admission to state Government and Private Colleges.