NEET Application
NEET Application


Online applications are invited for NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG) – 2018 (NEET-UG-2018) to be conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE),for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in India in Medical/Dental Colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India except for the institutions established by an Act of Parliament i.e. AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry. Admissions to all seats of MBBS/BDS courses will be done through NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG), 2018.

The seats are classified in the following categories

(i) All India Quota Seats.
(ii) State Government Quota Seats.
(iii) State/Management/NRI Quota Seats in Private Medical / Dental Colleges or any Private/ Deemed University.
(iv) Central Pool Quota Seats.


The NEET (UG) shall consist of one paper containing 180 objective type questions (four options with the single correct answer) from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology). The duration of paper would be 03 hours from 10.00 a.m. to 01.00 p.m.


NEET Pattern 2018
Mode of the ExaminationOffline Mode (Pen and Paper based)
Total No. of Questions180 (Objective Type)
NEET Question PatternMultiple Choice Questions
Exam Duration3 Hours (10 AM to 1 PM)
Exam Language10 Languages
NEET Marking Scheme+4 for every correct response and

-1 for each incorrect answer

Total No. of Sections3 (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
Number of Questions from each Section45
Maximum Marks720 Marks



S. No.Name of the SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks

The Question paper shall be of 4 sets. To avoid cheating, this method has been implemented by CBSE. Passing the cutoff marks for NEET 2018 which has not yet been declared, students may be eligible for admission to the best medical colleges for MBBS/BDS courses.


(i) Indian Nationals, Non-Resident Indians (NRI’s), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI’s), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO’s) & Foreign Nationals are eligible for appearing in the NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG), 2018.
(ii) The candidate must have completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December 2018 i.e. the year of his/her admission to the 1st year M.B.B.S./B.D.S. Course.
(iii) The upper age limit for candidates seeking admission to MBBS/BDS seats shall be 25 years as on the date of examination with a relaxation of 5 years for candidates belonging to
SC/ST/OBC category.                                                                                                  (iv) The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG) shall be limited to 3 (Three) uniformly for all the candidates.
(v) The candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Biotechnology at the qualifying examination. In respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward Classes, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology taken together in qualifying examination be 40% instead of 50% for General candidates. Further, for persons with locomotor disability of lower limbs, the minimum of 45% marks for General-PH and 40% marks for SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH are required. Those who are appearing in Class XII examination in 2018 can also appear for the entrance test provisionally subject to their fulfilling the conditions later.

NEET Qualifying Marks

Minimum qualifying marks are evaluated by calculating the cumulative marks across Physics, Chemistry, Biology (or Biotechnology) as a percentage of the total mark marks possible across the 3 subjects.

1.Student appearing for class 12 also can appear for NEET examination in case they qualify the eligibility criteria

  1. Candidates from J&K, Telangana & Andhra Pradesh are ineligible for 15%All India Quota seats as these states have opted out of NEET exam

3.Under the 15% All India quota the quota seats are reserved as follows:

  1. SC candidates: 15%
  2. OBC candidates.: 26%
  3. ST candidates: 7.5%
  4. PH: 3%

NEET Eligibility Percentage

Your subjects in 11th and 12th must include the following: Physics, Chemistry, Biology (or Biotechnology) and English and clearing all of them is mandatory. The minimum qualifying marks by category are as follows:

General: 50%

SC/ST/OBC: 40%

General-PH: 45%



1. An All India merit list and All India Rank of the qualified candidates shall be
prepared on the basis of the marks obtained in the National Eligibility-cum
Entrance Test and candidates shall be admitted to MBBS/BDS courses from
the said list only by following the Existing Reservation Policies.
2. All admission to MBBS/BDS courses within in the respective categories shall
be based solely on marks obtained in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test.
3. All other existing eligibility criteria for admission to Medical/Dental Colleges shall be applicable as per Rules and Policies of the State/UT/Institution/University concerned.


1. CBSE will provide All India Rank. The result will be given to DGHS, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India to provide the same to admitting authorities.
2. Admitting authorities will invite applications for counselling and merit list shall be drawn based on All India Rank by the admitting authorities subject
to their applicable rules.

Important Dates

NEET 2018Dates
Exam Dates
Application form submission started08 Feb 2018
Application form submission ends12th March 2018
Fee payment last date13th March 2018
Availability of application form correction from15th March 2018
Last date of application form correction17th March 2018
Admit Card issuance dateApril 2018 (second week)
Date of exam (declared)06 May 2018
Display of answer keyUndeclared
Result declaration dateBy 05 Jun 2018 (Assumption)
Counselling Dates (subject to change)
The first round of counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI12 Jun 2018 – 24 Jun 2018
Last date of joining after the first round of counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI03 Jul 2018
The first round of state counselling25 Jun 2018 – 05 Jul 2018
Last date of joining after the first round of state counselling12 Jul 2018
The second round of counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI06 Jul 2018 – 12 Jul 2018
Last date of joining after the second round of counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI22 Jul 2018
The second round of state counselling15 Jul 2018 – 26 Jul 2018
Last date of joining after the second round of state counselling03 Aug 2018
Mop up round of counselling for state04 Aug 2018 – 08 Aug 2018
Last date of joining after mop up round in state12 Aug 2018
Forwarding list of students in order of merit, equal to ten times the number of vacant seats to the medical colleges by the counselling authority for state13 Aug 2018
Mop up round of counselling for Deemed, CI12 Aug 2018 – 22 Aug 2018
Last date of joining after mop up round in deemed, CI26 Aug 2018
Forwarding list of students in order of merit, equal to ten times the number of vacant seats to the medical colleges by the counselling authority for deemed, CI27 Aug 2018
Last date of joining in state18 Aug 2018
Last date of joining in deemed, CI31 Aug 2018

Exam Day Schedule and Information

S.No.NEET 2018 Exam Day EventsTime & Other Information
1.Entry to the Exam Hall7:30 AM
2.Checking of NEET Admit Cards 2018 by the invigilators7:30 AM to 9:45 AM
3.Distribution of NEET 2018 Test Booklet9:45 AM
4.Seal of the NEET Test Booklet to be broken or OMR sheets to be taken out9:55 AM
5.Latest Entry in the Examination Hall9:30 AM
6.NEET Test Starts10:00 AM
7.NEET Test Concludes1:00 PM
8.Materials to be carried to the NEET exam centre·         NEET Admit Card (with a passport size photograph affixed on it).

·         Proforma (with a post-card size photograph affixed on it).

·         A passport size photograph (to be affixed on attendance sheet in the exam hall).

NEET 2018 Syllabus – Subject-wise

NEET syllabus 2018 will consist of three subjects namely Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Chapters of each subject of the Syllabus of NEET 2018 are mentioned in the tables below.

NEET Syllabus 2018 for Physics

S. No.Class XIS. No.Class XII
1.Physical world and measurement1.Electrostatics
2.Kinematics2.Current Electricity
3.Laws of Motion3.Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
4.Work, Energy and Power4.Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
5.Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body5.Electromagnetic Waves
7.Properties of Bulk Matter7.Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
8.Thermodynamics8.Atoms and Nuclei
9.Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory9.Electronic Devices
10.Oscillations and Waves

NEET Syllabus 2018 for Chemistry

S. No.Class XIS. No.Class XII
1.Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry1.Solid State
2.Structure of Atom2.Solutions
3.Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties3.Electrochemistry
4.Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure4.Chemical Kinetics
5.States of Matter: Gases and Liquids5.Surface Chemistry
6.Thermodynamics6.General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
7.Equilibrium7.p-Block Elements
8.Redox Reactions8.and Block Elements
9.Hydrogen9.Coordination Compounds
10.s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)10.Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
11.Some p-Block Elements11.Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
12.Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques12.Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
13.Hydrocarbons13.Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
14.Environmental Chemistry14.Biomolecules
16.Chemistry in Everyday Life

NEET Syllabus 2018 for Biology

S. No.Class XIS. No.Class XII
1.Diversity in Living World1.Reproduction
2.Structural Organization in Animals and Plants2.Genetics and Evolution
3.Cell Structure and Function3.Biology and Human Welfare
4.Plant Physiology4.Biotechnology and Its Applications
5.Human Physiology5.Ecology and Environment


Admit cards for NEET 2018 are expected to be released this week as per the official notifications provided by CBSE. It will only be available in the online mode and no means of offline support shall be provided by CBSE.

When candidates download it, a copy of it in a pdf format will also send in a candidate’s registered email ID. Candidates should save NEET hall ticket 2018 till admission process not completed.

After downloading the admit card, candidates have to check all the details given in it is correct or not. If candidates found any discrepancy in it, they will immediately contact the exam conducting authority.

Read instructions printed on admit card carefully. If there are any particular documents mentioned in instructions keep them ready to carry for the exam.

If Admit Card 2018 contains incorrect information

Candidates must carefully read the information provided on admit card of NEET 2018. In case there is any discrepancy in the details or information provided on NEET 2018 admit card, perhaps even a spelling mistake, candidates should immediately bring it to the notice of the CBSE office.


Every year around more than 10 lakh students appear for this exam in the hope of clearing it but not all of them are successful. The number of successful students qualifying for this exam is decreasing at a subtle rate. Less than 10% of students who appear in this examination are able to get into good medical colleges and therefore it should be known beforehand, the syllabi and the preparation strategy to be followed during the preparation process.

  1. Practice regularly

It is the important factor to achieve success in NEET 2018 examination. Candidates must
regularly papers which contain innumerable questions based on NEET Previous years papers.

  1. NEET 2018 Study Schedule

Candidate should plan their study timetable according to the NEET exam paper pattern. The Study timetable should include short regular intervals. Thus preparing according to the timetable will help you to cover each and every syllabus.

  1. Well Planned Strategy

A well-planned strategy will work miraculously for your NEET 2018 preparation. Students should plan long-term and short-term strategy for an exam. They should make a chart of chapters that are most important and revised regularly. This will ultimately help to improve weaker sections.