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What is National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)?

For the current year, the All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Examination conducted by CBSE for 15% all India seats has been changed to National Eligibility cum Entrance Test as per the directives of Hon'ble Supreme Court of India delivered in various decisions on NEET.



What is NEET-I ?


The All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Examination schedule for 1st May, 2016 has been considered as Phase-I of NEET.



What is NEET — II ?


This is the second phase of NEET only for the current year to give the opportunity to the candidates to appear in NEET as stated in the judgment delivered by Hon'ble Supreme Court of India on NEET.


Through NEET against which seats admissions will be made?

NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST- 2016 is applicable for admissions to the following:-

i. All India Quota Seats.

ii. State Government Quota Seats where the State Government concerned so opts.

iii. Private/Management/NRI Quota Seats in all Private Medical / Dental Colleges or any Private/Deemed University.


Who can apply for NEET — II ?

As per the directives of the Hon'ble Supreme Court

of India dated 09.05.2016, in Writ Petition I No.261 of 2016 and other connected matters, following

candidates can apply in NEET-II:

I. Left out candidates who could not register in AIPMT-2016/NEET-I.

II. Candidates who were registered in AIPMT- 2016/N EET-I but could not appear in NEET-I.

III. Candidates who were registered in AIPMT- 2016/NEET-I and had appeared but have apprehension that they had not prepared well subject to submission of an undertaking to give up their candidature for NEET-I


Is there any change in the pattern of AIPMT and NEET?

NO. There is no change in the pattern of AIPMT and NEET.


Is there any change in the syllabus of AI PMT and NEET?

NO. There is no change in the syllabus of AI PMT and NEET.


Whether the examination will be offline or online?

NEET - 2016 will be an offline pen and paper test.


What is the examination date for NEET - II 2016?

The date of examination is 24th July, 2016 (Sunday).


What is the   syllabus for NEET - II 2016?

The Question Paper of NEET - II 2016 shall be based on the syllabus as notified by the Medical council of India which is at Appendix-I of the Information Bulletin of NEET- II, 2016 available on the website


What will be the pattern of NEET-II 2016?

The NEET- II 2016 consists of one paper containing   180 objective type questions (four options with single correct answer) from the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology) to be answered on the  specially designed  machine- gradable sheet using Ball Point Pen only.


What are the duration/timings of NEET- II 2016?

The duration of NEET - II 2016 will be 03 hours from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. However, no entry will be allowed after 9.30 a.m.


Which are the cities where NEET - II 2016 will be held?

A list of examination centre cities is provided at Appendix-II in the Information Bulletin of NEET - II 2016.


How to fill up 'online' application form for NEET – II 2016? Are there any guidelines for the students before filling the application form?

Application form for NEET - II can be submitted only online through website Details are available under Chapter-4 "Mode of submission of Application Form and fee details" as provided in the Information Bulletin of NEET - II. Keep the correct details ready  before submission of form after carefully reading of Bulletin.


If any candidate face problem in filling up of form, to whom can he approach?

Candidate can take the assistance of Facilitation Centres for submission of application form. Common Services Centres will act as the Facilitation Centres this time and will provide the services against the fee prescribed.


Whether the service of Facilitation Centres is chargeable?

Yes. At the prescribed fee. Details are given in Chapter-12.


How to remit fee for NEET - II 2016?

The examination fee for NEET - II 2016 can be remitted in the following manner:

i. Online payment through Debit/Credit Card

ii. Payment through e-Challan at the branches of HDFC Bank/ICICI Bank/ Syndicate Bank / State Bank of India/Canara Bank/e-wallet(CSC) For details, please refer to Chapter-4. of Information Bulletin.


If any candidate faces any problem in remittance of fee, to whom can he/ she approach?

Candidates can approach the concerned Banks on contact numbers which are available on the website of the NEET - II, 2016


How to find out the nearby HDFC Bank/
ICICI Bank/Syndicate Bank/State Bank of India etc for fee remittance?

The website has a link - Help, to show nearby branches of HDFC Bank/ICICI Bank/Syndicate Bank/State Bank of India for facilitating candidates to make payment by e-challan.


What is the date and fee schedule for submission of Online application form and remittance of fee for NEET-II, 2016?

Date of Test: 24th july, 2016 (Sunday)

Schedule and Fees Details:

Schedule for on-line submission of application forms

- For fee through e-challan:

26.05.2016 (Thursday) to 21.06.2016 (Tuesday) (till 00.00 midnight)

Last date for successful final transaction of fee: 25.06.2016 (Saturday) (till 00.00 midnight)

- For fee through other e-modes:

26.05.2016 (Thursday) to 25.06.2016 (Saturday) (till 00.00 midnight)

Last date for successful final transaction of fee: 25.06.2016 (Saturday) (till 00.00 midnight)

- Fee Details:

For General/OBC: Rs. 1400/- (INR)

For SC/ST/PH: Rs. 750/- (INR)


If a candidate for any reason not appearing or appeared in the examination, is there any provision for fee refund?

No. Once the online application form is submitted successfully by the candidate, it cannot be withdrawn. Claims for refund of application fee will not be entertained under any circumstances.


What is the minimum and maximum age for appearing in NEET-II, 2016 for 15% all-India quota seats?

(i) A candidate who have completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December of the year of is/her admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Course and is an INDIAN NATIONAL.

(ii) The upper age limit for candidates seeking admission under 15% All India Quota Seats is 25 years as on 31st December of the year of the entrance examination. Further provided that this upper age limit shall be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for the candidates of Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward Classes. Candidate must born on or between

(a) 01/01/87 to 01/01/2000 (SC/ST/OBC Category)

(b) 01/01/92 to 01/012000 (Other Category)


What is the eligibility for seats under the control of participating states/ Universities/ Institutions and AFMC

A candidate who have completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Course and is an INDIAN NATIONAL.

Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) may also appear in AIPMT for admission in seats under the control of participating States/Universities/Institutions subject to rules and regulations of the Government of India, respective  State Governments  and  the University/Institution concerned. OCI candidates may verify eligibility  norms of participating States/Universities/Institutions before applying for NEET-II, 2016. The upper age limit for candidates seeking admission under seats in the control of participating States/Universities/Institutions shall be as per their rules and regulations


Is candidate from Andhra Pradesh, J&K and Telangana studying in Mumbai and Domicile of Maharashtra eligible for 15% All India Quota seats?

Yes, if in case, the candidate is not eligible to seek admission to MBBS/BDS seats in Medical/Dental Colleges in the State of Andhra Pradesh, J&K and Telangana. The candidate is also required to submit   a self-declaration to this effect. Format is at Appendix-III of Information Bulletin


What will be the information filled by a candidate from one State and domicile of another State in the application form against the column - State to which candidate belongs?

State of Origin.

For example, a candidate from Andhra Pradesh and   domicile of Gujarat should fill Andhra Pradesh against the column - State to which candidate belongs.


What are the enclosures that should be attached with the confirmation page to be sent to the Board's?

The candidates are NOT REQUIRED TO SEND the print out of the Confirmation Page or any document(s) to the NEET Unit, CBSE.


If mistakenly during filling up of the form, wrong particulars are filled in the online form, how it will be corrected.

Candidates are requested to read the Bulletin carefully before submission of application. They should keep the entire information ready as per Replica of NEET-II, 2016. No correction will be allowed after submission of Application form. Verify the information before final submission of data.

All the information (especially category) which is correct on the date of submission of form will be considered valid and no change is allowed later.


Is a candidate passed class XII with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects from NIOS, eligible to appear for AIPMT?

Yes, candidate passed class XII examination with an aggregate of 50% marks in the subjects of Physics, 1Chemistry and Biology/Bio-Technology and also passed English in the Qualifying Examination from any recognised Board/University can appear in the NEET subject to fulfilling other conditions


If a student studied up to class 11th from CBSE Board from KSA/abroad and class XII from CBSE School in India, will he/she be eligible to appear in AIPMT?

Yes. All Indian Nationals are Eligible to appear in the NEET for 15% All India Quota Seats.


Is it compulsory to take Maths if I want to appear in NEET II, 2016?

Mathematics is not required for NEET-II, 2016.


Candidate passed 12th class in the subjects of English, Hindi, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physical education and appeared/appearing for Biology subject from another Board will be eligible for NEET- II, 2016.


No. Any examination equivalent to class XII examination of a recognized Board/University comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio- technology including practical test in these subjects and English is only eligible to appear in NEET-II, 2016.



Can a candidate, appearing in Class XII in the year 2016, is eligible to appear in NEET-II, 2016?



From which date the NEET-II 2016 forms will be available.

The Online Application for NEET-II, 2016 will be available on from 26th May 2016.


Is the availability of forms will be online or can it be purchased from any bank or institution.

The application forms are available online only. A candidate can apply by logging into website Forms are not available in any bank or institution.


For how many attempts / numbers a student can appear for NEET?

There is no attempt limit.


How to send confirmation Page of Application Form of NEET-II, 2016?

The candidates are NOT REQUIRED TO SEND the Confirmation Page of the online application form or any document (s) to NEET Unit


Can one send confirmation page of online application through courier?

No. Form is not required to be sent to CBSE It is 100% Online procedure for submission of NEET application form.


If a candidate born in USA and studied in India and holding OCI Card wants to apply for NEET-I I, 2016 is he/she is eligible for NEET-II, 2016?

Yes. Indian Nationals and Overseas Citizens are Eligible for appearing in the NEET-II, 2016. However, OCIs are not available for seats under 15% All India Quota. Eligibility of OCI candidates for admission under seats in the control of participating States/Universities/Institutions shall be ascertained before applying for NEET-II, 2016.


What is the scheduled date for web hosting of Admit Cards for NEET-II, 2016?

The tentative schedule of hosting of Admit Cards is 08.07.2016.


When will be the result of NEET-II, 2016 declared?

Expected date is 17th August, 2016


How does one know the complete guidelines/ instructions for NEET-II, 2016?

The Guidelines for NEET-II, 2016are available in the Information Bulletin of NEET-II, 2016 which is available on the website


What do you mean by All-India quota seats?

Seats available under 15% merit positions in Government Medical Colleges filled through the counseling conducted by DGHS is known as All India Quota seats.


Will there be negative marking in NEET-II, 2016?

Yes. Each correct answer will get 04 marks and for each incorrect response, of mark will be deducted from the total score.


How long the result of NEET 2016 is valid?

The result of successful candidates of NEET, 2016 is valid for the academic session 2016-17 only.


Is there any helpline for NEET-II, 2016 examination for the aspirants?

Yes. Details available on website.


Can anyone cancel the application submitted for NEET-II, 2016?

Online Application forms once submitted successfully cannot be cancelled/ withdrawn.


What do the candidates need to bring to the exam centre?

The candidate is required to bring following at the examination centre:-

•  Admit Card along with passport size photograph affixed on it;

•  One Post Card Size Photograph affixed on the proforma and

•  One passport size photograph to be affixed on attendance sheet.

Candidates are advised not to bring any other item at the examination centres. There will not be any arrangement for safe keeping of any material at the centre. Neither CBSE nor centre will be responsible for any loss, delay etc.

Please Note: Ball Point Pen will be supplied to the candidates by the centre.


Can the candidate bring anything other than that mentioned in S.No.47 above to the examination centre?

No other article will be allowed in said examination centre. Hence, candidate should not carry any other things.


Will any candidate be able to leave early if he finishes the test before the allocated test time?

No candidate will be allowed to leave the examination hall/room before the test concludes.


If one does not get Admit Card, whom should he contact?

Admit cards will not be sent to candidates. These will be uploaded on website. Candidates need to download the Admit Card from the website only. This facility will remain operation till one day prior to the day of examination i.e. 23rd July, 2016. Thus, download the Admit Card within stipulated time only.


How will one know the result of the NEET, 2016?

The result of NEET, 2016 will be uploaded on the website, as per schedule.


Who will conduct Counselling after NEET, 2016?

For 15% All India Quota seats, counselling will be conducted by the DGHS.

For seats under the control of participating States/Universities/Institutions, their respective authorities  will conduct the counseling. Candidates may get the correct information from respective authorities. Details are available at Annexure-IV of Information Bulletin.


Can one see images of OMR sheets and Responses on website?

The images of OMR Sheet and Responses captured by the machine will be displayed on the website For exact date of hosting, candidates may remain in touch with website.


Is there any provision for re-checking of answer sheet?



Is there any provision to

challenge the response(s) against the OMR grading?

1. Candidates will be given an opportunity to submit representation against the OMR grading on payment of Rs:too* per response challenged.

2. Rs.l000/- per response will be refunded to candidate if his/her challenge is accepted by the Board.


What is the Entry time at the Examination Hall?

Entry will be allowed from 7.30 A.M. However, no one is allowed to enter in the centre after 9.30 A.M.

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