All you need to know About NEET UG 2017 

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is a National level exam conducted for admission  to UG Medical courses in Medical Institutes across India.

The exam is expected to be conducted in the 1st week of May.

This article will share all the details pertaining to the exam such as the Eligibility Criteria, Important Dates, Exam Pattern and other information.

 

NEET UG 2017: Important Dates/Tentative Schedule

The tentative important dates for the NEET UG 2017 have been listed below:

Important Event

Dates

Starting Date for Filling the Application Form

1st week of December 2016

Last Date to Submit the Application Form (Without Late fee)

4th week of December 2016

Receipt of confirmation page in CBSE (without late fee)

2nd week of January 2017

Last Date to Submit the Application Form

(With Late Fee)

4th week of January 2017

Receipt of confirmation page in CBSE (with late fee)

1st week of February 2017

Issuance of Admit Card

1st week of April 2017

NEET UG 2017 Exam Date

1st week of May 2017

Display of OMR Sheet

2nd week of May 2017

Display of Answer Key

4th week of May 2017

NEET UG 2017 Result

1st week of June 2017

Candidates must note that the above-listed dates will be updated as soon as the information releases.

 

NEET UG 2017:Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the NEET UG 2017 has been listed below:

  • Candidates must be Indian Nationals or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI).

  • Candidates must have an age of at least 17 years on 31st December 2017. The upper age limit for the General Category is 25 years and 30 years for SC/ST candidates.

  • Candidates must have passed 12th standard or any other equivalent examination from a recognized Board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English as Main subjects.

  • Candidates must have scored a minimum of 50% marks in PCB for general category candidates and 45% (General PH) and 40% for SC/ST/OBC

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NEET UG 2017: Application Procedure

As per the tentative schedule, the Application form is expected to be released in the 2nd week of December.

Candidates will have to fill the application form in the online mode.

The steps to fill the Online Application Form are listed below:

  • Candidates are required to visit the official website and fill the online application form.

  • Candidates must fill the application form in accordance with the Instructions.

  • Candidates are required to upload the photograph, signature and right-hand index figure impression.

After successfully filling the form and submitting the fee, candidates are required to send the confirmation page along with other along with the other necessary documents to The Assistant Secretary (NEET), CBSE.

 

Application Fee

Candidates are required to submit the application fee either through the online mode

(Using Credit/Debit Card) or offline (Bank Challan) Mode.

The category-wise application fee has been listed below:

Category

Application Fee

For General/OBC

Rs. 1000/-

 

Rs. 2000/- with late fee

 

 

For SC/ST/PH

Rs. 550/-

 

Rs. 1550/- with late fee

 

   

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NEET UG 2017: Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern

Exam Conducting Authority

CBSE

Exam Mode

Offline

Language of Exam

English & Hindi

Pattern of Questions

MCQs

Total Number of Questions

180

Distribution of Questions

Zoology – 45

Botany - 45

Physics – 45

Chemistry – 45

 

Marking Scheme

+4 Marks for Correct Response

-1 Mark for Incorrect Response

 

Exam Duration

3 Hours

Maximum Marks

720

 

Courses Offered Through NEET UG 2017

The following courses are offered through NEET UG 2017: 

Courses Offered

MBBS

(Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery)

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

 

Reservation of Seats

Category

Reservation of Seats

OBC-Non creamy layer

27%

SC

15%

ST

7.5%

PH

3% (on horizontal basis)

 

NEET UG 2017: Result

The Result for the NEET UG 2017 is expected to be announced in the 1st week of June. The result or scorecard will highlight the rank and score of the candidates.

The seat allotment will be done in accordance to the ranks obtained in the NEET UG 2017.

 

Stay Tuned for the latest NEET updates!

 

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