NEET Exam 2018

NEET 2018 Entrance Examination for MBBS and BDS

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is probably going to conduct the NEET Exam 2018 on 10th May 2018. However, CBSE releases NEET Application Form in the last week of January 2018. Subsequently, the Application process begins on the same day. NEET is a National Level Examination for MBBS/ BDS admissions. So, it is an entrance for Medical and Dental courses. The Govt and Private Medical Colleges in India offers these courses. CBSE conducts NEET Exam 2018 in several cities in India. NEET Exam 2017 was conducted in 1921 centers and approximately 11, 38,000 students were attended. The details of NEET Exam 2018 such as Eligibility, Age Limit, Syllabus, Exam Pattern are given below.

Details NEET Exam 2018

Educational Qualifications:

Candidates should have cleared the 10 + 2 or equivalent examination from any recognized Board. Whereas, the students appearing in the 12th standard examination may also apply.
Students should have Chemistry, Physics, Biology, and Biotechnology or another elective subject with English in qualifying exam.
Candidates must obtain at least 50% marks for general, 45% for general PH and 40% for ST/ SC and OBC category in PCB group.
Aadhaar Card is mandatory for Indian citizens in order to apply for NEET Exam 2018.

Age Limit

The minimum age limit is 17 years as on 31 December of the year of admission.
Maximum age limit is 25 years and 30 years for reserved categories as on the date of examination.


Indian Citizens, Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI), Persons of Indian Origin(PIO), NRI candidates may apply for NEET exam.

Limitation of Attempts:

General/ OBC category candidates may apply 9 times and Reserved category Students can apply 14 times for the NEET.

Application Fee

Application fee of Rs. 1400/- is mandatory for UR/ OBC and Rs. 750/- for SC/ST & PH applicants.
Candidates can pay the Fee through online mode with Credit or Debit Cards or e-challan of SBI, Syndicate Bank, ICICI Bank or HDFC Bank.

NEET 2018 Exam Pattern

No. of Questions: 180
Mode of Exam: Offline mode (Pen and Paper based Written Test).
Type of Questions: Objective Type.
Duration: 3 Hours.
Subjects: Questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Languages: Question papers are in 8 languages, they are English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, and Assamese.
Marks Scheme: Each correct answer has 4 marks.
Negative Marks: One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
So, candidates should prepare well and pay attention while writing the exam.

Syllabus of NEET Exam 2018

NEET Exam Syllabus is a common syllabus based on the 11 and 12th class standard. It is prescribed by Medical Council of India and reviewed by all State and Govt Boards.

Important Dates for NEET Exam 2018

Application Release Date: Last week of January 2018.
Last date for submitting Application: the First week of March 2018.
Application correction window: Second week of March 2018.
Admit Card Release Date: First week of April 2018.
Date of NEET Exam 2018: 10-05-2018 Thursday.
Results Announcement Date: First week of June 2018.
Period of First round of Counselling: 12-06-2018 To 24-06-2018.


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