NEET UG Entrance Exam 2018

Central Board of Secondary Education conduct National Eligibility–cum–Entrance Test ( NEET ) for admissions to MBBS / BDS Courses for the session 2018 – 19.

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National Eligibility–cum–Entrance Test

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test ( UG ) 2018 ( NEET UG 2018 ) will 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 Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India except for the institutions established through an Act of Parliament i.e. AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry. Following is stated in the regulations :

There shall be a single eligibility cum entrance examination namely National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to MBBS / BDS courses’ in each academic year.

In order to be eligible for admission to MBBS / BDS Courses for a particular academic year, it shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain minimum marks in ‘National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test’ held for the said academic year besides obtaining minimum prescribed marks at the qualifying examination.

The reservation of seats in Medical / Dental colleges for respective categories shall be as per applicable laws prevailing in States / Union Territories. An all India merit list of the eligible candidates shall be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained in National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission in MBBS / BDS courses from the said lists only.

No candidate who has failed to obtain the minimum eligibility marks as prescribed by the Medical Council of India / Dental Council of India shall be admitted to MBBS / BDS Courses in the said academic year.

All admissions to MBBS / BDS courses within the respective categories shall be based solely on marks obtained in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test.

The Central Board of Secondary Education shall be the organization to conduct National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to MBBS / BDS courses.

NEET UG 2018 Eligibility

Eligibility to appear in NEET UG 2018

He / she has completed 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.

The upper age limit for NEET is 25 years as on the date of examination with relaxation of 5 years for candidates belonging to OBC / SC / ST category.

The Age criteria for appearing in NEET ( UG ), 2018 is as follows :

  • Born on or between 8th May, 1993 and 1st January, 2002 ( Unreserved Category – UR )
  • Born on or between 8th May, 1988 and 1st January, 2002 ( SC / ST / OBC Category )

The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at NEET UG examination shall be limited to 3 uniformly to all the candidates. The candidates who have already appeared in AIPMT / NEET on three occasions are not allowed to take this examination. The candidates will be required to give an undertaking in this regard and submitting false undertaking may result in cancellation of the candidature and action in accordance with norms for handling UFM cases.

The previous attempts in AIPMT / NEET will be counted against these 3 permissible attempts. The candidates who have already exhausted their allowed 3 attempts are not eligible to apply for NEET UG 2018.

Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians ( NRIs ), Oversees Citizen of India ( OCIs ), Persons of Indian Origin ( PIOs ) & Foreign Nationals are eligible to appear in NEET UG 2018.

Eligibility for seats under the control of States / Universities / Institutions / AFMC / Central pool Quota

Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians ( NRIs ), Oversees Citizen of India ( OCIs ), Persons of Indian Origin ( PIOs ) & Foreign Nationals are eligible for admission in Medical / Dental Colleges subject to rules and regulations framed by the respective State Governments, Institution and the Government of India.

Foreign nationals may confirm their eligibility from the concerned Medical / Dentals college / state.

Eligibility for 15% All India Quota Seats

Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians ( NRIs ), Oversees Citizen of India ( OCIs ), Persons of Indian Origin ( PIOs ) & Foreign Nationals are eligible for 15% All India Quota Seats.

Candidates from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J & K :

Students from the States of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J & K are Not Eligible for 15% all India quota seats as these States had opted out of All India Scheme since its inception. If they claim eligibility, they must submit online Self Declaration which will be generated and printed automatically along with confirmation page for the record and to present during counselling.

The online Self Declaration of the candidates will be verified at the time of counselling and if found to be false at any time, the candidature / admission of such candidates shall be cancelled and criminal proceedings may be initiated against them.

Candidates from the States of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J & K can appear in NEET UG for admission to Private Medical / Dental Colleges or any Private / Deemed University and Armed Forces Medical College ( AFMC ), Pune subject to the fulfilment of eligibility conditions.

Qualifications and Qualifying Examination Codes

Code – 01 : A candidate who is appearing in the qualifying examination, i.e., 12th Standard in 2018, whose result is awaited, may apply and take up the said test but he / she shall not be eligible for admission to the MBBS or BDS, if he / she does not pass the qualifying examination with the required pass percentage of marks at the time of first round of Counselling. (or)

Code – 02 : The Higher / Senior Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher / Senior Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years study, the last two years of such study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Bio-technology ( which shall include practical tests in these subjects ) and Mathematics or any other elective subject with English at a level not less than the core course for English as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training after introduction of the 10+2+3 educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on Education.

Note : where the course content is not as prescribed for 10+2 education structure of the National Committee, the candidates will have to undergo a period of one year pre – professional training before admission to the Medical Colleges. (or)

Code – 03 : The Intermediate / Pre-degree Examination in Science of an Indian University / Board or other recognised examining body with Physics, Chemistry, Biology /Bio-technology ( which shall include practical test in these subjects ) and also English as a compulsory subject. (or)

Code – 04 : The Pre-professional / Pre-medical Examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Bio-technology & English after passing either the Higher Secondary Examination or the Pre-University or an equivalent examination. The Pre-professional / Pre-medical examination shall include practical test in these subjects and also English as a compulsory subject. (or)

Code – 05 : The first year of the three years’ degree course of a recognised University with Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Bio-technology including practical tests in these subjects provided the examination is a University Examination and candidate has passed the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Bio-technology with English at a level not less than a core course. (or)

Code – 06 : B.Sc. Examination of an Indian University provided that he / she has passed the B.Sc. Examination with not less than two of the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology ( Botany, Zoology ) / Bio-technology and further that he / she has passed the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English. OR

Code – 07 : Any other examination which in scope and standard ( Last 02 years of 10+2 Study comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Bio-technology; Which shall include practical test in these subjects ) is found to be equivalent to the Intermediate Science Examination of an Indian University / Board, taking Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Bio-technology including practical tests in each of these subjects and English.

Provided that to be eligible for competitive entrance examination, candidate must have passed any of the qualifying examinations as enumerated above or appearing in the qualifying examination in 2018. Provided also that to be eligible for competitive Entrance Test the candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Bio-technology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Bio-technology at the qualifying examination as mentioned in clause (2) of regulation 4 on Graduate Medical Education 1997 and in addition must have come in the merit list of National Eligibility Entrance Test ( UG ) – 2018 for admission to MBBS / BDS courses.

In respect of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward Classes, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Bio-technology taken together in qualifying examination shall be 40% marks instead of 50% marks for General Candidates. Further, for persons with locomotor disability of lower limbs, minimum of 45% marks for Gen-PH and 40% marks for SC – PH / ST – PH / OBC – PH are required.

Provided further that the students educated abroad seeking admission into medical colleges in India must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Bio-technology and English up to the 12th standard level with 50% marks and their equivalency determined as per regulations of the Medical Council of India and the concerned University. If a candidate does not fall within the qualifications prescribed as per Code number 01 – 07 he / she should furnish complete details to determine eligibility.

Note : The Pre-medical course may be conducted either at a Medical College or at a Science College. Marks obtained in Mathematics are not to be considered for admission to MBBS / BDS Courses. The candidates who have studied from the Foreign / International Board may ensure that the qualifying examination passed by them should, in scope and standard, be as explained in.

NEET UG 2018 Exam Pattern

Pattern of the Entrance Test

The Entrance Test shall consist of one paper containing 180 objective type questions ( four options with single correct answer ) from Physics, Chemistry and Biology ( Botany & Zoology ) to be answered on the specially designed machine-gradable sheet using Ball Point Pen provided by CBSE at examination centre only.

The duration of test would be 03 hours.

Language of the Question Papers

Candidates can opt for Question Paper in either of the following languages : Hindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada.

Option of medium of Question Paper should be exercised while filling in the application form and the option once exercised by candidates cannot be changed later.

Candidates opting for English would be provided Test Booklet in English only. Candidates opting for Hindi would be provided Bilingual Test Booklet i.e. in Hindi and in English.Candidates opting for vernacular languages would be provided Bilingual Test Booklet i.e. in selected language and in English.

In case of any ambiguity in translation of any of the questions, its English version shall be treated as final.

Scoring and Marking

Each item carries 4 marks. For each correct response the candidate will get 4 marks. For each incorrect response one mark will be deducted from the total score. No deduction from the total score will, however, be made if no response is indicated for an item in the answer sheet. The candidates are advised not to attempt such item in answer sheet, if they are not sure of the correct response. More than one answer indicated in a question will be deemed as incorrect response and will be negatively marked.

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NEET UG 2018 Seats

An All India merit list of the qualified candidates shall be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained in the NEET UG and candidates shall be admitted to MBBS / BDS courses from the said list only by following the already existing reservation policy.

CBSE will provide All India Rank. Admitting Authorities will invite applications for counselling and merit list shall be drawn based on All India Rank by the Admitting Authorities. Admission to MBBS / BDS Courses within the respective categories shall be based solely on marks obtained in the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test.

Reservation of Seats in Government Medical Colleges under 15% All India Quota

  • 15% seats are reserved for SC candidates,
  • 7.5% seats are reserved for ST candidates,
  • 27% seats as per Central Act are reserved for non-creamy layer OBC candidates only in Central Educational Institutions. Reservation would be applicable to the castes mentioned in the Central list of OBC. Thus, the candidates falling in this list may mention OBC – NCL in the Category Column in application form. Candidates from creamy layer and those who do not come under Central List of OBC are advised to mention their category as Unreserved ( UR ).
  • Differently abled candidates as per MCI guidelines are :
    • PH – 1 : Candidates with locomotor disability of lower limbs from 50% to 70%
    • PH – 2 : Candidates with locomotor disability of lower limbs from 40% to less than 50%
  • 3% seats are reserved on horizontal basis for Physically Handicapped candidates ( only for locomotor disabilities of lower limbs between 50% to 70%, provided that in case any seat in this 3% quota remains unfilled on account of unavailability of candidates with locomotor disability of lower limbs between 50% to 70% then any such unfilled seat in this 3% quota shall be filled up by persons with locomotor disability of lower limbs between 40% to 50% before they are included in the seats of respective category, as per Certificate of Locomotor Disability ) in 15% All India UG quota seat.

Detailed information in this regard is available on the website of Medical Counselling Committee – www.mcc.nic.in and on website of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare – www.mohfw.nic.in Candidates who considered themselves eligible for this category are advised to ensure their eligibility by getting themselves examined at any Government Medical College / District Hospital / Government Hospital. However, candidates may kindly note that in case of selection under PH category, they will be required to produce Disability Certificate from one of the disability assessment boards, constituted at the four metro cities, mentioned below, before their scheduled date of counselling :

  • Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, Ansari Nagar, Ring Road, New Delhi – 110029 ( Tel No. 011-26190763 & 26163072 )
  • All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hazi Ali Park, K. Khadya Marg, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai – 400034 ( Tel No. 022 – 23544341 )
  • Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, 244, Acharya J.C. Bose Marg, Kolkata – 20 ( Tel No. 033 – 22235181 )
  • Madras Medical College, Park Town, Chennai – 600003 ( Tel No. 044 – 25305301 )

Reservation will be made as per 2200 point reservation roster. The mode of implementation of reservation will be available on DGHS website www.mohfw.nic.in.

Admission in State Medical Colleges / Universities / Institutions / AFMC / Private Medical Colleges for seats other than 15% All India Quota

Admission under State Quota Seats shall be subject to reservation policy and eligibility criteria prevailing in the State / Union Territory as notified by the respective State / Union Territory from time to time.

The reservation of the seats in medical colleges for respective categories shall be as per applicable laws prevailing in State / Union Territory concerned.

Admission to MBBS / BDS Courses in Private Medical Colleges shall be subject to policies of the Government of India / State / Union Territory.

Admission to AFMC, Pune shall be subject to the norms prescribed by the Directorate General of Armed Forces Medical Services, Ministry of Defence and Government of India. Candidates who apply for NEET UG 2018 and also seeking admission in AFMC will also have to apply to AFMC on www.afmc.nic.in / www.afmcdg1d.gov.in. The short listed candidates will be required to appear for a second stage Screening Test conducted by AFMC. Candidates are advised to contact AFMC for further and exact details.

NEET UG 2018 Application Form

Filling up of Application Form

A candidate can apply for the NEET UG only on-line by logging on to www.cbseneet.nic.in. The Online Application form will be available from January, 2018 to April, 2018.

Before submission of application form, make the following preparations :

The information desired to be filled in the online application such as names of Father / Mother and Candidate with correct spellings, Aadhaar Number / Aadhaar Enrolment Number / Registration Number Issued by CBSE Facilitation Number / Passport number / Ration Card Number / bank Account Number / Other valid Govt. Identity card Number, Date of Birth, Address, Mobile Number, E-mail ID, etc. may be kept ready. For more details about the information to be filled in, candidates may go to link “Replica of application – 2018” on the website.

Candidate should have scanned images of his latest Photograph ( size of 10 Kb to 100 Kb ) and Signature ( size of 3 Kb to 20 Kb ) in JPG format only, for uploading as part of submission of online application.

Application Fee

  • For General / OBC Candidates : Rs. 1400/- ( INR )
  • For SC / ST / PH Candidates : Rs. 750/- ( INR )

The last date of submission of NEET UG Application fee is April, 2018.

Note : In addition to examination fee, service / processing charges will also be paid by the candidate for online payment of fee through Debit / Credit Card / UPI / Net Banking / e-wallet along with Service Tax as applicable by the respective banks. Details of the same are available on Board’s website. The candidates must note that after submission of the application form it cannot be withdrawn. Claims for refund of application fee will not be entertained.

Mode of Payment

  • Through any Debit / Credit Card using on-line gateway payment facility or
  • Net Banking / UPI
  • e-wallet of various service providers

If decided to pay fee through Debit / Credit Card, check the validity of the Card and keep it ready while logging on to website for submitting application form.

If decided to pay fee through Net Banking / UPI (or) e-wallet follow the instructions as communicated during the online processing.

Keep the statement of bank / Net Banking transaction receipt / e-wallet receipt bearing Application Registration Number for future reference. Print the Confirmation Page of online application after submission in case of debit / credit card / Net Banking / UPI / e-wallet. 

Failure to complete of Online Application and further payment of fee , final Submission of Online Application will remain incomplete and unsuccessful in all modes of payment of fee.

NEET UG 2018 Admit Card

The CBSE will provide the facility of downloading Admit Cards of NEET UG on the Board’s website along with a format for affixing of Postcard size photograph. Candidates are required to download the admit cards from the website and follow the instructions given therein. Candidate may please note that admit cards will not be sent by the post. When candidate will download the Admit Card, a copy of the same in pdf fomat will also be emailed to the candidate on the registered email id.

The Admit Card will bear the candidate’s Roll Number, Name, Father’s Name, Category, Sub-Category, Photograph, Signature, Date of Birth, Language of Question Paper with Name and Address of examination centre allotted. The candidate should carefully examine the Admit Card downloaded by him / her for all the entries made therein.

The NEET 2018 Entrance Exam Admit Card will be downloaded from the official website link of the following http://cbseneet.nic.in/cbseneet/Welcome.aspx

NEET UG 2018 Exam Centres

STATE / UTCITYCity CodeSTATE / UTCITYCity Code
ANDAMAN & NICOBARPORT BLAIR901MAHARASHTRAAURANGABAD944
ANDHRA PRADESHVIJAYAWADA902MUMBAI945
VISAKHAPATNAM903NAGPUR946
ARUNACHAL PRADESHITANAGAR904NASIK947
ASSAMDIBRUGARH905PUNE948
GUWAHATI906THANE949
BIHARGAYA907MANIPURIMPHAL950
PATNA908MEGHALAYASHILLONG951
CHANDIGARHCHANDIGARH909MIZORAMAIZAWL952
CHHATTISGARHRAIPUR910NAGALANDDIMAPUR953
DADRA & NAGAR HAVELIDADRA & NAGAR HAVELI911KOHIMA954
DAMAN & DIUDAMAN912ODISHABEHRAMPUR955
DELHIDELHI (CENTRAL)913BHUBANESHWAR956
DELHI (EAST)914ROURKELA957
DELHI (NORTH)915PUDUCHERRYPUDUCHERRY958
DELHI (SOUTH)916PUNJABBHATINDA959
DELHI (WEST)917JALANDHAR960
GOAPANAJI918RAJASTHANAJMER961
GUJARATAHMEDABAD919JAIPUR962
RAJKOT920KOTA963
SURAT921UDAIPUR964
VADODARA922SIKKIMGANGTOK965
HARYANAFARIDABAD923TAMIL NADUCHENNAI966
GURGAON924COIMBATORE967
HIMACHAL PRADESHHAMIRPUR925MADURAI968
SHIMLA926SALEM969
JAMMU & KASHMIRJAMMU927TIRUCHIRAPALLI970
SRINAGAR928TELANGANAHYDERABAD971
JHARKHANDBOKARO929WARANGAL972
RANCHI930TRIPURAAGARTALA973
KARNATAKABANGALORE931UTTARAKHANDDEHRADUN974
BELGAUM932HALDWANI975
GULBARGA933UTTAR PRADESHBAREILLY976
MANGALORE934GHAZIABAD977
KERALAERNAKULAM935JHANSI978
KOZHIKODE
936LUCKNOW979
TRIVANDRUM937NOIDA980
LAKSHADWEEPKAVARATTI938VARANASI981
MADHYA PRADESHBHOPAL939WEST BENGALDURGAPUR982
GWALIOR940KOLKATA983
INDORE941SILIGURI984
JABALPUR942
UJJAIN943

There are 23 more new examination cities in the list of 80 existing examination cities. Accordingly, following 23 new cities have been added in NEET 2018 :

S. No.STATECITY
1ANDHRA PRADESH GUNTUR
2TIRUPATHI
3GUJARATANAND
4BHAVNAGAR
5GANDHINAGAR
6KARNATAKADAVANGERE
7HUBLI
8MYSORE
9UDUPI
10KERALAKANNUR
11THRISSUR
12MAHARASHTRAAHMEDNAGAR
13AMRAVATI
14NANDED
15KOLHAPUR
16SATARA
17PUNJABAMRITSAR
18RAJASTHANJODHPUR
19TAMIL NADU NAMAKKAL
20TIRUNELVELI
21VELLORE
22UTTAR PRADESH GORAKHPUR
23WEST BENGALHOWRAH
24KHARAGPUR

NEET UG 2018 Syllabus

Physics Syllabus

S.No.CLASS XICLASS XII
1Physical world and measurementElectrostatics
2KinematicsCurrent Electricity
3Laws of MotionMagnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
4Work, Energy and PowerElectromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
5Motion of System of Particles and Rigid BodyElectromagnetic Waves
6GravitationOptics
7Properties of Bulk MatterDual Nature of Matter and Radiation
8ThermodynamicsAtoms and Nuclei
9Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic TheoryElectronic Devices
10Oscillations and Waves

Chemistry Syllabus

S.No.CLASS XICLASS XII
1Some Basic Concepts of ChemistrySolid State
2Structure of AtomSolutions
3Classification of Elements and Periodicity in PropertiesElectrochemistry
4Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
Chemical Kinetics
5States of Matter: Gases and LiquidsSurface Chemistry
6ThermodynamicsGeneral Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
7Equilibriump- Block Elements
8Redox Reactionsd and f Block Elements
9HydrogenCoordination Compounds
10s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
11Some p-Block ElementsAlcohols, Phenols and Ethers
12Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and TechniquesAldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
13HydrocarbonsOrganic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
14Environmental ChemistryBiomolecules
15Polymers
16Chemistry in Everyday Life

Biology Syllabus

S.No.CLASS XICLASS XII
1Diversity in Living WorldReproduction
2Structural Organisation in Animals and PlantsGenetics and Evolution
3Cell Structure and FunctionBiology and Human Welfare
4Plant PhysiologyBiotechnology and Its Applications
5Human physiologyEcology and environment

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NEET UG 2018 Important Dates

S.NoEventDate
1Schedule for on-line submission of application formsJanuary, 2018 to April, 2018
2Last date for successful final transaction of feeApril, 2018
3Date of uploading of Admit-Cards on websiteApril, 2018
4Date of Examination, NEET ( UG ) – 2018May, 2018
5Display of OMR SheetWill be intimated through website
6Display of Answer KeyWill be intimated through website
7Declaration of ResultJune, 2018
Time Schedule NEET UG 2018
aEntry in the Examination Hall7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
bChecking of Admit Cards by the invigilator9:30 AM to 9:45 AM
cDistribution of Test Booklet9:45 AM
dSeal of the Test Booklet to be broken / opened to take out the Answer Sheet9:55 AM
eLatest Entry in the Examination Hall9:30 AM
fTest Commences10:00 AM
gTest Concludes1:00 PM
8Material to be brought on the day of examinationAdmit Card, Passport size Photograph and Post Card Size Photograph affixed on proforma.
9Rough WorkAll rough work is to be done in the Test Booklet
only. The candidate will not do any rough work
or put stray mark on the machine gradable
Answer Sheet.
10Use of Blue / Black Ball Point Pen onlyPen will be provided at the centre for writing of
particulars on the Test Booklet and responses on the Answer Sheet.

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