The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or abridged as NEET-UG is a national-level Medical Entrance Exam, conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), India. NEET UG is a doorway for aspirants seeking admission in the graduate medical programs like MBBS/ dental course (BDS) or postgraduate courses like MD / MS in the private as well as government medical colleges in India.
- Aspirants, applying for NEET UG are strictly required to meet up the NEET UG 2018 eligibility criteria, imposed by the conducting authorities and the criteria are:
- Only 17 years old or above applicants can apply for NEET UG! However, there is no upper age limit for the applicants.
- One can attempt NEET UG only for three times
- Applicant must have qualified 12th class or equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology as compulsory subjects and any other elective subject with English as a core course as approved by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT).
- For general candidates, minimum 50% mark in PCB is compulsory and for reserved category applicants, 45% mark in PCB is mandatory.
- Candidates with Bachelor of Science degree with subjects like Chemistry, Physics, Biology (Botany and Zoology)/Biotechnology can also apply for NEET UG.
Before Cutoff Marks
|Category||Qualifying Percentage||Cut-Off Score Out of 1500|
|Physically Handicapped Person||34.5%||643.1009|
In compared to NEET UG 2017, 2018 test is going to be tougher and hence, applicants, wishing to qualify NEET UG must follow a strategic and preplanned grounding guideline for the exam.
- Candidates should collect the complete information and guideline for the exam pattern and timeline
- Make sure to follow the officially prescribed syllabus for NEET UG Medical Entrance Exam
- Make a relevant and practical timetable
- Apart from official syllabus, make sure to cover the best study materials and NEET books for the examination
- Don’t forget to revise previous year question papers! It will help you getting well-known to the examination pattern, questions types, and questions weightage.
Entrance Syllabus: (Subjects for Study)
Students applying for NEET UG exam should give special attention to subjects like Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. They have to cover Class-XI and Class-XII syllabus, prescribed by CBSE, NCERT, and COBSE and thoroughly complete the basics of all three subjects. The exam will be held in offline mode.
In NEET UG, students will get 180 minutes or 3 hours to answer 180 Multiple-choice questions. Students will get 45 objective type questions from Physics, 45 questions from Chemistry, and 90 questions from Biology. 4 marks will be rewarded to students for each correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted from the totals core for each wrong response.
- Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune
- National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar
- Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Medical College (BJMC), Ahmedabad
- G.S. Medical College, Mumbai
- Grant Medical College (GMC), Mumbai
- King George Medical College (KGMC), Lucknow
- Kolkata Medical College, Kolkata
- Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), in New Delhi
- Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), in New Delhi
(Data gathered from Internet Medias & individual observations)