NEET 2018: Counselling, Schedule, Allotment & Admission Process

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NEET 2018 Mop Up Round for Deemed/Central Universities & ESIC is starting from 16th August 2018. NEET is referred to as (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) it is a national level entrance test for medical students. This exam is organized by the CBSE Board once in years riding admissions into MBBS & BDS medical courses.

Through this exam, Candidates can get admission into all (government and private) medical colleges in various cities across the country. AIPMT exams are been replaced by NEET exams.  A score of NEET only will be accepted for admission in (MBBS/BDS) of any medical/dental college.

The NEST Exam is essential for Research development phase, candidates who are willing to work under development phase are advised to give this entrance exam. This exam is held in 59 cities which notifies that it has so much importance, so in this article, you will find all about NEST Exam in complete detail.

NEET 2018 Notifications – Mop Up Counselling From 16th August

 NEET 2018 Mop Up Round Counselling (Registration & Choice Filling) for Deemed/Central Universities & ESIC only is starting from 16th August 2018 at 2:00 PM.Check here for counselling details.

 NEET 2019 exam dates have been announced now. From the year 2019, It will be organized by NTA. Check here for NEET 2019.

NEET 2018 2nd Round Counselling Result & Allotment Letter for 15% AIQ/Deemed/Central Universities & ESIC has been released on 1st August 2018. Check here for counselling result.

Madras HC has ordered CBSE board to give total 196 marks for 49 questions to candidates who gave the NEET 2018 examination in Tamil language.Check here for counselling details.

As per the Hon’ble High Court of Bombay Nagpur, NEET 2018 Counselling is adjourned. Check here for details.

NEET 2018 Counselling Result (Round 2) for 15% AIQ/Deemed/Central Universities & ESIC is releasing on 12th July 2018. Check here for counselling details.

NEET 2018 Counselling Seat Allotment Letter (Round 1) has been released on 24th June 2018. Check herefor counselling details.

NEET 2018 Counselling Registration for 15% AIQ/Deemed/Central Universities & ESIC has been started now on 13th June 2018. Check here for counselling details.

 NEET 2018 Counselling Schedule for Deemed/Central Universities has been released now. Check here for counseling details.

 NEET 2018 Admit Card has been released on 17th April 2018.  Check here for admit card details.

 NOTE: Final Hearing on Eligibility of students will be held on 16th April. It may be expected the admit card for all candidates will be released on 18th April 2018.

As per the official site, the Syllabus of NEET(UG), 2018 is exactly same as it was for NEET(UG) last year. There is no change in the syllabus for NEET(UG), 2018. Check here for syllabus details.


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 Now Aadhaar card is not mandatory to fill the NEET application form.

 Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have joined 15% All India Quota scheme. Candidates of these states need not submit Self Declaration form now. Candidates from J&K state only, have to offer self-declaration form for seats under 15% All India Quota.

 Indian students who wish to pursue MBBS/BDS from a foreign Medical Institute, they have qualify NEET (UG) examination.

 The attempt limit has been removed from 2018. Now, candidates may attempt the NEET exam maximum times until the 25 years of age (30 years for SC/ST/OBC/PWD). 

 NIOS or State Open School or private candidate are not eligible for NEET 2018 exam (Final decision Pending).

 There will be one set for question paper in all languages.

 As per officials, the exam will be bilingual (except language chosen in English).

NEET 2018 Exam Dates

Events Dates (Announced)
Application form release 8th February 2018 (Released)
Last date for filling the application 12th March 2018 (5:30 PM) (Extended)
Last date to submit the application fee 13th March 2018 (11:50 PM)
Correction Window Open 15th to 17th March 2018
Release of admit card 17th April 2018 (Released)
Exam date 6th May 2018 (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
Answer Key, OMR Sheet, Responses & Test Booklet 25th May 2018
Result announcement 4th June 2018
1st Round Counselling starts 13th June to 18th June 2018

NEET Counseling 2018

The first round for 15% AQI/Deemed/Central Universities & ESIC is organizing from 13th to 18th June 2018. Candidate interested in NEET Counselling can download counseling letter from official portal. During the counseling process, candidates have to pay the counseling fee and choose their preference for colleges.

NEET Counselling for other than 15% All India Quota is managed by the respective authorities. The first round will be organized from 12th to 24th June 2018.Candidate appearing counseling session have to bring all original requirement document with them documents list is given below. If in case candidates had submitted the incorrect document that candidate’s admission will be canceled.

For the second round, the councils were launched from July 6, 2018. After the end of the council of the second series, the authority will organize tips on the cycle of the mop for universities and central schools that will only be August 16 of 2018.

The Seat will be allotted according to merit list, candidates will be needed to appear at the be allotted college to complete admission formalities.

Students will be able to participate in the counseling process according to their rank. Counseling for 15% All Indian contingents will be organized by MCC of the health services branch (DGHS) through online mode. Advice for more than 15% of all Indian quotas will be administered by the respective authorities.

During the counseling process, applicants must pay the counseling fee and choose their preference for colleges. Candidates will be granted seats based on the choices made, the range and availability of seats in the universities. After the assignment of the seats, candidates must present themselves at the university assigned to complete the admission procedures.

NEET 2019

NEET 2019 is a national level medical entrance test regulated by the by the NTA (National testing Agency). It is organized to offer admission in MBBS, BDS & Ayush courses. Various government as well as private colleges in India consider the NEET scores to offer admission into these courses. The examination was organized in the month of May 2019.

NEET Result 2018

The NEET result will be published on official portal of authority. It is declaring on 4th June 2018. Candidates can download their result from 1st week of June. Candidates can check their results by entering their roll number and other required details in the website.

If candidates type wrong detail in the page, result page will show an error for correct page type correct detail in it. Candidates are advised to keep printed copies of result for further use/admission process.


  • NEET 2018 result will be displayed on the notice board of concerned faculty/college/center/proctor’s office/controller’s website.
  • It is expected that the result will be announced in the month of May/June 2018.

NEET 2018 Answer Keys along with question papers (institutional) are released on 6th May 2018. Check here for answer keys & question paper details.

This article provided Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Cut-Off Mark, Syllabus, Etc  of  NEET exam following detail are given below:

As per regulations framed under the Indian Medical Council Act-1956 as amended in 2016 and the Dentists Act-1948 as amended in 2016, 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 by an Act of Parliament i.e. AIIMS and  JIPMER Puducherry. Following is stated in the regulation

NEET 2018 Notification – Tips for Exam

  • Keep your mind cool and peaceful.
  • Do not rush for more study.
  • Keep your health up.
  • There is a dress code for NEET exam.
  • Wear such apparels that is allowed to sit in the exam.
  • Keep your admit card ready with ID proof (and PwD certificate if applicable).
  • Locate the name and date of exam center.
  • The Entrance Test will be held on 6th May 2018.
  • The exam will be scheduled from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
  • Reach the exam center before 1 hour of exam time.
  • Do not take exam pressure.
  • And, be positive.

NEET Answer Key

The official answer key will be released within a week of examination. NEET Answer Key will be published via online mode through the website.

Candidates may have an opportunity for online challenge against the answer key. Some coaching institution also releases tentative answer key after a few hours of the examination.

NEET Admit Card 2018

Admit card/hall ticket is a mandatory document its candidate’s responsibility to keep it safe until the end of the examination. Candidates who successfully registered will be able to download the NEET Admit Card. The admit card will be released in the 1st week of April.

NEET Admit card contains details like Name, Roll Number, Date Of Birth, Centre, And Address etc of candidates. If candidates fail to bring Hall ticket at the time of exams candidates will not allow attaining exams in centers.

  • After submitting the application form, candidates start searching the admit card. Admit card will be issued in the second week of March 2018.
  • Authority will release the admit card through online mode.
  • Admit card will contain exam schedule, exam center details, candidate’s roll number, etc.


What is New in NEET?

  • Candidates may attempt NEET exam only three times until cross the maximum age limit as 25 years for general and 30 years for reserved categories. NEET will be counted as 1 Attempt for all the candidates.

    • Notice issued about 3 attempts in NEET for those who have made 3 attempts prior to 2018. NEET 2018 will be counted as 1 Attempt for all the candidates. All candidates who could not fill up the application form due to the condition of 3 attempts at AIPMT/NEET will now be able to fill up the application form.
  • As per the last order by Hon. Supreme Court, no other exam except NEET will be held for offering admission into MBBS/BDS courses in India from the year (except AIIMS & JIPMER). All seats (MBBS/BDS) of any medical/dental college will be filled by the score of NEET examination only.
  • NEET can be written in 10 regional languages including English, Tamil, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Odia, Kannada and Telugu.
  • All the Indian citizen candidates should possess AADHAARcard issued by UIDAI. At the time of filling application form of NEET, the candidates will have to enter their AADHAAR number, name, date of birth & gender which will be validated with the UIDAI’s  In case, these particulars do not match, the candidates will not be able to fill the application form for NEET. Therefore, the candidates are advised to ensure that their AADHAAR card has correct details of their name, date of birth & gender as per school records. If there is some mismatch in these details, the candidates should immediately get it corrected in AADHAAR data or school records.

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NEET Application Form 2018

NEET 2018 Application Form has been released now.  The applicants who are interested in NEET 2018 can apply for the examination before the last date of application. NEET is the gateway to offer admission to deserving applicants in MBBS and BDS courses at the best colleges of India.

Submit application before the due date if candidates submit after the due dates, an application will not be accepted. Application form can be filled through online, official portal. Fill all detail as in given format. And also upload scanned images of photograph, signature.


  • Visit the official website of NEET.
  • Fill all the necessary details like personal, contact, domicile, qualification, etc.
  • Upload the scanned images of photograph, signature and index finger impression in the prescribed format.
  • Make the fee payment using online and offline mode.
  • After the fee payment, take the printout of the confirmation page of the application form and keep it safe for further use.
  • The NEET Application Form was released for candidates whose age above 25 years.
  • Candidates are advised to fill the application form as per the given instructions.
  • Candidates can fill the application from 8th February to 9th March 2018.
  • Aadhaar Card is compulsory to fill the application form.
  • Visit the official website of NEET.
  • Fill all the necessary details like personal, contact, domicile, qualification, etc.
  • Upload the scanned images of photograph & signature in the prescribed format.
  • Make the fee payment by using online mode.
  • After the fee payment, take the three printouts of the confirmation page of the application form and keep it safe for further use.
  • The correction period will be opened from 12th March to 16th March 2018.

NEET Application Fee 2018: 

Candidate can pay application form fees through online as well as offline mode. By via online mode, debit/credit card/ E- Challan of Syndicate, SBI, ICICI Bank or HDFC bank candidate can pay. The candidate has to pay applications form fees as per given category wise.

  • Candidates must born on or between 07.05.1993 and 01.01.2002 for General category.
  • Candidates must born on or between 07.05.1988 and 01.01.2002 for SC/ST/OBC/PwD category.

The application fee payment can be done through an online process:

  • Online process: Candidates can pay the fee through credit/debit card/net banking/e-wallet using the online payment gateway.


The application fee for NEET exam is mentioned below:

Fee Without late fee
For OBC/General Rs.1400/-
For SC/ST/PH Rs.750/-


Documents to be prepared for NEET Application:


  • Valid Aadhar card
  • Recent colored passport size Photograph
  • Personal, academic and address details
  • Recent colored photograph scan copy (size between 10KB to 100KB)
  • Signature scan copy (size between 3kb to 20kb)
  • Right hand index finger scan copy (size between 3kb to 20kb)
  • Debit/credit card or payment details
  • Valid Email ID and password


NEET Eligibility Criteria

Candidate must know about NEET eligibility criteria clearly before applying for NEET exam. Candidates fail to know about criteria may face difficulty at the time of admission process. Candidates must know general knowledge about NEET criteria such as applier should be the Indian citizen or OCI (Overseas Citizen of India).

Minimum of 17 age and maximum 25 age years (for General and OBC candidates) and 30 years (for other categories) are eligible to apply. More detail is mention in detail with a table.

  • Minimum Age: The minimum age limit is 17 years as on or before 31st December of the year of admission.
  • Maximum Age: The maximum age limit is 25 years (for General candidates) and 30 years (for OBC/SC/ST categories) on the date of exam.

Check the eligibility criteria as mentioned below:

  • Nationality: Candidates should be an Indian Nationals or OCI (Overseas Citizen of India).

  • Aadhaar Card: Aadhaar card is mandatory for all candidates except belonging to Assam, J&K and Meghalaya state.

  • Age Limit:

    Minimum Age: The minimum age limit is 17 years as on or before 31st December of the year of admission.

  • Maximum Age: The maximum age limit is 25 years (for General candidates) and 30 years (for OBC/SC/ST categories) on the date of exam.

  • Attempts: Candidates may attempt the exam only 3 times until cross the maximum age limit. NEET  will be counted as 1 Attempt for all the candidates.

  • Qualification:S students must have passed/appearing 12th or equivalent examination from any recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology or any other elective subject with English.

  • Percentage Criteria:S students must have secured minimum 50% marks in PCB group for general candidates and 45% (for general PH) and 40% (for SC/ST/OBC categories).

NEET Exam Pattern

Candidate appearing for NEET exams must know about NEET exams paper pattern which will help them in studies. Candidates will be given 3 hours to complete paper in exams hall. No extra time will be given to candidates by supervisors as per rule and regulation of the board.

In exams question will come from subject Physics, Chemistry, and Zoology & Botany. The question paper will come in 10 different languages for candidates. Paper mode will be conducted in (PBT) paper based test.

Candidates have to answer multiple choice questions with single correct answer. Total 180question will be asked to candidates. Following detail of NEET exams is given below.


The exam pattern is given below:

  • Courses: It is held for MBBS/BDS courses.
  • Number of Questions: The question paper contained total 180 multiple choice questions with single correct answer.
  • Subjects: T he paper was asked from subjects as Physics, Chemistry, Zoology & Botany.
  • Language: The question paper was available in 10 languages.
  • Mode of Exam: T he exam was conducted in offline mode (pen and paper based mode).
  • Duration: The exam duration was 3 hours.
  • Marking Scheme:4 marks are awarded for each correct response.
  • Negative Marking:1 mark is deducted for each incorrect answer as negative marking.
Section No. of Question Marks
Physics 45 180
Chemistry 45 180
Zoology 45 180
Botany 45 180
Total 180 720


NEET Answer key

The answer key will be released within one week of examination. The NEET answer key will be published via the online mode through the website. Candidates may have an online challenge opportunity against the response key. Candidates have to pay Rs. 1000 / – by contested reply. Payment will be refunded in case the Board accepts the challenge.


NEET cut-off 2018

In the month of May candidate can check NEET cut-off marks for admission in various college. Every year’s different college and institution change cut-off marks according to various factors such as a number of students appearing for the exam, difficulty level of exam, etc.

The Different college and institution a has different cut-off marks. The minimum qualifying marks should be 50% for general, 45% for general-PH and 40% marks for reserved categories.

For more detail check out given below table and detail.

  • In order to be eligible for JEE Advanced and for admission to top colleges, students have to secure cut-off marks.
  • JEE Main 2018 cut-off will be announced after the completion of an exam. Meanwhile, students can check the previous year’s cut-off marks.

NEET cut-off marks are decided based on various factors, like

  • The number of students appearing in the entrance examination.
  • Availability of seats.
  • The difficulty level of exam.
  • Making scheme.


Based on this cut-off, controller of examination will publish the merit list of qualified candidates. Candidates who are in the merit list will be called for NEET counseling. However, the category wise cut-off score to clear NEET 2018 will be same as the cut-off score for 2016.

NEET – Category wise cut-off percentile for each category is given below in Table:

Category Cut-off
General Category 50 percentile
PH Category 45 percentile
SC/ST/OBC Category 40 percentile

NEET 2018 – Cut-off


Below is the cut-off for NEET 2018

Category Cut-off
General Category 468-695
OBC 465-468
SC 352- 468
ST 303-466

NEET Syllabus 2018

Rather than preferring digest, unique candidates must prefer text book because most of the question is asked from the textbook, not from digest etc. Before preparing for exams take a look at given syllabus, exams dates, and pattern etc lot of candidates have secure good marks because of this.

Candidate appearing exams are suggested to gather all required information regarding syllabus, Exams Pattern and Dates. If Candidate gets familiar with previous year question paper candidates will get knowledge about exam pattern and questions weightage.

NEET syllabus will be of physics, chemistry, and biology. In exams, the question will be asked from this subject. Below is given the table of the syllabus and how to prepare for exams etc detail are provided.


Candidates can check below for NEET syllabus as prescribed by CBSE:


NEET Syllabus for Physics 

1 Behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory Atoms and Nuclei
2 Gravitation Current Electricity
3 Kinematics Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
4 Laws of Motion Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
5 Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Electromagnetic Waves
6 Oscillations and Waves Electronic Devices
7 Physical world and measurement Electrostatics
8 Properties of Bulk Matter Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
9 Thermodynamics Optics
10 Work, Energy, and Power


NEET Syllabus for Chemistry

1 Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
2 Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
3 Environmental Chemistry Biomolecules
4 Equilibrium Chemical Kinetics
5 Hydrocarbons Chemistry in Everyday Life
6 Hydrogen Coordination Compounds
7 Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques and Block Elements
8 Redox Reactions Electrochemistry
9 s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals) General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
10 Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
11 Some p-Block Elements Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
12 States of Matter: Gases and Liquids p- Block Elements
13 Structure of Atom Polymers
14 Thermodynamics Solid State
15 Solutions
16 Surface Chemistry


NEET Syllabus for Biology


1 Cell Structure and Function Biology and Human Welfare
2 Diversity in Living World Biotechnology and Its Applications
3 Human physiology Ecology and Environment
4 Plant Physiology Genetics and Evolution
5 Structural Organization in Animals and Plants Reproduction



NEET Preparation Tips

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  • Firstly, gather all the details about the officially prescribed NEET syllabus for the examination.

  • Make a proper time-table for your preparations.
  • Consider the good preparation books and study materials.
  • Practice mock test& previous year question papers.
  • Stay stress-free & healthy while preparing for exams.
  • Don’t try to include new topics at the end of preparations.


Download NEET Syllabus 


 The very first thing that candidates should know is the complete syllabus of the particular exam. Since we know NEET exam covers NCERT syllabus as well.

You can compare the syllabus with your Board exam syllabus. It is beneficial for you if there are common chapters as you will not need to prepare them separately. This will give you ample time to concentrate on the parts of the syllabus that are not covered.

It might happen that you are very strong in one subject and weak in the other. Do not feel disheartened by the same. Try and work hard more on the weaker areas to strengthen them. If required, take help from a friend or senior or take extra classes for the subject.

This will help in overcoming the fear of your weakness effectively. Until and unless you make a complete and thorough schedule of the way you want to study, you will not be able to complete the syllabus. Plan for the Do not fall for guesswork.

Many candidates have the tendency of applying guesswork to questions they don’t know. However, it might prove risky in this case as there is negative marking for a wrong answer. It is recommended to leave a question completely if you do not know the right answer.week in advance.

Figure out chapters that you need to prepare from the beginning and chapters that will need only revision. Working in this manner will help you cover all parts of the syllabus uniformly. Allot time for each segment and try and maintain that.
Practice mock test papers: One of the greatest hurdles of the NEET-UG examination is the time limitation. Candidates have to finish 180 questions in 180 minutes (3 hours).

It means they can give a maximum of 1 minute per question. Time management is a mandatory skill that is required for this exam. While practicing at home, make sure that you keep the time limitation in mind. Try to solve the questions in lesser time so that you have some time for final revision as well.

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