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NEET 2017NEET 2017 – Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced NEET result 2017 on June 23. The online registration for NEET counselling has started from July 3. All the candidates who have been selected under 15% All India Quota seats are eligible for NEET 2017 counselling conducted by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). As per the media reports, around 60,000 candidates will be registering under All India Quota seats. The result of seat allotment of round-1 will be available on July 15. The link for online registration has been provided below in the article. From all the government medical and dental colleges, 15% seats are reserved for All India Quota candidates, Whereas, the remaining 85% state quota seats will be filled by designated conducting authority. There are 65,000 MBBS and 25,000 BDS seats offered by the government, private and deemed universities across the country. For the complete details on NEET 2017, read the article below.

Important: NEET 2017 Counselling Registration has started – Click here
NEET 2017 Merit List – Check here
NEET 2017 Cutoff is available now
NEET Result 2017 announced – Click here

Revised NEET 2017 Answer Key

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made the revised official answer key of NEET 2017 available on June 30. The solutions in official answer key published on June 15, were challenged by candidates. Thereafter, the conducting authority released revised answer key. In every set of revised answer key, the solution of 3 questions is incorrect. Therefore, 5 has been displayed as the correct answer in 3 questions of each set. Candidates can download NEET revised answer key from the link provided below.
Check revised NEET 2017 answer keyClick here


NEET 2017 Counselling

The counselling session of NEET 2017 has started from July 3, 2017. The conducting committee of the counselling process is the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The counselling will be held in online mode to offer admission to eligible applicants under the 15% All India Quota seats. Applicants who have qualified the examination and are present in the merit list will have to register themselves online for counselling and fill their choices for college and course. Mock counselling will also be conducted online before the final allotment of seats for all applicants to help refine the selection of colleges and courses of the applicants. Final allotment of seats will be done based on the ranking of the applicant in the merit list and his/her given preference. After being successfully allotted seats, the applicant will have to report at their allotted institute for document verification and payment of fees.

The counselling procedure of the 85% State Quota seats will be done by the counselling committee of the respective states. Applicants will be allotted seats according to their ranking in the state merit list. The mode of counselling will depend on the states and after allotment, the applicants will have to undergo document verification and fee payment.


NEET 2017 Result

The result of NEET 2017 has been announced on June 23, 2017. The candidates can use the link provided in the article to check NEET result. Candidates can check NEET result 2017 by entering roll number and date of birth. The result of an applicant consist of his/her name, date of birth, category, marks secured in each subject, total percentile, NEET category rank, NEET All India Quota Rank, NEET All India Rank, cutoff score and the final result. Based on the result, the merit list of NEET 2017 will be prepared by the admission committee.


NEET 2017 Latest Updates

  • NEET 2017 Counselling schedule declared, to commence from July 3 in online mode.
  • The result of NEET 2017 has been declared on June 23, 2017
  • CBSE released the OMR sheet of NEET 2017 on June 13
  • The last date to challenge and download NEET OMR sheet is June 14, 2017
  • Once the OMR sheet is published, NEET official answer key will be released on June 15
  • NEET answer key was available until June 16, 2017. Candidates can challenge the answers to the questions
  • The Supreme Court of India has asked CBSE to declare NEET result on or before June 26

 NEET 2017 Cutoff

The cutoff of NEET 2017 is the minimum required marks that an applicant has secured to qualify the examination. Each category will have a different cutoff on account of the reservation policies of India. To qualify for the counselling session, the minimum required cutoff must be scored by the applicant. Each state body also releases their own cutoff. CBSE has announced the cutoff along with the result of NEET 2017 on June 23. Given below is the cutoff of NEET 2017:

S.No. Category of Applicants Minimum Required Percentile
1 General Category 50th Percentile
2 SC/ST/OBC Category 40th Percentile
3 Physically Handicapped 45th Percentile

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NEET 2017 Merit List

The merit list will consist of the name of all the applicants who have qualified the examination. CBSE will be releasing two types of merit list – Merit list for applicants under 15% All India Quota Seats and Merit list for applicants under the 85% State Quota Seats. The state merit list will be handed over to the states and they will create their own state merit list based on their norms and regulations. Admissions of each state will be done through the ranking of the applicant in the state merit list. According to the ranking in the merit list, the applicants will be called in for counselling and seat allotment.


NEET 2017 Important Dates

The official dates of NEET 2017 have been announced, the candidates can check the complete schedule from the table below.

S.No. Admission Events Important Dates 
1 NEET 2017 Registration window reopen for the candidates of 25 years and above March 31 to April 5, 2017
1. Opening of Online Application Form January 31, 2017
2 Last date for Submission of Online Application Form March 1, 2017
3. Opening of NEET 2017 Application Form Correction Window March 7, 2017
4. Closing date of NEET 2017 Application Form Correction March 12, 2017
5. Facility to change the NEET 2017 exam centre March 24 to 27 31, 2017
6. Issuance of Admit Card April 22, 2017
7. Entrance Examination May 7, 2017
8. Display of OMR Sheet June 13, 2017 
9. Challenging OMR Sheet of NEET 2017 June 14, 2017 till 05:00  pm
10. Display of Answer Key June 15, 2017
11. Challenging NEET answer key June 16, 2017 until 05:00 pm
12. NEET Result 2017 June 23, 2017
13. Counselling July 3, 2017
14. Second Round of Counselling August 1, 2017

NEET 2017 Participating States

All states of India will be participating in NEET 2017. As per the directive of the Supreme Court, all admissions will be done only through NEET 2017 scores except JIPMER and AIIMS. No state will conduct their own entrance examination and counselling will be done by the states to fill their seats using the NEET scores only. The participating institutes are:

S.No. NEET 2017 Participating States Details
1 Andhra Pradesh Click Here
2 Assam Click Here
3 Bihar Click Here
4 Chattisgarh Click Here
5 Delhi Click Here
6 Goa Click Here
7 Gujarat Click Here
8 Haryana Click Here
9 Himachal Pradesh Click Here
10 Jammu and Kashmir Click Here
11 Jharkhand Click Here
12 Karnataka Click Here
13 Kerala Click Here
14 Madhya Pradesh Click Here
15 Maharashtra Click Here
16 Odisha Click Here
17 Punjab Click Here
18 Rajasthan Click Here
19 Telangana Click Here
20 Tripura Click Here
21 Tamil Nadu Click Here
22 Uttar Pradesh Click Here
23 Uttarakhand Click Here
24 West Bengal Click Here
25 Pondicherry Click Here

NEET 2017 Participating Institutes

Apart from the state, all the private and government medical and dental institutes also grant admission on the basis of NEET 2017. Check the list of NEET participating institutes below.

S.No. NEET 2017 Participating Institute  Details
1. AFMC Click Here
2. AMU Click Here
3. BHU Click Here
4. IPU Click Here
5. KIIT University Click Here
6. KLEU Click Here
7. Manipal University Click Here
8. Katihar Medical College Click Here
9. APMC Click Here
10. RIMS Click Here
11. BLDE University Click Here
12. Adesh University Click Here
13. Amrita University Click Here
14. GITAM University Click Here
15. SRM University Click Here
16. Sikkim Manipal University Click Here

 

Eligibility Criteria for Seats under States/Universities/Institutions/AFMC

Age: Must be 17 years on or before December 31, 2017.

Nationality: Applicant must be an Indian. However, Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) are eligible for admission depending upon the respective states.

Upper Age Limit: According to the different states/universities/institutions.


NEET 2017 Non-Participating Institutes

The following institutes are exempted from participating in NEET 2017. The institutes listed below are free to conduct their own medical entrance examination as they had been doing ever since the institutes started.

S.No. Non – Participating Institutes Details 
1 All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) Click Here
2 Jawaharlal Institute of Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) Click Here

Below are the highlights of this notice:

S. No. Particulars Details
1. Foreign/OCI/PIO/NRI Candidates Foreign/OCI PIO/NRI may be allowed to appear for the National Eligibility Entrance Test and accordingly will be allowed to participate in 15% All India Quota Counselling. However, the terms and conditions will be applicable as per fee, bond and service rule
2. Eligibility of Foreign/OCI/PIO/NRI Candidates Eligibility of the Foreign/OCI/PIO/NRI category candidates will be as per the applicable conditions.
3. Codes for Qualifying Examination The codes for the qualifying examination for the session 2017 will remain as they were in 2016. For Foreign candidates equivalence clause should be there. Also, Central Board of Secondary Education will consult the Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India in this regard.
4. NEET 2017 Merit list The qualifying percentile for General and reserved category will remain same i.e, 50% and 40% respectively.
5. Domicile and Category The information regarding the domicile and category of the candidates will be collected by the Central Board of Secondary Education and provided to the various state authorities for the purpose of counselling.
6. Result Sheet CBSE may provide the results of NEET 2017 in secured Cds for the purpose of distribution to DOHS, OHS and counselling authority. The result sheet will provide percentile score and All India Rank of the qualified candidates. CBSE will also release the All India Quota Rank

 

Highlights of Centralizing NEET 2016 Counselling in the Participating States

There have been many attempts in the year 2016 to centralise counselling of NEET 2017. According to many authorities, centralising the counselling session will save a lot of time and money of all applicants since the entire process will be done in one place at a specified time. Listed below are some highlights of the centralising movement of NEET Counselling:

The states of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra filed petitions to make counselling a centralised procedure in order to make the admission procedure easier for all applicants Click here

The Supreme Court of India ordered Madhya Pradesh to hold combined counselling. The admissions done earlier were cancelled and fresh counselling was done to admit applicants.

The state of Punjab also conducted centralised counselling except for three colleges Read here

The Supreme Court of India also orders Maharashtra to hold combined counselling. However, old admissions were to remain untouched and only new admissions were to be done through the centralised counselling.

Madhya Pradesh was directed to give preference to domicile applicants by the Supreme Court.


NEET 2017 Seat Quota Details

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) offers seat quota to various categories. 15% of All India Quota Seats in the Government medical and dental colleges in all participating states and Union Territories of India will be filled using NEET scores. For the remaining 85% State Quota seats also, NEET 2017 Score will be used, the counselling will be organised by the respective states and Union Territories. NEET 2017 scores will also be accepted by private and deemed medical colleges across the country as well as Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). There is a total number of 90,000 MBBS and BDS seats in all the Government, private and deemed university in the India.

The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) is responsible for the seat allotment process of eligible applicants in the 15% All India Quota Seats through online counselling while the remaining 85% seats are filled by the Directorate of Medical Education of the respective states.

S.No. Seat Quota Category Method to Fill the Medical/Dental Seats
1. 15% All India Quota Seats & Deemed Universities Will be filled at All India Level by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) as per the criteria using NEET 2017 Merit List.
2. 85% State Quota Seats (Government & Private Colleges) Admission will be done using NEET scores and as per the eligibility criteria of the state by the Directorate of Medical Education of the respective states.
3. Armed Forces College, BHU and AMU Seats to be filled using NEET scores and counselling will be held by the Institute itself.

NEET 2017 Reservation of Seats

Reservation of seats will be offered to applicants applying for the 15% All India Quota Seats. Different percentage of seats is given to various categories. Applicants can apply for admission through their respective category provided they meet the required criteria.

S.NO Category of the Applicant Percentage of Reservation
1 Scheduled Tribe Category 7.5%
2 Scheduled Caste Category 15%
3 OBC Category NEET 2017 Counselling

The counselling session of NEET 2017 will start from July 3, 2017. The conducting committee of the counselling process will be the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The counselling will be held in online mode to offer admission to eligible applicants under the 15% All India Quota seats. Applicants who have qualified the examination and are present in the merit list will have to register themselves online for counselling and fill their choices for college and course. Mock counselling will also be conducted online before the final allotment of seats for all applicants to help refine the selection of colleges and courses of the applicants. Final allotment of seats will be done based on the ranking of the applicant in the merit list and his/her given preference. After being successfully allotted seats, the applicant will have to report at their allotted institute for document verification and payment of fees.

The counselling procedure of the 85% State Quota seats will be done by the counselling committee of the respective states. Applicants will be allotted seats according to their ranking in the state merit list. The mode of counselling will depend on the states and after allotment, the applicants will have to undergo document verification and fee payment.

Below are the highlights of this notice:

S. No. Particulars Details
1. Foreign/OCI/PIO/NRI Candidates Foreign/OCI PIO/NRI may be allowed to appear for the National Eligibility Entrance Test and accordingly will be allowed to participate in 15% All India Quota Counselling. However, the terms and conditions will be applicable as per fee, bond and service rule
2. Eligibility of Foreign/OCI/PIO/NRI Candidates Eligibility of the Foreign/OCI/PIO/NRI category candidates will be as per the applicable conditions.
3. Codes for Qualifying Examination The codes for the qualifying examination for the session 2017 will remain as they were in 2016. For Foreign candidates equivalence clause should be there. Also, Central Board of Secondary Education will consult the Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India in this regard.
4. NEET 2017 Merit list The qualifying percentile for General and reserved category will remain same i.e, 50% and 40% respectively.
5. Domicile and Category The information regarding the domicile and category of the candidates will be collected by the Central Board of Secondary Education and provided to the various state authorities for the purpose of counselling.
6. Result Sheet CBSE may provide the results of NEET 2017 in secured Cds for the purpose of distribution to DOHS, OHS and counselling authority. The result sheet will provide percentile score and All India Rank of the qualified candidates. CBSE will also release the All India Quota Rank
Highlights of Centralizing NEET 2016 Counselling in the Participating States

There have been many attempts in the year 2016 to centralise counselling of NEET 2017. According to many authorities, centralising the counselling session will save a lot of time and money of all applicants since the entire process will be done in one place at a specified time. Listed below are some highlights of the centralising movement of NEET Counselling:

The states of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra filed petitions to make counselling a centralised procedure in order to make the admission procedure easier for all applicants Click here

The Supreme Court of India ordered Madhya Pradesh to hold combined counselling. The admissions done earlier were cancelled and fresh counselling was done to admit applicants.

The state of Punjab also conducted centralised counselling except for three colleges Read here

The Supreme Court of India also orders Maharashtra to hold combined counselling. However, old admissions were to remain untouched and only new admissions were to be done through the centralised counselling.

Madhya Pradesh was directed to give preference to domicile applicants by the Supreme Court.

NEET 2017 Seat Quota Details

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) offers seat quota to various categories. 15% of All India Quota Seats in the Government medical and dental colleges in all participating states and Union Territories of India will be filled using NEET scores. For the remaining 85% State Quota seats also, NEET 2017 Score will be used, the counselling will be organised by the respective states and Union Territories. NEET 2017 scores will also be accepted by private and deemed medical colleges across the country as well as Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). There is a total number of 90,000 MBBS and BDS seats in all the Government, private and deemed university in the India.

The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) is responsible for the seat allotment process of eligible applicants in the 15% All India Quota Seats through online counselling while the remaining 85% seats are filled by the Directorate of Medical Education of the respective states.

S.No. Seat Quota Category Method to Fill the Medical/Dental Seats
1. 15% All India Quota Seats & Deemed Universities Will be filled at All India Level by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) as per the criteria using NEET 2017 Merit List.
2. 85% State Quota Seats (Government & Private Colleges) Admission will be done using NEET scores and as per the eligibility criteria of the state by the Directorate of Medical Education of the respective states.
3. Armed Forces College, BHU and AMU Seats to be filled using NEET scores and counselling will be held by the Institute itself.
NEET 2017 Reservation of Seats

Reservation of seats will be offered to applicants applying for the 15% All India Quota Seats. Different percentage of seats is given to various categories. Applicants can apply for admission through their respective category provided they meet the required criteria.

S.NO Category of the Applicant Percentage of Reservation
1 Scheduled Tribe Category 7.5%
2 Scheduled Caste Category 15%
3 OBC Category 27%
4 Physically Handicapped Category 3%
Applicants applying under the Physically Handicap

27%
4 Physically Handicapped Category 3%

Applicants applying under the Physically Handicapped Category will have to produce their Disability Certificate from one of the disability assessment boards available at the four metro cities listed below:

  • Vardhman Mahavir Medical College
  • All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research
  • Madras Medical College

NEET 2017 Salient Features

S.No. Salient Features Details
1 Examination Name: National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)
2 Conducting Body Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
3 Exam Category Undergraduate
4 Exam Level National
5 Courses Offered MBBS and BDS
6 Number of Seats Offered 90,000 (65,000 for MBBS and 25,000 for BDS)
7 Duration of Course MBBS: 4½ years with 1-year compulsory rotating internship

BDS: 4 years with 1-year compulsory rotating internship

8 Exam Duration 3 hours
9 Mode of Examination Offline Mode
10 Types of Question Multiple Choice Questions with a single correct response.
11 Number of Questions 180
12 Negative Marking Yes
13 Syllabus Consisting of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and General Knowledge
14 Minimum Required Percentile for NEET 2017 General Category: 50 Percentile

Reserved Category: 40 Percentile

PwD Category: 45 Percentile

15 Examination Date  May 7, 2017 

Statistics of Previous Year AIPMT/NEET Examination

Given below are the important statistics of the previous year’s medical entrance examination.

S.No. Details AIPMT 2014 AIPMT 2015 NEET 2016
1. Number of Applicants Registered 616982 6,32,625 8,02,594
2. Number of Applicants who Appeared for the Exam 5,23,701 3, 74, 386 7,31,223
3. Number of Qualified Male Applicants 258282 1,80,957 3,69,649
4. Number of Qualified Female Applicants 321322 1, 93, 429 4,32,930
5. Number of Qualified Transgender 15
6. Number of Applicants Qualified for 15% All India Quota 18115 NA 19,325
7. Total Number of MBBS and BDS Seats and Colleges under 15% All India Quota. MBBS Seats: 2156 BDS Seats:249 MBBS Seats: 3179 
BDS Seats: 250
3819 MBBS and BDS seats 

NEET 2017 Sample Papers

The candidates can have a look at the sample papers provided here. Sample papers help the applicants to know the pattern of the examination and give an in-depth knowledge of the syllabus. NEET 2017 sample paper increases the chances of the candidates scoring high marks in the examination and will also understand the syllabus better.


NEET Previous Year Question Papers

Since NEET was introduced in 2016, applicants can also check the past papers of AIPMT to get some practice regarding how the exam pattern and distribution of syllabus is done. The AIPMT past question papers also serve as great instruments in helping the applicants build their knowledge regarding the examination which will help the applicant in scoring high marks.


NEET 2017 FAQs

Q.Will I be eligible for the 15% All India Quota Seats if I belong to the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana or Jammu and Kashmir?

Ans: The applicants belonging to the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Jammu and Kashmir are not eligible for admission under the 15% All India Quota Seats. Counselling will be held by these states and all seats will be filled under the state quota seats.

Q.How will the states prepare the state merit list for admissions?

Ans: The state merit list will be prepared by the admission committee of the respective states by referring to the merit list released by CBSE as well as keeping the eligibility criteria of the state in view.

Q.Why are AIIIMS and JIPMER not included under NEET 2017?

Ans: AIIMS and JIPMER are not included under NEET 2017 since they have always been independent institutions of national repute who have been conducting their own national level medical entrance examination before the introduction of NEET.


NEET 2017 Official Answer Key

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the official NEET answer key on June 15, 2017. The candidates can challenge official NEET answer key in online mode. NEET official answer key 2017 can be downloaded and challenged from the link provided in the article. The deadline to challenge NEET answer key 2017 is June 16 till 05:00 pm. The candidates have to select the answer Rs.1000 as fee. For more details on NEET 2017 official answer key, click on the heading.


NEET 2017 Answer key

The answer key of NEET 2017 has been released by various coaching experts, the candidates can download NEET answer key and calculate NEET 2017 Score. The code of NEET 2017 answer key are as follows – A/P/W, B/Q/X, C/R/Y and D/S/Z. The candidates can access the NEET answer key from this page and calculate their NEET score. Institute wise NEET 2017 answer key along with the links is being provided below.

NEET 2017 answer key institute wise

S. No. Name of the Coaching Institute Links
1. NEET 2017 Answer Key by Resonance Click here
2. NEET Answer Key 2017 by Aakash Institute Click here
3. NEET 2017 Answer Key by Rao IIT Academy Click here
4. NEET Answer Key 2017 by Career Point Click here
5. NEET Answer Key 2017 by Allen Kota Click here

NEET 2017 OMR Sheet

CBSE has published the NEET OMR sheet 2017 on June 13. NEET OMR sheet is also available for challenge. Candidates can check and challenge the NEET OMR sheet 2017 until June 14. To download and challenge NEET OMR sheet, candidates can use the link provided above on this page. Candidates have to enter their NEET registration number and password in the space provided. For more information, click on the heading.

NEET 2017 Application form

The application procedure of NEET 2017 is over, the last date to fill and submit the application form was April 5, 2017.  The correction procedure of NEET 2017 Application form was available from March 7 to 12, 2017. It was a one time opportunity where the candidates could rectify their mistakes in NEET 2017 Application Form. Also, the candidates were provided the opportunity to submit their complaints related to NEET 2017 Application Form. From this session, the Aadhar Card was mandatory to fill and submit the NEET 2017 Application form. Any applicant who fails to fulfil the required eligibility criteria will be disqualified from the admission process. Failure to fill the application form will disqualify the applicant from participating in the examination.

Steps to Fill the NEET Application Form

Registration will have to be done by the applicant before filling the online application form.

After registration, the applicant will have to fill in their personal details, contact details, domicile, qualifying details, and choice of examination centre and select a security question.

Before submission, the applicant can preview and check the application form for any mistakes. After checking the application form, submission of form can be done.

Uploading of the applicant’s photograph, signature and right-hand index finger impression will have to be done according to the specifications required.

Finally, payment of the required application fees will have to be done and then a print-out of the submitted application form can be taken for future use.

NEET 2017 Application Fee

The application fee can be remitted through online mode only. Below is the application fee for different categories.

S.No. Category Application Fee
1 General/OBC Category Rs. 1400
2 SC/ST/PH Rs. 750

NEET 2017 Eligibility Criteria

All medical aspirants will have to be meet the required criteria to be eligible to sit for NEET 2017 entrance examination. The criteria set by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will have to be met by all applicants for admissions. Inability to meet the required criteria will lead to the disqualification of the applicant from the admission process. Listed below are the eligibility criteria that every NEET applicant has to fulfil.

Eligibility Criteria for 15% All India Quota Seats

Nationality: Must be of Indian Nationality.

Age: The candidate should be at least 17 years old at the time of admission.

Upper Age Limit:  As per latest development on NEET age limit case, there will not be any upper age limit.

Educational Qualifications: The applicants should have qualified 10+2 with Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Mathematics and any other elective subject with English at a level, not less than the core course as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT). Otherwise, the applicants should have passed B.Sc Examination of an Indian University with not less than 2 of the following subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Botany/Zoology and Biotechnology.

Marks Required: General category applicants should have secured at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology together in 10+2 examination while the Reserved category applicants should obtain minimum 40% marks.

Domicile: Students from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Jammu and Kashmir are not eligible for the 15% All India Quota Seats. 


NEET 2017 Admit Card

The admit card of NEET 2017 has been released by the CBSE on April 22. CBSE has postponed issuance date of NEET admit card as earlier it was scheduled to be released on April 15, 2017. The Candidate should note that admit cards will not be sent by post. When candidate will download the Admit Card, a copy of the same in pdf format will be emailed to the candidate on the registered email id. It consists of the applicant’s name, exam centre address, exam date time and more. The admit card will be provided to only those applicants successfully submitted the application form. The released admit card can be downloaded by the applicants by submitting their registration id and date of birth. Applicants will have to make sure to keep the admit card safe till the admission procedure is complete. 

Steps to be followed to download the NEET 2017 admit card 

The candidates need to follow the listed steps to downlaod hall ticket of NEET 2017.

S. No. NEET 2017 admit card downloading steps
1. Click on the link provided here – Click Here
2. NEET 2017 admit card window portal will be displayed on the screen
3. Now, enter the registration number and date of birth in the respective column
4. Click on ‘submit’ column
5. NEET 2017 Hall ticket will be displayed on the screen
6. Candidates are advised to download and retain at least 2 to 3 copies of the admit card.
Note – Those who do not have access to the internet facility can download NEET 2017 admit card from Common Service Centres (CSC) set up by CBSE. The amount to be paid in order to get the NEET 2017 hall ticket is Rs. 10.

NEET 2017 Exam day Guidelines

Below is the list of things to be carried on exam day. Along with this, CBSE has also published the list of debarred items. The detailed list of things to be carried and debarred items is provided below.

S. No. Mandatory Documents to be carried on exam day
1. One post card size photograph to affix on performa
2. One passport size photograph to affix on attendance sheet
3. NEET 2017 admit card
List of debarred item on NEET 2017 Exam day
1. Stationery item – like textual material (printed or written), bits of papers, geometry/pencil box, plastic pouch, calculator, pen, scale, writing pad, pen drives, eraser, calculator, log table, electronic pen/scanner etc
2. Any communication device – Mobile phone, Bluetooth, earphones, microphone, pager, health band etc
3. Items like wallet, goggles, handbags, belt, cap etc.
4. Ornaments – like ring, earrings, nose-pin, chain/necklace, pendants, badge, brooch etc. (e) any watch/wristwatch, bracelet, camera, etc. Any metallic items
5. Eatable item – opened or packed, water bottle etc.
6. other item which could be used for unfair means, for hiding communication devices like camera, Bluetooth device

NEET 2017 Exam Centres

The National Eligibility Entrance Test has been conducted approximately 1921 Exam Centres in 103 cities. However, it was scheduled to be held at 22,00 examination centres. These cities acted as the exam centres to provide the applicants access to the examination near their residential area. The exam centres was allotted to the applicants according to the choices of centres chosen by the applicants while filling the application form. In the previous session, there were 80 cities, for this session 26 new cities has been added. Candidates can click on the given link to access the exam cities and other details.


NEET 2017 Syllabus

Central Board of Secondary notifies the syllabus of NEET 2017. The question paper of NEET 2017 constitutes of subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology. For the detailed NEET 2017 Syllabus, click on the link. The syllabus of these subjects was similar to the NCERT syllabus of 10+2 qualifying examination and was made after reviewing State syllabi as well as those prepared by CBSE, NCERT. 


NEET 2017 Exam Pattern

The entrance examination of NEET 2017 was held in offline mode. The national level medical entrance examination was of 3 hours and has been held across the nation for all eligible medical aspirants. The conducting authority of the examination is the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

S.No. Particulars Details
1 Day of Examination May 7, 2017
2 Mode of Examination Offline (Pen and Paper Based)
3 Types of Questions Multiple Choice Questions
4 Exam Duration 3 hours
5 Number of Questions 180 Questions
6 Distribution of Questions 45 Questions each from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Botany and Zoology).
7 Negative Marking Yes
8 Marking sheme + 4 for correct answer and -1 for the incorrect response
 9 Language  English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Oriya, Telugu and Kannada.

Will NEET 2017 be conducted in Regional Languages?

Yes, NEET 2017 was conducted in regional languages. It was held in English, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Marathi, Gujarati, Oriya, Telegu and Tamil.


Contact Details
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Shiksha Kendra, 2 – Community Centre,
Preet Vihar, Delhi – 110092