Conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG) is for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in India in Medical/Dental Colleges run with the approval of the 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 such as AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry.

NEET 2017

  • Registered Candidates: 11,38,890
  • Appeared Candidates: 10,90,085
  • Total Qualified Candidates: 6,11,539
  • Total Number of Seats under 15% All India Quota: 4,033

NEET Cut off 2017 – Qualifying Percentile

  • Unreserved (UR) – 50th Percentile
  • Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR-PH) – 45th Percentile
  • Scheduled Caste (SC) – 40th Percentile
  • Scheduled Tribe (ST) – 40th Percentile
  • Other Backward Classes (OBC) – 40th Percentile

NEET UG Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Exam: Offline
  • Exam Format: Objective
  • Number of Sections: Three
NEET UG Exam Section Number Of Topics Number Of Questions
Section Score
Physics 20 45 180
Chemistry 24 45 180
Biology 12 90 360

NEET 2018 Important Dates 

Event Date
NEET 2018 Application form First week of February 2018
Last date to submit the application form First week of March 2018
Availability of NEET 2018 Admit Card Third week of April 2018
NEET UG 2018 Exam May 6, 2018
Result Declaration of NEET First week of June 2018
NEET Counselling July 2018


Applications are submitted through only the online portal.

Reservation of seats

Category Percentage Of Reservation
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 27%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.50%
Physically Handicapped (PH) 3%

Application Fee

Category Application Fee
General/OBC Rs. 1400
SC/ST Rs. 750
Physically Handicapped (PH) Rs. 750

Visit the official website of NEET for more information

Being a national-level exam with limited seats, NEET is one of the toughest competitive exams in the country. Proper preparation with a focus on Biology is necessary as well as a thorough knowledge of the 10+2/PU syllabus. Solve previous year question papers/mock tests or join a crash course program to become familiar with the exam pattern and to improve your speed.