NEET

An all-India level examination for admission into India’s best medical colleges.
Info About NEET
  • Field
    Medical Entrance
  • Eligibility
    12th Standard Science Students
  • Subjects
    Chemistry, Physics and Biology
  • Applicants
    1.1 Million
  • Seats
    64,000
  • Questions Type
    Objective MCQs
  • Paper Pattern
    180 Questions in 3 Hours
  • Colleges
    Top Medical Colleges in India
  • Difficulty Level
    Medium to Hard
  • Time to Prepare
    2 years
  • When
    May to June
What you will learn

Chemistry

You will learn more about organic reactions and their mechanisms and be introduced to physical and coordination chemistry.
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Physics

You will learn about charges, light waves and their applications, and physical laws at the nuclear level.
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Biology

You will learn variations in ecology, environment, the application of biological tools and theories on evolution and inheritance.
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All you need to know about NEET

Sections

Facts, Syllabus & Pattern

  • What is NEET?
  • Syllabus for NEET
  • Exam Pattern for NEET

How to apply for NEET

  • Eligibility Criteria for NEET
  • Registration for NEET
  • Application Fees for NEET
  • Admit Card for NEET

Important Dates

  • Exam Dates for NEET

Results and Cut-off

  • Answer Key for NEET
  • NEET 2017 Paper Analysis
  • Results for NEET
  • Cut Off for NEET

How to Prepare for NEET

  • Preparation Tips for NEET
  • Study Material for NEET
  • Previous Years’ Papers for NEET

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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What is NEET?

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is held yearly to help students secure admission to the top medical institutions in India. Iin 2018, more than 11 lakh candidates gave NEET 2018 in 103 cities.

  • All major dental and medical colleges offer students admission on the basis of their NEET scores, excluding AIIMS and JIPMER
  • There are 63985 medical seats in private, central and state-funded institutions under NEET
  • The examination is conducted in 10 different languages: English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Gujarati, Oriya and Kannada

Syllabus for NEET 2018

Physics Physics
Class 11
  1. Physical World and Measurement
  2. Kinematics
  3. Laws of Motion
  4. Work, Energy and Power
  5. Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
  1. Gravitation
  2. Properties of Bulk Matter
  3. Thermodynamics
  4. Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
  5. Oscillations and Waves
Class 12
  1. Electrostatics
  2. Current Electricity
  3. Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  4. Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
  1. Electromagnetic Waves
  2. Optics
  3. Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  4. Atoms and Nuclei
  5. Electronic Devices
Chemistry Chemistry
Class 11
  1. Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  2. Structure of Atom
  3. Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  4. Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  5. States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
  6. Thermodynamics
  7. Equilibrium
  8. Redox Reactions
  1. Some P-Block Elements
  2. Organic Chemistry - Some Basic Principles and Techniques
  3. Hydrocarbons
  4. Environmental Chemistry
  5. Polymers
  6. Chemistry in Everyday Life
  7. Hydrogen
  8. S-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)
Class 12
  1. Solid State
  2. Solutions
  3. Electrochemistry
  4. Chemical Kinetics
  5. Surface Chemistry
  6. General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
  7. P-Block Elements
  1. D- and F-Block Elements
  2. Coordination Compounds
  3. Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  4. Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
  5. Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
  6. Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
  7. Biomolecules
biology Biology
Class 11
  1. Diversity in the Living World
  2. Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants
  3. Cell Structure and Function
  1. Plant Physiology
  2. Human Physiology
Class 12
  1. Reproduction
  2. Genetics and Evolution
  3. Biology and Human Welfare
  1. Biotechnology and Its Applications
  2. Ecology and Environment

Exam Pattern for NEET 2018

Paper Pattern
Particulars Details
Subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Type of questions Objective (MCQs with 4 options)
Mode of examination Pen and paper based test
Exam duration 3 hours
Number of questions 180
Marking scheme 4 marks awarded for each correct answer
Negative marking 1 mark deducted for each incorrect answer
Languages Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya and Kannada.
Here is the subject-wise breakdown of questions:
Subject Number of Questions
Physics 45
Chemistry 45
Biology 90
Here are a few important guidelines you need to keep in mind.
Candidates will have to mark their responses in the OMR answer sheet, provided during the exam, using a ballpoint pen.

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Eligibility Criteria for NEET 2018

  • Age:

    The minimum age limit for all candidates is 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission.

    The maximum age limit for NEET is 25 years for general candidates and 30 years for reserved candidates.

  • Subjects:

    You must have studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology, any other elective subject with English.

  • Score in 12th or equivalent examination:

    As a general category candidate, you require a minimum aggregate score of 50% in your 10+2 or equivalent examination.

    As an OBC, SC or ST candidate, you require a minimum aggregate score of 40%.

    As a SC-PH, ST-PH or OBC-PH candidate, you require a minimum aggregate score of 40%.

    As a PH, PwD or Gen-PH candidate, you require a minimum aggregate score of 45%.

  • Number of attempts:

    You can attempt the exam as many times as you want till the age of 25.

Registration for NEET 2018

  • The NEET application form needs to be filled online
  • You need to provide details such as email ID, phone number, parent’s details, educational and domicile information
  • You will have to choose a password for your login ID and pay the application fee
Step 1: Filling the application form.
  1. Click on ‘Apply Online’ and proceed.
  2. Keep the following details ready like date of birth, Aadhaar number, mobile number, email address and security pin.
  3. Keep your domicile, educational and guardian details ready.
  4. Choose the language in which you want to appear for your exam.
  5. Select 3 choices for your exam centre.
Step 2: Choose and upload
  1. Choose the language in which you want to appear for your exam.
  2. Select 3 choices for your exam centre.
  3. Note down your registration number and click on ‘Submit’.
  4. Upload a scanned copy of your photograph and signature.
Step 3: Payment of application fee
  1. Select your bank and enter your details.
  2. You can pay using debit or credit card, netbanking, CSC e-wallet.
Step 4: Confirmation page
  1. This page will mention all the details you have filled out in the application form.
  2. Keep a copy of this page saved at all times.
Note: You can make corrections in the NEET 2018 Application Form by logging into your account between 7th and 12th March, 2018.

Application Fees for NEET

Category Application Fee (Without late charges)
General Candidates Rs.1400/-
PH/ST and SC candidates Rs.750/-

Admit Card for NEET 2018

The Admit Card of NEET 2018 is available online or at the CSC centre. It contains information such as your roll number, registration number, exam centre address etc.

To download the admit card, follow these steps:

  • Click this link to start downloading the NEET Admit Card.
  • After clicking the link, you will find three boxes asking for the registration number, date of birth and security pin.
  • You can now download it and take printouts.
After downloading the admit card, you need to follow the below procedure:
  • Paste a postcard-sized (4x6cm, white background) photograph in the space provided on the admit card.
  • A photograph posted will be cross-checked by the invigilator to ensure the candidate’s authenticity.
  • You also need to paste a passport-sized photograph on the attendance sheet during the exam.

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Exam Dates for NEET 2018

Tentative exam dates for NEET 2018
Registration Deadlines
Start of online registration & submission of application form 31st January 2018 00:01 AM
Last date for submission of application form 1st March 2018 11:59 PM
Payment of application fees 31st January to 1st March 2018 11:59 PM
Application form correction opportunity 24th to 31st March 2018 11:59 PM
NEET application window reopens 31st March 2018 00:00 AM
Last date for NEET 2018 Application - reopened window 5th April 2018 00:00 AM
Date for uploading admit card on the website 15th April 2018 00:00 AM
Exam Dates
NEET exam 7th May 2018 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Result Dates
Answer Key and OMR sheet declaration Last week of May 2018 -
Acceptance of challenge to Answer Keys (Rs. 1000 per question) Last week of May 2018 -
NEET results 8th June 2018 -

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Answer Key for NEET 2018

  • The official answer key is released in the last week of May, along with the OMR Sheet
  • You can compare your answers and predict your score
  • You can even challenge the answer key if you believe the answer is incorrect or has more than one correct answer
  • To challenge the answer key, you need to pay a fee of Rs.1000/- for each question you challenge
Here’s how you can challenge the Answer Key.
  1. Go to ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your NEET 2017 ‘Registration Number’ and ‘Password’.
  2. Now click on the ‘Answer Key Challenge’ tab and select ‘Answer Booklet Code’.
  3. Select the question for the challenge and then click on the ‘Submit’ button.
  4. Select your answer and give comments and justifications for your answer.
  5. Click on the ‘Confirm’ tab and pay the requisite fee for challenging the Answer Key.
  6. For each answer key challenged, you have to pay a fee of Rs. 1000 via your Debit or Credit Card.
  7. You can now take a printout of the confirmation slip that showcases the detail of the Answer Key challenged.

NEET 2017 Paper Analysis

The NEET 2017 paper analysis was as follows:
  • 7% ambiguous questions
  • Moderately difficult
  • 60-70% of the complete paper was a clear reflection of NCERT
  • This year emphasis was being laid on application based questions in all three subjects
  • Compared to last year's paper, this year was slightly tougher

Physics

  • Moderately difficult
  • Increase in calculation-based questions
  • Compared to last year, this section was slightly tougher and lengthier
Below is the chapterwise allocation of questions that appeared in NEET 2017:
Topic Number of Questions in the NEET Paper
Mechanics 19
Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory 5
Electrodynamics 9
Optics and Wave Optics 5
Modern Physics 7
Total questions 45

Chemistry

  • Moderately difficult
  • Increase in conceptualised and application-based questions
  • Question number 87 from Set R (Chemistry) didn’t have any correct option
Below is the chapterwise allocation of questions that appeared in NEET 2017.
Topic Number of Questions in the NEET Paper
Physical Chemistry 12
Organic Chemistry 14
Inorganic Chemistry 12
General Chemistry 4
Total questions 42

Biology

  • Weightage of questions was almost equally balanced between the syllabi of classes 11 and 12
Topic Number of Questions in the NEET Paper
Reproduction 11
Genetics and Evolution 15
Biology and Human Welfare 7
Biotechnology 4
Ecology 9
Diversity in Living Organisms 11
Structural Organisation in Plants and animals 7
Cell Structure and Functions 7
Plant Physiology 6
Human Physiology 13
Total questions 90

Results for NEET 2018

  • You can check your NEET results online
  • Results of NEET 2017 were scheduled to be declared on 8th June 2017
  • The cut-off is determined as soon as the results are declared
  • Scorecard isn’t sent to candidates via post or offline mode, it’s only available online
  • Candidates who are shortlisted in the merit list will be eligible for counselling
Here’s what you need to check your NEET results:
  1. Registration number
  2. Date of birth

Cut Off for NEET 2018

NEET overall cut-off for 2017 (category-wise):
Category Range of Marks Qualifying Criteria No of Candidates
Unreserved 685 - 145 50th Percentile 1,71,329
OBC 678 - 118 40th Percentile 1,75,226
SC 595 - 118 40th Percentile 47,183
ST 599 - 118 40th Percentile 15,710
Unreserved and PH 474 - 131 45th Percentile 437
OBC and PH 510 - 118 40th Percentile 597
SC and PH 415 - 118 40th Percentile 143
ST and PH 339 - 118 40th Percentile 36

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Preparation Tips for NEET

  • Make a study schedule: You should prepare a good timetable for your exam preparation. Make sure you include little intervals between study hours. Preparing as per a timetable will help you cover all parts of the syllabus. For better time management, check the Toppr schedule.
  • Prepare as per the syllabus: Before you start preparing for the exam, you should gather complete information about the officially prescribed syllabus. Refer to these tips for NEET 2018 preparation.
  • Work on weaker areas: Students are often very strong in one subject and weak in others. You have to work hard and try to solve the weaker topics with the help of your teacher, friends and parents. This will let you overcome your fears effectively and help you get better at understanding concepts in the future.
  • Gather good study material: For NEET, preparing from the best NEET books is really beneficial. Try to refer books which contain the complete CBSE syllabus. To score well, it is necessary to study NCERT as well as other books prescribed for NEET preparation. For better understanding, you can refer to Toppr learn.
  • Maintain your health: While preparing for NEET, you should always take care of your health as it helps you concentrate on your studies. Avoid junk and oily foods and make a strict diet plan. Do meditation and yoga exercises to remain fit and achieve a better state of mind.
  • Practice online mock tests: Mock tests can help you crack the NEET exam effortlessly. They are available for each and every subject and cover all chapters and topics. Mock tests will improve your skills, knowledge, performance and time management. Find NEET Question papers and try to attempt them by setting a time limit of 3 hours to simulate a real exam situation.

Study Material for NEET 2018

biology Biology
  • Trueman’s Elementary Biology, Vol I & Vol II
  • Companion Biology by K. Bhatti (Dinesh Publication)
  • Objective Biology by Dinesh
  • AIIMS Explorer by M.T.G. Publication
  • Trueman’s Objective Biology
Physics Physics
  • Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma
  • NCERT Physics: CBSE PMT by Anil Aggarwal
  • NCERT - Physics - Part 1 and Part 2
  • Physics for Medical Entrance Examinations by D.C. Pandey
Chemistry Chemistry
  • Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry by O.P. Tandon
  • NCERT Books
  • Objective Chemistry for NEET by R.K. Gupta

Previous Years’ Papers for NEET

For NEET 2018, solve all of NEET and AIPMT previous year’s question papers. Focus on frequently asked questions, topics and patterns. Also focus on question papers of other exams like JIPMER, RPET and AIIMS if you’re looking for more practice. Chances are, you’re likely going to appear for more medical entrance exams other than just NEET 2018.

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Q1: Which colleges can I get into after giving NEET?

Ans: All central and state government colleges, as well as private institutions and minority institutions, will admit students on the basis of their NEET scores.

Sr. No Top 10 Colleges
1 Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
2 Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi
3 King George Medical College, Lucknow
4 Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
5 Christian Medical College, Ludhiana
6 Grant Medical College, Mumbai
7 BJMC, Ahmedabad
8 BJMC, Pune
9 Kolkata Medical College, Kolkata
10 Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh, Assam
Here’s a list of colleges that accepts your NEET scores.