CBSE National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) UG 2017

CBSE National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) UG 2017

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NEET 2017

The National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) has replaced All India for Medical / Dental Test (AIPMT). It is an annual medical entrance exam in India. The exam is organized by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Delhi for admission to medical and dental colleges to 95,000 MBBS and BDS seats.


Seats that come under following categories will be filled on basis of CBSE NEET UG 2017.

  • All India Quota
  • State Government Quota
  • State / Management / NRI Quota seats in Private medical and dental colleges or any private or deemed university
  • Central pool quota

CBSE also holds NEET exam for PG programs which is known as NEET PG. Information on this page is on CBSE NEET UG 2017.



It was originally proposed that NEET be held from 2012 onwards. For one reason and another, MCI deferred NEET by one year. For the first time, CBSE held NEET in the year 2013 on May 5. Soon after that in the month of July in 2013, the Supreme Court passed orders in favor of 115 petitions and canceled NEET, also saying that MCI should not interfere with college admission .

When MCI had announced that NEET will be held in 2012, states including Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Gujarat, Karnataka had opposed saying that the syllabus would differ from the state board syllabus. In year 2016 NEET was held after the conduct of AIPMT as NEET 2. In 2017, the NEET exam was held in different regional languages. CBSE NEET UG was restored in 2016 after a five judge constitution bench recalled earlier verdict.



Information of CBSE NEET UG 2017 was released on January 31, 2017. Online application form was also from same date at Last date to apply was given as March 1, 2017. An age limit was imposed of 25 years, which was later removed. The CBSE has taken a number of measures for the purpose of having a smooth conduct of the exam on May 7, 2017. The present percentage of students was 95%.


More than 7 lakh medical aspirants appeared for CBSE NEET UG last year. Combined statistics of NEET I and NEET II were as follows.


CategoryRegisteredAppearedQualified (15%)Qualified (overall)

Details of cut off marks and qualifying criteria was as given in marks range terms.

CategoryMarks rangeQualifying criteriaNumber of candidates
Others685-14550th percentile1,71,329
OBC678-11840th percentile1,75,226
SC595-11840th percentile47,183
ST599-11840th percentile15,710
UR PH474-13145th percentile437
OBC PH510-11840th percentile597
SC PH415-11840th percentile143
ST PH339-11840th percentile36


BSE NEET UG 2017 registrations was 40% more than last time. Total registered candidates is 11,38,890 including 1522 NRIs, 480 OCIs, 70 PIOs, 613 Foreigners.

State / Union TerritoryNumber of candidates registered for NEET
Andaman and Nicobar Islands764
Andhra Pradesh40535
Arunachal Pradesh2738
Dadra and Nagar Haveli1235
Himachal Pradesh8400
Jammu and Kashmir22167
Madhya Pradesh42100
Tamil Nadu82274
Uttar Pradesh88827
West Bengal69792

Important Dates of NEET 2017

Information brochure of NEET 2017 enlists important dates for application form, admit card, exam, answer key, result. Dates of counselling are to be later announced after declaration of result of NEET 2017. Note important dates of NEET 2017 given below.

CBSE NEET 2017 notification out31 Jan 2017
Availability of NEET 2017 application form31 Jan 2017
Registration for NEET ends on1 Mar 2017
Transaction of fees concludes1 Mar 2017
Availability of NEET 2017 Admit Card22 Apr 2017
Date of exam7 May 2017
NEET 2017 Results declarationAfter 16 Jun 2017

Question Paper of NEET 2017

There are 12 sets of CBSE NEET UG 2017 question papers. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test 2017 is a pen and paper based exam. Question papers are provided to test takers at exam center which they can take home after exam. Exam conducting body sets question paper on same lines as given in scheme of examination in information brochure of NEET 2017. There are questions on physics, chemistry, biology.

Sets of NEET question paper 2017 are A, B, C, D, P, Q, R, S, W, X, Y, Z. They contain 180 objective type questions. Question papers are set in 10 languages that are Hindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada.

Candidates are asked to select question paper language at time of registration.

Answer Key of NEET 2017

Official CBSE NEET UG 2017 Answer Key contains answers to questions asked in Set A, B, C, D, P, Q, R, S, W, X, Y, Z.

Those who appeared for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test can get answer key at There is a provisional version and a final version of NEET answer key 2017.

Final keys are compiled once CBSE receives objections from candidates to provisional answer key. Evaluation of papers is by looking at answers in final version.

Instructions to challenge answer key

  • Login to challenge answer key.
  • Select or mention answers you think are incorrect.
  • Follow instructions given for submitting challenges.
  • Pay Rs 1000 per answer challenged.
  • Refund of Rs 1000 happens if board accepts challenge.

Application Form of NEET 2017

The first thing you must do once after getting to know about NEET is to apply. Read information brochure and understand eligibility criteria. Candidates above 25 years of age can apply for NEET 2017. If you are eligible, then you can fill and submit application form. After registration, you will get a registration number which must be noted down as you will require it for login.

Steps to apply

  • Register by entering name, contact details, date of birth, gender, state of eligibility.
  • Next you will get registration number with which you will login.
  • Login and upload photograph and signature. Adhere to specifications given.
  • Pay application fee. General and OBC candidates need to pay Rs 1400. SC, ST, PH candidates will pay Rs 750.
  • Check that details in form are correct and submit it.

Application form correction

  • Within a certain timeline you can make corrections in application form of NEET 2017.
  • Login with registration number and date of birth.
  • Edit field that needs correction.
  • If there is any additional fee applicable then that can be paid in mode prescribed.

Admit Card of NEET 2017

To appear in exam, you need to have this document called admit card. Admit card of NEET 2017 is the same as hall ticket, which can be obtained online only. If you have applied for CBSE NEET UG 2017 before the last date then you get the hall ticket at What you must have to download it are registration number, and date of birth.

Things to carry on day of exam

  • NEET Admit Card 2017
  • A government photo identity proof such as Aadhaar Card
  • Proforma with post card size photograph on it
  • Passport size photograph

Exam Pattern of NEET 2017

Duration of exam
3 hours

Types of questions
Multiple choice questions (MCQ) with single answer correct

Distribution of questions


Marking scheme

  • For every correct answer, the candidate gets 4 marks.
  • An incorrect answer deducts 1 mark as negative marking.

Syllabus of NEET 2017

Authorities responsible for framing question paper of NEET 2017 create questions that are from CBSE NEET UG syllabus. Syllabus of NEET 2017 is published as per recommendation by Medical Council of India (MCI). Latest NEET syllabus is given under.


Class 11Class 12
Physical world and measurementElectrostatics
KinematicsCurrent Electricity
Laws of MotionMagnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Work, Energy and PowerElectromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid BodyElectromagnetic Waves
Properties of Bulk MatterDual Nature of Matter and Radiation
ThermodynamicsAtoms and Nuclei
Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic TheoryElectronic Devices
Oscillations and Waves


Class 11Class 12
Some Basic Concepts of ChemistrySolid State
Structure of AtomSolutions
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in PropertiesElectrochemistry
Chemical Bonding and Molecular StructureChemical Kinetics
States of Matter: Gases and LiquidsSurface Chemistry
ThermodynamicsGeneral Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Equilibriump- Block Elements
Redox Reactionsd and f Block Elements
HydrogenCoordination Compounds
s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Some p-Block ElementsAlcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and TechniquesAldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
HydrocarbonsOrganic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Environmental ChemistryBiomolecules
Chemistry in Everyday Life


Class 11Class 12
Diversity in Living WorldReproduction
Structural Organisation in Animals and PlantsGenetics and Evolution
Cell Structure and FunctionBiology and Human Welfare
Plant PhysiologyBiotechnology and Its Applications
Human physiologyEcology and environment