NEET 2017 The National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) has replaced All India for Medical / Dental Test (AIPMT). It is an annual medical entra
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.
CBSE NEET UG 2017
Information of CBSE NEET UG 2017 was released on January 31, 2017. Online application form was also from same date at cbseneet.nic.in. 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.
|Category||Registered||Appeared||Qualified (15%)||Qualified (overall)|
Details of cut off marks and qualifying criteria was as given in marks range terms.
|Category||Marks range||Qualifying criteria||Number of candidates|
|UR PH||474-131||45th percentile||437|
|OBC PH||510-118||40th percentile||597|
|SC PH||415-118||40th percentile||143|
|ST PH||339-118||40th percentile||36|
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 Territory||Number of candidates registered for NEET|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||764|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli||1235|
|Jammu and Kashmir||22167|
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 out||31 Jan 2017|
|Availability of NEET 2017 application form||31 Jan 2017|
|Registration for NEET ends on||1 Mar 2017|
|Transaction of fees concludes||1 Mar 2017|
|Availability of NEET 2017 Admit Card||22 Apr 2017|
|Date of exam||7 May 2017|
|NEET 2017 Results declaration||After 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.
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.
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 cbseneet.nic.in 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 cbseneet.nic.in. 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
Types of questions
Multiple choice questions (MCQ) with single answer correct
Distribution of questions
- 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 11||Class 12|
|Physical world and measurement||Electrostatics|
|Laws of Motion||Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism|
|Work, Energy and Power||Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents|
|Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body||Electromagnetic Waves|
|Properties of Bulk Matter||Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation|
|Thermodynamics||Atoms and Nuclei|
|Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory||Electronic Devices|
|Oscillations and Waves|
|Class 11||Class 12|
|Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry||Solid State|
|Structure of Atom||Solutions|
|Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties||Electrochemistry|
|Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure||Chemical Kinetics|
|States of Matter: Gases and Liquids||Surface Chemistry|
|Thermodynamics||General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements|
|Equilibrium||p- Block Elements|
|Redox Reactions||d and f Block Elements|
|s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)||Haloalkanes and Haloarenes|
|Some p-Block Elements||Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers|
|Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques||Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids|
|Hydrocarbons||Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen|
|Chemistry in Everyday Life|
|Class 11||Class 12|
|Diversity in Living World||Reproduction|
|Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants||Genetics and Evolution|
|Cell Structure and Function||Biology and Human Welfare|
|Plant Physiology||Biotechnology and Its Applications|
|Human physiology||Ecology and environment|