What is NEET (UG)?
It is a National level Entrance Examination in India for those students who want to pursue medical courses like MBBS, BDS (Dental Course) from Government or Private Medical colleges in India. This exam is conducted by CBSE. From 2013 NEET UG replaced All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) and all individual MBBS exams conducted by states or colleges. This exam usually conducted every year in the month of May.
The first NEET Exam was conducted on 5th May 2013 (Sunday) from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM and the result was declared on 5th June 2013.
NEET Application Fee
General & OBC – INR 1400
SC/ST/PH – INR 750
NEET UG Exam Pattern
Mode of Exam: Offline Only
Types of Questions: Objective (1 correct out of 4 options)
Total Questions: 180
Duration: 180 Minutes (3 Hours)
There are three section having questions from
Physics (45 Questions of 180)
Chemistry (45 Questions of 180)
Biology (Botany & Zoology) ( 90+90=180 Questions of 360 Marks)
Correct +4 Marks | Incorrect -1 Marks
Maximum Marks 720
Minimum Marks -180
No of Medical Colleges 412
Total No of Seats 66000
Govt Seats 25880 (190 Colleges)
Private Colleges 26835 (222 Colleges)
More than 1.33 million students across the country will vie for 66,000 medical and dental seats on Sunday when the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) will be held. This means that for every seat there will be 20 students.
Source: Hindustan Times
In 2018 NEET Exam was held on May 6th, 2018.
NEET Exam Statistics 2018
Total Registered Students — 13,26,725
No of Cities — 136
No of Examination Centers — 2255
No of Male Students — 5,80,648
No of Female Students — 7,46,076
No of Transgender Students — 1
No of Students who are India — 13,23,672
Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) — 530
Non Resident of India (NRI) — 1842
Person of India Origin (PIO) — 60
Source: CBSE NEET Official Website
NUMBER OF STUDENTS APPEARED IN DIFFERENT YEARS
2018 — 13,26,725
2017 — 11,38,890
2016 — 8,02,594