The National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) is one examination which would be considered for filling about 54,000 Medical seats all across the country. As per the orders from Supreme Court, NEET 2018 would be the only examination to be undertaken to fill the All India Quota Seats as well as the State Level Quota Seats across the country. This entrance examination is valid for applying to various private medical colleges all across the country.
- The candidates must have completed 17 years of age as or on December 31, 2018
- The candidates must have passed class 12th examination with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and must have passed in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology and English
- In respect of the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC categories, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together in HSC Examination is 40% marks
- The candidate applying for the NEET Exam must be an Indian Citizen
- The upper age limit for candidates seeking admission through NEET is 25 years as or on December 31, 2018. For the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Categories there is a relaxation of 5 years.
All the candidates failing to meet the above mentioned criteria shall not be permitted to apply for NEET 2018.
NEET 2018 Important Dates
|Availability of Application Form||First half of January 2018|
|Last date to submit the application form (Without late fee)||Last week of January 2018|
|Last date to submit the application form (With late fee)||Last week of January 2018|
|Admit card release Date||First week of April|
|NEET 2018 Exam Date||6th May 2018|
|Result Declared||First week of June|
|NEET Counseling||After result announcement|
NEET Exam Pattern
|Subjects||Number of Questions|
The duration of the NEET Paper is 3 hours. Each correct answer attracts 3 marks and 1 mark is deducted for each wrong answer. For every unanswered question, marks are neither awarded nor deducted.
SEAT RESERVATION FOR NEET
|Category||Percentage of seats reserved|
The NEET 2018 syllabus is prescribed by the Medical Council of India. The Syllabus is based on Class 11th and Class 12th chapters and topics.
|Class 11th||Physical World and measurement, Laws of Motion, Kinematics, Work, Energy & Power, Motion of system of particles and Rigid body, Gravitation, Properties of Bulk Matter, Thermodynamics, Behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory, Oscillations and waves|
|Class 12th||Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current & Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Optics, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Atoms and Nuclei, Electronic Devices|
|Class 11th||Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Structure of Atom, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, States of Matter: Gases and Liquids, Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions, Hydrogen, s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals), some p-block elements, Organic Chemistry- some basic principles and techniques, Hydrocarbons, Environmental Chemistry|
|Class 12th||Solid State, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements, p-block Elements, d and f Block Elements, Coordination Compounds, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Bimolecular, Polymers, Chemistry in Everyday life|
|Class 11th||Diversity in Living World, Structural Organization in Animals and Plants, Cell Structure and Function, Plant Physiology, Human Physiology|
|Class 12th||Reproduction, Genetics and Evolution, Biology and Human Welfare, Biotechnology and Its Applications, Ecology and Environment|
Students while filling out the application form for NEET would be asked to provide their preference. They can opt for the All India Quota Seats as well as the State Level Seats. However, the selection would be based on the Merit List created by CBSE. Students should be very clear while filling the forms for NEET 2018. Understanding how the seats would be allotted can help you decide which colleges to opt for.
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