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Welcome to NEET (UG) - 2017


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1. What is All India Pre-medical/Dental Entrance Test (NEET)? NEET is an Entrance Test for selection of candidates for admission to MBBS/BDS courses under 15% All India Quota seats in Government Medical/Dental colleges of India under the control of DGHS, Govt. of India except in the States of Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Telangana. 
2. Which are the States, Universities and Institutions participating in NEET 2016 for filling up of MBBS/BDS seats under their control?

Besides under 15% merit positions of All India Quota seats, the following States/Universities/Institutions have also consented to use the merit list of NEET 2016 for admission to MBBS/BDS seats under their control:

1. Haryana
2. Himachal Pradesh
3. Madhya Pradesh
4. Andaman & Nicobar
5. Arunachal Pradesh
6. Manipur
7. Meghalaya
8. Odisha
9. Rajasthan
10. Chandigarh (UT)
11. University of Delhi
12. Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune
13. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (UP)
14. Hamdard University, New Delhi
3. Whether the exam. will be offline or online? NEET 2016 will be an offline pen and paper test.
4. What is the examination date for NEET 2016? The date of examination is 3rd May, 2016 (Sunday).  
5. What is the syllabus for NEET 2016? The Question Paper of NEET 2016 shall be based on the syllabus as notified by the Medical council of India  which is at Appendix-X of the Information Bulletin of NEET-2016 available on the website www.neet.nic.in
6. What will be the pattern of NEET 2016? The NEET 2016 consists of one paper containing 180 objective type questions (four options with single correct answer) from the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology) to be answered on the specially designed machine-gradable sheet using Ball Point Pen only.
7. What are the duration/timings of NEET 2016? The duration of NEET-2016 will be 03 hours from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m
8. Which are the cities where NEET 2016 will be held? A list of examination centre cities is provided at Appendix-I of the Information Bulletin of NEET-2016 available on www.aipmt.nic.in.  The list is also displayed on website separately.
9. How to fill up ‘online’ application form for NEET 2016? Are there any guidelines for the students before filling the application form? Application form for NEET can be submitted only online through website www.aipmt.nic.in. Details are available under Clause 12 - Mode of submission of Application Form and fee details as provided in the Information Bulletin of NEET 2016.
10. If any candidate face problem in filling up of form, to whom can he approach? Candidate can take the assistance of Facilitation Centres for submission of application form during working hours.  Details are given at Appendix-VII of Information Bulletin.
11. Whether the service of Facilitation Centres is chargeable? It is free of cost.
12. How to remit fee for NEET 2016?

The examination fee for NEET  2016 can be remitted in the following manner:

1. Online payment through Debit/Credit Card

2. Payment through e-Challan at the branches of HDFC Bank/ICICI Bank/Syndicate Bank/State Bank of India

For details, please refer Clause 12 (pg. 6 & 7) of Information Bulletin.
13. If any candidate faces any problem in remittance of fee, to whom can he/she approach? Candidates can approach the concerned Banks on contact nos. which are available on the website of the NEET-2016.
14. How to find out the nearby HDFC Bank/ICICI Bank/Syndicate Bank/State Bank of India for fee remittance?

The website www.aipmt.nic.in has a link – Help, to show nearby branches of HDFC Bank/ICICI Bank/Syndicate Bank/State Bank of India for facilitating candidates to make payment by e-challan.  

15. What is the date and fee schedule for submission of Online application form and remittance of fee for NEET-2016?




Schedule for on-line submission of application forms

01.12.2014 to 31.12.2014

Last date for successful final transaction of fee applicable for online application registered on or before 31.12.2014

By Credit Card/ Debit Card


Only By E-Challan



Schedule for on-line submission of application

03.01.2016 to 31.01.2016

Last date for successful transaction of fee applicable for online application registered on or before 31.01.2016

By Credit Card/ Debit Card


Only By E-Challan


Date of uploading of Admit Cards on website


Date of Examination, NEET-2016



Declaration of Result

By 5th June, 2016












16. If a candidate for any reason not appearing or appeared in the exam., is there any provision for fee refund? No. Once the online application form is submitted successfully by the candidate, it cannot be withdrawn. Claims for refund of application fee will not be entertained under any circumstances.
17. What is the minimum and maximum age for appearing in NEET 2016 for 15% all-India quota seats?

(i) A candidate who have completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Course and is an INDIAN NATIONAL.

(ii) The upper age limit for candidates seeking admission under 15% All India Quota Seats is 25 years as on 31st December of the year of the entrance examination. Further provided that this upper age limit shall be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for the candidates of Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward Classes. Candidate must born on or between

(a) 01/01/86 to 01/01/99 (SC/ST/OBC Category)

(b) 01/01/91 to 01/01/99 (Other Category)

What is the eligibility for seats under the control of participating States/Universities/Institutions and AFMC

A candidate who have  completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Course and is an INDIAN NATIONAL.

Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) may also appear in NEET for admission in seats under the control of participating States/Universities/Institutions subject to rules and regulations of the Government of India, respective State Governments and the University/Institution concerned. OCI candidates may verify eligibility norms of participating States/Universities/Institutions before applying for NEET 2016

The upper age limit for candidates seeking admission under seats in the control of participating States/Universities/Institutions shall be as per their rules and regulations.
19. Is candidate from Andhra Pradesh, J&K and Telangana studying in Mumbai and Domicile of Maharashtra eligible for 15% All India Quota seats? Yes, if in case the candidate is not eligible to seek admission to MBBS/BDS seats in Medical/Dental Colleges in the State of Andhra Pradesh, J&K and Telangana.  The candidate is also required to submit a self-declaration to this effect that he/she is not domicile of Andhra Pradesh, J&K and Telangna (Format at Appendix-II of Information Bulletin).
20. What will be the information filled by a candidate from one State and domicile of another State in the application form against the column - State to which candidate belongs?

State of Origin.

For example, a candidate from Andhra Pradesh and domicile of Gujarat should fill Andhra Pradesh against the column – State to which candidate belongs.
21. What are the enclosures that should be attached with the confirmation page to be sent to the Board’s?

The candidates are NOT REQUIRED TO SEND the print out

of the Confirmation Page or any document (s) to 

22. If mistakenly during filling up of the form, wrong particulars are filled in the online form, how it will be corrected. There will be an option for one time online correction of personal particulars of candidates. However, candidate will not be allowed to correct CHOICE OF EXAM CENTRE AND LANGUAGE OF QUESTION PAPER under any circumstances.
23. Is a candidate passed class XII with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects from NIOS, eligible to appear for NEET? Yes, any candidate passed class XII examination with an aggregate of 50% marks in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Bio-Technology) and also passed English in the Qualifying Examination from any recognised Board/University can appear in the NEET subject to other conditions.
24. If a student studied up to class 11th from CBSE Board from KSA/abroad and class XII from CBSE School in India, will he/she be eligible to appear in NEET.

Yes. All Indian Nationals are Eligible to appear in the NEET for 15% All India Quota Seats.

25. Is it compulsory to take Maths if I want to appear in NEET?

It is not necessary to offer Maths to appear in NEET.

26. Candidate passed 12th class in the subjects of English, Hindi, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physical education and appeared/appearing for Biology subject from another Board will be eligible for NEET. No. Any examination equivalent to class XII examination of a recognized Board/University comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology including practical test in these subjects and English is only eligible to appear in NEET.
27. Can a candidate, appearing in Class XII in the year 2016, is eligible to appear in NEET 2016? Yes.
28. From which date the NEET-2016 forms will be available.   The Online Application for NEET-2016 will be available on www.aipmt.nic.in from 1st December 2014.
29. Is the availability of forms will be online or it can be purchased from any bank or institution. The application forms are available online only.  A candidate can apply by logging into website www.aipmt.nic.in
30. For how many attempts / numbers a student can appear for NEET? There is no attempt limit.
31. How to send confirmation Page of Application Form of NEET 2016?

The candidates are NOT REQUIRED TO SEND the

the Confirmation Page of the online application form

or any document (s) to NEET Unit.

32. Can one send confirmation page of online application through courier? No.
33. If a candidate born in USA and studied in India and holding OCI Card wants to apply for NEET 2016 is he/she is eligible for NEET 2016? Yes. Indian Nationals and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) are Eligible for appearing in the NEET 2016.  However, OCIs are not available for seats under 15% All India Quota.  Eligibility of OCI candidates for admission under seats in the control of participating States/Universities/Institutions shall be ascertained before applying for NEET.
34. What is the scheduled date for web hosting of Admit Cards for NEET 2016? The tentative schedule of hosting of Admit Cards is from 1st April, 2016.
35. When will be the result of NEET 2016 declared? By 5th June, 2016.
36. How does one know the complete guidelines/instructions  for NEET 2016? The Guidelines for NEET 2016 are available in the Information Bulletin of NEET 2016 which is available on the website www.aipmt.nic.in.
37. What are All-India quota seats? Under 15% merit positions of All India Quota seats in Government Medical Colleges filled through the Counselling conducted by DGHS are All India quota seats.
38. Will admission to State Medical Colleges/ Universities /Institutions / AFMC for seats other than 15% All India quota  is through NEET 2016?

Yes, only in those States/Universities/Institutions/ AFMC opted to use merit list of NEET 2016.  Details are at Annexure-VIII of Information Bulletin of NEET 2016.

39. Will there be negative marking in NEET?

Yes. Each correct answer will get 04 marks and for each incorrect response, 01 mark will be deducted from the total score.

40. How long the result of NEET 2016 is valid? The result of successful candidates of NEET 2016 is valid for the academic session 2016-16 only.
41. Is there any helpline for NEET 2016 examination for the aspirants? CBSE Toll Free No.18001 180 02, 011-22041807 and 22041808.
42. Can anyone cancel the application submitted for NEET?

Online Application forms once submitted successfully cannot be cancelled.

43. What do the candidates need to bring to the exam centre?

i. The candidate is required to bring his/her admit card of    NEET 2016.

ii. Candidates are advised to bring with them a card board or a clip board so that they have no difficulty in writing responses in the Answer Sheet even if the tables provided in the Examination Hall do not have smooth surface.

iii. One Post Card size (4” x 6”) photograph pasted on     format downloaded along with the Admit card.

  Please Note: Ball Point Pen will be supplied to the candidates by the centre.

44. Can the candidate bring anything other than that mentioned in S.No.44 above to the examination centre? No other article will be allowed in said examination centre. Hence, candidate should not carry any other things.
45. Will any candidate be able to leave early if he finishes the test before the allocated test time? No candidate will leave the examination hall/room before the test concludes.
46. If one does not get Admit Card, whom should he contact? If Admit Card of a registered candidate is not uploaded on the website, one can contact NEET Branch, CBSE at e-mail aipmt.cbse@nic.in or fax no. 011-22509251 or through helpline number after 1st  of April, 2016.
47. How will one know the result of the NEET 2016? The result of NEET 2016 will be uploaded on the website www.aipmt.nic.in, www.cbseresults.nic.in as per schedule.
48. Who will conduct Counselling after NEET 2016?

For 15% All India Quota seats, counselling will be conducted by the DGHS. 

For seats under the control of participating States/Universities/Institutions, their respective authorities.  Details are available at Annexure-VIII of Information Bulletin.

49. Can one see images of OMR sheets and Responses on website? The images of OMR Sheet and Responses captured by the machine will be displayed on the website www.aipmt.nic.in for any three days between 20th May, 2016 and 25th May, 2016.  Candidates can view the same during said period free of cost.
50. Is there any provision for re-checking of answer sheet? No.
51. Is there any provision to challenge the response(s) against the OMR grading?

1. Candidates will be given an opportunity to submit representation against the OMR grading on payment of Rs.1000/- per response challenged.

2. Rs.1000/- per response will be refunded to candidate if his/her challenge is accepted by the Board.
52. What is the Entry time at the Examination Hall?

The Examination Hall will be opened 45 minutes before the commencement of the test. Candidates are expected to take their seats immediately after the opening of the Examination Hall. If the candidates do not report in time, they are likely to miss some of the general instructions to be announced in the Examination Hall.



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