NEET stands for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test. This is a national level examination conducted by CBSE for providing admissions in MBBS/BDS courses offered by all Government or private medical colleges (except AIIMS & JIPMER) in India. NEET-UG is a new entrance test which replaced the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) and all other individual MBBS exams conducted by states or the colleges itself in 2013. The test is must for all medical aspirants. NEET 2017 is going to be held on on Sunday, the 7th May, 2017. To know more about NEET exam pattern and syllabus, admit card, cutoff kindly read the article thoroughly.
More About NEET 2017
Candidates can appear NEET exam maximum for 3 times until he/she crosses maximum age limit which is 25 years for general and 30 years for reserved categories. NEET 2017 will be counted as first attempt for all the candidates. The exam can be written in 10 regional languages including English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Tamil, Telegu, Gujarati, Marathi, Odia and Kannada. AADHAAR card is mendatory to fill the application form for NEET 2017.
NEET Exam Pattern
NEET 2017 is a one tier pen and paper based test. Candidates need to mark the correct answer in OMR answer sheet using a ball-point pen. The question booklet will consist of 180 questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology. There will be 45 questions each from Physics and Chemistry and remaining 90 questions from Biology. Each question carry 4 marks. Negative marking is also there and 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. The exam duration will be of three hours.
NEET 2017 Syllabus
We have already mentioned that NEET syllabus comprises of three subjects – Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Zoology and Botany). So, all the questions will be asked from only above mentioned subjects. To get detailed information we suggest you to go through the official syllabus which is available on cbseneet.nic.in/ and other leading education portals like Collegedunia.com.
NEET 2017 Cutoff
The Cutoff is the lowest mark a candidate must score to get qualify in a exam. And it depends on many things like number of candidates appearing for the exam, difficulty level, number of institutions, availability of seats etc. NEET Cutoff will be announced along with the result declaration on 8th June 2017. The minimum qualifying marks for NEET 2017 is 50% for general category candidates, 45% for GEN – PH and 40% for all other reserved categories.
NEET 2017 Admit card
NEET 2017 admit card will be available for download on official website of NEET from 15th April 2017. Admit card will be only provided via online mode and will be not sent via post. To download admit card candidates need to provide registration number, date of birth and security pin. After downloading don’t forget to take a print out of it as no candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall without a valid admit card.