CBSE will organize NEET 2017 exam. National Eligibility Entrance Test or NEET 2017 is now the single common medical and dental entrance exam in India. It is important for all who want to get admission to undergraduate medical (MBBS) and dental (BDS) to qualify NEET exam. Central Board of Secondary Examination is the exam conducting body. NEET 2017 centers will be across several cities. Latest news on NEET 2017 application form, exam date, exam pattern is here.

NEET 2017 [10/01/2017 Update]

  • CBSE Board Exam Date Sheet/ Time Table 2017 for Class 12th is out. Now NEET 2017 application form and date is in the process of being published.

NEET 2017 Latest News

Candidates all over India are eagerly waiting for news on National Eligibility Entrance Test. Every day newspapers are reporting about the imminent release of CBSE NEET notification 2017. We are looking forward to board to issue advertisement anytime now. Until then, we referred to some latest notifications from state boards to know actual details of NEET 2017. To know latest news on NEET 2017 application form, exam date, exam pattern, read ahead.

What is NEET? NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) is the selection test for admission to Medical and Dental Colleges across the country.
Who is eligible to write NEET? Eligibility criteria to wirte NEET is candidates must have passed or appearing in 2017 for class 10+2 or equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Bio-Technology (PCB) subj ectes with requisite percentage as per their category.
How to Register for NEET? Students can register online.
Where are NEET Rankings used? NEET Rankings are used for admission to:-
  1. Government Medical & Dental colleges in Kamataka (85% seats)
  2. Private Colleges having Govt quota in Kamataka
  3. Government Medical and Dental colleges in rest of India (15% seats)

5 Things We Already Know About NEET 2017

NEET replaces state medical entrance exams – National Eligibility Entrance Test is taking the place of exams such as MH CET, Punjab PMET, UPCPMT, WBJEE, KEAM, KCET. Also private bodies that earlier held separate medical entrance exams will now consider NEET scores. These are exams such as COMEDK UGET, BHU PMT, AMU MBBS.

NEET 2017 for Medical and Dental admission – Hon’ble Supreme Court orders indicate that NEET exam is single medical/dental entrance test. Central Board of Secondary Education is taking the responsibility to conduct exam and release scores.

NEET exam pattern details – The NEET consists of a total of 180 questions in four subjects; Physics (45), Chemistry (45), Botany (45) and Zoology (45). Candidates have to answer 180 questions in 180 minutes in a single sitting. Each correct answer is awarded 4 marks and for each wrong answer 1 mark is deducted from the marks earned.

Date of exam – The examinations is held in the first week of May and is conducted by CBSE Board.

Syllabus of NEET – NEET exam syllabus is class XI and XII syllabus of CBSE. (broadly).

Significance of NEET Exam

States and colleges have been conducting entrance examinations for various professional courses indlucing MBBS/BDS. Now, as per the orders of the Hon’ble Supreme Court and further ordinance passed by Government of India, from 2017-18 onwards there will be a separate examination conducted by CBSE Board ie., NEET (National Eligibility Entrance Test) for medical
and dental courses. The candidates who are willing to take admissions for Medical and Dental courses must necessarily qualify in the NEET examination which will be conducted by the CBSE Board, New Delhi.

It is cleared that from 2017-18 academic year onwards, states and colleges will not conduct entrance examination for admission to Medical and Dental courses. To this effect this separate notification are issued by medical colleges or state counselling bodies. For eligibility criteria and other more information candidate can visit website http//

Admission Process

  • The candidates who qualify in the NEET examination from a state are eligible to select Medical or Dental seats based on the NEET score.
  • States and colleges will prepare the merit list based on the NEET score and allot the Government quota seats of Medical and Dental to the eligible candidates.
  • This allotment will be subject to the directions issued by the Government from time to time.
  • Merit List will be prepared by states and colleges and the same merit list will be applied for allotment of seats for Government share to medical and Dental courses.
  • Admission to Government seats shall be made in accordance with the states and colleges norms as amended from time to time.
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