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NEET 2017

The National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) has replaced All India Pre Medical / Dental Test (AIPMT). It is a yearly medical entrance exam in India. The exam is organized by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Delhi for admission in medical and dental colleges to 95000 MBBS and BDS seats.

CBSE has announced NEET Result 2017 on 23 June 2017. If you were looking for NEET 2017 Result, click here.

Seats that come under following categories will be filled on basis of CBSE NEET UG 2017.

  • All India Quota
  • State Government Quota
  • State / Management / NRI Quota seats in Private medical and dental colleges or any private or deemed university
  • Central pool quota

NEET 2017 Answer Key, OMR, Result, Cut Off, Counselling

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CBSE also holds NEET exam for PG programs which is known as NEET PG. Information on this page is on CBSE NEET UG 2017.


It was initially proposed that NEET be held from 2012 onwards. For one reason and another, MCI deferred NEET by one year. For the first time CBSE held NEET in the year 2013 on May 5. Soon after that in the month of July in year 2013, Supreme Court passed orders in favour of 115 petitions and cancelled NEET, also saying that MCI must not interfere in college admission.

When MCI had announced that NEET will be held in 2012, states including Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Gujarat, Karnataka had opposed saying that syllabus would differ from state board syllabus. In year 2016 NEET was held after conduct of AIPMT as NEET 2. In 2017, NEET exam was held in different regional languages. CBSE NEET UG was restored in 2016 after a five judge constitution bench recalled earlier verdict.


Information of CBSE NEET UG 2017 was released on January 31, 2017. Online application form was also from same date at cbseneet.nic.in. Last date to apply was given as March 1, 2017. An age limit was imposed of 25 years, which was later removed. Window to apply was re-opened for candidates above 25 years to apply before April 5, 2017. Admit card was released on April 22, 2017. CBSE undertook a number of measures for the purpose of having smooth conduct of exam on May 7, 2017. Present percentage of students was 95%.


More than 7 lakh medical aspirants appeared for CBSE NEET UG last year. Combined statistics of NEET I and NEET II was as follows.

Category Registered Appeared Qualified (15%) Qualified (overall)
Male 3,69,649 3,37,572 11,058 1,83,424
Female 4,32,930 3,93,642 8,266 2,26,049
Transgender 15 9 1 4
Total 8,02,594 7,31,223 19,325 4,09,477

Details of cut off marks and qualifying criteria was as given in marks range terms.

Category Marks range Qualifying criteria Number of candidates
Others 685-145 50th percentile 1,71,329
OBC 678-118 40th percentile 1,75,226
SC 595-118 40th percentile 47,183
ST 599-118 40th percentile 15,710
UR PH 474-131 45th percentile 437
OBC PH 510-118 40th percentile 597
SC PH 415-118 40th percentile 143
ST PH 339-118 40th percentile 36
CBSE NEET UG 2017 registrations was 40% more than last time. Total registered candidates is 11,38,890 including 1522 NRIs, 480 OCIs, 70 PIOs, 613 Foreigners.
State / Union Territory Number of candidates registered for NEET
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 764
Andhra Pradesh 40535
Arunachal Pradesh 2738
Assam 25824
Bihar 29760
Chandigarh 17950
Chhattisgarh 19740
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 1235
Daman 1073
Delhi 143914
Goa 3480
Gujarat 60473
Haryana 12136
Himachal Pradesh 8400
Jammu and Kashmir 22167
Jharkhand 21495
Karnataka 77393
Kerala 104495
Lakshwadeep 175
Madhya Pradesh 42100
Maharashtra 139143
Manipur 5640
Meghalaya 8182
Mizoram 1200
Nagaland 1733
Odisha 29475
Puducherry 7740
Punjab 11554
Rajasthan 83172
Sikkim 644
Tamil Nadu 82274
Telangana 55830
Tripura 3283
Uttarakhand 13694
Uttar Pradesh 88827
West Bengal 69792

Important Dates of NEET 2017

Information brochure of NEET 2017 enlists important dates for application form, admit card, exam, answer key, result. Dates of counselling are to be later announced after declaration of result of NEET 2017. Note important dates of NEET 2017 given below.

CBSE NEET 2017 notification out 31 Jan 2017
Availability of NEET 2017 application form 31 Jan 2017
Registration for NEET ends on 1 Mar 2017
Transaction of fees concludes 1 Mar 2017
Availability of NEET 2017 Admit Card 22 Apr 2017
Date of exam 7 May 2017
NEET 2017 Results declaration After 16 Jun 2017

Question Paper of NEET 2017

There are 12 sets of CBSE NEET UG 2017 question papers. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test 2017 is a pen and paper based exam. Question papers are provided to test takers at exam center which they can take home after exam. Exam conducting body sets question paper on same lines as given in scheme of examination in information brochure of NEET 2017. There are questions on physics, chemistry, biology.

Sets of NEET question paper 2017 are A, B, C, D, P, Q, R, S, W, X, Y, Z. They contain 180 objective type questions. Question papers are set in 10 languages that are Hindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada.

Candidates are asked to select question paper language at time of registration.

Answer Key of NEET 2017

Official CBSE NEET UG 2017 Answer Key contains answers to questions asked in Set A, B, C, D, P, Q, R, S, W, X, Y, Z.

Those who appeared for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test can get answer key at cbseneet.nic.in. There is a provisional version and a final version of NEET answer key 2017.

Final keys are compiled once CBSE receives objections from candidates to provisional answer key. Evaluation of papers is by looking at answers in final version.

Instructions to challenge answer key

  • Login to cbseneet.nic.in challenge answer key.
  • Select or mention answers you think are incorrect.
  • Follow instructions given for submitting challenges.
  • Pay Rs 1000 per answer challenged.
  • Refund of Rs 1000 happens if board accepts challenge.

Application Form of NEET 2017

The first thing you must do once after getting to know about NEET is to apply. Read information brochure and understand eligibility criteria. Candidates above 25 years of age can apply for NEET 2017. If you are eligible, then you can fill and submit application form. After registration, you will get a registration number which must be noted down as you will require it for login.

Steps to apply

  • Register by entering name, contact details, date of birth, gender, state of eligibility.
  • Next you will get registration number with which you will login.
  • Login and upload photograph and signature. Adhere to specifications given.
  • Pay application fee. General and OBC candidates need to pay Rs 1400. SC, ST, PH candidates will pay Rs 750.
  • Check that details in form are correct and submit it.

Application form correction

  • Within a certain timeline you can make corrections in application form of NEET 2017.
  • Login with registration number and date of birth.
  • Edit field that needs correction.
  • If there is any additional fee applicable then that can be paid in mode prescribed.

Admit Card of NEET 2017

To appear in exam, you need to have this document called admit card. Admit card of NEET 2017 is the same as hall ticket, which can be obtained online only. If you have applied for CBSE NEET UG 2017 before the last date then you get the hall ticket at cbseneet.nic.in. What you must have to download it are registration number, and date of birth.

Things to carry on day of exam

  • NEET Admit Card 2017
  • A government photo identity proof such as Aadhaar Card
  • Proforma with post card size photograph on it
  • Passport size photograph

Exam Pattern of NEET 2017

Duration of exam
3 hours

Types of questions
Multiple choice questions (MCQ) with single answer correct

Distribution of questions

Subject Questions Marks
Physics 45 180
Chemistry 45 180
Botany 45 180
Zoology 45 180
Total 180 720

Marking scheme

  • For every correct answer, the candidate gets 4 marks.
  • An incorrect answer deducts 1 mark as negative marking.

Syllabus of NEET 2017

Authorities responsible for framing question paper of NEET 2017 create questions that are from CBSE NEET UG syllabus. Syllabus of NEET 2017 is published as per recommendation by Medical Council of India (MCI). Latest NEET syllabus is given under.


Class 11 Class 12
Physical world and measurement Electrostatics
Kinematics Current Electricity
Laws of Motion Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Work, Energy and Power Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Electromagnetic Waves
Gravitation Optics
Properties of Bulk Matter Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Thermodynamics Atoms and Nuclei
Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory Electronic Devices
Oscillations and Waves


Class 11 Class 12
Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry Solid State
Structure of Atom Solutions
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties Electrochemistry
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure Chemical Kinetics
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids Surface Chemistry
Thermodynamics General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Equilibrium p- Block Elements
Redox Reactions d and f Block Elements
Hydrogen Coordination Compounds
s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals) Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Some p-Block Elements Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Hydrocarbons Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Environmental Chemistry Biomolecules
Chemistry in Everyday Life


Class 11 Class 12
Diversity in Living World Reproduction
Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants Genetics and Evolution
Cell Structure and Function Biology and Human Welfare
Plant Physiology Biotechnology and Its Applications
Human physiology Ecology and environment

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