NEET 2017 is the national level medical entrance exam conducted by CBSE. National Eligibility Entrance Test, CBSE NEET 2017, will be for determining merit for MBBS and BDS admission for academic session 2017-2018. It is almost identical to the All India Pre Medical/Dental Test (AIPMT) which the board organized until last year. Candidates who satisfy eligibility criteria laid down by MCI/DCI can submit application form of NEET 2017 at aipmt.nic.in or cbseneet.nic.in. Central Board of Secondary Education is looking after the NEET medical entrance exam 2017 which includes everything from information brochure, eligibility, exam pattern, application form, admit card, result. Once forms along with exam fees are submitted then the candidates can download NEET 2017 admit card. The board will publish NEET 2017 result which will indicate exam score and All India Rank. Such candidates who get marks equal to or more than cut off (qualifying) score can participate in counselling and seat allotment.
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Authorities have published highlights of NEET 2017. CBSE is releasing CBSE NEET 2017 information bulletin.
CBSE NEET 2017
These NEET 2017 details were published in second week of January 2017.
|NEET 2017 age limit and number of attempts||MCI/DCI prescribes age limit for NEET exam. As on date, the minimum age limit is 17 years as on 31/12/2017 and there is no upper age limit. Candidates can appear for CBSE NEET medical entrance exam any number of times.|
|Qualifying exam codes||The codes at present will continue for which you can see NEET Phase II / AIPMT information brochure which you can view here). There will be in addition equivalence clause for foreign students. CBSE will consult MCI/DCI for the same.|
|Domicile and category for NEET exam||CBSE may collect information and make it available with the result sheet for determination by the various counselling authorities in the country.|
|NEET Merit List||The cut off at 50 and 40 percentile for open and reserved categories as prescribed under NEET regulations.|
|CBSE NEET 2017 Result||CBSE may provide the result in secured CDs in appropriate number to DTE GHS for the purpose of disbursal to all counselling authorities. The result sheet may provide percentile score and All India Rank for qualified candidates. All India Quota Rank may also be provided by CBSE.|
|Allowing foreigners to appear in NEET 2017||Foreign / OCI / PIO / NRI students may be allowed to appear in NEET exam. They may also be allowed to participate in 15% All India Quota counselling with the applicable terms and conditions.|
|Eligibility of OCIs||Foreigners / OCIs / PIOs / NRIs would be eligible under All India Quota as per applicable conditions.|
All details in above table are authentic and verified from official sources. Rest of the details on NEET 2017 exam are now being updated. As you can see above, NEET 2017 is on similar lines of AIPMT exam. So much so that many candidates are still searching for AIPMT 2017. Singular details of CBSE NEET exam are given below on pattern of AIPMT/NEET Phase II. We will update these as soon as information brochure is issued. Go through these details of NEET 2017 in the meantime.
Expected schedule of NEET 2017 is as follows.
|Issue of NEET 2017 application form||Jan 2017 (third week)|
|The last date to apply for exam and pay application fees||Feb 2017 (second week)|
|Availability of admit card||Apr 2017 (first week)|
|Date of exam||7 May 2017 (as per news reports)|
|NEET 2017 result declaration by CBSE||Jun 2017 (first week)|
Cut Off – Candidate needs to score qualifying cut off marks in order to be eligible for MBBS/BDS admission. Instead of marks the board has indicated minimum percentile corresponding to which they decide the cut off marks. Following are the cut offs for National Eligibility Entrance Test
- Unreserved category candidates must get a minimum of marks at the 50th percentile.
- Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, candidates must get minimum marks at the 40th percentile.
- Candidates with locomotory disability of lower limbs must get minimum marks at the 45th percentile.
As per orders of the hon’ble Supreme Court and the ordinances passed by the Government, NEET (UG) 2017 will be held by CBSE for admission 2017-2018.
You will get important information on National Eligibility Entrance Test in the following links. Along with information on NEET Important Dates 2017, NEET Eligibility 2017, NEET Application Form 2017, NEET Exam Pattern 2017, NEET Admit Card 2017, NEET Answer Key 2017, NEET Result 2017, NEET Cut off 2017; there are resources such as past year NEET Question Papers, NEET Preparation 2017, NEET Important Books 2017, NEET Sample Papers 2017.
Or, you can read ahead to get those details here.
As per various notifications, such as this one, NEET 2017 exam date is 7 May 2017. The final decision on exam date of NEET 2017 is on Central Board of Secondary Education.
Key highlights on exam date are in following points.
- Every year CBSE conducts AIPMT exam on the first Sunday in the month of May.
- You must check admit card of NEET 2017 to know exact date-time-venue. Make sure to reach the venue on time on the day of the exam.
- NEET exam will take place on the same day across all centers in India.
Candidates can apply online at aipmt.nic.in as soon as CBSE releases NEET 2017 application form. Only those who submit NEET form on time will get hall tickets for the entrance exam. It is only possible to appear for the exam after applying for it.
- Visit official website of NEET/AIPMT 2017.
- Locate apply online for National Eligibility Entrance Test (UG) 2017 link.
- Click on apply online link in order to reach registration for NEET 2017.
- Enter correct and verifiable details in the form.
- Now pay application fees.
- Ultimately, check that all details filled in NEET application form 2017 are correct and submit it.
- In the end, take a printout of the confirmation page and keep it safely.
How to correct information in application form?
Many candidates realize that they have made an error in application form after they submit it. In the event that there is one or more mistakes in NEET 2017 application form, follow CBSE instructions and make corrections.
It is strongly advised that you avoid errors.
Eligibility criteria for NEET 2017 refers to age, an educational qualification which a candidate must have in order to be eligible for NEET exam. These guidelines are as per MCI/DCI regulations.
|Lower age limit||17 years|
|Upper age limit||25 years|
|Upper age limit for SC, ST, OBC||30 years|
The rules for educational qualification eligibility are a bit more detailed. It is best if you check them in the brochure. A concise version of the same is presented here for your reference.
- Candidates who are currently appearing in 10+2 exams in March/Apr 2017 can also apply.
- Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology should have been subjected in 10+2, and Mathematics or any other elective subject with English.
- Such candidate is also eligible who has completed pre-degree/intermediate examination in science, or Pre-professional/Pre-medical Examination, or first year of the three years’ degree course from recognized university. Subjects should be Physics, Chemistry, Biology /Biotechnology and also English.
- B.Sc passed candidates having studied at least two subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology)/Bio-technology who had also passed an earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English are also eligible.
It is also important to check state or college wise eligibility criteria at the time of admission. Separate rules for age or percentage might apply at state or college level in addition to National Eligibility Entrance Test eligibility criteria.
When will NEET 2017 application form be available?
National Eligibility Entrance Test 2017 application form will be available in January. Candidates can check eligibility criteria and fill online application form between dates that are announced in CBSE NEET exam 2017 schedule. Link to apply online will be open until the last date. Applicants can pay the application fee in prescribed modes.
NEET 2017 exam pattern describes question distribution and marking scheme. CBSE sets the question paper according to official NEET exam syllabus. There are equally numbered questions on physics, chemistry, botany, and zoology. To quickly grasp the paper pattern, read the table below.
Next, you can note the marking scheme which is like this.
- For every correct answer, the candidate gets 4 marks.
- An incorrect answer deducts 1 mark as negative marking.
Overall, total marks = number of correct answers x 4 – number of incorrect answers x 1.
Candidates need to know the syllabus of National Eligibility Entrance Test to prepare for it. Central Board of Secondary Education publicly releases exam syllabus through NEET information brochure. Therein it highlights all topics in physics, chemistry, biology from which there will be questions in the exam. It is a good idea to take a look at each topic in the exam syllabus at the time of exam preparation.
Class XI topics: – Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory; Gravitation; Kinematics; Laws of Motion; Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body; Oscillations and Waves; Physical world and measurement; Properties of Bulk Matter; Thermodynamics; Work, Energy, and Power.
Clas XII topics: – Atoms and Nuclei; Current Electricity; Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation; Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents; Electromagnetic Waves; Electronic Devices; Electrostatics; Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism; Optics.
Class XI topics:- 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; Redox Reactions; s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals); Some p-Block Elements; Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques; Hydrocarbons; Environmental Chemistry.
Class XII topics:- 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; Biomolecules; Polymers; Chemistry in Everyday Life.
Class XI topics: – Diversity in Living World; Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants; Cell Structure and Function; Plant Physiology; Human physiology.
Class XII topics: – Reproduction; Genetics and Evolution; Biology and Human Welfare; Biotechnology and Its Applications; Ecology and environment.
The above information largely takes care of pre-exam information of NEET 2017. Here, we would again like to remind you that CBSE will soon release official details of NEET 2017. All information on this page is as of now as per last year’s exam. Most of the data will remain same this year also like syllabus and exam pattern since CBSE is least likely to change them so few days before the exam. Only exam dates and application form data stands to be seen from NEET 2017 official information brochure. As soon as CBSE NEET 2017 information brochure is available we will update details here.
How to prepare for NEET 2017?
With a few weeks left before the exam, and on top of it the board exams, the question of how to prepare for NEET exam becomes more important.
It is important to brush up theory and also practice multiple choice questions. At the same time, you should take care of staying fit and active.
Most important of all, be confident and believe in yourself!
Download hall ticket from aipmt.nic.in. Admit card of NEET UG 2017 will be issued around two-three weeks prior to the exam. Only if candidates have submitted application form will they get the NEET 2017 admit card. A few significant points about the hall ticket are given in below points.
- NEET admit card contains exam date, time, venue among other details.
- In order to download admit card, candidates can login to official website by entering application number and date of birth.
- Check that all information in the National Eligibility Entrance Test admit card are correct.
- Candidate can appear for NEET exam only at the exam center assigned as per the hall ticket.
On exam day, bring officially issued admit card of NEET 2017, identity proof and other relevant documents along with a pen.
Answer key of NEET 2017 will be available after the exam. Immediately post exam candidates can go through answer keys that coaching centers and experts release. Also then they can check NEET 2017 official answer key by CBSE. The board makes all efforts to make NEET exam a fair and transparent one. Most important purposes of answer keys are as follows.
- By using answer key of NEET exam, anyone who has appeared for it can know all correct answers.
- Going a step further candidates can calculate marks obtained in National Eligibility Entrance Test. For the purpose of calculating scores, know marking scheme from above.
- NEET 2017 answer key by CBSE can also be contested. Follow instructions by CBSE to do so.
After the exam, CBSE scans and evaluates OMR sheets. Candidates can view OMR answer sheets and recorded responses at the official website. Instructions regarding how to check answer sheets are released along with answer keys.
Once the answer key is out, all that remains is checking exam result. CBSE releases results of all the exams it conducts at cbseresults.nic.in. In addition, the board also notifies announcement of NEET results at aipmt.nic.in. Post-exam processes begin with the display of OMR sheet, answer key, and then finally the declaration of NEET result 2017. All the events that take place after the result of NEET 2017 displays are done by counselling committees.
NEET Result 2017 is announced by CBSE. The result of NEET 2017 indicates marks and rank. The exam conducting body evaluates answer sheets of each test-taker, after taking into consideration queries on OMR and answer keys. Then marks are calculated. This leads to the announcement of results.
How to check result?
- Regularly check results page as well as NEET official website after exam.
- As soon as result is announced at aipmt.nic.in, click on NEET (UG) 2017 Result link.
- You will now reach the page where result is hosted at cbseresults.nic.in.
- Log in. In order to log in enter credentials same as used for admit card.
- Download rank card.
Counselling of National Eligibility Entrance Test is organized by the Medical Counselling Committee. Candidates who obtain 50th percentile (or 40th percentile in case of SC/ST/OBC, 45th percentile in case of PwD) are eligible for NEET counselling. MBBS/BDS admission in 15% all India quota seats is taken care of by NEET counselling. States and colleges may hold separate seat allotment processes.
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