GC & OBC Rs. 1400/- (SC/ST & PH). Rs. 750/-

Entrance Exam Date - Thursday, 10 May 2018

NEET 2018 Overview

Application Form of NEET 2018 is expected to be released in the month of January 2018. Conducted by CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education), NEET is a national level examination for admission to MBBS & BDS courses in different medical colleges all over the country. CBSE is the only authority to organize the NEET examination every year. AIPMT in 2016 has been has been replaced by NEET examination. Since then, NEET has become an only gateway for admissions into medical and dental UG courses offered by numerous government and private medical colleges of the country.  

If someone fails to secure ranking in NEET 2018, there are numerous countries offering approved MBBS degrees at cost effective rates. Their admission procedure is also hurdle free and least time consuming. Only after getting bachelor's degree in MBBS, successful candidates can take admission in MD Courses or MS Courses in India.

All medical institutions in India consider NEET score for allocating admission in MBBS/BDS courses. NEET 2018 official notifications are yet to be released, however, as per the last year notification, the exam is possibly will be conducted in the month of May, 2018. Students preparing for NEET 2018 must need to have details about NEET exam including application form, eligibility criteria, center locations, exam dates, exam pattern, syllabus, etc. NEET PG is only for candidates who have successfully completed they bachelors courses.

Courses Offered by NEET:
1. BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)
2. MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery)

Important Dates

EventsTentative Dates
Release of application formJanuary 2018
Last date to fill the application form4th week of January 2018
Last date for submitting application feeLast week of January 2018
Release date of admit cardStarting of April 2018
Exam Date10th May 2018
Announcement of ResultsStarting of June 2018
CounsellingJune 2018


Exam NameNEET UG
Conducting BodyCBSE
Mode of ExamOffline
Expected Number of Applicants11 lakhs
Exam Duration3 hours
Seats Offered55 thousand (Approx)
Courses OfferedMBBS and BDS
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)Duration 5.5 Years (Include 1 year of internship)
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)Duration 5 Years (Include 1 year of internship)

Type of NEET Question Paper

Subject No. of Question Marks per question Marks
Chemistry 45 4 180
Physics 45 4 180
Zoology 45 4 180
Botany 45 4 180
Total 180 720
Being one of the competitive examinations, you need a proper and consistent planning to crack the examinations. The syllabus of Physics, Chemistry and Biology will be based on a common syllabus prescribed by the MCI (Medical Council of India). The syllabus will be based on the 11th & 12th class standard. So, make sure you get a genuine course material and start preparing on time. The applicants have to pay the application fee to complete the application process. The application fee can be paid through online (using debit/ credit card) or offline (using bank challan) mode. The charges for generate and OBC students is 1400, while charges for ST/SC and PH are 750.

How to prepare for NEET 2018

It is a misconception that only coaching can help in clearing the most prestigious examination of the country. Self-study can also do wonders in clearing the examination. Experts suggest you to prefer NCERT books as the aim of NCERT are always to clear your concepts of students along with sufficient logic. Candidates can always go for other supportive material after you have gone through NCERT first.

How to get reference materials for NEET

There are many ways to get high quality and analyzed reference materials for NEET in 2018. Internet is one such a medium where you can download materials in the form of eBooks. If you have already joined any coaching institute, they will provide you their own supportive material prepared by experts. However, do not completely and solely rely on them. Read books and take help resources of other sources, which are not only cost effective but also offer you MCI recognized degrees.