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NEET 2017 Notification and Dates - National Eligibility Entrance Test (UG)



Online Applications are invited for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (UG) - 2017 (NEET-UG-2017) to be conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in India in Medical/Dental Colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of

India except for the institutions established through an Act of Parliament i.e. AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry 

The NEET (UG) - 2017 will be conducted on Sunday, the 07th May 2017 

Medical (MBBS and BDS) Seats offered through NEET 2017 

Admissions to all seats of MBBS/BDS courses will be done through National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (UG) 2017. The seats are classified in the following categories: 

(i) All India Quota Seats 

(ii) State Govt. Quota Seats where the State Govt. concerned so opts 

(iii) Private/Management/NRI Quota Seats in all Private Medical/Dental Colleges or any Private/Deemed University

Eligibility Criteria 

(i) Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRI’s), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI’s), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO’s) & Foreign Nationals are eligible for appearing in the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (UG), 2017 

(ii) The candidate must have completed age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December 2017 i.e. the year of his/her admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Course 

(iii) The upper age limit for candidates seeking admission in MBBS/BDS seats shall be 25 years as on the date of examination with a relaxation of 5 years for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category 

For Candidates of Unreserved Category (UR) - born on or between 08th May 1992 & 01st January 2001 

For Candidates of SC/ST/OBC Category - born on or between 08th May 1987 and 01st January 2001 

(iv) The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at NEET (UG) shall be limited to 3 (Three) uniformly for all the candidates 

(v) The candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology at the qualifying exam 

In respect of candidates belonging to SC/ST or OBC, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology taken together in qualifying exam be 40% instead of 50% for General candidates 

Further, for persons for locomotor disability of lower limbs, the minimum of 45% marks for General-PH and 40% marks for SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH are required. Those who are appearing in Class XII Exam in 2017 can also appear for the entrance test provisionally subject to their fulfilling the conditions later

NEET (UG) 2017 Exam Pattern 

Pattern of the Entrance Test 

The Entrance Test shall consist of one paper containing 180 objective type questions (four options with single correct answer) from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology) to be answered on the specially designed machine-gradable sheet using Ball Point Pen provided by CBSE at centre only 

The duration of test would be 03 hours (10.00 am to 01.00 pm) 

Language of the Question Papers 

(i) Candidates can opt for Question Paper either in English or in Hindi; (ii) Option of medium of Question Paper should be exercised while filling in the application form and the option once exercised by candidates cannot be changed later; (iii) Candidates opting for English would be provided Test Booklet in English only and the candidates opting for Hindi would be provided Bilingual Test Booklet i.e. in Hindi and in English 

Syllabus for the Test 

The Question Papers for the test shall be based on a common syllabus notified by the Medical Council of India (Please see Appendix-I for details)

Centres Cities for Entrance Test 

List of cities where the NEET will be conducted is given at Appendix-II. In case, the number of candidates opting a city as centre is less, Board reserves its discretion not to fix the centre in that City 
Candidate should select Three Convenient City Codes for the entrance Test from Appendix-II 

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