NEET or National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test


NEET or National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test is a national level exam conducted for admission to MBBS and BDS after class 12th class. Every time more than lakhs candidates appear in it. This is the most prestigious exam in the country. It is a pen-paper mode.

NEET Eligibility

Students should have completed or appeared in class 12th with 5 subjects including English, Chemistry, Physics as compulsory subjects.


  • General candidates – 50%
  • General PwD – 45%,
  • OBC/SC/ST – 45%
  • OBC/SC/ST PWD – 40%


Candidates should be 17 years of age at the time.

How to Apply for NEET?

Aspiring candidates can visit the official website i.e. and follow the instructions given there.

NEET Exam Fees

  • For General and OBC – Rs.1400/-
  • For SC, ST/ and PH – Rs.750/-

Reservation Criteria

  • EWS – 10%
  • OBC – 27%
  • PwD – 5%
  • SC – 15%
  • ST – 7.5%

NEET Syllabus

The NEET syllabus comprises questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology both for the 11th and 12th classes.

NEET Exam Pattern

The exam consists of MCQs from subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Zoology and Botany). There are a total of 180 questions and carry 4 marks each. There is negative marking (0.25). The duration of the exam is 3 hours.

How to Prepare for NEET?

Students should go through the basics and read NCERT books of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology of class 11th and 12th classes. Prepare well keeping in mind the pattern of exam and other criteria.

NEET Exam Centers

Students can select 3 centers based on their choices at the time of registration.

The exam is going to be conducted soon. Candidates are advised to take this with due care and enough preparation before taking it up. As this is a national level competitive exam, so the competition is so high. For securing a seat in a good college or institute, candidates must score a good score. A self-study is always a primary tool for every student. Yet they can take any help from outside coaching centers as well.