NEET 2024: Re-Exam Answer Key, Question Paper Analysis (Available, Result, Cutoff, Counselling, Syllabus, Pattern

National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test 2024 ( NEET )

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Updated on Jun 23, 2024 21:47 IST

The NEET 2024 exam was reconducted on June 23, 2024, in six cities across India for 1,563 candidates who were given grace marks due to loss of time at the exam centre on May 5, 2024. As many as 813 candidates have appeared for the exam. The NEET 2024 admit card for the retest was released on June 20, 2024. The result of this exam will be declared on June 30, 2024

The Ministry of Education has assigned the NEET 2024 paper leak case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Moreover, the NTA Director General Subodh Kumar Singh has been suspended over the NEET 2024 controversies. Pradeep Singh Kharola, IAS, Chairman and Managing Director of India Trade Promotion Organization, has been assigned the additional charge of Director General, National Testing Agency. He will hold this position until a regular incumbent is appointed or further orders are issued.

Reportedly, The Union Education Ministry are open to organising a retest for all 24 lakh NEET UG aspirants if the apex court gives their consent for a retest for all. Meanwhile, in the NEET UG 2024 paper leak case, accused Anurag Yadav has confessed to the leak and detailed his involvement. Amit Anand, identified as the mastermind behind the NEET paper leak, has also purportedly confessed, revealing the pricing strategy for the leaked papers and the method of preparing students with answers the day before the exam. This intensified the demand for re-NEET 2024 for all, but Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan stated that the exam will not be conducted for all as it will hamper genuine canddiates. 

The NEET 2024 counselling will be held as per schedule, tentatively from July 6, 2024 onwards.  

Latest News & Updates

June 23, 2024: NEET 2024 Retest: 813 Candidates Appear for Exam Conducted in Seven Centres

June 23, 2024: NEET 2024 Retest Concludes; Know Result Date and Cutoffs

June 22, 2024: Education Ministry Entrusts CBI with NEET UG 2024 Investigation

June 22, 2024: NTA DG Subodh Kumar Singh Sent on Leave Over UGC NET, NEET UG 2024 Paper Leak Controversy

June 20, 2024: Breaking: No Re-Exam for NEET UG 2024, Says Education Minister: Millions of Genuine Students Will Be Affected

Q:   Will NTA reconduct NEET 2024 exam?

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As per the Supreme Court hearing dated June 13, 2024, the Centre said that the scores of 1,563 candidates who were given grace marks, are cancelled. They were given an option to reappear for the exam which was conducted on June 23, 2024. The result of this test willl be declared by June 30, 2024. The result for those candidates who will not be appearing for the re-NEET 2024, will be considered for that of the May 5 exam, devoid of grace marks.

The NEET 2024 exam was conducted by NTA on May 5, 2024 in 571 cities across India and abroad. Incidents of wrong question paper medium distribution, paper leaks and proxy exam takers were reported in the media after the conduct of the exam. As of now, as many as 13 people have been arrested in allegations of paper leak. This led to unrest among the students and stakeholders and they are demanding for a retest. Moreover, after the declaration of the result, several anomalies were observed which again led to unrest among candidates and a demand for reNEET 2024 resurfaced. NTA formed a Grievance Redressal Committee which  reviewed the complaints submitted, and decided to reconduct the exam for 1,563 candidates. 

 

Q:   When did NTA release the NEET 2024 result?

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The result of NEET 2024 was declared by NTA on June 4, 2024, 10 days ahead of the original schedule, which was June 14, 2024. The NEET 2024 result for the re-exam, which was conducted on June 23, will be declared on June 30. NTA released the final NEET answer keys on June 4, prior to the release of the NEET result 2024. The NEET result was declared in an online mode. Candidates have to log in with their registration credentials or application number and date of birth, and download their scorecard in PDF format. NTA also released the merit list containing the name, Roll Number, All India Rank and Percentile of the candidates. Along with the NEET 2024 scorecard, NTA also released the NEET 2024 cutoff marks or the qualifying marks/scores.

 

Q:   What is the minimum NEET score required to get an MBBS seat?

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According to last year's NEET cutoff marks, a General or OBC category candidate should secure at least 500 marks to get an MBBS seat at a standard medical college in India. However, for a reserved category candidate, a score of 300 to 400 may get them an MBBS seat. Candidates with a relatively low score must be patient and participate in multiple rounds of counselling untill they get the seat of their choice. Candidates may also participate in both national as well as state-level counsellings to expand their chances of admission.   

 

Q:   Can I get an MBBS seat with a NEET score of 350?

A:

If you belong to SC /ST category, you can get a MBBS seat with 350. for OBC and general category, cut-off score is much more higher than 350. So, prepare well. All the best.

 

What is NEET Exam?

The full form of NEET is National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET). It is the sole entrance test for admission to undergraduate medical and paramedical courses offered in India. The exam is conducted once a year in offline or paper-pencil-based test (PBT) mode for three hours and 20 minutes or 200 minutes. As far as the NEET exam pattern is concerned, there are 200 questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology, out of which 180 questions have to be attempted.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the medical entrance exam for admission to MBBS, BDS, BSc Nursing, BAMS, Veterinary, and other medical/paramedical courses in India. The exam is conducted in 13 languages. Over 20 lakh candidates appear for the NEET exam. MBBS is the most preferred medical course followed by BDS and BSc Nursing. Last year, the number of NEET aspirants surpassed the previous years' records. 

Also Read: NEET 2024: Know Major Changes Introduced This Year

Q:   What is the date of NEET 2024?

A:

NTA announced the NEET 2024 exam date on September 19, 2023. NEET 2024 exam was conducted on May 5. The result of NEET 2024 was declared on June 4, 2024. After the result declaration, several irregularities and anomalies were found in the result and the scoring system. Hence, NTA is reconducting NEET 2024 on June 23, 2024, for 1,563 candidates who were awarded grace marks. The result will be declared on June 30, 2024. The NEET 2024 counselling process for the 15 per cent All India Quota (AIQ) seats is likely to be conducted from July 6, 2024 onwards. 

The NEET 2024 application process was conducted from February 9, 2024, to March 16, 2024. The last date of application was extended from March 9, by a week. The application and correction windows were reopened in April. While the NEET exam dates were scheduled in September and July a couple of years ago owing to the pandemic situation, it took a toll on the medical admission schedule. To bridge this gap, NTA conducted NEET in May last year. The trend is being continued for NEET 2024 as well. 

 

Q:   What is the full form of NEET?

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The full form of NEET is National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. It is a national-level entrance exam for admission to undergraduate medical and para-medical courses in India. The exam is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) and is held once a year in a paper-pencil based mode. The exam is open to all candidates who have completed their 12th standard from a recognised board and are seeking admission to MBBS, BDS, BSc Nursing, BAMS, and other medical/paramedical courses in India. As per the eligibility criteria of the exam, there is no upper age limit for appearing in this exam. However, candidates should be of minimum 17 years of age as of December 31 of the academic year. The NEET exam is held for three hours and 20 minutes and consists of questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology and would consist of 200 questions in total, out of which candidates will have to attempt 180 questions. The total marks of NEET is 720. Each correct answer will fetch four marks and there is negative of one mark for each wrong answer.

 

Q:   Who conducts the NEET UG exam?

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NEET UG exam is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). NTA has been conducting NEET since 2019. Prior to that, the exam was conducted by CBSE. The role of NTA is to conduct the application process, release the admit card, conduct the exam across centres, declaration of answer keys and result. The counselling process is conducted separately by national and state authorities for the All India Quota and State Quota seats. While NTA is the conducting authority, the National Medical Commission (NMC) acts as a consulting authority for NEET for NTA. Factors such as syllabus and eligibility criteria are formulated and revised by NMC and NTA announces those on its official website, on behalf of NMC. 

 

Q:   What are the regional language options available for NEET UG?

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NEET UG question paper is available in 13 languages. Apart from Hindi and English candidates can choose from Tamil, Urdu, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Odia, Assamese, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi and Telugu. Candidates have to enter their language preferences in the application form and will have to choose their exam centre preference accordingly. During the exam, candidates must ensure that they have received the NEET question paper in the language they have opted for, otherwise, they should report the same to the invigilators. During preparation also, candidates must prepare in the particular language and solve previous years' question papers and mock tests in the regional language.

 

Q:   What is the official website of NEET 2024?

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The official website URL of the NEET 2024 or the NEET UG 2024 exam has been changed. The official exam website is neet.ntaonline.in. Aspirants can also access the website by visiting exams.nta.ac.in/NEET. Being a new website and address, the user interface and navigation system is new. Hence, candidates are advised to visit the new website of NEET 2024 and go through the sections before starting the application process. 

 

NEET 2024 Exam Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of NEET 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

30 Jun '24

NEET 2024 Re-exam Result

DatesPast Exam Dates

23 Jun '24

NEET 2024 Re-Exam

20 Jun '24

NEET 2024 Admit Card for re-test

04 Jun '24

NEET 2024 Result

NEET UG 2024 Highlights

The following table enlists the key features and highlights of NEET UG 2024.

Particulars Details
Exam Name

National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET)

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Exam Level

Undergraduate (UG) Exam at National Level

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Total Registrations

24,06,079

Exam Mode Offline or Paper Pencil Based Test (PBT)
Courses Offered Through NEET UG MBBS, BDS, BSc Nursing, BAMS, BVSC & AH
Exam Fees

INR 1,700 (General), 1,600 (OBC), 1,000 (Reserved category candidates), 9,500 (Foreign nationals)

Exam Duration and Timing

3 hours and 20 minutes

2 PM to 5.20 PM (IST)

Number of Subjects and Total Marks Physics (180 marks), Chemistry (180 marks), Biology (360 marks): Total Marks - 720
Total Questions

200 (180 to be attempted)

Marking Scheme

+4 for each correct answer

-1 for each incorrect answer

Number of Exam Cities

557 (India)

14 (Abroad)

Language/Medium of Paper 13 Languages - English, Hindi, Bengali, Urdu, Assamese, Gujarati, Marathi, Odia, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Punjabi and Telugu
Accepting Colleges 1,613 colleges
Total Number of Seats MBBS - 1,09,170 BDS - 27,868 BAMS - 52,720 BVSc & AH - 603
NEET Helpline Numbers

011-69227700, 011-40759000

Email: neet@nta.ac.in, neet1@nta.ac.in

NEET Official Website

www.neet.ntaonline.in, www.exams.nta.ac.in/NEET

Q:   How many times can I appear for NEET?

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According to NTA a candidate can appear for NEET any number of times. There is no restriction on the number of attempts permitted. Moreover, ever since the upper age limit of NEET has been removed, there is even more flexibility in terms of the number of NEET attempts. The exam is conducted once a year, hence candidates can appear only once in an academic year. But unless candidates fulfil the eligibility criteria, they would not be able to get admission even if they score the qualifying cutoff marks for NEET.
 

Q:   What is the eligibility criteria for NEET?

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As per the eligibility criteria of NEET candidates should pass the Class 12th Board exam from a recognised institute and board from the Science stream with a minimum of 50 per cent aggregate (40 per cent for OBC/SC/ST and 45 per cent for PwD category candidates). The candidates must have studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English subjects in Class 11 and Class 12. There has been a change in the NEET 2024 eligibility criteria. Till last year, Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology subjects had to be studied as core subjects in order to be eligible to appear for the exam. This year, the National Medical Commission has revised the eligibility criteria, which states that candidates may study these subjects as additional papers. The minimum age limit is 17 years as on December 31 of the year of admission. The upper age limit criteria has been removed in the year 2022.

 

Q:   Is there any age limit for NEET exam?

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The upper age limit criterion was removed by NMC on March 9, 2022, based on the judgment made by the Supreme Court of India. Earlier, the case was under trial in the apex court. However, there is a lower age limit of 17 years as of December 31 of the academic year. Unless candidates meet the lower age limit criterion, they would not be considered eligible to appear for NEET.

 

Q:   Which courses can I pursue after appearing for NEET exam?

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NEET or National Eligibility cum Entrance Test is a national level medical entrance exam for undergraduate courses. It is the gateway to admission to multiple medical and paramedical courses. Although earlier NEET scores were considered for MBBS and BDS courses only, but now, there are multiple courses including medical, dental, nursing and other paramedical courses, the admission to which are conducted through NEET scores. The course names are listed below:

1. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

2. Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

3. BSc Nursing

4. Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)

5. Bachelor of Uninani Medicine and Surgery (BUMS)

6. Bachelor Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS)

7. Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery (BSMS)

8. Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)

9. Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOTh)

10. Bachelor of Audiology, Speech and Language Pathology (BASLP)

11. Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics

These courses are offered at various colleges across India, and the admission is based on the NEET UG exam scores.

 

 

Q:   What is the NTA NEET Helpline Number and Email ID?

A:

The National Testing Agency has given the NEET 2024 Helpline Number and the email id wherein candidates can contact the exam officials in case they face any difficulty. The phone numbers are given below:

  • 011-40759000
  • 011-69227700

Candidates are advised to call on the NTA NEET 2024 Helpline Numbers during the working days, between 10 AM and 5 PM. The emails can be sent anytime. 

The email id wherein candidates can write to NTA officials are neet(at)nta.ac.in and neet1(at)nta.ac.in. 

Candidates should provide the following Information while raising any payment related query/grievance through QRS/email/Helplines:

a. Name of the Bank and /or Payment Gateway.

b. Date and time of the transaction

c. Transaction Number

d. Bank Reference Number  

e. Proof of transaction

f. Screenshot from the payment portal (in case of payment failure). 

However, candidates may face difficulty in terms of getting connected with the helpline numbers or getting a response through email. They are advised to be patient and keep trying until their issue is resolved. 

 

NEET 2024 Result

The result of the re-NEET 2024, which was conducted on June 23, 2024, will be declared on or before June 30, 2024. The NEET result 2024 was declared on June 4, 2024, for the exam dated May 5, 2024. The NEET UG results were declared in online mode in the form of scorecards. Candidates can download their scorecards in PDF format by logging in to the NEET 2024 website. The steps to download the NEET 2024 scorecard are given below:

  • Click on the 'Click Here for Scorecard' link
  • Enter the application number and date of birth
  • Click on Submit
  • NEET 2024 scorecard will be displayed on the screen
  • Download and print the NEET scorecard for future reference

The NEET result 2024 carries the following information:

  • Candidate Name
  • Subject-wise marks or scores
  • Subject-wise percentile
  • Total score obtained out of 720
  • Total percentile
  • All India Rank (AIR)

NEET 2024 Tie-Breaking Policy

The NEET 2024 tie-breaking criteria were changed as compared to last year, but it was reversed to the previous year's policy soon after. Take a look at the revised criteria below:

  1. Candidate obtaining higher marks/percentile score in Biology (Botany & Zoology) in the Test, followed by,
  2. Candidate obtaining higher marks/percentile score in Chemistry in the Test, followed by,
  3. Candidate obtaining higher marks/percentile score in Physics in the Test, followed by,
  4. Candidate with less proportion of the number of attempted incorrect answers and correct answers in all the subjects in the Test,
  5. Candidate with less proportion of a number of attempted incorrect answers and correct answers in Biology (Botany & Zoology) in the Test, followed by
  6. Candidate with less proportion of a number of attempted incorrect answers and correct answers in Chemistry in the Test, followed by
  7. Candidate with less proportion of a number of attempted incorrect answers and correct answers in Physics in the Test.
  8. Application Number in ascending order.  

Also Read: NEET 2024 Tie-Breaking Criteria

NEET 2024 Toppers

As many as 67 NEET 2024 candidates have secured AIR 1. The following table brings the list of toppers along with their ranks, percentiles and states.

All India Neet Rank Candidate Name Category Percentile State
1 Ved Sunilkumar Shende General 99.997129 Maharashtra
1 Ayush Naugraiya Gen-Ews 99.997129 Uttar Pradesh
1 Syed Aarifin Yusuf M General 99.997129 Tamilnadu
1 Mridul Manya Anand OBC - (NCL) as Per Central List 99.997129 Delhi
1 Shaurya Goyal General 99.997129 Punjab
1 Akshat Pangaria General 99.997129 Uttarakhand
1 Mazin Mansoor OBC - (NCL) as Per Central List 99.997129 Bihar
1 Rupayan Mandal General 99.997129 West Bengal
1 Prachita General 99.997129 Rajasthan
1 Saurav General 99.997129 Rajasthan
1 Tathagat Awatar OBC - (NCL) as Per Central List 99.997129 Bihar
1 Chand Mallik Sc 99.997129 Tripura
1 Gunmay Garg General 99.997129 Punjab
1 Shailaja S General 99.997129 Tamilnadu
1 Aditya Kumar Panda General 99.997129 Tamilnadu
1 Divyansh General 99.997129 Delhi
1 Sriram P OBC - (NCL) as per Central List 99.997129 Tamilnadu
1 Aadarsh Singh Moyal General 99.997129 Rajasthan
1 Kasturi Sandeep Chowdary Gen-Ews 99.997129 Andhra Pradesh
1 Arghyadeep Dutta OBC - (NCL) as Per Central List 99.997129 West Bengal
1 Shubhan Sengupta General 99.997129 Maharashtra
1 Isha Kothari General 99.997129 Rajasthan
1 Shashank Sharma General 99.997129 Rajasthan

Also Read: NEET 2024 Toppers List (Out): Check AIR, Name, Rank, Score and Percentile

Q:   How can I take admission to BSc nursing course in a government college through NEET result? I scored 183 and belong to the OBC category.

A:

To take admission to BSc Nursing course in a government college through NEET result, you need to be passed Class 12 Board exam with PCB subjects and scored at least 40 per cent marks in the Board exam, which is the eligibility criterion for the OBC category.

You also need to have qualified the NEET exam with a minimum of 40 per cent marks. You can apply for admission through the NEET counselling process. With a NEET score of 183, you may be able to get admission to a government college in the later rounds of counselling.

 

Q:   What are the controversies around NEET 2024 result?

A:

Ever since the NEET 2024 result has been declared, several anomalies and irregularities have been observed. The reasons are given below:

  • 67 candidates scoring perfect 720 as opposed to one or two candidates in the past few years
  • Students getting marks like 718 or 719 which is not possible as per the NEET marking scheme
  • Release of result 10 days in advance, especially on the day of the Lok Sabha Election Results
  • Allegations of NEET 2024 question paper which were raised earlier
  • Multiple NEET 2024 toppers belonging to a particular exam centre.
 

Q:   When did NTA release the NEET 2024 result?

A:

The result of NEET 2024 was declared by NTA on June 4, 2024, 10 days ahead of the original schedule, which was June 14, 2024. The NEET 2024 result for the re-exam, which was conducted on June 23, will be declared on June 30. NTA released the final NEET answer keys on June 4, prior to the release of the NEET result 2024. The NEET result was declared in an online mode. Candidates have to log in with their registration credentials or application number and date of birth, and download their scorecard in PDF format. NTA also released the merit list containing the name, Roll Number, All India Rank and Percentile of the candidates. Along with the NEET 2024 scorecard, NTA also released the NEET 2024 cutoff marks or the qualifying marks/scores.

 

Q:   What should we do after the NEET result?

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After the declaration of the NEET result, candidates have to first check whether they have qualified for the exam or not, by comparing their obtained score with the qualifying or cutoff marks. In case they do, they will have to get prepared for the next round, which is the NEET counselling process. For this, they must keep the necessary documents, including the printout of the NEET scorecard ready. They should also keep checking the national and state-level counselling websites to avoid missing important notifications. In case they are unable to meet the NEET cutoff, they will have to explore other courses which conduct admission through NEET scores and plan their future course of action accordingly. In case they miss the cutoff by a few marks, they can consider repeating a year.
 

NEET 2024 Counselling

NEET 2024 counselling is expected to begin from July 6, 2024. Candidates who have qualified for the exam by securing the NEET 2024 cutoff marks are eligible to participate in the NEET 2024 counselling process. NEET counselling process will be conducted in two categories, for the 15 per cent All India Quota (AIQ) seats and 85 per cent State Quota (SQ) seats. The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct the counselling for the AIQ seats and the state counselling authorities or the Directorates of Medical Education for different states will conduct the NEET state counselling. 

Also Read:

The different steps of NEET counselling are as follows:

  • Registration
  • Choice filling and locking
  • Seat allotment result
  • Institute reporting

Courses Offered Through NEET UG

NEET UG is the gateway to admission to multiple medical and paramedical courses:

In India, there are a total of 706 Medical, 323 Dental, 914 AYUSH, and 47 BVSc & AH colleges that will accept NEET scores. There are a total of 23 AIIMS and two JIPMER campuses that also accept this exam score for admission. Admission to the BSc Nursing course is also conducted through NEET scores since 2021. 

Q:   Who conducts NEET counselling?

A:

The NEET counselling is segregated into two categories, central or national, and state counselling. The central counselling for NEET is conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee or MCC. The NEET counselling process conducted by MCC is for the admission to the 15 per cent All India Quota (AIQ) seats. On the other hand, State Authorities or the Education Department of various states conduct NEET state counselling for the 85 per cent state quota seats. MCC conducts the NEET counselling for MBBS BDS and B.Sc. Nursing courses. On the other hand, the State Counselling Authorities conduct the admission process for MBBS BDS BAMS, BHMS, and other medical or allied courses.

 

Q:   What are the courses for which NEET counselling process is conducted?

A:

The NEET counselling process conducted for the 15 per cent All India Quota (AIQ) seats will be conducted primarily for the MBBS BDS and BSc Nursing courses. For the State NEET counselling rounds, the courses for admission are MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BUMS and BHMS courses. The courses may vary from state to state, but the MBBS and BDS courses are common all across. For the 15 per cent AIQ seats, the NEET counselling for B.A. MS BUMS and BHMS courses are conducted separately by the requisite department and authorities.

 

Q:   What is the NEET counselling registration fee?

A:
The NEET counselling registration fee varies for different candidate categories. For the AIQ seats and Central Universities, the fee for the General category candidates is INR 1,000 and for the SC, ST, OBC and PwD category candidates, the fee is INR 500. For participating in the NEET counselling process for Deemed Universities, the registration fee for all category candidates is INR 5,000. The registration fee is non-refundable. On the other hand, candidates will have to pay the tuition fee which is refundable. The amount for the General category candidates for the AIQ seats and Central Universities is INR 10,000. For the reserved category candidates, the amount is INR 5,000. For Deemed Universities, the tuition fee to be paid by all category candidates is INR 2,00,000. Those who would not be allotted a seat after the NEET counselling process will be refunded the tuition fee after the conclusion of the counselling rounds.
 

Q:   What is the duration of NEET counselling?

A:

The total duration of NEET counselling depends on the number of seats lying vacant at the end of the each round. Before each round of counselling, Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) releases the seat matrix or seat vacancy list. Once all the seats are filled, the counselling process of NEET will be considered complete. In general, the NEET UG counselling process ranges from two to three months. The duration of each round is around two to three weeks. The duration for the first two rounds is higher than that of the last two rounds. The last date may get extended based on the seat vacancy. Last year, NEET counselling was scheduled between July to November 2023. 

 

NEET 2024 Cutoff

NEET 2024 cutoff was released by NTA along with the NEET 2024 result and scorecards. The NEET 2024 cutoff is higher than last year since the number of test-takers was much higher than last year. Moreover, the difficulty level of the NEET 2024 exam was easier than NEET 2023.  

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The cutoff for NEET refers to the minimum marks or scores to be secured by candidates in order to qualify for the exam and be eligible to participate in the counselling process. NEET 2024 cutoff marks vary for each candidate category. The following table brings the NEET cutoff marks and percentiles.

Category

NEET 2024 Cutoff percentile

NEET 2024 Cutoff score

UR/EWS

50th

720-164

SC, ST, OBC

40th

163-129

UR/EWS-PwD

45th

163-146

PwD (SC, ST, OBC)

40th

145-129

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Q:   When did NTA release the official cutoff for NEET 2024?

A:

The official NEET 2024 cutoff was released by NTA along with the NEET 2024 result on June 4, 2024, 10 days ahead of the scheduled date. The NEET cutoff refers to the minimum score a candidate has to obtain to qualify for the NEET counselling process. The NEET cutoff 2024 increased from that of last year as the number of test takers is higher. The minimum marks to be scored by General category candidates to qualify is 164. However, the category-wise cutoff percentiles have remained constant. 

 

Q:   How will I know that I have scored above the NEET cutoff or not?

A:

The cutoff for NEET 2024 was released along with the result or the scorecard on June 4. The NEET 2024 cutoff or qualifying marks vary for each category, which are General, SC, ST, OBC and PwD/PH. Along with candidates' scores, percentiles and All India Rank (AIR), NTA also indicates the Qualifying Status of candidates in the scorecard. NTA also released the NEET 2024 cutoff in the official notice along with the declaration of the NEET result 2024. The NEET cutoff increased as compared to the previous years. The qualifying cutoff for NEET 2024 is given below:

CategoryNEET 2024 Cutoff PercentileNEET 2024 Cutoff Marks
General/EWS50720-164
OBC, SC, ST40163-129
General/EWS/PH45163-146
PWD/PH (SC, ST, OBC)40145-129
 

Q:   What is the cutoff for NEET?

A:

NTA released the NEET cutoff for 2024 on June 4, on the day of the result. As compared to last year, there has been an increase in the NEET cutoff across categories. The following table brings the NEET 2024 cutoff.

Category

Cut off percentile

Cut off score

UR/EWS

50th

720-164

OBC

40th

163-129

SC

40th

163-129

ST

40th

163-129

UR/EWS-PwD

45th

163-146

OBC-PwD

40th

145-129

SC-PwD

40th

145-129

ST-PwD

40th

141-129

 

Q:   I am preparing for NEET 2025. I want to know about all medical or semi-private schools in India and cut-off and probability of clearance.

A:
Some general guidance on how to gather information about medical schools and their cutoffs: Official Websites: Visit the official websites of medical colleges and universities in India to explore the programs they offer, admission criteria, and other relevant information. Many institutions publish cutoff scores for previous years on their websites, which can give you an idea of the minimum score required for admission. NEET Counseling Authorities: The counseling authorities responsible for the NEET admissions process, such as the Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) or state counseling bodies, publish official notifications, information brochures, and cutoff scores for various medical colleges. Keep an eye on their official websites for updates. Previous Year's Cutoff: Look for the cutoff scores of medical colleges for the previous years' NEET exams. This information can be found in various sources, including official websites, educational publications, and online forums. Analyzing previous cutoff trends can give you a rough estimate of the cutoff scores for admission. College Admission Brochures: Many medical colleges publish admission brochures that provide detailed information about the courses offered, eligibility criteria, selection process, and cutoff scores. These brochures can often be downloaded from the college's official website. Consult Experts or Educational Consultants: Seek guidance from experienced education consultants, career counselors, or subject matter experts who have knowledge and expertise in the medical field. They can provide valuable insights and advice regarding the Probability of clearance and suitable options based on your NEET score and other factors.
 

NEET 2024 Answer Keys

The final NEET answer keys 2024 were released on June 4, 2024, in PDF format. There has not been any change in the NEET 2024 final answer keys and none of the questions have been dropped. 

Click here to download NEET 2024 Final Answer Keys

It is unlikely that NTA will release NEET 2024 re-exam answer keys.

The provisional NEET 2024 answer keys were released on May 30, 2024. NTA released provisional answer keys for NEET along with candidates’ NEET 2024 OMR sheets. Candidates could submit challenges or objections against one or more NEET answer keys till June 1, 2024, 11 AM, by paying a fee of INR 200. The expert committee of NTA analysed the objections and then released the final NEET answer keys. NEET final answer keys have been released for all question paper sets and codes. There is no provision to challenge the final answer keys of NEET.

NEET answer keys refer to the correct answer options for each question. Experts from top coaching institutes released the NEET 2024 answer key for each question paper set and code soon after the conduct of the exam on May 5, 2024. Based on that, test takers can calculate the estimated scores and predict the admission chances.

Also Read: NEET 2024 Answer Keys Codes Q, R, S, T

Q:   When did NTA release the official answer key for NEET 2024?

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NTA has released the NEET 2024 final answer keys on June 4, 2024. NEET 2024 provisional answer key was released by NTA on May 30, 2024, along with the OMR sheets. NTA extended the last date to submit challenges was extended from May 31 to June 1, 2024, 11 AM. Candidates were given the opportunity to submit challenges against those within the stipulated date by paying a fee of INR 200 per question. The fee amount was same for challenging the NEET 2024 OMR sheet. Candidates had to log in to the NEET website with their registration credentials to download the response sheets as well as the NEET 2024 provisional answer keys and calculate their estimated score.

 

Q:   Was there any change in the NEET 2024 final answer key?

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Yes, NTA announced that there was one question in the NEET 2024 question paper, which had two correct answer options. Hence, any candidate who had attempted that question and marked either of the answer options, have been given full marks. According to NTA, this year only one NEET answer key challenge was received which was validated. Based on the bonus marking, 44 candidates' scores turned out to be 720 out of 720, leading them to secure AIR 1.  

 

Q:   What will happen if the NEET answer key objections are confirmed to be valid?

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NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is a national-level entrance exam conducted for students seeking admission to undergraduate medical and dental courses in India. After the exam, the conducting authority releases the answer key for students to check their responses and calculate their expected scores. In case there are any discrepancies in the answer key, students can raise objections by providing supporting documents. If the NEET 2023 answer key objections are confirmed to be valid, it means that there were errors in the answer key released by the conducting authority. In such a case, the authority will correct the errors and release a revised answer key. The revised answer key will be the basis for the calculation of the final result and the determination of the cutoff marks. If the correction of the answer key leads to an increase in the scores of students who had raised objections, it may affect the overall rank of the students and the admission process. The students whose scores increase may have a better chance of getting admission to their desired colleges and courses. In summary, if the NEET 2023 answer key objections are confirmed to be valid, it will lead to the correction of the answer key, which may affect the scores and rank of the students, and consequently, the admission process.
 

Q:   What is the difference between provisional and final NEET answer key?

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NEET provisional answer keys are those which are released by the National Testing Agency (NTA), approximately a month after the conduct of the exam. As the term suggests, the provisional answer keys are interim, or may undergo changes, if proven. For this, NTA gives candidates the opportunity to file for objection against one or more questions or answer keys of NEET, by paying a fee of INR 200 per question. NTA also releases candidates' OMR sheets along with the provisional NEET answer keys which can also be challenged. After reviewing the submitted challenges or objections, NTA releases the final answer keys of NEET, which forms the base of computing NEET result. NEET final answer keys are absolute and there is no further opportunity given to challenge against the final answer keys. While the NEET provisional answer keys are available to candidates alongwith the OMR sheets after logging in with their registration credentials, the NEET final answer keys are released on the official websites of NEET and NTA and is available for public viewing. 

 

NEET Question Paper PDFs 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020

NEET 2024 question papers were handed over to candidates after the conclusion of the exam while leaving the exam hall. The NEET question paper 2024 had four sets divided into six subsets. 

Candidates preparing for NEET 2025 must solve NEET previous year question papers to be well-versed in the exam pattern and structure. Solving previous years’ NEET question papers will give much-needed exposure to candidates in terms of the difficulty level, chapter-wise weightage of question papers, and question types, to name a few. There are four sets of the NEET question papers which are further divided into six subsets. The medium or language of NEET question papers is 13, including English and Hindi. NTA has released previous years' NEET question paper PDFs except for the NEET 2022 question paper. 

Get the NEET 2024 question paper PDFs and NEET previous year's question paper PDFs with solutions by clicking on the tab below. 

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Q:   Who sets the NEET question paper?

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NTA is the authority behind the question paper of NEET. The questions are sent in by different professors and NTA selects the questions for the examination. No single person is responsible for designing the question paper. Generally the NEET question papers are set by an expert committee or panel of subject experts who later review the answer key challenges. Candidates may find questions from previous years' NEET question papers as well. This is why experts suggest solving previous years' question papers for NEET preparation.
 

Q:   How many Sets are there in the NEET question paper?

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There are generally four Sets of NEET question papers, which are further segregated into six parts. The names of the NEET 2024 question paper Sets and codes are Q, R, S and T. The multiple Sets and codes in the NEET question papers ensure that there is no malpractice in the conduct of the exam. The names of the Sets and codes of the regional NEET question papers are different from the English ones. While distributing the question papers of NEET invigilators had to ensure that they did not give the same set question paper to two consecutive candidates. Once candidates are given the NEET question paper by invigilators, they need to check whether the question paper and test booklet, or answer sheet is of the same code. In case of a mismatch, they need to bring the matter to the invigilators notice. In case they submit the NEET test booklet with a different code from that of the NEET question paper, their exam will stand cancelled.

 

Q:   Where can I download the previous years NEET question papers?

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Aspirants can download the previous years' NEET question papers from Shiksha. Com for free. They may also visit the official website of NTA and visit the Downloads section for previous years' NEET question papers. They have to select the year, exam and Sets to check and download the question papers for NEET and other entrance exams conducted by NTA. Moreover, top coaching institutes offering NEET coaching also provide previous years' NEET question papers for the students who enrol to their institute or opt for the mock tests. There are various other social media platforms which circulate NEET question papers of previous years for practice purpose. Students preparing for next year's NEET must ensure that they collect the previous years' question papers and solve those.
 

Q:   Do all the Sets of NEET question papers carry the same questions?

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Although the questions are the same in all Sets of the NEET question paper, the order of the sections and questions vary from set to set. The different order of the sections and questions ensure that there is no malpractice conducted during the exam. Even if some questions are absolutely different in separate Sets or languages, the topics and chapters covered and difficulty level remain similar to ensure normalisation. Hence, it can be said that NTA Sets a common question paper carrying 200 questions, after which the questions are distributed across four Sets and six subsets of the NEET question paper. The subjects, and the questions within the subjects are shuffled for each of the NEET question paper Sets. This allows a parity in terms of topics covered and difficulty level, as well as allows avoidance of malpractice.

 

NEET 2024 Exam Analysis

According to the experts and students, the NEET 2024 exam difficulty level was moderate to tough. The Physics section was the toughest and the Biology section was the easiest. The Chemistry section was of moderate difficulty level. The Physics section had questions mostly from the numerical portion. In the Chemistry section, Inorganic Chemistry portion was the easiest. Some of the common topics were Human Health and Diseases, Human Reproduction, Plant Physiology, Chemical Bonds and Semi Conductor. Some of the questions were very lengthy which caused several candidates to leave out some questions. 

Also Read: NEET Re-exam 2024 Answer Key and Question Paper Analysis

Watch out for the NEET 2024 analysis along with answer keys and solutions for each subject, Physics, Chemistry and Biology, by Shiksha experts.

Also Read: NEET 2024 Paper Analysis: Check Difficulty Level, Student Reactions and Reviews

Q:   What is the difficulty level of NEET UG?

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The difficulty level of NEET 2024 was moderate to tough. As compared to last year, the difficulty level of the exam was easier. Physics was the toughest section. Chemistry was of moderate level of difficulty. The Biology section consisted of Botany and Zoology, was the easiest section. Botany questions were tougher than that of Zoology. The majority of the questions were NCERT-based, which were of easy difficulty level. There were some analytical questions, which were tough. Overall, the difficulty level of NEET 2024 subjects was moderate and the paper was manageable according to the candidates.

 

Q:   Was there any change in the NEET 2023 exam analysis as compared to last year?

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Although the NEET 2023 exam pattern remained the same as last year, there have been various changes as compared to that of last year. The difficulty level of NEET 2023 was easy to moderate. While Physics was the toughest section last year, this year it was termed as an easy section by experts and students. Chemistry on the other hand, was the toughest section this year. Last year, the difficulty level of this section was easy to moderate. The Biology section difficulty level was more or less the same this year as well, which was easy to moderate. Among the two subjects, Botany was comparatively tougher than Zoology. The distribution of questions from Class 11 and Class 12 was also similar to last year.
 

Q:   What was the ratio of questions asked from Class 11 and Class 12 syllabi in the NEET 2024 exam?

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There is no specific or defined ratio of Class 11 and Class in which questions are set from the NEET syllabus. It varies from year to year. Based on the previous year's and this year's NEET question paper analysis, it has been observed that the ratio of the Class 12 syllabus is higher than that of the Class 11 syllabus. Here we present the subject-wise ratio of Class 11 and Class 12 NEET syllabi based on last year's analysis. Physics Class 11 - 40% Class 12 - 60% Chemistry: Class 11 - 46% Class 12 - 54% Biology: Class 11 - 53% Class 12 - 47%. The ratio may vary next year.
 

NEET 2024 Admit Card

Admit Card for NEET 2024 re-exam was released by NTA on June 20, 2024, three days before the retest for 1,563 candidates. The NEET 2024 admit card for the original exam was released on May 2, 2024, three days before the exam. The NEET 2024 admit card was released by NTA in PDF format. Only registered and eligible candidates can download it by logging in to the NEET website with their username and password or date of birth. The admit card of NEET 2024 carries information such as the candidate's name, photograph, signature, exam date and time, exam centre name and address, exam day instructions and guidelines, and an undertaking.

Direct Link to Download NEET 2024 Admit Card: https://neet.ntaonline.in/frontend/web/admitcard/admitcard1563

NEET admit card 2024 must be carried to the exam centre, along with the signed undertaking, and passport-size photo pasted on it. An original and valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India also needs to be carried to the NEET test centre. Candidates must not sign on the NEET admit card before reaching the exam hall in the invigilator's absence. Candidates failing to carry the NEET admit card or hall ticket will not be allowed to appear for the exam. In case of wrong information printed on the admit card of NEET 2024, they have to contact NTA to get those rectified. 

NTA released the NEET 2024 city intimation slip on April 24, 2024, approximately a week before releasing the NEET admit card 2024. This document mentioned the city where the candidates' NEET exam centres were located. However, NTA did not release the city intimation slip for the re-NEET 2024.

Q:   What is the procedure to download the NEET 2024 admit card?

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NEET 2024 admit card had to be downloaded in online mode only. Prior to starting the process, candidates should keep handy the NEET 2024 username and password and ensured a stable internet connection. The procedure for downloading the admit card or the hall ticket for NEET 2024 is as follows:

  • Visit the NEET 2024 website - neet.ntaonline.in
  • Click on the link or tab indicating NEET 2024 Admit Card download
  • Fill up a form regarding your the latest health and travel updates
  • Click on the link indicating NEET 2024 Admit Card Download
  • Log in with NEET 2024 Application Number and Password along with the Security Pin
  • Download the NEET 2024 Admit Card
  • Take multiple printouts.
 

Q:   What are the information printed on the NEET 2024 admit card?

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NEET admit card is one of the most crucial documents that need to be carried to the exam centre as well as during the NEET counselling process. The information printed on the admit card of NEET are as follows:

  • Name of the candidate
  • NEET roll number
  • NEET registration number
  • Date and time of the examination
  • Father's name
  • Mother's name
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Category/ Sub-category
  • Address
  • Medium (Language) of the examination or the NEET question paper
  • Name and address of the exam centre
  • Candidate signature
  • Exam day instructions and guidelines.

Apart from the above mentioned information, there would be space provided for pasting candidate photographs and signatures. There is also a Self Declaration Form which has to be filled in compulsorily and submitted to the invigilator on the day of the exam. 

 

Q:   What was the NEET admit card 2024 release date?

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NTA re-conducted NEET 2024 exam on June 23 for 1,563 candidates who had been awarded grace marks for loss of time at the exam centre. For such candidates, NTA released the NEET admit card 2024 on June 20, 2024. NTA did not release city intimation slip for the re-NEET 2024.

NTA released the NEET 2024 admit card for the original exam on May 2, three days before the exam. Prior to the release of the NEET 2024 admit card, NTA released the advance intimation of exam city slip for NEET 2024, on April 24, 2024. The document mentions the city of the NEET exam centre allotted to candidates. Generally, NTA does not release the NEET admit card release date in advance. Candidates will have to log in to the NEET website with the registration credentials to download the admit card of NEET 2024. 

 

Q:   When did NTA release the NEET advance intimation to exam city slip?

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NTA released the NEET 2024 advance intimation to exam city slip on April 24, 2024. The document has to be downloaded online by logging in to the exam website with the registration credentials. The advance intimation to exam city slip carries the name of the city where candidates' NEET 2024 exam centre will be located. The actual exam centre address will be provided on the NEET 2024 admit card. 

 

NEET Exam Centers 2024

The total number of NEET 2024 exam centres was 4,750, which were located in 557 cities across India and 14 international cities. The NEET 2024 re-exam was conducted in six cities across India. Six exam centres, which hosted NEET 2024 on May 5, were changed. One such centre is located in Haryana’s Jhajjar, from which six test takers scored perfect 720. Moreover, officials from the National Testing Agency (NTA) and Education Ministry will also be present at each centre to monitor the process and ensure a fair conduct of the exam.

This year, a total of 72 cities have been added in India. Originally, NEET 2024 was not slated to be conducted in any of the international cities, but NTA later added the international cities, the same as last year. Registered candidates can opt for international centres during the NEET 2024 application correction window. New applicants can select international cities by selecting the country and city from the dropdown menu in the NEET form. 

Along with the addition of cities, NTA had removed three cities where NEET exam centres were located last year, Malegaon in Maharashtra, Faizabad in Uttar Pradesh and Rairangpur in Odisha. The NEET 2024 exam centres list or the city list has been released by NTA along with the information brochure. Applicants were given a chance to select two exam cities as per their preference, based on which NTA allotted the NEET 2024 centre

Also Read: NEET 2024 Centres: Exam Cities Increased to 568; Know Cities Added This Year

Q:   How many city preference candidates can submit while selecting the NTA NEET exam centre?

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Candidates will be allowed to enter only two cities in the order of their preference. Till 2022, candidates could enter as many as four cities. Last year, NTA reduced the number of exam city choice. The list of exam cities in the dropdown menu will be based on the permanent and present address entered by candidates in the registration form of NEET. This would ensure that candidates are allotted a city in or near their present and permanent address. This also led to reduction in choosing other cities mistakenly.

 

Q:   What are the international locations where NEET test centres are located?

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Originally, NEET 2024 was not scheduled to be conducted in international cities. However, later NTA announced that NEET will be conducted in 14 foreign cities. NEET test centres in foreign countries are located in cities located across the continents of Asia, Middle East and Africa. The foreign cities where NEET 2024 will be conducted are as follows:

  1. Kuwait City
  2. Dubai
  3. Abu Dhabi
  4. Bangkok
  5. Colombo
  6. Doha
  7. Kathmandu
  8. Kuala Lumpur
  9. Lagos
  10. Manama
  11. Muscat
  12. Riyadh
  13. Sharjah
  14. Singapore.

Already registered candidates willing to choose an international city for NEET 2024 will be able to do so during the application correction window and candidates registering afresh will be able to choose their preferred country and city and have to pay the requisite application fee.  

 

Q:   I want to select English as the language of my NEET question paper. Which city should I choose?

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You can choose any exam centre of NEET 2025. English is available at centres across the country. English is a universal language and medium of NEET question paper. The exam city selection option becomes limited once candidates choose a regional language, except Hindi. Apart from the medium of the question factor, the other factor that plays a role in the NEET exam centre city selection is the permanent and present address selected by candidates during the application process.

 

Q:   Can I wear half sleeve knee length simple gown in NEET exam?

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Yes, you may wear half-sleeve knee-length gown or dress for the exam. However, the outfit should not have any pocket, buttons or embroidery/applique work on it. It should also not be heavily printed or of dark colour. Ideally, the fabric should be plain and of light coloured. Along with the outfit, you must also pay attention to the footwear, which should be open-toed sandals or sleepers. For girls, low heels are allowed. Check out the detailed NEET 2024 dress code in the link below:

NEET 2024 Dress Code for Male and Female Candidates

 

 

 

 

NEET 2024 Syllabus PDF

NEET syllabus 2024 underwent major changes. The NEET 2024 syllabus PDF download was released by NTA on November 22. The NTA NEET syllabus 2024 is the same as that released by NMC earlier. According to NTA, releasing the NEET syllabus 2024 PDF before the information brochure or the application form was done to help students plan their preparation accordingly. However, unlike previous years, the chapters are not segregated into Class 11 and Class 12 chapters.

Moreover, the NMC NEET syllabus for Chemistry was segregated into three parts, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry. A number of chapters or topics were removed from all three subjects, whereas a few topics were added as well. The changes in the NEET UG syllabus was introduced to maintain parity with the other State Board exam syllabus for Class 11 and Class 12. Check the NEET reduced syllabus 2024 and syllabus of NEET 2024 PDF download below. 

Download the NEET 2024 syllabus by NTA

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Q:   Which topics were removed from the Biology subject of the NEET 2024 syllabus?

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The National Medical Commission (NMC) had revised the NEET 2024 syllabus. As compared to the previous years' syllabus, some of the topics were removed from each of the three subjects, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.  In the Biology subject, chapters have been removed in around six units. The following table brings the list of chapters and topics along with the units, which were removed in the NEET 2024 syllabus. 

Units

Chapters/Topics

Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants

Animal tissues; Morphology, anatomy and functions of different systems (digestive, circulatory, respiratory, nervous and reproductive) of an insect (Frog). (Brief account only)

Plant Physiology

·         Transport in plants: Movement of water, gases and nutrients; Cell to cell transport-Diffusion, facilitated diffusion, active transport; Plant – water relations – Imbibition, water potential, osmosis, plasmolysis; Long distance transport of water – Absorption, apoplast, symplast, transpiration pull, root pressure and guttation; Transpiration-Opening and closing of stomata; Uptake and translocation of mineral nutrients-Transport of food, phloem transport, Mass flow hypothesis; Diffusion of gases (brief mention).

·         Mineral nutrition: Essential minerals, macro and micronutrients and their role; Deficiency symptoms; Mineral toxicity; Elementary idea of Hydroponics as a method to study mineral nutrition; Nitrogen metabolism-Nitrogen cycle, biological nitrogen fixation.

Human Physiology

Digestion and absorption; Alimentary canal and digestive glands; Role of digestive enzymes and gastrointestinal hormones; Peristalsis, digestion, absorption and assimilation of proteins, carbohydrates and fats; Caloric value of proteins, carbohydrates and fats; Egestion; Nutritional and digestive disorders – PEM, indigestion, constipation, vomiting, jaundice, diarrhoea.

Reproduction

Reproduction in organisms: Reproduction, a characteristic feature of all organisms for continuation of species; Modes of reproduction – Asexual and sexual; Asexual reproduction; Modes-Binary fission, sporulation, budding, gemmule, fragmentation; vegetative propagation in plants.

Biology and Human Welfare

Improvement in food production; Plant breeding, tissue culture, single cell protein, Biofortification; Apiculture and Animal husbandry.

Ecology and Environment

Organisms and environment: Habitat and niche; Population and ecological adaptations

Ecosystem Patterns: Nutrient cycling (carbon and phosphorous); Ecological succession; Ecological Services fixation, pollination, oxygen release.

Biodiversity and its conservation: Sacred Groves.

Environmental issues: Air pollution and its control; Water pollution and its control; Agrochemicals and their effects; Solid waste management; Radioactive waste management; Greenhouse effect and global warning; Ozone depletion; Deforestation; Any three case studies as success stories addressing environmental issues.

Also Read: NEET Biology Syllabus with Chapter-wise Weightage

 

Q:   Has there been any change in the syllabus of NEET 2025?

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Last year, the NEET syllabus underwent major changes as per the recommendation by the National Medical Commission (NMC).  A number of chapters and topics were removed from Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects. On the other hand, certain topics and chapters were added and some of the topics were modified. Since such major changes were brought in to last year's NEET syllabus, chances are low that the NEET 2025 syllabus will be changed. 

NEET syllabus 2025 will be released officially by NTA along with the information bulletin for the exam, tentatively in the second week of February 2025. Hence, students preparing for NEET 2025 should start preparing, or continue their preparation based on last year's NEET syllabus. Even if some changes are introduced to the NEET 2025 syllabus, those would not be something major. 

 

Q:   Which topics have been removed from the Physics subject of the NEET 2024 syllabus?

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The National Medical Commission (NMC) has released the NEET 2024 syllabus. As compared to the previous years' syllabus, some of the topics have been removed from each of the three subjects, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. In the Physics subject, chapters or topics have been removed from as many as 16 units. 

The following table brings the topics which have been removed along with their unit names.

UnitsTopics
Physical World and Measurement
  • Physics: Scope and excitement; nature of physical laws; Physics, technology, and society.
  • Need for measurement: Length, mass, and time measurements; accuracy and precision of measuring instruments.
KinematicsElementary concepts of differentiation and integration for describing motion. Scalar and vector quantities: Position and displacement vectors, general vectors, general vectors and notation, equality of vectors, multiplication of vectors by a real number; addition and subtraction of vectors. Relative velocity.

Laws of Motion

Lubrication (under the Equilibrium of Concurrent Forces chapter)

Rotational Motion

Momentum conservation, and centre of mass motion.

Gravitation

Geostationary satellites.

Properties of Bulk Matter/Properties of Solids and Liquids

  • Shear, poisson’s ratio; elastic energy.  Reynold’s number,  Anomalous expansion. Specific heat capacity: Cp, Cv- calorimetry; change of state – latent heat. Qualitative ideas of Black Body Radiation, Wein’s displacement law, and Green House effect.
  • Newton’s law of cooling and Stefan’s law.

Thermodynamics

Heat engines and refrigerators.

Oscillations and Waves

  • Free, forced and damped oscillations (qualitative ideas only), resonance.
  • Doppler effect

Electrosatics

 Van de Graaff generator

Current Electricity

  • The flow of electric charges in a metallic conductor, Carbon resistors, colour code for carbon resistors; Potentiometer-principle and applications to measure potential difference, and for comparing emf of two cells; measurement of internal resistance of a cell.

Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

Concept of magnetic field, Oersted’s experiment.  Magnetic dipole moment of a revolving electron. bar magnet as an equivalent solenoid, magnetic field lines; Earth’s magnetic field and magnetic elements. Electromagnetic and factors affecting their strengths. Permanent magnets

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents

LC oscillations (qualitative treatment only)

 Optics

  • Reflection and refraction of plane wave at a plane surface using wavefronts.
  • Scattering of light- blue colour of the sky and reddish appearance of the sun at sunrise and sunset.
  • Optical instruments: Human eye, image formation and accommodation, correction of eye defects (myopia and hypermetropia) using lenses.
  • Microscopes and astronomical telescopes (reflecting and refracting) and their magnifying powers.

Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

Davisson-Germer experiment (experimental details should be omitted; only conclusion should be explained).

Atoms and Nuclei

Isotopes, isobars; isotones. Radioactivity- alpha, beta and gamma particles/ rays and their properties decay law. 

Electronic Devices

Energy bands in solids (qualitative ideas only), conductors, insulators,  Junction transistor, transistor action, characteristics of a transistor; transistor as an amplifier (common emitter configuration) and oscillator. 

Also Read: 

NEET Physics Syllabus with Chapter-wise Weightage

NEET UG 2024 Physics-Class 11 Syllabus

NEET UG 2024 Physics-Class 12 syllabus

 

Q:   Which topics have been removed from the Chemistry subject of the NEET 2024 syllabus?

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The National Medical Commission (NMC) has released the NEET 2024 syllabus. As compared to the previous years' syllabus, some of the topics have been removed from each of the three subjects, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. There are around nine chapters in Chemistry which have been removed. 

In Chemistry, the following chapters or topics have been removed from the units given in the table below. 

Units

Topics

Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

General Introduction: Important and scope of chemistry.

Structure of Atom

Atomic number, isotopes and isobars, Concept of shells and subshells, dual nature of matter and light.

Some p-Block Elements

Important compounds of silicon and a few uses: silicon tetrachloride, silicones, silicates and zeolites, their uses.

Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen

Cyanides and Isocyanides- will be mentioned at relevant places.

Environmental Chemistry

Environmental pollution: Air, water and soil pollution, chemical reactions in atmosphere, smogs, major atmospheric pollutants; acid rain ozone and its reactions, effects of depletion of ozone layer, greenhouse effect and global warming-pollution due to industrial wastes; green chemistry as an alternative tool for reducing pollution, strategy for control of environmental pollution.

Polymers

Classification- Natural and synthetic, methods of polymerization (addition and condensation), copolymerization. Some important polymers: natural and synthetic like polyesters, bakelite; rubber, Biodegradable and non-biodegradable polymers.

Chemistry in Everyday Life

Chemicals in medicines- analgesics, tranquilizers, antiseptics, disinfectants, antimicrobials, antifertility drugs, antibiotics, antacids, antihistamines.
• Chemicals in food- preservatives, artificial sweetening agents, elementary idea of antioxidants.
• Cleansing agents- soaps and detergents, cleansing action.

Surface Chemistry

Adsorption-physisorption and chemisorption; factors affecting adsorption of gases on solids,
catalysis homogeneous and heterogeneous, activity and selectivity: enzyme catalysis; colloidal state: distinction between true solutions, colloids and suspensions; lyophilic, lyophobic multimolecular and macromolecular colloids; properties of colloids; Tyndall effect, Brownian movement, electrophoresis, coagulation; emulsions- types of emulsions.

Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

·         Haloalkanes: Nomenclature, nature of C –X bond, physical and chemical properties, mechanism of substitution reactions. Optical rotation.

·         Haloarenes: Nature of C-X bond, substitution reactions (directive influence of halogen for
monosubstituted compounds only).

·         Uses and environmental effects of – dichloromethane, trichloromethane, tetrachloromethane, iodoform, freons, DDT.

 

Also Read:

NEET Chemistry Syllabus With Chapter-wise Weightage

Physical Chemistry Chapters for NEET

Inorganic Chemistry Chapters for NEET 2024 Preparation

 

How to Prepare for NEET?

NEET preparation should be started well in advance since it is a highly competitive exam. They should dedicate at least one year to preparing for the exam. Candidates preparing for NEET should first be familiar with the exam pattern and syllabus. After that, they need to shortlist the best books to refer to for NEET preparation. To complete the topics in the syllabus, one must refer to NCERT books.

Candidates must prepare a timetable for NEET preparation. This should be followed to complete the preparation on time. Another important aspect of preparation is solving mock tests and sample papers. Since the weightage of all sections is equal in the exam, aspirants should focus equally on all sections or subjects to secure a balanced score. After taking regular mock tests, students would develop an understanding of their strong and weak areas and should channelise their subject or topic-wise preparation accordingly. Students should invest at least two years in NEET preparation. In general, students start NEET preparation after the Class 10 Board exam. As the NEET syllabus is similar to that of Class 11 and Class 12, it is convenient for candidates to prepare simultaneously. 

 

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Q:   How to prepare for NEET exam and get a good rank?

A:
Here are some tips to help you prepare for NEET and improve your chances of getting a good rank: 1 Understand the Syllabus: Go through the NEET syllabus thoroughly and create a study plan accordingly. Divide the topics into manageable chunks and make sure you cover each one systematically. 2 Refer to Good Study Materials: Use the best study material available in the market, such as NCERT books, reference books, and online resources. 3 Take Mock Tests: Taking mock tests regularly will help you assess your strengths and weaknesses, and give you an idea of the exam pattern and the difficulty level of the questions. 4 Time Management: Time management is crucial when it comes to cracking NEET. Devote sufficient time to each section, and make sure you complete the entire paper within the given time frame. 5 Stay Healthy: Take care of your physical and mental health to ensure that you can stay focused and motivated during your preparation. Eat healthy food, exercise regularly, and take breaks to avoid burnout. 6 Seek Help When Needed: Don't hesitate to seek help from your teachers, mentors, or online communities if you are facing any difficulties in your preparation. Remember, consistent effort and practice are key to success in NEET. Keep practicing and stay focused on your goal, and you are sure to achieve a good rank. Good luck!
 

Q:   Which chapters are most important for NEET preparation?

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Physics: 1. Semiconductors and Communication System 2. Ray Optics 3. Photoelectric Effect and Electromagnetic Waves 4. Electrostatics 5. Rotational Motion 6. Waves and Sound 7. Laws of Thermodynamics 8. Current Electricity 9. Magnetic Effects of Current 10. Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents Chemistry: 1. Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure 2. P-Block Elements 3. Atomic Structure 4. General Organic Chemistry 5. Alkanes, Alkenes, and Alkynes 6. Aldehydes and Ketones 7. Periodic Table 8. D and f-Block Elements 9. Chemical Thermodynamics 10. Ionic Equilibrium 11. Haloalkanes Biology: 1. Cell - The Unit of Life 2. Biological Classification 3. Plant Kingdom 4. Morphology of Flowering Plants 5. Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants 6. Principles of Inheritance and Variation 7. Human Health and Disease 8. Human Reproduction 9. Digestion and Absorption 10. Environmental Issues 11. Ecosystem.
 

Q:   Can I prepare for NEET along with third year BSc. If yes, how?

A:

You can prepare for NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) along with your third year BSc. However, it will require you to manage your time effectively and plan your studies efficiently. Here are some tips on how to prepare for NEET while pursuing your BSc Degree:

Create a schedule: Create a study schedule that allows you to allocate time for your NEET preparation as well as your BSc Coursework. Prioritise your time and ensure that you give adequate time to both.

Study regularly: Consistency is key. Make sure you dedicate some time every day to prepare for NEET even if it's just a few hours. Regular practice and revision will help you retain the concepts better.

Use online resources: There are many online resources available that offer NEET preparation materials, including practice tests, study materials, and video lectures. Make use of these resources to supplement your studies.

Join a coaching institute: Joining a coaching institute can help you stay on track with your NEET preparation and provide you with additional resources and support.

Take mock tests: Taking mock tests is an essential part of NEET preparation. It will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses, and also give you a sense of the exam pattern and difficulty level. Seek help from your professors: If you are facing any difficulties with your BSc Coursework, don't hesitate to seek help from your professors. They can provide you with additional guidance and support to help you manage your studies effectively.

 

Q:   Which are the books to prepare for NEET?

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Among all the books of NEET in the world, first, go for the NCERT books. You must complete all the NCERT books first before moving to other reference books available in the market. After completing the NCERT books, you can go for the following books to boost up your practice and concepts: 1.Dinesh's Objective books 2.Trueman's Biology 3.MTG's Fingertips 4.HC Verma 5.R.D.Sharma All the best!
 

NEET Exam Pattern 2024

NEET 2024 exam pattern stated that it was a paper-pencil-based test (PBT) or offline test of three hours and 20 minutes duration. The exam consisted of 200 questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology, out of which 180 questions had to be attempted. The questions were objective-type and carried multiple choices or four answer options. The correct answer option had to be marked by shading the corresponding circle on the OMR sheet with a blue/black ballpoint pen provided at the test centre.

According to the NEET 2024 exam pattern and structure, each subject was divided into two sections, Section A and Section B, carrying 35 and 15 questions respectively. While it was compulsory to attempt all 35 questions in Section A, in Section B, candidates had to attempt 10 out of 15 questions. 

Also Read: NEET Total Marks 2024

Q:   What is the exam pattern of NEET?

A:
NEET or National Eligibility cum Entrance Test is a paper-pencil based test (PBT) of 3 hours and 20 minutes duration. There are a total of 200 multiple-choice questions (MCQs), out of which 180 questions have to be attempted. The syllabus of the exam consists of Physics Chemistry and Biology subjects. The Biology subject is segregated between Zoology and Botany. Each subject will be divided into two sections, Section A and Section B. Section A carries 35 questions and Section B carries 15 questions. While all 35 questions can be attempted in Section A, in Section B, 10 questions out of 15 have to be attempted. Each question carries four answer options and the correct option has to be marked on the OMR sheet. According to the marking scheme, each correct question carries 4 marks and there is a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer. No marks will be awarded or deducted for unattempted or extra attempted questions.
 

Q:   Will the NEET 2025 exam pattern remain the same as last year?

A:

The NEET 2025 exam pattern is expected to remain the same as last year. NEET is a paper-pencil-based-test of 200 minutes duration and carries 200 objective type multiple choice questions (MCQs) in total. Out of this, 180 questions have to be attempted. The total marks of the exam is 720. Each question has four answer options. Each correct answer fetches four marks and there is one mark negative marking for each wrong answer. There is no negative marking for unattempted questions or extra attempted questions. 

 

Q:   I marked two answers for a question in NEET. One of the answers is correct. Will I get full marks for this question?

A:

According to the NEET exam pattern, a question for which more than one response is marked on the OMR sheet will be considered incorrect. For such questions, one mark would be deducted. Hence, candidates should be careful while answering on the OMR sheet. They should solve the questions separately on the space provided for rough work, and then shade the answer option on the OMR sheet to avoid such errors. Revision after completing the exam is also important.

 

Q:   What is the format for the NEET exam?

A:

The format for NEET exam is a total of 180 question with total 720 marks. Four marks will be awarded for a right answer and one mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. The questions will be objective type that is MCQ based. 90 questions will be from Biology including Zoology and Botany both, and 45 questions each from Physics and 45 Chemistry. Each subject will be divided into two sections. The syllabus will be that of Class 11 and Class 12 CBSE syllabus.

 

NEET Mock Test Series 2024

The NEET mock test 2024 is an important part of the exam preparation. After completing the basic and section-wise preparation, students should start taking the NEET 2024 mock test. NEET mock tests are available at various sources, as well as at the NTA NEET website for candidates to prepare for. The NEET mock tests are categorised into sectional and full-length. At the beginning of the preparation, students should take a diagnostic mock test of NEET 2024 to assess their preparation level, as well as the strong and weak areas. After that, along with subject-wise preparation, or as and when a subject or chapter is completed, they should appear for sectional or subject-wise NEET 2024 mock test. Once the preparation is complete, the full-length NTA NEET mock test 2024 should be taken at regular intervals and must be analysed by experts or mentors for complete feedback. Shiksha.com experts have curated free mock tests for NEET 2024.

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Q:   What is the ideal time and method to take NEET mock tests?

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Candidates must ensure that they take the NEET mock test in a proctored manner within a simulated environment. Hence, ideally students should take mock test in the exam timing, from 2 PM to 5.20 PM, without any break. This would help them get adjusted to the exam taking environment. Moreover, the test should be taken without any break. It must also be ensured that they take the test in a quite environment either alone or with a group of fellow NEET aspirants. Creating a simulated test-taking experience is important. While a number of students take the NEET mock tests at coaching institutes, some prefer to take it at their home. Irrespective of the location, the above factors must be followed to get the best out of the NEET mock test.
 

Q:   Should I opt for sectional or full-length mock test for NEET?

A:
During the preparation period of NEET both sectional as well as full length mock tests are useful. The sectional mock tests have to be taken after completing each subject. This would help you to gauge your preparation level and also help in understanding the areas of improvement. Once the entire NEET syllabus is completed, you should take full-length mock tests to assess the entire preparation. Generally students tend to take the NEET mock tests three to four months prior to the exam. Hence, when it comes to the final stage of preparation, ideally students should take full-length mock tests. However, if a student wants to revise a particular section or subject, then it is advisable that they take sectional mock tests or revision or practice purpose.
 

Q:   How important is taking mock test to prepare for NEET?

A:

Mock tests form an important aspect of NEET preparation. Exam preparation will be incomplete without taking NEET mock tests and success in this highly competitive medical entrance exam is impossible. NEET 2025 mock test will give students exposure towards the exam structure and question pattern and will also help them understand their preparation level and mistakes to avoid. After taking mock tests, it is important to get the performance analysed thoroughly by an expert or mentor. The analysis will provide insights about the areas of improvement, causes of mistakes, correct approach to attempt questions, time management, etc. The objective of the analysis is to provide an in-depth viewpoint on their performance.

 

NEET 2024 Application Form Process

The NEET application form 2024 was released online by NTA on the official website of NEET for the second time, for a duration of two days from April 9 to April 10, 2024. Aspirants had to complete the NEET 2024 registration, fill up the application form online and submit it, after paying the requisite application fee. Candidates had to visit the official website to fill in the mandatory details and upload the required files such as applicants' photographs, signatures and documents. The final step was to pay the application fee through one of the slated payment modes, including Credit/Debit Card, Net Banking, UPI and Paytm. The NEET 2024 registration date was originally scheduled from February 9, 2024, to March 16, 2024. The NEET 2024 application correction window was reopened from April 11 to April 12, 2024, and until April 15 for Aadhaar authenticated candidates. The NEET 2024 application correction facility for photographs was opened from April 25, 2024, to April 26, 2024. The original NEET 2024 application correction window was open from March 18 to March 20, 2024.

Also Read: NEET 2024 Registrations Exceed 22 Lakh

Registered candidates could make corrections in the NEET 2024 application form in the selected fields during the given duration. In case of a change in category, or selection of an international exam city, they had to pay the additional fee. However, if candidates had paid an extra fee, that was not refunded by NTA. 

Q:   What is the NEET 2024 application fee?

A:

The NEET 2024 application fee remained the same compared to last year. The category-wise application fees are given in the below table:

Category

Application Fee (in INR)

General

1,700

General EWS and OBC

1,600

SC, ST, PwD

1,000

Outside India

9,500

The application fee had to be paid in an online mode via Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking or UPI. 

 

Q:   Can I make changes in the NEET 2024 application form?

A:

Yes, registered candidates were given an opportunity to make changes in the NEET 2024 application from by utilising the application correction facility from April 11 to April 12, 2024, 11.50 PM. Aadhaar authenticated candidates could make changes by April 15, 2024, 11.50 PM. NTA specified the fields which are editable and un-editable separately for the Aadhaar-verified and Aadhaar not verified candidates. There was no additional fee, unless candidates changed category which impacted the fee. Candidates were advised to be careful while filling the application form. In case of incorrect information provided in the admit card, candidates will be disqualified during the admission or counselling process. The original application correction wndow for NEET 2024 was opened from March 18 to March 20, 2024.

 

Q:   I have made certain mistakes in the NEET application form. What should I do?

A:

The National Testing Agency (NTA) provided a NEET 2024 application correction window from March 18 to March 20, 2024, after the conclusion of the application process on March 16, 2024. After the second phase of registration, the NEET 2024 application correction facility was provided from April 11 to April 12, 2024, and until April 15, 2024, for the Aadhaar authenticated candidates. Applicants could correct the wrong information entered, or the mistakes made in the NEET 2024 application form. However, not every field was editable in the NEET form during the correction window. Information such as mobile number, email id, address, etc. could not be edited. Hence, candidates were advised to check all the details carefully before final submission. 

 

Q:   How many candidates have registered for NEET 2024?

A:

As per reports, around 25 lakh candidates have applied for NEET 2024 exam. Out of this, over 10 lakh candidates are male and over 13 lakh candidates are female. This is the highest number of applications so far. As compared to last year, there is an increase of approximately 14 per cent in the number of applicants. Uttar Pradesh is the state with the highest number of NEET 2024 applications followed by Maharashtra and Rajasthan. On the other hand, Delhi is the city with the highest number of exam city preference. NTA will release the actual data of NEET 2024 applications, vis-a-vis, the number of appearing candidates along with the result. 

 

Q:   Did NTA reopen the NEET 2024 application window?

A:

Yes, NTA reopened the NEET 2024 application window on April 9, 2024. The last date to register and apply for the exam was April 10, 2024, by 10.50 PM. On the other hand, the last date of paying the NEET 2024 application fee was 11.50 PM on the same date. Announcing the reopening of the NEET 2024 registration and application process, NTA had stated, “We have received various representations from stakeholders with a request to re-open the registration window of NEET-UG 2024. Based on the representation, it has been decided to re-open the Registration window of NEET-UG 2024." NTA has also added, "Candidates should note that this is a one-time opportunity, so they are advised to use it carefully as no further chance will be given for applying for NEET (UG) - 2024. Please make a note of this and fill the online Application Form accordingly.” 

 

NEET Eligibility Criteria 2024

The NEET 2024 eligibility criteria changed in terms of subjects and schooling type. Candidates who studied Biology/Biotechnology as additional subjects along with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English, were also be eligible to appear for the exam. As per the official notice released by NMC, the eligibility criteria of NEET 2024 was stated as, "Candidates who have passed 10+2 or its equivalent with the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology & English shall be eligible for appearing in NEET-UG." Till last year, only those candidates who studied these as main or core subjects were considered eligible for NEET.

Moreover, till last year, candidates who passed Class 12 or equivalent from Open Schools or as private candidates were not allowed to appear for NEET, but this year, this factor has been removed by NMC. Candidates who have passed their Class 12 Board exam from Open Schools will now be eligible for NEET 2024. The Supreme Court of India has ruled that students from open schools recognised by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and State Boards are now eligible to take NEET. 

Let us take a look at the NEET eligibility criteria for 2024. 

Nationality: Candidates must be citizens of India. Non-resident Indians (NRI), Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), Persons of India Origin (PIO) and foreign nationals are also eligible to appear for NEET if they wish to pursue MBBS or any other medical courses accepting NEET scores from an institute in India.

Age Limit: Candidates must have attained the age of 17 years at the time of admission or will attain the same by December 31, 2024, or the last date of the year. Accordingly, the minimum date of birth of candidates should be December 31, 2007. There is no upper age limit for NEET.

Educational and Qualifying Marks Criteria: Candidates must have passed PhysicsChemistryBiology/Biotechnology and English subjects individually in the qualifying examination. The qualifying aggregate for General, General-PWD and Reserved category candidates is 50 per cent, 45 per cent and 40 per cent respectively.

Also Read: NEET 2024 Eligibility Criteria: Upper Age Limit, Number of Attempts, Qualification

Q:   Can a class 12 student appear for NEET?

A:

A Class 12 student can appear for NEET, provided he/she fulfills the eligibility criteria for the exam stated by the National Testing Agency (NTA), the exam conducting body. Although there is no upper age limit for appearing in NEET, but the lower age limit is still applicable. A candidate must of at least 17 years as of December 31 of the academic year. Unless candidates meet the lower age limit criterion, they would not be considered eligible to appear for NEET for the particular year. The other factors of eligibility include studying Physics, Chemistry and Biology as core subjects. 

 

Q:   Am I eligible for NEET 2024? I got 46 marks in Chemistry in Class 12.

A:

As per the eligibility criteria of NEET, PWD candidates from General category should secure minimum 45 per cent aggregate and those from the reserved category (SC, ST, OBC) should secure 40 per cent aggregate. Hence, if you have secured the requisite aggregate, then you will be eligible to appear for NEET 2024. The National Testing Agency (NTA) does not consider the subject-wise percentage. Hence, if you are fulfilling the other factors of the NEET 2024 eligibility criteria, then you can appear for the exam.

 

Q:   I was a pcm student and cleared 12th in 2021 but now I want to be eligible for NEET what should I do?

A:

Based on the revised eligibility criteria for NEET, candidates who have studied Biology or Biotechnology as an additional subject are also eligible to appear for NEET. Hence, if you have studied Biology or Biotechnology subject as additional subject also, you can apply for NEET 2024. Along with that, you must also ensure that you fulfill the other eligibility criteria for NEET such as the lower age limit of 17 years of age as on December 31, nationality (Indian, NRI or OCI). Along with that, you must have obtained 50 per cent aggregate (for General & OBC category) and 45 per cent for Reserved category candidates. 

 

Q:   Is there any limited number to appear for the NEET UG exam?

A:

No. According to the regulatory body, there’s no cap on the number of attempts for NEET but there’s an age limit. Candidates must have attained the age of 17 years at the time of admission or will attain the same by December 31, 2024. Candidates belonging to the General category must have scored a minimum of 50 per cent in the qualifying examination.

 

NEET Participating Institutes

Q:   Can I get admission in a Nursing course on the basis of NEET scores?

A:

Yes, BSc Nursing course admission is conducted through NEET scores for certain colleges. Hence, if you are planning to pursue Nursing courses, then you can appear for NEET. While filling the NEET application form, you need to select the courses or colleges. If you qualify for the exam by securing the cutoff marks, and be eligible for the counselling process, there you have to select the Nursing courses or colleges which you are vying for. However, a few top colleges or institutes are still conducting their own Nursing entrance exams, such as AIIMS, PGIMER, KGMU, to name a few.  

 

Q:   What are the expected marks and rank in NEET 2023 for good colleges like AIIMS?

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A score of 650+ can get you a seat at Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC) Delhi. A score of 635+ can get you a seat in any medical college in Delhi. 610+ score can get you a seat in top colleges, like IMS, BHU, Seth GS, and GMC Chandigarh.
 

Q:   Which are the government medical colleges in India as per NEET?

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Here is a list of some prominent government medical colleges in India accepting NEET scores:

  1. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) - Various locations
  2. Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), Delhi
  3. Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune
  4. Grant Medical College (GMC), Mumbai
  5. King George's Medical University (KGMU), Lucknow
  6. Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute (BMCRI), Bangalore
  7. Madras Medical College (MMC), Chennai
  8. Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (IMS-BHU), Varanasi
  9. Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Chandigarh
  10. JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research), Puducherry
  11. Stanley Medical College (SMC), Chennai
  12. Sawai Man Singh Medical College (SMS), Jaipur
  13. Government Medical College (GMC), Nagpur
  14. Osmania Medical College (OMC), Hyderabad
  15. Government Medical College (GMC), Thiruvananthapuram
 

Q:   Which are the top colleges for BSc Nursing in India under NEET?

A:

There are few government and private nursing colleges that consider the NEET UG score for admission to a BSc Nursing course. Some of the top nursing colleges that consider NEET scores are: All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi Banaras Hindu University in Uttar Pradesh Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata Christian Medical College in Vellore The admission cutoff for these and other top colleges is usually above a 250 score on the NEET. Therefore, with 167 marks and EWS category, you may get admission to a private nursing college like Terna Nursing College in Navi Mumbai.

 

FAQs Regarding NTA NEET UG 2024

Take a look at the top NEET 2024 FAQs or Frequently Asked Questions.

Q:   What was the schedule for NEET exam 2024?

A:

NEET or the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test involves various stages or events. The dates for each event are announced by the exam conducting body, National Testing Agency (NTA), in advance. The first and foremost stage is the announcement of the exam date. NTA conducted the exam date of NEET 2024 on May 5. However, owing to mismanagement in the exam and marking scheme, NTA will reconduct the exam on June 23, 2024, and the result will be declared on June 30, 2024. To elucidate better, the following table brings the sequence-wise events and the dates (official and tentative) of NEET.

Events

Dates 

NEET 2024 exam date announcement

September 19, 2023

NEET 2024 registration process

February 9, 2024, to March 16, 2024

April 9, 2024, to April 10, 2024

NEET 2024 application correction process

March 18, 2024, to March 20, 2024

April 11, 2024, to April 15, 2024 (second phase)

NEET 2024 advance intimation to exam city slip

April 24, 2024

NEET 2024 admit card

May 2, 2024

June 20, 2024 (retest-tentative date)

NEET 2024 exam date

May 5, 2024

June 23, 2024 (retest)

NEET 2024 answer key release

May 30, 2024

NEET 2024 result and final answer key

June 4, 2024

June 30, 2024 (retest)

 

 

Q:   What was the ratio of questions asked from Class 11 and Class 12 syllabi in the NEET 2024 exam?

A:
There is no specific or defined ratio of Class 11 and Class in which questions are set from the NEET syllabus. It varies from year to year. Based on the previous year's and this year's NEET question paper analysis, it has been observed that the ratio of the Class 12 syllabus is higher than that of the Class 11 syllabus. Here we present the subject-wise ratio of Class 11 and Class 12 NEET syllabi based on last year's analysis. Physics Class 11 - 40% Class 12 - 60% Chemistry: Class 11 - 46% Class 12 - 54% Biology: Class 11 - 53% Class 12 - 47%. The ratio may vary next year.
 

Q:   Are NCERT books enough to complete the NEET syllabus?

A:
Yes, NCERT books are sufficient to complete the NEET syllabus. A number of past years' NEET toppers have claimed that they referred only to NCERT books for preparation. NCERT text books ACT as the base to complete the syllabus and develop conceptual clarity and understanding of the topics and chapters. However, for practice purposes, students may refer to other books and resources as well. It is advised that while starting the NEET preparation, candidates refer to the NCERT books and move towards other books and advance resources after that.
 

Q:   Where can I get the NEET syllabus PDF in Hindi?

A:

NTA officially releases the NEET syllabus in English. Candidates opting for the exam in Hindi or other regional languages can check their Class 11 and Class 12 syllabus attuned to the NEET syllabus, from their teachers or mentors and request them to provide them with the NEET syllabus 2025 PDF download in Hindi or other regional languages. Hindi medium students can refer to their Board exam syllabus and crosscheck the topics or chapters. Aspirants should also go through previous years' NEET Hindi question papers to understand the question types, topics and difficulty level.

 

Q:   How to prepare for NEET exam and get a good rank?

A:
Here are some tips to help you prepare for NEET and improve your chances of getting a good rank: 1 Understand the Syllabus: Go through the NEET syllabus thoroughly and create a study plan accordingly. Divide the topics into manageable chunks and make sure you cover each one systematically. 2 Refer to Good Study Materials: Use the best study material available in the market, such as NCERT books, reference books, and online resources. 3 Take Mock Tests: Taking mock tests regularly will help you assess your strengths and weaknesses, and give you an idea of the exam pattern and the difficulty level of the questions. 4 Time Management: Time management is crucial when it comes to cracking NEET. Devote sufficient time to each section, and make sure you complete the entire paper within the given time frame. 5 Stay Healthy: Take care of your physical and mental health to ensure that you can stay focused and motivated during your preparation. Eat healthy food, exercise regularly, and take breaks to avoid burnout. 6 Seek Help When Needed: Don't hesitate to seek help from your teachers, mentors, or online communities if you are facing any difficulties in your preparation. Remember, consistent effort and practice are key to success in NEET. Keep practicing and stay focused on your goal, and you are sure to achieve a good rank. Good luck!
 

Q:   When will the NEET 2024 information brochure release?

A:

The NEET 2024 information brochure was released on February 9, 2024, along with the application form. The information brochure for NEET is a detailed document, which is available online on the official website of the exam in PDF format. It consists of indepth information regarding the NEET exam in terms of dates, eligibility criteria, application process, exam pattern, syllabus, test centre cities, admission process, among others. To access the NEET 2024 information brochure, students will have to follow the steps given below. 

1. Visit the official website of NEET - neet.ntaonline.in or exams.nta.ac.in/NEET

2. Click on the Information tab

3. Select Information Brochure from the dropdown menu

4. Download the Information Brochure 

Candidates must download and preserve the information brochure and refer to it whenever there is any doubt or query related to the eligibility criteria, application process, exam pattern, syllabus, admission process, etc. 

 

Q:   When did the NEET 2024 registration start?

A:

NTA started the NEET 2024 registration on February 9, 2024. The last date of application was extended from March 9, 2024 to March 16, 2024. NTA reopened the NEET 2024 application process from April 9 to April 10, 2024. NEET 2024 was conducted on May 5. NEET 2024 application process was conducted online. Candidates had to fill and submit the application form in an online mode along with the payment of the application fee. 

 

Q:   Am I eligible for the NEET exam? I am from Nepal and have completed my education from Nepal.

A:

According to the NEET 2024 eligibility criteria, foreign nationals, or NRIs/PIOs could appear for the NEET exam. If you have appeared or passed in Class 12 or equivalent exam and fulfill the eligibility criteria for the foreign national candidates, then you are eligible apply and appear for the exam. NEET is conducted in Kathmandu, Nepal, hence you can select Kathmandu as your city of exam. Check the NEET 2024 eligibility criteria and list of exam cities below.

NEET 2024 eligibility criteria 

NEET 2024 Test Centres

 

Q:   Did the NEET 2024 exam get postponed?

A:

The NEET 2024 exam was conducted on May 5, 2024, as per schedule. The date was announced by the National Testing Agency (NTA), the exam conducting body in September 2023, approximately eight months in advance. NTA decided the exam date after assessing multiple factors such as schedule of Board exams and other national and state-level exams. Given the fact that the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 are scheduled between April 19 and June 1, there was an anxiety among candidates on whether the NEET 2024 exam date would get postponed or not. To answer their question, NTA confirmed that there would not be any change in the NEET 2024 date. Since NEET 2024 was scheduled to be held in a single day and slot, and there was no election scheduled particularly for May 5, there would not be any postponement in the exam date. The NEET 2024 admit card was released on May 2, 2024, which confirmed the conduct of the exam on the scheduled date. 

 

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t's important to understand that there's no single "desired NEET range" to guarantee admission to Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Rajasthan Ayurved University (DSRRAU) for BAMS. The cut-off score for admission depends on several factors that fluctuate each year. Here's a breakdown of the key reasons wh

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Harsh Singh

Contributor-Level 6

Answered 2 days ago

No, you cannot join Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Rajasthan Ayurved University (DSRRAU) for the Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) programme without qualifying in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for Undergraduates (UG). NEET UG is mandatory for admission to all AYUS

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Harsh Singh

Contributor-Level 6

Answered 2 days ago

  • NEET cut off veries based on the university minimum score is 350 for those who aiming  to get government college 
  • Cut of ranges varies based on category 
  1. general category: it's between 720-165 of 70th percentile
  2. SC/ST:it between 136-107 of 40 th percentile

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Manasa N

Beginner-Level 4

Answered 3 days ago

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Vaibhav Nalawade

Contributor-Level 7

Answered 4 days ago

In this year, there is inflation in rank vs mark graph. So, by mark there is a lot of uncertainty. Its all depend upon rank

 

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Aashu Kumar

Beginner-Level 3

Answered 4 days ago

A score of 282 in NEET is considered moderate based on past trends and the lack of exact cutoff data for NEET 2024 in Karnataka at this time. To obtain a more accurate understanding of your possibilities, it's crucial to wait for the official cutoffs announced by the Karnataka Examination Authority

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Nidhi Kumari

Contributor-Level 10

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