NEET 2022 Live Updates: Application Process Extended; Exam on July 17

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Sreetama Datta
Sreetama Datta Roy
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Updated on May 16, 2022 11:38 IST

NEET 2022 notification and application form has been released on April 6. The exam will be held on July 17. Know NEET 2022 Live Updates to stay updated with each and every aspect of the exam.

NEET 2022 Live Updates

NEET 2022 Live Updates

NEET 2022 notification was released by the National Testing Agency on April 6, after a long wait. This year, NEET will be conducted on July 17 in over 500 cities in India and abroad. The application process has also commenced along with the notification. The information bulletin for NEET 2022 has been released which bears detailed information on the exam in terms of eligibility, application, exam pattern, syllabus exam centre cities, among others.

There has been a number of changes brought in to NEET 2022 in terms of the exam duration, application fee, number of exam cities, to name a few. Take a look at the latest updates of the NEET 2022 exam here. The NEET exam pattern and syllabus have remained the same this year.

NEET 2022 Exam Dates

The following table brings the important dates of NEET 2022.

NEET 2022 Events

NEET 2022 Dates 

NEET 2022 notification

April 6, 2022


NEET 2022 application process

April 6, 2022, to May 6, 2022 (5 pm)

May 15, 2022 (9 pm)

May 20, 2022 (9 pm)

Last date to pay application fee

May 7, 2022 (11.50 pm)

May 15, 2022 (11.50 pm)

May 20, 2022 (11.50 pm)

NEET 2022 admit card

First week of June 2022

NEET 2022 exam date

July 17, 2022

NEET 2022 provisional answer keys

Third week of August 2022

NEET 2022 final answer keys and result

First week of September 2022

  • 11:00 AM IST16 May 2022

    NEET 2022 Application Process Extended till May 20

    NTA has further extended the NEET 2022 application deadline till May 20, 9 pm. The application fee can be paid till 11.50 pm on the same day. NTA's official notification reads, "In continuation of the Public Notices dated: 01 May 2022 and 05 May 2022, and in view of the request received from the Office of Director General Armed Forces Medical Services, it has been decided to further extend the last date for submission of Application Forms of NEET (UG) - 2022."

  • 10:25 AM IST10 May 2022

    AFMS Institutes to Accept NEET 2022 Scores for BSc Nursing Courses

    It has been decided by the Director-General, Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) that the scores of NEET (UG) will be used for the selection of female candidates only for admission to the BSc (Nursing) Course 2022 at six Nursing colleges of the AFMS.

    The following table brings the number of Nursing colleges under AFMS that would accept NEET 2022 seats along with the number of seats offered:


    Total Number of Seats

    College of Nursing, AFMC Pune


    College of Nursing, CH (EC) Kolkata


    College of Nursing, INHS Asvini, Mumbai


    College of Nursing, AH (R&R) New Delhi


    College of Nursing, CH (CC) Lucknow


    College of Nursing, CH (AF) Bangalore





  • 11:21 AM IST9 May 2022

    NEET 2022 Application Deadline Extended till May 15

    NEET 2022 application date has been extended from May 6 to May 15, 9 pm. The application fee has to be paid by the same date, by 11.50 pm. Originally, the last date to apply and pay the application fee for NEET 2022 were May 6 and May 7 respectively. NTA has extended the application deadline in order to let Nursing aspirants for AFMS colleges to submit their applications, since these colleges would accept NEET scores this year onwards. 

  • 9:41 AM IST9 Apr 2022

    Upper Age Limit Removal Will Lead to Higher Competition

    This year, the NEET 2022 eligibility criteria has undergone change in terms of the upper age limit. The upper age limit has been scrapped for all the candidate categories. However, the lower age limit remains 17 years. Hence, candidates applying for NEET 2022 should be at least 17 years of age as on December 31, 2022. The lower age limit is the same for candidates across categories.

  • 3:14 PM IST8 Apr 2022

    NEET 2022 to be Conducted in a Single Day and Single Slot Window

    The Ministry of Education and NTA had been mulling over the idea of conducting NEET twice a year. However, the notification has clarified that the exam will be conducted only once. The timing of the exam is 2 pm to 5.20 pm. Hence, candidates must ensure a better and stronger preparation strategy to ensure a high score, as they have only one chance in a year to crack the exam and grab a coveted seat.


  • 1:45 PM IST8 Apr 2022

    NEET 2022 Will be Conducted in 14 International Cities

    The NEET 2022 exam will be conducted in 14 cities abroad. NEET was conducted in two international cities of Dubai and Kuwait for the first time last year. This year, 12 more cities have been added where the international NEET 2022 exam centres will be located. The list is given in the table below:




    Kuwait City




    Abu Dhabi



    Sri Lanka







    Kuala Lumpur







    Saudi Arabia







  • 12:37 PM IST8 Apr 2022

    NEET 2022 Exam Centres Increased Substantially

    NEET 2022 exam centres will be located in 543 cities across India and 14 cities abroad. As compared to last year, there has been a substantial increase. Till 2020, NEET exam centres were located only in India. Last year, the exam was conducted in two international cities – Dubai and Kuwait. This year, the international exam cities for NEET will be located across South East Asia, UAE and Africa.

  • 11:11 AM IST8 Apr 2022

    NEET 2022 Duration Increased

    The duration of NEET 2022 has been increased by 20 minutes, hence the total duration of the exam is now 200 minutes instead of 180 minutes. The exam will be conducted from 2 pm to 5.20 pm. However, there will not be any break in between and candidates will have to attempt the NEET 2022 question paper at one go and submit the test booklet/OMR sheet to the individual before leaving the exam hall.


  • 5:31 PM IST7 Apr 2022

    NEET 2022 Registration in Single Phase

    Unlike last year, the NEET 2022 registration process will be conducted in a single phase. All the details, including the parents'/guardian's occupation and annual family income, has to be entered within the NEET application form 2022 which has been released on April 6. Last year, candidates had to enter this information in the second phase of registration, which was conducted after the exam and before the declaration of the result. Candidates must be careful about entering the details and crosscheck each information before final submission and the payment of the application fee.  

  • 3:04 PM IST7 Apr 2022

    NEET 2022 Notification Released

    The NEET 2022 notification was released by NTA on April 6 evening. Aspirants were waiting for the official notification since March 31, which was the expected date as per media reports.

  • 3:04 PM IST7 Apr 2022

    NEET 2022 Application Process Begins

    The NEET 2022 application process has started on April 6. The application window will be open for a month. While the registration process has to be completed by May 6, 11.50 pm, the application fee has to be paid by May 7, 11.50 pm.

  • 3:04 PM IST7 Apr 2022

    NEET 2022 Application Fee Increases

    The NEET 2022 application fee has been increased by INR 100 for each category. For candidates who would select an international NEET 2022 exam centre, the application fee to be paid is INR 8,500. The application fee is given in the table below.


    Application fee (In INR)



    Other Backward Classes


    Scheduled Caste /Scheduled Tribe, Persons with Disability


    Outside India



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Sreetama Datta Roy
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Sreetama has over a decade of editorial experience in the higher education beat. A wanderlust by passion, she is also an avid reader and a music lover. Among friends, she is popular for her sense of humour.


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