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NEET 2017, National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (UG) 2017

Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE 

The Deputy Secretary (Examination), National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test Unit, Central Board of Secondary Education, Shiksha Kendra, 2, Community Centre, Preet Vihar, Delhi-110092, Website Email:

Phone No.: 011-22041807

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

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

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

Medical (MBBS and BDS) Seats offered through NEET 2017 

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

(i) All India Quota Seats 

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

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

Eligibility Criteria 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

NEET (UG) 2017 Exam Pattern 

Pattern of the Entrance Test 

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

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

Language of the Question Papers 

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

Syllabus for the Test 

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

List of cities where the NEET will be conducted is given at Appendix-II. In case, the number of candidates opting a city as centre is less, Board reserves its discretion not to fix the centre in that City

Candidate should select Three Convenient City Codes for the entrance Test from Appendix-II 

Reservation of Seats & Admission in Medical, Dental Colleges 

1. An All India merit list and All India Rank of the qualified candidates shall be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained in the National Eligibility-cum Entrance Test and candidates shall beadmitted to MBBS, BDS courses from the said list only by following the Existing Reservation Policies 

2. All admission to MBBS, BDS courses within in the respective categories shall be based solely on marks obtained in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test 

3. All other existing eligibility criteria for admission to Medical, Dental Colleges shall be applicable as per Rules and Policies of the State, UT, Institution, University concerned 

Counselling Details 

CBSE will provide All India Rank. Result will be given to DGHS, MHFW, and Govt. of India to provide the same to admitting authorities 

Admitting authorities will invite applications for counselling and merit list shall be drawn based on All India Rank by the admitting authorities subject to their applicable rules 

Fee Details 

For General, OBC Candidates: Rs.1400/- (INR) 

For SC, ST, PH Candidates: Rs.750/- (INR) 

Candidates if required may take the assistance of Common Services Centres for filling up the application form; the details of the common services centres are given on the website 

How to Apply 

Candidates can apply only online (

Online Submission of Application may be made by accessing the Board’s Website Instructions for submitting online application and payment of fee are available on website 

Candidates may remit the fee in the following manner: 

a) Through any Debit, Credit Card using online gateway payment facility or; 

b) Through e-Challan by depositing fee in CBSE’s Bank Account maintained by Syndicate Bank, State Bank of India, ICICI Bank or HDFC Bank directly by downloading the e-Challan Form from the Website of [For candidates deciding to pay fee through e-Challan, last date for submission of online application is 01st March 2017] 

c) Net Banking 

d) e-wallet of Common Service Centre (CSC) 

Requirement of Aadhaar Number: 

For Indian citizens and ordinary residents of India, Aadhaar Number is a requirement to fill up the online application of NEET-2017 in all States except J&K, Assam and Meghalaya 

For NRIs, Passport Number is the mandatory requirement for filling up of the online application of NEET-2017 

For Foreign Nationals, Overseas Citizen of India (OCI’s), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO’s), Passport Number is the mandatory requirement for filling up of the online application of NEET-2017

At the time of filling application form of NEET-2017, the candidates will have to enter their AADHAAR number, name, date of birth & gender and hereby give their consent to CBSE to validate the information provided by them with the UIDAI’s database. In case, these particulars do not match, the candidate will not be able to fill the application form of NEET-2017 

Therefore, the candidates are advised to ensure that their AADHAAR card has correct details of their name, date of birth & gender as per school records. If there is some mismatch in these details, the candidates should immediately get it corrected in AADHAAR data or school records, as the case may be 

Regarding requirement of AADHAAR a separate PUBLIC NOTICE is being published and also hosted on website. Candidates may follow the instructions given therein 

Please Note 

Candidates may therefore, check all the detailed information in the online Information Bulletin before submission of application form (visit

Important Dates for NEET (UG) 2017 

Schedule for Online Submission of Application Forms 31st January 2017 to 01st March 2017 

Registration for NEET Ends on 31st January 2017 

Schedule for Online Submission of Application Forms (a) For Fee through Online Modes: 31st January 2017 to 01st March 2017 (Wednesday) 

Tentative Date for Uploading of Admit Cards on Website: 15th April 2017 (Saturday) 

Date of Examination NEET (UG) 2017: 07th May 2017 (Sunday) 

Declaration of Result: 08th June 2017 (Thursday) 


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