NEET 2018 exam date is in the month of May. There is no change in syllabus. Application form of NEET 2018 will be released by CBSE at cbseneet.nic.in in January. Central Board of Secondary Education is conducting National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for MBBS and BDS admission in academic session 2018-2019. It is a national level medical entrance exam. It is compulsory for all colleges and universities approved by MCI/DCI, except AIIMS and JIPMER, to use NEET scores only for the purpose of offering admission. Get here complete details of CBSE NEET UG 2018 such as dates, attempts limit, age limit, application form, syllabus, latest news.

Exam Date Application Form Eligibility Syllabus

Latest

  • 20 Jan 2018: CBSE informs that syllabus of NEET UG 2018 shall be same as it was last year; there is no change in the syllabus of NEET.
  • 15 Jan 2018: It is also confirmed that exam date will be between 1st and 7th May 2018. CBSE is issuing NEET 2018 application form in January. As soon as the form is available, you can apply online at cbseneet.nic.in.
  • 10 Jan 2018: NEET 2018 notification to release soon. Until then, check eligibility criteria and exam details from here.
  • 25 Dec 2017: NEET 2018 question papers will be in multiple languages, but, the court has ruled that question papers of all languages will be uniform.

NEET 2018

Admission to undergraduate medical and dental programs will be on basis of CBSE NEET UG 2018. Medical institutions approved by MCI, DCI shall have to consider NEET 2018 for providing admission in MBBS/BDS courses. It will be single stage objective type test. You can submit an online application form to appear in the exam, and participate in counselling with a valid NEET 2018 result score.

Important Dates of NEET 2018

CBSE will soon announce NEET 2018 exam date. Minutes of meeting of MoHFW indicate that NEET 2018 exam date has to be on or before May 10, 2018. CBSE is expected to announce the date through an official notification this month.

The medical entrance exam is held on the first Sunday in the month of May every year. The first Sunday of May 2018 is 6th May 2018. Hence it is likely that NEET 2018 exam date could be Sunday, 6 May 2018.

CBSE NEET UG 2018 Dates
Application form submission in online mode begins January 2018
Application form submission in online mode ends March 2018
Final dates for submitting the application fee March 2018
Admit Card issue date April 2018
Date of exam between 1 and 7 May 2018
Result declaration date 1st week of June 2018
First round of counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI 12 Jun 2018 – 24 Jun 2018
Last date of joining after first round of counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI 03 Jul 2018
First round of state counselling 25 Jun 2018 – 05 Jul 2018
Last date of joining after first round of state counselling 12 Jul 2018
Second round of counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI 06 Jul 2018 – 12 Jul 2018
Last date of joining after second round of counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI 22 Jul 2018
Second round of state counselling 15 Jul 2018 – 26 Jul 2018
Last date of joining after second round of state counselling 03 Aug 2018
Mop up round of counselling for state 04 Aug 2018 – 08 Aug 2018
Last date of joining after mop up round in state 12 Aug 2018
Forwarding list of students in orer of merit, equalling to ten times the number of vacant seats to the medical colleges by the counselling authority for state 13 Aug 2018
Mop up round of counselling for Deemed, CI 12 Aug 2018 – 22 Aug 2018
Last date of joining after mop up round in deemed, CI 26 Aug 2018
Forwarding list of students in orer of merit, equalling to ten times the number of vacant seats to the medical colleges by the counselling authority for deemed, CI 27 Aug 2018
Last date of joining in state 18 Aug 2018
Last date of joining in deemed, CI 31 Aug 2018

CBSE NEET UG 2018 Application Form

To speak in short and brief words, the application procedure comprises basically of 4 steps. 1) Filling the form 2) Uploading the images 3) making the Payment and lastly 4) taking Print out of the Confirmation page.

Step-1 Filling the form- Application Form shall be accepted in online mode only. It shall be filled by visiting the official website at cbseneet.nic.in where candidates shall fill all the necessary details like personal, contact, qualification and domicile etc.

Step-2 Uploading Photograph/Thumb impression and Signature- Candidates shall upload the scanned images of their recently taken photograph (against a light background), signature (by candidates herself on plain white sheet) and of impression of index finger as per guidelines.

Step-3 Payment- pay the fees using online and offline mode.

Category Amount paid as per last year
UR & OBC Rs. 1400/-
SC/ST & PH). Rs. 750/-

The candidates who had applied for NEET last year, paid the sum depending on their category to which they belong. The table shows the fee amount applicable to candidates last year. It is likely that this year as well, the amount may be same. As per trends followed in the NEET, the fees is usually accepted in online mode and in offline mode as well. Applicant gets the opportunity to pay the money via debit or credit card. A lot of students also choose to make their payment through e-challan of banks.

Step-4 Confirmation Page Print- After the final step i.e payment, a full-fledged application form with all the documents uploaded and entries filled displays on your screen. This is a message to confirm that you agree to the details. You can take a print of this page for proof of details in form and that form submission is over in case any discrepancy arises later on. You should have something concrete in your hand

CBSE will conduct NEET 2018 between 1st and 7th May 2018

This is an excerpt from this 2018 MBBS notification.

Exam date of CBSE NEET UG 2018 to be by 10th May 2018

NEET UG 2018 confirmed, will be a single window exam for MBBS/BDS admission to 100% seats

It is usually the norm for CBSE to send out consent to act as an observer notices to various universities before conducting NEET UG. This notice requests universities to submit names of members who can act as observers.

Through that notice, it confirms that NEET UG 2018 will be conducted. It will be a single window examination (there will be exam on a single day in a single window).

CBSE is making preparation for the conduct of NEET 2018 examination. The schedule of the same will be shortly finalized and communicated to all concerned through various communication modes.

The NEET exam is for admission to MBBS/BDS courses throughout the country for 100% seats.

You can read the key part of the said notice below.


CBSE NEET UG 2018 Eligibility Criteria

A candidate is strongly advised to check his/her eligibility before applying. Since there have been some changes in the entrance test, candidates must go through the criteria carefully. You will have to satisfy 3 standards initially.

(i) Age Limit

  • Minimum Age: individual applying must be at least 17 years old as on or before 31st December of 2018.
  • Maximum Age: individual applying must be less than 25 years (for unreserved candidates) and 30 years (for SC, ST, OBC).

(ii) Nationality Conditions

  • Nationality: Applicant must be Indian National or Non Resident Indians (NRIs), Oversees Citizen of India (OCIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), Foreign National.
  • J&K/AP/Telangana: NEET 2018 aspirants from J&K/AP/Telangana shall be entitled to an All India 15% quota only if they submit self-declaration.
  • Aadhaar Card Requirement: Indian Nationals must produce Aadhaar Number details and fill the 18 digit number in the space while filling the application form.

(iii) Qualification

  • Examination: a 12th class qualification or equivalent is essential.
  • Subjects: Subjects studied at 12th class level should include Chemistry, Physics, Biology/Biotechnology with English.
  • 10+2 appearing- students going to appear in 12th are also eligible to apply.
  • Marks Requirement: In the qualifying exam (PCB group), candidate should have obtained at least 50% marks for GEN, whereas for general-PH, the requirement is 45% marks while for SC/ST and OBC, the requirement is 40%.

CBSE NEET UG 2018 Syllabus

It is confirmed that the syllabus shall remain the same for 2018. We suggest you stay connected with us for the latest news. This syllabus pattern is on basis of MCI guidelines. As per existing rules, the NEET question paper is prepared as per the guidelines laid down by the MCI (Medical Council of India). The syllabus has questions consisting of topics from Physics, Botany, Chemistry, and Zoology subjects.

It shall carry components from what CBSE, NCERT & COBSE prescribes as the syllabus for 11th & 12th class standard.

CBSE NEET UG 2018 Exam Pattern

(i) No. of Question: Total 180 questions

(ii) Exam Mode: offline mode (pen and paper based mode).

(iii) Type of Question: Objective type questions

(iv) Subjects: Physics, Chemistry & Biology (Zoology & Botany)

(v) Exam Duration: 3 hours.

(vi) Language: framing of question paper shall be in the following languages including- Hindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu.

(vii) Marking Scheme: +4 marks for correct answer

(vii) Negative Marking: -1 mark is deducted for each incorrect answer

Subject No. of Question Marks per question Marks
Chemistry 45 4 180
Physics 45 4 180
Zoology 45 4 180
Botany 45 4 180
Total 180 4 720

How To Prepare For NEET 2018 Without Coaching

It is a myth that coaching is necessary to score high in NEET exam. One can even score above 600 by self studies. Here is a video that explains preparation for NEET 2018.

CBSE NEET UG 2018 Admit card

The CBSE will issue Admit Cards of NEET (UG) 2018 on the Board’s website at cbseneet.nic.in. It will most likely have an empty space for the purpose of pasting a Postcard size photograph. You should be able to download the hall ticket by 1st week of April 2018. CBSE does not send any individual intimation or send the admit card by post. However, you may receive an email about Admit Card on the registered email id. Candidates must check their Photograph, Roll Number, Name, Father’s Name, Signature, Category, Sub-Category, Date of Birth, Language of Question Paper with Name and Address of examination and also centre. Inform the board in case of a discrepancy.

Dress Code

NEET 2018 applicants are informed that exam conducting body sticks to the dress code very seriously. Therefore this time as well take special note of the dress code. If possible wear:-

(a) Light clothes with half sleeves without big buttons, brooch/badge, flower etc. with Salwar/ Trouser.

(b) wear open Slippers, sandals with low heels (no shoes)

CBSE NEET UG 2018 Answer Key

After the entrance test, CSBE board shall publish challengeable answer key in codes of A, B, C and D. You will be able to see the images of OMR responses that you had marked in the paper. Candidates noticing error can challenge the answer key with authentic support. Last year, the opportunity to submit representation against the OMR grading was available. Fee amount for challenging answer key was Rs.1000/- per response. Refund of amount is subject to board accepting challenge.

CBSE NEET UG 2018 Result

The Central Board of Secondary Education evaluates the Answer Sheets. Candidates are awarded marks out of 720. Result is hosted on website www.cbseneet.nic.in which might be out in 1st week of June 2018.

Exact date of result declaration will be available later on website. The CBSE will also prepare the merit list/ wait list as directed by DGHS, MCI and DCI. the result will be out in pdf form carrying the names of the candidates who have qualified. There shall be no category wise result sheet.

Re-checking

As the marks are evaluated by OMR reader machine with extreme care, No rechecking is accepted. Your request for revaluation will be rejected.

NEET 2018 Important Books For Preparation

Anyone preparing for a competitive examination is aware of the fact that books play a crucial role in our success. Without the right guidance and books, all our preparation can prove to be a waste. Well Aglasem understands that it is vital for candidates to find out the best books in the market. Choosing the right book can help ostracize a lot of wasted effort. Students need to be diligent in choosing the supportive material that is not only effective but also time saving. Getting hands on every book is impossible and there are enough advisers who will sell you their free advise whether they have been to that position or not. Its likes taking a guess shot in dark.

Especially if we talk about NEET, we all know that NEET is one of the most popular exams of national importance. There is no actual estimate or number or figures that can encompass the popularity of NEET. Lakhs of students appear for it hoping to clear it in order to secure a seat in their desired MBBS/BDS admission. CBSE conducts this exam annually. And the toughness of the exam shows in the fact that only a few thousand make it through. So guys if you are also looking forward to clear NEET 2018 exam this year, then do get these books. You still have time. So let’s started.

Best books for Physics

  • NCERT books of class 11th and 12th
  • HC Verma Physics
  • NEET Preparatory Series
  • 40 Days Physics for NEET- SB Tripathi
  • Complete NEET guide:Physics- MTG Editorial
  • Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick and Walker
  • Physics for NEET-C P SIngh
  • Problems in General Physics by I. E. Irodov
  • D C Pandey Objective Physics
  • Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips for NEET – Physics Paperback – 2018

Best Books for Chemistry

  • A Textbook of Organic Chemistry by Dr. OP Tandon
  • NEET Preparatory Series
  • NCERT Chemistry for class 11th and 12th
  • 40 Days Chemistry for NEET- Sudhanshu Thakur
  • Physical Chemistry by O.P. Tandon
  • Organic Chemistry by Morrison and Boyd for Organic Chemistry
  • Objective Chemistry- R.K Gupta
  • Complete NEET guide: Chemistry- MTG Editorial
  • Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J. D. Lee for Inorganic Chemistry
  • Dinesh’s Chemistry
  • Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips for NEET – Chemistry by MTG Editorial Board

Best Books for Biology

  • NCERT Biology Books Class XI and XII
  • Trueman’s Biology Volume 1 and Volume 2
  • Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips for NEET- – Biology by MTG Editorial Board
  • NEET Preparatory Series
  • Trueman’s Objective Biology for NEET- M.P Tyagi
  • Pradeep Publication’s Biology
  • 40 Days Biology for NEET- S. Chakravarty
  • Objective Biology by Dinesh
  • GRB Bathla’s Publications for Biology

Why go for NCERT first?

Dear aspirants! Why we recommend NCERT first is because extreme care, keeping in mind needs and requirements of a student has gone into designing contents of NCERT. The aim of NCERT is always to clear your concepts along with sufficient logic. You can always go for other supportive material after you have gone through NCERT first.

What are other reference material for NEET?

Well, there are a number of options these days. First of all, you can take help from the Internet. It is the most convenient and resourceful option. You can find e-books or online versions of these books. Download applications that come free and fit in your pocket. You get to carry all the tools in your phone. Other option could be:- if you have already joined any coaching institute, they will provide you their own supportive material. However, do not completely and solely rely on it. Take help form it, use it for as much as practice as you can.

When will we have to fill the forms for the NEET 2018?

Candidates can fill the NEET 2018 application form at the appropriate time at cbseneet.nic.in. Dates of availability of application form will be announced by CBSE. It is expected that application form will be available from January 2018 to March 2018.

CBSE is yet to release official details of CBSE NEET UG 2018. Information on this page is as per last year National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. As soon as CBSE NEET UG 2018 information brochure is released, details will be updated here.

52 COMMENTS

  1. Are the students from Andhra eligible for AIQ seats this time. As according to the article above \what I understand is that they are. Can some clear it?

    • Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J&K students are usually asked to submit Self Declaration in respect of candidates if they opt for seats under 15% All India Quota . Students from the States of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J & K are NOT ELIGIBLE for 15% all India quota seats as these States had opted out of All India Scheme since its inception. If they claim eligibility, they must submit online Self Declaration which will be generated and printed automatically along with confirmation page for the record and to present during counselling.

  2. Mera 12th mein 41% hain and pcb mein individual 46% hain.and mein non creamy layer obc reservation hnu .then can i eligible in neet 2018

  3. I got 58 %aggregate in pcb but I have got 23 marks in physics theory and I donot know I have given grace marks or I have passed myself so I am elligable in Neet? Or I. Should give improvement exam

    • Hi Vishwesh
      If you belong to SC/ST and OBC category then only you can apply as per the criteria-

      candidate should have obtained at least 50% marks for GEN, whereas for general-PH, the requirement is 45% marks while for SC/ST and OBC, the requirement is 40%.

  4. Sir meri +2 Mein 48%hain aur pcb mein 47% hain mein obc category ka hnu .kya mein neet de sakta hnu aur yadi meri achi rank aayi to kya aIQ15% pe padh sakti hnj

    • Hi Niru
      As per the eligibility you can apply

      candidate should have obtained at least 50% marks for GEN, whereas for general-PH, the requirement is 45% marks while for SC/ST and OBC, the requirement is 40%.

  5. I’m currently studying 12th std in matriculation.Pls help me to join neet crash course after completing my board xams.May i know it is possible to score gud marks in neet within the short period of time.

  6. Sir I am rj yadav. Sir maine pahle math, physics, chemistry, hindi, english, up board se intermediate kiya, I am passout in all subject jisme mere 80%marks aaye. After one year maine single subject biology se kiya jisme mai passout ho. Sir kya mai neet se mbbs ki council ke eligible hoo ya nahi? Plz sir tell me I am very puzzle.

  7. sir,
    My son is appearing for his 12th in march 2018. he has been studying in chennai from 8th std. is he eligable under AP or Tamilnadu as a local student. please provide details

  8. I found your blog to be very informative and interesting. It’s actually a great and helpful piece of information. I am satisfied that you simply shared this helpful info with us. Please stay us informed like this.

  9. Mare 12th me 49.5%hai aur physics me 51% chemistry me 51% aur biology me 51% hai kya me neet entrances de sakta hu please tell me

    • Hi Naved Khan

      Yes per the eligibility- The candidates should have at least 50% marks for GEN, whereas for general-PH, the requirement is 45% marks while for SC/ST and OBC, the requirement is 40%.

      You can apply

  10. Please let me know whether an aadhar card taken in the year 2014 is sufficient (before 18 years of age) or the student has to take new aadhar card before filling admission forms.

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