NEET 2017 - CBSE has made available the Rank Letters for NEET 2017 qualified candidates for 15% All India Quota seats from July 4 onwards. Earlier, CBSE had declared NEET Result 2017 on June 23 in online mode. The counselling schedule for NEET 2017 was also declared by the MCC. The official NEET 2017 Answer Key had been published on June 15 and could be challenged till June 16. This was declared through a CBSE notification posted on June 12 after the Supreme Court order. CBSE conducted National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) on May 7, 2017. NEET 2017 was held offline (pen and paper based). Admissions to about 90,000 MBBS and BDS seats across the country will be through NEET. About 11,50,000 candidates had filled the NEET 2017 application form from January 31 to April 5, 2017. Various coaching institutes are in the process of releasing NEET answer keys 2017, as the national-level medical entrance examination has been conducted. NEET 2017 was conducted at 2,200 examination centres in 104 cities across India. As per a Supreme Court directive in 2016, NEET has replaced All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) as well as all state level medical entrance tests and will now enable admission to all government, private and deemed medical and dental colleges/ universities across the country. The NEET 2017 admit card was available online from April 22 onwards for registered candidates who can download their NEET admit card 2017 by entering their registration number, date of birth and security pin. In 2016, about 7,31,223 students had appeared for the NEET exam and 4,09,477 candidates had qualified in it. Candidates can apply for the 15% All India Quota tentatively in June/ July. Admissions to the medical seats under the state quota (85%) will be held separately through the respective state medical authorities. Candidates who wish to appear in NEET 2017 can check all the information below such as eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, application procedure, admit card, answer key, result and cutoff trends etc.
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NEET 2017 Toppers
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Dogra Abhishek Veerendra
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Important - According to a notification released on February 3, 2017, CBSE has rolled back the bar on three attempts and the examination taken in 2017 will be treated as the first attempt irrespective of attempts taken in previous years. Till 2016, the Supreme Court had allowed States and Union Territories (UT) to conduct their own entrance tests. However, the court directed that the single-exam system would have to be implemented from the 2017-18 sessions which will be known as NEET.
The examination calendar of NEET 2017 has been released by the Central Board of secondary Education (CBSE) on January 31, 2017. Candidates can check below for the examination schedule mentioned below
NEET 2017 Important Dates
NEET 2017 applications
January 31, 2017
Last date for submitting the application form
March 1, 2017
Registration window for candidates above 25 years of age
March 31 to 5, 2017
Date of uploading of Admit-Card on website
April 22, 2017
NEET 2017 Exam Date
May 7, 2017
Display of OMR Answer Sheet
June 13 to June 14, 2017
NEET 2017 official Answer Key
June 15 to June 16, 2017
Declaration of NEET 2017 Result
June 23, 2017
The NEET 2017 result has been declared by CBSE on June 23. Candidates will have to log in and check their NEET result. It may be noted that the result of NEET 2017 is available only online. Candidates must check the details of the NEET result after logging in. The result for NEET will show the scores obtained by the candidates as well as their All India rank. Candidates are advised to download their NEET 2017 score cards after checking their result to furnish during counselling.
The score cards of NEET 2017 consists of the following:
Particulars of the candidate such as Name, Date of Birth and Category
Marked obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Total marks obtained
Total percentile secured
NEET All India Rank
NEET Category Rank
NEET All India Quota Rank (for 15% seats)
Cut off score for counselling under All India Seats
Result of the candidate- whether qualified NEET or not
NEET/AIPMT Statistics of previous years
Number of Candidates Registered
Number of Candidates Appeared for AIPMT
3, 74, 386
Number of appeared Male Candidates
46271 ( qualified male +female)
Number of appeared Female Candidates
1, 93, 429
46271 (qualified male +female)
Number of Qualified Transgender
Number of Candidates Qualified for 15% All India Quota
Total Number of MBBS and BDS Seats and Colleges under 15% All India Quota
3819 MBBS and BDS seats
MBBS Seats: 3179
MBBS Seats: 2156BDS Seats: 249
NEET Ranks vs Mark Data
Candidates can check in the below table the rank and marks bracket as derived from last year's NEET to understand the approximate rank they may obtain depending on their estimated score in NEET 2017 Result.
NEET result 2017: Ranks vs Mark (as per NEET 2016 data)
Where will NEET 2017 scores be accepted?
15% All India Quota seats in Government medical and dental colleges in all states and UTs of India
85% state quota seats for MBBS and BDS admissions in all states and UTs of India
MBBS and BDS seats in all private and deemed medical colleges across the country including minority institutions such as CMC Vellore and CMC Ludhiana
MBBS and BDS seats in Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and Aligarh Muslim University (AMU)
While Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct NEET 2017, the admission to 15% All India Quota seats in government medical and dental colleges will be filled by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) through online counselling. Similarly, admission in 85% State Quota seats in government medical and dental colleges will be filled by the Directorate of Medical Education of the respective states. Further, counselling to MBBS and BDS seats in private and deemed medical universities including central universities and minority institutions will also be done under the aegis of the Directorate of Medical Education on the basis of the NEET merit list 2017.
NEET cutoff can be distinguished as qualfying cutoff and cutoff for admissions. The NEET 2017 qualifying cut off is the minimum qualifying marks required to pass the entrance exam. The admission cut off of NEET 2017 is different as it is the minimum score that is determined to screen the admissions to the various medical seats offered across the country. This NEET cut off depends on many factors such as number of applicants, difficulty level of the exam and marking scheme etc. The NEET cutoff 2017 for admission will vary from state to state and for each category of students Candidates can check below for the qualifying cut off score of NEET 2017 as prescribed for their categories:
NEET 2017 Cut off Score
Cut off percentile
NEET 2017 Cut off under 15% All India Quota seats
No of candidates
Unreserved & PH
OBC & PH
SC & PH
ST & PH
NEET Cut off score under 15% All India Quota seats (2016)
685 - 468
468 - 465
468 - 352
466 - 303
General & PH
466 - 214
OBC & PH
213 - 210
SC & PH
209 - 130
ST & PH
213 - 118
NEET Overall Cut off (Category-wise)
No. of Candidates
685 - 145
678 - 118
595 - 118
599 - 118
General & PH
474 - 131
OBC & PH
510 - 118
SC & PH
415 - 118
ST & PH
339 - 118
Candidates can check below for the NEET 2016 appeared and qualified candidateâs details:
NEET 2016 appeared and qualified candidates
NEET 2017 Admission Criteria
Distribution of NEET MBBS/BDS Seats
Admission through NEET 2017
All India Quota 15% seats
To be filled at All India Level by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) as per applicable regulations, using NEET merit list
State Quota 85% seats (in Government medical colleges owned and controlled by State Govt)
Admission process is to be undertaken and completed by the Directorate of Medical Education of concerned states using NEET scores and as per applicable regulations and /or their eligibility criteria and reservation policy etc.
MBBS and BDS seats in private medical colleges/universities (including the minority institutions- CMC Vellore and CMC Ludhiana)
To be filled by the Directorate of Medical Education of concerned states using NEET scores as per applicable regulations and/or their eligibility criteria and reservation policy etc.
Seats in Deemed Universities
To be filled by Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS)
MBBS and BDS admissions in Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), BHU and AMU
To be filled using NEET scores through counselling conducted by the institute itself.
NEET Merit List 2017
Based on the cut off score of NEET, the exam conducting authority will declare a merit list for 15% All India Quota seats. Only NEET 2017 All India Quota qualified candidates will be allowed to participate in the 15% All India Quota counselling and accordingly seats will be allotted as per the candidateâs rank and preference. Candidates aspiring for a place in the NEET 2017 Merit List will have to achieve the minimum percentile score as specified in the NEET Cut Off 2017. The Merit List of NEET 2017 will be based on the scores obtained by candidates in the NEET 2017 Result and will determine tthe admissions of candidates to the approximately 90,000 available MBBS and BDS seats.
Careers360's innovative College Predictor tool will help all NEET 2017 aspirants to know which medical or dental colleges they can secure admissions to based on their NEET 2017 score. Candidates will be able to use the NEET College Predictor 2017 tool to plan their admissions as they will have complete clarity about the options available to them following the declaration of the NEET 2017 Result. All that the candidates will need to use this data-driven tool will be their score and rank as per the NEET Result and the College Predictor of NEET will check the medical admission data from previous years to provide them with an accurate estimate of the colleges they stand a chance of getting admissions in. The NEET College Predictor 2017 tool can be used by candidates after they log in through their Facebook or Google account credentials, enter their NEET 2017 Result details including Rank, Roll Number, Category, Quota and Programme preference and check the list of probably colleges they will secure admissions to through NEET 2017.
The counselling schedule for NEET 2017 has been released by the MCC on June 23. Counselling for NEET 2017 will begin from July 3 and will be conducted in two rounds in online mode for allotment of MBBS and BDS seats in government medical and dental colleges across the country. CBSE has issued the Rank Letters for qualified candidates for the 15% All India Quota seats from July 4 onwards. The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct NEET Counselling for 15% All India Quota seats till August 8. The All India Quota Counselling will be conducted for allotment of around 13,000 MBBS and BDS seats only. The All India Quota seats counselling of NEET 2017 will be conducted for admissions to seats in government medical and dental colleges only for those states which have opted to open their seats for it. Therefore, since Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Jammu and Kashmir have opted out of central pool of All India Quota seats, colleges from these states will not be participating in admission under All India Quota seats. These states will conduct counselling for 100% states quota seats. All the different state governments will be conducting separate two-round counselling process for admission to state quota seats in their government and private colleges. In order to participate in NEET Counselling 2017, qualified candidates will have to first register themselves for the counselling process in online mode in the given window. As per a Supreme Court order passed on May 9, certain changes will be applicable to the NEET 2017 Counselling process. The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), the body currently responsible for counselling of 15 per cent All India Quota seats through NEET, will also conduct Centralised Counselling for MBBS and BDS seats in all Deemed Universities. Other changes include the compulsory release of the fee structure of all medical and dental institutes prior to the beginning of the counselling process so that candidates can decide if they find it affordable and apply directly through the state counselling authorities.
Candidates will be required to take along with them their set of original documents when appearing for NEET 2017 Counselling. Their admission confirmation will be dependent on producing these documents, failing which they will not be allowed to join any MBBS or BDS course through NEET 2017.
List of NEET 2017 Documents required for counselling:
Admit Card/Hall Ticket of NEET 2017- Click here to download
Result of NEET 2017- Click here to download
Metric Certificate (for date of birth proof)
Class XII certificate
Passport size 10 photographs (same as affixed on application form)
SC/ST proof certificate issued by the competent authority (if applicable)
OBC certificate issued by the competent authority (if applicable)
Physically Handicapped Certificate issued by the medical authority as mentioned in NEET 2017 prospectus (if applicable)
Medical Institutes Exempted from NEET 2017 Session
7 AIIMS institutions across the country
JIPMER, Puducherry and Karaikal
NEET 2017 Participating States
According to the Supreme Courtâs order, it is mandatory for each state to participate in NEET 2017 exam. Further, every state will accept NEET 2017 scores only for providing admissions in medical and dental colleges in their respective state.
States Participating in NEET 2017
Gujarat MBBS Admission 2017
Jharkhand MBBS Admission 2017
The Official Answer Key of NEET 2017 has been released by the CBSE on June 15 in online mode. The NEET 2017 OMR Answer sheet had already been published on June 13. Leading coaching institutes like Aakash, Allen Kota, Resonance, Career Point, Plancess had already published the answer key of NEET 2017 along with question paper and solutions. Candidates can download the NEET 2017 answer key and check their answers with the given ones to know their probable scores. After they compute their probable scores, they can use the NEET rank predictor to know their all India ranking.
NEET 2017 Score = correct answers x 4 - incorrect answers x 1
Candidates who wish to appear in NEET 2017 can check below for the eligibility criteria as declared by the CBSE. Candidates who will fail to meet the requirements will not be considered for admission under any circumstance:
Candidate must be an Indian National,Overseas Citizen of India, Non Resident Indian, Foreign National and Person of Indian Origin (PIO)
Candidates must be at least 17 years of age at the time of admission or will complete the age as on before December 31, 2017
The age limit for General Category candidates is 25 years as on date of the examination. This means that candidates must have born or between May 8, 1992 and January 1, 2001
The age limit for SC/ST/OBC candidates is 30 years (a relaxation for 5 years is given). This means that candidates must have born or between May 8, 1987 and January 1, 2001
- CBSE has clarified that cap on three attempts is there. However, NEET 2017 will be treated as first attempt for all candidates irrespective of attempts atken by them in previous years
Candidates must have appeared/qualified Class 12th exam with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology (PCB), Mathematics or any other elective subject with English at a level not less than the core course for English as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)
Candidates belonging to General category must have secured at least 50% marks in PCB. However, SC/ST/OBC candidates have to obtain a minimum of 40% marks in PCB
Candidates who have passed the B.Sc examination of an Indian University with not less than 2 of these subjects-Physics, Chemistry, Biology) Botany and Zoology)/Biotechnology
NEET Reservation of seats in government medical colleges under 15% All India Quota
OBC (as per a central act, seats are reserved for OBC candidates in Central institutions)
NEET Reservation For Physically Handicapped candidates
The qualified loco-motor disable Physical Handicap candidates should get themselves examined and certified at one of the under mentioned disability assessment boards, constituted at four metro cities:
All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hazi Ali, Park, K. Khadya Marg, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai Pin Code: 400 034
Madras Medical College, Park Town, Chennai Pin code: 600003
Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjang Hospital, Ansari Nagar, (Ring Road), New Delhi Pin Code: 110029
Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, 244, Archarya J.C. Bose Marg, Kolkata-20
Note: PH certificate issued by any other hospital/board will not be accepted
The online registration for NEET 2017 had been released on January 31, 2017. The last date for online registrations of NEET 2017 was March 1, 2017. However, as per the Apex Court's order on March 31, 2017, NEET 2017 applications are available for candidates above 25 years of age. The last date for online registrations is April 5, 2017. Candidates are advised to carefully read the eligibility criteria before filling up the application form.
The requisite application fee for NEET 2017 is Rs. 1400 for General/OBC candidates and Rs. 750 for SC/ST/PH candidates, which has to be paid through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking /Bank Challan.
Candidates can check below the steps to fill NEET 2017 application form:
NEET 2017 application form was available from January 31, 2017 in online mode only
- NEET 2017 application forms are reopen for candidates more than 25 years of age till April 5, 2017
Before applying , Candidates are advised to ascertain their eligibility criteria
Candidates who will not follow the instructions mentioned in NEET 2017 brochure will not eligible to appear in NEET 2017
In case of any discrepancy, candidates are advised to keep the following documents with them
3 printouts of confirmation page
Application fee proof
Copies of identical photos uploaded in application form
Any correction in NEET 2017 application form will be done on the official website only
Candidates can only submit one application form. Multiple applications will not be accepted
The admit card of NEET 2017 has been released on April 22, 2017. Earlier, NEET 2017 admit card was scheduled to be released on April 15, 2017. NEET admit card 2017 has been released in online mode and candidates have to download it by entering their registration number, date of birth and security pin. This must be noted that the admit card can be downloaded by only those candidates whose application forms have been successfully accepted by CBSE. NEET admit card 2017 carries details like candidateâs name, exam centre address, exam date and time etc. All candidates have to carry a printout of the NEET admit card to the exam hall failing which they will not be allowed to appear for the exam. Candidates must affix a postcard size photograph (4X6 size with a white background) on the admit card of NEET in the space provided. This will be checked by the invigilator in the exam hall. Candidates must also carry a passport size photograph to paste on the attendance sheet durinng the NEET exam.
NEET 2017 will be held in a pen and paper based mode on May 7, 2017. The question booklet will consist of 180 questions on Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology as precribed in the syllabus of NEET 2017. In a first, NEET 2017 will be held in eight regional languages along with Hindi and English. Till last year, NEET/AIPMT was conducted in English and Hindi only. The duration of the entrance exam will be of three (3) hours at various examination centres across the country. Candidates who wish to appear in NEET 2017, must have to fill the application form on or before the last date, March 01, 2017, are requested to check the detailed exam pattern as mentioned below
NEET 2017 Exam Pattern
NEET 2017 exam date and time
May 7, 2017 - 10:00 am to 01:00 pm
Pen and Paper
3 hours (180 minutes)
English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya and Kannada
Number of questions
180 multiple choice questions (MCQs)
Distribution of questions
90 questions from Biology and 45 questions each from Physics and Chemistry
+4 for each correct response
-1 for each incorrect response
The Medical Council of India (MCI) recommended the NEET 2016 for admission to MBBS/BDS courses across the country after review of various State syllabi as well as those prepared by CBSE, NCERT and COBSE.
Note: Option of medium of question paper must be exercised while filling up the question paper and the option once hosen will not be changed. Candidates opting for English would receive question paper in English only. Candidates opting for Hindi would receive NEET question paper in Hindi and English. However, candidates opting for regional language would receive question paper in selected medium and English.
The syllabus of NEET 2017 has been released by exam conducting authority, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The syllabus is based on Class 11 and 12 subjects, topics and chapters. After recommendations from the MCI, CBSE has made a uniform syllabus after reviewing syllabus from various state boards, COBSE and NCERT.
Candidates who are planning to appear in NEET 2017, must check the last year question paper and sample papers. NEET 2017 sample paper will provide a basic idea that what would be the standard of questions.Further, this would also help candidates in improving question solving skill, time management skills etc. To help candidates, Careers360 has provided sample paper of AIPMT Sample Papers of year 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, NEET 2013, AIPMT 2014, AIPMT 2015, NEET 2016 Phase 1 and 2.
Candidates are advised to reach the exam centres at least 1 hour before the commencement of examination. This must be noted that the examination hall will be opened 45 minutes before the examination time allotted. Candidates are advised not to carry any textual or digital material inside the examination hall otherwise a unfair means case will be marked against them. Further, such candidates will be debarred from taking NEET permanently and a criminal action will be taken against them.
NEET 2017 Exam Day Guidelines
Checking of NEET 2017 admit card starts
09:30 am to 09:45 am
Last entry in NEET 2017 examination hall
Distribution of NEET 2017 question booklet
Seal of the Test Booklet to be broken/ opened to take out the Answer Sheet
NEET 2017 begins
NEET 2017 ends
Where can we do rough work
Candidates are advised to do the rough work in test booklet only. No mark should be put on the answer sheet
What material can be brought inside NEET 2017 examination hall?
Candidates are advised to bring the following materials at NEET 2017 examination centers
- NEET 2017 admit card
- Passport size photograph
- Post card size photograph affixed on proforma
Can we carry pens inside NEET 2017 examination hall?
All required stationery items will be provided by the invigilator inside the examination hall.
In addition to English and Hindi, NEET 2017 will be conducted in eight languages.
Aadhaar card is necessary to fill NEET application form - It has been made mandatory to fill Aadhaar card details in NEET 2017 application form. However, this compulsion is not applicable on candidates belonging to Jammu & Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya.
NEET 2017 will be considered as the first attempt irrespective of any attempts in the previous years. The bar of three attempts has also been rolled back by the Supreme Court.
Candidates above 25 years of age can apply as the age limit has been removed by the Apex Court.
As per a Supreme Court order passed on May 9, certain changes have been introduced to the NEET 2017 Counselling process, such as how the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), responsible for counselling of the 15% All India Quota seats, will now be responsible for counselling of medical seats offered by all Deemed Universities as well.
The NEET Results, expected to be declared on June 8, have been delayed to June 12 or after, as per the order issued by the Madras High Court on June 7. The final date of NEET 2017 Result declaration will be determined only after the controversy regarding the NEET Question Paper being conducted in different languages is resolved in the various Courts.
NEET 2017 Statistics - Facts, Figures and other details
NEET 2017 was successfully conducted on May 7 between 10 am and 1 pm.
The exam was held in an online mode.
With the addition of Nanded, NEET 2017 was conducted across a record 104 cities.
For the first time, candidates could opt between 10 languages to answer their NEET 2017 paper.
There were approximately 90,000 MBBS and BDS seats on offer through NEET 2017, with 65,000 for MBBS and 25,000 for BDS. These seats were classified quota-wise into All India Quota seats, State Government Quota seats, State/Management/NRI Quota seats in private and deemed colleges and Universities.
A total of 11,38,890 students registered for NEET including 1522 NRIs, 480 OCIs, 70 PIOs & 613 Foreigners. 95% of these appeared for the exam.
From NEET 2017 onwards, all medical seats in all medical colleges across the country will be covered through a single entrance examination.
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NEET 2017 FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
Question: What is NEET?
Answer: National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is the single entrance exam conducted for admissions to MBBS and BDS seats across the country. No other entrance examination either at state level or institute level is valid.
Question: When will NEET 2017 be conducted?
Answer: NEET 2017 has already been conducted on May 7, 2017.
Question: Who conducts NEET?
Answer: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts NEET.
Question: How many times is NEET conducted in a year?
Answer: NEET is conducted only once a year.
Question: Will NEET 2017 be held in two phases?
Question: How long is the validity of NEET?
Answer: The validity of NEET is of one year only, i.e. for the current year.
Question: Where will NEET be conducted?
Answer: NEET will be conducted at different exam centres across the country.
Question: What will be the mode of NEET 2017 application forms?
Answer: NEET 2017 application forms were released in online mode only.
Question: What is the age limit to appear in NEET 2017?
Answer: Any candidate who is 17 years age as or on December 31, 2017 can appear in NEET 2017. There will be no maximum age limit for NEET 2017 as per the SC order passed on March 31.
Question: When will NEET 2017 applications be released?
Answer: NEET 2017 application forms were released on January 31, 2017.
Question: Apart from AIIMS and JIPMER, what are the others exams to be conducted for admissions to MBBS and BDS programmes in the country?
Answer: Apart from AIIMS and JIPMER, only NEET 2017 will provide admissions to MBBS and BDS programmes in government, private and deemed medical colleges in India, according to the Supreme Courtâs order from 2016.
Question: How will government medical colleges provide admissions to candidates under 85% state quota seats?
Answer: Admissions to government medical colleges in 85% state quota seats will be provided on the basis of state merit list drawn from NEET 2017 results.
Question: Will candidates belonging to J&K, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have to follow the same rules and guidelines in comparison to candidates belonging to other state?
Answer: Yes, the guidelines of NEET 2017 will be similar to every candidate irrespective of their domicile of any state.
Question: When will NEET 2017 result be declared?
Answer: NEET 2017 result will be declared on or before June 26, delayed from the previously scheduled date of June 8.
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Shiksha Kendra, 2 - Community Centre,
Preet Vihar, Delhi-110092
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