NEET Application Form 2018 - CBSE, the exam conducting body of NEET will release the application form of NEET 2018 tentatively in the last week of January 2018. NEET 2018 application form can only be filled in online mode. The last date of the submission of NEET application form 2018 will most likely be in the first week of March 2018. Before filling NEET 2018 application form, candidates must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria of NEET. Candidates who have completed at least 17 years of age or will complete 17 years on or before December 31, 2018 can apply for the NEET entrance exam. The application form of NEET 2018, will be open to editing before final submission. However, CBSE may also provide a one time correction window after one week of last date of submission of application form, for making corrections in certain fields of NEET application form 2018. At the time of the submission of NEET 2018 application form, candidates will be required to pay an application fee of INR 1400/- (for General and OBC candidates) and INR 750/- (for SC/ST/PH candidates). Before filling the application form of NEET, candidates are advised to keep all the required documents & details ready. Candidates can check the article given below for detailed instructions on how to fill the NEET 2018 application form as well as to see the important dates, things required before filling NEET application form 2018 and other important details.
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NEET 2018 will likely be conducted in the first week of May 2018 in offline mode. In 2017, about 11,38,890 registrations were received by CBSE for 90,000 MBBS/BDS seats offered by the NEET exam. Candidates who wish to get admission in MBBS/BDS courses in any government, private or deemed medical institutions of India are required to register for NEET exam by filling the NEET 2018 application form.
Important Dates of NEET Application Form 2018
Availability of Application form of NEET 2018
Last week of January 2018
NEET 2018 application form submission closes
First week of March 2018
One time application correction window
Second week of March 2018
Availability of NEET 2018 admit cards
Third week of April 2018
NEET 2018 Online entrance exam
First week of May 2018
NEET Application Fee 2018
The application fee which must be paid at the time of submission of the application form of NEET 2018 is different for different categories. Candidates can check in the table given below the requisite application fee to be paid at the time of NEET 2018 application form submission.
General and OBC
NEET 2018 application fee can be remitted in both offline and online mode. Candidates can choose from the following mode of payment of NEET application fee 2018:
Credit or Debit Card
Net Banking or UPI
E-wallet of Common Service Centres or Facilitation Centre (detailed in the FAQ below)
Candidates interested in filling the application form of NEET 2018 must ensure they fulfill the NEET Eligibility Criteria 2018. The eligibility criteria of NEET 2018 is as given below.
Candidates should clear their Class 12 or equivalent qualifying examination with a minimum aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. For reserved categories, the required score will be 40%.
Candidates who will appear for their Class 12 exam in 2018 and will be awaiting results for the same will also be eligible to apply for NEET 2018.
Candidate should be 17 years of age at the time of admission or should complete the same by December 31, 2018. There will be no upper age limit.
Documents required for filling NEET 2018 Application Form
Candidates must keep the following information and documents ready before filling the application form of NEET 2018.
Identity (ID) Proof
Types of ID proof required for different candidates
Categories of Candidates
Types of ID Proof Required
Indian Nationals (except from Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu & Kashmir)
Aadhar Card Number/Aadhar Enrollment Number
Registration Number issued by Facilitation Centre (detailed below)
Indian Nationals from Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu & Kashmir
Aadhar Card Number /Aadhar Enrollment Number
Registration Number issued by Facilitation Centre (detailed below)
Ration Card Number, Bank Account Number, Passport Number or other Government ID card.
Name, Date of Birth and Gender (As per Aadhar Card)
Mother’s and Father’s Name (As per Class 10 Certificate)
Mobile Number and E-mail Address
Digital Photograph and Signature
Specifications of Photograph and Signature
Documents for upload
Size and Format
Postcard size picture
Name of the candidate and date written on the photograph
Size - 10 Kb to 100 Kb
Format - JPG
Sign with black pen
Size - 3 Kb to 20 Kb
Format - JPG
‘Aadhar Card’ requirement for NEET 2018 Application Form
It is mandatory for Indian Nationals (except those belonging to Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu & Kashmir) to provide Aadhar card details while filling NEET application form 2018. It is because the details such as date of birth, name, etc. provided in the application form of NEET 2018 will be automatically verified with the UIDAI database whenever a candidate will enter their Aadhar enrollment number.
Candidates (except those belonging to Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu & Kashmir), who are not yet enrolled in Aadhar are required to apply for Aadhar by visiting a facilitation centre (Common Service Centres designated by CBSE, to help candidates aspiring to appear in NEET exam) or their nearest Aadhar enrollment centre.
The facilitation centre/enrollment centre will issue a ‘Registration number’ to such candidates and they can then furnish the registration number while filling the NEET 2018 application form.
Overview NEET Application Form 2018 details
Candidates will need to enter following details, under the given sections, while filling the application form of NEET 2018.
Basic Details for Registration
Candidate’s Name (As on Aadhar Card)
Mother’s and Father’s Name (As on Aadhar Card)
Date of Birth (As on Aadhar Card)
Gender (As on Aadhar Card)
- Includes details as entered during Basic Registration
- Physical Disability Details (if applicable)
Choice of Medium of Question Paper
From all the languages available (including English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada)
Choice of Examination Centre
Three choices to be filled in the order of priority
Class 10details (Name of School, Percentage obtained, etc.)
Class 12 details (Details of marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English)
How to fill the Application Form of NEET 2018
Filling the NEET 2018 Application Form is a four-step process. Go through the step-wise procedure described below to fill NEET 2018 application form:
Step 1: Click on the link given below. (The link to NEET application form 2018 will be made available as soon as CBSE opens the NEET registration process)
Step 2: Fill in the basic registration details and note down the provisional registration number.
Candidates will be required to fill basic registration details mentioned above and will have to set a password at the end of the process.
Next, candidates will be required to mention their own or their parents’ mobile number and e-mail address. CBSE will send all the information pertaining to NEET (release of admit card, etc.) on this registered mobile number and email address only.
Candidates belonging to Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J&K who wish to be eligible for All India Quota seats will be required to fill a self-declaration form which will appear while filling basic registration details.
Step 3: Login through provisional registration number and password and enter further details.
Enter personal details, choice of medium of paper, examination centre, residential address, academic details etc., and upload digital photograph and signature.
The details of size and format of photograph and signature which needs to be uploaded are mentioned in the section above.
Save and close the application filling process. Candidates can come back to the portal and edit/submit their application form of NEET 2018 (by logging in) anytime before the last date of NEET application form submission.
Step 4: Payment of requisite application fee of the application form of NEET 2018 and final print-out of confirmation page.
The application fee for NEET 2018 application form can be paid in both offline and online modes. The fee for candidates belonging to General and OBC category is INR 1400/- and for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH category is INR 750/-.
After payment of application fee, a confirmation page will be generated and will also be sent to the registered mobile number and email ID of the candidate.
Candidates are advised to take a printout of application form and preserve it for future reference. Generation of confirmation page will be an indicator that the application form of NEET 2018 has been successfully submitted.
Documents required after filling NEET Application Form 2018
Candidates must preserve following documents while filling application form of NEET 2018 for further reference:
Proof of payment of application fee
Confirmation page generated after submission of NEET 2018 Application Form
Copy of system generated self-declaration (for candidates from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J&K who wish to appear for All India Quota)
Admit Card of NEET 2018
Highlights of NEET 2018 Application Form
Candidates are advised to read the NEET 2018 prospectus carefully before filling NEET application form 2018 and ensure that they fulfill NEET eligibility criteria.
Application form of NEET 2018 will not be available in any other mode, but online.
Candidates must preserve the important documents listed previously along with the registered mobile number and email address before filling NEET 2018 application form.
Candidates are advised that they fill the application form of NEET and pay the requisite application fee well in advance in order to avoid any last minute hassles.
Generation of confirmation page is necessary for successful submission of NEET application form 2018.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question: What are some precautions to keep in mind while filling application form of NEET 2018?
Answer: Candidates must keep their login passwords of NEET safe with them and must not share it with anyone. Also, for security reasons, keep changing your password and always remember to logout from NEET portal after you update or fill or submit the application form of NEET 2018.
Question: Is it permissible to change or retrieve the password of NEET application form 2018? How?
Answer:Yes. It is possible to retrieve the password of NEET. In case a candidate forgets their password, they can retrieve the same through the following ways:
OTP (One Time Password) on Registered Mobile Number: In order to retrieve password through OTP, candidates will need to enter their ‘Registration Number’, ‘Candidate’s Name’ and ‘Date of Birth’.
Through Security Question: Candidates can also retrieve their password by answering their ‘security question’, along with entering details like ‘Registration Number’, ‘Candidate’s Name’ and ‘Date of Birth’.
Forget Mobile number and Email ID: In order to retrieve the password through this method, candidates will need to enter ‘Registration Number’, ‘Candidate’s Name’, ‘Father’s and Mother’s Name’ and ‘Date of Birth’.
Question: How can I fill the NEET application form 2018 and pay the application fee if I don’t have any access to internet?
Answer: CBSE has designated some Common Service Centres or Facilitation Centres through which candidates who don’t have an access to internet can fill and submit their application forms of NEET 2018. These service centres will provide candidates (especially from rural areas) with internet service through which NEET 2018 application forms can be submitted.
Candidates who fill NEET 2018 application form through Common Service Centres will be required to pay the application fee of NEET 2018 through e-wallets. Following charges will be applicable on filling application form and paying the application fee of NEET 2018 through e-wallet service at Common Service Centres.
Charges applicable at Common Service Centres for submitting NEET application form 2018
Services Provided at Facilitation or Common Service Centres
Fee for Services
Preparing e-mail address and submission and printing of NEET 2018 Application form
Online payment of application fee
0.5% of Transaction Amount
Downloading of NEET Admit Card/ OMR/Answer Key
Filling online claim for NEET Responses/answer key
Printout per page
NEET is a single window entrance examination for 90,000 MBBS/BDS seats across Government, Private and Deemed medical institutions in India. NEET is an offline pen and paper exam and is expected to be conducted in the first week of May 2018.
This article has been written on the basis of data collected from NEET 2017. It will be updated as and when NEET 2018 information is released.