NEET Application Form 2018

NEET Application FormNEET Application Form 2018 - The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the exam conducting body of NEET, has closed the one-time NEET 2018 application correction facility at 11.50 PM on March 17, 2018. Candidates could make corrections to their application form of NEET from 10.00 AM on March 15, 2018. CBSE has released the admit cards of NEET 2018 on April 17, 2018, for all the candidates who have successfully submitted their NEET 2018 application form. CBSE had formally closed the NEET 2018 application form on March 12, 2018. Those candidates who successfully registered for NEET 2018 by March 12, 2018, were allowed to submit the application fee of NEET 2018 till 11.50 PM on March 13, 2018, and only those candidates who successfully submitted the application form of NEET 2018 and paid the application fee were allowed to make corrections through the NEET correction window.

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The CBSE had earlier extended the NEET 2018 Application Form last date to Monday, March 12 (till 5.30 PM) from March 9, 2018. The date extension came after the Supreme Court instructed the CBSE on March 7, 2018, to allow all candidates to fill the application form of NEET 2018 without being required to enter their Aadhaar number/Aadhaar enrollment number. Candidates were subsequently allowed fill the NEET application form 2018 with any valid Government ID proof including ration cards, passports, bank account passbooks, driving license or voter IDs. The NEET application correction window was earlier scheduled to be open between March 12 and March 16, 2018 before the new dates of March 15 and March 17 were released. The CBSE had opened the NEET 2018 application form on February 8, 2018.

 

Previously, as per interim orders passed by the Delhi High Court on February 26 and February 28, 2018, all candidates were allowed to fill the NEET application form as long as they fulfilled the lower age limit criteria and secured the required Class 12 marks. The NEET 2018 application form could only be filled in online mode. Before filling the NEET 2018 application form, candidates were advised to ensure that they fulfill the NEET eligibility criteria (the new rules of which have been stayed until April 24, 2018). Candidates who completed at least 17 years of age or will complete 17 years on or before December 31, 2018 were eligible to apply for NEET. However, candidates above the age of 25 (30 in the case of reserved categories) were not be allowed to appear (these candidates could later apply; final status will be known on April 24).

 

For fee payment of NEET 2018 application form which was open till March 13, General Category and OBC candidates were required to pay an application fee of INR 1400/- while SC/ST/PH candidates had to pay an application fee of INR 750/-. Candidates can check the article given below for detailed instructions on how they could make corrections to the NEET 2018 application form as well as to see the important dates, documents required before filling NEET application form and other important details.

 

NEET 2018 will be conducted on May 6, 2018 in offline mode. Last year, 11,38,890 registrations were received by the CBSE for 90,000 MBBS/BDS seats offered through NEET. Candidates who wish to get admission in MBBS, BDS or AYUSH 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.

 

About NEET Application Form Correction Window

As per a public notice issued on March 12, 2018, the CBSE notified that a one-time correction window was to be provided to candidates between 10.00 AM on March 15 till 11.50 PM on March 17 for making corrections in certain fields of the NEET application form. NEET 2018 application correction window is closed now. Only those candidates who had successfully filled and submitted their NEET online application form by the March 12 deadline were allowed to use the NEET correction window to make changes to specified particulars on their application form such as identification identity, date of birth, gender, category, state code of eligibility, medium, disability status and examination centre among other details. These candidates can download their NEET 2018 Admit Card from April 17, 2018, onwards.

 

To see the detailed CBSE notification on the NEET 2018 correction window, check the notice window below -

 

Check below for the detailed list of NEET 2018 application form particulars which could be edited:

Particular

Who can edit

Who cannot edit

 

 

Identification Identity

All candidates who have filled application form with IDs other than Aadhaar Card, i.e. Passport number, Ration Card number, Bank Account number and Registration number issued by Facilitation Centre will be able to add their Aadhaar number or the Aadhaar Enrollment number in the Online Application Form.

The candidates who have already filled up the application form with Aadhar Card and the candidates with nationality as Foreign, OCI, PIO and NRI.

 

 

Date of Birth

All candidates who have filled application form with the IDs other than Aadhaar, i.e Passport number, Ration Card number, Bank Account number, Aadhaar Enrolment number and Registration number issued by Facilitation Centre will be able to make corrections in their Date of Birth.

The candidates who have filled application form with Aadhar Card. These candidates cannot change their date of birth as their details have been validated by Aadhaar.

 

Gender

All candidates who have filled up the form application form with the IDs other than Aadhar Card, i.e Passport number, Ration Card number, Aadhaar Enrolment number and Registration number issued by Facilitation Centre will be able to make correction in their gender.

The candidates who have filled applications with Aadhar Card. These candidates cannot change their gender as their details have been validated by Aadhaar.

State Code of Eligibility

All candidates can make corrections.

A: The candidates belonging to states of Jammu and Kashmir may also change the status of Self Declaration submitted by them

B: The candidates belonging to states of Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu and Kashmir will be able to change their state code of eligibility (to a state other than these three) only if they have obtained their Aadhar Card or Aadhaar Enrolment number as the exemption from Aadhaar is available only to the candidates of Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu and Kashmir

Important: Candidates may note that the rules which are state specific like Permissible Identity Types, Self Declaration, Medium of Question Paper and Choice of Centre will be applicable by changing the State of Eligibility and the candidate will have to fill up information in the affected fields afresh.

Not applicable

Category

All candidates can make corrections.

However, wherever change in category involves higher fee, the candidates will pay the difference of the fee also. Payment of fee will be an online process and the change will take effect only if the difference of fee is paid within the stipulated time by permissible modes.

Not applicable

 

Disability Status

All candidates can make corrections.
However, wherever change in Disability Status involves higher fee, the candidate will pay the difference of the fee also. Payment of fee will be an online process and the change will take effect only if the difference of fee is paid within the stipulated time by permissible modes.

Not applicable

 

 

Medium

All candidates can make corrections.

However, if the medium is changed to regional language, candidate may need to change the Centre City also

Not applicable

 

Examination Centre

All candidates can make corrections.

Not applicable

Qualifying Exam Code

All candidates can make corrections.

Not applicable

Percentage of Marks obtained in Class 12

All candidates can make corrections.

Not applicable

Father’s Name and Mother’s Name

All candidates can make correction and interchange the name.

Not applicable

After submitting the required corrections, candidates were advised to take a printout of the correction slip and retain the same for their future reference and record. Candidates were also note that if any additional fee was required due to change in category, the required amount would have to be submitted by them through Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking within the prescribed time and date (11:50 PM, March 17, 2018). As this was a one-time opportunity, candidates were required to be very careful while making corrections. The CBSE will now not entertain any correspondence in this regard.

 

NEET Application Form Last Date Extended

The last date to submit the NEET 2018 Application Form had earlier been extended from March 9 to March 12, 2018 (till 5.30 PM). Candidates were allowed to submit the NEET 2018 application fee till 11.50 PM on March 13, 2018. Also, candidates were no longer be required to submit their Aadhaar number or Aadhaar Enrollment Number in order to fill the form. They were allowed to use other valid Government ID proofs such as ration cards, passports, bank account passbooks, driving license or voter IDs. This was as per the official CBSE NEET notice issued on March 8, 2018. Check the notice below -

 

 

NEET Application Form 2018 - Important Dates

Events

Dates

NEET 2018 application form opens

February 8, 2018

NEET application form 2018 submission closes

March 12, 2018 (till 5.30 PM)

Last date to submit NEET 2018 application fee

March 13, 2018 (till 11.50 PM)

NEET application correction window

March 15 to March 17, 2018

Availability of NEET 2018 admit card

April 17, 2018

NEET 2018

May 6, 2018 

NEET Application Fee 2018

The application fee which must be paid at the time of submitting 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.

Application Fee

Category

Fee

General and OBC

INR 1,400/-

SC/ST/PH

INR 750/- 

NEET 2018 application fee can be remitted in both offline and online mode. Candidates can choose from the following modes for NEET application fee payment:

  • Credit or Debit Card

  • Net Banking or UPI

  • E-wallet of Common Service Centres or Facilitation Centre (detailed in the FAQs below)

 

NEET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates interested in filling the application form of NEET 2018 must ensure they fulfill the NEET Eligibility Criteria 2018. As per the interim order of the Delhi High Court all candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria in terms of Class 12 marks and lower age limit criteria can proceed with filling the NEET application form. The new eligibility rules have been stayed for now until April 24, 2018. The complete NEET 2018 eligibility criteria is as given below.

 

[Below rules not applicable till April 24, 2018]

  • 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%. The study  of  Biology/Bio-technology as an additional Subject in Class 12 shall not be permissible and candidates will be required to have two years of regular and continuous study of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology.

  • 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. The upper age limit of 25 years (30 years for reserved categories) has once again been introduced for NEET 2018 and the clause is being deliberated upon in Delhi High Court. 

  • There is no cap on number of attempts. Candidates can appear for NEET as many times as they wish provided they are within the lower and upper age requirements.
  • Candidates who have completed Class 12 from Open Schools or privately are not eligible to apply. However, in the light of interim order passed by Delhi High Court, open school or private students can also apply for NEET 2018 for now, provided they have scored required marks in Class 12 examination and fulfill lower age limit. 

 

Documents required for filling NEET Application Form 2018

As per the Supreme Court interim order of March 7, 2018, and the CBSE NEET Notice of March 8, 2018, all candidates will now be allowed to apply for NEET without having to submit their Aadhaar details. The last date to submit the NEET 2018 application form has also been extended till March 12, 2018, to allow such interested candidates to submit the form. Candidates can now keep the following information and documents ready before filling the application form of NEET 2018.

  1. Identity (ID) Proof

Types of ID proof required for different candidates

Categories of Candidates

Types of ID Proof Required

Indian Nationals

  • Aadhaar Card Number /Aadhaar Enrollment Number/Registration Number issued by Facilitation Centre

OR

  • Ration Card Number, Bank Account Number, Passport Number or other Government ID card.

NRIs

Aadhaar Card Number/Passport Number

Foreigners/OCI/PIOs

Passport Number

  1. Name, Date of Birth and Gender

  2. Mother’s and Father’s Name (As per Class 10 Certificate)

  3. Mobile Number and E-mail Address

  4. Digital Photograph and Signature

Specifications of Photograph and Signature

S. No.

Documents for upload

Specifications

Size and Format

1.

Photograph

  • Postcard size picture

  • White background

  • Name of the candidate and date written on the photograph

Size - 10 Kb to 100 Kb

Format - JPG

2.

Signature

  • White Background

  • Sign with black pen

Size - 3 Kb to 20 Kb

Format - JPG 

No Aadhaar Card requirement for NEET 2018 Application Form

 

Candidates are no longer required to mandatorily submit their Aadhaar Number or Aadhaar Enrollment Number to fill and submit the NEET 2018 Application Form. Any valid Government ID proof will be accepted. This comes after the interim order passed by the Supreme Court on March 7, 2018, which instructed the CBSE to allow candidates to submit the application form of NEET without submitting their Aadhaar details. Candidates can instead use any alternative Government ID proof including ration cards, passports, bank account passbooks, driving license or voter IDs in lieu of Aadhaar while filling their NEET 2018 application form.

 

 

NEET Application Form 2018 - Required Information

Candidates will need to enter following details (as given in any valid Government ID proof) under the given sections while filling the NEET 2018 application form.

  1. Basic Details for Registration

  • Candidate’s Name

  • Mother’s and Father’s Name

  • Category

  • Date of Birth

  • Gender

  • Nationality

  • Mobile Number

  • Email Address

  1. Personal Details

  • Includes details as entered during Basic Registration
  • Physical Disability Details (if applicable)
  1. Choice of Medium of Question Paper

    • From all the languages available (including English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Urdu)

  1. Choice of Examination Centre

    • Three choices to be filled in the order of priority

  1. Education Details

    • Class 10 details (Name of School, Percentage obtained, etc.)

    • Class 12 details (Details of marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English)

  1. Residential Address

 

How to fill NEET 2018 Application Form

Filling the NEET Application Form 2018 is a four-step process. Go through the step-wise procedure described below to fill the application form:

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Step 1: Click on the link given above on this page.

 

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 email 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 Jammu and Kashmir 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.

As per CBSE notice released on March 5, 2018, candidates who have passed Class 12 from open school or private candidates can enter their Class 11 academic details as per the table given below, while filling NEET application form:  

Name of School/College

Same as of Class 12

Year of Passing

One year before the passing year of Class 12

Place of Study

As applicable

State where Class 11 School/College is located

As of Class 12

District where Class 11 School/College is located

As of Class 12


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.

NEET Application Form

 

Documents required after filling NEET Application Form

Candidates must preserve following documents while filling application form for further reference:

  1. Proof of payment of application fee

  2. Confirmation page generated after submission of NEET 2018 Application Form

  3. Copy of system generated self-declaration (for candidates from J&K who wish to appear for All India Quota)

  4. Admit Card of NEET 2018

  5. Registration Number

 

Correction Window of NEET Application Form

To ensure that data of the candidates are able to submit fully correct information by rectifying any mistakes they may have made while submitting the application form of NEET, the CBSE will provide a one-time correction window between March 15 and March 17, 2018. Only the information which may affect a candidate's merit or result will be allowed to be corrected. This includes identity details, Date of Birth, Gender, Category, Disability Status and Medium of exam. After corrections, candidates must take a printout of the correction slip and keep a copy of the same with them. No further corrections will be permitted once the window is closed.

 

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.

 

 

 

NEET 2018 Application Form - 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.

 

Common Service Centres Charges 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

INR 25/-

Online payment of application fee

0.5% of Transaction Amount

Downloading of NEET Admit Card/ OMR/Answer Key

INR 10/-

Filling online claim for NEET Responses/answer key

INR 25/-

Printout per page

INR 5/-

NEET is a single window entrance examination for 90,000 MBBS and BDS seats across Government, Private and Deemed medical institutions in India. NEET is an offline pen and paper exam and will be conducted on May 6, 2018.

 

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I mistakenly wrote mothers name instead of fathers name in neet application form..does it cause any problem in attending the examination.

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Dear Turpunati,This will not affect your examination but it may cause problems at the time of counselling. Please visit NEET help desk link to contact them immediately.https://cbseneet.nic.in/cbseneet...Read More

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