NEET 2018: Know Aadhaar Card requirement for NEET application form
The much-awaited NEET application form window for undergraduate medical aspirants released on February 8, 2018. Major changes have been announced for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. Amongst all the newly introduced changes, CBSE has introduced a technical change in the manner in which NEET Application Form 2018 is filled. From this year onwards, CBSE is instantly authenticating candidate's information entered at the time of registration with UIDAI Aadhar database. In case one's data doesn't find a match with Aadhar database, then the system will not register the candidate and will not allow them to proceed. Also, on February 22, 2018, after taking into consideration several candidate's queries received about the mismatch of details in their Aadhar Card and Class 10 and 12 certificate, CBSE has issued a notice clarifying the action which can be taken by such students to fill NEET 2018 application form.
Latest: As per the latest Supremem Court directions, Aadhaar card is no longer mandatory for NEET application or any other entrance exam. Instead, candidates can also give details of a valid photo ID like Voter ID, Passport, Bank Account, Ration Card, Driving License etc. NEET Application form 2019 is now available till November 30, 2018.
CBSE Notice on Aadhar and NEET Application Form as issued on February 22, 2018
As per the official bulletin, it is mandatory for candidates (except those belonging to J&K, Assam or Meghalaya) to provide their Aadhar details while filling NEET application form. In the larger interests of NEET aspirants, CBSE has published a public notice on what is to be done in case of a mismatch between the details of Aadhaar Card and Class 10 & 12 certificates. CBSE has announced that such candidates can register for the NEET 2018 on the basis of the details as given in Aadhar Card and then they may go for getting their details matched in all documents by filling correction forms at relevant authorities. Careers360 brings you complete information on key elements related to Aadhaar Card requirement for NEET 2018 application.
NEET 2018: About Aadhar Card
The CBSE has decided that candidates who are Indian nationals/citizens or/and ordinary residents of India, will have to mandatorily provide their Aadhaar Card details while filling NEET 2018 application form. This rule is not applicable for candidates belonging from J&K, Assam & Meghalaya. Besides this, from this year onwards, immediate authentification of candidates' information with UIDAI Adhar database is being done. Whosoever's data will not match, he/she will not be able to register for NEET 2018.
NEET 2018: CBSE notification clears confusions about Aadhar Card
CBSE on February 22, 2018, released a notification clarifying students' doubts about how to fill the application form of NEET 2018 in case of any mismatch in candidates' information as given in Aadhar Card and Class 10 & 12 certificates. The clarification comes after it received several complaints from confused aspirants. As per the notice, CBSE has said that in case of a mismatch between records of candidates' Aadhar Card and School/Boards certificates they can:
- Register for NEET 2018 on the basis of details as given in their Aadhar Card.
- Thereafter, they can take necessary steps to make the details of both Aadhar Card and Class 10 & 12 certificates same.
NEET 2018: Aadhaar Card for NEET registration
The applicants of NEET 2018 are required to provide their Aadhaar number, name, date of birth, father & mother name and gender at the time of registering for NEET. The date of birth, the name of the candidate, Aadhar Number and gender should be same as mentioned in the Aadhar card, for these details are verified immediately with UIDAI Aadhar database for the purpose of identity authentication. In case one doesn't have an Aadhar card or find any discrepancy in the Aadhar Card data, they can take steps as applicable to them on the basis of their relevant situation.
- Applicants who have an Aadhar Card: Applicants who have an Aadhar card, they can simply begin the NEET 2018 application filling process by registering for NEET 2018. They will need to provide their Aadhar number at the time of registration which will be immediately verified by UIDAI database. Upon matching of the data, they will be able to proceed with NEET application form.
- Applicants who are NOT yet enrolled for Aadhar: The applicants, who are not yet enrolled for Aadhaar, are hereby required to register for Aadhaar enrolment at Aadhar centre. Such applicants may visit any Aadhaar Enrolment Center (list available at www.uidai.gov.in) to get enrolled for Aadhaar Number and enter the Aadhar Enrollment ID or UR No. at the time of registering for NEET 2018.
- Applicants enrolled for Aadhaar but are yet to receive Aadhaar Card: The applicants who have already enrolled for Aadhar but are yet to receive their Aadhar Number, they can enter the Aadhaar Enrollment number printed on their Aadhaar Enrollment slip at the time of filling application form of NEET 2018.
- Applicants who have Aadhar Card with mismatching Records: The applicants who have an Aadhar Card, but whose details of Aadhar Card don't match with their Class 10 & 12 certificates, can enter the details as mentioned in the Aadhar Card at the time of registering for NEET 2018, and can later take the necessary steps for getting their information changed either in Aadhar Card or School/Boards certificates (as and how one deems fit). To get any information corrected in Aadhar Card, candidates can apply for correction request in Aadhar at Aadhar centres.
- Candidates who have applied for Aadhar Correction before registering for NEET 2018: In case a candidate apply for correction in the Aadhar card before filling the application form, they can register for NEET 2018 by entering their 14-digit Aadhar Enrollment ID or UR No. (including slash) as printed on their slip issued by Aadhar centre after submitting the updation request.
NEET 2018: Why Aadhaar Card is required for Applications?
The use of Aadhaar Card for the NEET applications will result in the accuracy of the details furnished by the applicants. According to officials, this will further help in ascertaining the identity of the NEET applicants at the examination centres in a more convenient and hassle-free manner. Moreover, the Aadhaar information obviates the need for producing multiple documents to prove one’s identity, as the Aadhaar document specifies Unique Identification Number for each Indian national.
NEET 2018 online application form: ID Proofs required for registration
Category of candidates
Permissible Identity Cards
Indian nationals belonging to all states
Aadhaar Card or Aadhaar Enrolment Number/UR No. (including slash)
Candidates from J&K, Assam or Meghalaya
Aadhar Card or Passport Number or Ration Card Number or Bank Account Number or another government-issued ID card
Non-Residents of India (NRIs)
Foreigners/ OCI/ PIO
FAQs on Aadhaar Card for NEET 2018
Question: I belong to Jammu and Kashmir. Do I need to enter my Aadhaar Number while filling online application form of NEET 2018?
Answer: Candidates belonging to every Indian state except Jammu & Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya are required to enter Aadhaar Card information in the NEET 2017 applications. For candidates who belong to J&K, Assam or Meghalaya, they can enter their Passport Number or Ration Card Number or Bank Account Number or other government-issued ID card number, in case they do not have an Aadhar Card.
Question: I belong to Nepal and a citizen there. I do not have either Aadhar Card or passport. What should I enter on the place of ID proof?
Answer: Such candidates can fill details of any government issued ID proof.
Question: I am an OCI/NRI/Foreign candidate. How can I apply for NEET 2018, without Aadhar Card?
Answer: Candidates who live outside India can give their passport details at the time of registering for NEET 2018.
Question: The details in my Aadhar Card does not match with Class 10 & Class 12 certificate records. What should I do? How can I register for NEET 2018?
Answer: As per the clarification issued by CBSE, candidates whose records of Aadhar Card doesn't match with their school or boards certificates, they can register for NEET 2018 by entering the details as mentioned in the Aadhar Card and can later apply for corrections in either Aadhar Card or School/Board certificate.
Question: I have already applied for correction request of data in Aadhar Card. How can I register for NEET 2018 and fill the application form?
Answer: Candidates who have already applied for corrections in either biometric or demographic information in their Aadhar Card, they can register for NEET 2018 by entering 14 digit Aadhar Enrollment ID or UR No. (including slash) as printed on their slip issued by the Aadhar centre after submitting the updation request.
Question: In my Aadhar Card only the name of my mother appears since I am a child of a single parent. What should I mention in the place of my Father's name at the time of registration?
Answer: If the column of Father's name in the Aadhar card is blank in one's Aadhar, then they can enter 'XXXX' in place of their Father's name at the time of NEET 2018 registration.
Question: My date of birth in the Aadhar Card is incorrectly mentioned or not mentioned in full such that only the year appears. How should I register for NEET 2018?
Answer: Such candidates should apply a correction request at the Aadhar centre and enter 14 digit Aadhar Enrollment ID or UR No. (including slash) as printed on their slip issued by the Aadhar centre after submitting the correction request.
Question: The name of my father and mother is not same in the Aadhar card as in my Class 10 and 12 certificates. What should I do?
Answer: It might be worth noting that the details of mother and father are not being matched UIDAI Aadhar data, so they can fill the details of their parents either from Aadhar card or Class 10 & 12 certificates, whichever is correct and can later apply with relevant authorities for getting the information corrected.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question: Is NEET 2019 admit card released?
Answer: The NEET admit card will be released on April 15. Many candidates want to know how to download NEET admit card 2019. Go to NTA website, ntaneet.nic.in, and login using registration/application number, DOB and security code. The admit card will be displayed in downloadable pdf format.
Question: Can we change photo NEET 2019?
Answer: Once application form is submitted, changes to uploaded photo can be done only during correction window (January 14-31). Also, the photo attested on the admit card must be the same as the one uploaded in the application form. Take a printout of NEET admit card 2019 download pdf and paste the photo in the assigned space.
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Questions related to NEET
in neet if a student getting less marks in chemistry 49 and 89 in additional subject physical education pcb-65 total will they replace my main subject chemistry by physical education will that make me un eligible for neet exam
the basic eligibility criteria to appear for NEET exam is candidate must have passed or appearing their 10+2 from recognized board with science stream subject having physics, chemistry and biology and candidate must have secured a minimum aggregate of 50 percent marks in PCB subjects altogether , for OBC/SC/ST it is 40 percent and for PWD it is 45 percent.
you cannot replace any subject with any other non considerable subject.
hope this helps
I have scored marks as listed in serial no. in isc 12 board eng-65 hindi-86 physics-56 chemistry-49 biology-90 physical education-89 I am getting very less marks in chemistry then my additional subject physics education. will I face any problem in neet
Abhishek, your 12th marks are only considered for calculating your eligibility to appear for NEET. And to be eligible for NEET, you should have completed your 12th, passed in all subjects and secure a minimum aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. It is 50% for General Category, 45% for PWD and 40% for OBC,SC,ST. Now if you belong to OBC Category, the Category you belong to should be also listed in the Central OBC list. Or else you will be considered as General Category and so you have to secure a minimum aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. This 50% is inclusive of the Theory and Practical marks scored in Physics, Chemistry and Biology collectively. You needn't score 50% in Physics, 50% in Chemistry and 50% in Biology separately. You need an aggregate of 50% or 40% depending on your Category as an aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. And along with Physics, Chemistry and Biology, you should also have studied English as one of the core subjects in your 12th. Apart from this, your 12th marks are not required for admission to Medical Colleges. With your marks, you are eligible for NEET because you have an aggregate of 63% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology alone. There should be no problem in NEET for you.
A very good evening sir\mam. I had recently passed my 10+2 with 89.8% (jkbose) can i get the bvsc course seat through the pmsss. And is Neet required for the bvsc through pmsss?
PMSSS is a Prime Ministers Special Scholarship Scheme. This is not an entrance examination or an alternative for NEET. If you want to study B.V.Sc NEET is a mandatory entrance examination. PMSSS only gives Scholarship for pursuing Education. And NEET is a National Level Entrance examination for admission to MBBS, BDS, Ayush and Veterinary Courses across India. So for studying B.V.Sc, you should appear for NEET. And to be eligible for NEET, you should have completed your 12th, passed in all subjects and secure a minimum aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. It is 50% for General Category, 45% for PWD and 40% for OBC,SC,ST. Now if you belong to OBC Category, the Category you belong to should be also listed in the Central OBC list. Or else you will be considered as General Category and so you have to secure a minimum aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. This 50% is inclusive of the Theory and Practical marks scored in Physics, Chemistry and Biology collectively. You needn't score 50% in Physics, 50% in Chemistry and 50% in Biology separately. You need an aggregate of 50% or 40% depending on your Category as an aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. And along with Physics, Chemistry and Biology, you should also have studied English as one of the core subjects in your 12th.
What Neet preparation strateg?
You haven't mentioned whether you are appearing for NEET 2020 or NEET 2021. If it is for NEET 2021, you need to stick to NCERT books atleast for now because NEET syllabus is going to be reduced to fit in the reduced Academic year due to Corona. But if this is regarding NEET 20200, you hardly have 37 days.
To help you with your NEET preparation, we have NEET Knockout packages that you can check at: https://learn.careers360.com/knockout-neet-may/. Physics needs utmost focus and time because it involves with theoretical concepts and numbers. There should be a systematic approach in preparing for NEET. The important topics are Mechanics, ElectroDynamics, Modern Physics, Heat and Thermodynamics, Optics, Simple Harmonic Motion, Waves. Formulae form an integral part of your preparation. The important topics are Optics, Ray Optics, Optical Instruments, Wave Optics, Electronic Devices, Electrostatics, Electric Charges and Fields, Thermodynamics, Electrostatic Potential, Current Electricity, Electromagnetic induction, Alternating current, Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter. Highest weightage goes to Optics at 10%. Thermodynamics, Electrostatics, Electronic devices share 9%. Current Electricity and Electromagnetic induction, Alternating current take 8%. Dual Nature of Radiation gets 6% while Motion systems of rigid particles and body and Magnetic effects of Currents, Electromgentic waves and Magentism get 5%. Work, Energy and Power take 4%, Atoms and nuclei, Oscillation and Waves, Properties of Bulk Matter, Laws of Motion and Kinematics share 3% and the rest of the topics carry 2% weightage. Memorise as many formulae as you can and write them down and stick them as post its so that you can always see them. Practise regularly and try various kinds of questions. Solving previous papers and mock tests to test your improvement. Keep a clock and check the time its taking you to solve these questions. And improve the time as you practise more. One day of the week should be set aside for revision so as to keep the mind fresh. For reading what the toppers and experts have to say, please visit our page at: https://medicine.careers360. com/articles/how-prepare-for- neet-physics/amp . Chemistry is divided into Inorganic, Physical and Organic chemistry. For inorganic chemistry, you must refer to the NCERT.Coordination points get 9% of weightage. Thermidynamics takes the 8% and Equilibrium takes the 6% weightage slots respectively. Chemical Bonding and Organic structure carries the 5% weightage slot and rest of the topics carry 2-3% weightage in the exam paper.Chemical Bonding, Molecular structure, Solutions, Block Elements, Alcholos, Phenols and Ehters. Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic acids are important topics. Organic comprises of many reactions and reagents which can be practised by writing over and over again. Physical chemistry requires a comparatively deeper understanding of concepts, so preparing with the NCERT and referring to study material a level higher than NCERT should be the way to go. For more information, please visit our page at: https://medicine.careers360.com/articles/how-prepare-for-neet-chemistry . Biology is the biggest section in NEET, comprising about half of the exam, and acing this subject can help you in scoring more in the exam. Human Physiology and Genetics have maximum weightage in NEET. Diversity of Living Organisms has 14% weightage. Structural Organisationi n Plants and Animals takes 5%. Plant Physiology has 6% and Cell Structure and Function has 9%. Human Physiology has 20% weightage. Reproduction chapter has 9% and Genetics and Evolution has 18% weightage. Biology and Human Welfare has 9% weightage. Biology and its application has 4% weightage and Ecology and Environment has 6% weightage. It is advisable to practise questions of Genetics from previous year question papers, which will give you a thorough understanding of how the questions are being asked. Topics of Plant and Animal kingdom have a lot of portion to memorize. You can prepare these topics by making a comparative table for the sub-topics and studying it together. Plant physiology is also equally important and easy to score. For more tips, please visit our page at:
Is there any changes in neet 2021 syllabus?
NEET 2021 syllabus will be reduced and revised. The MHRD did mention that owing to the reduced Academic year, the syllabus will be reduced and revised. As of now, there is no official update as to what might be the topics that might be removed and what might be the topics that will be retained. So though it is true that NEET 2021 syllabus will be changing, we do not have the updated syllabus yet. So we would suggest you to stick to NCERT books as of now until MHRD officially announce the syllabus for NEET 2021. And if you are appearing for NEET 2021, to be eligible for NEET, you should have completed your 12th, passed in all subjects and secure a minimum aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. It is 50% for General Category, 45% for PWD and 40% for OBC,SC,ST. Now if you belong to OBC Category, the Category you belong to should be also listed in the Central OBC list. Or else you will be considered as General Category and so you have to secure a minimum aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. This 50% is inclusive of the Theory and Practical marks scored in Physics, Chemistry and Biology collectively. You needn't score 50% in Physics, 50% in Chemistry and 50% in Biology separately. You need an aggregate of 50% or 40% depending on your Category as an aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. And along with Physics, Chemistry and Biology, you should also have studied English as one of the core subjects in your 12th.