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NEET 2024 Qualification Codes (Released) - NEET Codes & Eligibility for Qualifying Exam

NEET 2024 Qualification Codes (Released) - NEET Codes & Eligibility for Qualifying Exam

Edited By Manisha Tiwari | Updated on Mar 12, 2024 10:41 AM IST | #NEET

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the NEET 2024 qualification codes in the official information brochure at These NEET qualification codes mention the eligibility of a candidate in the medical entrance exam. The aspirants need to mention their NEET qualification code while filling up their application form. Aspirants can check the NEET 2024 qualification codes from this article.

NEET 2024 Qualification Codes (Released) - NEET Codes & Eligibility for Qualifying Exam
NEET 2024 Qualification Codes (Released) - NEET Codes & Eligibility for Qualifying Exam

The qualification codes mention NEET eligibility criteria for droppers, appearing candidates, candidates whose result is awaited, and others. In NEET application form 2024, it is most important for candidates to select a qualifying code for examination. The qualification codes have been mentioned in the NEET information bulletin. Understanding the NEET qualification codes 2024 is important to know the minimum qualifying marks to be eligible for admission to MBBS/BDS courses. Here in the article on qualification codes of NEET 2024, Careers360 provides information on which exam codes can be filled by medical students.

NEET eligibility criteria for the qualifying examination

As per the NEET eligibility criteria 2024, it is mandatory for the general category candidates to pass in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English individually in Class 12. Also, the candidates must have obtained an aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany and Zoology).

Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC must secure a minimum of 40%, while Persons with Disability (PwD) must obtain 45% only. Candidates who have completed their higher education abroad must have passed the qualifying exam with 50% taken together in Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.

NEET 2024 qualification codes

Candidates must be aware of NEET qualifying codes before filling out the application form in order to avoid inconvenience. Medical aspirants can understand the NEET 2024 qualifying codes in a simplified manner from the list provided below.

NEET exam code 1:
Candidates who will be appearing in the qualifying examination i.e. Class 12 or waiting for the result have to select this code. However, after the announcement of the result, if the candidate fails, he/she will not be eligible for admission. Students have to furnish the relevant documents as evidence of qualifying the examination.

NEET exam code 2:

  • Candidates who have completed a period of 12 years under Higher/Secondary examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination (ISCE), which is equivalent to Class 10+2 can opt for code 2. However, the last two years of study must include English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, or Mathematics or any other elective as a major subject as prescribed by the National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT).

  • Aspirants who have passed 10+2 from the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) or state open school, as a private candidate from state boards; with Biology/Biotechnology as an additional subject can apply under NEET qualification code 2.

  • Who can also apply code 2: It should also be noted that the qualifying examination code for NEET 2024 for droppers will also be the same. For instance, if a candidate has passed the qualifying examination from CBSE/ICSE or any state board in the year 2019, but wishes to appear for NEET 2024, he/she can apply for the exam with Code 2.

NEET qualifying code 3:

Medical aspirants who have passed their Intermediate/Pre-Examination degree in Science stream from any recognized Indian University/Board or other body with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English as a compulsory subject must opt for code 3. The qualifying examination should also include a practical test in the mentioned subjects.

NEET qualifying code 4:

This code can be chosen after the completion of pre-professional/pre-medical examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English after passing either the Higher Secondary examination or Pre-university or equivalent exam. The qualification of pre-professional or pre-medical examination should compulsorily include the practical tests in all subjects.

NEET qualifying criteria code 5:

Candidates who have passed the first year of a bachelor's degree from a recognized university with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology including practical tests must opt for code 5. Candidates should also verify that the first year exam qualified is a university-level exam and they have also qualified Class 12 qualifying examination with the said subjects at a level not less than a core course.

NEET exam code 6:

Any aspirant who has passed B.Sc. examination with not less than two subjects which includes Biology/Biotechnology, Physics and Chemistry can choose Code 6 from NEET qualification code 2024 as their eligibility code. Further, such candidates must have passed Class 10+2 qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English.

NEET qualification code 7:

Candidates who have passed any other examination, which is equivalent to the intermediate science examination of any university/board, can opt code 7 as NEET code 2024. It must be taken into consideration that students must have completed two years of study in Physics, Biology/Biotechnology, Chemistry and English and have passed practical tests also.

Who can also opt NEET code 7?

NEET qualifying code for foreign candidates will be Code 7. The equivalence of a particular course with Class 12 boards will be determined by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). If the qualifying examination will be in grades, then the corresponding marks will be derived by AIU.

NEET qualifying codes: Other eligibility criteria

Besides the educational eligibility, candidates need to fulfil other basic eligibility criteria of NEET UG 2024, which are mentioned below.

  • Age limit: Aspirants should be a minimum of 17 years, while there is no upper age limit for NEET UG.

  • Nationality: Anyone willing to appear for MBBS/BDS exam must be an Indian citizen, NRIs, OCIs, PIO and Foreign nationals.

  • Number of attempts: There is no limit for the number of NEET attempts.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. What will be my NEET code 2024 if I am a dropper?

The qualifying examination code for NEET 2024 for droppers is Code 2, if in case they have passed Class 12 from CBSE, ICSE or any other state board. However, in case they have completed 10+2 qualifying examinations as PUC or pre-degree, then the code should be 3.

2. If I have passed Class 12 in 2021, and will be taking NEET for the second time, then what should be my qualifying exam code?

NEET qualifying code 2024 will be code 2, as it is for those candidates who have completed Class 12 in 2023 or before and are not pursuing any course.

3. I am in the second year of BSc and now willing to appear for the NEET exam, which code should be selected?

In such cases, the qualifying codes of NEET 2024 should be code 5, as such candidates need to complete the first year with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as core subjects with practical tests.

4. I opted for an incorrect qualifying code in NEET application form, can it be edited?

One can correct the details of NEET 2024 codes and other details in the application form through the correction window. NEET application form correction window.  


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Hello Aspirant,

Yes, admission in BHMS is solely given on the score secured in NEET Examination. However, there are several institutions which accept the score of KEAM other than NEET Exam.

But, NEET will lead you to a reputed college.

Good luck.

Hello Shivani,

Here's the condensed text: To add Biology as an additional subject and become eligible for NEET, follow these steps: 1. Enroll in Open Schooling:   - Enroll in NIOS or a state open school. 2. Register for the Course:   - Register for Class 12 and select Biology as a subject. 3. Study and Prepare:   - Prepare for the Biology exams through self-study or coaching. 4. Appear for the Examination:   - Pass the Biology examination. Eligibility for NEET:   - Must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English.   - Minimum aggregate score required. Application for NEET:   - Apply on the official NEET website. Resources for Preparation:   - Use NCERT Biology textbooks.   - Utilize online platforms and coaching institutes. Important Tips:   - Plan your study schedule effectively.   - Consistently dedicate time to studying Biology.   - Practice mock tests to improve time management. Following these steps will help you successfully add Biology as an additional subject and become eligible for NEET, opening up opportunities in the field of medicine.

For NEET 2023, the cutoff scores for BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) in government dental colleges, including those in Hyderabad, typically vary by category and specific college. Generally, the cutoff scores are higher for government colleges compared to private ones.

Based on NEET 2023 trends, the approximate cutoff for government dental colleges in Hyderabad could be in the range of:

  • General Category : Around 500-550 marks.
  • OBC/SC/ST Categories : Slightly lower, but the exact numbers can vary.

These cutoffs can vary from year to year depending on the number of applicants, their performance, and other factors. For the most accurate and specific cutoff information, checking with the particular government dental college or referring to the official NEET counselling details for 2023 would be ideal.

Hello aspirant,

"Yes" is the straightforward response when asked if a student may apply under both the state quota and the AIQ. However, the entire procedure is governed by limitations and conditions, many of which make it challenging to participate in more than one counselling session.

For more information you can visit our website by clicking on the link given below.

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