NEET 2023 Exam: Date (Out), Application Form (Released), Syllabus, Pattern, Latest Updates
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About NEET 2023
The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) exam in 13 languages. The single national-level undergraduate medical entrance exam, NEET UG held every year for admission to 645 medical, 318 dental, 914 AYUSH, and 47 BVSc and AH colleges in India.
As per the latest updates, NEET application form 2023 has been released at neet.nta.nic.in. Candidates can fill out the NEET UG application form till April 6, 2023 (up to 9 PM). NEET UG 2023 exam will be held on May 7. As per the previous year's date, over 18.72 lakh candidates registered for NEET UG, out of which over 10.64 lakh were women and 8.07 lakh were men.
It is essential to fill correct details in the NEET 2023 to avoid trouble later in the admission process. The NEET application form 2023 will be considered successfully submitted only after the submission of the fee, which is different for each category. The NEET correction window for registered aspirants will be opened for a specific period of time for candidates to make changes to their application forms,
Candidates whose application forms will be accepted by the NTA will be issued hall tickets. The NEET 2023 admit card can be downloaded with a user ID, password/date of birth and security pin. Each student must carry a hard copy of the NEET 2023 admit card and other relevant documents on the exam day. aspirants without a hard copy of the NEET UG 2023 hall tickets and other mandatory documents will not be given entry inside the examination hall under any circumstances.
NEET will be conducted in pen and paper-based mode for admission to 97293 MBBS, 27868 BDS, 52,720 AYUSH, 603 BVSc, and AH seats. As per the NEET 2023 exam pattern, the exam will contain 200 questions, of which aspirants need to answer only 180. NTA NEET 2023 question paper will include questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. In NEET 2023 exam, 4 marks will be awarded for every correct answer, one mark will be deducted for every wrong answer and no marks will be given for any unanswered question.
The NEET 2023 provisional answer key along with the question paper and OMR sheet will be released by the NTA a few days after the exam. Candidates will be able to challenge the NEET 2023 provisional answer key and OMR sheet by paying Rs 200 for every challenge answer. It must be noted that the fee paid by the aspirants will be non-refundable even if the challenge is accepted by the NTA. Based on the challenges submitted by the students, the NEET 2023 final answer key will be released along with the result.
NEET 2023 result will be announced in the form of a scorecard at neet.nta.nic.in mentioning the All India Rank (AIR), total and subject-wise marks obtained personal details. The scorecard of the candidates will also mention the NEET 2023 cutoff for every category.
Based on NEET scores 2023, counselling for admission to 15% All India Quota (AIQ), 85% state quota, deemed/central universities, private colleges, AFMS/ESIC institutes, AIIMS and JIPMER campuses will be conducted. The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct the counselling for 15 % All India Quota admissions, while the for the rest 85% state quota, the respective state authorities will conduct the counselling on their websites.
How to contact NTA?
Address: Block C-20 1A/8, Sector-62, IITK Outreach Centre, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Noida - 201309, Uttar Pradesh (India)
Contact number: 0120 6895200
Website: nta.ac.in or neet.nta.nic.in
NEET 2023 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||National Eligibility cum Entrance Test|
|Short Exam Name||NEET|
|Conducting Body||National Testing Agency|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|Languages||Assamese, Bengali +11 More|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||1600 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Mode of Counselling||Online / Offline|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours 20 Minutes|
|Number of Seats||178484 Seats|
NEET 2023 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
06 Apr, 2023
Application - Application fee payment last date - Start Date | Mode: Online
06 Mar, 2023 - 06 Apr, 2023
Application | Mode: Online Ongoing
07 May, 2023
Exam - NEET UG 2023 exam date | Mode: Offline
In order to successfully get admission to medical colleges, candidates must meet the NEET 2023 eligibility criteria seat by that NTA.
Eligibility Criteria for NEET 2023
|Nationality||Indian Nationals, NRIs, PIOs, OCIs and Foreign Nationals|
|NEET 2023 Age Limit||Lower limit:17 years plus as on December 31, 2023 |
Upper age Limit: None
|Qualifying exam details required for NEET||Class 12 or equivalent with PCB. |
|Class 12 percentage required for NEET 2023||Gen/ OBC: Minimum 50% in PCB and aggregate |
SC/ST: Minimum 40%
NEET attempt limit
|Class 12 Board||Students from recognized boards including NIOS and open schools|
|Biology as an extra subject||Allowed|
NEET 2023 - Eligibility Criteria for MBBS/ BDS/ BUMS/ BSMS courses
|Course||Class 12 percentage required for NEET|
|MBBS/ BDS||Minimum 50% in class 12 (40% for SC/ST and 45% for PWD).|
|BUMS||In addition to the above, pass in Urdu or Arabic or Persian language in class 10.|
|BSMS||Pass in Tamil subject in class 10 or equivalent in addition to class 12 criteria given above.|
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other
The steps to fill out the NEET 2023 application form are as follows:
- Registration: Go to neet.nta.nic.in and register for NEET 2023 by entering the asked details such as an active phone number and email ID. After entering the details, the NEET 2023 application number will be generated.
- Filling the application form: After the successful registration, go to the NTA NEET website again and log in through the candidate login. Upon reaching the application form, enter the asked details such as personal, academic and others.
- Upload documents: In the thrift step, upload the scanned images of the photograph, signature and other documents as per the specification mentioned in the NEET 2023 brochure.
- Paying NEET 2023 application fee- Pay the registration fee through Debit/Credit card/ Netbanking/ UPI.
- Taking printout of the confirmation page: Candidates must save a copy of the confirmation page of the NEET exam 2023.
NEET 2023 application form fee
|Category||Fee + GST|
|OBC NCL/ Gen -EWS||Rs 1600|
Important Tip: Keep 6 to 8 photographs for NEET 2023 exam day attendance sheet, admit card and medical admissions.
NEET Correction Window 2023
To correct any mistakes made in the application form, candidates can use the NEET correction window that will be made available by NTA after NEET 2023 registrations close. Changes and corrections will be allowed through NEET candidate login. The correction window of the NEET 2023 exam will be a one-time facility
Corrections allowed in NEET application form 2023: All details/ Photograph/ Signature and Exam cities
NEET Application Statistics over the past years
Number of candidates registered
Number of candidates appeared
Registered Male Candidates
Appeared Male Candidates
Registered Female Candidates
Appeared Female Candidates
Registered Transgender Candidates
Appeared Transgender Candidates
|ST, SC||Online||Male, Female||₹ 900|
|General, ST, OBC, SC||Online||Transgender||₹ 900|
|General, ST, OBC, SC||PWD||Online||Male, Female||₹ 900|
|EWS, OBC||Online||Male||₹ 1500|
|General||Online||Male, Transgender, Female||₹ 1600|
Physical world and measurement
|Physics: Scope and excitement; nature of physical laws; physics, technology, and society|
|Need for measurement: Units of measurement; systems of units; SI units, fundamental and derived units. Length, mass, and time measurements; accuracy and precision of measuring instruments; errors in measurement; significant figures|
|Dimensions of physical quantities, dimensional analysis, and its applications|
|Frame of reference, motion in a straight line; position-time graph, speed, and velocity|
|Uniform and non-uniform motion, average speed, and instantaneous velocity|
|Uniformly accelerated motion, velocity-time, and position-time graphs, for uniformly accelerated motion (graphical treatment)|
|Elementary concepts of differentiation and integration for describing motion|
|Scalar and vector quantities: Position and displacement vectors, general vectors, general vectors and notation, equality of vectors, multiplication of vectors by a real number; addition and subtraction of vectors|
|Resolution of a vector in a plane-rectangular components|
|Scalar and vector products of vectors|
|Motion in a plane|
|Cases of uniform velocity and uniform acceleration-projectile motion|
|Uniform circular motion|
Laws of motion
|Intuitive concept of force|
|Inertia, Newton's first law of motion; momentum and Newton's second law of motion; impulse; Newton's third law of motion|
|Law of conservation of linear momentum and its applications|
|Equilibrium of concurrent forces|
|Static and kinetic friction, laws of friction, rolling friction, lubrication|
|Dynamics of uniform circular motion|
|Centripetal force, examples of circular motion (vehicle on level circular road, vehicle on banked road)|
Work, energy, and power
|Work done by a constant force and variable force; kinetic energy, work-energy theorem, power|
|Notion of potential energy, potential energy of a spring, conservative forces; conservation of mechanical energy (kinetic and potential energies); non-conservative forces; motion in a vertical circle|
|Elastic and inelastic collisions in one and two dimensions|
Motion of system of particles and rigid body
|Centre of mass of a two-particle system, momentum conservation, and centre of mass motion|
|Centre of mass of a rigid body; centre of mass of uniform rod|
|Moment of a force, torque, angular momentum, conservation of angular momentum with some examples|
|Equilibrium of rigid bodies, rigid body rotation and equation of rotational motion, comparison of linear and rotational motions; the moment of inertia, the radius of gyration|
|Values of M.I. for simple geometrical objects (no derivation)|
|Statement of parallel and perpendicular axes theorems and their applications|
|Kepler's laws of planetary motion|
|The universal law of gravitation|
|Acceleration due to gravity and its variation with altitude and depth|
|Gravitational potential energy; gravitational potential|
|Escape velocity, orbital velocity of a satellite|
Properties of bulk matter
|Elastic behaviour, stress-strain relationship|
|Hooke's law, Young's modulus, bulk modulus, shear, modulus of rigidity, Poisson's ratio; elastic energy|
|Viscosity, Stokes' law, terminal velocity, Reynold's number, streamline and turbulent flow|
|Critical velocity, Bernoulli's theorem and its applications|
|Surface energy and surface tension, angle of contact, excess of pressure, application of surface tension ideas to drops, bubbles and capillary rise|
|Heat, temperature, thermal expansion; thermal expansion of solids, liquids, and gases|
|Specific heat capacity: Cp, Cv-calorimetry; change of state-latent heat|
|Heat transfer-conduction and thermal conductivity, convection, and radiation|
|Qualitative ideas of black body radiation, Wien's displacement law, and greenhouse effect|
|Newton's law of cooling and Stefan's law|
|Thermal equilibrium and definition of temperature (zeroth law of thermodynamics)|
|Heat, work, and internal energy|
|First law of thermodynamics|
|Isothermal and adiabatic processes|
|Second law of the thermodynamics: Reversible and irreversible processes|
|Heat engines and refrigerators|
Behaviour of perfect gas and kinetic theory
|Equation of state of a perfect gas, work done on compressing a gas|
|Kinetic theory of gases: Assumptions, concept of pressure, kinetic energy and temperature; degrees of freedom, law of equipartition of energy (statement only) and application to specific heat capacities of gases; concept of mean free path|
Oscillations and waves
|Periodic motion-period, frequency, displacement as a function of time|
|Simple harmonic motion (SHM) and its equation; phase; oscillations of a spring-restoring force and force constant; energy in SHM-kinetic and potential energies; simple pendulum-derivation of expression for its time period|
|Free, forced, and damped oscillations (qualitative ideas only), resonance|
|Longitudinal and transverse waves, speed of wave motion|
|Displacement relation for a progressive wave|
|Principle of superposition of waves, reflection of waves, standing waves in strings and organ pipes, fundamental mode and harmonics|
|Electric charges and their conservation|
|Coulomb's law-force between two point charges, forces between multiple charges; superposition principle and continuous charge distribution|
|Electric field, electric field due to a point charge, electric field lines; electric dipole, electric field due to a dipole; torque on a dipole in a uniform electric field|
|Electric flux, statement of Gauss's theorem and its applications to find field due to infinitely long straight wire, uniformly charged infinite plane sheet and uniformly charged thin spherical shell (field inside and outside)|
|Electric potential, potential difference, electric potential due to a point charge, a dipole and system of charges: equipotential surfaces, electrical potential energy of a system of two point charges and of electric dipoles in an electrostatic field|
|Conductors and insulators, free charges and bound charges inside a conductor|
|Dielectrics and electric polarization, capacitors and capacitance, combination of capacitors in series and in parallel, capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectric medium between the plates, energy stored in a capacitor|
|Van De Graaff generator|
|Electric current, flow of electric charges in a metallic conductor, drift velocity and mobility, and their relation with electric current; Ohm's law, electrical resistance, V-I characteristics (linear and nonlinear), electrical energy and power|
|Electrical resistivity, and conductivity|
|Carbon resistors, colour code for carbon resistors; series and parallel combinations of resistors; temperature dependence of resistance|
|Internal resistance of a cell, potential difference and emf of a cell, combination of cells in series and in parallel|
|Kirchhoff's laws and simple applications|
|Wheatstone bridge, meter bridge|
|Potentiometer-principle and applications to measure potential difference, and for comparing EMF of two cells; measurement of internal resistance of a cell|
Magnetic effects of current and magnetism
|Concept of magnetic field, Oersted's experiment|
|Biot-Savart law and its application to current carrying circular loop|
|Ampere's law and its applications to infinitely long straight wire, straight and toroidal solenoids|
|Force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic and electric fields|
|Force on a current-carrying conductor in a uniform magnetic field|
|Force between two parallel current-carrying conductors-definition of ampere|
|Torque experienced by a current loop in a magnetic field; moving coil galvanometer-its current sensitivity and conversion to ammeter and voltmeter|
|Current loop as a magnetic dipole and its magnetic dipole moment|
|Magnetic dipole moment of a revolving electron|
|Magnetic field intensity due to a magnetic dipole (bar magnet) along its axis and perpendicular to its axis|
|Torque on a magnetic dipole (bar magnet) in a uniform magnetic field; bar magnet as an equivalent solenoid; magnetic field line; Earth's magnetic field and magnetic elements|
|Para-, dia-, and ferro-magnetic substances with examples|
|Electromagnetic and factors affecting their strengths|
Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents
|Electromagnetic induction; Faraday's law, induced EMF and current; Lenz's Law, Eddy currents|
|Self and mutual inductance|
|Alternating currents, peak and rms value of alternating current/ voltage; reactance and impedance; LC oscillations (qualitative treatment only), LCR series circuit, resonance; power in AC circuits, wattless current|
|AC generator and transformer|
|Need for displacement current|
|Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics (qualitative ideas only)|
|Transverse nature of electromagnetic waves|
|Electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible, ultraviolet, X-rays, gamma rays) including elementary facts about their uses|
|Reflection of light, spherical mirrors, mirror formula|
|Refraction of light, total internal reflection and its applications optical fibers, refraction at spherical surfaces, lenses, thin lens formula, lens-maker's formula|
|Magnification, power of a lens, combination of thin lenses in contact combination of a lens and a mirror|
|Refraction and dispersion of light through a prism|
|Scattering of light-blue colour of the sky and reddish appearance of the sun at sunrise and sunset|
|Optical instruments: Human eye, image formation and accommodation, correction of eye defects (myopia and hypermetropia) using lenses|
|Microscopes and astronomical telescopes (reflecting and refracting) and their magnifying powers|
|Wave optics: Wavefront and Huygens' principle, reflection and refraction of plane wave at a plane surface using wavefronts|
|Proof of laws of reflection and refraction using Huygens' principle|
|Interference, Young's double hole experiment and expression for fringe width, coherent sources and sustained interference of light|
|Diffraction due to a single slit, width of central maximum|
|Resolving power of microscopes and astronomical telescopes|
|Polarization, plane polarized light, Brewster's law, uses of plane polarized light and polaroids|
Dual nature of matter and radiation
|Photoelectric effect, Hertz and Lenard's observations; Einstein's photoelectric equation-particle nature of light|
|Matter waves-wave nature of particles, de Broglie relation|
|Davisson-germer experiment (experimental details should be omitted, only conclusion should be explained)|
Atoms and nuclei
|Alpha-particle scattering experiments; Rutherford's model of atom; Bohr model, energy levels, hydrogen spectrum|
|Composition and size of nucleus, atomic masses, isotopes, isobars; isotones|
|Radioactivity-alpha, beta, and gamma particles/ rays and their properties decay law|
|Mass-energy relation, mass defect; binding energy per nucleon and its variation with mass number, nuclear fission and fusion|
|Energy bands in solids (qualitative ideas only), conductors, insulators and semiconductors, semiconductor diode-I-V characteristics in forward and reverse bias, diode as a rectifier, I-V characteristics of LED, diode, solar cell, and Zener diode|
|Zener diode as a voltage regulator|
|Junction transistor, transistor action, characteristics of a transistor; transistor as an amplifier (common emitter configuration) and oscillator|
|Logic gates (OR, AND, NOT, NAND, and NOR)|
|Transistor as a switch|
Some basic concepts of chemistry
|General introduction: Important and scope of chemistry|
|Laws of chemical combination, Dalton's atomic theory: Concept of elements, atoms, and molecules|
|Atomic and molecular masses|
|Mole concept and molar mass; percentage composition and empirical and molecular formula; chemical reactions, stoichiometry and calculations based on stoichiometry|
Structure of atom
|Atomic number, isotopes, and isobars|
|Concept of shells and subshells, dual nature of matter and light, De Broglie's relationship, Heisenberg uncertainty principle, concept of orbital, quantum numbers, shapes of s, p, and d orbitals, rules for filling electrons in orbitals-Aufbau principle|
|Pauli exclusion principles and Hund's rule, electronic configuration of atoms, stability of half filled and completely filled orbitals|
Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
|Modern periodic law and long form of periodic table, periodic trends in properties of elements-atomic radii, ionic radii, ionization enthalpy, electron gain enthalpy, electronegativity, valence|
Chemical bonding and molecular structure
|Valence electrons, ionic bond, covalent bond, bond parameters, Lewis structure, polar character of covalent bond, valence bond theory, resonance, geometry of molecules, VSEPR theory|
|Concept of hybridization involving s, p, and d orbitals and shapes of some simple molecules, molecular orbital theory of homonuclear diatomic molecules (qualitative idea only)|
States of matter: gases and liquids
|Three states of matter, intermolecular interactions, types of bonding, melting and boiling points, role of gas laws of elucidating the concept of the molecule, Boyle's law, Charles's law, Gay Lussac's law, Avogadro's law, ideal behaviour of gases|
|Empirical derivation of gas equation|
|Avogadro number, ideal gas equation|
|Kinetic energy and molecular speeds (elementary idea), deviation from ideal behaviour, liquefaction of gases, critical temperature|
|Liquid state-vapour pressure, viscosity and surface tension (qualitative idea only, no mathematical derivations)|
|First law of thermodynamics-internal energy and enthalpy, heat capacity and specific heat, measurement of U and H, Hess's law of constant heat summation|
|Enthalpy of: Bond dissociation, combustion, formation, atomization, sublimation, phase transition, ionization, solution, and dilution|
|Introduction of entropy as state function, second law of thermodynamics, Gibbs energy change for spontaneous and non-spontaneous process, criteria for equilibrium and spontaneity|
|Third law of thermodynamics-brief introduction|
|Equilibrium in physical and chemical processes, dynamic nature of equilibrium, law of chemical equilibrium, equilibrium constant, factors affecting equilibrium-Le Chatelier's principle; ionic equilibrium-ionization of acids and bases|
|Strong and weak electrolytes, degree of ionization, ionization of polybasic acids, acid strength, concept of pH, hydrolysis of salts (elementary idea), buffer solutions, Henderson equation, solubility product|
|Common ion effect (with illustrative examples)|
|Concept of oxidation and oxidation and reduction, redox reactions oxidation number, balancing redox reactions in terms of loss and gain of electron and change in oxidation numbers|
|Occurrence, isotopes, preparation, properties and uses of hydrogen, hydrides ionic, covalent and interstitial; physical and chemical properties of water, heavy water; hydrogen peroxide-preparation, reactions, uses, and structure|
S-block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals)
|Group I and group 2 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, anomalous properties of the first element of each group, diagonal relationship|
|Group I and group 2 elements: Trends in the variation of properties (such as ionization enthalpy, atomic, and ionic radii), trends in chemical reactivity with oxygen, water, hydrogen and halogens; uses|
|Preparation and properties of some important compounds: Sodium carbonate, sodium chloride, sodium hydroxide, and sodium hydrogen carbonate, biological importance of sodium and potassium. Industrial use of lime and limestone|
|Preparation and properties of some important compounds: Biological importance of Mg and Ca|
Some p-block elements
|General Introduction to p-block elements|
|Group 13 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, variation of properties, oxidation states, trends in chemical reactivity, anomalous properties of first element of the group|
|Group 13 elements: Boron, some important compounds: Borax, boric acids, boron hydrides, aluminum: Uses, reactions with acids, and alkalies|
|General 14 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, variation of properties, oxidation states, trends in chemical reactivity, anomalous behaviour of first element|
|General 14 elements: Carbon, allotropic forms, physical and chemical properties, uses of some important compounds: Oxides|
|Important compounds of silicon and a few uses: Silicon tetrachloride, silicones, silicates and zeolites, their uses|
Organic chemistry-some basic principles and techniques
|General introduction, methods of purification qualitative and quantitative analysis, classification and IUPAC nomenclature of organic compounds|
|Electronic displacements in a covalent bond: Inductive effect, electromeric effect, resonance and hyperconjugation|
|Homolytic and heterolytic fission of a covalent bond: Free radials, carbocations, carbanions; electrophiles and nucleophiles, types of organic reactions|
|Alkanes: Nomenclature, isomerism, conformations (ethane only), physical properties, chemical reactions including free radical mechanism of halogenation, combustion and pyrolysis|
|Alkanes: Nomenclature, structure of double bond (ethene), geometrical isomerism, physical properties, methods of preparation, chemical reactions: Addition of hydrogen, halogen, water, hydrogen halides (Markovnikov's addition and peroxide effect)|
|Alkanes: Ozonolysis, oxidation, mechanism of electrophilic addition|
|Alkynes: Nomenclature, structure of triple bond (ethyne), physical properties, methods of preparation, chemical reactions: Acidic character of alkynes, addition reaction of-hydrogen, halogens, hydrogen halides, and water|
|Aromatic hydrocarbons:Introduction, IUPAC nomenclature; benzene; resonance, aromaticity; chemical properties: Mechanism of electrophilic substitution-nitration sulphonation, halogenation, Friedel Craft's alkylation and acylation|
|Aromatic hydrocarbons: Directive influence of functional group in mono-substituted benzene; carcinogenicity and toxicity|
|Environmental pollution: Air, water, and soil pollution, chemical reactions in atmosphere, smogs, major atmospheric pollutants; acid rain ozone and its reactions, effects of depletion of ozone layer|
|Environmental pollution: Greenhouse effect and global warming-pollution due to industrial wastes; green chemistry as an alternative tool for reducing pollution, strategy for control of environmental pollution|
|Classification of solids based on different binding forces; molecular, ionic covalent and metallic solids, amorphous and crystalline solids (elementary idea), unit cell in two dimensional and three dimensional lattices, calculation of density of unit cell|
|Packing in solids, packing efficiency, voids, number of atoms per unit cell in a cubic unit cell, point defects, electrical and magnetic properties, band theory of metals, conductors, semiconductors, and insulators|
|Types of solutions, expression of concentration of solutions of solids in liquids, solubility of gases in liquids, solid solutions, colligative properties-relative lowering of vapour pressure, Raoult's law|
|Elevation of boiling point, depression of freezing point, osmotic pressure, determination of molecular masses using colligative properties abnormal molecular mass|
|Van't Hoff factor|
|Redox reactions, conductance in electrolytic solutions, specific and molar conductivity variation of conductivity with concentration, Kohlrausch's law, electrolysis and laws of electrolysis (elementary idea), dry cell-electrolytic cells and galvanic cells|
|Lead accumulator, EMF of a cell, standard electrode potential, relation between Gibbs energy change and EMF of a cell, fuel cells; corrosion|
|Rate of a reaction (average and instantaneous), factors affecting rates of reaction, concentration, temperature, catalyst; order and molecularity of a reaction; rate law and specific rate constant|
|Integrated rate equations and half life (only for zero and first order reactions); concept of collision theory (elementary idea, no mathematical treatment)|
|Activation energy, Arrhenius equation|
|Adsorption-physisorption and chemisorption, factors affecting adsorption of gases on solids, catalysis homogeneous and heterogeneous, activity and selectivity: Enzyme catalysis; colloidal state: Distinction between true solutions, colloids and suspensions|
|Lyophilic, lyophobic multimolecular and macromolecular colloids; properties of colloids; Tyndall effect, Brownian movement, electrophoresis, coagulation; emulsions-types of emulsions|
General principles and processes of isolation of elements
|Principles and methods of extraction-concentration, oxidation, reduction electrolytic method and refining; occurrence and principles of extraction of aluminium, copper, zinc, and iron|
|Group 15 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, oxidation states, trends in physical and chemical properties; preparation and properties of ammonia and nitric acid, oxides of nitrogen (structure only)|
|Group 15 elements: Phosphorus-allotropic forms; compounds of phosphorus: Preparation and properties of phosphine, halides (PCI3, PCI5) and oxoacids (elementary idea only)|
|Group 16 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, oxidation states, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties; dioxygen: Preparation, properties, and uses; classification of oxides; ozone|
|Group 16 elements: Sulphur-allotropic forms; compounds of sulphur: Preparation, preparation, properties, and uses of sulphur dioxide; sulphuric acid: Industrial process of manufacture, properties, and uses, oxoacids of sulphur (structures only)|
|Group 17 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, oxidation states, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties; compounds of halogens: Preparation, properties, and uses of chlorine and hydrochloric acid|
|Group 17 elements: Interhalogen compounds oxoacids of halogens (structures only)|
|Group 18 Elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties, uses|
D and f block elements
|General introduction, electronic configuration, characteristics of transition metals|
|General trends in properties of the first row transition metals-metallic character, ionization enthalpy, oxidation states, ionic radii, colour, catalytic property, magnetic properties, interstitial compounds, alloy formation|
|Preparation and Properties of K2Cr2O7 and KMnO4|
|Lanthanoids-electronic configuration, oxidation states, chemical reactivity, and lanthanoid contraction, and its consequences|
|Actinoids: Electronic configuration, oxidation states and comparison with lanthanoids|
|Coordination compounds: Introduction, ligands, coordination number, colour, magnetic properties and shapes, IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds, isomerism (structural and stereo) bonding, Werner's theory VBT, CFT|
|Coordination compounds: Importance of coordination compounds (in qualitative analysis, biological systems)|
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
|Haloalkanes: Nomenclature, nature of C-X bond, physical and chemical properties, mechanism of substitution reactions. Optical rotation|
|Haloarenes: Nature of C-X bond, substitution reactions (directive influence of halogen for monosubstituted compounds only)|
|Uses and environment effects of-dichloromethane, trichloromethane, tetrachloromethane, iodoform, freons, DDT|
Alcohols, phenols, and ethers
|Alcohols: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties (of primary alcohols only); identification of primary, secondary, and tertiary alcohols; mechanism of dehydration, uses with special reference to methanol and ethanol|
|Phenols: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, acidic nature of phenol, electrophilic substitution reactions, uses of phenols|
|Ethers: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical, and chemical properties uses|
Aldehydes, ketones, and carboxylic acids
|Aldehydes and ketones: Nomenclature, nature of carbonyl group, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties; and mechanism of nucleophilic addition, reactivity of alpha hydrogen in aldehydes; uses|
|Carboxylic Acids: Nomenclature, acidic nature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties; uses|
Organic compounds containing nitrogen
|Amines: Nomenclature, classification, structure, methods of preparation, physical, and chemical properties, uses, identification of primary secondary and tertiary amines|
|Cyanides and isocyanides-will be mentioned at relevant places|
|Diazonium salts: Preparation, chemical reactions, and importance in synthetic organic chemistry|
|Carbohydrates-classification (aldoses and ketoses), monosaccharide (glucose and fructose), D.L. configuration, oligosaccharides (sucrose, lactose, maltose), polysaccharides (starch, cellulose, glycogen): Importance|
|Proteins-elementary idea of-amino acids, peptide bond, polypeptides, proteins, primary structure, secondary structure, tertiary structure, and quaternary structure (qualitative idea only), denaturation of proteins; enzymes|
|Hormones-elementary idea (excluding structure)|
|Vitamins-classification and function|
|Nucleic acids: DNA and RNA|
|Classification-natural and synthetic, methods of polymerization (addition and condensation), copolymerization|
|Some important polymers: Natural and synthetic like polyesters, bakelite; rubber, biodegradable and non-biodegradable polymers|
Chemistry in everyday life
|Chemicals in medicines-analgesics, tranquilizers, antiseptics, disinfectants, antimicrobials, antifertility drugs, antibiotics, antacids, antihistamines|
|Chemicals in food-preservatives, artificial sweetening agents, elementary idea of antioxidants|
|Cleansing agents-soaps and detergents, cleansing action|
Diversity in living world
|What is living?; biodiversity; need for classification; three domains of life; taxonomy and systematics; concept of species and taxonomical hierarchy; binomial nomenclature; tools for study of taxonomy-museums, zoos, herbaria, botanical gardens|
|Five kingdom classification; salient features and classification of monera; protista and fungi into major groups; lichens; viruses, and viroids|
|Salient features and classification of plants into major groups-algae, bryophytes, pteridophytes, gymnosperms, and angiosperms (three to five salient and distinguishing features and at least two examples of each category)|
|Angiosperms classification up to class, characteristic features and examples|
|Salient features and classification of animals-nonchordate up to phyla level and chordate up to classes level (three to five salient features and at least two examples)|
Structural organization in animals and plants
|Morphology and modifications; tissues; anatomy and functions of different parts of flowering plants: Root, stem, leaf, inflorescence-cymose and racemose, flower, fruit, and seed (to be dealt along with the relevant practical of the practical syllabus)|
|Animal tissues; morphology, anatomy and functions of different systems (digestive, circulatory, respiratory, nervous, and reproductive) of an insect (cockroach)|
Cell structure and function
|Cell theory and cell as the basic unit of life; structure of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell; plant cell and animal cell; cell envelope, cell membrane, cell wall; cell organelles-structure and function|
|Endomembrane system-endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi bodies, lysosomes, vacuoles; mitochondria, ribosomes, plastids, micro bodies; cytoskeleton, cilia, flagella, centrioles (ultra structure and function); nucleus-nuclear membrane, chromatin, nucleolus|
|Chemical constituents of living cells: Biomolecules-structure and function of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids; enzymes-types, properties, enzyme action|
|B cell division: Cell cycle, mitosis, meiosis, and their significance|
|Transport in plants: Movement of water, gases, and nutrients; cell to cell transport-diffusion, facilitated diffusion, active transport; plant-water relations-imbibition, water potential, osmosis, plasmolysis|
|Transport in plants: Long distance transport of water-absorption, apoplast, symplast, transpiration pull, root pressure and guttation; transpiration-opening and closing of stomata|
|Transport in plants: Uptake and translocation of mineral nutrients-transport of food, phloem transport, mass flow hypothesis; diffusion of gases (brief mention)|
|Mineral nutrition: Essential minerals, macro, and micronutrients and their role; deficiency symptoms; mineral toxicity; elementary idea of hydroponics as a method to study mineral nutrition; nitrogen metabolism-nitrogen cycle, biological nitrogen fixation|
|Photosynthesis: Photosynthesis as a means of autotrophic nutrition; site of photosynthesis take place; pigments involved in photosynthesis (elementary idea); photochemical and biosynthetic phases of photosynthesis|
|Photosynthesis: Cyclic and non cyclic and photophosphorylation; chemiosmotic hypothesis; photorespiration C3 and C4 pathways; factors affecting photosynthesis|
|Respiration: Exchange gases; cellular respiration-glycolysis, fermentation (anaerobic), TCA cycle and electron transport system (aerobic); energy relations-number of ATP molecules generated; amphibolic pathways; respiratory quotient|
|Plant growth and development: Seed germination; phases of plant growth and plant growth rate; conditions of growth; differentiation, dedifferentiation, and redifferentiation; sequence of developmental process in a plant cell|
|Plant growth and development: Growth regulators-auxin, gibberellin, cytokinin, ethylene, ABA; seed dormancy; vernalisation; photoperiodism|
|Digestion and absorption; alimentary canal and digestive glands; role of digestive enzymes and gastrointestinal hormones; peristalsis, digestion, absorption and assimilation of proteins, carbohydrates and fats|
|Egestion; nutritional and digestive disorders-PEM, indigestion, constipation, vomiting, jaundice, diarrhea|
|Breathing and respiration: Respiratory organs in animals (recall only); respiratory system in humans; mechanism of breathing and its regulation in humans-exchange of gases, transport of gases and regulation of respiration, respiratory volumes|
|Breathing and respiration: Disorders related to respiration-asthma, emphysema, occupational respiratory disorders|
|Body fluids and circulation: Composition of blood, blood groups, coagulation of blood; composition of lymph and its function; human circulatory system-structure of human heart and blood vessels; cardiac cycle, cardiac output, ECG, double circulation|
|Body fluids and circulation: Regulation of cardiac activity; disorders of circulatory system-hypertension, coronary artery disease, angina pectoris, heart failure|
|Excretory products and their elimination: Modes of excretion-ammonotelism, ureotelism, uricotelism; human excretory system-structure and function; urine formation, osmoregulation; regulation of kidney function-renin-angiotensin, atrial natriuretic factor|
|Excretory products and their elimination: ADH and diabetes insipidus; role of other organs in excretion; disorders; uraemia, renal failure, renal calculi, nephritis; dialysis and artificial kidney|
|Locomotion and movement: Types of movement-ciliary, flagellar, muscular; skeletal muscle-contractile proteins and muscle contraction; skeletal system and its functions (to be dealt with the relevant practical of practical syllabus); joints|
|Locomotion and movement: Disorders of muscular and skeletal system-myasthenia gravis, tetany, muscular dystrophy, arthritis, osteoporosis, gout|
|Neural control and coordination: Neuron and nerves; nervous system in humans central nervous system, peripheral nervous system and visceral nervous system; generation and conduction of nerve impulse; reflex action; sense organs|
|Neural control and coordination: Elementary structure and function of eye and ear|
|Chemical coordination and regulation: Endocrine glands and hormones; human endocrine system, hypothalamus, pituitary, pineal, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, pancreas, gonads; mechanism of hormone action (elementary idea)|
|Chemical coordination and regulation: Role of hormones as messengers and regulators|
|Chemical coordination and regulation: Hypo and hyperactivity and related disorders (common disorders e.g. dwarfism, acromegaly, cretinism, goiter, exophthalmic goiter, diabetes, Addison's disease)|
|Reproduction in organisms: Reproduction, a characteristic feature of all organisms for continuation of species; modes of reproduction-asexual and sexual; asexual reproduction; modes-binary fission, sporulation, budding, gemmule, fragmentation|
|Reproduction in organisms: Vegetative propagation in plants|
|Sexual reproduction in flowering plants: Flower structure; development of male and female gametophytes; pollination-types, agencies, and examples; outbreeding devices; pollen-pistil interaction; double fertilization|
|Sexual reproduction in flowering plants: Post fertilization events-development of endosperm and embryo, development of seed and formation of fruit; special modes-apomixis, parthenocarpy, polyembryony; significance of seed and fruit formation|
|Human reproduction: Male and female reproductive systems; microscopic anatomy of testis and ovary; gametogenesis-spermatogenesis and oogenesis; menstrual cycle; fertilisation, embryo, development upto blastocyst formation, implantation|
|Human reproduction: Pregnancy and placenta formation (elementary idea); parturition (elementary idea); lactation (elementary idea)|
|Reproductive health: Need for reproductive health and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STD); birth control-need and methods, contraception, and medical termination of pregnancy (MTP); amniocentesis|
|Reproductive health: Infertility and assisted reproductive technologies-IVF, ZIFT, GIFT (elementary idea for general awareness)|
Genetics and evolution
|Heredity and variation: Mendelian inheritance; deviations from Mendelism-incomplete dominance, codominance, multiple alleles and inheritance of blood groups, pleiotropy; elementary idea of polygenic inheritance; chromosome theory of inheritance|
|Heredity and variation: Chromosomes and genes; sex determination-in humans, birds, honey bee; linkage and crossing over; sex linked inheritance-haemophilia, colour blindness; Mendelian disorders in humans-thalassemia; chromosomal disorders in humans|
|Heredity and variation: Down's syndrome, Turner's and Klinefelter's syndromes|
|Molecular basis of Inheritance: Search for genetic material and DNA as genetic material; structure of DNA and RNA; DNA packaging; DNA replication; central dogma, transcription, genetic code, translation; gene expression and regulation-lac operon|
|Molecular basis of inheritance: Genome and human genome project; DNA fingerprinting|
|Evolution: Origin of life; biological evolution and evidences for biological evolution from palaeontology, comparative anatomy, embryology, and molecular evidence; Darwin's contribution, modern synthetic theory of evolution|
|Evolution: Mechanism of evolution-variation (mutation and recombination) and natural selection with examples, types of natural selection; gene flow and genetic drift; Hardy-Weinberg's principle; adaptive radiation; human evolution|
Biology and human welfare
|Health and disease; pathogens; parasites causing human diseases (malaria, filariasis, ascariasis, typhoid, pneumonia, common cold, amoebiasis, ringworm); basic concepts of immunology-vaccines; cancer, HIV, and AIDS; adolescence, drug, and alcohol abuse|
|Improvement in food production; plant breeding, tissue culture, single cell protein, biofortification; apiculture and animal husbandry|
|Microbes in human welfare: In household food processing, industrial production, sewage treatment, energy generation, and as biocontrol agents and biofertilizer|
Biotechnology and its applications
|Principles and process of biotechnology: Genetic engineering (recombinant DNA technology)|
|Application of biotechnology in health and agriculture: Human insulin and vaccine production, gene therapy, genetically modified organisms-BT crops; transgenic animals; biosafety issues-biopiracy and patents|
Ecology and environment
|Organisms and environment: Habitat and niche, population and ecological adaptations; population interactions-mutualism, competition, predation, parasitism; population attributes-growth, birth rate, and death rate, age distribution|
|Ecosystem: Patterns, components; productivity and decomposition; energy flow; pyramids of number, biomass, energy; nutrient cycling (carbon and phosphorous); ecological succession; ecological services-carbon fixation, pollination, oxygen release|
|Biodiversity and its conservation: Concept of biodiversity; patterns of biodiversity; importance of biodiversity; loss of biodiversity; biodiversity conservation; hotspots, endangered organisms, extinction, red data book, biosphere reserves|
|Biodiversity and its conservation: National parks and sanctuaries|
|Environmental issues: Air pollution and its control; water pollution and its control; agrochemicals and their effects; solid waste management; radioactive waste management; greenhouse effect and global warming; ozone depletion; deforestation|
|Environmental issues: Any three case studies as success stories addressing environmental issues|
Preparing for the NEET is the first step and this starts in class 11 for most students aspiring to appear for the exam. With the fierce competition and fewer seats, qualifying with a very good NEET 2023 score requires the best efforts. Effective preparation tips to crack the NEET exam include some basic guidelines and a good strategy. Since it is the aim to crack NEET 2023 in the first attempt, some golden rules to follow are:
NEET exam 2023 strategy will also depend upon the following factors:
- NEET exam Preparation at home or through coaching
- How to prepare for NEET 2023 without coaching
- Preparation for NEET along with class 12 board
- Online or offline preparation for NEET 2023
10 tips to crack NEET exam 2023
Tip 1: Peruse NEET Syllabus and Topics- The question paper will have questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology at the class 12 level. To crack NEET 2023, it is vital to know the topics to cover.
Tip 2: Strategize with Do and Die Chapters for NEET: The past year's question papers show questions asked from some topics while some topics are barely touched. These are mostly available online and also through a close look at the NEET question papers from past years.
Tip 3: Check NEET Exam Pattern - This will help candidates to know what the exam will be like and help in planning an exact NEET exam strategy.
Tip 4: Figure Out Best Books for NEET 2023: Students ask whether NCERT books are enough to crack NEET exam? Since they help in cementing the foundation, NCERT books are important to prepare for NEET 2023. However other books are also needed for reference.
In addition, some online resources for NEET Preparation are:
Tip 5: Schedule NEET Exam Timetable- the number of hours to study, what to study, and how to strategize is pretty important if one's goal is score 600 plus in NEET 2023.
Tip 6: Tune in a Good NEET Revision Strategy: Just studying won't help. Revision of every chapter till one is thorough is a standard mantra for cracking the NEET exam.
Tip 7: Timely Testing and Evaluation: While intense preparation is necessary, it will be fruitful only if it is backed up by proper evaluation. This requires timely testing and proper revision to plug the gaps and holes in the preparation for the NEET exam 2023. One way of evaluation is the use of NEET Mock Tests and the NEET Previous Year Question Papers
Tip 8. Know from NEET Toppers: Well, NEET toppers from the previous year are good sources of knowing the pressures of exam preparation and how to succeed. Read their success mantras to know and tweak the NEET exam strategy.
Tip 9: Motivation and Determination: The path to success in NEET 2023 won't be easy but perseverance and determination are needed along with strong motivation to keep going and taste the sweetness of success.
Tip 10: Common Mistakes to Avoid in NEET exam 2023: Well, these are common mistakes made by students and have to be avoided. Check these out and know how to avoid them.
A wise NEET 2023 Study Strategy incorporates all these points. In addition, the preparation strategy changes as the exam date come closer. Hence it is also wise to tweak the NEET preparation along with the time available as given below
NEET exam preparation strategy over the months
|Time Span||Links for reference|
|5 months to NEET exam|
|4 months left for NEET 2023|
|3 months before NEET entrance exam|
|2 months to go for NEET exam 2023|
|1 month before NEET|
Student Appearing Vs Seat Available
|Year||Student Appeared||Seats Available|
Before looking at the NEET exam pattern, students should check the syllabus. NEET 2023 syllabus is the 10+2 level for Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Students must not only complete the NEET syllabus on time but also know what study material to choose. In addition, the best books for NEET 2023 ought to be close by such that students can refer and prepare for NEET 2023 in a better manner.
NEET Exam Pattern 2023 - Important Details
|Mode of Exam||Pen and Paper-based (Offline)|
|Duration||3 hours 20 minutes|
|Language||English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Punjabi and Malayalam.|
|Subjects||Biology (Botany+Zoology), Physics and Chemistry|
|Level of NEET 2023 questions||10+2|
|Total Questions asked||200|
|Total Questions to be answered||180|
|Type of Questions||MCQs|
|Marks for a correct answer||4 marks|
|Negative marking||-1 mark|
Download NEET Question Papers
Previous year's NEET question paper all codes: (English & Hindi)
|NEET question combined sets||English||Hindi|
|E1+F1+G1+H1||Click here||Click here|
|E2+F2+G2+H2||Click here||Click here|
|E3+F3+G3+H3||Click here||Click here|
|E4+F4+G4+H4||Click here||Click here|
NEET exam papers: Regional languages
|NEET question paper language||Link|
NEET 2023 exam day schedule (Tentative)
Date and Time
Duration of NEET Exam
2:00 PM to 5:20 PM (3 hours, 20 minutes)
Last entry in the examination hall for NEET 2023
Sitting in the NEET exam room
Announcement instructions and verifying NEET admit cards
1:30 PM to 1:45 PM
Distribution of the NEET 2023 test booklet
Writing of particulars on the Test Booklet by the candidates
Commencement of NEET examination
NEET exam 2023 concludes
One important exercise in NEET preparation is the use of mock tests. One can only perfect what one has learned by practicing with past year question papers, mock tests, and such. Candidates can practice with these mock tests of NEET either on the NTA website or they can even download the tests to practise at home. NTA has also facilitated practising on NEET sample papers at TPCs which are the 2900 plus test practice centres set up at the nearest colleges in most towns and cities.
Candidates wishing to practice at the NEET TPCs must register and book the slot and go to the college to practise. The questions asked in these mock tests for NEET will be based on the past question papers of the exam.
Practice with NEET NTA Mock Tests
- Practice on the official NEET mock test on NTA website by clicking here .
- Select NEET and the subject to start the test.
- The login credentials are dummy and hence candidates must press the "enter" key to start the mock test for the chosen subject.
The mock tests are only for practice hence scores are not given out. However, the feel and look of the actual exam can be gauged with the help of these tests.
Registered candidates will be able to download the admit card for NEET at ntaneet.nic.in. Carrying NEET 2023 admit card is mandatory on the exam day to verify the candidate's identity. Steps to download the admit card of NEET 2023 are as follows:
How to download the NEET admit card 2023?
Step 1: Click on the candidate login
Step 2: Enter the NEET application number, date of birth and security pin
Step 3: NEET admit card will be displayed
Step 4: Download the admit card and check the details
Step 5: Print the same if the details are correct.
NEET 2023 admit card details
- NEET Application number and Roll no
- Father’s name
- Mother’s name
- Residential address
- The medium of the NEET question paper.
- Test Centre details
- NEET exam date and time
Important Tip: Candidates must paste a photograph in the space given on the admit card for the NEET exam. They must also put their left thumb impression and get their parent's signature in the space provided. Candidates must put their signatures in front of the invigilator at the NEET exam hall.
Image of NEET admit card
What to carry along with the NEET admit card 2023?
- A passport-size photograph is to be pasted on the attendance sheet at NEET 2023 exam hall. Photo must be the same as uploaded in the application of NEET 2023.
- A valid original Photo ID - PAN Card/ Passport/ Ration Card/ Aadhaar Card/ Any Govt ID
- PwD certificate (only for PwD candidates)
- Proforma of NEET exam admit card with a postcard-size photo pasted on it
NEET 2023- how to correct the discrepancy in admit card?
Candidates must approach the NTA NEET Help Line to rectify any discrepancy. They must mail NTA with proof and the details of corrections required. Candidates will be allowed to appear for the exam with the old admit card. NTA will rectify and issue the correction at a later stage. NTA NEET helpline details are
- NEET Contact Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
- NEET Helpline Phone: 0120-6895200
What is the Dress Code for NEET 2023 ?
NEET exam 2023: Dress code for male candidates
- What is allowed : half sleeve shirts/T-shirts, Trousers and simple pants and sandals and chappals with thin soles
- What is not allowed : clothes with zip pockets, pockets, big buttons or elaborate embroidery, Kurta Pyjamas and shoes
NEET 2023: Dress code for female candidates
- What is allowed : Half-sleeved clothes and sandals and chappals with thin soles
- What is not allowed : Clothes with elaborate embroidery, flowers, brooches or big buttons, full arm length sleeves, high heels and thick sole shoes and jewellery like earrings, nose rings, rings, pendants, necklaces, bracelets or anklets
Customary Dress Code for NEET - Certain religions prescribe a customary dress code. Students who belong to such religions must have indicated in their application for NEET. For example, Sikh candidates can carry traditional Kangha, Kara, and Kirpan with them to the NEET 2023 exam hall.
NEET cxam day instructions
Candidates must follow the given guidelines during NEET 2023 exam:
Candidates must sign the attendance sheet and admit card of NEET 2023 in front of the invigilator.
They must submit the photograph to be pasted on the NEET exam attendance sheet.
Candidates must read and understand all the instructions mentioned on the NEET question paper
All details in the particulars section of the NEET 2023 OMR sheet must be filled in legible handwriting. Care must be taken to ensure details are correct.
Candidates must not talk to other candidates and must maintain silence during the NEET exam.
They must not indulge in malpractices and avoid carrying objects, gadgets and other things that are barred from the NEET 2023 exam.
With the COVID pandemic threat still in place, candidates must also follow social distancing, wear masks and carry sanitiser to the exam hall for NEET 2023.
The exam will be video graphed so candidates must ensure they sit upright and avoid any suspicious activity or behaviour.
NEET 2023 Exam Centers
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Port Blair|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli||Dadra and Nagar Haveli|
|Daman and Diu||Daman|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
|North 24 Parganas|
Documents Required at Exam
- NEET admit card
- One passport size photograph
- PAN Card/Driving License/Voter ID/Passport/Aadhaar Card (with photograph) /Ration card/any other valid government ID
- PwD certificate issued by the competent authority if applicable
- Letter of undertaking of own scibe if applicable
Candidates can use NEET 2023 answer key by NTA to calculate their estimated scores and raise challenges by paying Rs. 200 per question. The candidates must provide proof of the same.
NEET Answer key for all Codes - Previous Year
NTA released the NEET Answer Key for various codes like E, F, G, H (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) after the completion of the entrance exam. The previous year's answer of NEET for all codes is provided in the table below.
The analysis of any exam can be only given after the exam concludes. However, previous year exam analysis always helps understand what the trends may be like. NEET analysis is given here to enable students to gain insight from the experiences of those who have written the exam last year. Expert opinion has also been added as this adds to the weightage of what to expect, how best to prepare. The exam analysis for NEET 2023 will be updated here after the conclusion of the exam.
Previous Year's NEET Exam Analysis by coaching centers
NEET analysis by Resonance
NEET analysis by Allen Kota
NEET analysis by Aakash Institute
How to download NEET 2023 result?
- Click on the link given on neet.nta.nic.in for NEET results 2023 (when announced)
- Enter the NEET Roll Number (as given on admit card) and date of birth in dd/mm/yyyy format
- The NEET 2023 scorecard will be displayed
- Download the same and check the details for accuracy
NEET Scorecard 2023-Details mentioned
- Candidate's personal details like roll number, application number, name, mother’s name and father’s name etc.
- Marks obtained by the candidate in total
- Subject-wise and the overall percentile score
- All India Rank
- Cutoff percentile score and marks (lowest and highest) for each category
- Details of the total number of candidates who appeared and qualified
NEET result statistics- Previous Year
|No. of candidates registered||1872343|
|No of Candidates Present||1764571|
|No of Candidates Absent||107772|
|Number of Cities||485 (including 14 cities outside India)|
|Number of Languages||13|
|Number of centres||3570|
|Number of Centre / Deputy Centre|
|Number of invigilators||156504|
|Number of Observers||3911|
|No of City Coordinators||494|
NEET toppers- Previous year
|Candidate’s Name||Category||Marks Obtained||Percentile||NEET AIR|
|VATSA ASHISH BATRA||General||715||99.9997733||2|
|ERRABELLY SIDHARTH RAO||General||711||99.9997166||5|
|RISHI VINAY BALSE||General||710||99.9992066||6|
|KRISHNA S R||General||710||99.9992066||8|
|ZEEL VIPUL VYAS||General||710||99.9992066||9|
|HAZIQ PARVEEZ LONE||General||710||99.9992066||10|
For counselling and admissions, the NEET score and ranks are used to draw up the merit list. It is to be noted that the merit list of NEET 2023 will be used for seat allotment during counselling. Candidates must note that their result is the basis for the NEET 2023 merit list and this will be prepared after they apply for counselling and admissions for the All India and state admissions. It also must be noted that merit lists of NEET exam will be separate for All India and state counselling.
To qualify for the test, candidates must score equal to or above the specified NEET cutoff 2023. This is the minimum percentile that is pre-decided by MCI and stipulated in the Graduate Medical Education Regulations (1997) as the score which a candidate must obtain to be eligible for admissions.
The NEET qualifying percentile has been specified category-wise and can be summarized as given in the table below. To aid candidates, the actual marks secured in the past years have also been mentioned such that candidates get an idea of how much to score to qualify in the exam.
The cutoff score is determined by the number of applicants, difficulty levels of the question paper, seats available, and past cutoff trends.
NEET qualifying percentile
NEET cutoff percentile
NEET cut-off 2022 scores
Mode of Counselling: Online, Offline
The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct the counselling for NEET 2023 in the online mode including the choice filling and locking process. Candidates who will be allotted seats in NEET UG 2023 counselling will be required to report to the allotted college within a certain time period. NEET seat allotment will be based on the All India Rank of the applicants, choice of colleges entered, seat availability, reservation criteria etc.
NEET 2023 counselling will be conducted in four rounds: round one, two, mop-up and stray vacancy. Candidates who will qualify for NEET 2023 will be eligible to apply for the All India counselling. However, for the respective state counselling processes, admissions will be based on factors like domicile, residency in state etc. Candidates must check whether they meet the state admission criteria before applying for state counselling.
NEET counselling 2023 is of two types. One is the All India counselling conducted by DGHS for 15% All India Quota seats in government medical colleges and all seats in Central Institutions including AIIMS, JIPMER, AFMC, ESI, Delhi University (DU), BHU, AMU and Deemed Universities. The second is the state counselling held by each individual state medical council for the rest of the 85% of the seats in the government colleges, state-run universities and the private medical colleges of the state. Only students who qualify in NEET will be eligible for counselling subject to certain regulations.
MCC NEET Counselling guidelines
|Type of Counselling|
Counselling for 15% AIQ Seats (except in Jammu & Kashmir) in Government medical and dental colleges
DGHS, on behalf of MCC
|Counselling for all MBBS seats in AIIMs and JIPMER|
Counselling for all the seats in Central and Deemed Universities including BDS at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
|Counselling for 85% State Quota seats in DU colleges (MAMC, LHMC, UCMS)|
Counselling for IP Quota seats in ESIC Colleges
Counselling for Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC)
DGHS, on behalf of MCC and AFMC Pune
Counselling for 85% State Quota seats and 100% state private colleges.
Respective State Counselling Authorities
NEET Seat Intake
- AIIMS MBBS (15 institutes) - 1205 seats
- JIPMER MBBS (2 institutes) - 200 seats
- MBBS seats in 645 colleges - 97293
- BDS seats in 318 colleges - 27,868
- Ayush seats in 914 colleges - 52,720 seats
NEET Exam - Top 10 MBBS Colleges
|Name of Institute||State||Score||NIRF Rank|
|All India Institute of Medical Sciences||Delhi||90.69||1|
|Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research||Chandigarh||80.06||2|
|Christian Medical College||Tamil Nadu||73.56||3|
|National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences||Karnataka||71.35||4|
|Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences||Uttar Pradesh||70.21||5|
|Banaras Hindu University||Uttar Pradesh||64.72||6|
|Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research||Kerala||64.39||7|
|Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research||Pondicherry||63.17||8|
|Kasturba Medical College||Karnataka||62.84||9|
|King George`s Medical University||Uttar Pradesh||62.2||10|
NEET - Top 10 Dental Colleges
|Name of Institute||State||Score||NIRF Rank|
|Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences||Delhi||82.51||1|
|Manipal College of Dental Sciences||Karnataka||78.17||2|
|Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth||Maharashtra||76.37||3|
|Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences||Tamil Nadu||72.34||4|
|A. B. S. M. Institute of Dental Sciences||Karnataka||70.87||5|
|Manipal College of Dental Sciences||Karnataka||68.75||6|
|Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education And Research||Tamil Nadu||66.27||7|
|Nair Hospital Dental College||Maharashtra||64.54||8|
|SRM Dental College||Tamil Nadu||64.47||9|
|JSS Dental College and Hospital||Karnataka||64.07||10|
NEET State-wise Counselling
Documents Required at Counselling
- NEET 2023 admit card
- Rank letter/score card
- Date of birth certificate (if Class 10 pass certificate does not reflect the date of birth)
- Class 12 pass certificate
- Class 12 marks sheet
- Class 10 pass certificate
- Eight passport size photograph (same as affixed on NEET application form)
- Provisional allotment letter
- Identity proof
- Passport copy of sponsorer (only for NRI/OCI candidates)
- Sponsorship affidavit stating the sponsorer will take the responsibility for all the expenses incurred in the whole duration of the course (only for NRI/OCI candidates)
- Relationship affidavit stating the relationship of the candidate with the sponsorer (only for NRI/OCI candidates)
- Caste certificate (if applicable)
- Disability certificate (if applicable)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question:How many times can a candidate appear for NEET?
As per NTA, There is no restriction on the number of attempts permitted. Read our story on NEET Number of Attempts Limits
Question:Is NEET conducted twice a year?
No, NTA conducts the NEET UG exam once every year.
Question:Can I change my preferences of NEET 2023 exam center?
Once allotted, the exam centre cannot be changed.
Question:Is there any specific dress code for examination?
Yes, there is a specific dress code in NEET exam; Read more details here; NEET Examination Dress Code for Male & Female.
Question:What is the total duration of NEET 2023 exam?
The total duration of NEET 2023 will be 3 hours 20 minutes.
Question:Is NEET 2023 syllabus reduced by NTA?
No, NEET syllabus 2023 has remain unchanged.
Question:Who is the conducting body of NEET 2023 counselling?
The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct NEET counselling 2023.
Question:Who can fill the NEET 2023 application form?
Aspirants fulfilling the eligibility criteria for NEET 2023 can fill the application form.
Question:Can I apply for NEET 2023, If get compartment in 12th class?
Yes, compartment students can apply for the NEET exam 2023. But, they have to produce the 12th class pass certificate and need to obtain the required percentage of marks.
Question:Will Class 12 scores be consudered in NEET 2023?
Yes, the scores obtained by the candidates in Class 12 will be taken into consideration.
Question:When will NTA release the NEET 2023 application form?
NEET application form 2023 has been released on March 6, 2023
Question:What is NEET 2023 exam date?
NTA NEET 2023 exam date is May 7.
Questions related to NEET
How much NEET score is required for MBBS admission at Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore?
Candidates must score above 60% in NEET to get admission in KMC Manglore. And must passed in 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Mathematics, and English as compulsory subjects and Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology or any technical vocational subject as optional with at least 50% marks in Physics, Mathematics, and one of the optional subjects in aggregate.
What does NTA have to say about NEET 2023 exam postponement?
NTA has not released any official notification regarding postponing NEET 2023.
What are the chances of NEET 2023 postponement?
Although the students are pleading with the authority to postpone NEET 2023, it is tough to estimate anything at this stage.
What is the NEET 2023 exam date?
NEET UG 2023 exam date is May 7.
Is NEET UG 2023 postponed?
There is no official statement regarding NEET UG 2023 postponement.