What is NEET?
NEET (Previously known as AIPMT) is a National Level Entrance Test for selection of candidates for admission to MBBS/BDS courses under 15% All India Quota seats in Government Medical/Dental colleges of India under the control of DGHS, Govt. of India except in the States of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Jammu & Kashmir. This pre-medical test is mandatory for those who want to become a doctor in India.
Who can appear in NEET/AIPMT?
Those candidates who are appearing in final 12th board examination or have passed 12th with PCB (Physics, Chemistry & Maths) in appearing NEET/AIPMT year & completed the age of 17 year; can appear in NEET/AIPMT exam. The upper age limit for candidates seeking admission under 15% All India Quota Seats is 25 years. Upper age limit shall be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for the candidates of Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward Classes.
How many times does a candidate attempt AIPMT?
There are 3 attempts limit set to appear in NEET/AIPMT.
Is NEET/AIPMT conducted online or offline?
NEET/AIPMT- is conducted in offline mode; actually this is a pen and paper test.
What is the NEET/AIPMT syllabus?
The Question Paper of NEET/AIPMT 2017 shall be based on the syllabus as notified by the Medical council of India. Click Here for NEET Syllabus
What is the NEET/AIPMT 2017 exam schedule?
NEET 2017 will be conducted on 7th May 2017, Sunday.
What are the examination pattern & scoring criteria?
The NEET/AIPMT 2017 consists of one paper containing 180 objective type questions (four options with single correct answer) from the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology) to be answered on the specially designed machine-gradable sheet using Ball Point Pen only. There will be 4 marks given for each correct answer & 1 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer in total marks.
Is there any negative marking scheme in NEET/AIPMT?
Yes, One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer from total marks.
How are the ranking & merit list prepared?
Ranking & merit list is prepared as per below rules.
For General Category Candidates: A candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English individually in his 12th board exam and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology in the Qualifying Examination (12th) and in addition must have come in the merit list of 15% all India quota in AIPMT.
For SC, ST and OBC Category Candidates: The marks obtained in qualifying examination (12th) should be 40% marks.
For PH Category Candidates: For persons with locomotor disability of lower limbs, the minimum of 45% marks for Gen-PH and 40% marks for SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH should be in 12th.