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NEET UG 2022: Answer Key, Date, Eligibility, Fees, Documents etc.

NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is a national medical entrance test. Students who wish to pursue their career in the medical field, like MBBS, BDS, Ayush, etc., from India and Abroad have to qualify for this entrance test. As per the official notice released by the NTA, the NEET UG 2022 exam date is July 17, 2022. The NTA started the registrations for NEET 2022 for over 16 lakh aspirants on April 6 at Candidates can register for the undergraduate medical exam till the last date of NEET 2022 registration, May 6, 2022. The exam will be held in 545 India and 14 cities abroad.

The National Medical Commission (NMC) announced on March 9, 2022, that the upper age limit for appearing in the exam had been scrapped. Earlier, the upper age limit for General category candidates was 25 years, and that of the reserved category candidates was 30 years. Last year, the exam underwent many changes in exam pattern, location of the test, admission process and more. Throughout this article, more details on NEET 2022 notification, dates, eligibility, application, exam pattern, syllabus, preparation tips, timetable, etc.

1 Why NEET 2022 Exam?
2 Important Dates of NEET 2022
3 Application Procedure
4 Eligibility Criteria
5 Exam Pattern
6 Syllabus
7 Preparation Tips to crack NEET
8 Exam Centre
9 Admit Card
10 Dress Code
11 Exam Day Guidelines
12 NTA official Answer Key
13 NEET 2022 Result
14 Cutoff of NEET 2022
15 Frequently Asked Questions

Why NEET 2022 Exam?

Before going into the deep, let us look at some of the silent features of NEET Exam 2022, which will provide you with the answer to why to choose this Entrance Exam or, in simple words, why the NEET exam is for. NEET is a joint entrance examination for medical aspirants. It determines the students’ qualification or eligibility for MBBS/BDS/Ayush and other undergraduate medical courses in approved/recognized medical colleges in India and MBBS colleges abroad.

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NEET 2022: Latest Update
  • NEET UG 2022  is the national level examination for admission to MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS, BNYS, BSMS, Nursing and other medical or paramedical courses nursing in India. CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) is the conducting authority that organizes the NEET examination every year, and the exam will be held on July 17, 2022.
  • NEET UG 2022 application form is available online mode only.
  • An aadhaar card is mandatory for all Indian citizens to fill out the application form. Quick Facts

Before discussing the whole NTA NEET UG 2022 entrance exam, like the Application form, important dates, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, NEET cutoff, counselling etc., let’s look at the Quick fact about NEET.

Name of ExaminationNational Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG) or NEET-UG
Conducted byNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Level of NEET ExaminationNational-level
Mode of ExamOffline Mode (Pen, Paper)
Duration of Examination3 hours
Total Number of Questions200 Multiple Choice Questions
Languages available for the ExaminationEnglish, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Punjabi

NEET Application Form 2022 Dates

The National Testing Agency (NTA) started the NEET 2022 Application form for over 16 lakh aspirants on April 6 at Below have mentioned the NEET essential dates.

NEET 2022 application processApril 6, 2022, to May 6, 2022. Extended till May 20, 2022 (9 pm)
Last date to pay the application feeMay 20, 2022 (11.50 pm)
NEET 2022 application correction window24th May to 27th May 2022 (Upto 9 PM)
NEET 2022 Category correction window14th June to 16th June 2022 (Open)
NEET 2022 admit cardThe first week of June 2022
NEET 2022 exam dateJuly 17, 2022 (Sunday)
NEET 2022 provisional answer keys31st August 2022 (Out)
NEET 2022 final answer keys and resultby 07 September 2022 (Out)

How to Apply in NTA NEET UG 2022?

A step-by-step guide to filling out an application form is provided below.

  • Admission Seeker can avail of the NEET-UG 2022 Application Form online.
  • Visit the official website ( of NEET.
  • Apply for Online Registration using your or your parent’s unique Email Id and Mobile No.
  • Fill in the Online Application Form and note down the system-generated Application No.
  •  Upload scanned images of the Candidate’s latest Passport size Photograph
  • The focus needs to be on the face (80% face coverage, ears visible, on white background).
  • Pay the fee using SBI/Syndicate/HDFC/ICICI/Paytm Payment Gateway through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net-banking/UPI, and keep the proof of fee paid safely for future reference. If the Confirmation Page is not generated after fee payment, the transaction is cancelled, and the amount will be refunded to the candidate’s account.
  • However, the candidate must make another transaction of the fee if the Confirmation Page is not generated.

Application Fee (Category-wise)

The NEET application fee differs for different categories, which must be paid when submitting NEET-UG. Aspirants may check in the table below the requisite application fee to be paid at the NEET-UG 2022 application form submission for General, SC, ST, OCB or other category fees.

GeneralINR 1,600/-
General-EWS/ OBC-NCL*INR 1,500/-
SC/ST/PwD/TransgenderINR 900/-
Outside India (Fee in ₹)INR 8500/
NOTE: Processing charges & Goods and Services Tax (GST) are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable

*OBC-NCL (Other Backward Classes)-NCL (Non-Creamy Layer) as per the Central List of Other Backward Classes available on the National Commission for Backward Classes. The candidates on this list (available on ) may mention OBC-NCL in the Category Column. State-listed OBC-NCL Candidates not in OBC-NCL (Central List) must choose General.

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Eligibility Criteria

For NEET UG 2022, one thing you must remember is the Eligibility Criteria. The NEET 2022 eligibility criteria include minimum and maximum age requirements, educational requirements, subjects studied in the qualifying exam, status of the qualifying exam, category, and nationality. Aspirants can go through the below-mentioned requirements, which are mandatory for aspirants to be eligible for NEET. Let’s look at the eligibility criteria for appearing NEET exam given below.

ParametersEligibility criteria
NationalityCandidates eligible for NEET 2022 include:
Indian Nationals
Foreign Nationals
Age requirement for NEET 2022Aspirants applying for NEET 2022 must have completed a minimum of 17 years of age at the time of admission as of 31 December 2022.
Minimum QualificationCandidates must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English as core subjects from a recognized board.
Minimum marks required in the qualifying examinationGeneral – 50%,OBC/SC/ST – 40%,PWD – 45%

NOTE: To know more about NEET-UG 2022 Eligibility Criteria, Code, Age, NRI Eligibility etc. Click Here

Exam Pattern

The Test pattern of NEET (UG)-2022 comprises two Sections. Each subject will consist of two sections. Section A will consist of 35 Questions, and Section B will have 15 questions; out of these 15 Questions, candidates can choose to attempt any 10 Questions. So, the total number of questions and time utilisation will remain the same.

NOTE: To Know detailed information of NEET-UG 2022 Exam Pattern like No. of Question, Marking Scheme, Negative marking. Click Here


NEET 2022 syllabus will be based on a standard syllabus prescribed by the NMC (National Medical Commission). It will be prescribed after reviewing various state syllabi and CBSE, NCERT & COBSE. You may gather the basic syllabus from the 11th & 12th based on Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology subjects.

For NEET (UG)-2022, the National Medical Commission of India (NMC) recommends a syllabus for admission to MBBS/BDS/ BAMS/ BSMS/ BUMS/BHMS courses across the country after review of various State syllabi as well as those prepared by CBSE, NCERT, and COBSE. This establishes uniformity across the country, considering the relevance of different areas in medical education. To know detailed information about NEET-UG 2022 Syllabus. Click here

Highly Recommended Books

The given table is related to NEET 2022 recommended book; the candidates must follow these books for exam preparation.

SubjectEssential Books for NEET 2022
PhysicsNCERT Physics Part 1 and Part 2 texts for Classes XI and XII, Concepts of Physics by HC Verma, Objective Physics by DC Pandey, Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick and Walker, Fundamentals of Physics by Pradeep, Problems in General Physics by IE Irodov
ChemistryNCERT Chemistry textbooks of Class XI and XII, Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon, Organic Chemistry by Morrison and Boyd, ABC of Chemistry for Classes 11 and 12 by Modern, Concise Inorganic Chemistry by JD Lee, Dinesh Chemistry guide and practise books by VK Jaiswal, MS Chauhan and N Awasthi for Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry portions respectively.
BiologyNCERT Biology texts of Class XI and Class XII, Biology Vol 1 and Vol 2 by Trueman, Objective Biology by Dinesh, Objective Botany by Ansari, Pradeep Guide on Biology, GRB Bathla publications for Biology

Note: To download NEET books in pdf, Click Here

Preparation Tips

There are given below Important Tips related to NEET 2022.

  • Firstly, know all the details about the officially prescribed syllabus for the examination.
  • Practice mock tests & previous year’s question papers.
  • Make a proper timetable for your preparations.
  • Consider books and study materials for good preparation.
  • Stay stress-free & healthy while preparing for exams. To know about NEET preparation tips, Click Here.

Caste Certificate Proforma for NEET

A caste certificate is not required while filling out the neet application form. It will be needed during the admission procedure once you get allotted a college. You will need your valid caste certificate and domicile if admitted through State quota counselling. Click Here to know me about the caste certificates.

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NEET Application Form statistics

CandidatesNEET 2021 (in Lakh)NEET 2020 (in Lakh)NEET 2019 (in Lakh)NEET 2018 (in Lakh)NEET 2017 (in Lakh)
Registered male7.106.806.855.804.97
Registered female9.038.388.347.466.41

NEET 2022 Exam Centres

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Admit Card

Admission Seeker who has registered successfully can download the admit card of NEET 2022 online. The students’ names, exam centre addresses, timings for the exam and other details will be present on the admit card of NEET 2022. All students must bring the admit card to the examination centre and a passport-size photograph. Failure to present the admit card at the exam centre of NEET 2022 will make the candidates ineligible to attempt the exam.

  • No candidate will be allowed to appear at the Examination Centre on the Date and Timing other than that allotted to them in their Admit Card.

NEET Admit Card 2022 released. Check how to download hall tickets etc. Click Here

Dress Code

Due to many applicants, the NTA follows strict policies to maintain the discipline and fairness of the NEET 2022 Exam. Among the essential policies is the dress code for NEET 2022. (1) Light clothes with long sleeves are not permitted. However, in case of candidates come in cultural/ customary dress at the Examination Centre, they should report at least an hour before the last reporting time, i.e. 12.30 pm, so that there is enough time for proper frisking without any inconvenience to the candidate while maintaining the sanctity of the examination.

For more information about NEET 2022 Dress Code for males and females, click here.

Exam Day Guidelines

The Examination Centre will be opened two (02) hours before the commencement of the test. No candidate shall be allowed to enter the Examination Centre after 1:30 pm. Therefore, candidates must ensure they leave home well in advance considering all facts like traffic, location of the centre, weather conditions, etc. Candidates are expected to take their seats immediately after the opening of the Examination Hall.

For more information about NEET 2022 Dress Code for males and females, click here.

Answer Key

The important answer key for NEET 2022 will be released within a week of the examination. NEET-UG Answer Key will be published online mode through the website. The aspirant may have an opportunity for an online challenge against the answer key. All right answers to the questions asked in the offline entrance examination of NEET 2022 will be present in the answer key. Students have to pay Rs. 1000/- per answer challenged.

NOTE: To check the NEET-UG 2022 Answer Key, Click Here


According to Official instructions, National Testing Agency (NTA) releases NEET result 2022 on The result will release via online mode through the website. Students can check their results by entering their roll number and other required details. The scores secured by the candidates in the NEET 2022 exam will be available in the result. NEET 2022 has to be downloaded by the candidates since it will be required during the NEET admission process.

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NEET 2022 Cutoff (Out)

To qualify for the NEET UG 2022 Entrance Examination, the Candidate needs minimum marks. It will be based on the number of students who appeared in the exam, difficulty level and availability of seats. The minimum qualifying marks should be 50% for general, 45% for General-PH and 40% for reserved categories. During the NEET counselling process, the counselling authorities of NEET 2022 will release their merit lists containing names or ranks of candidates called for various rounds of counselling. NEET 2022 cutoff will, however, be the minimum entry requirement for the preparation of different merit lists.

CategoryNEET 2022 cutoffNEET cut-off marksNumber of Candidates
UR/EWS50th percentile715-117881402
OBC40th Percentile116-9374458
SC40th Percentile116-9326087
ST40th Percentile116-9310565
UR / EWS &
45th Percentile116-105328
OBC & PH40th Percentile104-93160
SC & PH40th Percentile104-9356
ST & PH40th Percentile104-9313

Note: To know more information about the Cut off of NEET 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, Click Here

Counselling Procedure

Candidates applying for Medical/Dental Colleges in India must register for NEET counselling 2022. Counselling for 15% of All India Quota seats will be done by the Directorate General of Health’s Medical Counselling Committee. Seats will be allotted to students according to their rank and choice filling. Counselling of NEET 2022 will be conducted in two rounds in online mode. To know about the State-wise NEET 2022 Counselling Procedure.

NOTE: To Know details about NEET 2022 AIQ & State-wise Counselling Process, Click Here

Seat Matrix

This section will discuss the total number of seats available for medical colleges in each state. Throughout this article, you will get to know State-wise Seat Matrix for MBBS/BDS 2022.

Official Previous Year Seat Matrix

SeatsLink Here
ESIC SeatsClick Here
Deemed Universities Seats (Dental)Click Here
Deemed Universities Seats (Medical)Click Here
All India Quota Seats (Medical)Click Here

NOTE: To view the complete details about State Wise Seat Matrix 2022, you can Click here.

Sample Paper

Here we have provided the NEET-UG 2022 Sample Papers to help you crack the NEET-UG 2022 examination.

SubjectsSample Paper (Download Here)
Physics Set-1 Sample PaperClick Here
Physics Set-2 Sample PaperClick Here
Chemistry Set-1 Sample PaperClick Here
Chemistry Set-2 Sample PaperClick Here
Biology Set-1 Sample PaperClick Here
Biology Set-2 Sample PaperClick Here

NOTE: Download NEET 2022 Sample Papers and Previous Years Papers for NEET 2022 Exam

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. What is the complete form of NEET?

A. The complete form of NEET is the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test.

Q. Who is the conducting authority of NEET 2022?

A. The official conducting authority for NEET 2022 exam is the National Testing Agency (NTA).

Q. What is the NEET exam?

A. NEET exam is a national level entrance test conducted for MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, and BVSc & AH admission. The National Testing Agency works it.

Q. On which website will be registered for NEET 2022?

A. Registrations for NEET 2022 have commenced on April 6, at

Q. What is the exam date of NEET 2022?

A. The NEET exam date is July 17, 2022.

Q. Is NEET 2022 twice a year?

A. No, as per official information by NTA, NEET 2022 will be conducted only once.

Q. When will NTA release the admit card for NEET?

A. The admit card for NEET was released 15 days before the exam date in the online mode.

Q. Who conducts the counselling for NEET 2022?

A. The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) conducts NEET counselling 2022 for admission to 15% AIQ, deemed/central universities, ESIC/AFMS, AIIMS and JIPMER institutes through NEET scores 100% seats. However, several state counselling authorities have done the NEET 2022 for 85% of state quota seats and all seats in private colleges.

Q. Will there be a change in NEET 2022 syllabus?

A. No, as per the Ministry of Education, NEET 2022 syllabus will remain unchanged.

Q. Will the NEET exam 2022 be conducted online?

A. No, as per the notification by NTA, NEET 2022 will be conducted offline, that is, in pen-paper-based mode.

Q. I have crossed more than 23 years of my age. Can I attempt the NEET 2022 examination?

A. Yes, you can appear for NEET 2022. There is a minimum age criterion of 17 years, but there are no such stipulated criteria of maximum age. To Check the Updated NEET 2022 Eligibility Criteria, Click Here

Q. What is the application fee for the NEET 2022 exam?

A. These are the application fees for the NEET exam.
>General category: Rs. 1500.
>OBC-NCL and General-EWS: Rs. 1400.
>SC/ST/PWD/transgender: Rs. 800.

Q. What is the marking scheme for the NEET exam?

A. Applicants will be allotted four marks for every correct response. At the same time, one mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. There will be no deductions if you leave any questions unanswered. To check the complete NEET 2022 Exam pattern, Click Here

Q. What to do if I misplaced my NEET admit card?

A. Don’t worry if you have misplaced your NEET 2022 admit card. You can again download your admit card from the official website by logging into the applicant portal.

Q. Where can I check my NEET 2022 result?

A. Once released, applicants can visit the official website to check their NEET 2022 results.

Q. Can I appear for NEET exams if I have a year gap between classes 11 & 12?

A. Yes, you can appear for NEET exams with a year gap. Delhi High Court revoked the previously set out amendment by the NMC wherein candidates with a year gap can appear for NEET.

Q. Do or die chapters for NEET 2022?

A. Do or die chapters for NEET 2022 – Knowing NEET 2022 do or die chapters will help students in their aim to crack the test.
Biology chapter-wise weightage for NEET.
> Chapter: Human Physiology – 20% (Weightage out of 100)
> Chapter: Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants – 9% (Weightage out of 100)
> Chapter: Plant Physiology – 6% (Weightage out of 100)
> Chapter: Cell Structure and Function – 5% (Weightage out of 100)
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Q. Can I crack NEET 2022 in 15 days?

A. Unquestionably, this is the essential thing to do while there are only 15 days left to prepare for NEET 2022. Prepare you with the NEET toppers recommended sample papers and the last 5+ years’ NEET question papers. By solving NEET-UG 2022 previous year question papers and sample papers, students get an idea of the difficulty level of the NEET exam in the past and the question paper pattern. Visit here, and you can also check the details about how to prepare NEET 2022 exam.

Q. Is 1000 a good rank in NEET?

A. Students must score at least 680 – 690 marks to feature in the top 100 NEET-UG 2022 ranks. To Check the NEET-UG 2022 Marks vs Rank – Analysis. Visit NEET 2022 Rank Predictor.

Q. How many hours do NEET toppers study?

A. Toppers generally stick to a schedule with 6 hours of self-study every day. But it depends on how many hours you study, it’s 7 hours or 10 hours, and it depends on how much you learn in an hour. If you want to crack NEET 2022 exam and want to score 600+marks with toppers & the best faculty study material, here is the chance to crack the NEET 2022 exam with NEET Achiever Pack.

Q. Can I crack NEET in the first attempt?

A. Although the number changes every year, most students (around 60-70%) crack the NEET exam on the first attempt. This is a dedicated focus on studies, a disciplined approach, regular classes, and to some extent, the fear of wasting an extra year for NEET preparation.

Q. Is NCERT Biology enough for NEET?

A. For the most part, the answer is yes. You don’t have to refer to any additional/extra book for Biology; NCERT is sufficient to crack it and score 300+ easily.

Q. Is NEET 2022 Tough?

A. The difficulty level of NEET can’t be predicted in advance as it varies each year. It’s a common myth among medical students that the NEET exam gets more challenging every year. NEET 2022 can be tricky or easier than 2022 and previous years. As a NEET aspirant, it’s not good to worry about these things during the preparation.

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22 thoughts on “NEET UG 2022: Answer Key, Date, Eligibility, Fees, Documents etc.”

  1. Kindly tell me about conditions about H P. state quota. Specially board exam pass conditions.
    Is their only one board pass condition or more.

    • 1. Collect syllabus for the examination.
      2. Follow NCERT books only.
      3. Point out and work on weak areas.
      4. Prepare a weekly schedule.
      5. Saggregate easy and tough chapters.
      6. Practice previous years papers.
      7. Solve mock test papers and practice papers.
      8. Stay calm and stress-free.


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