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 has started the registrations for NEET 2022 for over 16 lakh aspirants on April 6 at neet.nta.nic.in. 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) had 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 had undergone 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.
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.
- 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 Examination||National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG) or NEET-UG|
|Conducted by||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Level of NEET Examination||National-level|
|Mode of Exam||Offline Mode (Pen, Paper)|
|Duration of Examination||3 hours|
|Total Number of Questions||200 Multiple Choice Questions|
|Languages available for the Examination||English, 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 neet.nta.nic.in. Below have mentioned the NEET essential dates.
|NEET 2022 application process|
|Last date to pay the application fee||May 20, 2022 (11.50 pm)|
|NEET 2022 application correction window||24th May to 27th May 2022 (Upto 9 PM)|
|NEET 2022 Category correction window||14th June to 16th June 2022 (Open)|
|NEET 2022 admit card||The first week of June 2022|
|NEET 2022 exam date||July 17, 2022 (Sunday)|
|NEET 2022 provisional answer keys||Third week of August 2022|
|NEET 2022 final answer keys and result||The first week of September 2022|
NEET UG 2022 Category Correction Window Notice (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 (https://ntaneet.nic.in/) 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.
|General-EWS/ OBC-NCL*||INR 1,500/-|
|Outside India (Fee in ₹)||INR 8500/|
*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 http://www.ncbc.nic.in/ ) may mention OBC-NCL in the Category Column. State-listed OBC-NCL Candidates not in OBC-NCL (Central List) must choose General.
NOTE: To know more detail about NEET 2022 Phase-2 Registration etc. Click Here
For NEET UG 2022, one thing you must keep in mind will be the Eligibility Criteria. The NEET 2022 eligibility criteria include minimum and maximum age requirement, educational requirement, 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.
|Nationality||Candidates eligible for NEET 2022 include: |
|Age requirement for NEET 2022||Aspirants 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 Qualification||Candidates 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 examination||General – 50%,OBC/SC/ST – 40%,PWD – 45%|
NOTE: To know more about NEET-UG 2022 Eligibility Criteria, Code, Age, NRI Eligibility etc. Click Here
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, keeping in view 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.
|Subject||Essential Books for NEET 2022|
|Physics||NCERT 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|
|Chemistry||NCERT 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.|
|Biology||NCERT 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
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 you are admitted through State quota counselling. Click Here to know me about the caste certificates.
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NEET Application Form statistics
|Candidates||NEET 2021 (in Lakh)||NEET 2020 (in Lakh)||NEET 2019 (in Lakh)||NEET 2018 (in Lakh)||NEET 2017 (in Lakh)|
NEET 2022 Exam Centres
|Sr.No||COUNTRY||STATE/ U.T||CITY_2021||CITY CODE|
|1||INDIA||ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS||PORT BLAIR||1101|
Admission Seeker who has registered successfully will be able to 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 need to 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
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.
To Know 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 that 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.
To Know more information about NEET 2022 Dress Code for males and females, click here.
The important answer key for NEET 2022 will be released within a week of the examination. NEET-UG Answer Key will be published via online mode through the website. The aspirant may have an opportunity for an online challenge against the answer key. All of the 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 https://ntaneet.nic.in/. 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.
NOTE: To know more information about NEET 2022 Results Click Here
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 own 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.
NEET 2022 Expected Cutoff
|Category||NEET 2022 cutoff||NEET cut-off marks|
|General||50th percentile||To be announced|
|SC/ST/OBC||40th percentile||To be announced|
|General-PwD||45th percentile||To be announced|
|SC/ST/OBC-PwD||40th percentile||To be announced|
Note: To know more information about the Cut off of NEET 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, Click Here
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
Official Previous Year Seat Matrix
|ESIC Seats||Click 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.
Here we have provided the NEET-UG 2022 Sample Papers to help you crack the NEET-UG 2022 examination.
|Subjects||Sample Paper (Download Here)|
|Physics Set-1 Sample Paper||Click Here|
|Physics Set-2 Sample Paper||Click Here|
|Chemistry Set-1 Sample Paper||Click Here|
|Chemistry Set-2 Sample Paper||Click Here|
|Biology Set-1 Sample Paper||Click Here|
|Biology Set-2 Sample Paper||Click Here|
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
A. The complete form of NEET is the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test.
A. The official conducting authority for NEET 2022 exam is the National Testing Agency (NTA).
A. NEET exam is a national level entrance test conducted for MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, and BVSc & AH admission. The National Testing Agency works it.
A. Registrations for NEET 2022 have commenced on April 6, at neet.nta.nic.in.
A. The NEET exam date is July 17, 2022.
A. No, as per official information by NTA, NEET 2022 will be conducted only once.
A. The admit card for NEET was released 15 days before the exam date in the online mode.
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.
A. No, as per the Ministry of Education, NEET 2022 syllabus will remain unchanged.
A. No, as per the notification by NTA, NEET 2022 will be conducted offline, that is, in pen-paper based mode.
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
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.
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
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.
A. Once released, applicants can visit the official website to check their NEET 2022 results.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.