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NEET UG 2023 (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, BAMS, BHMS, BNYS, BSMS, BUMS, etc., from India and Abroad have to qualify for this entrance test. NEET UG 2023 exam was held on 7 May. The NTA has registered NEET 2023 for over 20,87,449 lakh aspirants at The exam was held in 545 India and 14 cities abroad. The NTA conducts the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) exam in 13 languages. 

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The National Medical Commission (NMC) announced 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 2023 notification, dates, eligibility, application, exam pattern, syllabus, preparation tips, timetable, result etc.

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NEET 2023: Latest Update
1 Why NEET 2023 Exam?
2 Important Dates of NEET 2023
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 Result
14 Cutoff of NEET
15 Frequently Asked Questions

Why NEET 2023 Exam?

Before going into the deep, let us look at some of the silent features of the NEET Exam 2023, 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 abroad.

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  • NEET UG 2023  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 May 07, 2023.
  • NEET UG 2023 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 NTA NEET UG 2023 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 2023 Dates

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will be released the NEET 2023 Application form dates at Below have mentioned the NEET essential dates.

NEET 2023 exam notification06 March 2023
NEET 2023 Registration Date06 March 2023
The last date to fill NEET application form is 202306 April 2023
(up to 09:00 PM)
Last date for application fee payment06 April 2023 (up to 11:50 PM)
NEET 2023 correction window date08 April 2023
Correction window last date10 April 2023 (up to 11:50 PM)
Allotted exam city detailsTo be announced
Release of NEET-UG admit card03, May 2023
NEET exam date7 May 2023
Result declaration13 June 2023 (Out)
Commencement of NEET UG counsellingTo be announced

How to Apply in NTA NEET UG 2023?

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

  • Admission Seeker can avail of the NEET-UG 2023 Application Form online.
  • Visit the official website ( 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 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 fee transaction 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 for the NEET-UG application form submission for General, SC, ST, OBC or other category fees.

GeneralINR 1,700/-
General-EWS/ OBC-NCL*INR 1,600/-
SC/ST/PwD/TransgenderINR 1000/-
Outside India (Fee in ₹)INR 9500/
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.

Eligibility Criteria

For NEET UG, you must remember the Eligibility Criteria. The NEET 2023 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 2023 include:
Indian Nationals
Foreign Nationals
Age requirement for NEET Aspirants applying for NEET 2023 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%

Exam Pattern

The NEET (UG)-2023 exam pattern 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.


NEET 2023 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)-2023, 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.

Highly Recommended Books

The table is related to NEET 2023 recommended book; the candidates must follow these books for exam preparation.

SubjectEssential Books for NEET 2023
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

Preparation Tips

There are given Important Tips related to NEET 2023.

  • 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.

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.

NEET UG 2023 Registered Highlight

The exam statistics mention the number of candidates who appeared in the NEET UG.

No. of candidates registered1597435161477718723432087462
No Candidates Absent1366945154427317645712038596
No of Candidates Absent2304907050410777248866
Indian Nationals1593907161227618700152036316
No Candidates Present47553446-853565964592110

NEET 2023 Exam Centres


Read also: NEET 2023 Exam Centre Lists.

Abroad University MBBS Application Form 2023
Manipal University College Malaysia (MUCM) Apply Now
Manipal Pokhara College of Medical Science, Pokhara, Nepal Apply Now
Kursk State Medical University, Russia Apply Now
Grigol Robakidze University, Georgia Apply Now

Admit Card

Admission Seeker who has registered can download the admit card for NEET 2023 online. The students’ names, exam centre addresses, timings for the exam and other details will be on the admit card of NEET 2023. 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 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.

Dress Code

Due to many applicants, the NTA follows strict policies to maintain the discipline and fairness of the NEET 2023 Exam. Among the essential policies is the dress code for NEET 2023. (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.

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 the NEET 2023 Dress Code for males and females.

Answer Key

The important answer key for NEET 2023 will be released within a week of the examination. NEET-UG 2023 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 2023 will be in the answer key. Students have to pay Rs. 1000/- per answer challenged.

Result 2023 (OUT)

According to Official instructions, National Testing Agency (NTA) releases the NEET result 2023 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 2023 exam will be available in the result. NEET has to be downloaded by the candidates since it will be required during the NEET admission process.

NEET 2023 Cutoff (OUT)

To qualify for the NEET UG 2023 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 2023 will release their merit lists containing names or ranks of candidates called for various rounds of counselling. NEET 2023 cutoff will be the minimum entry requirement for preparing different merit lists.

The cutoff marks for NEET 2023 will depend on the various factors that affect the exam. The following is the NEET cutoff for 2023:-

CategoryNEET 2023 cutoffNEET cut-off marksNumber of Candidates
UR/EWS50th percentile720-1371014372
OBC40th Percentile136-10788592
SC40th Percentile136-10729918
ST40th Percentile136-10712437
UR / EWS &
45th Percentile136-121405
OBC & PH40th Percentile120-107179
SC & PH40th Percentile120-10750
ST & PH40th Percentile120-10823

Counselling Procedure

Candidates applying for Medical/Dental Colleges in India must register for NEET counselling 2023. 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 will be conducted in two rounds in online mode. To learn about the State-wise NEET 2023 Counselling Procedure.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is the complete full form of NEET?

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

Who is the conducting authority of NEET 2023?

The official conducting authority for NEET 2023 exam is the National Testing Agency (NTA).

What is the NEET exam?

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

On which website will you be registered for NEET 2023?

Registrations for NEET 2023 has released at their official website on 06/03/2023.

What is the exam date for NEET 2023?

The NEET exam date is May 07, 2023.

Is NEET 2023 twice a year?

No, as per official information by NTA, NEET 2023 will be conducted only once.

When will NTA release the admit card for NEET?

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

Who conducts the counselling for NEET 2023?

The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) conducts NEET counselling 2023 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 2023 for 85% of state quota seats and all seats in private colleges.

Will there be a change in NEET 2023 syllabus?

No, as per the Ministry of Education, NEET 2023 syllabus will remain unchanged.

Will the NEET exam 2023 be conducted online?

No, as per the notification by NTA, NEET 2023 will be conducted offline, that is, in pen-paper-based mode.

I have crossed more than 23 years of my age. Can I attempt the NEET 2023 examination?

Yes, you can appear for NEET 2023. There is a minimum age criterion of 17 years, but there are no such criteria for the maximum age. To Check the Updated NEET 2023 Eligibility Criteria.

What is the application fee for the NEET 2023 exam?

These are the application fees for the NEET exam.
>General category: Rs. 1700.
>OBC-NCL and General-EWS: Rs. 1600.
>SC/ST/PWD/transgender: Rs. 1000.

What to do if I misplace my NEET admit card?

Don’t worry if you have misplaced your NEET 2023 admit card. You can again download your admit card from the official website by logging into the applicant portal.

Where can I check my NEET 2023 result?

Applicants can visit the official website to check their NEET 2023 results.

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

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.

Do or die the chapters for NEET 2023?

Do-or-die chapters for NEET- Knowing NEET 2023 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)

Can I crack NEET 2023 in 15 days?

Unquestionably, this is essential while there are only 15 days left to prepare for NEET 2023. Prepare you with the NEET topper recommended sample papers and the last 5+ years’ NEET question papers. By solving NEET-UG 2023 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.

Is 1000 a good rank in NEET?

Students must score at least 680 – 690 marks to feature in the top 100 NEET-UG ranks. To Check the NEET-UG 2023 Marks vs Rank – Analysis. Visit NEET 2023 Rank Predictor.

Can I crack NEET on the first attempt?

Although the number changes yearly, 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.

Is NCERT Biology enough for NEET?

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.

Is NEET 2023 Tough?

The difficulty level of NEET can’t be predicted in advance as it varies yearly. It’s a common myth among medical students that the NEET exam gets more challenging yearly. NEET 2023 can be tricky or easier than previous years. As a NEET aspirant, it’s not good to worry about these things during the preparation.

What is the Date of NEET Result 2023?

The Date of NEET Result 2023 is 13 June 2023.

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  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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