Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will be conducting the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG 2018 on May 6.
Meanwhile, the board has extended the registration date for NEET 2018 to March 12.HOW TO APPLY FOR CBSE NEET 2018:
Go to the official website, cbseneet.nic.in
Click on 'Apply Online'
On the new page, click on 'PROCEED TO APPLY ONLINE NEET (UG), 2018'
Enter all the required details in the prescribed format
Click to submitAADHAR CARD NOT COMPULSORY FOR NEET 2018:
In a huge relief to thousands of students, the Supreme Court has directed CBSE for not making Aadhar card mandatory for NEET 2018 registration and the board is also directed to make this information available on its official website.
The decision has been taken on March 7 by five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief justice Dipak Misra.ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
Aspirants should have passed class 12 or equivalent exam with physics, chemistry, biology/biotechnology and English individually. Moreover, they must have obtained a minimum of 50 per cent marks taken together in physics, chemistry and biology/biotechnology at the qualifying examination.AGE LIMIT:
The Medical Council of India has kept the age criteria same as previous year.
The candidate's age has to be over 17 years and less than or 25 years.CBSE NEET 2018: TEST CENTRES
For the first time, NEET would be conducted in 150 cities. In 2017, NEET was conducted in 107 cities across the nation.FURTHER, HRD MINISTER PRAKASH JAVADEKAR SAID:
"All the cities from where 4,000 and more candidates have applied and which were not the centres in 2017 have been added as centre cities for #NEET2018 exam."NEET 2018: PAPER PATTERN
The NEET (UG) will consist of one paper containing 180 objective type questions (four options with a single correct answer) from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology).
The duration of paper would be three hours.IMPORTANT DATES:
Date of Examination, NEET (UG), 2018: May 6 (Sunday)
Last day of online application form: March 12
Online correction of data in application form: March 15 to March 17
Date of uploading of admit cards on the website: 2nd week of April 2018
Display of OMR Sheet: The date will be intimated on website
Display of Answer Key: The date will be intimated on website
Declaration of Result: June 5 (Tuesday)IMPORTANT WEBSITES:
The official website of the Board for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG is cbseneet.nic.in
All the test related information will be available on this website only.
The official websites for counselling of 15 per cent All India seats, Central Institutions and Deemed Universities related information are as under:
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: www.mohfw.nic.in
Medial Counselling Committee: www.mcc.nic.in
For remaining seats, kindly check the website(s) of concerned state(s)/institution(s).
ABOUT CBSE NEET:
CBSE conducts the test as per the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 (amended in 2016) and the Dentists Act 1948 (also amended in 2016).
The CBSE NEET is held for admission to MBBS/BDS courses in India in medical/dental colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the ministry of health and family welfare, except for the institutions established through an Act of Parliament ie AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry.Study Materials: NEET Previous Year Question Papers