NEET 2017 (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is a national level medical entrance test regulated by the CBSE Board. It is held for providing admissions in MBBS/BDS courses offered by all government and private medical colleges in India. It is a one tier exam, commences once in a year in month of May. From the year 2016 onwards, NEET exam has replaced AIPMT exam. All seats (MBBS/BDS) of any medical/dental college will be filled by the score of NEET examination only. As per the last order by Hon. Supreme Court, no other exam except NEET will be held for offering admission into MBBS/BDS courses in India from the year 2017. Candidates can check latest updates about NEET 2017 including application form, exam dates, exam pattern & syllabus.

Courses Offered

MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

Eligibility Criteria
Nationality : Candidates should be an Indian Nationals or OCI (Overseas Citizen of India).
Age Limit :
Minimum – The minimum age limit is 17 years on 31st December of the year of admission.
Maximum – The maximum age limit is 25 years for general candidates and 30 years for reserved categories.
Qualification: Students must have passed/appearing 12th or equivalent examination from any recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology or any other elective subject with English.
Percentage Criteria: Students must have secured minimum 50% marks in PCB group for general candidates and 45% (for general PH) and 40% (for SC/ST/OBC categories).

Seat Reservation
Seat reservation for different categories is given here:
Category Seat Reserved
SC (Schedule Caste) 15%
ST (Schedule Tribe) 7.5%
OBC–Non Creamy Layer 27%
Physically Handicapped (PH) 3% seats (on horizontal basis
NEET 2017 Application Form
Aspirants can apply for NEET exam only through online process.
The NEET Application Form 2017 will be available from the first week of December 2016.
Candidates are advised to fill the application form as per the given instructions.
After filling the application form, candidates are required to send the confirmation page along with required documents to the address mentioned below:
The Assistant Secretary (NEET)
Central Board of Secondary Education,
Shiksha Kendra, 2, Community Centre,
Preet Vihar, Delhi-110 092

NEET Exam Pattern
The examination will be conducted through offline mode (pen and paper based). It will contain only one question paper which comprises of 180 objective type questions. Each question will contain four optional answers; students are required to mark the correct answer only. The exam duration will be three hours. The question papers will be composed of four sections i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. The language of the question will be English & Hindi. The NEET exam pattern is mentioned below:
Section Number of Q.
Physics 45
Chemistry 45
Botany 45
Zoology 45
Total 180

NEET 2017 Marking Scheme

The question paper will bear total 720 maximum marks. Each question will contain four marks. Total four marks will be given for each correct answer. There will be negative marking in this examination; one mark will be deducted for each incorrect response. Candidates are required to use only blue/black ball point pen to mark their answers. Candidates note down multiple answers for one question will lead to the negative marking.

Application fee

The applicants have to pay the application fee to complete the application process. The application fee can be paid through online (using debit/ credit card) or offline (using bank challan) mode. The application fees for different categories are as follows-
For General/OBC- Rs. 1000/- (Rs. 2000/- with late fee)
For SC/ST/PH- Rs. 550/- (Rs. 1550/- with late fee)

Physical world and measurement Kinematics
Laws of motion Work power and energy
Motion of system of particles and rigid body Gravitation
Properties of Bulk matter Thermodynamics
Behavior of perfect gases and kinetic theory Oscillations and waves
Electrostatics Current electricity
Magnetic effects of current and magnetism Electromagnetic induction and alternative currents
Electromagnetic waves Optics
Dual nature of matter and radiation Atoms and nuclei
Electronic devices
Some basic concepts in chemistry Atomic structure
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties Chemical bonding and molecular structure
States of Matter: Liquids and Gases Chemical thermodynamics
Redox reactions and electrochemistry Chemical kinetics
Surface chemistry General principles and processes of isolation of metals
Hydrogen s-block elements
p-block elements d and f block elements
Environmental chemistry Purification of organic compounds
Basic principles of organic chemistry Hydrocarbons
Solid State Solutions
Halo alkanes and Haloarenes Alcohols
Phenols and Ethers Aldehydes
Ketones and Carboxylic Acids Organic compounds containing nitrogen
Polymers Bio-molecules
Chemistry in everyday life
Diversity in Living World Structural Organization in Animals and Plants
Cell Structure and Function Plant Physiology
Human Physiology Reproduction
Genetics and Evolution Biology and Human Welfare
Biotechnology and its Applications Ecology and Environment
Diversity in Living World Structural Organization in Animals and Plants
Cell Structure and Function Plant Physiology
Human physiology Reproduction
Genetics and Evolution Biology and Human Welfare
Biotechnology and its Applications Ecology and Environment