National Eligibility cum Entrance Test UG – 2018 (NEET UG – 2018)

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test UG – 2018 (NEET UG – 2018)

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NEET UG 2018 Application portal is currently closed. However, the exam is likely to take place on 10th May 2018.


NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) UG is an annually-held All India level Medical Entrance Examination. The NEET system was instituted in 2017 as a single entrance exam for all MBBS/BDS courses in India (except AIIMS and JIPMER). CBSE, New Delhi conducts the exam on behalf of Medical Council of India in 10 different languages (including Hindi & English). The inclusion of 10 languages as a medium, was to promote students from every state for taking NEET. In 2017, close to 1.2 million students took the NEET-UG entrance exam.

Suggested: Learn in detail about the AIIMS MBBS 2018 exam.

Also Read: Read in detail about JIPMER MBBS 2018 Admissions.

List of Contents

Number of Attempts

The number of attempts for NEET UG 2018 Exam is limited to 03.

No attempts taken before NEET UG 2017 will be counted in these 03 attempts.

NEET UG 2018 Seats

The total number of seats available for NEET UG 2018 Exam will be about 65,305 (MBBS + BDS).

NEET UG 2018 Languages

The NEET UG 2018 Exam will be conducted in the following 10 languages:

  • Hindi
  • English
  • Assamese
  • Gujarati
  • Bengali
  • Marathi
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Kannada
  • Oriya

Type of Examination

NEET UG 2018 Exam is an Offline, i.e., Pen and Paper Based Examination.

NEET UG 2018 Exam Date

The NEET UG 2018 will be held in the 7th May 2018 (Expected).

NEET UG 2018 Eligibility

Aadhar Card

All the Candidates applying for NEET UG 2018 must have a valid an Aadhar Card.


Candidates of the following Nationality can apply for NEET UG 2018 exam:

  • Citizen of India
  • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
  • Non-Resident Indian (NRI)
  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)
  • Foreign Nationals (FN)
NEET UG 2018 Age Limit
  • Minimum Age: 17 Years (as on or before 31st December 2018)
  • Maximum Age: 25 Years.
  • Date of Birth: Applicant must have been born in between 8th May 1993 and 1st Jan 2002 in order to be considered eligible.
  • For SC/ST/OBC candidates, the upper limit of DOB shall be 8th May 1988.
  • Age Relaxation: 5 Years for SC/ST/OBC category students.
Educational Qualification
  • Clause 1: The Candidate must have passed the 12th Exam or any equivalent exam from a recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology or any other elective subject, along with English being a mandatory subject.


  • The Candidate must pass the BSc. Examination of an Indian University with at least Two of the following Subjects—Chemistry, Biology, Botany, Zoology, Physics Biotechnology. Clause 1 holds true along with this clause. 


  •  Students enrolled in the first year of any 3-years degree course with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology (along with practical) as subjects from a recognized university. Clause 1 holds true along with this clause.
  • Students appearing for the qualifying examination in 2018 are also eligible for NEET UG 2018.
Marks in Qualifying Examination

The minimum marks in the PCB (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Biotechnology) together will be:

CategoryMarks Required
General Category50%
Gen – PH45%

Candidates from Jammu & Kashmir, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana are NOT ELIGIBLE for All India 15% Quotas. However, if such candidates are willing to apply under the All India Quota, they may submit a Self-Declaration.  

NEET UG 2018 Application

Application portal for NEET UG 2018 is currently closed.

Only Online applications will be accepted for NEET UG 2018. Application Forms will be available on the official website of CBSE NEET UG 2018 from the last week of December 2017 tentatively.

NEET UG 2018 Application Fees

The application fee for NEET UG 2018 is detailed below in the table present.

General/OBC CategoryRs. 1,400
SC/ST/PHRs. 750

Application Fee can only be submitted via following Medias

  1. Credit Card/ Debit Card.
  2. Net Banking and UPI.
  3. E-wallet from various vendors (PayTm, MobiKwik etc).

Documents to be kept ready

Candidates were required keeping the following documents ready before applying for NEET exam.

  1. Aadhar Card/Aadhar enrollment number for Indian Nationals. But in the case of AP, Telangana and J & K residents, any ID issued by Govt of India shall be applicable.
  1. Scanned Passport sized color photograph against a white background with Name of Candidate and date of taking photo printed below it. – JPG format – (10 to 100 Kb size).
  1. Scanned Signature – JPG format – (3 to 20 Kb).
  1. NRI/OCI/Foreign Nationals/PIO must keep their passport ready.

Steps of Applying

NEET UG 2018 Application involves the following steps:

  1. Registering from the official site and providing Basic details.
  2. Uploading the above-mentioned documents.
  3. Payment of application fee.
  4. Taking a printout of the confirmation page and keeping it for future reference.

NEET UG 2018 Admit Card

  • NEET UG 2018 Admit Card will be issued in the month of April 2018. Candidates need to download it from the official website of NEET UG 2018.
  • A candidate needs to enter the registration number, date of birth and security code to access his/her admit card.
  • The authority will not send any of the Admit Cards via post.
  • The Admit Card will contain details like Candidate Name, Father’s Name, Category, Photograph, Roll No, Exam Date and Timing, Exam Centre, etc.

NEET UG 2018 Exam Pattern

NEET UG 2018 will be of 3-hours duration comprising of 180 questions in total. Each question will carry 4 marks, taking the maximum marks to 720.

Negative marking of 1 mark will be there for every wrong answer.

Mode of AnsweringPen/Paper i.e. Offline mode.
Duration of Examination3 hours
Total number of questions180
Marking Scheme
  • 4 marks for every correct answer.
  • -1 mark for every wrong answer.
  • No deduction for questions left unanswered.
Maximum Marks720 marks
  • Physics – 45 Qs
  • Chemistry – 45 Qs
  • Biology (Zoology + Botany) – 90 Qs

NEET UG 2018 Syllabus

Section 1: Physics

11th Standard Syllabus
  • Physical World and Measurement
  • Laws of Motion
  • The motion of System Particles.
  • Work, Power, and Energy
  • Kinematics
  • Kinetic Theory of Gases
  • Behavior of Perfect Gases
  • Thermodynamics
  • Rigid Body Rotation
  • Properties of Bulk Matter
  • Gravitation
  • Oscillation and Waves
12th Standard Syllabus
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effect of Current
  • Magnetism
  • Electromagnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Alternating Current
  • Optics
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  • Electronic Devices
  • Atoms and Nuclei

Section 2: Chemistry

11th Standard Syllabus
  • Structure of Atoms
  • Classification of Elements
  • Periodicity in Property
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Molecular Structure
  • States of Matter
  • Thermodynamics
  • Equilibrium
  • Redox Reaction
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Hydrogen
  • s-block and p-Block Elements
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
12th Standard Syllabus
  • Solid Structure
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Electrochemistry
  • Solutions
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Isolation
  • d-block and f-block Elements
  • Coordination Chemistry
  • Haloalkanes and Haloalkenes
  • Alcohols
  • Phenols
  • Ethers
  • Aldehydes
  • Ketones
  • Carboxylic Acid
  • Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
  • Biomolecules
  • Polymers
  • Chemistry in Everyday Life

Section 3: Biology

  • Diversity in Living World
  • Structural Organisation in Plants and Animals
  • Cell Structure and Function
  • Plant Physiology
  • Human Physiology
  • Reproduction
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Biology and Human Welfare
  • Biotechnology and its Application
  • Ecology and Environment

NEET UG 2018 Answer Key

The answer key of NEET UG 2018 Exam will be available on their Official Website only after the completion of the Examination.

NEET UG 2018 Results

  • NEET UG 2018 Results will be announced tentatively in the 2nd week of June 2018. The Results would be available on CBSE official Result portal.
  • A candidate is required to search for his name and roll number in order to view his result.
  • Students are required to download and keep a print out of the result.
  • Performance in the Written Examination will be considered for the determination of the Merit List.

Important Dates

EventTentative Date
Availability of Application FormJanuary 2017
Online Registration Opening Date3rd week of December 2017
Online Registration Closing Date4th week January 2018
Availability of Admit CardApril 2018
NEET UG 2018 Exam Date10th May 2018 (Expected)
NEET UG 2018 Result Declaration2nd week of June 2018
Counselling Begins12th June – 31st August
Application of LinkLink
CBSE Official Website
NEET UG 2018 Official websiteYet to be Published.
NEET UG 2018 Information BrochureYet to be Released.
CBSE Results portal
Exam Centres AvailableYet to be Released.
NEET UG 2018 Official SyllabusYet to be published
NEET UG 2018 Login PageYet to be published.

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Sir…. I have passed 12th Exam With Overall 42.5%……….. And i am ST candidate….. Should i eligble for NEET-UG 2018……

Sir I Passed 12th Exam with Physics-34 Chemistry-36 Biology-46 English-54 and i am ST candidate.. sir my question is am i Eligible for Neet UG.??

Sir i want to do B.A.M.S (Ayurveda), I have good knowledge of Ayurveda. I realized the importance of life now & want to dedicate my onward life in serving people.

1. DoB :20 Dec, 1987
2. XII (2005) without biology 61.33% (Maharashtra)
3. XII (2017) Biology & Hindi (isolated), Now PCB became : 154/300 (Maharashtra)

So please let me know ? Am i eligible for NEET 2018 ? Must reply, your suggestion is most valuable to me.

Sir since the exam is offline so when will be the detailed information about the venue given to us.and is the application forms need father’s occupational or monthly matters

Sir,, if this time same question will be set for each language…???

Sir, I got 69.2% in 12th from u.p.board in 2017 and I got 59 marks in English subject and my d.o.b. is 20-06-2001….. Can I apply for neet 2018…..

Sir ,my dob is 6- 5- 93…I m eligible for neet 2018 or not ..?

Sir .
I am a Foreign student. I am eligible by age and marks of my 12th.i want to know about NEET UG 2018 . which quota and catagory i ll get ? Nd as a foreign student how much marks i hav to obtain to get a good gov medical college ?

Sir my date of birth 05.12.1987.supreme court is upper age limit removed 2017 March so iam eligible age for neet 2018

Sir I’m ST. 11,12 th and including practical marks
I pass with botany – 72/150
Zoology – 96/150
Physics – 75/150
Chemistry – 73/150