The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), which is now known as the Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India (GOI) has established the National Testing Agency (NTA) as an independent, autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organisation for conducting efficient, transparent and international standard tests in order to assess the competency of candidates for admission to premier higher education institutions.
NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST [ NEET (UG) – 2023] will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) on Sunday, the 17 July 2023 (Sunday) in Pen and Paper mode in 13 languages, as a uniform entrance examination for admission to MBBS/BDS/BAMS/BSMS/BUMS/BHMS and other undergraduate medical courses in approved/recognized Medical/Dental /AYUSH and other Colleges/ Deemed Universities /Institutes (AIIMS & JIPMER) in India, as per Section 14 of The National Medical Commission (NMC) Act, 2019 and relevant Graduate Medical Education Regulations (GMER) 1997, as amended from time to time. The languages in which the NEET (UG) 2023 would be conducted are : English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.
NEET 2023 exam date was announced by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on April 6. The advance intimation to NEET 2023 exam city has been announced on June 28. The NEET 2023 admit card is expected to be released in the first week of July 2023, 15 days prior to the exam. The NEET exam date 2023 is July 17. The application form's last date was extended twice, from May 6 to May 15 and further till May 20. The application correction window was open from May 24 to May 27, till 9 pm. NTA had reopened the correction window again from June 14 to June 16, 9 pm for the candidates to change their category, if applicable, and pay the additional fee applicable due to change in the category. This page brings a detailed list of events and NEET 2023 dates for the aspirants who are planning to appear for the exam this year. Although the aspirants are requesting for postponing the NEET 2023 exam date, NTA has not responded to any of the student requests and has indicated that the exam will be conducted on the stipulated date and time.
NTA had released the NEET 2023 notification on the official website which includes the NEET UG 2023 exam dates and other information. The exam dates refer to the schedule for the release of the application form, admit card, answer keys, results, etc. followed by the counselling registration, document upload, seat allotment process, etc. It is important to keep a track of all the events related to NEET 2023, because, without that, one is bound to miss an important event. To know more about the NEET 2023 exam dates, read the complete article.
NEET 2023 Exam Dates
NEET exam dates 2023 have been announced. Know the schedule of NEET 2023 for all events here.
NEET 2023 Events
NEET 2023 Dates
NEET 2023 notification
NEET 2023 application date
06-March-2023 to 06-April-2023 (11.50 pm)
12-April-2023 (9 pm)
15-April-2023 (9 pm)
NEET 2023 application correction window
08-April-2023 to 10-April-2023 (9 pm)
NEET 2023 advance intimation of exam city
NEET 2023 admit card
4 May 2023
NEET 2023 exam date
NEET 2023 provisional answer keys
June 2023 (tentative)
NEET 2023 final answer keys and result
June 2023 (tentative)
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 falling in this list (available on http://www.ncbc.nic.in/ ) may mention OBC-NCL in the Category Column. State-listed OBC-NCL Candidates who are not in OBC-NCL (Central List) must choose General.
1. Candidates can apply for NEET (UG) - 2023 through the “Online” mode only through the website https://neet.nta.nic.in/.
2. Submission of the Online Application Form may be done by accessing the NTA website https://neet.nta.nic.in/. The Application Form in any other mode will not be accepted.
3. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate. 4. Candidates must strictly follow the instructions given in the Information Bulletin and on the NTA website. Candidates not complying with the instructions shall be summarily disqualified.
5. Candidates must ensure that the e-mail address and Mobile Number provided in the Online Application Form are their own or Parents/Guardians only as all information/ communication will be sent by NTA through e-mail on the registered e-mail address or SMS on the registered Mobile Number only.
6. Instructions for filling Online Application Form:
Download Information Bulletin and Replica of Application Form. Read these carefully to ensure your eligibility
Follow the steps given below to Apply Online:
Step 1: Registration Form:
Register for the Online Application Form and note down the system-generated Application
Number. The candidate should provide the required details while filling the Online
Application Form. The candidate must also create a PASSWORD and choose Security
Question and enter an Answer. After successful submission of the personal details, an
Application number will be generated and it will be used to complete the remaining Steps of
the Application Form and will also be required for all future reference/correspondence. For
subsequent logins, the candidate will be able to login directly with the systemgenerated Application Number and Password created.
Step 2: Application Form:
The Candidates can log in with the system-generated Application Number and pre-created
Password for completing the Application Form including filling up personal details, choosing
the Question Paper medium and Examination Cities, providing the details of Educational
Qualifications, and uploading the images and documents (if any).
Upload Scanned Images of Candidate’s recent Passport size Photograph, Postcard size
Photograph, Signature, Left and Right hand Fingers and Thumb impression, Category
Certificate (if applicable), Citizenship Certificate (if applicable), and PwD Certificate (wherever
i. The recent photograph should be either in colour or black and white with 80% face
(without mask) visible including ears against a white background.
ii. Scanned photographs, signature, and Left and Right hand Fingers and Thumb impressionsshould
be in JPG format (clearly legible).
iii. Scanned Category Certificate (if applicable), Citizenship Certificate (if applicable), and PwD
Certificate (wherever applicable) should be in pdf format (clearly legible).
iv. The size of the scanned passport photograph should be between 10 kb to 200 kb (clearly legible).
v. The size of the scanned Postcard photograph (4”x6”) should be between 10 kb - 200 kb (clearly
vi. The size of the scanned signature should be between 4 kb to 30 kb (clearly legible)
vii. The size of scanned and Left and Right hand Fingers and Thumb impressions as per the Template
provided (Appendix-XXIV) should be between 10 kb to 200 kb.
viii. The size of the scanned copy of the Category certificate (SC/ST/OBC/EWS etc.) should be in
pdf between 50kb to 300kb (clearly legible).
ix. The size of the scanned copy of the PwD certificate should be between 50 kb to 300 kb (clearly
x. The size of the scanned copy of Class 10 pass certificate should be between 50 kb to 300 kb
xi. The size of the scanned copy of the Citizenship certificate/Embassy certificate or any
Documentary proof of Citizenship certificate should be between 50 kb to 300 kb (clearly legible).
Please check your photographs and signature before submission of the Application Form. In case the
photograph or signature is blurred or not visible to identify the identity of the candidate then, theapplication will be rejected.
Step 3: Fee Payment: After completing Step 1 and Step 2, the candidates have to pay the requisite examination fee. The fee can be submitted online only through Net Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, UPI, or Paytm Services. Processing charges and GST as applicable are chargeable to the candidate (in addition to the examination fee) by the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway Integrator.
The Confirmation Page of the online Application Form will be generated only after successful payment by the Candidate. In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee, then the candidate may have to approach the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway (in the helpline number and e-mail given in the Information Bulletin) for ensuring the successful payment or for obtaining the refund of duplicate/multiple payments].
Download, save and print a copy of the Confirmation Page of the Application Form (which would be downloadable only after successful remittance of fee) for future reference.
All 3 Steps can be done together or at separate timings. The submission of the Application of a candidate could be considered successful and his/her candidature would be confirmed only on the successful transaction/receipt of the prescribed application fee from him/her.
Mode of Examination
NEET (UG) – 2023 is a Pen & Paper-based Test, to be answered on the specially designed
machine gradable OMR sheet using Ball Point Pen provided at the Centre. Moreover
tampering with the OMR at any stage will lead to debarring of the candidature for 3 years.
The duration of the test would be three (03) hours and 20 minutes.
Candidates can opt for a Question Paper in any one of the following 13 languages: English Hindi Assamese Bengali Gujarati Malayalam Kannada Marathi Odia Tamil Telugu Urdu Punjabi
Eligibility to appear in NEET (UG) – 2023 Eligibility for appearing in NEET (UG), as per related Regulations of NMC and DCI are as follows:-
Criteria for NRI / OCI / Foreign Nationals
Eligibility of OCI cardholders for NEET (UG):
Participation of UT of J&K Ladakh in All India Quota
Qualifications and Qualifying Examination Codes To be eligible for NEET (UG) – 2023, candidates need to refer to the following table for qualifying examination criteria.
CODE: 01 A candidate who is appearing in the qualifying examination, i.e., 12 Standard in 2023, whose result is awaited, may apply and appear in the test but he/she shall not be eligible for admission to the Undergraduate Medical Courses if he/she does not pass the qualifying examination with the required pass percentage at the time of first round of Counselling. Candidates who have appeared or are appearing at the qualifying Examination with English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as the main subject and expect to pass the Examination with the required percentage of marks are also eligible to apply and appear in the Competitive Entrance Examination. However, their candidature will be considered only if they provide documentary evidence of having passed the qualifying Examination with the required subjects and percentage of marks.
CODE: 02 The Higher/Senior Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination which is equivalent to class 12 Higher/Senior Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years of study, the last two years of such study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology (which shall include practical tests in these subjects) and Mathematics or any other elective subject with English at a level not less than the core course for English as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training after the introduction of the 10+2+3 educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on Education. Candidates who have passed Class 12 from Open School or as private candidates shall not be eligible to appear for the ‘National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test’. Furthermore, a study of Biology/Biotechnology as an Additional Subject at Class 12 level also shall not be permissible.* *The candidates who have passed Class 12 level with Biology as an additional subject will also be eligible for MBBS Entrance Examination (as per Hon’ble High Court Order No. 2341/-W/DHC/WRIT/D-1/2019 dated 24/09/2019 in the Writ Petition (C) No. 6773/2019. If the institute has to consider an examination of an Indian University or of a foreign/university to be equivalent to the 12 Class under intermediate science examination, the candidates shall have to produce a certificate from the concerned Indian University/Association of Indian Universities to the effect that the examination passed by him/her is considered to be equivalent to the 12 class under intermediate science examination.
CODE: 03 The Intermediate/Pre-degree Examination in Science of an Indian University/Board or other recognized examining body with Physics, Chemistry, Biology /Biotechnology (which shall include practical test in these subjects) and also English as a compulsory subject.
CODE: 04 The Pre-professional/Pre-medical Examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English after passing either the Higher Secondary Examination or the Pre-University or an equivalent examination. The Preprofessional/Pre-medical examination shall include practical tests in these subjects and also English as a compulsory subject.
CODE: 05 The first year of the three years’ degree course of a recognized University with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Biotechnology including practical tests in these subjects provided the examination is a University Examination and the candidate has passed the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology with English at a level not less than a core course.
CODE: 06 B.Sc. Examination of an Indian University provided that he/she has passed the B.Sc. Examination with not less than two of the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology)/Biotechnology and further that he/ she has passed the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English.
CODE: 07 Any other examination which in scope and standard (Last 02 years of 10+2 Study comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology; which shall include practical test in these subjects) is found to be equivalent to the Intermediate Science Examination of an Indian University/Board, taking Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology including practical tests in each of these subjects and English
NEET syllabus 2023 includes topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology Class 11 and 12 curricula. The NEET exam syllabus is designed after considering the syllabus of state boards, CBSE, ICSE, NIOS, COBSE of Class 11 and 12. Knowing the NEET 2023 syllabus will help students in the preparation for each and every topic. The intent of the NEET syllabus 2023 by NTA is to help candidates understand the topics to be covered in the NEET exam.
To provide a fair idea to aspirants, the syllabus of NEET 2023 in the article has been divided into two parts - topics covered in Class 11 and topics covered in Class 12. As per the MoE press release, the NEET question paper will be prepared on the lines of JEE Main, where students have to answer 75 questions out of 90. So, as per the brochure, NTA has increased the total number of NEET questions to 200 out of which candidates will have the option to answer only 180 questions based on NEET syllabus 2023.
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6th March 2023
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6th March 2023
7th May 2023
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