NEET 2022: The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency) to provide admissions to the undergraduate medical courses offered by the medical colleges of India. It is a National Level Medical Entrance Exam and a gateway to offer admissions to deserving applicants in MBBS, BDS & Ayush courses at the best colleges of India. The exam is conducted once in a Year in Offline mode (Pen and Paper Based). The applicants who are interested in NEET 2022 can apply for the examination before the last date of application. Candidates should fill only one application form. For more details about NEET 2022, candidates can read the following article.
Courses offered through NEET 2022
- MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery)
- BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)
NEET 2022: Important Dates
|Release of the Application form||1st week of December 2021|
|Ending of the Application submission||4th week of December 2021|
|Last date to pay the fee||Last week of December 2021|
|Admit card available||1st week of March 2022|
|Exam date||2nd week of May 2022|
|Announcement of result||1st week of June 2022|
|Counselling begins||2nd week of June 2022|
- Candidates who are Indian Nationals, NRIs, OCIs, PIOs & Foreign Nationals are eligible to apply.
- Passed 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English as core subjects from a recognized board is required to apply for NEET.
- Candidates must have acquired 50% marks for PCB subjects (45% for PH and 40% for OBC/SC/ST candidates).
- Appearing candidates in class 12 or equivalent exam are also eligible to apply for NEET 2022.
For 15% All India Quota Seats
- J&K and Ladakh candidates are eligible to apply under 15% All India Quotas.
- Such candidates can apply only on the basis of submitting a self-declaration online.
- The online Self- Declaration will be generated and printed automatically along with the confirmation page.
- The above documents will be necessary during counselling/admission.
- Candidates must have completed 17 years as on December 31, 2022.
- The upper age limit is 25 years as on the date of examination.
- For SC, ST, OBC-NCL & PwD candidates, 5-year relaxation will be given.
- There is no limit on the number of attempts a student can make.
|Category of the Applicant||Percentage of Reservation|
|Scheduled Tribe Category||7.5%|
|Scheduled Caste Category||15%|
|Physically Handicapped Category||3%|
NEET 2022 Application form
The applicants have to apply online from the official website of the authority. The NEET Application Form will be available from the First week of December 2021. The applicants are advised to go through the eligibility criteria & instructions carefully before they start the application process. Candidates have to submit a recent photograph, signature, left-hand thumb impression & class 10th passing certificate in the prescribed format. At last, candidates can take a print of the filled application form and There is no need to send the printout of the application form to the board.
|SC/ST/PWD/Transgender Category||Rs. 800/-|
- The application fee can be paid online using Credit Card/Debit Card/Net-banking/UPI/Paytm.
- There will be no offline mode to pay the application fee.
- The examination will be based on offline mode.
- There will be a total of 180 questions of MCQ type.
- The question paper will be available in English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Oriya, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil, Urdu and Kannada Languages.
- The question paper will be divided into 4 sections.
- The duration of the exam will be 3 hours.
- The applicants will get 4 marks for each correct answer and there will be a penalty of 1 mark for each wrong answer.
|Section||No. of Question||Marks|
Cut off marks for NEET 2022 will be decided based upon numbers of factors such as the number of applicants appear in the examination, seat availability in various colleges, the complexity of examination etc. NEET Authority will declare cut off marks along with NEET 2022 result. Here you can find NEET cut off from last year examination to get an idea about NEET 2022 cut off Marks.
|Category||Qualifying Criteria||Marks Range||No of candidates|
|UR & PH||474-131||40th Percentile||437|
|OBC & PH||510-131||40th Percentile||597|
|SC & PH||415-118||40th Percentile||143|
|ST & PH||339-118||40th Percentile||36|
Minimum Required Percentile
|Category of Applicants||Minimum Required Percentile|
|General Category||50th Percentile|
|SC/ST/OBC Category||40th Percentile|
|Physically Handicapped||45th Percentile|
Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will be the conducting committee of the counselling process. The counselling will be done online to allow eligible applicants in the 15% All India Quota seats. Candidates who have qualified the examination and are present in the merit list will have to register themselves online for counselling. Before the final allotment of seats for all applicants, mock counselling will also be conducted online to help refine the selection of colleges and courses of the applicants. On the ranking of the applicant in the merit list and his/her given preference, final allotment of seats will be done based. The applicant will have to report at their allotted institute, after being successfully allotted seats, for document verification and payment of fees.
For 85% State Quota seats
The counselling will be done by the counselling committee of the respective states. Candidates will be allotted seats according to their ranking in the state merit list. the applicants will have to undergo document verification and fee payment after allotment and the mode of counselling will depend on the states.
NIRF ranking of colleges accepting NEET 2022 scores
|College name||NIRF ranking||Total intake||Closing rank (2019)|
|Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi||14||250||32|
|VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi||19||170||157|
|University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi||23||170||171|
|Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi||6||100||669|
|King’s George Medical University, Lucknow||10||250||908|
|Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh||13||150||3518|
|Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati||29||175||10135|
|Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal||28||100||11146|
|Raja Muthiah Medical College, Annamalainagar||26||150||12618|
|JSS Medical College, Mysuru||17||200||55165|
The syllabus will be laid down authoritatively by the Medical Council of India. The syllabus will be based on standard 11th and 12th subjects. The question paper is divided into 4 sections which include- Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.
- Physics: Gravitation, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Optics, Thermodynamics, Physical World and Measurement, Work, Energy and Power, Waves and Oscillations, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Atoms and Nuclei
- Chemistry: Basic Concepts of Chemistry, States of Matter, Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions, Periodic table, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, Biomolecules, Polymers
- Biology: Diversity in the Living World, Genetics and Evolution, Cell structure and function, Classification of Plants and Animals, Human Physiology, Reproduction, Plant physiology, Biotechnology, Environment, Biology and Human Welfare, Ecology
Important Books for NEET
- Objective Physics By DC Pandey
- Physics for NEET by C.P. Singh
- Fundamental Physics by Pradeep
- Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma
- 40 Days Physics for NEET by S.B. Tripathi
- Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov
- Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick, and Walker
- S Chauhan for Organic
- Awasthi for Physical
- K Jaiswal for Inorganic
- Boyd for Organic Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry by Morrison
- Objective Chemistry by R.K. Gupta
- Physical Chemistry by O.P. Tandon
- Concise Inorganic Chemistry by JD Lee
- 40 Days Chemistry for NEET by Sudhanshu Thakur
- ABC of Chemistry for Classes 11 and 12 by Modern
- Objective Botany by Ansari
- Objective Biology by Dinesh
- Pradeep’s Publication Biology
- GR Bathla publications for Biology
- 40 Days Biology for NEET by S. Chakravarty
- Trueman’s Objective Biology for NEET by M.P Tyagi