NEET FAQs 2018: Frequently Asked Questions

NEET Official notification has been released on 8 February, 2018. Registration process has been started. This medical entrance exam is a substitute to the several national, state level, college level medical entrances that used to take place to help the candidates take admission in medical colleges. CBSE has been released some major changes in NEET exam last year, the new changes has been introduced from 2018. So students are searching lots of doubts on internet, So here we are sharing all the frequently asked question (NEET FAQs) in details which are taken from the previous year students who already applied and got admission into the top colleges.

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NEET FAQs:

Ques: When will online allotment process for the current year start?

Ans: Online allotment process will be started in June, 2018(Expected).

Ques: When will NEET 2018 application form be available?

Ans:  NEET 2018 Application Form has been started from 8th February, 2018

 

Ques: What are the total numbers of MBBS seats in India?

Ans: As per data from MCI, there are 462 colleges teaching MBBS. Overall there are 63835 seats.

 

Ques: What is the age limit for NEET 2018?

Ans: Candidate must be at least 17 years old at time of admission or will complete 17 years on 31 December of the year of admission. Upper age limit is 25 years. Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC, ST, OBC candidates.

Ques: Are there any colleges or state bodies that are exempted from the purview of NEET?

Ans: Yes, AIIMS and JIPMER are exempted from NEET as they both are autonomous bodies and will be conducting their own medical entrance examination in order to offer admission to the respective institutes. Till Now, state body has any such exemption.

 

Ques: Can I change the option of language once the form is submitted?

Ans: No, Candidate have no permission to change the language once the form is submitted.

Ques: In case of any problem in filling the NEET 2018 Application Form? Who can be approached?

Ans: If the candidates are facing any problem in submitting the NEET 2018 Application Form, they can contact Common Services Centers. It will act as the Facilitation Centers this time and will provide the services against the fee prescribed.

 

Latest Application Form Available 2018

Ques: Can a candidate, appearing in Class XII in the year 2018, is eligible to appear in NEET-UG, 2018?

Ans: Yes, such candidates can apply for NEET 2018.

 

Ques: When will NEET 2018 Admit Card be issued?

Ans: NEET 2018 Admit Card will be released in second week of April, 2018.

 

Ques: Will there be negative marking in NEET 2018?

Ans: Yes, for each incorrect response, one mark will be deducted.

 

Ques: What is the scoring system in NEET 2018?

Ans: For each correct answer, four marks will be awarded while one mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

 

Ques: In how many languages will NEET 2018 be conducted?

Ans: NEET will be conducted in 11 languages, including Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Tamil, Telugu, English, Hindi and Urdu.

 

Ques: Is URDU language added in NEET 2018?

Ans: Yes, from 2018 Urdu will also a medium of question paper.

 

Ques: Are there any changes in the exam pattern/ Syllabus in NEET 2018?

Ans: No, NEET 2018 will be conducted in the same pattern as NEET 2017.

 

Ques: How much time will I be given to join the allotted college?

Ans: Candidates will be required to join the allotted college/course within stipulated time mentioned in counseling schedule.

 


Ques: For how long the result of NEET, 2018 is valid?

Ans: The result of successful candidates of NEET 2018 is valid for the academic session 2018-19 only.

 

Ques: I have appeared for NEET 2013 and twice in NEET-I 2016 and NEET-II? Am I eligible to appear for NEET 2018?

Ans: Yes (since in 2016, those who had appeared in both NEET I and II, the result of only one test was considered and the other one was nullified). There is no limit of NEET attempts.

 

Ques: If the candidate is opting the language of the Test paper of NEET 2018 in Hindi or vernacular language? In which language Test Paper will be provided?

Ans: In such case, the test paper will be provided in chosen language and English. In case of any ambiguity, English version shall be treated as final.

 

Ques: What is NEET phase 2 for?

Ans: If a student who appeared in the NEET phase-I examination is apprehensive about the performance in the NEET-I, or if an examine missed out on NEET I, NEET phase 2 gives a second chance to such a student.

 

Ques: What if I am falling under OBC – Creamy layer but the I am also eligible for OBC quota under State Quota system in the concerned State, please suggest what should I fill in my category in the application form.

Ans: Such decisions need to be taken by the candidates themselves.

 

Ques: My daughter is residing in Kuwait and she does not have Aadhaar Card. What information is to be provided against Aadhaar Number.

Ans: In this case, you are supposed to provide the passport number in place of Aadhaar.

 

Ques: Who will conduct Counseling after NEET, 2018?

Ans:For 15 per cent All India Quota seats, counseling will be conducted by the DGHS for seats under the control of participating states/universities/institutions.

 

Ques: Will there be any Mock Counseling and indicative allotment in 2rd round of allotment?

Ans: There will not be any Mock Counseling and indicative seat allotment in 2nd round of allotment.

 

Ques: Is there a need to fill choice of College/Course to participate in second round of online allotment process?

Ans: Yes as all candidates who want to participate in the second round will have to submit fresh choices before second round.

 

Ques: If there is discrepancy in spelling of name in documents and application form, what do I do?

Ans: In such a case, candidate must carry proof that the documents belongs to same person, in the form of an affidavit.

 

Ques: Is there any medical college which admits only Girls?

Ans: Yes, at present there are two medical colleges exclusively for Girls, one is Lady Hardinge Medical College in Delhi and other is BPS Govt. Medical College in Sonepat.

 

Ques: Can candidates from the States of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J & K seek admission outside states through NEET-UG?

Ans: Yes, candidates from above states can appear in NEET (UG) for admission to any Private Medical/Dental Colleges or any Private/Deemed University and Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune.

 

Ques: I have taken state as well as institutional level exams for three times for medical seat, but have not appeared in AIPMT/NEET even once, will they be eligible to appear in NEET 2018?

Ans: Yes, you can eligible for NEET 2018. There is no restrictions of attempt but you have to fulfill the minimum age criteria.


NEET FAQs

NEET FAQs (Source By CBSE)

Ques: What is National Eligibility cum Entrance Test –UG (NEET-UG)?

Ans: As per regulations framed under the Indian Medical Council Act-1956 as amended in 2016 and the Dentists Act-1948 as amended in 2016, admissions in 100% seats of MBBS/BDS will be done through NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG) – 2018 (NEET-UG, 2018) in Medical/Dental Colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India except for the institutions established through an Act of Parliament i.e. AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry.

 

Ques:2) What is the responsibility of CBSE for NEET-UG, 2018?

Ans: The responsibility of the CBSE is limited to the conduct of the entrance test, declaration of result and providing All India Rank to the Directorate General of Health Services, New Delhi for counselling of 15% All India Quota Seats and providing the result to the State Counselling Authorities and Admitting Institutions.

 

Ques: When NEET-UG, 2018 will be conducted?

Ans: NEET-UG, 2018 will be conducted on 06 th May, 2018 (Sunday).

 

Ques: What is the minimum qualification for appearing in NEET-UG, 2018 for candidates of unreserved category?
  •  Any examination which in scope and standard (Last 02 years of 10+2 Study comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology, 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/Bio-technology including practical tests in each of these subjects and English.
  • Provided that to be eligible for competitive entrance examination, candidate must have passed any of the qualifying examinations as enumerated in Bulletin or appearing in the qualifying examination in 2018.
  • Provided also that to be eligible for competitive Entrance Test the candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology .

 

Ques: What is the minimum qualification for appearing in NEET-UG, 2018 for candidates of reserved category?
  • Any examination which in scope and standard (Last 02 years of 10+2 Study comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology; 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/Bio-technology including practical tests in each of these subjects and English.
  • Provided that to be eligible for competitive entrance examination, candidate must have passed any of the qualifying examinations as enumerated in Bulletin or appearing in the qualifying examination in 2018.
  • In respect of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward Classes, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology taken together in qualifying examination shall be 40% marks instead of 50% marks for General Candidates.

 

Ques: What is the minimum qualification for appearing in NEET-UG, 2018 for candidates of physically handicapped category?
  • Any examination which in scope and standard (Last 02 years of 10+2 Study comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology; 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/Bio-technology including practical tests in each of these subjects and English.
  • Provided that to be eligible for competitive entrance examination, candidate must have passed any of the qualifying examinations as enumerated in Bulletin or appearing in the qualifying examination in 2018.
  • Further, for persons with locomotor disability of lower limbs, minimum of 45% marks for Gen-PH and 40% marks for SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH are required.

 

Ques: What is the minimum qualification for appearing in NEET-UG, 2018 for candidates of Foreign Nationals?
  • Any examination which in scope and standard (Last 02 years of 10+2 Study comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology; 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/Bio-technology including practical tests in each of these subjects and English.
  • Provided that to be eligible for competitive entrance examination, candidate must have passed any of the qualifying examinations as enumerated in Bulletin or appearing in the qualifying examination in 2018.
  • Provided further that the students educated abroad seeking admission into medical colleges in India must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English up to the 12th standard level with 50% marks and their equivalency determined as per regulations of the Medical Council of India and the concerned University.

 

Ques: What are the eligibility criteria for appearing in NEET-UG, 2018?
  • He/she has completed age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Course.
  • The upper age limit for NEET-UG is 25 years as on the date of examination with relaxation of 5 years for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/ OBC category.
For Candidates of Unreserved Category (UR) born on or between 07.05.1993 and 01.01.2002
For Candidates of SC/ST/OBC Category born on or between 07.05.1998 and 01.01.2002
  • Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRIs), Oversees Citizen of India (OCIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) & Foreign Nationals are eligible to appear in NEET (UG)-2018.
Ques: What are the eligibility criteria for appearing in NEET-UG, 2018 for 15% All India Quota?

Ans: In addition to the eligibility criteria, as mentioned above in Point 8, following is also required for 15% All India Quota: Students from the States of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J & K are NOT ELIGIBLE for 15% all India quota seats as these States had opted out of All India Scheme since its inception. If they claim eligibility, they must submit online Self Declaration which will be generated and printed automatically along with confirmation page for the record and to present during counselling.

 

Ques: Who can appear in NEET-UG, 2018?
  • Indian Nationals
  • Non Resident Indians (NRIs)
  • Oversees Citizen of India (OCIs)
  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)
  • Foreign Nationals are eligible to appear in NEET (UG)-2018.

 

Ques: Who can appear in NEET-UG, 2018 for 15% All India Quota seats?
  • Indian Nationals
  • Non Resident Indians (NRIs)
  • Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs)
  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)
  • Foreign Nationals are eligible to appear in NEET (UG)-2018 for 15% All India Quota Seats.

 

Ques: If a candidate is opting Oriya as medium of question paper, would he be eligible for 15% All India Quota?

Ans: Candidates qualifying NEET would be eligible for All India Quota and other quotas under the State Governments/Institutes, irrespective of the medium in which the examination is taken by a candidate, subject to other eligibility criteria.

 

Ques: What is the minimum age for appearing in NEET-UG, 2018?

Ans: He/she has completed age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Course.

 

Ques: What is the maximum age for appearing in NEET-UG, 2018?

Ans: The upper age limit for NEET-UG is 25 years as on the date of examination with relaxation of 5 years for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/ OBC category.

 

Ques: What are the cut off dates for calculating the age of a candidate?
For Candidates of Unreserved Category (UR) born on or between 07.05.1993 and 01.01.2002
For Candidates of SC/ST/OBC Category born on or between 07.05.1998 and 01.01.2002

 

Ques: What is the number of attempts for appearing in NEET-UG?

Ans: From this year candidates have no limit of attempts.

Ques: Through NEET-UG against which seats admissions will be made?

(i) All India Quota Seats.

(ii) State Government Quota Seats

(iii) State/Private/Management/NRI Quota Seats in all Private Medical / Dental Colleges or any Private/ Deemed University

(iv) Central Pool Quota Seats

 

Ques: Is there any seat in MBBS/BDS on which admission will be made without appearing in NEET-UG?

Ans: No. Admissions in 100% MBBS/BDS seats will be done through the NEET-UG only..

 

Ques: Is admission in AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry will also be through NEET-UG?

Ans: No.

Ques: In how many languages, NEET-UG, 2018 will be conducted?

Ans: NEET-UG, 2018 will be conducted in the 11 languages:

HINDI ENGLISH
ASSAMESE BENGALI
GUJARATI KANNADA
MARATHI ORIYA
TAMIL TELUGU
Urdu

 

Ques: If a candidate is opting English as medium of question paper, in which language candidate will be provided Test Booklet?

Ans: Candidates opting for English would be provided Test Booklet in English only.

 

Ques: If a candidate is opting Hindi as medium of question paper, in which language candidate will be provided Test Booklet?

Ans: Candidates opting for Hindi would be provided Bilingual Test Booklet i.e. in Hindi and in English. In case of any ambiguity in translation of any of the questions, its English version shall be treated as final.

 

Ques: If a candidate is opting vernacular language as medium of question paper, in which language candidate will be provided Test Booklet?

Ans: Candidates opting for vernacular languages would be provided Bilingual Test Booklet i.e. in selected language and in English. In case of any ambiguity in translation of any of the questions, its English version shall be treated as final.

 

Ques: Can I change the option of language once the form is submitted?

Ans: Option once exercised, cannot be changed after submission of application form. As centers will be allotted based on medium of question paper, candidates need to be very careful in choosing of medium of question paper.

 

Ques: Is there any change in the syllabus of NEET-UG?

Ans: No. Syllabus of NEET-UG, 2018 will be similar to the syllabus of 2017.

 

Ques: Whether the examination will be offline or online?

Ans: NEET-UG, 2018 will be an offline pen and paper based test.

 

Ques: What is the syllabus for NEET-UG, 2018?

Ans: Syllabus of NEET-UG, 2018 will be same as 2017. There is no change in the syllabus for NEET 2018.

Ques: What will be the pattern of NEET-UG 2018?

Ans: The NEET-UG 2018 consists of one paper containing 180 objective type questions (four options with single correct answer) from the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology) to be answered on the specially designed machine-gradable sheet using Ball Point Pen only.

 

Ques: What are the duration/timings of NEET-UG 2018?

Ans: Duration of NEET-UG 2018 will be 03 hours from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. However, no entry will be allowed after 9.30 a.m.

 

Ques: If I am opting Assamese as language of question paper, can I get the centre of examination in Delhi?

Ans: No those candidates who select their regional language as medium of question paper they should only give exam their own city.

 

Ques: Can CBSE fix the examination center in any city other than the three options exercised by the candidates?

Ans: Yes, Board reserves its discretion to fix the center in other city than that of options exercised by the candidate.

 

Ques: Is CBSE reserve its discretion not to fix the center in a city which is given in the Appendix-II?

Ans: Yes.

Ques: From which city foreign nationals, OCIs & PIOs can appear in NEET-UG, 2018?

Ans: They can choose any three cities as given in Appendix-II.

 

Ques: Can a candidate opt Imphal as center city if residing in Delhi?

Ans: Candidates are advised to select the center city in their State of residence or in neighbouring city only.

 

Ques: Can a center be allotted by the CBSE manually?

Ans: No, Center allocation is made through computer with no human intervention.

Ques: Can a candidate change its center city after allotment of roll number?

Ans: In no case, center city can be changed.

 

Ques: How to fill up ‘online’ application form for NEET-UG 2018? Are there any guidelines for the students before filling the application form?

Ans: Application form for NEET-UG can be submitted only online through website www.cbseneet.nic.in. Details are available under Chapter-4 “Mode of submission of Application Form and fee details” as provided in the Information Bulletin of NEET-UG 2018. Keep the correct details ready before submission of form after carefully reading of Information Bulletin.

 

Ques: If any candidate face problem in filling up of form, to whom can he approach?
  • Common Services Centers will act as the Facilitation Centers this time and will provide the services against the fee prescribed.
  • They are advised to make themselves acquaint with the application form given in Information Bulletin and also on website.
  • They can go through the Replica of NEET-UG, 2018 application.

 

Ques: Whether the service of Common Services Centers is chargeable?

Ans: Yes, for submission of application form only. Details are given in Chapter-12 of Information Bulletin.

 

Ques: How to remit fee for NEET-UG 2018?

Ans: The examination fee for NEET-UG 2018 can be remitted in the following manner:

  • Through any Debit/Credit Card using on-line gateway payment facility or
  • Net Banking/UPI
  • e-wallet of various service providers For details, please refer to Chapter-4 of Information Bulletin.

 

Ques: If any candidate faces any problem in remittance of fee, to whom can he/she approach?

Ans: Candidates can approach the NEET Authority. Contact no are displayed on the official website

 

Ques: If a candidate for any reason not appearing or appeared in the examination, is there any provision for fee refund?

Ans: No. Once the online application form is submitted successfully by the candidate, it cannot be withdrawn. Claims for refund of application fee will not be entertained under any circumstances.

 

Ques: Is a candidate from Andhra Pradesh/J&K/Telangana studying in Maharashtra, eligible for 15% All India Quota seats?

Ans: In case, the candidate is not eligible to seek admission to MBBS/BDS seats in Medical/Dental Colleges in the State of Andhra Pradesh, J&K and Telangana, he will be eligible for 15% All India Quota seats. The candidate is also required to submit a self-declaration to this effect. Format is at Appendix-III of Information Bulletin.

 

Ques: What are the enclosures that should be attached with the confirmation page to be sent to the Board’s?

Ans: The candidates are NOT REQUIRED TO SEND the print out of the Confirmation Page or any document (s) to the NEET-UG Unit, CBSE.

 

Ques: If mistakenly during filling up of the form, wrong particulars are filled in the online form, how it will be corrected.

Ans: Candidates are requested to read the Information Bulletin carefully before submission of application. They should keep the entire information ready as per Replica of NEET-UG, 2018. An opportunity will be given to the candidates for such corrections, if any. No correction will be allowed thereafter. All the information (especially category) which is correct on the date of submission of form will be considered valid and no change is allowed later. NEET correction window will be open from 12 March, 2018(Monday) to 16 March 2018(Friday)

 

Ques: If a student studied up to class 11th from CBSE Board from KSA/abroad and class XII from CBSE School in India, will he/she be eligible to appear in NEET-UG?

Ans: Yes.

Ques: Is a candidate passed class XII with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects from NIOS, eligible to appear for NEET-UG?

Ans: No candidate passed from NIOS or private institutes are not eligible for NEET Exam.

Ques: Is it compulsory to take Maths if I want to appear in NEET-UG, 2018?

Ans: Mathematics is not required for NEET-UG, 2018.

 

Ques: Is Aadhaar Card is mandatory for NEET 2018?

Ans. No

 

Ques: Is the availability of forms will be online or can it be purchased from any bank or institution.

Ans: The application forms are available online only. A candidate can apply by login into website www.cbseneet.nic.in. Forms are not available in any bank or institution.

 

Ques: Can a candidate, appearing in Class XII in the year 2018, is eligible to appear in NEET-UG, 2018?

Ans: Yes.

 

Ques: Can one send confirmation page of online application through courier?

Ans: No, Form is not required to be sent to CBSE. It is 100% Online procedure for submission of NEET-UG application form.

 

Ques: If a candidate born in USA and studied in India and holding OCI Card wants to apply for NEET-UG, 2018 is he/she is eligible for NEET-UG, 2018?

Ans: Yes, Indian Nationals and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) are Eligible for appearing in the NEET-UG, 2018 and also eligible for seats under 15% All India Quota. Eligibility of OCI candidates for admission under seats in the control of States/Universities/Institutions shall be ascertained before applying for NEET-UG, 2018.

 

Ques: What is the mean by PH-1 & PH-2 category?

Ans: Differently abled candidates as per MCI guidelines are:

PH-1 Candidates with locomotor disability of lower limbs from 50% to 70%
PH-2 Candidates with locomotor disability of lower limbs from 40% to less than 50%

 

Ques: What is the scheduled date for web hosting of Admit Cards for NEET-UG, 2018?

Ans: It will be start from 2nd week of April 2018

 

Ques: What is the reservation criteria for seats falling under the jurisdiction of States?

Ans: It is as per State Reservation Policy.

 

Ques: What are the reservation criteria for 15% All India Quota seats?

(i) 15% seats are reserved for SC candidates,

(ii) 7.5% seats are reserved for ST candidates,

(iii) 27% seats as per Central Act are reserved for non-creamy layer OBC candidates only in Central Educational Institutions. Reservation would be applicable to the castes mentioned in the Central list of OBC. Thus, the candidates falling in this list may mention OBC-NCL in the Category Column in application form. Candidates from creamy layer and those who do not come under Central List of OBC are advised to mention their category as Unreserved (UR).

(iv) 3% seats are reserved on horizontal basis for Physically Handicapped candidates.

 

Ques: What are the qualifying criteria of NEET-UG for preparing a merit list?

Ans: The Central Board of Secondary Education will prepare an All India Merit List of successful candidates of NEET – 2018 on the basis of the eligibility criteria provided by the Medical Council of India and Dental Council of India as given in Graduate Medical Education Regulations-1997 issued under Indian Medical Council Act-1956 and BDS Course Regulations, 2007 under the Dentists Act, 1948. The eligibility criteria are as follows:

(a) In order to be eligible for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses for a particular academic year, it shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain minimum of marks at 50th percentile in National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test to MBBS/BDS Courses held for the said academic year. However, in respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, the minimum marks shall be at 40th percentile. In respect of candidates with locomotor disability of lower limbs terms of Clause 4(a) iv (of regulations), the minimum marks shall be at 45th percentile for UR-PH and 40th percentile for SC-PH, ST-PH & OBC-PH candidates. The percentile shall be determined on the basis of highest marks secured in the All India common merit list in National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test for admission to MBBS/BDS courses.

(b) Provided when sufficient number of candidates in the respective categories fail to secure minimum marks as prescribed in National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test held for any academic year for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses, the Central Government in consultation with Medical Council of India and Dental Council of India may at its discretion lower the minimum marks required for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses for candidates belonging to respective categories and marks so lowered by the Central Government shall be applicable for the said academic year only.

(c) To be eligible for the admission to MBBS/BDS Courses, a candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology at the Qualifying Examination as mentioned in Graduate Medical Education Regulations-1997 and BDS Course Regulations, 2007 and in addition must have come in the merit list of National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses. In respect of the candidates belonging to the SC, ST and OBC category the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology taken in qualifying examination and competitive examination (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) be 40% marks instead of 50%. In respect of candidates with locomotor disability of lower limbs, the minimum of 45% marks for Gen-PH and 40% marks for SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH are required. Provided that a candidate who has appeared in the qualifying examination the result of which has not been declared, he may be provisionally permitted to take up the competitive entrance examination and in case of selection for admission to the MBBS/BDS courses, he shall not be admitted to that course until he fulfils the eligibility criteria as specified above. A list of the successful candidates in order of All India Rank based on the score obtained in the examination will be prepared by the Board.

Ques: How the CBSE will declare the result?

Ans: CBSE will declare the result based on the qualifying criteria provided by Medical/Dental Council of India wherein All India Rank will be given to the candidates in percentile rank.

 

Ques: What is the meaning of percentile rank?

Ans: A percentile rank is the percentage of score that fall below a given score in a group.

 

Ques: How the merit list will be prepared by the States?

Ans: States will prepare their own merit list based on All India Rank keeping in view the category of candidates.

 

Ques: When will be the result of NEET-UG, 2018 declared?

Ans: NEET Result will be declare on 5th June, 2018

 

Ques: How the merit list will be prepared for 15% All India Quota seats?

Ans: Based on All India Rank and the reservation roster provided by DGHS, merit list for All India quota will be prepared.

 

Ques: How does one know the complete guidelines/instructions for NEET-UG, 2018?

Ans: The Guidelines for NEET-UG, 2018 are available in the Information Bulletin of NEET-UG, 2018 which is available on the website www.cbseneet.nic.in.

 

Ques: What do you mean by All-India Quota seats?

Ans: 15% of the seats are reserved for All India Quota Seats. It is conducted by the DGHS (Directorate General of Health Service).MCC allocate the seat on the basis of All India Merit List.

 

Ques: How long the result of NEET-UG, 2018 is valid?

Ans: The result of successful candidates for NEET 2018 is valid for the academic session 2018-19 only.

 

Ques: Is there any helpline for NEET-UG, 2018 examination for the aspirants?

Ans: Yes, Details are available on website.

 

Ques: Can anyone cancel the application submitted for NEET-UG, 2018?

Ans: Online Application forms once submitted successfully cannot be cancelled/ withdrawn.

 

Ques: What do the candidates need to bring to the exam center?

Ans: Candidate is required to bring following at the examination center:-

  • Admit Card along with passport size photograph affixed on it;
  • One Postcard Size Photograph affixed on the proforma and
  • One passport size photograph to be affixed on attendance sheet. Candidates are advised not to bring any other item at the examination centres. There will not be any arrangement for safe keeping of any material at the centre. Neither CBSE nor centre will be responsible for any loss, delay etc.

 

Ques: Can the candidate bring anything other than that mentioned in S.No.41 above to the examination center?

Ans: No other article will be allowed at the examination center. Hence, candidate should not carry any other things.

 

Ques: Will any candidate be able to leave early if he finishes the test before the allocated test time?

Ans: No candidate will be allowed to leave the examination hall/room before the test concludes.

 

Ques: If one does not get Admit Card, whom should he contact?

Ans Candidate download the admit card from official website only. If any one does not get Admit Card then he/she can contact to CBSE authority.

 

Ques: What is the Entry time at the Examination Hall?

Ans: Entry will be allowed from 7.30 A.M. However, no one is allowed to enter in the centre after 9.30 A.M.

 

Ques: Is there any provision to challenge the responses against the OMR grading?

Ans:

  • Candidates will be given an opportunity to submit representation against the OMR grading on payment of Rs.1000/- per response challenged.
  • Rs.1000/- per response will be refunded to candidate if his/her challenge is accepted by the Board.

 

Ques: Is there any provision for re-checking of answer sheet?

Ans: No.

 

Ques: Can one see images of OMR sheets and Responses on website?

Ans: The images of OMR Sheet and Responses captured by the machine will be displayed on the website www.cbseneet.nic.in. For exact date of hosting, candidates may remain in touch with website.

 

Ques: Who will conduct Counselling after NEET-UG, 2018?
  • For 15% All India Quota seats, counseling will be conducted by the DGHS.
  • For seats under the control of States/Universities/Institutions, their respective authorities will conduct the counseling.

 

Ques: How will one know the result of the NEET-UG, 2018?

Ans: The result of NEET-UG, 2018 will be uploaded on the website www.cbseneet.nic.in, www.cbseresults.nic.in as per schedule.

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