NAT Neet Medical Entrance Exam


National Eligibility and Entrance Test (N.E.E.T.)– The All India Pre-Medical Test is an entrance examination in India for students who wish to study undergraduate and postgraduate medical courses and dental courses in government or private medical colleges and dental colleges in India.

The way you prepare for neet can have a huge impact on its ability to score.

The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET), formerly the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) is an entrance exam for students all over India who wish to study medical/paramedical courses such as MBBS, BDS, Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy, Veterinary etc. Here, we'll be only focused on MBBS/BDS courses.

The Actionable Guide for NEET Medical Entrance Test

NEET is currently conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) which provides the results to the Directorate General of Health Services at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Prior to 2019, the test was administered by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in partnership with Prometric Testing Pvt Ltd headquartered in the USA.

Mode of NEET Examination

It is an offline exam, using a pen and paper only. The candidates will have to circle their answers on the OMR sheet provided to them using a black ball point pen only. The stationary will be provided to them in the exam hall.

neet exam omr sheet

NEET Exam Time Duration

It is a three hour long paper. All the three subjects i.e Biology, Chemistry and Physics question paper will be provided to the candidates at the beginning of the exam and the candidates can attempt the paper however they want. It is suggested the candidates start with Biology as it hold the most marks (360 marks).

Official Website is the website where the candidates can obtain their admit cards and their results.

Types of Collages & Number of Seats through NEET

Type of Colleges MBBS BDS
Total Colleges Total Seats Total Colleges Total Seats
Government Colleges 216 30,455 47 2,930
Private Colleges including Deemed Universities 247 36,165 260 24,130
Central Universities 2 151 2 88
Total Seats through NEET 465 66,771 309 27,148

Syllabus for NEET

Physics Physics

Class 11

  1. Physical World and Measurement
  2. Kinematics
  3. Laws of Motion
  4. Work, Energy and Power
  5. Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
  6. Gravitation
  7. Properties of Bulk Matter
  8. Thermodynamics
  9. Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
  10. Oscillations and Waves

Class 12

  1. Electrostatics
  2. Current Electricity
  3. Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  4. Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
  5. Electromagnetic Waves
  6. Optics
  7. Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  8. Atoms and Nuclei
  9. Electronic Devices
Chemistry Chemistry

Class 11

  1. Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  2. Structure of Atom
  3. Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  4. Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  5. States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
  6. Thermodynamics
  7. Equilibrium
  8. Redox Reactions
  9. Some p-Block Elements
  10. Organic Chemistry - Some Basic Principles and Techniques
  11. Hydrocarbons
  12. Environmental Chemistry
  13. Hydrogen
  14. s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)

Class 12

  1. Solid State
  2. Solutions
  3. Electrochemistry
  4. Chemical Kinetics
  5. Surface Chemistry
  6. General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
  7. p-Block Elements
  8. d and f-Block Elements
  9. Coordination Compounds
  10. Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  11. Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
  12. Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
  13. Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
  14. Biomolecules
  15. Polymers
  16. Chemistry in Everyday Life
biology Biology

Class 11

  1. Diversity in the Living World
  2. Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants
  3. Cell Structure and Function
  4. Plant Physiology
  5. Human Physiology

Class 12

  1. Reproduction
  2. Genetics and Evolution
  3. Biology and Human Welfare
  4. Biotechnology and Its Applications
  5. Ecology and Environment

Exam Pattern for Neet

  • NEET consists of 180 objective type questions with four options (out of which 1 is the correct answer) from the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology (botany and zoology) to be answered on the OMR sheet by the black ball point pen provided.
  • The question paper will be available in English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Oriya, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil, Urdu and Kannada languages.
  • Marking scheme is four marks for each correct answer, 1 negative mark for each incorrect answer and no mark for unattended answer.
  • Each correct response +4
    Each incorrect response -1
    Unmarked question No marks

    Types of question asked

    The level of NEET is from moderate to difficult.

    Majority of questions from physics are asked from:

    1. Motion in two or three dimensions (3)
    2. Laws of motion (2-3)
    3. Rotational motion (3)
    4. Heat and thermodynamics (5)
    5. Waves (2-3)
    6. Current electricity (2-4)
    7. Ray optics (2-4)
    8. Wave optics (3-5)

    Majority of questions from chemistry are asked from:

    1. Chemical bonding (3-6)
    2. States of matter (2-4)
    3. Electrochemistry (1-3)
    4. S-p-d-f block elements- (5-8)
    5. Organic chemistry (3-5)
    6. Halogen (2-6)
    7. Aldehydes/ketones (4-8)

    Majority of questions from biology are asked from:

    1. Diversity of life (9-11)
    2. Genetics (11-15)
    3. Physiology in animals (10-11)
    4. Reproduction and growth in plants (8-10)
    5. Reproduction and growth in animals (8-10)
    6. Ecology (8-10)
    7. Biology and human welfare (7-10)

    Previous Year Question Paper for NEET Exam

    candidates who are appearing for NEET to solve previous years question papers as to get an idea of the paper pattern and the types of questions asked. Solving the question papers should only be started after the candidate is done with his/her portion in order to know where they stand and the topics they're having difficulties. Simply go through previous year's papers to screen out important high yielding topics!

    Year NEET Previous Year Question Paper
    2019 Previous Year Question Paper of NEET
    2018 Previous Year Question Paper of NEET
    2017 Previous Year Question Paper of NEET
    2016 Previous Year Question Paper of NEET
    2016 Previous Year Question Paper of NEET
    2015 Previous Year Question Paper of NEET
    2014 Previous Year Question Paper of NEET
    2013 Previous Year Question Paper of NEET
    2012 Previous Year Question Paper of NEET
    2009 Previous Year Question Paper of NEET
    2008 Previous Year Question Paper of NEET

    Last Years NEET cut off marks

    Category 2019 2018 2017 2016
    General Category 701-134 691-119 697-131 685-145
    Scheduled Caste 133-107 118-96 130-118 595-118
    Schedule Tribes 133-107 118-96 130-107 599-118
    OBC 133-107 118-96 130-107 678-118

    NEET Application Filling Process

    Before filling the application form the candidate must have the following documents ready-

  • 10th class marksheet
  • 12th class marksheet
  • Scanned copy of candidates passport size photo
  • Scanned copy of candidates signature
  • Valid ID proof
  • For applicants from Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu and Kashmir. Ration card no. or bank account number is accepted. For foreign candidates passport number is a valid ID proof.

    Step 1:

  • Visit the original website and click on new registration link.
  • neet application form
  • Read the instructions carefully and click on 'Apply online'
  • Step 2:

  • Post filling your details correctly, you will be issued login credentials.
  • Next step is uploading a photo and signature.
  • Note:

    1. The photographe should be of 10-100kb in .JPG format and it should have the candidate's name and date when there photo was taken
    2. The signature should be of 3-20kb and it should be in .JPG format and the signature must be in blue or black pen on a white paper.
    neet upload photo and signature

    Step 3:

  • After filling the details the candidate has to pay the application fee through debit card/credit card/ UPI app/ netbanking/ E-wallet.
  • The application fee for NEET 2019 was Rs 1400 for general category and Rs 750 for SC/ST/OBC etc candidates
  • The following infograph indicates the different ways of mode of payment:
  • neet applicatin payment


    Under 85% quota:

    85% of the seats are reserved under the state counseling. The eligibility criteria under 85% quota are:

  • Candidates must have a domicile of their state.
  • Candidates must have a proof of his or her residency.
  • Candidates must have finished their schooling or appearing for 10th and 12th from the state itself.
  • The following can apply under state quota :

  • Indian nationals
  • Non-resident Indians (NRI's)
  • Overseas citizen of India (OCIs)
  • Persons of Indian origin (PIOs)
  • Foreign nationals (confirm with concerned institute or state)
  • Candidate must be a citizen of India
  • Candidate must be at least 17 years old as of 31st December of the previous year
  • Maximum age limit is 25 years or more for unreserved category and 30 years or more for reserved a d PWD category
  • There's no limit on permitted number of attempts
  • Reservation under 15% quota:

    Category Reservation percentage
    Scheduled Caste 15%
    Schedule Tribes 7.5%
    OBC (as per a central act, seats are reserved for OBC candidates in Central institutions) 27%
    Physically Handicapped* 3%

    To get an admission via ALQ the candidates need to take part in the NEET counseling by MCC

    Note: candidates from J&K are not eligible under this quota will have to submit a self declaration form.

    NEET Eligibility criteria:

    Candidates should have cleared their (10+2) with 50% marks in all subjects combined (Physics, chemistry and biology)

    ●50% aggregate for general quota ● 40% for SC/ST/OBC and ● 45% for PH general ● 40% for SC/ST/OBC handicapped

    NEET Admit Card

  • Visit the official website of
  • Click on 'Admit card for NEET'
  • Enter registration number, date of birth, security pin and submit
  • download neet admit card
  • A new page will open which displays your NEET admit card
  • Save the admit card and print it.
  • NEET Result

  • Visit the official website of
  • Click on NEET result
  • A new tab will open enter the required credentials :roll no, date of birth and security pin
  • download neet result
  • NEET result will be displayed on the screen
  • Download and take a print of the same
  • neet result

    NEET Preparation Tips

    A candidate gets 2 years for preparation for NEET.Ncert books are considered to be the Bible for this entrance test and 80% of the biology paper is pick up lines from the Ncert text book.

    Alot of organic chemistry reactions also come from the Ncert text books only For Physics doing the formulas are very important as 65-70% of the paper will be based on the formulae.

    Solving past year's papers is very important as it gives the candidate an idea about the way questions are going to be asked and if the candidate is able to solve them

    Books For Refference

    biology Biology
    Physics Physics
    Chemistry Chemistry

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Question Reply
    How many students get registered for NEET? About 15 lakhs students get registered for NEET.
    What are the timings for NEET? The timings are usually 2pm to 5pm
    I have posted a photograph without my name and signature. Will it be rejected? The authority has issued a notice that an image without a name, sign and white background will not be rejected.
    Can I change my address in the application form? Candidates can change the details from the correction window facility
    When will the exam be conducted? NEET exam is usually held in the first week of May.
    Will admission to AIIMS and JIPMER, Puducherry be made through NEET (UG)? No
    Is there any change in the pattern of NEET (UG)? No.The NEET (UG) – shall consist of one paper containing 180 objective type questions (four options with single correct answer) from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology). This will be a single exam in pen-and-paper mode.
    Is it compulsory to take Maths if I want to appear in NEET (UG)? Mathematics is not required for NEET (UG)