NEET 2023 Notification, Exam Date, Application, Pattern, Syllabus, etc.

NEET stands for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). It is a uniform entrance test on a national level that enables you to take admission at recognized and approved medical institutes across the country. In this article, we will discuss NEET 2023: Notification, Exam Date, Application, Pattern, Syllabus, etc.

What is NEET Entrance Exam?

As per the National Medical Commission Act, 2019, Section 14 NEET is a medical entrance test for Under Graduate Medical course. After clearing the examination the candidate will be eligible to take admission to medical institutions across the country. AIIMS and JIPMER are some of the most famous institutes in India that come under this entrance examination. 

NEET 2023 Exam Dates

Events related to NEET examinationTentative Dates
Application form release dateNovember 2022
Last date to apply for the application formDecember 2022
Last date to submit the fees for the Application FormDecember 2022
Correction Window shall openJan 2023
Admit Card Release dateApril 2023
Exam dateMay 2023
Result announcement dateJune 2023
Counseling date for the selected candidatesJuly – August 2023

NEET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The following are the eligibility criteria that a candidate must follow to take part in the NEET entrance examination-

Education Qualifications

  • The candidate must have passed or appeared in the class 12th Class examination or any equivalent High School qualification examination
  • The candidate must have physics, chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology, and English as the major and mandate subjects in the class 12th or equivalent examination
  • There is a minimum mark scored criteria that a candidate must follow which depends on the category of the candidates. The following are the minimum marks criteria for each category
    • General category – 50% marks in the qualifying examinations
    • SC/ST/OBC category – 40% marks in the qualifying examinations
    • Physically handicapped: General category – 45% marks in the qualifying examinations
    • Physically handicapped: SC/ST/OBC category – 40% marks in the qualifying examinations

Nationality

  • The candidate should be an Indian citizen
  • If the candidate does not reside in India then he or she should be an OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) or Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) or Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)
  • Foreign Nationals
  • Candidates from the J&K state are eligible to appear for NEET 2023 under the All India 15% quota only by self-declaration. Such candidates can also get admitted to AFMC, Pune
  • Candidates from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh get a 15% All India Quota scheme

Age Criteria

  • There is a minimum age criterion of 14 years of age and maximum age criteria of 25 years of age, however, for the reserved category SC/ST & OBC, the age limit is 30 years

How to Apply for NEET 2023?

The following are the steps that the candidate must follow to apply for the NEET which is as follow-

  • Visit the official website of the NEET- ntaneet.nic.in
  • Register on the website with your email Id, mobile number, name
  • You have to fill the application form by navigating to the application form
  • Some of the details that you must fill on the application form are Date of Birth, Category, Nationality, qualification details such as Year of Passing, Percentage of marks, etc, details to contact, and choice for the exam center.
  • Now click on the proceed button
  • Now upload the necessary documents mentioned below
  • A payment page asking for paying the application fee will appear. You can pay your application fee using a credit/debit card, UPI, Bank Challan, etc.
  • A confirmation page will appear that you have to download the payment fee confirmation as well as the application fee for future use

Document Required for Applying NEET

The following are the necessary document that you must upload on the website while filling the application-

  • The Scanned image of the Passport size Photograph of the candidate should be in JPG/JPEG format and the Image size should be between 10Kb to 200Kb.
  • The Scanned image of the Signature of the candidate should be in JPG/JPEG format and the Image size should be between 4Kb to 30Kb
  • The Scanned image of the Left-Hand Thumb Impression of the candidate should be in JPG format and the Image size should be between 10Kb to 50Kb
  • The Scanned image of the Class 10th Certificate of the candidate should be in JPG format and the Image size should be between 100Kb to 300Kb
  • The Scanned image of Post Card size Photograph of the candidate should be in JPG format and the Image size should be between 50Kb to 300Kb

NEET Application Fee

The application fee for NEET depends on the category of the candidate. The following are the application fees for the candidates-

CategoryFee AmountFee Amount (With Late Fee)
GC/OBCINR 1400INR 2800 (1400+1400)
SC/ST/PwDINR 750INR 2150 (750+1400)

NEET Examination Pattern

The following are the examination pattern for the NEET entrance test-

Exam NameNEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test)
Conducting BodyNTA (National Testing Agency)
Mode of ExamPen-paper based
Expected number of ApplicantsAround 16-17 lakhs
Exam Duration3 hours
Seats OfferedAdmission of around 1 lakh MBBS and BDS seats under 85% State quota and 15% All India quota
Courses OfferedMBBS, BDS, AYUSH, and other Courses
Number of Questions180 questions (MCQs)
Type of questionsObjective type questions with 4 options – 1 correct answer
SubjectsQuestions are asked from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Botany & Zoology)
Questions from sectionsPhysics – 45 questions Chemistry – 45 questions Biology (Botany + Zoology) – 90 questions
LanguageThe question paper is asked in 11 languages – English, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Oriya, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati, and Assamese.
Marking Scheme4 marks are awarded for each correct answer.
Negative Marking1 mark is deducted for each wrong answer

Subject wise NEET 2023 Syllabus

The following are the syllabus for the NEET Entrance exam-

Physics

Class 11th SyllabusClass 12th Syllabus
Physical-world and measurementElectro statistics
KinematicsCurrent Electricity
Laws of MotionMagnetic effects of Current and Magnetism
Work, Energy, and PowerElectromagnetic induction and alternating currents
The motion of systems of particles and rigid bodyElectromagnetic waves
GravitationOptics
Properties of Bulk MatterDual Nature of Matter and Radiation
ThermodynamicsAtoms and Nuclei
The behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic theoryElectronic Devices
Oscillations and wave

Chemistry

Class 11th SyllabusClass 12th Syllabus
Some basic concepts of ChemistrySolid-state
Structure of atomSolutions
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in PropertiesElectrochemistry
Chemical Bonding and Molecular structureChemical Kinetics
States of Matter: Gases and liquidsSurface Chemistry
ThermodynamicsGeneral principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
EquilibriumP Block elements
Redox reactionsD and F block elements
HydrogenCoordination compounds
s-Block elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Some p-Block elementsAlcohols, Phenols, and Ethers
Organic Chemistry – Some basic principles and techniquesAldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
HydrocarbonsOrganic compounds containing Nitrogen
Environmental chemistryBiomolecules, Polymers, and Chemistry in everyday life

Biology

Class 11th SyllabusClass 12th Syllabus
Diversity in the Living WorldReproduction
Structural Organisation – Plants and AnimalsGenetics and Evolution
Cell Structure and FunctionBiology and Human welfare
Plant PhysiologyBiotechnology and its applications
Human physiologyEcology and environment

Downloading NEET 2023 Admit Card

The admit card is the most important document, without this the candidates will not be allowed to give the NEET exam. You can download the NEET admit card from the official website of NEET. The date for downloading NEET admit card will be released later and you can keep checking our website. The following are the steps for downloading NEET admit card which is as follows-

  • Visit the official website of the NEET
  • Log in to your account user ID and Password
  • Navigate to the download admit card button. After the page opens fill in your roll number along with other details and press enter
  • A new window with your admit card will open take a print out and carry it with you to the examination center

NEET Reference Books

NEET exam can be a very challenging exam and you need to prepare it at your best. Here are some of the book recommendation for the NEET exam-

  • NCERT class 11th and 12th for the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Physics

  • Concepts of Physics by H. C. Verma
  • Objective Physics By DC Pandey
  • Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick, and Walker
  • Fundamental Physics by Pradeep
  • Problems in General Physics by IE Irodov

Chemistry

  • Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon
  • ABC of Chemistry for Classes 11 and 12 by Modern Concise
  • Inorganic Chemistry by JD Lee
  • Dinesh Chemistry Guide
  • Practice books by VK Jaiswal (Inorganic), MS Chauhan (Organic), and N Awasthi (Physical)

Biology

  • Biology Vol 1 and Vol 2 by Trueman
  • Objective Biology by Dinesh
  • Objective Botany by Ansari
  • Pradeep Guide on Biology
  • GR Bathla publications for Biology

NEET Result

NTA shall declare the result on a tentative date of first week of june. The candidate has to visit the official website of NEET and navigate to the result tab after to check his/her result. You must download the result and carry it on to the counseling session.

NEET Reservation 2023

There is also a reservation provided to certain category students which are as follows-

Groups/CategoriesReservation
General Economically Weaker section10%
Scheduled Tribe7.5%
Scheduled Caste15%
Other backward castes27%
Persons with disabilities5%

NEET Counselling Session

A counseling session will be organized for the candidates who have qualified for the entrance examination. Based on the merit list, the candidates will be offered different colleges to choose from. You can choose the colleges based on your liking, fees, location, etc. when appearing for the counseling session of a particular college, the candidate must provide relevant documents in original as well as a printout. The following are the list of documents that are required during the counsellings session-

  • 10th Mark Sheet and Certificate
  • Category Certificate if applicable
  • Character Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Any other document as per the instructions

FAQ

Who will conduct NEET Entrance Examination 2023 ?

National Testing Agency is responsible for taking the entrance examination.

Can I take the NEET entrance examination in my native language?

Yes, the NEET entrance examination is conducted in 13 different languages. If the examination is organized in your native language then you can take the NEET entrance examination in your native language.

What are the languages that the NEET examination is conducted on?

The following are the languages in which the NEET entrance examination is conducted on-

Hindi
Punjabi
Assamese
Bengali
Odia
Gujarati
Marathi
Telugu
Malayalam
Kannada
Tamil
Urdu
English

Can I Opt for the Tamil Language if I live in Delhi or Uttar Pradesh?

No, Tamil language or any other regional language can only option if you are giving the examination by being physically present in that state by selecting the examination center as that particular state, however, it is advisable to the candidates that select the examination centre as the resident state only.

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