NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) 2023 for AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy) courses is an important entrance examination conducted in India. It is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on behalf of the Ministry of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy). NEET 2023 for AYUSH courses provides students with the opportunity to pursue undergraduate courses in various disciplines of alternative medicine.
The AYUSH courses offered through NEET 2023 include BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery), BHMS (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery), BUMS (Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery), BSMS (Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery), and BNYS (Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences). These courses are highly valued in the field of alternative medicine and attract a significant number of aspiring students.
NEET 20223 will be held by NTA in accordance with the schedule provided in the Information at a Glance for admission to MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BSMS, BUMS, and BHMS Courses in accordance with the relevant norms/ guidelines/ regulations announced by the competent Regulatory Bodies. All government and private medical colleges will grant admission under a 15% AIQ and an 85% State level quota. Furthermore, NEET is the sole legitimate exam for admission to institutes such as JIPMER, AIIMS, PGIMER, etc.
The NTA’s responsibilities are limited to requesting online applications, conducting the entrance exam, announcing the results, and giving the All India Rank (AIR) to the Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt of India.
The NTA’s official website for NEET (UG) – 2023 is https://neet.nta.nic.in/.
All test-related information, as changed (if any), will be available exclusively on this website. Candidates must check this page on a frequent basis for the most recent updates.
NEET 2023 Exam Seats
The NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) exam is a highly competitive and nationally recognized entrance examination conducted for admission to undergraduate medical and dental courses in India. The allocation of seats for NEET-qualified candidates is overseen by the AACCC (All India Counselling Committee for Centralized Counselling).
The AACCC is responsible for conducting the centralized counselling process for admissions to medical and dental colleges across India. Through this counselling process, NEET-qualified candidates can secure seats in various medical and dental institutions in the country. The AACCC ensures a fair and transparent seat allocation procedure, taking into consideration the NEET scores and other eligibility criteria set by regulatory bodies.
Candidates who qualify for the NEET exam and meet the eligibility criteria can participate in the AACCC counselling process. They are required to register online, fill in their choices of colleges and courses, and participate in the choice locking process. Based on their NEET scores, preferences, and seat availability, candidates are allotted seats in their desired colleges through a centralized seat allotment process conducted by the AACCC.
The AC follows a merit-based approach, where candidates with higher NEET scores are given preference during the seat allocation process. However, candidates must also meet other eligibility criteria such as age, nationality, and educational qualifications specified by the regulatory authorities.
AACCC conducts the 15% of admission counseling for the AYUSH Courses at Government, 15 AIIMS and 2 JIPMER colleges, Central Institutions/ Universities/ Deemed Universities, State/ Management/ NRI Quota Seats in Private Ayurveda, Dental, Siddha, Homeopathy, Unani Colleges. Whereas Other 85% of Admission will conducted by the State’s regulatory authorities
Type of Seats in NEET
- 15% AIQ Seats
- 85% State Government Quota Seats.
- Admission to 15 AIIMS and 2 JIPMER colleges.
- Central Institutions/ Universities/ Deemed Universities.
- Ayurveda, Dental, Siddha, Homeopathy, Unani Colleges
- State/ Management/ NRI Quota Seats in Private Medical
NEET 2023 Exam Highlights
The table below summarises the essential elements and highlights of NEET 2023 Exam.
|Exam Name||NEET 2023|
|Conducting Body||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Courses Offered||MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS, BSMS, BNYS|
|Mode of Exam||Offline (Pen and Paper-based)|
|Eligibility||10+2 or equivalent with PCB subjects|
|Exam Duration||3 hours|
|Total Questions||180 (MCQs)|
|Subjects||Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and General Knowledge|
|Marking Scheme||+4 for correct answer, -1 for incorrect answer|
|Language||English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu|
|Exam Date||To be announced|
NEET 2022 Exam Dates & Events
The table below contains a list of NEET 2022 events as well as a schedule for those activities.
|Events||NEET 2022 Exam Dates|
|NEET 2022 Official Notification||To be Announced|
|NEET 2022 Application form date||To be Announced|
|Last date to fill NEET 2022 Application form||To be Announced|
|Last date to submit the fees for the Application Form||To be Announced|
|NEET 2022 Form Correction Window||To be Announced|
|NEET 2022 Admit Card Release date||To be Announced|
|NEET 2022 Exam date||To be Announced|
|NEET 2022 Result||To be Announced|
|NEET 2022 Counseling for 15% AIQ Seats||To be Announced|
|NEET 2022 Counseling for 85% State Quota Seats||To be Announced|
NEET 2023 Eligibility Criteria
|Nationality||Indian citizens, Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), and Foreign Nationals|
|Age Limit||Minimum 17 years as of December 31, 2023|
|Academic Qualification||Must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English as core subjects|
|Percentage Requirement||General category: Minimum 50% aggregate in PCB subjects|
|SC/ST/OBC/PwD category: Minimum 40% aggregate in PCB subjects|
|For candidates from Jammu and Kashmir, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana, the eligibility criteria may vary as per state regulations|
|NEET UG Score Requirement||Must qualify NEET UG 2023 examination|
|General category: Minimum qualifying percentile as determined by NTA|
|SC/ST/OBC/PwD category: Relaxation in qualifying percentile as per government norms|
|State Domicile Requirement (if applicable)||Some states may have domicile requirements for admission to AYUSH courses. Candidates must fulfill the domicile criteria of the respective state|
|Other Eligibility Conditions||Candidates must meet any additional eligibility requirements specified by the respective AYUSH colleges or regulatory authorities|
NEET 2022 Exam Reservation Criteria
|Category||Reservation of seats|
|OBC (Non Creamy Layer)||27%|
NEET 2022 Exam Admission Procedure
Step 1: NEET UG 2023 Examination
- Candidates need to appear for the NEET UG 2023 examination and obtain a valid score.
- The NEET UG 2023 examination assesses students’ knowledge in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and General Knowledge.
Step 2: Check Eligibility
- Candidates must ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria for NEET AYUSH 2023, including age limit, nationality, academic qualification, and NEET UG score requirement.
- They should also check if there are any specific state domicile requirements, if applicable.
Step 3: Registration for Counseling
- After the NEET UG 2023 results are announced, eligible candidates need to register for NEET AYUSH counseling on official Website www.ntaneet.nic.in
- The registration process will be conducted online on the official counseling website.
Step 4: Choice Filling and Locking
- Registered candidates are required to fill in their preferred AYUSH courses and colleges based on their NEET UG rank.
- They can choose multiple options in order of their preference.
- After making the choices, candidates need to lock their final preferences before the specified deadline.
Step 5: Seat Allotment
- Based on the NEET UG score, preferences, and merit list, the counseling authority will allot seats to candidates.
- Seat allotment is done in multiple rounds, and candidates will be notified of the allotted seat and college through the official website.
Step 6: Document Verification
- Once a seat is allotted, candidates need to report to the designated counseling center for document verification.
- Original documents, including mark sheets, NEET UG scorecard, identity proof, category certificate (if applicable), and other relevant certificates, must be presented.
- Candidates will also need to submit photocopies of these documents.
Step 7: Seat Acceptance and Fee Payment
- After document verification, candidates need to accept the allotted seat by paying the prescribed admission fees within the specified timeframe.
- Candidates may also need to pay a security deposit, which is refundable as per the rules.
Step 8: Reporting to Allotted College
- Finally, candidates must report to the allotted AYUSH college within the specified date and time.
- They need to complete the admission formalities, submit the necessary documents, and fulfill any additional requirements of the college.
NEET 2022 Exam Centres
- NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) 2023 Exam Centres are the designated venues where the examination will be conducted across various cities in India. The exam centres are chosen and organized by the National Testing Agency (NTA), the governing body responsible for conducting NEET. The aim is to provide accessible and convenient locations for candidates from different regions to appear for the examination.
- The exact list of NEET 2023 Exam Centres will be announced by the NTA closer to the examination date. The centres are typically set up in major cities and towns across different states and union territories of India. Candidates can choose their preferred exam centre while filling out the application form, based on their convenience and proximity.
- It is important for candidates to select their exam centre carefully as it will determine the venue where they will have to appear for the NEET 2023 examination. Candidates are advised to choose a centre that is easily accessible and convenient for them to reach on the day of the exam. The exact address and details of the allotted exam centre will be mentioned on the NEET 2023 admit card.
- Candidates should keep a close eye on the official NEET website and notifications from the NTA for any updates or changes related to the exam centres. It is recommended to visit the exam centre a day or two prior to the examination to familiarize oneself with the location and plan the travel accordingly. Being well-prepared and reaching the exam center on time will contribute to a smooth and stress-free experience on the day of the NEET 2023 examination.
NEET 2023 Exam Syllabus
The National Medical Commission (NMC) has released the NEET (UG) – 2023 syllabus. The Question Paper will be based on the syllabus (Appendix-IV) that can be seen on the NMC website (https://www.nmc.org.in/neet/neet-ug). Furthermore, in order to rationalize various School Education Boards’ decisions to reduce the syllabus, the NTA has decided to allow choice in Section “B” for each of the 4 (four) subjects.
|Syllabus for class 11||NEET Physics Class 11 Syllabus – Physical World and Measurement, Kinematics, Thermodynamics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory, Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body, Gravitation, Properties of Bulk Matter, Oscillations and Waves|
NEET Chemistry Class 11 Syllabus – Structure of Atom, Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, States of Matter, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Hydrocarbons, Thermodynamics, Hydrogen, s-block elements, p-block elements, Organic Chemistry, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions, Environmental Chemistry
NEET Biology Class 11 Syllabus – Diversity in Living World, Human Physiology, Plant Physiology, Cell Structure and Function, Structural Organization in Animals and Plants
|Syllabus for class 12||NEET Physics Class 12 Syllabus – Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Electronic Devices, Atoms and Nuclei, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Optics, Electromagnetic Waves, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnesium|
NEET Chemistry Class 12 Syllabus –Solutions, Electrochemistry, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, General Principles, Processes of Isolation of Elements, p, d, f – block elements, coordination compounds, Surface Chemistry, Alcohols, Solid State, Phenols, and Ethers, Aldehydes, Ketones, Chemical Kinetics, and Carboxylic Acids, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Biomolecules, Polymers, Chemistry in Everyday Life
NEET Biology Class 12 Syllabus – Reproduction, Ecology and Environment, Genetics and Evolution, Biotechnology and Its Application, Biology and Human Welfare
NEET 2023 Exam Pattern
NEET (UG) – 2023 has four subjects in its test design. Each subject will be split into two sections. Section A will include 35 questions and Section B will have 15 questions, with candidates having the option to attempt any 10 of the 15 questions. As a result, the overall number of questions and the amount of time spent on each question will stay unchanged.
The following is the format for the NEET (UG) – 2022 Examination for admission to the Session 2023-24:
|Exam Pattern for NEET 2023||Details|
|Exam Mode||Offline (Pen and Paper-based)|
|Total Number of Questions||180|
|Question Type||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)|
|Subjects||Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany and Zoology)|
|Language||English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu|
|Marking Scheme||+4 marks for each correct answer|
|Negative Marking||-1 mark for each incorrect answer|
|Unanswered Questions||No marks are deducted for unanswered questions|
|Syllabus||Based on the prescribed syllabus of Class 11 and Class 12 of the respective state and central boards|
|Allotted Time per Section||Physics: 45 questions – 45 marks|
Chemistry: 45 questions – 45 marks
Biology: 90 questions – 90 marks
|Exam Conducting Authority||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
NEET 2023 Admit Card
The NEET 2023 Admit Card is an essential document that candidates must possess to appear for the NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) examination. The admit card serves as proof of the candidate’s registration and allows them to enter the examination hall. It is issued by the National Testing Agency (NTA), the governing body responsible for conducting NEET.
The NEET 2023 Admit Card contains important information such as the candidate’s name, roll number, photograph, signature, examination date, time, and the address of the allocated exam centre. It also includes instructions and guidelines that candidates must follow during the examination.
To download the admit card, candidates need to visit the official NEET website or the designated portal specified by the NTA. They are required to log in using their application number, date of birth, and other necessary details. After successful login, candidates can download and print their admit card.
It is crucial for candidates to carry the admit card to the examination centre along with a valid photo ID proof, such as Aadhaar card, PAN card, or passport. Without the admit card, candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.
NEET Admit Card Documents Required
Candidates must bring the following documents to the exam centre with their NEET 2022 admit card. No candidate will be allowed to enter the exam room unless they have all of the appropriate documentation.
- Form for Self-Declaration
- Admit Card for NEET with a passport-size photograph.
- At the time of the examination, an Aadhar Card or another form of acceptable identification must be shown.
- Carry several passport-size photos with you.
- Bring one passport-size photo to stick on the Attendance Sheet.
NEET 2023 Exam Dress Code
While appearing for NEET (UG) – 2022, aspirants must adhere to the following dress code:
a. Light, long-sleeved clothing is not permitted. If candidates arrive at the Examination Centre dressed in cultural/traditional attire, they should arrive at least an hour before the last reporting time, i.e. 12.30 pm, to allow enough time for proper frisking without causing any inconvenience to the candidate while maintaining the sanctity of the examination.
b. Slippers and low-heeled sandals are permissible. There are no shoes allowed.
c. If any deviation is required due to unforeseen (medical, etc.) circumstances, NTA approval must be obtained prior to the Admit Cards being issued.
The candidates are expected to strictly follow the NTA’s instructions. This will aid the NTA in conducting the examination fairly.
NEET 2023 Exam Day Guidelines
The National Testing Agency (NTA) publishes exam day tips to assist applicants in being cool and having a stress-free exam day. NTA published some extra exam day instructions for NEET last year.
Candidates must be at the exam centre at least an hour before the reporting time, which is 12.30 p.m., in order to fully complete the security checks and frisking procedure.
Before entering the Examination Centre, candidates will be subjected to comprehensive and mandatory frisking using very sensitive metal detectors. The following objects are not permitted to be brought into the Examination Centre under any circumstances.
a) Any item such as printed or written text, bits of paper, Geometry/Pencil Box, Plastic Pouch, Calculator, Pen, Scale, Writing Pad, Pen Drives, Eraser, Calculator, Log Table, Electronic Pen/Scanner, and so on.
b) Any type of communication equipment, such as a cell phone, Bluetooth, earphones, microphone, pager, or fitness band.
c) Other accessories such as a wallet, goggles, handbags, belt, cap, and so on.
d) Any watch/wristwatch, bracelet, camera, or other similar item.
f) Any metallic or ornamental things.
g) Any opened or packed food items, water bottle, etc.
g) Any other equipment that could be utilised for unethical purposes by concealing communication devices such as a microchip, camera, Bluetooth device, or other similar devices.
NEET 2023 Exam Cut Off
The table below shows the NEET cutoff trends over the last two years for aspirants. This will assist them in determining the examination’s difficulty level.
|Category||Percentile||NEET cut-off marks 2022||NEET cut-off marks 2023|
|UR/EWS||50th percentile||720 -130||720-137|
|OBC||40th Percentile||136 -107||136-107|
|SC||40th Percentile||136 -107||136-107|
|ST||40th Percentile||136 -107||136-107|
|UR / EWS &PH||45th Percentile||136 -121||136-121|
|OBC & PH||40th Percentile||120 -107||120-107|
|SC & PH||40th Percentile||120 -107||120-107|
|ST & PH||40th Percentile||120 -108||120-107|
NEET 2023 Exam College list
The list of prestigious medical colleges in India that accept NEET scores is shown in the table below.
|NEET 2023 Participating Institutes|
|Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi||King George’s Medical University, Lucknow|
|Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi||Christian Medical College, Vellore|
|Armed Forces Medical College, Pune||Madras Medical College, Chennai|
|Kasturba Medical College, Manipal||University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi, Delhi|
|Institute of Medical Sciences Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi||Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi|
NEET 2023 Exam FAQs
Who is in charge of the NEET UG exam?
The National Testing Agency, or NTA, administers the NEET UG exam.
Is there a maximum age limit for taking the NEET 2022 exam?
On March 9, 2022, NMC eliminated the upper age limit requirement. Previously, the case had been heard by the Supreme Court.
When will the National Testing Agency (NTA) announce NEET 2022?
On April 6, the National Transportation Agency (NTA) released the NEET 2022 dates.
When will the NEET UG 2022 examination be held?
The NEET UG 2022 exam will be held on July 17.
Will there be any changes to the NEET UG syllabus in 2022?
As of now, there is no indication that the NEET UG exam syllabus would be changed. As a result, the NEET 2022 syllabus is projected to be the same as previous year’s.
How many times can I take the NEET exam?
According to the NTA announcement, a candidate can take the NEET exam as many times as they like. There is no limit to the number of attempts that can be made. The examination is held once a year.
For NEET UG 2022, what regional language options are available?
There are 13 languages in which the NEET UG question paper is available. Candidates can choose from Tamil, Urdu, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Odiya, Assamese, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, and Telugu in addition to Hindi and English. Candidates must specify their preferred language in the application form.
Should I enrol in NEET 2022 Coaching?
Yes, you should enrol in NEET 2022 coaching. Coaching provides you with extensive exposure to high-quality instruction, questions, and exams based on the NEET exam pattern. It will assist you in remaining confident in your ability to pass NEET 2022. Furthermore, the coaching’s are appropriately seasoned, encouraging students to qualify for the examination with proper guidance and strategies.