NEET 2022 Exam will be held on July 17 for three hours and twenty minutes (200 minutes). On April 6, the NEET 2022 announcement and application forms were made available. The NEET 2022 information brochure has also been released, including revisions to the exam duration, application price, and number of exam centres.
NEET 2022 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) – 2022 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 2022 Exam Seats
There will be counseling for two types of seats: AIQ seats and State quota seats.
MCC, which is a centralized counseling process where candidates from all over India can participate in the admission process on one platform, conducts the 15% AIQ seat counseling.
85 % state quota counseling, on the other hand, is performed individually by each state to grant admissions to domicile candidates at medical colleges in that state. Candidates who wish to be considered for state quota seats must apply separately on the state’s official website.
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 2022 Exam Highlights
The table below summarises the essential elements and highlights of NEET 2022 Exam.
|Name of the exam||National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)|
|Conducting body||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Online Submission of Application Form||06 April 2022 to 06 May 2022 (up to 11:50 PM)|
|Last date of successful transaction of fee through Credit/ Debit Card/ Net-Banking/ UPI / Paytm||07 May 2022 (up to 11:50 PM)|
|Correction in Particulars||To be intimated later on the website|
|Fee Payable by Candidate||Category of Candidate||In India (Fee in Rs)||Outside India (Fee in Rs)|
|General||Rs 1600/-||Rs 8500/-|
|General-EWS/ OBC-NCL||Rs 1500/-|
|SC/ ST/ PwD/ Third Gender||Rs 900/-|
|Processing charges & Goods and Services Tax (GST) are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable|
|Announcement of the City of Examination||To be intimated later on the website|
|Downloading of Admit Cards from the NTA website||To be intimated later on the website|
|Date of Examination||17 July 2022 (Sunday)|
|Duration of Examination||200 minutes (03 hours 20 Minutes)|
|Timing of Examination||02:00 PM to 05:20 PM (IST)|
|Exam Level||Undergraduate (UG) Exam at National Level|
|Exam Frequency||Once a year|
|Exam Mode||Offline or Paper Pencil Based Test (PBT)|
|Marking Scheme||+4 for each correct answer-1 for each incorrect answer|
|Number of Exam Cities||543 (India)14 (Abroad)|
|Language/Medium of Paper||13 Languages – English, Hindi, Bengali, Urdu, Assamese, Gujarati, Marathi, Odiya, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Punjabi and Telugu|
|Accepting Colleges||1,613 colleges|
|Centre, Date, and Shift of NEET (UG) – 2022 Examination||As indicated on Admit Card|
|Display of Recorded Responses and Answer Keys||To be announced later on the website|
|Website(s)||www.nta.ac.in , https://neet.nta.nic.in/|
|Declaration of Result on NTA website||To be announced later on the website|
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||April 6, 2022|
|NEET 2022 Application form date||April 6, 2022|
|Last date to fill NEET 2022 Application form||May 6, 2022 (11:50 PM)|
|Last date to submit the fees for the Application Form||May 7, 2022 (11:50 PM)|
|NEET 2022 Form Correction Window||May 2022|
|NEET 2022 Admit Card Release date||June 2022|
|NEET 2022 Exam date||July 17, 2022|
|NEET 2022 Result||August/ September 2022|
|NEET 2022 Counseling for 15% AIQ Seats||November 2022|
|NEET 2022 Counseling for 85% State Quota Seats||November 2022|
NEET 2022 Exam Eligibility Criteria
According to the relevant Regulations of NMC and DCI, the following individuals are eligible to appear in NEET (UG):
Candidates have to be 17 years old at the time of admission or will be 17 on or before December 31 of the year of admission to the first year of the Undergraduate Medical Course.
Accordingly, the lower age limit shall be as under:
|For Candidates of General (UR)/General-EWS|
born on or before31.12.2005
|For Candidates of SC/ST/OBC NCL/PwBD Category|
Upper age limit: According to National Medical Commission (NMC), Under Graduate Medical Education Board (UGMEB) Letter No. U-11022/2/2022-UGMEB, dated 09 March 2022, there should be no upper age limit as established in the fourth NMC meeting held on 21 October 2021.
NEET (UG) is also required for Indian citizens and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) who wish to attend Undergraduate Medical Courses in a foreign Medical/ Dental Institute.
The following nations citizens or candidates are eligible to apply for the NEET 2022 Exam:
- Indian Nationals
- Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)
- Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
- Persons with Indian Origin (PIO)
- Foreign Nationals
NRI and OCI Applicants/Candidates must upload a Certificate from the concerned Indian Diplomatic Mission in their country of residence in support of their claim as an NRI/OCI Candidate, along with their online Application Form for NEET (UG) – 2022, and retain the original of such document for production at the time of Counseling / Admission to the Courses covered by NEET (UG).
A foreign applicant for NEET (UG) 2022 must also submit Documentary Proof (e.g., relevant pages of a valid passport or a Certificate from the Competent Authority in the country of his or her nationality regarding their citizenship status) in support of their nationality, in addition to the online Application Form.
Annexures XIV A and XIV B contain the Embassy Certificate and Citizenship Certificate, as well as any other documentary proof of citizenship. Foreign nationals should check with the relevant Medical/Dental/College/State to see if they are eligible.
Candidate must have completed Class 12 or equivalent from a recognised university and board.
NEET 2022 is open to candidates who will be taking their Class 12 or equivalent exam in 2022.
Candidates who graduated from an open school with a Class 12 or equivalent are also eligible.
Minimum marks required in the qualifying examination:
|General category||50 per cent|
|PWD category||45 per cent|
|SC/ST/OBC||40 per cent|
NEET 2022 Exam Reservation Criteria
The NEET reservation criteria for 15% AIQ seats has been changed by NTA and MCC. The following are the revised reservation criteria:-
Seats allocated to state quotas account for 85% of the total, while seats allocated to all India quotas account for 15%.
Aspirants from Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir would be ineligible for the 15% All India Quota Seats.
|Category||Reservation of seats|
|OBC (Non Creamy Layer)||27%|
NEET 2022 Exam Admission Procedure
Candidates can apply for NEET (UG) – 2022 solely through the website https://neet.nta.nic.in/ in the “Online” mode.
The Online Application Form can be submitted by visiting the NTA website. Any other means of submitting the Application Form will be denied.
The directions in the Information Bulletin and on the NTA website must be rigorously followed by candidates. Candidates who do not follow the instructions will be invariably disqualified.
All information/communication will be given by NTA via e-mail on the registered e-mail address or SMS on the registered Mobile Number only. Candidates must guarantee that the e-mail address and Mobile Number supplied in the Online Application Form are their own or those of their parents/guardians.
To apply online, follow the steps detailed below:
Registration: Register for the Online Application Form and write down the Application Number generated by the system. When filling out the Online Application Form, the candidate must submit all of the needed information. In addition, the candidate must create a PASSWORD, select a Security Question, and provide an answer. Following the successful input of personal information, an Application number will be produced, which will be needed to complete the following steps of the Application Form as well as all future reference/correspondence. The candidate will be able to login directly with the system-generated Application Number and Password created for subsequent logins.
Log in and fill out the application form with personal and educational information, exam medium and city preferences, and a photograph and signature upload after the credentials have been generated.
|Passport Size Photograph||10 – 200kb||JPG|
|Post card size photograph|
|Signature||4 – 30kb|
|Left-hand thumb impression||10 – 200kb|
|Documents Required in PDF format for NEET Registration|
|Class X Passing Certificate||50 – 300kb|
|Category certificate (SC/ST/OBC/EWS etc)|
|Citizenship certificate/ Embassy certificate or any Documentary proof of Citizenship certificate|
The required examination fee must be paid by the candidates. Only Net Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, UPI, or Paytm services can be used to pay the fee online. In addition to the examination fee, the appropriate Bank/Payment Gateway Integrator will charge the candidate processing fees and GST (if applicable).
The online Application Form’s Confirmation Page will be generated only when the Candidate has made a successful payment. If the Confirmation Page does not appear after payment of the fee, the candidate should contact the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway (at the helpline number and e-mail address listed in the Information Bulletin) to ensure that the payment was completed successfully or to obtain a refund for duplicate/multiple payments.
|Category||Application Fee (INR)|
|General EWS and OBC||1,500|
|SC, ST, PwD||900|
For future reference, download, save, and print a copy of the Application Form’s Confirmation Page (which will be downloadable only after successful fee remittance).
Additional Note: Candidates are also encouraged to download and install the ‘SANDES’ app as a backup channel for receiving NTA notifications. The ‘SANDES’ app can be downloaded and installed on a registered mobile device.
NEET 2022 Exam Centres
Appendix VI is a list of cities and municipal codes where the NEET (UG) – 2022 will be held.
Candidates should choose four Convenient Cities from Appendix VI as their Choice of Cities for the test Center in order of priority when filling out the Online Application Form.
The State of Permanent Address or the State of Present Address will be the exclusive options for Centre Cities.
Candidates may only choose their own city or neighboring cities in their State of Residence for convenience’s sake, not too far locations in other States. The NTA shall not be held liable for any difficulty caused by the candidates’ wrong city selection.
The NTA reserves the power to merge one, two, or more cities if the number of candidates choosing a city falls below a particular threshold.
If the number of candidates choosing a city as a centre with a regional language falls below a particular threshold, candidates may be sent to a centre in a different city, regardless of the place they chose for the test.
Though every attempt will be made to assign a Center to one of the candidate’s preferred cities, the NTA reserves the right to assign a Center to a city other than the candidate’s preferred location.
There will be no human intervention in the allocation of Centres, which will occur largely in one of the candidates’ selected cities.
NEET 2022 Exam Syllabus
The National Medical Commission (NMC) has released the NEET (UG) – 2022 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 2022 Exam Pattern
NEET (UG) – 2022 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 2022-23:
|Number OfQuestion (s)||Marks**(Each Questioncarries 04 (Four) Marks)|
|Note: Correct option marked will be given (4) marks and Incorrect option marked will be minus one (-1) mark. Unattempted/ Unanswered Questions will be given no marks (0).|
NEET 2022 Exam Admit Card
Candidates are provided an Admit Card on a provisional basis, pending the completion of the eligibility requirements.
The candidate must obtain an Admit Card from the NTA website (https://neet.nta.nic.in/) and present for the Examination at the designated location on the date and time specified on the Admit Card.
No applicant will be permitted to attend at the Examination Center on any other date or time than that specified on his or her Admit Card.
If a candidate is unable to download his or her Admit Cards from the website, he or she may call the Help Line between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. or send an email to NTA at [email protected]
Candidates are urged to carefully read the instructions in this Information Bulletin as well as those on the Admit Card and to adhere to them throughout the examination.
If there is a discrepancy in the candidate’s personal information, including his or her portrait and signatures, as stated on the Admit Card and Confirmation Page, the candidate should contact the Help Line promptly between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. In such instances, candidates would show up for the examination with the Admit Card that they have previously downloaded. NTA, on the other hand, will take the appropriate steps to correct the record in the future.
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 2022 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 2022 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 2022 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.
|Reserved (SC/ ST/ OBC)||137-122||128-113|
NEET 2022 Exam College list
The list of prestigious medical colleges in India that accept NEET scores is shown in the table below.
|NEET 2022 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 2022 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.