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Documents Required for NEET 2022 Application Form

Diksha Nautiyal
Diksha NautiyalUpdated On: August 24, 2022 04:09 pm IST | NEET

NEET 2022 application form has been released on April 6, 2022. Check the list of documents required to be uploaded with NEET 2022 application form and explore further details related to NEET 2022 application process.

Documents for NEET Application

NEET 2022 registration process started on April 6, and the detailed exam schedule has been released. NEET 2022 will be conducted on July 17. NTA is the official authority responsible to release the NEET 2022 application form

So, this is high time for aspirants to get themselves well acquainted with the procedure and documentation for NEET 2022 application. Uploading the documents diligently should be the top priority of candidates as one small mistake can lead to an unsuccessful attempt in submitting the application form. In a latest update, NTA has declared the removal of the upper age limit from the NEET eligibility criteria, providing an opportunity to the candidates who could not appear previous year due to the age constraint. 

NTA (National Testing Agency), which is the conducting body of NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) has prescribed specifications for the images that are to be uploaded during registration. We have mentioned every single detail in the article below. Interested candidates may go through the details below to ensure a successful submission. 

To begin with, let's check out the detailed calendar of events for NEET 2022 application form:

NEET Application Form 2022 – Documents Required

Mentioned below is the full list of documents that one must possess at the time of the NEET 2022 registration/ application. Without scanned copies of these documents, candidates will not be able to complete the process of filling out their NEET 2022 application form:

  • Valid mobile number
  • Valid email address
  • Class 10 mark sheet and passing certificate
  • Class 12 mark sheet and passing certificate
  • Mother’s and father’s names with correct spellings
  • Aadhaar number
  • Any valid Government identification card like a Voter card, Aadhaar Card, Passport, or Driving license.
  • A debit/credit card, net banking, or UPI payment gateway details.
  • Candidate’s signature and its scanned copy
  • Left and right-hand thumb impression
  • Special Category certificate (if applicable)
  • PwD certificate (if applicable)
  • Candidate’s photograph (passport and postcard size)

Latest Dates for NEET Application Form 2022

The National Testing Agency has released the dates for NEET 2022 as given below:

NEET 2022 exam notificationApril 6, 2022
NEET 2022 registration dateApril 6, 2022
Last date for filling out NEET application formMay 6, 2022
Last date to pay the application feeMay 6, 2022
Correction window for NEET application formTo be announced
Releasing of NEET admit cardTo be announced
NEET exam dateJuly 17, 2022
Result declarationTo be announced
Commencement of NEET UG counsellingTo be announced

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    List of Documents With Specifications for NEET 2022 Application

    To upload the image of a candidate’s photograph, signature, Class 10 Passing Certificate, and left-hand thumb impression, it needs to be scanned. While scanning the images/documents, there are certain specifications that one needs to keep in mind. The specification for each document is mentioned in the table below.

    DocumentSpecificationsSize and format
    Passport photoLatest photo
    White background
    80% face visibility with ears clearly visible
    Size (10 kb to 200 kb) in JPG format
    Postcard photoPhoto has to be taken before or on 21st September 2021
    Face should be clearly visible with the ears and on a white background
    Size (10 kb to 200 kb) 4’’x6’’
    SignatureSign with a black pen
    White background
    Signature shouldn’t be in capital letters
    Size (4kb to 30 kb) in JPG format
    Left-hand thumb impressionCandidates with the eventuality of the left hand, right hand can be used
    Blue ink on white paper
    Size (10 kb to 200 kb)
    Class 10 pass certificateScanned copySize (50 kb to 300 kb)
    Category certificateSC/ST/OBC/EWS certificate
    PWD CertificateCertificate obtained by the candidate from the list on a brochure in PDF formatSize (50 kb to 300 kb)
    Certificate of CitizenshipProof of citizenship in PDF format provided by the EmbassySize (50 kb to 300 kb)

    How to Upload Images/ Documents for NEET 2022 Application?

    While filling the NEET 2022 application, when candidates reach the images uploading step, following are the steps that they need to take:

    • Click on the button reading ‘Upload your recent signature and photograph’.

    • A list of documents that need to be uploaded will open on the computer screens. 

    • Click on the ‘Choose File’ button present in front of the document’s name.

    • Then clicking on the ‘Browse’ button will help candidates locate the file. 

    • Once located, click on ‘Next’.    

    • With this, a new webpage will open displaying the documents that were chosen by the applicant. 

    • If all the documents are correct, candidates can click on the ‘Next’ button and then press ‘Upload’ to complete the process. 

    Last year, the total number of candidates were around 16 lakhs and this year the number is speculated to rise. The NEET 2022 Exam will be available in 13 languages that are Hindi, Punjabi, Assamese, Bengali, Odia, Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Urdu, and English. There are some alterations anticipated in the NEET 2022 exam pattern and internal choices in the question paper.

    Meanwhile, candidates can go through the NEET 2022 application process in detail.

    How to Fill Out the NEET 2022 Application Form?

    Students can follow these steps below to fill out the NEET 2022 application form:

    Step 1: Registration for NEET 2022

    Candidates need to visit the NTA NEET official website - for accessing the official NEET application form 2022. Next, click on the tab saying new registration. Submit the phone number and email ID and go through the instructions carefully. A password will be generated and must be kept safe for future use. 

    Step 2: Filling out the NEET 2022 Application Form

    After completing the first step and generating the log in credentials, students need to click on the ‘complete application form’ tab for the next steps. Details that the student must fill out correct include:

    • Name of the candidate
    • Father’s and mother’s name
    • Gender
    • Category
    • Date of birth
    • Nationality
    • Person with disability
    • Confirmation questionnaire
    • Identification type and number
    • Medium to be used for NEET 2022 question paper
    • Selection of exam centre
    • Academic details

    All these details must be rechecked before final submission of the application form for NEET 2022. After that, click on submit.

    Step 3: Uploading the documents

    Candidates must upload documents filling out the NEET application form. Scanned copies of these documents have to be uploaded:

    • Passport size photographs
    • Postcard size photographs
    • Left thumb impression
    • Class 10 mark sheet
    • Candidate signature

    Step 4: NEET Payment of application fee

    After completion of the upload, candidates need to pay the application fee through a valid debit/credit card, or UPI or net banking. The receipt must be kept with themselves as a proof of payment.
    Application fee for different candidates are:

    • General/ OBC- INR 1500
    • General-EWS/OBC-NCL- INR 1400
    • SC/ST/PH candidates- INR 800

    Step 5: Printing out the NEET application form

    Candidates must take a printout of the application form after completing the above-mentioned steps. Right after the payment of application fees, a confirmation page will be displayed which must be printed out. All documents in hard copy should be present with the candidate for future needs of verification.

    NEET 2022 Application Form Correction Window

    After the submission of the NEET 2022 application form, some details cannot be edited. Hence, all the candidates are required to double check the details while filling out the application form to avoid any hassle in future. However, once the correction window is opened, some details can be edited through online mode with the help of the login credentials. NTA announces the opening of the correction window and candidates must keep a close eye on the official website for recent updates.

    Rejected NEET 2022 Application Forms

    Any application form with blurry pictures or documents or forms which have failed to comply with the guidelines are rejected by NEET officials. Rejected applicants are informed via email or phone number. Details like gender, category, date of birth, identification, language, state code, exam centre, etc can be edited when the correction window opens. 

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    What documents do I need for NEET 2022 registration?

    For NEET 2022 registration, the documents that one will be required to complete the process include Candidate’s photograph, Signature, Left-hand thumb impression, Class 10 mark sheet, Class 10 Passing Certificate, Class 12 mark sheet, Class 12 Passing Certificate, ID proof (for instance, Adhaar Card), etc. 

    Can I submit a photograph with blue background for NEET 2022 applications?

    No, you are required to submit a photograph with only a white background. Upon failing to do so, your application will stand cancelled. 

    Which hand do I need to use for thumb impression while filling NEET 2022 application?

    You are required to submit a scanned copy of your left-hand thumb impression for NEET 2022 application. The impression must have been imprinted with blue ink. 

    Is it okay if I'm wearing a cap in my photograph for NEET 2022 application?

    NTA requires 80 per cent of the image to contain the candidate's face with exposed ears. Upon failing to meet this requirement, the image could become a cause of the application standing cancelled.  

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