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NEET 2022: Admit Card Release Date (Out), Exam Pattern, Preparation Tips, Result, Counselling

RupsaUpdated On: July 14, 2022 12:11 am IST | NEET

NEET admit card 2022 will be released on July 12. Candidates appearing for NTA NEET exam on July 17 can refer to this article to know complete details about the exam day instructions, steps to download NEET admit card 2022, and documents to carry. 

NEET 2022: Admit Card Release Date (Out), Exam Pattern, Preparation Tips, Result, Counselling

NEET 2022 exam is less than a week away! Like every year, over 15 lakh medical aspirants will be appearing for the NTA NEET on July 17. As per the official notification released by the National testing Agency (NTA), the NEET admit card 2022 will be published online on July 12, 11:00 AM onwards. Registered candidates will be able to download the admit card by logging in to NEET official website (neet.nta.nic.in).

NTA NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is the only medical entrance exam granting admission to MBBS/BDS programs. in India. That explains the level of competition and demand for medical seats in government/private colleges and deemed/central universities. This article covers all you need to know about NEET 2022 hall ticket release date, exam pattern, preparation tips, NEET result and counselling process. Read on!

NEET 2022 Highlights

Here is a table containing the key features as well as highlights of NTA NEET 2022:

Events of NEET 2022

Details

Name of the Exam

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)

Conducting Authority/Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Exam Frequency

Once every year

Exam Mode

Pen and Paper Mode/Offline

Courses Offered Through NEET

MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BVSC, AH.

Duration of Exam

3 hours 20 minutes

Total Marks for Exam

720

Subjects Included in Exam

Physics (180 marks)

Chemistry (180 marks)

Biology (360 marks)

Total number of questions

200

Number of questions to be attempted

180

Marking Scheme

+4 for every correct answer

-1 for every wrong answer

0 marks for unanswered questions

Total Number of NTA NEET Exam Centres 

546 in India

14 abroad

Languages and Mediums of Exam

English, Hindi, Bengali, Urdu, Assamese, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, Odiya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telegu, and Malayalam

Total Number of Participating NEET Colleges

1000+

Total Number of Seats

MBBS - 91,415

BDS – 26,949

AYUSH - 52,720

BVSc and AH- 603

Official Website for NEET UG 2022

neet.nta.nic.in

NTA NEET Helpline Number

011-40759000

NEET 2022 Exam Dates

Here is a list of all the important events and dates related to NTA NEET 2022. Make sure you mark all important dates along with NEET 2022 exam date.

Events

Dates

NEET Admit Card 2022 Release Date

July 12, 2022 (Tentative)

NEET 2022 Exam Date

July 17, 2022

NEET 2022 Provisional Answer Key Release

August, 2022 (Tentative)

NEET 2022 Final Answer Key and Result Declaration

September, 2022 (Tentative)

NEET Merit List 2022

To be Announced

NEET Counselling 2022 Registration Date

To be Announced

Commencement of NEET Counselling 2022

To be Announced

Final Seat Allotment 

To be Announced

Commencement of Academic Session

To be Announced

NEET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

In order to appear for NEET 2022, a candidate should have fulfilled the following eligibility criteria:

  • Must have completed 17 years of age on December 31, 2022

  • Must be Indian Nationals/Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)/Overseas Citizens of India (OCI)/Persons with Indian Origin (PIO)/Foreign Nationals

  • Must have passed Class 12 or an equivalent exam with at least a 50% score in Physics, Chemistry and Biology from a recognized board or institute

  • Reserved category candidates must have obtained 40% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology from a recognized board or institute

NEET Admit Card 2022

NEET admit card will be releasing online on July 12 (tentatively). For downloading the admit card for NEET 2022, registered candidates need to log in to NEET official website with their application number or roll number, and password. The hall ticket  for NEET 2022 can be downloaded in PDF format. Once the admit card has been downloaded, students need to paste a recent photograph on the designated space and get it signed before the document verification begins. Students must remember that the NEET admit card 2022 is a crucial document and needs to be carried to the exam hall. Without it, they will not be allowed to enter the centre.

How to download NEET Admit Card 2022?

Once NTA releases the NEET admit card, students must follow these steps to download the same:

  • Step 1: Go to the NTA NEET official website (neet.nta.nic.in)

  • Step 2: Click on the link that says download the ‘NEET admit card 2022’

  • Step 3: Enter your registration number, birth date, and a security pin

  • Step 4: You will be able to see the admit card on the screen

  • Step 5: Double-check all details mentioned on the admit card and then press the ‘Download’ button

  • Step 6: Keep a printed copy of the admit card with you for future use

Also Read: NEET 2022 Admit Card on July 12 at 11:30 AM

Details Mentioned on NEET Admit Card 2022

The admit card for NEET 2022 will have all important details related to the exam centre mentioned on it. Candidates must look out for the following details once they download the hall ticke for NEET 2022:

  • Candidate’s Name

  • Father’s Name

  • Date of Birth

  • Gender

  • NTA NEET Application Number

  • NTA NEET Roll Number

  • Full Address

  • Candidate’s Category

  • Sub-category

  • QR Code

  • NEET 2022 Exam Date & Time

  • Reporting Time & Last Entry Time

  • NEET Exam Language

  • Name, Address & Code of NEET 2022 Exam Centre

  • Applicant’s Photograph

  • Applicant’s Signature 

  • IP Address & Admit Card Download Date

  • Signature of NEET UG Senior Director

  • NEET 2022 Exam Day General Instructions 

  • Space for Applicant’s Signature (to be done at the venue in presence of the invigilator)

  • Space for Applicant’s Affixed Passport-sized Photograph (same as the one uploaded during application process)

If a candidate misplaces the NEET admit card or finds any error in the details mentioned on it, he/she must report the same to the exam conducting authority i.e. NTA. 

NEET Admit Card 2022 – Documents to Carry

On the day of NTA NEET exam, candidates must carry the following documents along with the NEET admit card to the exam centre for verification:

  • Aadhaar Card along with a recent photograph

  • PAN Card

  • Driving license

  • Passport

  • Voter’s ID

  • Ration Card

NEET Admit Card 2022 – Exam Day Instructions

All candidates appearing for the exam on July 17 must follow the instructions and exam day guidelines as mentioned in the NEET admit card.

  • Aspirants must report to the exam at least an hour before the scheduled reporting time i.e. 12 PM to avoid last-minute hassle.

  • Candidates will be allowed to enter the exam hall at 1.30 PM and not before that.

  • All candidates will have to go through the biometric verification process as per NTA NEET guidelines.

  • Candidates will have to sign the attendance sheet in front of the invigilator once inside the exam hall.

  • Candidates will be allowed to enter the exam hall only after thorough verification of NEET admit card and ID proof by the authorities.

  • Candidates must fill in the OMR sheet after reading all the instructions carefully.

  • All candidates must carry 2-3 passport-sized photographs (same as the one pasted on NEET admit card 2022)

  • Candidates must not enter the exam hall with any barred items. Kindly note that there will be jammers in the premises to restrict communication through electronic devices. Anybody caught in possession of prohibited items will be barred from taking the NEET exam. 

NEET 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus for NTA NEET is vast and majorly covers chapters and topics from the 10th and 12th Science stream. With only 7 days left in between, students are advised to look out for the important chapters from all three subjects- Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in NEET 2022 Syllabus. You can check the NEET 2022 syllabus when preparing for the exam to ensure you do not miss out on an important topic last minute. 

NEET 2022 Syllabus – Physics 

For many students who are preparing for NEET 2022 find the Physics syllabus to be quite difficult and lengthy. But if aspirants have a proper understanding of the concepts discussed in the chapters, the whole process of learning and scoring good marks becomes easier.

Here is a quick review of the NEET 2022 Physics syllabus for both classes:

Class 11 Physics Syllabus

Class 12 Physics Syllabus

Physical-world and measurement

Electro statistics

Laws of Motion

Magnetic effects of Current and Magnetism

Kinematics

Current Electricity

Work, Energy, and Power

Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents

The motion of systems of particles and rigid body

Electromagnetic waves

Thermodynamics

Atoms and Nuclei

The Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic theory

Electronic Devices

Gravitation

Optics

Properties of Bulk Matter

Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

Oscillations and wave

NEET 2022 Syllabus – Chemistry

Chemistry section is said to be a scoring section and helps students to attain good marks. Here is the Chemistry syllabus for NEET 2022 exam:

Class 11 Chemistry Syllabus

Class 12 Chemistry Syllabus

Some basic concepts of Chemistry

Solid-state

Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

Electrochemistry

Structure of atom

Solutions

Chemical Bonding and Molecular structure

Chemical Kinetics

Thermodynamics

General principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

Equilibrium

P Block elements

States of Matter: Gases and liquids

Surface Chemistry

Redox reactions

D and F block elements

Hydrogen

Coordination compounds

s-Block elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)

Halo alkanes and Halo arenes

Organic Chemistry – Some basic principles and techniques

Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

Some p-Block elements

Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers

Hydrocarbons

Organic compounds containing Nitrogen

Environmental chemistry

Biomolecules, Polymers, and Chemistry in everyday life

NEET 2022 Syllabus – Biology

NEET Biology is divided into two section of Zoology and Botany for the exam. Students can check the NEET Exam Biology syllabus given by the NTA in the table below:

Class 11 Biology Syllabus

Class 12 Biology Syllabus

Structural organization – Plants and Animals

Genetics and Evolution

Cell Structure and Function

Biology and Human welfare

Diversity in the Living World

Reproduction

Human physiology

Ecology and environment

Plant Physiology

Biotechnology and its applications

NEET 2022 Important Chapters & Topic-wise Weightage

While preparing for NTA NEET, candidates must go through these do or die chapters based on importance and weightage to score a good rank in NEET 2022 exam. 

NEET 2022 Physics - Important Chapters & Topic-wise Weightage 

Now that you have gone through the syllabus, let’s take a look at the important chapters in Physics section and their weightage for NEET exam 2022:

Name of Chapter

Average number of Questions appearing every year

Chapter Weightage

Kinematics

3 to 4

2%

Properties of Bulk Matter

3 to 4

3%

Electrostatics

3 to 4

3%

Current Electricity

4

6%

Atoms and Nuclei

3 to 4

5%

Electronic Devices

3

6%

NEET 2022 Chemistry - Important Chapters & Topic-wise Weightage 

Just like Physics, students also need to have a good idea of which chapters in Chemistry have more weightage than others in order to score good marks in the NEET 2022 exam. We have divided Chemistry into three sections for ease of understanding.

Physical Chemistry

Check out the important chapters and their respective weightage for Physical Chemistry:

Name of Chapter

Average Number of Questions Appearing Every Year

Chapter Weightage

Solid State

2

3%

States of Matter

2

6%

Electrochemistry

2

3%

Solutions

2

4%

Chemical Kinetics

2

4%

Inorganic Chemistry

Check out the important chapters and their respective weightage for Inorganic Chemistry:

Name of Chapter

Average Number of Questions Appearing Every Year

Chapter Weightage

Periodic Table and Periodicity in Properties

2

4%

Chemical Bonding

5

22%

P- Block

3

7%

Coordination Compounds

3

6%

D- Block and F- Block elements

2

4%

Organic Chemistry

Check out the important chapters and their respective weightage for Organic Chemistry:

Name of Chapter

Average Number of Questions Appearing Every Year

Chapter Weightage

Hydrocarbons

4

4%

Carbonyl Compounds

3

4$

Aromatic Compounds

3

6%

General Organic Chemistry

2

5%

IUPAC and Isomerism

2

4%

NEET 2022 Biology - Important Chapters & Topic-wise Weightage 

The number of important units in Biology are higher in number and students need to address them as per the table given below:

Name of Chapter

Average Number of Questions Appearing Every Year

Chapter Weightage

Plant Kingdom

5

12%

Animal Kingdom

4

10%

Anatomy of Flowering Plants

3

4%

Structural Organization in Animals

3

5%

Biomolecules

3

3%

Cell cycle and Cell Division

7

10%

Plant Physiology

8

13%

Human Physiology

13

45%

Sexual Reproduction in Flowering plants

3

9%

Human Reproduction and Reproductive Health

3+3

18%

Molecular Basis of Inheritance

10

3%

Human Health and Disease

3

9%

Strategies for enhancement in food production

3

3%

Biotechnology: principles and processes

6

6%

Biotechnology and its application

6

6%

Organisms and Population

4

10%

Ecosystem

3

16%

NEET 2022 Exam pattern

As per the latest NTA NEET exam pattern, the number of questions was increased from 180 to 200 but the number of questions to be attempted was 180. Every subject is divided into two sections – Section A (containing 35 questions) and Section B (containing 15 questions). From Section B, candidates are to answer 10 questions from 15 questions. The NEET question paper is available in 13 languages. The duration of the exam and marking scheme remains unchanged.

Here is a tabular form of the NEET exam pattern:

Subjects

No. of Questions

Marks

Physics

45

180

Chemistry

45

180

Botany

45

180

Zoology

45

180

According to National Medical Commission (NMC), the exam pattern for NEET 2022 will have a choice in Section B for every subject.

Here are the details:

Each subject has 2 sections-

  • Section A- 35 questions

  • Section B- 15 questions

From these 15 questions appearing in section B, any 10 questions need to be attempted by the candidates. This way, the total number of questions and time spent remains the same.

NTA NEET Marking Scheme 2022

Here is the detailed marking scheme for the NEET 2022 exam:

  • Every question carries 4 marks and each correct answer will fetch 4 mark

  • For each incorrect answer, 1 mark is deducted

  • Unanswered or unattempted questions do not receive any marking

  • In cases where a question is dropped, all candidates are awarded with 4 marks even if the question remains unattempted

Also Read: NEET 2022 Physics Topic-wise Weightage

NEET 2022 Preparation Guide

The syllabus for NTA NEET is huge and any student would feel stressed a week prior to the exam. So, in order to get a good ranking and admission to top medical colleges in India, here are some tips and tricks for successful NEET preparation in the final stages:

  • The most crucial aspect now is to revise the most important chapters from shortlisted books based on topics from NCERT. A timetable can also be helpful for exam preparation and effective time management. Solving mock tests and sample papers will also help students in preparation for NEET 2022.

  • Topics included in the NEET 2022 syllabus require implementation of concepts and with the help of diagrams and flowcharts, the learning process will be highly enhanced.

  • Revising chapters chronologically is essential when reading the NCERT books for classes 11 and 12. This will help you have a better grasp of the concepts.

  • Everyone studies diagrams but in order to be flawless with your understanding and mapping of your diagrams, use a pen or pencil to create a virtual outline of them. Feed this to your mind and the process of recall during the exam will be easier.

  • Whenever you are revising theory, make a note of all the keywords such as biological names, formulas, etc.

  • Solving NEET previous year question papers and appearing for online mock tests also help students in identifying their shortcomings and improving them. Results of mock tests also help students to formulize effective revision strategy and time management. With a variation in the level of difficulty in NEET mock test 2022, aspirants can gain experience in solving different kinds of questions.

Also Check: NEET 2021 Question Paper 

NEET 2022 - Best Books for Physics, Chemistry and Biology

While NCERTs are extremely important for students appearing for the exam, here is a comprehensive list of best books for NEET 2022 for each subject that will help students score good marks:

Physics

  • Objective Physics Vol 1 and 2 by DC Pandey

  • Concepts of Physics by HC Verma

Chemistry

  • Physical Chemistry by OP Tendon

  • Consice Inorgnaic Chemistry by JD Less

  • Practice Book for Physical Chemistry by N Awasthi

Biology

  • Biology Vol 1 and 2 by Trueman

  • Objective Botany by Ansari

  • Objective Biology by Dinesh

NEET 2022 Answer Key

NEET answer key are correct answer choices for all the questions that appear in the exam. NTA releases answer key for NEET within 30 days of conducting the exam by following the same marking scheme so that students can find out their estimated scores.

NEET 2022 Result

The official date for NEET result 2022 is yet to be released. Usually, the conducting body NTA announces the result within a month. There are two ways in which students are notified of the result- an official email from NTA, and the official website where login credentials are required (NEET application number and date of birth) in order to download the score card. The scorecard carries All India Rank (AIR), overall scores, percentile and subject wise-marks. If you are way too eager to check your rank, you can simply make use of our NEET Rank predictor 2022 and get an estimate of your rank before the scorecard is released!

How to check NEET Result? 2022

Candidates can follow these steps to access their NEET result after NTA publishes it on their official website:

  • The exam authority NTA will send the score card to every candidate individually on the registered email address

  • Candidates need to check their emails to view the result

  • The score card can be downloaded and printed for future use

NEET 2022 Cut-off Marks (Opening and Closing)

It is crucial for candidates to be aware of the NEET cut-offs that has been recorded in past three years as it will reveal the level of difficulty of the test. The NEET cut-offs for the last three years are tabulated below:

Category

2021

2020`

2019

General

720-138

720-147

701-134

Reserved

137-122

128-113

133-107

Unreserved PWD

137-108

146-129

133-120

Reserved PWD

121-108

128-113

133-107

NEET 2022 Reservation Criteria

Aspirants can refer to the below table and be aware of the NEET 2022 seat reservation available for candidates. The NEET seat matrix will be announced in the official website.

Reserved Categories

Reservation percentage

SC (Scheduled Caste)

15%

ST (Scheduled Tribe)

7.5%

Other Backward Classes (OBC) Non-Creamy Layer

27%

EWS (Economically Weaker Section)

10%

Physically disabled

3

NEET 2022 Admission Process

The admission for NEET 2022 will be based on the candidate’s score and rank in the entrance exam. Shortlisted candidates will be called for the counselling. Before that, candidates will need to submit their choice of filling and pay the counselling fee online.

NEET 2022 Counselling Process

The Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) conducts counselling through the NEET 2022 scores for 15% of All India counselling quota seats. Counselling for the rest of 85% of state admissions as well as private institutes is organized by the respective state admission committees.

Once the NEET 2022 counselling dates are announced, candidates must follow these steps to register themselves online:

  • Login to the mcc.nic.in and enter personal details – name, DOB, Application no. and Roll no. etc. to register

  • Pay the requisite counselling fee to complete registration

  • Fill in their choice of colleges and courses in order of preference. Aspirants can use the online NEET College Predictor on the CollegeDekho website to narrow down their searches and see if they have a chance of getting through a college. Once decided, freeze or lock the options.

  • Await seat allotment by the conducting authority. Keep in mind that seat allocation is based on the preference of the candidate and the availability of seats for that particular category in the chosen institute. 

  • Upon receiving a seat allotment, candidates must report to the assigned college along with all relevant documents unless they wish to forfeit their seat. 

NTA NEET is a national-level entrance test for candidates who are willing to pursue various medical degrees like MBBS, BDS, and AYUSH (BAMS, BUMS, BHMS, etc.) taught in all government and private colleges in India conducted by National Testing Agency or NTA. Since the exam date is just around the corner, keep your mind calm and gear up for last-minute revisions. 

Stay tuned for all NEET latest news and updates at CollegeDekho! If you have any queries, feel free to get on a call with us at 1800-572-877. We will be happy to help!

Good Luck!

FAQs

Where can I download the NEET Admit Card 2022?


To download the admit card, registered candidates need to log in to NEET’s official website (neet.nta.nic.in) with their application number or roll number and password.

Has NEET 2022 Admit card been released?


Yes, the NEET Admit card is released online and will be available for download till July 17, before the exam. Aspirants can download the admit card from the NEET official website - neet.nta.nic.in.

What is the duration of the NTA NEET exam?


The NTA NEET 2022 exam will be conducted for a duration of 3 hours and 20 minutes.

When will the Final Answer Key and the NEET results be declared?


The Final Answer Key and the NEET results will be out in the month of August (tentative). The official date is yet to be released.

What is the total number of NEET seats available in 2022?

 

The total number of NEET seats available in 2022 are as follows:

  • MBBS - 81,415
  • BDS - 26,949
  • AYUSH - 52,720
  • BVSc and AV - 603

How will the NEET admissions be given?


The NEET admissions will be based on the candidate’s score and rank in the entrance exam. Shortlisted candidates will be called for counselling. Before that, candidates will need to submit their choice of filling and pay the counselling fee online.

How many questions will each section of the question paper have?


Section A will have 35 questions and Section B will have 15 questions, out of which only 10 questions are needed to be attended.

Who conducts the NEET exam?


The National Testing Agency (NTA) is responsible for conducting NEET exam every year.

Who are all eligible to attempt the NEET exam?


Indian Nationals, Non-Resident Indians (NRI), Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), Persons with Indian Origin (PIO) and Foriegn Nationals are all eligible for NEET 2022.

Can I attempt NEET at the age of 27?


Yes! The age criteria has been revised and the upper age limit of 25 years as an eligibility criterion for the exam has been removed by NMC.

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