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NEET 2023: Exam Date, Notification (Soon), Registration, Pattern, Syllabus, Preparation

Updated By Pranav Mishra on 02 Dec, 2022 15:15

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About NEET 2023

NEET Exam Date 2023: NEET 2023 notification is expected to be out soon. The exam is likely to be held in May/ June 2023. NEET exam 2023, or National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, is held once a year pan India. It is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The entrance test was formerly known as the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT). It is a nationwide exam that allows candidates to get admission into 66,000 MBBS and BDS seats. Students prepare for the exam thoroughly to ace the test on the NEET 2023 exam date and secure seats in the Top Medical Colleges of India.

Meanwhile, NEET UG Counselling for 2022 is still ongoing. The result for the mop-up round will be released on December 7, 2022. Here is all the information required for NEET Counselling 2022: 

NEET UG Counselling 2022

NEET UG Seat Allotment 2022

Aspirants need to clear the NEET 2023 exam successfully to secure a seat in medical programs such as MBBS, BDS, and several AYUSH courses in private as well as government institutes across the country. The NTA is the organizing body for NEET. It is instrumental in ensuring that the NEET 2023 exam is conducted smoothly and fairly. The medical entrance exam questions are asked in a multiple-choice format (MCQs) and the test is conducted in offline mode.

The NEET 2023 is held in a pen-and-paper format. So far, no changes have been implemented in the syllabus of NEET, and the exam pattern is the same as it was in 2022 with internal choice for Section B questions in each subject. The upper age limit has been removed for the NEET UG entrance exam, and the same has been confirmed by National Medical Commission (NMC). 

The exam duration of NEET 2023 is 200 minutes (3 hours 20 minutes). The NEET Registration fees 2023 for the general category - ₹1,600, General-EWS, OBC-NCL - ₹1,500, SC/ST/PwBD/Third Gender - ₹900, and for candidates from outside India - ₹8,500.

The NEET 2023 exam will be conducted in 13 languages with the new addition of Punjabi & Malayalam. The languages now being offered are Hindi, Punjabi, Assamese, Bengali, Odia, Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Urdu, and English. In this article, we will cover all relevant information on NEET 2023 including answer key, result,  important exam dates, counselling process, cutoff, and much more.

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NEET 2023 Exam Highlights

Here are some of the major highlights of NEET UG 2023:

Relevant Parameter 

Information

Exam Name

National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET UG)

Conducting Body 

National Testing Agency (NTA) - neet nta nic in

Exam Level 

National Level

Examination Category

Undergraduate Level (UG) after 10+2 Level 

Exam Frequency 

Once a year 

Total Registrations 

16.14 lakhs (in 2021)

Number of Exam Centres

557

Total Number of NEET Applicants

Over 16 Lakhs* (Tentative)

Total Number of NEET Participants

Over 15 Lakhs* (Tentative)

Total Number of NEET Qualifying Candidates

Around 7.7 Lakhs* (Tentative)

Exam Mode

Offline pen and paper based exam (held in allocated centres)

Courses Offered through NEET 

Exam Fees 

INR 1,600 (General)

INR 1,500 (General-EWS, OBC-NCL)

INR 900 (SC/ST/PwBD/Third Gender)

INR 8,500 (Outside India)

Exam Duration 

3 hours 20 Minutes (200 minutes)

Number of Subjects and Total Marks

Total marks to score - 720

Divided into:

Physics (180 marks)

Chemistry (180 marks)

Biology (360 marks)

Total Questions 

200 (with optionals, so 180 to be attempted)

Marking Scheme 

+4 for each correct answer

-1 for each incorrect answer

0 marks for non-attempted answers

Number of Exam Cities

543 (India) and 14 (Foreign)

Language/Medium of Paper

13 Languages in all including English, Hindi, Bengali, Urdu, Assamese, Gujarati, Marathi, Odia, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Punjabi and Telugu

NEET 2023 Participating Colleges

  • AYUSH Colleges
  • Medical Colleges
  • Dental Colleges
  • BVSc & AH Colleges
  • AIIMS Colleges
  • JIPMER

Check out the full list of participating colleges here (Link Acticvated soon)

Total Number of Seats 

MBBS - 83,000 (Tentative)

BDS - 27,300 (Tentative)

BAMS - 52,750 (Tentative) 

BVSc & AH - 525 (Tentative)

AYUSH- 52,750 (Tentative)

B.Sc Nursing- 90,100 (Tentative)

NEET Helpline 

011-40759000

Official Website 

neet.nta.nic.in

Colleges Accepting Exam NEET :

NEET 2023 Important Dates

Aspirants aiming to secure high ranks in the medical entrance exam must be familiar with the NEET UG 2023 exam date. This will help them create a well-structured study plan. The following table contains timelines on NEET 2023 application form, NEET 2023 admit card, NEET 2023 exam date, etc. 

Event

Important Dates
Release of NEET 2023 Application Form OnlineTo be announced
Last Date to Submit NEET 2023 Application Form OnlineTo be announced
Online Correction in NEET 2023 Application FormTo be announced
Category Correction in NEET Application Form   To be announced
Announcement of NEET 2023 City of ExaminationTo be announced

NEET 2023 Admit Card Release Date

To be announced

NEET 2023 Exam Date

To be announced

Provisional Answer Key Release Date

To be announced

Last Date to Challenge Provisional Answer Key

To be announced

NEET Answer Key Release Date

To be announced

NEET 2023 Result

To be announced

NEET 2023 Cutoff Release

To be announced

NEET 2023 Counselling Round 1

To be announced

Round 1 Seat Allotment 

To be announced

NEET 2023 Counselling Round 2

To be announced

Round 2 Seat Allotment

To be announced

NEET 2023 Counselling Round 3

To be announced

Round 3 Seat Allotment

To be announced

Stray vacancy round result

To be announced

NEET 2023 Exam - Opportunities and Scope

NEET 2023 exam has replaced AIIMS and JIPMER entrance tests. Thus, it is a known fact that the NTA NEET exam 2023 is the single entrance test that is conducted at the UG level for admission to veterinary, medical, and nursing courses. Thus, students prepared for the NEET exam date 2023 and gave their best shot. To those wondering, why give the NTA NEET exam? Or What are its opportunities and scope? The answer is:

  • Exposure to central and deemed universities that provide high-quality education

  • 15% All India Quota (AIQ) seats and 85% state quota medical seats improve chances to get an admission

  • State, management, and NRI quota seats available in private colleges

  • Central pool quota seats

  • A chance to become the best medical practitioner and create a bright future in a field of their choice

  • Admission into MBBS or BDS course 

  • Allocated seats in the aided minority, private unaided, and non-minority medical colleges

Top Medical Colleges :

NEET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants need to check the eligibility criteria before appearing for the NEET exam, as specified by the NTA. Only the candidates who fulfilled the NEET 2023 Eligibility Criteria were allowed to take up the exam for 2023. 

Nationality 

Applicants who belong to the nationalities given below are eligible to apply for NEET 2023:

  • Indian Nationals

  • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)

  • Persons with Indian Origin (PIO)

  • Non Resident Indian (NRI)

  • Foreign Nationals 

Age Limit

As per the official notification released on April 6, 2023, the lower age limit of the candidates to appear for the NTA NEET Exam 2023. The candidates must be at least 17 years old (born on or before December 31, 2005) to appear for NEET 2023. There is no upper age limit applicable for the test.

Minimum Qualification 

Here are the pointers for the minimum educational qualification required to apply for NEET 2023

  • Candidates who have cleared their 10+2 from a recognised Board of Education or even an open school can appear for the exam.

  • It must also be noted that all aspiring candidates need to have PCMB (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology) or PCB (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) in their 10+2 are also eligible for the exam. 

  • The minimum marks required for appearing in NEET UG 2023 varies for different categories. In the General category, aspiring candidates require 50% marks. In the PWD category, aspiring candidates require 45% marks. In the SC/ST/OBC category, aspiring candidates require 40% marks. 

NEET 2023 Exam - Admission Stages Involved

NEET 2023 admission is a lengthy process. Applicants need to be aware of all the different stages that are involved in NEET 2023. So, here is the complete process starting with online applications till the admission process is completed.

  • Stage 1:NEET 2023 Online Application Process - This is the stage when NEET 2023 online registration begins where the application form needs to be filled and submitted before the decided deadline. 
  • Stage 2: Availability of NEET 2023 Admit Card - In this stage, the NEET admit card 2023 of the candidates is released that can be downloaded from the NEET official website (neet nta nic in). 
  • Stage 3:Conducting of NEET UG 2023 Exam - This stage is the primary for all the aspirants. 
  • Stage 4: Declaration of official Answer Key - After the NEET 2023 exam date, the provisional answer key is released, and later the final answer key is released. Candidates can check and gauge how well they have fared in the NTA NEET exam.
  • Stage 5: NEET 2023 Result Announcement - After the final answer key is released, the aspirants can expect the announcement of the result.
  • Stage 6: Admission process through Four NEET 2023 Counselling Rounds - After the declaration of the NEET 2023 result, the counselling round begins for seat allotment. There are four NEET counseling rounds, namely, Round 1, Round 2, Mop-up round, and Stray Vacancy Round.

How to Apply for NEET Application Form 2023

The NEET UG 2023 Application Process is simple and secure and can be done directly from the official website (neet nta nic in). 

Documents Required to Fill the NEET Application Form:

Before filling out the NEET application form, students need to gather all the documents and create them in a standard size digitally as mentioned in the instructions. This will smoothen your registration form filling process and prevent any server timeouts. Here are all the details and documents you require while filling out the NEET 2023 application form:

  • Identity card: Verified IDs such as an Aadhaar card, pan card, ration card, passport, bank account passbook, or some other government photo ID card are required and accepted.

  • Personal details: Personal and communication details like candidate and parents' name, date of birth (DOB), temporary and permanent address, active email ID, and personal mobile number.

  • Images: Candidates need scanned images of a recent passport size photograph, signature, postcard size photograph, and left thumb impression.

Steps to Fill and Submit the NEET Application Form 2023:

The NEET application process 2023 allows students to appear for the entrance test and secure admission into their dream colleges. There are various steps involved in the NEET registration process such as:

  • Step 1- Head over to the official website of NEET 2023

  • Step 2- Click on the NEET (UG) Website and Registration button 

  • Step 3- Fill in all the relevant details in the NEET 2023 Application Form as required. These include Full Name, Father’s Name, Date of Birth, Email ID, and educational qualification 

  • Step 4- Mention the present address as well as the permanent address of the candidate with the correct pin code, locality, district, city/town/village, state, and country

  • Step 5- Choose a secure password and select a security question and a security pin of your choice

  • Step 6- Mention your category (whether General/SC/ST/OBC/PwD). Remember that once selected, the category of the NEET 2023 exam cannot be changed later. Mention if a scribe is required (for PwD category candidates) 

  • Step 7- Select the medium of question paper you would like to appear for on the NEET exam date 2023 and make your choice of exam center

  • Step 8- Upload documents such as the Class 10 and 12 mark sheet and passing certificates

  • Step 9- A passport size color photograph of the candidate and a postcard size color photograph (dimensions: 4”x6”) need to be uploaded in the size 10KB to 200KB 

  • Step 10- A photograph of the signature of the applicant with black ink on white paper (size: 4KB to 30 KB) will need to be uploaded 

  • Step 11- A photograph of the left thumb impression of the applicant (size: 10KB to 200KB) has to be uploaded 

  • Step 12- The NEET 2023 application fees must be paid by the applicant through the SBI/HDFC/ICICI/Canara Bank/Paytm Payment Gateway or through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net banking/UPI/Wallet. 

  • Step 13- Print the fee payment receipt for future use 

  • Step 14- Click submit and wait for verification by the concerned authorities to appear for the NEET 2023 exam.

NEET 2023 Form Correction

NEET 2023 form correction allows candidates to make changes in some aspects of their registration form details. Applicants are allowed to edit/ modify details of their NEET 2023 registration details like:

  • Gender

  • Mother’s name

  • Father’s name

  • Category

  • Person with Disability Status    

  • Medium of NTA NEET exam

  • Nationality

  • State Code of Eligibility    

  • Marks obtained in the qualifying exam

How to Make Corrections in NEET 2023 Application Form?

Every year NTA gives candidates a chance to edit/ modify incorrect details in the NEET application form 2023. It is a one-time facility that only registered candidates can avail. Aspirants need to edit the NEET 2023 registration form correctly as they won’t get the opportunity for the third time. Wondering how to make the edits? Here is how to make corrections in the application form of NEET exam:

  1. Visit the official website for NEET 2023 login

  2. Enter your application number and date of birth on the candidate portal to sign in

  3. Select the option form correction and begin making changes

  4. Verify all the changes made thoroughly

  5. Enter the OTP received on your registered mobile number to approve the corrections made

  6. Click on the final submit button to confirm all your newly-made corrections

  7. Download the NEET 2023 form correction slip for future references

NEET 2023 Exam Pattern

Each subject of the NEET 2023 syllabus is divided into Section A and Section B. In Section A, there are 35 questions, while Section B has 15 questions. The options are present in Section B. Therefore, the candidate has to answer 10 out of 15 questions provided there during the NEET 2023 exam. Within the duration of 200 minutes (3 hours 20 minutes), the candidate has to mark the answers on the OMR sheet provided to them. Here are some more details on the NEET 2023 exam pattern.

  • The NEET 2023 exam can be given by the aspirants in any of the preferred 13 languages like Hindi, English, Telugu, Bengali, Kannada, Gujarati, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Marathi, Assamese, and Urdu.

  • The NTA NEET exam is an offline entrance test held in pen and paper mode.

  • Each right answer to questions in NEET 2023 exam carries a maximum of 4 marks.

  • The maximum time allotted for the NEET exam 2023 is 3 hours and 20 minutes.

  • Questions from subjects like Chemistry, Physics, Botany, and Zoology will be asked to the candidates during the NEET 2023 exam.

  • For every wrong answer a candidate makes on the NEET 2023 exam date, the negative marking will be 1 mark per answer.

Refer to the NEET 2023 exam pattern tabulated below to know more:

Subjects

Number of Questions

Marks

Physics

Section A- 35 + Section B- 15

180

Chemistry

Section A- 35 + Section B- 15

180

Biology

100

360

NEET 2023 Syllabus

The NEET 2023 Syllabus mainly consists of the three subjects involved in the Science stream. These subjects are Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Mathematics is not compulsory for even though opting for it is not a hindrance. The syllabus is the same as that of classes 11 and 12. However, it must be noted that there are certain topics in the syllabus for NEET 2023 that are not covered in the Class 11 and 12 syllabus and hence, all aspiring candidates should be aware of it to score to the best of their ability. 

The following table provides the NEET 2023 Syllabus subject-wise in a detailed manner.

Subject 

Topic

Physics

  • Physical world and measurement

  • Kinematics

  • Laws of Motion 

  • Work, Energy and Power 

  • Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body

  • Gravitation 

  • Properties of Bulk Matter

  • Thermodynamics

  • Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory 

  • Oscillations and Waves 

  • Electrostatics 

  • Current Electricity 

  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism 

  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents

  • Electromagnetic Waves 

  • Optics 

  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation 

  • Atoms and Nuclei

  • Electronic Devices

Chemistry 

  • Some basic concepts of chemistry 

  • Structure of Atom 

  • Classification of elements and periodicity in properties 

  • Chemical bonding and molecular structure 

  • States of Matter: Gases and Liquids 

  • Thermodynamics 

  • Equilibrium 

  • Redox Reactions

  • Hydrogen 

  • S-block elements 

  • Some p-block elements 

  • Organic Chemistry- basic principles and techniques 

  • Solid State 

  • Solutions 

  • Electrochemistry 

  • Chemical Kinetics 

  • Surface Chemistry 

  • General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements 

  • P-block Elements 

  • d and f-block elements 

  • Coordination Compounds 

  • Haloalkanes and haloarenes 

  • Alcohols, phenols and ethers

  • Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids 

  • Hydrocarbons 

  • Environmental Chemistry 

  • Organic compounds containing nitrogen 

  • Biomolecules 

  • Polymers 

  • Chemistry in everyday life 

Biology 

  • Diversity in living world 

  • Structural organisation in animals and plants 

  • Cell structure and function 

  • Plant physiology 

  • Human physiology 

  • Reproduction 

  • Genetics and Evolution

  • Biology and human welfare 

  • Biotechnology and its applications 

  • Ecology and environment 

NEET 2023 Admit Card

The NEET 2023 Admit Card will be released 3-7 days before the exam on the official website. To get the NEET admit card 2023, a candidate has to log in with their NEET registration/application number/Roll Number and password and then download the admit card in a PDF format. Print it out and then paste a recent postcard-sized photograph (dimensions: 4"x6") in the space provided on the NEET Admit Card. 

The NEET 2023 Admit Card has to be signed by the parent/guardian of the candidate. However, the space provided for the signature of the candidate should remain blank. It must be filled by the candidate in front of the counselling officials. The NEET Admit Card 2023 has to be carried to the examination center in order to sit for the exam. 

After registration, downloading the NEET Admit Card 2023 is the next step. Once the hall ticket is available, all candidates will be notified via news, message, or email. For updates on NEET 2023 Admit Card, students can constantly stay vigilant to the official website once the dates are announced.

Some details on the NEET admit card to look out for:

  • Name of the candidate

  • Father’s name

  • Photograph

  • NEET Exam Date 2023

  • Category

  • Roll number

  • Duration of exam

  • Venue – exam center

How to Download NEET 2023 Admit Card?

Candidates can download the admit card of NEET 2023 by following these steps:

  1. Head over to the official website

  2. Find the login pageNEET 2022 admit card login page

  3. Enter your application no, password, and security pin to download the NEET 2023 admit card

  4. Click on sign in

  5. Access your dashboard

  6. Find the NEET 2023 admit card doc and download it on your device or computer system

  7. Verify all details like name, roll number, address, exam center, etc.

  8. Take multiple printouts of the NEET admit card 2023 and keep them stored with you for future reference

NEET 2023 Exam Centers

The central locations for the NEET 2023 exam, referenced from the previous examination, are mentioned below. Four new cities were added last year to the NTA NEET exam centres in Tamil Nadu and one overseas centre in Dubai.

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Port Blair

Andhra Pradesh

Guntur, Kurnool, Nellore, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar, Naharlagun

Assam

Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Silchar, Tezpur

Bihar

Gaya, Patna

Chandigarh

Chandigarh/Mohali/Panchkula

Chhattisgarh

Bhilai/Durg/Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Daman & Diu

Daman

Delhi/New Delhi

Delhi/New Delhi

Goa

Panaji/Madgaon/Margao

Gujarat

Ahmedabad, Anand, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar, Godhara, Patan, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Valsad

Haryana

Faridabad, Gurugram

Himachal Pradesh

Hamirpur, Shimla

Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu, Srinagar

Jharkhand

Bokaro, Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Maharashtra

Aurangabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Thane, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Kolhapur, Satara, Nanded

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Ujjain

Punjab

Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Amritsar

Meghalaya

Shillong

Mizoram

Aizwal

Nagaland

Dimapur, Kohima

Orissa

Behrampur, Bhubaneswar, Rourkela

Puducherry

Puducherry

Rajasthan

Ajmer, Jaipur, Kota, Udaipur, Jodhpur

Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Tiruchirapalli, Namakkal, Vellore, Tirunelveli, Chengalpet, Virudhunagar, Dindigul, and Tiruppur.

Sikkim

Gangtok

Telangana

Hyderabad, Warangal

Uttarakhand

Dehradun, Haldwani

Tripura

Agartala

Uttar Pradesh

Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Jhansi, Lucknow, Noida, Varanasi, Gorakhpur

West Bengal

Durgapur, Kolkatta, Siliguri, Howrah, Kharagpur

Manipur

Imphal

Kerala

Alappuzha, Angamaly, Ernakulam, Kannur, Kasaragod,Kollam,Kottayam,Kozhikode/Calicut, Malappuram,Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram

Karnataka

Belgaum/Belgavi, Bengaluru, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gulbarga/Kalaburgi, Hubli, Mangaluru, Mysuru, Udupi

Ladakh

Leh

Lakshadweep

Kavaratti

Punjab

Amritsar, Bathinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Patiala,

Uttarakhand

Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee

NEET 2023 International Exam Centre

The information on NEET 2023 International Exam centres are tabulated below

Country

City

UAE 

Abu Dhabi

UAE

Dubai

UAE

Sharjah

Thailand

Bangkok

Srilanka

Columbo

Qatar

Doha

Nepal

Kathmandu

Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur

Kuwait

Kuwait City

Nigeria

Lagos

Bahrain

Manama

Oman

Muscat

Saudi Arabia

Riyadh

Singapore

Singapore

How to Choose NEET 2023 Exam Centres?

To check the allotted exam centres for NEET 2023, candidates will have to follow the rules mentioned below:

  • Click on the direct link to check the official exam centres provided above (In the "About" section).

  • This link will redirect candidates to a new webpage containing a form. 

  • Candidates will now have to enter their login credentials like Application Number, Date of Birth and Security Pin. 

  • Once done, they have to press "Submit".

  • Now, they will be able to check their exam centres.  

NEET Documents Required at Exam Centre

Following are the documents to bring to the exam centre mandatorily on the NEET 2023 Exam Day -

  • Admit Card print out

  • Passport size photograph (The same thas has been uploaded in the application form)

  • Postcard size photograph (dimensions: 4”x6”)

  • Valid ID proof– PAN, Aadhar Card, Voter ID

  • PwD Certificate (if applicable)

NEET 2023 Preparation Tips

The NTA conducts NEET exams every year. It releases the NEET application form, NEET UG 2023 exam date, admit card, answer sheet, results, etc. To ace the NEET 2023 exam, students need to learn and revise the NEET syllabus 2023 thoroughly. Still, many learners, even after thoroughly studying for the entrance test, are not able to crack it. 

One of the primary reasons for this is the lack of creating a study plan. Students don’t proactively focus on creating a learning structure and later struggle to revise topics properly. So, to help you create a well-set plan and master every topic in the NEET syllabus 2023, here are 10 unique NEET 2023 preparation tips that will change the way you study:

  • Familiarize yourself with the NEET 2023 syllabus thoroughly. Understand NEET Subject and Chapter-wise Weightage and aim for learning all the NEET important topics in-depth.

  • Understand the NEET 2023 paper pattern to stay equipped with what kind of questions might come your way on the NEET UG 2023 exam date.

  • Learn via visuals through videos and images. This will stimulate your mind and keep your concepts fresh at all times. You will be able to retain topics easily while appearing for the NEET 2023 exam.

  • Plan your day properly. Maintain a healthy balance between your studies and leisure activity. Don’t let the scales tip in any direction. 

  • Come up with unique ways to memorize diagrams and formulae. Using pneumonics is one of the many techniques that will come in handy. The more interesting ways you can come up with to study the NEET 2023 syllabus, the better you will score in your medical entrance exam.

  • Strategize your studies in a way where you give more time to the topics of the NEET syllabus 2023 that need attention.     

  • Study from NCERT books and create notes of everything you study. This will help you grasp your NEET syllabus 2023 better.

  • Make sure to attempt as many NEET mock tests as possible. Solve previous years’ question papers to get a hang of the type of questions that might be asked during the entrance test.

  • Eat healthy meals and stay away from junk food till the NEET 2023 exam date to stay alert and aware during the exam.

  • Trust yourself and the effort you’ve put in and give your NEET exams in confidence. You’ve got this! All the best!

NEET 2023 Study Timetable

Candidates need to know that creating a study plan often requires brainstorming. Many-a-times aspirants get stuck in deciding what should their NEET 2023 study timetable look like. Some are confused regarding how to split the time between 2 subjects while others wonder how to create one altogether. Needless to say, creating a well-structured timetable holds paramount importance. So, here is a general study timetable for NEET 2023 that will help you in better planning for the exam.

The most crucial step in creating a successful NEET 2023 study timetable is dividing the entire day into 4 parts.

Session 1

In this session, dedicate around 1.5 hours of your time to your NEET 2023 studies. Pick up physics and chemistry subjects first. Learn all the sums, theory, formulae, etc. Make sure everything is studied in-depth. Grasp all subjects topic-wise. Create notes whenever required. Once you’re done with session 1, take a break for 15 minutes.

Session 2

In this session, dedicate around 1 hour of your time to your NEET 2023 studies. Pick up Zoology and Botany subjects first. Learn all the important theories, diagrams, and other questions. Refer to books like NCERT, Pradeep’s, and Trueman to grasp topics correctly and in-depth.

Session 3

In session 3, candidates are advised to study for 1 hour. During this period, learn more about physics and chemistry. Towards the last 10 minutes, revise everything related to what you’ve learned in sessions 1 and 3.

Session 4

Lastly, aspirants are advised to dedicate around 1.5 hours to study biology again. Go through all the topics you learned in session 2 for better understanding and then proceed to study new concepts. Keep this session light. Once you’re done with your studies, plan for your next day accordingly. You can reduce or increase the number of hours needed per session basis requirement. This NEET 2023 timetable is to help you get going. Any type of modifications are always welcomed.

NEET 2023 Best Reference Books and Study Material

Reference books allow students to explore beyond the horizon of standard textbooks. While NCERT is the best book for NEET 2023 exam, there are several reference books that will provide you with additional knowledge. It will assist you in grasping the NEET 2023 syllabus and improve your chances of scoring high in the exam significantly. Moreover, these books allow students to get exposure to different ways of learning a concept while ensuring the core essence of every topic remains the same. Here are some of the best books to refer to for NTA NEET exams 2023.

NEET 2023 Physics Reference Books:

  • Objective Physics by DC Pandey

  • Concepts of Physics by H. C. Verma

  • Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick, and Walker

  • Fundamental Physics by Pradeep

  • Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon

  • Problems in General Physics by IE Irodov

NEET 2023 Chemistry Reference Books:

  • ABC of Chemistry for Classes 11 and 12 by Modern

  • Dinesh Chemistry Guide

  • Concise Inorganic Chemistry by JD Lee

  • Practice books by VK Jaiswal (Inorganic), MS Chauhan (Organic), and N Awasthi (Physical)

NEET 2023 Biology Reference Books:

  • Biology Vol 1 and Vol 2 by Trueman

  • Pradeep Guide on Biology

  • Objective Botany by Ansari

  • GRB Bathla publications for Biology

  • Objective Biology by Dinesh

NEET 2023 Revision Tips

As NEET 2023 exam near, candidates will need to begin revising all the topics that they have learned. They will need to recall concepts and theories to bolster their chances of scoring high marks in the medical entrance exam. While hard work, grit, and time management are the keys to cracking the NEET 2023 exam, creating a well-integrated study plan that gives room to study new topics while revising the old ones is also of paramount importance. So, make sure you focus on your NEET 2023 revision and utilize the remaining time to curate an effective study plan.

NEET 2023 Question Paper

The NEET 2023 Question Paper will have some minor modifications due to the change in its exam pattern. The NEET exam pattern 2023 is shared below for reference

Subjects

Sections

Number of questions

Total Marks for Each Section

Physics

Section A

35

140

Section B

15

40

Chemistry

Section A

35

140

Section B

15

40

Botany

Section A

35

140

Section B

15

40

Zoology

Section A

35

140

Section B

15

40

Total

200

720

Aspirants can also refer to NEET Previous Years’ Question Papers for better understanding and chalk out a preparation plan. 

NEET Exam 2023 Tie-Breaking Criteria

There are often cases where two students get the same marks in the NEET exam. In such situations, the NTA has a NEET tie-breaking criteria that helps moderators come to a conclusion. Below-mentioned is the NEET tie-breaking criteria in order of priority if two people get the same marks in NEET 2023.

  1. Candidate who has scored higher marks in biology will be given the first preference or a higher rank. 

  2. If the NEET exam 2023 tie still exists, then the aspirant who has scored high marks in chemistry will be provided with a higher rank.

  3. If the tie still does not break, then the candidates scoring more marks in the physics subject will be given a higher rank. 

  4. Candidate who has fewer incorrect responses in comparison to correct responses in Biology will be preferred over the other.

  5. Candidate who has fewer incorrect responses in comparison to correct responses in Chemistry will be preferred over the other.

  6. Candidate who has fewer incorrect responses in comparison to correct responses in Physics will be preferred over the other.

  7. Lastly, if the tie still persists after applying all the above-mentioned methods, then the candidate older in age will be directly allocated a higher rank.

NEET Answer Key 2023

The NTA releases the NEET 2023 final answer key along with OMR Sheets on its official website after the exam has been conducted. Refer below to find out how to download the NEET answer key 2023.

How to Download Provisional NEET Answer Key from Official Website:

  • Visit the NEET 2023 official website

  • Log in with your credentials like roll number and password

  • Click on the download link for the 'NEET 2023 Answer key'

  • Check for discrepancies and find out an estimate as to how well you’ve fared in the NTA NEET exam 2023

NEET 2023 Result

NEET Result 2023 is released 25-30 days after the exams have been conducted. The NEET 2023 Result scorecard is made available for all the candidates who appeared for the exam. The scorecard has the candidate’s subject-wise and total marks, percentile, and most importantly, the All India Rank (AIR).

NEET 2023 Cutoff

NEET 2023 cutoff is released along with the results. The NEET 2023 cutoff marks along with the NEET 2023 cutoff percentile is listed on the final scorecard. If the candidates score more than the minimum NEET 2023 cutoff criteria and make it to the final merit list, then they will be considered qualified. Aspirants can then move to the NEET 2023 counselling process. 

NEET Cutoff Score - Previous Years

Category

2022 Cutoff Score

2021 Cutoff Score

2020 Cutoff Score

2019 Cutoff Score

2018 Cutoff Score

2017 Cutoff Score

UR

715-117

720-138

720-147

701 – 134

691 – 119

697 – 131

UR-PH

116-105

137-122

146-129

133 – 107

118 – 96

130 – 118

OBC/ SC/ ST

116-93

137-108

146-113

133 – 107

118 – 96

130 – 107

OBC/SC/ST/-PH

104-93

121-108

128-113

133-107

118 – 96

130 – 107

NEET 2023 Merit List

NEET 2023 merit list is curated based on the cutoff marks secure by the candidates. Those who make it to the merit list are invited to participate in the counselling rounds. The merit list is further bifurcated into -

  • The All India Merit List comprises the candidates’ rank numbers who appeared for NEET 2023 along with their cut-off score, cut-off percentile, and marks. It does not consider the candidate’s category as the merit list is AIQ. The NEET 2023 merit list also displays the total number of candidates who have appeared for the NEET UG 2023 examination. 

  • The All India 50% Quota Rank Merit list and All India 50% Category rank list comprise names and relevant details of candidates who’ve applied through a quota. All applicants need to do is head over to the official website of NTE and download the list.

  • Lastly, the state medical councils also prepare their own set of NEET Merit List 2023. It is primarily curated to compare candidates' marks on a state level. Furthermore, the counselling process, after the NEET 2023 merit list is released, is done on the basis of the applicant’s eligibility.

How to download NEET UG Merit List 2023?

  1. Head over to the official website of the portal where you wish to download the NEET merit list 2023.

  2. Find the NEET UG merit list 2023 file.

  3. Open the document and find your name by conducting a simple search in the doc (Ctrl+F).

  4. Finally, download the file and check your NEET merit list 2023 rank.

NEET 2023 Counselling

NEET 2023 Counselling is the last stage of the admission process. It helps candidates get admission in the medical college of their dream. It is conducted for the 15% All India Seats and the 85% State Quota Seats. The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) manages the AIQ (All India Quota) counselling. Meanwhile, the respective state authorities overlook the NEET counselling 2023 for the states.

There are four rounds of counselling where seats are filled and locked on the basis of rank and category quotas. The necessary documents and registration fee has to be paid to lock a seat in a reputed medical college. Candidates may let go of seats in the first round in hopes of upgrading their seat in the next round. 

NEET counselling decides which medical college will be allocated to the candidates based on the marks one scores, the rank one gets in the NEET 2023 exam, choice filling, and seat availability.

NEET 2023 Mock Test

NEET Mock Test is usually uploaded on their official website by the NTA. Those who utilized the tool before appearing for the test on the NEET UG 2023 exam date gained an added advantage. The mock tests can be taken from the official website or can be opted for from coaching centres that specialize in NEET UG coaching.

These mock tests vary in difficulty level from very easy to difficult and can be opted online or offline. Aspirants must have ideally started solving at least one mock test paper per day at least 1 month before the NEET UG 2023 exam date.

NEET 2023 Exam - Final Admission Process

Once you’ve successfully completed the counselling process and secured a place in a college of your choice, the final step is simple in the NEET 2023 exam admission process. All you need to do is report to the allotted NEET 2023 college and submit the below-mentioned documents to the concerned authority. This will seal the deal and help you begin your learning journey for a bright future.

NEET 2023 Exam Documents

  • High School & Intermediate Marksheets

  • NEET admit card 2023

  • High School & Intermediate Passing Certificate

  • Birth Certificate

  • Category Certificate (For reserved category candidates)

  • NEET 2023 Rank Letter

  • 8-10 Passport Sized Photographs

  • Identity proof

  • Provisional Allotment Letter generated online

NEET 2023 Best Coaching Institutes

NEET 2023 is a challenging exam that tests candidates' hard work, skills, and presence of mind. It has a moderate to hard level difficulty. Aspirants study round the clock to crack the NEET 2023 exam and get admission into the college of their dreams. To boost their preparation level, aspirants join NEET 2023 coaching classes. These private classes help candidates understand concept even better and prepare them for the NEET 2023 exam by conducting several mock tests. So, which NEET 2023 coaching classes candidates should refer to? Here are some of the topmost NEET 2023 coaching classes:

Sr. No

NEET 2023 Coaching Classes

1

Aakash Institute

2

Resonance

3

Brilliant Tutorials

4

Motion

5

Elite Academy

6

Allen Career Institute

7

Narayana Group of Educational Institute

8

Bansal Classes

NEET 2023 Seat Allotment

The NEET 2023 seat allotment round is conducted by the Director-General of Health Services (DGHS) on behalf of MCC. It is a crucial step that brings candidates one more step closer to their dream college. The seat allotment of NEET 2023 comprises 3 rounds including a mop-up round. Candidates need to wisely choose the colleges they want admission to and confirm the same as soon as they are allotted a seat. Learn more about the NEET 2023 seat allotment process here.

Medical Colleges Accepting NEET 2023 Scores Pan India

NEET 2023 Exam Participating Colleges: Doctor is considered to be the noblest profession of all. If a candidate wants to serve humankind and carve a name for themselves too, then this is the best profession for such individuals. To become the best doctor, you need to study in one of the best NEET UG 2023 colleges. Here's a curated list of top NEET 2023 colleges to give wings to your future.

NEET 2023 Exam Scores - College Highlights

Detail    

Specifications

Total no. of colleges in India accepting NEET 2023 scores 

1257 NEET 2023 medical colleges 

Type of NEET 2023 colleges 

Government and Private colleges 

Admission Process for NEET 2023

Admission done based on NEET 2023 scores 

Courses Offered by Medical Colleges in India accepting NEET 2023 scores

Some of the courses offered by the medical colleges are: 

Average Fees

INR 7,000 to INR 25 lakh

Top Medical Colleges in India Accepting NEET 2023 Exam scores: NIRF Ranking 

A NIRF ranking is released by the Ministry of Education every year that comprises top medical colleges in India. Aspirants can refer to the table given below: 

Top Medical Colleges in India accepting NEET 2023 scores

NIRF Ranking

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi

1

Christian Medical College, Vellore

3

National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences, Bangalore

4

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

6

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research

7

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

9

King George’s Medical University, Lucknow

10

NEET 2023 Rank Predictor

After appearing for the exam, candidates usually like to know how well they perfromed in the exam. This is where NEET Rank Predictor tool comes in. It helps aspirants to get an idea of what rank they could obtain in the exam.

There are several benefits of using the NEET Rank Predictor tool. Some of them are:

  • Aspirants can easily determine how well they have performed in the exam and what should they expect from the official result

  • Candidates get an upper hand in checking out the list of colleges where they can actually get admission into

  • Aspirants will get to know about their competition and how well have they fared amidst them

  • Most importantly, candidates get the opportunity to set the right kind of expectations and align themselves accordingly

NEET 2023 College Predictor

NEET 2023 college predictor allows candidates to get an estimate of which institute they might get into. All aspirant has to do is enter their NEET 2023 rank and reservation category, candidates will get results instantly. Refer to the NEET college predictor 2023 and find your institute based on your rank.

What is a Good Rank/ Score for NEET 2023?

Candidates often wonder, "how to get a good rank in NEET 2023?" The answer is by creating a well-planned NEET preparation strategy. Aspirants need to understand every aspect of the NEET exam, especially previous years' exam analysis. They also need to focus on understanding more about the exam pattern, cutoff trends, important tips to improve rank, and more. Refer here to understand what is a good score/ rank for NEET 2023 and how to achieve the same. 

NEET 2023: How to Attempt NEET Question Paper in 200 minutes?

NEET 2023 is a challenging entrance test that assesses candidates’ hard work, skills, knowledge, time management techniques, and ability to handle pressure. Aspirants study for months to crack the NEET 2023 exam. To improve their efficiency, aspirants often wonder, “how to attempt NEET 2023 exam question paper in 200 minutes?” The answer is by creating a thoroughly chalked-out plan. Aspirants want to attempt 180 questions in 200 minutes. So, efficiency is the key here. Refer below to find a well-curated expert time management plan to help NEET 2023 candidates attempt NEET question paper in 200 minutes.

NEET 2023 Subjects

Number of Questions Asked in Section A

Section A Total Marks

Number of Questions in Section B (10 to be attempted out of 15)

Section B Total Marks

Time allotted per MCQ in NEET 2023 exam

Total time to be allotted (Subject-wise)

NEET Physics 2023

35

140

10

40

For numerical-based questions - less than or equal to 2 minutes

For non-numericals based questions - less than or equal to 1 minute

55 minutes

NEET Botany 2023

35

140

10

40

Less than or equal to 1 minute

40 minutes

NEET Zoology 2023

35

140

10

40

Less than or equal to 1 minute

40 minutes

NEET Chemistry 2023

35

140

10

40

For calculation based questions -  less than or equal to 1.5 minutes

For theoretical based questions - less than or equal to 1 minute

45 minutes

NEET 2023: Contact Details

Here are the details of the conducting authority in case candidates have any doubts or they want to resolve a discrepancy.

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Address: C-20 1A/8, Sector 62
IITK Outreach Centre, 
Noida-201309

Email: ntanationaltestingagency@gmail.com

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FAQs about NEET

What is the full form of the NEET exam?

The full form of the NEET 2023 exam is signified as the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test.

What is the NEET 2023 Exam Date?

The NTA NEET UG 2023 date will be announced in December 2022. Stay tuned at Collegedekho to stay updated at all times.

How to prepare for NEET 2023?

To ace the NEET 2023 exam, candidates should learn concepts in-depth, refer to the right books, know the exam pattern, study with novel practices, solve mock tests, practice regularly, eat healthily, take timely leisure breaks, and give their best in the exams. Most importantly, be confident in what you know and success shall come to you!

Will the NEET 2023 syllabus be reduced?

No, there has been no official announcement by NTA regarding the NEET 2023 syllabus reduction.

Will NEET 2023 be conducted twice in online mode?

No. NEET 2023 will be conducted once in pen and paper mode.

What is the mode of the NEET 2023 exam?

NEET exam will be based on a pen-paper test model, which is conducted in offline mode.

Are there any limits to attempting the NEET exam in 2023?

No, there is no upper age limit to appear for NEET 2023 exam.

When will the NEET 2023 Admit Card be released?

The NEET 2022 admit card will be made available to the candidates 3 days before the NEET 2022 exam date.

What is the difficulty level of NEET?

The difficulty level of the NEET exam can range anywhere from moderate to tough. Generally, physics is considered to be the toughest section while Biology and Chemistry are the easier ones. However, with a well-structured plan, you can ace all the subjects.

Apart from MBBS, which other courses am I eligible to take admission in using the NEET 2023 scores?

NEET 2023 scores allow candidates to take admission in BDS, Veterinary, AYUSH, BSc (Hons) Nursing, and other paramedical as well as medical courses.

Who will conduct NEET 2023?

The NEET exam 2023 will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

How can I prepare for NEET at home?

Students can prepare for the NEET exam 2023 at home with NCERT books. You can also refer to other study material, solve last year’s papers, attempt mock tests, and revise daily to score higher marks in the medical entrance exam.

Is NCERT at your fingertips for NEET Preparation?

Yes, most of the candidates refer to this book for NEET Preparation because of how in-depth it covers the NEET 2023 syllabus.

Which are the best books recommended to crack NEET 2023?

Apart from NCERT books, candidates can refer to 40 Days Biology for NEET by S Chakravarty, GR Bathla publications for Biology, 40 Days Chemistry for NEET by Sudhanshu Thakur, Boyd for Organic Chemistry, Concepts of Competition Physics for CBSE, PMT by Agarwal, Concepts of Physics by H C Verma, etc.

How many attempts are there in NEET?

You can appear for as many NEET exam times as you want. As long as you fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria, there is no limit on how many times you can take the NEET exam. 

Is it better to join coaching classes for NEET 2023?

You can join coaching classes for NEET 2023 if you feel unprepared and you’re not able to learn properly in college. Coaching classes will fill the gap between teaching and learning. 

Can a 12th pass-out candidate appear directly in the NEET examination?

Yes, you can. All the students who passed out from the 12th standard can appear for the NEET 2023 examination.

Can I get 720 marks in NEET?

Yes, it is possible to get 720 marks in the NEET exam. In 2021, 3 toppers, Mrinal Kutteri, Karthika G Nair, and Tanmay Gupta secured AIR 1 with a NEET score of 720. If you possess the same determination and willpower, you can also score 720/ 720 in the NEET-UG exams. However, do not tire yourself in the process as your mental health is more important than any other exam. You can consider taking a drop for a year or two to prepare better for the NEET exam.

Is there a negative marking in NEET 2023?

Yes, there is a provision for negative marking in NEET 2023. For every wrong answer, there will be a deduction of 1 mark in your exam paper. However, for unattempted questions, there will be no negative marking in NEET 2023. 

What is the qualifying cut-off for NEET 2023?

One can expect NEET 2023 qualifying cut-off to be around 50th percentile for General/ EWS, 45th percentile for GN/ EWS-PwD, and 40th percentile for SC/ST/OBC.

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