• vtem news box

CBSE announces National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) - 2017

Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi announces NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG) – 2017 [NEET(UG)-2017] for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in India in Medical/Dental Colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

Important Dates:

  • Date of Entrance Test: May 7, 2017 from 10:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Registration of Online Application Form: January 31, 2017 - March 01, 2017
  • Click for complete schedule

Pattern of the Entrance Test:-

The Entrance Test shall consist of one paper containing 180 objective type questions (four options with single correct answer) from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology) to be answered on the specially designed machine-gradable sheet using Ball Point Pen provided by CBSE at examination centre only.


Eligibility for appearing in NEET-UG is as stipulated in Indian Medical Council Act-1956/Regulations as amended in 2016 and the Dentists Act-1948/Regulations as amended in 2016.
(a) He/she has completed age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st
December of the year of his/her admission to the 1styear MBBS/BDS Course.
(b) The upper age limit for NEET is 25 years as on the date of examination with relaxation of 5 years for candidates belonging to OBC/SC/ST category. (As per letter no. U.12023/16/2010- ME-II dated 17.01.2017 received from MoH&FW)
The Age criteria for appearing in NEET (UG), 2017 is as follows:

  • For Candidates of Unreserved Category (UR) born on or between 08.05.1992 and 01.01.2001
  • For Candidates of SC/ST/OBC Category born on or between 08.05.1987 and 01.01.2001

(c) The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at NEET-UG examination shall be limited to 3 (three) uniformly to all the candidates. The candidates who have already appeared in AIPMT/NEET on three occasions are not allowed to take this examination. The candidates will be required to give an undertaking in this regard and submitting false undertaking may result in cancellation of the candidature and action in accordance with norms for handling UFM cases. (As per letter no. U.12023/16/2010- ME-II dated 17.01.2017 received from MoH&FW)
(d) The previous attempts in AIPMT/NEET will be counted against these 3 permissible attempts. The candidates who have already exhausted their allowed 3 attempts are not eligible to apply for NEET (UG), 2017.
(e) Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRIs), Oversees Citizen of India (OCIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) & Foreign Nationals are eligible to appear in NEET (UG)-2017. (As per letter no. U.12023/16/2010- ME-II dated 13.01.2016 received from MoH&FW)

Application Form: Read the instructions carefully before filling in the Online Application Form. Click Replica - 2017 to get an idea of the Online Application Form so that you could easily fill in the actual form.

Application Fee:

  • For UR/OBC: Rs.1400/-
  • For ST/SC/PD: Rs. 750/-

Test Centers: Click the list

 Click for Syllabus 

Note: It is mandatory to for all applicants to have aadhar card as per the notification from CBSE. Read the official Aadhar Notice. Those of you who do not possess aadhar, must visit the nearest aadhar center and get your aadhar card made.

Read the admission notice at the official website.