As the CBSE NEET UG 2017 exam is scheduled to be held on May 7, the registrations for the same will conclude in three days time. The last date to apply is March 1.
The candidates, who want to apply for NEET 2017 must follow the given application procedure to register themselves.
Steps to Apply for NEET 2017
- Visit the official website, cbseneet.nic.in
- Click on the link, 'Apply online'
- Fill in the online application form and note down the registration number
- Upload your photograph and signature
- Make the online payment of fee
- View the confirmation page and take printout of it
Why is NEET conducted?
The exam is usually held all over India for admissions to medical programs such as MBBS/BDS courses in medical/dental colleges run with an approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.
The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will be in eight languages including Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu for the academic session 2017-18.
According to the Union Health Ministry, the candidates qualifying NEET will be eligible for all India quota and other quotas under the State governments and institutes irrespective of the medium taken by candidates, subject to other eligibility criteria.
Paper pattern for NEET
The paper will have 180 objective type questions in subjects such as Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology).
Time Duration of NEET
The duration of the test would be of three hours.
Dates to Remember
- Last date for successful final transaction of fee: March 1
- Date of uploading of admit cards on website: April 15
- Date of examination: May 7
- Declaration of result: June 8
NEET stands for National Entrance Eligibility Test. It is an entrance examination to screen undergraduate medical aspirants into private and government colleges for admission.
It was formulated in order to bring in a common entrance exam for the undergraduate medical courses. After a lot of legal arguments, NEET succesfully came into force on April 2016 replacing All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT).