National Eligibility cum Entrance Test 2012
(Medical Entrance Examination)
NEET or National Eligibility cum Entrance Test 2012 is an All India Medical Entrance Exam for admission to medical Colleges in India for Undergraduate Courses.
- About NEET 2012
- Number of seats
- NEET UG Core Syllabus
- NEET UG Eligibility Criteria
- NEET UG Examination Schedule
- NEET UG Paper Evaluation
- NEET UG Other Info
- NEET UG Medical Colleges
- Exclusions from NEET UG
About NEET 2012
Medical Council of India (MCI)has decided to conduct the All India Level Common Entrance Examinations for admission to Medical Under Graduate (NEET-UG), Post Graduate (NEET-PG) and Super Specialty (NEET-SP) courses from the academic year 2012-2013. The NEET stands for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET). The MCI has already released common core syllabus for NEET-UG Entrance Test and invited response from the public before it goes for finalizing the syllabus for Biology, Physics and Chemistry subjects.
Number of seats:
Number of seats available in UG and PG Medical Courses in India:
Seats for Under Graduate (MBBS / BDS) Medical courses: 42,000 (Approximately)
Seats for PG medical (MD / MS) courses: 20,600 (Approximately)
NEET UG Common Core Syllabus:
Download Core Syllabus of NEET 2012 (Undergraduate) / MBBS (http://www.mciindia.org/tools/announcement/CoreSyllabus_NEET-UG.pdf) – The Medical Council of India (MCI) has prepared and uploaded an all new higher secondary syllabus, required to be followed by class XI and XII students, to appear for the Common Entrance Test (CET).
NEET – UG Eligibility Criteria:
Passed 12th class examination, minimum of 50% (General category) and 40% (Reserved category) in aggregate of Physics, Chemistry and Biology from a recognized board before admission
NEET – UG Examination Schedule:
Date of Notification: last week of November 2011
Mode of apply: both online and offline
Application Fees: Rs. 1000 (Unreserved category) and Rs 800 (Reserved category)
Last Date of application: January 15th 2012 12.00 Noon
Issue of Admit Cards: by April 15th 2012
Exam Date: Last Sunday of May
Language of Examination: English and Local Language (Tamilnadu, UP, MP)
- Marks in Biology section of paper (Higher marks will be placed higher in the rank)
- Marks in Chemistry section of paper (Higher marks will be placed higher in the rank)
- Marks in Physics section of paper (Higher marks will be placed higher in the rank)
- Total number of negative responses (Fewer negative responses will be placed higher in the rank)
Type of Exam: Paper Based (for 2012)
Exam Pattern: single response type MCQs
Total Questions: 250
Subject wise allocation of marks: 30% marks each for Physics and Chemistry and 40% marks for Biology, i.e. Physics: 75 mcqs, Chemistry: 75 mcqs, Biology, 100 mcqs.
Test Duration: 3 hrs
There are about 314 medical colleges in the country. Out of these 144 colleges are being run by State and Central Governments and the remaining 170 colleges are under private managements. Out of these 170, there are about 50 deemed universities. Total available seats in Government colleges are estimated at 16398 and 19085 in private medical colleges. It is estimated that there are about 31,000 seats on offer for MBBS and also another 11,000 seats available in PG medical courses. The MCI also also made it clear that State Quotas and Reservations in Medical Colleges would remain intact as National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will draw up ranks / merit lists at national and state levels separately for General Category, SC, ST and OBC and PD candidates.
Exclusions from NEET UG:
The NEET entrance examination would cover most of the medical colleges in India. The exceptions listed out are AFMC- Armed Forces Medical College, AIIMS- All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER- Chandigarh) as these institutions were set up by separate laws and will be out of the purview of NEET- UG.
Is there going to be only one examination?? I mean like in AIPMT exam there is a
Preliminary Examination and a Final Examination….how about in NEET?
sir there is no online form available on NEET.UG’S page
where i get offline application form for neet UG
where to fill up the online form for neet 2012?
is neet exam is going to held this year???
Government has decided to postpone the test by another year. probably frm 2013
Hi , this is Tara pursuing second year bipc at viskhapatnam( Andhara Pradesh) can i apply for the entrance test for the year 2012,i ll be releaved by 2012.
sir,plz tell d syllabus 4 neet exam…….
cud u please tell whether there will b a sure common entrnce for pg medical from 2013
what will b the exam pattern for pg medical 2013
Hi i’m Kavya, currently pursuing my second year at ___ college… I feel conducting NEET this year is of no use.. Coz, next year, our syllabus ll be changed!!!! so, its better if they conduct it for 2014 batch..
When will the NEET Exam Paper Pattern for 2013 be published ? from 2013 AIPMT will be conducted or not? Are the students giving MHT CET exam 2012 this year eligible for NEET UG 2013 ?
What books should I be using?? Please help!
Is there any negative marking in NEET 2013?
how 2 prepare 4 neet2013????????????????
Is Maharashtra participating in NEET exam. & from which year will it participate?
What is the age limit set for the students applying for NEET medical exam – 2013?
is NEET exam confirmed or not for batch 2012
my opinion is not to conduct neet for the batch 2012 because already one and half year was completed .
there is no time for us to prepare for the exam .