CBSE NEET 2018: Official notification released; Exams to be held on May 6 – Click here to download notice

Last Updated: Fri, Feb 09, 2018 10:52 hrs

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has published the notification of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET UG)2018.Candidates who were waiting to apply for the examination may submit their applications through their official website,

The NEET is, a national level exam held for the candidates to get admitted to various medical and dental courses in India.CBSE is responsible for declaration of result and providing All India Rank for the purpose of counselling for 15% All India Quota Seats.

Important dates

Application process begins: February 8

Fee payment begins: February 9

Fee payment ends: March 19 (11:50 pm)

Last date to submit forms: March 9

Admit card display: April second week

Exam date: May 6

Result declaration: June 5

Eligibility conditions:

1) Candidates should have passed class 12 or equivalent exam with physics, chemistry, biology/bio-technology and English individually. Moreover, they must have obtained a minimum of 50 per cent marks taken together in physics, chemistry and biology/bio-technology at the qualifying examination.

2) The candidate must have completed age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before December 31, 2018 i.e. the year of his/her admission to the 1st year M.B.B.S./B.D.S. Course

Exam pattern: The 3 hour pen and paper based exam starts at 10 AM and will contain 135 objective type questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Zoology and Botany).

The application fee is Rs 1400 for general candidates and Rs 750 for SC/ST/PH candidates. It has to be noted that since last year, CBSE made Aadhaar card mandatory for registration. This is, however, not applicable in Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya. For NRIs, passport number is required for the same.

Official notification: Click here to download the advertisement 

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