NEET 2024: Registration (Ongoing), Exam (May 5), Syllabus (Out)

Exam Date 05 May '24
Selva Kumar
Selva Kumar

Updated on - Feb 27, 2024

Latest Updates for NEET

  • 27 February 2024 :

    NEET Application Form 2024 advisory has been released by NTA for the Aadhaar number, login, and correction window.

NEET 2024 exam will be conducted on May 5, 2024. The UG NEET 2024 application form has been released by the authority on Feb 9, 2024. Moreover, the last date to register for the exam is Mar 9, 2024. Registered candidates will be able access the NEET admit card 2024 from the first week of May 2024, on the official website.

However, candidates must note that the conducting authoriyt, NTA has released an advisory related to the Aadhaar number, login, and correction for NEET application process 2024. The advisory will help students apply easily for the examination. The advisory is released due to the issues being faced by the candidates while filling out their application form for NEET 2024.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) is in charge of administering the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET 2024) for Medical courses (MBBS, MD, MS) and Dental courses (BDS, MDS) programs in India. NEET 2024 exam date has been declared by the NTA. NEET 2024 is a pen-and-paper exam administered in 13 languages that covers Physics, Chemistry, and Biology courses from class 11 and 12 textbooks.

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NEET 2024 Application Form

NEET 2024 application form has been released on Feb 9, 2024, on the official website -, along with the information brochure for the exam. The last date to apply for the NEET 2024 exam is Mar 9, 2024. NTA may extend the application deadline or reopen the application window for NEET 2024 based on candidate requests. Candidates will also have the ability to make adjustments or amendments to their NEET application form 2024. 

NEET 2024 application form correction window will be also opened. In addition, NEET 2024 application form confirmation page will be released on Digilocker.

NEET Application Form Changes

NTA made significant changes in the NEET exam for the previous year. These changes include an increase in the registration fee for all categories. The application fee for NEET NTA in the General category was INR 1600, for General-EWS, for OBC-NCL, it is now INR 1500, and for SC/ ST and other categories, the application fee is INR 800. Applicants from outside India must pay INR 8500 as an application fee.

Also, this year NEET exam students will have to upload a few scanned images in the application form, including a Thumb Impression, passport-size Photograph, Special Category Certificate, and Class 10 Certificate.

While applying for the exam a candidate must go through NTA NEET UG 2024 application details and NEET 2024 eligibility criteria. Fee payment can be made using a Credit Card/Debit Card, Net Banking/UPI, or E-wallet of the Common Services Centre, and other service providers.

NEET Study Plan and Preparation Strategy NEET Eligibility Criteria 2024
NEET Mock Test 2024 NEET Syllabus 2024

NEET 2024 Registration

NEET 2024 application form will be released along with the modified information brochure at Candidates must register first to create NEET login to access the application form. NEET 2024 application form will be completely online and the application fee must be paid online mode as well. The candidates should go through the eligibility criteria of NEET NTA 2024 and then proceed with the registration process.

Read More: NEET Registration 2024

How to Apply for NEET 2024?

NTA NEET UG 2024 form contains the information that is mentioned below and candidates may refer to the following steps to apply for NEET through 2024.

NEET UG Application Form Steps to Apply

  • Step 1: The candidate can find NEET 2024 application form on the official website - Click on the link "Registration". Enter the required information in the provided space. This must be done carefully. Fill in all the required details correctly and save the draft until final submission.
  • Step 2: On finishing Step 2, a second link of the application form for uploading the photograph and signature of the candidate is opened. Candidates should have their photograph and signature ready while applying for NEET 2024.
  • Step 3: After this, the candidate will be redirected to Step 3 where Payment of the fee must be done.
  • Step 4: After the payment of the fee, candidates have to take a printout of the confirmation page.
  • Step 5: Once the fee payment is done, candidates must download and take a printout of NEET 2024 application form for future reference.

Note: Candidates of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh will not be eligible for the 'State of Eligibility' (15% All India Quota). To be eligible candidates of this domicile will have to fill and submit the Self-Declaration form which must be produced for reference during all the rounds of selection.

NEET 2024 Application Fee

NTA increased the application fee for NTA NEET UG exam for all categories. The application fee for different categories is listed below. After registration, the candidate must pay the application fee to the conducting authority either offline or through Net Banking to complete NEET 2024 registration process as per the latest NEET updates 2024.

NEET 2024 Application Fee
Category Application Fee
General-EWS INR 1600 
SC/ ST INR 800
Candidates Outside India INR 8500

Documents Required to Apply for NTA NEET 2024

Various documents and details required to apply for NEET 2024 are listed below.

  • Candidate's Name
  • Father/Mother's Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Address
  • Valid Mobile Number and Email ID
  • Candidate's latest photograph against a white background.
  • Candidates' signatures are in blue or black ink.
  • Identity Card: Aadhaar Number (last 4 digits), Bank Account Number, Election Card (EPIC No.), Ration Card Number, Passport Number, and Other valid Govt. Identity Card Number.

NEET UG 2024 document specifications according to which the photograph and signature must be uploaded are tabulated below.

NEET 2024: Photograph and Signature Details
Document Size Format
Photograph 10 KB to 200 KB JPG/JPEG
Signature 4 KB to 30 KB JPG/JPEG

NEET 2024 Exam Dates

NEET 2024 exam is expected to be conducted on May 5, 2024. NEET 2024 information brochure will tentatively be released in the month of Feb 2024. However, there has been no formal confirmation of this. Candidates must regularly check for the release of the NEET 2024 information brochure to know more about the exam.

NTA will release NEET application form 2024 along with the information bulletin on the official portal. After the completion of NEET UG exam 2024, the result will be announced on Jun 14, 2024. More than 20 lakh students are anticipated to take India's largest and only medical entrance exam. 

NEET 2024 important dates list for all the events are shared below.

Events Dates
NEET 2024 Exam Dates
Upcoming Events
NEET 2024 Application Form Last Date Mar 9, 2024
Last Date to Make Payments Mar 2024
NEET 2024 Application Form Correction Apr 2024 - First Week
NEET 2024 Advance Intimation of Exam City Apr 2024 - Fourth Week
NEET 2024 UG Admit Card Date May 2024 - First Week
NEET 2024 Examination Date May 5, 2024
NEET 2024 Provisional Answer Key Release Jun 2024 - First Week
Last Date to Challenge NEET 2024 Provisional Answer Key Jun 2024
NEET 2024 Result Date Jun 14, 2024
NEET 2024 Final Answer Key Release Jun 2024
NEET 2024 Counselling Jun 2024
Past Event
NEET 2024 Application Form Release Date Feb 9, 2024 (Ongoing)

NEET 2024 Syllabus

The conducting body of NEET 2024 will test the knowledge of students in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Hence, NEET 2024 syllabus will have topics from the Class 11 and 12 syllabus. NEET 2024 syllabus is prescribed by the National Medical Commission's (NMC) Under Graduate Medical Education Board (UGMEB), after reviewing state education boards as well as other education boards such as ICSE, CBSE, COBSE and NIOS syllabi.

NEET UG syllabus 2024 was released on the NMC official website, on Oct 6, 2023, through a notice stated "It is notified to all the stakeholders especially to the aspiring candidates that the Under Graduate Medical Education Board, an autonomous body under the National Medical Commission has finalised the NEET UG 2024 syllabus," the National Medical Commission (NMC) stated in a written statement.

State Syllabus: Apart from CBSE's curriculum, NEET 2024 syllabus is prepared after reviewing various State syllabi.

NEET 2024 Important Chapters for the subjects required for the exam are tabulated below.

NEET Syllabus 2024 for Physics

The important topics from Physics, which are given the highest weightage in the NEET exam are given below for your reference:

  • Physics and Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work
  • Energy and Power
  • Rotational Motion
  • Gravitation
  • Properties of Solids and Liquids
  • Thermodynamics
  • Kinetic Theory of Gases
  • Oscillations and Waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Alternating Currents
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Optics
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices
  • Experimental Skills

NEET Syllabus 2024 for Chemistry

The important topics from the Chemistry section of NEET 2024 exam are listed below. The candidates are advised to focus on these topics the most while studying for the upcoming NEET exam:

  • Some basic concepts in Chemistry
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Solutions
  • Equilibrium
  • Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics.
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • p- Block Elements, d- and f- Block Elements
  • Co-Ordination Compounds
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Organic Compounds Containing Halogens
  • Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen
  • Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
  • Biomolecules
  • Principles Related to Practical Chemistry.

NEET Syllabus 2024 for Biology

The important topics from the Biology section of the NEET 2024 exam are listed below:

  • Diversity in the 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 Application
  • Ecology and Environment.

NEET 2024 reference books and study material contain updated syllabi. Students must gather these materials to map out their study plan for the exam.

About NEET Exam

NEET UG is an entrance examination for students who wish to study undergraduate and postgraduate medical courses (MBBS, MD, MS) and dental courses (BDS, MDS) in any government, private, or dental college in India. The full form of NEET is the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. The exam is considered the most sought-after medical entrance examination. This page talks exclusively about NEET Undergraduate programs. 

The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts NEET UG annually to provide admission to eligible candidates in MBBS/BDS courses. NTA shall offer around 63,835 seats through NEET 2024 exam. Candidates have to remember that they can apply for only 15% of seats in each college through NEET. These are known as the All India Quota seats.

The other 85% will be distributed according to the State Government and the college policy. Admissions for all Undergraduate courses in JIPMER and AIIMS happen only through NEET Entrance Exam from the academic year 2020.

NEET 2024 Exam Highlights
Particulars Details
Exam Name NEET
Full Form National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam Level National Level
Exam Frequency Once a Year
Category Undergraduate (UG)
Courses Offered MBBS, BDS, B.V.SC
Languages English, Hindi, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Urdu, Bengali, Telegu, Kannada, and Assamese
Official Website
Helpline Number 8076535482, 7703859909

NEET 2024 exam will be conducted online, in 10 different languages including English, Hindi, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Urdu, Bengali, Telegu, Kannada, and Assamese. The exam paper for NEET UG 2024 will be divided into three different sections, which are Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. A NEET aspirant must attempt to answer 180 questions in 3 hours.

Who Will Conduct NTA NEET 2024?

The National Testing Agency (NTA) is the authorised body in charge of administering NEET 2024 exam to all enrolled applicants. NTA has published the NEET UG 2024 exam date on its official website, According to the announcement, NEET UG will be held on May 5, 2024.

Courses Offered Through NEET 2024

NTA offers several courses through NEET UG Exam 2024, and they are as follows.

  • MBBS: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Allopathic Medicine).
  • BDS: Bachelor in Dental Surgery.
  • BAMS: Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (Ayurvedic medicine or Indian medicine).
  • BHMS: Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery (Herbal and homoeopathic medicine).
  • BUMS: Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery(Unani medicine should know Urdu).
  • BPT: Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy).
  • BNYS: Specialization in Yoga and Naturopathy
  • BSMS: Specialization in Siddha Medicine.

NEET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

NTA previously revised NEET eligibility criteria for NRI candidates. Based on the revised rules, Indian Nationals, NRIs, Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), and foreign nationals are now eligible for admission in the various streams like medical, dentistry, Siddha, Unani and homoeopathic institutes. In comparison, only OCI candidates are eligible for admission in exchange for an NRI or supernumerary seat before the change.

NEET UG entrance exam eligibility criteria are set by NTA, and all aspirants are expected to fulfil the criteria. Otherwise, they will be subjected to rejection. Candidates should keep this in mind while applying for NEET. In the past year, NTA changed NEET UG exam eligibility criteria. NTA NEET UG removed the upper age limit criteria, which now opens up the opportunity to appear for the exam to a wider range of candidates.

The Jammu and Kashmir Tribal Affairs Department launched a new program to offer to coach to meritorious tribal students preparing for the NEET and JEE admission exams. According to them, the department will pay the expenses of the training, and those who pass the NEET after receiving coaching will also be given scholarships. The candidate will receive an annual scholarship of INR 70,000-75,000, totalling around INR 4 lakhs, for programs like MBBS, BVSc and AH, BDS, BAMS, and other professional courses.

The basic eligibility requirements to apply for NEET 2024 are as follows:

  • Candidates should have qualified for class 12 or an equivalent exam, with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology, and English as compulsory subjects.
  • Candidates must be at least 17 years of age to be eligible to apply for the MBBS NEET exam.
  • The age limit is the same for Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) to apply for the MBBS NEET exam.

Candidates can go through the below table on the NEET 2024 eligibility criteria.

NEET 2024 Eligibility
Parameters Details
Exam Qualification Candidates should have passed 10 + 2 or equivalent with Biology/Biotechnology, Physics, Chemistry, and English from a recognized board.
Minimum Age Requirement Aspirants should be aged 17 years as of Dec 31, 2022.
Maximum Age Limit No upper age limit until the Supreme Court passes its judgment.
Qualifying Marks For PSB subjects, the 12th NEET 2024 qualifying marks to be eligible for NEET 2024 exam are as follows: UR - 50%OBC/SC/St - 40%PwD-45%
Max Attempts A candidate will have no restriction on the NEET number of attempts.
Nationality Indian nationals, NRIs, OCIs, PIOs and foreign nationals are eligible to apply for NEET 2024 exam.


NEET 2024 All India Quota Seats

There are three types of seats available at all medical colleges across India. Of those three types, one is admission through NEET and these are called NEET All India Quota seats. A total of 15% of the seats will be reserved in this quota. Candidates who are taking NEET exam are competing for this 15% of seats in all the Medical colleges across India. This is why the competition is extremely high for NEET exam. Apart from this, all applicants are eligible to apply for JIPMER and AIIMS using a valid NEET score.

In this 15% of the seats, NTA NEET 2024 will set reservation criteria details which are in the following table. This further reduces the number of seats available for General category students. It is understood that the available 15% All India Quota Seats are a race to the finish.

NEET 2024 Category-Wise Reservation
Category Reservation
SC Candidates 15% of seats are reserved for SC candidates
ST Candidates 7.5% of seats are reserved for ST candidates
OBC Candidates 27% seats as per Central Act are reserved for non-creamy layer OBC candidates only in Central Educational Institutions
PH Candidates 5% of seats are reserved on a horizontal basis for Physically Handicapped candidates

NEET 2024 Eligibility for J&K Students

Jammu & Kashmir opted out of the 15% All India Quota seats which means that students of other states who do not possess a domicile certificate are not eligible for seats there through NEET UG 2024. Therefore, students from this state are also not eligible for 15% All India Quota seats in other states.

Only students who are not a domicile of Jammu and Kashmir, e.g., have parents or family staying there, must submit the self-declaration. By submitting the self-declaration, a candidate who is not a domicile of J&K will become eligible for the 15% All India Quota seats through NEET 2024, but not the state quota seats. This self-declaration will be verified during counselling, and if it is found to be false then the candidate will be rejected.

The declaration that the candidates should abide by to get admission through NEET 2024 is as follows.

  • They are not eligible to appear for MBBS/BDS seats in the state of J&K, and hence not eligible to seek admission in Medical/Dental Colleges of the State of J&K.
  • They must not be a domicile of the State of J&K.
  • They must have declared all these by understanding the rules and their implications.

The aspirant will be subjected to rejection if the above-mentioned details are found to be false.

Read More: NEET 2024 Eligibility

NEET 2024 Admit Card

NEET 2024 admit card will be released on the official website - Only those candidates who complete the registration process along with fee payment can download their admit card. NEET admit card 2024 contains all the details about the examination, the candidate information, and the exact address of the exam centre.

Candidates must check all the details mentioned on NTA NEET 2024 admit card carefully, and carry a valid ID proof along with their admit card to the examination hall.

Note: Candidates who fail to produce NEET 2024 hall ticket or ID proof upon request in the exam centre will not be allowed to take up the exam under any circumstance

Steps to Download NEET 2024 Admit Card

The steps to download NEET 2024 admit card are listed below.

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the official website of NTA -
  • Step 2: Click on "Admit Card NEET (UG)" on the left bottom.
  • Step 3: Enter the necessary details which are Registration Number, Date of Birth, and Security PIN.
  • Step 4: Now, you will be redirected to a screen where your Admit Card will be displayed.
  • Step 5: You can download the admit card and take a printout in the A4 size sheet.

Also Read: NEET 2024 Exam Instructions

Details Mentioned on NEET 2024 Admit Card

Candidates can check the below information regarding the details in NEET 2024 admit card.

  • Applicant’s Name
  • Application Number
  • Roll Number
  • Father's Name
  • Course Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Category and Sub-Category
  • State of Eligibility
  • Candidate's Signature and Photograph
  • NEET UG Senior Director Signature
  • Language (Medium) of Question Paper
  • Aspirants Address
  • NEET Exam Centre, Centre Number and Address,
  • Exam Date and Time
  • Paper (Paper I/Paper II/Paper III)
  • Candidate’s Parent's Signature
  • Important Instructions.

Read More: NEET 2024 Admit Card

NEET 2024 Exam Centres

NEET 2024 exam city intimation slip will be released by the conducting body. Candidates can download their exam city slip from the official website by providing their application number, date of birth, and security pin.

NEET 2024 exam centres will be released by NTA on the official information brochure at Previously, the conducting body reduced the exam centres of NEET 2023 from 546 exam cities in India and 14 outside the country to 497 Indian cities and 14 international cities. All the details regarding the exam centre will be mentioned on NEET 2024 admit card. Candidates should also check the exam day guidelines on the official website -

The key points related to NEET 2024 exam centres are below.

  • NTA will released NEET 2024 exam city allotment information on the official website ( after the application process. The candidates can check the advance intimation of the exam city for NEET 2024 using their login credentials. NEET UG exam centre allotment will be based on the preferences of the candidates on their NEET 2024 application forms.
  • Candidates must select NEET 2024 exam centre of their preference during the application process. Each candidate will be allowed 3 city preferences. The exam centre in the city is allotted based on the availability of seats. If there is no available centre that can accommodate the candidate, then the next NEET exam centre will be considered for allotment. 
  • There is a good chance of candidates getting a centre that is close and convenient for them since NEET 2024 exam centres are spread all over the country. Since there are colleges that offer class XI and class XII in vernacular languages, NTA gives candidates the option to write NEET in some selected vernacular languages only at selected exam centres.
  • Metal Detectors in NEET UG Exam Centres: NTA will be instructed to install metal detectors in every exam centre for security purposes. There must be at least one detector for 100 students.

Also Read: How to Change NEET 2024 Exam Centres?

NEET 2024 Rules and Regulations

There are certain rules which candidates need to follow on NEET 2024 exam day, they are as follows.

  • Dress Code: NTA will instruct that all NEET 2024 candidates wear half sleeve light-coloured clothes without huge buttons, badges, brooches, or any other kind of ornamental accessories. Shoes are prohibited- only slippers and sandals are allowed. Candidates wearing clothes for religious reasons like the burqa, turban, etc must report to the exam centre an hour before the exam commences.
  • Aadhaar Not Mandatory: According to the Supreme Court, Aadhaar Card is not mandatory to apply for NEET 2024. Any other identification can be used instead of Aadhaar Card.
  • Self-Declaration Form: Candidates from Jammu and Kashmir alone have to submit the self-declaration form for the reserved 15% seats in the All India Quota.

NEET 2024 Test Practice Centres (TPC)

NTA understands that candidates need to get familiarized with NEET exam centres. Hence, NTA will establish a network of test centres where students can practice mock NEET exams. The objective of this initiative is to help students from rural areas to have ample practice and prepare for NEET exam 2024.

This facility will be completely free of cost and will help candidates get familiarised with the Computer-Based testing pattern. More details will be sent to candidates who have applied about the date and venue of such NEET UG mock tests.

Read More: NEET 2024 Exam Centres

NEET Dress Code

NTA will set strict dress code policies, among other essential guidelines for NEET 2024 exam, to maintain discipline in the exam centre, as many candidates will apply to appear for the exam. The important instructions regarding the dress code for NEET 2024 exam day are listed below.

Candidates who do not abide by these instructions are not allowed to enter the exam hall.

  • Candidates will have to wear half-sleeved clothes in light colours only. They will be not allowed to wear clothes with full/long sleeves.
  • All types of footwear, such as sandals and slippers, will not be allowed, except for shoes.
  • Candidates will be prohibited from wearing ornaments such as necklaces with pendants, earrings, anklets, rings, etc.
  • Candidates who will be traditional attires related to their religions will have to report to the exam centre a minimum of one hour before the last reporting time.

Read More: NTA NEET Dress Code

NEET 2024 Exam Pattern

Candidates should be aware of NEET 2024 exam pattern as it helps in planning and preparation for the exam. Every right answer in NEET 2024 will fetch the candidate 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. NEET 2024 will be a pen and paper-based (offline) test.

In addition, the conducting body will release a notice regarding NEET 2024 question paper medium on 2024. As per the notice, candidates who choose English as the question paper medium will receive only an English test booklet. Candidates who opt for regional languages will receive a bilingual test booklet with English and the opted regional language in white and yellow colour, respectively. Moreover, the Urdu question paper will be in green colour. 

NEET Exam Pattern 2024

NEET 2024 examination consists of one paper with 180 (45 from every subject/section), objective type questions which will count to a total of 720 marks. NTA made significant changes to NEET UG exam. They increased the exam duration by 20 minutes. Therefore, NEET UG 2024 exam duration will be 3 hours and 20 minutes.

NTA NEET 2024 question paper can be attempted in nine languages, and English. (Check the table below for all the languages). NEET 2024 exam duration is 3 hours and 20 minutes, i.e., 200 minutes. NEET 2024 exam pattern is expected to remain the same every year.

NEET 2023 question paper had 180 multiple-choice questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Each subject had two sections. Section A consisted of 35 questions and section B had 15 questions, out of which students need to answer only 10.

Given below are the highlights of NEET 2024 exam pattern.

NTA NEET 2024 Latest Exam Pattern
Particulars Details
Exam Mode Offline
Question Type Multiple Choice Question
Exam Duration 3 Hours 20 Minutes
Total Marks 720
Marking Scheme Correct Answer: +4
Wrong Answer: -1
Medium/Language English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, and Odia

NEET 2024 Reference Books

Candidates are advised to refer to the following books, which will help them to prepare well for NEET exam 2024. As mentioned above, NEET exam questions are generally based on class 11 and 12 subjects. Below are a set of NEET books that candidates can refer to.

NEET 2024 Reference Books
Book Author / Publication
Objective Physics D. C. Pandey
The Concept of Physics H. C. Verma
Fundamental Physics Pradeep Publications
Complete NEET Guide for Physics MTG Editorial Board
Objective Biology Dinesh
Biology Pradeep Publications
Complete NEET Guide for Biology MTG Editorial Board
Organic Chemistry Morrison and Boyd and by MS Chouhan
Physical Chemistry OP Tandon

Read More: NEET Reference Books

NEET 2024 Mock Test

NEET 2024 mock test specimen papers will be released by online coaching institutes for all three subjects, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. NTA will release the official mock tests for the exam on the official website -

Candidates can attempt the online mock tests even though the main exam will be conducted offline as a pen and paper-based test. The online mock tests for NEET 2024 can help the candidates assess their knowledge, and gauge their performance.

After taking NEET 2024 mock test, candidates can understand the topics they are weak in and work on improving that particular section. Also, they can know the time taken for each question, and manage the exam duration accordingly. NEET coaching centres also provide candidates with offline mock tests. As there are different difficulty levels for NEET mock tests, solving the sample papers also helps the candidates know the repeated questions and prepare for the same.

Read More: NEET 2024 Mock Test

NEET 2024 Preparation Tips

A common question that pops into the mind of any NEET aspirant is 'How to Crack NTA NEET UG Exam?'. Cracking an exam becomes easy if an aspirant implements fine-tuned strategies in the preparation process. NEET, which is one of the challenging exams, will test the student's fundamental knowledge in the core subjects. Let aside competition, if one can prepare smartly, they can nail NEET exam 2024 with a good score. Below are a few tips to kickstart NEET 2024 preparation.

  • Gather high-quality study material to prepare for NEET UG 2024. Check the NEET 2024 reference books to start with. Also, collect enough and more practice papers, sample papers, and previous year's question papers to thoroughly understand NEET 2024 exam pattern.
  • If self-preparation is not helping, you can opt to join free online NEET coaching provided by NTA and the government.
  • Create a realistic timetable that will regular study breaks. Based on your concentration levels, decide how long to study before taking a break so that you can retain the most information.
  • Revise regularly and practice consistently to improve your speed and efficiency.
  • Make sure to pay good attention to your health by eating well and keeping fit so that your ability to focus is improved and you do not fall ill.

Read More: NEET 2024 Preparation

NEET 2024 Paper Analysis

NEET 2024 paper analysis will be released for the candidate’s reference. A thorough paper analysis for the NEET 2024 helps candidates understand their performance in the exam. 

According to the paper analysis from NEET 2023, the overall difficulty level of the paper will be moderate to difficult. Chemistry will be difficult, Physics will be easy, and Botany and Zoology will be considered to be difficult and moderate respectively. Candidates can refer to NEET 2023 paper analysis for a detailed idea about the number of good attempts and the difficulty level.

Particulars Analysis
Overall Difficulty Level Moderate to Difficult
Overall Expected Good Attempts 150+
Difficulty Level of Botany Difficult
Difficulty Level of Zoology Moderate
Difficulty Level of Physics Easy
Difficulty Level of Chemistry Difficult
Expected Good Attempts For Botany 40-42
Expected Good Attempts For Zoology 40-42
Expected Good Attempts For Physics 32-35
Expected Good Attempts For Chemistry 32-35
Easiest Subject Physics
Most Difficult Subject Chemistry

Read More: NEET 2024 Paper Analysis

NEET Tie Breaking Criteria: Updated

If two or more candidates score the same marks in NEET 2024 exam, the tie will be dissolved based on the criteria set by the conducting body. NTA revised the tie-breaking criteria for NEET. The updated tie-breaking criteria followed by NTA are listed below, in order of priority.

The next criteria will be considered if the tie persists after using the first criteria, and so on.

  • Candidates with more marks in the Biology section will be given a higher rank.
  • Candidates with more marks in the Chemistry section will be given a higher rank.
  • Candidates with more marks in the Physics section will be given a higher rank.
  • Candidates with less number of incorrect responses compared to correct responses in the Biology section will be ranked higher.
  • Candidates with less number of incorrect responses compared to correct responses in the Chemistry section will be ranked higher.
  • Candidates with less number of incorrect responses compared to correct responses in the Physics section will be ranked higher.
  • If the tie persists after applying the criteria mentioned above, the age of the candidates will be considered, and the older candidate will be ranked higher.
  • If the tie still exists, the ranking will be based on the application number in ascending order, and the candidate who applied first will be ranked higher.

NEET 2024 Answer Key

NEET UG answer key 2024 will be released by NTA in Jun 2024. Candidates check their final answer keys at without entering any credentials. The final answer key is published after considering the objections raised by the candidates against NEET 2024 provisional answer key. 

NEET UG 2024 provisional answer key will be released before the final answer key is released, respectively. The scanned images of NEET OMR sheets and their recorded responses will be released along with the answer keys. Candidates can access their NEET 2024 answer keys on the official website at by providing their login credentials. 

The objection window against the provisional NEET answer key/response sheet will be made active, respectively. Candidates will have to pay a requisite fee of INR 200 to challenge the provisional answer key. In addition, Coaching institutes will also release NEET 2024 unofficial answer keys for different paper sets. Candidates can use the unofficial answer keys to calculate their estimated scores for the exam.

Steps to Check NEET 2024 Answer Key

Candidates can follow the steps given below to check and download NEET 2024 answer keys.

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the official website - 2024
  • Step 2: In the 'Candidate Activity' section, click on the 'Answer Key' link.
  • Step 3: Select the login option, and enter the application number and password/date of birth to sign in. (No login credentials are required to access the final answer key).
  • Step 4: View and download NEET UG 2024 answer key and other required files.
  • Step 5: Take a print of the same for future reference.

Steps to Challenge NEET 2024 Answer Key

Check the steps below to challenge the provisional NEET 2024 answer key.

  • Step 1: Candidates must go to the official website -
  • Step 2: In the 'Candidate Activity' section, click on the 'Answer Key' link.
  • Step 3: Log in using the credentials provided at the time of registration.
  • Step 4: Click on the 'Test booklet code' and select the question to challenge and submit.
  • Step 5: Select the answer, provide justification, and click on 'Confirm'.
  • Step 6: Pay the required fee of INR 200 for each question.
  • Step 7: Take a printout of the confirmation slip.

Read More: NEET Answer Key 2024

NEET 2024 Results

NEET 2024 result will be announced in Jun 2024. NTA will release NEET 2024 scorecards for all the candidates who appeared for the exam. Candidates can access their results and scorecards on the official website at using their login credentials.

In addition, the conducting body will also release the category-wise NEET 2024 cut off. Based on the NEET 2024 scores obtained by the candidates and the cut-off marks released, candidates are shortlisted for NEET UG counselling.

Admission into Medical and Dental colleges for MBBS and BDS will be done based on the NEET 2024 scores of the candidates in the entrance exam. NTA will release the NEET 2024 merit list after the declaration of results. This list is only for candidates who opted for 15% All India Quota seats in their application form. For the remaining candidates, counselling will be conducted based on their All India Ranks.

Note: The candidates should download and print a few copies of their NEET 2024 scorecards.

Steps to Check NEET 2024 Results

Candidates can check NEET 2024 result on the official website after it is declared. The steps to check NEET 2024 results are as follows.

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the official website of NTA - 2024
  • Step 2: Search for NEET 2024 Result link and click on that link.
  • Step 3: The link will be redirected to a new page.
  • Step 4: Enter the login credentials (registration number and date of birth) to access NEET 2024 result.
  • Step 5: Download the scorecard and save it for the admission process.

NEET Merit List 2024

The merit list will be used by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for NEET 2024 counselling process. Candidates will be shortlisted for the merit list based on the marks obtained by them in the exam. NTA will release three merit lists, as follows.

NEET Merit List 2024
Type of Merit List Details
Overall NEET Merit List for All India

NEET AIR Merit List consists of the name rank and the overall position of the qualified candidates.

DGHS will conduct NEET counselling based on the All India Rank, AIQ Merit List and other required details availed by NTA.

The merit list will be prepared by state Medical councils for based on the eligibility criteria of candidates of their domicile status for NEET counselling.

State Merit List will be released by the Medical councils with the state rank of the qualified candidates in comparison to other candidates.

15% AIQ Merit List

The merit list will be released by NTA for 15% of All India Quota (AIQ) admission with the same number of candidates as that of the All India Quota seats.

NEET counselling will be conducted for the shortlisted candidates based on their AIQ Rank and not the state rank.

According to DGHS, if a waiting list equal to 4 times the merit list is required, the same will be released.

Candidates from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana need not submit a self-declaration form as the states are participating in the 15% AIQ counselling process.

Jammu and Kashmir candidates must submit the self-declaration form for the AIQ counselling process.

85% State Level Merit List

NEET counselling for the remaining 85% seats will be self-declaration and the state Medical councils based on the results provided by NTA.

The conducting bodies will shortlist candidates based on the results of the counselling process and release separate merit lists.

NEET state counselling will be conducted for the shortlisted candidates by the respective Medical councils. The candidates are advised to check the official websites of the councils regularly.

Candidates must apply separately to get admission to AFMC as they conduct a second screening process.

NEET Result Statistics 2024

According to the official information, 95% of candidates who have applied for NEET 2024, have appeared for the exam. The result statistics for NEET 2024 will be released by NTA along with the result declaration.

NEET 2022 Result Statistics

The category-wise numbers of candidates who registered appeared and qualified for the NEET exam conducted in the previous years are tabulated below. NEET result statistics 2024 will be updated in the table below after the results for NEET UG are declared.

NEET Result Statistics
Category NEET 2022
No. of Registered Candidates No. of Appeared Candidates No. of Qualified Candidates
OBC 791135 750871 447753
SC 268750 252054 131767
ST 113830 103397 47295
UR 565964 529929 282184
EWS 132664 128320 84070
Total 1872343 1764571 993069

Read More: NEET Results 2024

NEET Toppers 2024

NEET 2024 toppers will be declared in Jun 2024, by the National Testing Agency (NTA) via and Candidates can find a list of the NEET toppers 2024, along with information about them such as names, All India Ranks (AIR), scores, and more.

According to the media reports, Prabanjan. J and Bora Varun Chakravarthi topped the NEET 2023 by sharing All India Rank 1 with 720 marks and securing a percentile score of 99.9999019. Candidates can check the tabular below for NEET 2024 toppers list.

All India Rank Name Gender Category Score State
1 Prabanjan J Male General 720 Tamil Nadu
1 Bora Varun Chakravarthi Male OBC- NCL
(Central List)
720 Andhra Pradesh
3 Kaustav Bauri Male SC 716 Tamil Nadu
4 Pranjal Aggarwal Female General 715 Punjab
5 Dhruv Advani Male General 715 Karnataka
6 Surya Siddharth N Male OBC- NCL
(Central List)
715 Tamil Nadu
7 Shriniketh Ravi Male General 715 Maharashtra
8 Swayam Shakti Tripathy Male General 715 Odisha
9 Varun S Male OBC- NCL
(Central List)
715 Tamil Nadu
10 Parth Khandelwal Male General 715 Rajasthan
11 Ashika Aggarwal Female General 715 Punjab
12 Sayan Pradhan Male General 715 West Bengal
13 Harshit Bansal Male General 715 Delhi-NCR
14 Swillhank Kumar Male General 715 Bihar
15 Kanchani Geyanth Raghu Ram Reddy Male General 715 Telangana
16 Shubham Bansal Male General 715 Uttar Pradesh
17 Bwillkar Kumar Male General 715 West Bengal
18 Dev Bhatia Male General 715 Gujarat
19 Arnab Pati Male General 715 West Bengal
20 Swillhank Sinha Male OBC- NCL
(Central List)
712 Bihar

Read More: NEET 2024 Toppers

NEET 2024 Cut Off

NEET 2024 cut off will be released soon after the result is declared. The cut off marks of NEET UG for all categories are released. Based on NEET 2024 cut off, and the scores obtained by the candidates in the entrance exam. Candidates can check the NEET 2024 cut off marks and percentile provided in the article below.

Category NEET 2024 Cut-Off Percentile NEET Cutoff Marks 2024
General 50th 720-137
General (PwD) 45th 720-137
SC 40th 136-107
ST 40th 136-107
OBC 40th 136-107
SC/ST/OBC (PwD) 40th 120-107

NEET 2024 merit list will be released according to which, the counselling process will be conducted. Hence, the candidates must obtain the minimum marks required in NEET for MBBS to get admission to the top colleges for NEET 2024.

NEET 2024 cut off is a necessary ground for qualification. Scoring above the prescribed NEET cut off 2024 means that the candidate can advance to the next level. The NTA NEET 2024 cut off depends on the following factors.

  • Previous year cut off trends such as NEET cutoff 2022, 2021, and so on.
  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • The number of applicants participating in the exam etc.

Read More: NEET Cut Off 2024

NEET 2024 Reservation Criteria

Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC criteria will be provided with seat reservations through relaxation in age limit and cut off marks in NEET 2024. The reservation criteria for seats available through NEET 2024 for different categories are tabulated below.

NEET 2024 Reservation Criteria
Category Reservation of Seats
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5%
Other Backward Classes (OBC) Non-Creamy Layer 27%
Physically Handicapped 3%

Read More: NEET 2024 Reservation Policy

NEET 2024 Marks Vs Rank

NEET 2024 score ranges based on which the candidates are ranked based on the previous year's trends are tabulated below. Candidates who plan to appear for the exam are advised to check the score ranges to get an idea of how the ranking is done. The table will be updated after NEET 2024 rank list is released.

NEET 2024 Marks Vs Rank
NEET Marks NEET Rank
720 1
719 - 717 2 - 3
716 4
715 - 708 5 - 31
707 - 699 32 - 129
698 - 688 130 - 380
687 - 679 381 - 842
678 - 668 850 - 1698
667 - 658 1700 - 2945
657 - 649 3065 - 4869
648 - 638 5073 - 7357
637 - 629 7643 - 10545
628 - 618 10877 - 14353
617 - 609 14766 - 18807
608 - 598 19277 - 24533
597 - 588 24539 - 29770
587 - 579 30391 - 36057
578 - 569 36110 - 42998
568 - 558 43415 - 5000

Read More: NEET State-Wise Rank List

NEET 2024 Counselling

MCC will announce NEET 2024 counselling schedule for AIQ at Candidates will be considered for admission based on NEET 2024 passing marks. Candidates will be allowed to choose a college during the NTA NEET UG 2024 counselling process. However, seat allotment will be based on availability.

According to the National Medical Commission (NMC) and the Dental Council of India (DCI) data for the most recent NEET seats, there are 99,763 MBBS seats, 26,949 BDS seats, 52,720 AYUSH seats, 603 BVSc & AH seats, 1,899 AIIMS seats, and 249 JIPMER seats available in 612 medical and 315 dental colleges.

Other things to keep in mind are as follows.

  • All India Quota counselling is conducted by MCC (Medical Counselling Committee), while the state exam authority will conduct state counselling.
  • Candidates need to be present at the specified date on the specified date for the offline counselling process.

All candidates must carry the documents required for NEET counselling like 10th and 12th marks card, photo, valid ID, etc.

NEET 2024 Counselling: Important Websites

Following are the important websites candidates must visit regularly for the respective NEET 2024 counselling process.

NEET 2024 Important Websites
Authority Website Authority Website
NEET Official Website NEET Official Website for Himachal Pradesh
AYUSH NEET Official Website NEET Official Website for Andaman and Nicobar
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare NEET Official Website for West Bengal
Medical Counselling Committee NEET Official Website for Madhya Pradesh
NEET Official Website for Tamil Nadu NEET Official Website for Andhra Pradesh
NEET Official Website for Assam NEET Official Website for Karnataka
NEET Official Website for Arunachal Pradesh NEET Official Website for Maharashtra
NEET Official Website for Kerala NEET Official Website for Uttar Pradesh
NEET Official Website for Telangana NEET Official Website for Chattisgarh 
NEET Official Website for Odisha NEET Official Website for Jharkhand
NEET Official Website for Gujarat NEET Official Website for Haryana
NEET Official Website for Jammu and Kashmir NEET Official Website for Uttarakhand
NEET Official Website for Chandigarh NEET Official Website for Bihar
NEET Official Website for Meghalaya - -

Read More: What After NEET 2024? 

NEET 2024 Contact Details

Candidates can refer to the mentioned line of contact to get in touch with the helpdesk at NTA NEET exams portal.

C-20 1A/8, Sector 62
IITK Outreach Centre,

Contact Number: 011-40759000/011-69227700

Email ID:

Official Website:


What is the eligibility requirement for the Foreign Nationals to apply for NEET?

Students who are Foreign Nationals should have passed Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English in Class XII with at least 50% marks, as per the regulations of the Medical Council of India. The minimum age limit is 17 years and the maximum age limit is 25 years.

Is NEET 2024 Syllabus has been revised?

Yes, NMC has announced a revised syllabus for NEET UG 2024 on the official website at

My Aadhar card is invalid, can I apply for NEET?

Yes, the NTA has officially announced that Aadhar card is not a mandatory document for registration purposes. You can apply for NEET with any other government ID.

My OBC certificate is 8 months old, do I need to get a new OBC certificate before applying for the NEET?

No, it is not necessary. You can apply since the certificate is not more than a year old.

Who is eligible for 15% All India Quota Seats in NEET 2024?

Indian Nationals, Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs), Persons of, Indian Origin (PIOs), Foreign Nationals are eligible for the 15% All India Quota Seats.

Who will conduct the counselling for NEET All India Quota seats?

For 15% All India Quota seats, counselling will be conducted by the Directorate General of Health Services.

I belong to the SC category, what is the upper age limit for SC/ST candidates to apply for the NEET exam?

30 years is the upper age limit for SC/ST candidates to apply for the NEET exam.

What is the minimum qualification required to apply for NEET 2024 exam?

The candidate must have qualified class XII exams or an equivalent degree in order to apply for the NEET. The candidate must have studied science in his/her school.

What are the compulsory subjects that the candidate needs to have studied in Class XII to appear for NEET 2024 exam?

Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology should have been studied by the candidates in class XII mandatorily. Students belonging to the general category should secure a minimum of 50% and the minimum aggregate for SC/ST/OBC is 45%.

Is it possible to ask NTA to revaluate your response sheet after the declaration of NEET result?

NTA will not entertain any requests to revaluate NEET 2024 scorecards.

How to calculate the NEET Percentile Score?

The formula used to calculate the NEET percentile score is NEET Percentile = 100 * (Number of candidates with their raw score equal to or less than the candidate / Total number of candidates who appeared for NEET).

When will NEET official answer key 2024 by NTA be released?

NTA will release NEET 2024 provisional answer keys and OMR sheet in Jun 2024.

When will NEET UG 2024 result be declared?

NEET UG 2024 result will be announced on Jun 14, 2024, along with cut off and toppers list.

How to challenge NEET answer key 2024?

After the release of the provisional NEET answer key 2024, candidates will be able to raise objections against the provisional answer key by submitting the supporting documents and paying a requisite fee. NTA will open the answer key objection window for a particular time period, and no challenges will be accepted after the window is closed.

How to allot marks with NEET 2024 question paper with answer key PDF?

NEET answer key 2024 must be compared with your response sheets to allot marks. Add 4 marks for the correct answer and reduce 1 mark each for an incorrect answer. No marks to be allotted for unattempted questions or questions with multiple responses.

What is NEET exam?

NEET is an entrance examination for students who wish to study undergraduate and postgraduate medical courses (MBBS, MD, MS) and dental courses (BDS, MDS) in any government, private, or dental colleges in India.

Is it possible to change the option of language once the NEET 2024 Application Form is submitted?

No, it is not possible to change the language option after the NEET Application Form is submitted because the Exam Centres will be allotted based on the medium of question paper that the candidates choose.


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