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NEET UG 2024 Exam Date, Eligibility, Syllabus, Preparation Tips

By admin | Last Updated Nov, 2023

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NEET UG 2024 (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test)

The National Testing Agency (NTA) publishes the NEET UG 2024 Exam eligibility requirements in the informational brochure on the official website at for all medical aspirants. In order to guarantee they meet the standards and improve their chances of success as 2024 approaches near, prospective applicants must get familiar with the NEET eligibility requirements. Every year, for 3 hours and 20 minutes, the offline NEET UG 2023 exam is administered. NEET UG 2023 will be used to admit candidates to programs like MBBS, BDS, BSc Nursing, BAMS, Veterinary, and additional medical/paramedical ones. Candidates who intend to take medical entrance exams should be fully aware of the requirements for the NTA NEET 2024. On this page, below, you can see the full list of 2024 NEET qualifying requirements.

Overview of NEET UG 2024 Exam

Exam NameNational Eligibility Cum Entrance Test
LevelNational Level Exam
CoursesMBBS, BDS, Nursing, AYUSH etc
Organizing BodyNTA
Exam Date5th May 2024
Duration3 hours and 20 Minutes
Application ModeOnline

Exam dates for NEET 2024

Candidates can check the official NEET exam dates for 2024 in the table below:

EventsDates (Announced)
Release of application form1st week of March 2024
Last date to submit the application1st week of April 2024
Last date for application fee payment1st week of April 2024
Correction windowApril 2024
Issue of admit cardLast week of April 2024
Exam date5th May 2024
Answer key availableWithin one week after the exam
Answer key objection windowMay 2024
Result announcementJune 2024
Counseling beginJuly 2024

Application for NEET 2024

Check out the section below for information about NEET 2024 registration:

  • NTA will only offer the option of filling out the application form online.
  • While filling out the application, candidates must have a valid mobile number and email address because they will be confirmed through an OTP.
  • Beginning in the first week of March 2024, the NEET UG 2024 application form will be accessible.
  • Steps in the application procedure include filling out the application form, attaching supporting papers, and paying the money.
  • Candidates must upload their photos, signatures, fingerprints from their left and right hands, thumbprints, and any other required documents in the format required.
  • Only in some specifics can NTA also offer the correctional facility.
  • The application form must be filed by the first week of April 2024.
  • The registered Email ID will receive a copy of the confirmation page after the application has been submitted in its entirety.

NEET 2024 eligibility criteria

Before registering for the NEET exam, students must make sure they meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Age Criteria: Applicants must be at least 17 years old on or before December 31st of the admission year.
  • There won’t be an age restriction for the NEET exam, according to the NMC.
  • Nationality: Applicants may be an Indian Citizen, a Non-Resident Indian (NRI), an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), or a Foreign National.
  • Qualification Exam: You must pass a qualifying exam from any reputable board that is equivalent to the 12th grade. Candidates who are appearing may also apply.
  • Subjects: In the qualifying test, candidates must take Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English.
  • Percentage: Passing the qualifying exam with a minimum of 50% for general/EWS and 40% for reserved categories is required.
  • Candidates must also pass the NEET exam if they plan to enroll in UG medical programs at foreign colleges or universities.
  • For admission, there is a 15% All India Quota available for applicants from the UTs of J&K and Ladakh.

Application Fee:

Payment for the application fee will be made online through a payment gateway (such as net Banking, a credit card, a debit card, or UPI, for example).

There won’t be an offline option for paying the fee.

The candidate is responsible for covering any processing fees and Goods and Services Tax (GST), as determined by the appropriate authority.

The application fee is listed below for several categories:

CategoryFee in India (In Rs.)Fee outside India (In Rs.)
GeneralRs. 1700/-                     Rs. 9500/-
General-EWS/ OBC-NCLRs. 1600/-
SC/ST/PwBD/Third GenderRs. 1000/-

Documents needed to complete the application form include:

  • Recent passport-size photo of the candidate
  • Postcard-size Image
  • Signature
  • Right and left hands Impression of fingers and thumb
  • Category Certificate, if applicable
  • Certificate of Citizenship, if applicable
  • PwBD Certificate, if applicable
  • Address Proof (Present and Permanent Address)                      

NEET 2024 Application Process

The application process for NEET UG 2024 is outlined below in step-by-step detail:

  • Step 1: Go to the NEET UG 2024 official website.
  • Step 2: Select “NEET (UG) 2024 Registration”
  • Step 3: Select the “New Registration” button.
  • Step 4: Fill out the registration form completely and press the “Submit” button.
  • Step 5: Fill out the remaining information in the application after receiving the application number.
  • Step 6: Upload the necessary documents in the application form.
  • Step 7: Use an online payment method to submit your application cost.
  • Step 8: The confirmation page will be generated after the fee has been paid.
  • Step 9: Print the confirmation paper and save it for later use.                            

NEET Exam Pattern for 2024

Here are the specifics of the NEET 2024 exam’s exam pattern:

  • Mode: The test will be administered using a pen and paper format.
  • Duration: The exam will last a total of three hours and twenty minutes.
  • Language: A total of 13 languages, including English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, & Urdu, will be used for the exam.
  • Type of Questions: There will be multiple choice questions (MCQs) on the NEET exam. The question paper’s Section B will include options.
  • Marking System: Each right answer will receive 4 points.
  • Negative Marking: Each wrong answer will result in a loss of one mark.         

The subject-wise weighting of the questions for the NEET 2024 exam is provided here.    

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMarks
Physics35 (Section A)140
 15 (Section B)40
Chemistry35 (Section A)140
 15 (Section B)   40
Botany 35 (Section A)140
 15 (Section B)40
Zoology35 (Section A)   140
 15 (Section B)40
Total 720 marks

Application Correction for NEET 2024

NTA will open the correctional facility following the completion of the application form filling process. The rectification period for NEET 2024 applications will begin in April 2024. Only in select instances will there be online correction facility available.

Candidates must carefully consider the question paper’s media because it cannot be changed afterward. Corrections will be made by logging in and entering the necessary login information. Candidates have the allotted time to revise their application.            

NEET Syllabus for 2024

The National Medical Commission, or NMC, has announced the course syllabus. The NEET Syllabus 2024 covers a wide range of topics from the biology, chemistry, and physics disciplines. Candidates must follow the NMC-recommended study plan as they get ready for the exam.

The following are some of the key NEET UG Syllabus topics:

  • Physics: Physical world and measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body, Gravitation, Properties of Bulk Matter, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, etc.
  • Chemistry: Atomic structure, solutions, classifying elements and periodicity in properties, electrochemistry, chemical bonding and molecular structure, chemical kinetics, states of matter: gases and liquids, surface chemistry, thermodynamics, general principles and processes of element isolation, etc.
  • Biology: Diversity of the Living World, Reproduction, Animal and Plant Structure and Function, Genetics and Evolution, Biology and Human Welfare, Plant Physiology, Biotechnology and Its Applications, Human Physiology, Ecology and Environment, etc.

Admit Card for NEET 2024

Several days before the test, the NEET Admit Card 2024 will be made available. In the final week of April 2024, it will be released. One must log in using their application number, password, or D.O.B. and password in order to download the admission card. Candidates are urged to safeguard their login information for convenience.

Before admit cards, the authority will also distribute an exam city slip. It must be downloaded because it will be just as crucial as the entrance ticket. All exam-related information, including the candidate’s name, roll number, exam time, location, and instructions, is contained on the admit card. Candidates must read the instructions carefully and adhere to them in order to avoid being disqualified from the exam. A student must arrive at the exam site with their admission card and one form of identification.

NEET 2024 Answer Key

The NEET 2024 answer key will be made accessible online. Within a week of the exam, NTA will release the NEET Answer Key. The official will first make the tentative answer key public. Additionally, applicants will have a limited window of opportunity to object to the provisional answer key. Once that window has passed, the official answer key will be made available.

Additionally, there will be a cost of Rs. 200 per question when challenges are made against the answer key. Make sure the fee is non-refundable in all circumstances. Additionally, the answer key that has been decided upon following the tasks will be taken into consideration.

Results for NEET 2024

The 2024 NEET Results will be released in June of that year. Candidates will have access to it online. To check the result, you will need your roll number and DOB as your login credentials. NTA will release the results based on the final solution key.

The results will include all information, including the candidate’s name, roll number, parent’s name, the marks earned in each subject, the overall score, and the status of the results. Candidates are urged to download and safely store a printout of their results because many medical colleges may need it for admission.

Reservation Standards for NEET 2024

Seats will be allocated according to the following criteria under the 15% All India Quota (AIQ):


NEET Cutoff 2024

The various institutions & government body will each independently issue the NEET 2024 cut off criterion. The minimum score needed to pass the exam is known as the cutoff mark. It will be created separately for general, SC, ST, and OBC categories.

Along with the results, the NEET cut off will be made public. The scores earned, the exam’s level of difficulty, the availability of seats, the cutoff from the previous year, and other variables all determine the cutoff. The authority will also announce the cutoff for categories with AIQ seats below 15%.

NEET 2024 Counseling

NEET The year 2024’s counseling will take place in July. The counseling process will get started online. Candidates whose names will be included in the merit list must attend counseling. Registration, choice selection, and seat assignment are a few of the counseling process’s different steps.

The state counseling authority would hold separate counseling sessions for the 85% state quota and the 15% all-India quota. The 15% AIQ, Deemed Universities/Central Universities/Seats of ESIC & AFMC, including BHU & AMU, will be managed by the Medical Council Committee (MCC), which will also oversee the counseling process.

At the time of counseling, the following papers will be needed for verification:    

  • Mark sheet for classes 10 and 12.
  • Passing certificates for classes 10 and 12
  • Admit Card for NEET
  • Rank letter or NEET Rank Card
  • Category certification, if necessary
  • D.O.B. Proof
  • ID card
  • Several passport-size images

Tips for Studying for NEET 2024

Candidates can improve their exam results by using the following helpful NEET preparation advice:

  • It is important for students to educate themselves on the official syllabus and examination format.
  • Make brief notes as you study for the exam so that they will be useful when it comes time to revise.
  • Daily solve exam papers from the previous year.
  • You can evaluate your performance by practicing online mock exams.
  • During the preparations, choose a balanced diet and set up a regular sleep plan.
  • Keep your confidence in your planning and avoid tension.