NEET 2022 - The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for MBBS, AYUSH, veterinary and nursing courses. NEET is India's single largest undergraduate medical entrance examination conducted in pen and paper mode.
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In the NEET paper, students are asked questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology based on class 11 and 12 syllabi. Usually, NEET is conducted annually on the first Sunday of May from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. NTA will announce the NEET 2022 exam date at the official website. The registration of NEET-UG 2022 may commence in the month of December. Candidates fulfilling the NEET eligibility criteria will be eligible to fill the application form.
Every year more than 15 lakh aspirants register for NEET for admission to 83,075 MBBS, 26,949 BDS, 50,720 AYUSH, and 525 veterinary seats along with 1,899 AIIMS MBBS and 249 JIPMER seats. “Early planning and preparation are essential to staying safe.” a quote by Chris Vaccaro. So aspirants who are in class 11 or 12 and want to appear for NEET 2022 must start their preparation from now to get desired result. NEET 2022 preparation in early days will keep aspirants one step ahead from all. Aspirants seeking more details on NEET 2022 notification, dates, eligibility, application, exam pattern, syllabus, preparation tips, timetable, etc. can read the article below.
As it is known to all the NEET 2022 exam is the single entrance test conducted at the UG level for admission to medical, veterinary, and nursing courses. The score of NEET will be used for granting medical admission to :
15% All India Quota (AIQ) seats
85% state quota medical seats
Central and deemed universities
State, management, and NRI quota seats in private colleges
Central pool quota seats
Seats in private unaided, aided minority, and non-minority medical colleges.
Mandatory qualification for candidates willing to pursue MBBS or BDS from a foreign medical institute.
Candidates must check important dates of NEET 2022 to check the schedule for the release of the application form, admit card, exam date, etc. The official schedule of NEET 2022 will be released by NTA, so aspirants have to regularly track the official website.
Notification for NEET 2022
To be announced
Release of NEET 2022 application form
To be announced
Last date to fill NEET application form
To be announced
Release of NEET admit card 2022
To be announced
NEET 2022 exam date
May 2, 2022 (Tentative)
Aspirants who want to appear for NEET 2022, are advised to go through the eligibility criteria. The NEET 2022 eligibility criteria include minimum and maximum age requirement, educational requirement, subjects studied in the qualifying exam, status of the qualifying exam, category, and nationality. Aspirants can go through the below-mentioned requirements, which is mandatory for aspirants to be eligible for NEET.
Minimum age requirement: Candidates who want to appear for NEET 2022 must have completed a minimum of 17 years of age at the time of admission as of 31 December 2022.
Nationality: As per the NEET 2022 eligibility criteria, aspirants have to be Indian Nationals, Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), Persons with Indian Origin (PIO), or Foreign Nationals.
Educational qualifications: Candidates who have either completed or are appearing in 10+2 or equivalent are eligible to appear in NEET-UG 2022.
Subjects studied: To apply for NEET 2022 exam, aspirants will have to study physics, chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English as core subjects from a recognized board.
Minimum marks required in qualifying exam: Candidates must secure at least 50% marks in physics, chemistry, and biology combined in the 10+2 qualifying exam. For SC, ST, OBC-NCL category candidates the minimum marks required are 40%.
NTA will release the NEET 2022 application form and information bulletin on its official website, ntaneet.nic.in. It is expected that to balance the delays in the medical academic calendar, the NEET application form will be released in December 2021. The filling of the NEET application form 2022 is a 5-step process, which can be checked below. However, before filling the NEET 2022 application form candidates must check the list of documents and details to keep handy.
Identity card: IDs such as Aadhaar card, ration card, bank account passbook, passport, or any other government photo ID card.
Personal details: Personal and communication details such as candidate and parents name, date of birth, permanent and corresponding address, active email ID and mobile number.
Images: Scanned images of recent passport size photograph, postcard size photograph, signature, and left thumb impression.
NEET 2022 registration
Filing of application form
Uploading of images
Payment of application fee
Print NEET application form
One of the prerequisites before appearing for the NEET exam is to be familiar with the NEET exam pattern 2022. NEET UG exam is conducted in offline mode that is pen and paper mode. The exam is divided into 3 sections - physics, chemistry, and biology. Check the table below to know details about the NEET exam pattern such as duration of the exam, nature of questions asked, number of questions asked from each section, weightage of marks from each section, and the marking scheme.
Mode of exam
Duration of exam
Total number of questions
3 sections - Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Number of questions
Number of questions
Number of questions
As it is clear by Health Ministry that the syllabus of NEET will remain unchanged. So, the syllabus for NEET exam 2022 will be based on class 11 and 12-course curriculum of 3 subjects - Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Knowing the NEET 2022 syllabus thoroughly will help a lot before starting the NEET preparation. Aspirants can go through the Subject-wise important topics based on the NEET-UG syllabus 2022 as constituted by the NMC are discussed in the table below.
Physics topics class XI
Physics topics class XII
Chemistry topics class XI
Chemistry topics class XII
Biology topics class XI
Biology topics class XII
Referring to the best possible books that can help aspirants to crack the NEET is very important during the preparation stage. NCERT is the most important book for NEET but adding some reference books for study will boost up the level of NEET 2022 preparation. Aspirants should take care that the study material of NEET 2022 should be helpful in clearing the basic concepts and topics and it should also help you to devise a strategy to solve questions quickly. Candidates can check the list of NEET books here.
Concepts of Physics by H. C. Verma
Objective Physics by DC Pandey
Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick, and Walker
Fundamental Physics by Pradeep
Problems in General Physics by IE Irodov
Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon
ABC of Chemistry for Classes 11 and 12 by Modern
Concise Inorganic Chemistry by JD Lee
Dinesh Chemistry Guide
Practise books by VK Jaiswal (Inorganic), MS Chauhan (Organic) and N Awasthi (Physical)
Biology Vol 1 and Vol 2 by Trueman
Objective Biology by Dinesh
Objective Botany by Ansari
Pradeep Guide on Biology
GRB Bathla publications for Biology
Begin with Biology and one other subject simultaneously. Start studying the strongest topics with the most weightage. This way you will cover more topics in less time.
Read NCERT line by line. Mark important facts with a highlighter and make notes simultaneously. After completing NCERT, start reading extra study material available in the form of books, and preparation websites. Also, make notes from these references.
For Biology, learn diagrams by heart to understand a topic. Pictures help you retain the information more effectively. Diagrams are an important factor for NEET 2022 preparation.
For physics, solve as many questions as you can. Additionally, create a chapter-wise formula sheet that comprises all formulas and laws discussed in the chapter.
For chemistry, learn diagrams and chemical equations by heart. After completing every chapter, create a sheet for chemical equations and formulas to be used in solving the questions.
Making a study plan or timetable is easy but its execution is what requires strength for NEET 2022 preparation. Know your most effective hours and start your NEET 2022 preparation in those hours. In order to prepare for NEET 2022, aspirants can follow the below-mentioned timetable which is prepared by the Subject Matter Expert.
Session 1: 3 - 3.5 hours
This session should be of Physics and Chemistry subject
Theory, Sums, Formulae everything should be given equal importance
Do not read the entire chapter at once
Solve it subject topic wise
Make notes as and when required
Session 2: 2 hours
This session should be of Botany or Zoology
Theory and questions both should be done
Refer to two books for theory
One is NCERT and other books can be Trueman or Pradeep’s
Make useful notes
Session 3: 3 hours
Repeat the questions of session 1
Try to solve more questions related to the topic you have studied
Session 4: 2 hours
Again go for Biology
Keep this session light
Plan for the next day