NEET 2023 - Exam Date, Preparation Tips, Study Material, Time Table

NEET 2023 - Exam Date, Preparation Tips, Study Material, Time Table

NEET 2023: The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET 2023) for medical, dental, AYUSH and nursing courses in India. The NEET 2023 is a pen and paper-based exam in 13 languages that covers Physics, Chemistry, and Biology from class 11 and 12 syllabi.

As per the latest NEET seats, data obtained from both the National Medical Commission (NMC) and the Dental Council of India (DCI), 91,927 MBBS seats, 26,949 BDS seats, 52,720 AYUSH seats, and 603 BVSc & AH seats are available, along with 1,899 AIIMS and 249 JIPMER seats in 612 medical and 315 dental colleges.

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NTA NEET 2023 will be held for over 18 lakh medical students in around 497 cities in India and 14 cities abroad. Read the article below for more information about the NEET 2023 notification, dates, eligibility, exam pattern, the application process, admit card, answer key, result, counselling and other vital details.

NTA NEET 2023 highlights

Here are the key highlights of NTA NEET 2023, which can help prepare for the medical entrance examination.

Particulars

Details

Exam name

National Eligibility cum Entrance test

Conducting body

National Testing Agency

Minimum eligibility

10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology

Minimum age

17 years age

Number of registered candidates (as per 2022)

18,72,341

Number of candidates appeared ( as per 2022)

16,14777

Official website

neet.nta.nic.in

NEET 2023 Exam Dates

A detailed understanding of the schedule of NEET 2023 will keep candidates up to date on critical events such as the NEET application form, correction window, admit card, and exam date. Check the table below for NEET exam dates 2023 for important dates.

NEET Exam dates 2023

Events

NEET 2023 dates

NEET 2023 exam notification

To be announced

NEET 2023 registration date

To be announced

Last date to fill NEET application form 2023

To be announced

Last date for application fee payment

To be announced

NEET 2023 correction window date

To be announced

Allotted exam city details

To be announced

Release of NEET-UG admit card

To be announced

NEET 2023 exam date

To be announced

Result declaration

To be announced

Commencement of NEET UG counselling

To be announced

NEET 2023 eligibility criteria

NEET eligibility criteria 2023 must be followed before applicants fill out the application form. NEET 2023 eligibility criteria is as follows:

  • Minimum age requirement: Candidates must have completed 17 years by 31 December 2023 to appear for NEET 2023.

  • Nationality: Candidates must be Indian citizens, Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), or Foreign Nationals.

  • Educational qualifications: Students who have either passed or who are appearing in 10+2 or equivalent are eligible to apply for NEET-UG 2023.

  • Subjects studied: Aspirants interested in applying for NEET 2023 must have studied physics, chemistry, biology, and English at a recognized board.

  • Qualification exam marks: Candidates must score at least 50% in physics, chemistry, and biology in the qualifying examination. For candidates from SC, ST, and OBC-NCL categories, the minimum mark requirement is 40%.

NEET 2023 application process

NEET application process is a 5-step process that candidates should follow to fill out the NEET application form 2023. Candidates are advised to check the list of documents and details to keep handy before filling out the NEET application form 2023.

NEET application process for 2023 - Steps to follow

  • NEET 2023 registration

  • Filing of application form

  • Uploading of images

  • Payment of application fee

  • Print NEET application form

NEET application form required documents

  • One valid identity proof, such as Aadhaar card, ration card, bank account passbooks, passports, or any other government photo ID card.

  • Personal details: Detailed information about the candidate and parents, such as their name, date of birth, permanent address, active email address, and mobile number.

  • Images: An image of a recent passport-sized photograph, a postcard-sized photograph, a signature, and the impression of the left thumb.

NEET admit card 2023

The NTA issues the admit cards for the NEET-UG 2023 for students who successfully registers for the exam. In the admission process, the NTA NEET admit card 2023 is an essential document for both the authorities and applicants. Candidate registration number, date of birth, and security pin are the only information needed to download the NEET exam admit card 2023. By entering this information, only successfully registered candidates can download their NEET exam admit cards 2023. On the NEET hall tickets in PDF format, the details filled out in the NEET application form 2023 will be printed.

NEET 2023 admit Card - Details included

NEET admit cards contain some details that candidates should cross-check when downloading them. These are:

  • Name of the Candidate

  • Father’s name

  • Date of birth

  • Gender

  • Application number

  • Roll number

  • QR code

  • Category of applicant

  • Sub-category

  • NEET 2023 exam date and time

  • Reporting time and time for last entry

  • Address of aspirant

  • Language (medium) of question paper

  • NEET exam centre name and address

  • Exam centre number

  • Passport size photograph (uploaded in the application form)

  • Signature (uploaded during registration)

  • The IP address and date of downloading of admit card

  • Space to paste passport size photograph (same as used during registration)

  • Signature of the candidate (to be done in the exam hall in front of the invigilator)

  • Signature of parent

  • NEET-UG senior director signature

  • Other general instructions to be followed

NEET 2023 exam pattern

It is necessary to know the NEET exam pattern 2023 before appearing for the exam. For more information about the NEET exam pattern, including the exam duration, the type and number of questions asked, the weightage of marks from each section, and the marking scheme, please refer to the table below.

NEET exam pattern

Particulars

Details

Mode of exam

Offline

Duration of exam

3.20 hours

Total number of questions

200 questions out of which candidates have to attempt 180

Total marks

720 marks

Sections

3 sections - Physics, Chemistry, Biology

Physics

Number of questions

35 + 15 questions

Sectional marks

180 marks

Chemistry

Number of questions

35 + 15 questions

Sectional marks

180 marks

Biology

Number of questions

100 questions

Sectional marks

360 marks

NEET 2023 Marking scheme

  • +4 marks for a correct answer

  • -1 marks for an incorrect answer

  • 0 marks for an unattempted answer


NEET 2023 syllabus

The National Medical Commission (NMC), an independent organisation, designed the NEET-UG syllabus. A thorough understanding of the NEET UG syllabus is essential for preparing for the undergraduate medical entrance examination. The NEET syllabus 2023 covers topics from the Physics, Chemistry, and Biology curricula for classes 11 and 12. Check the subject-wise syllabus for NEET 2023 from the links mentioned below.

  • NEET 2023 syllabus for Physics

  • NEET 2023 syllabus for Biology

NEET 2023 preparation tips

  • Taking Biology and one other subject at the same time, is recommended. The strongest topics with the most weight should be studied first. This will allow you to cover more topics in a shorter period.

  • Take the time to read NCERT line by line. Make notes while marking important facts with a highlighter. Study extra study material in the form of books and preparation websites after completing NCERT. Note the references you find in these sources as well.

  • Learn every diagram by heart in the Biology so you can understand a topic better. Retaining information is more straightforward with pictures. NEET 2023 preparation relies heavily on diagrams.

  • Make sure you solve as many questions as possible in physics. Creating a spreadsheet with all the formulas and laws discussed in each chapter is also recommended.

  • The most effective way to learn chemistry is to memorise chemical equations and diagrams by heart. Make a sheet of chemical equations and formulas that can be used for solving questions after completing each chapter in chemistry.

NEET 2023 Answer key

NTA will release the NEET 2023 official answer key a few days after the conclusion of the exam.

Candidates can estimate their probable score in NEET 2023 using the NEET answer key released by NTA. To evaluate one's performance in the entrance test, a candidate should refer to the NEET 2023 answer key. There is a non-refundable processing fee of Rs 200 per question for candidates who want to challenge the questions.

The final answer key of NEET UG 2023 will be released a few hours before the announcement of the result. It is to be noted that the NTA NEET 2023 final answer key cannot be challenged by the candidate under any circumstances.

NEET result 2023

The NTA will announce the NEET results on neet.nta.nic.in in the scorecard form. NEET 2023 scorecard include candidates' details, qualifying and total marks, AIR, category, 15% All India Quota, and other information. Along with the result, the NTA also mentions the qualifying NEET cutoff scores for candidates of general, SC, ST, and OBC categories on the scorecard. Here is a table containing key information about the NEET results.

NEET result : Overview

Particulars

Details

NTA NEET official website

neet.nta.nic.in

ntaresults.nic.in

nta.ac.in

NEET 2023 result can be downloaded

Up to 90 days from the date of NEET result 2023

Validity of result

For the academic session 2023-24


For candidates wishing to pursue medicine abroad, the NEET result will be valid for three years

Admission through NEET 2023 result

  • 15% All India Quota seats

  • 85% State Quota seats

  • Seats in Deemed Universities

  • Seats in Central Universities

  • Management/NRI seats

  • Central Pool seats

  • 15 AIIMS institutes

  • 2 JIPMER campuses

Courses offered through NEET

MBBS, BDS, BUMS, BAMS, BHMS, BSMS, BNYS, B.V.Sc and AH courses

NEET cutoff

Category

NEET cutoff percentile

NEET cut-off 2023 scores

NEET cut-off 2023 scores

NEET cut-off 2021 scores

NEET cut off 2020 scores

Unreserved

50th percentile

To be announced

To be announced

720-138

720-147

SC/ST/OBC

40th percentile

To be announced

To be announced

137-108

146-113

Unreserved-PH

45th percentile

To be announced

To be announced

137-122

146-129

SC/ST/OBC-PH

40th percentile

To be announced

To be announced

121-108

128-113

NEET 2023 Counselling

Based on NEET 2023 scores, MCC conducts NEET counselling for 15% All India Quotra (AIQ) seats in government colleges and 100% in deemed/central universities, ESIC/AFMS, AIIMS, and JIPMER. The counselling for the remaining 85% state quota seats will be held by the counselling authority of the respective states.

There will be four rounds to the NEET AIQ counselling process in 2023, namely, rounds 1, 2, mop up, and stray vacancies. As part of the NEET UG 2023 counselling session, eligible candidates must register, fill out their course choices, and pay the registration fee. Seats will be allocated based on the choices filled in by applicants, the NEET 2023 rank, and the availability of seats and reservations.

Each candidate, other than candidates from the Union Territory of J&K, who qualify as part of the All India Quota in 2023 will be eligible to participate in the NEET 2023 counselling. The seats left vacant after round 2 of NEET 2023 counselling in AIQ will be returned to the states.

The AIQ for NEET counselling in 2023 will include the following:

  • 15% MBBS/BDS Seats of States

  • 100% MBBS/BDS Seats of BHU

  • 100% MBBS Seats of AIIMS across India

  • All India Quota of JIPMER (Puducherry/ Karaikal)

  • All India Quota seats of AMU/ DU/ VMMC/ ABVIMS

  • All India Quota Seats of Faculty of Dentistry (Jamia Millia Islamia)

  • All India Quota Seats of ESIC