NEET 2024 - Counselling Schedule (Soon), Seat Allotment, Merit List

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has declared centre-wise NEET result 2024 on the official website: exams.nta.ac.in/NEET. A link to download centre-wise NEET result 2024 is provided below. The Supreme Court directed to publish centre-wise NEET 2024 result by July 20 masking the candidate's identities. The decision was taken after the hearing on NEET 2024 result controversies on July 18. The NEET counselling 2024 is expected to begin from July 24. However, the detailed MCC NEET counselling schedule is yet to be released.

Earlier, The authority announced the NEET UG 2024 re-exam result on June 30. Candidates who appeared for the re-test can download their scorecards at exams.nta.ac.in/NEET. The NEET final answer key for re-test was released on June 30 in the PDF form. A link to download the NTA NEET 2024 retest result is provided below. The provisional NEET answer key 2024 for re-test was released on June 28. The challenge window for the re-exam NEET UG 2024 was opened till June 29 (up to 11 PM) at exams.nta.ac.in/NEET. A link to challenge the NEET answer key was provided here.
Download NEET 2024 revised scorecard here

The NTA conducted the NEET re-exam on June 23. Out of 1563 candidates, only 813 students appeared for the NEET re-exam. These 1563 candidates were compensated for the loss of time by NEET grace marks which sparked a row over this decision. Amid the protest and allegations of the NEET 2024 scam, NTA has decided to take the NEET re-exam on June 23. These 1563 candidates were given the choice to either give a NEET re-exam or their revised scorecards without the grace marks will be considered for the counselling process. The NEET Counselling 2024 is likely to be commenced on July 6.
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NTA declared the NEET result 2024 on June 4 and also released the NEET cut-off marks. The final answer key for NEET UG 2024 is available on its official website exams.nta.ac.in. The NTA NEET final answer key is available in PDF form. Candidates can access the final answer key for the NEET 2024 on the official website. The provisional NTA NEET answer key 2024 was released on May 29 and could be challenged till May 31. The official NEET 2024 answer key PDF along with the OMR sheet can be used to calculate the probable scores before the NEET result. The NTA conducted the NEET UG exam on May 5, 2024, for over 24 lakh students.

As per the current NMC data, over 1 lakh MBBS seats, 26,949 BDS seats, 52,720 AYUSH seats, 603 BVSc & AH, 1,899 AIIMS seats and 249 JIPMER seats will be granted in 612 medical and 315 dental colleges based on NEET 2024 scores. Read more details on NEET UG 2024, including dates, eligibility requirements, exam pattern, the application process, admit cards, answer keys, results, counselling, and other vital information.

NEET 2024 highlights

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

NEET 2024 dateMay 5, 2024
Courses offeredMBBS, BDS, AYUSH, BVSc & AH

Number of registered candidates for NEET 2024

2406079

Number of candidates appeared in NEET 2024

2333297

NEET official website

exams.nta.ac.in/NEET/

neet.ntaonline.in

Who will conduct NEET exam 2024?

NEET 2024 was conducted in the offline mode which is pen and paper-based by the National Testing Agency (NTA). Over 24 lakh aspirants appeared for NEET UG for admission to MBBS, BDS, BSc nursing and AYUSH courses. While NTA is responsible for conducting the exam, the NEET seats in India will be granted by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) through All India Quota counselling and by the state conducting bodies for 85% state quota counselling sessions.

NEET 2024 dates

A detailed understanding of the schedule will keep candidates up to date on key events such as the NEET application form, correction window, admit card, and NEET exam date. Check the table below for the NTA NEET 2024 dates.

NEET UG exam dates 2024

Events

NEET 2024 dates

NEET 2024 notification

February 9 2024

NEET 2024 registration date

February 9 2024

Last date to apply for NEET application form 2024

March 16, 2024 (up to 10:50 PM)

NEET 2024 correction window date

March 18 to 20, 2024 (up to 11:50 PM)

Re-opening of NEET 2024 registrationApril 9 to April 10 (up to 10:50 PM)
Re-opening of NEET correction window 2024April 11 to April 12 (up to 11:50 PM)

NEET intimation slip 2024

April 24, 2024

Release of NEET-UG admit card

May 1, 2024

NEET exam date 2024

May 5, 2024

NEET 2024 answer key challenge datesMay 29 to 31, 2024
NEET final answer keyJune 3, 2024

Result declaration

June 4, 2024

Release of NEET re-exam admit cardJune 20, 2024
NEET re-examJune 23, 2024
NEET re-exam provisional answer key challenge datesJune 28 to 29, 2024
NEET re-exam final answer key release date
June 30, 2024
NEET re-exam resultJune 30, 2024
Centre-wise NEET 2024 resultJuly 20, 2024

Commencement of NEET UG counselling

July 24, 2024 (expected)

NTA NEET 2024 eligibility criteria

Applicants must comply with NEET eligibility criteria 2024 before filling out the application form. The following are the NEET 2024 eligibility criteria:

  • Minimum age requirement: Candidates must have completed 17 years by 31 December 2024 to appear for NEET 2024.

  • 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 2024.

  • Subjects studied: Aspirants interested in applying for NTA NEET 2024 must have studied physics, chemistry, biology, and English at a recognised 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 2024 application process

The NEET application process is a five-step process candidates need to follow to apply. The documents and details candidates should keep handy when filling out the NEET application form 2024 should be reviewed beforehand.

The last date for NEET 2024 registration is March 9 and every candidate wishing to appear for the test must fill out the form before the last date.

NEET application process 2024- Steps to follow

  • Registration for the NEET 2024
  • Filling out the application form
  • Uploading of images
  • Application fee payment
  • Forms for the NEET are to be printed

Documents required for NEET 2024 application form

  • 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.

Also check: Document Required For NEET 2024 Application Form

NEET admit card 2024

The NTA issued the admit cards for the NEET-UG 2024 to successfully registered candidates only. The NTA NEET admit card 2024 is a vital document for applicants and admission authorities during the admissions process. For downloading the NEET exam admit card 2024, candidates must provide their application number, date of birth, and security pin. By entering this information, candidates who successfully register can download their NEET admit card 2024. A PDF version of the NEET hall tickets displays all the information entered in the NEET application form 2024.

Details included in NEET 2024 admit card

The NEET admit cards contain some details that candidates should check before downloading. 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 2024 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 2024 exam pattern

Before taking the test, applicants must be familiar with the NEET exam pattern 2024. Detailed information about the NEET exam pattern, including the length, number, and weightage of questions, as well as its marking scheme, can be found in 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 2024 marking scheme

  • +4 marks for a correct answer

  • -1 marks for an incorrect answer

  • 0 marks for an unattempted answer


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NEET 2024 syllabus

The National Medical Commission (NMC), an independent government agency, is in charge of designing the NEET-UG syllabus. Getting a comprehensive understanding of the NEET UG syllabus is essential for preparing for the undergraduate medical entrance examination. A complete set of topics, including Physics, Chemistry, and Biology from classes 11 and 12, is covered in the NEET syllabus 2024. Below are the links that give a breakdown of the subject-wise syllabus for NEET 2024.

  • NEET 2024 syllabus for Physics
  • NEET 2024 syllabus for Biology
  • NEET 2024 syllabus for Chemistry
  • NEET Deleted Syllabus 2024

NEET 2024 question paper

The NEET previous year question paper will help the candidates to prepare better for the NEET exam. Candidates can download the NEET question paper 2023 to know the exam pattern, difficulty level, and the types of questions asked in NEET previous year question paper. In NEET UG 2024, the question paper of NEET 2024 will consist of 200 multiple-choice questions, of which candidates will have to solve only 180 questions.

NEET mock test 2024

The NEET mock test assists aspirants in grasping the actual exam. The test series for NEET 2024 are prepared by experts which carry questions from subjects such as physics, chemistry, and biology. The mock test for NEET 2024 can be useful to improve time management skills and speed of the aspirants in the NEET UG exam. The NTA mock test 2024 will familiarise aspirants with the exam pattern, difficulty level and other important details.

Preparation tips for NEET 2024

  • Studying the essential topics first is the most effective course of action. It is recommended to take Biology and another subject at the same time. The result will be more topics covered in a shorter period.

  • Spend some time reading NCERT line by line. Highlight key facts while taking notes. Following the completion of NCERT, you should study extra study material in the form of books and preparation websites. Also, be sure to take note of any references you find in these sources.

  • Diagrams are an instrumental part of NEET preparation 2024. Be sure to memorize every Biology diagram so you can comprehend the topic more effectively. Retention of information is easier with pictures.

  • In physics, it is essential to solving as many questions as possible. It is also recommended to create a spreadsheet containing all the formulas and laws discussed in each chapter.

  • To learn chemistry effectively, you need to memorize chemical equations and diagrams. As soon as you have completed each chemistry chapter, make a sheet containing chemical equations and formulas of that chapter.

NEET 2024 answer key

Using the NEET answer key releases by NTA, candidates can estimate their probable NEET 2024 score. A candidate should consult the answer key to assess one's performance in NEET 2024. For candidates who wish to challenge the questions, a non-refundable processing fee of Rs 200 applies. The NEET UG final answer key is released a few hours before results are announced. Candidates cannot challenge the NTA NEET 2024 final answer key under any circumstances.

NEET 2024 result

The NTA has released the NEET UG result on neet.ntaonline.in in the form of scorecards. The NEET 2024 scorecard contains the information about candidates, their qualifications and marks, their AIR, their category, and their 15% All India Quota. Additionally, the scorecard includes the qualifying NEET cutoff scores for candidates from the general, SC, ST, and OBC categories. NEET result information is presented in the following table.

NEET result overview

Particulars

Details

NTA NEET official website

exams.nta.ac.in/NEET/

NEET 2024 result can be downloaded

Up to 90 days from the date of the NEET result 2024

Validity of result

For the academic session 2024-24

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

Admission through NEET 2024 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 2024

Category

NEET 2024 Cut-off Percentile

NEET Cutoff Scores 2024

General

50th

720-164

General-PH

45th

163-146

SC/ST/OBC

40th

163-129

SC/OBC-PH

40th

145-129

ST-PH

40th

141-129

NEET 2024 counselling

The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) conducts NEET counselling based on NEET 2024 scores for 15% of all AIQ seats in government colleges and 100% for deemed/central universities, ESIC/AFMS, AIIMS, and JIPMER. The state counselling authorities conduct counselling for the remaining 85% of state quota seats.

The NEET AIQ counselling 2024 process comprises four rounds: rounds 1, 2, mop-up, and stray vacancies. A seat gets allocated according to the choices selected by applicants, the rank in the NEET 2024, and the availability of seats and reservations. NEET UG 2024 counselling process includes registering, choosing courses, and paying the registration fee.

Applicants who qualify as part of the NEET 2024 All India Quota, are eligible to participate in the counselling process. It must ne noted that candidates need to upload various documents required for NEET counselling. The vacant seats after round two in NEET 2024 counselling in AIQ will be returned to the respective states.

The AIQ for NEET counselling 2024 includes 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

Is it compulsory to take the NEET exam?

The difficulty of NEET exam can vary based on individual preparation, knowledge, and skills. Candidates need to focus on thorough and consistent preparation, regardless of the perceived difficulty level. In India, the NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) exam is mandatory for students who wish to pursue undergraduate medical (MBBS/BDS) and dental courses in government or private medical colleges across the country. Through NEET, AYUSH and BVSc & AH seats in India are also granted admission.

What is the NEET exam for?

The NEET exam is conducted in India for several purposes:

  1. Admission to Medical and Dental Colleges: NEET is the entrance examination for admission to undergraduate medical (MBBS) and dental (BDS) courses in government and private medical colleges across India. It standardizes the admissions process and ensures that candidates are selected based on merit.

  2. Admission to AYUSH Courses: NEET is also applicable for admission to undergraduate AYUSH courses (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homoeopathy) in various colleges across the country.

  3. Admission to Veterinary and other Allied Sciences: Some states and universities consider NEET scores for admissions to veterinary science and other allied health science courses.

Which stream students can take the NEET exam 2024?

The NEET exam in India is primarily for students who have pursued the Science stream in their 10+2 education. Specifically, students who have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as their main subjects in the 10+2 curriculum are eligible for the NEET exam.