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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    NEET UG 2022
  • Mode of Conduction
    Offline (Pen and Paper)
  • Exam Duration
    200 minutes (3 hours and 20 minutes)
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
  • Total Marks
  • Total No. of Questions
    200 (180 to be attempted)
  • No. of Sections
    4; Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology
  • Medium of the exam
    13 languages- Hindi, English, Urdu, Odia, Bengali, Assamese, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi
  • Marking Scheme
    +4: Correct; -1: Incorrect
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    6th April 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    6th April 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    15th May 2022 (11:50 PM)
  • Last Date of Payment of Application Fee
    15th May 2022 (11:50 PM)
  • Form Correction Window Opens
    3rd Week of May 2022
  • Form Correction Last Date
    3rd Week of May 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    1st week of July 2022
  • Declaration of Result
    August/ September 2022
  • Exam Date
    17th July 2022
  • Counselling Process Starts
    November 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

NEET 2022 Eligibility Criteria must be fulfilled by all the candidates who are planning to appear for the upcoming examination. NMC has revised NEET 2022 Eligibility Criteria. On March 9, NMC announced the revision in NEET 2022 Eligibility. The upper age limit of 25 years has been scrapped.

NEET Age Limit

The minimum NEET age limit required to apply for the exam is that the candidate must have completed 17 years as of December 31, 2022.
Earlier, candidates above 25 years of age were not allowed to appear for the exam however, the criteria have now been officially scrapped.
There is no limit on the number of attempts that a candidate can take the exam every year.

NEET Education Qualification

Class 10+2 in PCB and English from a recognized board with a minimum of 50% marks for the general category candidates.
Reserved category candidates can apply for the exam with 40% marks in PCB.
If a candidate has opted for biology as an additional subject in Class 12 is also eligible to apply for the exam.

NEET Nationality

Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for the exam.
NRIs, OCIs, PIOs & Foreign Nationals are also eligible to appear for the exam.

NEET Attempts

There is no limit on the number of times a candidate can appear for NEET.
Candidates who are 17 years and above can take any number of NEET Attempts provided they fulfil other eligibility criteria.

NEET 2022 Application Form

NEET 2022 Registration is completely online and the application forms have been released on the official website- neet.nta.nic.in. The details on how to fill out NEET 2022 Application forms, NEET application fees, documents required, etc., are mentioned below.

The registration process for NEET-UG 2022 is going to start on 02 April 2022. Below mentioned points have to follow strictly by each & every candidate while filling up the application form.

  • Candidates should have to apply online for NEET-UG 2022.
  • Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as given in the information bulletin and on the website.
  • Fill in the online application form Part-I and note down the registration number.
  • Upload images of photograph and signature in JPG format in Part II of the application.
  • Make a payment of fee through Debit/Credit Card or download Challan for payment in the designated accounts of Canara Bank / Syndicate Bank/e-Post Office at Part III.
  • Take a printout of confirmation page(s) at Part IV of the online application format to send to CBSE along with a copy of proof of fee deposited, if a fee is deposited through Challan mode
  • Candidates must have to take four copies of the confirmation page of the online application, for further use in future.
  • Candidates have to keep the original receipt issued by the post office for having dispatched the application form
  • Proof of fee paid
  • The completed application form must reach the below address
Exam Pattern

As per NEET Exam Pattern 2022, the question paper will comprise 200 questions (180 to be attempted). Candidates must go through the latest exam pattern to prepare a sound preparation strategy for the NEET exam.

Medium of NEET UG exam: NEET question paper is conducted in 13 languages including Hindi, English, and 11 other regional languages- Odia, Assamese, Kannada, Bengali, Marathi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Punjabi, and Urdu.

Mode of the Exam: NEET 2022 is an offline examination and will be conducted in the pen-paper mode in various exam centers at 543+ test cities across India. The exam will also be held in 14 exam cities abroad.

Number of Questions: The question paper for the NEET exam will consist of 200 MCQs out of which you have to answer only 180.

Number of Subjects: NEET exam has 3 major subjects- Chemistry, Physics, and Biology. The subject of Biology is further divided into Botany and Zoology. Each subject has 50 questions (45 to be attempted).

Marking Pattern in NEET exam: Each question carries 4 marks in the NEET exam. There is a negative marking of 1 mark for each incorrect answer in the exam. However, no marks are deducted for leaving a question unattempted

NEET UG Total Marks: The paper will be for a total of 720 marks.

NEET Exam Duration: The maximum time awarded to complete NEET 2022 exam is 3 hours and 20 minutes (200 minutes). Also, there is no sectional time limit.
Subject-wise Distribution of Questions: Tabulated below is the subject-wise distribution of questions for the NEET 2022 exam:

Subject Sections and Questions
NEET Biology Exam Pattern Zoology: Section A – 35, Section B – 15,
Botany: Section A – 35, Section B – 15
NEET Physics Exam Pattern Physics: Section A – 35, Section B – 15
NEET Chemistry Exam Pattern Chemistry: Section A – 35, Section B – 15
Internal Choice in Paper Attempt any 10 questions out of 15 in section B

NEET Marking Scheme 2022

Based on NEET marking scheme, for every correct answer candidates will get +4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect one. No marks will be deducted or awarded for unattempted questions.

Subject Section No. of Questions Marks Marking Scheme
NEET Physics Exam Pattern A 35 140
  • Total Marks: 720
  • For Correct Answer: +4
  • For Incorrect Answer: -1
B 15 40
NEET Chemistry Exam Pattern A 35 140
B 15 40
NEET Biology Exam Pattern (Botany + Zoology) A 35 + 35 140 + 140
B 15 + 15 40 + 40

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