NEET-UG- National Eligibility cum Entrance Test

The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-UG) is being conducted by NTA since 2019 for
admission to the undergraduate medical education, with the approval of the Ministry of Health &
Family Welfare.

The Test pattern of NEET (UG) – 2022 comprises four Subjects. Each subject will consist of two
Section A will consist of 35 Questions and Section B will have 15 Questions, out of these 15
Questions, candidates can choose to attempt any 10 Questions. So, the total number of questions
and utilization of time will remain the same.
The pattern for the NEET (UG) – 2022 Examination for admission in the Session 2022-23 is as follows:
Correct option marked will be given (4) marks and Incorrect option marked will be minus one (-1)
mark. Unattempted/Unanswered Questions will be given no marks. Total marks – 720
NEET (UG) – 2022 is a Pen & Paper-based Test, to be answered on the specially designed machine
gradable OMR sheet using Ball Point Pen provided at the Centre. Moreover tampering with the OMR
at any stage will lead to debarring of the candidature for 3 years.
Medium of the Question Papers: Candidates can opt for a Question Paper in any one of the
following 13 languages:
English ,Hindi ,Assamese, Bengali ,Gujarati ,Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi ,Odia, Tamil ,Telugu ,Urdu
Eligibility for appearing in NEET (UG)
He/she has completed 17 years of age at the time of admission or will complete that age on or
before 31 December of the year of his/her admission to the first year of the Undergraduate Medical
the lower age limit For Candidates of General (UR)/General-EWS born on or before For Candidates
of SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PwBD 31.12.2005 Category
Upper age limit: As per Letter No. U-11022/2/2022-UGMEB, dated 09 March 2022 received from
National Medical Commission (NMC), Under Graduate Medical Education Board (UGMEB) regarding
the upper age limit, that there should be no upper age limit as decided in the fourth NMC meeting
held on 21 October 2021.
Indian Citizens/ Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) intending to pursue Undergraduate Medical
Courses in a foreign Medical/ Dental Institute also need to qualify for NEET (UG).

Quota order for MBBS / BDS
All India Quota Seats
• State Government Quota Seats
• Central Institutions/Universities/Deemed Universities
• State/Management/NRI Quota Seats in Private Medical / Dental Colleges or any Private University
• Central Pool Quota Seats
• All seats including NRI Quota as well as Management Quota, are in private unaided/aided minority
/ non-minority medical colleges.
• AIIMS Institutes across India/JIPMER.
• The Counselling for successful candidates for Seats under 15% All India Quota and 100% including
85% State quota seats of Central Institutions (ABVIMS & RML Hospital/VMMC & Safdarjung
Hospital/ESIC)/ Central Universities (including DU/ BHU /AMU)/ AIIMS/ JIPMER and Deemed
Universities, will be conducted by the MCC/DGHS for Undergraduate Medical / Dental Courses.
MCC only does the registration for AFMC and forwards the data of registered Candidates to AFMC
Authorities for the admission process. DU/BHU and other Universities may use the score for any
other relevant courses being offered by them.
The counselling for admission to the seats under the control of State Governments/ UT
Administrations / State Universities/ Institutions shall be conducted by the designated authorities of
the State Governments as per the notifications issued separately by the authorities concerned.
For all institutions, wherein Counselling is conducted by MCC under the DGHS, the candidates may
refer to the Counselling scheme uploaded on the MCC website, so as to determine their eligibility to
appear in Counselling for subsequent rounds, including in respect of ineligibility on account of
allotment of seats in the previous rounds of Counselling will be as per regulations which provides for
preventing seat blocking in common Counselling for admission to MBBS course.