National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is a national-level medical entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). It is a gateway for students seeking admission to MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, and other medical courses in India².

Key Details about NEET 2024

  • Registration: The registration for NEET 2024 was open until March 16, 2024¹.
  • Exam Date: NEET 2024 is scheduled to be held on Sunday, May 5, 2024¹.
  • Eligibility: Candidates need to have completed their Class 12 education with majors in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. The minimum age requirement is 17 years, or candidates should turn 17 by December 31, 2024².
  • Exam Pattern: The exam consists of 200 multiple-choice questions, with 50 questions in each subject. Candidates are required to attempt only 180 due to internal choice in section B³.
  • Syllabus: The NEET 2024 syllabus primarily covers class 11 and class 12 syllabus of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology⁵.
  • Marking Scheme: There is no negative marking in NEET exam².
  • Language Options: The exam is conducted in pen and paper mode and 13 language options are available- English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu¹.

NEET has replaced multiple state-level and national-level entrance tests, including AIIMS and JIPMER, following the “One Nation One Test” policy, streamlining the admissions process for medical programs². The scores from the NEET-UG 2024 exam will be used to create a list of the best-performing students for admission to recognized medical colleges across the country².

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