The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET is the country's sole medical entrance examination, through which all medical colleges, run by the central and state governments, as well as private institutions and minority institutions, will admit students. CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) conducts NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) which is a national level medical examination of the country. NEET 2017 will be an entrance exam for admissions to MBBS and BDS courses in India.
The candidate should also have completed the age of 17 years as on or before 31st December 2017. The upper age limit for candidates seeking admission under the 15% All India Quota is that they should be 25 years as on 31st December 2017.
50% and above in Physics, Chemistry and Biology is needed to take up NEET.
There are following sections in a NEET exam.
Mode of exam: Paper based (OMR sheets)
Duration: 3 Hours
Questions Type: Multiple choice
Number of Questions: 180
Scoring: 4 marks for correct answer and 1 negative mark for each wrong answer
11th and 12th std CBSE Syllabus: Physics, Chemistry and Biology
No. of students that took NEET: 7,31,223
1,71,329 from general category have met the minimum qualifying criteria of marks range 685-145
1,75,226 OBC scored between marks range of 678-118.
No. of students qualified in top 15%: 19,325 students have qualified in the top 15%