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NEET 2018- Exam Syllabus and Pattern, Reservation During counseling

For all those who were eagerly waiting for the official NEET 2018 Answer Keys then there is good news for them as answers are finally revealed online. With its help, the students who have participated in NEET 2018 will get an idea about the correct attempt. Also, the results of the most awaited medical entrance exam NEET 2018 which was conducted on 6 May 2018 by CBSE board are about to get declared before 26 June 2018.

NEET is conducted every year for the students, who want to take admission in any medical discipline including courses like MBBS, MD, BD, and BDS, MS etc. The students get admission in the college on the basis of score gained in the exam. Also, applicants can get complete details related to NEET 2017 including Rank, result, cut-off, answer key, scorecard, & counseling/admission process here at EducationKnow.

NEET 2017 Cut-Off and Seat Reservation

 The cut-off for NEET 2018 will be announced by CBSE with NEET 2018 results. The cut-off will depend on various factors like level of difficulty of the exam, previous cut-off and seats available. The cut-off will be according category-wise in which General category students have to acquire 50 percentile, ST, SC, and OBC – 40 percentile and 45 percentile for candidates with locomotors disability of lower limbs.

Category Seat Reserved
SC (Schedule Caste) 15%
ST (Schedule Tribe) 7.5%
OBC–Non Creamy Layer 27%
Physically Handicapped (PH) 3% seats (on horizontal basis)

What is New in NEET 2017?

NEET 2018 is the exam to take admission in medical courses either government or private ones and from now will be the only way to take admissions in medical discipline as per the orders of Hon. Supreme Court. Also, NEET 2017 will be enumerated as the 1st attempt for all the applicants from the 3 attempts as the candidates from now are allowed to appear in NEET only 3 times.

NEET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

On December 31, 2017, the candidate should be of 17 years. The applicant must be passed with PCB and English with at least 50% aggregate for general and 40% for SC/ST/OBC. For general candidates age limit is 25 years as on December 31, 2017 and 30 years for SC/ST/OBC. And the applicant must be Indian.


NEET 2018 Exam Dates

Events Dates
Application Form Released (For above 25 years candidates) 18th February 2018
Last date for filling the application 12th March 2018 (5:30 PM) (Extended)
Last date to submit the application fee 13th March 2018 (11:50 PM)
NEET 2018 Exam Date 6th May 2018
OMR Answer Sheets and Responses 12th June 2017
Answer Key, OMR Sheet, Responses & Test Booklet 25th May 2018
Display of Answer Keys 15th June to 16th June 2017 (till 05.00 PM)
Result Declared On 19th June 2017
NEET Counseling Following Result Declaration

Documents Prepration for NEET Application:

Valid Aadhaar card

Recently Clicked colored passport size Photograph

Personal, academic and address details

Recent colored photo scan copy (size between 10KB to 100KB)

Scanned copy of Signature (size between 3kb to 20kb)

Right hand index finger scan copy (size between 3kb to 20kb)

Debit/credit card or payment details

Valid Email ID and password


NEET 2018 Exam Pattern and Syllabus


The Exam Pattern of NEET 2017 was based on following chart:-

Courses: MBBS/BDS

Number of Questions:  180 multiple choice question with 1 right answer.

Syllabus and Subjects:  Physics, Botany, Zoology & Chemistry.

Language: English, Hindi, Gujarati, Assamese, Telugu, Odia, Bengali, Marathi, Kannada and Tamil.

Form of Exam: The exam was carried out in offline mode (pen and paper based mode).

Time:  3 hours.

Marking system:  4 marks for each correct response.

Negative Marking: 1 mark is deducted for each incorrect answer.

Section No. of Question Marks
Physics 45 180
Chemistry 45 180
Zoology 45 180
Botany 45 180
Total 180 720

NEET 2018 Counseling

The Counseling for NEET 2019 will be organized by DGHS (Directorate General of Health Services) for 15% all India Quota via online medium. Also, seats will be allotted to the students as per their score in NEET 2019 exam, and the respective authorities will conduct the counseling for state quota, government & private institutions & colleges. At the time of counseling students can choose College of their choice present according to their numbers scored and seats will be allocated as per the availability.