NEET-UG 2024 Exam Date Announced by NTA, Latest News, Information Bulletin

Last Updated : September 19, 2023.

Latest News : NTA has announced the NEET 2024 exam date. NEET 2024 will be conducted on 5th May, 2024 in pen and paper mode by National Testing Agency.

The NTA (National Testing Agency) conducts the NEET exam in pen-paper mode once a year in the month of May. NEET-UG is a common medical entrance examination for Admission to MBBS and BDS courses in all medical colleges (including AIIMS and JIPMER) around the country.

Here you will get all the information about NEET 2024 exam date, brochure, information bulletin, online application form, how to apply for NEET, registration, address proof, eligibility criteria and the latest updates from NTA.

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NEET 2024 Examination [Table of contents]

NEET-UG 2024 Exam Date

NEET-UG 2024 exam date is 5th May 2024. NEET is conducted by NTA in pen-paper mode on the first Sunday of May.

NEET 2024 Exam Date and Schedule

Given below are the tentative dates for NEET 2024 examination.

NEET 2024 Exam Schedule Tentative Dates
NEET 2024 Registration (Application form availability) March-April, 2024
Correction in Particulars of NEET Application Form April, 2024
Downloading of NEET Admit Cards Last Week of April, 2024
NEET 2024 Exam Date [Confirmed] May 5, 2024
Declaration of NEET Results June, 2024

NEET 2024 Information Bulletin [Brochure]

NEET 2024 Information Bulletin will be released by NTA in February, 2024. See NEET 2023 Information Bulletin to know the detailed information regarding the exam, syllabus, eligibility criteria for age, reservation, categorisation of seats, examination fee, cities of examination, State Code, etc.

NEET 2024 Application Form and Registration

NEET 2024 application process and registration will begin in February, 2024. Candidates will have to fill the online application form at NEET official website.

The important points about NEET application form and registration :

  • Candidates have to apply online through NTA NEET website.
  • Only one application must be submitted by a single applicant. More than one application will get rejected by the NTA.
  • Candidates should register through a valid email-id and phone number.
  • The NEET application process will contain various steps like Registration, Filling up of Application form, Image uploading, Online Fee payment and Printing of Application form.
  • All candidates are required to upload address proof (Present and permanent address) during the online Application Form of NEET (UG) – 2024.
  • After completion of the application process, candidates are advised to print the application form and fee payment proof for any further use in future.
  • Candidates are not required to send/ submit any document(s) including confirmation page to NTA through Post/ Fax/ By Hand.

How to Apply for NEET 2024?

Steps to fill out the NEET online application form.

  • Open the NEET registration website.
  • Under "Steps to apply online", click on "New Registration".
  • Read the instructions carefully and select the checkbox "I have downloaded the Information Bulletin of NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG) 2024, read and understood all the Instructions therein as well as those mentioned above, and fill up the online Application Form for the NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG) 2024 accordingly."
  • Proceed to apply online by clicking on "Click here to Proceed".
  • Fill the Registration Form, Enter Security Pin and Submit the form.
  • Note down the system generated Application Number.
  • Complete the Application Form.
  • Upload the scanned images of Photograph (passport and postcard size), Signature, thumb impression, address proof, required documents in correct specification. (Retain at-least 4-6 copies of identical passport size and postcard size photographs for future reference).
  • Pay the Application fee and take a print out of the confirmation page after successful remittance of fee. (Retain proof of fee paid, i.e. Bank transaction details supported by confirmation page for future reference).

NEET 2024 Address Proof (Present and Permanent Address)

The important points about address proof in the NEET application form :

  • The address proof may include AADHAAR Card, Domicile Certificate, Passport, Voter ID card, etc.
  • Both documents (proof of Permanent and Present address) are to be merged and uploaded in a single pdf file.
  • If the Present and Permanent addresses are same, then the same document will suffice.
  • If a candidate is staying in a rented accommodation, he/she can upload Rent agreement for proof of present address.

NEET Address Proof Queries

NEET 2024 Application Fee

Given below is the application fee for NEET :

Category of Applicant In India (Fee in ₹) Outside India (Fee in ₹)
General ₹ 1700/- ₹ 9500/-
General-EWS/ OBC-NCL ₹ 1600/-
SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender ₹ 1000/-

Documents Required to Fill NEET Application Form

The documents required to fill NEET application form:

  • Scanned latest passport size photograph in JPG/ JPEG format (size between 10 kb to 200 kb).
  • Scanned postcard size photograph in JPG/ JPEG format (4"X6") (size between 10 kb - 200 kb).
  • Scanned clear signature in JPG/ JPEG format (size between 4 kb to 30 kb).
  • Left and Right hand Fingers and Thumb impressions
  • Address Proof (Present and Permanent Address), size: 50 kb to 300 kb
  • Class 10 passed certificate in PDF format (size: 50 kb to 300 kb)
  • Class 10 and 12 or equivalent Mark Sheets to fill education details.
  • [If Eligible] Category certificate (SC/ST/OBC/EWS etc.) in PDF format (file size: 50 kb to 300 kb)
  • [If Required] Citizenship Certificate/ Embassy Certificate or any Documentary proof of Citizenship certificate in PDF format (file size: 50 kb to 300 kb)
  • Credit card, Debit card or Net banking details for online fee payment.

NEET 2024 Exam Pattern

NTA and NMC (National Medical Commission) have made some changes in the NEET-UG exam pattern. To rationalize the decision of reduction in the syllabus by various School Education Boards, the NTA has taken the decision to provide choice in Section “B” for each of the 4 (four) subjects. The duration of the NEET examination will be 200 minutes (03 hours 20 minutes) from 02:00 PM to 05:20 PM (IST). See NEET New Exam Pattern.

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will be held in 13 languages i.e. English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

NEET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Are you eligible for NEET 2024? Here is the eligibility and qualification criteria for NEET.

  • Indian Nationals, Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), Persons with Indian Origin (PIO) & Foreign Nationals are eligible to appear in NEET.
  • He/ she has completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete that age on or before 31st December of the year of his/ her admission to the 1st year MBBS/ BDS Course.
  • There is no upper age limit for candidates to apply for NEET-UG.
  • The candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Bio-technology at the qualifying examination.
  • Students appearing in Class XII examination in 2024 can appear for the NEET 2024 entrance test provisionally subject to their fulfilling the conditions later.
  • For Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward Classes, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Bio-technology taken together in the qualifying examination will be 40% instead of 50% for General candidates.
  • Indian Citizens/ Overseas Citizens of India intending to pursue MBBS/ BDS from a foreign Medical/ Dental Institute need to qualify NEET 2024.

NEET 2024 Examination Centres

NEET 2024 will be conducted in major cities and towns of India and abroad. The list of exam centres are given in the information bulletin of NEET-UG. Good news for NEET aspirants in Middle East : NTA added Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Riyadh, Doha, Kuwait City, Muscat, Manama to the examination centres (outside-India) for NEET-UG.

NEET 2024 Examination - FAQs

What is the NEET 2024 exam date?

NEET 2024 exam is likely to be conducted on May 5, 2024 from 02:00 PM to 05:20 PM (IST).

What is the age limit for NEET 2024?

Lower age limit for NEET 2024 : Candidate should be 17 years old on or before 31st December 2024. There is no upper age limit for NEET 2024.

What is the attempt limit for NEET 2024?

Candidates can attempt the NEET exam any number of times. There is no attempt limit to apply for NEET 2024.

What should I do if ‘continuous timeout’ or ‘file not found error’ occurs while filling the NEET application form?

Use an updated browser Google Chrome/ Mozilla Firefox and a good internet connection while filling out the NEET Application Form. In case of continuous timeout, clear cookies and cache of the browser or fill application form during off-peak hours.

Can school ID card be used for present address proof for NEET 2024?

Yes, for present address proof, candidates can upload School ID Card for NEET 2024.

Can a Rent agreement may be used for present address proof?

Yes, if a candidate is staying in a rented accommodation, then a valid rent agreement may be used for uploading as a proof of present address.

I am preparing for NEET in Kota. What document should I submit for address proof?

For present address, candidate can submit School ID Card, Rent agreement, Bank Passbook etc. For permanent address, candidates can upload AADHAAR Card, Passport, Voter ID, domicile certificate, Ration Card, Electricity Bill / Water Bill, etc.

What if I don’t have any address proof for the present address?

In that case, an Affidavit can be made from the Court mentioning that the candidate is staying in this address for a specific period.

My present and permanent address is the same. Should I submit only one document?

Yes, if your present and permanent address is the same, then you can submit one document only.

NEET 2024 will be conducted by NTA or NMC?

NTA is the designated testing agency to conduct the NEET 2024 examination. NMC is a regulatory body expected to conduct NEET counselling from 2024. NMC is also responsible for making any changes in NEET eligibility criteria, admission rules, etc.

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