NEET-UG 2022 Exam Date, Application Form, Registration, Information Bulletin

Last Updated : December 30, 2021.

Latest News : NEET-UG 2022 is expected to be conducted in May. NEET 2022 registrations will start in February or March 2022.

The NTA (National Testing Agency) conducts the NEET exam in pen-paper mode once a year in the month of May (delayed in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID-19). 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. Admission to MBBS courses in AIIMS and JIPMER will be through NEET-UG.

Here you will get all the details about NEET 2022 registration, application form, how to apply for NEET, eligibility criteria and the latest updates from NTA.

NEET 2022 Examination [Table of contents]

NEET 2022 Application Form and Registration

The important points about NEET 2022 application form:

  • Candidates have to apply online through NEET NTA website.
  • To submit the candidate data quickly, the application form for NEET has been divided into two sets/ phases.
  • The first set of information needs to be filled up before the last date of submission of the application form online.
  • The second stage information has to be filled before the result declaration/ before downloading the score card.
  • 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.
  • 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 can edit NEET application form during the correction facility provided by NTA.
  • Candidates are not required to send/ submit any document(s) including confirmation page to NTA through Post/ Fax/ By Hand.

NEET 2022 Information Bulletin [Brochure]

NTA is expected to release the NEET 2022 Information Bulletin 2-3 months before the exam. Download NEET 2021 Information Bulletin to know the detailed information regarding the Test, syllabus, eligibility criteria for age, reservation, categorisation of seats, examination fee, cities of examination, State Code, etc..

NEET 2022 Exam Schedule [Expected Dates]

Here are the expected dates for the NEET 2022 exam.

NEET 2022 Exam Schedule Dates
NEET Registration (Online submission of NEET application form) February-March, 2022
Date of NEET Examination May, 2022
NEET 2nd Phase of Registration June, 2022
Declaration of NEET Results July, 2022

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How to Apply for NEET Online?

Steps to fill out the NEET online application form.

  • Open the NTA NEET website.
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on "Fill Registration Form".
  • Under "Steps to apply online", click on "New Registration".
  • Read the instructions carefully and select the checkbox "I have downloaded Information Bulletin, read and understood all the instructions therein as well as those mentioned above, and filling up the online application form 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 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 2022 Application Fee

Given below is the application fee for NEET 2022.

Category of Applicant Fee payable for NEET 2022
General Rs 1500/-
General-EWS/ OBC-NCL Rs 1400/-
SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender Rs 800/-

Documents Required to Fill NEET Application Form

The documents required to fill NEET 2022 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 50 kb - 300 kb).
  • Scanned clear signature in JPG/ JPEG format (size between 4 kb to 30 kb).
  • Left hand thumb impression (In case of any eventuality of left hand thumb being unavailable, right hand thumb impression may be used.) - file size: 10 kb to 50 kb)
  • Aadhar Card OR other ID proof OR Qualifying examination admit card with photograph.
  • Class 10 and 12 or equivalent Mark Sheets to fill education details.
  • Credit card, Debit card or Net banking details for online fee payment.

NEET 2022 Change in 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. 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 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Are you eligible for NEET 2022? 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 2022.
  • 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 2022.
  • 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 2022 can appear for the NEET 2022 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 2022.

NEET 2022 Examination Centres

NEET 2022 will be conducted in major cities and towns of India and abroad (Dubai and Kuwait). The list of exam centres are given in the information bulletin of NEET-UG. Good news for NEET aspirants in Dubai (UAE) and Middle East : NTA added Dubai and Kuwait City to the NEET examination centres list in 2021.

NEET 2022 FAQs

When will NEET 2022 be held?

NEET 2022 is expected to be conducted by NTA in the month of May.

When will the NEET 2022 application form be released?

NEET 2022 application form is likely to be released 2-3 months before the exam. Candidates can fill up the NEET 2022 form at NTA NEET website.

What is the NEET 2022 confirmed exam date?

NEET 2022 exam date is not confirmed yet. Usually, NEET is conducted on the 1st or 2nd Sunday of May, however due to COVID-19 and the delay in NEET 2021, NEET 2022 could also be postponed.

What is the age limit for NEET 2022?

Lower age limit for NEET 2022 : Candidate should be 17 years old on or before 31st December 2022. There is no upper age limit for NEET 2022.

What is the attempt limit for NEET 2022?

Candidates can attempt the NEET exam any number of times. There is no attempt limit to apply for NEET 2022.

Related Pages :

NEET Syllabus [Updated]

FAQs on New Changes in NEET

NEET 2022 Preparation Strategy

NEET Online Test Series

NEET Past Year Papers

EWS Quota in Medical Colleges

NEET Qualifying Examination Codes

NEET General FAQs

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