The National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) 2022 application form Notification will be available on the NTA‘s official website shortly. The application process for NEET was supposed to begin in January. However, it is expected that it will begin in March. The current COVID situation affected the entire country as a result the NEET exam might be delayed.

The NEET exam is expected to have 200 questions, with candidates having to attempt 180 of them. The NEET exam will be divided into four sections, with a total of 720 marks. NEET 2022 will be held in 13 languages, with the purpose of admitting qualified students to different UG medical courses at various institutes across India.

NEET 2022 Application form Dates

EventDates
Application form Release March 2022
End of the Application ProcessApril 2022
Correction Window StartsApril 2022
Admit Card ReleaseMay 2022
NEET 2022 Exam DateJune 2022
ResultsJuly 2022
Commencement of Counselling August 2022

Important Instructions for NEET Aspirants

  • The NEET application process will be completely online and the applicants should visit the official website and complete their procedures as instructed in this article.
  • Only eligible candidates will be able to apply for the NEET Examination, so the NTA will release the application form specifically for them.
  • The information entered by applicants in the NEET application form must be supported by valid documentation, as any incorrect information will result in the application form being rejected.
  • The authority will release the NEET application form along with the correction facility but the corrections are limited to certain fields only.
  • Candidate must submit their application form before the deadline
  • Applicants are advised to obtain a printout of their completed NEET Application Form as well as their fee receipt for future reference.

Documents Required for NEET 2022 Application Form

DocumentSize
Scanned copy of passport size photograph10 to 200 kb
Scanned signature 4 to 30 kb
Left-hand thumb impression10 to 200 kb
10th Class Certificate (image)100 to 300 kb

NEET 2022 Application Form Fees

The applications fees can be paid only through online mode. Applicants can pay the NEET Application Fee with a Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, UPI, or Paytm.

The following table shows the NEET 2022 application fees by category

Category Application Fee
General 1500
EWS and OBC1400
SC, ST, PWD800
Candidates from outside India7500

Steps to Fill Out NEET 2022 Application Form

The application process will be conducted completely online and the candidates can follow the below steps for filling out their application forms.

NEET Application Steps Explanation
Step 1Go to NTA’s official website
Step 2Click on the tab – “Application Form.”
Step 3Read all of the instructions and fill out the registration form with personal information such as your name, contact information, password, and so on in order to generate an application number and password
Step 4Once the application number & the password have been generated, log in and complete the application form with personal and educational details, exam medium and exam city preferences, and the upload of a photograph and signature.
Step 5Now, pay the application fee using any of the online medium.

NEET 2022 Application Form: Correction Window

The NEET 2022 Correction facility will be available a few days after the registration process is completed. Candidates will be able to make corrections on their NEET 2022 application form beginning in April 2022.

The correction facility will allow candidates to correct their details in the application form, but the correction facility is limited. Corrections can only be made for certain fields. The correction facility can be utilised only once and no candidate will be allowed to change their information in the application form more than once.

The following is a list of fields/details that fall under the correction facility.

  1. Personal details
  2. Question paper medium
  3. Permanent address
  4. Name of the father
  5. Name of the mother
  6. Academic details
  7. Birthplace
  8. Exam centre preference

Details that are not permitted to alter

  1. Mobile Number
  2. Registered E-mail id

NEET 2022 Admit Card

The NEET 2022 admit card will be available online, and candidates can download it by logging in with their application number and date of birth/ password. The NEET admit card will only be available online, and it will not be mailed to anyone.

After logging in, candidates must review their information, including their name, NEET 2022 roll number, photograph, signature, exam centre, and exam day guidelines and instructions. After reviewing the details, the candidate can download their application form. Make sure to keep extra copies of the admit cards with you.

Applicants can download the NEET 2022 admit card until the exam date, and it must be kept until the counselling process is completed.

NEET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

As per the latest information from the authority, the eligibility criteria would remain the same as that of last year. Let’s have a quick glance at the NEET 2022 eligibility criteria.

Age Limit

  • A candidate’s minimum age as of December 31, 2022, should be 17 years.
  • There is no upper age limit, and candidates over the age of 25 will be eligible to apply for NEET 2022 

Nationality

  • Indian Nationals
  • Non-Resident Indians – NRIs
  • Overseas Citizen of India – OCI
  • Persons with Indian Origin – PIO
  • Foreign Nationals

Qualification

  • Applicants must have passed their 12th grade or its equivalent from a recognised board or university and they must have completed the 12th grade with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English as mandatory subjects.
  • Candidates belong to general category   must have obtained a number of 50 percent in PCB (Physics, Chemistry & Biology) . ST/SC/OBC candidates must have obtained 40% of the marks, while PWD candidates must have obtained 45 percent of the marks. 
  • Aspirants who have been studied abroad and wish to enrol in medical colleges in India must have completed their 12th grade with 50 percent marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English, as defined by AIU and MCI.
  • Aspirants who will be taking their 12th grade exams in 2022 are also eligible to apply for NEET.

NEET 2022 Exam Pattern

The NTA has announced a change in exam pattern in the year 2021 before starting the application process for NEET 2022. The below table gives you an abstract idea of the NEET 2022 exam pattern.

ParticularsDetails
Exam ModeOffline(Pen & Paper)
Exam DateMay 2, 2022
DurationThree hours
Total questions180 Questions
Total Marks720
Question TypeMultiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
SectionsPhysics, Chemistry, Zoology & Botany
Subject Wise Mark Split upPhysics – 35+ 15 Questions = 180 Marks
Chemistry – 35+ 15 Questions = 180 Marks
Botany – 35+ 15 Questions = 180 Marks
Zoology – 35+ 15 Questions = 180 Marks
LanguageEnglish, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Oriya, Urdu, Marathi, and Telugu
Marking Scheme4 marks will be awarded for each right attempt
1 mark will be deducted for each wrong attempt
No marks will be awarded for unattended questions
Negative MarkingYes, 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong attempt

To read the NEET 2022 Exam Pattern in detail. Check out the blog given below – NEET 2022 Exam Pattern Marking Scheme, Total Marks & Distribution

NEET 2022 Syllabus 

The syllabus of the NEET examination consists of three science subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Zoology & Botany). Understanding the NEET syllabus is the first & foremost step of NEET preparation and having a thorough knowledge of the syllabus can help you score good marks in the NEET examination. You can check the weightage of each subject segregated topic-wise here 

A quick glimpse at NEET 2022 syllabus & Topic wise weightage

Physics NEET Syllabus (11th)Physics NEET Syllabus (12th)
Physical-world and measurementElectrostatics
KinematicsCurrent Electricity
Laws of MotionMagnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Work, Energy and PowerElectromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid BodyElectromagnetic Waves
GravitationOptics
Properties of Bulk MatterDual Nature of Matter and Radiation
ThermodynamicsAtoms and Nuclei
Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic TheoryElectronic Devices
Oscillations and Waves
Chemistry NEET Syllabus(11th)Chemistry NEET Syllabus(12th)
Some Basic Concepts of ChemistrySolid State
Structure of AtomSolutions
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in PropertiesElectrochemistry
Chemical Bonding and Molecular StructureChemical Kinetics
States of Matter: Gases and LiquidsSurface Chemistry
ThermodynamicsGeneral Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Equilibriump- Block Elements
Redox Reactionsd and f Block Elements
HydrogenCoordination Compounds
s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Some p-Block ElementsAlcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and TechniquesAldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
HydrocarbonsOrganic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Environmental ChemistryBiomolecules
Polymers
Chemistry in Everyday Life
Biology NEET Syllabus(Zoology & Botany – class 11th)Biology NEET Syllabus (Zoology & Botany – class 12th)
Diversity in Living WorldReproduction
Structural Organisation in Animals and PlantsGenetics and Evolution
Cell Structure and FunctionBiology and Human Welfare
Plant PhysiologyBiotechnology and Its Applications
Human physiologyEcology and environment

NEET 2022 Answer Keys

Basidia will release unofficial NEET 2022 answer keys on the day of the exam. The official provisional NEET 2022 answer keys will be released by the NTA approximately two weeks after the exam.

Candidates can file challenges or objections to the NEET 2022 answer keys within the specified time frame by paying a fee of INR 1,000 per question. Along with the results, the final answer keys will be made available.

NEET 2022 Exam Results

The NEET 2022 results are expected in the month of July 2022 and the result will be presented in the scorecard format. To download their scorecards, candidates must log in with their credentials.

The scorecard will include information such as candidates’ sectional and overall scores, as well as percentiles. Candidates must print multiple copies of their NEET 2022 scorecard or result and keep them safe until the admissions process is completed.

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NEET 2022 Counselling

The NEET counselling process will begin within a month of the announcement of the results. NEET 2022 counselling will be held for 15% of All India Quota seats and 85% of State Quota seats. The AIQ counselling process will be handled by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), while the State Counselling for NEET 2022 will be handled by the respective state authorities.

Depending on the number of available seats, there will be two rounds of counselling followed by a mop-up round. When the NEET 2022 counselling notification is released, qualified candidates must register by filling out the form, uploading the required documents, and paying the registration fee. The next step is to complete the selection form.

When the seat allocation order is made available, candidates must download it, report to the institute, and complete the admission formalities in order to claim the seat. They could decline the seat in the first round and instead participate in the second round for an upgrade. Candidates who do not get a seat in both rounds will be eligible to participate in the mop-up rounds.

FAQs

Is Neet Application form 2022 released?

No, the NEET 2022 application form is not yet released. There have been no official confirmations from the authorities, but the application form is expected to be released in March.

What is the date of NEET 2022?

There is no official confirmation about the dates of NEET 2022 but the expected date is June 2022.

Will NEET 2022 be online?

There have been no official notices from the NTA regarding the NEET 2022 exam mode. The NEET examinations are always conducted on paper, so there is no chance that the exam will be held online.

Is syllabus reduced for NEET 2022?

No, there is no change in the syllabus for NEET 2022.

Is NEET 2022 Tough?

Yes, The NEET 2022 examination will be tough. According to exam trend studies, the authority increases the difficulty level of the examination every year.

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