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
- Important Instructions for NEET Aspirants
- Documents Required for NEET 2022 Application Form
- NEET 2022 Application Form Fees
- Steps to Fill Out NEET 2022 Application Form
- NEET 2022 Application Form: Correction Window
- NEET 2022 Admit Card
- NEET 2022 Eligibility Criteria
- NEET 2022 Exam Pattern
- NEET 2022 Syllabus
- NEET 2022 Answer Keys
- NEET 2022 Exam Results
- NEET 2022 Counselling
NEET 2022 Application form Dates
|Application form Release||March 2022|
|End of the Application Process||April 2022|
|Correction Window Starts||April 2022|
|Admit Card Release||May 2022|
|NEET 2022 Exam Date||June 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
|Scanned copy of passport size photograph||10 to 200 kb|
|Scanned signature||4 to 30 kb|
|Left-hand thumb impression||10 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
|EWS and OBC||1400|
|SC, ST, PWD||800|
|Candidates from outside India||7500|
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 1||Go to NTA’s official website|
|Step 2||Click on the tab – “Application Form.”|
|Step 3||Read 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 4||Once 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 5||Now, 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.
- Personal details
- Question paper medium
- Permanent address
- Name of the father
- Name of the mother
- Academic details
- Exam centre preference
Details that are not permitted to alter
- Mobile Number
- 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.
- 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
- Indian Nationals
- Non-Resident Indians – NRIs
- Overseas Citizen of India – OCI
- Persons with Indian Origin – PIO
- Foreign Nationals
- 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.
|Exam Mode||Offline(Pen & Paper)|
|Exam Date||May 2, 2022|
|Total questions||180 Questions|
|Question Type||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)|
|Sections||Physics, Chemistry, Zoology & Botany|
|Subject Wise Mark Split up||Physics – 35+ 15 Questions = 180 Marks|
Chemistry – 35+ 15 Questions = 180 Marks
Botany – 35+ 15 Questions = 180 Marks
Zoology – 35+ 15 Questions = 180 Marks
|Language||English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Oriya, Urdu, Marathi, and Telugu|
|Marking Scheme||4 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 Marking||Yes, 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 measurement||Electrostatics|
|Laws of Motion||Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism|
|Work, Energy and Power||Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents|
|Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body||Electromagnetic Waves|
|Properties of Bulk Matter||Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation|
|Thermodynamics||Atoms and Nuclei|
|Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory||Electronic Devices|
|Oscillations and Waves|
|Chemistry NEET Syllabus(11th)||Chemistry NEET Syllabus(12th)|
|Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry||Solid State|
|Structure of Atom||Solutions|
|Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties||Electrochemistry|
|Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure||Chemical Kinetics|
|States of Matter: Gases and Liquids||Surface Chemistry|
|Thermodynamics||General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements|
|Equilibrium||p- Block Elements|
|Redox Reactions||d and f Block Elements|
|s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)||Haloalkanes and Haloarenes|
|Some p-Block Elements||Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers|
|Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques||Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids|
|Hydrocarbons||Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen|
|Chemistry in Everyday Life|
|Biology NEET Syllabus(Zoology & Botany – class 11th)||Biology NEET Syllabus (Zoology & Botany – class 12th)|
|Diversity in Living World||Reproduction|
|Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants||Genetics and Evolution|
|Cell Structure and Function||Biology and Human Welfare|
|Plant Physiology||Biotechnology and Its Applications|
|Human physiology||Ecology 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.
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.
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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.
There is no official confirmation about the dates of NEET 2022 but the expected date is June 2022.
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.
No, there is no change in the syllabus for NEET 2022.
Yes, The NEET 2022 examination will be tough. According to exam trend studies, the authority increases the difficulty level of the examination every year.