NEET: National Eligibility Entrance Test

    A single window system for admissions in MBBS

    Our Blog for BiologyNow there is no inconvenience and confusion of appearing in multiple entrance examinations and counselling.
    We all know the Medical Council of India and the Health Ministry have approved that there will be only one common entrance test for over 31,000 MBBS seats in all government and medical colleges in the country from 2011, offered by 271medical colleges, 138 government-run and 133 under private management.

    As per the new admission protocol, there will be a single qualifying exam in which all students wishing to join medical courses must attend. Students have to apply separately to the colleges they wish to study in the order of their preference. However the admission will be strictly made out of the scores they obtain in the Common admission test. So you have to score high if you wish to study at the college of their choice.

    With the approach of the new restructured academic curriculum you have to undergo different methodology of teaching and testing; at a more challenging pedestal.

    The NEET Entrance consists of three question papers. Each paper is of 250 marks.

    Subject wise allocation of marks: MBBS entrance examination, would have 30% marks each for Physics and Chemistry and 40% marks for Biology.

    Type of Paper/Questions: MCQ pattern of questions would be followed for MBBS entrance.

    Setting of Question Paper: MBBS entrance examination, will have a single paper of 250 questions (75 questions from physics and chemistry each and 100 from Biology) and be of 3 hours duration. Questions will have four options with single correct answer and three distracters.

    Eligibility Criteria: The student would have passed 12th class examination securing minimum of 50% in aggregate of Physics, Chemistry and Biology from a recognized board before admission.

    Conduct of Examination: Advertisement for MBBS entrance examination, would be sent in last week of November in all major newspapers of the country and applications collected both online and offline by January 15th 12.00 Noon. Admit cards will be dispatched by April 15th and the exam would be
    conducted on last Sunday of May.

    Proposed algorithm for National Eligibility Entrance Examination (NEET)

    University Examination


    Ist Professional Exam





    IInd Professional Exam

    IIIrd Professional Exam


    Ranking for P.G. Course

    Common Exit Examination





    Licentiate Examination

    Assessment of skills and competence at end of internship