NEET Exam 2024: Result, Answer Key, Counselling & More

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This year (2024), the undergraduate medical exam will be held on May 5, 2024.

NEET-UG examination allows the students to take admissions in various undergraduate medical courses in medical institutions, including those governed under any other law.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) administers NEET UG annually for medical hopefuls. This year’s NEET 2024 will be on May 5, with over 1 lakh MBBS seats, 26,949 BDS seats, 52,720 AYUSH seats, and more available across various medical and dental colleges. Read on for comprehensive details on NEET UG 2024, including dates, eligibility, exam structure, application process, admit cards, answer keys, results, counseling, and additional essential information.

Particulars Details
Exam name National Eligibility cum Entrance test
Conducting Body National Testing Agency
Minimum eligibility 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Minimum age 17 years age
When is NEET Exam 2024? May 5, 2024

The categories of students who can appear in the NEET 2024 examination:

  • Indian Nationals
  • Non-Resident Indians
  • Overseas Citizens of India
  • Persons of Indian Origin
  • Foreign Nationals

About NEET-UG Examination 2024

The national-level medical entrance exam is conducted for admission to MBBS and BDS courses for postgraduate and undergraduate programs offered by the country’s top medical and BDS colleges. NEET is the gateway of opportunities for students seeking to build their careers in the medical field.

This article will provide complete information about the NEET 2024 examination, application form, eligibility, exam dates, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.

Exam Dates of NEET Examination 2024

Here we are discussing the NEET Exam Dates:

Events for NEET 2024 Dates
Application forms are available online March 2024
Deadline to fill out the application  March 2024
Deadline to pay the registration fee  March 2024
Correction window for the application form  April 2024
Extended correction window  April 2024
Release of NEET admit card  Last Week, April 2024
NEET exam date 5 May 2024
Timing of examination  Notified Soon
Release of final answer key  Notified Soon
NEET result  Notified Soon

NEET Application Form 2024

Candidates wishing to be admitted to the top medical universities in India must apply for NEET 2024, as it is the gateway to these prestigious colleges. The candidates can quickly fill out the application form through the official website of NTA, the conducting authority of NEET. You must follow three simple steps in the NEET 2024 Application Form:

  1. Fill in the required details in the application form correctly.
  2. Upload your scanned images.
  3. Pay your application fee.

The candidates can follow the steps given below to apply for NEET 2024:

  • Visit the official website of NTA (
  • Register on the website by filling in the mandatory details like personal details, contact information, qualification details, etc.
  • Then, upload the scanned copies of your photograph, signature, and impression of your index finger in the given format.
  • Pay your application fee online or offline mode at your convenience.
  • After successfully submitting the application fee, candidates are advised to print out the confirmation page for future reference.

NEET Application Fee 2024

  • For General and OBC candidates, the application fee is INR 1500/-.
  • For SC/ST & PH candidates, the application fee is INR 800/-.
  • Candidates can pay the application fee online(debit or credit card) and offline (e-challan of Syndicate, SBI, ICICI Bank, or HDFC Bank).
Category Application Fee
General/OBC 1500/-
SC/ST/PH 800/-

NEET Application Correction 2024

The application correction for the NEET examination is done only online. The details regarding the NEET Application Correction are given below:

  • Application Correction was done in online mode only
  • The official notification regarding the application form is yet to be released on the official website of NEET
  • Candidates can correct some particular fields mentioned below:
    • Date of birth (DOB)
    • Identification Identity
    • Gender
    • State Code
    • Candidates Category
    • Exam Paper Medium
    • Disability Status
    • Examination Center
    • Qualifying Examination Code & Percentage (%) of Marks Obtained in Class 12th
    • Parent’s Name (Father’s & Mother’s)

NEET Eligibility Criteria 2024

Before proceeding with the application process, the candidates must check the Eligibility Criteria for the NEET exam. The eligibility criteria for appearing in NEET 2024 are given below:


  • Nationality: The candidate must be an Indian citizen. However, an OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) can also apply.
  • J&K/AP/Telangana: Those who belong to these states will only be eligible for the All India 15% quota. They will also be eligible to take admission in AFMC, Pune by self-declaration
  • Aadhaar Card Requirement: The AADHAAR CARD is not mandatory to apply for NEET 2024

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age: The candidate must be at least 17 years of age on or before 31 December of the year of admission
  • Maximum Age: The candidate must be  25 years (for General candidates) and 30 years (for OBC/SC/ST categories) of age on the date of the exam


  • Examination: The candidate applying for NEET must have qualified for the Class XII or equivalent exam
  • The candidate applying for NEET must have chemistry, physics, biology/biotechnology with English as compulsory subjects.
  • Appearing Candidates: The candidates appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply
  • Marks Required: General candidates should score at least 50%, general PwD – 45%, OBC/SC/ST – 45%, and OBC/SC/ST PWD – 40%.

NEET Exam Pattern 2024

The Exam Pattern for NEET 2024 is as given below:

  • No. of Questions: 180 questions
  • Exam Mode: Offline mode only (pen-paper-based test).
  • Type of Question: Objective type of questions.
  • Subjects: Questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Zoology & Botany).
  • Exam Duration: 3 hours (180 minutes).
  • Language: It will be conducted in 13 languages, with Punjabi and Malayalam being the newest additions
  • Marking Scheme: Each question carries four marks
  • Negative Marking: Yes, one mark is deducted for every incorrect answer
Section No. of Question Marks
Chemistry 45 180
Physics 45 180
Zoology 45 180
Botany 45 180
Total 180 720

Mediums of Exam

The candidates have the provision to choose from 2 official languages and nine state languages as given below:

Medium Available Location

English, Hindi, and Urdu

All States and Cities


Andhra Pradesh and Telangana


West Bengal and Tripura




Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli


Tamil Nadu







NEET Admit Card 2024

An admit card is a mandatory document that each candidate must carry to the examination center. Without this, entry is prohibited. Only the candidates who registered for the NEET 2024 could download their NEET Admit Card from the official website. The admit card was not made available offline by the authorities.

Details mentioned on the NEET Admit Card

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Father’s Name
  • Category
  • Photograph
  • Roll Number
  • Exam Date & Timing
  • Exam Centre

The candidates must check their admit cards for any discrepancies. In case of any error, the students must immediately contact the NTA.

NEET Answer Key 2024

The authority releases the NEET Answer Key one week after the result declaration, and it is made available on the official website. The authority also allows the candidates to challenge the answer key by paying Rs. 1000/- per answer key. If the candidate is proven correct, the amount is refunded to the candidate.

NEET Result 2024

The result is significant as the students can check their performance through the scorecard. NEET Result is declared through online mode only. The candidates can download their scorecards from the official NTA website by logging in using their credentials.

The candidates are advised to take a printout of the scorecard once the results are announced so they can easily present it in the counseling process or for future reference. With the guidelines from the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, DGHS, MCI, and DCI, the authority also releases a merit list for the admission process.

NEET Cut-Off 2024

The cut-off is the minimum mark for candidates to qualify for an examination. Candidates who score more than or equal to the cutoff will be eligible for counseling. The cut-off depends on various factors, such as:

  • The number of students who appeared in the exam
  • The difficulty level of the examination
  • Availability of seats

Once the authority releases the NEET result, it will be followed by the NEET Cut Off.

The  category-wise cut-off for the previous year is given below:

Category Cut Off Percentile Cut Off Score Number of Candidates
Unreserved 50th 701 – 134 704335
OBC/ SC/ ST 40th 133 – 107 90243
Unreserved – PH 45th 133 – 120 266



119 – 107


NEET Reservation 2024

NEET follows the reservation policy prescribed by the Government of India. According to the government policy, 10% of seats are reserved for GEN- EWS (General Economically Weaker Section). The general candidates whose families have a gross annual income below Rs 8 lakh are considered EWS.  Candidates from Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh are not eligible for 15% of All India Quota seats.

The NEET Reservation under the 15% Quota of All India is as listed below:

Category Seats Reserved (Percentage)
Scheduled Caste 15%
Scheduled Tribe 7.5%
OBC (Non-creamy layer) 27%
Physically handicapped 3%

As per the Reservation Criteria of NEET 2024, 3% of seats for Physically Handicapped candidates are reserved for those who come under the Physically Handicapped category as per the provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disability Act, 2016. If more seats are vacant, they will be made available to candidates with locomotor disabilities of lower limbs between 40%-50%.

For admission under the Physically Handicapped (PH) category in NEET, candidates are required to get a disability certificate issued from any one of the following assessment boards before the counseling process:

  1. Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, Delhi
  2. All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mumbai
  3. Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata
  4. Madras Medical College, Chennai

NEET College Predictor 2024

With the help of the College Predictor Tool, the candidates can predict the college they may land in based on their scores. NEET College Predictor tool gives a rough idea about the probability of a candidate getting his/her dream college. It also helps the students choose the right college while registering for NEET counseling.

NEET Syllabus 2024

Recently, it was noted that the NEET Syllabus is the same as the previous year. MCI (Medical Council of India) has prescribed the syllabus for the NEET exam. It comprises Physics, Chemistry, Botany, and Zoology. The authority prepared it from the class 11th and 12th board syllabus, which the NTA, NCERT, and other state boards prescribe.

The brief subject-wise syllabus is given below:


  • Physical-world and measurement
  • Laws of Motion
  • The motion of the System of Particles and Rigid Body
  • Properties of Bulk Matter
  • The behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
  • Electrostatics
  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  • Electronic Devices


  • Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
  • Equilibrium
  • Hydrogen
  • p-Block Elements
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Solid State
  • Electrochemistry
  • Surface Chemistry
  • p-Block Elements
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Alcohols
  • Phenols and Ethers
  • Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, etc.


  • Diversity in the Living World
  • Cell Structure and Function
  • Human Physiology
  • Structural Organization in Animals and Plants
  • Plant Physiology
  • Reproduction
  • Biology and Human Welfare
  • Ecology and Environment
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Biotechnology and its Applications

NEET Preparation Tips 2024

The candidates who wish to ace the NEET examination must not leave any stone unturned to prepare for the same. Here we have cumulated the best tricks to pass the NEET examination with flying colors:

Check detailed NEET UG Preparation tips:

  • Review the syllabus of NEET and prepare accordingly to avoid any waste of time
  • Prepare a plan for daily routine and also every month and create a timetable
  • Focus on only the best study material from reliable sources
  • Solve previous year’s question papers
  • Attempt as many mock tests as possible
  • Be prepared well before the examination and avoid last-minute preparations
  • Stay healthy and take proper rest during preparation

Official Help Desk Details:

Candidates can contact the conducting authority via the given address, contact number, and email ID:


C-20 1A/8 ,Sector 62
IITK Outreach Centre,

Contact Number:8076535482, 7703859909

Email ID:


NEET is one of the most challenging and prestigious exams in the country. Lakhs of students prepare for it every year.

The candidates are advised to prepare all the topics subject-wise, analyze the syllabus, and concentrate on their studies. Candidates appearing in NEET 2024 are advised to go through this NEET chapter-wise weightage mandatorily and prepare accordingly for the exam. You must know all the concepts and topics in the syllabus in detail.

Once you cover the syllabus, you can work on mastering the chapters and your weak areas.

Good luck with your preparations!

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