(Eligibility) National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG)
(Eligibility) National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG)
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. In respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward Classes, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology taken together in qualifying examination be 40% instead of 50% for General candidates. Further, for persons for locomotor disability of lower limbs, the minimum of 45% marks for General-PH and 40% marks for SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH are required. Those who are appearing in Class XII examination in 2017 can also appear for the entrance test provisionally subject to their fulfilling the conditions later.
Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRI’s), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI’s), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO’s) & Foreign Nationals are eligible for appearing in the NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG), 2017.
- For Candidates of Unreserved Category (UR: born on or between 08.05.1992 and 01.01.2001
- For Candidates of SC/ST/OBC Category: born on or between 08.05.1987 and 01.01.2001
The candidate must have completed age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December, 2017 i.e. the year of his/her admission to the 1st year M.B.B.S./B.D.S. Course.
The upper age limit for candidates seeking admission in MBBS/BDS seats shall be 25 years as on the date of examination with a relaxation of 5 years for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category.
Eligibility for seats under the control of States/Universities/Institutions/ AFMC
(a) He/she has completed age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Course and is an INDIAN NATIONAL.
(b) Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) are eligible for admission in Medical/Dental Colleges subject to rules and regulations framed by the respective State Governments and the Government of India.
(c) The upper age limit for candidates seeking admission under seats in the control of participating States/Universities/Institutions shall be as per their rules and regulations.
Qualifications and Qualifying Examination Codes
CODE : 01
A candidate who is appearing in the qualifying examination,
i.e., 12th Standard in 2016 whose result is awaited, may apply and take up the
said test but he/she shall not be eligible for admission to the MBBS or BDS, if
he/she does not pass the qualifying examination with the required pass
percentage of marks at the time of first round of Counselling.
CODE : 02
The Higher/Senior Secondary Examination or the Indian School
Certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher/Senior Secondary
Examination after a period of 12 years study, the last two years of such study
comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology (which shall include practical tests in these subjects) and Mathematics or any other elective subject with English at a level not less than the core course for English as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training after introduction of the 10+2+3 educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on Education.
NOTE: where the course content is not as prescribed for 10+2 education
structure of the National Committee, the candidates will have to undergo a
period of one year pre - professional training before admission to the Medical
CODE : 03
The Intermediate/Pre-degree Examination in Science of an
Indian University/Board or other recognised examining body with Physics,
Chemistry, Biology /Bio-technology (which shall include practical test in these
subjects) and also English as a compulsory subject.
CODE : 04
The Pre-professional/Pre-medical Examination with Physics,
Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology & English after passing either the Higher
Secondary Examination or the Pre-University or an equivalent examination. The
Pre- professional/Pre-medical examination shall include practical test in these
subjects and also English as a compulsory subject.
CODE : 05
The first year of the three years’ degree course of a
recognised University with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology
including practical tests in these subjects provided the examination is a
University Examination and candidate has passed the earlier qualifying
examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio- technology with English at a
level not less than a core course.
CODE : 06
B.Sc. Examination of an Indian University provided that
he/she has passed the B.Sc. Examination with not less than two of the subjects
Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology)/Bio-technology and further that
he/ she has passed the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry,
Biology and English.
CODE : 07
Any other examination which in scope and standard (Last 02 years of 10+2 Study comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology; Which shall include practical test in these subjects) is found to be equivalent to the Intermediate Science Examination of an Indian University/Board, taking Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology including practical tests in each of these subjects and English. Provided that to be eligible for competitive entrance examination, candidate must have passed any of the qualifying examinations as enumerated above or appearing in the qualifying examination in 2016. Provided also that to be eligible for competitive Entrance Test 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 as mentioned in clause (2) of regulation 4 on Graduate Medical Education 1997 and in addition must have come in the merit list of NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY ENTRANCE TEST (NEET – 2) – 2016 for admission to MBBS/BDS courses.
In respect of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward Classes, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology taken together in qualifying examination shall be 40% marks instead of 50% marks for General Candidates. Further, for persons with locomotor disability of lower limbs, minimum of 45% marks for Gen-PH and 40% marks for SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH are required. Provided further that the students educated abroad seeking admission into medical colleges in India must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English up to the 12th standard level with 50% marks and their equivalency determined as per regulations of the Medical Council of India and the concerned University. If a candidate does not fall within the qualifications prescribed as per Code number 01-07 he/she should furnish complete details to determine eligibility.
- The Pre-medical course may be conducted either at a Medical College or at a Science College.
- Marks obtained in Mathematics are not to be considered for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses.