National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) from 2013-14.

It’s now official – the common National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to Under Graduate (UG) will be conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE) while it will be the National Board of Examination that will conduct the Post Graduate (PG) exams.

India is all set to roll out NEET from 2013-14.

Putting ghosts to rest, the Union health ministry has informed state governments that their existing reservation policies would not be disturbed under the proposed scheme and state wise eligibility merit lists will be prepared for the respective state authorities to admit students for admission in accordance with their admission criteria in the institutions located in the respective states.

The Medical Council of India has also revised the syllabus for NEET-UG.

The qualifying criterion has been changed from percentage of absolute marks to percentile to ensure that no seat remains unfilled. Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Monday “A few state governments had expressed concerns about the proposed NEET particularly with regard to the syllabus for the NEET for UG, reservation of seats, medium of examination, as well as their own preparedness to introduce the scheme from the academic year 2012-13 and whether once introduced some of their seats would go unfilled because of high merit. The government has addressed all the concerns.”

The ministry has also set up a coordination Committee “with all relevant stakeholders as members, which will address any issue relating to the admission process, including regional language as medium for conduct of NEET.”

NEET would mean a single entrance examination will be held for MBBS and MD courses offered by all 271 medical colleges, 138 run by governments and 133 under private management. These colleges offer over 31,000 seats for MBBS courses and another 11,000 seats for PG degrees.

Experts say NEET would reduce hassles for students appearing for multiple medical exams.

“Once implemented, the NEET would be applicable to all medical colleges which come under the ambit of MCI, including private medical colleges,” Azad said.

Among the states that was against the introduction of NEET in 2012 included West Bengal Maharashtra, Assam, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa had showed readiness to join NEET from 2013-14 but AP sought exemption for two years, saying it would join from 2014-15.

“At present, about 17 entrance tests are held to fill 32,000 UG seats in medical colleges across the country,” a ministry official said.

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137 Responses to National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) from 2013-14.

  1. Shruti Gupta says:

    i m studying in 12th right now, and have opted for pcb with biotechnology. My ques is whether neet is over for 2014 medical tests? And also what streams can i go for with biotechnology and what exams do i have to give for it? Please reply soon.

  2. Shruti Gupta says:

    Hello sir,
    i m studying in 12th right now, and have opted for pcb with biotechnology. My ques is whether neet is over for 2014 medical tests? And also what streams can i go for with biotechnology and what exams do i have to give for it? Please reply soon.

  3. Shruti says:

    Hello sir,
    i m studying in 12th right now, and have opted for pcb with biotechnology. My ques is whether neet is over for 2014 medical tests? And also what streams can i go for with biotechnology and what exams do i have to give for it?

  4. Dipseeta Dey says:

    sir/mam i have got in pcb 55.67% from west bengal .so, please tell me that can i eligable for mbbs courses in west bengal govt. college?please reply soon.

  5. simha prasad says:

    sir i got obc rank 1200 in andhra pradesh and 101 obc rank in pondicherry.can i attend medical counselling in any one of these states without affidavit.

  6. Agnimita says:

    Sir, I have passed HS from West Bengal Board this year with 61% and 51%in PCB but in Physics Theory 16 marks +Practical 18 marks total 34,am I eligible for NEET ?

  7. diksha says:

    i m a student of class 11th .. nd hv taken pcb … nut i m hvng a problem in balancing all three.. so plz can u give me some tips for tht…. also i want ur advice for which extra books should i refer tooo…

    • diksha says:



      First look for the topics u hv to study…..thn manage ur time schedual btwn school and self study….make a habit to read ncert books specially inbiology and chem….first complete ur theory portion thn gofor ques practise….
      Read any books which help u in pmt and boards……go for biology on ur fingertips by rahul chawla….it is suff along with ncert…..dont read hi fi books….
      I m soon posting an article on it….
      Stay conne ted….

  8. sayantika guha says:

    is cmc,vellore taking seperate entrance test 4 ug addmission?

  9. Ashish says:

    what is d % weightage of syllabus of 11th and 12th for neet…? 50 -50…???

  10. shubham deoghare says:

    sir how much percentage do we need in 12th for NEET

  11. shiwani nichal says:

    hello sir!! can i know if 12th % r considered in neet or not? i hve heard that 40% of 12th std will b considerd n 60% of marks that vill b scored in neet

  12. siddharth says:

    does result of 12th board results affect neet selection?? i mean if the candidate gets 60 to 65% or below in 12th board then is it okay?? what is the minimum percent required in 12th boards for a science student ?

  13. Shubham says:

    Sir, if I pass 12th with grace in chemistry then I’m eligbile for neet or not?

  14. Tamanna Sharma says:

    sir i am in 10 class and i want to know about entrance exam for MBBS & BHMS . Is there any common test for both these courses or seprate exam?? Best collages for the courses in Northern india..

  15. Furqan says:

    M passed 12sc pcb 55% in 2008…can i elligible to aipmt ya neet exam…?

  16. jasmine says:

    sir i completd my msc in 2012 nd i ll b 25 by march.. .. Am i eligible for neet ???/
    nd wat is d sylabii for neet ,, nd pls refer the prepration bukz….. plzzzzz do reply sir… itz urgent

  17. aakash says:

    i have pass my 12th in 2005 can i appear for NEET 2013-14

  18. Daisy says:

    hello sir, i find phy 2 tough, dnt hv any idea wat 2 study, plz sir gv me sum idea n wat book i shud prefr?

    • krsourabh says:

      Belive me phy is easy nd scoring…physics need practise…the more u practise …it wil be better for u…write formulas at a place nd keep revising them…solve previous year questions.
      Book for mcq – universal self scorer for physics/sanjeev gupta

  19. shalu sundi says:

    could u plz list me de name of colleges which are not under neet????

  20. neha meshram says:

    Sir there will be -ve marking in neet?

  21. Niharika says:

    Sir, state pmts are there

  22. Anil Kumar says:

    sir i m class 12th student…i ll b appearing for neet in 2013….could u list the colleges which r nt cming under neet…. so tht i can apply fr thm as well .

    • anshikagupta says:

      Yeah,A few Medical institutes would conduct a separate exam This Year.AIIMS,JIPMER,IP,CMC,MANIPAL,MGIMS & AMU are expected to Have a separate Exam.

  23. jayita dey says:

    sir i have failed in math in board exam which is my aditional suubject..but i scored 60% in physics,chemistry biology and i eligible for this exam?

    • krsourabh says:

      hi jayita… I think u r eligible..coz everywhere d main requisite is 50% marks in pcb.. but u must confirm dat u pass in ur compartmental xam.. I think it wil b takin plc in june… n if ur results r out b4 ur counselling of neet den u’l b eligible..


    sir , i gave 2 times aipmt can i give neet exam ,if yes then one or more than times.

  25. Shubham says:

    Sir, i m 12 class student & going to give neet this year & i m not sure about 11 class subject. What should i do; drop the one year or do any crash? i belongs to haryana & obc category.

    • anshikagupta says:

      No ,Dont Even Think Of Dropping a Year before You’ve Tried. You Get Brownie Points For Having an OBC certificate.Tackling 11th Isnt a Big problem,U still have time.Finish The first Half Before your Boards, And Complete the rest after your Boards.YEAH,U may Join up a One Month Crash-course at a decent institute.
      Check Out Past Papers and Keep the Formulas at Your Fingertips.Study Smart,If You cant give enough time to a chapter Then Just see the portions which have been asked in AIPMT.
      Stop Thinking about Dropping a year NOW,Concentrate on clearing the entrance In your first attempt.

  26. aditya says:

    what is the syllabus for neet ????it just NCERT or more than it???

    • just ncert is sufficient along with mcq books for practise

      • Akanksha says:

        are there any pmt in any state?
        and i’ll be appearing in the NEET by 2014, so is it sufficient if i read only ncert books? i have heard that there is more to NEET syllabus dan jst ncert.

      • krsourabh says:

        PRHAPS no state pmts this year….ya some extra topics r added this year in NEET.
        u must understand one thing that only some topics r out of ncert( say max 5%) ….so u should do is that first cover 95%of syllabus …that is study ncert well …their r some extra topics which can b covered later…

  27. Avi says:

    Sir i paased 12 in year 2012
    My physics marks is 73
    Biology marks is 65
    But in chemistry i failed in theory i got jst 37 marks can i apply in neet,

    • anshikagupta says:

      Look up the Academic eligibility Norms:
      XII Academic Eligibility (Minimum percentage):

      * 50% marks for General category, 45% marks for Gen-PH and 40% marks for SC/ST/OBC or SC/ST/OBC-PH category students obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology taken together in qualifying examinations.

      * Students must pass Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology (including practical test) or any other elective subject with English.

  28. neha meshram says:

    Sir in 2013 onwards mppmt neet was there and what was the date of exam…..plllzzzzzzz tell me sir …….

    • anshikagupta says:

      Okay,Im not exactly able to comprehend This.But Look,MP-PMT and all other state PMTs have been scrapped out.Its just NEET this time.
      Read up This article for elaborate Info on NEET:
      So now thres a single medical entrance,that would happen on the 5th of may.The forms would be available by the First week of December.

  29. tsering morup says:

    can the students from j&k apply this year in aipemt wd out any affidavit etc

  30. Ritu Dhamija says:

    Sir, now onwards NEET will be there at the place of PMT for class +2 students????????

    • anshikagupta says:

      Yeah,NEET will replace AIPMT and all major state PMTs. But a few Institutiona of national repute ,For Instance: AIIMS,Manipal,BHU,CMC will conduct seperate Entrances. For Ellaborate information regarding NEET ,read The following article @

    • anshikagupta says:

      Yeah,NEET will replace AIPMT and all major state entrances.
      For ellaborate info on NEET,Read the following article @

  31. siddhi says:

    am i still eligible for neet 2013….as i already gave aipmt thrice?plz reply….

  32. Namste sir, i have 46%(with grace) marks in highschool & 58% marka in intermediate from U.P. Board.
    Sir, i am involve in ‘NEET’ entrance exam 2013-14?
    Sir,i am belongs to SC category.

  33. sanchita says:

    why dont aiims come under neet?

  34. Joanna says:

    For the neet how much weightage do the 12th marks carry?

  35. pallavi says:

    sir can you please tell me that whether their is negative marking in neet 2013 or not.Because in some websites it is given that their is negative marking but in other it is given that negative marking should not be their,but negative marking are taken for ranking consederation purpose when their is a tie b/w students.Sir also please tell me about correct neet ug exam pattern 2013-14

  36. bhuvnesh khatdiya says:

    private collages will come under NEET or not ???

      • anshikagupta says:

        YEAH,The private ones do come under NEET.(But they wont let You in without Capitation,Maybe they’ll give away half the total seats on the basis of NEET merit)

        Since according to the current proposal There are 31,000 seats under NEET,Its a Yes for the privates now.

  37. harsha says:

    sir i m studying in 1st year in physiotheraphy. But i m nt satisfied wid it so can i prepare for neet 2013

  38. Nivedita says:

    what is the eligibility percentage for NEET in 12th board?

  39. manoj says:

    I have passed 2005 and now i coplited M.Sc chem. may i eligible for neet

  40. meghna says:

    sir i passed my std 12 in the year 2009 .am i eligible for neet?

  41. supriya says:

    does this means that afmc wil also not take place this year??????????????????????????????????

  42. Beena says:

    Sir, I would like to know whether NEET UG is also having preliminary & main, like AIPMT? There are two dates May 5 & May 12. Which is the correct one.?
    Thanks in advance….

    • anshikagupta says:

      Noo, Theres No prelim. Only a single level EXAM. Its expected to be on the 5th of may(So says a CBSE press release)

  43. aashima says:

    pl send me all latest information .

  44. anjana says:

    is it confirmed that NEET is going to be held in the year 2013?pllz reply

  45. gayatri says:

    i gave aipmt twice can i give neet this year pls reply?

  46. gayatri says:

    i gave aipmt twice ,can i give neet this year pls reply?

  47. shivani says:

    is it confirmed now abt neet

    • anshikagupta says:

      Yeah,its almost confirmed.(Unless The HRD ministry decides to give us a last moment surprise)
      Check out This article @
      Keep yourself well notified about the changes in the syllabus and pattern.

  48. mariyam says:

    sir ,i m in 12 right now really confused abt pmt juz needed your help . m gud in bio nd phy but not in chem plz give me some advise………………

  49. Beena says:

    Sir, is NEET another name of AIPMT?

    • anshikagupta says:

      YES,Its a National level common entrance. NEET would replace AIPMT and all the major state entrances from 2013
      For ellaborate Info on NEET,Do read up @

  50. Jyoti says:

    are those students also eligible for neet 2013-14 who have had their 3rd attempt in aipmt in 2012?

  51. Animesh says:

    Sir, im in 12th currently i wanted to know how should i prepare for neet to get a good rank!!! i am not so confident with my 11th class syllabus…but i have a good grip on 12th and also tell me what are the key things to study in chemistry from 11th & 12th class syllabus!!

    • anshikagupta says:

      For starters,read up this article On NEET @

      When you revise physics and chemistry of class 11th,dont go in for the derivations.Just cram up the formulas.Just practice past papers after boards,dont waste your time doing supercomplicated problems. Keep your Concepts CLEAR. Read up the Theoretical Topics,Look up the graphs and memorise the formulas.

  52. Mayur Shukla says:

    What will be the state eligibility criteria for Neet-UG-2013? 50% is the minimum requirement. Do we need to consider GUJCET marks as well or only the Board result? Please clarify.

    • anshikagupta says:

      NEET isnt IIT,They’re not considering 12th boards. GUJCET isnt happening,Its just NEET for now.

      And the 50%marks criteria is a thing of the past,the newer version is The 50 percentile concept.

      To enlighten thyself,read Up @

  53. HARSHWARDHAN says:

    sir, i have purchased your book bio @ your fingertips but is it useful for neet 2014 bcoz your book is published in 2012

    • anshikagupta says:

      Good Question.

      Lets see it Logically,this books valid until the syllabus is given a makeover.
      and The syllabus has practically remained the same since years.

      QED: These books will remain valid for 2014 as well.

  54. munaqib says:

    is NEET confirmed for year 2013-14

    • anshikagupta says:

      YES,It is. Read Up This article to update yourself @

  55. Dr. Ram Godhane says:

    are boards marks weightage considered in NEET like ISEET, that s 40% from boards and 60% from entrance?

  56. dr d p jain says:


  57. rst says:

    sir, i m preparing to give mp pmt this year, on june 1st week, how to prepare bio in this remaining time and yes i have biology@yourfingertips so, which topics are to be priortized for preparing?? and in physics and chemistry what is to be done in this remaining time?? i entered 12th this year, but have a good grip on various topics of 12th.
    plzzz sir reply ,m very much tensed and need ur advice.
    thankyou sir

    • Rahul Chawla says:

      For MP PMT, read both my books in bio..nothing to do more; learn all the scientific names and classifications characteristics ; and in physics and chem learn all the formulas; in physics and chem learn all the formulas; special emphasis on inorganic compounds name, alloys, organic conversions etc. in chem and thermo, waves, fluid, modern in physics.. do solve past papers for practice.
      call 9650-457-457 to order..also tell ur friends about my books
      fingertips and handbook are especial made for these exams..nothing in these exam would be outside the scope of these books.
      also read my article

  58. swasti.. says:

    how many collages can we opt under NEET 2013-14 ?

  59. nidhi says:

    is neet confirmed for th year 2012-13 ?


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