NEET exam 2024 Notification, National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (UG)

NEET exam 2024 Notification: The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is the entrance test for admission into various undergraduate medical courses in all medical institutions in India. The National Testing Agency (NTA) usually conducts the NEET-UG Exam once a year for admission into different MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BSMS, BUMS, and BHMS courses in India.

The National Testing Agency has released the official notification for online applications for the NEET exam 2024. Interested and eligible candidates may apply online here. As per official notification, the NEET-UG 2024 will be held on 05th May 2024.

Name of exam: National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2024

  • Name of exam conducting body: National Testing Agency (NTA)
  • Name of courses:
    # Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
    # Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
    # Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery (BAMS )
    # Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery (BHMS)
    # Bachelor of Siddha Medicine & Surgery (BSMS)
    # Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery (BUMS)
  • Date of exam: 5th May 2024 (Sunday)
  • Exam duration: 03 hours 20 Minutes (02:00 PM to 05:20 PM)
  • Centre, Date, and Shift of NEET (UG) – 2024 Examination: As indicated on Admit Card
  • Exam type: Offline (Pen & Paper-based test)
  • Official Helpline: Email: neet@nta.ac.in Phone No.: 011-40759000
  • Official website: neet.nta.nic.in

Eligibility Criteria to Appear in NEET (UG)

The National Testing Agency has fixed the following eligibility criteria to appear in NEET 2024.

  • Nationality: Citizens belonging to the following nationalities are eligible to apply for NEET (UG)
    # Indian Nationals
    # Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)
    # Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
    # Persons with Indian Origin (PIO)
    # Foreign Nationals
  • Age Limit: Candidates must be 17 years of age at the time of admission or will complete that age on or before 31 December of the year of his/her admission to the first year of the Undergraduate Medical Course.
  • Accordingly, the lower age limit shall be born on or before 31.12.2007. There is no upper age limit to apply for NEET-UG.
  • Educational Qualification: Candidate must have passed (or appear) Class 10+2 exam or equivalent exam with subjects- English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology individually from a recognized board or university with minimum marks as prescribed below:
    # General: 50 %
    # PWD: 40 %
    # SC/ST/OBC: 40 %

NEET 2024 Application Fee

Interested and eligible candidates have to pay an application fee as mentioned below during the online submission of the NEET-UG application. The fee can be paid using a credit card/ debit card/ net banking/ e-challan/ UPI.

In IndiaOutside India
General₹ 1700/-₹ 9500/-
General-EWS/ OBC-NCL
₹ 1600/-₹ 9500/-
SC/ST/PwBD/Third Gender
₹ 1000/-₹ 9500/-

How to Apply for the NEET-UG Exam?

Interested and eligible candidates who want to apply for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG Level exam may follow below-mentioned steps.

  • Scroll down, and go to the Important Web-Links section.
  • Next, click on the Online Application Form link and register yourself.
  • Fill out your all personal and educational details and upload the necessary documents.
  • Make a payment of the application fee as per your category and submit the form.
  • Take a printout of the NEET application form for future reference.

NEET 2024 Application Portal


Important Dates of NEET Online Application 2024

  • Starting Date for Online Registration & Payment of Fee: 09th February 2024
  • Last Date for Online Registration & Payment of Fee: 16th March 2024
  • Date of NEET UG examination: 05th May 2024 (Sunday)
  • Date of release of admit card: To be intimated later on the website
  • Date of declaration of result: To be intimated later on the website

Important Web-Links of NEET UG Application

Online Application Form
Click Here
NEET Solved Papers
Click Here
Official NotificationClick Here
Information BrochureClick Here
Official Website
Click Here

About NEET Exam 2024

  • Date of exam: 05th May 2024 (Sunday)
  • Timing of Exam: 02:00 PM to 05:20 PM (Indian Standard Time)
  • Duration of exam: 200 minutes (03 hours 20 Minutes)
  • Mode of exam: Pen & Paper-based Test
  • Type of questions: Multiple Choice Questions
  • No of MCQs: 200 MCQs
  • Full mark: 720 Marks (4 marks for each correct answer).
  • Negative marking: 1 mark for each wrong answer.

Syllabus of NEET-UG Examination

For National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test NEET (UG)-2024, the National Medical Commission of India (NMC) recommends the following syllabus for admission to MBBS/BDS/BAMS/BSMS/BUMS/BHMS courses across the country, after review of various State syllabi as well as those prepared by CBSE, NCERT, and COBSE.
The pattern for the NEET (UG) – 2024 Examination for admission in the Session 2024-25 is as follows:


Subject(s) Section(s) No. Of
Physics Section A 35 140
Section B 15 40
Chemistry Section A 35 140
Section B 15 40
Botany Section A 35 140
Section B 15 40
Zoology Section A 35 140
Section B 15 40
Total Marks 720#

The Test pattern of NEET (UG)-2024 comprises two sections. Each subject will consist of two sections. Section A will consist of 35 Questions and Section B will have 15 questions, out of these 15 Questions, candidates can choose to attempt any 10 Questions. So, the total number of questions and time utilization will remain the same.

^ Unanswered/Unattempted questions will be given no marks. In case, a question is dropped/ ignored, all candidates will be given four marks (+4) irrespective of the fact whether the question has been attempted or not attempted by the candidate.

Medium of NEET Question Papers

Candidates can opt for a Question Paper in any one of the following 13 languages:


English Hindi Assamese
Malayalam Kannada Marathi
Telugu Urdu Punjabi
Bengali Gujarati Odia

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