NTA Extends NEET Application Last Date2022-05-03
The National Testing Agency (NTA) has extended the deadline to submit the online application for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG) - 2022 (NEET-UG-2022).
Date of NEET-UG-2022: 17th July 2022 (no change in date)
NEET-UG-2022 is mandatory for admission to MBBS/BDS courses in India in Medical/Dental Colleges. In addition, NEET-UG-2022 is required for admissions to all BAMS/BHMS/BUMS/BYMS courses in India and for all BVSc & AH (Bachelor of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry) courses under the 15% quota of VCI in recognized Veterinary Colleges.
Mode of NEET-UG-2022: Offline (pen & paper) OMR sheet based objective questions (180 Qns in 3hours 20 mins)
Key aspects of NEET-UG-2022:
- Test will be conducted in pen & paper mode across multiple test centres spanning India and abroad
- NEET-UG-2022 is mandatory for admissions to all MBBS/BDS/Ayush programs in India
- NEET-UG-2022 is only a test that provides a score using which candidates will need to apply either through Central Counseling or respective State counseling for admissions
- Candidates from UT of J&K are NOT eligible for 15% All India Quota seats.
- Candidates from UT of Ladakh are eligible for 15% All India Quota seats.
- NEET-UG-2022 shall be conducted in 13 languages (language option to be chosen while filling the form) - English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.
- GEN & GEN-EWS category students need to obtain min of 50 percentile marks (40 percentile for SC/ST/OBC candidates) to be eligible for admission to UG Medical Courses.