Exam Detail

NEET(UG)National Eligibility Cum Entrance NEET UG Test 2023

  • Test Level-: National Level
  •     Eligibility-: 12th
  • Duration-:3 Hours
  • Stream-: Medical
  • Medium-: English
  • Examination Mode-: Offline
  • Total Questions-: 180

NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST [ NEET (UG) – 2023] will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) on Sunday, 07 May 2023 (Sunday) in Pen and Paper mode in 13 languages, as a common and uniform National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test [(NEET (UG)] for admission to undergraduate medical education in all medical institutions. Similarly, as per Section 14 of the National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Act, 2020, there shall be a uniform NEET (UG) for admission to undergraduate courses in each of the disciplines i.e. BAMS, BUMS, and BSMS courses of the Indian System of Medicine in all Medical Institutions governed under this Act. NEET (UG) shall also be applicable to admission to BHMS course as per National Commission for Homeopathy Act, 2020. The languages in which the NEET (UG) 2023 would be conducted are: English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu. MNS (Military Nursing Service) aspirants seeking admission to BSc Nursing Course being conducted at Armed Forces Medical Service Hospitals for the year 2023 are required to qualify NEET. The NEET score will be used for shortlisting for selection to the four-year BSc Nursing course.

Eligibility to appear in NEET (UG) – 2023

Eligibility for appearing in NEET (UG), as per related Regulations of NMC and DCI are as follows:

- He/she has completed 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 as under:

For candidates of general (UR)/General- EWS

Born on or before 31-12-2006

For candidates of sc/st/obc- NCL/PwBD category

Born on or before 31-12-2006


-Upper age limit: As per Letter No. U-11022/2/2022-UGMEB, dated 09 March 2022 received from National Medical Commission (NMC), Under Graduate Medical Education Board (UGMEB) regarding the upper age limit, there is no upper age limit.

- Indian Citizens/ Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) intending to pursue Undergraduate Medical Courses in a foreign Medical/ Dental Institute also need to qualify for NEET (UG)


NEET Counselling 
The counselling for admission to the seats under the control of State Governments/ UT Administrations / State Universities/ Institutions shall be conducted by the designated authorities of the State Governments as per the notifications issued separately by the authorities concerned.During counselling, the eligibility criteria, self-declaration, various documents, etc. of the eligible candidates shall be verified as per norms specified by the respective authorities and/or Medical / Dental Colleges. NTA does not have any responsibility towards the correctness/genuinity of the uploaded information/documents during the application process. AACCC (Ayush Admissions Central Counselling Committee), M/o Ayush shall be the counselling authority for AIQ with respect to BAMS, BUMS and BSMS courses under NCISM and BHMS under NCH.

  • For all institutions, wherein Counselling is conducted by MCC under the DGHS, the candidates may refer to the Counselling scheme uploaded on the MCC website, so as to determine their eligibility to appear in Counselling for subsequent rounds, including in respect of ineligibility on account of allotment of seats in the previous rounds of Counselling in terms of Regulation 5A(4) of the Regulations on Graduate Medical Education, 1997 which provides for preventing seat blocking in common Counselling for admission to MBBS course. 
  • For all institutions, wherein Counselling is conducted by the State/Union Govt. or its designated authority, the candidates may refer to the Counselling Notifications issued by the State/Union Govt. or its designated authority, so as to determine their eligibility to appear in Counselling for subsequent rounds, including in respect of ineligibility on account of allotment of seats in the previous rounds of Counselling in terms of Regulation 5A(4) of the Regulations on Graduate Medical Education, 1997 which provides for preventing seat blocking in common Counselling for admission to MBBS.

Registration process
Step 1
A candidate can apply for the NEET (UG) - 2023 only online by logging on to https://neet.nta.nic.in/
i) Candidate’s Name/ Mother’s Name/ Father’s Name as given in the Secondary School Examination or equivalent Board/ University Certificate in capital letters
(ii) Date of Birth in dd/mm/yyyy format as recorded in Secondary School Examination or equivalent Board/ University certificate.
(iii) Identification Type: Candidates need to provide any one of the following identity details (iv) Mobile Number and e-mail Address: Candidates must provide their own or Parents/Guardian Mobile Number and e-mail address only.
(v) Provide complete postal address with PIN Code (Correspondence and permanent address) for further correspondence. PIN code of Correspondence, as well as a permanent address, should be given in the space provided for this purpose.

Step 2
Fill in the complete Application Form

Core Syllabus
For National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test NEET (UG)-2023, 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. This is to establish uniformity across the country, keeping in view the relevance of different areas in medical education

Physics syllabus of class 11th

Physics syllabus of Class 12th

Physical-world and measurement



Current Electricity

Laws of Motion

Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

Work, Energy and Power

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current

Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body

Electromagnetic Waves



Properties of Bulk Matter

Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation


Atoms and Nuclei

Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory

Electronic Devices

Oscillations and Waves


Chemistry syllabus of class 11th

Chemistry syllabus of class 12th

Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

Solid State

Structure of Atom


Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties


Chemical Bonding and Molecular


Chemical Kinetics

States of Matter: Gases and Liquids

Surface Chemistry


General Principles and Processes of

Isolation of Elements


p- Block Elements

Redox Reactions

d and f Block Elements


Coordination Compounds


Organic Compounds Containing



Chemistry in Everyday Life


Biology syllabus of class 11th

Biology syllabus of class 12th

Diversity in Living World


Structural Organisation in Animals and


Genetics and Evolution

Cell Structure and Function

Biology and Human Welfare

Plant Physiology

Biotechnology and Its Applications

Human physiology

Ecology and environment


Best Biology Books for NEET Preparation

  • NCERT Biology of Class XI and XII
  • Trueman's Biology Vol 1 and 2
  • Objective Biology by Dinesh
  • Pradeep Publication's Biology
  • GRB Bathla's Publication's for Biology

Best Physics Books for NEET Preparation

  • Concepts of Physics by H. C. Verma
  • NCERT- Physics Part 1 and Part 2
  • D C Pandey Objective Physics
  • Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick and Walker
  • Problems in General Physics by I. E. Irodov

Best Chemistry Books for NEET Preparation

  • NCERT Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry by O.P. Tandon
  • Organic Chemistry by Morrison and Boyd for Organic Chemistry
  • Modern’s ABC of Chemistry for class 11th and 12th
  • Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J. D. Lee for Inorganic Chemistry
  • Dinesh Chemistry

NEET Preparation 
Candidates preparing for NEET 2023 should first be familiar with the exam pattern and syllabus. After that, they need to shortlist the books to refer to for NEET preparation. To complete the topics in the syllabus, one must refer to NCERT books. Candidates must prepare a timetable for NEET preparation. This should be followed for completing the preparation on time. Another important aspect of preparation is solving mock tests and sample papers. Since the weightage of all sections is equal in the exam, aspirants should give equal focus on all sections or subjects to secure a balanced score. After taking regular mock tests, students would develop an understanding of their strong and weak areas and should channelise their subject or topic-wise preparation accordingly.

NEET Cutoff Marks (Opening & Closing)

Aspirants can refer to the table below to know the NEE cut off trends for the past three years. This will help them understand the difficulty level of the examination.











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Seat Reservation
Indian nationals belonging to certain categories are admitted under the seats reserved for them in accordance with the rules prescribed by the Government of India. The categories and the extent of reservation are as follows:

 General category belonging to Economically Weaker Section (GEN- EWS) – 10% of seats in every course. The benefit of reservation will be given only to those General category candidates who satisfy the conditions given in the OM No. 20013/01/2018-BCII dated 17 January 2019, issued by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. The criteria for GEN-EWS will be as per the prevailing norms and/or notifications of the Government of India

 Other Backward Classes belonging to the Non-Creamy Layer (OBC- NCL) – 27% of seats in every course.

i. OBC-NCL should be listed in the current updated central list of OBC-NCL (http://www.ncbc.nic.in).

ii. OBC-NCL present in the State list but not covered in the central list of OBC

The Admit Card is issued provisionally to the candidates, subject to the fulfillment of the eligibility conditions.

  • The candidate has to download the Admit Card from the NTA website (https://neet.nta.nic.in/) and appear for the Examination at the given Centre on the Date and timing as indicated in their Admit Card.
  • No candidate will be allowed to appear at the Examination Centre, on the Date and Timing other than that allotted to him/her in his / her Admit Card.
  •  In case a candidate is unable to download his/ her Admit Cards from the website, he or she may approach the Help Line between 10:00 am to 05.00 pm or write an email to NTA at neet@nta.ac.in.
  • The candidates are advised to read the instructions given in this Information Bulletin as well as on the Admit Card carefully and follow them scrupulously during the conduct of the examination.
  • In case of any discrepancy in the particulars of the candidate or his/her photograph and signatures shown in the Admit Card and Confirmation Page, the candidate may immediately approach the Help Line between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm. In such cases, candidates would appear in the Examination with the already downloaded Admit Card. However, NTA will take necessary action to make corrections in the record later