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NEET-UG- National Eligibility cum Entrance Test

The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-UG) is being conducted by NTA since 2019 foradmission to the undergraduate medical education, with the approval of the Ministry of Health &Family Welfare.

The Test pattern of NEET (UG) - 2022 comprises four Subjects. Each subject will consist of twosections.Section A will consist of 35 Questions and Section B will have 15 Questions, out of these 15Questions, candidates can choose to attempt any 10 Questions. So, the total number of questionsand utilization of time will remain the same.The pattern for the NEET (UG) - 2022 Examination for admission in the Session 2022-23 is as follows:Correct option marked will be given (4) marks and Incorrect option marked will be minus one (-1)mark. Unattempted/Unanswered Questions will be given no marks. Total marks – 720NEET (UG) – 2022 is a Pen & Paper-based Test, to be answered on the specially designed machinegradable OMR sheet using Ball Point Pen provided at the Centre. Moreover tampering with the OMRat any stage will lead to debarring of the candidature for 3 years.Medium of the Question Papers: Candidates can opt for a Question Paper in any one of thefollowing 13 languages:English ,Hindi ,Assamese, Bengali ,Gujarati ,Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi ,Odia, Tamil ,Telugu ,UrduPunjabiEligibility for appearing in NEET (UG)He/she has completed 17 years of age at the time of admission or will complete that age on orbefore 31 December of the year of his/her admission to the first year of the Undergraduate MedicalCourse.the lower age limit For Candidates of General (UR)/General-EWS born on or before For Candidatesof SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PwBD 31.12.2005 CategoryUpper age limit: As per Letter No. U-11022/2/2022-UGMEB, dated 09 March 2022 received fromNational Medical Commission (NMC), Under Graduate Medical Education Board (UGMEB) regardingthe upper age limit, that there should be no upper age limit as decided in the fourth NMC meetingheld on 21 October 2021.Indian Citizens/ Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) intending to pursue Undergraduate MedicalCourses in a foreign Medical/ Dental Institute also need to qualify for NEET (UG).

Quota order for MBBS / BDSAll India Quota Seats• State Government Quota Seats• Central Institutions/Universities/Deemed Universities• State/Management/NRI Quota Seats in Private Medical / Dental Colleges or any Private University• Central Pool Quota Seats• All seats including NRI Quota as well as Management Quota, are in private unaided/aided minority/ non-minority medical colleges.• AIIMS Institutes across India/JIPMER.• The Counselling for successful candidates for Seats under 15% All India Quota and 100% including85% State quota seats of Central Institutions (ABVIMS & RML Hospital/VMMC & SafdarjungHospital/ESIC)/ Central Universities (including DU/ BHU /AMU)/ AIIMS/ JIPMER and DeemedUniversities, will be conducted by the MCC/DGHS for Undergraduate Medical / Dental Courses.MCC only does the registration for AFMC and forwards the data of registered Candidates to AFMCAuthorities for the admission process. DU/BHU and other Universities may use the score for anyother relevant courses being offered by them.The counselling for admission to the seats under the control of State Governments/ UTAdministrations / State Universities/ Institutions shall be conducted by the designated authorities ofthe State Governments as per the notifications issued separately by the authorities concerned.For all institutions, wherein Counselling is conducted by MCC under the DGHS, the candidates mayrefer to the Counselling scheme uploaded on the MCC website, so as to determine their eligibility toappear in Counselling for subsequent rounds, including in respect of ineligibility on account ofallotment of seats in the previous rounds of Counselling will be as per regulations which provides forpreventing seat blocking in common Counselling for admission to MBBS course.

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