A single eligibility cum entrance examination for admission to MBBS / BDS courses will be held from 2013 namely the NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) UG that will be conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The first exam NEET UG on 5 May 2013 will be conducted by CBSE Delhi. The detailed official information about the exam NEET UG has been released. Here is a quick look at the major points.
The exam will be held on the first Sunday of May i.e. on 5 May 2013.
Time – 10 AM to 1 PM (paper is of 3 hours)
Who is eligible for the exam
The age limit is 17 to 25 years of age (as attained on or before 31 December of year of admission). The upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST/OBC. Candidates of Jammu and Kashmir, Andhra Pradesh are not eligible for the NEET UG as the states have chosen to opt out of the exam.
The qualification Codes (Code 01 to 07) are given in details here. A student must fall in one of the seven codes to be eligible.
I am eligible. How to apply for the exam
You need to apply online for NEET UG exam. Go to this link. Have a careful look at the form filling procedure and fill the Part I of Application form (note down the Registration Number generated). The next step is to make the payment. Now if you chose to make payment by credit / debit card the payment can be done online. If you chose to pay off line, you need to download the Challan for payment and pay at designated bank branches. Then you need to fill the Part II of application form furnishing details of the payment made. Take print out of Confirmation page(s) and send to CBSE along with copy of proof of fee deposited through Challan, if fee deposited through Challan mode.
Please see the following links for details
- NEET UG 2013 Submission and Sending Application Form & Confirmation Page
- NEET UG 2013 Bank Challan
- NEET UG 2013 Application From
- NEET UG 2013 Fee Details and Last Date for submission of Application Form
- NEET UG 2013 Instructions for filling up Application Form & Confirmation Page
How do I prepare for the exam?
The paper will have sections of Physics, Chemistry and Biology. You can see the syllabus here
- NEET UG 2013 Core Curriculum Syllabus
- NEET UG 2013 Physics Syllabus
- NEET UG 2013 Chemistry Syllabus
- NEET UG 2013 Biology Syllabus
You will also find study materials here.
The schedule will remain unaltered even if the above date is declared a public holiday.