NEET 2018 notification: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the NEET UG 2018 notification today at cbseneet.nic.in. The exam will be held on Sunday, May 6. The exam will be conducted in Hindi, English, Urdu, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada. Since last year, CBSE made Aadhaar card mandatory for registration. This is, however, not applicable in Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya. For NRIs, passport number is required for the same.
Educational qualification: Aspirants should have passed class 12 or equivalent exam with physics, chemistry, biology/bio-technology and English individually. Moreover, they must have obtained a minimum of 50 per cent marks taken together in physics, chemistry and biology/bio-technology at the qualifying examination.
Age limit: The candidate must have completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before December 31, 2018 i.e. the year of his/her admission to the 1st year M.B.B.S./B.D.S. Course.
Attempt: As per the official website, there is no cap on the number of attempts. Read | NEET UG 2018 notification released at cbseneet.nic.in, upper age remains 25
NEET 2018 exam pattern
There will be one paper containing 180 objective type questions (four options with a single correct answer) from physics, chemistry and biology (botany and zoology). The duration of paper would be three hours from 10 am to 1 pm. Question papers can be obtained in the following languages — Hindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada.
Application process begins: February 8
Fee payment begins: February 9
Fee payment ends: March 10 (11:50 pm)
Last date to submit forms: March 9
Correction in application form: March 12 to 16
Admit card display: April second week
Exam date: May 6
Display of OMR sheet and answer keys: Dates not announced yet
Result declaration: June 5
NEET 2018 syllabus
There were speculations that state curriculum might be included in the syllabus. However, CBSE in a note clarified that the syllabus of NEET (UG) 2018 will be exactly same as it was for NEET (UG) 2017.