I am sure you would have certainly come across the recent hue and cry over the NEET 2013 among the medical aspirants, be it from a print/digital media or a social network. In the story we published few months back, we got more than 200 comments with various doubts about NEET. Aspirants, experts and the common people; all have their own opinion about the subject but overall we can say it has got a positive response. But still there are so many doubts prevailing about it among the students who are likely to take up the test in 2013. We are here once again with a researched analysis on the most general FAQs about NEET. Scroll down to clear your doubts now!
Some of the common FAQ’s are:
1. Is AIIMS and AFMC included in NEET?
Answer: AIIMS is not included in this exam whereas AFMC is included for NEET 2013.
2. What is the Syllabus and Pattern for NEET? Is it different from previous pattern?
Answer: The pattern of NEET is as follows:
NEET-UG shall be a single stage test based on objective type question (MCQ); the test would comprise of Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Zoology & Botany; duration of the test would be 3 hours and number of questions would be 180.
The full syllabus can be downloaded in from here:
3. Are seats under State Quota still reserved (Domicile category)?
Answer: YES reservations remain the same.
4. How much should be a respected score in NEET to get a good college?
Answer: As of now, we cannot say or guess on the respected score as this is going to be happening first time.
5. Will NEET exam be conducted in multi-languages?
Answer: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has decided to conduct the NEET UG (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) in a single language for admission to MBBS courses from 2013.
7. Will 12th Board marks play any role in ranking?
Answer: Board marks shall not play any role in the Rank Distribution. For eligibility see the point below.
8. Eligibility for NEET?
Answer: For a candidate in order to be eligible for admission to MBBS Course for a particular academic year, it is mandatory for him/her to score minimum of marks at 50th percentile in ‘National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test’ to MBBS course held for the said academic year. However, for candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC, the minimum marks shall be at 40th percentile. For candidates with locomotory disability of lower limbs, the minimum marks shall be at 45th percentile. The percentile would be determined on the basis of highest marks secured in the All-India common merit list in ‘National Eligibility-cum, Entrance Test for admission to MBBS course.
9. When will the exam be conducted?
Answer: Advertisement for MBBS entrance examination, would be sent in last week of November in all major newspapers of the country and applications collected both online and offline by January 15th 12.00 Noon. Admit cards will be dispatched by April 15th and the exam would be conducted on last Sunday of May.
In MBBS entrance examination, an application fee of Rs. 1000 (Unreserved category) and Rs 800 (Reserved category) would be charged. The cost of examination will be approximately Rs. 500 per student all inclusive of expenses incurred.