NEET Application Form – The NEET Application form for 2018 will be available from the last week of January 2018. The last date to fill the application form will be in the first week of March 2018. Interested candidates must note that they must possess a valid Aadhar Card to apply for the NEET 2017. The application fee for the NEET 2017 for the General/ OBC candidates is Rs. 1400 and for the SC/ST/PH candidate it is Rs. 750. The candidates have to apply in an online mode. The complete details regarding the application form and its highlights are mentioned in this article.
NEET Application form
Important Dates for NEET exam
The notification for the NEET 2018 examination is expected to release in the month of December 2018. Accordingly the registrations are expected to begin in the last week of January, in line with the previous year. The following are the tentative dates for the NEET 2018:
|Events||Important Dates (Tentative)||Year 2017|
|Registration Begins||Last week of January 2018||January 31st|
|Last date of online registration||1st week of March 2018||March 1st|
|Last date to submit application fee||1st week of March 2018||March 1st|
|Form correction window||1st week of March to the 2nd week of March 2018||March 8th to 12th|
|Admit card||4th week of April 2018||April 22nd|
|Date of Examination||2nd week of May 2018||May 7th|
|Display of OMR sheet||2nd week of June 2018||June 13th to June 14th|
|Last date to challenge the answer key||3rd week of June 2018||June 16th to June 17th|
|Result declaration||4th week of June 2018||June 23rd|
Things required during NEET Application form filling
The following is the list of things required before filling the NEET application form
A valid email ID and mobile number.
Aadhaar Card: As the Aadhaar Card is made mandatory for the applicants, all the candidates must keep their Aadhaar Cards ready during application.
Photograph: A clear scanned recently clicked coloured passport size photograph in a .jpg or .jpeg format must be ready with the candidates. The size of the Photograph should be between 10 to 100 KB and the dimensions 4* 6 inches. The photograph should have a white background and it must have been clicked on or after January 1, 2017.
Signature: It should be done in a running handwriting on a white paper using a black or blue ball pen. File size should be between 3KB to 20KB and the required format is JPG.
UDI APP/Debit/ Credit Card/Net Banking: These would be required for making the online payment.
Steps to fill the NEET Application form
You can follow the below mentioned steps to fill the NEET 2018 application form:
Here, you will find the steps to fill the NEET application form for 2018, other details regarding the fee and important information related to NEET 2018 Registration procedure will also be provided. You should click on ‘Proceed to apply online NEET UG 2018’ to register and submit the online NEET application form
Before filling the application form, you must register yourself. The below mentioned are details you must fill in order to register yourself for NEET 2018.
- Mother’s Name
- Father’s Name
- Date of Birth
- State of Eligibility
- Enter Identification Number
- Mobile Number
- Email ID
- Security Pin
Then click on Next
A preview of the details filled by you will appear, click on next and proceed.
In the next step, you will need to create a password which generates an OTP that is then sent to your mobile. Fill the OTP and the other details, then click on Submit.
This completes the first step. A provisional application number will appear on the screen. You are advised to save this number for future purposes. Also, an option to proceed with the further steps will be available, if you wish to continue, you need to click on ‘Continue’.
Filling NEET Application form
After this, three sections of the application form namely; personal details, selecting the language and selecting the exam centre will appear. (This cannot be edited further, once submitted)
In the next section, you need to enter your Academic Details, Name of School Board, address of the school etc. For the 12th standard, these additional details will be needed: Place of Study, State where class 12th Schooling was completed, District where class 12th school is located, Qualifying Examination Code, Year of Passing and roll number. Also, enter the marks secured in English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in 10+2. Then click on ‘Next’.
In this section, you are required to provide the residential address, occupation of your parents and whether you wish to wear the dress code prescribed by the NEET UGC, then enter the security pin and click on submit and preview.
Review the NEET Application form – You are advised to review the information entered by you carefully. You can change the information which you want by clicking on the ‘Back Button’ or press ‘Final Submit’ if you are sure with all the details. Once the fee is paid, particulars cannot be edited. Click on Final Submit after reviewing the details.
Uploading Scanned Documents, Signature and Photograph
The next step is to upload the scanned documents, signature and photograph, click on ‘Upload recent Signature and Photograph.
The size of the scanned documents is mentioned above. Click Next, once you have successfully uploaded the scanned documents.
The application number along with the photographs will be displayed on the screen. Then enter the security pin and click on upload.
The next step is to make the payment. There are following modes of Payment; UDI App, Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking. The candidates can select the mode as per their convenience and pay the fee. The application fee for the NEET 2017 for the General/ OBC candidates in Rs. 1400 and for the SC/ST/PH candidate it is Rs. 750.
Download Confirmation Page
The confirmation page will be generated after providing all the necessary details, the candidates are advised to download the confirmation page for future reference.
Documents to be preserved after registration for NEET 2018
- Confirmation Page of NEET 2018 Registration.
- Proof of the application fee paid. You can save the bank transaction slip or transaction number.
- Copy of the system generated Self Declaration in respect of the candidates from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J & K who have opted for the seats under the 15 % All India Quota.
Information that can be edited in NEET Application form
|Information that can be edited in the NEET 2017||Who can edit||Who Cannot Edit|
|Candidate’s Identity Identification||All the candidates who have filled the application form with IDs apart from the Aadhaar Card i.e. Passport number, Ration Card Number, Bank Account Number, Aadhaar Enrolment Number and Registration number issued by Facilitation Centre can add their Aadhaar Number or the Aadhaar Enrolment Number in the Form||Those who have already filled up the application form with Aadhaar Card and those with nationality as Foreign, OCI, PIO and NRI.|
|Date Of Birth (DOB)||Those who have filled up the application form with Aadhaar Card. Those who cannot change their date of birth as their details have been validated by Aadhaar.|
|Gender||Those who have filled up the application form with Aadhaar Card. Those who cannot change their date of birth as their details have been validated by Aadhaar|
|State Code of Eligibility||A) The candidates belonging to the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Jammu & Kashmir can change the status of Self Declaration submitted by them.
B) The candidates belonging to the states of Assam. Meghalaya and Jammu & Kashmir can change their state code of eligibility (to a state other than these 03 states) only if they have obtained their Aadhaar Number or Aadhaar Enrolment Number as the exemption from Aadhaar is available only to the candidates of Assam. Meghalaya and Jammu & Kashmir.
C)The candidates may note that the rules which are state specific like Permissible Identity Types, Self Declaration, Medium of Question Paper and Choice of Centres, etc. will be applicable by changing the State of Eligibility and the candidate will have to fill up information in the effected fields afresh very carefully. The candidates are advised to go through the Information Bulletin once again to have a clear understanding of the concerned rules
|Candidates Category||All the candidates can make correction. However wherever change in category involves higher fee, the candidates will pay the difference of the fee also. Payment of fee will be an online process and the change will take effect only if the difference of fee is paid within the stipulated time by permissible modes||Not applicable|
|Disability Status||All candidates can make correction. However wherever change in Disability status involves higher fee, the candidates will pay the deference of the fee also. Payment of fee will be an online process and the change will take effect only if the difference of pay is paid within the stipulated time by permissible modes||Not applicable|
|Medium||All candidates can make correction. However, the candidates, who have given Tripura either in their state of eligibility or of Qualifying Examination, will be able to change the medium of Question Paper as Bengali and will also be able to Choose Agartala as their Centre||The candidates may note that the rules which are medium specific like Sates of Eligibility and Choice of Centres, etc. will be applicable by changing the medium of Question Paper and the candidate will have to fill up information in the effected fields afresh very carefully. The candidates are advised to go through the Information Bulletin once again to have a clear understanding of the concerned rules|
|Examination Centre||The candidates, who have given Tripura either in their state of eligibility or of Qualifying Examination, will be able to change their Centre of Examination to Agartala provided they have chosen Bengali as medium of Question Paper in pursuance of this opportunity.||All other candidates except those belonging to the state of Tripura.|
Accepted Documents according to the candidate category
Aadhaar Card is made mandatory for all the applicants but there are a few candidates who can submit other specified documents instead of the Aadhaar card.
|Sr. no.||Category||Accepted Documents|
|1||Indian Nationals||Aadhar Card No., Aadhar Enrolment No. or registration no. issued by Facilitation Centre|
|2||Indian Nationals belonging to Assam, Meghalaya or J & K||Passport Number, ration card number, bank account number or any other valid Govt. identity number|
Notification Regarding Self-Declaration form for NEET Exam
You are advised to read the below mentioned notification carefully. It is for the candidates of J&K, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
NEET Application Form filling via common service centre
For those candidates who do not have internet facility and wish to appear for the NEET examination can do so by visiting the common service centres, set up by the CBSE. These will provide the required form filling support to the candidates and all the application related necessary help would be provided. The following are the details of the service centres:
|Facilities provided at the centres||Fee (Rs.)|
|Submission of the NEET Application form||25|
|Online payment of fee||0.5% of the transaction|
|Downloading the NEET Admit card/OMR/Answer key||10|
|Online claim for NEET responses/Key||25|
|Printout per page||5|
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q- How many times is NEET held ?
NEET 2018 will be held once.
Q- Can I buy the NEET 2018 application form from a bank or a post office ?
No, NEET 2018 application forms will be available in online mode only.
Q- Who are eligible for NEET 2018 ?
Those who are 17 years of age as or on December 31, 2018.
Q- What is the age limit for the NEET ?
The age limit for general category applicant is 25 years, while it is 30 years for SC/ST/OBC applicant.
Q- What is the fee for NEET 2018 ?
NEET 2018 application fee for General and OBC category applicant is Rs.1400 and Rs.750 for SC/ST category applicant.