NEET 2018 APPLICATION & REGISTRATION
NATIONAL LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
NEET Registration: The application form for NEET 2018 were available for filling till March 12, 2018. The online form was available at the official portal of NEET i.e. www.cbseneet.nic.in. A one time form correction facility was provided between March 15 to March 17. NEET 2018 concluded on May 6, 2018. As per the experts and the test takers, the difficulty level of exam was moderate to difficult.
Read on to know about NEET Registration Statistics, Eligibility, Fee, Procedure and form correction.
|NEET Eligibility||NEET Reservation 2018||NEET 2018 Admit Card|
|No. of candidates registered||13,26,725||16.49% increase from NEET, 2017|
|No of Candidates Present||12,69,922||95.71%|
|No of Candidates Absent||56,803||(4.28% Absentees)|
|PIO||60||9 candidate less from 2017|
|Transgender||1||7 less from 2017|
|Number of Cities||136||32% more from 2017|
|Number of Languages||11||-|
|Number of centres||2255||17.38 % (334 more)|
|Number of rooms||5,60,000+||-|
|Number of invigilators||1,50,000+||-|
|Number of Observers||4500+||-|
|No of City Coordinators||153||23.38%|
|Release of NEET Application Form 2018||February 8 – March 12, 2018|
|NEET Application Form Correction||March 15– 17, 2018|
|Release of NEET Admit Card||2nd week of April 2018|
|Date of NEET 2018||May 6, 2018|
CheckNEET Exam Dates 2018
It is imperative to check the eligibility criteria before filing NEET Online Form since your candidature will be cancelled if, at any stage, you’re found ineligible,
Minimum Age Limit – 17 years of age by December 31, 2018.
Maximum Age Limit – for general category candidates is 25 years and for reserved categories, it is 30 years.
Minimum percentile required for each category in the qualifying examination is tabulated below:
|Candidate’s Category||Minumum Percentage|
|OBC/ SC/ ST||40% marks|
|General PH||45% marks|
Candidates must keep the following Documents Required for NEET Application Form ready before they register themselves for the exam:
|Candidate’s category||Type of Permissible ID proof|
|Indian Nationals of all states||Aadhar Card or Aadhar Enrollment No. provided by Facilitation Centre|
|Indian Nationals belonging to Assam, Meghalaya or Jammu & Kashmir||Aadhar Card or Aadhar Enrollment No. provided by Facilitation Centre, Ration Card No., Bank Account No., Passport No. or any other ID card issued by Government.|
Step-by-Step Guide to Fill NEET Application Form
Filling the NEET application form consists of four simple steps as indicated below:
Step 1 – Registration
The first step is to generate NEET Registration Number and Password. This can be down by following these steps -
|Name||as per Aadhaar Card|
|Date of Birth||as per Aadhaar Card|
|Parents’ Name||as given in High School Certificate|
Other details required for NEET Registration are:
Step 2 – Uploading Photo and Signature
Post successful filling of application form, you will be issued NEET Login credentials. Enter the same and sign in again to complete NEET Application Form.
Next step is scanning and uploading Photo and Signature in the form as per the Guidelines for Uploading of Photo & Sign in NEET Form. A brief about the specifications are as follows:
|Photograph||10 – 100kb||JPG||Photo must have candidate’s name & Date when the photo was taken|
|Signature||3 – 20 kb||JPG||Sign must be done with a blue or black pen on white background|
Step 3 – Payment of NEET Application Fee
The following infograph indicates various modes with transaction charges for NEET Form payment:
Step 4- Confirmation Page
Candidates can follow these steps to resize and compress scanned images of their photograph and signature through MS Paint, to the desired specifications mentioned in NEET official notification.
To facilitate NEET form correction in the online forms, CBSE will provide a one-time facility on the official site through candidate login from March 12 to March 16, 2018.
The following fields can be modified by providing valid supporting documents.
In case you forget your credentials for NEET, do not panic follow these simple steps to retrieve the particulars.
CBSE will be enlisting the services of Common Service Centres (CSC) to help candidates in filling and submitting the online Application Form along with the payment of application fee.
|Preparing email, Submission of Application Form and Print out||25|
|Online payment of Fee||0.5% of transaction|
|Downloading of Admit Card/OMR/Answer Key||10|
|Online claim for Responses/Key||25|
|Print out per page||5|
Find your nearest NEET CSC Center
|Name||Contact No.||Email ID||Work Timings|
|Help Desk||011-22041807 firstname.lastname@example.org||8 am to 8 pm|
|Toll Free No.||email@example.com||8 am to 8 pm|
|NEET Branch||9599590192 firstname.lastname@example.org||9:30 am to 5 pm|
Ques. Can we submit the application form for NEET offline?
Ans. No. Submission of NEET Application form and payment of Application fee can be done via online mode only. For any kind of assistance regarding the filling, submission of payment of fee, candidates can contact the nearest Common Services Center.
Ques. Can we attach the photo without name and date printed on it?
Ans. It is mandatory to have the candidate’s name and date of clicking the picture on the passport sized photograph. Take multiple copies of the photograph since the same will be required for the Admit Card and throughout the admission process.
Ques. If a candidate is not appearing for the exam, can the application fee be refunded?
Ans. No. The Application Fee is non refundable, irrespective of whether the candidate sits for the exam or not.
Ques. Are any corrections allowed in the application form?
Ans. CBSE will release the dates for correction of application form. They can make the changes within the stipulated time frame. After that, no further changes can be made.
Ques. Can OCI candidates appear for NEET 2018 if they don’t have an Aadhar Card?
Ans. Yes. For such candidates, Passport details will be required instead of Aadhar Card.
Ques. Do we need to send a hard copy of the Application Form to CBSE’s office?
Ans. No documents must be sent to CBSE. The entire Application process will be conducted online.
Ques. I have failed in one subject but my average is above 50%, Can I apply?
Ans. No, if you have failed in one subject you cannot apply.
Ques. I am an NRI in Dubai and how can I apply for general seat for NRI?
Ans. NRI candidates are eligible to apply for a general seat. They can also apply for All India Quota. The ID Proof required would be their passport.
Ques. What is the maximum age limit for OBC?
Ans. 30 years.
Ques. My name on Aadhaar card is different than that on the 12th mark sheet, will I face a problem for verification or not?
Ans. The name should match on both documents.
Ques. My DOB is 30th January 1993. Am I eligible for NEET exam?
Ans. Yes. Age limit for General Category is 25 years and for reserved categories it is 30 years..
Ques. Are foreign nationals, Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), Non Resident Indians (NRIs) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) candidates eligible to apply for 15% all India quota seats?
Ans. Yes, all foreign nationals, Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), Non Resident Indians (NRIs) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) candidates are eligible to apply for 15% all India quota seats. They will have to show their passport No. as ID Proof.
Ques. If a candidate has appeared in state as well as institutional level exams three times, but hasn't appeared in AIPMT/NEET even once, will they be eligible to appear for NEET 2018?
Ans. Yes, if a candidate has never appeared for AIPMT/NEET, then they can avail a maximum of three chances to appear in NEET provided they also fulfil the upper age limit criteria.
Ques. I live outside India and do not possess an Aadhaar Card, Can I apply for NEET 2018?
Ans. Candidates outside India may apply using their passport number.
Ques. I have recently submitted the request for update in their Aadhaar details due to some error, can I fill my NEET application form with the old Aadhaar number?
Ans. Yes, you can apply for NEET. While submitting the updating details, the Aadhaar center also issues a 14 digit Aadhaar enrollment ID/UR number printed on the slip. You will be required to enter this new number.
Ques. In case of any problem in filling the NEET 2018 Application Form? Who can be approached?
Ans. If the candidates are facing any problem in submitting the NEET 2018 Application Form, they can contact Common Services Centers. They will act as Facilitation Centers this time and provide their services against the fee prescribed.
Ques. If a candidate has passed class XII with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English from NIOS, is he/she eligible to appear for NEET-UG?
Ans. Yes, the applicants who have passed 10+2 from open school with 50% and fulfil the other eligibility criteria can apply and appear for NEET 2018.
Ques. When will NEET 2018 application form be available?
Ans. The application form for NEET 2018 is now available at www.cbseneet.nic.in. The entire application procedure will be conducted in online mode only.
Ques. What documents are of importance while filling NEET Application Form 2018?
Ans. Candidates must keep their 10th and 12th marksheet close by while filling the form. They will also be required to upload scanned copies of their passport sized photograph and signature.
Ques. How many time can I appear for NEET? Has CBSE removed the attempts limit for CBSE NEET?
Ans. Yes, the number of attempts limit has been removed by CBSE. Now, you can appear for CBSE NEET as many times as you wish to till the time you satisfy the NEET Eligibility.
Ques. What are some precautions to keep in mind while filling application form of NEET 2018?
Ans. Candidates must keep their login passwords of NEET safe with them and not share it with anyone. It is a good habit to keep changing your password and always remember to logout from the NEET portal after you update, fill or submit the application form of NEET 2018 as per security measure. Before submitting the form, check all the details carefully since they cannot be changed later.
Ques. Is it permissible to change or retrieve the password of NEET application form 2018? How?
Ans. Yes. It is possible to retrieve the password of NEET. In case a candidate forgets the password, he/she can retrieve the same through the following steps:
Through OTP (One Time Password) on Registered Mobile Number: Candidates will need to enter their ‘Registration Number’, ‘Candidate’s Name’ and ‘Date of Birth’.
Answering the Security Question set while registering: Candidate can also retrieve the password by answering a bunch of security question.
Forgot Mobile number and Email ID: In order to retrieve the password through this method, candidates will need have to enter personal details.
Ques. How can I fill the NEET application form 2018 and pay the application fee if I don’t have any access to internet?
Ans. CBSE will be employing the help of ‘Common Service Centers’ or ‘Facilitation Centers’ through which candidates who don’t have an access to internet can fill and submit their application forms of NEET 2018. Candidates who fill NEET 2018 application form through Common Service Centers will be required to pay the application fee of NEET 2018 through e-wallets. A nominal fee will be charged for every service.
Ques. How to calculate your age for application?
Ans. You can calculate your age through online Age Calculator for NEET 2018. The age calculator gives your age as per your DOB and the date on which you want to calculate. Set the date December 31, 2018 for the date you want to calculate the age.
Ques. What is the application fee category wise?
Ans. For General/OBC - INR 1400
For SC/ST/PH - INR 750
Ques. When will CBSE release NEET 2018 Application Form Replica?
CBSE releases a replica of NEET Application form which contains all steps to apply or register online for the examination. It contains images of how to fill the form and upload the documents step-wise. This provision has been followed by the authorities in past years and is expected to be continued. NEET Application Form Replica will be released in PDF format shortly.
Ques. Are spectacles allowed in the photograph being affixed on the form?
Ans. Spectacles are allowed if being used regularly.
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