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NEET Required for Admissions in Undergraduate Veterinary Courses

Last Updated - May 05, 2018

As per the official notification dated February 22, 2018 released by The Veterinary Council of India, candidates applying for admissions to B.V.Sc & AH courses through 15% All India Quota seats will have to compulsorily appear for NEET 2018. Admissions to these 15% seats in bachelor’s course in Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry for 2018-19 session at recognized veterinary colleges will be on the basis of merit list issued by CBSE. These 15% seats will be filled through counseling conducted by Veterinary Council of India (VCI). 

NEET 2018 is a national level entrance exam conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The results and All India ranks are handed over to Directorate General Health services (DGHS) for counseliing and allotment of All India Quota seats (15%). Now, the entrance test will be mandatory for admission to B.V.Sc & AH. Other admissions criteria will remain same as per the “Veterinary Council of India- Minimum Standards of Veterinary Education Degree Course (B.V.Sc & AH) Regulations, 2016”.

The notification stated: “All those students desirous to take admission to B.V.Sc & AH Degree Course under 15% seats on All India Basis are hereby advised to appear in NEET (UG) 2018 to be conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on May 06, 2018.” 

Eligibility Criteria

The necessary eligibility requirements for the course include:


The candidate must have completed 17 years of age on or before December 31 of the year in which the admission is being sought.


  • He/ She must have passed Higher Secondary Examination or Indian School Certificate Examinations with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as compulsory subjects and studied English at a level not less than core course of English as prescribed by NCERT.
  • In case, candidates have completed the course not prescribed as 10+2, they will have to undergo a one year pre professional training before seeking admission to the veterinary course.
  • Candidates having passed B.Sc with not less than any of the two subjects among Physics, Chemistry and Biology are also eligible to apply. Such candidates must have passed pervious examinations with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English as compulsory subjects. Check Here NEET Eligibility Criteria

How to apply?

The application process will only be conducted online through the following procedure:

  • Visit the portal of NEET UG.
  • Select Candidates Login link under the Online Services at the home page.
  • Click on New User Registration link at the redirected page.
  • Register with a valid number and email id.
  • Log in with the user ID and password received.
  • Fill the mandatory details and upload following documents:
  1. Passport sized Photograph 
  2. Signature
  3. Left Hand Thumb Impression
  • Click on Submit button.
  • Proceed to pay the application fee via Net Banking/ Credit/ Debit cards. 
General/ OBCINR 1400

Exam Dates for NEET 2018

Important dates regarding the NEET (UG) 2018 are mentioned below:

Applications start dateFebruary 08, 2018
Applications end dateMarch 09, 2018
Date of examinationMay 06, 2018
Examination FeesINR 1400 (General & OBC)
INR 750 (SC, ST, PWD)

Check NEET 2018 Exam Dates

Medium of Examination

Examination will be conducted in following 11 languages:

  • Assamese
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Urdu
  • Odia
  • Gujarati
  • Bengali
  • Telugu
  • Tamil
  • Marathi



1 Comment

I got 180 marks in neet .I belongs to sc category category rank41200.air 411444.will I got bds seat.plz rply.

16 Jun, 2018 14:07
Garima Bansal

Hi Divakar, You may check this link:- Rank Predictor To check which college you will get according to your rank.

07 Aug, 2018 16:35

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