NEET 2018 Application Form

Dushyant Vanaik updated on : 05 Sep 2017
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The NEET Application Form 2018 will be available on the official website tentatively in January 2018. The following article shows the steps to fill up the application form.

NEET 2018 Application Form

NEET 2018 Application Form - The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is a one-stop national level examination for undergraduate courses. Conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for giving admission to MBBS and BDS courses, the application forms for NEET are expected to be released in the month of January 2018. Aspirants who wish to take the examination have ample time to prepare and we will keep you posted with all the latest and relevant information.

NEET 2018 Application Form is the only way aspirants can apply for undergraduate courses at various medical and dental colleges across the country. The top colleges and universities in India will admit students only on the basis of NEET 2018 exam. NEET 2018 will be conducted in the online mode only (Like last year) and the scores will be accepted at all the medical and dental colleges across India.

NEET 2018 Application Form will be tentatively released in January 2018 on the official website of CBSE NEET, once the notification is out. After successfully registering online, candidates will receive a registration number for future references. The Email ID provided by the candidate will be used as a source of communication by the exam conducting authority.

NEET 2018 Application Form: Things to keep in mind

  • The NEET 2018 Application Form can be filled online only on the official website.
  • Offline applications will not be accepted for NEET 2018.
  • Aspirants must read the information brochure thoroughly before filling up the application form.
  • All Indian citizens must provide Aadhaar Card details during registration.
  • Candidates from J&K, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana, who opted for seats under 15% All India quota, will have to provide a self-declaration during the application process.
  • The NEET 2018 Application Form can be filled tentatively between January and March 2018.
  • The scanned image of the passport size photograph and signature must be in the JPG format and in the required size.

NEET 2018 Application Process

Candidates who wish to apply for the MBBS and BDS courses at top medical and dental colleges across India must register for NEET 2018 on the official website of CBSE NEET. Here are the steps candidates need to follow in order to fill up the NEET 2018 Application Form.

  • Candidate must visit the official website of CBSE NEET to fill the application form (http://cbseneet.nic.in/).
  • Under online services, the candidate must click on the ‘Apply online’ button.
  • Candidate must read the important instructions carefully and complete the first part of the application process, i.e. online registration.
  • After completing the online registration, a registration number will be generated. Note it down for future references.
  • Once the application form is complete and submitted, the candidate will be redirected to the fee payment page.
  • Candidate must choose the mode of payment and make the necessary payment.

NEET 2018 Application Form: Step by Step Details

Step 1 - Download the information brochure:

Each candidate must log on to the official website of CBSE NEET to download the NEET 2018 information brochure. They must go through the brochure very carefully and see whether they fulfill the eligibility criteria along with other exam details.

Step 2 - Fill the NEET 2018 Application Form:

The NEET 2018 application form can be filled via online mode only. The candidates will have to provide information like their name, date of birth, contact details (address, email ID, phone number), and academic qualifications. Once all the details are submitted, a registration number will be generated.

Step 3 - Upload Digital Images:

In this step, candidates will have to log in again using the registration number and upload their latest passport size photograph (Format: JPEG, Size: 10 KB to 100 KB), candidate signature and the right-hand thumb impression (Format: JPEG, Size: 3 KB to 20 KB).

Step 4 - NEET Application Fee payment:

Once the candidate has successfully registered and uploaded the digital images, he/she has to pay the application fee. The fee can be paid either online or offline.

The online payment can be made via debit card, credit card or net banking. The offline payment can be done via e-challan by depositing fee in CBSE’s bank account in ICICI Bank, Syndicate Bank, State Bank of India and HDFC Bank. The e-challan will be generated after the NEET 2018 Application Form is filled.

NEET Application Form Fee 2018:

Category

Without Late Fee

With Late Fee

General

INR 1400/-

INR 2800/-

OBC

INR 1400/-

INR 2800/-

Scheduled Caste

INR 750/-

INR 2150/-

Scheduled Tribe

INR 750/-

INR 2150/-

PWD

INR 750/-

INR 2150/-

Step 5 - Confirmation page Generation:

Once the application fee is successfully paid, a confirmation page will be generated on the screen. Candidates can download and take a printout of this page for future reference.

NEET 2018 Application – Important Dates

All the aspirants who are keenly waiting for the NEET 2018 Application Form can find out the tentative important dates for NEET exam below. The actual dates will be updated as soon as the notification is released.

Event

Dates

NEET 2018 Notification Release

December 2017

NEET 2018 Application Form

January/February 2018

Last Date to submit NEET 2018 Application Form

March 2018

Last Date to submit NEET 2018 Application Form (with late fee)

March 2018

NEET 2018 Admit Card

April 2018

NEET 2018 Exam Date

May 2018

NEET 2018 Result

June 2018

NEET 2018 Counselling

July 2018

NEET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants planning to fill up the NEET 2018 Application Form must go through the eligibility criteria for NEET first. They are requested to read the criterion carefully and ensure that they satisfy all the requirements.

Eligibility criteria for 15% All India Quota Seats

  • The candidate should have completed the age of 17 years at the time of filling the NEET 2018 application form or should complete the age on or before December 31, 2018.
  • The upper age limit for candidates seeking admission under 15% All India Quota Seats is 25 years as on December 31, 2018. Further, provided that this upper age limit shall be relaxed by a period of 5 years for the candidates of Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward-Classes.

The criterion for candidates from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and J&K

  • Students from the States of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J&K are not eligible for the 15% All India quota seats as these States had opted out of All India Scheme since its inception. If they claim eligibility, they must submit a Self Declaration online, while filling the NEET 2018 Application Form, which will be generated and printed automatically along with the confirmation page for the record and to must be present during the counseling.
  • The online Self Declaration of the candidates will be verified at the time of counseling and if found to be false at any time, the candidature/admission of such candidates shall be canceled and criminal proceedings may be initiated against them.
  • Candidates from the States of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J&K can appear in the NEET exam for admission to Private Medical/Dental Colleges or any Private/Deemed University and Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune, subject to the fulfillment of eligibility conditions.

Eligibility criteria for seats under the control of States/Universities/AFMC

  • The candidate should have completed the age of 17 years at the time of filling the NEET 2018 Application Form or should complete the age on or before December 31, 2018.
  • Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) are eligible for admission in Medical/Dental Colleges subject to the rules and regulations framed by the respective State Governments and the Government of India.
  • The upper age limit for candidates seeking admission under seats in the control of participating States/Universities/Institutions shall be as per their rules and regulations.

Colleges accepting NEET 2018 Scores

Here is a list of some of the top medical colleges in India accepting the NEET score. Before filling the NEET 2018 application form, candidates must go through this list to know where they can apply basis the NEET score.

S. No.

College

1

Christian Medical College, Vellore

2

King George's Medical University, Lucknow

3

Institute of Medical Sciences Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

4

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

5

University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi, Delhi

6

St Johns Medical College, Bangalore

7

Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi

8

Christian Medical College, Ludhiana

9

Armed Forces Medical College, Pune

10

Lady Hardinge Medical College for Women, New Delhi

11

Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh

12

Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai

13

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

14

Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi

15

Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai

 

India Today Ranking of Medicine / Health Care colleges in India

Colleges / Institutions

India Today

(2017)

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

New Delhi
User rating:
5.0/5

"AIIMS: The Best Medical College" 2 Reviews of AIIMS New Delhi

Less Info
1
Rank unchanged from last year

Christian Medical College, Vellore

Vellore
Less Info
2
Rank unchanged from last year

Armed Forces Medical College

Pune
Less Info
3
Ranking improved by 1 positions as compared to last year

Maulana Azad Medical College

New Delhi
User rating:
4.8/5

"A home for budding doctors" 2 Reviews of MAMC New Delhi

Less Info
4
Ranking declined by 1 positions as compared to last year

Grant Medical College & Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals

Mumbai
User rating:
4.5/5

"The common question of any medical student before entering i..." 4 Reviews of GMC College Mumbai

Less Info
5
Ranking improved by 2 positions as compared to last year

Lady Hardinge Medical College

New Delhi
User rating:
4.0/5

"Best college that I can ever imagine" 15 Reviews of LHMC College New Delhi

Less Info
6
Ranking declined by 1 positions as compared to last year

King George Medical University

Lucknow
User rating:
3.5/5

"One of the finest college to pursue MBBS" 2 Reviews of KGMU Lucknow

Less Info
7
Ranking improved by 2 positions as compared to last year

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University

Bangalore / Bengaluru
User rating:
4.0/5

"Teaching Perspective from a student." 1 Reviews of KMC College Manipal

Less Info
8
Rank unchanged from last year

University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi

New Delhi
User rating:
5.0/5

"About college academics, ranking and facilities" 1 Reviews of UCMS New Delhi

Less Info
9
Ranking declined by 3 positions as compared to last year

Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore

Bangalore / Bengaluru
User rating:
3.0/5

"College is not up to the expectations" 5 Reviews of BMC Bangalore

Less Info
10
Ranking improved by 7 positions as compared to last year

Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute

Chennai
Less Info
11
Ranking improved by 2 positions as compared to last year

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh

Aligarh
Less Info
12
Ranking improved by 2 positions as compared to last year

M.S Ramaiah Medical College

Bangalore / Bengaluru
User rating:
4.0/5

"College review" 1 Reviews of MSRMC College Bangalore

Less Info
13
Ranking declined by 1 positions as compared to last year

St. John Medical College

Bangalore / Bengaluru
User rating:
4.0/5

"Life at St John's Medical College" 4 Reviews of SJMC College Bangalore

Less Info
14
Ranking declined by 4 positions as compared to last year

King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College

Mumbai
Less Info
15
Ranking declined by 4 positions as compared to last year

Christian Medical College, Ludhiana

Abhipur
Less Info
16
Ranking declined by 1 positions as compared to last year

R.G. Kar Medical College

Kolkata / Calcutta
Less Info
17
Ranking declined by 1 positions as compared to last year

Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University

Varanasi
Less Info
18
Ranking improved by 4 positions as compared to last year

K. J. Somaiya Medical College

Mumbai
Less Info
19
Rank unchanged from last year

Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad

Hyderabad
Less Info
20
Ranking declined by 2 positions as compared to last year

Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research

Kolkata / Calcutta
Less Info
21
Ranking declined by 1 positions as compared to last year

B.J. Medical College and Sassoon Hospital

Pune
User rating:
4.7/5

"The best Government college of India" 8 Reviews of B.J. Medical College & Sassoon Hospital

Less Info
22
Ranking improved by 1 positions as compared to last year

Medical College & Hospital Kolkata

Kolkata / Calcutta
Less Info
23
Ranking declined by 2 positions as compared to last year

Amrita School of Medicine

Cochin/Kochi
Less Info
24
Rank unchanged from last year

Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences

Rohtak
Less Info
25

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