NEET 2018 Important Dates: NEET Registration, Admit Cards, Result and Counselling Dates!

Dushyant Vanaik updated on : 17 Apr 2018
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NEET 2018 Important Dates will help aspirants get a clear idea about all the NEET events that will take place. Read further to know all the details.

NEET 2018 Important Dates

One of the NEET 2018 important dates is the application form filling process. The online registration or NEET is currently on and is going to end today dated March 12, 2018 5:30 PM. Interested candidates are advised to fill in their application forms to apply for any of the government medical and dental colleges throughout India. As the last date to submit NEET UG application date has already been extended from March 8 to March 12, 2018, it is highly unlikely that it is extended further. In such a case, this is the last short for candidates to appear for the NEET UG exam this year. Candidates can deposit their  March 13, 2018 (23:50 Hrs IST). 

NEET 2018 Important Dates – The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET is the only national level examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for aspirants who wish to seek a career in medicine. They can apply for MBBS and BDS courses offered by various medical and dental colleges across the country. The official notification for the NEET exam is expected to be released in 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.

Before starting the NEET registration process, it is imperative to know the NEET 2018 Important Dates. Knowing the dates will help students plan their preparation and study accordingly. The official notification is yet to be released but similar to last year, the registrations are expected to start from January 2018 and the NEET UG 2018 exam is expected to be held in the month of May 2018.

NEET 2018 Important Dates

NEET 2018 Important Dates are very important for a NEET aspirant since it provides all the key details of all the events that will take place after CBSE releases the official notification. The following table shows the tentative important dates for NEET 2018. 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

February 8, 2018

Last Date to submit NEET 2018 Application Form

March 12, 2018 (5:30 hrs IST)

Last Date to submit NEET 2018

Application Form 

March 13, 2018 (23:50 Hrs IST)

NEET Application Form Correction Starting

March 15, 2018

NEET Application Form Correction Ends

March 17, 2018 (23:50 hrs)

NEET 2018 Admit Card

2nd Week of April 2018

NEET 2018 Exam Date

May 6, 2018

NEET 2018 Result

June 5, 2018

NEET 2018 Counselling Date

July 2018

Among NEET UG 2018 important dates, registration for the exam started from February 8, 2018 and the last date of submitting the fully filled application forms was March 8, 2018 earlier, which was extended until March 12, 2018 (5:30 PM IST). The admit card for NEET UG is expected to be available for download by the second week of April and the NEET exam is to be conducted on May 6, 2018. Further, NEET UG 2018 is to be conducted on May 6, 2018 and is a computer-based test. The NEET UG results will be announced on June 5, 2018 and the counselling will commence from July 2018. 

NEET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The second most important information after NEET 2018 Important Dates is to know the NEET Eligibility Criteria set by CBSE. Candidates wishing to seek admission in MBBS and BDS courses at any of the top medical and dental colleges in India must fulfil the NEET Eligibility Criteria, which involves three main parameters:

Eligibility criteria for 15% All India Quota Seats

  • The candidate should have attained the age of 17 years at the time of admission 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, this upper age limit shall be relaxed by a period of 5 years for the candidates of Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward-Classes.

Eligibility Criteria for candidates from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and J&K

  • Students from the States of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and J&K are not eligible for the 15% All India quota seats since these States had opted out of the All India Scheme since its inception. As per the NEET 2018 Important Dates, the online registration for NEET will begin in January 2018 and if the candidates from these state wish to claim eligibility, they must submit a Self Declaration online, which will be generated and printed automatically along with the confirmation page for the record and must be presented during counselling.
  • The online Self Declaration of the candidates will be verified at the time of counselling and if found to be false at any time, the admission of such candidates shall be cancelled.
  • Candidates from the States of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and J&K can appear in the NEET exam for admission to private medical and dental colleges or any Private/Deemed University and Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune, subject to the fulfilment of the NEET Eligibility Criteria.

NEET 2018 Important Dates: Details of Application Process

As per the NEET 2018 Important Dates, the application process for NEET will begin in January 2018. The NEET application form can be filled online only, on the official website of CBSE NEET. Under no circumstances will the application be accepted offline.

Steps to fill NEET Application Form

  • Log on to the official website of CBSE NEET (http://cbseneet.nic.in/)
  • Select 'Apply Online' under the Online Services tab
  • Read all the important information carefully and complete the registration
  • Fill all the relevant details in the NEET application form and click on submit
  • After the completion, you will be redirected to the fee payment page
  • Choose the mode of payment and make the necessary payment

NEET 2018 Application Fee

The NEET application fee varies as per the category of the candidate. While the General category and OBC category students have to pay INR 1400/-, those belonging to SC, ST and PWD categories have to pay INR 750/-.

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/-

Colleges Accepting NEET 2018 Scores

The last event under NEET 2018 Important Dates is the NEET Counselling where the candidates need to select their desired college as per the All India Rank secured. Here we have a list of top medical colleges in India accepting the NEET scores which aspirants can aim to get admission in.

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

"Amazing faculty and environment" 5 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:
3.9/5

"King George's Medical University, Lucknow" 4 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:
4.2/5

"Kasturba Medical College, Manipal university" 3 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:
4.2/5

"One of the few places that produces competent doctors" 8 Reviews of BMC Bangalore

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

Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute

Chennai
User rating:
5.0/5

"A great college" 2 Reviews of Med SRMC 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
User rating:
4.6/5

"KEM way of life " 7 Reviews of GSMC 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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