This year about 13.36 lakh students have enrolled for the NEET-2018 exam. 2 lakh more students have registered in comparison to last year.
The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET-UG is an entrance examination in India, for students who wish to study any graduate medical course (MBBS/ dental course (BDS) or postgraduate course (MD / MS) in government or private medical colleges in India. NEET-UG (Undergraduate), for MBBS and BDS courses, are conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
This year CBSE has increased NEET Exam Cities from 107 cities to 150 in 2018. Forty-three new centres are added for the NEET2018 exam. For the first time, NEET exam would be conducted in 150 cities.
Many state governments have made NEET mandatory for medical admission. The single entrance exam has reduced the extra burden of students, who earlier appeared for a number of entrance exams at national and state level separately.
Apart from NEET, other major medical entrance exams are conducted by AIIMS and JIPMER.
NEET 2018 Admit Card Released: Exam On May 6
PATTERN OF TEST
The NEET (UG) shall consist of one paper containing 180 objective type questions (four options with single correct answer) from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology). The duration of paper would be 03 hours from 10.00 a.m. to 01.00 p.m
NEET 2018 Dress Code
The CBSE has released detailed guidelines for NEET 2018. The Board has asked students to come in light clothes with half sleeves worn with salwar/ trouser.
The dress code rule also prohibits students from wearing anything with big buttons, brooch/badge, flower etc. Students should be wearing only slippers or sandals with low heels and not shoes. Girls should not wear any close-toed footwear.
For those who would prefer to wear customary dresses should report at least an hour before the exam, so that they can be frisked properly.