Q.1 What does NEET mean?
Ans. NEET stands for National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test. There will be two NEET one for UG cources and other for PG cources.
Q.2 What are the advantages of NEET?
- NEET UG is a single window common entrance examination (NEET MBBS)
- Common syllabus throughout the country for entrance examination
- MCQ pattern of questions (single response) would be followed for MBBS entrance
- Obviously there is less stress on students as there is only one national entrance examination. Consequently medical aspirants need not to appear for several entrance examinations, one for each institute or state.
- Undoubtedly it will save student’s cost of attempting different medical entrance examination.
- It ensures equal opportunities for rural and financially weaker section of deserving aspirants
- Greater uniformity and convenient for all candidates across the country
- Avoids malpractices, and saves resources as well
- NEET Will be an Offline test in 2013.
- More importantly reservation of seats as applicable to the states is intact.
- A student is sure to thrive with multiple career opportunities after his/her MBBS.
Q.3 What is the difference between AIPMT and NEET examination?
Ans. NEET is a single eligibility cum entrance examination namely ‘National Eligibility-cum- Entrance Test for admission to MBBS/BDS courses’ in each academic year.
AIPMT was conducted in Two Stages by CBSE for selection of candidates for admission to 15% seats under All India Quota.
With the introduction of NEET, the said examination will replace AIPMT and other similar Under Graduate level Medical Entrance Examinations
Q.4 Whether AIPMT would take place in 2013?
Q.5 Who is going to conduct NEET?
Ans. NEET will be conducted by Central board of secondry education(CBSE).
Q.6 Who is eligible to appear in NEET?
Ans. To be eligible to appear in NEET one must pass intermediate examination with physics, chemistty biology/bio-technology and english with 50%(aggrigate marks) but for SC/ST/OBC this minimum required marks are 40%. However a candidate whose result in not out on the date of examination can also appear for the examination, but before taking admission he/she must complete qualification.
Q.7 what is qualifying score for the NEET?
Ans. To qualigy NEET candidate must secure 50% marks in each section (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) separatly. But for SC/ST/OBC candidates this score reduced at the level of 40%.
Q.8 WIll admission to state level institutions be made on the basic of NEET?
Ans. Yes, admission to all colleges recognised by medical council of India(MCI) will be made on the basis of NEET score.
Q.9 Does intermediate marks or any thing else will have any waightage in preparing final admission list?
Ans. No, Admission to All MBBS and BDS cources will be made solely on the basis of NEET score.
Q.10 Will there be only All India merit list for the admission in MBBS courses?
Ans. No, there will be one all India merit list and there will be respective states merit list too to make admission in state medical colleges.
Q.11 Will admission to AIIMS and JIPMER be through NEET from 2013 onwards? Ans. No. Admission to AIIMS and JIPMER will be through the selection processes conducted by the Institutions concerned.
No, AIIMS is kept out of NEET as AIIMS was establish under different act that is why it will need an amendment in that act.
Q.12 Is AFMC (Armed Forces Medical College) merging with NEET-UG?
Ans. Yes, from the academic year 2013-14 it would merge with NEET UG Common Entrance Test. Students need to mention their choice for AFMC while filling the application form.
Q.13 What are the subjects and marks allocation (Pattern)?
Ans. The Entrance Examination consists of one paper containing 180 objective type questions (four options with single correct answer) from the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology) to be answered on the specially designed machine-gradable sheet using Blue/Black Ball Point Pen only.
45 MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) each from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.
Q.14 Is there any negative marking for incorrect response?
Ans. Each Item carries 4 marks. For each correct response the candidate will get 4 marks. For each incorrect response one mark will be deducted from the total score. No deduction from the total score will, however, be made if no response is indicated for an item in the answer sheet.
Q.15 For how many attempts / numbers a student can appear for NEET?
Ans. There is no limit for number of attempts. However Eligibility for admission for MBBS/BDS courses will be subject to Medical Institutions/University.
Q.16 How can I apply for NEET ?
Ans. There is only one mode for applying through Online.
Q.17 What is All-India quota and State quota seats?
Ans. 15% seats in Government Medical Colleges filled through the Counselling conducted by DGHS are All India quota seats.
Seats filled through the counselling conducted by the State Counselling Authorities and Management Quota seats of Private Medical Colleges are under State Quota seats.
Q.18 What is the reservation criterion in NEET 2013?
Ans. Reservation will be made as per following details in 15% All India quota:
(i) 15% seats are reserved for SC candidates,
(ii) 7.5% seats are reserved for ST candidates,
(iii) 27% seats are reserved for non-creamy layer OBC candidates.
(iv) 3% seats are reserved on horizontal basis for PH candidates.