NEET 2024 Exam‣ Registration, Dates, Admit Card, Answer Key, Results

NEET is an exam conducted by National Testing Agency ( NTA) for the admission into MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, and other nursing courses offered by medical colleges in India. Based on the marks and rank in exam, candidates are called for the NEET counseling process.

The application form released on February 9, 2024. The NEET 2024 registration last date is expected to be the March 9, 2024. NTA will release NEET 2024 admit card in the first week of May 2024. NEET exam will be held on May 5, 2024 for 3 hours and 20 minutes (200 minutes). The result will be announced in June. 

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NEET 2024 in Highlights 

NEET exam 2024 is conducted once a year in offline modes. This 720 marks MCQ paper has 200 questions out of which 180 are to be attempted. The following table will give you a brief insight into NEET 2024.

Exam NameNEET
Conducting BodyNational Testing agency
NEET number of attemptsno restriction
Minimum Eligibility 10+2 with Physics, chemistry and Biology
Minimum Age17
Exam modePen and paper based through NEET 2024 OMR Sheet
NEET Exam Overview

Important dates for NEET 2024

It is important to know all the dates related to NEET 2024 exam, whether it’s the release date of the NEET application form or the date on which the exam is held.  Here is the list of important events related to the NEET 2024 exam date to keep you away from all the hassles and confusion.

EventTentative dates
Publication of NEET notificationFebruary 9, 2024
NEET 2024 application dates by NTAFebruary 9 to March 9, 2024
Last date for application fee paymentMarch 9, 2024
Correction window of NTA NEET application formMarch 18 to 20
Re-opening of the NEET application form windowApril 9 to 10, 2024
Allotted exam city detailsApril 30, 2024
Release of NEET-UG admit cardMay 1, 2024
NEET 2024 exam dateMay 5, 2024
Result declarationTo be announced
Commencement of NEET UG counsellingTo be announced

NEET 2024 Application Process 

Following are the steps to apply for the NEET 2024. 

  • Register for NEET 2024 and fill up the form. 
  • Upload the images and documents required while filling up the form.
  • Pay fees for the application.
  • Print the application form.

Documents required while filling up the form – one Identity proof (Adhaar Card, Passports, Bank Passbook, Ration Card or any other government photo ID card) and images of thumb impression.

NEET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for NEET 2024, students must follow the eligibility criteria. NEET 2024 eligibility criteria is as follows:

Minimum age requirementCompleted 17 years by 31st December 2024
NationalityIndian Citizens Non Resident Indians (NRIs)
Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs)
Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)
Foreign Nationals
Education qualificationEither passed or appearing 10+2 or equivalent
Subjects studiedPhysics, Chemistry, Biology, English
Qualification exam marks50% in physics, chemistry and Biology 
40% for SC/ST/OBC
45% for PwD

NEET 2024 Syllabus

To ace the NEET paper, aspirants should be familiar of the NEET syllabus of Class 11 and 12. Just like the previous year this year too the NEET question paper 2024 will be divided into four sections (physics, chemistry, zoology, and botany) with 50 questions each.

SubjectSection and Questions
PhysicsSection A: 35 questions
Section B: 15 questions (10 to be answered)
ChemistrySection A: 35 questions
Section B: 15 questions (10 to be answered)
BotanySection A: 35 questions
Section B: 15 questions (10 to be answered)
ZoologySection A: 35 questions
Section B: 15 questions (10 to be answered)
NEET Syllabus 2024 Overview

NEET 2024 Exam Pattern 

NEET 2024 exam pattern has 200 questions which are divided into two sections – section A and section B. In this 3-hour NEET exam paper, you have to attempt only 180 questions. NEET aspirants will be rewarded with “+4” for every correct answer and “-1” will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Duration3 hour
Mode Offline
Number of questions200 
Type of questionsMCQ
Marking scheme+4 for every correct answer
-1 for every wrong answer
NEET Exam Pattern 2024

NEET Question Paper

For NEET 2024, aspirants should solve previous year question papers and NEET 2024 sample paper, for increasing the accuracy of correct and to know the level of difficulty of the entrance exam. Here are the NEET previous years question paper PDF that will give the students a brief idea about the NEET Exam 2024.

NEET 2024 Admit Card 

NTA will issue NEET 2024 admit card to registered students after the aspirants are done with their registration and correction process. NEET 2024 Admit cards are provided by the official website. Students should check their information on the hall ticket. Aspirants have to carry their admit cards to their NEET exam centre. The admit card for NEET 2024 would be available by the first week of May 2024, tentatively.

NEET 2024 Answer Key 

NTA will release the NEET 2024 exam solution after a few days of exam. The students can then check their answers to the questions they have attempted. The first answer key can be questioned by the student after paying the non refundable fees of Rs. 200. The final answer key will be released a few hours before the announcement of the result. This answer key can’t be questioned by the students. 

NEET 2024 Result

NTA will release NEET 2024 result online on its official website and the result could be downloaded up to 90 days from the result announcement. It is valid for one year for students across the country. For students, wishing to pursue studies abroad, it is valid for 3 years.

Aspirants can check their NEET exam result by following the steps given below.

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on the link “Download Scorecard for NEET UG 2024”.
  • Enter your application number, date of birth, and the security pin.
  • NEET scorecard will be displayed on the screen. 

NEET 2024 Cutoff

NEET 2024 cutoff marks are the minimum marks that aspirant must secure in order to get admission into the medical colleges. The cutoff will be released by authorities along with the NEET merit list 2024.

NEET 2024 Counseling 

NTA announces NEET 2024 counseling dates after the NEET result on their website. Seats are allocated according to their rank in the NEET exam. NEET 2024 counseling procedure will be carried out through online mode. The tentative date for NEET 2024 counseling will be around September 2024. The counseling procedure for NEET 2024 will be carried out for two types of seats – AIQ seats and State quota seats.

Documents to carry during NEET 2024 counseling

  • NEET Admit Card 
  • NEET Result 
  • NEET Seat Allotment letter 
  • Proof of Identity 
  • Certificate and mark sheet of class of X and XII 
  • Passport size photographs 

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FAQs Related to NEET 2024

  1. When will NTA conducts the NEET 2024 exam?

    The NEET 2024 exam date will be conducted on May 5, 2024, tentatively.

  2. Is there any age limit for NEET 2024? 

    Yes, the aspirant should be of an age 17 or above.

  3. Is the NEET 2024 Exam conducted twice?

    No, the NEET exam will be held on a single day across the country for all the candidates.

  4. Where will the NEET 2024 exam held?

    The NEET 2024 exam will be held in the respective centres mentioned in the students’ hall tickets.

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