NEET Syllabus 2024 Released by NMC

All latest news for NEET 2024 : marking scheme, application form, total marks, final result and admission.

<red> October 7, 2023 <red>

NEET 2024 Updated Syllabus Released by NMC

On October 6, 2023, NMC (National Medical  Council) released an updated NEET UG Syllabus on their official site. The syllabus has been finalized by UGMEB (Under Graduate Medical Education Board) under NTA (National Testing Agency). Aspiring candidates are advised to follow the updated syllabus of NEET UG 2024 for exam preparation. 

The students can refer to this link to get the updated NEET UG Syllabus.

<red> September 20, 2023 <red>

NEET 2024 to be scheduled in the first week of May

On September 19, 2023, the NTA (National Testing Agency) released the examination calendar for the 2024-25 academic session. The NEET-2024 (Common University Entrance Exam) is scheduled to be held on May 5, 2024, as per the notice.

Academic Calendar by NTA for 2024-25 session

The complete details will be released at the time of registration for CUET-2024 on the NTA and NEET websites. The exam will be held in Computer-based mode and the result is expected to be announced in the second week of June 2024.

Students can boost their NEET preparation with this Ultimate Tips for NEET (UG) 2024.

NEET UG 2024: Syllabus, Eligibility Criteria, and more

NEET UG - 2024: Basic Details

NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test), is a competitive exam for getting admission in undergraduate and postgraduate courses for students who aspire to pursue their career in the medical field after 10 + 2 classes.

Basic Details for NEET UG
Exam Date May 5th, 2024
Mode of Examination Pen & Paper-based Examination
Exam Pattern Objective-Type Questions (MCQs)
Exam Duration 3 hours and 20 minutes
Exam Medium English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi,
Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Malayalam, Kannada, Punjabi and Urdu
Exam Registration Will be available at

NEET (UG) - 2024 will be held in pen & paper-based mode comprising objective-based questions. Students have to carefully choose their preferred language at the time of the form-filing process. If any student chooses English/Hindi/Regional language, and Kannada as regional language then the test booklet will be in English + Hindi + Kannada.

Test Booklet Medium Examination Centre
English All Examination Centres
English, Hindi; Urdu All Examination Centres in India
English, Hindi, and Assamese; Urdu Examination Centres in Assam
English, Hindi, and Bengali; Urdu Examination Centres in West Bengal,
Tripura, and Andaman & Nicobar Islands
English, Hindi and Gujarati; Urdu Examination Centres in Gujarat, Daman & Diu,
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
English, Hindi and Kannada; Urdu Examination Centres in Karnataka
English, Hindi, and Malayalam; Urdu Examination Centres in Kerala and Lakshadweep
English, Hindi and Marathi; Urdu Examination Centres in Maharashtra
English, Hindi, and Odia; Urdu Examination Centres in Odisha
English, Hindi and Punjabi; Urdu Examination Centres in Punjab, Chandigarh,and Delhi/New Delhi(including Faridabad, Ghaziabad,Gurugram, Meerut, Noida/Greater Noida)
English, Hindi and Tamil; Urdu Examination Centres in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry,
and Andaman & Nicobar Islands
English, Hindi and Telugu; Urdu Examination Centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

NEET UG - 2024: Exam Pattern

The NEET exam consists of a single paper containing 180 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) from the following subjects:

  • Physics: 50 questions
  • Chemistry: 50 questions
  • Biology: 100 questions
S. No Subject(s) Section(s) Number of Questions Marks (Each Question
carries 04 (Four) Marks)
Type Of Question(s)
1. Physics Section A 35 140 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)
Section B 15 40
2. Chemistry Section A 35 140
Section B 15 40
3. Botany Section A 35 140
Section B 15 40
4. Zoology Section A 35 140
Section B 15 40
Total Marks 720

These questions are based on the syllabus prescribed by the Medical Council of India (MCI). The correct answer will be marked +4 and the incorrect will be marked as -1 and there will be no marking for unanswered questions.

NEET UG - 2024: Exam Syllabus

NEET syllabus 2024 has been updated by NMC. There are some chapters deleted from Class 11 and 12 course books as notified officially by NMC (National Medical Council). You can also check the NEET 2024 syllabus at the official site and this link.

NEET UG - 2024: Eligibility

The candidate must be 17 years old or should complete 17 years in their first-year medical course before/on December 31. There is no upper age limit to take the exam. There is a 15% All India Quota for candidates from Union Territories and Jammu & Kashmir.

NEET UG - 2024: Application Form

NTA NEET registration 2024 will release the dates of the application form with an information bulletin on the website. NEET 2024 exam dates are not confirmed yet. There are 3 steps to fill out the application form for the NEET exam 2024.

Step 1: Registration Form

Register for the Online Application Form and note down the system-generated Application Number. Also, create a PASSWORD and choose a security question. After successful registration, login will be the application number and password. In case you forgot your password, choose a security question. 

Step 2: Application Form

Application Form including filling up personal details, choosing the Question Paper medium and Examination Cities, providing the details of Educational Qualifications, and uploading the images and documents (if any).

Step 3: Fee Payment

After completing Step 1 and Step 2, the candidates have to pay the requisite examination fee. The fee can be submitted online only through Net Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, UPI, or Paytm Services.

The choice of exam cities displayed to the candidates will be based on the permanent and correspondence addresses filled during the Online Application Form of NEET (UG) - 2024.

NEET UG - 2024: Result

The National Testing Agency will evaluate the Answer Sheets using standard procedure and the result will be displayed on the website thereafter candidates may download their respective Scorecards.

NEET UG - 2024: Counselling

The Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) will conduct the counseling after the announcement of the final results of NEET UG 2024. The first two rounds of counseling will be conducted to fill the 15% seats under All India Quota (AIQ) and the details will be announced by A mop-up Round will be conducted for other seats. Dates of other 85% seats will be announced by state authorities.

Common mistakes that most students make:

  • Submitting documents on the last date is the mistake most candidates make. Candidates should not wait for the last date to complete the documentation process to avoid server or some error issues. 
  • Candidates should make their college decision before with the help of previous year cutoffs. 
  • All documents should be completed because the college can ask for any document at any time. Students who have quotas must have their reservation certificates. 
  • Students need to report to the allotted college to complete the admission formalities. If students do not complete the admission within a given period, they will end up losing counseling security money.

Things you should follow for NEET Counseling:

  • Choose colleges and institutes based on your requirements such as fee structure, location, and your marks (which is most important). 
  • Stay updated with upcoming notifications on official websites. 
  • Should prepare all the documents and fees before the counseling process.

Common Mistakes Made by Students During Preparation

‍Due to exam pressure and stress, candidates are often found making these mistakes.

  • Not having an organized structured study plan. 
  • Excluding NCERT while preparing for the exam.
  • Lack of mock tests and previous year questions practicing. You can get all NEET Previous Year Papers here.
  • Poor time management 
  • Not revising regularly 

As NTA will give updates, all the information will be updated as per the notifications. Students can check the website daily to know the latest updates.

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