Application Form for NEET 2018

Application Form for NEET will be announced by CBSE in January 2018 on their official website. Check announced notification for NEET 2018. The form can be filled online and the payment can be made through gateways as per the aspirant’s preference like UPI, Debit/Credit Card, Net Banking, E-Wallet. Only a successful submission of the form will enable the aspirant to appear for NEET 2018.

Latest Updates

  • Aspirants can apply for the exam from January 2018 on the official website.
  • As per latest notification, for admission into Under Graduate courses in AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy), students will now need to appear for NEET.
  • The exam is expected to be held on May 10, 2018. Check the important dates to stay updated about the exam.

Highlights of NEET 2018 Application Form

Availability of NEET 2018 Application formFrom January 2018
Method of ApplicationOnline
At Least Qualification Class XII qualifying exam
Application FeeRs. 1400 for General and OBC Category
Rs. 750 for SC/ST
Compulsory ID proofAadhaar Card
Date of ExamMay 10, 2018
Organizing BodyCBSE

Application Form Calendar

Application Form for NEET is likely to be available from January 2018 at, if we go by the earlier year’s timeline. Here’s the expected calendar for the Application form and process.

Application Form Announced DateJanuary 2018
Application form Submission DateMarch 2018
Application form CorrectionMarch 2018
Hall Tickets Announce DateApril 2018
NEET 2018 Exam DateMay 10, 2018
Result DeclarationJune 2018

Are you applicable to fill the Application form?

It is essential to check the eligibility criteria for NEET before filing the Application Form. If you do not establish applicable at any stage, you will be disqualified from giving the exam.

  1. Age

At Least Age Limit- The aspirant should be 17 years of age by December 31, 2018.

Maximum Age Limit- The maximum age limit for general category aspirants is 25 years and for reserved categories, it is 30 years.

  1. Nationality

Persons applicable to appear for the exam comprise:

  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)
  • Indian Nationals
  • Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs)
  • Foreign Nationals.
  • Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)
  1. Educational Qualification
  • Students who have passed the class 12 qualifying exam are applicable to appear for the NEET exam. 
  • General- Physically Handicapped Category- 45% marks in qualifying exam.
  • General Category- 50% marks in qualifying exam.
  • OBC/SC/ST Category- 40% marks in qualifying exam.
  • Students who are appearing for the class 12 exam may also apply for the exam.
  • Aspirants must have Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology as their subjects in Class XII.

How to fill the Application form?

The Application form will be announced by CBSE on their official website. Check Correction in NEET Application form Aspirants will have to fill the form online and the payment can be made via Debit/Credit Card, Net banking, E-wallets and UPI.

Allow us to guide you via the whole procedure.

Paperwork: Documents need for filling the Application Form

Before beginning to fill the form, aspirants must Check Details about NEET Documents and make sure that they have the following things willing:

  1. 10th class mark sheet
  2. 12th class mark sheet
  3. Scanned copy of aspirant’s passport sized photograph
  4. Scanned copy of aspirant’s signature
  5. Valid ID proof
Category of AspirantsType of Permissible ID proof
Indian Nationals of all statesAadhar Card or Aadhar Enrollment No. offered by Facilitation Centre
Indian Nationals belonging to Assam, Meghalaya or Jammu & KashmirAadhar Card or Aadhar Enrollment No. offered by Facilitation Centre, Ration Card No., Bank Account No., Passport No. or any other ID card allotted by Government.
NRIsPassport No.
Foreigners/OCI/PIOPassport No.

Details Need

  • Nationality
  • Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Parents’ names (as mentioned in Aadhar Card)
  • Specify if you’re the single child of your parents
  • Year of passing/appearing for class XII or equivalent qualifying exam
  • Choice of question paper language
  • Specify if you belong to rural or urban area
  • Choice of Examination Centre.
  • Percentage/ Grade obtained in class X and class XII exam
  • School Education Board
  • Parents’ Occupation, Educational Qualifications, and total income
  • Self Declaration
  • Qualifying Examination code (Refer to CBSE NEET Inpatternion bulletin)
  • Aadhar Card or Aadhar Enrollment No. offered by Facilitation Centre, Ration Card No., Bank Account No., Passport No. or any other ID card allotted by Government.
  • State to which the aspirant belongs
  • Category

Application Procedure

The aspirant can fill their Application Form only on the official website. Let us walk you via the procedure.

Step 1- Registration

  1. Visit the official website and click on the ‘New Registration’ link.
  2. Read the instructions cautiously and click on ‘Apply Online’.
  3. You will be redirected to the Registration page where you will have to fill in your individual details like Name, Parents’ Name, Category, Email ID, Phone No.
  4. Once you’ve filled in all the fields, click on the ‘Submit’ button.
  5. After submitting the registration form, you will be redirected to a new page to create your password and select a security question for your account, in case you forget your password. You will also have to punch in the OTP that will be sent to your mobile number
  6. You will receive a registration number after the successful completion of this procedure which will be used for future logins along with your password.

Step 2- Filling the Application form

  1. Fill in your individual details like Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Nationality.
  2. Choose your medium of Question Paper and three choices of Examination Centers for NEET.
  3. Enter your Academic details, Residential Address, and Details of Parents.
  4. Review all the details to check for any mistakes and once you’re done click on ‘Final Submit’.

Note: Once you click on ‘Final Submit’, you will not be allowed to change any details. Therefore, aspirants are advised to review their application form cautiously.

Step 3- Upload documents

You will be asked to upload a scanned copy of your passport sized photograph and signature.

Rules for uploading photograph and signature

  • The passport-sized photograph should have the aspirant’s name and the date of taking the photograph, which should be after January 1, 2018.

Image pattern- JPG

Image Size- 10 KB-100KB

  • The signature should be made with a blue or black pen on a white background.

Image pattern- JPG

Image Size- 3KB-20 KB

Step 4- Submit Application Fee

Aspirants must choose their preferred method of payment from the following available options:

  • Net Banking of any bank
  • Debit/Credit Card of any bank
  • E-Wallet
  • UPI App

Follow the instructions given on the website cautiously to pay the application fee.

Aspirants must also check the Application Fee before making the payment.

Application Fee

General/ OBCRs. 1400
SC/ST/PHRs. 750

Note: In addition to examination fee, service/procedure charges will also be paid by the aspirant along with Service Tax, for online fee payment.

After submission of the application fee, the form cannot be withdrawn. Any claims for refund of application fee will not be entertained.

Step 5- Confirmation Page

  • If your application status shows ‘Confirmed’, it means your application has been accepted by the exam authorities.
  • Aspirants are advised to take a printout of the confirmation page as well.
  • Aspirants can take a print out of their application form after this.

NEET 2018 Application Form Correction

Aspirants will get an opportunity to make Corrections in their Application form for NEET. The following fields will be open for a one-time Correction for a few days in March 2018. Aspirants can make the changes by logging into their account on the official website.

  • State codes of eligibility
  • Category
  • Date of Birth
  • Identification Identity
  • Medium of question paper
  • Gender
  • Disability Status

Retrieving your NEET 2018 password

Forgot the password for your account? Fret not. These simple steps will help you log into your account and set a new one.

  1. Open the official website and go to the aspirant log in. Click on ‘Forgot Password’.
  2. You will be redirected to the password generation page.
  3. You can reset your password by generating an OTP or by responding the security question you had set during the application procedure.
  4. Fill up the fields and enter your new password.

Common Service Centres/ Facilitation Centers

For NEET, Application Form generation and submission will be an online process. Therefore, for aspirants from rural areas, CBSE will be enlisting the services of Common Service Centres (CSC), Ministry of I.T., Government of India under the Digital India initiative.

More than 2.4 lakh CSCs will be aiding aspirants from rural areas in the filling and submission of the Application Form along with the payment of application fee via E-Wallet. CSCs will also help the participants to download the hall ticket for NEET

ServicesFee (Rs)
Preparing email, Submission of Application Form and Print out25
Online payment of Fee0.5% of transaction
Downloading of Hall Ticket/OMR/Response Key10
Online claim for Answers/Key25
Print out per page5

Helpline Numbers for NEET 

NameContact No.Email IDWork Timings
Help Desk011-22041807 011-22041808cbsecc@gmail.com8 am to 8 pm
Toll-Free No.1800118002cbsecc@gmail.com8 am to 8 pm
NEET Discipline9599590192 9599590193neet.cbse@nic.in9:30 am to 5 pm

Things to Remember

  • Aspirants do not have to send any documents to CBSE. The whole procedure is strictly online.
  • There’s no facility for offline payment of the application fee.
  • If you have changed your category during the Correction of the Application Form, you will have to pay the extra fee, if eligible.
  • If you have made any Corrections on the form, take a print out for future reference.
  • Application Form is expected to be announced in January 2018.
  • The Application Form can be filled only through online method.
  • Check the eligibility criteria before you start filling the form.

NEET 2018 FAQs

Ques. Can we submit the application form for NEET offline?

Ques. Can we attach the photo without name and date printed on it?

Ques. If an aspirant is not appearing for the exam, can the application fee be refunded?

Ques. Are any Correction allowed on the application form?

Ques. Can OCI aspirants appear for NEET 2018 if they don’t have an Aadhar Card?

Ques. Do we obligatory to send a hard copy of the Application Form to CBSE’s office?

Ques. I have failed on one subject but my average is above 50%, Can I apply?

Ques. I am an NRI in Dubai and how can I apply for the general seat for NRI?

Ques. What is the maximum age limit for OBC?

Ques. My name on Aadhaar card is various than that on the 12th mark sheet, will I face a problem for verification or not?

Ques. My DOB is 30th January 1993. Am I applicable for NEET exam?

Ques. Are foreign nationals, Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) aspirants applicable to apply for 15% all India quota seats?

Ques. If an aspirant has appeared in the state as well as institutional level exams three times but hasn't appeared in AIPMT/NEET even once, will they be applicable to appear for NEET 2018?

Ans. Yes, if a aspirant has never appeared for AIPMT/NEET, then they can avail a maximum of three chances to appear in NEET offerd they also fulfil the upper age limit criteria.

Ques. I live outside India and do not possess an Aadhaar Card, Can I apply for NEET 2018?

Ques. I have recently submitted the request for update in their Aadhaar details due to some mistake, can I fill my NEET application form with the old Aadhaar number?

Ques. Who can be approached? In case of any problem in filling the NEET 2018 Application Form?

Ques. If an aspirant has passed class XII with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English from NIOS, is he/she applicable to appear for NEET-UG?

Ques. When will NEET 2018 application form be available?

Ques. What documents are of importance while filling NEET Application Form 2018?

Ques. What are some precautions to keep in mind while filling application form of NEET 2018?

Ques. Is it permissible to change or retrieve the password of NEET application form 2018? How?

Ans. Yes. It is possible to retrieve the password of NEET. In case a aspirant forgets the password, he/she can retrieve the same via the following steps:

Via OTP (One Time Password) on Registered Mobile Number: Aspirants will obligatory to enter their ‘Registration Number’, ‘Aspirant’s Name’ and ‘Date of Birth’.

Responseing the Security Question set while registering: Aspirant can also retrieve the password by responseing a bunch of security question.

Forgot Mobile number and Email ID: In order to retrieve the password via this mode, aspirants will obligatory have to enter individual details.

Ques. How can I fill the NEET application form 2018 and pay the application fee if I don’t have any reach to the internet?

Ans. Aspirants who fill NEET 2018 application form via Common Service Centers will need to pay the application fee of NEET 2018 via e-wallets. CBSE will be employing the help of ‘Common Service Centers’ or ‘Facilitation Centers’ via which aspirants who don’t have a reach to the internet can fill and submit their application forms of NEET 2018. A nominal fee will be charged for every service.

Ques. How to calculate your age for application?

Ans. You can calculate your age via online Age Calculator for NEET 2018. The age calculator gives your age as per your DOB and the date on which you seeking to calculate. Set the date December 31, 2018 for the date you seeking to calculate the age.

Ques. What is the application fee category wise?

Ans. For General/OBC Category- Rs. 1400/-

For SC/ST/PH Category- Rs. 750/-

Ques. Are Spectacles allowed in the photograph being affixed on the form?

Ans. Spectacles are allowed if being used regularly.

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