Must-know details about NEET UG Counseling 2022

NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) exam

NEET UG Counseling: The NEET exam is the qualification exam for medical courses like MBBS and BDS in India. Earlier the NEET exam was called the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT). The National Testing Agency (NTA) is used to conduct the examination. The NTA and the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) were used to conduct the NEET exam before.

NEET Eligibility Criteria 2022

The students must have passed the 12th-grade board exam to give the NEET exam. With Physics and Chemistry as their compulsory subjects, the students from the Science stream can apply to the NEET exam.

What is NEET ug Counselling?

NEET ug counselling is the next step that comes after clearing the exam. Candidates will get admitted to Medical colleges any place in India through NEET counselling. On the basis of the All India Rank of the candidate and their choice of college, the seats will be allocated.

According to the latest update, 13 AIIMS institutes and 2 JIPMER institutes will also be listed in the NEET counselling for the applicants to choose from.

In which mode the NEET Counselling is conducted?

The NEET ug Counselling can be conducted in both online and offline mode, according to the respective state and the central authorities. The students have to fill out an online form for participating in online counselling. The candidates willing to participate in the offline counselling must directly report to the respective venues.

The registration fee for NEET counselling?

During the registration process, the candidate has to pay an amount of Rs. 1000/- and as a security deposit, an amount of Rs.10,000 has to be paid by candidates belonging to the general category. These amounts are non-refundable.

The total number of rounds in the NEET counselling?

There is a total of 3 rounds involved in the NEET counselling.

What if students don’t get any seats in medical college?

If any of the students are unable to get a seat in the Medical college, there is no need to worry. There are so many other courses with equal interest and challenges such as Pharmacy, Nutrition, Clinical Research, Nursing, etc. that they can go for.

Due to any reason can students participate only in the second round of counselling?

Students who got a seat in the first round can complete the process of admission and can move further to the second round. If not they can also surrender their seat and can participate in the next round.

Important topics to focus on for NEET

Physics: 

  • Mechanics
  • Optics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Nuclear Physics

Chemistry: 

  • Mole Concept
  • Periodic Table
  • General Organic Chemistry
  • Coordination Chemistry
  • Chemical Bonding.

Biology:

  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology
  • Morphology
  • Ecology & Environment
  • Reproduction, Basics of Biotechnology
  • Physiology of Animals & Plants.

FAQs

Q. What actually happens in NEET Counselling?

Ans: The NEET counselling is the next step that comes after clearing the NEET exam. The students will get admitted to the Medical college at any place in India through the NEET counselling. On the basis of the All India Rank (AIR) of the candidate and their choice of college, the seats will be given.

Q. How many marks do we need to qualify for NEET?

Ans: To qualify for the NEET exam, the student should secure a minimum of 50 per cent marks.

Q. Is Ncert enough for NEET?

Ans: The NCERT is the go-to source for the NEET exam, as 80-85% of the NEET question paper contains questions from the NCERT sources.

Q. How many marks are required in NEET for Counselling?

Ans: Category wise the marks criteria for NEET counselling are as follows:

CategoriesCut off percentageCut off marks
SC/ST/OBC-PwD40th percentile121-108
SC/ST/OBC40th percentile137-108
General50th percentile720-138
General-PwD45th percentile137-122

Q. When the NEET Counselling will start?

Ans: As per the NEET 2022 state counselling dates, the first round will begin on the last week of January, while the second round will begin on the second week of February 2023.

Q. Is Neet Counselling compulsory?

Ans: Yes, counselling is important for the one who has attempted neet. This process helps you to get admitted to colleges accepting neet as their admission criteria. 

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