NEET Application Form 2022: 5 Year Statistics - Embibe
  • Written By Rumela_M
  • Last Modified 02-08-2022
  • Written By Rumela_M
  • Last Modified 02-08-2022

NEET Application Form 2022: Admit Card Released

NEET Application Form 2022: NTA released the hall tickets for NEET admit card 2022 on July 12, 2022. The correction window opened for a second time, from June 14 to 16, 2022. This time it has been opened for candidates who could not provide their categories properly in their application forms or those who did not have a category certificate. Candidates could change the categories in their application forms and upload their category certificates until 9 p.m. on June 16, 2022.

Those who do not have the category certificate can upload a self-declaration form. Approximately 15 lakh people enrol for this exam yearly to pursue MBBS and BDS degrees. Read the article to know the last date to pay NEET 2022 form fees and other important event dates related to the NEET 2022 exam.

Latest Updates:
– NTA will shortly issue NEET 2022 answer key on its official website, i.e.,
– NTA released NEET admit card 2022 on July 12, 2022.
NTA announced advanced intimation of examination city for candidates who have registered for the NEET 2022 exams. Registered candidates can check the cities they have been allotted at the official website.

NEET Application Form 2022: Exam Overview

Candidates can go through the below-tabulated information to get an overview of the exam:

Name of the ExamNational Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)
Exam Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency
Exam LevelUndergraduate Level; National Level Exam
Mode of Conduct of ExaminationPen and Paper Mode
Duration of the Exam180 Minutes
Languages in Which the Exam Is ConductedEnglish, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu and Punjabi
SubjectsPhysics, Chemistry, Biology (Zoology and Botany)
Number of QuestionsTotal questions = 200
Physics= 35+ 15
Chemistry = 35+ 15
Zoology = 35+ 15
Botany = 35+ 15
Total MarksTotal marks = 720
Physics = 180
Chemistry = 180
Zoology = 180
Botany = 180
Marks AllotmentEach correct answers = +4
Each incorrect answer = -1

Check the complete NEET 2022 Exam Pattern.

NEET Application Form 2022: Important Dates

The MCC released the  NTA NEET Exam Dates 2022 in the first week of April 2022. Candidates can refer to the below table to refer to the various exam events related to the NEET exam 2022:

Exam EventsExam Dates 
Release of NEET Application Form 2022April 6, 2022
NTA NEET Information Bulletin PublicationApril 6, 2022
Last Date To Submit NEET Application Form 2022May 20, 2022
Last Date for Fee Payment of NEET 2022 Application Form May 7, 2022
Correction Window for NEET Application Form 2022 (First Time)May 24 to 27, 2022
Correction Window for NEET Application Form 2022 (Second Time)June 14 to June 16, till 9 p.m.
NEET 2022 Admit Card Date of ReleaseJuly 12, 2022
NTA NEET Exam Dates 2022July 17, 2022
Release Date of NEET Result 2022To Be Notified
NEET UG Counselling 2022 DatesTo Be Notified

NEET 2022 Application Form: Eligibility Criteria

After going through the exam event schedule, the next thing that candidates should check before filling out the application form is whether they are eligible for NEET. We have provided the NEET eligibility criteria below so that candidates can verify whether they can appear for the NEET 2022 exams:

NationalityIndian Nationals
Foreign Nationals
PIO/OCI cardholders
Age RequirementTo apply for NEET 2022, candidates should be at least 17 years old on December 31, 2022, at the time of admission. There are no upper age limit criteria for candidates to appear for UG – NEET 2022 examinations.
Number of Attempts PermittedThere are no restrictions with regard to the number of attempts permitted for NEET 2022 exams.
Qualifying MarksGeneral – 50%
SC – 40%
ST – 40%
OBC- 40%
PWD – 45%
Minimum QualificationCandidates should have passed their 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English as their core subjects from a recognized board.

Check the complete NEET 2022 Eligibility Criteria here.

NTA NEET Application Form 2022: Information To Keep Handy Before Filling Out the Form

Candidates should keep the following documents ready before filling out their NEET application forms:

  • A valid and functioning mobile phone number
  • A valid  and functioning email address
  • Academic details of Classes 10 and 12
  • Names of the candidate’s parents
  • Aadhar card number (the last 4 numbers are required)
  • Election card (EPIC number)
  • Roll number of the candidate in Class 12 
  • Passport number
  • Ration card number
  • Bank account information includes credit card, debit card, and net banking details.
  • Any other government-recognized identity number.
  • Candidate must submit the scanned copy of a recent passport-size photograph, signature and left-hand thumb impression.
  • Foreign nationals and PIO/ OCI cardholders must provide their passport numbers.
  • The Indian nationals must provide the last 4 digits of Aadhar cards, and the NRIs must provide their passport numbers.

Step-wise Process To Fill up the NEET 2022 Application Form

1st Step: Registration

  • Candidates have to visit the official website of NTA NEET
  • Click on the link to fill out the application form. 
  • Candidates will be required to provide the details below. A provisional application number will be generated indicating that the candidate has been registered on the official NTA NEET website. 
    • Name of the candidate
    • Parents’ names
    • Date of birth
    • Gender
    • Citizenship
    • State of Eligibility
    • Category
    • Identification type and Identification number
    • Mobile number
    • Security Pin 
    • Email address

After providing the above details, candidates will be prompted to choose a password and confirm the same. They will be asked to select a security question to answer. Candidates should note the question they select and the answer to it. If they forget their login passwords in the future, this question-answer set will help them procure their passwords. 

After completing the registration process, the portal will generate a provisional application number. Candidates will have to keep a note of this number. It will be their login id for all their future logins. 

2nd Step: Filling the NEET Application Form

After registering, the candidates should click on the link to complete the application form. In this step, they must fill in the remaining information, such as their personal and academic details.

Candidates must verify the information in the Particulars Checklist before they tick them and confirm. Candidates will have to check the following information in the Particulars Checklist before they click on “I Agree”:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Parents’ names
  • Date of birth
  • Educational details
  • Gender
  • Category
  • Medium of question paper
  • Examination City

3rd Step: Document Upload

In this step, candidates will have to upload scanned copies of their signatures, photographs and other documents to support their personal, academic and other details. The specifications for uploading the documents have been provided later in the article.

4th Step: Application Fee Payment

In the final step, candidates must pay their application fee online before submitting the application form. The candidates can pay the fee using a credit card/debit card or internet banking. Candidates can check the table below to see the application fee that they will need to pay:

CategoryApplication Fee
General Rs. 1600/-
General-EWSRs. 1500/-
OBC-NCLRs. 1500/-
SCRs. 900/-
STRs. 900/-
PHRs. 900/-

5th Step: Completion

After paying the application fee, the application forms will be submitted. This can be verified from the confirmation page message. Candidates will receive a copy of the acknowledgement that their applications have been submitted over their registered email addresses and mobile numbers. Candidates are advised to keep this acknowledgement message and transaction receipt (if any) safe for future reference. They can also take a printout of the documents. 

Documents To Be Retained Until Admission

Candidates should retain the following documents until they report to the colleges they are allocated:

  • Printout of the NEET 2022 application form submission confirmation page
  • Receipt (or proof) of application fee payment
  • 6 to 8 copies of photographs that have been uploaded on the form
  • Candidates from Jammu and Kashmir who opt for the 15% AIQ seats should retain a copy of their self-declaration.

NTA NEET Application Form 2022: Document Upload Specifications

Candidates can refer to the specifications provided in the below chart to upload their documents:

DocumentDocument Specifications
Latest photograph with white background
Format: JPG/JPEG
Size: 10 KB to 200 KB
Dimensions: 2.5 x 3.5 inches with 72 DPI
(Postcard-size )
Must be taken after September 1, 2021
The photograph should have the name of the candidate and the date of taking the photograph
The candidate should not be wearing a cap or goggles in the photograph
Size: 10 KB to 200 KB
Format: JPG/JPEG
Dimensions: 4.25 x 3.5 inches with 72 DPI
SignatureCandidates should sign on a white background with a black pen. The signature should not be in capital letters.
Format: JPG/JPEG
Size: 4 KB to 30 KB
Dimensions: 2.5 x 3.5 inches with 72 DPI
Left-hand and Right-Hand Fingers and Thumb ImpressionThe signature should be on white paper with a blue pen
In case the left thumb is not available, candidates can take an impression of their right-hand thumb.
Size: 10 KB to 200 KB
Dimensions: 2.5 x 3.5 inches with 72 DPI
Format: JPG/JPEG
Class 10 Passing CertificateSize: 50 KB to 300 KB
Dimensions: 2.5 x 3.5 inches with 72 DPI
Format: PDF
Category CertificateCandidates belonging to the SC/ST/OBC/EWS categories should furnish certificates supporting the same.
Size: 50 KB to 300 KB
Format: PDF
PwBD CertificateCertificate obtained by the list of exam centres 
Size: 50 KB to 300 KB
Format: PDF
Citizenship CertificateCitizenship or Embassy certificate or any other document that shows proof of citizenship
Size: 50 KB to 300 KB
Format: PDF

Pointers To Note While Filling Out the NEET UG Application Form 2022

Candidates should be mindful of the following pointers while updating the details for their UG NEET application forms for 2022:

  • Read the instructions provided in the application form before starting to fill it out. Once the application form is submitted, candidates will not be able to make changes to all the information provided in it. To submit an error-free application form and to avoid rework, candidates should read the form instructions carefully before filling it out.
  • The email id and phone number will be required all through the process until admission. Keeping a note of this, candidates should ensure that the email address and phone number they provide are active and functional. No changes can be made to the email address and phone number once those have been registered.
  • The documents should be as per the specifications prescribed by the NTA. They should be valid, clear, and not blurry.
  • It is best not to wait until the last minute to fill out the application form. Server issues may arise on the last date of submission. In addition, the exam centres are allotted on a first-come-first-serve basis. Therefore, candidates who fill out the application forms at the last minute will not be able to exercise the preference options to their full potential.
  • Double-check the information provided before submitting the NEET UG application form.

How To Retrieve NEET Application Password?

If candidates forget the password to their candidate portal, they can retrieve their passwords with one of the following methods:

  • Security question and answer: Through this method, candidates can retrieve their passwords by providing their NEET 2022 application form number, the security question and answer to the same, and a case-sensitive security pin. 
  • Verification text: Candidates can provide their application form number,  dates of birth and a case-sensitive security pin to get their passwords.
  • Using the reset password link: Upon clicking on this link, candidates will get a link to reset their passwords in their registered email addresses. After providing their NEET application numbers for 2022, dates of birth, and case-sensitive security pin, candidates can generate a new password to log in to their candidate portals.

NEET 2022 Application Form: Correction Window

The National Testing Agency has opened the correction window for the second time. This time the exam conducting body has opened the correction window for candidates who had not been able to provide their category correctly in their application forms either by mistake or because their category certificate was not available at the time of submitting the application forms.

Such candidates will be able to change their categories in their application forms and also upload a scanned copy of their certificate from June 14, 2022, to June 16, 2022, until 9 p.m. Candidates who do not have a Category Certificate will be able to submit a Self- Declaration Form in the prescribed format.

Earlier, the NTA opened the NEET UG Application Form Correction Window. Candidates who have registered successfully will be able to access the NEET 2022 correction window from May 24 to 27, 2022. Candidates cannot make any changes to the registered email address and mobile number.

Other than these, if candidates have made any mistake or provided any incorrect information in any of the following fields, they can correct the same by logging into their candidate portals using their application numbers and passwords during the application correction window: 

  • Personal information 
  • Place of birth
  • Question paper medium 
  • Academic details
  • Preferred exam centre 
  • Details of parents 
  • Dress code
  • Address of correspondence
  • Permanent address
  • Dress code

How To Correct Image Discrepancies in NEET Application Forms?

If there are any discrepancies in the images they have uploaded, NTA will notify about the same to the candidates. The notified candidates must correct this information within the specified time. Candidates can make changes to the photograph or signature through the correction window or by using the login facility as given by the NTA. The image discrepancies can be corrected by following the below-mentioned steps:

  • Click on the login link for NEET candidates.
  • Enter the application number and password
  • An option to upload the photograph or signature will be displayed on the screen. Upload the document referring to the chart provided above.
  • Recheck the information and submit 

After the new image has been successfully uploaded, an OTP will be sent to the applicant in their registered email addresses and mobile numbers. When candidates enter the OTP, a correction slip will be displayed on the screen. Candidates are advised to keep a copy of this slip for future reference.

How To Edit NEET Application Form 2022?

Candidates can click on the link to the NEET application form 2022 and make changes to the information provided in the form by following the below steps:

  • Enter the NEET application number 2022 and password to login to the official website
  • Click on the correction link for UG NEET application form 2022
  • Make changes as required and click on Preview and Submit 
  • Candidates will obtain an OTP in their registered mobile numbers
  • Enter the OTP and click on Final Submit

Note: This is a one-time correction facility. After this, candidates will not be able to make any further changes to the information they have provided. 

Candidates will also receive a warning message with this notification, and they will be asked about their final confirmation of the details they have provided. Only after the candidates agree to this will the new information be submitted, and a NEET application correction slip will be generated as proof of acknowledgement. Candidates are advised to take three to four printouts of this correction slip for future references.

NEET Hall Ticket 2022

Candidates who have successfully submitted their application forms will be able to access their NEET 2022 admit cards from the official website. Candidates are advised to carefully review the details and check the information provided on their admit cards. Suppose candidates find any discrepancy in the information provided on the admit card, which is different from what they had provided in their application forms. In that case, they should report it to the authorities immediately. 

If all the information in the hall ticket is correct, the candidates should download the hall ticket and take a print of the same. The admit card is a mandatory document to be carried to the examination hall. Without this, candidates will not be allowed to appear for their NEET 2022 examinations. 

NEET Application Form 2022: Statistics in the Previous Five Years

More than 15 lakh candidates appear for NEET medical exams every year. Candidates can go through the chart below to know the statistics in the last five years:

Candidates ParticularsNEET 2017NEET 2018NEET 2019NEET 2020NEET Exam 2021
Number of Registered Candidates 11388901326725151937515974351614777
Number of Candidates Who Appeared for the Exam10900851269922141075513669451544275
Registered Candidates – Male497043580649680414716586710979
Appeared Candidates – Male473305553849630283618075
Registered Candidates – Female641839746075838955880843903782
Appeared Candidates – Female616772716072780467748866

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FAQs on NEET Application Form 2022

Here are some of the commonly asked questions on NEET application forms:

Q.1: When will the NEET application form 2022 be released?
Ans: The NEET 2022 application form was released on April 6, 2022.

Q.2: When will the brochure for NEET 2022 be released?
Ans: NTA has released the official information bulletin for NEET 2022 on its website in the first week of April 2022.

Q.3: What is the application fee for candidates belonging to the OBC category?
Ans: Candidates belonging to the OBC category should pay Rs. 1500 as the application form fee.

Q.4: How can I pay my application fee for NEET 2022?
Ans: Candidates have to pay their application form fee online. They can use their credit cards/ debit cards or net banking details to pay the application fee.

Q.5: Is there a way to change the details if I have provided any incorrect information in the application form?
NTA opened the correction window on its official website from May 24, 2022, to May 27, 2022. Candidates could make changes to some of the specific details they provided in the examination form. However, they were not allowed to make any changes to details such as their names, registered mobile number, email addresses, etc. NTA opened the correction window for a second time, from June 14, 2022, to June 16, 2022, for candidates who could not provide their categories in their application forms correctly.

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