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NEET Registration 2023: Fees and Steps to Apply

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NEET Registration 2023: The National Testing Agency or NTA will conduct NEET 2023 for admission to undergraduate medical courses. Candidates will have to complete NEET 2023 registration on the specified date. Authorities will release the start and last date to fill NEET application form 2023 via official notification. NTA will tentatively start NEET 2023 registration in April 2023.

Candidates who complete their NEET 2023 registration will be eligible to appear for the exam. They must also check NEET 2023 eligibility criteria before filling up the application form to avoid the rejection of candidature in the later stages of the NEET application process. Read on to learn more about NEET registration 2023, application form, eligibility criteria, best books and more.

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Latest Update on NEET 2022:
September 8, 2022: 
NEET answer key 2022  was released on the official website.
July 18, 2022: 
Candidates can check the NEET 2022 question paper solution in the PDF provided by Embibe.
July 12, 2022
NTA released NEET 2022 admit card.

NEET Application Form 2023: Phases 1 and 2

Last year, NTA changed the process of dividing the NEET application into two stages. We expect the same procedure will be applicable in 2023. This year, too, the NEET application form consists of two phases. Candidates must fill out the first set of information before the NEET 2023 registration date and the second set before the declaration of result or scorecard downloads.

Looking at the two phases of the NEET application form, applicants should be aware that:

  • The first phase of the NEET application form 2023 will consist of registration, filling out the application form, uploading required documents and scanned images, payment of the application fee, and taking a printout of the confirmation page.
  • The second phase of the NEET application form 2023 will include additional information related to the first phase, such as parents’ income details, residential address, and educational details. The NEET Phase 2 registration date will be announced later.

NEET 2023 Registration – Overview

Before we get into the details of the NTA NEET registration form, let us have an overview of the exam:

Particulars Details
Exam NameNational Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Category typeUndergraduate
LevelNational Level
CoursesMBBS, BDS, AYUSH, BVSc, and AH
Total Number of SeatsAround 1.63 lakhs
Course DurationMBBS: 4½ Years With a 1-Year Compulsory Rotating Internship
BDS: 4 Years With a 1-Year Compulsory Rotating Internship
Exam Duration3 Hours 20 Mins
Mode of the ExamPen and Paper-based (Offline)
Question TypeMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total Questions200 (180 To Be Attempted)
Negative MarkingYes (-1 for Every Incorrect Answer)
Official Websiteneet.nta.nic.in

NEET 2023 Registration: About Exam

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is the exam conducted for medical and dental course admissions throughout the country. The National Testing Agency (NTA) is the sole conducting body responsible for holding the NEET exam annually. The NTA conducts NEET in 13 languages, in pen and paper mode.

This article provides detailed information on how to fill out the NEET form, documents required for the NEET 2023 application form, steps to reset the password, how to receive the registration number, eligibility criteria, and more.

Every year around 16 lakh aspirants appear for NEET against approximately 1.63 lakh seats in different medical and dental colleges. That says a lot about the competition level that medical aspirants must undergo as they start their NEET preparation.

NEET Application Form 2023 Release Date and Time

The NTA will release the NEET exam dates 2023 on the official website. The NTA NEET registration process for 2023 will tentatively start in April 2023. Candidates should note that the examination body will not accept any other NEET registration 2023 method except the online mode. Candidates must go through the NEET eligibility criteria before filling out the application form.

In the table below, candidates can check the tentative exam events dates along with the NTA NEET registration form 2023 release:

NEET 2023 Registration

EventNEET Dates
NEET 2023 NotificationApril 2023
NEET 2023 Registration StartsApril 2023
NEET 2023 Registration Last DateMay 2023
NEET Application Form 2023 Correction Window (First Time)May 2023
NEET Application Form 2023 Correction Window (Second Time)June 2023
Release of NEET Admit CardJuly 2023
NEET 2023 Exam DateJuly 2023
Declaration of NEET ResultsTo Be Announced

How To Fill Out NTA NEET Registration Form 2023?

Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps for the NEET application form:

  • Visit the NTA NEET website.
  • On the bottom section of the homepage, click on NEET (UG) 2023 application.
  • Log in with the NEET 2023 Phase 1 credentials on the new page.
  • Agree to the terms and conditions on the NEET Phase 2 registration portal page.
  • Fill in the required details in the NEET 2023 registration Phase 2 form.
  • Review and verify the details before clicking on the ‘Submit’ button.

NEET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must ensure they fulfil the following NEET eligibility criteria before filling up the application form:

NEET Exam Eligibility Criteria

ParticularsDetails
NEET 2023 – Age Limit– A student must have completed 17 years at the time of admission under NEET eligibility or complete the age on or before 31st December of the year of their admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Course.

– At present, the National Medical Commission (NMC) has removed the upper age limit for all candidates willing to appear for the UG NEET exams. Earlier, the upper age limit for general candidates was 25 years.

– The upper age limit for candidates belonging to reserved and PwD categories was 30 years. Note that candidates must upload proof of their date of birth while filling up the NEET Application Form.
NEET 2023 – Educational Qualification– The candidate must have passed Class 12 Board exams from a recognised board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology, and English as compulsory subjects.

– The candidate must have passed these subjects mentioned above individually and must have secured a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology / Biotechnology, in the qualifying examination.

– For candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward Classes, the aggregate marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology / Biotechnology, in qualifying examinations must be 40% instead of 50% for General candidates. For PwD candidates, the minimum qualifying mark is 45%.

– Those who are appearing in the Class 12 examination in 2023 can also appear for the entrance test provisionally subject to their fulfilling the conditions in the NEET notification later.

– NIOS students and students with Biology as an additional subject can also appear for NEET 2023.
NEET 2023 – 15% All India Quota– Indian Nationals, Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), and Foreign Nationals are eligible for the 15% of All India Quota seats.

Note: Please note that there is no attempt limitation for NEET 2023.

Documents Required for NEET 2023 Registration Form

We advise the candidates to prepare the following documents before filling up the NTA NEET registration form 2023.

  • Valid mobile number.
  • Valid email address.
  • Scanned images of the candidate’s latest passport size photograph (10 – 200 kb in size)
  • Scanned image of the candidate’s signature (4-30 kb in size)
  • Class 10 passing certificate.
  • Class 10 mark sheet.
  • Class 12 mark sheet (for those who have passed the exam).
  • Class 12 passing certificate.
  • Left-hand thumb impression (10-50 kb in size) in JPEG file format
  • Postcard size photograph (4″ x 6″) (50-300 kb in size)
  • Credit card/debit card, net banking, and UPI payment gateway details (online payment).

Documents Required for NTA NEET Registration Form 2023

Candidates must check the below specification before the NEET 2023 form fill up.

DocumentsSpecificationsSize and Format
PhotographPassport size and postcard size photo (both)10 Kb to 200 Kb (JPG/JPEG)
 The photo must not be older than 3 months. 
 The candidate’s name and date must be printed below the photograph. 
SignatureCandidate’s signature in black ink on white background4 Kb to 30 Kb (JPG/JPEG)
Thumb ImpressionLeft-hand thumb impression
(In case of any eventuality of left-hand thumb being unavailable, right-hand thumb impression is allowed)
It should be on white paper with blue ink
10 Kb to 200 Kb (JPG/JPEG)
Class 10th Passing CertificateA clear pdf copy of the passing certificate50 Kb to 300 Kb (PDF)
Category Certificate (if any)A clear scan copy in pdf format50 Kb to 300 Kb (PDF)
PwBD Certificate (if any)A clear scan copy in pdf format50 Kb to 300 Kb (PDF)
Citizenship Certificate/ Embassy Certificate or Any Documentary Proof of CitizenshipA clear scan copy in pdf format50 Kb to 300 Kb (PDF)

How To Fill Up NEET Application Form 2023?

In this section, we have provided the steps to fill up the NEET 2023 registration form. Candidates must ensure they fulfil all the eligibility criteria mentioned before filling up the NEET online form 2023.

  • NEET 2023 Registration.
  • Filling in the application form for NEET 2023.
  • Uploading the required documents.
  • Application fee payment of NEET 2023.
  • Printing of confirmation page.

NEET 2023 Registration

Candidates must follow the steps below to ensure their registration for the NEET exam 2023.

  • Go to the official website of NEET: neet.nta.nic.in and click on the link provided for NTA NEET registration 2023.
  • Read the instructions carefully, and then proceed to fill out the NEET 2023 application form.
  • Enter basic details such as name, valid email ID, mobile number, etc.
  • Candidates will also have to set their passwords as per the guidelines provided.
  • After submitting the online NEET 2023 registration form, they will be generated unique application numbers by the system. Note it down for your reference.

NEET Apply Online 2023

Enter the following details in the NEET online application form 2023:

Personal Details:

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Mother’s Name
  • Father’s Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Category
  • Gender
  • Nationality
  • Physical Disability Details if Applicable
  • Identification Type
  • Identification Number
  • Valid Email ID
  • Valid Mobile Number

Details About Exam:

  • Medium of Question Paper (to be selected from English, Bengali, Assamese, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Gujarati, Oriya, and Marathi).
  • Preferred Exam Center.

Educational Details:

  • Class 10 Details (Name of School, Board, Percentage of Marks obtained).
  • Class 12 Details if Available (Subject-wise Marks Obtained for Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology, English).

Residential Address:

  • Detailed Address for Correspondence

To complete the NTA NEET registration 2023, candidates must verify the above details and submit them. The next step for registration of NEET 2023 would be:

  • Choose Password – The next step would be to choose a password.
  • OTP Verification – Click on the OTP verification to verify.
  • Generation of Provisional Application Number of NEET 2023 – A provisional application number will display on the screen. Note down the application number as it is the NEET login ID 2023 for all future logins.

Uploading of Documents and Scanned Images

Upload scanned images of the documents listed above. The specifications of the documents to be uploaded are as below:

NEET Application Form 2023 – Requirements for Photograph

  • The photograph should be recent. It must not be older than 3 months and must clearly indicate the candidate’s name and the photograph’s date.
  • It should be a passport-size photo with a white background.
  • Candidates should not wear any accessories. They should ensure that their faces are clearly visible.
  • Dimension of a passport size photo = 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height).
  • Scan it at 200 dpi in a scanner.
  • Save it as a jpeg format with a size between 10 kb to 200 kb.

NTA NEET Registration Form – Requirements of Signature

  • Make a rectangle of 3.5 cm (width) and 1.5 cm (height) and sign inside the box.
  • Scan it at 200 DPI in a scanner and crop the image.
  • Save it as jpg/jpeg with a size between 4 kb to 30 kb

Payment of NEET Application Form Fee

The NEET fee of 2023 will be payable via online mode only. We have given the NEET application form fee below for different categories:

NEET 2023 Application Form Fee:

CategoryNEET Application Fee
General INR 1600/-
Other Backward Class/ General EWSINR 1500/-
SC / ST / PHINR 900/-
Non-Residential IndianINR 8500/-

Application Fee Payment Mode: The NEET application fee 2023 can be remitted in the following ways:

  • Credit Card/Debit Card.
  • Net Banking.
  • UPI.
  • PAYTM.

Print NEET 2023 Confirmation Page

Download, save and print copies of the NEET confirmation page after successful remittance of the NEET application form fee and keep copies safely for future reference (till the admission process is over).

NTA NEET Registration Process – Phase 2

Once the candidates have successfully filled out the Phase 1 NEET application form, as mentioned above, the candidate will need to fill out the second phase of the NEET 2023 application. However, the NTA NEET registration process or Phase 2 will start after the NEET exam is conducted and before announcing the NEET result.

So, candidates who will appear for the NEET exam are eligible for the NEET 2023 second phase registration process. There will be a specified time to fill out the forms, beyond which authorities will cancel the candidature. Candidates can check the NTA NEET registration process for the second phase.

Steps To Fill NEET Application Form 2023 Phase 2

  • Go to the official website of NEET.
  • Fill in the login credentials- NEET application number, password and security captcha.
  • Log in with the One Time Password (OTP) sent on the registered mobile number.
  • Submit and click on ‘Verify and Proceed for Correction’
  • Review the details to add/edit the information filled in the NEET Phase 1 registration

Details Required for NEET 2023 Phase 2 Registration

Candidates must fill in the details in the NEET registration 2023 Phase 2.

  • Personal Details
    • Candidate’s category; Minority type (if applicable)
    • Only child (in case of female candidates) confirmation
    • Medium of preparation
    • Place of birth, state and district
  • Academic Qualification Details – Candidates are required to enter the educational details of their Class 10 and Class 12, like:
    • Pass status
    • Year of passing/appearing
    • Type of school/college
    • School/college name address
    • School/college pin code
    • Qualifying examination state
    • Qualifying examination district
    • Educational Board name
    • Maximum grade point
    • CGPA obtained (if applicable)
    • Total marks
    • Marks obtained
    • Marks in percentage
    • Board exam roll number
  • Parents’ Income details – Here, the candidates need to fill in the occupation and annual income of the parents

Documents To Be Retained Till Admission Process Is Over

Please keep all these documents for future reference: 

  • Proof of remittance of NEET application fee.
  • Computer-generated confirmation page of NEET online application form.
  • Copy of the system generated self-declaration regarding candidates from UTs of J&K and Ladakh who have opted for seats under 15% AIQ (All India Quota).

Check Also: DOWNLOAD NEET STUDY MATERIAL

NTA NEET Registration 2023: Steps To Retrieve the Password

Any candidate who has forgotten their password for the NEET login page can follow the steps under NEET Password Recovery given below for their reference.

  • 1st Step: Candidates must visit the official website and click – ‘Candidate Login’
  • 2nd Step: Enter your application number and password to log in
  • 3rd Step: Now click on – ‘Forgot Password?’. You now have two options: reset your password using OTP or Security Question.
  • 4th Step: Password recovery using OTP
  • 5th Step: Enter the details such as application number, name, and date of birth
  • 6th Step: Enter the security pin and click ‘Submit’.
  • 7th Step: You will receive an OTP. Using this OTP, the candidate can reset the password by creating a new one.
  • 8th Step: Your password is now changed to the new password, which you must remember.
  • 9th Step: Password recovery using the security question
  • 10th Step: Enter the details such as application number, candidate’s name, date of birth, security question, and answer.
  • 11th Step: You need to choose the same security question (from the drop-down menu) which you chose while filling out the NEET application form.
  • 12th Step: Enter the security question and click ‘Submit’.
  • 13th Step: Once the candidate has authenticated himself by answering the security question correctly, they will create a new password.
  • 14th Step: Confirm the new password and also remember it.

NEET Login 2023: Steps To Retrieve Application Number

If the candidate has to get his application number, then they need to go through the steps listed as follows:

  • 1st Step: Visit the Official Website and click – ‘Forgot Registration Number’.
  • 2nd Step: Enter the details like – Candidate’s Name, Mother’s Name, Father’s Name, Date of Birth, Category and Security Pin. Now click on ‘Submit’.
  • 3rd Step: The authorities will now be providing the link to get their NEET 2023 application number. Candidates now need to note their registration number for logging into their account in future.

NTA NEET Registration 2023: Important Points To Note

It is important to read and understand the eligibility criteria before filling out the NEET application form for 2023. You should know the list of documents related to your domicile and educational qualifications and keep them ready with you. The following are some of the important points to note before you fill-up the NEET 2023 application form:

  • NEET application form 2023 will have to be submitted only online mode ONLY.
  • The authority will not consider the NEET online form of candidates submitting false and fabricated information. Further, NTA will debar such candidates from appearing in examinations. Incomplete NEET application forms and applications not as per the NEET notification will not be considered and are liable to be rejected.
  • The NEET application form fee will not be carried forward to a future examination nor refunded under any circumstances. Submission of the online NEET application form and remittance of the application fee would close as per the schedule given, and no request for a time extension shall be entertained. NEET application form, once submitted, cannot be withdrawn.
  • Instructions in the information bulletin of the NEET notification are liable to change based on decisions taken by the NTA and other authorities from time to time.
  • NTA reserves the right to withdraw permission if any, granted inadvertently to any candidate who is not eligible to appear in the NEET (UG) even though he has filled the NEET application form and the board issued the Roll Number, and Admit Card.
  • The candidate’s eligibility for NEET (UG) is purely provisional. It is subject to fulfilment of eligibility criteria in the NEET notification as prescribed by the MOH and FW /MCI /DCI /Board /MCC.
  • In case of any ambiguity in the interpretation of any of the instructions, terms, rules, or criteria regarding the determination of eligibility/ conduct of examination/ registration of candidates/ information contained therein, the interpretation of the NTA shall be final and binding.
  • The conduct of the NEET (UG) examination will be under video surveillance. Candidates must keep their heads upright and face the camera during the videography so that the examination conducting body can establish their identity.
  • Candidates are advised to regularly check NTA official website for any further updates or information on the NEET notification.

NTA NEET Registration 2023: Application Correction Window

Candidates who will apply for NEET will get a chance to make any corrections in the application form if needed. The NEET application correction window will be open for a specified period, and candidates can use this time to correct any incorrect information.

Candidates can make corrections in the following fields:

  • The spelling of the names
  • Photograph uploaded
  • Medium of instruction
  • Preference of examination test city
  • Educational qualification details
  • Date of birth
  • Other personal details etc.

Steps To Correct NEET Application Using Correction Window

The step-by-step procedure to correct the details mentioned in the NTA NEET registration form is as follows:

  • Visit the official website of NTA NEET 2023.
  • Click on the ‘NEET correction window
  • A new page opens. Enter your ‘application number’ and ‘password’ and click ‘login’.
  • The NEET correction window will open. Now, click on the button that says ‘Click Here for corrections in NEET 2023 application’.
  • Make the necessary changes as per the requirement and click ‘preview and submit’.
  • An OTP will be sent to your registered Email ID and mobile number. Verify the received OTP.
  • Take the printout of the correction slip from the button provided on the screen.

Details To Be Changed on the NEET Application Form

Below is the list of details that can be corrected on the NEET application form

  • Academic details
  • Place of birth
  • Candidates mother’s name
  • Candidates father’s name
  • Address
  • Exam centre
  • Personal Details, etc.

List of Details That Can Not Be Changed on the NEET Application Form

The details are as follows,

  • Registered mobile number
  • Registered E-mail address

NEET Registration Dates: Year-wise Trends

The dates of the previous years’ are as follows.

YearRegistration Start DateNEET Registration Last Date
2022April 6, 2022May 20, 2022
2021July 13, 2021August 10, 2021
2020December 2, 2019January 6, 2020
2019November 1, 2018December 7, 2018
2018February 8, 2018March 9, 2018
2017January 31, 2017March 1, 2017

NEET Registration Statistics

The statistics are provided below,

CandidatesNEET 2021 (in Lacs)NEET 2020 (in Lacs)NEET 2019 (in Lacs)NEET 2018 (in Lacs)NEET 2017 (in Lacs)
Registered Candidates16.1415.9715.1913.2711.39
Appeared Candidates15.4414.114.112.710.9
Registered Male Candidates7.16.86.855.84.97
Registered Female Candidates9.038.388.347.466.41

Procedure After NEET 2023 Application Form

NTA will release the NEET admit card online. NEET 2023 hall tickets will be available for candidates to download using their login credentials. Candidates must download admit card for NEET 2023 and carry it to the test centre with relevant documents. The admit card of NEET 2023 is available only for successfully registered candidates. The admit card/hall ticket mentions personal, exam date and time, test centre address, photograph, signature, and other details.

NEET Exam Pattern 2023

As per the NEET exam pattern, the test consists of four subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, and Botany. Each subject has two sections, A and B. Section A will have 35 questions, and Section B will consist of 15 questions. Candidates need to attempt only 10 questions from Section B. Each correct question carries 4 marks, and 1 mark is deducted for an incorrect response. Tabulated below is the latest NEET exam pattern for 2023:

SubjectsTotal QuestionsTotal Marks
Physics45180
Chemistry45180
Biology (Botany & Zoology)90360
Total180720

As per the NEET notification, candidates can opt for the NEET question paper in one of the 13 languages prescribed: English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Tamil, Telugu, Punjabi, Malayalam and Urdu.

Read Also: CHECK THE LATEST NEET SYLLABUS

NEET Branch:

  • Contact Number: 9599590192/ 9599590193
  • Email ID: [email protected]
  • Work Timings: 9:30 am to 5 pm

NEET 2023 Best Books

NCERT books are, undoubtedly, the most important books one has to refer to for the NEET exam. However, a few other books can help candidates immensely in their NEET 2023 preparation. NEET aspirants can check the subject-wise list of Best NEET books below.

Chemistry

  • Concise Inorganic Chemistry by JD Lee
  • Dinesh Chemistry Guide
  • ABC of Chemistry for Classes 11 and 12 by Modern
  • Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon

Physics

  • Concepts of Physics by HC Verma
  • Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick, and Walker
  • Fundamental Physics by Pradeep
  • Objective Physics by DC Pandey

Biology

  • Biology Vol 1 and Vol 2 by Trueman
  • Objective Biology by Dinesh
  • Objective Botany by Ansari
  • Pradeep Guide on Biology

FAQs on NEET Registration 2023

Here, we have provided the answers to some of the frequently asked questions by the candidates related to the registration process for NEET 2023:

Q.1: What is the application fee for NEET 2023?
Ans: The NEET application fee for 2023 is as under:
– General: INR 1,600
– Other Backward Classes: INR 1,500
– Scheduled Caste /Scheduled Tribe/PwD: INR 900
– Non-residential Indian: INR 8500.

Q.2: What documents are required to fill out the NEET application form?
Ans: The list of documents required for NEET 2023 registration is a valid photo ID proof, Class 10 and 12 mark sheet (if available), a recent photograph, and a scanned document of the candidates’ signatures.

Q.3: When will NTA release the NEET application form 2023?
Ans: NTA will tentatively release the NEET application form in April 2023.

Q.4: Do I need to send my application form for 2023 via post to NTA?
Ans: No, candidates need not send a hard copy of the NEET application form to NTA as only online registrations are valid.

Q.5: Can I change my address using the correction window?
Ans: 
Yes, you can change the address during the correction window of the NEET 2023 application form. Though the details can be edited using the correction window, candidates are advised to fill out the application form carefully and check the details thoroughly before submitting it.

Q.6: Where can I get NEET mock test for free?
Ans: You can take free NEET mock tests at Embibe.

Q.7: What are the marking criteria for the NEET exam 2023?
Ans:
Each correct answer will be given 4 marks, whereas there will be a negative marking of 1 mark each for each incorrect answer. There will be no deductions for questions that have not been attempted.

Q.8: When will NTA release NEET 2023 admit card?
Ans:
The National Testing Agency will release NEET UG 2023 admit card at neet.nta.nic.in in July 2023.

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Now that you know everything about the NEET application form 2023, we hope that this article proves to be helpful for you. Candidates must finish the NEET syllabus with maximum efficiency to score high in NEET 2023. Embibe’s NEET study material can greatly help revise the whole NEET syllabus. You can also solve unlimited NEET practice questions for every subject. At this point, you must also take NEET mock tests to brush up on the chapters and concepts. It would be best if you also mastered the important chapters for NEET.

We hope that this information on the registration for NEET 2023 has helped you. If you need to know anything about the exam, do reach out to us on the Embibe app. We will surely help you.

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