NEET Notification 2022: Answer Key Releases Soon - Embibe
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  • Last Modified 10-08-2022
  • Written By Aaron_K
  • Last Modified 10-08-2022

NEET UG Notification Updates 2022: Check to Download Answer Key (Soon)

NEET Notification 2022: NEET UG entrance exam was conducted on July 17, 2022. The National Testing Agency (NTA) released the NTA notification for NEET 2022 on its official website on April 6, 2022. The admit cards for the NEET 2022 exam were released on July 12, 2022. Candidates were able to correct the details mentioned in their application forms during correction window from June 14 to 16, 2022. NEET answer key is likely to be released on August 14, 2022. The NEET exam score allows candidates to get admission to various MBBS, BDS, and AYUSH colleges throughout India.

This article will help the candidates get all the information regarding the important NEET UG 2022 notification dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, registration process, application form, answer key, and others. We have mentioned all the important information in this article. Candidates can keep a check on this space to receive constant updates regarding NTA NEET notification 2022.

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Latest Updates:
* NEET Answer Key will be released on the official website on August 14, 2022,
* NEET OMR Sheet Response to be released soon on the official website.
* Embibe has provided the NEET 2022 question paper solution in PDF that aspirants can refer to.

NEET Notification 2022: Overview

Before we get further into the details of NEET UG 2022 exam notifications, let’s take a look at a brief overview of the exam:

Name of the Entrance ExamNational Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET)
Exam Conducting AuthorityNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Type of ExamNational Level Exam
Purpose of the ExamAdmission to Medical, Dental, and Ayush Courses
Frequency of ExamOnce a Year
Category of the ExamUndergraduate
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of Fee PaymentOnline
Mode of ExamPen and Paper Based (Offline)
Exam Duration3 hours 20 minutes
Maximum Marks720
Number of Questions200
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Exam SyllabusPhysics, Chemistry, and Biology from Class 11 & 12
Number of ApplicantsAround 12 to 13 lakhs

NEET UG Notification 2022: Important Dates

Check the important dates for NEET to know the timelines related to this exam. Candidates will find the exam schedule related to the NEET 2022 notification and other exam events in the table below:

EventsNEET 2022 Important Dates
NEET 2022 Application Form Release (Including Uploading of Photograph and Signature)April 6, 2022
Application Submission Last DateMay 20, 2022, up to 09:00 p.m.
Last date to pay the feeMay 20, 2022, up to 11:50 p.m.
NEET Application Form 2022 Correction WindowJune 14 to 16, 2022
NEET 2022 Exam City AllotmentJune 29, 2022
NEET 2022 Admit card AvailabilityJuly 12, 2022 (OUT)
NEET 2022 Exam DateJuly 17, 2022
Release of NEET 2022 Answer KeyAugust 14, 2022 (Tentatively)
Announcement of NEET Result 2022 To be Announced Soon

NEET UG Eligibility Criteria 2022

The NTA releases the NEET eligibility criteria specifying age limit, educational requirements, nationality, and relaxation for various categories.

Age Limit

A candidate must be at least 17 years of age at the time of admission or will complete that age on or before December 31, 2022, of his/her admission to the first year of the undergraduate medical courses.

Earlier, the upper age limit for NEET-UG was 25 years at the time of admission, with a relaxation of 5 years for candidates belonging to the SC/ST/OBC-NCL category and PwD candidates. The NTA has removed the upper age limit criteria.

NEET Qualification Code

Please check the NEET qualification codes given in the table below:

Code:1Candidates appearing for the Class 12 examination can appear for the NEET 2022 examination. However, all the documents must be furnished by the candidates during the time of admission after the results are announced.
Code:2Candidates belonging to ISCE having completed 12 years under Higher/Secondary examination can opt for this code. The last two years of study must include English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, Mathematics, or any type of other elective subjects prescribed by the NCERT.

Those who have passed 10+2 in 2019 or before and have not pursued any other course after completing Class 12th have to choose this code.
The qualifying examination code for NEET 2022 droppers also remains the same. If a candidate has passed the CBSE/ICSE qualifying exam in 2020, he/she can apply for NEET 2022 with this code.
Code:3Candidates can select this code if they have passed their pre-boards in the Science stream from any recognised Indian Board/University or any type of other body having the subject combination of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English as the compulsory subjects. This must however include a practical test for the mentioned subjects.
Code:4Candidates who have completed as well as passed the pre-medical/pre-professional exam after qualifying in HSC can choose this code. The qualifying examination must also include science practical tests.
Code:5Candidates who are completing three years of bachelor’s degree with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English as the main subjects and have qualified for the first year with practical tests are eligible to apply for this code. They are also required to pass 10+2 in order to apply via this code.
Code:6Those with a B.Sc degree in at least two subjects – Chemistry, Physics, Biology (Botany/Zoology), and Biotechnology- can choose this code. Along with that, the candidates are also required to pass Class 12th with PCB and English.
Code:7Candidates who have passed any examination equivalent to the intermediate examination of any Indian University with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English must select this code. The last two qualifying years should include Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and practical tests.

NEET UG Notification 2022: Application Form

The NEET 2022 application form was released on April 06, 2022. Candidates were able to fill out their application forms until May 20, 2022. The online mode was the only preferred way to fill out the application form. The NEET exam for 2022 will be conducted for all the medical aspirants wanting to get admitted to various MBBS, BDS, Ayush, and Nursing Colleges. The candidates were advised to verify their required eligibility as per the NEET notification before filling out the NEET registration form for 2022.

Prerequisites for NEET application form

Please check the prerequisites for the NEET application form below:

  • Candidates must have a valid email ID and phone number.
  • The candidate needs to have all the required documents such as a passport size photograph, thumb impression, signature, passing certificates etc., in digital format as per the defined specifications of the NTA.
  • Candidates must have the required credentials for the payment of the application fee online.

Steps To Fill the NEET Application Form 2022

Candidates appearing for NEET 2022 must fill out the application form accurately. Any discrepancy in the form can lead to disqualification. Therefore, make sure to enter all the information properly. Given below are the steps that candidates must follow to fill out the NEET 2022 application form:

NEET Notification – Steps to fill out the application form

Please find the steps to fill out the NEET application form below:

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website at
  • 2nd Step: Read the instructions and click on ‘Proceed to apply online for NEET’.
  • 3rd Step: Register for NEET 2022 and generate a login ID and password.
  • 4th Step: Login using the generated credentials.
  • 5th Step: Fill in the required details in the application form.
  • 6th Step: Upload the documents as per the required specification.
  • 7th Step: Pay the application fees online and print the confirmation page after completion of the payment.

NEET Application Fee 2022

Please find the details for the NEET application fee below:

CategoryApplication Fees
GeneralRs. 1500/-
General – EWS / OBC – NCLRs. 1400/-
SC/ST/PwD/TransgenderRs. 800/-

Processing charges & GST are to be paid by the candidate as applicable.

The accepted modes of payment are:

  • E-Challan
  • Credit Cards
  • Debit Cards
  • Net Banking

NEET 2022 Exam Pattern

For medical aspirants, who want to go for MBBS and BDS or any other type of medical courses, the NEET exam pattern 2022 will help them a lot in their preparatory regime. Knowing the exam pattern of NEET 2022 will help all the candidates boost their preparation skills before appearing for the test.

All the authorities are known to specify the question paper formats along with the mode of paper, language norms, official marking scheme, and duration of examination, along with some others. Thus, preparation for NEET 2022 is considered to be incomplete if the aspirant does not know the exam pattern well. Come let us have a look at the overall NEET exam pattern 2022.

Tabulated below is the NEET exam pattern for 2022:

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks
Total180 Questions720 Marks

Quick Note

Please take a look at these important points given below:

  • The questions will be in the form of multiple-choice questions (MCQs).
  • For every correct answer, +4 marks will be awarded. There will be a deduction of a -1 mark for every incorrect response.
  • The language medium of the exam is English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, and Kannada.

NEET 2022 Syllabus

The NEET syllabus for 2022 is more or less the same as that of the previous years. However, if there is any change in the NEET syllabus, NTA will roll out their official notification. The syllabus contains the topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in Classes 11 and 12. The syllabus for NEET is available in the information brochure also.

All the candidates must start their NEET 2022 preparation from now on by making notes of the important chapters and other required informative details.

NEET 2022 Admit Card

The authorities released the admit cards for NEET 2022 on July 12, 2022. Candidates who have successfully filled out the application form will be able to download their admit cards online at Candidates will not be sent any hard copies of the admit card; instead, they need to download the admit card and take a printout of the same.

Candidates need to carry the NEET admit card to the examination hall, or they will not be allowed to appear for the exam under any circumstances.

NEET Notification 2022: Result

The NEET 2022 result will be released online on the official website. Candidates will be able to check their scorecards by using their login credentials. The scorecard will contain the subject-wise score, total marks, All India Rank, category rank, and qualifying status of the candidates.

Along with the declaration of results, the NTA also releases the All India merit list, which lists all the qualified candidates as per their rank. The merit list is used by various counselling bodies to provide admission to candidates to their desired colleges.

NTA Notice about NEET 2022 Counselling Process

After the declaration of results, the NTA updates information regarding the counselling process on their official website. The merit list that the NTA declares through NEET notification is further used by the counselling bodies for allotting seats to the candidates. The counselling body allots the seats with respect to the following two categories given below.

NEET seat category

Please check the NEET seat categories given below:

Seat CategoryConducting AuthorityPercentage of Seat Allotment
All India Quota (AIQ) seatsDGHS, on behalf of MCC15%
State Quota SeatsState counselling authority85%

The counselling process is similar for both categories of seats, only the conducting body differs. NEET counselling will be conducted online by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on behalf of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) for All India Quota seats and the State medical authority for State Quota seats.

The counselling process is centralised, and no individual institutions will be involved in the process.

Steps in the NEET counselling process

Please go through the steps involved in the NEET counselling process:

  • Registration
  • Choice filling and locking
  • Processing of all the preferences
  • Seat allotment
  • Reporting to the allotted college and completing the admission process.

The counselling process for NEET takes place in multiple rounds. Generally, three rounds of counselling are conducted, and a mop-up round may also be conducted if the seats remain vacant in the colleges.

Important Websites for NTA NEET Notification

The official website to check the important NTA NEET notification is All the important information regarding the NEET 2022 notification will be made available on this website itself.

The information on the official websites for counselling for 15% of All India seats, Central Institutions/Universities, and Deemed Universities is provided in this section.

For MBBS/BDS courses

Please find information for MBBS/BDS courses below:

Ministry of Health & Family
Medical Counselling


Please find the information for BAMS/BSMS/BUMS/BHMS courses below:

Ministry of
AYUSH Admission Central Counselling

Frequently Asked Questions on NTA Notification for NEET 2022

In the section given below, we have answered some of the most frequently asked questions that the aspirants have about NTA notification for NEET. Please have a look at these questions below:

Q.1: Will the authorities provide the NEET admit card via post?
 No, candidates will not be provided any hard copy of the NEET admit card via post. The aspirants will be required to download the hall ticket via online mode only.

Q.2: What will be the mode of the NEET exam?
 NEET 2022 will be conducted in offline mode at the exam centres allotted by the authorities.

Q.3: Can candidates choose the exam centres for the entrance test?
 Yes, candidates can have a preference for the exam centre, but the authorities will make the final allotment.

Q.4: Where can I get NEET mock tests for free?
Ans: The mock tests can greatly help prepare for the NEET exams. Once you get an update via the notifications, you can start your preparation. You can get free NEET mock test series at Embibe.

Q.5: How many questions are there in the NEET 2022 question paper?
There will be a total of 180 questions consisting of three sections: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in the entire NEET question paper.

Q.6: When will the NEET exam 2022 be conducted?
NTA conducted the NEET 2022 exam on July 17, 2022.

Now that you know everything about NEET 2022 notification, we hope that you will be able to prepare well for this exam. You can go ahead and solve NEET previous year papers and NEET practice questions for free at Embibe. This will help you identify the weak and strong areas that you can use to create an efficient strategy for cracking the NEET exams.

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