NEET 2017 Eligibility Criteria A Brief Review

Here we give information about CBSE NEET 2017 Eligibility Criteria. Aspirants must read this article before filling the Application form and registration form.

NEET Eligibility Criteria 2017

It refers to the set of criteria for appearing CBSE NEET examination. A candidate wish to appear in NEET 2017 must fulfil this eligibility criteria which includes minimum age , examination passed by the candidate and subjects taken in qualifying examination. NEET UG 2017 Eligibility is designed by the exam conducting authority. 2017 Eligibility Criteria is mentioned below –

NEET UG Exam Dates 2017

Age Criteria
1. Indian citizen is eligible to Apply for CBSE NEET 2017.
2. 17 years is the minimum age as on or before 31st December of the year of admission to apply.
3. 25 years is the upper age limit for General students as on 31st December of the year of the examination.
4. 5 years relaxation is entitled to the Scheduled Castes (SC) / Scheduled Tribes (ST) /Other Backward Classes (OBC) category.
5. Applicants who belong to the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and J & K are not eligible for the 15% all India quota seats. Candidates of these states can appear in NEET only to get admission in AFMC, Pune.
6. Overseas citizens of India (OCI) are also eligible.
7. There is no upper limit to appear.
Academic Qualification

1. Appearing/Passed candidates of class 12th or equivalent exam are eligible to appear in the NEET UG.
2. Applicants have to appear or complete their 12th with PCB as a main subjects or any other elective subject with English at a level not less than the core subject for English.
3. Applicants have to obtain 50% marks in PCB taken together for General Category, 40% for SC/ST/OBC, 45% marks for Gen-PH and 40% marks for SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH.
4. Students / Candidates who can appear or qualify three years degree course (BSc) from a recognized University with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology including as practical subjects they can also apply.

NEET 2017 UG Application Form Procedure, Fees, Date

% of Marks Required for NEET 2017

  • General candidate must have secured 50% marks in qualifying examination.
  • SC/ST/ OBC candidate should scored 40% marks .
  • PH category candidate should score 45% marks in qualifying examination.

Marks For Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) For NEET 2017

Minimum marks for students educated in a overseas country seeking admission in medical colleges in India should pass in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English upto Class 12th with 50% marks and their equivalency determined as per the rules of MCI ( Medical Council of India) and the concerned university.

3. NEET 2017 Admit card – 15.04.2017 (Saturday)
4. NEET 2017- 07.05.2017 (Sunday)
5. Display of OMR sheet – The date will be intimated on website
6. Answer key – The date will be intimated on website
7. NEET 2017 Result Declaration – 08th June, 2017(Thursday)

NEET UG 2017 Seat Reservation

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  1. Shriyansh

    Sir I am currently studying in class 12th. My DOB is 04/06/2000 . I am eligible for NEET 2017 or not.

    1. ADMIN

      17 years is the minimum age as on or before 31st December, but your age is 16yr 06 month 27 days.

  2. sumedh

    sir i passed hsc in 2013 and didnt give neet then . now i wish to so pls tell me if im eligible for neet 2017

    1. ADMIN

      25 years is the upper age limit for General students as on 31st December of the year of the examination and 17 years is the minimum age as on or before 31st December, so if u qualify the age criteria then u r eligible for the test.

  3. Sr I m class 12 student dob is 29oct 2000 can I given neet 2017?

    1. ADMIN


  4. One of my student is color blind. Whether he is eligible or not? If eligible then will be treated as a normal applicant or PH……. in that case what kind of medical reports he have to submit?

  5. Prajwal

    Sir when is the application form available??

  6. Kranthi

    I could not find notification for NEET-2017 from official site. Can somebody please help?

    1. till now the notification is not released by cbse.

  7. riddhima

    Sir i passed my12 in2013 and gave exam in 2013,2014,2015,2016 am i eligible to give neet 2017 my dob is 10 march 1996

    1. Neet 2017 UG attempts will be counted from this year, and Previous attempts will not count.

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