30 July 2019

Note:- We have written this article both in terms of AIPMT & NEET, keeping in mind that many students are still not aware of the fact that AIPMT has been replaced by NEET. Therefore we have used “AIPMT” to make the students understand that the exam has been officially replaced.

All India Pre Medical/Pre Dental Entrance Test (AIPMT 2017) is a national level Entrance test that is sorted out each year for confirmation of admission in MBBS/BDS programs. Presently it is known as NEET Exam. It is overseen by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). This exam will held on seventh May 2017 (proclaimed).


NEET Exam Dates 2017 – Announced

In this section, we are updating all dates of NEET 2017. Aspirants can check the dates of NEET 2017 from here:

Events of NEET 2017 Dates (Announced)
Starts of online registration 31st January 2017
Last date of online registration 1st March 2017
Last date to submit fee 1st March 2017
Application Re-open for 25 yr and above age candidates 1st April 2017
Application close for 25 yr and above age candidates 5th April 2017
Form Correction Date 7th March – 12th March 2017
Issue Date of Admit Card 22nd April 2017 (Revised)
Date of Examination 7th May 2017
Display of Answer Key 3rd week of May 2017
Display of OMR Sheet 4th Week of May 2017
Result Declaration 8th June 2017



AIPMT 2017 Application Form

AIPMT 2017 application forms was available through online process only. The form has been provided from the official website of the NEET. The application form won’t provide through offline mode. The application form of the AIPMT was available from 31st January 2017. In application form, candidate have advised to fill the qualification code, Center of Examination, category, exam medium, gender and Adhaar number carefully. There is no need to submit the application form through offline mode. Only one application form was accepted by the conducting authority.

Before the form filling, candidates make the following preparation:

  • Scanned images of the latest Photograph (size of 10 Kb to 100 Kb)
  • Signature (size of 3 Kb to 20 Kb)


Application Fee:

The Application form fee was deposited through the given ways: credit/debit card/net banking/e-wallet.

Category Application Form Fee
Gen and OBC Candidates Rs. 1400/- (without late fee)
SC/ST/PH Candidates Rs. 750/- (without late fee)


Eligibility Criteria & Qualification

Candidates have to fulfill the given eligibility criteria to appear in the AIPMT (now NEET). The AIPMT eligibility includes age criteria and educational qualification that is given here.

Age Criteria:

  • Candidates must be an Indian citizen.
  • Candidates have to complete the age of 17 years or will complete the age on or before 31st December of the year of admission.
  • Candidates may attempt NEET exam only 3 times until cross the maximum age limit as 25 years for general and 30 years for reserved categories. The attempt counting will start from the year 2017 for all the candidates.
  • The upper age limit for the candidates who belong to Gen (UR) category is 25 years as on 31st December of the year of the examination. There is 5 years relaxation for the Scheduled Castes (SC) / Scheduled Tribes (ST) /Other Backward Classes (OBC) category.
  • Candidates 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 AIPMT only to get admission in AFMC, Pune.
  • Overseas citizens of India (OCI) candidates can also apply for the AIPMT.


Educational Qualification:

  • Appearing/Passed candidates of class 12th or equivalent exam are eligible to appear in the AIPMT.
  • Candidates 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.
  • Candidates 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.
  • 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 2016 Exam Pattern

AIPMT 2017 will be conducted in single stage and consist of 180 objective type questions. The time duration of the exam will be 3 hours (10:00 AM to 01:00 PM). The entrance exam will be held only through the offline process (Pen & Paper based exam). Candidates have opted of English or Hindi question paper language. The question paper of AIPMT will composed of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology).

Subjects Questions Marks
Physics 45 180
Chemistry 45 180
Biology (Botany & Zoology) 90 360
Total 180 720

The exam pattern will comprises of type of question, number of question, marking scheme, etc. The detailed NEET exam pattern is mentioned below:

  • Exam Mode: The examination will be conducted through offline mode (pen and paper based).
  • Number of Question: It will contain only one question paper which comprises of 180 questions.
  • Type of Question: Questions will be objective type. Each question will contain four optional answers; students are required to mark the correct answer only.
  • Exam Duration: The exam duration will be three hours.
  • Subjects: The question papers will be composed of four sections i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.
  • Question Paper Language: The language of the question will be English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi and Telugu.


Section No. of Question
Physics 45
Chemistry 45
Botany 45
Zoology 45
Total 180



NEET 2017 Marking Scheme

Marking scheme of NEET 2017 examination is mentioned below:

  • The question paper will bear total 720 maximum marks.
  • Each question will contain four marks. Total four marks will be given for each correct answer.
  • There will be negative marking in this examination; one mark will be deducted for each incorrect response.
  • Candidates are required to use only blue/black ball point pen to mark their answers.
  • Candidates note down multiple answers for one question will lead to the negative marking.


NEET 2017 Syllabus

The NEET 2017 syllabus will be prescribed by the Medical Council of India. The syllabus will be based on Class 11th & Class 12th subjects, chapters & topics. The syllabus will consist of four sections: Physics, Chemistry, Zoology & Botany. The NEET syllabus is prepared after reviewing various state syllabi as well as those prepared by the Council Board of School Education (COBSE), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT). The NEET 2017 syllabus is given here:


Class XI: Physical world and measurement, Laws of Motion, Kinematics, Work, Energy and Power, Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body, Gravitation, Properties of Bulk Matter, Thermodynamics, Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory, Oscillations and Waves.

Class XII: Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Optics, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Atoms and Nuclei, Electronic Devices.


Class XI: Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Structure of Atom, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, States of Matter: Gases and Liquids, Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions, Hydrogen, s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals), Some p-Block Elements, Organic Chemistry-Some Basic Principles and Techniques, Hydrocarbons, Environmental Chemistry.

Class XII: Solid State, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements, p-Block Elements, d and f Block Elements, Coordination Compounds, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Biomolecules, Polymers, Chemistry in Everyday Life.


Class XI: Diversity in Living World, Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants, Cell Structure and Function, Plant Physiology, Human physiology.

Class XII: Reproduction, Genetics and Evolution, Biology and Human Welfare, Biotechnology and Its Applications, Ecology and Environment.



In AIPMT under 15% all India Quota seats, there is seats reservation for the candidates who belong to the SC/ST/OBC/PH category.

Category Reservation
Scheduled Candidates 15%
Scheduled Tribes 7.5%
OBC (non-creamy candidates) 27%
PH Candidates 3%



Prepare as per the Syllabus

Before start preparing for the exam, candidates should gather the complete information about the officially prescribed syllabus. You can compare the exam syllabus with your board syllabus and you will have some extra time to concentrate on the syllabus which is not covered. Candidates should not cover those topics which are not the part of the syllabus.

Study Schedule

Candidates should prepare a good time-table for the exam preparations. Do not include long hours of study period in your time-table. Include little intervals between the study hours. Preparing as per the time-table will help you to cover all parts of the syllabus.

Good Study Materials

Students should prepare from the best study NEET books for the examination. Try to refer the books which contain the complete syllabus as prescribed by CBSE. To score good marks, it is necessary to study NCERT books as well as books prescribed for NEET preparation.

Works on Weaker Areas

Candidates have to focus on their weaker topics. Sometime it happens that students are very strong in one subject & weak in others. You have to work hard & try to solve the weaker topics with the help of your teacher, friends & parents. This will help in overcoming the fear of your weakness effectively.

Maintain your Health

While preparing for the exams, candidates should also take care of their health. With a better health you can concentrate better in your studies. Avoid junk and oily foods and take healthy diet plans. Do meditation and yoga exercises for better concentration.

Practice Online Mock Test

Students can practice for the test with the help of online mock test. Many educational websites give the facility of mock test. This mock test helps the students to crack the NEET exam. Mock Test is available for each & every subject includes each chapter & topics. It will improve your skills, knowledge, performance & you are able to know your timing too.


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