NEET UG Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit, Qualification, Number of Attempts, Minimum Marks

NEET 2024 Eligibility Criteria 2024 released by National Testing Agency (NTA) in the information brochure of the NEET official website The Candidates must know the complete eligibility Criteria before filling out the NEET 2024 Application form. Candidates must fulfill each and everything that is included in Eligibility Criteria, that include age limit, Educational Qualification, 12th class percentage, and reservation criteria. candidates must pass the class 12th examination with Chemistry, Biology, Physics, and English subjects. For general category candidates, it is mandatory to pass class 12th with a minimum of 50% marks. In comparison, for SC/ST/OBC category candidates it is mandatory to pass class 12th with a minimum of 40% marks to become eligible for NEET 2024.

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NEET UG 2024 Eligibility Criteria Highlights

Qualification Required

Candidates should have passed 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English from a recognized board

Age Limit The minimum Age limit for NEET UG 2024 is 17 years as on 31 December or born on or before 31.12.2007
NEET Eligibility Percentage

According to the Category NEET Eligibility Marks are given below:

  • General Category – 50%
  • (Physically Handicapped, PH – 45%)
  • OBC/SC/ST – 40% (PH – 40%)
Number of subjects in NEET 2024 Physics, Chemistry, Maths
Nationality Indian Nationals, NRIs, OCIs, PIOs & Foreign Nationals aspirants can apply

Number of Attempts for NEET 2024

The number of opportunities given to a candidate has no limit. As long as a candidate meets all other criteria outlined in the UG Eligibility Criteria, they are eligible to take the exam.

Aggregate scores on the qualifying examination

  • In the qualifying exam, students had to receive a minimum of 50% overall in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Biotechnology.
  • For the qualifying test, candidates from the SC, ST, OBC (NCL), and PWBD categories must receive a minimum of 40% overall in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Biotechnology.

NEET Eligibility Criteria for All India and State Quota

Neet Eligibility Criteria for State Quota

85% of seats of MBBS/BDS are booked for Students from State Quota Counseling and 15% of the seats are kept for All India Quota. For State quota, students have to fulfill the eligibility criteria laid down:

  • The candidate should be a resident of the respective state.
  • The Candidate should have the proper proof of Residency.
  • The Candidate should complete the class 12th from the respective state.

NEET Eligibility Criteria for All India Quota

  • The Candidate should be a citizen of India
  • The age limit should be fulfilled by the Candidate.
  • The Candidates from Jammu and Kashmir are not eligible for the 15% All India Quota.
  • The Candidates from Ladakh are Eligible for 15% All India Quota.

NEET Eligibility Requirements for Foreign Students

Foreign nationals must meet all qualifications and abide by all guidelines established by the relevant State Governments, Institutions, and the Government of India in order to be eligible to sit for the NEET UG examination in both Medical and Dental Colleges.

  • Along with their online NEET application form, NRI and OCI candidates must upload a certificate from the relevant Indian diplomatic mission in the nation where they now reside attesting to their eligibility as such.
  • During the counselling process, they should present the original certificate from the relevant Indian diplomatic mission in the nation of their residence for verification.
  • Documentary evidence supporting the nationality of foreign applicants should be included with the NEET Application form.

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Admission Requirements (Expected)

The NEET Eligibility Criteria and the AIIMS Eligibility Criteria are the same. Candidates can verify the same for the AIIMS eligibility requirements listed. In any case, the institute’s cut-off marks for the NEET exam will be different from those of other institutes. The following are the anticipated cut-off scores needed for admission to AIIMS.

Category Cut off Marks Cut Off percentage
General 98.83 50%
SC/ST 93.65 40%
OBC/NCL 97.01 45%


Category-wise NEET UG Reservation

The Reservation for All India Quota According To the Category Is as Follows:

  • 15% seats are reserved for the SC Candidates.
  • 7.5% of seats are reserved for the ST Candidates.
  • 27% of seats are reserved for the OBC Candidates.
  • 10% of seats are reserved for the EWS Candidates.
  • 5% of seats are reserved for the PwD Candidates.

Documents Required for NEET UG 2024

Documents required for the candidate’s verification the documents that are required for NEET UG 2024 are as follows:

  • NEET Application Form
  • NEET Admit Card
  • NEET Score Card
  • DOB Certificate Proof
  • Category Certificate, if applicable
  • Class 10 Marksheet
  • Qualifying Exam Mark list
  • Adhaar Card
  • Conduct Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • Income Certificate, if applicable

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