NEET UG 2024 - Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Fee, Registration Process

Complete details on NEET UG 2024 application form, exam date, eligibility criteria, application fee, registration process, exam pattern, and important dates.


The National Testing Agency (NTA) released the application forms for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Undergraduate (NEET UG) 2024 on February 9, 2024. The exam is scheduled to be conducted on May 5, 2024. This article provides complete information on the NEET UG 2024 application process, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, important dates, and more.

NEET UG 2024 Application Form & Registration Process

The NEET UG application form 2024 has been released online at The registration process involves:

  • Visiting the official website
  • Registering to generate login credentials
  • Logging in and filling the application form
  • Uploading scanned documents
  • Paying the application fee online
  • Downloading confirmation page

The last date to apply is March 9, 2024. A correction window will also be provided to edit the submitted applications.

NEET UG 2024 Application Fee

Category Application Fee
General ₹1,700
General-EWS/OBC-NCL ₹1,600
SC/ST/PH/Third Gender ₹1,000
Outside India Candidates ₹9,500

The fee can only be paid online through credit/debit card, net banking etc. Candidates must save the payment confirmation receipt.

Eligibility Criteria for NEET UG 2024

The NEET UG eligibility criteria related to educational qualification, age limit and nationality is explained below:

Educational Qualification: Candidates must have passed 10+2 exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English subjects. General category candidates need minimum 50% aggregate marks while reserved category candidates need 40% marks.

Age Limit: Applicants should be at least 17 years old as on December 31, 2024. There is no upper age limit.

Nationality: Indian citizens, NRIs, OCIs, PIOs and foreign nationals can apply.

NEET UG 2024 Exam Pattern

NEET UG 2024 will be conducted offline as a pen and paper based test. Details are:

  • Duration: 3 hours 20 minutes
  • Number of Questions: 200 MCQs
  • Maximum Marks: 720
  • Languages: 13 languages

Questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology).

Why NEET UG Exam is Conducted?

NEET UG is the only undergraduate level medical entrance exam in India now. It is the qualifying exam for admission to MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, Veterinary and other undergraduate medical courses in approved colleges across the country and abroad.

It is conducted to standardize the medical admission process in India.

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The NEET UG 2024 exam will be held on 5th May 2024 in pen and paper format. Interested candidates can apply online from 9th February 2024 to 9th March 2024 at They need to fulfill the eligibility criteria related to age, nationality and minimum qualifying marks.


Q1: How can one apply for NEET UG 2024?

A1: Candidates need to visit the official website and register themselves to generate login credentials. Using these, they can login and fill the online application form by providing all details.

Q2: What is the NEET UG application fee for General category?

A2: General category candidates need to pay an application fee of ₹1,700 for NEET UG 2024.

Q3: What is the age limit for NEET UG 2024?

A3: Candidates should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December 2024. There is no maximum age limit.

Q4: How many questions will be there in NEET UG exam?

A4: NEET UG 2024 will have a total of 200 multiple choice questions.

Q5: What is the NEET UG 2024 exam duration?

A5: The total duration of NEET UG 2024 exam will be 3 hours and 20 minutes.

Q6: Why is NEET UG conducted every year?

A6: NEET UG is conducted every year to standardize the medical admission process across the country. It acts as a single qualifying exam for admissions to all MBBS, BDS, AYUSH and other medical courses.