NEET Entrance

The students must take only one entrance exam, known as the NEET.

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Undergraduate) or NEET (UG), formerly known as the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT), is an all-India pre-medical entrance exam for students wishing to pursue undergraduate medical (MBBS), dental (BDS), and AYUSH (BAMS, BUMS, BHMS, etc.) courses in government and private institutions in India, as well as those wishing to pursue primary medical qualification abroad.

The exam is administered by the National Testing Agency (NTA), which reports the results to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare’s Directorate General of Health Services and State Counselling Authorities for seat allocation.

Exam Details of NEET

NEET is accepted in all public and private institutions across India.

  • Exam Syllabus – 11th & 12th NCERT
  • Mode – Online
  • Subjects – PCB
  • Total Questions – 180 (45 each -PC, & 90- Bio)
  • Total Marks – 720 Duration – 3 hrs.
  • Marking Scheme – (+4, -1)
  • Qualifying marks in boards – 50% aggregate
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Type of CollegesTotal CollegesTotal Seats
Government Colleges27241,388
Private Colleges including Deemed Universities26035,540
Total Seats through NEET53276,928
AIIMS & JIPMER institutions15 AIMS, 2 JIPMER1205 (AIMS), 200 (JIPMER)

Top 10 Medical Colleges in India (By NIRF Rank)

NIRF RankMedical CollegesLocation
1All India Institute of Medical SciencesNew Delhi
2Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarh
3CMC – Christian Medical CollegeVellore
4NIMHANS – National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro SciencesBangalore
5SGPGIMS – Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical SciencesLucknow
6Amrita Vishwa VidyapeethamCoimbatore
7BHU – Banaras Hindu UniversityVaranasi
8JIPMER – Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and ResearchPuducherry
9KGMU – King George’s Medical UniversityLucknow
10KMC – Kasturba Medical CollegeManipal

Top 10 Government Medical Colleges in Maharashtra

Sr NoMedical CollegesLocation
1Rajiv Gandhi Medical College and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj HospitalKalwa, Thane
2Government Medical CollegeMiraj
3Seth GS Medical CollegeMumbai
4Shri Vasant Rao Naik Govt. Medical CollegeYavatmal
5SRTR Medical CollegeAmbajogai
6Topiwala National Medical CollegeMumbai
7Government Medical CollegeLatur
8Sri Bhausaheb Hire Government Medical CollegeDhule
9B. J. Govt. Medical CollegePune
10Armed Forces Medical CollegePune