NEET – UG 2011-12 for MBBS-National Eligibility cum Entrance Test by MCI

This could be a good news for aspiring MBBS students. It is most likely that the Medical Council of India may go ahead with this plans of conducting all India level common entrance test called National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for admission to MBBS and Post Graduate Medical courses. The Supreme Court of India on 13th December 2010 clarified that MCI can go ahead with its plan to hold a single entrance exam for medical admissions from next academic year 2011-12, notwithstanding the pending petitions in the court. If the MCI issues the notification of NEET 2012, a single entrance test each for MBBS and MD courses shall come into force. Presently there are number of medical entrance tests at state and college levels. There are CETs conducted by States, separate test by private colleges and deemed universities. A unified entrance test shall bring down stress on the students. MCI has also proposed to conduct NEET-PG and NEET-SS for admission to Post Graduate and Super Specialty Medical Courses across the country. Syllabus, exam pattern and other modalities for NEET-UG is already released. The same formalities for NEET-PG and NEET-SS are being worked out.

There are 271 medical colleges in the country out of which 138 are run by governments and remaining 133 under private management. There are 31,000 seats on offer for MBBS and another 11,000 seats for PG medical courses. MCI also clarified that state quota in medical colleges would remain intact as National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) will draw up a merit lists at national and state levels separately for General Category, SC, ST and OBC and PD candidates.

The proposed NEET entrance examination would cover all medical colleges except AFMC- Armed Forces Medical College, AIIMS- All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (Chandigarh0 as al these were set up by separate laws and may be out of the purview of NEET. The new entrance test of the MCI may not interfere with the management quota of the medical colleges.

Following are brief statistics of medical education in India:

1. At present, there are 144 government funded medical colleges with a total intake capacity of 16,398 students.
2. There are 170 private medical institutes in the country with 19,085 seats. Out of these 170, there are about 50 deemed universities.

Syllabus for NEET-UG is displayed on the MCI website . You can post your feedback on the syllabus before it is finalised by MCI.

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31 Responses to NEET – UG 2011-12 for MBBS-National Eligibility cum Entrance Test by MCI

  1. arpita says:

    wht is the syllabus for neet 2012?its exam pattern?

  2. satish kumar deva says:

    what is the new syllabus of cet 2012 and also way of distribution seats ?

  3. Dipak bhattacharjee says:

    what is the new syllabus of neet-ug (cet)- 2012 and also way of distribution marks in the three subject?

  4. KISLAY says:


  5. KISLAY says:


    • admin says:

      It is not yet clear. They have only released syllabus. But it is likely to be excluded as it has special statutory norms.

  6. sangam mishra says:

    what’s latest news related neet-ug

  7. manish pandya says:

    Dear All
    Gujarat is not reday for NEET 2012 as course taught in school is not match with NEET
    kindly give sufficient time for student for preparation for students
    manish pandya


    Exclude frog, cockroach & earthworm from biology syllabus & in physics exclude mathematical tools.
    But include human physiology in biology syllabus.


    Students admitting in private college through NEET entrance test should charge admission fees according to govt. medical college fees structure.

  10. Dr. Samiksha Sahu says:

    Please clarify the ” managment quota of private medical colleges”..!
    is it compulsory for those students who will be applying for management quota to give NEET-UG or what is the alternate procedure for them..?

  11. suhashini says:

    am very happy to hear there is a common entrance ‘NEET’ for medical aspirants.its really unfair that human physiology has been excluded from the syllabus.kindly make notice before you publish the final one.

  12. abin m abraham says:

    is AFMC ,AIIMS avoided from NEET 2012 ? why ?

  13. saurabh says:

    Respected sir,
    it’s gud for all students that there is a common entrance test’NEET’ but sir plz included the human phisiology in the syllabus becoz only this topic have to use logics..

  14. TARUN JAKKULA says:

    is andhra pradesh included in neet exam?

  15. g.ram swaroop says:

    iam veryhappy to hear there is common entrance NEET for medical aspirants.its really unfair that human physiology has been excluded from the syllabus.kindly make notice before you publish the final one.

  16. Kunwar Singh says:

    Its good news to one india one exame concept.


  17. madhumita peri says:

    are they really conducting the exam this year as there is no proper information given by the govt. till date and only 8 months time is left for the exam. the syllabus also varies for many states? please answer.

  18. ASIT KUMAR SAHOO says:

    what is the cut off marks for OBC

  19. Poonam says:

    Can i know the syllabus of neet there negative marking in it & how much marks will this paper cover. Will be upcpmt also included in it. replay soon

  20. Ashish says:

    Is it clear that common test will conduct from this year.

  21. shubham says:

    mci must publish further information about neet ug soon,as there is only six-eight months remaining for medical exams.also the syllabus should not be changed as students are preparing for the same syllabus for last 2 years.


    NEET – 2012 is boon to the Indian students, who wants to study MBBS, which reduce the burden to appear multiple exams at different boards. Whereas implementing the new system from 2012 is quite reducule . The students who appear 2012 entrance , joined intermediate in 2010-11 and completes in 2011-12. Their syllabus, text books and teaching is different in different states. The syllabus is still in draft stage. How can the students prepare and compete in the common syllabus, which prescribed by the NCERT which is advantageous for some students. The balance time is hardly five months. Regarding Andhra Pradesh, the students are in dilamma and total confusion. I think it seems A GOOD DECISION TAKEN IN WRONG TIME. MCI AND THE STATE GOVERNMENTS SHOULD THINK OVER ONCE AGAIN AND AGAIN.

  23. Sasa Tetseo says:

    Yes! It s now confirmed.

  24. srujana says:

    is it neet compulsorily conducted in 2013-2014

    • admin says:

      Let us hope so. But still final decision is yet to be taken. It all depends on the decision of the states.

  25. suneeta srivastava says:

    plz tell me about exam date of NEET-UG and num of seats.

  26. praveen borhade says:

    The maharashtrian student does not sufficient time to give the neet exam because in maharashtra the state syllabus and ncert syllabus are quitely different therefore it is not better for maharashtrian student and it is not ready

  27. anup mishra says:

    hello everyone,is total seats of a college will be decided by neet???? like out of 1oo seats of mbbs in a college,what percentage is decided by neet?

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