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List of changes in NEET UG 2017 (MBBS/ BDS)

Finally on 31-01-2017 the CBSE is issued bulleting cum Notification of NEET UG 2017. Here are the list of major changes in NEET 2017, the students must know before filling online MBBS/ BDS application form. Yesterday (31st Jan 2017, TN Assembly has issued notice agained the NEET, so admission in TN is based on 10+2 marks and Medical/ Dental colleges in Tamil Nadu is not accepting NEET score card.

Key Changes in NEET 2017 (Revised)

Only 3 attempts for NEET including earlier attempts

This is the major changes in NEET UG 2017, the number of attempts to qualify MBBS or BDS entrance test (NEET) is limited ot 3 chances. The candidate can appear only three (3) times in NEET Exam to qualify. If you have appeared in NEET 2013 or AIPMT 2014, 2015 or NEET Phase-I 2016/ NEET Phase-II 2016 more (if you have already appeared in 3 NEET Exam, then you are not eligible to appear in NEET UG 2017 Exam. This is very bad for student studying in Coaching Centers, typing to get admission in MBBS/ BDS for more than 3 years or more. The candidates will be required to give an undertaking in this regard and submission of any false undertaking in this regard may result in cancellation of the candidature in compliance with unfair means cases.

 Upper age limit of 25 years (General/ OBC Creamy layer)

This is also key changes in NEET UG 2017 Notification. The upper age limit of student appearing in NEET 2017 is 25 years on date of examination. Last year, there was no age limit for NEET, but from this year the upper age limit is 25 years. Last year this rule was for only for 15 % all India quota seats.

NEET 2018: Complete Details: Online Form, Eligibility, Notification

NEET 2017 Aadhaar Card is Mandatory

The CBSE has made Aadhaar Card mandatory in JEE Main application form this years. Now, the candidate applying online for NEET 2017 has to possess valid Aadhaar card from UIDAI website or facilation centers.

  • Adhaar Card exempted states: Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu and Kashmir. Besides, for NRIs, Foreign Nationals, Overseas Citizen of India (OCI’s), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO’s), passport number is mandatory to fill online applications of NEET.
  • Adhaar Card for NRI/ OCI/ NRE/ PIO, Foreign Students: Not required, but passport number is mandatory.

NRI/ NRE participate in all India quota seats NEET 2017

For the first time, OCI/ NRI/ NRE Foreign nationals, Persons of Indian Origins (PIO) can fillup NEET UG 2017 online application, they are eligible to get admission in Medical and Dental Colleges on the basis of NEET Score card. They are allowed to participate in 15% all India quota counselling. Last years the 15% all India Quota seats were reserved for Indian nationals only.


Medium of NEET 2017 Question Paper in 10 Languages – English, Hindi and 8 regional languages

This is the first time, the CBSE is going to conduct MBBS/ BDS entrance exam in 10 languages. The question paper of NEET 2017 is in Hindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada.

NEET 2017 Online Form

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  1. sir, kindly consider state quota candidate, there is no age limit, but we can’t apply now due to upper age limit,.
    in kerala state.ayurveda doctors have reservatn for medical seat. but after completing ayurveda degree all passed their age 25yrs so there is no age limit for us in state. neet allow 85%state quota. but we can’t apply only because of age limit 25yrs for general category.plz consider us. plz sir

  2. the last min announcement of age limit is not fair sir. in last yr age limit only for 15%all India quota. so we are preparing for neet exam. but now we can’t apply for neet exam.

  3. why concern authority don’t take any action against this. the last date of application is March 1..why my comments always awaiting moderation

  4. My name in aadhar card is Manjusha Patil but my name in 10th std marksheet is Patil Manjusha…..
    Will there be any problem further……

  5. Hello sir by mistake in the form filling of neet ..My cast category was written wrong…So I request to u tell me how can I change my cast category

  6. Dear sir Previous attempts shoud not be counted bcz for old students have no any other option to make their carrier who is continuosly effort to take admissoin in government medical college for poor students .

  7. Sir can i fill my form with the help of 10 marksheet and doesnt use aadhar card than is there is any problem

  8. Hello

    My d.o.b in adhaar card is wrong as per my 12th marksheet .
    And i have applied for the changes . But they say it took 10-12days . And i tried to apply for registration but it rejected the registration.
    What can i do now please let me know .

  9. Sir I have filled my neet application form but in declaration it has given that I am not eligible to appear in states of Telangana and Ian not domiciled in the evening telangana. But it is not correct.iam a resident of Telangana by birth. Pls help

  10. sir can you tell me that in neet exam E-adhar card is valid or not ?

  11. I am NRI student and studying cbse sylabus in dubai, while applying online application, i made open catagery, since i do not have addar card.pls confirm i am eligible to attempt the exam.

  12. Sir, I have mistakely filled self declaration. Now how can i cancel my self declaration.

  13. sir ,my state of domicile is uttar pradesh but I have registered Karnataka in state of 15% quota on neet form 2017 as I have completed 8 years in Karnataka
    is this will bring any problem to me..

  14. sir ,I did not upload with name in application form then how i correct my uploaded photo?

  15. Sir i want to know about correction in neet 2017.actually my aadhar card has wrong slept surname of mine so i have putted it on correction and i fill my details as per my old aadhar in neet. They said it will automatically corrected once ur aadhar will corrected. Now my aadhar get corrected sucessfully but in neet it doesn’t.what will i do to correct it? Is in correction portal the name changed or not?

    • This is to inform you that we have applied for correction in Adhar card i.e. Name to be changed form M.R.GANASHREE to GANASHREE M.R. and date of birth. Adhar has given us 28 digit number . We have opened our account by login Application number. And the form has opened but we cannot change the name since is not accepting to change the name. Please advise us to change required details


    My registration no.is 80037334 for neet 2017. In the application form there is not mention for right hand index finger impression.Is it all right.

  17. I have filled neet 2017 form and I am not prepared for the exam so I want to cancel the form and want one more chance !!!!!!!!! Please tell me about this please

  18. we want admit card of neet

  19. kuruva srinivasulu

    If parents are not alive who will sign in admit card please reply

  20. Pavan sorathiya

    Re Neet is not possible so medical admission based on 10+2 marks I got 600 marks in it so what I do?

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