Q.1 What does NEET(AIPMT) mean?
Ans. NEET(AIPMT) stands for All India Pre-Medical/Pre- Dental Entrance Test.
Q.2 What are the advantages of NEET(AIPMT)?
- MCQ pattern of questions (single response) would be followed for MBBS entrance.
- It ensures equal opportunities for rural and financially weaker section of deserving aspirants.
- Greater uniformity and convenient for all candidates across the country.
- Avoids malpractices, and saves resources as well.
- More importantly reservation of seats as applicable to the states is intact.
- A student is sure to thrive with multiple career opportunities after his/her MBBS.
Q.3 Who is going to conduct NEET(AIPMT)?
Ans. NEET(AIPMT) will be conducted by Central board of secondryeducation(CBSE).
Q.4 Who is eligible to appear in NEET(AIPMT) ?
Ans. To be eligible to appear in NEET(AIPMT) one must pass intermediate examination with physics, chemistry biology/bio-technology and english with 50%(aggregate marks) but for SC/ST/OBC this minimum required marks are 40%. However a candidate whose result in not out on the date of examination can also appear for the examination, but before taking admission he/she must complete qualification.
Q.5 What is qualifying score for the NEET(AIPMT) ?
Ans. To qualify NEET(AIPMT) candidate must secure 50% marks in each section (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) separately. But for SC/ST/OBC candidates this score reduced at the level of 40%.
Q.6 Does intermediate marks or any thing else will have any waightage in preparing final admission list ?
Ans. No, Admission to All MBBS and BDS courses will be made solely on the basis of NEET(AIPMT) score.
Q.7 Will there be only All India merit list for the admission in MBBS courses ?
Ans. No, there will be one all India merit list and there will be respective states merit list too to make admission in state medical colleges.
Q.8 Will admission to AIIMS and JIPMER be through NEET(AIPMT) from 2014 onwards ?
Ans. No, Admission to AIIMS and JIPMER will be through the selection processes conducted by the Institutions concerned. No, AIIMS is kept out of NEET(AIPMT) as AIIMS was establish under different act that is why it will need an amendment in that act.
Q.9 Is AFMC (Armed Forces Medical College) merging with NEET(AIPMT)-UG ?
Ans. Yes, from the academic year 2014-15 it would merge with NEET(AIPMT) UG Common Entrance Test. Students need to mention their choice for AFMC while filling the application form.
Q.10 What are the subjects and marks allocation (Pattern) ?
Ans. The Entrance Examination consists of one paper containing 180 objective type questions (four options with single correct answer) from the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology) to be answered on the specially designed machine-gradable sheet using Blue/Black Ball Point Pen only. 45 MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) each from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.
Q.11 Is there any negative marking for incorrect response?
Ans. Each Item carries 4 marks. For each correct response the candidate will get 4 marks. For each incorrect response one mark will be deducted from the total score. No deduction from the total score will, however, be made if no response is indicated for an item in the answer sheet.
Q.12 For how many attempts / numbers a student can appear for NEET(AIPMT) ?
Ans. There is no limit for number of attempts. However Eligibility for admission for MBBS/BDS courses will be subject to Medical Institutions/University.
Q.13 How can I apply for NEET(AIPMT) ?
Ans. There is only one mode for applying through Online.
Q.14 What is All-India quota and State quota seats?
Ans. 15% seats in Government Medical Colleges filled through the Counselling conducted by DGHS are All India quota seats. Seats filled through the counselling conducted by the State Counselling Authorities and Management Quota seats of Private Medical Colleges are under State Quota seats.
Q.15 What is the reservation criterion in NEET(AIPMT) 2014 ?
Ans. Reservation will be made as per following details in 15% All India quota: (i) 15% seats are reserved for SC candidates. (ii) 7.5% seats are reserved for ST candidates. (iii) 27% seats are reserved for non-creamy layer OBC candidates. (iv) 3% seats are reserved on horizontal basis for PH candidates.