NEET UG 2023 to be held on May 7 (Representative Image)
NTA has made several changes to the medical entrance exam this time. From application fee to policies to exam cities, to know the changes in NEET 2023.
Online application process for Undergraduate (NEET UG) National Eligibility Test 2023 is live now. Candidates can apply for the entrance exam through the official website neet.nta.nic.in on April 6 till 9 PM. The National Testing Agency will conduct the NEET UG 2023 exam on Sunday, May 7.
The agency has made several changes to the medical entrance exam this time. To know the changes in NEET 2023, from application fee to exam cities to policies:
Application fee increase
NEET UG 2023 registration fee hiked. Last year also increased in all categories. It is Rs 1,700 this year for the general category. Last year it increased from 1500 to 1600. The fee for EWS and OBC-NCL categories is Rs.1600. Last year, it increased from Rs 1,400 to Rs 1,500. For candidates belonging to SC, ST, PwD and third gender categories, it is Rs.1000. Last year, it increased from Rs 700 to Rs 800 in 2021.
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Reduction of exam cities
This year, NTA reduced the number of exam cities. It is conducted in 485 exam cities in India and 14 exam cities abroad. Last year, NEET UG was held in 543 cities. The number of exam cities outside India remained the same, but exam cities within India were reduced by 58.
Address proof to be uploaded while applying
Candidates have to upload proof of their current and permanent address. “All the candidates are required to upload the address proof (present and permanent address) during NEET (UG) – 2023 online application form. Address proof includes AADHAAR Card, Domicile Proof, Passport, Voter ID Card etc. may enter,” it is said. official notification.
Changing the tee-break formula
In previous years, age and application number were part of NEET UG eligibility policy, but NTA has removed the same criteria this year. This time candidates with higher marks/percentage marks in Biology will be given preference followed by Chemistry, Physics, Low percentage of wrong answers and correct answers, Biology with low percentage of wrong answers and correct answers, Follower
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NEET UG score is used for admission in BSc Nursing
NEET UG scores will also be available for admission to BSc nursing courses, NTA said. “MNS (Military Nursing Services) aspirants seeking admission to the 2023 Undergraduate Nursing Course at Armed Forces Medical Service Hospitals will have to qualify NEET and the NEET score will be used to shortlist for selection into the four-year Undergraduate Nursing Course. “, the official message says.
According to the schedule, the entrance exam will start at 14:00 and end at 17:20. “The entrance test consists of 200 multiple-choice questions (four options with one correct answer) from the subjects of physics, chemistry and biology (botany and zoology),” the notification said. About 50 questions on each subject are divided into two parts (A and B).
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