NEET-UG (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is an entrance exam in India for the students who want to study any graduate medical or dental course or postgraduate course (MD or MS) in government or private medical colleges in India. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts the NEET-UG exam, also conducts the NEET-SS in partnership with Prometric Testing Private Limited, USA. Apart from that, NEET exam replaces AIPMT and all the individual exams conducted by the states and other medical colleges of India in 2013. However, some of the medical colleges have taken stay order so that they can conduct their own examination for the admission in MBBS or BDS course. Some of the institutes like All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research were set up under different laws, due to that they are outside of NEET purview.
Initially, NEET exam had proposed to take in the year 2012.Due to several reasons related with CBSE and the Medical Council of India, postponed it for one year. On 5 May 2013, Government of India announced to conduct NEET examination for the first time. This exam is for the students seeking admission in graduate or postgraduate medical courses. In the month of July,2013 petitions were filed that were to cancel NEET examination for the admissions in the medical colleges. Moreover Several states like Andra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu opposed the NEET examination. The syllabus for the NEET examination was different. NEET exam conducted in the year 2016, in English and Hindi. Other Indian languages like Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali and Assamese for NEET examination from 2017 onwards. Then, Kannada and Odia languages have added to the list, which makes it 9 languages in which the students can appear for the NEET examinations.
In the year 2016, first phase AIPMT or NEET had conducted students who registered for the first phase has the chance to appear in the second phase if they give up the scores of first phase of examination. In fact, syllabus is the major issue behind the delay of the NEET examination. Therefore, to solve this issue Medical Council of India (MCI) announced the syllabus for the NEET examination. Initially the syllabus had published as a draft and invited suggestions of the stakeholders for the change. For the NEET-PG exam, the syllabus prescribed according the MBBS examination. The questions are Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) has based on MBBS syllabus. Prospectus has placed on the official website of the Medical Council of India (MCI).
For the NEET UG exam, every correct answer gets four marks and penalty of one mark charged for every wrong answer. Coming to the NEET-PG examination Or CET conducted for the PG admissions in the Indian Medical Colleges. Apart from that there is a controversy had arisen regarding the dress code in 2017. Apart from that the seats offered under NEET is around 54000.