The National Eligibility cum Eligibility Test (NEET) is one of the most critical exams for medical aspirants in India. The common entrance test for all the Undergraduate Medical Courses in India is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) once every year. Students looking to secure admission to any of the recognized medical colleges in India need to appear and clear the cut-off for this exam.

The first step to appear for NEET is to fill up the application form correctly. The application form is released on the official website and can be filled up online. The application process for NEET 2022 has already begun, and the students can apply on the website. Here are the critical NEET 2022 Dates that the candidates must consider when applying for the exam.

NEET 2022 Exam Dates

The NEET 2022 dates have been announced on the official website by NTA. The exam will be conducted on 17th July 2022. To appear for NEET 2022, the candidates must fill in the online application form and pay the application fees within the defined dates. The NEET Application process is carried out in the following steps.

  1. Official Announcement of the Application Process and NEET 2022 Exam Date.
  2. Students need to register online on the official website –
  3. After registration, students need to complete the application form.
  4. Upload the relevant documents and images as asked in the form.
  5. Make online payment for the examination fee.
  6. Complete the application form.
  7. For candidates wanting to make some changes in their application form, a correction window will be made available after the application process is complete.
  8. Once the correction window is closed, the Admit Cards will be available on the website, for the candidates to download.
  9. NEET 2022 Exam will be conducted in 543 cities in India and 14 cities outside the country.

With that process in mind, here is a look at the critical NEET 2022 dates. Make a note of these dates to ensure that you complete all the required formalities within time.

  • Official Announcement of NEET Exam Date      –         Done
  • Online Registration for NEET 2022                      –         In Progress
  • Online Application for NEET 2022 closes           –         May 6, 2022
  • Correction Window for NEET 2022 Applications  –         To be announced
  • Admit Card availability on website                     –         To be announced
  • NEET 2022 Exam Date                                           –         July 17, 2022

The results for the exam are generally declared within a couple of months from the date of the examination. The same is expected to continue this year. Thus, one can expect the results within a couple of months from the NEET 2022 exam date, i.e., 17th July 2022.

While NEET 2022 is a critical step in the admission process, it may not be the only step. The medical colleges may have further steps in their admission process like personal interviews and group discussions. However, NEET score is the qualifying criterion for these steps and hence must be taken seriously by students.

Important Guidelines

As NEET is a crucial exam for all medical aspirants, it is imperative that you fill up the form carefully and within time. Here are a few guidelines that will help you with the process.

  • Make sure that you fill the form with sufficient time in hand. Do not wait for the last minute to fill up your NEET application form.
  • Make a note of all the important NEET 2022 dates and plan to fill the form accordingly.
  • Do not rush to fill up the form, as you need to be careful about the details that you are entering.
  • Go through the application form in detail and make note of the following
    • Eligibility Criteria for the exam.
    • Required documentation for the application.
    • Required images for the application form.
  • Once you have gone through the details, prepare all the documents, photograph and signature image beforehand, as per the required specifications.
  • Ensure that you have good internet connectivity when you start to fill up the application form.
  • Fill up the application form well within the timelines and make a note of the other important NEET 2022 dates like the correction window and the date to download the admit card.
  • Be calm after filling the application form and prepare for the NEET 2022 exam date to give your best.

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