NEET 2022 held at 3,570 exam centres; Over 95% appeared in the test

Over 16 lakh candidates appeared in the NEET 2022 on July 17. More details below.


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Manisha Tiwari | July 17, 2022 | 10:54 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducted the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, NEET 2022 on July 17 in pen and paper mode. As per the official data, around 95% attendance was recorded in the NEET UG 2022 exam.
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Earlier, several aspirants flooded social media with requests to postpone NEET 2022. The demand to reschedule NEET 2022 was made in view of the flood situation in many cities, as well as, the delay caused due to NEET 2021 counselling. Read the full story to know NEET 2022 statistics.
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NEET 2022: Number of candidates appeared

A total of 18,72,341 candidates were registered for NEET 2022, out of which 10.64 are women, 8.07 men, 771 foreigners, 910 NRIs and 647 OCI. Despite many protests to reschedule NEET UG, as many as 1614777 aspirants appeared.

NEET UG 2022: Number of exam centres

The exam was conducted in a total of 3570 exam centres in 497 cities in India and 14 cities outside India.

NEET UG 2022 cities abroad include Colombo, Kathmandu, Bangkok, Kuala Lampur, Singapore, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Muscat, Sharjah, Kuwait City, Doha, Manama, Riyadh, Lagos cities.

NEET 2022: Maximum and minimum students appeared state-wise

The maximum number of candidates in NEET 2022 appeared from Jaipur city. A total of 52,351 candidates took the NEET 2022 exam from Jaipur, while West Sikkim noticed a minimum number of candidates with only 105 candidates.

As far as abroad cities are concerned, a maximum of 646 candidates appeared in the Dubai exam centre. Thailand on the other hand experienced a minimum number of candidates counting only 6.

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NEET UG is conducted for admission to medical, dental and AYUSH courses in India.

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