NEET UG 2024 records 25 lakh registrations; apply till March 16

NEET UG 2024 is being held for admission into undergraduate programmes of 645 medical and 318 dental colleges in the country.


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The NEET UG question paper will have 200 questions. (Image: Pexels)The NEET UG question paper will have 200 questions. (Image: Pexels)

Divyansh | March 10, 2024 | 04:31 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The NEET UG 2024 has recorded more than 25 lakh registration. This is the first time that more than 25 lakh registration for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET UG 2024) has been witnessed, the Times of India reported.The NTA will conduct the NEET UG 2024 on May 5 for admission into medical college across the country.

Times of India added that more than 4.2 lakh more students have registered for the entrance exam this year as compared to 2023. A total of 13 lakh applications have been made by the Women candidates for NEET UG 2024, the Times of India reported.

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The NTA has extended the deadline for NEET UG 2024 registration till March 16 following the demands of students. Eligible candidates can register for NEET UG 2024 exam on the official website, The entrance exam will be held for admission to 645 medical and 318 dental colleges in India.

Also read NEET UG 2024 registration deadline extended till March 16; exam schedule

NEET Exam Pattern 2024

The NEET UG 2024 question paper will be based on Class 11 and 12 physics, chemistry and biology subjects. The question paper will have 200 questions – 50 questions each of chemistry, physics, botany and zoology.

Salient Factors


Mode of Exam

Pen and paper-based (Offline)


3 hours 20 minutes


English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Punjabi and Malayalam.


Biology (Botany+Zoology), Physics and Chemistry

Level of NEET questions


Total Questions asked


Total Questions to be answered


Total Marks


Type of Questions


Marks for a correct answer

4 marks

Negative marking

-1 mark

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