What is the Full Form of NEET with Pronunciation


NEET Full Form

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The students who wish to study the undergraduate medical courses like MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, etc. have to appear for NEET and must pass the NEET.

But, what is the full form of NEET? National-Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) is a national level common entrance exam which is previously conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for the students who want to take admissions in the medical colleges in India.

What is NEET?                                                   

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is a common entrance exam which was previously conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and at a national level which is conducted for the students who are interested/want to take admissions in the medical colleges of India. Those students who wish to study the undergraduate medical courses like MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, etc. have to appear for NEET and must pass the NEET examination.

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) has replaced the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) and other medical entrance examination which were conducted by the states or individual colleges. 

One of the good things about National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is that it has saved time, energy and money of the students as earlier the students have to fill the different forms for different medical entrance exams in India. However, some renowned medical colleges like AIIMS, PGIMER, JIPMER are still conducting their own medical entrance examination because they are established under separate laws.

What are the different types of NEET?

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is of two different types that are as follows: –

1. NEET-UG

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)-UG is an undergraduate examination which is held for the students who want to take admission in the medical colleges of India. Those students who wish to study the undergraduate courses like MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, etc. apply for the NEET-UG examination and they must have to pass the NEET exam for admission in the medical colleges of India.

2.NEET-PG

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)-PG is a post-graduate examination for the medical graduate students who want to study postgraduate medical courses like MD and MS. The medical students who want to make postgraduates in MD and MS applies for the NEET-PG.

Eligibility Criteria for NEET

What are the eligibility criteria for NEET-UG?

The eligibility criteria for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)-UG are as follows: –

  • The candidate who have passed the 12th class with physics, chemistry and biology and have attained the age of 17 years are eligible for NEET-UG and can apply for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)-UG examination. The upper age limit for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)-UG examination is 25 years for the general category. It is relaxed by five years for SC, ST and OBC categories.

What are the eligibility criteria for NEET-PG?

The eligibility criteria for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)-PG are as follows: –

  • The candidate must have a legal MBBS degree or Provisional MBBS Passing Certificate which is recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI).
  • Candidate must have the permanent or provisional registration certificate of MBBS which is issued by the Medical Council of India (MCI) or State Medical Council (SMC).
  • The candidate must have completed a minimum of one-year internship or should have completed it before the date of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)-PG examination.

What happens after NEET exam

Up to here, we have talked about NEET exam full form and its result. Now let’s discuss the scenario in which the NEET result is published. Here you will have two results or possibility. The first possibility is being cleared NEET exams with great score. The second possibility is that you have either failed the Exam or got low marks and won’t be able to get government medical college seat. These two possibilities can happen to anyone.

In case you succeed the Exam with great result

Then Congratulation. You have cleared one of the toughest Exam in the world where each year hundreds of thousands fill the form. You have secured a government college seat. Now you can study MBBS or join Dental college at very nominal fees. The government will take care of your expenses (up to a certain extent), and you will learn from very experienced faculty throughout the country. You will become star inside your circle as you have achieved certain great thing in life. Now your journey as a doctor can begin, and you can finally fulfil your dream of becoming a doctor and serve people while making a massive amount of money. After NEET or MBBS, you can go for MD, which will earn you speciality in any of the following discipline in the medical field-

  • MD in Dermatology and Venerology
  • MD in Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy
  • MD in Forensic Medicine
  • MD in General Medicine
  • MD in Geriatrics –
  • MD in Aviation Medicine
  • MD in Bio-Chemistry
  • MD in Bio-Physics
  • MD in Health Administration
  • MD in Hospital Administration
  • MD in Lab Medicine
  • MD in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • MD in Nuclear Medicine
  • MD in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • MD in Forensic Medicine
  • MD in General Medicine
  • MD in Geriatrics –
  • MD in Ophthalmology
  • MD in Pediatrics
  • MD in Pathology
  • MD in Pharmacology
  • MD in Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases
  • MD in Venerology
  • MD in Psychiatry
  • MD in Radiology
  • MD in Radio Diagnosis
  • MD in Pathology
  • MD in Pharmacology
  • MD in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • MD in Physiology
  • MD in Radiotherapy
  • MD in Physiology
  • MD in Microbiology
  • MD in Anesthesiology
  • MD in Community Medicine
  • MD in Dermatology
  • MD in Social and Preventive Medicine

After doing these courses, your salary can be raised significantly. Let’s look at your salary potential after clearing NEET(Although you will earn this amount after clearing MD exams after completion of your MBBS degree).

Let’s see how much specialisation pays in India-

1. Paediatrician- Approx Rs. 1,00,000 to 2,00,000 per month

2. Gynaecologist- Approx Rs. 1,00,000 to 2,50,000 per month

3. Orthopedician- Approx Rs. 1,00,000 to 2,00,000 per month

4. General Physician- Approx Rs. 1,00,000 to 2,00,000 per month

5. General Surgery- Approx Rs. 1,00,000 to 1,75,000 per month

6. Radiologist- Approx Rs. 1,50,000 to 3,50,000 per month

Now the second case, where you are not able to clear NEET exam,

 if by bad luck or due to lack of preparation, you were not able to crack NEET exam, then don’t become sad as there are other ways. Let’s discuss those ways and steps-

1. Reappear for NEET-

If you are not able to clear NEET exam then don’t worry. You can simply reappear for another attempt until you have your attempts left. You can prepare hard and reappear. Many people don’t get selected in the first attempt but cleared the Exam in the second or third attempt.

2. Join Private Institute for MBBS-

If you can’t or don’t want to appear in NEET, then you can join the private institute for your MBBS degree. These private institutes will provide great environment but will cost you a fortune in comparison of NEET exam. These private institute medical seats are very costly. These seats can cost you easily above a hundred million dollars. So not everyone can do it.

3. Join Foreign university-

You can also go to any foreign university for getting your degree in medical. Countries like China and Ukraine are great for pursuing a medical degree. After completion of medical degree there, you can return to India while giving a degree conversion exam. After succeeding in that Exam, you can join any hospital as Ma MBBS degree holder. Study in foreign universities are cheaper in comparison to Indian private medical institutes, but somewhat costly compare to government institutes. So choose wisely.

If you can’t do any of the above, then it’s time for moving on my friend. There are certain things in life which we can’t achieve even after doing everything in our capacity. You should move on in such cases. Life is very dynamic. You will surely get something more tremendous and worthwhile if you try to find it. Let’s hope you will find your true calling.

Some other information related to NEET: –

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) examination is now conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) which then provides the results to the Directorate General of Health Services at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)-UG is a single entrance test for admissions in medical colleges of India for the medical courses like MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, etc. and more than 66,000 MBBS and BDS seats are filled across India.

In 2018 National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) examination around 80% written Exam in English, 11% in Hindi, 4.31% in Gujarati, 3% in Bengali and 1.86% in Tamil.

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)-UG Exam was held on May 5, 2013, for the first time in a single session and an offline mode (with pen and paper) as usual. The duration was 3 hours, and the question paper had a Multiple Choice Question (MCQ’s). The medium of the paper English, Hindi and may include other regional languages like Tamil, Telugu, etc.

The paper had three sections: – Physics which consist of 45 questions, Chemistry with 45 questions and Biology with (Botany and Zoology) with 90 questions. So, there were a total of 180 questions, and each question contains four marks which mean that the Exam is a total of 720 marks. For each correct answer, the candidate get 4 marks and for each wrong answer 1 marks i.e. 25% will be get deducted. The result for the Exam was declared on its official website on June 5, 2019.

Interesting Facts on NEET

If we talk about National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)-PG Exam then, NEET-PG exam of 2018 was conducted in online mode (computer-based mode). The duration of the Exam was 3 hours and 30 minutes. The question paper was divided into three sections: Part A consist 50 questions, Part B with 100 questions and Part C with 150 questions. The Exam was conducted on a single day and in a single session. The language of the question paper was English.

Before the year 2019, the test was administered by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) which we have discussed above also, and CBSE was in partnership with the Prometric Testing Pvt. Ltd—headquartered in the USA for administering the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) examination.

The latest news related to the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is that the candidates who have applied for the NEET exam 2020 shall know that NTA will release the NEET admit card 2020 after May 17 due to the outbreak of Corona Virus lockdown across the country. The candidate who qualifies NEET-UG Exam will be eligible for the 15% All India counselling quota seats which are conducting by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), on the other hand, the counselling for the 85% state admissions and private institutions which are organized by following respective state admission committees.

FAQ’s on NEET

Q1. What is the full form of NEET?

Ans. NEET full form is National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. also NEET full form in hindi is “
राष्ट्रीय पात्रता सह प्रवेश परीक्षा”.

I hope, now you are cleared with the term National Eligibility cum Entrance Test i.e. NEET exam full form and the latest news about NEET as well as other information related to NEET.

Written By- Mr Arpit Sen and Mr Aditya Soni

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