The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test i.e. NEET (UG) is a medical entrance examination in India for admission to various government and private medical colleges and dental colleges to study graduate medical and dental courses i.e. MBBS and BDS. Indian citizens/ OCI who intend to pursue MBBS/ BDS from a foreign medical/ dental institute also need to qualify NEET (UG).
NEET (UG) is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA), an independent, autonomous and self-sustained premier organisation, established by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI).
NEET (UG) is conducted once in a year tentatively in the month of May. A student can appear in NEET exam as many times as permitted to him/her by the minimum and maximum age limit criteria.
The exam is conducted in 11 different languages, which are English, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.