20.87 Lakh Candidates To Appear For NEET 2023, Over 2.57 Lakh More Than Last Year

Delhi: A record 20.87 lakh registrations have been received for the entrance exam NEET 2023 this year, including nearly 12 lakh female candidates.

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Undergraduate (NEET-UG) is the largest entrance exam in the country, followed by CUET-UG.

According to registration statistics reported by PTI, 20.87 lakh candidates have applied for the crucial exam, over 2.57 lakh more than last year. The gender gap too breached the two lakh-mark with 11.8 lakh female candidates registering, which is 2.8 lakh more than male candidates. The number of male candidates is 9.02 lakh.

The maximum registrations are from Maharashtra, followed by Uttar Pradesh NEET-UG is the qualifying entrance exam for admission to Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine, and Surgery (BAMS), Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery (BSMS), Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (BUMS), and Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) and BSc (H) Nursing courses.

NEET UG 2023 registration process ended on 15th April 2023. The admit card is expected to release soon. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the admit card on its official website https://neet.nta.nic.in./. Before the release of admit card, the exam city slip for all appearing candidates will be released. Candidates can download the exam city slip from the official website.

The admit card is expected to be released 1 week before the NEET UG exam, scheduled for 7th May 2023 from 02:00 pm to 05:20 pm (Indian Standard Time) as an ordinary and uniform entrance Test throughout India as well as in cities outside India. The admit card is issued provisionally to the candidates, subject to fulfilling the eligibility conditions. The candidate must download the admit card from the NTA website and appear for the examination at the given centre on the date and time indicated in their admit card.

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