The National Testing Agency (NTA) has extended the online application deadline for NEET (UG) 2022 for admission to the undergraduate medical courses in all medical institutions in India. Eligible and interested candidates will now be able to apply for the entrance exam at till May 20 upto 9.00 PM.

The NEET-UG 2022 exam is scheduled to be conducted on July 17 for the duration of 3 hours 20 minutes (2.00 PM to 5.20 PM).

“In continuation of the Public Notices dated: 01 May 2022 and 05 May 2022, and in view of the request received from the Office of Director General Armed Forces Medical Services, it has been decided to further extend the last date for submission of Application Forms of NEET (UG) - 2022,” reads the notification.

The female candidates who want to take admission to B.Sc. (Nursing) Course 2022 at the AFMS Institutions are also required to apply for NEET (UG) – 2022 online through the website

Here’s the official notice.

NEET (UG) 2022 will be conducted in 13 languages i.e. English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

In its notice, NTA said it has been decided by the Director-General, Armed Forces Medical Services that the scores of NEET (UG) will be used for the selection of female candidates only for admission to the B.Sc. (Nursing) Course 2022 at 6 colleges of the Nursing of the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS).

“In this regard, those candidates who want to take admission to B.Sc. (Nursing) Course 2022 at the abovementioned colleges are also required to apply for NEET (UG) – 2022 online through the website,” the notice said.

Direct link to the NEET UG 2022 Information Bulletin.

Eligibility Criteria

The applicants should have completed 17 years of age at the time of admission or will complete that age on or before 31 December of the year of his/her admission to the first year of the Undergraduate Medical Course.

Candidates who are appearing or have cleared their Class 12th board exams with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, or Biotechnology with English as a core subject from a recognised board are eligible to appear for NEET-UG.

Application Fee

The application fee for general category is Rs 1600, whereas Rs 1500 is applicable to general-EWS/OBC-NCL category candidates. SC/ST/PwBD/Third Gender will have to pay Rs 900. Candidates from outside India will have to pay Rs 8500.

Steps to apply for NEET-UG 2022

  1. Visit the official website
  2. On the homepage, click on “Registration for NEET(UG)-2022”
  3. Register yourself and proceed with the application process
  4. Fill in the required details, upload documents and pay the fee
  5. Submit the form and take a printout for future reference

Direct link to apply for NEET UG 2022.