NEET UG 2022 Exam Not Postponed, To be Held on 17 July, Beware of Fake Notices

New Delhi, 22 June 2022: The National Eligibility Entrance Test for Undergraduate 2022 (NEET UG 2022) has not been delayed and will be held on July 17. The Press Information Bureau (PIB) has described the exam postponement notification as being fake. According to the false circular, the NEET UG 2022 exam was rescheduled for 4 September 2022.


  • The Press Information Bureau (PIB) has issued this notice after medical test aspirants used the hashtags #JUSTICEforNEETUG and #DeferNEETUG to seek the postponement of NEET UG 2022 on social media. However, the NTA has not verified any postponement yet. 
  • The registration process for the NEET UG is over and the admit cards are expected to be released in the week of June. 
  • Every year, the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) is conducted for the selection of eligible students for undergraduate courses in medical colleges. 
  • It is advised that candidates must regularly visit the official website of NEET  for more updates.

The schedule for NEET UG 2022 is as follows:
The schedule for NEET UG 2022 is as follows

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NEET UG 2022: Upper Age Limit Removed

  • The National Medical Commission (NMC) has increased the upper age eligibility limit for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test Undergraduate (NEET UG) exam. 
  • From now on, there will be no fixed upper age limit for NEET UG and all candidates who are over 25 years of age can also appear for the exam. 

NEET UG 2022: Exam Pattern

Particulars Details
Mode of exam Offline
Duration of exam 3.20 hours
Total number of questions 180 questions
Total marks 720
Sections Physics, Chemistry, Biology

NEET UG Counselling 2022: Documents Required

  • NEET 2021 admit card
  • Copy of online application form
  • NEET marks sheet
  • Nationality certificate
  • Class 12 marks sheet
  • Class 10 certificate for age proof
  • Aadhar card

NEET UG 2022: List of Top Medical Institutions

  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
  • Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh 
  • Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore 
  • National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore Sanjay 
  • Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), Lucknow 
  • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore 
  • Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi
  • Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Puducherry 
  • King George’s Medical University (KGMU), Lucknow
  • Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

When will the NEET UG 2022 exam be held?

The NEET UG 2022 exam will be held on 17 July 2022.

What will be the duration of the NEET UG 2022?

The duration of the NEET UG 2022 will be 200 minutes or 3 hours 20 minutes.

What will be the timing of the NEET UG 2022 exam?

The timing of the NEET UG 2022 exam is from 2 pm to 5.20 pm.

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