NEET UG 2022: Exam On 17 July, Application Starts From 2 April

New Delhi, 31 March 2022: The National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2022 examination for undergraduate students on 17 July 2022. The registrations for NEET 2022 as well as other medical, dental, and undergraduate exams are all set to begin from 2 April 2022.Β 

NEET UG 2022 Important Events – Overview

Events Dates
NEET UG 2022 Exam Date 17 July 2022
NEET UG Registration Link
NEET UG Registration Start Date 2 April 2022


  • Due to the multiple state board examinations ending in June 2022 and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board exams 2022 ending in mid-June, the NEET exam has witnessed a delay this year.Β 
  • Another reason for the postponement of the NEET exam pertains to National Testing Agency’s (NTA’s) preoccupation with the declaration of JEE Main 2022 result in the month of June 2022.Β 

NEET UG 2022 – Details

  • NEET UG 2022 examination would be conducted in offline mode, that is, in pen and paper mode across the country in 13 languages including English, Hindi, and Urdu.
  • Exams would also be conducted in 10 regional languages, including Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, and Telugu at the respective regional centers.


  • The confirmation page of the NEET 2022 application form will also be available on the DigiLocker app and the website.Β 
  • The National Medical Commission (NMC) had removed the upper age limit from NEET 2022 examination. As per this change, students who have completed or would complete the age of 17 years by 31 December 2022 would be eligible to appear for the NEET examination.

NEET UG 2022 –FAQs

When will the NEET UG 2022 exam take place?

NEET UG 2022 is expected to take place on 17 July 2022.

When will NEET UG 2022 registration begin?

NEET UG 2022 registration will begin from 2 April 2022.

Why was there a delay in the NEET UG 2022 exam?

Experts have pointed out that there are already multiple examinations ending in June. Also, with many board exams, including CBSE board exams 2022 ending by mid-June, the exam might be delayed. Plus, NTA would be preoccupied with the declaration of JEE Main 2022 result in the month of June. Hence, it might get difficult for it to conduct NEET as well.

Where can students find the confirmation page of the NEET 2022 application form?

The confirmation page of the NEET 2022 application form will be available on the DigiLocker app and the website.

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