The NEET is a test for admission to the respected medical and dental universities in India. In addition, the exam allows you to enter AYUSH.
NEET-UG takes place every year for around 66,000 seats of private and government institutions.
All the medical colleges of India accept NEET scores except All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER).
While NEET (UG) is a nationwide test conducted for admission to MBBS and BDS courses, NEET-PG is mandatory for postgraduate courses in medicine, surgery, and dental.
NEET was proposed in 2012 but was put in action a year later. The first NEET exam was conducted on May 05, 2013 for both UG and PG courses. The test was canceled by the Government of India.National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is now organized annually from 2016. The exam replaced CBSE’s All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT).
- AIPMT was organized into Prelims and Main whereas NEET is one paper test.
- AIPMT accounts for only 15% of seats across the various states other than Andhra Pradesh, J & K, and Telangana. NEET is a single unified entrance exam covering a large spread. It covers 100% of seats across the country.