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NEET Required for Admissions in Undergraduate Veterinary Courses

Last Updated - March 07, 2018

As per the official notification dated February 22, 2018 released by The Veterinary Council of India, candidates applying for admissions to B.V.Sc & AH courses through 15% All India Quota seats will have to compulsorily appear for NEET 2018. Admissions to these 15% seats in bachelor’s course in Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry for 2018-19 session at recognized veterinary colleges will be on the basis of merit list issued by CBSE. These 15% seats will be filled through counseling conducted by Veterinary Council of India (VCI). 

NEET 2018 is a national level entrance exam conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The results and All India ranks are handed over to Directorate General Health services (DGHS) for counseliing and allotment of All India Quota seats (15%). Now, the entrance test will be mandatory for admission to B.V.Sc & AH. Other admissions criteria will remain same as per the “Veterinary Council of India- Minimum Standards of Veterinary Education Degree Course (B.V.Sc & AH) Regulations, 2016”.

The notification stated: “All those students desirous to take admission to B.V.Sc & AH Degree Course under 15% seats on All India Basis are hereby advised to appear in NEET (UG) 2018 to be conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on May 06, 2018.” 

Eligibility Criteria

The necessary eligibility requirements for the course include:


The candidate must have completed 17 years of age on or before December 31 of the year in which the admission is being sought.


  • He/ She must have passed Higher Secondary Examination or Indian School Certificate Examinations with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as compulsory subjects and studied English at a level not less than core course of English as prescribed by NCERT.
  • In case, candidates have completed the course not prescribed as 10+2, they will have to undergo a one year pre professional training before seeking admission to the veterinary course.
  • Candidates having passed B.Sc with not less than any of the two subjects among Physics, Chemistry and Biology are also eligible to apply. Such candidates must have passed pervious examinations with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English as compulsory subjects. Check Here NEET Eligibility Criteria

How to apply?

The application process will only be conducted online through the following procedure:

  • Visit the portal of NEET UG.
  • Select Candidates Login link under the Online Services at the home page.
  • Click on New User Registration link at the redirected page.
  • Register with a valid number and email id.
  • Log in with the user ID and password received.
  • Fill the mandatory details and upload following documents:
  1. Passport sized Photograph 
  2. Signature
  3. Left Hand Thumb Impression
  • Click on Submit button.
  • Proceed to pay the application fee via Net Banking/ Credit/ Debit cards. 
General/ OBCINR 1400

Exam Dates for NEET 2018

Important dates regarding the NEET (UG) 2018 are mentioned below:

Applications start dateFebruary 08, 2018
Applications end dateMarch 09, 2018
Date of examinationMay 06, 2018
Examination FeesINR 1400 (General & OBC)
INR 750 (SC, ST, PWD)

Check NEET 2018 Exam Dates

Medium of Examination

Examination will be conducted in following 11 languages:

  • Assamese
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Urdu
  • Odia
  • Gujarati
  • Bengali
  • Telugu
  • Tamil
  • Marathi



Rishita Nankani

Best coaching institute in ajmer for preparing neet .and what about the criteria for getting admission in mbbs through payment seat in jln medical college

23 Apr, 2018 01:44
Akansha Expert

Hi Rishita Nankani, Please go to this link for Institute for NEET Exam: Institute for NEET . For Admission in MBBS from JLN Medical college please check this link too: MBBS Admission criteria and Fee Structure .

23 Apr, 2018 11:12
Anadya Jaiswal

What will be the cut off for OBC candidates in neet 2018

21 Apr, 2018 12:08
Akansha Expert

Hi Anadya Jaiswal, To get the OBC category cutoff of NEET 2018 please check this link: Neet cutoff link .

21 Apr, 2018 16:29
shivam prabhakar

Plz inform neet cutoff of OBC student

20 Apr, 2018 22:40
Akansha Expert

Hi Shivam Prabhakar, To get the OBC category cutoff of NEET 2018 please check this link: neet cutoff link .

21 Apr, 2018 18:12
manasa taddi

how many marks should be scored for neet for bc this year 2018

08 Apr, 2018 12:44
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Manasa, To get information about the NEET score through this link: NEET Cutoff List.

08 Apr, 2018 14:25
Ranjeeth lahari

what may be cutoff marks for NEET for SC this year 2018..?

06 Apr, 2018 08:28
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Ranjeeth, You get information about NEET Cutoff for Sc students through this link: NEET Cutoff List

06 Apr, 2018 12:35
Sharuk Khan

Is there any document other than PRC which will be applicable in Assam neet counselling

29 Mar, 2018 19:31
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Sharuk Khan, To get information regarding the Assam NEET Counseling by this link: NEET Information

30 Mar, 2018 12:54
sk nehayet

Please inform me your coaching centre in Kolkata.

29 Mar, 2018 19:27
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Sk Nehayet, All the centers in Kolkata are fully equipped to provide best NEET coaching to the aspirants. The top institutes in this region are listed below:

  1. Aakash Institute
  2. Bhatia Medical Coaching Institute
  3. Abharav Education
  4. Singh Vision Classes
  5. Dreamz Education Centre
  6. New Age Knowledge Solutions Ltd
  7. Takshyashila
  8. C. Tutorial
  9. Leapbig Education
  10. Toppers Academy

30 Mar, 2018 13:02
Manmath Sethi

Please clarify whether wards of Bank employees are eligible for Punjab MBBS admission

15 Mar, 2018 21:13
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Manmath, NEET is compulsory for the MBBS program. To get more information about the Eligibility Criteria of NEET through this link: NEET Eligibility Criteria.

23 Mar, 2018 15:26
Siddhita Bankar

What type of photo is required n is it mandatory to have white background in photo

14 Mar, 2018 22:02
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Siddhita, You get information about the Photo specifications through this link: Photo Specifications.

22 Mar, 2018 12:00
In Search Of Justice

Sir what's the obc reservation in assam medical mbbs 2018

13 Mar, 2018 21:59
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Sir, You get information about the OBC Reservation of NEET through this link: NEET Reservation

20 Mar, 2018 15:15

I asked about state qouta reservation

29 Mar, 2018 23:09
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Jahirul, Reservation for Seats Other than All India Quota

  • Merit List will be released by the state based on candidates’ All India Rank.
  • Under the state quota, 85% of the seats are filled through state counseling conducted separately by each state/Union Territory.
  • Candidates must contact their respective state counseling authority to know the dates and procedure for the same.

For more details please check the given link: NEET Reservation Details

30 Mar, 2018 12:07
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