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NEET SS 2023: Exam Date, Eligibility, Application Form, Exam Pattern

Updated By Samiksha Rautela on 16 Jan, 2023 18:56

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About NEET SS 2023

To those wondering, "What is NEET SS?" NEET SS 2023 is short for National Eligibility Entrance Test Super Speciality, which is a national-level entrance exam conducted by the National Board of Examination (NBE) for admission into DM/ M.Ch courses. NEET SS 2023 entrance test is taken by those candidates who want to pursue DM/ M.Ch courses available in various colleges in the country. NEET SS 2023 exam date is in the first week of September 2023 tentatively. NEET SS counsellingis held after the results are declared.

Meanwhile, The final result of seat allotment for round 2 was declared on January 4, 2023. Candidates were allowed to report for the same from January 6 to January 12, 2023. The result for the same was out on January 3, 2023.The seat allotment 2022 result for round 1 was published on December 10, 2022.

Click Here to Check NEET SS 2022 Counselling Notification

Check NEET SS Result 2022 for Round 1

The question paper of NEET SS 2023 is divided into two sections, Section A, broad speciality, and section B, super speciality. The final NEET SS cutoff 2023 for all qualified candidates has been published in PDF format. Aspirants must note that each super speciality course has a different cutoff. Scan through this article to learn more about eligibility, important dates, the application process, exam pattern, syllabus, cutoff, counselling, and more about NEET SS 2023.

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NEET SS 2023 Exam Highlights

Here are the highlights of NEET SS 2023 exam for your reference: ( Seat Allotment Result to be declared on 5 January)



Name of the examination

National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (Super Specialty Courses)

Short form of the exam


Mode of the NEET SS 2023 exam

Computer-based (Online mode)

Conducting Body

National Board of Examinations (NBE)

Frequency of Conduct

Once a year

Mode of Application


Courses offered


Negative marking


Total number of questions


Total marks


Type of questions asked


Marking scheme

+4 marks for correct response

-1 for incorrect response

Zero for no response

NEET SS 2023 Exam Level

National Level Exam

Application Fee (General)

INR 4250 [Online]

Colleges accepting exam score

Private Medical Colleges/ Institutions/ Universities/ Deemed Universities/ Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions

Participating Colleges


Exam Duration

3 Hours 30 Minutes

Qualifying criteria

50th percentile

Seat allotment result date5 January 

Authority responsible for NEET SS 2023 seat allotment

Medical Counselling Committee (MCC)

No. of test cities


Contact details

Helpline number: 022- 61087595

Official Email ID:

Specializations Under NEET SS 2023

The specializations that candidates can opt for under NEET SS 2023 are:

Cardiac Anesthesia

Paediatric and Neonatal Anesthesia

Organ Transplant Anesthesia

Gynaecological Oncology

Head and Neck Surgery

Hand Surgery

Clinical Pharmacology

Endocrine Surgery

Critical Care Medicine


Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology

Clinical Hematology


Geriatric Mental Health


Medical Genetics


Medical Oncology

Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery/Surgical Gastroenterology

Infectious Disease



Onco Pathology

Interventional radiology

Neuro Surgery

Paediatric Neurology


Paediatric Hepatology

Paediatric Oncology


Paediatric Cardiology

Paediatric Gastroenterology


Reproductive Medicine and Surgery

Urology(Genito Urinary Surgery)

Surgical Oncology

Paediatric Surgery

Pulmonary Medicine

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Paediatric Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Vascular Surgery



NEET SS Entrance Test 2023 Important Dates

Staying up-to-date with all relevant information allows candidates to stay informed at all times. The chances of missing out on any NEET SS 2023 event reduce significantly. So, here are the important dates associated with NEET SS 2023 that all aspirants must know:


NEET SS 2023 Important Dates (Tentative)

NEET SS 2023 Application Start Date

July, 2023

Last date for NEET SS 2023 Application Form Submission

August, 2023

Application Form Correction Starting Date

August, 2023

Application Form Correction Last Date

August, 2023

Final Application Form Correction Window

August, 2023

Release of NEET SS Admit 2023 Card

August, 2023

NEET SS 2023 Exam

September, 2023

Cutoff Release Date

September, 2023

NEET SS 2023 Result Declaration

September, 2023

1st Round of NEET SS 2023 Counselling Registration Starts

November, 2023

1st Round of NEET SS 2023 Counselling Registration Ends

December, 2023

NEET SS Choice Filling for Round 1

December, 2023

Round 1 Seat allotment result 

December, 2023

NEET SS 2023 Counselling Registration for Round 2

December, 2023

NEET SS Choice Filling for Round 2

December, 2023

NEET SS 2023 Eligibility Criteria

NEET SS 2023 eligibility criteria details are published along with the official notification. Candidates must know that it is mandatory for them to fulfill all the NEET SS 2023 minimum requirements. Here are the eligibility criteria for NEET SS 2023:

  • To appear for the NEET SS 2023, candidates need to hold a postgraduate degree (MS/MD/DNB) or any equivalent examination

  • Aspirants who have completed their Postgraduate degree on or before November 30, 2023, are considered to be eligible to apply for NEET SS 2023. Aspirants without a requisite degree are not allowed to fill out the official application form.

  • A provisional or permanent registration certificate must be produced by the candidates at the time of examination that has been issued by the State Medical Council (SMC) or Medical Council of India (MCI)

NEET SS 2023 For Foreign Nationals

Individuals who fall under the category of foreign nationals have to appear for NEET SS 2023 exam in order to pursue a super speciality course. Such aspirants don’t have to be registered with the SMC/ MCI, as long as they are duly registered with the appropriate authority in their own country.

The MCI grants temporary registration to foreign nationals for the duration of the postdoctoral course, once they secure a seat through NEET SS. However, the registration is temporary and limited to the medical institution/ college to which they have been admitted. 

NEET SS 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates must know the NEET SS 2023 exam pattern to curate the right kind of study strategy. This will help aspirants score more marks in the exam. Here is the complete NEET SS 2023 exam pattern for reference:

Mode of Exam: The NEET SS 2023 exam will be conducted via online mode

Duration: Total of 150 Minutes will be allotted to the candidates overall for solving the NEET SS 2023 question paper.

Total Question: Total 100 Questions for 400 marks will be asked in the NEET-SS question paper.

Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

Marking Scheme: Aspirants will get +4 marks on each correct response and -1 on each negative response.

NEET SS Syllabus 2023

Since the NEET SS 2023 exam contains clubbing of several specializations, it is advised to refer to the official website for NEET SS 2023 syllabus. Candidates will receive the right information and will be able to prepare for the NEET SS 2023 exam correctly. The NEET SS 2023 syllabus is curated to test the Technical and Non-Technical skills of the applicants. Aspirants can also check the complete NEET SS 2023 syllabus at CollegeDekho too.

NEET SS 2023 Preparation Tips

Creating the right NEET SS 2023 preparation plan is vital to crack exams. It helps aspirants manage their time wisely. Here are some effective NEET SS 2023 preparation tips and tricks that will help you in scoring high marks:

  • Know your NEET SS 2023 syllabus and exam pattern thoroughly

  • Create proper notes and study from them regularly

  • Make sure to revise all the topics at set intervals

  • Solve sample papers, previous years question papers, and attempt mock tests of NEET SS 2023 Examination

  • Study in a noise-free environment to direct your focus completely on studies

  • Refer to the best books to study the NEET SS 2023 exam and secure a position amongst rankers

NEET SS 2023 Admission Process

Different aspirants from all over India and abroad appear for NEET SS 2023 exam every year. It is of paramount importance that they know the entire admissions process thoroughly. Here are all the major highlights of the NEET SS admission process 2023:

  1. Filling NEET SS 2023 application form on

  2. Downloading the official admit card

  3. Appearing/ attempting the NEET SS exam

  4. Declaration of Result, Scorecard, and Cutoff

  5. Curation of Merit List

  6. Registration for NEET SS Counselling 2023

  7. Choice filling and locking

  8. NEET SS Counselling 2023 Results

  9. Reporting to the institute where seat has been allocated

  10. Payment of fees and completing the admission process of NEET SS 2023

NEET SS 2023 Application Form

The NEET SS 2023 application form filling process is held online. Here is a stepwise procedure for those who want to know how to fill out the application form for NEET SS 2023.

Step 1 - NEET SS 2023 registration 

  1. Head over to the official website of NBEMS

  2. Select the NEET SS exam option

  3. Click on new registration under the 2023 year section

  4. Enter personal information, contact details, and captcha code on the screen

  5. Verify all the information

  6. Click on submit

  7. Check your registered mobile number and email ID for the official NEET SS 2023 user ID and password

Step 2 - Filling NEET SS 2023 application form

  1. Use the received login credentials and sign in to your NEET SS 2023 application portal

  2. Enter all the information related to your personal, academic, contact, and other relevant fields

  3. Verify each and every detail carefully

  4. Click on Submit

Step 3 - Uploading the documents and choosing exam centres in NEET SS 2023 application form

  1. While Filling NEET SS 2023 application form, aspirants will be asked to upload passport size photograph, left thumb impression, and signature

  2. Candidates need to attach the mentioned documents with standard size and specifications

  3. The specifications of documents mentioned for the NEET SS 2023 application form are:

Specifications of documents:


File format

File size

File resolution

Clearly written signature on white paper


Not less than 80kb

200 DPI

White background passport size photograph


Not less than 80kb

200 DPI

Left-hand thumb impression on white paper


Not less than 80kb

200 DPI

  1. After all the documents are uploaded, aspirants need to fill in their preferred exam centres where they wish to attend the test

  2. Based on the choices of exam cities made by aspirants, the authority will allocate the test centre on a first-come-first-serve basis. 

Step 4 - Payment of NEET SS 2023 application fees

  1. As soon as all the NEET SS 2023 application form is filled, candidates need to complete the payment of fees

  2. The application fee for NEET SS 2023 is Rs. 4250 irrespective of reservation categories

  3. Payment can be done online mode through debit/ credit cards and net banking

  4. For the successful submission of the NEET SS 2023 application form, it is crucial to pay the registration fees on time

Step 5 - Printout of the confirmation page

  1. The last step in the NEET SS 2023 application form is to take printouts of the confirmation page 

  2. Confirmation page of the NEET SS 2023 application form will comprise the name of candidates, contact, personal, academic, and other details 

  3. All the details need to be verified before downloading the same

NEET SS 2023 Form Correction

NBE releases a short window for candidates to edit/ modify/ correct the NEET SS 2023 application form. It is important to note that not every year official authorities allow form correction. So, aspirants should carefully fill out and verify their application form in the first go. In case aspirants make a mistake, here are the steps for NEET SS Form Correction 2023: 

  • Head over to the website

  • Wait for the NEET SS 2023 form correction window to open

  • Click on NEET SS 2023 option

  • Enter your login credentials and sign in

  • Make the necessary corrections that are allowed in the NEET SS 2023 form correction

  • Verify all the changes made

  • Submit your application

Candidates won’t be allowed to make edits to the following details:

  • Name of the candidate

  • Nationality

  • Email ID

  • Test city

All other remaining information can be edited.

NEET SS 2023 Admit Card

The admit card for NEET SS 2023 is released online on the NBE’s official website. No NEET SS 2023 admit card copies are sent through post or any other means. Aspirants have to carry the NEET SS admit card 2023 to the examination hall or they won't be allowed to enter the test center. The NEET SS 2023 admit card is one of the most crucial documents as it contains details of the schedule and venue of the examination along with all other relevant personal details of the candidates.

How to Download NEET SS 2023 admit card?

Aspirants can download the admit card of NEET SS 2023 by - 

  1. Heading over to the official website

  2. Entering the registered user id and password 

  3. Accessing the official dashboard

  4. Downloading the NEET SS 2023 admit card document

  5. Verifying all the details

  6. Taking multiple printouts for future reference

Documents Required Along With NEET SS 2023 admit card

Aspirants need to carry any one of the following authorized photo ID proof to the examination centre:

  • Driving license

  • Pan card

  • Aadhar card

  • Voter ID

  • Passport

NEET SS 2023 Exam Day Guidelines

On the NEET SS 2023 exam day, candidates have to follow instructions such as:

  • Aspirants have to report to the exam center at least two hours before the commencement of exams

  • Candidates will have to comply and undergo all security checks, image capture, identity verification, and biometric verification

  • Entry inside the examination hall will be allowed 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the NEET SS 2023 test

  • Several items are prohibited to be carried inside the examination hall like:

    • Textual material, pencil box, notes, eraser, calculator, pen, etc.

    • Bags, goggles, wallet, belt, etc.

    • Ornaments like rings, bracelets, brooch, badge, etc.

    • Mobile phone, Bluetooth, earphones, pager, microphone, etc.

    • Eatables and beverages

NEET SS 2023 Result

NBE releases the NEET SS 2023 result 15-30 days after the test has been conducted. Aspirants can download the NEET SS result 2023 from the official website All qualified students have the opportunity to secure admission for 32 specialties via NEET SS 2023 counselling.

The NEET SS 2023 result for the following specialty has been posted:














The NEET SS 2023 result comprises candidates’ roll number, overall marks obtained out of 400, and final NEET SS 2023 rank secured in the entrance exam. NEET SS 2023 result PDF needs to be saved for future reference. The validity of NEET SS 2023 result is only for 1 year, i.e., the ongoing academic year. All qualified candidates will be able to move to the counselling stage.

NEET SS 2023 Cutoff

NEET SS 2023 cutoff is released on the official Natboard website. Candidates who score marks higher than the minimum qualifying criteria can secure their position in the official merit list. The NEET SS 2023 cutoff decides whether a candidate moves to the counselling stage or not. Until the 2023 document is out, students can refer to the NEET SS 2022 cutoff below for reference.

NEET Cutoff 2022

Speciality Group

Cutoff Scores (Out of 600)

Ent Group


Surgical Group


Anaesthesia Group


Orthopaedics Group


Microbiology Group


Psychiatry Group


Respiratory Medicine Group


Medical Group


Obstetrics And Gynaecology Group


Paediatric Group


Pathology Group


Pharmacology Group


Radiodiagnosis Group


NEET SS 2023 Counselling (Ongoing)

Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) conducts the NEET SS 2023 counselling process. For every round of NEET SS counselling, seat allotment result is released.

The committee issues final allotment letters to all the selected candidates which can be availed online by visiting the official MCC website. Refer below to find out the steps to check NEET SS 2023 counselling results:

  1. Head over to the official website of MCC 

  2. Enter your roll number and security pin

  3. Click submit and then open the file on ‘final result for DM, McH, and DNB SS’

  4. Candidates will be able to see the final NEET SS 2023 seat allotment list on their screen

  5. Aspirants can download the file and save it with them

NEET SS 2023 Counselling Documents Required

Candidates need to submit these NEET SS 2023 documents while reporting for admission:

  • Result/Rank letter of NEET SS 2023 issued by NBE

  • Provisional Allotment Letter issued by MCC

  • Higher Secondary Certificate/ Higher School/ Birth Certificates as proof of date of birth

  • MD/MS. DNB Degree Certificate in the concerned specialty

  • Identification proofs (ID Proof)

NEET SS Exam Centers 2023

National Board of Examination (NBE) finalizes on various exam centres for the NEET SS 2023 exam. Candidates may opt for any of the NEET SS 2023 exam centres listed below according to their convenience. 

















































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