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  • June 30, 2022
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NEET-UG is one of the most prominent exams taken by a large number of students from all across the country to get admission to MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BSMS, BUMS, BHMS, and B.Sc Nursing courses under various reputed colleges.

If you are an aspirant for the NEET-UG exam, then you must be well-versed with the paper pattern and you must have applied for the same.

After qualifying for this competitive exam, you open doors to various prestigious AIIMS and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry for further studies.

Most of the time, it has been seen that females have less proportion in this medical exam but this time the scenario has completely changed.

You must be wondering what has happened and how it happened? Well, to get a clear vision of it, keep on reading this blog till the end and you will come to know what has happened.

So, without any further delays, let’s get started!


Spike in NEET-UG registrations by females

You must be amazed to know that in the past five years, this time NEET-UG has witnessed a commendable increase in the number of females registered for the NEET-UG exam by approximately 41%. 

This is something truly amazing that has kept everyone spell-bound on this new milestone. Additionally, it has also shown that females have developed a more keen interest in higher studies and are paving the path to success.

As per the data analyzed by various reports, it is being speculated that only 11.4 lakh candidates registered for the NEET-UG exam in 2017. Contrary to that, this year has observed approximately 18.7 lakh registrations.

If you will only analyze the year-on-year spike of the NEET-UG registrations then it was only around 1.5 lakh per year. But, as soon as the pandemic hit the country these stats significantly dropped down in 2020 and 2021.


Most preferred language by students for the NEET-UG exam

Most students have the notion that the NEET-UG exam must be conducted in the English language to avoid any discrepancy.

But, this is not the case!

NEET-UG exam allows you 13 language options to choose from. In these 13 languages, there are overall 12 Indian common languages to offer more flexibility to the students while appearing for the exam.

In the last five years, you will be amazed to witness that students who take the NEET-UG exam in the Hindi language have approximately got more than doubled.

Earlier only 1.2 lakh students were there who opted to give the NEET exam in Hindi in the year 2017. But, this year has recorded a significant rise and there are approximately 2.5 lakh candidates who have chosen their exam medium as Hindi.

Not only Hindi is the one language that has observed a significant increase in the NEET exam, but there are other local languages also that are gaining significant popularity in the NEET UG exam.

After Hindi, Gujarati lies in the second place of preferred language with 50,000 candidates further followed by Bengali with 42,000 and Tamil will approximately 31,800 candidates.


NEET-UG exam registration state-wise highest registration

Students from all across the country burn their midnight oil to sit for the NEET-UG exam.

A large number of candidates have registered for the exam and as per the state-wise statistics, Maharashtra has recorded the highest registration rate with over 2.5 lakh candidates.

Besides that, UP has also recorded a great number of registrations with 2.1 lakh candidates. In addition to these two states, Karnataka, Kerala, Rajasthan, and Tamil Nadu are also on the peak level in terms of registrations.

You must be wondering if these are the states with the highest number of registered candidates then these states will also be the most opted for the exam centers.

But, this is not the case!

The three highly preferable exam locations are Kota, Patna, and Jaipur.



NEET-UG exam is just around the corner. If you want to excel in the exam and want to get to your dream college pull up your socks and start preparing for it.

The more you practice, the closer you will get to your dreams. So, why not start today?

Just have faith in your preparation and you will score exceptionally well in the NEET-UG exam!


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