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Documents Required for NEET UG Counselling

Last updated date: 24th Nov 2023
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Documents Needed to Apply for NEET UG 2023 Registration

The National Testing Agency is the NEET UG exam-conducting government body. The registration process is done through an online application form. Once you finish the registration, you must submit the documents required for NEET UG counselling through NEET

The list of documents you need to fill up the form is given below. Uploading the documents and maintaining the formats needed for a successful submission is very crucial, as one tiny mistake in uploading the forms can reject your application form.

List of Documents Needed for NEET UG Registration Form

Remember that you will need scanned copies of the NEET UG form documents that are needed for the NEET UG Form fill-up. The sizes of the documents differ from one another.

Here is the scanned documents you will need for NEET UG 2023 registration.

  • Recent Passport Size Photograph

  • Scanned Signature

  • Postcard Size Photograph

  • Fingers of Left and Right Hand and Thumb Impressions

  • Category Certificate issued by a Government Authorized Person (If applicable)

  • PwD Certificate

  • Proof of being an Indian Citizen

  • Address Proof

  • Certificate of Class 10

Once you know about all the documents you need to fill up the form, know that you will need to edit those scanned copies as per NTA’s requirement, maintaining the size format.

All the specifications and formatting guidelines of each document are given below.



Size and Formatting Structure

Specification for tool

Passport Size Photograph (Recent)

1)White Background

2)Coverage of the Face should be 80 % with ears clearly visible.

Size within 10 kb to 200 kb.

JPG Format

2.5 * 3.5 inches with 72 DPI

Post Card Size Picture 

1)With the name and date of taking the photograph

2)Without a cap or sunglasses

3)80% coverage of the face with ears visible on white background

4” * 6”

Size between 10 kb to 200 kb

4.25 * 3.5 inches with 72 DPI


1)Signature on a white background with a black pen.

2) It should not be in Capital letters

4 kb to 30 kb in Size 

Format- JPG

2.5 * 3.5 inches with 72 DPI

Left Hand Thumb Impression

1)Blue ink on White Paper

2)In case there is some issue with the left-hand thumb impression, you can use your right-hand thumb

10 kb to 200 kb in Size

2.5 * 3.5 inches with 72 DPI

Class 10 Pass Certificate

1)Scan the Class 10 Certificate.

2)It should be clearly visible

Size within 50 kb to 300 kb

2.5 * 3.5 inches with 72 DPI

Category Certificate

SC/ST/OBC/EWS Certificate

Size within 50 kb to 300 kb 

Format PDF

PwD Certificate

Certificate obtained from a government authority

Size 50 kb to 300 kb

Format PDF

Citizen Certificate

Citizenship/Embassy Certificate or any documentary proof

Size within 50 kb to 300 kb

Format PDF

Guideline on how to Upload NEET UG 2023 Documents 

When you know all the documents needed for NEET UG registration to make them eligible for the sizes and formats according to NTA look for several free image-converting applications or tools available online. You can also use the paint application on your laptop or computer to size or resize the documents.

  • After successfully registering NEET UG, log in to the website with your candidate login ID.

  • There will be a section named ‘documents to be uploaded’. Click on the section and upload the documents carefully.

  • After you’re done with uploading all the documents to their exact boxes, click on the submit button.

Documents you Need on the NEET UG Exam Day 

A list of NEET UG exam documents required on the exam day is given below.

  • Printout of the NEET UG admit Card

  • Same passport sized photograph you uploaded on the form

  • A valid ID issued by the government 

  • PWD certificate if applicable 

  • A self-declaration form from the NTA (admit card undertaking)

Documents Required for NEET UG Counselling 

  • Admit card and Scorecard of NEET UG

  • Marksheet and certificate of Class 10 

  • Marksheet and Certificate of Class 12

  • Valid ID proof (Issued by the government such as PAN/ AADHAR/ Passport)

  • Category Certificate (If applicable)

  • PwD Certificate (If applicable)

Apart from Taking Preparations, Be Sincere While filling up the Form

You can give your best while taking preparation for the examination but a single mistake on the size of any NEET UG form documents can snatch away your opportunity of getting into a medical college. Apart from the sincerity of filling up the form, once you crack the exam, you must submit your original documents to the allotted college. Keep all of your original documents safe and secure throughout the whole process.

FAQs on Documents Required for NEET UG Counselling

1. Are original or photocopies of the documents needed for NEET UG registration?

You must show your original documents when you are allotted to a college.  Also, while making scanned copies, you should scan the original documents.

2. What is Phase-2 registration of NEET UG?

Once you have appeared for the exam, you have to register for Phase-2 to check your result and it is a compulsory step for admission into your dream medical college.

3. Do I need attested photographs to fill up the form of NEET UG?

No. Attested photographs are not mandatory. Only clear photographs with 80% coverage of the face with visible ears are accepted. Know that NTA does not accept computer-generated or Polaroid photographs.