NEET 2019 exam will be conducted through pen paper based mode. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is organized by the NTA (National testing Agency) once in a year by NTA. It is the only national level medical entrance exam. It is organi

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  • Exam Pattern
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NEET 2019 exam will be conducted through pen paper based mode. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is organized by the NTA (National testing Agency) once in a year by NTA. It is the only national level medical entrance exam. It is organized for providing admission in MBBS, BDS & Ayush courses offered by all Indian Medical colleges. In order to get admission in medical courses in abroad, candidates have to qualify the NEET UG exam. Here we are providing details about NEET 2019 exam including application form, exam date, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, etc

New Changes Introduced Last Year

On the proposal of Union Health Ministry, MCI approved several changes in the NEET UG entrance exam. Below we have listed the new changes introduced last year:

  • Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have joined 15% All India Quota scheme. Candidates of these states need not to submit Self Declaration form now.
  • Aadhaar Card is also not compulsory to fill the NEET Application. But, candidates have to required any ID proof to apply for the exam.
  • Indian candidates those wish to pursue MBBS/BDS in foreign nationals, they have qualify NEET UG exam.
  • The attempt limit has been removed from the last year. Now, candidates may attempt the NEET untill the age limit as per their categories.
  • NIOS or State Open School or private candidates’ are not eligible to NEET exam.
  • There will be one set for question paper in all languages.
  • As per officials the exam will be bilingual (except language chosen in English).
  • NTA will set up 3,000 practice centres for NEET UG examination from August 2018. It will function on saturdays and sundays & candidates will get around an hour to practice.
  • From next year, NTA will start their teaching centres for NEET aspirants. They will not charge any fee for coaching. It will start functioning from May 2019.

Important Dates: NEET 2019 Exams

The tentative dates for NEET 2019 entrance exam are:

Events Dates (Announced)
Application form Release 1st November 2018
Application submission last date 30th November 2018
Last date to pay the fee November 2018
Correction Window Open December 2018
Admit card available 15th April 2019
Exam date 5th May 2019
Answer key Release Within a week after exam
Announcement of result 5th June 2019
Counselling begins 2nd week of June 2019

NEET Application Form 2019

Have a look at below pointers to fetch the important application form details:

  • NEET 2019 Application Form will be available through online mode only
  • Visit the NEET official website to fill the application form
  • Necessary details such as personal info, contact details, qualification, etc.
  • Scanned images of photo, signature and impression of index finger in predefined format
  • Either use offline or online mode for making fee payment
  • Don’t forget to get the printout of confirmation page after paying the fee for further reference

Application Fee:

  • Candidates need to pay application fee of Rs. 1400/- (for UR & OBC) and Rs. 750/- (for SC/ST & PH)
  • Fill an e-challan from Syndicate, SBI, ICICI Bank or HDFC bank if want to pay through offline mode
  • You can use either Debit Card or Credit Card to pay fee online

NEET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

It’s important to check the eligibility criteria before registering for NEET exam. Check the below pointers to known about NEET 2019 eligibility:

  • Candidates should be Indian citizen. Moreover, candidates, who belong to OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) community, can also apply.
  • Candidates hailing from J&K/AP/Telangana reserve the 15% All India Quota including AFMC, Pune just on the grounds of self-declaration.
  • Carrying Aadhaar card number is mandatory to apply for NEET exams for Indian candidates

Age Limit

  • A candidate should be at least 17 years old as on or before 31st December of the year in which he/ she is taking the admission
  • General & OBC candidates can apply till the 25 years of age whereas 30 years is the maximum age limit for other categories


  • A candidate must have passed senior secondary or equivalent exam to be eligible for NEET.
  • Chemistry, Physics, Biology/Biotechnology with English are compulsory subjects in senior secondary
  • Candidates who are appearing in 10+2 can also apply
  • The required minimum marks in 12th standard (PCB group) for general category are 50%, 40% for SC/ST & OBC and 45% marks for general-PH

NEET 2019 Exam Pattern

Go through the below points to know the pattern of NEET 2019 examination:

  • The paper will contain total 180 questions
  • NEET paper is a pen and paper based offline mode exam
  • All the questions will be objective type (1 out of 4 will be correct)
  • The duration of the exam will be 3 hours
  • Question paper will be provided in 8 different languages including English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi and Telugu
  • 4 marks will be credited to score for each right answer (+4)
  • Each wrong answer will harm you with one mark deduction (-1)
Section No. of Question Marks
Physics 45 180
Chemistry 45 180
Botany 45 180
Zoology 45 180
Total 180 720

NEET Syllabus

MCI (Medical Council of India) is the body that defines the syllabus of NEET exam. Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology are the subjects on which the paper is based. 11th and 12th class level topics of these subjects will be covered in the paper. NEET paper is usually structured after reviewing the syllabus of various states as well as NCERT, COBSE, CBSE.

Preparation Tips for NEET

  • Find official syllabus to collect the relevant details for study plan
  • Adhere with a timetable for better preparations
  • Refer good books and study material for solid preparation
  • Mock test & previous question papers are the best things to go through
  • Sleep properly, eat nutritious and stay healthy and tension free
  • With less time left, don’t try something new

NEET Admit Card 2019

NEET Admit Card 2019 will be available for download from the 1st week of April 2019. Successfully registered candidates will not receive the admit cards individually by post or any other services. The name of the candidate, father’s name, category, roll no, photograph, exam center, reporting date & time, etc. will be mentioned on hall ticket. Candidates are suggested to keep their admit cards safely until process of admission gets over.


The answer key will be available from the week of the examination only. You can find the answer key on the NEET official website only. Candidates will have the provision to challenge any answer from the key, if they don’t find any answer correct. Candidates have to spend INR 1000 per answer while challenging. The Board will refund the payment if the challenger wins the challenge.

NEET 2019 Result

NEET Results shall be declared online through the official website. Candidates can know their score by entering their roll no. and other details once the result gets declared. An extra printout of the result helps the students get further reference. While preparing the merit lists, the guidelines issued by Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, DGHS, MCI and DCI are followed.

NEET Cut-Off

The minimum marks a candidate needs to score to qualify in any entrance are called cut-off marks. The influential factors for a cut-off are no. of participants, level of difficulty, and availability of seats. NEET 2019 cut-off will be released after results in June 2019.

NEET Counselling 2019

The candidates can participate in the counselling process as per their NEET score. MCC of Directorate General of Health Service (DGHS) conducts online counseling for students belonging from 15% All India Quota. The students out of the quota will be counseled by the respective boards.

Candidates will have to pay the counselling charges and choose their preferred colleges when the counselling process will be on the go. The filled choices, rank and availability of seats are the major factors in seat allotment. Once a candidate receives a seat allotment notification, he/she needs to visit the allotted college for fulfill the admission formalities.

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