NEET 2019: Exam Date, Mode, Attempts, Syllabus, Pattern

This year, National Testing agency (NTA) will conduct the NEET 2019 (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) which was previously held by CBSE every year. NAT is organizing NEET 2019 exam for admissions to undergraduate medical programmes such as MBBS, BDS and Ayush courses offered by Indian Medical Colleges.

As NTA is conducting NEET 2019 exam for UG courses, but there is no changes in curriculum and pattern of the examination. This year NEET 2019 will take place through pen and paper mode only. To get the complete information regarding NTA NEET 2019, candidates must go through with this article.

NEET 2019 Complete Details

As per the most recent information regarding NEET 2019, the candidates must know that this year also exam will be conducted one time only. To relieve the undue pressure from students, NTA decided to organize this exam in May 2019 as usual.  NTA will conduct NEET 2019 in offline mode.  The table comprises of the tentative schedule for NTA NEET 2019.

Online submission of application formsSecond week of Mar 2019

NEET Feb 2019 From To
Online submission of application forms 01-Nov-18 30-Nov-18
Admit Card 15-Apr-19 04-May-19
NEET 2019 Exam Date 05 May 2019
NEET 2019 Exam Date 05 Jun 2019

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Changes brought up by NTA in NEET 2019

The NTA will conduct NEET 2019 from now onwards. NEET is conducted for the admissions to Medical related courses all over in India. There are several changes made by NTA with respect to this exam. Now final details are as follows:

  • The exam will be conducted one time in 2019 in pen and paper mode and not online or twice.
  • It will help the students to relieve their undue pressure of multiple exams.
  • Exam Pattern of the examination is not changed.
  • The application process will also be online.

NEET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must know the eligibility specified by NTA and check if they are eligible to apply for the test or not. The eligibility criteria for NEET 2019 are mentioned below.

  • Age limit of the candidate must be between 17 to 25 years.
  • Candidates should be a citizen of India.

In case of any changes made by the NTA in the above criteria, it will be updated here only.

Application Form

The application process will be held through online mode only. The Application form for NEET 2019 will be available on the official website. Candidates can apply for the same by filling in the mandatory fields mentioned in the form.  An applicant must read eligibility criteria thoroughly as only eligible candidates can apply for the NEET 2019. Any invalid detail can lead to the rejection of your candidature. Fill in every detail carefully as no chances will be given to correct or re-edit the same. Candidates are advised to take out the printed copy of the payment receipt of the fee they paid for the application.

Application Fee

  • For General/OBC candidates – Rs. 1400/-
  • For SC/ST/PH candidates – Rs. 750/-

The application fee must be paid through online mode only, i.e. Debit/Credit card, UPI or E-Wallet. The application fee is non-refundable.

Admit Card

The candidates who have successfully applied for the NEET 2019, only those will be able to generate the Admit Card for NEET 2019. The Admit Card will be released online on the official website. Candidates can download the Admit Card from the website by entering their Application Number and Date of Birth. Admit Card is a mandatory document that every candidate must carry at the time of examination. Any candidate who will fail to bring the Admit Card will be prohibited to take the NEET 2019 examination. It is advised to take out the colored photostat of the Admit Card.

Exam Pattern

As per the previous year, the CBSE has designed an Exam Pattern for NEET. This year maybe there will be some changes take place in the pattern of examination as NTA will conduct the NEET 2019. The Exam pattern mentioned below is according to the NEET 2018, as soon as we get the changes in exam pattern and marking scheme we will surely update it to this page.

  • Mode of the examination will be computer based.
  • Type of question paper: Objective type (MCQ)
  • Duration: The duration of exam will be of 3 hours.
  • Number of questions: In total 180 questions
 Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks
 Physics 45 180
 Chemistry 45 180
 Zoology 45 180
 Botany 45 180
 Total 180 720

Marking Scheme

  • For every correct answer, 4 marks will be awarded.
  • Negative marking will be there, so for every wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted.
  • If any question is unanswered, neither will be awarded nor will be deducted.


The syllabus for NEET 2019 will help you to score well in the examination. It covers all the important topic from the point of view of the exam. If you prepare according to the curriculum designed by the conducting body then chances will be higher in order to clear the examination.

The syllabus mentioned below is according to the CBSE if there will be any changes made by NTA in the syllabus we will surely update it here.

Physics: Physical world and measurement, Laws of Motion, Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body, Properties of Bulk Matter, Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory, Electrostatics, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Waves, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Electronic Devices.

Chemistry:  Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, States of Matter: Gases and Liquids, Equilibrium, Hydrogen, p-Block Elements, Hydrocarbons, Solid State, Electrochemistry, Surface Chemistry, p-Block Elements, Coordination Compounds, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen.

Biology (Botany + Zoology): Diversity in Living World, Cell Structure and Function, Human Physiology, Structural Organization in Animals and Plants, Plant Physiology, Reproduction, Biology and Human Welfare, Ecology and Environment, Genetics and Evolution, Biotechnology and Its Applications.

Answer Key

The candidates can download NEET 2019 Answer Key and use it to get an estimated idea of their scores. The Answer Key is provided to the candidates on the official website. It will be in a pdf format. NEET 2019 Answer Key will be consist of the set-wise answers to the questions. This year NTA will publish the Answer Key for NEET 2019. The exam will be conducted through online mode only. The Answer Key is the helpful source to predict the performance of a candidate. Candidates can also challenge the Answer Key, but for that, they have to pay Rs.1000/- per Answer Key and that will be non-refundable. This process of revaluation will also take place via online mode. When the Answer Key will be available it will be updated on this page.


The NTA will declare the Result for NEET 2019 on the official website. Candidates who have appeared for the exams only they would be able to check their Result. To check the Result, candidates must log in to the website by entering their Roll number as ID and Date of Birth as password and then they can view or download the Result. The Result will show the marks obtained and the Rank achieved by the candidate in NEET 2019. The Rank card will comprise of All India Rank, State Rank and Category-wise Rank of the candidates. If NTA will make any changes with respect to the Result of NEET 2019, those changes will be updated on this page.


The candidates who will be shortlisted for the further admission process only they will be called in the counseling round. This year NTA will organize the counseling process. The NEET 2019 Result will declare the list of candidates and on that basis, the candidates will be called for the counseling round. In the counseling round, the candidate must report the venue on time. The candidate must bring the necessary documents required at the time of counseling. After counseling and getting placed to the institute candidates can pay the admission fee on the same day.

Documents required in counseling

  • Admit Card
  • Rank or score Card
  • Any valid government ID proof
  • Date of Birth proof
  • Recent passport size photograph
  • Xerox copy of the above-mentioned documents

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36 Replies to “NEET 2019: Exam Date, Mode, Attempts, Syllabus, Pattern”

    1. As per last year age limit, in order to be eligible for NEET, candidate can be at max 25 years old as on the date of examination. SC, ST, OBC category candidates will get a relaxation of 5 years, which means they can be at max 30 years old.

  1. I am 26 years; SC candidate, am I eligible for NEET 2019? As it is not mentioned about any age relaxation for caste category?

  2. Sir Any plan to award grace for neet exam 2019 for above 90 % marks scored students of Class 12 cbse/or exam ?

    if it is not what is the use for high marks for class 12 , same as 50 % and 90 % ?

    please consider the class 12 marks .

  3. As stated in this article “NTA decided to organize this exam in May 2019 and then again in December 2019.”
    Then why are the exams going to be conducted in February and May– it should rather be May and December.

    1. That was mistake in the article, it has been corrected. Exams will be conducted in Feb 2019 and May 2019. However as per latest information, ministry is reconsidering this decision and final details will be released soon.

  4. If maximum attempts at maximum time limit is unlimited, then you should not need to take a good test. You can enter all without exams because the maximum attempts at 3 time are not all Students will qualify properly and the 12th class or Those who are coaching new students in a year or two, your decision is five to six years and coaching because of those three Four students have passed exams in front of them, New students will not be able to perform any proforma Students who are poor according to your decision and further for five to six year All the students who have been 3 years and 4 years old will be easily selected and the poor new students will not be able to do the 6 in front of them Which sir Prakash jawadekar ji Has done that now there will be no maxim attempts for the neutral, it will be admission of all the old students. Will you post job for all these You will find that their status will be similar to the engineering students, the unemployed, the decision is wrong You should reconsider this decision. From 2016, students have already given their exams and they will be eligible for 2019 Due to Ineligible Declaration

    1. You are so wrong! Doctors save lives. Does engineer does that?! Don’t ever compare medical & engineering. they are two different paths & about decision jawdekar sir has made you are no one to point out whether it’s wrong or right. Do travel in rural areas where only 1-2 doctors are working & also there are places where there is no doctor/hospitals/clinics nearby and people have to go miles & miles in city for treatment.

  5. I am 25 years; OBC candidate, am I eligible for NEET 2019? As it is not mentioned about any age relaxation for caste category?

  6. Neet should be conducted 2 times as students will get more chance to score well and will get to know their weaknesses in first attempt. And exam pressure will minimise in 2nd attempt as already students will get a practice in first attempt.

    1. NEET 2019 was scheduled for Feb and May both, however as per recent information, Ministry is reconsidering their decision. Hope for best!!

  7. Neet should be conducted two times as this will give students more chance to do well.during first attempt students will get an exposure to exam and by working on their weak points they can give a 2nd attempt and don’t have to wait for a year. Some students also fear the exam so it will boost their confidence and they’ll be able to perform better in their 2nd attempt.

    1. NEET 2019 was scheduled for Feb and May both, however as per recent information, Ministry is reconsidering their decision. Lets hope for best decision.

  8. Sir kya feb me neet nai hoga?? Bcos meri dob 26 feb tak 25 year ho jaigi.. Yadi may me exam hota h to me exam nai de puugi…

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