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

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

Although 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.

NEET 2019 From To
Online submission of application forms 01-Nov-18 07 Dec 2018
Application Fee can be paid until 08 Dec 2018
Admit Card 15 Apr 2019
NEET 2019 Exam Date 05 May 2019
NEET 2019 Result 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 were supposed to be several changes made by NTA with respect to this exam. However now all changes have been rolled back. 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.

  • Candidates should be Indian National / Non-Resident (NRIs) / Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs) / Persons with Indian Origin (PIOs) and Foreign Nationals are eligible for 15% All India Quota Seats.

Academic Qualifications: 

  • The Candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology and English individually.
  • The candidate must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken in Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Biotechnology at the qualifying examination.
  • Candidates belonging to SC, ST or OBC, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology taken together in qualifying examination shall be 40% marks instead of 50% marks for Unreserved Candidates.
  • The candidates should have passed class 12th or its equivalent examination, from any recognized board.

Age Limits:

The eligibility conditions regarding age limit is revised as under:

For Candidates of Existing age limit Revised age limit
Unreserved category (UR) Born on or between 05 May 1994 and 31 December 2002 Born on or before 31 December 2002
SC/ST/OBC/PwD Category Born on or between 05 May 1989 and 31 December 2002 Born on or before 31 December 2002

Note: In view of the Hon’ble Supreme Court’s Order in SLP (C) No(s). 14320/2018 and in other connected matters, dated 29th November, 2018, the petitioners / candidates who are 25 years of age and above shall be entitled to apply and appear in the NEET (UG)-2019 examination provisionally subject to final outcome of these matters.

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

Application Form

Application process for NEET 2019 is over now. The application process was held through online mode only. The Application form for NEET 2019 was 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. 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/-
  • Transgender – 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 the pattern of examination will remain same even though 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 pen and paper 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.

Syllabus

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 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.

Result

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.

Counseling

The candidates who will be shortlisted for the further admission process only they will be called in the counseling round. This year MCC will organize the counseling process for AIQ. 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 submit their choices 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

Official website: nta.ac.in

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  1. Sir, For NEET-2019 What is the Upper age limit ?

    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.

    2. 25 for Gen and 30 for SC / ST / OBC

  2. Maximum age limit for obc candidata

    1. 25 for Gen and 30 for SC / ST / OBC

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

    1. Yes, you are eligible.

  4. SIR . Are Nios students eligible for NEET 2019???

  5. Sir, I have passed 12th this year,my marks are bio-50 chm-52 phy 60. Am I eligible for neet in Feb.

  6. Sir if I give improvement this year will I able to give neet in Feb?

    1. yes you can

  7. Nishant Prajapati

    Is there any attempt limit ?

    1. no, there is no attempt limit in NEET

  8. How many times can a student write neet??

    1. n number of times, it does not have attempts limit, just age limit

  9. abhimanyu bhambhu

    sir i have attempted NEET 2 times. now how many times i can attempt neet exam in future.

  10. alexander m thomas

    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 .

  11. how many attempt in neet 2019

    1. there are not attempt limits in NEET

  12. Sk Taniya Rahaman

    How I can contact for test series conducted by NTA??

    1. It was supposed to release on 1st Aug, but its not yet available.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

    2. But there is age limit.

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

    1. Age relaxations will be as per government rules . You can refer previous year NEET brochure for the same.

  16. % requrement for neet 2019?

  17. Is up board private student can give neet exam??

    1. Final decision regarding private students is yet pending.

  18. 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!!

  19. 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.

  20. 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…

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

  21. U people just playing with our life..y dont you consider students openion.every neet student was happy with 2 times exam decision.plzz sir don’t play with us.better think again about ur decision .keep twice exam in online mode.

    So u mean there are no rural students writing jee exam..I still can’t understand “Y JEE TWICE AND NEET ONLY ONCE??”
    Think about it sir it’s our life
    We need neet TWICE.

  22. Biology as a additional subject (private) from state board can apply for neet ?

    1. As per latest court decision bio as additional subject is eligible.

  23. What is the attempt limit in NEET 2019?

    1. There are not attempt limit in NEET 2019

  24. Neet 2019 complete details Wrongly mentioned as Exam Date instead of Result date

    1. thanks! it has been corrected.

  25. Sir, I have passed my class 12 in 2016. Am I eligible for the NEET 2019 ??

    please reply..!

  26. Sir , 50 % marks scored and above 90 % marks scored students in Class 12 is equal for NTA NEET Rank? what is is use for high performance when their study? Better make minimum marks in class 12 and concentrate for NEET ?

    Avoid this situation and provide Grace mark for class 12 th mark…

  27. So nice nta authority.thanks

  28. sir please think again” neet twice a year with online mode” is a good decision each and every student was so happy with that, please take that decision again.

  29. As per earlier trends of the paper most questions for the biology section are directly from NCERT . Since nta will be conducting the exam this time is there a possibility that the ques come from beyond ncert?

  30. How can we prepare for neet 2019???
    Is ncert is enough or not to clear neet 2019????

    1. yes more than enough

  31. I am having 48 marks in chemistry
    Am i eligible

  32. kya additional bio dono class me hona chahiye ya 12 mai ho to bhi Neet eligibility hai ?

  33. I will be 17 on 20 May 19. Am I eligible to appear in 2019 NEET?

  34. How many attempts i can give to neet exam

    1. till the age of 25

  35. Is veterinary entrance through neet ha?
    15% all India quota or full 100% through neet ha?

  36. what is the weightage of ncert ?

  37. Kya koi probability hai age limit increase krne ki ya hatne ki?

  38. Sir,
    please give me some special tips to prepare for neet.
    plz plz sir.

  39. what is syllabus for neet

  40. neet 2019 me is bar 3 attempt wala lagu hai ki ni ??

  41. Hi sir I an 20 years old I have 2attmed neet paper and two year dropout which cod fil in the neet application form cod no please sir

  42. This is really very nice blog and so informative

    neet 2019 application form

  43. I read the syllabus and found that thermodynamics is not mentioned in the chemistry syllabus…does it means that it will have very less weightage?

  44. Sir Nta ne Jo syllabus dala h utna hi caffee h kya ?
    ki kuch our extra pdna h

  45. Sir in neet form colom ‘eligibility country/ state ‘ me kya bharna he? ?

  46. there is reduction of syllabus .physics dnt involve gravitation
    in bio no morphology
    in chem some chapters are missing wots that

    1. Where did you get this information? Thanks if correct.

    2. Thank you. But, Where did you get this information?

  47. How many times can a student appear for NEET considering the changes that are to be brought in 2020? If a student has appeared already two times,can he/she attend the 2020 feb/may exam too? Please Please do reply sir/ma’am…..

  48. Shiv Shankar chaudhary

    Sir main nta neet ka form nhi fill kar pya hu sir ab main Kya kroo iske date extended hone ki samvaona hai kya sir please rply

  49. What is the validity of caste certificate required for obc candidate in Neet 2019??

  50. Sir,we have study ncert are any other books,pls reply to this msg

  51. Sir, i got 49.1 % in pcb state board marks and I belongs to SCA category will i eligible for NEET 2019

  52. Can we expect 2019 neet biology questions from NCERT?

  53. If I study NCERT for biology,can I get 80 questions correc? Can
    I prepar only NCERT book for biology?

  54. Biology is my additional subject.Delhi court order is applicable 2019 also.can I appear neet 2019 ?

  55. Did nta deleted any portion for neet 2019

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