NEET Exam Pattern 2019

March 11, 2019 1103 Team EC

NEET Exam Pattern 2019- The NEET 2019 exam gives the opportunity to those candidates/aspirants who seek admissions in courses like MBBS, BDS( Dental) and Ayush courses in top medical colleges and universities of India. The NEET Exam is organized by NTA for the date 5th May 2019 in only one session. It is an entrance test of national level which is organized by NTA (National Test Agency). Along with NEET 2019 Syllabus, it is important to know the NEET exam pattern before preparing for the exam, with the help of NEET exam pattern students will get an idea about the Question paper for example type of question, the number of question, marking scheme, etc. According to the notification released by NTA,  NEET 2019 exam is paper- pen-based test and the duration of the exam is 3 hours. The Question paper of NEET 2019 exam is divided into 4 section Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology, each section contains 45 Questions so the total number of question is 180. For each right answer, candidates will get 4 marks and for each wrong answer and Multiple answers for the same question will lead to negative marking for that respective question. The question paper of NEET 2019 exam is in total 8 language English, Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati, and Assamese.  The candidates are required to use only blue/black ball point pen to mark answers.

In this article, we are providing all the information related to NEET Exam Pattern 2019. Applicants need to read the full-length article to get full details about NEET Exam Pattern 2019

NEET 2019 Exam Structure:

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Total No. of Questions
180 questions (MCQs)
Exam Mode
Offline mode only (pen and paper based)
Type of Question
MCQs with 4 options and 1 correct answer
Duration of Exam
3 hours( 10:00AM-1:00 PM)
Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Botany & Zoology)
Total 8 languages- English, Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati and Assamese
Marking Scheme
4 marks are awarded for each correct answer and 1 mark deducted for each wrong answer

NEET Exam Pattern 2019 :

After the NEET registration process, the first thing comes in mind that what will be the syllabus of the NEET examination. By getting the full details of the NEET 2019 Exam Pattern, the applicants will be able to make comprehensive preparations for the examination. The examination will be based on subjects studied by the applicants in Class 11th and 12th. Applicants need to go through the overview of NEET Exam Pattern 2019 as mentioned below.

  • As per the guidelines, the examination is conducted in Pen and Paper based mode.
  • Applicants are not allowed to bring their own stationery for the examination at the NEET Exam Center. As for the examination, the stationary and other required material will be provided to applicants inside the examination hall.
  • In the examination, 45 questions are assigned to each subject Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.
  • 4 marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
  • For every incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted.

Subjects for NEET Exam Pattern 2019:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology (Botany & Zoology)

NEET Exam Pattern 2019 Test-Booklet:
The language of Examination: Applicants would be provided the test booklet in the language opted by them as the medium of the examination. Applicants who opted for vernacular languages would be provided bilingual test booklet (in the selected language and in English).

An opening of Seal: Sealed test booklet will be provided to all the applicants fifteen minutes before the commencement of the examination. Applicants are not allowed to open the test booklet until the invigilator will not ask to do so. All the applicants will be instructed to open the seal of the test booklet five minutes before the commencement of the exam.

Fill details in cover Page: Fill all the details required on the cover page of the test booklet with a ballpoint pen immediately after getting the test booklet.

Marking the response sheet (Answer sheet) for NEET 2019:

Valid Response of question: Applicants must use Blue/Black Ball Point Pen to darken the appropriate option of the question. As per the given instruction by the conducting bodies, the answers marked with a pencil will not be evaluated.

Invalid Response of question: Improper darkening of the circle of answers or darkened with a pencil will be treated as an invalid response and not to be evaluated. If more than one circle is marked/darkened it shall be treated as a wrong way of marking and no marks will be awarded to the applicant and instead of that, a mark will be deducted.

Change of Marked Response: Each applicant must need to be careful before darkening the circle as no further changes can be made in answer once they marked. Use of eraser or whitener on the answer sheet is not allowed for any changes as the answer sheets are machine gradable and it may lead to wrong evaluation.

An applicant who wishes not to attempt any question, he/she should not need to darken the circle for a response.

Rough Work: As per the instructions applicants cannot do any kind of rough work on the answer sheet as it should be done in the test booklet itself.

NTA provides the option of vernacular languages for question paper medium for the following languages in the respective exam centers:

Question Paper Medium

Exam Centers

English and Hindi Medium

All Examination Center Cities

English & Urdu

All Examination Centre Cities

English & Marathi

Examination Center Cities in Maharashtra

English & Gujarati

Examination Center Cities in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra & Nagar Haveli

English & Bengali

Examination Center Cities in West Bengal and Tripura

English & Assamese

Examination Center Cities in Assam

English & Telugu

Examination Center Cities in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana

English & Oriya

Examination Center Cities in Odisha

English & Kannada

Examination Center Cities in Karnataka

English & Tamil

Examination Center Cities in Tamil Nadu

Important points regarding the languages of the test booklet for NEET Exam 2019-

  • Candidates, who opt for the language English, the test booklet is provided in English only.
  • Candidates, those who opt for Hindi, they are provided with the Bilingual Test Booklet i.e. the test booklet is in languages Hindi and English.
  • Candidates who opt for vernacular languages, Bilingual Test Booklet i.e. in the selected language and in English will be provided.
  • In case of any ambiguity or discrepancies translation of any of the questions, the English version will be treated as final.

NEET 2019 Expected Cut-off Requirement to Qualify the Exam

Category Percentile Requirement to Qualify Expected Cut-off NEET score
General (UR) 50 110 - 130
General (UR) PwD 45 115 - 125
SC, ST, OBC 40 90 - 100
SC, ST, OBC  - PwD 40 90 - 100

 *This cutoff is from media resources.

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