NEET Exam

Oct. 25, 2018

Important for NEET 2019

National Eligilibility Cum Entrance Test

NEET 2019

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NEET is an entrance examination, to study any graduate medical course (MBBS), dental course (BDS) or postgraduate course (MD/MS) in government or private medical colleges in India. NEET UG conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in 2016, replacing AIPMT. NTA will conduct NEET 2019 exam in offline mode only once a year. NEET 2019 will also offer almost 90,000 MBBS and BDS seats to the medical and dental colleges of India except for AIIMS and JIPMER.

What’s new?

  • Examination conducting body is the National Testing Agency (NTA), instead of CBSE.

  • The exam will be held once a year, and there will be no change in the exam pattern.

  • NEET 2019 mode of conduction will be offline only, as a pen and paper test.


 

Important Dates

Events

Dates

Name of the Examination

National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET)

Examination Conducting body

National Testing Agency

Examination level

National

Examination category

Undergraduate

Purpose of examination

Admission to medical, dental, and AYUSH courses in India (except AIIMS and JIPMER)

Application Form

November 1, 2018

Application Form Correction Window

December 2018

Admit Card release date

April 15, 2019

Exam Date

May 5, 2019

Declaration of results

June 5, 2019

Commencement of Counselling

June 13, 2019


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Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidates age must be at least 17 years as on December 31, 2019.

  • The candidates age should not exceed 25 years as on May 6, 2019.

  • The candidates must have passed Class 12 or must be appearing in the same in 2019.

  • The candidates must have marks aggregate of 50% ( unreserved), 45% ( Physically

Handicapped-PH), and 40% (for reserved including the PH reserved) in the subjects of Physics,

Chemistry and Biology.

  • Candidates should have studied Biology/Biotechnology with practicals in both Classes 11 and 12.

  • Candidates in class 12 with Biology as an additional subject alone are also eligible for NEET 2019.

 

Application Form

NEET 2019 will released the application form in November 1, 2018. The last date for filling is November 30, 2018. Check below the step-by-step approach to fill in the application form.

  • Step 1-Registration

  • Step 2-Filling of Application Form

  • Step 3-Uploading Scanned Images

  • Step 4-Payment of Application Fees

Exam Pattern

There is no additional changes to the existing exam pattern. So, the NEET 2019 exam pattern is similar to the previous one which is described in detail below.

Particulars

Details

Mode of Examination

Offline (Pen and Paper)

Duration of Examination

3 hours

Total Number of Questions

180 Questions

Sections

Physics-45 Questions

Chemistry-45 Questions

Biology-90 Questions

Marking Scheme

+4 marks for each correct answer; -1 mark for each wrong answer; 0 mark for each unanswered question

Maximum Marks

720 marks

Aggregate score calculation

Total number of correct answers X 4 – Total number of incorrect answers X 1

(Note: There are no marks for attempting of questions)

Admit Card

Candidates can download their admit cards from the official website by using their login ID and password. Candidates details such as the examination venue, exam timings, roll number, and personal details of the candidates will be mentioned in the admit card. Hall tickets or admit cards are compulsory while reporting to at the exam centre.

Cutoff

Candidates only who meet the cutoff requirement of NEET 2019 will be eligible to attend the counselling sessions.

Category

Cutoff Percentile

Cutoff Marks (2018)

Unreserved

50th Percentile

119

OBC/SC/ST

40th Percentile

96

UR PwD

45th Percentile

107

How to Prepare for NEET 2019

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Important books & Online resources for NEET 2019
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NCERT - Biology XII NCERT - Class XII Chemistry Part 1 NCERT - Class XII Physics Part 1 Complete Course | Physics-Complete Course
NCERT - Biology XII | NCERT - Biology XI NCERT - Class XII Chemistry Part 1 | NCERT - Class XII Chemistry Part 2 | NCERT - Class XI Chemistry Part 1 | NCERT - Class XI Chemistry Part 2 NCERT - Class XII Physics Part 1 | NCERT - Class XII Physics Part 2 | NCERT - Class XI Physics Part 1 | NCERT - Class XI Physics Part 2 Complete Course | Physics-Complete Course | Chemistry-Complete Course | Biology-Complete Course | Complete Test Series | Physics-Test Series | Chemistry-Test Series | Biology-Test Series | Combo AIIMS + NEET | Combo JIPMER + NEET
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Chemistry
Dr.O. P. Tandon & Dr. A. K. Virmani - Organic Chemistry (G.R. Bathla Publications)-Part1 Chemistry-Complete Course
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Physics
H. C. Verma - Concepts of Physics Part-1 Physics-Complete Course
H. C. Verma - Concepts of Physics Part-1, DC Pandey - Understanding Physics (Volume-1), DC Pandey - Understanding Physics (Volume-2), H. C. Verma - Concepts of Physics Part-2, DC Pandey - Optics and Modern Physics, DC Pandey - Electricity and Magnetism, DC Pandey - Waves and Thermodynamics Physics-Complete Course | Physics-Test Series |
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