Last updated on August 7th, 2018 at 06:42 pm
The tentative schedule for NEET 2019 has been released. Click here to check the important dates.
As per latest notice, NEET 2019 will be conducted twice a year by newly-established National Testing Agency (NTA).
National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET 2019 is a national level medical entrance examination required to pursue UG medical studies (MBBS/BDS) in India. Since 2017, NEET has replaced all the medical/dental entrance tests at UG level. The NEET 2019 examination will be conducted in 10 languages across India with an applicant expectancy of 1 million+ students. The NEET 2019 official notification for Feb 2019 exam is expected to be released on 1st October 2019.
Beginning from 2019, NEET will be conducted twice a year and will be organised by newly-established National Testing Agency.
Read in detail about AIIMS MBBS Entrance Exam 2019.
List of Contents
- Important Dates.
- Date of Examination.
- Mode of Answering.
- Language of Examination.
- Eligibility Criteria.
- How to Apply for NEET-UG?
- Admit Card.
- Exam Pattern.
- Useful Links.
NEET 2019 Exam Dates (Tentative)
The NEET 2019 examination will be held twice a year i.e. in February 2019 and May 2019.
|Exam Notification||1st October 2018|
|Commencement of Registration and submission of Application form (Online only)||1st October – 30th October 2018|
|Correction Windows for submitted Application||November 2018|
|Release of admit card||December 2018|
|NEET 2019 Exam Date||2nd Feb – 17th Feb 2019|
|Declaration of Results||1st week of March 2019.|
|Exam Notification||2nd week of March 2019|
|Commencement of Registration and submission of Application form (Online only)||2nd week of March – 1st week of April 2019.|
|Correction Windows for submitted Application||April 2019|
|Release of admit card||May 2019|
|NEET 2019 Exam Date||12th May – 26th May 2019.|
|Declaration of Results||1st week of June 2019.|
NEET 2019 Exam Date
From 2019 onwards, NEET exam will be conducted twice a year – first in Feb and then in May.
NTA NEET 2019 will be conducted from 2nd Feb till 17th Feb 2019 whereas the May exam can be taken from 12th May – 26th May 2019.
Mode of Answering
NEET UG 2019 exam is conducted ONLINE mode only.
This change has been made post organisation responsibility being shifted from CBSE to NTA.
Medium of Answering
Candidate has the option to take the NEET 2019 examination in any of the languages listed below:
- Telugu &
NEET 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Following eligibility clauses must be satisfied in order to apply online for NEET 2019.
All Indian Nationals, Non-Resident Indians, Overseas Citizens of India, Persons with Indian Origin and Foreign Nationals are Eligible to apply.
NEET 2019 Age limit
The candidate must have attained minimum 17 years of age at the time of admission or would be 17 on or before the 31st December 2019.
The upper age limit is 25 years as on the date of examination with a relaxation of 5 years for candidates of the SC/ST/OBC category and Differently Abled (as per the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016).
Candidates should have passed 12th or any equivalent Examination with Chemistry, Physics, Biology/ Biotechnology and English as Subjects.
Further, the candidates must have scored at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology taken together. However, for SC/ST/OBC candidates the requirement is 40% marks whereas it is 45% for PWD candidates.
Candidates appearing for 12th Examination are also Eligible to apply.
Candidates who have passed B.Sc from a recognized university in India and have studied minimum two subjects out of Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology are also eligible for NEET UG 2019.
Number of Attempts
There is no limit to the number of attempts as per the recent guidelines issued.
NEET 2019 Application Form
Candidates can apply online for NEET 2019 through the official NTA NEET website.
The online portal for Feb 2019 exam would be open for registration & application between the 1st Oct – 30th Oct 2019.
|Mode of Application/ Category (Online Payment Only)||Fee|
Candidates can pay the NEET exam fees via digital mediums only:
- Net Banking.
- Credit Card/Debit Cards
- e-wallet services such as PayTm, Oxygen wallet etc.
No demand drafts are accepted.
Documents to be Uploaded
- Scanned images of their latest passport size Photograph with candidate’s name & date of taking Photograph (10kb to 100kb file size).
- Signature (3kb to 20kb file size) in JPG/ JPEG format only.
Detailed procedure for NEET 2019 application form will be published soon.
The admit cards for NEET 2019 (Oct exam) will be available for download on the NTA NEET Official website in Dec 2018.
After the download, a copy of the card will also be sent to the candidates’ email Id. The admit cards will not be sent through post.
NEET 2019 Examination Pattern
NEET 2019 will comprise of total 180 Questions in the Multiple- Choice Question (MCQ) pattern.
The question paper will be drawn from following subjects:
|Subject/Section||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|Physics||45 MCQs||180 marks|
|Chemistry||45 MCQs||180 marks|
|Biology – Botany & Zoology||45 X 2 = 90 MCQs||360 marks|
|Total||180 MCQs||720 marks|
Four marks will be awarded for each correct answer and one mark deducted for each incorrect answer.
The NEET 2019 results will be published somewhere around the 1st week of March 2019 for Feb 2019 Exam.
For May exam, however, the results will be available in the 1st week of June 2019.
For Seats under 15% All India Quota, Central Institutions including AFMC, ESI, BHU, AMU and Deemed Universities:
Online counselling as directed and conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee of the Director General of Health Services. For further details candidates are requested to visit www.mcc.nic.in
Other than 15% All India Seats
Counselling under this will be managed by the respective authorities of the State governments/ Medical/Dental Colleges/ Institution/ University concerned for counselling in accordance with the merit list prepared by the same.
|Application of link||Link|
|Ministry of Health & Family Welfare||https://mohfw.gov.in/|
|Medical Counselling Committee||www.mcc.nic.in|
|NEET Official website||www.cbseneet.nic.in|
|Contact email Id- NEET Branchfirstname.lastname@example.org|