NEET exam 2019 will be conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency) in the offline mode of examination (pen and paper-based test). It is a national level medical entrance exam conducted for granting admission to undergraduate level medical courses like MBBS and BDS offered by medical and dental institutes across the country. Around 1.4 million students are expected to appear for NEET 2019. The Date for NEET- 2019 has been announced as 5th May, Sunday. The duration of the exam will be 3 hours.
Candidates can do the Correction in Application Form of NEET 2019 from January 14 to 31, 2019. The official website for the correction is ntaneet.nic.in. This exam will be conducted in 150 cities this year, which was 84 earlier. Also, the vastness of the syllabus makes it highly competitive for students to grab admission in their preferred MBBS or BDS colleges. Therefore, to accomplish that, it is essential for students to be consistent with their NEET exam 2019 preparations that include completing its syllabus in time followed by a proper in-depth revision of prepared concepts.
Previously, the NEET examination was conducted by CBSE, however, the union cabinet on November 10th, 2017 approved the functionality of the National Testing Agency (NTA) to conduct competitive exams including NEET 2019 that were previously conducted by AICTE and CBSE. Here we are providing detailed information on NEET exam 2019 including, examination dates, application form, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, and more.
|Important Dates For NEET 2019 Exam|
|Availability of Online Application Form||November 1, 2018|
|Last Date to Submit the Application Form||December 7, 2018|
|Correction in Application Form||January 14 to 31, 2019|
|Release of Admit card||April 15, 2019|
|NEET Exam 2019||May 5, 2019|
|NEET Exam 2019 TIME||2:00 PM to 5:00 PM|
|Mode of Exam||Offline (Use of Pen & Paper)|
|Duration of Exam||3 hours|
|Release of OMR and Answer keys||May 25, 2019 (tentative)|
|Declaration of Results||June 5, 2019|
|Counselling Procedure||June 2nd week|
Paper Pattern of NEET Exam 2019
The examination pattern of NEET 2019 will be exactly similar to that of last year. There will be a total of 180 objective type multiple choice questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Given below is the complete analysis of subject wise marks distribution and paper pattern for the NEET exam 2019.
|Subject||Total questions||Marking Scheme||Total Marks|
|Correct Option||Incorrect Option|
|Physics||45 Questions each||+4 Marks awarded for every correct option||1 Mark deducted for every incorrect option||360 Marks|
|Biology||Botany- 45, Zoology- 45, total-90 Questions||360 Marks|
|Total||180 Questions||720 Marks|
List of NEET Exam Cities
|State/Union Territory||NEET 2019 Exam City|
|Andaman and Nicobar||Port Blair|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli||Dadra & Nagar Haveli|
|Daman and Diu||Daman|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu|
|24 Pargana (North)|
Follow the FAQs below in order to be aware of various requirements for NEET – 2019.
FAQs For NEET 2019:
Q1. Which is the official website for NEET 2019?
Q2. Can I do the changes in the NEET 2019 Exam centre city?
Q3. Is Aadhar card required for NEET 2019 Exam?
Q4. What changes can be done in NEET 2019 application form?
Ans. Date of Birth, Gender, State code of eligibility, Category, and Disability status can be modified.
Q5. What should be the size and format of the photo & signature?
Ans. Photo size is 10- 100 kb in JPG format, photo background must be white, size for signature is 3 to 20 kb, the format is JPG. The photo must have the name of the candidate and the date of taking the photo.
Q6. What details need to be given on the backside of photo?
Ans. Name, Application form number and roll number must be given on the backside of the photo.
Q7. What if I mark more than one answer?
Ans. Zero will be given.
Q8. How can I download the Admit card?
Ans. Visit the NTA’s website ntaneet.nic.in, enter the NEET Registration number issued to the candidate, Date of birth, Security Pin, and download the Admit Card.
Q9. Will the NEET Merit List be applicable for allotting seats in Veterinary colleges?
Q10. Is there a dress code for NEET-2019?
Male Candidate must wear light colour clothes, they can wear Pant/ Jeans/ Shirt (half sleeves only), the button of shirt should be medium size not big enough. Shoes are not allowed. A candidate is allowed to wear slipper or sandals only.
Female Candidate is supposed to wear light clothes with half sleeves having small buttons, big buttons, badge or brooch not allowed. Salwar, Trouser, Slippers, sandals with low heels are allowed. Female candidates are not allowed to wear shoes.
Changes Introduced In NEET 2019
The Medical Council Authority of India (MCI) has approved several changes in the NEET entrance examination. Given below is the list of all the new changes introduced by MCI:
- Telangana and Andhra Pradesh colleges are included in the 15% AIQ Scheme. The candidates belonging to these states are not required to submit a Self Declaration form now onwards.
- It is mandatory for students to qualify NEET Exam 2019 for pursuing medical courses in foreign institutes.
- The limitations on the total number of attempts have been removed, however, the candidates are allowed to attempt as per their prescribed category wise age limit.
- NIOS, State Open School candidates, and private candidates are not eligible for NEET 2019.
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Also Check: NEET 2020 Question Paper