NEET 2019

NEET 2019

NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST(NEET) UG 2019 is an all India examination being conducted by the new conducting body, the National Testing Agency (NTA). The Ministry of Human Resource development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI) has established National Testing Agency (NTA) as an independent autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organisation for conducting efficient, transparent and international standard test in order to access the competency of candidates for admission to premier higher education institutions. This exam is for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in India in Medical/Dental Colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India except for the institutions established through an Act of Parliament i.e. AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry.

NEET Important Dates 2019

NTA has released a calendar of events for NEET 2019 exam. NTA is the new conducting body of NEET 2019. Important dates such as submission of online application form, payments of fees via online mode, schedule for correction, date of examination, Download of Admit Card, OMR sheet display, release of answer keys and result which any candidate wouldn’t like to miss out on are given below.

EVENTS DATES
Release date of online application form 01/11/2018
Online submission of Application form (including uploading of photograph and signature) 01/11/2018 (11:30 AM) to 30/11/2018 extended till 07/12/2018
Online correction of application form 14/01/2019 to 31/01/2019
Last date to pay fees 01/11/2018 (11:30 AM) to 01/12/2018 extended till 08/12/2018
Date of Examination 05/05/2019
Timings - 02.00 PM to 05.00 PM
Printing of admit card from NTA website From 15/04/2019
Display of OMR sheet Will be intimidated on website
Display of answer key Will be intimidated on website
Declaration of result By 05/06/2019
Counselling for NEET UG 2019 June 2019 onwards

For more information, visit NEET 2019 Important Dates

NEET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

NEET Eligibility Criteria lists out a set of minimum requirements that a candidate aspiring NEET 2019 must meet/ Those requirements corresponds to the age, Nationality, qualifications, subject combination, reservation, eligibility codes, etc/ Those candidates aspiring to crack NEET 2019 are requested to go through the eligibility of the exam and make sure they satisfy all the criteria. The eligibility is listed out by the NTA (National Testing Agency).

The criteria of age for appearing in NEET (UG) - 2019 is as follows:

Candidates belonging to Existing age limit Revised age limit
Unreserved Category (UR) born on or between 05/05/1994 and 31/12/2002 Born on or before 31/12/2002
SC/ST/OBC/PwD Category born on or between 05/05/1989 and 31/12/2002

Eligibility for 15% All India Quota seats

Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India(OCI), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Foreign Nationals are eligible for 15% All India Quota Seats.

For complete details Please check NEET Eligibility Criteria 2019

NEET Application Form 2019

The application form for NEET 2019 was released by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on 01 November 2018 at 11:30 AM. The NTA mandates the need for a student to login to their NTA Official website in order to fill the form and submit online. There will not be an offline mode of submission of the form hence a student must stick to the online mode of submission only. A direct link to the application form is given on this page. The candidate can pay the NEET 2019 application form fee till December 08, 2019 before 11:50 PM.

Steps involved in filling the form are as follows

  • Log on to the NTA official website and click on ‘Candidate Login’.
  • Uploading Photo and Signature.
  • Payment of fees through Debit card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking.
  • Print out the confirmation page.

To know more please visit link NEET 2019 Application Form

NEET Time Table 2019

NTA, the new exam conducting body of NEET 2019 has released the calendar of events for the exam based on which the NEET Time table 2019 consisting of Examination Date, Mode of Exam - Offline, Examination time, Duration of Exam - 3 hours and Number of subjects are given here. Refer the Time table and prepare well for the examination.

For more information, visit NEET 2019 Time Table

NEET Admit Card/Hall Ticket 2019

NEET UG Admit card can be downloaded from the official website of NTA from 15th April 2019. The Admit Card will bear the candidate's Roll Number, Name, Father's Name, Category, Sub-Category, Photograph, Signature, Date of Birth, Language of Question Paper with Name and Address of examination centre allotted.

Key points

  • Admit card will be released in ONLINE mode only, it shall not be sent through post/courier.
  • No candidate will be allowed in the examination hall without the valid admit card.
  • When candidate will download the Admit Card, a copy of the same in PDF format will also be emailed to the candidate on the registered E-mail Id.

For complete details Please check NEET 2019 Admit Card

NEET Exam Pattern 2019

NEET Exam pattern for 2019 has been released by NTA for candidates reference. The exam pattern gives information on total marks of the exam, negative marks and distribution of marks for each subject. The exam is conducted in Offline mode for the duration of 3 hours. The question paper is divided into 3 sections where each question carries 4 marks.

Candidates can refer the below table to acquaint themselves with the marking scheme.

NEET 2019 Marking Scheme

Status Marks
Correct answer +4
Wrong answer -1
Unattempted question No Marks

To know more please visit link NEET 2019 Exam Pattern

NEET Answer Key 2019

The official answer key of NEET 2019 most likely in the last week of May. NEET answer key 2019 will be open for challenging for two days maximum. The challenges submitted will be verified before publishing the final answer keys. The  NTA will release the Official Answer Keys for NEET 2019 tentatively on May 25, 2019.

To know more please visit link NEET 2019 Answer Key

NEET Syllabus 2019

NEET 2019 syllabus has been released by NTA based on which the question paper of NEET 2019 will be prepared. The syllabus will consist of 3 subjects – Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The syllabus of NEET 2019 will remain same as that of the previous year as notified by NTA. The Medical Council of India (MCI) recommends the syllabus after reviewing various State syllabus as well as those prepared by CBSE, NCERT and COBSE.

For complete details Please check NEET 2019 Syllabus

NEET Exam centre 2019

NEET exam centres refers to the places allotted by the NTA where the NEET exam will be conducted. In the year 2019 the exam will be conducted across 156 cities throughout India.

The candidates are required to carry the passport size photograph same as uploaded in the Application form online to the examination centre

For more information, visit NEET 2019 Exam Centers

NEET Results 2019

The NEET 2019 results are expected to be released on June 5th, 2019 exactly a month after the NEET exam. No category wise result sheet will be prepared. As soon as the result is ready, NTA will host the results on the website and thereafter candidates may download the Result Sheets. After final results candidates cannot apply for rechecking/revaluation of answer sheets.

How to Check NEET Result 2019?

Candidates can check their NEET 2019 result and download their NEET scorecards and the step-wise procedure is mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website of NEET
  • Click on NEET Result under the online tab services
  • Enter your NEET 2019 Roll Number and Date of Birth in the given fields.
  • The NEET 2019 result comprising the score card of NEET will be displayed.
  • Download the result of NEET 2019 by clicking on Print button and then save it.

For more details Please check NEET 2019 Results

NEET Cut off 2019

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will be releasing NEET 2019 Cut off after the announcement of NEET result on 5th of June. The cut off for NEET 2019 refers to the minimum marks required to qualify the entrance exam. The NEET 2019 cut off will tell about the qualifying status of a candidate and decide if the candidate is eligible to attend further events of NEET 2019 like counselling and seat allotments. Based on NEET scores and All India Rank (AIR) of the candidates, the counselling authorities will release their respective merit lists and hold admissions to respective courses.

To know more please visit link NEET 2019 Cutoff

NEET Participating Colleges 2019

NEET 2019 offers wide number of colleges which gives candidates a huge number of options to choose from. NEET aspirants who wants to pursue MBBS/BDS course can go through the list of Medical colleges/Dental colleges and the Universities they belong to and choose the college of their wish. About 497 medical colleges and 313 dental colleges have NEET scores as a basis for admission.

  • NEET results will be applicable to all colleges throughout India except JIPMER and AIIMS which conduct their own exams.
  • Candidates aspiring UG courses in AYUSH(Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy), must appear for NEET.

For more information, visit NEET 2019 Participating Colleges

NEET Counselling 2019

NEET 2019 Counselling will commence from the second week of June 2019 i.e. after the results are declared. First and foremost, candidates should register for counselling and fill their preferences. Candidates must note that state level counselling will be organized separately by the respective state authorities.

Steps involved in counselling are as given below

  • Click on ‘New Registration’ in the official MCC website. Fill in all the details to get your new login credentials.
  • Using the above generated credentials, log on to the same website.
  • Fill in the details asked on the page after logging in and click submit.
  • A page containing the necessary details will appear as per the NTA database. Verify the information and click on Confirm Registration. A Registration Slip will be generated. Candidates need to take a printout of this page and preserve for further use.

For complete details Please check NEET 2019 Counselling

NEET Reservation 2019

NEET UG 2019 follows reservation policy, which caters several seats to various categories. All admissions to MBBS/BDS courses within the respective categories shall be based solely on marks obtained in the NEET (UG).

An All India Merit List of the qualified candidates shall be prepared based on All India Rank in the Merit List of the NEET (UG) - 2019 and candidates shall be admitted to MBBS/BDS Courses from the said list only by following the already existing reservation policy.

About 15% of seats are reserved for SC candidates, 7.5% seats are for ST candidates and 27% seats in Central Educational Institutions are reserved for OBC candidates

Reservation Criteria

Quota Percentage of seats
Reservations under All India Quota Seats 15%
Reservations for other than All India Quota 85%
Reservations for Central Institutions/Universities/Deemed Universities Not available
State/Management/NRI Quota Seats in Private Medical / Dental Colleges or any Private University Not available
Central Pool Quota Seats Not available

To know more please visit link NEET 2019 Reservation Criteria

NEET Seat Allotment 2019

Seat allotment mainly refers to the colleges that are allotted to a candidate based on his or her ranking in the NEET examination 2019. Candidates need to report to their college and confirm their seat by paying the course fee within given time. Seat allotment for NEET 2019 will commence after the candidates lock their choices (for college and course). Allocation of seats is solely based on the choices made the candidates, merit of the candidates and availability of seats in the institution/college. There would be 2 rounds of seat allotment and candidates have the choice to either select the seat in the 1st round of seat allotment or go for the 2nd round of seat allotment.

For more information, visit NEET 2019 Seat Allotment

NEET Contact Details 2019

If the NEET 2019 aspirants have queries regarding Applications, Eligibility, Admit Card, Results, Reservation, required documents, counselling process, seat allotments, admissions etc., authorities have released helpline numbers to help settle the candidate problems.

Both Candidates and Parents can call or contact them to solve their queries. The complete NEET 2019 Help Desk Numbers, NEET Branch contact Numbers is given here for your reference.

NTA NEET Postal Address:
C-20 1A/8, Sector 62
Gautam Budh Nagar
IITK Outreach Centre
NOIDA-20130
For complete details Please check NEET 2019 Helpline and Contact details


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