NEET Exam Pattern 2019

NEET Exam Pattern 2019

NEET 2019 aspirants can now check out NEET Exam pattern which has been released by NTA for candidates reference. NEET is a National level entrance exam which is conducted in Offline mode for the duration of 3 hours on 5th May 2019. The question paper is divided into 3 sections (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) where each question carries 4 marks. Negative marks are awarded for incorrect response. 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. Also, if more than one answer is indicated by the candidate then it will be treated as incorrect response and it will be negatively marked.

Exam pattern for NEET 2019

Mode of the Examination Offline (Pen and paper based)
Subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology)
Duration 03 hours
Number of questions 180 (Physics – 45, Chemistry – 45, Biology – 90)
Total marks 720 marks (180 Q × 4 marks)
Marking scheme

4 marks will be rewarded for each correct answer

Negative marking - For each incorrect response one mark will be deducted from the total score

No response/answer – No mark will be deducted More than one answer indicated in a question will be deemed as incorrect response and will be negatively marked.

Type of questions Objective type questions (MCQs)
Language English/English and Hindi/English + one regional language of candidate’s choice

There will be a total of 180 questions and the three sections will be divided based on the subject. Physics and Chemistry sections carries 45 questions each whereas Biology carries 90 questions comprising both Botany and Zoology.

Medium of the Question Papers in NEET 2019

  • Candidates must take care while opting for the medium of question paper as the choice once exercised during the application form filling cannot be changed.
  • Candidates can opt for Question Paper in anyone of the following languages:
    1. English
    2. Hindi
    3. Assamese
    4. Bengali
    5. Gujarati
    6. Kannada
    7. Marathi
    8. Odia
    9. Tamil
    10. Telugu
    11. Urdu
  • Option of medium of Question Paper should be carefully exercised while filling in the Application Form and the option once exercised by candidates cannot be changed later.
  • Candidates opting for English would be provided Test Booklet in English only.
  • Candidates opting for Hindi would be provided Bilingual Test Booklet in English and Hindi.
  • Candidates opting for Regional languages would also be provided Bilingual Test Booklet in selected Regional language and English.
  • In case of any ambiguity in translation of any of the questions, its English version shall be treated as final.
  • Option of Regional languages will be available only as per following details:

Option for regional languages along with examination

Medium of Question Paper Examination Centres
English & Hindi All Examination Centre Cities
English & Assamese Examination Centre Cities in Assam
English & Bengali Examination Centre Cities in West Bengal and Tripura
English & Gujarati Examination Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman, Dadar & Nagar Haveli
English & Kannada Examination Centre Cities in Karnataka
English & Marathi Examination Centre Cities in Maharashtra
English & Oriyas Examination Centre Cities in Odisha
English & Tamil Examination Centre Cities in Tamil Nadu
English & Telugu Examination Centre Cities in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana
English & Urdu All Examination Centre Cities

NEET 2018 Marking Scheme

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

NEET Mock Tests by NTA

To help the NEET applicants practice for the examination, NTA is providing "Question Paper (QP) & Answer Keys (AKs) of previous year", as "NEET Mock Tests". To access this facility, the candidates must log on at NTA website and select NEET mock tests where they can download the question paper and solve it offline. Link to mock tests – NEET Mock Test

NEET 2019 Mock Tests Window by NTA

Candidates can access the quiz directly at NTA quiz where they can select the name of the exam and subject/paper and then click on "Proceed to Mock test", upon which a new login window will be displayed. Enter Username and Password and click on "Login"

NEET 2019 Mock Tests Window by NTA


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