NEET 2019 – You can now download NEET UG Admit Card 2019. The admit card has been released on the official website, ntaneet.nic.in. National Eligibility-cum-Eligibility Test (NEE) 2019 will be held on May 5, 2019, between 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Only those candidates shall be allowed to take the exam, who will produce admit card of NEET. Along with the admit card, candidates also need to carry valid photo id and passport size photograph. NTA is holding NEET 2019 at the national level, in 154 cities. The mode of exam is pen and paper and it is of 720 marks, with 180 questions on PCB. Qualifying candidates of NEET get admission in MBBS and BDS course. Know more details on NEET 2019 here.
A total of 15.19 lakh candidates have applied for the biggest UG medical entrance exam in India. Only AIIMS and JIPMER are exempted from the NEET umbrella, else all the seats are filled as per NEET merit. The 15% All India Quota seats are filled through MCC counselling and remaining seats are allocated in state counselling, on the basis of NEET rank. Check important dates on NEET 2019 from below.
|NEET 2019||Important Dates|
|Publication of NEET 2019 Information Brochure||01 Nov 2018|
|Online registration for NTA NEET 2019||01 Nov 2018|
|Last date to submit the application form||3
|Application fee can be paid until|
|Corrections in application form can be done from||14 to 31 Jan 2019|
|Issuance of the Admit Card||15 Apr 2019|
|NEET 2019 exam date||05 May 2019|
|Declaration of NEET 2019 Result||05 Jun 2019|
NEET 2019 Admit Card
NTA issues NEET admit card in the candidate login. It is issued online, through login on ntaneet.nic.in. On the exam day, candidates have to carry a clear print out of NEET 2019 admit card, only then they will be allowed to take the exam. Following details are mentioned on the admit card:
- Roll Number.
- Father’s Name.
- Date of Birth.
- Language of Question Paper.
- Name and Address of allotted center.
- Few instructions
NEET 2019 admit card is a mandatory document but with it, candidates also need to carry 1 passport size photograph and 1 authorized photo IDs. The photograph should be the same as that uploaded in the application. ID proof is to be carried in original and can be – PAN card, Voter ID, Driving License, Passport, Ration Card, Aadhaar Card (with photograph), etc. PwD candidates will also have to carry, PwD Certificat issued by a competent authority.
NEET 2019 Exam Pattern
NEET 2019 is a pen and paper examination. It is held in 11 languages and the exam pattern of it is as follows:
- Mode of Exam – Offline i.e. Pen-paper based
- Question Type – Multiple Choice Questions (You will be given four options with a single correct answer)
- Language – The entrance exam will be conducted in 11 languages which are
- Duration – 03 hours
- Number of Questions – 180
- Subjects for NEET 2019 – The students have to prepare subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Botany & Zoology)
The distribution of questions in each of these topics is given in the table below.
|Name of the Subject||Number of Questions||Max Marks|
Marking Scheme for NEET 2019
- For every correct answer, the candidates will get +4 marks
- There is negative marking of 1 marks for each incorrect answer
NEET 2019 Syllabus
The NTA has mentioned that the exam pattern and syllabus for NEET 2019 will be followed same as last year. Furthermore, the syllabus for NEET as specified by NTA consist of the important topics which one must prepare for the test.
NEET 2019 Syllabus for Biology
|Class 11th||Class 12th|
|Diversity in Living World||Reproduction|
|Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants||Genetics and Evolution|
|Cell Structure and Function||Biology and Human Welfare|
|Plant Physiology||Biotechnology and Its Applications|
|Human physiology||Ecology and environment|
NEET 2019 Syllabus for Physics
|Class 11th||Class 12th|
|Physical world and measurement||Electrostatics|
|Laws of Motion||Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism|
|Work, Energy and Power||Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents|
|Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body||Electromagnetic Waves|
|Properties of Bulk Matter||Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation|
|Thermodynamics||Atoms and Nuclei|
|Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory||Electronic Devices|
|Oscillations and Waves|
NEET 2019 Syllabus for Chemistry
|Class 11th||Class 12th|
|Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry||Solid State|
|Structure of Atom||Solutions|
|Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties||Electrochemistry|
|Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure||Chemical Kinetics|
|States of Matter: Gases and Liquids||Surface Chemistry|
|Thermodynamics||General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements|
|Equilibrium||p- Block Elements|
|Redox Reactions||d and f Block Elements|
|s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)||Haloalkanes and Haloarenes|
|Some p-Block Elements||Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers|
|Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques||Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids|
|Hydrocarbons||Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen|
|–||Chemistry in Everyday Life|
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Best Books for NEET Preparation 2019
To prepare for an entrance exam, selection of the right study material is the key to success. No matter how dedicatedly you prepare for the exam, if you don’t have access to the right study material, you can’t achieve your goal. This study material could be anything, it could be a printed study material, videos, e-books or test series. You can take help of your teachers or mentors for this.
First and foremost, the candidate should have a solid grip on NCERT. Furthermore, you can also refer to the below-given books to cover NEET syllabus 2019.
|Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov||Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations – R. C. Mukherjee||Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips for NEET|
|The Feynman Lectures on Physics Vol. I & Vol. II||Organic Chemistry – MConcise Inorganic Chemistry – J. D. Leeorrison and BoydM.S. Chauhan||Books by T.L Rayar|
|Concepts of Physics Vol I and II by H.C. Verma||Physical Chemistry for Medical Entrance by OP Tandon||Trueman’s Elementary Biology Volume – I and Volume – II|
How to Prepare for NEET 2019?
Here we have given few NEET preparation tips which will not help the candidates to plan an effective strategy for the exam but will also help them to score high marks. NEET is undoubtedly one of the highly competitive medical entrance exam. Every year above 10 lac students apply for NEET and burn the midnight oil to crack the exam. Due to tough competition, candidates applying for the exam have to work hard for NEET preparation. The exam has three sections and in order to crack the exam in the first attempt, candidates need to spend equal time on preparation of all subjects covered in NEET.
Understand in and out of NEET 2019 Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme
The First and the most important preparation tip for NEET is to have a clear understanding of the exam pattern. You must know what the exam is, how many number of questions will there, what will be the mode of the test, what topics are covered, etc. In this way you can strategise your preparation accordingly.
Prepare as per NEET Syllabus only
You must and must only refer to the NEET syllabus only while preparing for it. Go through the complete syllabus for NEET 2019, from the subjects to the topics covered in them. The syllabus for NEET 2019 is vast and to complete it in a limited time, you need to make an effective preparation plan. Having a thorough understanding of NEET syllabus will not just help you make an effective study plan but will also help you save precious time on subjects that can be covered quickly and easily. On the basis of the topics covered in the exam and your command on them, you can decide the areas that need more practice than others and can devote more time to them.
Make a Study Plan for NEET Preparation
Now that you are aware about the exam pattern and syllabus for NEET 2019, the next thing to do is to make an effective and result-oriented study plan. When making a study plan for NEET preparation, make sure that you utilize your time wisely and make an effective timetable. Set your long tern and short term goals, calculate the total time available with you for NEET 2019 preparation, check the resources and then make a schedule to study. Plan your weeks in advance by noting down the chapters you want to cover.
Sample of a Time Table for NEET 2019 Preparation
|5:00 am – 5:45 am||45 mins||Get Ready for School|
|5:45 am – 6:30 am||45 mins||Weekday Study Session 1|
|6:30 am – 7:00 am||30 mins||Go to School|
|7:00 am – 1:00 pm||6 hours||At School|
|1:00 pm – 1:30 pm||30 mins||Return from School|
|1:30 pm – 2:00 pm||30 mins||Get Fresh and Rest|
|2:00 pm – 2:30 pm||30 mins||Lunch|
|2:30 pm – 5:00 pm||2.5 hours||Weekday Study Session 2|
|5:00 pm – 7:00 pm||2 hours||Leisure/Hobby/Power Nap|
|7:00 pm – 9:00 pm||2 hours||Weekday Study Session 3|
|9:30 pm – 10:00 pm||30 mins||Dinner|
|10:00 pm – 10:30 pm||30 mins||Entertainment|
|10:30 pm – 11:30 pm||1 hour||Weekday Study Session 4|
|11:30 pm – 5:00 am||6.5 hours||Sleep|
Clear Your Concepts
Many subject experts and toppers have shared that one must have their concepts crystal clear and one of the biggest reason why some students fail in the exam is because their concepts are not clear. It is general that students tend to skip the topics when they are not able to get their doubts cleared. It is like a gamble as you don’t know how many questions can be asked from a topic. Hence, if you have doubt in any section, make sure you go through the topic again and again until you master it. Furthermore, if you still find it difficult to understand it by just reading it, take help of your teachers.
NEET 2019 Test Centers
NTA will be conducting the NEET 2019 in 154 test center all over India. The candidates selected the centre city while filling the form and the exam NEET exam center will be allocated through admit card of NEET 2019.
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||1101||Port Blair|
|Arunachal Pradesh||1301||Itanagr / Naharlagun|
|Chhattisgarh||1601||Chandigarh / Mohali/ Panchkula|
|1701||Bhilai / Duru / Bhilai Nagar|
|Dadar and Nagar Haveli||1801||Dadar & Nagar Haveli|
|Daman and Diu||1901||Daman|
|Delhi / New Delhi||2001||Delhi / New Delhi|
|Goa||2101||Panaji / Madgaon / Margo|
|Jammu & Kashmir||2501||Jammu|
|Karnataka||2701||Belgaum / Belgavi|
|2705||Gulbarga / Kalaburgi|
|2808||Kozhikode / Calicut|
|3602||Balasore / Baleswar|
|4402||Allagabad / Prayagraj|
|4410||Noida / Greater Noida|
|West Bengal||4601||24 Pargana (North)|
|4603||Bardhaman / Burwar|
NEET 2019 Answer Key
Once the entrance exam is conducted successfully at all the test centers, the exam conducting body will publish the Answer Key. It shall be available for download a week or two after the test. However, NTA publishes the Answer Key, various coaching institutes will release the answer key. Along with it, the aspirants will also get the question paper and their OMR answer sheet. The candidates can use all these to cross-check their answers and calculate their probable score. This will help them to estimate their chances of qualifying the entrance examination.
To calculate the marks you will have to add and deduct marks using the marking scheme for the entrance exam. When the official answer key releases, the aspirants shall also get the opportunity to submit the objection in the NEET 2019 Answer Key. On the basis of the objection raised, corrections shall be done in the provisional key and a final answer key may be released.
NEET 2019 Result
The candidates will be able to check their result for NEET 2019 online at the NTA website. To check the result, you need to log in by entering the necessary information. To qualify the test, the candidates need to obtain minimum percentile. The responsibility of NTA is like CBSE, it is limited to conduct the entrance test, publishing the result and submitting the result of the candidate to the Counselling authorities. The exam conducting body shall not provide the facility for re-checking/ re-evaluation of NEET Result. The result of the NEET may be utilized by other entities of Central/State Governments for admission purpose in accordance with their rules.
NTA shall also prepare a merit list of the candidates who qualify in the entrance exam. The list will consist of the name of the candidates in order of All India Rank based on the score obtained in NEET 2019. Those whose name is included in the merit list will then eligible to appear for the counselling.
NEET 2019 Cut Off
In order to be eligible for admission in the medical programmes for the academic session 2019, it is important for the candidates to obtain a minimum percentile. NTA will determine the percentile on the basis of highest marks secured in the All India common merit list in National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test for admission to MBBS/BDS courses. The cut off percentile for NEET is as follows:
|Category||Cut Off percentile|
NEET 2019 Counselling
The counselling for the eligible candidates will be conducted by Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India for
counselling of 15% All India Quota Seats, Deemed Universities/Central Universities/Seats of ESIC & AFMC including BHU & AMU and the State Counselling Authorities and Admitting Institutions. At the time of NEET 2019 Counselling, eligibility criteria, self-declaration, etc of the shortlisted candidates will be verified. The Admitting Authorities will then invite
applications for counselling and merit list shall be drawn based on All India Rank by the Admitting Authorities.
The DGHS shall conduct an online counselling for 15% All India Quota Seats, whereas, the 85% seats will be filled for admission in State Medical Colleges/ Universities/ Institution/ Private Medical College.
NEET 2019 Reservation Policy
The exam conducting body shall also reserve the following number of seats for different categories as mentioned in the table below.
|Category||Reservation of Seats|
|Differently Abled candidates||05%|
NEET 2019 Application Form
The application process for NEET is over now. The application form for NEET 2019 was available at ntaneet.nic.in. To fill the application, the candidates had to register by submitting the following details:
- Mother’s Name
- Father’s Name
- Person with Disabilities
- Date of Birth
- State of Eligibility (for 15% All India Quota)
- Select Identification Type
- As per selected Identification Type
- Mobile Number
- Email ID
Then the candidates had to fill the application form of NEET 2019 with personal, education, and contact details.
Photograph and Signature: During form filling, candidates also have to upload photograph and signature. These are to be submitted in the prescribed format. The specification for both are as follows:
- The photo should be of 10 kb to 200 kb, in jpg / jpeg format.
- The signature should be of 4 kb to 300 kb, jpg / jpeg format.
Application Fee: Candidates could pay application fee via Net Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card, E-Challan, and UPI. The amount of application fee is as follows:
|General/ OBC||Rs. 1400|
|SC/ ST/ PH||Rs. 750|
NEET 2019 Application Form Correction
NTA has closed NEET application form correction window. The window was open for a period of 18 days. Candidates were allowed to make corrections in the application form by logging into their respective accounts. NTA informed the candidates about the errors in the images uploaded and details via SMS and e-mail.
Only those candidates who have applied successfully for the NEET exam were eligible to make corrections in their form if any. The candidates were not allowed to edit the following details:
- State Eligibility (15% AIQ seats)
- PWD status
NEET 2019 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria for NEET 2019 is as follows:
Nationality: The candidates should be Indian National / Non-Resident (NRIs) / Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs) / Persons with Indian Origin (PIOs) & Foreign Nationals.
Age Limit Criteria for NEET 2019: There is a new upper age limit now:
New Age Limit of NEET
- SC has allowed candidates above 25 years of age to apply for NEET 2018.
- The lower age limit is as it was before.
Old Age Limit
- Student must be 17 years old at the time of admission, on or before December 31 of admission year.
- The upper age limit for NEET 2019 is 25 years, as on the date of the examination. SC/ST/OBC and PWD get relaxation of 05 years.
Academic Qualification Details: The education qualification for NEET 2019 is as follows:
- The students should have passed Class 12th or its equivalent examination, from a recognized board.
- The candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology at the qualifying examination.
Number of Attempts
The criteria for the number of attempts has been removed from NEET. However, since there is an age limited criteria, it anyways, give only a limited number of chances to the candidate to appear for the test. Hence, before the aspirants apply for the exam they must check the age limit criteria for it.
Other Qualifying Examination Considered Valid for NEET 2019
Here is a list of other qualifying examinations which are also considered valid for applying for NEET 2019.
- The Intermediate/Pre-degree Examination in Science of an Indian University/Board or other recognized examining body with Physics, Chemistry, Biology /Biotechnology (which shall include the practical test in these subjects) and also English as a compulsory subject can apply for NEET 2019
- The Pre-professional/Pre-medical Examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology & English after passing either the Higher Secondary Examination or the Pre-University or an equivalent examination. The Pre-professional/Pre-medical examination shall include the practical test in these subjects and also English as a compulsory subject
- The first year of the three years degree course of a recognized University with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology including practical tests in these subjects provided the examination is a University Examination and candidate has passed the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology with English at a level not less than a core course
- Those who have studied the B.Sc. Examination from an Indian University provided that he/she has passed the B.Sc. Examination with not less than two of the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology)/Bio-technology and further that he/ she has passed the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English.
- Students with any other examination which in scope and standard (Last 02 years of 10+2 Study comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology; Which shall include practical test in these subjects) is found to be equivalent to the Intermediate Science Examination of an Indian University/Board, taking Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology including practical tests in each of these subjects and English.
If you have any questions for NEET 2019, then do let us know in the comment section below.