NEET 2019: Application form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern and Dates

NEET 2019: The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the ‘National Eligibility cum Entrance Test’ (NEET 2019) for admission into the MBBS and BDS programmes offered by the medical institutes. The NEET is national level examination which is conducted every year. Candidates will be eligible to apply for NEET 2019 after passing the 12th examination. NEET has replaced AIPMT after the Supreme Court ruling in 2016.  Now, NEET is the only exam which is conducted for admission into all medical institutes of India to pursue a Bachelor programme like MBBS and BDS.

The post has been updated with all the necessary details of the NEET 2019 Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, and Important Dates.

Latest in NEET 2019

NEET 2019 online application form will be accessible from 1st October 2018. 

Who Will Conducted NEET 2019?The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the NEET exam twice in year- Confirmed by HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar. The NTA will be operational soon. The exam will be conducted in February and May 2019. There will be no changes in NEET exam syllabus.

Salient features about NEET 2019

Exam nameNational Eligibility cum Entrance Test
Commonly known asNEET
Conducted byNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Level of examNational level
Examination ModeOnline Mode
Exam categoryUG Medical
Courses offeredBDS and MBBS
Minimum eligibility10+2 with science stream
Application modeOnline
NEET 2019 application form date1st October 2018
Application feeRs 1400/-
Exam duration3 hours
Number of Sections3 (Physics, Chemistry and Biology)

NEET 2019 Important Dates

The dates for the NEET 2019 has been provided in the following table. It is important that the dates assigned to all the events related to the NEET 2019 and it will be at the sole discretion of the NTA to set any change in the schedule of the exam.

S.No.Name of the EventDate for Feb 2019 Date for May 2019
1. Release date of Official NotificationTo be UpdatedMarch 2019, second week
2. Date for application form submission1st October 2018
3. Last date for application form submission31st October 2018
4. Last date to submit application form (with late fee)
5. Admit card release date
6. Commencement of the ExamBetween 03.02.2019 to 17.02.2019 (8 different sittings, and candidate can choose any oneBetween 12.05.2019 to 26.05.2019 (8 different sittings, and candidate can choose any one)
7. Date for the announcement of ResultMarch 2019, first weekFirst week of June 2019
8. Admission Counselling

NEET 2019 Application Form

The details of the NEET 2019 application form has been providing in the following points which candidates need to keep in mind while submitting the same:

  • The application form will be available only on the official website of NTA and the forms will be accessible from 1st October 2018.
  • Candidates can fill the application form through the online mode only.
  • After filling all the details in the application form, candidates need to take the printout of the application form.

Details of the NEET Application Fee

  • The application fee for NEET 2019 will be Rs. 1400.
  • Candidates of the reserved category need to pay Rs. 750 as the NEET application fee.
  • The application fee can be paid through the credit card/debit card/ net banking.
  • Candidates can pay the application fee through the bank challan as well.

NEET Eligibility Criteria

Candidates need to make sure that they fulfil the NEET eligibility criteria as provided in the following points:

  • He must be an Indian citizen.
  • Candidates must have passed 12th with Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology (PCB).
  • Moreover, he must have secured at least 50% marks (40% for the reserved category) at the higher secondary level (12th).

Age limit

  • Candidates must be at least 17 years old (31 December 2019).
  • The upper age limit for NEET 2019 is 25 years (the age limit may or may not be applicable as per the final decision of conducting body)
  • Candidates of the SC/ST category are eligible to enjoy 5 years age relaxation in the upper age.

Number of attempts for NEET 2019

The attempt limit rule has been removed in NEET exam. You can also check it @official website of NEET exam.

NEET 2019 Exam Pattern

The NEET 2019 exam pattern will be as per the details provided in the following points:

  • The examination will be comprised of an objective question paper.
  • The test will be conducted through online mode.
  • The medium of the exam will be exam English, Hindi, or Vernacular.
  • The number of question in the exam will be 180.
  • The duration of the exam will be 3 hours.
  • Every question will be of 4 marks.
  • There will be negative marking of 1 mark as well for the incorrect answer of a question.

The table given below gives an overview of marks distribution for the NEET 2019:

S.No.Subject NameNumber of QuestionsMarks assigned
1. Physics4545×4= 180
2. Chemistry4545×4=180
3. Botany4545×4=180
4. Zoology4545×4=180
5. Total180180×4=720

Admit card

The admit card of NEET 2019 will be issued to those applicants only who successfully registered for the exam. The conducting body will release the admit card according to the given schedule. Candidates can get their respective admit cards through online mode from the official website of NEET. The Admit Card will contain important details related candidate and exam such as Name of candidate, Date of Birth, date & time of exam, and examination venue etc. Candidate should bring the admit card at the examination center. No candidate will be allowed to write for the exam without holding a valid admit card.

NEET Syllabus 2019

NEET 2019 Syllabus will be set by the Medical Council of India (MCI). Generally, the syllabus of NEET is based on Class 11 and 12 topics. The chapters/ contents covered in NEET Syllabus usually include sections of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology from NCERT or recommended books. Some of NEET 2019 important topics are listed below:

NEET syllabus for Physics

  • Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
  • Energy and Power
  • Optics
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Current Electricity
  • Electronic Devices

NEET syllabus for Chemistry subject

  • Structure of Atom, States of Matter
  • Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • Solid State
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Thermodynamics
  • Environmental Chemistry

Biology Syllabus

  • Plant Physiology
  • Cell Structure and Function
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Biotechnology and Its Applications
  • Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants
  • Ecology and Environment
  • Human physiology
  • Biology and Human Welfare

Result

The result for the NEET 2019 exam will be announced by the authorityas per the given schedule. The candidates will be able to check their result through online mode from the official website.  To check/download the result, Candidates will have to enter their registration number or Roll number.  The authority will not send scorecard via post or any other offline mode.

Cutoff

The cut off for NEET exam 2019 will be published after the announcement of result. The NEET 2019 cutoff 2019 will be decided after considering some factors like difficulty level of exam, number of appearing applicants, seat availability and previous years’ cut off etc. The cut off list will be comprised of NEET All India category wise ranks of the qualified students. It is necessary for the candidate to clear sectional wise and overall cut off in order to be eligible for the counseling process.

Selection process

The selection or admission criteria of NEET 2019 for all the participating states may be different from each other. However, the basic criterion is to clear the sectional and overall NEET Cut Off 2019 as decided by the conducting body i.e. NTA There will be two merit lists declared by the NTA namely All India rank and State Level rank. Candidates satisfying such criteria are eligible for the next level of the selection process.

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  1. Kush says:

    I have completed 11th with PCM as My Main subject and biology as additional subject and In 12th I took PCB as My main subject am I eligible for neet ?

  2. Kush says:

    Sir I have completed 11th with PCM as My Main subject and biology as additional subject and In 12th I took PCB as My main subject am I eligible for neet ?

  3. Kumari purnima swansi says:

    Sir ,
    DOB -30/12/1988 hai or Mai SC candidate hun12th sub. Mai bio-66,che-55,phy-45,hai par English ki jagha Hindi hai.b.sc (zoology) se graduation compilit ki Hun kiya Mai neet exam 2019 de Sakti Hun plz reply……

    • Manish says:

      If there is an age cap then I think your date of birth does not meet the age criteria for NEET. However, please wait for the official notification to be released by NTA.

  4. Rajnish says:

    1. Kindly confirm the % Percentage (all together subject PCB) in qualifying exam (i.e 12th Class) for OBC candidate to appear in NEET 2019
    (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test).
    2. Kindly confirm if a candidate who was a regular student and has got compartment in subject Chemistry in 12 th class exam in the year
    2018 and sucessfully passed the exam in 2018 itself, will he be eligible to appear in NEET 2019.
    3. In case the same candidate is unable to qualify his compartment in the year 2018 itself and finally cleared his Compartment in the
    Chemistry subject in the year 2019 then which type of Marksheet will be issued by CBSE to the candidate, Regular or Private.
    4. Whether the same candidate who failed to cleared his Compartment in the year 2018 in the Chemistry subject and finally cleared his
    Compartment in the next year i.e 2019 will he be eligible to appear in NEET 2019 Exam or not.

    • Manish says:

      Hi Rajnish,
      You have asked four questions. I am answering each of them one by one.
      As far as my concern
      1. PCB% for OBC is 40%.
      2. Yes, he/she is eligible.
      3. According to CBSE Official “A candidate placed in compartment may reappear at the compartmental examination to be held in July/August and may avail himself/herself of the second chance in March/April next year and may further avail himself/herself of the third chance at the compartmental examinations to be held in July/August of that year. The candidate will be declared ‘Pass’ provided he/she qualifies the compartmental subject/subjects in which he/she had failed.” It means you will get the regular degree.
      4. I think he/she is eligible. However, they have to fulfill the NEET exam criteria before the deadline specified by the authority.

  5. Amina says:

    sir, my d.o.b is 19/10/1998 may i know if iam eligilble for neet exmtn-?

  6. Pravin kute says:

    sir iam attemp neet 2016 2017 2018 .how can iam eligible 2019

  7. Sanjay yadav says:

    Sir my date of birth is 20.04.2002 kya m neet ka exam de skta hu plz reply

  8. Kusum says:

    Sir, my dob is 24-05-1992 & I belongs to OBC category.
    So am I eligible to give NEET 2019 or not?
    Plz tell me..

  9. Kusum says:

    Sir, my son is 24-05-1992 & I belongs to OBC category.
    So, am I eligible to give NEET 2019??

  10. Adarsh chaudhary says:

    Sir
    my left hand is not thumb
    I eligible neet exam 2019

  11. megha sable says:

    i was born 2002 february I’m I eligible to give neet 2019

  12. Anjali says:

    Sir can I give neet 2019 exam after join bams collage plzzzzz guide me

  13. Rajendra kumar says:

    Sir,I have passed 12th in 2018 and obtain greater than 50% marks individually in physics,chemistry,biology & english but I passed 10th in 2012 & also appeared in neet2018 .am I eligible for meet 2019 ? My dob is 11.09.1996,category obc

  14. MANIKANTA says:

    HELLO SIR,
    MY BROTHER SECURED 48% IN 10+2 AND HE COMPLETED HIS +3 WITH 62% IS HE ELEGIBLE FOR ENTRANCE TESTS i.e.,AIIMS/NEET/JIPMER.I WANT TO KNOW THIS INFORMATIONS PLS SIR

  15. Shikha says:

    Sir mera 12 class private se h kya me neet 2019 de skte hu

  16. Shahid riyaz says:

    I have one year gap between 11th and 12th am i eligible

  17. Shahid riyaz says:

    I have one year gap between 11th and am i eligible

  18. Sampurna says:

    Respected Sir,
    I am passed ISC 2018 examination with PCM. Now if i take biology on demand examination from NIOS will I be eligible for NEET 2019? I really want to give NEET and really regret for not taking Biology.

  19. Neha says:

    If I am doing 12 class improvement can I give neet 2019
    Plzzz….sir help me

  20. Neha says:

    Sir…..mein 12 ka class improvement de rahi hu kya mein 2019 neet ke liye eligible hu…plzzz help me

  21. Nima says:

    Sir…I am giving 12 class improvement can I am eligible for neet 2019 ….plzzz. Help me….

  22. Kush says:

    Sir I have completed 11th with PCM as My Main subject and biology as an optional subject and In 12th I took PCB as My main subject am I eligible for neet ?

  23. Anush dey says:

    sir ,scoring how much number i can expect of getting a chance?(I am a general)

  24. Anuka Banerjee says:

    Please please tell me Sir I am Anuka Banerjee. I have passed HSC with total 78 percentage and pcb with aggregate 65percentage. But I have got 43 in physics 15 in theory and 28 in practical. Am I eligible? Bio-84,chem-62 and English -82.

  25. Ankuj says:

    sir obc ke liye 40% aggregate marks hone chahiye in pcb ya phir har ek subject me 40 above hone chahiye

  26. Sidharth says:

    My dob is 18 Jan 2002. Can I give neet 2019.

  27. Hari Kushwaha says:

    My dob-17/06/1994 so can I fill neet -2019 form

  28. siya says:

    Dob july 1993 eligible or not

  29. Sayan mondal says:

    I am a repeater. Can I crack neet 2019

  30. Maksud khan says:

    My dob 28/01/1994 eligible to give test 2019

  31. Anuj kumar says:

    I am anuj kumar my date of birt 12/08/1991

    • Manish says:

      If you belong to UR category and there will be an age cap then you won’t be eligible. However, please wait until the release of its official notification.

  32. Ruchi says:

    Sir my D.O.B is 18/7/1995..m I eligible to appear NEET2019???

  33. Ragini Raj says:

    NEET UG2019 details for appearing in examination.

  34. Ragini Raj says:

    Is the exam for NEET UG will be conduted twice in a year from december 2018 ? Then what will be the syllabus, selection procedure, exam coduction procedure & eligibility criteria for it?

  35. Aiman gazala says:

    I was born on march 2002 I’m I eligible to give neet 2019

  36. divya raut says:

    Sir for obc 40% in PCB these criteria will change for neet 2019 or not ?

  37. Shreya Gupta says:

    The student with both maths and biology as main subject can appear in neet? ?

  38. Shreya Gupta says:

    Is a student having both biology and maths stream in his/her higher secondary can he/she give the exam? The stream is pcmb.

  39. Smitha Suresh says:

    It would be very difficult for IB board students to give NEET as the IB board & NEET exam clashes in the month of May. Some consideration should be given to IB board students who would like to give NEET exam where they will not have sufficient time to prepare for the exam. Atleast 1month gap should be there between the board exam & NEET which would fetch the medical aspiring students to prepare well. Moreover, NEET follows NCERT syllabus which is different from IB board syllabus. They have to be given enough time to prepare for NEET. Hope the concerned authorities look into this matter seriously and take necessary steps for a change.

  40. Radhika says:

    No.of attempt limit for neet

  41. Pratibha says:

    Sir i hv completed bds, age limit is ok with me. Am i eligible for neet 2019

  42. bhushan says:

    sir is nios students are also eligible for neet exam
    and also for mains

  43. Mohamed Roshan says:

    What’s the maximum marks and rank to get medical field (MBBS)

    • Manish says:

      The cutoff varies from year to year. So, i can’t tell you the exact marks. Try to achieve good marks in the exam which will secure your seat in top medical college. All d Best.

  44. Nishant says:

    Sir I have given aipmt 2015 ,neet2016,17,18 but couldn’t score more than 400.can I appear in neet 2019

  45. Kaushlendra singh says:

    Sir how many attempt are in neet

  46. rohit singh rajput says:

    sir mai 12 m MPBOARD m fail ho gya tha(biology,physics) m firr mene RUK JANA NHI YOJNA se 12 pass kr liya .kya m NEET de skta hu reply fast sir?

  47. Harsith says:

    Syllabus given in this site is used to get 200marks in neet,
    sir?

    • Manish says:

      The page comprises of highlights of syllabus only. It is not the complete syllabus. For complete syllabus you need to read another article particularly written on NEET Syllabus.

  48. Gausia Ansari says:

    Sir gap year students are eligible to apply neet from

  49. Aabad Rana says:

    Sir meri date of birth 16/05/2002 Hai kya mai neet 2019 apply kar sakta hu

  50. Mahebub says:

    Sir my date of birth 13/05/2002 l am eligible for neet 2019

  51. zakir says:

    No of attempts in neet

  52. Leela says:

    Is supplementary student after passing not eligible of writing neet 2019??and the aggregate pcb% for OBC,will it increases for neet 2019??plz do reply sir..

    • Manish says:

      If you fulfill the criteria then you can appear. Looking about the PCB% for OBC, it can be increased or decreased by the exam conducting authority only. However, as i think it will be same.

  53. shabi says:

    Sir i have cmpleted my b.sc degree..Now i want to apply in neet 2019 ..I belong to general category my dob is 30/06/1996..N Plz also tell how mny attempts are left?

  54. debamalya barman says:

    I secured 309 in neet exam ’18 . But did not get chance in agmc ,agartala or tmc,agartala . So i want to repeat the exam in 2019 . Pl inform the procedure to follow for the same . Is it mandatory to admit in general college with biology to repeat the same.

  55. Anurag says:

    Sir my dob is 8 June 2002 can I apply for meet 2019

  56. Ritu Pandey says:

    Good evening Sir. .. I have passed from 12th biology in my %58.2 :I can fill the from of a neet..

    • Manish says:

      If you have a minimum of 50% marks (45% for Bench Mark Disabilities & 40% for SC/ST/OBC) taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology at the qualifying examination then you are eligible.

  57. md tazeem siddique says:

    sir i am from and my subject bio is an additional subject eligible??? sir

  58. Ayush mall says:

    Sir my dob . Is 30/07/2002 can I eligible in neet 2019

  59. Tushar Solanki says:

    My date of birth is 30/12/2002 I’m eligible to apply

  60. Alka says:

    Sr gap candidate eligible h ya nhi

  61. Rani pal says:

    My date of birth is 24-08-2002 Will be appear for 2019 neet exam . Please reply

    Is there any medical exam without age limit for the

    • Manish says:

      Yes, based on your date of birth, you are eligible. Please check out the minimum educational qualification required from the post.

  62. Adarsh pal says:

    My date of birth is 24-08-2002 Will be appear for 2019 neet exam . Please reply

    Is there any medical exam without age limit.

    I have passed my class 12 board exam in 2017-2018

  63. naaz says:

    sir ,my date of birth is 20/07/1993 and i belong to OBC CATEGORY .i am eligible for neet 2019

  64. divanshu sachdeva says:

    sir i am presently a student of class 12, i need to know that how should i prepare from day 1 to get satisfying results in neet or aiims

  65. Ahtesham uddin says:

    Sir my question is a .
    I am 1st time attempt AIPMT EXAM 2015 .What is attempt neet exam some time??

  66. RAHUL Golder says:

    Sir my school strictly instructed us to choose biology as an optional elective subject. so can I give neet 2019??

  67. Priya gupta says:

    I want to know sir
    Is neet and pmt is converted into aipmt and wat is it ?
    And can I will be eligible to apply for neet in 2019 my date of birth is 25 april 2000

    • Manish says:

      AIPMT has been replaced by NEET. As per your date of birth you are eligible. However, you have to fulfill the educational requirements.

  68. Nishant says:

    Sir Maine 2015,16,17,18 mein exam Diya hai toh Kya main 2019 mein appear ho sakta hu

  69. Dhruv Biswas says:

    Sir I’ve a query. I’m a student studying in class 12th in a school and I also take coaching classes from Institute. But, now I’m unable to balance both of them. My first priority is my coaching classes. So, can I leave school and apply for open way of school, and apply for Neet 2019 without any interruptions at this instant with all required subjects.
    Please reply soon.

    • Manish says:

      Candidates who have passed 10+2 from Open School or as private candidate shall not be eligible to appear for NEET. So, I only suggest you manage your time. Talk to your coaching class to change your batch, if they can.

  70. Shivam Gupta says:

    Sir i have biology as a additional subject so can i eligible for neet exam

  71. Amrish says:

    Very good information for Neet exam

  72. Arvind says:

    How many times a person can appear in NEET exam
    Is there any limit for the exam of NEET

  73. Salini says:

    Sir. I am from obc category and my age is 26
    Can I fill the aipmt 2019 form

    • Manish says:

      First of all, AIPMT has been replaced by NEET. For the age limit, can you please let me know your category. There may be age cap of 25 years. However, It can be clarified only after the release of NEET 2019 notification.

  74. Ritu verma says:

    Sir mera 12 th me 47% hai kya neet exam de sakti hu par physics me gres max hai

    • Manish says:

      Minimum Marks in the qualifying exam (aggregate of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology)- 45% for General and 40% for SC/ST/OBC.

  75. Komali says:

    My dob is 6/5/1996 is I’m eligible for meet exam

  76. KASTHURI says:

    Sir i am finish my B.sc ., degree now i apply for neet exam 2019 my DOB 31-01-1997..

    • Manish says:

      For B.Sc Degree Holder the eligibility is-> B.Sc exam passed from Indian Universities with no less than two of the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology)/Bio-technology and further they have passed the earlier qualifying exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English. If you are able to meet the same criteria then you can apply.

  77. omprakash says:

    neet mai salactio ke liye kitne marks chahie

    • Manish says:

      The cutoff range varies from year to year. Please concentrate on your study so that you can perform exceptionally well in the exam.

  78. omprakash says:

    hello sir kya neet 2019ka exam same date ko hoga

  79. Nasrin says:

    My dob is may 8 1989 am I eligible

  80. Prameesh...... says:

    Sir my self prameesh, my DOB is 3-05- 1989, am I eligible for the Neet exam 2019 or not…pls am waiting for your detailed reply…Thanking you….

    • Manish says:

      If there is age limit of 25 years then you can not apply. Please wait for the release of its official notification.

  81. Khilesh verma says:

    छत्तीसगढ़ मे st/sc वालों को कितने नंबर पर seats मिल सकती है

  82. Kavya.N says:

    Sir in my 12 due to some health isue i have written supplementary exam for biology.now after my supplementary i have scored 80 marks.will i be qualified for neet with good ranking of neet.am i eligible.is there any chances to get qualified for neet? Plse help me

  83. prince kumar says:

    sir i am prince from std.12.i give the exam 12in 2019.my d.o.b is 1/1/2003. am i eligible for give the neetexam in 2019?

  84. dushyant says:

    Sir my dob is 18/09/2002 can i apply for neet 2019

  85. Rakesh says:

    My son is of 12 Sept 2002. Will he be eligible for NEET-2019 ?

  86. nitesh pareek says:

    sir my dob is 12\12\2002 neet exam 2019 eligible yes or no I am astudent please call 9460405166

  87. Sunny Raikwar says:

    Sir my date of birth is 8/8/1994 am I aligibil for neet 2019

  88. Smt Santosh vijayvergiya says:

    My daughter passed 11th class with English,hindi,physics,chemistry,maths and biology in year2016 in local school exams and passed 12th in 2017 from B O S E Raj with Hindi,english physics chemestry and maths. she left biology due to early age. Her DOB is 20-12-2001. in 2018 she didnot appeared in any academic exams. Is she can appear in NEET 2019 with studiying additional subject Biology . please reply earliest

  89. Santosh says:

    Can a student apply for meet exam 2019 who is now study in +2 second year ? And hIs/her +2 final year exam will be in February 2019.

  90. A.maheswar says:

    Sir my son date of birth 05.04.2002 NEET exam 2019 eligible yes or no

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