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NEET Entrance Test - Introduction

NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) is the Medical Entrance Exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). By qualifying the NEET exam, one can get a admission into MBBS/BDS Course. The NEET Entrance test is applicable only for undergraduates. NEET offers almost 90,000 seats for MBBS/BDS students to the Medical and Dental College of India.

As per the Supreme Court’s order in 2016, no other entrance exam, except NEET will be considered to fill the All India Quota Seats as well as the State Level Quota seats across the country. This examination will also be considered as valid for applying to private & government medical colleges except for AIIMS & JIPMER across the country.

Depending upon NEET Score, Seats are allotted to students are:

  • State Government Quota Seats
  • Central Institutions/Universities/Deemed Universities
  • All India Quota Seats
  • State/NRI/Management Quota Seats in Private Medical/Dental colleges
  • Central Pool Quota Seats
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The notification for NEET 2019 has been released. The application form will be started from 1st November, 2018.

NEET 2019 Exam: Overview

Name of the Examination (NEET) National Eligibility cum Entrance Test
Exam Conducting Authority National Testing Agency (NTA) i.e next year 2019
NTA Official Website http://nta.ac.in
Exam Type National Level Medical Entrance
Examination Occurrence Once in a Year (By NTA)
Mode of the Exam
Online (Computer Based)
Subjects Physics, Chemistry, Botany & Zoology
Number of Questions 180 Questions
Negative Marking Negative 1 Mark for every Wrong Answer
Courses Offered MBBS & BDS
Exam Pattern
MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
Duration of Exam 3:00 Hours

NEET Exam 2019 - Important Dates

NEET Exam Important Dates
Availability of Application Form First half of January, 2019
Last Date to Submit the Application Form (without late fee) Last week of January, 2019
Receipt of Confirmation Page Last week of January, 2019
Release Date of Admit Card First week of April, 2019
NEET 2019 Exam Date November, 2019
Declaration of Result First week of June, 2019
NEET Counselling Once result is declared
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NEET 2019 Exam will be conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency) once in a year. From the year 2019, NTA will start free coaching for NEET aspirants.

Note: Dates maybe change as per regulations of NTA (National Testing Agency).

NEET Cut-Off 2019: Number of Category Wise Qualified Candidates

Category NEET Percentile NEET Score (out of 750) NEET Qualified Candidates
General 50th Percentile 119 2,68,316
OBC 40th Percentile 96 3,27,575
SC 40th Percentile 96 87,311
ST 40th Percentile 96 31,360

NEET Exam Pattern (2019)

Following are the exams which covered the topics from (Physics, Chemistry, Botany & Zoology).

Subjects Number of Questions
Physics 45
Chemistry 45
Botany 45
Zoology 45
Total 180

Note:

  • The exam duration will be 3.00 Hours.
  • Every correct answer will count 3 marks.
  • Negative marking for every incorrect answer.
  • For every unanswered question, marks are not be deducted.

Seat Reservation in NEET 2018 - 2019

Category Percentage of Total Seats Reserved
General 47.5%
OBC-NC 27%
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
Physically Handicapped 3%

NEET Eligibility Criteria (2018 - 2019)

  • The candidate must be completed 17 years of age or above.
  • The candidate must be cleared 12th examination with a minimum of 50% marks in (PCB) and English individually.
  • The candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC categories must be cleared 12th examination with a minimum of 40% marks in (PCB)
  • The candidate must be an Indian citizen.
  • The maximum age limit for the candidates who want an admission through NEET Exam is 25 years as on the date of examination.
  • The candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes & Caste, and any other Backward Categories there is a relaxation of 5 years.
  • If the candidates failed to meet the above mentioned criteria will not be permitted to apply for NEET test 2018 - 2019.

Nationality Criteria: For NEET Exam

  • The candidate should be an Indian Citizen.
  • Persons with Indian Origin (PIOs), Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs) and Foreign Nationals are also eligible.
  • Candidates belonging to the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are also eligible for 15% of All India Quota Seats.
  • Candidates from J & K state are eligible for 15% All India Quota Seats on the basis of self-declaration.

Application Process: For NEET Entrance Test

The application process for the NEET Entrance Test is submitted through the online portal on the official website of NEET. There is no other mode for online application process of NEET entrance exam.

How to apply for NEET Exam?

  • Step 1: Go to the website of NTA Exam
  • Step 2: There are 5 options are available on the website: (Engineering, Medical, Management, College/University, Teaching)
  • Step 3: Select the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test option.
  • Step 4: Click on the New User Registration Here button.
  • Step 5: Provide all the information in given fields like Father’s Name, Educational Qualification, address, name etc.
  • Step 6: SGR(System Generated Registration) number will appear on the screen. Note it down, it will be used for the future login process.
  • Step 7: Download the Admit Card.
  • Step 8: Confirm the application form details. Click on ‘Next and Preview’ option to check if all the information is correct before final submission.
  • Step 9: After reviewing the application form, click on the submit button.
  • Step 10: Upload the scan image of the photographs and signature.
  • Step 11: After this, you will get an option for Mode of Payment, through which you can pay the application fees.

Application Fee: NEET Exam

Category of Student Application Fee (Rs.)
General Category/OBC Rs.1400/-
SC/ST/PH Rs.750/-

Counseling for NEET Examination

  • The Counseling of NEET Entrance exam for ESIC quota, All India Quota, and the seats in Central and Deemed Universities will be conducted by DGHS (Director General of Health Services) followed by Medical Counselling Committee.
  • For State Quota seats, the Counselling will be done by State Counselling Authorities.
  • Seat allotment will depend on NEET UG rank and NEET Score.
  • Preferences will be provided at the time of NEET Counselling Process.

Documents Required: For NEET Counselling Process

  • Class 10 Certificate as Proof of Age
  • Class 12 Certificate
  • Admit Card
  • Score Card
  • Identity Proof
  • Category Certificate issued by a competent authority
  • 10 Passport Size Photographs

Language Allowed: For NEET Entrance Test

NEET Exam is conducted in 11 different languages including regional languages.

Medium of Question Paper Examination Centres
English, Hindi and Urdu All examination centers across India
Assamese, Hindi and English Only in Assam Examination Centres
Bengali, Hindi and English Only in West Bengal Examination Centres
Gujarati, Hindi and English Only in Gujarat Examination Centres
Marathi, Hindi and English Only in Maharashtra Examination Centres
Tamil, Hindi and English Only in Tamil Nadu Examination Centres
Telugu, Hindi and English Only in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana Examination Centres
Oriya, Hindi and English Only in Odisha Examination Centres
Kannada, Hindi and English Only Karnataka Examination Centres

About NEET Syllabus

  • NEET Syllabus is updated every year as per Medical Council of India.
  • The question paper contains the questions of Physics, Chemistry, Botany, and Zoology.
  • After considering the syllabus of Central and State Board for a 12th exam(Science Stream), MCI drafts the final NEET Syllabus for the students.
  • Aspirants should have to check a detailed syllabus as recognized by MCI.

Here, “Select Your University” providing you the NEET Syllabus in brief

Physics

Class 11th Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Structure of Atom, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, States of Matter: Gases and Liquids, Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, s-Block Element, Redox Reactions, Hydrogen, Some p-Block Elements, Organic Chemistry-Some Basic Principles and Techniques, Hydrocarbons, Environmental Chemistry.
Class 12th Current Electricity, Electrostatics, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Optics, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Atoms and Nuclei, Electronic Devices.

Chemistry

Class 11th Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Structure of Atom, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, States of Matter: Gases and Liquids, Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, s-Block Element, Redox Reactions, Hydrogen, Some p-Block Elements, Organic Chemistry-Some Basic Principles and Techniques, Hydrocarbons, Environmental Chemistry.
Class 12th Solutions, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements, Electrochemistry, p-Block Elements, d and f Block Elements, Coordination Compounds, Solid State, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, Alcohols, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Biomolecules, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids.

Biology

Class 11th Diversity in Living World, Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants, Cell Structure and Function, Plant Physiology, Human Physiology, Diversity in Living World
Class 12th Genetics and Evolution, Biotechnology and Its Applications, Biology and Human Welfare, Ecology and Environment, reproduction.

Points to be Highlights: For NEET Entrance Exam

  • Students should have to give proper preferences while filling the NEET Exam Form.
  • By considering allotment of seats, one can choose the particular colleges.
  • NTA has not announced any changes in NEET exam pattern. So, it will remain as prescribed by the MCI.
  • For NEET 2019, NEET Admit Cards will be available from 15th April 2019.
  • The NEET Result will be declared on 5th June 2019 from the official website of NTA (National Testing Agency).

NEET Exam - Rules & Regulations 2019

  • The candidates should have to report before one hour of exam time.
  • The candidates should have to come in customary dress.
  • The ornaments like chains, rings, earring, nose-pin etc. are not allowed.
  • Stationary Material like textual material (written or printed), writing pad, log table, calculator are not allowed in the exam hall.
  • Goggles, handbags, camera are strictly restricted in exam hall.
  • Communications devices such as Mobile Phone, Microphone, Earphones, Bluetooth are barred during NEET exam.
  • If any other thing related to unfair means is found, strict action will be taken by the respective authority.
  • Any Metallic item or eatable item is strictly prohibited.

NEET Exam 2019 - Dress Code (Male & Female)

Candidates must follow dress code which mentioned below while appearing for NEET exam, the dress code rules are given below:

  • Candidates have to wear half sleeves clothes or formal dress ( No fashionable clothes allowed)
  • Candidates have to wear formal slippers & sandals (No shoes allowed)

Note: If any candidate coming for the exam wearing a religious cloth, in that case, they need to report at the allotted examination at least by 8.30 AM on the day of examination.

For Male Candidate

Wear light clothes like Jeans, Pant, Shirt (half sleeves only). The button of the shirt should be the medium size it should not be big. The Kurta Pajama & shoes are also not allowed. For the male candidate, they can wear only sleepers or sandals.

For Female Candidate

clothes with half sleeves not having big buttons, brooch/badge, etc. with Salwar, Slippers, sandals with low heels are allowed. High heels shoes or sandals for the female candidate are also not allowed.

Important FAQs about NEET Exam

What should be the minimum aggregate marks to become eligible for exam?

  • At least 50% in PCB for General Category Students and 40% for Reserved Category Students.

Is the Mental Health issues are included in the ph quota of NEET Exam?

  • Depend upon severity and Intensity of the issue, the application is granted for those students.

Will Overseas Citizens are eligible to apply for the exam?

  • Yes, Overseas Citizens are eligible to apply for the exam.

How many questions are there for NEET Exam?

  • NEET exam has a total no. of 180 questions.

What is Allowed/Not Allowed in NEET Exam Hall?

  • Following are the things that students should know while entering in NEET Exam Hall.
Allowed Not Allowed
Sandals & Slippers Any kind of Shoes not allowed
Half Sleeves T-Shirt or Shirt Full Sleeves T-Shirt or Shirts
Trousers Any type of jewelry or ornaments are not allowed
Normal lens specs only Saree (Married or Unmarried)
Lowers Big buttons, brooch/badge T-Shirts
Kurti/Top (Half-Sleeves) Saree (Married or Unmarried)
Salwars Bangles only allowed to married women
Kada and Kirpan Cap, Kurta Pajama
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