NEET 2019: Admit Card, Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

NEET 2019 Admit Card will be made available on its official website from 15th April 2019. Candidates who have applied NEET exam this year can download their Admit Card / Hall Ticket from April month.

NEET 2019: AN OVERVIEW

NEET is India’s most prestigious exam in the field of medical sciences. Owing to many changes last year now only NEET score will be taken into consideration for admission in majority of the states. Here’s an insight at everything you need to know about this examination:

ABOUT THE EXAM

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) also referred as NEET-UG is a national level entrance exam in the field of medical sciences. NEET-UG is conducted every year for undergraduate category mostly in the month of May. Like most of the undergraduate level exams this one is also regulated by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). It is held to take admissions in the Bachelor level programs i.e. (MBBS/BDS) Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery/ Bachelor of Dental Surgery in all government and private medical colleges. It has only one phase. Till last year All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) and other state conducted exams were also held to avail admission in various colleges though it has now been announced that NEET will be the only common medical entrance exam. Aspirants can apply for the exam by filling the application form as it will be made available by the first week of December (tentative).

Here are a few guidelines you should be aware of if you are appearing for NEET-

  • Keep checking NEET 2019 official website regularly as it will contain all the official announcements of NEET 2019.
  • This exam happens only once a year.
  • Candidates can get admission in MBBS/BDS courses.
  • Only Indian Nationals and Overseas Citizens in India (OCI) are eligible to appear in the exam.
  • All India Quota seats, State Government Quota seats and Private or NRI Quota seats are available for admissions.
  • According to media, NEET 2019 will also be conducted in Gujarati language along with English and Hindi.
  • It is advised for candidates to reach the exam center well in time.
  • Entry will not be permitted after the commencement of the exam.
  • Candidates must carry their admit card with them along with passport size photograph affixed on it.
  • They should carry three passport size photographs.
  • Goa 2019-20 admission for MBBS and BDS will be on the basis of NEET 2019.

NEET 2019: IMPORTANT DATES

Though CBSE has not announced the official dates for NEET 2019 examination here’s a schedule based on previous year events. As soon as the official dates are announced they’ll be updated here.

NEET 2017 EVENTSIMPORTANT DATES
Application form start date1st November 2018
Application form submission last date

(Without late fee)

7th December 2018
Confirmation page receipt (Without late fee)8th December 2018
Application form submission last date

(With late fee)

Last week of January 2019
Confirmation page receipt (With late fee)First week of February 2019
Availability of admit card15th April 2019
Exam date of NEET 20195th May 2019
Result declaration5th June 2019
Counseling starts2nd Week of June 2019

Also look over the exam pattern for NEET 2019-

Conducted for coursesMBBS/BDS
Total number of questionsA total of 180 questions

45 questions (Physics)

45 questions (Chemistry)

45 questions (Botany)

45 questions (Zoology)

Total marks(180+180+180+180) = 720
Type of questionsMultiple choice questions (MCQs)
Duration3 hours
SubjectsPhysics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology
Mode of examinationOffline mode only
Language            Conducted in English and Hindi language

It will also be conducted in Gujarati language this year according to media announcements

Marking schemeFor each correct answer 4 marks will be awarded
Negative marking For each wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted

NEET 2019: ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Before you apply for the exam let’s look over the eligibility criteria-

Nationality            Only Indian National or Overseas citizens of India (OCI) are eligible to appear in the exam.
Age Limit            A candidate needs to be a minimum of 17 years of age on 31st December of the year of admission

A candidate needs to be not more than 25 years of age (General category), 30 years (Reserved categories) on 31st December of the year of admission.

Qualifications            Should have passed class 12th or should be appearing.

Or should have passed any equivalent examination from any recognized board.

Subjects Required            Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology and one more subject with English
Percentage Required            In PCB (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)

General category- 50%

General PH- 45%

SC/ST/OBC- 40%

Once you find yourself eligible for the exam the next step is to apply for it, here’s an outlook how-

APPLICATION FORM

To fill NEET 2019 application form you have to go through the following steps-

  • Go through the information brochure
  • Ready all the scanned images and the documents
  • Fill the application form
  • Pay the application fees
  • Print confirmation page

NOTE-

  • The application forms will be made available by the first week of December 2019 (tentative).
  • The online process is the only mode through which you can fill the application form.
  • Make sure to upload all the images and to print the confirmation page.
  • (The Assistant Secretary (NEET)
    Central Board of Secondary Education,
    Shiksha Kendra, 2, Community Centre,
    Preet Vihar, Delhi-110 092)    

Candidates have to send their confirmation page along with the required documents to the above-mentioned address.

STRUCTURE FOR APPLICATION FEE

CATEGORYAPPLICATION FEELATE FEE
General, OBCRs 1400(1400+1400)= Rs2800
SC, ST, PHRs 750(750+1400)= Rs2150

NEET 2019: EXAM PATTERN

A candidate should go through the exam pattern thoroughly so as to obtain a better understanding of the exam. Here’s the exam pattern for NEET 2019-

Conducted for coursesMBBS/BDS
Total number of questionsA total of 180 questions

45 questions (Physics)

45 questions (Chemistry)

45 questions (Botany)

45 questions (Zoology)

Total marks(180+180+180+180) = 720
Type of questionsMultiple choice questions (MCQs)
Duration3 hours
SubjectsPhysics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology
Mode of examinationOffline mode only
Language            Conducted in English and Hindi language

It will also be conducted in Gujarati language this year according to media announcements

Marking schemeFor each correct answer 4 marks will be awarded
Negative Marking For each wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted

 NEET 2019: SYLLABUS

NEET syllabus comprises topics from both 11th and 12th standard based on the three subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Every year CBSE announce the official syllabus for the exam though the syllabus in some way or the other remains the same. For those who are preparing for NEET 2019 here’s the previous year syllabus to get an outlook.

NEET is held to take admissions in the Bachelor level programs i.e. (MBBS/BDS) Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery/ Bachelor of Dental Surgery in all government and private medical colleges. It has only one phase and is conducted once a year. Till last year All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) and other state conducted exams were also held to avail admission in various colleges though it has now been announced that NEET will be the only common medical entrance exam.

To prepare well for any examination one must need to go through the syllabus for the exam. NEET syllabus comprises topics from both 11th and 12th standard based on the three subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Every year CBSE announce the official syllabus for the exam though the syllabus in some way or the other remains the same. For those who are preparing for NEET 2019 here’s the previous syllabus to get an outlook.

Syllabus for Physics-

PHYSICS
MeasurementWork, Power and EnergyKinematics
Laws of MotionThermodynamicsGravitation
Oscillations and WavesProperties of Bulk matterBehavior of Perfect gas and Kinetic Theory
ElectrostaticsCurrent ElectricityMagnetism
Electromagnetic induction and ACOpticsElectromagnetic Waves
Nuclear PhysicsElectronic DevicesDual nature of Matter and Radiation

 

Syllabus for Chemistry-

CHEMISTRY
Structure of AtomSolid StateSolutions
Periodic TableChemical BondingSurface Chemistry
ElectrochemistryChemical KineticsStates of Matter
ThermodynamicsEquilibriumCoordinate Compounds
Block Elements (s, p, d and f)Redox ReactionsAlcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Haloalkanes and HaloarenesOrganic ChemistryAldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic acids
HydrocarbonsOrganic compounds containing NitrogenBiomolecules
PolymersEnvironmental Chemistry 

 

Syllabus for Biology-

BIOLOGY
Diversity in Living WorldReproductionStructural Organization in Animals and Plants
GeneticsCell StructurePlant Physiology
Human PhysiologyBiology and Human WelfareBiotechnology and its Applications
Ecology and Environment  

 

NEET 2019: ADMIT CARD

  • NEET 2019 Admit card will be made available on its official website by the first week of April 2019 (tentative).
  • It will only be available through online mode.
  • To download the admit card you first need to login by entering your registration number and date of birth.
  • The admit card will include these details- Name, Roll no. , Exam date and Exam center.
  • Candidates must bring the admit card with them in the examination hall.
  • It is advised for candidates to keep the admit card safe till the admission in MBBS/BDS programs.

NEET 2019: RESULT DECLARATION

  • NEET 2019 result will be declared by the first week of June (tentative) on its official website.
  • It is declared by CBSE.
  • Result will be made available only through online mode.
  • Print the result card for the admission procedure.
  • Based on the result a merit list will be prepared.

NEET 2019: COUNSELING

  • NEET 2019 counseling will start after the declaration of the result.
  • Counseling for 15% All India Quota will be organized by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) through online mode.
  • Candidates will secure admissions according to the rank they secured in the entrance examination.
  • State quota, central universities/ institutions and other many other institutions counseling will be held by their respective counseling authorities.
  • Candidates will be allotted seats according to their selections and seat availability.

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