NEET 2019- NTA, Latest News, Syllabus, Application Form

NEET 2019: The candidates aspiring to get admissions in the top medical colleges situated all over the country will have to clear the NEET 2019. The score of NEET exam is considered by several state and government colleges to enroll candidates in the medical courses. The applicants who satisfy the eligibility criteria can fill the application form and can download their admit card from the official website of CBSE cbseneet.nic.in. The complete details related to NEET 2019 such as eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, important dates, etc is provided in this article3 to guide the aspirants.

Maybe a National Testing Agency will conduct NEET in 2019. Stay tuned for further updates. 

NEET 2019 Important Dates

EventsTentative Dates
Release of online application formLast week  of January 2019
Last date for submission of application formsMarch 2019, 1st week
Last date to submit the application fee1st week of March 2019
Issue of admit cardsApril 2019, 3rd week
NEET UG 2019 exam dateMay 2019, 2nd week
Declaration of results2nd week of June 2019

Eligibility criteria for NEET 2019

The candidates appearing for NEET UG 2019 exam must satisfy the following edibility requirement:

Nationality

The applicants of Indian national/ OCIs/ NRIs/ PIOs/ Foreign Nationals can apply for NEET 2019 exam.

Age Criteria

The minimum age of the candidate must be 17 years as on or before 31st December of the year of admission. The upper age limit for General category candidates will be 25 years and for OBC/ SC/ ST category candidates, the upper age limit will 30 years.

Qualification Criteria

  • The applicants must clear the qualifying exam from a recognized board with an individual pass in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English.
  • An aggregate of 50% marks (40% for OBC/SC/ST and OBC-PH/SC-PH/ST-PH & 45% for General-PH) in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Biotechnology is also necessary.
  • The appearing candidates are also eligible to apply for the exam.

Eligibility for 15% All India Quota Seats

The applicants of Indian national/ OCIs/ NRIs/ PIOs/ FNs are eligible for 15% All India Quota Seats. The candidates of Jammu & Kashmir, who have opted for seats under All India Quota, will have to submit a copy of the system generated Self-Declaration.

NEET Application Form 2019

The application form for NEET UG 2019 will be released on the official website www.cbseneet.nic.in. Click the “Apply Online” link available on the website to get access to the application form.

The candidates are required to enter the personal details such as Category, Date of Birth, Nationality, etc. qualification details like Percentage of marks, Year of Passing, etc, communication details and choice for exam center. The email id, mobile number and mailing address provided in the application form must be correct as it can be used by the exam authority for future communication. After this, a provisional registration number will be generated. The Provisional Registration Number will also be sent on the registered E-mail Id and mobile phone of the candidate. The applicants need to submit the identity card details in the application form. The following is the list of permissible identity proof:

Indian NationalsAadhaar Card No., Aadhaar Enrolment No. or Registration No. issued by Facilitation Centre.
Indian Nationals belonging to Meghalaya, Assam or Jammu & KashmirAadhaar Card No., Aadhaar Enrolment No., Registration No. issued by Facilitation Centre, Ration Card No., Bank Account No., Passport No. or No. of any Other Identity Card issued by Government.
Foreigner Nationals/ OCI/ PIO/ NRIsPassport Number

After filling the application form, the next step will be uploading of signature and photograph. The photograph should be of passport size taken with a white background. The photograph must be taken after 01.01.2019. The same copy of photograph must be carried at the exam center as it will be collected by the Centre Superintendent. The candidate should not forget to mention the name, application number, and roll number on the back side of the photograph. The specification of the uploaded documents should be as follows:

DocumentFormatFile size
PhotographJPG10 Kb to 100 Kb
SignatureJPG3 Kb to 20 Kb

Application Fee:

The application fee can be submitted by Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking/UPI or E-wallet of Common Services Centre. The application fee will be non-refundable and in addition to the application fee, the service/ processing charges will also be applicable.

Category Application Fee
For candidates from unreserved and OBC categoryRs. 1400/-
for SC/ST/PH category candidatesRs. 750/-

After making the payment of the application fee, the applicants are advised to take a printout of confirmation page and preserve it for the future reference. A copy of the confirmation page and self-declaration will also be emailed on the registered email id of the candidate.

Note:

  • The form incomplete in any way can be rejected and no change in any particulars will be possible once the form is submitted finally.
  • The candidate facing any issue while filling the application form can visit any of the Common Services Centres for submission of application form and payment of fee.

NEET 2019 Exam Pattern

No. of Questions180
Duration of Test3 hours
SubjectsQuestions in NEET UG 2019 will be from Chemistry, Physics, Botany & Zoology
Question Paper LanguageEnglish, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Assamese, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada

Those who chose paper medium as English will get the test booklet in English language only. For other languages, it will be bilingual (English+ selected language).

Marking Scheme4 marks will be provided for every correct attempt

1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer

No overall deductions will be made.

 Note: The paper in language other than English and Hindi will only be provided if the test centre lies in the state where the language is spoken primarily.

Exam Pattern in General

Subjects No. of QuestionTotal Marks
Physics45180
Chemistry45180
Botany45180
Zoology45180
Total180720

Syllabus for NEET 2019

The syllabus for the NEET UG 2019 will be based on a Common Syllabus notified by the Medical Council of India and prepared after the review of various State syllabi as well as that of CBSE, NCERT and COBSE. The applicants can find the syllabus for the exam on the official website. The syllabus will mainly be based on the curriculum of 11th & 12th standard. The overview of the syllabus is given as:

Physics Syllabus

Syllabus of Class 11th Syllabus of Class 12th
Physical world and measurementElectrostatics
KinematicsCurrent Electricity
Laws of MotionMagnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Work, Energy and PowerElectromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid BodyElectromagnetic Waves
GravitationOptics
Properties of Bulk MatterDual Nature of Matter and Radiation
ThermodynamicsAtoms and Nuclei
Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic TheoryElectronic Devices
Oscillations and Waves

Chemistry Syllabus

Syllabus of Class 11th Syllabus of Class 12th
Some Basic Concepts of ChemistrySolid State
Structure of AtomSolutions
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in PropertiesElectrochemistry
Chemical Bonding and Molecular StructureChemical Kinetics
States of Matter: Gases and LiquidsSurface Chemistry
ThermodynamicsGeneral Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Equilibriump- Block Elements
Redox Reactionsd and f Block Elements
HydrogenCoordination Compounds
s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Some p-Block ElementsAlcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and TechniquesAldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
HydrocarbonsOrganic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Environmental ChemistryBiomolecules
Polymers
Chemistry in Everyday Life

Biology Syllabus

Syllabus of Class 11th Syllabus of Class 12th
Diversity in Living WorldReproduction
Structural Organization in Animals and PlantsGenetics and Evolution
Cell Structure and FunctionBiology and Human Welfare
Plant PhysiologyBiotechnology and Its Applications
Human PhysiologyEcology and Environment

NEET 2019 Admit Card

The candidates can download the admit cards of NEET UG 2019 from the official website. A copy of admit card in PDF format will also be emailed to the candidate on their registered email id. The applicants should take the print out of the admit card and affix a postcard size photograph in the space provided.

The important details such as Applicant’s name, roll number, Examination Venue, duration etc will be mentioned on the admit card.

The candidate should report at the exam center with the downloaded admit card with post card size photograph duly affixed on it and the proforma which is an attachment of admit card. In addition to this, the candidate must also bring one passport size photograph to be affixed on attendance sheet.

Kindly note that admit card will not be sent by post.

NEET 2019 Exam Centres

  • The NEET UG 2019 will be conducted in different major cities situated across the country.
  • The candidates will be asked to select the exam center of their choice at the time of filling the application form.
  • In case of unavailability of the selected exam center or any other issue, the exam conducting authority has the right to allot another center to the candidate (preferably a nearby center).
  • The exam center once allotted will not be changed under any circumstances.

NEET Answer Key 2019

The answer key for NEET UG 2019 will be published on the official website of CBSE. The board offers the applicants the opportunity to challenge the published answer key. A non-refundable processing fee of Rs. 1000/- per question will have to be paid via debit card/ credit card. If any challenge is found correct, the answer key will be updated accordingly.

NEET 2019 Result

The examination result of NEET 2019 Exam will be declared online after evaluation of the answer sheet. By entering the registration number and the roll number, the applicants will be able to see their results. The applicants should download a copy of their result for future reference. The result of the NEET UG 2019 can be considered by different Central/State Governments medical colleges for providing admission. No provision for re-checking the answer sheet will be provided.

Tie-Breaker

In case of a tie, the following candidates will be preferred while ranking:

  • Candidates obtaining higher marks in Biology (Botany & Zoology) in the Test
  • Candidates obtaining higher marks in Chemistry in the Test
  • Candidates with less number of attempted wrong answers in all the subjects in the Test
  • Candidates older in age

NEET 2019 Counseling and Admission

The counseling for the NEET UG qualified candidates under 15% All India Quota seats and central institutions will be conducted by MCC (Medical Counseling Committee)/ DGHS (Directorate General of Health Services). A notification related to this will be available on the official website of MCC. The candidates will be invited for counseling based on the merit list and All India Rank prepared by CBSE.

The counselling for admission in seats under the control of other States/ Universities/ Institutions will be held according to the notifications issued by the concerned authorities.

Depending on their category, it will be necessary for the candidates to obtain minimum of marks at certain percentile in NEET 2019 exam. The minimum percentile required is given as:

Category Minimum marks
General candidates50th percentile
SC/ST/OBC candidates40th percentile
UR-PH candidates (with Bench Mark disability)45th percentile
SC-PH, ST-PH & OBC-PH candidates40th percentile

The percentile will be decided on the basis of highest marks secured in the All India common merit list in NEET UG 2019.

Reservation of Seats

For SC candidates15%
For ST candidates7.5%
For OBC (NCL) candidates27%
For PH candidates (with Bench Mark disabilities)5%

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