About NEET 2019 (UG)

NEET- National eligibility cum entrance test is a gateway exam for the medical courses admission across India such as MBBS and DENTAL..

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, popularly known as NEET UG, will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). NEET 2019 is a single window entrance exam which will be held on May 5. The date of the release of application form and conduct of the NEET 2019 exam has been notified by the regulatory body. The application form of NEET is open and will be available till November 30. The exam will be held in offline mode which implies NEET is a pen and paper test. NEET UG is a three-hour long paper which comprises three sections namely Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology). 

NEET, considered to be the country’s largest medical entrance exam, is conducted for admission to medical, dental and AYUSH courses apart from AIIMS MBBS and JIPMER MBBS. After qualifying NEET 2019, candidates will be required to appear for the national and state level counseling processes as the admission to MBBS and BDS courses are taken on the basis of merit (NEET 2019 score) and preferences (choices submitted in the counseling) basis.


Important dates of NEET 2019 (UG)

  • Release of application forms- November 1, 2018 at 11.30 AM
  • Last date to submit application form- December 7, 2018 up to 11.50 PM
  • Last date to submit application fee- December 8, 2018 up to 11.50 PM for online payment
    Offline payment has to be made within banking hours
  • Application Correction Window- January 14 - January 31, 2019
  • Admit Card release date- April 15, 2019
  • Exam Date- May 5, 2019
  • Declaration of results-  By June 5, 2019

Eligibility of NEET 2019 (UG)

The eligibility criteria have mostly remained the same as of last year. Minor changes are that the age criteria will be checked after completion of the exam and the upper age limit has to be calculated as on the date of the exam.

  • Nationality- Indian Nationals, NRIs, OCIs & Foreign Nationals
  • Qualifying Exam- 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English as core subjects in both Classes 11 and 12 from a recognized board.
  • Pass percentage- UR- 50%, OBC/SC/ST-40%, PWD-45% (minimum aggregate marks only for PCB subjects0
  • Age Limit- The revised date of birth is on or before December 31, 2002. The upper age limit clause has been withdrawn for now. Admission will be subject to the outcome of the case.
  • Maximum Attempts- No limit on the permitted number of attempts


mode of Application for NEET 2019 (UG)

Mode of the Application form to submit is Online. Candidates must note that Aadhaar card is not mandatory to fill the application form. Candidates must keep their scanned photograph, signature-ready before they fill the NEET 2019 application form.

Application Fees for NEET 2019 (UG)

Payment is online through Debit/Credit cards/Net banking OR through SBI EChallan to be downloaded by candidates and payment made in cash at the nearest SBI branch. The Application Fee is Rs 1400 for Gen/OBC NCL candidates while it is Rs 750 for SC/ST/PWD/Transgender. The payment receipt or voucher must be kept safe.

Mode of Application fees payment for NEET 2019 (UG)

Applicants can pay their application fees through digital mode only. eg- net banking, credit card, and debit card

Mode of exam for NEET 2019 (UG)

the exam will be conducted in offline mode. (pen and paper . )

Hall ticket / admit card for NEET 2019 (UG)

Candidates who have successfully filled the NEET application form and submitted it can download their admit card of NEET 2019 from April 15. The NEET 2019 admit card is available online only and can be downloaded from the candidate login by entering the application number and password. The admit card is an important identity document that has to be carried to the exam hall along with a copy of the photograph (same as the one uploaded in the application form), a valid Photo ID. PwD candidates will have to also carry their PwD certificate additionally.

Exam centres for NEET 2019 (UG)

NEET ug 2019 will be held across 154 exam centers with more than 12 lakh candidates expected to appear for around 90,000 seats in the country

Exam pattern for NEET 2019 (UG)

Duration of Examination- 3 hours

Total Number of Questions- 180 Questions

Sections- Physics-45 Questions

                Chemistry- 45 Questions

                Biology- 90 Questions

Marking Scheme- +4 marks for each correct answer.

                              -1 mark for each wrong answer,

                              0 mark for each unanswered question

Maximum Marks- 720 Marks

Aggregate score calculation- Total number of correct answer x 4 – Total number of incorrect answers x 1 (There are no marks for not attempting questions)



Exam Duration for NEET 2019

Duration of Examination- 3 hours

The exam will be held on May 5 from 2 to 5 p.m.


Negative marking for NEET 2019

Yes, negative marking is there in NEET 2019 exam. for each wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted.

Collegees accepting NEET 2019 score



  • Christian Medical College (CMC), Tamil Nadu
  • St John's Medical College - Bangalore (SJ Medical College), Karnataka
  • Lady Hardinge Medical College - Delhi (LHMC Delhi), Delhi NCR
  • Grant Medical College - Mumbai (GMC Mumbai), Maharashtra
  • Maulana Azad Medical College - Delhi (MAMC Delhi), Delhi NCR
  • University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi NCR
  • Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute (BMCRI), Karnataka
  • JSS Medical College, Karnataka
  • Gandhi Medical College & Hospital - Hyderabad (GMCH), Andhra Pradesh
  • Seth GS Medical College - Mumbai (SGSMC), Maharashtra

tips and tricks for NEET 2019 (UG)

NEET 2019 Preparation Tips are the first step towards qualifying the medical entrance exam. However, there is no fixed list of steps that one can follow to qualify NEET 2019 with a good score. Every topper of NEET has his/her own story to tell. The essential part of this journey is how well candidates utilize their time to achieve the goal of cracking NEET 2019. For competitive exams like NEET, aspirants must frame a preparation strategy that allows them to concentrate on each and every concept thoroughly. Before delving into books, one should be well acquainted with the NEET 2019 syllabus and exam pattern. When preparing for NEET, it should be ensured that candidates are referring to the relevant study material. Since the syllabus of NEET has been prepared in compliance with the NCERT syllabus, the NCERT textbooks of Class 11 and 12 must be referred. In the beginning, the syllabus might look vast but it becomes simpler when one actually divides the whole syllabus into smaller units through which the path to success will get closer as candidates cover each topic. Maintain health and stay positive to ensure you are able to put in your best efforts while preparing for the NEET 2019 exam.


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