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The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET-UG is the entrance examination for students who wish to take admission into the graduate medical course (MBBS), Dental Course (BDS) or Postgraduate course (MD/ MS) in different government and private medical colleges of India. NEET-UG has been replaced by All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT). Earlier different medical colleges and states used to conduct admission on their own.

From 2019 onwards the National Testing Agency (NTA) is the newly conducting body of the NEET exam and it is scheduled to be held twice a year, that is February and May. NEET exam will be held from 3-17th February and 12-26th May 2019.

Admission to undergraduate courses to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, PG Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) does not come under the purview of NEET. These organizations conduct their own examinations.  

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NEET UG 2019 Exam Dates:

Exam date of NEET 2019 is 5th of May 2019. NEET Admit Card will be available from April 15, 2019, onwards.

Events Dates
Release of Application form 1st Nov 2018
Application submission ends 30th Nov 2018
Last date for paying the fee Nov 2018
Correction Window Open Dec 2018
Availability of Admit card  15th April 2019
Exam date 5th May 2019
Release of Answer key  Within a week after the exam
Announcement of result     5th June 2019
Counselling begins 2nd week of June 2019

NEET Exam 2019 Eligibility criteria:

Nationality -

  • The candidate is the citizen of India.
  • Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Persons with Indian Origin (PIOs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs) and Foreign Nationals are also eligible to sit in this exam.
  • Candidates from J & K state can be eligible for 15% AIQ seats by self-declaration.

Educational Qualifications -

  • A candidate needs to have passed 12th from any recognized University or Board with a combination of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology or Biotechnology. 
  • A general category candidate should have secured a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Biotechnology to be eligible for the exam and that of a physically handicapped person from general category, the minimum aggregate score is 45%.
  • SC or ST or OBC candidates should have a minimum of 40% aggregate marks to be eligible for the exam.

Age Limit -

  • Candidates should have at least reached 17 years of age. The maximum age limit is 25 years and in case of SC, ST or OBC candidates there can be the relaxation of 5 years. 

                                    Know more about the NEET Cut Off 2019

NEET Exam 2019 Pattern:

Here is the exam pattern of NEET 2019-

Exam Mode                    offline mode (paper-based)
Total marks                    720
Number of Question                   180 questions 
Marking scheme                   (+ 4 )  for correct  and  (-1) for an incorrect answer
Type of Question                  Multiple Choice Questions
Exam Duration                 3 hours
Subjects                 Physics, Chemistry, Botany & Zoology
Languages of Question Paper                              English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Oriya, Kannada,                  Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Urdu, and Telugu.

Mark Distribution

Subject    No. of Questions Maximum Marks
  Physics                45 180
Chemistry 45 180
Zoology 45 180
Botany     45 180
                       Total                                720

                               Know the NEET 2019 Marking Scheme and Score Calculation

NEET UG 2019 Syllabus:

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Class 11th  Physical world and measurement, Work, Energy and Power, Laws of Motion, Kinematics, Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body, Gravitation, Properties of Bulk Matter, Behavior of Perfect Gas, Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory, Oscillations and Waves.

Class 12th Electrostatics, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Current Electricity, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Optics, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Atoms and Nuclei, Electronic Devices.

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Class 11th  Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Structure of Atom, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, States of Matter: Gases and Liquids, Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions, Hydrogen, Some p-Block Elements, Organic Chemistry-Some Basic Principles and Techniques, Hydrocarbons, Environmental Chemistry and s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals),

Class 12th Solid State, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Surface Chemistry, Chemical Kinetics, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements, p-Block Elements, d and f Block Elements, Coordination Compounds, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Biomolecules, Polymers, Chemistry in Everyday Life.


Class 11th Diversity in Living World, Cell Structure and Function, Human Physiology and Plant Physiology

Class 12th Reproduction, Biology and Human Welfare, Genetics and Evolution, Biotechnology and Its Applications, Ecology and Environment.



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Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh holds national level PG medical entrance exam 2 times a year that is in January & July session to offer admission to the Master of Surgery (MS) and other sixteen Doctor of Medicine (MD) courses. The admission will be on the basis of India merit list and according to the ranks of the candidates. PGIMER 2019 schedule: Events Tentative Dates Starting of Online Registration Starts 1st week of Oct 2018 End of Applications Submission  Last week of Oct 2018 Admit Card download 2nd week of Nov 2018 Exam Date 25th Nov 2018 Declaration of Result 26th Nov 2018 1st Counselling 14th Dec 2018 2nd Counselling 9th Jan 2019 3rd Counselling 18th Jan 2019 4th Counselling 25th Jan 2019 PGIMER 2019 Eligibility: Candidates need to have a degree in MBBS from an institution, recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI). Candidates applying to PGIMER 2019 is with a registration certificate issued by the State or Central Medical Registration Council.  All candidates must have completed the rotatory internship of one year before the date assigned for each session by PGIMER. PGIMER 2019 Exam Pattern: Category Pattern Mode Offline mode (Pen &Paper ) Total Questions 250 Type of Questions Multiple-choice questions  Exam Duration 3 hours Negative Marking No negative marking PGIMER 2019 Syllabus: Applied Anatomy, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Forensic Medicine, Applied Physiology, Radiotherapy, Radio-diagnosis, Social and Preventive Medicine, Immunogenetics and Molecular Biology, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Orthopaedics, Applied Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Internal Medicine and General Surgery PGIMER 2019 Application fees: The application fee is Rs. 800 for the SC/ST category candidates and Rs. 1000 by other candidates. The fee can be paid through offline mode or Challan and the challan needs to be filled up in the name of Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh (Examination).                                  RELATED LINKS  JIPMER MBBS UPSEE SRMJEE GATE  

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