NEET 2019 (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is a national level medical entrance test regulated by the CBSE Board. It is held for providing admissions in MBBS/BDS courses offered by all government and private medical colleges in India. It is a one tier exam, commences once in a year in month of May. From the year 2016 onwards, NEET exam has replaced AIPMT exam. All seats (MBBS/BDS) of any medical/dental college will be filled by the score of NEET examination only. Candidates can check latest updates about NEET 2019 including application form, exam dates, exam pattern & syllabus.
What is New in NEET 2019?
As per the last order by Hon. Supreme Court, no other exam except NEET will be held for offering admission into MBBS/BDS courses in India from the year 2019 (except AIIMS & JIPMER). All seats (MBBS/BDS) of any medical/dental college will be filled by the score of NEET examination only.
NEET 2019 can be written in 8 regional languages including English, Tamil, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi and Telugu.
All the Indian citizen candidates should possess AADHAAR card issued by UIDAI. At the time of filling application form of NEET 2019, the candidates will have to enter their AADHAAR number, name, date of birth & gender which will be validated with the UIDAI’s data. In case, these particulars do not match, the candidates will not be able to fill the application form for NEET 2019. Therefore, the candidates are advised to ensure that their AADHAAR card has correct details of their name, date of birth & gender as per school records. If there is some mismatch in these details, the candidates should immediately get it corrected in AADHAAR data or school records, as the case may be.
Application fee can be paid through Paytm also.
Events Dates (Tentative)
|NEET 2019 Application Form available||First half of January 2018|
|Last date to submit the application form (without late fee)||Last week of January 2018|
|Receipt of confirmation page in CBSE (without late fee)||Last week of January 2018|
|Receipt of confirmation page in CBSE (with late fee)||First week of February 2018|
|Admit Card Release Date||First week of April 2018|
|NEET 2019 Exam Date||5th May 2019|
|Result Declared||5th June 2019|
|NEET Counselling||After Result Announcement|
NEET Exam 2019 Schedule:
|Last entry in the examination hall||1.30 pm|
|Taking seat||1.15 pm|
|Announcement of important instructions and checking of Admit Cards by invigilator||1.30 pm to 1.45 pm|
|Distribution of test booklets||1.45 pm|
|Writing of particulars on the text booklet by the candidate||1.50 pm|
|Commencement of the examination||2.00 pm|
NEET Eligibility Criteria
Check the eligibility criteria as mentioned below:
Nationality: Candidates should be an Indian Nationals or OCI (Overseas Citizen of India).
Minimum – The minimum age limit is 17 years on 31st December of the year of admission.
Maximum – The maximum age limit is 25 years for general candidates and 30 years for reserved categories.
Qualification: Students must have passed/appearing 12th or equivalent examination from any recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology or any other elective subject with English.
Percentage Criteria: Students must have secured minimum 50% marks in PCB group for general candidates and 45% (for general PH) and 40% (for SC/ST/OBC categories).