NEET 2018 NEWS
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NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test)2019 is a national level medical entrance examination curated for aspirants interested in studying any graduate medical course (M.B.B.S./B.D.S.) in government and private colleges in India. The exam for undergraduate courses is conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) once in a year.
Some key features of NEET 2019 are given below:
|Conducting body||Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)|
|Mode of NEET 2019||Pen and Paper Mode|
|Eligibility||Passing 10th &12th with science stream|
|Courses offered||Admission to M.B.B.S./B.D.S. and other equivalent medical courses|
|Official Notification||Last week of December, 2018|
|Date of examination||First week of May, 2019|
|Duration of NEET 2019||3 hours|
|Sections||4 (Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany)|
The proposed schedule for NEET 2019 is given below. The important dates regarding admission procedure will be made available on the official website.
|Release of official notification for NEET 2019||Last week of January, 2019|
|NEET 2019 online registration opens||Last week of January, 2019|
|Last date for submitting NEET 2019 online application form||First week of March, 2019|
|Correction window for NEET 2019 application form opens||Second week of March, 2019|
|Issue of NEET 2019 Admit Card||Fourth week of April, 2019|
|NEET 2019 Exam date||First week of May, 2019|
|NEET 2019 Result||First week of June, 2019|
All the candidates interested in taking NEET 2019 are first required to fulfill all the below mentioned criteria, as set up by the conducting body. The various criteria are stated as follows:
NEET 2019 Application Form will be available from the last week of January 2019. Applicants will be required to fill up general details like personal information and academic qualifications.
Students can fill the application form for NEET 2019 via online mode only on the official website i.e. cbseneet.nic.in. The application procedure consists of 3 steps which are given below:
Students can go through the guidelines mentioned below to apply for the exam:
Filling of Application form
NEET 2019 Application Form will be successfully completed only after the payment of application fee. Candidates will have to pay the application fee as per their category at the time of registration.
Fee can be rendered through online as well as offline mode. Aspirants can use Debit Card/ Credit Card, Net Banking or Cash Card & Wallet facility to pay the fee online and for offline process they can pay via Bank Challan.
The category wise fee for NEET 2019 is mentioned below.
|CATEGORY||APPLICATION FEE||APPLICATION FEE (WITH LATE FEE)|
|General||INR 1400||INR 2800|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC)||INR 1400||INR 2800|
|Scheduled Tribes (ST)/ Scheduled Caste (SC)||INR 750||INR 2150|
|PwD||INR 750||INR 2150|
NEET 2019 Admit Card will be issued to applicants, after successful registration for the exam. It will be released in the first week of April 2019. Students can download their respective admit cards from the official website of NEET.
Steps to download NEET 2019 Admit Card are given below:
NEET 2019 will be conducted in 150 exam centers across more than 84 cities of the country. Participants will have the choice to choose exam center according to their convenience.
The governing authority will try their best to allot the preferred exam center to each candidate but they cannot guarantee the same. The allotted center and the venue of the center will be mentioned in the admit card.
NEET 2019 is a pen and paper mode test and will be conducted in several languages including Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese and Gujarati. Each student will receive the question paper as per their selected language.
|Mode of exam||Pen and Paper Mode|
|Number of questions||180|
|Sections in paper||4 (Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology)|
|Maximum Marks||720 marks|
|Marking Scheme||+4 marks for every correct answer|
|Negative marking||1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer|
|Duration of exam||3 hours (45 minutes for each section)|
|Medium of language||English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese and Gujarati|
NEET 2019 Syllabus is notified by the Medical Council of India (MCI) which is based on the Class 11 and 12 topics.
As per our observations of previous year trends, important topics to study in Physics are Mechanics, Modern Electronics and Electronics.
In Chemistry candidates should pay more attention to Physical Chemistry and Organic Chemistry.
Similarly, for Biology, more emphasis should be laid on Genetics, Ecology, Physiology and Plant diversity topics.
NEET 2019 Result will be declared by the first week of June 2019, on the official NEET website in the form of a scorecard. Students will have to check the results online; no scorecard will be sent via offline mode.
These scorecards will contain each individual’s sectional and overall marks and percentile obtained in the exam. The results can be checked online by following these few steps:
The cut off for NEET 2019 will be decided after conducting the exam taking into consideration the factors like number of applicants, difficulty level of exam, seats available and previous years’ cut off.
|CATEGORY OF CANDIDATES||MARKS|
|ST||586 – 081|
|UR||691 – 098|
|OBC & PH||491 – 081|
|UR & PIL||589 – 089|
|ST & PH||297 – 081|
|SC & PH||303 – 081|
|OBC||629 – 698|
|SC||610 – 081|
All the participating states have their own selection procedure and criteria for providing admission. The basic norm is to clear the sectional and overall NEET 2019 Cut Off as set by CBSE.
CBSE will declare two merit lists, one for the All India rank and one for the State Level rank. Applicants fulfilling such criteria are eligible for the next stage of selection process.