NEET 2019 - National Eligibility cum Entrance Test

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NEET Exam: 2019 Application, Eligibility, Syllabus & Pattern

NEET - National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET happens to be a national level medical entrance examination which is conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education Board. The examination is conducted for conferring admission in BDS and MBBS courses which are offered by different private and Government medical institutes in the country of India. The entrance test contributes to being a one tier examination which is commenced every year tentatively in the month of May. From the year of 2016, AIPMT entrance test will be replaced by NEET entrance examination. All seats of BDS and MMBS of any dental and medical college will be filled by the scores of NEET Entrance examination. Appearing in the entrance examination in the year of 2017 will be treated as the first attempt.

It is mandatory that the students should fill the eligibility criteria for appearing in NEET entrance examination. It is a must that candidates should check the eligibility criteria properly so that no confusion occur at a later period. Candidates willing to appear in NEET entrance examination should be filling the application form. The application form is available on the official website of NEET.

For students who do not have the internet connection and are willing to appear in NEET 2018, can fill and submit the NEET Application form from the common service centers which have been set up by CBSE or Central Board of Secondary Education. These centers will offer the prerequisite support to fill and submit the application form to the students coming from rural areas. The application fees can be paid with the help of e-Wallet services. The question paper for NEET comprises of 180 multiple choice questions. The questions in the paper are asked from Chemistry, Physics, Zoology and Botany. Candidates require completing the entrance paper within a time duration of 3 hours.

NEET Exam Date

There are a number of colleges that accept the scores of NEET. Candidates can seek admission in these participating colleges in accordance with their choice and the number of seats available.

Events

Dates (Tentative)

NEET 2018 Application Form available

First week of December 2017

Admit Card Release Date

First week of April 2018

NEET 2018 Exam Date

First week of May 2018

Result Declared

First week of June 2018

NEET Counselling

After Result Announcement

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NEET Eligibility criteria

Residents of India and OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) are allowed to appear in this entrance examination. Students should attain an age of at least 17 years at the time of admission. The maximum age limit which is prescribed for candidates willing to seek admission under 15% All India Quote Seat happens to be 25 years. There will be relaxation in upper age limit for students belonging to Scheduled Caste, Schedule tribe, and OBC classes. Candidates must have passed the 12th examination or equivalent exam from a recognized board with Biology, Chemistry, Physics and English. General candidates require scoring at least 5% marks in PCB group whereas ST/SC/OBC students should score 45%. Physically handicapped students should score 45% marks. Students can attempt this entrance test only three times till the maximum age limit.

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NEET Application Form & fees

Candidates who are willing to appear in NEET Entrance examination should fill the application form. The application form can be downloaded from the official website of CBSE. Candidates require making the mandatory documents ready which include photographs, mode of payment, etc. General candidates need to pay an application fee of Rs. 1400 whereas ST/ SC/ PH students require paying an application fee of Rs. 750. The fees can be paid via net banking, debit card, UDP app and credit card. The application fee can be paid only via online mode. Prior to final payment, candidates will be asked by the system if they are willing to check registration number, name and amount.

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NEET Syllabus & Exam Pattern

The question paper will comprise of 180 multiple choice questions. Candidates will be provided 4 alternatives from which they require choosing one. The syllabus for NEET entrance test will be inclusive of Zoology, Botany, Chemistry and Physics. Candidates require answering the questions with the use of Ball Point Pen only on the specially designed machine grade sheet. There is time allotment of 3hours for completing the question paper. Students can choose Hindi or English mode for answering the question paper. Students have to do all the rough calculation on the test booklet itself. Candidates can make use of Black and Blue Ball Point pen for answering the questions.

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NEET Admit Card

The admit card can be downloaded from the official website of NEET. The admit card can be downloaded tentatively from the official website from 15th April of 2018. Candidates will not receive any admit card via post. The admit card is an essential document of the NEET 2018. Admit card will consist of several important details such as name and roll number of the candidate, name, center and date of examination. It is essential to bring the admit card on the day of examination.

NEET Results & Score Card

The results of NEET will be announced tentatively on the first week of June. Candidates who have attained the minimum qualifying marks are qualified. The results of the entrance examination will be declared online. Students should be downloading the rank card from the official website.

Student is recommended taking a printout of the result and keeping the same safe till the admission process is accomplished. The merit list will be prepared for providing admission in accordance with the marks which is scored by candidates in the entrance test.

NEET Counselling & Admission

Counseling will start after the release of results. DGHs or the Directorate General of Health Services conduct counseling through online mode for 15% All India Quote. Admission to candidates will be conferred in accordance with the score obtained in the entrance test. Counseling for central universities state quote and colleges will be organized by respective counseling organizations. Candidates require choosing colleges in accordance with the choice in the counseling procedure. Candidates will be offered seats in accordance with the selection made by them and the number of seats available.

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NEET Participating Colleges

There are a number of colleges that accept the scores of NEET. Candidates can seek admission in these participating colleges in accordance with their choice and the number of seats available.

List of NEET examination centres

Enlisted test centres in state for NEET 2018 given below:

NAME OF THE STATE/UT

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Lakshadweep

Andhra Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh

Maharashtra

Assam

Manipur

Bihar

Meghalaya

Chandigarh

Mizoram

The Assistant Director General (ME)
Directorate General of Health Services,
Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi-110 108
Phone No. . 011-23062493, 
(FAX) 011-23061907
Website : http://aipmt.nic.in/

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Ask & Answers

I want to know the NEET Exam Pattern and in how many languages NEET Exam will be conducted?

Structure of NEET Exam pattern:

  • NEET exam will be held in offline mode i.e. Pen and Paper based Test.
  • NEET Question Paper will be held in 8 Languages like English, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Assamese languages.
  •  NEET exam will have 3 sections such as: Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Zoology & Botany) subjects.
  • In NEET Exam pattern, there are total 180 Multiple Choice Questions with 480 total marks. 
  • The duration of the NEET exam is 3 Hours.
  • In NEET Exam pattern, for every right answer 4 marks will be provided.
  • Negative marking is applicable in NEET Exam, as 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.


Can u tell me, the percentage of seat reserved for the reserved category in NEET Admission process? 

Details on Percentage of seat reserved for reserved categories in NEET Admission process:

  • In NEET Admission process, Seats reserved For ST cadre is 7.5%. 
  • Seats reserved for SC cadre is 15%.
  • Seats reserved for OBC cadre is 27%.
  • Seats reserved for PWD cadre is 3%.
  • So these are percentile of seat reserved for the reserved category in NEET Admission process.


Provide me some important NEET Preparation tips?

Some useful NEET Preparation Tips: 

  • The candidates need to go through NEET syllabus thoroughly.
  • NEET Aspirants need to maintain the proper timetable for each section which will guide them in Time Management during NEET exam.
  • One must need to consider the NEET Preparation Books and they can also go through the online study materials.
  • NEET Aspirants need to practice previous NEET Question papers and also they can opt for NEET Mock tests.
  • One must stay relax and confident while doing NEET Preparation.


where will I be able to get NEET Result? 

Steps to check NEET Result:

  • NEET Aspirants are required to visit the official website in order to check the NEET Result.
  • The candidates can check the NEET result only via online mode.
  • NEET Aspirants need to enter their respective Roll number and also other important details.
  • Then they must click on the submit button and the NEET Result will be displayed on the screen.


where will NEET Admit Card be available?

NEET Admit card availability:

  • NEET Aspirants are required to visit the official website of NEET in order to Avail NEET Admit card.
  • NEET Admit card will be made available via online mode.
  • Aspirants need to get their NEET Admit card in the examination hall along with the valid ID proof. 
  • Candidates are advised to keep their NEET Admit card safely till the NEET Admission process is done.