The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG, is an entrance examination for students who wish to study undergraduate medical and dental courses, i.e., MBBS and BDS, in government or private medical and dental colleges in India.

About the exam

Organising Institute

NTA

Exam duration

3 hours

Frequency of exam

Once a year

Medium of exam

Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu

Mode of Exam

Pen and Paper test

Mode of Application

Online only

Number of Questions

180 Multiple Choice Questions

Subject Sections

Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology.

Maximum Marks

720

 

Important Dates

Application Forms

1st week of November – 1st week of December

Availability of Admit Cards

2nd week of April

Exam Date

1st week of May

Answer key

last week of May

Result

1st week of June

Counselling

Starts 1st week of July

Eligibility:

  • Nationality: Indian Nationals, NRIs, PIOs, OCIs and Foreign Nationals are eligible to take NEET 2019.
  • Age Limit: A candidate should complete 17 years of age at the time of admission. The maximum age limit of 25 years (unreserved category candidates) and 30 years (reserved and PwD category candidates) as on May 5, 2019 has for now been waived off as per the latest Supreme Court judgement. Such candidates can also apply with admission subject to the outcome of the case. Eligibility will be determined by NTA after submission of the application forms.
  • Educational Qualification: Candidate must pass Class 12 or equivalent examination by scoring qualifying marks in English, Physics, Biology and Chemistry individually. In addition, scoring an aggregate of minimum 50% in Chemistry, Biology and Physics is also mandatory for unreserved category candidates. Reserved category candidates must score at least 40% while PwD candidates are required to score a minimum of 45% in the qualifying exam.
  • Number of Attempts: The attempt limit to take NEET UG has been removed. Candidates can appear for the exam any number of times as long as they are fulfilling other eligibility criteria of NEET 2019.

 

Syllabus

 

Previous Years Cut-off (qualifying marks)

Category

2019

2018

2017

2016

Percentile

Score

Percentile

Score

Score

Score

UR

50

701-134

50

691-119

131

145

OBC/SC/ST

40

133-107

40

118-96

107

118

UR – PH

45

133-120

45

118-107

118

131

OBC-PH / SC-PH / ST-PH

40

133-107

40

106-96

107

118