Updated: Jan 24, 2020
The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test is a national UG and PG entrance exam which is from now on will be conducted by the National Testing System (NTA). This exam is taken for admissions to MBBS/BDS courses all over India in both private & government universities/colleges. This exam is valid for the aforesaid course running with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India except for the institutions established through an Act of Parliament i.e. AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry.
The National Testing Agency set up by The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI), is an independent & autonomous Testing body built to conduct proficient, transparent and international standard tests so that students maintain the same level of competency as conferred by the exam requirements & standards.
It is also responsible to undertake research on various facets of the education system to fill out the necessary gaps from time to time for an efficient, academic and professional testing system and cement the required experts & institutes in setting up the exam pattern.
|Events||Date||Official Website Link|
|Start downloading Hall Ticket from||April 15, 2019||Download here|
|NEET 2019 Exam||5 May 2019||Information Bulletin|
|Exam TImings||2:00 PM to 5:00 PM||Information Bulletin|
|Results Announcement||5 June 2019|
|Counselling Begins||From the 2nd weekend of June 2019|
|Answer Keys availability||After 1 week from the exam date|
|All India Quota, Deemed, CI 1st round counselling||12 June 2019 to 24 June 2019|
|All India Quota, Deemed, CI 1st round counselling last date of joining||3 July 2019|
|State counseling first round||25 June 2019 to 05 July 2019|
|State counselling first round Last date of joining ||12 July 2019|
|All India Quota, Deemed, CI 2nd round of counselling||06 July 2019 to 12 July 2019|
|2nd round of counselling for All India Quota, Deemed, CI last date of joining||22 July 2019|
|2nd round of state counselling||15 July 2019 to 26 July 2019|
|2nd round of state counselling Last date of joining||3 Aug 2019|
|State Mop up round of counselling||4 Aug 2019 to 8 Aug 2019|
|Mop up round in state--- the last date of joining||12 Aug 2019|
|Deemed, CI Mop up round of counselling ||12 Aug 2019 to 22 Aug 2019|
|Mop up round in deemed, CI last date of joining||26 Aug 2019|
| State last date of joining||18 Aug 2019|
| Deemed, CI Last date of joining||31 Aug 2019|
1) For appearing in the NEET UG
A. The students he/she has completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete that age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year of MBBS/BDS course
B. The upper age limit is 25 years as on the date of examination
C. In the upper age limit, a relaxation of 5 years is given to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category & students entitled to the reservation under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016
D. Also, Indian Citizens/Overseas Citizens of India who wants to pursue foreign Medical/Dentist institute needs to qualify for NEET(UG)
2) Qualifications and Qualifying Examination Codes
A. Code 01: A student appearing in the final exam of 12th class and the result is awaited can apply and take the entrance exam but he /she will not be eligible if the student doesn’t pass with the qualifying marks/percentage
B. Code 02: Candidates who passed their senior secondary examination or having a certificate of Indian School equivalent to class 12th needs to have the Last 2 years of their Senior Secondary Schooling i.e. 11th & 12th standards or equivalent course should comprise Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and Mathematics or any other elective subjects with English at a level not less than the core course of English as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training after the introduction of 10+2+3 educational system. Also, the Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Bio-technology subjects should include practical tests in their exams. Candidates who have passed out their 12th schooling form open School or as private candidates with biology/Biotechnology as an additional subject shall be allowed to take the test subject to the outcome of Special Leave Petitions/Appeals filed by the Medical Council of India
C. Code 03: First of all, the pre-university or pre-degree course (PUC or PDC) is an intermediate course (also known as 10+2) of two years education organised by state education institutions or boards in India. Candidate having done an Intermediate/Pre-degree Examination in Science of an Indian University/Board or other recognised examining body with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-Technology (including practical test in these subjects) and also English as a compulsory subject. A student desiring admission to an Indian university must pass this degree/course as a bridging course to university education
D. Code 04: Candidate who have done pre-professional/Pre-medical Examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology after passing either Higher Secondary Examination or the Pre-University or an equivalent examination and including the practical subjects in these subjects as well and also English as a compulsory subject.
E. Code 05: Students who are into their graduation or in the 1st year of three years course from a recognised university/college having the Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology (PCB) including the practical tests in these subjects and who have earlier passed out their +2 exam or any equivalent course in physics, chemistry, Biology//Bio-technology along with a compulsory subject English at a level not less than a core course
F. Code 06: Those Candidates who have passed their B.SC examination from an Indian university or equivalent recognised university with not less than 2 subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Biology(Botany, Zoology)/Bio-technology and further he/she has passed the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.
G. Code 07: Candidates who have passed from any other examination in which scope & standard i.e. last 2 years of 10+2 education consists of Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology (including the practical tests in these subjects) is equivalent to the Intermediate Science examination of an Indian University/Board with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/biotechnology including the English subject as a compulsory subject too.
After implying with the above-said codes to be eligible of NEET (UGC), Students needs to comply with the minimum percentage criteria. Those belonging to General category must have passed Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English individually and a minimum of 50% marks together in PCB. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category need to have minimum 40% marks together in PCB subjects and individually passing all subjects including English. PWD category students also have the same qualifying marks but with 45% marks required in PCB subjects.
Students who are educated abroad with the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English in the 12th standard must pass with the level of 50% marks and their admission process is determined by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) as per regulations of the Medical Council of India and the concerned University
The question Paper for NEET (UG) is determined by the Medical Council of India (MCI). As per their recommendation, the syllabus is prepared after a review of various state syllabi as well as those prepared by CBSE, National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) and Council of Boards of School Education. NEET UG syllabus comprises both 11th and 12th standard syllabus and only Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology) subjects are included in the syllabus.
NEET (UG) exam comprises of one paper containing 180 objective type questions (MCQs) from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Botany & Zoology) having 45 questions from Physics & Chemistry subjects and 90 questions from Biology (Botany & Zoology). Each subject is to be answered on the Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) sheet using Ball Point Pen. Each question carries 4 marks. For each incorrect response, one mark is deducted from the total score. However, no deduction from the total score is made if no response is indicated for an item.
NEET exam is conducted usually in the first week of May once every year across different centres all over the country
NEET (UG) exam result is declared in the month of June on the official website after which the counselling process starts.
NEET (UG) is the chief test for admission into the medical and dentist profession. It is one of the most competitive exams in the field of medicine and the dentist. A student aiming for MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) or BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) is required to qualify the first entry-level exam i.e. NEET. It is the stepping stone for higher level degrees like M.D. and M.D.S. It is important to get admission into a reputed Medical Institution to ensure quality education and hence a well-paying Career.
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