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NEET 2019 is a pen and paper-based exam for medical aspirants seeking admission in different medical and dental colleges across the country. According to the NEET Exam Pattern, the exam is held for a duration of 3 hours (180 minutes) during which students will have to answer 180 objective type (multiple choice) questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

More than 10 lakh students appear for NEET every year for nearly 1 lakh seats. That says a lot about the kind of competition that medical aspirants have to go through as they start their NEET preparation. In this post, we are providing you with complete, detailed information regarding NEET Exam Pattern 2019All NEET 2019 candidates are advised to carefully acquaint themselves with the types of questions asked, marking scheme, etc. of the NEET Exam Pattern 2019.

Worry not, we will provide you with the complete and detailed NEET exam pattern, but first, let’s have a quick overview of NEET 2019:

NEET 2019
Exam Name:  National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)
 Conducting Body:  National Testing Agency (NTA)
 Category type:  Undergraduate
 Level:  National Level
 Courses:  MBBS and BDS
 Total Seat:  Around 1 lakh (MBBS + BDS)
 Course Duration:  MBBS: 4½ years with 1 year compulsory rotating internship

BDS: 4 years with 1 year compulsory rotating internship

 Exam Duration:  3 hours
 Question Type:  MCQ
 Total Questions:  180
 Negative Marking:  Yes
 Examination Date:  5th May 2019


 Exam mode  Pen & paper
 Duration  180 minutes (10.00 AM to 01.00 PM)
 Number of questions  180
 Type of Questions  Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)
 Language  English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya & Kannada
 Marking Scheme  +4 for each correct response and -1 for each incorrect answer

 Section No. of Question Total Marks
 Physics 45 180
 Chemistry 45 180
 Botany 45 180
 Zoology 45 180
 Total 180 720

  1. Candidates can opt for Question Paper in either of the following languages such as English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya or Kannada.
  2. The option of medium of question paper will be exercised during the form filling process.
  3. The option once exercised cannot be changed later by the candidate.
  4. Candidates who opted for English will be given the English test booklet only.
  5. Candidates who opted for Hindi will be provided with the Bilingual Test Booklet, i.e., in Hindi and in English.
  6. Candidates who opted for vernacular languages will be provided with the Bilingual Test Booklet, i.e., in the selected language and in English.
  7. In case of any ambiguity in translation of any of the questions, its English version will be treated as final.
  8. The option of vernacular languages will only be available as per following details:
S.No. Medium of Question Paper Examination Centres
1  English & Hindi All Examination Centre Cities
2  English & Assamese Examination Centre Cities in Assam
3  English & Bengali Examination Centre Cities in West Bengal
4  English & Gujarati Examination Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra & Nagar Haveli
5  English & Marathi Examination Centre Cities in Maharashtra
6  English & Tamil Examination Centre Cities in Tamil Nadu
7  English & Telugu Examination Centre Cities in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana
8  English & Oriya Examination Centre Cities in Odisha
9  English & Kannada Examination Centre Cities in Karnataka
10  English & Urdu All Examination Centre Cities

The important dates for NEET 2019 are tabulated below:

NEET Exam Pattern – Important dates
 NEET 2019 Exam Date 5th May 2019
 Release of NEET Application Form (NEET Registration Starts) 1st November 2018
 Registration Last Date 30th November 2018
 Release of NEET Admit Card 15th April 2019
 Declaration of NEET Result 5th June 2019
 Counselling Post Results