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 2019. All NEET 2019 candidates are advised to carefully acquaint themselves with the types of questions asked, marking scheme, etc. of the NEET Exam Pattern 2019.
|Exam Name:||National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)|
|Conducting Body:||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|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|
|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|
- 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.
- The option of medium of question paper will be exercised during the form filling process.
- The option once exercised cannot be changed later by the candidate.
- Candidates who opted for English will be given the English test booklet only.
- Candidates who opted for Hindi will be provided with the Bilingual Test Booklet, i.e., in Hindi and in English.
- Candidates who opted for vernacular languages will be provided with the Bilingual Test Booklet, i.e., in the selected language and in English.
- In case of any ambiguity in translation of any of the questions, its English version will be treated as final.
- 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|
|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|