National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG) Exam

What is NEET UG Exam?

All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) was replaced by National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG), popularly known as (NEET-UG) from 2012 onwards. NEET-UG is a competitive entrance exam was conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Delhi till 2018 for admission to MBBS and BDS courses in some government or private medical colleges across India.

From 2019 onwards, the NEET-UG is going to be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). NEET-UG 2019 will be conducted by NTA as pet the previous year pattern and the exam will be held once in a year in the month of May. Aspirants can start registering once the official notification has been released.

The question papers of NEET-UG 2019 will be released by the NTA in the online mode once the exam is done. Careerindia provides you with the previous year's question papers which can be downloaded by the candidates. To download the question papers up to 2018, click here.

At present, 15% of the total seats in all medical and dental colleges run by the Union of India, state governments, municipal or other local authorities in India, except in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir, are reserved for candidates who pass this examination. The exam is usually conducted on the first Sunday of May.

The exam consists of one paper will have 180 objective type questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Botany & Zoology). The aim of this test is to make medical education available on an equitable basis to all regions of the nation and to foster inter-regional exchange. AIPMT exam is conducted in English and Hindi languages.

NEET-UG 2019:

Registration Start: November 01, 2018

Registration End: November 30, 2018

Admit Card Release: April 15, 2019

Exam Date: May 5, 2019

Mode of Examination: Pen & Paper Examination (Single Session)

NEET-UG 2019 Result: June 5, 2019

Application Fee:

For General/OBC candidates: INR 1,400/-
For SC/ST/PH candidates: INR 750/-

About National Testing Agency (NTA):

NTA has been established as a premier, specialist, autonomous and self-sustained testing organisation to conduct entrance examinations for admission/fellowship in higher educational institutions.

NTA is the newly formed body by the centre to conduct JEE Main (I) & (II), NEET-UG, GPAT, UGC NET, and CMAT entrance exam from 2019 onwards, taking over the management of these exams from CBSE and respective boards.

Here are the changes to be implemented for the NEET-UG exam with the Introduction of NTA:

  • From the year 2019 onwards, candidates should have to appear for NEET-UG in Pen & Paper based test only
  • Students will have more time to prepare for their entrance exam because the exam will take place in the month of May
  • There will be normalisation process for the calculation of scores to have fair results

NEET Exam Analysis 2019 

One amongst the toughest academic entrance examinations in the country, National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2019, was conducted on May 5. Over 15 lakh candidates have appeared for the written examination, which held in a single shift. The exam held across the country except in Odisha due to cyclone Fani. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will soon notify regarding the conduct of NEET UG in cyclone Fani hit parts of Odisha state. 

Many students across the country feel that Biology paper was easier compared to Physics and Chemistry. Many questions were directly taken from the NCERT syllabus. As expected, most of the test takers said that the numerical questions were difficult. Check the complete NEET UG 2019 exam analysis. 

NEET Physics Paper Analysis 2019

Physics stands on top as the toughest paper compared to Chemistry and Biology. Most of the questions in Physics were tricky and conceptual. The test takers complained regarding insufficient time because of heavy calculations. 

NEET Chemistry Paper Analysis 2019

This section seems to be moderate and there are some direct questions from NCERT books. Many students said that this is a scoring paper because of questions on simple topics. Academicians and some test-takers believe that this year's Chemistry paper was easy compared to the previous year. 

NEET Biology Paper Analysis 2019

The Biology paper is easy for most of them due to direct theoretical questions. Students also believe that it took less time to answer because of fact-based questions. Students who are good at Microbes in Human Welfare and Cell – the unit of life chapters of Botany and Zoology will score more because of many questions from it. There are a few questions which tested the student's aptitude as well. 

NEET Result 2019 

The National Testing Agency (NTA) is vested with the authority to conduct the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) examination from 2019 onwards. The NTA is also responsible for declaring the result. Usually, it will release the NEET result a month after. Students who have appeared for the NEET (UG) examination can check their result online on the official website of NTA. 

How To Check NEET Result 2019

  • Candidates should visit the official website of NTA – 
  • Go to the Medical exam page. 
  • Click on the ''NEET (UG) Website & Registration.''
  • Visit the NEET (UG) result link on the homepage. 
  • Enter the login details such as roll number and date of birth. 
  • Download NEET (UG) result 2019 and take a printout for future reference. 

NEET (UG) Result 2019 Analysis

The NTA conducted NEET (UG) 2019 on May 5 and 20 for admission to MBBS/BDS courses in Medical/Dental Colleges in India. The total number of students registered for the exam is 15,19,375 out of which, 14,10,755 appeared for the written test. A total of 7,97,042 students qualified in NEET (UG) 2019 exam. The list of top 10 students in NEET 2019 is below. 

NEET Rank Roll Number  Name Marks State
1 390321135 Nalin Khandelwal 701 Rajasthan
2 200156570 Bhavik Bansal 700 Delhi
3 441114037 Akshat Kaushik 700 Uttar Pradesh
4 230100063 Swastik Bhatia 695 Haryana
5 440901137 Anant Jain  695 Uttar Pradesh
6 311311621 Bhat Sarthak Raghavendra 695 Maharashtra
7 420127327 Madhuri Reddy G 695 Telangana
8 440815924 Dhruv Kushwaha 695 Uttar Pradesh
9 230207432 Mihir Rai 695 Delhi
10 300100187 Raghav Dubey 691 Madhya Pradesh

NEET Cut-off Score 2019 

The overall exam paper of NEET UG 2019 is a standard paper similar to previous years. There will be no major surprises in NEET 2019. Students are advised to check the NEET 2019 cut-off score along with 2018.

Category Cut-off Percentile  2019 Marks Range 2018 Marks Range
General Category  50th Percentile  701-134 691-119
OBC 40th Percentile  133-107 118-96
SC 40th Percentile  133-107 118-96
ST 40th Percentile  133-107 118-96 
NEET May Be Held Twice A Year From 2021

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), which is conducted for admission into MBBS and BDS courses, may be held twice a year from 2021. While speaking to the Indian Express, Vineet Joshi, Director of National Testing Agency, told that plans are still at a preliminary state.

After the introduction of NTA in 2018, the government has drafted many plans to conduct NEET twice a year. However, nothing went well because of logistical limitations. Director said there will be no changes in the exam pattern. Recently, NEET made mandatory for admission to All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER). 

Aspirants should note that the discussion is still at a preliminary stage. Hence, one should prepare for NEET exam based on the current exam dates.

17 October 2019
NEET 2019 Cut-off For BDS Course Drops 10 Percentile

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) in consultation of Dental Council of India (DCI) has revised the cutoff percentile for BDS courses. According to sources, the cutoff percentile has been lowered to 10 percentile for reserved category, general category and PWD. The decision came to fill vacant seats. However, the final score regarding the lowered cut-off percentile to be released soon. 

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has been directed by the Ministry regarding the release of the lowered cutoff percentile for the academic session of 2019-2020.

NEET BDS Old Cut-off 

  • General – 701-134
  • SC/ST/OBC – 133-107
  • SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH – 133-107
  • UR-PH – 133-120

Medical counselling Committee (MCC) had conducted the mop-up rounds for BDS seats. A fresh list of candidates will be released soon with the lowered cut-off.

7 September 2019
NEET UG 2019: Stray Vacancy List Released

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on behalf of Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) has released the NEET 2019 stray vacancy round. The list for the NEET counselling has been released for AMU, Deemed, IP University, DU CW, ESIC and open. Candidates can access the list on the official website of MCC. 

The stray vacancy round is conducted to fill the remaining seats available in the particular institute. MCC has released the final mop-up round on August 20. Earlier, MCC has also released the list of candidates who have joined the colleges/institutes allotted during the first and second round of NEET 2019 counselling.

28 August 2019
NEET UG 2020 Exam Dates Released

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the exam schedule for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) Under Graduate (UG) Exam 2020. Candidates should note that the entrance exam will be held on May 3, 2020. NTA is very clear about the frequency of exam. The test will be held only once in pen & paper mode. 

NEET Exam Dates 2020 

  • Registration Dates: December 2 to 31, 2019
  • Downloading of Admit Cards: March 27, 2020
  • Dates of Examinations May 3, 2020
  • Date of Announcing Result: June 4, 2020

Aspirants are advised to visit our detailed NEET UG exam dates page for the tentative schedule on test day.

22 August 2019
NEET 2019 Mop-Up Counselling Result Released

The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) has released the NEET 2019 Mop-up counselling result. It has released the list of candidates allotted a seat in the Mop-up round. Candidates can access the list on the official website of MCC – 

Candidates who have awarded a seat in the mop-up round should report to the respective institutes between August 21 and 26, 2019. the seat still left vacant will be passed to the Deemed/Central Universities/ESIC on August 27, 2019. Aspirants should note that this is the final round and end of NEET 2019 counselling process by MCC. 

Click here for NEET 2019 Mop-up round counselling result

A total of 2,004 students have been allotted colleges under NEET Mop-up round. MCC started NEET counselling process for over seven lakh qualified candidates in June.

20 August 2019
NEET UG 2019: Choice Filling Started For Mop-up Round
NEET 2019 Seat Allotment Result Released
NEET Counselling 2019: Second Allotment Result Announced
NEET 2019: Important Notice For Candidates Applying Under NRI Category
NEET Counselling 2019: First Round Seat Allotment Result Released
NEET 2019 Counselling: Choice Filling Started
NEET Counselling 2019 Registration Begins
NEET 2019 Counselling Schedule Released 
NEET UG Result 2019 Released
NEET 2019: Challenge Of Answer Key Will Be Available Till May 31
Last Chance To Make Corrections In NEET 2019 Application Forms
NEET UG Admit Card Released For Cyclone Hit Exam Centres In Odisha
Odisha And Karnataka NEET Aspirants To Appear For Exam On May 20
NTA Changes Exam Centres Of NEET UG 2019 Due To General Elections
NEET UG 2019: Change In Address Of The Examination Centre
NTA Allotted Four More Exam Centres For NEET UG In Kashmir Valley
NEET (UG) Admit Card 2019 Released On Official Website 
Medical Council of India (MCI) Increased NEET Score Validity
Over 15 Lakh Candidates Registered For NEET 2019
NTA Accepts Applications Without Candidate's Name And Date On Photograph
Application Correction Process Begins For NEET (UG) 2019
NTA Extends NEET UG Last Date After Supreme Court Order
NEET 2019 Registration To End On November 30
Online Registration Starts For NEET UG 2019
NEET 2019 To Be Conducted In 11 Languages
NEET Registrations To Begin On November 1
NEET Is Mandatory To Pursue Medicine In Foreign Countries: Delhi High Court
NEET UG 2019 Exam Pattern & Syllabus
NEET-UG 2019 Registration Procedure & Application Fee
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