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 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 2018 and 2017 cut-off score.

NEET Cut-off Score Cut-off Percentile  2019 (tentative) 2018
General Category  50th Percentile  600 691-119
OBC 40th Percentile  95 118-96
SC 40th Percentile  95 118-96
ST 40th Percentile  95 118-96 

NEET UG Admit Card Released For Cyclone Hit Exam Centres In Odisha

The NTA has released the admit cards for the NEET UG 2019 examination for cyclone-hit exam centres in Odisha. The NEET UG exam was postponed due to Fani Cyclone. The entrance exam will be conducted from 10 AM to 1 PM on May 20, 2019. 

According to the public notice released by NTA, ''On the request of the State Government of Odisha in the wake of Fani Cyclone, the NEET (UG) - 2019 examination, which was scheduled to be held on May 5, 2019 (Sunday), has been postponed only for the candidates having examination centres in Odisha until further notice.'' 

''The exam for the above candidates will now be held on May 20, 2019. The centres of the exam will remain the same. The revised admit cards have been issued.''

16 May 2019
Odisha And Karnataka NEET Aspirants To Appear For Exam On May 20

The NTA has conducted the NEET 2019 across the country in 147 cities in 2492 centres except in a few centres located in the states of Odisha and Karnataka. The NTA has decided to conduct the NEET examination in specific exam centres on May 20 after grievances received from Karnataka and Siliguri (West Bengal) because of circumstance beyond their control. 

NTA has also released a public notice regarding the revised NEET exam date in Odisha. The examination will be held on May 20 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The exam centres will remain the same and revised admit cards will be released shortly. 

The NEET exam held on May 5 across the country. Over 15 lakh students appeared for the examination. The NEET 2019 results will be announced in June. 

7 May 2019
NTA Changes Exam Centres Of NEET UG 2019 Due To General Elections

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released a press release yesterday, i.e., on May 2 regarding the change of the examination centres of NEET (UG) 2019. The exam is scheduled on this Sunday, i.e., May 5. 

According to the NTA's press release, through SMS, email and voice message, the concerned candidates have already been advised to download their fresh e-Admit Card available on NTA website ( They are also advised to acquaint themselves with the location of the new examination centre allotted now so that they do not face any difficulty in reaching the newly allotted examination centre.

Click here to check the new NEET UG exam centres

A total of 18 new exam centres introduced for the NEET UG 2019 examination. Candidates are advised to check the press release and download the admit card for the exam.

3 May 2019
NEET UG 2019: Change In Address Of The Examination Centre

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released a public notice regarding the change in address of the examination centre for NEET (UG) 2019. Candidates who have received the NEET admit card and all set to appear for the entrance examination on May 5 are advised to check the details regarding public notice issued by NTA. 

The official notification published in newspapers regarding the correction in the address of two NEET UG exam centres located in Delhi. The correct address of the exam centres was listed below. 

  • The Vivekanand School, Shiv Mandir Colony, Narela, North West Delhi, Delhi – 110040.  
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya, Sector 25 Rohini, Near Ryan International School Phase – 3 Pocket-3, North West Delhi, Delhi – 110085.

The notification also reads that the concerned candidates are advised to download their fresh admit card available on the NTA website. Test takers are also advised to acquaint themselves with the location of the new examination centre allotted now.

2 May 2019
NTA Allotted Four More Exam Centres For NEET UG In Kashmir Valley

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has decided to increase the examination centres in Jammu & Kashmir Valley to accommodate over 9,000 candidates from the region. The organisers have allotted the additional exam centres which will help the test takers in taking the exam within the valley. 

According to the sources, the additional exam centres are Kashmir University, Gandhi Memorial College, Green Valley School and Kashmir Harvard School. NTA will soon communicate with the Valley students regarding the exam centres through SMS/email. 

The NEET UG will be held on May 5, 2019. The duration of the exam will be three hours. NTA will release the NEET UG result on June 6, 2019. 

25 April 2019
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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