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.
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
For General/OBC candidates: INR 1,400/-
For SC/ST/PH candidates: INR 750/-
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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|
|3||441114037||Akshat Kaushik||700||Uttar Pradesh|
|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|
|10||300100187||Raghav Dubey||691||Madhya Pradesh|
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|
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
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
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
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
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
Aspirants are advised to visit our detailed NEET UG exam dates page for the tentative schedule on test day.22 August 2019
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 – www.mcc.nic.in.
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.
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