NEET-National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (UG)-2019 Notification

Notification Date: 2018-11-01
Last Updated on: 2018-11-01

What is NEET ?

  • The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET-UG (Undergraduate) is an entrance examination in India, for students who wish to join in any graduate medical course (MBBS/ dental course (BDS) in government or private medical colleges in India except for the institutions established through an Act of Parliament i.e. AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry.
  • This Year NEET-UG will conducted by the NTA as an independent,autonomous and self-sustained premier organisation. The Central Government has established the National Testing Agency to conduct entrance examination for admission/ fellowship in higher educational institutions.
  • Indian Citizens/Overseas Citizens of India intending to pursue MBBS/BDS from a foreign Medical/Dental Institute need to qualify NEET (UG) - 2019


  • Nationality: Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRI's), Oversees Citizen of India (OCI's), Persons with Indian Origin (PIO's) & Foreign Nationals are eligible to appear in NEET (UG)-2019 and also eligible for 15% All India Quota Seats.
  • He/she has completed age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Course.
  • The upper age limit for NEET (UG) is 25 years as on the date of examination with relaxation of 5 years for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category and persons entitled for reservation under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016

The Age criteria for appearing in NEET (UG) - 2019 is as follows:

  • In view of the Hon'ble Supreme Court's Order in SLP (C) No(s). 14320/2018 and in other connected matters, dated 29th November, 2018, the petitioners / candidates who are 25 years of age and above shall be entitled to apply and appear in the NEET (UG)-2019 examination provisionally subject to final outcome of these matters. Accordingly the eligibility conditions regarding age limit is revised as under:
For Candidates of Unreserved Category (UR)born on or between 05.05.1994 and 31.12.2002
For Candidates of SC/ST/OBC/PH Categoryborn on or between 05.05.1989 and 31.12.2002

Eligibility for 15% All India Quota Seats:

  • Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRIs), Oversees Citizen of India (OCIs), Persons with Indian Origin (PIOs) & Foreign Nationals are eligible for 15% All India Quota Seats.
  • Candidates from State of J & K: Students from State of J & K are NOT ELIGIBLE for 15% all India quota seats as State of J&K has opted out of All India Scheme since its inception.

Qualifying Examination:

  • The Higher/Senior Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher/Senior Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years study are eligible to apply NEET-2019.
  • Candidates whose result is awaited are also eligible to apply NEET-2019.

Application Procedure:

Mode of Application: Online only.

Application Fee:

Rs.1400/- (INR)Rs.750/- (INR)
Service/Processing charges & GST are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable.
  • A candidate can apply for the NEET(UG)-2019 only on-line by logging on to
  • The information desired to be filled in the Online Application such as names of Father/Mother and Candidate with correct spellings, Aadhaar Number (last 4 digits)/Election Card (EPIC No.)/Passport number/Ration Card Number/ Bank Account Number/Other valid Govt. Identity Card Number, Date of Birth, Address, Mobile Number, email id, etc. may be kept ready. For more details about the information to be filled in, candidates may go to link "Replica of Application- 2019" on the website.

Admit Cards:

  • The NTA will provide the facility of downloading Admit Cards of NEET (UG)-2019 on the website

Exam Pattern:

Mode of Exam: Pen and Paper Based test

Test Duration: 3 Hrs.(180 Mins)

SubjectNo.Of QuestionsMarks
Each correct answer will 4 marks. Each incorrect answer will reduce 1 mark.

Midium of Question Paper:

Medium of Question PaperExamination Centres
English and HindiAll Examination Centre Cities
English & AssameseExamination Centre Cities in Assam
English& BengaliExamination Centre Cities in West Bengal and Tripura
English & GujaratiExamination Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra & Nagar Haveli
English & MarathiExamination Centre Cities in Maharashtra
English & TamilExamination Centre Cities in Tamil Nadu
English & TeluguExamination Centre Cities in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana
English & OdiaExamination Centre Cities in Odisha
English & KannadaExamination Centre Cities in Karnataka
English & UrduAll Examination Centre Cities

NEET-2019 Examination Centers:

Andhra PradeshGuntur

More Exam Center:

Admission and Reservation Procedure:

  • An All India Merit List of the qualified candidates shall be prepared on the basis of All India Rank in the Merit List of the NEET (UG) - 2019 and candidates shall be admitted to MBBS/BDS Courses from the said list only by following the already existing reservation policy. NTA will provide All India Rank.
  • Admission to MBBS/BDS Courses within the respective categories shall be based solely on All India Rank as per merit list of NEET (UG) - 2019.
  • Reservation of seats in government medical colleges under 15% All India Quota:
    • 15% seats are reserved for SC candidates,
    • 7.5% seats are reserved for ST candidates,
    • 27% seats in Central Educational Institutions are reserved for OBC candidates only as per Central Educational Institutions
  • Candidates under PwD category as per MCI guidelines: 5% seats of the annual sanctioned intake shall be filled by candidates falling under Persons with Bench Mark disabilities as per MCI Guidelines/ Regulations

Important Dates:

On-line submission of Application Form (Upto 11:50 p.m.)
(including uploading of photograph and signature)
01.11.2018 to 30.11.2018
Date for successful final transaction of fee01.11.2018 to 01.12.2018
Through Credit/Debit Card/Net-Banking upto 11:50 p.m. and Through e-challan upto bank hours01.12.2018
Correction in particulars of Application Form on website only
(No corrections shall be allowed under any circumstances after this date)
14.01.2019 to 31.01.2019
Printing of Admit Cards from NTA website15.04.2019
Date of Examination05.05.2019
Timing of Examination 02:00 p.m. to 05:00 p.m.
Examination CentreAs indicated on Admit Card
Display of recorded responses and Answer Keys for inviting challenges on NTA website:,www.ntaneet.nic.inDate shall be displayed on the NTA website
Declaration of Result on NTA websiteBy 05.06.2019

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