NEET 2019 Counselling Schedule (Out), Result, Cut off and Merit List
NEET 2019 was conducted on May 5 and May 20 across India in which 14,10,754 students had appeared. NEET Result was released on June 5 at ntaneet.nic.in. Check Here
Latest: NEET 2019 Counselling will begin from June 19, 2019. Read More
- NTA had released NEET Final Answer Keys for all paper codes on June 5, 2019 as well.
- This year, the cut off has seen a substantial increase of 15 marks for general category. Check NEET Cut off
- The qualifying percentile for EWS category is similar to that of general category which is 50% corresponding to 134 to 701 marks.
NEET Result is also available on JEE Main official website, the decision was taken as the official website of NEET went unfunctional with the release of the result. Therefore, candidates can download their result by visiting the official website of JEE Main i.e. jeemain.nic.in.
NEET was held on May 5 across India. However, it was reconducted on May 20 for 42,000 students of Odisha, Siliguri and Bengaluru who had missed the exam due to cyclone Fani and Train delay respectively. According to the students, Physics was the toughest section while Chemistry remained the easiest one. Read Detailed Paper Analysis
In order to implement the 10% Economically Weaker Section reservation, MCI has asked colleges to increase the number of seats in UG and PG medical courses. Also, students belonging to Jammu and Kashmir have to submit self-declaration to avail the seats under 15% All India Quota. Check NEET Reservation
Students aspiring to study medicine abroad are required to qualify NEET. The scores will be valid for upto 3 years for taking admission abroad. However, those who did not appear in NEET 2018 are exempted from this provision. Candidates above the age of 25 are also eligible to take the exam. Check NEET Eligibility
NTA has reopened the form correction facility for candidates to alter their personal details till May 31, 2019. However, candidates belonging to EWS need not amend their category as they can avail the reservation merely by producing the supporting certificates at the time of counselling. Read More
NEET 2019 Important Dates
The NTA has announced the important dates for the NEET 2019. Candidates can check the table below to know about all the important dates of NEET 2019.
|NEET 2019 Result Date||June 5, 2019||Check NEET Result online at nta.ac.in (Released)|
|Commencement of Counselling||June 13 onwards||Counselling for 15% All India Quota is organizing by MCC of DGHS|
|Application Form||November 1, 2018||NEET Application Form ends on December 7, 2018 (Over)|
|Application Form Correction Window||December 2018||(-)|
|Admit Card Release Date||April 15, 2019||Download Admit Card from nta.ac.in|
|NEET 2019 Exam Date||May 5, 2019||Exam duration will be 3 hours|
NEET 2019 Result Declaration
The result has been released on June 5, 2019. NTA has announced the results online. Enter Roll Number/ Registration Number and Date of Birth at ntaneet.nic.in to access the result.
Qualifying Percentage and Marks
The qualifying percentage depends on the candidate’s category. Tabulated below is the same
|Category||Cut Off Percentile||Cut Off Score|
|General/EWS||50th Percentile||701 – 134|
|OBC/ SC/ ST||40th Percentile||133 – 107|
|Unreserved – PwD||45th Percentile||133 – 120|
Details released with the results:
- Candidate’s Name
- Date of Birth and Category
- Scores secured in Physics, Chemistry and Biology
- Total Marks Secured
- Total Percentile
- All India Rank
- Category Rank
- All India Quota Rank (15% Seats)
- Cut off score for NEET Counselling
- Qualification Status of candidates
Cut Off for NEET 2019
NTA has released the Cut off to qualify the exam while each college will release separate cut off for admitting students in medical programs. Here’s a list of the top colleges with their opening and closing ranks.
|Name of Institution||Opening Rank||Closing Rank|
|Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi||1||7643|
|Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi||35||11397|
|B. J. Medical College, Ahmedabad||71||20508|
|Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh||73||5109|
|Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore||82||22347|
|Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Jaipur||99||56117|
|Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai||104||58243|
NEET 2019 Paper Analysis
If we talk about NEET 2019 paper analysis, Chemistry was said to be the easiest of all sections, while Biology was easy to moderate. Students found Physics to be the toughest in NEET 2019. Also, as per the experts there were eight questions that were unclear in the exam.
“Out of the total 180 questions, 110 questions were found easy; 45 questions were of moderate difficulty level, whereas 25 questions were of high difficulty level," said Prof Uday Nath Mishra, Chief Academic Officer, BasicFirst.
Loopholes in NEET Question Paper
After the exam concluded on May 5, Dr. Arvind Goyal (NEET Expert) on Monday pointed out eight ambiguous questions from physics, chemistry and biology sections.
- While some questions had two correct answers, and in few cases, there was not even a single correct answer out of the four options.
- Experts said there were three such questions in Chemistry, three in Biology and two in Physics.
NEET 2019 Final Answer Keys
Final Answer Keys and OMR Sheet have been released by NTA on June 5, 2019.
How to challenge the Answer Key?
- Candidates need to log in to their NEET account on the official website.
- Select the question you wish to challenge.
- Select the answer you think is correct.
- Deposit a fee of Rs. 1000 per question.
- Your fee will be refunded if the challenge is accepted by NTA.
NEET 2019 Counselling Details
NEET Counselling will begin from June 19, 2019 for 15% All India Quota Seats and 85% for State Quota Seats. MCC under the aegis of MCI (Medical Council of India) manages the counselling for 15% AIQ seats while for remaining seats, state counselling authorities manage seat allotment and counselling. Seat Allocation will be done as per the rank and score obtained in the exam.
The basic process of NEET Counselling is indicated below for reference:
- The counselling procedure requires qualified candidates to register online.
- Once you’ve registered online, you can select the course and colleges as per your preference. Save and lock your choices once you’re done with the selection.
- The process of seat allotment will be conducted in three rounds based on your rank and the choices filled during the online registration.
- While most institutes follow a centralized counselling process, some may have their own counselling procedures.
Admission Process for NEET 2019
After counselling, candidates must report to their allotted colleges within the specified time period. For the admission process, candidates must take original documents for verification along with self attested photocopies.
Paperwork: Documents required
- High School & Intermediate Marksheets
- High School & Intermediate Passing Certificate
- NEET Admit card
- NEET Rank Letter
- Category Certificate (For reserved category candidates)
- Birth Certificate
- 8-10 Passport Sized Photographs
- Provisional Allotment Letter generated online
- Identity proof
What’s in NEET 2019 for me?
- National Eligibility Entrance Test is the gateway to several top-notch medical and dental colleges at the undergraduate level.
- It is advisable to Download last year NEET Question Papers and Answer Keys to get acquainted with the exam pattern.
- Candidates can also go through the Study plan for NEET 2019 prepared by the Collegedunia team with a detailed timetable and section-wise distribution of syllabus that will allow all candidates to organize their preparation and revision in a strategic manner.
|Name of the Examination||National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET)|
|Minimum Eligibility||Qualifying Marks in Class XII exam|
|Number of Questions||180|
|NEET Exam Syllabus||Physics, Chemistry and Biology syllabus of class 11th & 12th|
|Seats offered||56,000 (approx)|
|Purpose of examination||Admission to medical, dental, and AYUSH courses in India (except AIIMS and JIPMER)|
NEET 2019 Eligibility Criteria: Are you eligible?
Medical aspirants are required to fulfill certain eligibility in order to appear in the examination. The application forms of the ineligible candidates are not accepted, so aspirants are advised to through the NEET 2019 Eligibility Criteria listed below.
- Indian nationals, OCI, PIO, NRI and foreign candidates will be eligible to apply.
- The minimum age limit will be 17 years as on 31st December 2019.
- Candidates must have passed 12th or equivalent exam from any recognized board.
- In the qualifying exam, students must have physics, chemistry, biology/biotechnology and English subjects.
- Candidates should have obtained minimum 50% marks (for general), 45% marks (for general PH) and 40% marks for SC/ST & OBC candidates in the PCB stream.
- Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply.
Revised Age Limit for NEET
NEET 2019 Application Form
The release date for the application form is November 1, 2018. The last date for filling up the application form is December 7, 2018. The mode of release and submission of NEET 2019 Application Form will be online. Aspirants can check below the step-by-step approach to fill in the application form.
Register on NEET website in order to access the application form. You will receive your ID and password on the registered ID or Mobile No. for future logins.
Filling the Application Form
Fill in the required details – personal details, Choice of Examination Centre, Academic Details and Address and Details of Parents.
After carefully filling the above-mentioned details, upload your passport sized Photograph, Signature, and Left Hand Thumb Impression. Check Photo and Signature Specifications
This is the final confirmation step, where you are required to remit the fee via:
- Debit/ Credit Card
- Net Banking
- E-Wallets of different service providers
- Offline Mode- Via challan
|General/ OBC||INR 1400|
- After successful payment, a confirmation page will be generated.
- Take a print out of the page and keep it safely for future use. Make note that the confirmation page is NOT to be sent to the board.
- Preserve it until the end of admission and counseling process. For further assistance, you can refer to the detailed explanation of the application process at our NEET Application Form page.
NEET 2019 Admit Card
Candidates who had successfully submitted their application form were issued the NEET 2019 Admit Card. Here we are providing details about admit card:
- NEET hall ticket 2019 was released from April 15, 2019.
- The board will provide the facility to get the admit card via online mode.
- A format for affixing of postcard size photograph will be released along with the admit card.
- In case of any discrepancy found in the admit card, contact with the officials.
- When a student will download their hall ticket, a PDF copy of the same will be sent to the candidate’s registered email ID.
- Failing to produce necessary documents, candidate might not be allowed to appear for the exam.
NEET 2019 Exam Centers
- The exam centres will be notified by the NTA before the release of the application form.
- Previously, In 2018, NEET was held across 2255 exam centres in 136 cities.
- Aspirants are required to fill in their choice of exam centre according to their order of preference while filling up the application.
- However, the preference for NEET 2019 Exam Centers is still limited to 3 choices for all the applicants.
- All the exam centers will have an option for taking NEET in English, Hindi and Urdu.
- The option for vernacular languages will be limited to that particular state only. In total, 8 vernacular languages will be available apart from English, Hindi and Urdu.
- Candidates in Jammu & Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya without Aadhaar Card need to select exam cities within their own state only. Final allocation of the center will be done by NTA on first-cum-first-serve basis.
- NEET exam centres will be allotted according to the preference of the candidates and also according to the availability of centres for conducting NEET.
NEET 2019 Exam Pattern
Below we are providing the details about NEET 2019 Exam Pattern:
- Date of Exam: The exam will be organized on May 5, 2019.
- Mode of Exam: The exam will be organized through Pen – Paper based (offline) mode.
- Type of Questions: There will be objective type questions in the exam.
- Duration: The exam duration will be of three hours.
- Number of Questions: Total 180 questions will be asked.
- Language: The question paper will be asked in Hindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil, Urdu and Kananda languages.
- Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, four marks will be given.
- Negative Marking: For each incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted.
|Section||No. of Question||Marks|
NEET 2019 Syllabus
Exam syllabus includes questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology curriculum of class XI and XII by CBSE. It is prepared after the Medical Council of India (MCI) reviews various State Syllabi as well as those prepared by NTA, CBSE, NCERT, and COBSE. Check NEET Syllabus
|Subjects included||Physics, Chemistry, Biology|
|Number of Questions||180 (45 each from Physics, Chemistry, Botany, and Zoology)|
|Maximum marks per question||4|
Correct Answer: +4
Incorrect Answer: -1
No/ multiple Answers: 0
|Type of Questions||Objective (MCQs)|
|Languages||English, Hindi, Assamese, Kannada, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali & Gujarati|
NEET Preparation Books for Physics
|Complete NEET Guide: Physics||MTG Editorial Board||978-9385966354|
|40 Days Physics for NEET||SB Tripathi||978-9350949504|
|29 Years NEET-AIPMT Chapterwise Solutions - Physics||MTG Editorial Board||978-9385966446|
|Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips for NEET-AIIMS - Physics||MTG Editorial Board||978-9385966385|
NEET Preparation Books for Biology
|Name of the Book||Author||ISBN|
|Complete NEET Guide: Biology||MTG Editorial Board||978-9385966378|
|29 Years Biology Chapterwise Solutions for CBSE AIPMT & NEET||Arihant Experts||978-9350949276|
|Trueman's Objective Biology for NEET - Vol. I & II||M.P. Tyagi and JP Goyal||978-8187223740|
|NCERT BOTANY Booster for NEET (AIPMT) AIIMS & All Other Medical Exam (First Edition 2016)||S. Ansari||ASIN: 9384934445|
NEET Preparation Books for Chemistry
|Name of the Book||Author||ISBN|
|Complete NEET Guide: Chemistry||MTG Editorial Board||978-9385966361|
|Objective NCERT Question Bank for NEET - Chemistry||MTG Editorial Board||978-9385966422|
|29 Years NEET-AIPMT Chapterwise Solutions - Chemistry||MTG Editorial Board||978-9385966453|
|40 Days Chemistry for NEET||Sudhanshu Thakur||978-9350949528|
Things to Remember
- NEET Result Date- June 5, 2019
- Take your Admit Card and Passport sized photographs to the examination center
- AIIMS and JIPMER conduct their own entrance exam, separately. NEET is not the qualifying exam for these institutes.
- Duration of exam- 3 hours
- NEET Counselling will have 3 rounds of seat allotment.
- Original documents will be required for admission into the college.
- If you don’t join the allotted college within the stipulated time, your seat will stand cancelled and you will not be eligible for further counselling.
Approach the exam with a calm mind. Avoid studying new topics at the last minute.
NEET 2019 – FAQs
Ques. Can Foreign Nationals apply for NEET? What is the eligibility requirement?
Ans. Yes, Foreign National can apply for NEET 2018. Students applying as Foreign Nationals must have passed Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English in Class XII with 50% marks, as per regulations of the Medical Council of India and the concerned University.
Ques. Who can appear in NEET for 15% All India Quota Seats?
Ans. Candidates from the following categories can apply for NEET 2018? • Indian Nationals • Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) • Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs) • Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) • Foreign Nationals are eligible to appear in NEET (UG)-2018 for 15% All India Quota Seats.
Ques. If a candidate is opting Oriya as a medium of question paper, would he be eligible for 15% All India Quota?
Ans. Candidates qualifying NEET would be eligible for All India Quota and other quotas under the State Governments/Institutes, irrespective of the medium in which the examination is taken by a candidate, subject to other eligibility criteria.
Ques. Against which all seats will the admission be made?
Ans. Admission will be made to the following seats through NEET 2018: • All India Quota Seats. • State Government Quota Seats • State/Private/Management/NRI Quota Seats in all Private Medical / Dental Colleges or any Private/ Deemed University • Central Pool Quota Seats
Ques. If I am opting Assamese as language of question paper, can I get the center of examination in Delhi?
Ans. No. If any candidate is opting vernacular language as medium of question paper, he will be allotted center only in respective States of particular vernacular language. In the present case, examination center could be only in Assam.
Ques. Can I change the option of language once the form is submitted?
Ans. Option once exercised, cannot be changed after submission of application form. As centers will be allotted based on medium of question paper, candidates need to be very careful in choosing of medium of question paper.
Ques. What are the duration/timings of NEET 2018?
Ans. The duration of NEET 2018 will be 03 hours i.e. from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. However, no entry will be allowed after 9.30 a.m.
Ques. If any candidate faces any problem in remittance of fee, to whom can he/she approach?
Ans. Candidates can approach the concerned Banks on contact numbers which are available on the website of NEET 2018.
Ques. Do I have to send my filled application form to CBSE?
Ans. The candidates are NOT REQUIRED TO SEND the print out of the Confirmation Page or any document (s) to the NEET Unit, CBSE.
Ques. Who will conduct the counselling for NEET?
Ans. For 15% All India Quota seats, counseling will be conducted by the DGHS. For seats under the control of States/Universities/Institutions, their respective authorities will conduct the counseling.
Ques. Can one see images of OMR sheets and Responses on website?
Ans. The images of OMR Sheet and Responses captured by the machine will be displayed on the website www.cbseneet.nic.in. For exact date of hosting, candidates may remain in touch with the website.
Ques. I am from Rajasthan Board, my age is 14 years, can I apply for NEET exam?
Ans. No, you cannot apply for NEET 2018 exam as you are not meeting the age criteria.
Ques. My date of birth is December 11, 1998, can I apply for NEET exam?
Ans. Yes, you can apply for as you are above 17 years of age.
Ques. I have 44% marks in my class 12 CBSE boards, if I give an improvement exam in 2018, I may get 50%, so will I be considered eligible for NEET?
Ans. Yes, you will be eligible for NEET. The percentage changes according to the category.
Ques. I am doing BDS from a college in UP, can I still write the NEET exam?
Ans. If you have been allotted a college for BDS through central counselling then you cannot, else you cannot.
Ques. I am a general category female candidate, my parents' income is less than 5 lakhs, do I need to pay the NEET application fee?
Ans. Yes, you need to pay the NEET application fee, the concession is given only to SC/ST/PH candidates with required certificates.
Ques. I have some problems with my CBSE enrolment process for class 12 board exam, can I apply for NEET?
Ans. No, till your class 12 board registration is not accepted, you cannot apply for NEET as you are not eligible.
Ques. I have got 60% marks on Uttranchal Board exam, and 45% in CBSE board, can I write the NEET exam?
Ans. No, you cannot appear for NEET as only CBSE board is considered for NEET eligibility.
Ques. I passed class 12 in 2017, but my marks in Biology are below 50 can I apply for NEET?
Ans. Yes, you can apply for the NEET 2018 exam
Ques. I am doing B.Sc. from DU, can I apply for NEET?
Ans. Yes, but no lateral entry provision is there in NEET.
Ques. I am an SC category student, what is the upper limit to apply for NEET exam?
Ans. 30 years is the upper age limit for SC/ST candidates to apply for the NEET exam.
Ques. What is the minimum qualification needed to apply for NEET 2018 exam?
Ans. A student must have qualified class 12 examinations or equivalent in order to apply for NEET exam. Student must be of science background.
Ques. NRI candidates are getting some age benefits if they apply for NEET?
Ans. No, age benefits are only for SC/ST candidates, no other category is getting age benefits.
Ques. What are the compulsory subjects to appear for NEET 2018 exam?
Ans. It is compulsory that the student must have completed class 12 with Physics, chemistry, biology/ biotechnology and English as main subjects. Students must have obtained an aggregate of 50% in these subjects for general category/ 45% for general- PH and 40% marks for SC/ST/OBC.
Ques. I have 1-year gap between by class 10 th and class 11th, am I eligible to apply for NEET?
Ans. Yes, you can apply for NEET.
Ques. If I am appearing for class 12 exam, can I apply for the NEET 2018 exam?
Ans. Yes, you can apply for the exam if you appearing for the class 12 exam in 2018.
Ques. I know only Kannada language, so can I write NEET?
Ans. NEET exam paper will be printed in 8 languages only namely English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujrati, Marathi and Telgue. So, you cannot write exam in Kannad.
Ques. What subjects do I need to prepare for the NEET exam?
Ans. You need to prepare Phyiscs, Chemistry & Biology(Zoology &Botany) subjects for the NEET exam.
Ques. Will English language also be tested in the NEET exam or not?
Ans. No test of English language is there in Kannad language.
Ques. I am physically challenged, what is my exam duration in NEET?
Ans. NEET exam paper will be of 3 hours duration, for PH students it is 3.5 hours.
Ques. I am 23years of age, I have taken only 2 attempts of NEET, can I take 1 more or not?
Ans. Yes, you can take 1 last attempt till you have not completed 25 years of age.
Ques. My passport is under process of verification, do I need to submit the passport number in the NEET application form?
Ans. No, only NRI candidates have to submit the passport number.
Ques. My son has got 41% in PCB and 50% overall in CBSE, he is from OBC background, can he apply for NEET?
Ans. Yes, he can apply.
Ques. My aadhar card is invalid, can I apply for NEET?
Ans. No, only a valid aadhar card is accepted.
Ques. My OBC certificate is 8 months old, do I need to get a new OBC certificate before NEET application form filling?
Ans. No, you can apply, the certificate must be less than 1 year old.
Ques. Who is responsible for 15% All India Quota seat allotment process?
Ans. Once the NEET 2018 result is released 15% AIQ seats will be managed by MCC of Directorate General of Health Service (DGHS) through online mode.
Ques. I am from Bihar, am I eligible for AIQ quota benefit in NEET?
Ans. No, Students from J&K, AP and Telangana can avail the benefit of AIQ.
Ques. Can I fill my NEET application form through the bank, in which I pay my application fee?
Ans. No, only application fee has to be paid through bank. No application form can be filled at the bank. Payment of e-challan can be made through Syndicate, SBI, ICICI Bank or HDFC bank.
Ques. I was born on January 1, 1993, I am OBC, can I apply for NEET?
Ans. No, you cannot apply.
Ques. I have dropped 1 year after class 12, is that considered an attempt in NEET?
Ans. No, it is not an attempt.
Ques. Who conducts NEET, it is online or offline in 2018?
Ans. CBSE conducts NEET in offline mode in 2018.
Ques. Can you update my details in NEET 2018 application form?
Ans. No, you have to do it yourself.
Ques. My NEET 2017 marks are considered for 2018 admission to a medical course?
Ans. No, if you have given an attempt in 2018.
Ques. I had completed my BSc with 87.74% and my intermediate percentage is 93.4,my dob is July 21 1994 and I Am under the category of st. Can I apply for neet exam?
Ans. Yes, you can apply.
Ques. Where all are the NEET Scores accepted? institutions
Ans. The scores of NEET are accepted mostly by medical colleges/ universities across India
- 85% State Quota seats for MBBS & BDS admissions in all states and UTs of India.
- 15% All India Quota seats in Government medical and dental colleges in all states and UTs of India
- Private and Deemed medical colleges including minority institions like CMC Vellore and Ludhiana also offers the seats.
- Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) also reserves seats for NEET candidates.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College