National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)

Exam level:  National Level Exam

Conducting Body: National Testing Agency

Frequency: Once a year.

Exam duration: 3 Hours

Exam mode: Offline


The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET is an entrance examination in India considered to be the country’s largest medical entrance exam. It is for students who wish to study graduate and postgraduate medical course and dental course in government or private medical colleges and dental colleges respectively in India.

NEET, 2019, will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). NEET.

Important Dates for NEET

April 15, 2019-Admit card release date
May 5, 2019-Exam
Last week of May 2019(Tentative)- Display of recorded responses and answer keys
By June 5, 2019- Declaration of results
Second week of June 2019(Tentative)- NEET Counselling – Round 1
Fourth week of June 2019(Tentative)- Result of Round 1
First week of July 2019(Tentative)- NEET Counselling – Round 2
Second week of July 2019(Tentative)- Result of Round 2

The Eligibility Criteria

Age: As per the minimum age limit of NEET, a candidate should complete 17 years of age at the time of admission. The maximum age limit of 25 years (unreserved category candidates) and 30 years (reserved and PwD category candidates) as on May 5, 2019 has for now been waived off as per the latest Supreme Court judgement. Such candidates can also apply with admission subject to the outcome of the case. Eligibility will be determined by NTA after submission of the application forms.

Qualifying Exam: Candidate must pass Class 12 or equivalent examination

Qualifying subjects: Candidates must have studied English, Physics, Biology and Chemistry.

Qualifying Marks: Candidate need to score scoring an aggregate of minimum 50% in Chemistry, Biology and Physics is also mandatory for unreserved category candidates. Reserved category candidates must score at least 40% while PwD candidates are required to score a minimum of 45% in the qualifying exam.

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