NEET Exam Pattern 2019
Kritika Tyagi, 01 Nov 2018, #NEET

NEET Exam Pattern 2019 –Aspirants willing to pursue medical, dental and AYUSH courses must check the NEET 2019 exam pattern before appearing for the entrance exam. The exam pattern of NEET 2019 will acquaint candidates with the mode, medium and question paper of the national level exam. It is advisable to know the NEET exam pattern 2019 to enhance the preparation level for the exam.

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Through the NEET 2019 exam pattern, aspirants will gain an insight into the exam duration, sections, number of questions and the marking scheme. NEET 2019 will be held in offline mode which implies that candidates will receive an OMR sheet wherein they have to mark the responses. The entrance exam of NEET is three hours long exam, consisting of 180 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). Candidates who will be taking NEET UG can check here all the details of NEET exam pattern 2019.

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NEET 2019 will be held on May 5 and in one shift. The changes earlier introduced by the authorities like the mode of exam being online and conduction of exam in multiple shifts have been retracted. As per the latest notice released by Ministry of Human Resource Development, NEET will continue to remain the single window eligility-cum-entrance exam till 2019. National Testing Agency (NTA) has replaced the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) as the regulatory body for NEET 2019. It has been made clear by NTA that the changes brought in mode of the exam will not affect the NEET 2019 exam pattern.

NEET Exam Pattern 2019

The exam pattern of NEET 2019 gives information about the details regarding the offline examination and its pattern i.e. duration of exam, the number of questions asked, the medium of question paper and more. By checking NEET 2019 exam pattern, the aspirants will be able to process the information and prepare well beforehand. The detailed information NEET exam pattern 2019 has been given below:


NEET 2019 Exam Pattern

S. No.




Date of Examination

May 5, 2019


Mode of Examination

Offline (Pen and Paper)


Duration of Examination

3 hours


Medium of Exam

English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Kannada and Urdu


Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions



  • Physics – 45 Questions

  • Chemistry – 45 Questions

  • Biology (Botany and Zoology) – 90 Questions


Total Number of Questions

180 Questions


Total Marks of Examination

720 Marks


Marking Scheme

For each correct answer, the candidates will be awarded 4 marks; if an answer is wrong, then 1 mark will be deducted.

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NEET Question Paper 2019

The question paper of NEET 2019 will comprise 180 multiple choice questions. NEET question paper 2019 will be available in 11 different languages including English, Hindi, Urdu, and eight regional languages. The availability of regional languages will depend on the location of the NEET exam centre 2019. The options of regional languages will be available as per the details given below:


NEET 2019 Regional Languages

S. No.

Medium of Question Paper

Examination Centres


English and Hindi

All Examination Centre Cities


English and Urdu

All Examination Centre Cities


English and Assamese

Examination Centre Cities in Assam


English and Bengali

Examination Centre Cities in West Bengal


English and Gujarati

Examination Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli


English and Marathi

Examination Centre Cities in Maharashtra


English and Tamil

Examination Centre Cities in Tamil Nadu


English and Telugu

Examination Centre Cities in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana


English and Oriya

Examination Centre Cities in Odisha


English and Kannada

Examination Centre Cities in Karnataka

Highlights of NEET Exam Pattern 2019

  • NEET 2019 will be conducted for the first time in offline mode i.e. pen and paper mode.

  • The exam will be conducted in a single session on May 5, 2019.

  • All questions will be multiple choice based which implies there will be four options to each question and among those four options, one will be right as deemed by the conducting body.

  • Those candidates who will select any regional languages as medium of question paper will receive the question paper in Hindi, English and selected language while those who will select Hindi as the medium of question paper will receive the question paper in English and Hindi. Candidates who will select English as their medium of language will receive the question paper only in English.

  • One mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. No marks will be awarded or deducted for questions which are left unattempted by candidates.


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