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NTA NEET 2019 – Medical UG aspirants must be aware of the changes introduced in NEET 2019 by NTA. The National Testing Agency (NTA) is organizing NEET 2019. The registration for NEET 2019 has started and will be available till November 30. The exam will be conducted on May 5, 2019. NEET was originally introduced in 2016 by CBSE as a single window entrance examination for admission to MBBS and BDS courses in the country. Utilization of NEET UG scores for admission to AYUSH courses in India along with MBBS and BDS was implemented since 2018.
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As per the latest information released by the Ministry of Human Resource Development on August 21, NEET 2019 will continue to be held as an offline exam. The earlier proposal of NEET being conducted online has been retracted by the governing bodies. NTA NEET will not be conducted in multiple shifts. The exam will be conducted in a single session in offline mode on May 5, 2019. 

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NTA NEET 2019 will offer admission to around 90,000 MBBS and BDS seats in the medical and dental colleges of India except for AIIMS and JIPMER. NEET 2019 by NTA is likely to see more than 13 lakh applicants registering.

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NTA NEET 2019 - Overview



Name of the Examination

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)

Examination Conducting body

National Testing Agency

Examination level


Examination category


Purpose of examination

Admission to medical, dental, and

AYUSH courses in India (except AIIMS and JIPMER)

What is National Testing Agency or NTA?

The National Testing Agency (NTA) is a self-sustained, autonomous organization (originally a society) premiering in conducting higher level entrance examinations. NTA from 2019 onwards is going to take over CBSE as the examination conducting authority. So all the examinations previously conducted by CBSE which includes JEE Main, GPAT, CMAT, UGC NET and NEET will now be conducted by NTA.

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NTA NEET 2019 – Exam Dates 



Online registration start date

November 1, 2018

Last date to register

November 30, 2018 up to 11.50 PM

Last date to submit application feeDecember 1, 2018 up to 11.50 PM

Admit Card release date

April 15, 2019

Exam Date

May 5, 2019 (2.00 PM to 5.00 PM)

Declaration of results

By June 5, 2019


NTA NEET 2019 – Who can Apply?

Candidates can apply for NTA NEET 2019 if they fulfill the required eligibility criteria. The application forms of the ineligible candidates get rejected, so aspirants are advised to through the eligibility criteria of NEET 2019 by NTA listed below.

  • The candidates must at least be 17 years in age as on December 31, 2019.

  • The age of the candidates must not be more than 25 years in age as on May 5, 2019.

  • The candidates in order to apply for NTA NEET 2019 must have qualified in Class 12 or qualifying examination or must be appearing in the same in 2019.

  • In the qualifying exam, the candidates must have scored an aggregate of 50% (for unreserved), 45% (for Physically Handicapped -PH), and 40% (for reserved including the PH reserved) in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

NTA NEET 2019 Changes

  • The shift timing of NEET 2019 is 2.00 PM to 5.00 PM.

  • NEET 2019 is being conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

  • The mode of exam will be offline only which implies the test will be conducted as a pen-paper test.

  • The exam will not be conducted in multiple shifts. There will be just one shift for NEET next year, to be held on May 5, 2019.

How to Prepare for NTA NEET 2019?

Candidates aiming to appear for NEET 2019 by NTA need to develop preparation strategies for the examination. The simple pointers mentioned below is intended to help candidates to prepare for NTA NEET 2019.

  • Construct a study schedule for NTA NEET 2019 and start preparing early.

  • Identify your strong and weak areas and work on them accordingly.

  • List out the important topics of NEET 2019 by NTA and cover the topics one by one.

  • Be thorough with your NCERT as the syllabus of NTA NEET 2019 is from the same.

  • Revise on a regular basis to keep in touch with the topics already dealt with.

  • Take up mock tests of NEET 2019 by NTA in order to estimate the progress of your preparation.

NTA NEET 2019 Syllabus

The syllabus of NEET 2019 by NTA will comprise the subjects of Biology, Physics, and Chemistry. The NTA NEET 2019 syllabus is usually based on the NCERT curriculum with an equal number of questions from Classes 11 and 12. The syllabus presently covered in the NCERT curriculum that is relevant for NTA conducted NEET 2019 is given below:


NTA NEET 2019 Syllabus - Physics

Class 11 




Physical world and measurement

Chapter–1: Physical World

Chapter–2: Units and Measurements



Chapter–3: Motion in a Straight Line

Chapter–4: Motion in a Plane


Laws of Motion

Chapter–5: Laws of Motion


Work, Energy and Power

Chapter–6: Work, Energy and Power


Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body

Chapter–7: System of Particles and Rotational Motion



Chapter–8: Gravitation


Properties of Bulk Matter

Chapter–9: Mechanical Properties of Solids

Chapter–10: Mechanical Properties of Fluids

Chapter–11: Thermal Properties of Matter



Chapter–12: Thermodynamics


Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory

Chapter–13: Kinetic Theory


Oscillation & Waves

Chapter–14: Oscillations

Chapter–15: Waves

Class 12





Chapter-1: Electric Charges and Fields

Chapter-2: Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance


Current Electricity

Chapter-3: Current Electricity


Magnetic Effect of Current & Magnetism

Chapter-4: Moving Charges and Magnetism

Chapter-5: Magnetism and Matter


Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current

Chapter-6: Electromagnetic Induction

Chapter-7: Alternating Current


Electromagnetic Waves

Chapter-8: Electromagnetic Waves



Chapter-9: Ray Optics and Optical Instruments

Chapter-10: Wave Optics


Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

Chapter-11: Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter



Atoms & Nuclei

Chapter-12: Atoms

Chapter-13: Nuclei


Electronic Devices

Chapter-14: Semiconductor Electronics

NTA NEET 2019 Syllabus - Chemistry

Class 11




Basic Concepts of Chemistry


Structure of Atom


Classification of Elements & Periodicity in Properties


Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure


States of Matter: Gases and Liquids






Redox Reactions




s-Block Elements


Some p-Block Elements


Organic Chemistry: Basic Principles & Techniques




Environmental Chemistry

Class 12




Solid State






Chemical Kinetics


Surface Chemistry


Isolation of Elements


p-Block Elements


d- and f-Block Elements


Coordination Compounds


Haloalkanes and Haloarenes


Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers


Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids


Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen






Chemistry in Everyday Life

NTA NEET 2019 Syllabus - Biology

Class 11




Diversity of Living Organisms

Chapter-1: The Living World

Chapter-2: Biological Classification

Chapter-3: Plant Kingdom

Chapter-4: Animal Kingdom


Structural Organisation in Plants & Animals

Chapter-5: Morphology of Flowering Plants

Chapter-6: Anatomy of Flowering Plants

Chapter-7: Structural Organisation in Animals


Cell: Structure and Function

Chapter-8: Cell-The Unit of Life

Chapter-9: Biomolecules

Chapter-10: Cell Cycle and Cell Division


Plant Physiology

Chapter-11: Transport in Plants

Chapter-12: Mineral Nutrition

Chapter-13: Photosynthesis in Higher Plants

Chapter-14: Respiration in Plants

Chapter-15: Plant - Growth and Development



Human Physiology

Chapter-16: Digestion and Absorption

Chapter-17: Breathing and Exchange of Gases

Chapter-18: Body Fluids and Circulation

Chapter-19: Excretory Products and Their Elimination

Chapter-20: Locomotion and Movement

Chapter-21: Neural Control and Coordination

Chapter-22: Chemical Coordination and Integration

Class 12





Chapter-1: Reproduction in Organisms

Chapter-2: Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

Chapter-3: Human Reproduction

Chapter-4: Reproductive Health


Genetics and Evolution

Chapter-5: Principles of Inheritance and Variation

Chapter-6: Molecular Basis of Inheritance

Chapter-7: Evolution


Biology and Human Welfare

Chapter-8: Human Health and Diseases

Chapter-9: Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production

Chapter-10: Microbes in Human Welfare


Biotechnology and its Applications

Chapter-11: Biotechnology - Principles and Processes

Chapter-12: Biotechnology and its Application



Ecology and Environment

Chapter-13: Organisms and Populations

Chapter-14: Ecosystem

Chapter-15: Biodiversity and its Conservation

Chapter-16: Environmental Issues

NTA NEET 2019 – FAQs

Question: Who will conduct NEET 2019?

AnswerNEET 2019 will be conducted by the National Testing Agency.


Question: How will NTA NEET 2019 be held?

AnswerNTA NEET 2019 will be held in the offline mode.


Question: What are the pros of NTA conducted NEET 2019?

AnswerThe major advantage of NTA NEET 2019 is that the exam will be conducted by a dedicated exam holding body for the first time, unlike was the case with the CBSE. It is therefore expected that many of the glitches which affected previous editions of NEET will be removed.


Question: Who can participate in AIQ counselling of NTA NEET 2019?

Answer: All the candidates who will qualify NTA NEET 2019 by securing minimum required percentile will be eligible for participating in 15% AIQ counselling conducted by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). Candidates belonging to J&K will be eligible to participate in AIQ counselling of NEET 2019 by NTA, only if they fill the self-declaration form at the time of filling NTA NEET 2019 application form.


Question: How much do I need to score to qualify NTA NEET 2019?

Answer: General category candidates will need to obtain a minimum of 50th percentile, while those belonging to SC/ST/OBC will need to secure at least 40th percentile and candidates from General-PH category will need to score 45th percentile in order to qualify NEET 2019 by NTA. Candidates scoring less than the above-mentioned percentiles will not be included in the All India Rank list of NTA NEET 2019 and will be ineligible for further admission process.

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