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.
LATEST: NEET 2019 application form correction window is open from January 14 to 31.
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 The earlier proposal of NEET being conducted online has been retracted by the governing bodies.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
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
December 7, 2018 up to 11.50 PM
|Last date to submit application fee||December 8, 2018 up to 11.50 PM|
|NEET application form correction window started||January 14 to 31, 2019|
Admit Card release date
April 15, 2019
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
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
Properties of Bulk Matter
Chapter–9: Mechanical Properties of Solids
Chapter–10: Mechanical Properties of Fluids
Chapter–11: Thermal Properties of Matter
Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
Chapter–13: Kinetic Theory
Oscillation & Waves
Chapter-1: Electric Charges and Fields
Chapter-2: Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance
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
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-14: Semiconductor Electronics
NTA NEET 2019 Syllabus - Chemistry
Basic Concepts of Chemistry
Structure of Atom
Classification of Elements & Periodicity in Properties
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
Some p-Block Elements
Organic Chemistry: Basic Principles & Techniques
Isolation of Elements
d- and f-Block Elements
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
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-10: Cell Cycle and Cell Division
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
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
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
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-15: Biodiversity and its Conservation
Chapter-16: Environmental Issues
NTA NEET 2019 – FAQs
Question: Who will conduct NEET 2019?
Answer: NEET 2019 will be conducted by the National Testing Agency.
Question: How will NTA NEET 2019 be held?
Answer: NTA NEET 2019 will be held in the offline mode.
Question: What are the pros of NTA conducted NEET 2019?
Answer: The 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.