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An all-India level examination for admission into India’s best medical colleges.
  • Field
    Medical Entrance
  • Eligibility
    12th Standard Science Students
  • Subjects
    Chemistry, Physics and Biology
  • Applicants
    1.2 Million
  • Seats
  • Questions Type
    Objective MCQs
  • Paper Pattern
    180 Questions in 3 Hours
  • Colleges
    Top Medical Colleges in India
  • Difficulty Level
    Medium to Hard
  • Time to Prepare
    2 years
  • When

All you need to know about NEET


Facts, Syllabus & Pattern

  • What is NEET?
  • Syllabus for NEET
  • Exam Pattern for NEET

How to apply for NEET

  • Eligibility Criteria for NEET
  • Registration for NEET
  • Application Fees for NEET
  • Admit Card for NEET

Important Dates

  • Exam Dates for NEET

Results and Cut-off

  • Answer Key for NEET
  • NEET 2018 Paper Analysis
  • Results for NEET
  • Cut Off for NEET

How to Prepare for NEET

  • Preparation Tips for NEET
  • Study Material for NEET
  • Previous Years' Papers for NEET

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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What is NEET?

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is held yearly to help students secure admission to the top medical institutions in India. In 2018, more than 13 lakh candidates gave NEET in 103 cities.

  • NEET will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) from 2019.
  • All major dental and medical colleges offer students admission on the basis of their NEET scores, excluding AIIMS and JIPMER
  • There are 63,985 medical seats in private, central and state-funded institutions under NEET
  • The examination is conducted in 10 different languages: English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Gujarati, Oriya and Kannada

Syllabus for NEET 2019

Physics Physics
Class 11
  1. Physical World and Measurement
  2. Kinematics
  3. Laws of Motion
  4. Work, Energy and Power
  5. Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
  1. Gravitation
  2. Properties of Bulk Matter
  3. Thermodynamics
  4. Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
  5. Oscillations and Waves
Class 12
  1. Electrostatics
  2. Current Electricity
  3. Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  4. Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
  1. Electromagnetic Waves
  2. Optics
  3. Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  4. Atoms and Nuclei
  5. Electronic Devices
Chemistry Chemistry
Class 11
  1. Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  2. Structure of Atom
  3. Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  4. Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  5. States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
  6. Thermodynamics
  7. Equilibrium
  8. Redox Reactions
  1. Some p-Block Elements
  2. Organic Chemistry - Some Basic Principles and Techniques
  3. Hydrocarbons
  4. Environmental Chemistry
  5. Hydrogen
  6. s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)
Class 12
  1. Solid State
  2. Solutions
  3. Electrochemistry
  4. Chemical Kinetics
  5. Surface Chemistry
  6. General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
  7. p-Block Elements
  1. d and f-Block Elements
  2. Coordination Compounds
  3. Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  4. Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
  5. Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
  6. Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
  7. Biomolecules
  8. Polymers
  9. Chemistry in Everyday Life
biology Biology
Class 11
  1. Diversity in the Living World
  2. Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants
  3. Cell Structure and Function
  1. Plant Physiology
  2. Human Physiology
Class 12
  1. Reproduction
  2. Genetics and Evolution
  3. Biology and Human Welfare
  1. Biotechnology and Its Applications
  2. Ecology and Environment

Exam Pattern for NEET 2019

Paper Pattern
Particulars Details
Subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Type of questions Objective (MCQs with 4 options)
Mode of examination Pen and paper based test
Exam duration 3 hours
Number of questions 180
Marking scheme 4 marks awarded for each correct answer
Negative marking 1 mark deducted for each incorrect answer
Languages English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya and Kannada.
Here is the subject-wise breakdown of questions:
Subject Number of Questions
Physics 45
Chemistry 45
Biology 90
Here are a few important guidelines you need to keep in mind.
Candidates will have to mark their responses in the OMR answer sheet, provided during the exam, using a ballpoint pen.

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Eligibility Criteria for NEET 2019

  • Age:

    The minimum age limit for all candidates is 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission.

    The maximum age limit for NEET is 25 years for general candidates and 30 years for reserved candidates.

  • Subjects:

    You must have studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology, any other elective subject with English.

  • Score in 12th or equivalent examination:

    As a general category candidate, you require a minimum aggregate score of 50% in your 10+2 or equivalent examination.

    As an OBC, SC or ST candidate, you require a minimum aggregate score of 40%.

    As a SC-PH, ST-PH or OBC-PH candidate, you require a minimum aggregate score of 40%.

    As a PH, PwD or Gen-PH candidate, you require a minimum aggregate score of 45%.

  • Number of attempts:

    You can attempt the exam as many times as you want till the age of 25.

Registration for NEET 2019

  • The NEET application form needs to be filled online
  • You need to provide details such as email ID, phone number, parent’s details, educational and domicile information
  • You will have to choose a password for your login ID and pay the application fee
Step 1: Filling the application form.
  1. Click on ‘Apply Online’ and proceed.
  2. Keep the following details ready like date of birth, Aadhaar number, mobile number, email address and security pin.
  3. Keep your domicile, educational and guardian details ready.
  4. Choose the language in which you want to appear for your exam.
  5. Select 3 choices for your exam centre.
Step 2: Choose and upload
  1. Choose the language in which you want to appear for your exam.
  2. Select 3 choices for your exam centre.
  3. Note down your registration number and click on ‘Submit’.
  4. Upload a scanned copy of your photograph and signature.
Step 3: Payment of application fee
  1. Select your bank and enter your details.
  2. You can pay using debit or credit card, netbanking, CSC e-wallet.
Step 4: Confirmation page
  1. This page will mention all the details you have filled out in the application form.
  2. Keep a copy of this page saved at all times.

Application Fees for NEET

Category Application Fee (Without late charges)
General Candidates Rs.1400/-
PH, ST and SC Candidates Rs.750/-

Admit Card for NEET 2019

The admit card of NEET 2019 will be available online or at the CSC centre. It contains information such as your roll number, registration number, exam centre address etc.

To download the admit card, follow these steps:

  • Click this link to start downloading the NEET Admit Card.
  • After clicking the link, you will find three boxes asking for the registration number, date of birth and security pin.
  • You can now download it and take printouts.
After downloading the admit card, you need to follow the below procedure:
  • Paste a postcard-sized (4x6cm, white background) photograph in the space provided on the admit card.
  • A photograph posted will be cross-checked by the invigilator to ensure the candidate’s authenticity.
  • You also need to paste a passport-sized photograph on the attendance sheet during the exam.

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Exam Dates for NEET 2019

Exam dates for NEET 2019 is announced.
Registration Deadlines
Start of online registration & submission of application form 1st November 2018
Last date for submission of application form 30th November 2018
Payment of application fees 30th November 2018
Application form correction opportunity 1st Week of December 2018*
NEET Admit Card 15th April 2019
Exam Dates
NEET 2019 exam 5th May 2019
Release of NEET 2019 answer key Within a week after exam
Result Dates
NEET results 5th June 2019
Counselling start Date 2nd week of June 2019

* Dates are tentative and subject to change.

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Answer Key for NEET 2019

  • The official answer key will be released within a week after the exam, along with the OMR sheet
  • You can compare your answers and predict your score
  • You can even challenge the answer key if you believe the answer is incorrect or has more than one correct answer
  • To challenge the answer key, you need to pay a fee of Rs.1000/- for each question you challenge
Here's how you can challenge the Answer Key.
  1. Go to ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your NEET 2019 ‘Registration Number’ and ‘Password’.
  2. Now click on the ‘Answer Key Challenge’ tab and select ‘Answer Booklet Code’.
  3. Select the question for the challenge and then click on the ‘Submit’ button.
  4. Select your answer and give comments and justifications for your answer.
  5. Click on the ‘Confirm’ tab and pay the requisite fee for challenging the Answer Key.
  6. For each answer key challenged, you have to pay a fee of Rs. 1000 via your Debit or Credit Card.
  7. You can now take a printout of the confirmation slip that showcases the detail of the Answer Key challenged.

NEET 2018 Paper Analysis

The NEET 2018 paper analysis was as follows:
  • Moderately difficult
  • Marks distribution for NEET 2018 was similar to the standard 12 board paper
  • Compared to last year's paper, this year was slightly tougher


  • Toughest section
  • Increase in calculation-based questions
  • Compared to last year, this section was slightly tougher and lengthier
Below is the breakup of marks between different topics that appeared in NEET 2018:
Topic Marks Allotted
Mechanics 60
Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory 24
Electrodynamics 60
Optics and Wave Optics 20
Modern Physics and Nuclear Physics 16
Total marks 180


  • Moderately difficult
  • Increase in conceptualised and application-based questions
Below is the breakup of marks between different topics that appeared in NEET 2018:
Topic Marks Allotted
Physical Chemistry 84
Organic Chemistry 52
Inorganic Chemistry 44
Total marks 180


  • Below is the breakup of marks between different topics that appeared in NEET 2018
Topic Marks Allotted
Applied Biology 44
Botany 152
Zoology 164
Total marks 360

Results for NEET 2019

  • NEET Results 2019 for Exam in May will be declared in June
  • You can check your NEET results online
  • Results of NEET 2018 were declared on 4th June 2018
  • The cut-off is determined as soon as the results are declared
  • Scorecard isn’t sent to candidates via post or offline mode, it’s only available online
  • Candidates who are shortlisted in the merit list will be eligible for counselling
Here’s what you need to check your NEET results:
  1. Registration number
  2. Date of birth

Cut-off for NEET 2018

NEET overall cut-off for 2018 (category-wise):
Category Range of Marks Qualifying Criteria No of Candidates
Unreserved 691 - 119 50th Percentile 6,34,897
OBC 118 - 96 40th Percentile 54,653
SC 118 - 96 40th Percentile 17,209
ST 118-96 40th Percentile 7,446
Unreserved and PH 118 - 107 45th Percentile 205
OBC and PH 106 - 96 40th Percentile 104
SC and PH 106 - 96 40th Percentile 36
ST and PH 106 - 96 40th Percentile 12

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Preparation Tips for NEET

  • Make a study schedule: You should prepare a good timetable for your exam preparation. Make sure you include little intervals between study hours. Preparing as per a timetable will help you cover all parts of the syllabus. For better time management, check the Toppr schedule.
  • Prepare as per the syllabus: Before you start preparing for the exam, you should gather complete information about the officially prescribed syllabus. Refer to these tips for NEET 2019 preparation.
  • Work on weaker areas: Students are often very strong in one subject and weak in others. You have to work hard and try to solve the weaker topics with the help of your teacher, friends and parents. This will let you overcome your fears effectively and help you get better at understanding concepts in the future.
  • Gather good study material: For NEET, preparing from the best NEET books is really beneficial. Try to refer books which contain the complete CBSE syllabus. To score well, it is necessary to study NCERT as well as other books prescribed for NEET preparation. For better understanding, you can refer to Toppr learn.
  • Maintain your health: While preparing for NEET, you should always take care of your health as it helps you concentrate on your studies. Avoid junk and oily foods and make a strict diet plan. Do meditation and yoga exercises to remain fit and achieve a better state of mind.
  • Practice online mock tests: Mock tests can help you crack the NEET exam effortlessly. They are available for each and every subject and cover all chapters and topics. Mock tests will improve your skills, knowledge, performance and time management. Find NEET Question papers and try to attempt them by setting a time limit of 3 hours to simulate a real exam situation.

Study Material for NEET 2019

biology Biology
  • Trueman’s Elementary Biology, Vol I & Vol II
  • Companion Biology by K. Bhatti (Dinesh Publication)
  • Objective Biology by Dinesh
  • AIIMS Explorer by M.T.G. Publication
  • Trueman's Objective Biology
  • NCERT - Biology - Part 1 and Part 2
Physics Physics
  • Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma
  • NCERT Physics: CBSE PMT by Anil Aggarwal
  • NCERT - Physics - Part 1 and Part 2
  • Physics for Medical Entrance Examinations by D.C. Pandey
Chemistry Chemistry
  • Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry by O.P. Tandon
  • NCERT Books
  • Objective Chemistry for NEET by R.K. Gupta

Previous Years' Papers for NEET

For NEET 2019, solve all of NEET and AIPMT previous year’s question papers. Focus on frequently asked questions, topics and patterns. Also focus on question papers of other exams like JIPMER, RPET and AIIMS if you’re looking for more practice. Chances are, you’re likely going to appear for more medical entrance exams other than just NEET 2019.

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Q1: Which colleges can I get into after giving NEET?

Ans: All central and state government colleges, as well as private institutions and minority institutions, will admit students on the basis of their NEET scores.

Sr. No Top 10 Colleges
1 Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
2 Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi
3 King George Medical College, Lucknow
4 Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
5 Christian Medical College, Ludhiana
6 Grant Medical College, Mumbai
7 BJMC, Ahmedabad
8 BJMC, Pune
9 Kolkata Medical College, Kolkata
10 Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh, Assam
Here’s a list of colleges that accepts your NEET scores.

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