NEET 2019 Exam Pattern: Candidates who are interested in appearing for the NEET 2019 exam which will be conducted by NTA must go through the exam pattern carefully. Through NEET 2019 Exam, shortlisted candidates get admission to MBBS (medical), AYUSH and BDS (dental) courses. NEET is a national level entrance examination, so, its exam pattern becomes very critical from the examination point of view. National Testing Agency(NTA) has replaced the CBSE as an examination conducting body of NEET. From the next year onwards, NTA will be responsible to conduct the NEET 2019 Exam. Every year 13 lakh (approx) students appear for the exams. From the next year, NEET will be conducted in online (computer test based) mode by NTA. The duration of the exam will be same as earlier which is 3 hours(180m minute). Exam pattern contains the information such as marking scheme, duration, number of question from each section etc. To get the detailed information related to NEET 2019 Exam Pattern – Read Below.

NEET 2019 Sample Question Paper

Students who are going to appear for the NEET 2019 exam, they must solve the previous year question paper. By doing this, candidates will get familiar with the difficulty level and types of questions that are going to come in the exam. Sample paper can be obtained in both online and offline mode. Various NEET preparation coaching websites provide pdf of previous year question paper for free. Students can also buy the solved & practice papers of Arihant and Disha publications.

NEET 2019 Important Dates

NTA has declared the examination schedule for NEET 2019. It will conduct NEET 2019 in online mode from 3rd to 17th February 2019 for February 2019session and for May 2019 session, it will take place from 12th to 25th May 2019. However, appearing in both the session is not compulsory. Candidates can either appear in both the session or single session. The best score obtained in each of the session will be taken into consideration at the time of admission. Two major changes have been made by the NTA for NEET 2019 as organizing body, firstly, it will be held twice in a year and secondly, it will be conducted in online mode. No changes in the exam pattern & syllabus have been made by the NTA in NEET 2019. For detailed information related to NTA NEET 2019 Exam Pattern – Read Below.

NEET Exam Pattern 2019

Exam pattern gives the detailed information related to test pattern like duration, mode, making scheme, the number of question asked in the exam. Candidates who have registered for NEET 2019 must check the exam pattern in order to get familiar with the test pattern. Exam pattern helps the applicants in the preparation. The detailed information NEET 2019 Exam Pattern has been given below.

S. No Particulars Details
1. Test Dates 3rd to 17th February 2019 (Feb exam) & 12th May to 26th May 2019 (May Exam).
2. Mode of Exam Online (Computer Based Test)
3. Type of Questions Multiple Choice Question (MCQs)
4. Duration 3 Hours
5. Number of Questions 180 questions
6. Language The question paper will be asked in Hindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil, Urdu and Kananda languages.
7. Marking Scheme 4 Marks will be awarded for each correct response
8. Negative Marking 1 Mark will be deducted for each incorrect response

NEET 2019 Distribution of Marks

S. No Section Number of questions Marks
1. Physics 45 180
2. Chemistry 45 180
3. Zoology 45 180
4. Botany 45 180
Total 180 720

NEET Question Paper 2019

NEET 2019 question paper will be different for each shift which means if there are 8 shifts in total, then there will be 8 different sets of question paper. The best score will be considered for candidates at the time of counselling and admission who will take NEET 2019 in both or single session. NEET 2019 question paper will be available in 11 different languages including English, Urdu, Hindi and eight regional languages. Question paper in English and Hindi language will be there. Candidates need to choose one language other than English at the time of online registration. The availability of regional language will depend on the location of the NEET test centre. The regional languages will be provided based on the location as per the details provided below:

NEET 2019 Regional Languages

S. No Medium of Question Paper Examination Centres
1. English and Hindi All Examination Centre Cities
2. English and Urdu All Examination Centre Cities
3. English and Assamese Examination Centre Cities in Assam
4. English and Telugu Examination Centre Cities in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
5. English and Marathi Examination Centre Cities in Maharashtra
6. English and Bengali Examination Centre Cities in West Bengal
7. English and Oriya Examination Centre Cities in Odisha
8. English and Kannada Examination Centre Cities in Karnataka
9. English and Gujarati Examination Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
10. English and Tamil Examination Centre Cities in Tamil Nadu

Highlights of NEET Exam Pattern 2019

  • For the first time ever, NEET 2019 Exam is going to be conducted in online mode (Computer-based test) mode. Earlier, it was used to conduct in offline (pen-paper test) mode. Also, the test will be held in two sessions, first in February 2019 and secondly, in May 2019. Each session will include 8 shifts on different dates and duration. Candidates, at the time of online registration, need to select the test centre, duration and date as per their choice and availability. Admit card will be issued to the registered candidates after slot booking.
  • Total 180 questions will be there from the subjects Zoology, Physics, Chemistry & Botany in Multiple Choice (MCQs) formats. Each question will contain 4 marks. 1 Mark will be deducted for the incorrect response. No marks will be awarded for unattempted questions.
  • Candidates at the time of registration, who will select English as their medium of language will get the question paper only in English. Those candidates who will select any regional languages as medium of question paper will receive the question paper in English, Hindi and chosen language while those who will select Hindi as the medium of question paper will receive the question paper in English and Hindi.

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