NEET 2019

The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG will be conducted by the NTA from 2019 onwards. This Test was being conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) till 2018. NEET (UG) is applicable for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in India in Medical/Dental Colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India except for the institutions established through an Act of Parliament i.e. AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry.

The responsibility of the NTA will limited to the conduct of the entrance examination, declaration of result and providing All India Rank to the Directorate General Health Services, Government of India for the conduct of counselling for 15% All India Quota Seats and for supplying the result to state/other Counselling Authorities.

Admissions to all seats of MBBS/BDS will be done through NEET (UG) -
2019. Following are the seats available under different quotas:
i. All India Quota Seats
ii. State Government Quota Seats
iii. Central Institutions/Universities/Deemed Universities
iv. State/Management/NRI Quota Seats in Private Medical / Dental Colleges or
any Private University
v. Central Pool Quota Seats

Date of Entrance Test
National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test NEET (UG) - 2019 will be conducted on 5th
May, 2019 (Sunday) from 02:00 p.m. to 05:00 p.m. The duration of test will be
three (03) hours.
The schedule will remain unaltered even if the date of test is declared a public

Important Websites
i. The official website of the Agency for NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM
ENTRANCE TEST (UG) is All the test related
information will be available on this website only.
ii. The official websites for counselling of 15% All India seats, Central
Institutions and Deemed Universities related information are as under:
Ï Ministry of Health & Family Welfare : and
Ï Medical Counselling Committee:
iii. For remaining seats, kindly check the website(s) of concerned State(s)/
iv. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Information Bulletin, the decision
of NTA/MoHFW/DGHS/MCI/DCI shall be final and binding. 

General Instructions
i. National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test NEET (UG) - 2019 will be conducted
as per regulations of the Indian Medical Council Act-1956 and the
Dentists Act-1948, and as amended from time to time.
ii. Merely appearing and qualifying in NEET (UG) - 2019 does not confer any
right to the candidate for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses. The selection
and admission to MBBS/BDS seats in any Medical Institution recognized for
offering MBBS/BDS Courses is subject to fulfilling the admission criteria,
eligibility, rank in merit list, medical fitness and such other criteria as may be
prescribed by the Government of India, respective States, Universities,
Insitutions and Medical/Dental Colleges.
iii. Applications of candidates submitting false and fabricated information will not
be considered and such candidates will be further debarred from appearing
in examinations conducted by the NTA.
iv. Incomplete application and applications not in accordance with instructions
will not be considered and are liable to be rejected without any further
intimation. The examination fee once deposited will not be refunded in such
Fee will neither be carried forward to a future examination nor refunded.
Submission of online application and remittance of fee would close as per
the schedule given and no request for extension of time shall be entertained.
Applications once submitted cannot be withdrawn. Candidates must note
that mere deduction of fee from the bank account is not a proof of fee
payment. The payment should be supported by fee updation and generation
of Confirmation Page.
v. Instructions in the Information Bulletin may change based on decisions taken
by the NTA and other authorities from time to time. Candidates are advised
to regularly check the website for any further updates or
vi. NTA reserves the right to withdraw permission, if any, granted inadvertently
to any candidate who is not eligible to appear in the NEET (UG) - 2019 even
though the Roll Number and Admit Card has been issued by the NTA.
vii. Candidate’s eligibility for NEET (UG) - 2019 is purely provisional and is
subject to fulfilment of eligibility criteria as prescribed by the
MoH&FW/MCI/DCI/NTA/MCC/other admitting Institution as applicable. 
viii. In case of any ambiguity in interpretation of any of the instructions/ terms/
rules/criteria regarding determination of eligibility/conduct of examination/
registration of candidates/information contained therein, the interpretation of
the NTA shall be final and binding.
ix. The conduct of NEET (UG) - 2019 Examination would be videographed. The
candidates are required to keep their head in upright position and face the
camera during the videography so that their identity could be clearly

Centres / Cities for NEET (UG) - 2019 Examination
i. List of cities alongwith city codes where the NEET (UG) - 2019 will be
conducted is given at Appendix II.
ii. While filling up Online Application Form, all the Candidates i.e. Indian
nationals, NRIs, OCI, PIO and Foreign nationals should select four
Convenient City Codes in order of priority from Appendix II as their choice
of centre and cities.
iii. For their own convenience, the candidates may select the city codes for their
own city or for neighboring cities in their state of Residence only and not for
far away cities in other states. In case, these instructions are not complied
with, the NTA will not be responsible for any inconvenience due to incorrect
selection of city codes by the candidates.
iv. In case, the number of candidates opting for a city is less than a certain
minimum, NTA reserves its right not to allot any centre in that City.
v. In case, the number of candidates opting for a city as centre with Regional
language (other than English and Hindi) is less than certain minimum,
candidates opting the same Regional language may be allotted Centre in 
another city irrespective of the city opted by the candidates for appearing in
the examination.
vi. Though, every effort will be made to allot a centre in one of the cities
selected by the candidate, the NTA reserves its right to allot a centre in city
other than the candidate’s choice.
vii. Allotment of centres will be done by Computer and there will be no human

Eligibility to appear in NEET (UG) - 2019
Eligibility for appearing in NEET (UG) is as stipulated in Indian Medical Council
Act-1956 and the Dentists Act-1948 as amended in 2018.
Eligibility as per related Regulations is as follows:-
i. He/she has completed age of 17 years at the time of admission or will
complete that age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her
admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Course.
ii. The upper age limit for NEET (UG) is 25 years as on the date of examination
with relaxation of 5 years for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC
category and persons entitled for reservation under the Rights of Persons
with Disabilities Act, 2016. 

Eligibility for 15% All India Quota seats
a) Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India
(OCI), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Foreign Nationals are eligible for
15% All India Quota Seats.
b) Candidates from State of J & K
i. Students from State of J & K are not eligible for 15% All India Quota
seats as State of J&K has opted out of All India Scheme since its
inception. If they claim eligibility, they must submit online Self
Declaration which will be generated and printed automatically
alongwith confirmation page for the record and to present the same
during counselling. The Self-Declaration Form is given in Appendix

Provided that to be eligible for NEET (UG) - 2019, candidate must have
passed any of the qualifying examinations as enumerated above or
appearing in the qualifying examination in 2019. Provided also that to be
eligible for NEET (UG) - 2019, the candidate must have passed in the
subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English
individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together
in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology at the qualifying
examination as mentioned in clause (2) of Regulation 4 on Graduate Medical
Education Regulations, 1997 as amended in 2018 and in addition must have
come in the merit list of NEET (UG) - 2019 for admission to MBBS/BDS

Admission and Reservation
An All India Merit List of the qualified candidates shall be prepared on the basis of
All India Rank in the Merit List of the NEET (UG) - 2019 and candidates shall be
admitted to MBBS/BDS Courses from the said list only by following the already
existing reservation policy. NTA will provide All India Rank. Admitting Authorities
will invite applications for counselling and merit list shall be drawn based on All
India Rank by the Admitting Authorities. Admission to MBBS/BDS Courses within
the respective categories shall be based solely on All India Rank as per merit list
of NEET (UG) - 2019.
The admitting/counselling authorities will draw merit list of the candidates
in the respective categories, declared by the candidates at the time of
applying for admission/counselling. 

Method of Fee Payment
a) Payment using appropriate mode:
After completing Step 2 of online Application Form, candidates may remit the
examination fee (Step 3) by choosing the following options:
Please select any Mode of Payment/Service Provider (Service/Processing
charges per transaction & GST (applicable @18%) to be paid by the
i. Online Mode i.e. Debit/Credit card and Net Banking:
• Check the validity of the Debit/Credit Card and keep it ready with
you while logging on to website for submitting Application Form.
Candidate should enter the information asked for and make
payment through Debit/Credit Card.
• Through Net Banking, check the balance in your account and keep
all credentials ready with you while logging on to website for
submitting Application Form. Candidate should Login with his/her
credentials of net banking and make payment through Net
ii. Cash Deposit through e-challan:
• After completing Step 2 of online Application Form, candidate will
be prompted to generate e-slip. Print e-slip on A4 size
paper-Landscape format from NEET (UG) – 2019 website and follow instructions given on e-slip and
make payment through e-challan.

Admit Card
The NTA will provide the facility of downloading Admit Cards of NEET (UG) -
2019 on the NTA website. Candidates are required to download the Admit Cards
from the website and follow the instructions given therein. Candidates may please
note that Admit Cards will not be sent by post. When candidate will download the
Admit Card, a copy of the same in PDF format will also be emailed to the
candidate on the registered email id. The Admit Card will bear the candidate’s Roll
Number, Name, Father’s Name, Category, Sub-Category, Photograph, Signature,
Date of Birth, Language of Question Paper with Name and Address of
examination Centre allotted

Declaration of Result
a) The National Testing Agency will conduct the NEET (UG) - 2019, evaluate
the Answer Sheets and the result will be hosted on website The NTA will prepare the merit list as per the directives
of DGHS, MCI and DCI.
b) No category wise result sheet will be prepared. As soon as the result is
ready, NTA will host the results on the website and thereafter candidates
may download the Result Sheets.
c) All Candidates appearing in NEET (UG) - 2019 must regularly check updates
on website of NTA, MoH & FW, Medical Counselling Committee
( and Participating States/Universities/Institutions till
conclusion of final round of Counselling.


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