NEET 2019: All things to know

NEET is the entrance exam conducted by the NTA i.e. National Testing Agency to find out the best aspirants who are eligible to study UG and PG medical and dental studies. The NTA is an independent body, specially organized by the Government of India to conduct entrance exams without any blemishes over national wide.

This exam is written by the students who are successfully passed their secondary education every year.  It is indispensable one to avoid changes in regulations and conduct codes every year and the MCI urges the respective state government and NTA to take necessary measures to sort out the difficulties in it. Every year November month, NEET applications are being released online in an e-form format on the official NEET website in order to reduce the difficulties for the parents and students.

In this blog, we are going to enlighten students all the things they should know before appearing NEET.

Eligibility criteria:

According to NTA Sources, the minimum age limit of an aspirant should complete 17 years to appear NEET exam by December 31. The maximum age limit is not exceeding 25 years and Students belonging SC/ST/OBC categories have given an additional 5 years of relaxation. Aspirants should choose biology or biotechnology or any other related subjects as a subject their higher education to get eligible.

Exam Syllabus:

Exam syllabus was designed by the council of Medical Association in 2013. As of now, there are no big changes happened in the exam syllabus. The NCERT syllabus is likely will continue for the next three years, suppose is there any major changes happened in the future, we will update here immediately.

Exam Format:

  • The exam format is 3 hours as same as a regular pattern like other government competitive exams.
  • The paper weighed with 180 multiple choice questions from physics, chemistry, botany, and zoology with 4 related options.
  • OMR Sheets have been given to choose the right answer for students.
  • This exam contains negative marks, which means for every answer costs 1 mark and gets 4 marks for the right answer.
  • The answers written in OMR Sheets are evaluated by Scanner machines in presence of evaluators. The machine would be rejecting the answer if more than one option is shaded and give negative marks.

Documents to carry:

In the exam center, all the eligible candidates are expected to bring the original copy of the following documents for verification purposes.

  • ID card.
  • 2 Passport size photos.
  • Valid ID proofs provided by Govt. of India (PAN, AADHAR, Voter ID or Ration Card).

Dress code:

Students are requested to wear pleasant and simple costumes before entering the exam premises. Candidates who wear traditional dresses are mandated to report before an hour to avoid unnecessary concerns. Sandals and slippers without heels are permitted able to enter with.

Things are not allowed at exam premises:

  • Any kind of stationery boxes and pouches are restricted inside the exam room.
  • All kind of electronic devices and Bluetooth devices.
  • Wallets, bags, shoes.
  • Ornaments and valuables.
  • All Snacks and eatable things.

All the very best students to make a pleasant career in the Medical world!!!