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 cases. 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 Applications once submitted cannot be withdrawn.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 information.

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 established.

Pattern of NEET (UG) – 2019 Entrance Test:-
SubjectPatternDurationNumber of QuestionsMarks
Physics180 objective type questions * (four options with single correct answer) from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology) to be answered on the specially designed machine-gradable sheet using Ball Point Pen provided at examination centre only. 0202:00 p.m. to 05:00 p.m.45180
Biology (Botany & Zoology)90360

* Each question carries 4 marks. For each correct response the candidate will get 4 marks.

For each incorrect response one mark will be deducted for the total score.

(b) The duration of test would be three (03) hours.

(c) Medium of the Question Papers:-

i. Candidates can opt for Question Paper in anyone of the following languages:


ii. Option of medium of Question Paper should be carefully exercised while filling in the Application Form and the option once exercised by candidates cannot be changed later.

iii. Candidates opting for English would be provided Test Booklet in English only.

iv. Candidates opting for Hindi would be provided Bilingual Test Booklet in English and Hindi.

v. Candidates opting for Regional languages would also be provided Bilingual Test Booklet in selected Regional language and English.

vi. In case of any ambiguity in translation of any of the questions, its English version shall be treated as final.

vii. Option of Regional languages will be available only as per following details:-

S. No.Medium of Question PaperExamination Centres
1English and HindiAll Examination Centre Cities
2English and AssameseExamination Centre Cities in Assam
3English and BengaliExamination Centre Cities in West Bengal and Tripura
4English and GujaratiExamination Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
5English and KannadaExamination Centre Cities in Karnataka
6English and MarathiExamination Centre Cities in Maharashtra
7English and OdiaExamination Centre Cities in Odisha
8English and TamilExamination Centre Cities in Tamil Nadu
9English and TeluguExamination Centre Cities in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
10English and UrduAll Examination Centre Cities

(d) Candidates qualifying NEET (UG) – 2019 would be eligible for All India Quota and other quotas under the State Governments/Institutes, irrespective of the medium of the examination, subject to other eligibility criteria.

3. Syllabus for the Test The Question Papers for the test shall be based on a Common Syllabus notified by the Medical Council of India and implemented in the year 2013. It is also available at Please see Appendix I for details.

4. 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 intervention.

Note: All effort will be made by NTA to consider the comfort and convenience of candidates, including for those falling under PwD, while allotting Centres.