NEET UG 2019- National Eligibility cum Entrance Test - for under graduate courses
In 2013, with the approval of the Central Government of India, the Medical Council of India (MCI) had made provision for a single eligibility cum entrance examination, namely, "National Eligibility cum Entrance Test" (NEET) for admission to MBBS course in each academic year. Similarly, the Dental Council of India (DCI) had also notified that admission to BDS courses in each academic year shall be through National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET).
Both the MCI & the DCI had notified that the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) shall conduct NEET -UG for admission to the under-graduate medical courses i.e. MBBS and BDS programmes.
Thus, NEET-UG 2019 (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Under Graduate courses) will be conducted at an all India level aims to relieve the need of students to appear in multiple tests and promote merit in admission process. NEET UG will allow class XII students to sit in a single entrance examination to get admission to almost all medical colleges in India, including private medical colleges.
A single merit list will be created for the MBBS and BDS seats across the country中国体彩发布的官方app, which will show state, minorities and SC/ST quotas.
According to the latest news from the education ministry, NEET 2019 will be conducted twice- once in the month of February and once in the month of May. Students can appear for any one or both the exams and the best score among the two will be considered as the final score.
The exam dates will be announced shortly. The exams will be conducted in sessions, which means the students can pick a date and and time of their choice to appear for the examination. The exam will be computer based and the centers will be available for practice session at district as well as sub-district level.
In 2013 NEET UG had replaced the AIPMT as the national level single entrance tests for all medical aspirants in India. NEET 2013 had also replaced a lot of state level and institute level medical entrance exams like , .
The responsibility of the CBSE is limited to the conduct of NEET-UG, declaration of NEET-UG result and providing merit list to the Counselling Authorities.
But after the first edition of NEET, it was cancelled and again replaced by AIPMT and other state level exams.
Currently, NEET is scheduled for 2019.
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NEET UG 2019 Syllabus
According to the latest news, the syllabus for NEET 2019 will remain the same. To know the NEET 2019 Syllabus click on the following relevant links:
NEET UG 2019 Dates
The dates for National Entrance cum Eligibility Test (NEET UG) 2019 For MBBS & BDS Admissions will be announced shortly.
NEET UG 2019 Exam Pattern
NEET (UG) Entrance Examination shall consist of one paper containing 180 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 Blue/Black Ball Point Pen only.
The duration of paper would be 03 hours.
There shall be 45 Questions each from the Subjects such as Physics, Chemistry and 90 Questions from Biology (Botany and Zoology).
NEET Medical Colleges
There are about 420 medical colleges in the country中国体彩发布的官方app. Out of these 150 colleges are being run by State and Central Governments and the remaining 270 colleges are under private managements. Out of these 270, there are about 118 deemed universities. Total available seats in Government colleges are estimated at 25085 and 38715 in private medical colleges.
It is estimated that there are about 66,000 seats on offer for MBBS and also another 11,000 seats available in PG medical courses. The MCI also made it clear that State Quotas and Reservations in Medical Colleges would remain intact as National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will draw up ranks / merit lists at national and state levels separately for General Category, SC, ST and OBC and PD candidates.
NEET UG 2019 Counselling for Medical & Dental Seats
The counselling for the medical and dental seats would be done online on the basis of your rank in NEET UG 2019. The online counselling will be conducted by the Directorate General of Health 中国体彩发布的官方app (DGHS),