NEET 2019-2020 Eligibility Criteria

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“Am I eligible for NEET or not?”

If this is the question keeping you up at night, worry no more. Here is the answer to your question.

It is necessary that all candidates must meet the required criteria as prescribed by the CBSE, and no exceptions should be there under any circumstances.


As is the case with nearly all of the entrance examinations, NEET too has certain requirements. The candidates must be in conformation with these specifications in order to be eligible for the examination. As such, the eligibility evaluation of the candidate for the examination depends upon the following aspects:

1. Age Criteria

For NEET 2019, the age criteria as per CBSE spells:

CategoryPrevious Age LimitRevised Age Limit
GeneralBorn on or between May 5, 1994 & December 31, 2002Born on or before December 31, 2002
SC/ST/OBC/PwDBorn on or between May 5, 1994 & December 31, 2002Born on or before December 31, 2002

For NEET 2020, the candidates must conform to the age limit as per NTA, according to which:

CategoryAge Limit
GeneralBorn on or before December 31, 2003
SC/ST/OBC/PwDBorn on or before December 31, 2003

2. Nationality Criteria

Indian or not, the nationality eligibility criteria, stands as follows:

Indian Nationals    ELIGIBLE
Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)
Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs)
Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)
Foreign Nationals 

3. Academic Qualification

Candidates with the following academic qualifications are eligible for NEET:

  •        Candidates who have already cleared the respective class XII qualifying exam
  •        Candidates who are appearing for the class XII qualifying exam the same year when they wish to write the NEET
  •        Candidates must have had the following subjects in their class XII qualifying exam:
    Required SubjectsPhysicsChemistryBiology/Bio-TechnologyEnglish
  •        Candidates must have achieved the following necessary aggregate marks in the qualifying exam:
CategoryMinimum Marks
General (Physically Handicapped)45%
OBC/SC/ST (Physically Handicapped)40%

With the latest public notice from CBSE, candidates who studied Biology as an additional subject too are eligible from NEET 2018 onwards.


Previously, candidates could, in totality, apply 3-times for NEET. Yet, the exam regulations have been updated since. As such, the latest update says that there is no limit on the number of attempts by a candidate.

NEET 2018 Number of Attempts


All-India Quota

Out of the total seats, 15% are reserved under the All India Quota. In order to be admitted under this quota, the prospective candidate are required to participate in NEET’s Online Counselling which is conducted by MCC.

Furthermore, if any seats remain vacant under this quota even after 2 rounds of counselling, they will be transferred to the State Quota.

How the seats are reserved under AIQ:

OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)27

Note: Applicants from Jammu and Kashmir are ineligible for AIQ, and, as such, are required to provide a self declaration form. Furthermore, Candidates from the OBC (Creamy Layer) also do not have any reservation of seats under AIQ.

State Quota

Besides the 15% AIQ seats, the remainder of 85% of the seats follow the state counselling procedure, according to which:

  1. Candidates are required to have given their 10th and 12th examinations from the respective state.
  2. Candidates are required to possess a valid address proof of the respective state.

Moreover, the state quota extends to the candidates falling under the following categories:

Indian NationalsELIGIBLE
Non-Resident Indians (NRI)
Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)
Overseas Citizens of India (OCI)
Foreign Nationals (Depends upon the respective state)

Note: Admission through State Quota depends upon the reservation policy and eligibility criteria of the respective State or Union Territory. Also, candidates are required to contact the counselling authorities of the respective states for any further details.

Exception: Armed Forces Medical College, Pune

  • Admission criteria for AFMC will be prescribed by the Directorate General of Armed Forces’ Medical Services, Ministry of Defence, and the Government of India.
  • Candidates wanting admission into AFMC are required to apply for NEET, as well as on AFMC’s official website.
  • Candidates are advised to contact AFMC for questions and assistance regarding the institution.

FAQs Regarding Eligibility

Q: What is the academic requirement for candidates belonging to the unreserved category?

A: 12th Qualifying Exam or equivalent, with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-Technology and English as the subjects, with 50% marks.

Q: What is the upper age limit for NEET?

A: For NEET 2019, the candidate’s age limit should not exceed 25 years on the date of the examination. Whereas, for SC/ST/OBC candidates, the upper age limit stands at 30.

Q: How many times can I sit for NEET?

A: Previously, a candidate could attempt NEET only 3 times. However, there is no cap on the number of attempts.

Q: What should my minimum age be in order to be eligible for NEET?

A: The minimum age limit for NEET stands at 17.

Q: What are the minimum marks required to be eligible for NEET?

A: In order to be eligible for NEET, your marks in 12th class qualifying exam need to be:

CategoryMinimum Marks
General (Physically Handicapped)45%
OBC/SC/ST (Physically Handicapped)40%

Q: Am I eligible for NEET if my marks in class 12th were 43% and I am from the OBC category?

A: Yes, the minimum marks requirement for OBC candidates are 40%.

Q: Am I eligible for NEET if I am 26 years old and from the unreserved category?

A: Sadly, no. The upper age limit for the unreserved category is 25.

Q: Who is eligible to apply for the 15% All India Quota?

A: The residential criteria for AIQ is:

Indian Nationals   ELIGIBLE
Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)
Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs)
Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)
Foreign Nationals

Q: If I opt for Oriya as my mode of language, will I be eligible for AIQ?

A: Yes. You will be eligible for all quotas irrespective of your chosen language medium.

Q: If I have already appeared thrice in NEET, will I be allowed to sit for NEET 2019?

A: Yes. From NEET 2019 onwards, the cap on the number of attempts for NEET has been removed.

Q: Can I be admitted  to any MBBS or BDS seat without appearing for NEET exam?

A: The admission to all MBBS and BDS seats will be done through NEET. However, AIIMS and JIPMER follow their own separate entrance exams.

Q: Can I get admission in AIIMS through NEET?

A: No. Candidates are required to appear for a separate exam in order to be eligible for admission in AIIMS, as it does not accept NEET scores.

Q: I have successfully cleared my class 12th exam, but instead of Biology, I have studied Biotechnology. Will I be eligible for NEET?

A: Yes.

Q: I have cleared my class 12th exam, but had neither Biology, nor Biotechnology in my curriculum. What is my eligibility for NEET?

A: It is necessary to have studied either Biology or Biotechnology. You are, therefore, ineligible for the exam.

Q: I took a gap year after my class 12th examinations. Will I be eligible for NEET?

A: Yes, provided you meet all the other criterias.

Maximum Number of Attempts – The maximum attempts for any candidate for NEET is 3. An exception has been made for students who appeared for AIPMT earlier. If you had appeared in 2017, you will be allowed 2 extra attempts. PLEASE NOTE – THERE HAS BEEN AN UPDATE FROM NTA – ATTEMPTS LIMIT HAS BEEN REMOVED

NEET 2019 Eligibility Age

The candidate must be of 17 years(completed) at the time of admission or 31st December of the year in which they are attempting the NEET exam. 2019 for this post.

NEET 2019 Age Limit

The max. age limit is 25 yrs. for unreserved (General) category and 30 yrs. for reserved (SC/ST/OBC) category.

All Indian Nationals, Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) and Foreign Nationals are all eligible for appearing in NEET exam.

However, this age limit matter is still pending in supreme court.

NEET Eligibility Marks

Your subjects in 11th and 12th must include the following: Physics, Chemistry, Biology (or Bio-technology) and English and clearing all of them is mandatory. The minimum qualifying marks by category are as follows:

General: 50%

SC/ST/OBC: 40%

General-PH: 45%


NEET Qualifying Marks

Minimum qualifying marks are evaluated by calculating the cumulative marks across Physics, Chemistry, Biology (or Bio-technology) as a percentage of the total mark marks possible across the 3 subjects.

  1. Student appearing for class 12th also can appear for NEET examination in case they qualify the eligibility criteria

2. Candidates from J&K, Telangana & Andhra Pradesh are ineligible for 15%All India Quota seats as these states have opted out of NEET exam

3.Under the 15% All India quota the quota seats are reserved as follows:

  1. SC candidates: 15%
  2. OBC candidates.: 26%
  3. ST candidates: 7.5%
  4. PH: 3%

NEET Qualifications and Qualifying Examination Codes

Qualifying Examination CodesQualifications
Code 1Students who will be appearing in Class 12 Board Examinations or whose result is awaited are eligible to appear for NEET 2018.In case a candidate is unable pass the qualifying examination with the required marks, then they will not be eligible for admissions.
Code 2The Senior Secondary Education or the Indian School Certificate examination after a period of 12 years’ study, where the last two years of such study consist of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology or Mathematics or any other elective subject with core-level English.
Code 3The Intermediate/Pre-degree Examination in science as offered by an Indian University/Board or other recognised examining body with Physics, Chemistry, Biology /Bio-technology and also English as compulsory subjects.
Code 4The Pre-professional/Pre-medical examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology & English after passing either the Higher Secondary Examination or the Pre-University or an equivalent examination. It includes all the practical tests in these subjects and English has been made a compulsory subject.
Code 5The first year of the three years’ degree course from a recognised University with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Bio-technology including practical tests and core-level English.
Code 6Candidate should have passed B.Sc. from an Indian University with not less than two of the subjects among Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany & Zoology)/Bio-technology.Apart from this it is necessary that the candidate should have cleared the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.
Code 7Apart from the above-mentioned examinations, any exam which is found to be equivalent to the intermediate science examination of an Indian University/Board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English as compulsory subjects will be considered. It also consists of practical tests in each subject.


  • Neet exam will take place twice in year which is February and May.
  • The best score out of these two attempts will be considered as your neet score.
  • Only online exam type has been mandate. No physical paper test.

NOTE:  Notification regarding the February’s attempt will be out in October and May’s attempt notification will be out in March.

There is no change in the syllabus of all four sections of the exam. zoology syllabus, botany syllabus, chemistry syllabus, and physics syllabus are still the same.

NEET Application Form

The National Eligibility Cum Entrance test is an exam for students who wish to pursue medical, dental or postgraduate course in government or private medical colleges in India. In this article the important steps that needs to be followed while applying for NEET exam are mentioned.

How to Register?

In order to be eligible to write the exam, candidates need too have registered for the same and filled out the respective form. Confused about how to do that? Don’t worry. Just follow these 4 simple steps and get the process underway.

Step 1: Registration

  • The process begins with the successful registration on, following which the NEET Registration Number and Password is generated.
  • To register, follow these steps:
  1. Open and click on ‘New Registration.’ After that, you should be prompted with such a window. 
  2. Fill in all the required fields with utmost attention.

Step 2 : Upload Scanned Images

  1. After successfully uploading the application form, your NEET login details will be generated, which you are advised to save carefully.
  2. Sign in using these details to proceed with your registration.
  3. Upload your scanned Photograph and Signature, and ensure that they adhere to the specifications, which are:
  •         Passport Photograph: It has to be in JPG format, with the size not exceeding 100 kb, and should contain candidate’s name and the date when the photograph was clicked.
  •         Signature: It has to be in JPG format, with the size not exceeding 20 kb, and should be on a white surface in blue or black ink.

Step 3 : Make Payment

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  1. To finalise submission, the candidate is required to pay the examination fee of INR 1,400 for General & OBC and INR 750 for SC/ST/PH.
  2. The payment can be made via UPI/Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card/E-wallet.
  3. The candidate is also required to pay certain transaction charges for online fee payment, which are as follows:

Step 4 : Print Confirmation Page

  1. Having successfully completed the payment procedure, you will be redirected to the confirmation page, which signifies the successful submission of your admission form.
  2. Print the application form, as well as the confirmation receipt.

With that, you have successfully submitted your admission form and brings the registration process to a conclusion.

Note : Once the fee payment has been made, the form cannot  be withdrawn. As such, the fee cannot be retrieved.

Documents Required for NEET Registration

The registration process for any examination can become an overwhelming task. Therefore, we are here to help. In order to register for NEET, you will need to have scanned copies of the following documents ready:

  • Class X Marksheet
  • Class XII Marksheet
  • Scanned copy of candidate’s passport sized photograph (JPG; on a white background; 100 kb max; 5 x 5 cm, 3.5 x 4.5 cm, 3.5 x 3.5 cm)
  • Scanned copy of candidate’s signature (JPG; on a white background; 20 kb max)
  • Valid ID Proof. Here’s a list of permissible IDs as proof:
Indian NationalsAadhar Card, or Aadhar Enrollment Number
Indian Nationals belonging to Assam, Meghalaya, or Jammu & KashmirAadhar Card, or Aadhar Enrollment Number, Ration Card Number, Bank Account Number, Passport Number, or any other Government issued ID Card
Non Resident IndiansPassport Number
Overseas Citizens of India/Persons of Indian Origin/ ForeignersPassport Number

NOTE: When it comes to the passport photograph, a few things must be kept in mind to avoid any discrepancies. Firstly, it is strongly suggested that you refrain from wearing sunglasses, caps, and/or other accessories. Spectacles, on the other hand, are permitted.

Forgot NEET-Account Password

If you find yourself in the unfortunate situation of being unable to recollect your NEET login password, don’t fret, and follow these simple steps:

    1. Firstly, access the NEET website. Then open the ‘Candidate Login’ tab.

    2. Click on the link ‘Forgot Password.’

    3. Now, carefully enter the required credentials:

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Registration Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Security Pin

    4. Finally, pick your desired option, through which you wish to reset your password. The options are:

  • OTP
  • Security Question
  • Mobile Number
  • Email ID

5. Easiest of all the steps, reset your password.

And voila! You will have successfully managed to reset your password by following these 5 steps.

Qualifying Examination Codes

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As per the guidelines, candidates need to fill the code which he/she are eligible for. These qualifying examination codes are based on their educational qualification.

CODE : 01

A candidate who is appearing in the qualifying examination, i.e., 12th  Standard in 2020, whose result is awaited, may apply and take up the said test but he/she shall not be eligible for admission to the MBBS or BDS, if he/she does not pass the qualifying examination with the required pass percentage of marks at the time of first round of Counselling.


CODE : 02

The Higher/Senior Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher/Senior Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years study, the last two years of such study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology (which shall include practical tests in these subjects) and Mathematics or any other elective subject with English at a level not less than the core course for English as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training after introduction of the 10+2+3 educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on Education.

NOTE: where the course content is not as prescribed for 10+2 education structure of the National Committee, the candidates will have to undergo a period of one year pre – professional training before admission to the Medical Colleges.


CODE : 03

The Intermediate/Pre-degree Examination in Science of an Indian University/Board or other recognised examining body with Physics, Chemistry, Biology /Bio-technology (which shall include practical test in these subjects) and also English as a compulsory subject.


CODE : 04

The Pre-professional/Pre-medical Examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology & English after passing either the Higher Secondary Examination or the Pre-University or an equivalent examination. The Pre-professional/Pre-medical examination shall include practical test in these subjects and also English as a compulsory subject.


CODE : 05

The first year of the three years’ degree course of a recognised University with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Bio-technology including practical tests in these subjects provided the examination is a University Examination and candidate has passed the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Bio-technology with English at a level not less than a core course.


CODE : 06

B.Sc. Examination of an Indian University provided that he/she has passed the B.Sc. Examination with not less than two of the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology)/Bio-technology and further that he/ she has passed the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.


CODE : 07

Any other examination which in scope and standard (Last 02 years of 10+2 Study comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology; Which shall include practical test in these subjects) is found to be equivalent to the Intermediate Science Examination of an Indian University/Board, taking Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology including practical tests in each of these subjects and English. Provided that to be eligible for competitive entrance examination, candidate must have passed any of the qualifying examinations as enumerated above or appearing in the qualifying examination in 2020. Provided also that to be eligible for competitive Entrance Test 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 1997 and in addition must have come in the merit list of NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY ENTRANCE TEST (UG) – 202 for admission to MBBS/BDS courses. In respect of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward Classes, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology taken together in qualifying examination shall be 40% marks instead of 50% marks for General Candidates. Further, for persons with locomotor disability of lower limbs, minimum of 45% marks for Gen-PH and 40% marks for SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH are required. Provided further that the students educated abroad seeking admission into medical colleges in India must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English up to the 12th standard level with 50% marks and their equivalency determined as per regulations of the Medical Council of India and the concerned University. If a candidate does not fall within the qualifications prescribed as per Code number 01-07.

Correction Process

Uh-oh! You have just realized that you made a mistake in the application form.

Relax, there is a correction period which offers you the opportunity to rectify any such mistakes. This is, however, only a one-time opportunity. Here’s what to do:

  1. Visit this link:
  2. Enter all the required details correctly, i.e, Registration Number, and Password.
  3. Visit the link prompting ‘Click here for Correction in NEET(UG)- 2019 Application’
  4. Make all the necessary corrections. However, you must be careful this time as no further correction pleas will be entertained.
  5. Once all corrections have been made, preview the final changes before progressing to input the security code and the OTP (All changes made will be marked in red with the words – changed by candidate)
  6. Upon final submission, you will be prompted with a window asking if you would like to submit your corrections. Once you have done so, there is no scope for any more corrections.
  7. Finally, with the submission done, you are required to print the correction slip, which you will be required to carry with you to the examination hall.

Note: You may be required to pay a nominal correction fee.

Additional Help

NEET Common Service Centres/Facilitation Centres

To help students with the process of application and registration, NTA has enlisted the services of several Common Service Centres. The services being provided are:

ServicesFee (Rs)
Email Preparation, Application Form Submission, and Print out25
Online payment of Fee0.5% of transaction
Downloading  Admit Card/OMR/Answer Key10
Online claim for Responses/Key25
Print out per page5

To find your nearest CSC:

Helpline Numbers

NameContact No.Email IDWork Timings
Help Desk011 2204 1807 / 011 2204 1808ntacc@gmail.com8 am to 8 pm
Toll Free Number1800118002ntacc@gmail.com8 am to 8 pm
NEET Branch95995 90192 / 95995 90193neet.nta@nic.in9:30 am to 5 pm

How to register

Students who satisfy the eligibility criteria can proceed with the registration process which can be done online  via the official NEET website

The whole registration process can be divided into 4 parts:

Submit application

  • Select the Apply Online button  from the menu options
  • Read the instructions and then click on Proceed to Apply Online
  • 2 options get popped up – Select the appropriate one and proceed
    • Apply, if registered in AIPMT-16/NEET-I
    • Apply, if not registered in AIPMT-16/NEET
  • After reading the instructions, select the I Agree option
  • Fill the details in the registration form –  such as name, contact details, parents/guardian details, academic details, qualifying examination details etc.
  • After filling all the details, you can select NEXT option if all the details are correct. In case of any modifications in the details press the RESET option.
  • After reviewing select The Final Submit option
  • A Registration Number gets generated and should be noted for future reference

Upload Scanned Images

Candidate needs to upload the below mentioned (taking into account the size limitation)

  • Recent color Photograph
  • Signature
  • Impression of the Right hand index finger

Make Payment

  • After the images are uploaded, the link to pay the exam fee appears
  • Choose the Bank name for making the payment
  • Pay the fee as applicable and select the Go for Payment option
  • Candidate can pay the fee through Debit/Credit Card/e-challan/Net Banking/e-wallet
  • Those candidates submitting the fee through E-Challan, can deposit in any of the branches of SBI, Syndicate Bank, HDFC or ICICI
  • A confirmation page appears along with the details of the fee paid and a copy of this needs to be retained

How to Login

The NEET Login ID can be used  to edit the Application form, or request a resend of their Admit Card or NEET 2018 Application Form. The Login ID contains all the information submitted in NEET form. Hence care should be exercised while creating the ID and password. The Registration process can also be divided in 4 parts:

  • Username: This can be a max of 50 characters and should be alphanumeric. Spaces or special characters are not allowed.
  • Password: This must be 7-20 characters long and contain at least one alphabet and one numerical character. The password must be safely secure, for confidentiality of the candidates’ information.
  • Secret reminder question: For one to create a login ID, choosing a security question is a must. This can be used to retrieve the username and password in case forgotten.
  • Agreement: As always, there are terms and conditions before one proceeds. Read the T&C before you agree.

Username and Password should be secured at all times. Use the things that you can easily remember. However, in case any candidate still forget his/her username or password, then no need to panic. In the NEET official Login page , you can reset the password, using your mobile or e-mail with the help of OTP or secret question.

AIIMS 2019 / 2020 MBBS entrance exam – Syllabus, Date, Application Process, Cutoff & Results

AIIMS (MBBS): The National under-graduate exam is organized to recruit candidates into the MBBS program which is offered at 14 AIIMS throughout the country. Around 2 lacs aspirants apply every year for AIIMS (MBBS). Last year,  7,617 candidates, including 2705 female candidates had cleared the exam.

AIIMS (MBBS) Registration: The second phase of 2019 registration begun from February 21. The last date for completing the registration process is March 12, 2019. For candidates, who had initiated their registration but had not generated their unique code, can do so as the facility will re-open from Feb 21-March 12, 2019.

  • AIIMS MBBS has changed the entire registration process and it comprises of two stages now: Basic registration and final registration. The stage of final registration consists of paying for the exam, choosing the exam center etc.
  • The examination fee for general category and OBC students is INR 1500/- whereas for SC/ST candidates the fee is INR 800/-
  • The process to fill the application form for AIIMS MBBS 2019 is completely online.


  • Visit the official website of AIIMS MBBS i.e.
  • Click on ‘New Registration’ tab
  • All the candidate details should be entered in the given format
  • Candidate’s photo and signature should be uploaded once scanned
  • This stage does not require candidates to make payments for the exam.
  • Candidates can check the status of their forms, if accepted or rejected, till 22 January 2019 and also make required corrections, if required.


  • After the basic registration is completed, candidates will receive a code for final registration.
  • The code is to be used to login and fill the form that will be released 90 days prior to the exam along with the prospectus.
  • This stage requires candidates to fill out their personal, professional and academic details.
  • Candidates will also be required to pay their application fee as well.
  • Payment can be made via bank challan or online
  • Candidates are expected to take multiple printouts of the completed application for future use.

Exam Date: AIIMS MBBS exam will be held in two shifts on 25-26 May 2019. The exam will be computer-based and have a total of 200 questions; MCQ from Physics, Chemistry, Biology and General Knowledge.


Conducting BodyAll India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
Type of ExamNational Level
Date of Exam25-26 May 2019
Eligibility Criteria (Marks & Age of the Candidate)An aggregate of 60% required in English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology in 12th boards. Candidates must have attained 17 years of age.
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamComputer Based Exam
Duration of the Exam3 hours 30 minutes
Number of Seats807

AIIMS MBBS helpline: In case, students have any queries with respect to the exam, one can always contact the given helpline number or send an email to


Helpline No.: 1800117898

EXAM SCHEDULE: There are certain important dates that every candidate must be aware of.

AIIMS MBBS RegistrationNovember 30, 2018 – January 14, 2019
Availability of Prospectus OnlineJanuary 29, 2019
AIIMS Final RegistrationFebruary 21 – March 12, 2019
Availability of Admit Card May 15, 2019
AIIMS MBBS Exam DateMay 25 – May 26, 2019
AIIMS MBBS ResultJune 12, 2019
AIIMS MBBS Counselling BeginsJuly 2 – 6; August 2, September 3, 2019
Commencement of ClassesAugust 1, 2019

AIIMS MBBS Eligibility:

  • Candidates must fulfill certain basic eligibility criteria before applying for the examination.
  • Applicant must be 17 years of age at the time of admission or will complete 17 years on or before 31 December 2019.
  • Applicants must have passed 12th standard from any recognized board with English, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry as their subjects.
  • Minimum aggregate of 60% marks is required for OBC and General category candidates while SC/ST/OBC candidates require an aggregate of 50% to apply for the exam.
  • Candidates must be Indian nationals. Overseas Citizens of India and Non-Resident Indians are also eligible to apply for the exam.

AIIMS MBBS Reservations:

  • A certain percentage of seats are reserved for SC, ST, OBC and PWD candidates in AIIMS.
  • 100 seats are available for Indian Nationals and 7 for foreign nationals in each AIIMS.
  • If SC/ST seats remain vacant, they will be converted to General category seats.

In the six new AIIMS (Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur and Rishikesh) which has an intake of 100 students each. AIIMS Nagpur and Guntur has an intake of 50 students each; the reservation policy followed is as such; for candidates to get an estimate:

People with Disability5%
Scheduled Tribes7.5%
Scheduled Castes15%
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy)27%

AIIMS MBBS Admit Card:

An admit card is a document that will inform the candidate about the venue, date and time of the examination. Once the cadidate has finished the application process and registered, will be able to access their admit card online. Candidates are required to enter their application number and password to download the admit card.


  • Visit the official website
  • Click the link ‘AIIMS MBBS Admit Card’
  • Enter your Application number and Password
  • Check all the details are correct and press ‘Submit’
  • VIew the admit card and verify all the details are correct such as: name, roll number, address, signature, photograph etc.
  • Download the Admit card.
  • Candidates are expected to take 2-3 printouts of the Admit card for future use.
  • Admit cards have to be kept safe till the completion of admission process as it is required for identification process during admission.

AIIMS MBBS Exam Centre:

  • At the time of final registration, candidates get the option of choosing their exam centre.
  • Candidates are allocated their exam centres on the basis of the number of availability seats.
  • There are a total of 153 exam centres all over India for candidates to choose from.
  • Decision of AIIMS regarding the allotment of centres, day and shift of the exam will be final.

AIIMS MBBS Exam Pattern:

  • AIIMS MBBS 2019 exam will be Computer based test with questions covering sections of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and General Knowledge
  • The exam syllabus will cover the entire 11 and 12th class syllabus
  • The paper will follow MCQ based pattern and will have a total of 200 questions
  • Every correct answers carries one mark and every wrong answer will deduct 1/3rd of the mark.
  • The duration of the exam will be for 3 hours and 30 minutes.
  • The medium of examination will be Hindi and English.

Sectional Distribution in AIIMS MBBS

SubjectsNo. of Questions
Biology (Botany and Zoology)60
General Knowledge10
Aptitude & Logical Reasoning10

Important Topics in AIIMS MBBS

SubjectsTopics to be Covered
PhysicsCircular Motion, Electricity, Electro-Magnetic Induction, Electronic Devices, Kinetic Theory of Gases, Measurement, Motion, Nuclear Physics, Physics of the Atom: Thermodynamics: Work and heat, first law of Thermodynamics., Solids, Wave Motion: Optics.
ChemistryMolecule and Chemical Bond, Periodic Properties of Elements, Structure of Atom, Chemistry of Elements and Compounds, Chemical Equilibrium, Energetic, State of Matter.
ZoologyAnatomy and Physiology, Developmental Biology, Diversity of Animal Life, Genetics and Evolution (Fundamentals only): (symbiosis), Histology, Reproductive System
BotanyAbsorption and cell water relations, transport of water and minerals., Anatomy and Physiology of Plants: Meristems-Plant growth and development., Botany and Human Welfare, History, Importance, Factors and mechanism, Internal and external regulators of growth and development in plants, Internal structure of dicot and monocot leaves photosynthesis, Internal structure of dicot and monocot roots, Internal structure of stem and secondary growth, Transpiration and respiration, Tropic and turgor movements, Xylem and Phloem-their cell elements and functions.
General KnowledgeCurrent Affairs, Business, Punch line of companies, Top officials of big companies, Major corporate events, Famous award and prizes, World Records, Books and authors, Science, History etc.

AIIMS MBBS Answer Key: The answer key for the exam is released soon after the exam. Answer keys for different subjects are available separately. An answer key is useful for the candidates in different ways:

  • It will aid the candidate in knowing the correct answer for the questions.
  • It helps the candidate in knowing the steps and find correct answers for the questions.
  • It will help the candidate in comparing their answers to correct answers.

AIIMS MBBS Result: The result of exam is released online for students to check. The results are declared in the form of numbers and percentiles. To check the results, following steps should be followed.

  • Candidates are required to enter their Candidate ID and password on the AIIMS MBBS Results website :
  • Click on the link ‘AIIMS MBBS Result 2019’
  • Candidate will have to enter their Candidate ID, Password and a security pin.
  • Once the candidate has submitted the details; press enter.
  • The results will appear on the screen.
  • Candidates are expected to download the result and print it for further admission processes.

AIIMS MBBS Cut Off 2019: Cut-off scores is the minimum score required by the candidates to ensure their admission in AIIMS. As per 2019, the minimum qualifying criteria is as follows:

  • Cutoffs for general category is 50% while for OBC candidates it is 45%
  • The cutoffs are determined on the basis of percentile as the exam will be held in two shifts.

Category AIIMS Cut Off Marks

AIIMS MBBS Selection Process:

  • Candidates who clear the minimum cut off required for their category, will have qualified for the selection process.
  • Selected candidates are required to report to their respective AIIMS for undergoing a medical examination.
  • The medical examination will be conducted by the medical board which will consist of faculty members set up by the respective AIIMS.
  • Based on the results of the competitive entrance exam, merit list will be prepared.
  • In situations, wherein candidates have similar scores and percentile in the same category, merit list will be prepared on the basis of:
  • Candidate who has obtained higher marks in Biology in the entrance examination
  • Candidate who has obtained higher marks in Chemistry in the entrance examination
  • Candidate who has obtained higher marks in Physics in the entrance examination
  • Candidate who is older in age will be given preference.
  • The selected candidates will have to undergo medical examination which will be set up by the Medical institute. In case, a candidate is deemed medically unfit, the next candidate in the list of merit will be admitted.

Counselling Process and Seat Allotment: The counselling process is the last step in AIIMS MBBS 2019.

  • AIIMS MBBS 2019 Counselling will begin from first week of July 2019.
  • The Merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks scored in the competitive entrance exam.
  • Different category will have different merit lists.
  • Invitation for counselling for the applicants will be on the basis of rank secured in the merit list.

Documents required during Counselling Process:

  • AIIMS MBBS 2019 Admit Card.
  • Rank letter issued by AIIMS.
  • High School/Higher Secondary Certificate/Birth Certificate as a proof of date of Birth.
  • Marks Sheet of Sr. Secondary Class (12th Class).
  • Certificate & Mark-sheet of Secondary Class mentioning Date of Birth.

Additional Documents (if required) required:

  • SC/ST Certificate issued by the competent authority.
  • Physical Disability Certificate issued by an authorized Medical Boards. Any certificate issued by any other Authority / Hospital will NOT be entertained.
  • OBC certificate issued by the competent authority. The OBC Certificate should be valid for Central Government Institutions/Jobs.
  • OBC applicants belonging to the Creamy Layer will not be eligible for reserved seats.

Names of AIIMS Institutions:

  • All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Bathinda
  • All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Bhopal
  • All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Bhubaneswar
  • All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Deogarh
  • All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Gorakhpur
  • All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Jodhpur
  • All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Kalyani
  • All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Patna
  • All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rae Bareli
  • All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Raipur
  • All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Telangana
  • All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Mangalagiri
  • All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Nagpur
  • All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi
  • All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). AIIMS MBBS 2019

  1. Do I have to mention my choice of AIIMS while filling the form?

            No. Candidates can mention their choice of AIIMS only during the counselling procedure.

       2. What is the last date to fill the form?

From 2019, there will be two stages in the registration for AIIMS MBBS. The last date to finish AIIMS            Basic Registration is January 1, 2019 and for AIIMS Final Registration it is March 13, 2019.

4. Where can I access the prospectus for AIIMS MBBS 2019?

Candidates can access the prospectus on the official website No hard copies of the prospectus will be available.

5. Do I need to upload any documents while filling the form?

Ans. Candidates are required to upload scanned copies of their photograph, signature and thumb impression while filling the AIIMS MBBS application form.

6. How can I check the status of my application?

Ans. Once you log in to your account, the status of your application will be visible on the dashboard after one week of registration.

7. Why has the registration process changed in AIIMS MBBS 2019?

Ans. From past experience, it was found that  majority of rejections happened due to improper filling of details by the candidates and to correct that, registration process has been changed.

NEET 2019

About NEET

Introduced in the year 2013, NEET or ‘National Eligibility cum Entrance Test’ is an entrance examination for candidates aspiring to study graduate and post graduate medical (MBBS, MD, MS), dental courses (BDS, MDS) and AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) courses inn the government or private medical and dental colleges in India.

  •        NEET is the successor to the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT), which it replaced in 2013.
  •        NEET was conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) up until 2018.
  •        From 2019 onwards, the National Testing Agency (NTA) will be the administrator of the exam.


You’re wondering, “Why should I submit myself to this grueling ordeal called NEET?” Look no further, NEET offers the following perks:

  •         Firstly, NEET is the entry portal into over 540 renowned top-tier government and private medical and dental colleges in India.
  •        However, AIIMS and JIPMER do not employ NEET as their entrance exam.
  •        NEET(UG) serves as the entrance for the undergraduate medical and dental courses.
  •        NEET(PG) serves as the entrance for the postgraduate medical and dental courses.
  •        NEET offers over 65,000 seats in MBBS.
  •        It also offers circa 25,000 seats in BDS.

Exam Information

All the necessary information pertaining to NEET can be found under:

Exam NameNational Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)
AdministratorNational Testing Agency (NTA)
PurposeMedical, Dental and AYUSH Courses Entrance in India
Accepted ByMedical and Dental Colleges throughout India (Except AIIMS and JIPMER)
ModeOffline (Pen-Paper)
Duration3 Hours
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Number of Questions180
Number of AttemptsPreviously, 3. Now, Unlimited Number of Attempts
Seats OfferedOver 65,000 in MBBS, and 25,000 in BDS

What is NEET?

The national eligibility cum entrance test (NEET) is a common, national-level entrance test conducted by CBSE that offers admissions to both UG and PG students in all government, private and deemed medical institutions across the country. NEET UG offers approximately 90000 seats for all MBBS and BDS courses in various institutions. in compliance withe the supreme court ruling of 2016, the NEET UG exam replaces the AIPMT and all other state-based entrance tests for admisssion into medical and dental institutions. It is an offline exam that follows the conventional paper-pen method.

Where are NEET scores accepted?

NEET scores are accepted in all government, private and deemed medical and dental institutions in the country and is the sole qualifying criteria for admissions into these institutions except for AIIMS and JIPMER which conduct their own entrance exams. Following is a brief simplification of how the neet scores are accepted in colleges nation-wide:

●  15% All India Quota seats in Government (medical and dental colleges) in all states and UTs of India. the admission to these seats is done via online counselling by the Directorate General of Health Services(DGHS) on behalf of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC).
●  85% State Quota seats for MBBS and BDS admis-sions in all states and UTs of India, led by the Director of Medical Education for their respective states.
●  MBBS and BDS seats in all private and deemed medical colleges across the country including minority institutions such as CMC Vellore and CMC Ludhiana etc.This is also done by the DGHS based on the NEET Merit List.
● MBBS and BDS seats in Armed Forces Medical Col- lege (AFMC), Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and Aligarh Muslim University (AMU)

However, merely appearing and qualifying in NEET does not guarantee admissions in 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 CBSE, the Medical Council of India (MCI), respective states, Universities and medical/ dental colleges.

Implementation of NEET

The implementation of NEET, which is a single entrance exam for admission to all MBBS/BDS programmes all across the country has successully centralized the process of admission to these courses and replaced the need for multiple admission tests and counselling procedures. It has nullified more than 90 medical entrance exams in india with the slight exception of AIIMS and JIPMER and has reduced the cost burden on students and their parents who would earlier apply for 15-20 exams from anywhere between Rs. 30,000 and Rs. 40,000 to one centralized exam at a negligible cost. The implementation of NEET also minimizes travel hassles and brings about transparency in the admission process.

Common syllabus

NEET has made the entrance exam syllabus common for all candidates, irrespective of their board of higher secondary examination. The common syllabus is prescribed by CBSE for NEET UG and by the MCI for NEET PG. This reduces the burden on aspirants of having to cover various syllabuses for their preparation. Thie common syllabus for NEET also puts uniformity in evaluation process by establishing the same parameters for checking the competency level of candidates across country. The NEET question paper is also made available in some regional languages to facilitate candidates who did not follow English as a medium of instruction.

Physics Preparation Tips for NEET Exam 2019

Since the physics section of NEET exam contains a wide variety of theoretical concepts and numerical problems, medical students find it very difficult to prepare this subject for the exam.

Physics preparation for NEET needs to be very strong with the fundamentals. It requires the problem solving and application skills which can be achieved or improved when the basics are clear.

Unlike the other two subjects (Biology & Chemistry), physics requires more hard work and focus cause you will be facing both theoretical and practical questions in the exam.

In this post, we have summon up the seven tips that you students can follow to prepare for physics to crack neet exam.

Here are those seven tips for NEET Physics Preparation:

1. Know The Syllabus

This is not just for physics preparation, this should be taken care of in every subject. You must know what you are getting into and knowing the syllabus of the subject is the best way to do that.

NEET physics syllabus has a total of 30 chapters in it. Chapters like Units & Measurement, Laws of Motion, Gravitation, Waves, etc.

2. Figure out the Important Chapters

Alright, you know the syllabus now so what’s next? Prepare for the whole syllabus? Prepare for each and every chapter on tips?

No, this may not be impossible but this surely not a smart way to prepare for the exams especially for physics.

As mentioned above, this subject requires you to be prepared for both theoretical and practical problems and this takes a good amount of time.

Figuring the important chapters will help you prepare smartly.

Important Chapters of Physics:

1. Mechanical Properties of Solids and Flueds
2. Current Electricity
3. Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
4. Moving Charges and Magnetism
5. Thermodynamics
6. Work Energy and Power
7. Motion in a Plane
8. Ray Optics and Optical Instruments
9. Wave Optics
10. Thermal Properties of Matter
11. Gravitation
12. Oscillations
13. Alternating Current
14. Waves
15. Electric Charges and Fields
16. Semiconductors Electronics

3. Crystal Clear Concepts

Now that you have the important chapters form Physics, your next move should be to make the concepts of these chapters crystal clear.

Prepare from these chapters exceptionally strong. In a way like if the question happens to appear from such topic in the actual exam, you lose no score in that.

4. Understand the Exam Pattern

Another important practice is to understand what pattern does the exam have. This also includes the marking scheme.

Read our post chapter wise weightage for NEET exam to know the NEET exam pattern.

5. Learn Formulas

There is a sea of formulas in Physics and students try to learn every single formula to solve any kind of question. What happens actually is, due to the attempt to learn all the formulas students end up retaining only a few. This really doesn’t help to solve the problem.

The key to solving this problem is to identify the important factors of studying physics which are:

1. Definitions

2. Fundamental Laws

These two factors combined give such a number of results.

If you master the CRUX, which is these two fundamentals, it will help you to solve almost every problem and that too in your own way.

6. Choose the Best Book to Study

Without any doubts, NCERT is the best book to prepare for physics, not just for physics but for the other two subjects of NEET syllabus also.

Everything is explained in very easy to understand language. But, when it comes to preparing for the numerical problems students get restricted after practicing with all the questions of NCERT book.

Students should prefer additional help. Practicing numerical questions from the additional book will give students a variety of different questions.

The more you practice the more confident you get with your preparation.

Having said that, this does not mean you take 3-4 books to practice. Pick only one but the best in the game.

‘ERROR LESS’ is the right book to prepare for physics. It’s publisher is Universal and the book has two volumes.

7. Practice Solving Previous Year Question Paper and Test Series

Solving previous year question paper is one the best practices for exam preparation. Doing this, will help you know the exam pattern and the type of questions you will face.

Same goes with the test series, practicing with the test series is equally important and a sign of strong preparation. This will help you evluate your preparation as it gives you immediate results and help you know your lacking areas.

You can then work on them and make sure those are not your lacking areas anymore.

it’s easy to find neet online test series to practice. There are platforms available online that provides free online test series for neet.

These are the steps students can follow for Physics NEET Preparation. We really hope these will help you prepare strong and score well in the exam.


#7 Reasons Why Students Should Prepare for NEET with Online Coaching Instead of Offline.

Do you think an online coaching can replace traditional offline coaching?

If Yes, then we are on the same page!

If No, then you really need to read this post.



Do you know how many students prepare for NEET every year? It’s 30 lac. Now the next big question is how many qualified teachers are there to teach those people?

Believe me, it’s not even in 5 digits. If my calculation is right and I take the most ideal case, there will be approximately 500 students per teacher.

Seems like an issue? But what If I tell you out of these 7000 teachers 90% are in metro cities and out of 30 lac students 70% are in small cities and remote places.

After observing this anomaly anyone can figure out that there is some disconnect and every student can’t get a good teacher due to multiple factors like affordability, accessibility and sometimes peer pressure.

To overpower this issue there is only one way i.e. Online coaching. Yes, studying online is the only solution to this problem as you can’t relocate every single student to a big city neither a teacher can hold a class of 500 students at a time.

We understand, it seems like over promised but researches said that online education can eliminate such barriers.

So, Let’s get into this amazing journey where you will find why online coaching is the next big thing to make your dream, becoming a doctor, come true.

Here are the points proving why internet based learning is convenient than offline coaching.


1. Videos are the Talking Book

Below mentioned is a little comparison of why video lecture can be a helpful tool to understand things more easily than books.





1. Lengthy content required expert’s guidance. An expert will explain you everything
2. Books might contain error High Retention rate (up to 70%)
3. Low Retention rate (10% only) High Retention rate (up to 70%)
4. Every topic is having the same priority Expert know which topic is more important than other
5. Take a lot of time Takes a lot less time than reading a book


2. 24X7 Access to the Lectures

Online coaching platforms provide videos available 24 hours to the students. Usually, the kit students get, after purchasing the course, includes a pen drive with all the lectures pre-installed along with the online login credentials.

This service allows students to watch the video lecture at any time, anywhere. Even without the internet connectivity, how convenient isn’t it?

You have the video lectures with you and you can access those lectures whenever you have the free time. The flexibility of timing really gives a helping hand.

Whereas, offline coaching doesn’t seem to have that flexibility. You need to choose a single slot of timing from the given options and require to stick to that schedule throughout the session.


3. Experts are always available online

Every student wishes to have an expert as their teacher, but that just doesn’t happen to everyone. Why? Cause having sessions from experts cost you way more and not all students can afford to pay such fee.

Experts don’t even have time to give you daily, offline, lectures. Offline coaching institutes have a rigid schedule to follow so they plan the expert sessions accordingly.

However, in online coaching, you don’t face such kind of a problem. You hold the complete freedom to access the lecture from an expert on any chapter at any time.


4. Boost Your Self Study with Online Coaching

Self-study will always be the best way to learn things, but sometimes books don’t explain everything you need to understand the concepts.

That said, language explained in the books proves to be difficult to understand sometimes. In such cases, students need some easy to understand language.

In school, teachers have limited time to cover up the whole syllabus. Under the pressure of which students fail to understand the concepts and teachers somehow avoid taking the pain to explain things more than twice.

however studying online allows you to rewind the same lecture again and again until you understand the topic.


5. Saves a lot of Your Time and Money too

not every student, who has the dream to become a doctor, comes from a rich family.

Online coaching is much more economic and saves a lot of your parent’s money.

Whereas, Offline coaching institute charges you in lacs as their tuition fee for NEET preparation and this surely not affordable by everyone.

Moreover, to attend the lectures you have to get to the coaching center first and that might take around half an hour to 45 minutes to travel (single side).

And this is just a time waste. Not just it wastes your time, it cost you something too.

This time, however, wastage can be eliminated with the online coaching. No travel time and money is required, just a simple login and you are good to go.


6. Practicing with Regular Test Series Made Easy

This is something which you will get in both online and offline coaching.

Both online and offline coaching have their own test series to practice but the major difference is schedule and execution.

Offline coaching has their fixed time slots for a test series to be conducted and it’s not necessary that you are prepared at that time.

What may happen is, you may not be ready at the scheduled time to attempt a test and you will end up scoring a not so good result.

On the other hand, online coaching allows you to take the exam at your convenience. Go online, log in to your account, open the test series and you are good to go with that.

However, practicing online requires more discipline towards the preparation. It’s very easy to cheat on yourself and that’s what needs to be avoided.

You just need to be honest with yourself that you will prepare and attempt the test regularly.


7. Stay Updated with The Latest Notification

You will get updated with the latest changes by both the sources (offline and online). But a minor difference would be that, in offline coaching, you need to wait for the next day until you are in lecture.

And if you missed out on the lecture you missed out on the update.

Whereas, teachers of online coaching releases their views and expert advice online at the very same moment.

For example, NTA (National Testing Agency) has made some updates in the NEET 2019 exam. First, it was notified that NEET exam will be conducted twice a year from 2019 onwards.

But, now they notified that this is not going to happen. NEET exam will be held only once in a year like it was.


Watch this video to know the latest updates notified by NTA on NEET 2019.




So the point is, teachers, update notifications online faster than they update in their offline classes.

And releasing the update about notifications online is much more convenient too, so this makes sense.



With the benefits of internet-based learning available, students gets comfort, convenience and guidance in just couple of clicks.

Choose the best online coaching for neet and All the Best for your preparations.



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#10 important tips for preparation of NEET 2020 Examination

So,If you are looking for some tips regarding learning time management, following a routine as well as clearing basic concepts the you are at the right place. Given below are some of the mandatory tips to crack NEET 2020:

If you are looking forward to appearing in neet 2020 attempt then most probably you are in 11th standard right now. Which means you have plenty of time to prepare for NEET 2020 syllabus.

So, how to crack neet 2020?

Finish school syllabus : Start with your school syllabus. Score good marks in the unit tests, midterms and all and leave neet preparation for the later. keep solving more and more problems, this will help you in attaining speed as well as accuracy.

Possible two attempts in NEET 2020 :  For Feb 2020 attempt students  have a few months to prepare and for May attempt, 21 months. I would suggest appearing in both the attempts as your best score, out of the both, will be considered as your NEET score.

Six hours per day : Build a habit of Studying at least six hours a day yourself.

Online Lectures : You can take help from NEET video lectures.

Calculate and Analyse : Work on your analytical skills and calculations. This needs a lot of practice and efforts and appearing for NEET exam requires plenty of hard work.

Say no to Mugging : Stop mugging and start paying more attention towards understanding the concepts.

Solve problems with accuracy and speed : Practice more and more MCQs and try to be accurate with speed.Solve at least 100 test series for neet for each chapter of chemistry and physics, and 200 question from each chapter in biology.

Self assessment is a must : After completing every chapter, do some self assessment. Solve some of the previous year’s mock test and papers. This will give you an idea of your Preparation.

Know your Weaknesses : For the topics you are weak in, start taking help of a teacher or mentor and Clear all of your doubts regarding the clearity of concept then practice some related problems daily at the end of the day.

Practice More : Try to cover one chapter in a week. It will give you a lot of time to practice for the NEET Exam 2020.

If you have already decided to drop a year to prepare for neet then I would suggest reading this post further, you might need to think about it twice after you finish reading.

Let me tell you the benefit of neet preparation without dropping a year or should I say with your school. While you study from NCERT in your school, you are simultaneously preparing for neet exam, cause the syllabus of CBSE Board matches exactly with NEET syllabus.

Same for State Board, Students who are giving their high school exams from state boards are also preparing for neet as neet and state board shared the same syllabus.

However, it’s not as easy as it sounds. You have got to follow a schedule and to do so you have to make one. It’s very important to make a daily study timetable for neet exam if you intend to have positive results.

As your school syllabus helps a lot in the neer preparation, I don’t see any point of dropping a whole year to prepare for neet.

I know it’s difficult but remember ‘hardest roads leads to greatest destinations’.

If you haven’t started preparing for neet yet, you better start it. Considering Feb 2020 attempt as a target, you have 78 weeks to prepare which means weekly you need to give 20-22 hours to your studies.

So, how many hours to study daily to crack neet in 2020?



After the latest announcement on neet eligibility criteria 2019 by NTA, you should keep an eye on syllabus too.

There is no update on neet 2020 syllabus yet but stay updated who knows NTA shoot the students with the syllabus update.

Moreover, with the objective to clear the neet exam, it’s important to know about the complete syllabus, so that you only focus on something which is required to crack the exam.


As we discussed the study timetable for neet above, time management is the key to follow that schedule.

Managing time can even help you spare some ME TIME as well. In which you can do what you like or what your hobbies are or anything that refreshes you.


Neglecting any topic just because you find it hard to understand is a big ‘no-no’. You should focus even more on those topics and get the doubts cleared.

There are chances that basic questions from the topic, you left unstudied, appear in the exam. So, it’s important you at least know the basics of each and every chapter of the neet exam syllabus.


Practice makes the man perfect, and the more you practice with the test papers the more you get yourself ready for the actual exam.

In today’s world, everything is online and it’s too easy to find test series for neet online to practice. Solving test papers also help in evaluating your performance.

Try comparing the test you solve with the previous one. This will help in reducing the chances of committing mistakes and increase in the performance with every test you take will also motivate you.


Mistakes are the best teacher.

Try making a note which contains all the mistakes you made in the tests or in while preparing. After a certain period of time, you will end up having a number of mistakes.

Review them and make sure you are not doing it in your next step.

Regular review of your mistakes is important. So that you learn from them and not commit them in the exam.


Making class notes and reviewing them after the class is one of the best practices for exam preparation.

Students tend to remember the longest what they write while taking the class.

Revise later from the notes. This smart revision technique will save your time and boost your confidence to make more optimized notes.


Have confidence in yourself. The positive attitude will lead you towards strong preparation and strong preparation will lead you to positive results.

Self-belief is the key to success.


The previous point (no. 7) and this point don’t just help you crack the neet exam but to crack every challenge of your life. ‘Believe Yourself, Be Consistent’ with what you are doing and you know what you are doing is right.

To this post’s context, you should be consistent with your studies. Make it your habit to complete your daily targets until you succeed.


These changes may arise a doubt about your neet preparation that whether to focus on preparation or not. But I would suggest not to do that.

Changes will come and go, just don’t focus on that.

Let’s talk about more about notifications. A few days back NTA announced that the NEET exam will happen twice in a year from 2019 onwards.

But, the latest notification by NTA says, NEET will happen only once in a year.

Don’t allow these notifications have an impact on your preparation. Once or twice, doesn’t matter, you have to give your best shot in the very first chance you get.


Make sure you choose the best coaching to study. Considering the fact that neet 2020 attempters have got comparatively have more time to prepare for those who are planning for the 2019 attempt.

This time should be utilized properly for neet preparation only. As teachers play a major role in a student’s preparation. Students should also make sure that they are choosing the right place to study.

There are a number of options available in the market, both online and offline, but I would suggest you consider taking online coaching.

As having everything available online students can now study for neet online too.

Online coaching for neet saves a lot of your time and money, not just that they also have the experts to teach for which you need to pay 2-3 lacs as tuition fee (if you go for online coaching).

So, choose your coaching course wisely.

At NEETPrep, we provide free trial courses as well. We are, at the moment providing a free trial course of 10 complete chapters which are the part of 97 chapters of neet exam syllabus.

We are giving students this free trial just to make them sure about us. If they find the lectures helpful, then only they enroll in our video course.

If you have a dream to become a Doctor then take it seriously. Work hard for that, be honest to your goals, be consistent.

All the Best!

Dos and Don’t while preparing for NEET 2019

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET is one of the most competitive exams in India and one of the biggest exams for the Medical student to get admission in some of the Top Medical colleges like AIIMS etc. Every medical student is preparing for NEET 2019 these days. Some of them are very focused and some of them are enjoying their life, but with everything, there is a slight difference between good and bad, right and wrong, do and don’t. Today, we will be discussing some Dos and Don’t while preparing for NEET 2019.



  1. NCERT is your best friend


The student usually makes a stack pile of books and mugging them like anything but they never consider NCERT as a great option while preparing for NEET 2019. Believe me, if you want to score really good marks, Finish up NCERT on the first place.


  1. Take tests:

Tests are an ultimate way to find your spot in the crowd. Over 12 lakh student appear for NEET every year. You must know your spot between them. Test series also allows you to analyze your mistakes and let you find the key points where you have to make some extra effort. You must have a day for your test in your weekly schedule. The best way to enroll yourself in some test series is to purchase an online test series, which will also help you to get a glimpse of NEET paper. As per my advice, Test series is a must if you are preparing for NEET 2019.

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  1. Make Proper Schedule:  

Students always complain to me about their schedule, they always ask that they can’t follow up on their schedule due to multiple factors. The only solution to this problem is making a quasi-rigid timetable ( It must be rigid but you can change this according to your condition ).

One more thing, Students always ask me to make their schedule which is absolutely wrong, because I don’t know your personal life, your daily activities and can’t fill them up in the schedule and you will face difficulty while following my schedule.

My Suggestion: Make your own schedule and follow it like your religion. I can still guide you how to make a timetable.


  1. Take Rest:

Scheduling reminds me of Rest, Students always draft their timetable with zero resting hours, this is another reason why you can’t follow this. Take proper rest so that your mind and body can remain active and your learning capacity will be at your peak.


  1. Believe in Technology:

It’s 21st century and technology has evolved so much that you can’t even imagine. Now you can watch thousand of lecture over youtube for Free, or you can purchase any online coaching and study with the Top teachers right from your bedroom or even from your dining table.

Smartphones are an amazing piece of invention and you can achieve a lot more with them by just downloading a couple of Educational Application to your phone.

For those who always complain that they are from small town or cities where they can’t find good teachers and study material, the internet must be your best friend and you can find the best faculty, material and test series over there to help you prepare for NEET.  




  1. Stack Pile Books:


I saw student purchasing “n” number of books and never read a single one. Some of the students even mug up on every single book. But, believe me, both the cases are not good. First of all, you are wasting a lot of money and second of all, you will get confused and waste an ample amount of time which you can use it for your neet preparation. Choose 1 or 2 good books along with your NCERT and finish them properly. This is enough to get 600+ in your NEET 2019.


  1. Too many mentors:

Student often finds themselves following many mentors and ended up being frustrated with the conflicting learning. Every mentor is good enough to shape your future, that why he is a mentor – must follow 1 or 2 mentors per subject and this is it. It’s more than what you seek for an assist while preparing for NEET 2019.


  1. Ignoring Health:

Students usually ignore this factor. But you can’t study or focus when you are not healthy. 1 day of sickness usually destroys a week of preparation. Along with this your recovery also takes time to take proper rest, stay healthy and shield yourself from any bacteria and viruses.


Compete with Sharma Ji Ka Ladka:

This is another factor which usually makes students unmotivated and distracted from their study. They try to compete with an exceptionally amazing student and doing so waste a lot of time. Instead of having cold grudges, speak to him ask him about your doubt take his advice and learn from him. Have some healthy competition but never have some grudges with him or her.


So, these were a couple of Dos and Don’ts you must consider while preparing for NEET 2019. These are some most common and most effective things which can change your score drastically.



Yes! don’t run from your distractions instead schedule them.


Students have to keep on asking this questions that they get too much distracted with their respective distractions so how they can ignore them or run from them.


A neet aspirant is required to study for 8-10 hours daily to crack the neet exam. it’s hard for students to keep themselves focus for such long hours for months.


Distractions come in many forms. From Facebook to WhatsApp, chatting to a meeting, boyfriend to girlfriend and more.


Students usually try to stop being involved in it and end up engaging in these distractions more than their studies. Experts say to have a daily study plan for neet or for any other exam you are preparing for.


There is a reason behind it. Making your study timetable scheduled binds students to follow it throughout the day and help them in better preparation.


Assume about making a schedule for the distractions. Let’s admit it, it is a really tough job to get rid of the distractions for the students, especially at such age.


Scheduling them will help to indulge in the distractions but to a very limited extent. This won’t harm students personal life and studies at all. Besides how well students schedule and how honest they are with their schedule.


So, how can we schedule them? Well, here is a schedule you can follow:


NOTE: This schedule is the bifurcation of 24 hrs. And how you can borrow some time for distractions.


• Study for 8 – 10 hours a day including the revision time.


• 7 hours sleep


• 4 hours other things (breakfast, lunch, refreshing up etc.)


Now, students can give 3 hours to your distractions.


Students can play in such a time or can spend this time outside or go to meet a friend or anything they like to do.


Looks easy right? But trust me, it’s not.


At this age, students create a number of schedules but fail to follow any of them. That won’t work for an exam like neet.


Here is a video of an expert, Mr. Kapil Gupta, explaining it in a more elaborative way.



Now that you have watched, good luck scheduling you ME TIME.


neet exam strategy

If you are reading this post, I am assuming that you already know what NEET is. For just a glance, neet (National Entrance Cum Entrance Test) is an entrance test for the students who wish to graduate in medical courses like MBBS & BDS.

After clearing the entrance, students search for medical colleges (Private or Govt.) to get admission in. Neet is considered to be one of the toughest exams to clear.

And a difficult exam demands strong preparation too. Your neet preparation should be strong enough to pass the neet exam with the flying colors and for that strong preparation, you must have an effective study plan.

But, that’s not why you are here to know how to prepare for neet. However, the question, how to prepare for neet exam? Is also included in the question of neet preparation.

So, here I will share some powerful tips that you must consider to be your strategy to attempt the neet exam.

Attempting the exam in a right and a planned way will surely help to score good marks. Planning to attempt the exam is the final step for your neet preparation.

You need to be very clear on how you are going to attempt the paper in order to finish it on time and avoid negative markings in order to maximize your score.



neet exam time management

You have 180 questions in neet exam and 180 minutes to solve them. This means you have one minute to solve each question.

Out of those 180 questions, it’s expected, 140 would be based out on theory or simple numerical.

These questions won’t take more than half a minute. So, considering that you can spend approx. 3 minutes for the real challenging problem.

So, in a summary, you have got 3 min. For hard problems, 2 min. For the tough problems, and 1 min. For easier problems.


subject wise time management

The most scoring subject out of all 3 is biology. This subject has the major total of 360 marks out of 720 marks and the questions would theory based.

So it would be less time taking than the other two.

Look at the below table to understand more:



Try to complete the biology section in 45 min.

And target 82 (right answers) out of 90 questions.



Complete this section of the exam within 60 min.

35 (correct answer) out of 45.



Take 65 min. To solve this section.

And here, target 30 (right answers) out of 45.

There is a reason I have talked about the “Correct Answers”. Neet exam has negative marking scheme as well and not every question you attempt will be right.

So, you have to set your strategy keeping in mind about the negative marking. And here, I am assuming the remaining questions are incorrect.

If you get 82 questions right out of 90 questions in Biology that would make 320 marks.

35 correct answers out 45 in Chemistry would give you 130 marks.

In physics, 30 correct answers out of 45 questions will make 105 marks.

This will totally make 555 marks out of 720 and if you succeed in getting this result you will just have the good chances to admitted in a good medical college.


neet exam subject wise

As details mentioned above, according to me, the preferred order would be Biology | Chemistry | Physics.

However, the order to attempt the exam is not much important but yes, it plays a good role in building up your strategy to attempt the exam.

Another thing you can do is, solve as many test series as you can with different orders and see what order works best for.

Follow that order and include it in your strategy.

HOW TO PRACTICE ACCORDING FOR SECOND POINT (Time Management According to Subject)

Let’s start with the bio.

Take a set of 90 questions for biology and set an alarm for 45 min. Solve the questions within the set time and check how close you are to 82 correct answers.

prepare for neet biology

Do accordingly for the other two (Chemistry & Physics) subjects.

Now, it’s not easy to follow the regime but you have signed in for Neet that means you don’t like easy things.

If you have already started preparing for the 2019 attempt then you have enough time to prepare efficiently. Build your strategy to attempt the exam with the preparation and prepare accordingly.

In my opinion, you should start off with zoology syllabus and botany syllabus (biology). Get done with and then as soon as you can and then focus on Chemistry and Physics.


Try to avoid negative marking. You need to have clarity on what you know and what you don’t know.

Every negative mark avoided is also a mark gained.