NEET 2019 Exam Pattern: Check Out Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme For NEET 2019

Published on : 31st January 2018

NEET 2019 Exam Pattern: The exam pattern is designed by the conducting authority of the particular test. For National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, the Central Board of Secondary Education plans the exam pattern on the basis of syllabus decided by Medical Council of India. NEET exam 2019 is the gateway for all the aspirants to be selected for medical and dental courses in all private and government colleges (both national and state level) for undergraduate programs in MBBS and BDS. This exam is the only hope for entering the medical fraternity as all colleges require NEET score to take part in counseling process except AIIMS and JIPMER. So, candidates need to try hard as they will get the chance once only.

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And the very first step to secure good marks in any exam is to know the exam pattern and make a strategy accordingly. They have to know the question type, section and divisions, number of questions under each section, marking scheme and topic weitage. Find here all the details of NEET exam pattern for 2019.

Quick Glance at Exam Pattern for 2019:

Here find important information regarding the NEET exam pattern at a glance.

Date of Exam

5th May 2019 (Tentative)

Mode of Exam

Exam will be conducted Pen and Paper mode only (offline). They need to answer in OMR sheets

Number of Questions

180 questions in one question paper only

Type of Question

Multiple Choice Questions where candidates need to select the right answer from 4 choices

Exam Duration

Total number of time duration is 3 hours (10 AM – 1 PM)


Chemistry, Physics and Biology

Language of Question

English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Oriya, Kannada, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Telegu and Urdu

Number of Questions:


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Marking Scheme for NEET Exam 2019:

Total marks of NEET Exam: The total marks for NEET exam is 720 for all papers

Marking Scheme: For each right answer, candidates will get 4 marks.

Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted from the total for any wrong answer. For multiple answers to a single answer, 1 mark will also be taken away.

Each answer should be marked in either blue or black ball pen.

Language of Question Paper:

  • The main question will be set in English only. All the vernacular questions will be the mere translation of the English question.
  • The other languages are Hindi, Bengali, Oriya, Assamese, Tamil, Telegu, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada and newly included Urdu.
  • Candidates need to decide the language in the time of filling up the application form.
  • For any preferred vernacular language, English question booklet will also be provided.
  • In case of any discrepancy in vernacular language question, the English language question will be considered as final.

The Vernacular language question paper will be available in particular states only. Here is the list of languages of Question booklet and their available states:


Exam Centres of the State

English and Hindi

All Exam centre

English, Hindi and Assamese


English, Hindi and Bengali

West Bengal

English, Hindi and Gujarati

Gujrat, Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli

English, Hindi and Marathi


English, Hindi and Tamil

Tamil Nadu

English, Hindi and Telegu

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

English, Hindi and Oriya


English, Hindi and Kannada


The exam pattern will cover the complete syllabus for NEET exam 2019. Please go through the syllabus very carefully to score good marks in the exam.

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