NOIDA- Since National Testing Agency (NTA) has been defined as the conducting body of NEET 2019, the students are skeptical about the changes in the exam pattern and format. Now NTA has put all the queries regarding the exam pattern of NEET UG 2019 to an end by releasing official information brochure along with NEET application form 2019. The NEET 2019 exam will be held on 5th May, 2019.
According to NTA, they are not going to change the NEET UG exam date in any circumstances, even if it clashes with any public holiday.
The candidates will be able to take up NEET UG 2019 exam in offline mode. All the aspirants will get 3 hours to attempt the NEET question paper.
NEET UG 2019 Exam Pattern: Quick Glimpses
The answers should be marked in an OMR sheet using the ball pen. This sheet will be provided at the allocated exam center only. The ball pen will also be provided at the exam centre only; therefore, students are advised not to bring any personal pen.
The question paper will be divided into 3 sections- Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. The biology section will be divided into 2 sub-sections i.e. Zoology and Botany.
There will be total 180 questions in the paper of NEET UG 2019.
The physics and chemistry sections will have 45 questions each while the biology section will carry 90 questions- 45 from zoology and 45 from botany.
The total marks of the question paper will be 720 and the each question will carry 4 marks. There will be the provision of negative marking with deduction of 1 mark for every incorrect answer. Attempting 2 options for one answer will be considered the wrong answer.
The best thing about NEET UG 2019 is that the question paper will be available in multiple languages- Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Gujarati, Odia, Marathi, Urdu, Tamil, and Telugu.
The students who will prefer to take up the exam in English will be provided with the booklet in English language only. While the students who choose Hindi or any other aforesaid language as their preferred language will be provided the booklet in their preferred language as well as English.