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NTA NEET 2019: FAQ (Important Points to Know)

NEET 2019 Online Form is now available at www.ntaneet.nic.in. Download information brochure (Hindi/ English) to get complete NTA NEET 2019 details. Here we are sharing official FAQ issued by National Testing Agency on 1 November 2018. You have to read these FAQ, Points and understand the changes, new rules applicable for NEET 2019.

NEET 2019 Rules, Regulation and FAQ

Fee Payment Related FAQ/ Problems and Answers

You may be stuck in between the NEET 2019 form fee payment. Here are the question and answer you should know.

Ques 1: How to remit fee for NEET (UG) – 2019?
Answer: The examination fee for NEET (UG) – 2019 can be remitted in the following manner:

  • Online Mode i.e. Debit/ Credit card, Net Banking and Unified Payment Interface (UPI) in State Bank of India or ICICI Bank or HDFC Bank or Syndicate Bank
  • Cash Deposit through e-challan at State Bank of India Branches only.

Question 2: If any candidate faces any problem in remittance of fee, to whom can he/she approach?
Answer: Candidates can approach the concerned Banks on contact numbers which are available on the website of the NEET (UG) – 2019.

Question 3: If a candidate for any reason not appearing or appeared in the examination, is there any provision for fee refund?
Answer: No. Once the online application form is submitted successfully by the candidate, it cannot be withdrawn. Claims for refund of application fee will not be entertained under any circumstances.

Question 4: I have made the double payment when my additional fee will be refunded to me.
Answer: The fee not updated will be refunded to you by your bank/payment gateway within 7 working days in the same account from where the payment has been made. This is as per the bank’s policy.

Question 5: I have submitted the fee but my confirmation page has not been generated
Answer: The generation of confirmation page is linked with payment of fee. If your fee has not been received on NIC portal, confirmation page will not be generated. If you have paid the fee and confirmation page has not been generated, you are requested to make the efforts to take the print out of your confirmation page in next 24 hours as there could be delay in updation of fees on NIC server from your gateway payment. This updation is done within 24 hours maximum. Thereafter if your confirmation page is still not generated, pay the fee once again and take the printout of the confirmation page. The excess fee paid will be automatically refunded in your account.

Question 6: I have submitted the form and now I wish to make the payment of fee. However, the payment of fee i.e. step 3 page is not available.
Answer: The payment of fee is step 3. This could be reached through candidate’s login after entering user id and password which has been generated by the candidate.

Question 7: How I will get proof of fee paid to NTA for NEET (UG) 2019?
Answer: Once the confirmation page is generated, it means that you have paid the fees. Further, in the confirmation page, fee details, transaction mode and the transaction id are provided.

General FAQ for NEET 2019

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1.What is National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-UG [NEET (UG) – 20191?As per regulations framed under the Indian Medical Council Act- 1956 and the Dentists Act-1948, as amended from time to time, admissions in 100% seats of MBBS/BDS will be done through NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG) – 2019 [NEET (UG) – 2019] in Medical/Dental Colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India except for the institutions established through an Act of Parliament i.e. AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry.
2.What is the responsibility of National Testing Agency (NTA) for NEET (UG) – 2019?The responsibility of NTA is limited to the conduct of the entrance test, declaration of result and providing All India Rank to the Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India for counselling of 15% All India Quota Seats and all seats of Deemed Universities/Central Universities/ESIC & AFMC including Delhi University (DU), BHU & AMU and providing the result to the State Counselling Authorities and Admitting Institutions
3.When NEET (UG) – 2019 will be conducted?NEET (UG) – 2019 will be conducted on 5th May, 2019 (Sunday) from 02:00 p.m to 05:00 p.m
4.Whether the examination will be offline or online?NEET (UG) – 2019 will be in offline mode (pen and paper test).
5.What are the duration/timings of NEET (UG) – 2019?The duration of NEET (UG) – 2019 will be 03 hours from 02:00 p.m. to 05:00 p.m. However, no entry will be allowed after 1.30 p.m.
6.Can a centre be allotted by the NTA manually?No. Centre allocation is made through computer with no human intervention.
7.Which are the cities where NEET (UG) – 2019 will be held?A list of examination centres cities is provided at Appendix-II in the Information Bulletin of NEET (UG) – 2019.
8.Does NTA reserve its discretion not to fix the centre in a city which is given in the Appendix-II?Yes.
9.Can a candidate change its centre city after allotment of roll number?No. Centre or City cannot be changed under any circumstances. Please be careful while filling in choice of centre.
10.Can a candidate opt Imphal as centre city if residing in Delhi?Candidates are advised to select the centre/city in their State of residence or in neighbouring city only.
11.Can NTA fix the examination centre in any city other than the four options exercised by the candidates?Yes. NTA reserves its discretion to fix the centre in the city other than the one exercised by the candidate.
12.From which city foreign nationals, OCIs & PIOs can appear in NEET (UG) – 2019?They can choose any four cities as given in Appendix-II.
13.Who can appear in NEET (UG) – 2019?Indian Nationals Non Resident Indians (NRIs) Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) Foreign Nationals
14.Who can appear in NEET (UG) – 2019 for 15% All India Quota seats?
  • Indian Nationals
  • Non Resident Indians (NRIs)
  • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)
  • Foreign Nationals are eligible to appear in NEET (UG)-2019 for 15% All India Quota Seats.
15.Through NEET (UG) against which seats admissions will be made?Admissions to all seats of MBBS/BDS will be done through NEET (UG)-2019. Following are the seats, available under different quotas: –

  • All India Quota Seats
  • State Government Quota Seats
  • Central Institutions/Universities/Deemed Universities
  • State/Management/NRI Quota Seats in Private Medical / Dental
  • Colleges or any Private University
  • Central Pool Quota Seats
16.Is there any seat in MBBS/BDS on which admission will be made without appearing in NEET (UG) – 2019?No., Admissions in 100% MBBS/BDS seats will be done through the NEET (UG) only.
17.Will admission to AIIMS and JIPMER, Puducherry be made through NEET (UG) – 2019?No.
18How will the National Testing Agency (NTA) declare the result?National Testing Agency (NTA) will declare the result based on the qualifying criteria provided by Medical/Dental Council of India and All India Rank based on the marks obtained in NEET (UG) – 2019.
19.What is the meaning of percentile rank?
  • A percentile rank is the percentage of score that falls below a given score in a group.
  • The Percentile score of a Candidate will be calculated as follows:
  • 100xNumber of candidates appeared with raw score EQUAL TO OR LESS than the candidate
Total number of the candidates appeared
20How will the merit list be prepared by the States?States will prepare their own merit list based on All India Rank keeping in view the category of candidates.
21.How will the merit list be prepared for 15% All India Quota seats?Based on All India Rank and the reservation roster provided by DGHS, merit list for All India quota will be prepared.
22.

When will be the result of NEET (UG) – 2019 be

declared?

By 5th June, 2019.
23

How does one know the complete

guidelines/instructions for NEET (UG) – 2019?

The Guidelines for NEET (UG) – 2019 are available in the Information Bulletin which is available on the website www.nta.ac.in and www.ntaneet.nic.in.
24.What do you mean by All- India quota seats?

15% seats surrendered by Government Medical/Dental Colleges run as per the approval of MCI/DCI are filled through the counselling conducted by DGHS are known as All India Quota seats.

The merit list of the eligible and successful candidates who have opted for 15% All India quota seats will be prepared by the NTA on the basis of marks obtained in the NEET (UG) – 2019. The list of successful candidates shall be forwarded to the Directorate General of Health Services (Medical Examination Cell), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India for the purpose of allotment of seats by Online Counselling to 15% All India Quota Seats

25.Will there be negative marking in NEET (UG) – 2019?

Yes.

Each correct answer will get 04 marks and for each incorrect response, 01 mark will be deducted from the total score.

26.How long will the result of NEET (UG) – 2019 be valid?The result of successful candidates of NEET (UG) – 2019 is valid for the academic session 2019-20 only.
27.Is there any helpline for NEET (UG) – 2019 examination for the aspirants?

Yes.

Website – www.ntaneet.nic.in
Email – [email protected]
Phone No. – 8076535482 and 7703859909

28.Can anyone cancel the application submitted for NEET (UG) – 2019?Online Application forms once submitted successfully cannot be cancelled/ withdrawn.
29.What do the candidates need to bring to the exam centre?Candidates MUST bring only the following documents on the day of examination at the test centre. Candidates who will not bring these will not be allowed to sit in the examination and shall lead to his/her
30.

What are the qualifying criteria of NEET (UG) for preparing a merit list?

Please go through Chapter 6 of the Information Bulletin of NEET (UG) – 2019, pertaining to Merit List and Qualifying criteria for complete details.
31.If a candidate is opting for regional language as medium of question paper, in which language candidate will be provided Test Booklet?Candidates opting for regional languages would be provided Bilingual Test Booklet i.e. in selected language and in English. In case of any ambiguity in translation of any of the questions, its English version shall be treated as final.
32.Can I change the option of language once the form is submitted?Option once exercised, cannot be changed after submission of application form. As centres will be allotted based on medium of question paper, candidates need to be very careful in choosing the medium of question paper.
33.Is there any change in the syllabus of NEET, prescribed in NEET (UG) 2018?

No.

There is no change in the Syllabus of NEET (UG) – 2019.
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 which is at Appendix-I of the Information Bulletin of NEET (UG) – 2019 available on the website www.ntaneet.nic.in and www.nta.ac.in. It is also available at www.mciindia.org.

34.What is the syllabus for NEET (UG) – 2019?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 which is at Appendix-I of the Information Bulletin of NEET (UG) – 2019 available on the website www.ntaneet.nic.in and www.nta.ac.in. It is also available at www.mciindia.org.
35.What will be the pattern of NEET (UG) – 2019?The NEET (UG) – 2019 shall consist of one paper containing 180 objective type questions (four options with single correct answer) from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology). This will be a single exam in pen-and-paper mode. The duration of paper would be 03 hours
36.Is there any change in the pattern of NEET (UG)?No. The NEET (UG) – 2019 shall consist of one paper containing 180 objective type questions (four options with single correct answer) from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology). This will be a single exam in pen-and-paper mode.
37.Is a candidate who has passed class XII with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects from NIOS, eligible to appear for NEET (UG) – 2019?

Candidates who have passed 10+2 from Open School or as private candidates shall not be eligible to appear for ‘National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test’. Furthermore, study of Biology/Biotechnology as an Additional Subject at 10+2 level also shall not be permissible.

The proviso in italics has been subject matter of challenge before the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi, Hon’ble High Court of Allahabad, Lucknow Bench and Hon’ble High Court of Madhya Pradesh at Jabalpur. The provisions of the regulations disqualifying recognised Open School Board candidates and the candidates who have studied Biology/Biotechnology as and additional Subject has been struck down.

“The Medical Council of India has preferred Special Leave Petitions before the Hon’ble Supreme Court and Appeals in the Hon’ble High Courts. Therefore, the candidatures of candidates in the NEET (UG)-2019 who have passed the qualifying examinations i.e. 10+2 from National Institute of Open Schooling or State Open Schools or

38.A candidate who has taken Biology/ Bio-technology as an additional subject after passing +2 level is eligible to appear in NEET (UG) – 2019?

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  1. if I have applied centre as Srinagar why was I allotted Jammu centre on what basis centres are allotted

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