NEET 2019 Exam Pattern is explained here. Exam pattern of NEET 2019 is an important thing that a candidate should know before appearing for exam. NEET exam pattern 2019 indicates mode of exam, subjects from which questions will be asked, number of questions subject wise, marking scheme, duration. Candidates are requested to note that the NEET 2019 Exam Pattern is based on core syllabus of NEET UG prescribed by the Medical Council of India. After checking pattern, candidates should check syllabus of NEET 2019 also. Get here complete details of NEET 2019 exam pattern.

What’s New In NEET 2019 Exam Pattern

Mode of exam changed: There is one change in NEET exam pattern 2019 as compared to last year, which is mode of exam. From 2019 onwards, NEET exam will be held as computer based test by NTA.

NEET 2019 Exam Pattern

Complete exam pattern of NEET 2019 being conducted by NTA is as follows.

NEET 2019 Exam Pattern Description
Duration Of Exam 3 hours
Total Number Of Questions 180
Maximum Marks 720
Types Of Questions MCQs
Subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Marking Scheme 4 marks for correct answer, -1 for incorrect answer
Exam Mode NEET will be held in computer based test mode from this year onwards.
Exam Frequency NTA will conduct NEET twice a year. NEET 2019 (February) and NEET 2019 (May) exams are the two times NTA is conducting NEET exam 2019.
Number of sittings NEET exam 2019 will be held in 8 different sittings.

This pattern is applicable on NEET 2019 (February) and NEET 2019 (May) both exams.

NEET 2019 Exam Pattern – Types Of Questions Asked

All the questions in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET UG) 2019 by NTA shall be multiple choice questions, also referred to as objective questions. Candidates should refer best books for NEET 2019 to practise MCQs.

NEET 2019 Exam Pattern – Marking Scheme

Marking scheme of NEET 2019 computer based test will be as follows.

  • All questions of NTA NEET 2019 will be of 4 marks. If candidate marks correct answer in computer based test then he/she will get 4 marks.
  • If candidate marks wrong answer in computer based test, then one (1) mark will be deducted from overall score.
  • In the event of not marking any answer for the question, there will not be any deduction.

NEET 2019 Exam Pattern – Distribution of questions

Number of questions to be asked from physics, chemistry, biology are given below.

Subject Number Of Questions Maximum Marks
Physics 45 180
Chemistry 45 180
Biology 90 360

Above distribution is strictly followed. In biology, questions are asked from botany as well as zoology.

NEET 2019 Exam Pattern – Languages Of Question Papers

Although NTA is yet to publish NEET 2019 information brochure, still, as per speech of HRD Minister it is being assumed that languages of question paper will be same as last time. By that logic, the languages in which NEET 2019 by NTA will be framed are:

  1. English
  2. Hindi
  3. Assamese
  4. Bengali
  5. Gujarati
  6. Kannada
  7. Marathi
  8. Oriya
  9. Tamil
  10. Telugu
  11. Urdu

Candidates need to select language while filling NEET 2019 Application Form.

Chapterwise Weightage for NEET

Disclaimer: The chapterwise weightage for NEET is prepared on basis of analysis of past year papers. However, as you know that this time NEET will be held twice a year on 8 days each time, so the weightage of chapters will change. This is because now exam conducting body has to create a huge pool of questions. So do not ignore those chapters that are not in this list. This list is only for your reference.


  • Electricity: 4
  • Heat & Thermodynamics: 5
  • Magnetism: 6
  • Mechanics: 16
  • Modern Physics: 7
  • Optics: 5
  • Waves: 2


  • Inorganic Chemistry: 12
  • Organic Chemistry: 16
  • Physical Chemistry: 17


  • Biology in Human Welfare: 3
  • Cell Structure: 4
  • Diversity in Life: 7
  • Ecology: 9
  • Genetics: 12
  • Plant Physiology: 6
  • Reproduction: 5
  • Structural Organization in Plants: 7


  • Animal Husbandry & Biotechnology: 6
  • Animal Kingdom: 4
  • Biomolecules: 2
  • Evolution: 1
  • Human Health & Disease: 2
  • Physiology: 15
  • Human Reproduction & Reproductive Health: 5
  • Structural Organization in Animals: 2

NEET 2019 Exam Pattern Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions on NEET exam pattern 2019 along with their answers.

Qs. How to mark answers in NEET 2019 computer based test?

Ans. In computer based test format of NTA NEET exam 2019, candidates have to mark answers by clicking against option number. Mouse attached to computer has to be used to navigate to answer and to click it.

Qs. Can we change answers after marking them?

Ans. In computer based test format, it is feasible to change answers. In order to change answer, candidate has to deselect previously selected answer, and select new option that he/she wishes to mark. It is advisable for candidates to not mark any answer if he/she is unsure of it.

Qs. Can we jump between sections in NEET 2019?

Ans. It is expected that computer based test format will allow candidates to jump between sections.

Qs. Can a candidate appear for NTA NEET exam 2019 from home?

Ans. No. NTA NEET exam 2019 is a computer based test, not an online exam. Candidates are required to go to exam centre as assigned in NEET 2019 Admit Card.

Qs. Can a candidate change exam date / session if he or she could not attend NEET 2019 computer based test on assigned date?

Ans. No. Candidate must attend exam on that date and session only on which he or she has been assigned exam as per admit card.

About NEET 2019

NEET 2019 is the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. It is a national level medical entrance exam. on basis of NEET (UG), candidates get admission to MBBS, BDS seats in all recognized medical and dental colleges in India except AIIMS and JIPMER. Therefore students who wish to pursue medical studies at undergraduate level must appear in NEET exam.

Changes in NEET from 2019

  • NTA is the new exam conducting body that is conducting NEET exam from 2019.
  • Now NEET is being held twice a year.
  • Best of two scores as per result of NEET 2019 (February and May) will be used for admission 2019-2020.
  • NTA NEET exam 2019 is being held as computer based test.

NEET 2019


  1. If someone has given 2 chances in neet already can it be the last chance for neet 2019? And if can he give both the exams ie Feb and may please do reply….

    • Yes you can give both the examination if you are fulfilling the age eligibility criteria .. and counselling for the same will be done on the basis of your best score.

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