NEET 2019 Latest News and Updates

NEET Latest News and Updates for 2019 Examination

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET is the most sought-out medical competitive entrance exam in India. Recently due to major NEET updates announced by MHRD minister, every medical aspirant is searching internet extensively so that they can get a hold of all changes and updates. In this article, you will find all the NEET 2019 Latest Updates and Changes to turn those changes in your favour.

NEET 2019 Latest News and Updates at a glance:

In this section we have penned down NEET latest news from different sources like Supreme court orders, neet news from the press release and NEET updates from the newly appointed exam body. In this section, NEET aspirants can glance of latest NEET exam news.

  • • According to the recent news of NEET Exam for NEET 2019, CBSE will not be conducting the exam. Instead, the National Testing Agency (NTA) will be in charge of conducting the exam all over India in one session.

  • • In a much-needed update on NEET related news, now visually impaired candidates can also apply.

  • • Medical Aspirants longing for an overseas education will have to qualify NEET is one of the major in NEET updates.

  • • Relief for students with biology as an additional subject and NIOS students, according to the latest NEET updates they can also apply for NEET 2019. Also, students over 25 years are allowed.

  • • A NEET update to note is the exam timings for NEET 2019 are changed. The exam will start at 2.00 PM and end at 5.00 PM. Also, 4 exam centers must be chosen by candidates.

  • • NTA has released application form of NEET on the new website: also now the Aadhaar card is not mandatory for NEET registrations.

  • • In a student-centric move in NEET latest news, NTA has also released video lectures by IIT professors. NTA launches a mobile app for mock tests.

  • • NEET is not required for AYUSH aspirants in Karnataka.

  • After Exam NEET 2019 updates

    In the above section we covered overall NEET updates or before exam neet exam news in this section let’s have a look on the NEET latest news which is super useful after you are done with your NEET 2019.

  • • The recent news of neet exam included that the NEET 2019 scores will be calculated using the standardization techniques.

  • • NEET 2019 answer key will be published within a week after the exam is a very useful neet update for students to roughly calculate their score.

  • • Also as per the NEET 2019 updates candidate can challenge by paying INR 1000 per question.

  • Retracted News

    There was a lot of confusion around the correct NEET news as many NEET updates announced in the NEET updates for 2019 press conference were retracted. Hence NEET aspirants please take special care and do not get influenced by fake NEET news double or triple check information. However, here in this section have already checked the info and you can quickly go through this NEET updates which were announced but retracted meaning they do not apply to NEET 2019.

  • • According to the press release on NEET 2019 Latest Updates and Changes it was stated that the exam mode will be changed to online for NEET 2019, however, the decision was short lived. The final decision is it will be an offline pen and paper-based examination.

  • • Along with the exam mode change NEET news, it was announced that the exam will be held twice a year in February and May. However, the decision is reversed just as the exam mode decision.

  • • Just as the NEET news for exams twice a year was scrapped so is this news of having 16 sessions per year is being withdrawn. NEET 2019 will help only in one session.

  • Important Dates

    We all know with NEET news, comes a lot and lots of dates which very NEET aspirant should engrave in their mind as these are the most important NEET updates which students cannot afford to miss. We have compiled a list of NEET updates on dates for you to go through quickly as we understand preparation time is very crucial.

    Application Form1 November 2018 to 7 December 2018
    Details Correction December 2018
    Admit Card Release15 April 2019
    Exam5 May 2019
    Result5 June 2019
    Counselling13 June Onwards

    Counselling Rounds

    After the exam comes the counseling part which is the NEET news every student should know about. In this section, we have put together a table of all the rounds or phases happening after NEET to help you get a clear understanding of what is happening when.

    First RoundDates
    First counselling round for AIQ, Deemed, CI12 June 2019 – 24 June 2019
    Last date of joining after first round counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI03 July 2019
    First round of state counselling25 June 2019 – 05 July 2019
    Last date of joining after first round of state counselling12 July 2019

    Second RoundDates
    Second counselling round for AIQ, Deemed, CI06 July 2019 – 12 July 2019
    Last date of joining after second round counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI22 July 2019
    Second round of state counselling15 July 2019 – 26 July 2019
    Last date of joining after the second round of state counselling03 August 2019

    Mop up round of counselling for state04 August 2019 – 08 August 2019
    Last date of joining after mop up round in the state12 August 2019
    Forwarding list of students in order of merit, which equals ten times the number of vacant medical colleges seats by the state counselling authority13 August 2019
    Mop up counselling round for Deemed, CI12 August 2019 – 22 August 2019
    Last date of joining after mop up counselling round in deemed, CI26 August 2019
    Forwarding list of students in order of merit, which equals ten times the number of vacant medical colleges seats by the state counselling authority, CI27 August 2019
    Last date of joining in the state18 August 2019
    Last date of joining in deemed, CI31 August 2019

    NEET aspirants hope you have got all your answers around NEET latest news and you are well posted on all the latest neet updates. You can use these NEET updates in your favor also in this article we have compiled all the neet recent news for students to glance off quickly. All the best for your NEET exam.

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