AIPMT also was known as All India Pre Medical Test was one of the medical entrance examinations in India through which eligible candidates were shortlisted for admissions in various undergraduate medical/dental programmes like MBBS, BDS, etc. The test was conducted once a year by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Delhi.
The test was being conducted by the CBSE, Delhi till 2018. From 2019 onwards, the test will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admissions in programmes. It will be the responsibility of NTA to conduct the entrance examination, declaration of result, and the conduction of the results. Till 2015, the entrance examination was known as AIPMT. Since 2016, NEET (National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test) has replaced the AIPMT.
It is mandatory for a candidate to appear for the NEET examination for admission to MBBS/BDS courses in medical institutions except for JIPMER and AIIMS.
AIPMT Registration and Application Form Details:
The examination authority NTA has scheduled to release the official notification for AIPMT (NEET) 2019 on 1st November 2018. The registration window will be activated on the same date. All the interested candidates can register themselves on the website https://www.nta.ac.in/medicalexam. The last date to register and apply for the examination will be 30th November 2018.
Note: – Candidates can apply for NEET through online mode only. Offline applications will not be entertained.
While filling the application form, candidates must ensure that the mobile number, e-mail id, and other details are correct. Once the form is submitted, there will be no chance to re-edit a few of the details. Communication details must be entered correctly as all the examination related information will be sent through them.
List of Documents required at the time of Registration:
|Category of the Candidate||Types of Permissible ID’s|
|Indian National of All States||AADHAR Number, AADHAR Enrolment or Registration Number Issued by Facilitation Centre|
|Indian Nationals belonging to Assam, Meghalaya or Jammu & Kashmir||AADHAR Number, AADHAR Enrolment or Registration Number Issued by Facilitation Centre, Ration Card Number, Bank Account Number, Passport Number.|
|NRIs||AADHAR Number, Passport Number|
After filling all the details, an application fee must be paid for the entrance examination. The fee can be paid through online mode only by using debit card/credit card/net banking/mobile wallets. The fee for different categories is given below:
- For General Category/OBC Category Candidates: Rs. 1400/-
- For SC/ST/PH: Rs. 750/-
Candidates will get a chance to edit their mistakes made in the application form. In the second week of March, candidates will be able to correct their details entered wrong. Candidates will be given 5 days to edit their wrong credentials. There may be an increment in fee while editing the details, a candidate will have to the additional fee. Candidates can re-edit only the candidature and merit affected fields. Following is the list of the section where a candidate can edit his/her details:
- Date of Birth
- Identification Identity
- The state code of eligibility
- The medium of the exam paper
- Disability Status
- Examination Center
- Parent’s name
AIPMT (NEET) Eligibility Criteria:
A candidate should check eligibility criteria before applying to AIPMT (NEET). He/she should check below points:
- A candidate should be 10+2 pass out from a recognized university. If a candidate is appearing in class 12th, then he/she should pass the examination and will be asked to submit documents while counseling round.
- Candidates who have 10+2 from open schools are not eligible for AIPMT (NEET) 2019. If a candidate has done 10+2 education which is not prescribed by the National Committee, then he/she has to undergo one-year professional training before admission.
- Candidates who have done bachelors course in the minimum of the two subjects: Physics, Chemistry or Biology, are eligible for AIPMT (NEET). Candidates must have passed Biology/Biotechnology, Physics, Chemistry, and English individually.
- Candidates should be of more than 17 years according to the age criteria and less than 25 years for General category and 30 years for SC/ST. Candidates should be born on or between 7th May 1994 and 1st January 2003 for unreserved category. For OBC/SC/ST/PH category, candidates should be born on or between 7th May 1989 and 1st January 2003 as on 1st January 2019.
- For NRI candidates or foreigners, having a passport is mandatory. Candidates who are studying abroad should have 50% minimum marks in the four subjects.
- Candidates should have qualifying marks given below:
- For General: 50%
- For PwD/PH(Unreserved): 45%
- For PH/PWD(Reserved): 40%
- For SC/ST/OBC: 40%
AIPMT (NEET) Examination Pattern:
The entrance examination NEET 2019 will be a pen-paper based test. The duration of the examination would be three hours and the question paper will consist of one paper in all languages containing 180 multiple choice type objective questions. Maximum marks of the question paper are 720 marks. The language of the question paper would be chosen by the candidate. A candidate can choose Hindi or English or any other regional language as the mode of question paper.
List of Languages available:
For each correct answer, four marks will be given. There will be negative marking. For each wrong answer, one mark will be deducted.
The structure of the examination is given below:
|Section||Number of Questions|
AIPMT (NEET) Exam Syllabus:
AIPMT (NEET) 2019 syllabus is prescribed by the Medical Council of India. The question paper will be made as per the syllabus of class 12th of central board and state board as well.
Physics: Physical World and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy & Power, Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body, Gravitation, Properties of Bulk Matter, Thermodynamics, Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory, Oscillations and Waves, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Optics, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Atoms and Nuclei, and Electronic Devices.
Chemistry: Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Structure of Atom, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, States of Matter: Gases and Liquids, Hydrogen, s-Block Elements, Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Hydrocarbons, p-block and d-block elements, f-Block Elements, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Coordination Compound, Organic Chemistry-Some Basic Principles and Techniques, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen, Solutions, Solid State, Chemical Kinetics, Electrochemistry, Surface Chemistry, General Principles and Isolation of Elements, Polymers, Environmental Chemistry, Chemistry in daily life, and Biomolecules.
Biology: Three domains of life, Diversity in Living World, Cell Structure and Cell Theory and Tissues, Plant Physiology and Human Physiology, Photosynthesis, Digestion and Absorption, Morphology and Modifications, Reproduction, Genetics, Heredity and Variations, Biology and Human Welfare, Biotechnology and its applications, Ecology, Organism & Environment, and Biodiversity and its conservation.
AIPMT (NEET) Exam Dates:
Candidates can download the admit card from 15th April 2019. Admission card will be released on the website of NTA and only successfully registered candidates will be able to download the admit card. Without admit card, candidates will not be allowed to appear for the examination. NEET 2019 will be conducted on 5th May 201 in a single session on a single day. The exam will be conducted from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm. It will be conducted via offline mode.
There are 2255 centers all over India in different 136 cities for NEET. Candidates will be asked to fill three choices. Generally, three languages i.e. Hindi, English, and Urdu are given as the language for the exam. Apart from them, other states provide languages according to their state.
Number of Attempts:
Supreme Court has fixed the number of attempts a candidate can give for this examination. According to the Court, a candidate can give the following number of attempts in AIPMT (NEET):
|Category||Number of Attempts|
For the first time, it will be the responsibility of the National Testing Agency to provide All India Rank after the declaration of result. In Government/Dental colleges, seats have been registered according to the category of candidates:
|Category of Student||% of Seats Reserved|
|OBC( non-creamy layer)||27%|
Candidates can download they admit card from the official website of NEET. There will be no offline mode available to download admit card. Candidates must have scored more than the cut-off to be eligible for the admissions.
Candidates can check the answer key after a few days of exam. Coaching institutes like Aakash, Allen, etc will upload answer key to their websites. Official answer key will be released by NTA on their website after a few days. Candidates can check the final answer key on that website. Merit list is prepared by Directorate General of Health Services, Medical Council of India and Dental Council of India.
The result will be declared on 5th June 2019. Candidates can download their result sheet and rank letter. NEET does not declare result category-wise. Re-evaluation of the answer sheets is not allowed in NEET. Counseling for the selected candidates will start from 13th June 2019. NTA has reserved counseling seats for the state as well as for all India Quota:
- For state quota: 85%
- All India Quota: 15%
The process of seat allocation is done in three rounds and it is based on the rank secured by the candidate.
AIPMT (NEET) 2018 Previous Year Cut-off:
|OBC, SC, ST||288|
|OBC, SC, ST-PH||288|
List of Books to Prepare for AIPMT (NEET):
- Complete NEET Guide: Physics by MTG Editorial Board
- 40 Days Physics for NEET: SB Tripathi
- 29 Years NEET-AIPMT Chapterwise Solutions-Physics by MTG Editorial
- Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips for NEET-AIIMS-Physics by MTG Editorial
- Complete NEET Guide: Chemistry by MTG Editorial Board
- 40 Days Chemistry for NEET: Sudhanshu Thakur
- 29 Years NEET-AIPMT Chapterwise Solutions-Chemistry by MTG Editorial
- Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips for NEET-AIIMS-Chemistry by MTG Editorial
- Complete NEET Guide: Biology by MTG Editorial Board
- 29 Years NEET-AIPMT Chapterwise Solutions-Biology by Arihant Publications
- Trueman’s Objective Biology for NEET – Vol I & Vol II by M.P.Tyagi and J.P.Goyal
- NCERT BOTANY Booster for NEET (AIPMT) AIIMS and All Other Medical Exam by S.Ansari
NEET (AIPMT) Preparation Tips:
- Candidates should have a good understanding of all the topics studied in class 11th and 12th. For this, they should study NCERTs thoroughly.
- Aspirants should make a timetable so that they can finish the syllabus in time and also finish the test in the given time.
- Candidates should solve all the previous year question papers as it will help them to their strong and week sections. Also, sometimes questions are repeated. So this can save time while solving them in the exam.