What is the expected difficulty level of NEET 2019?

The National Eligibility Entrance Test or NEET is the most awaited examination for candidates who seek admission to medical and Dental courses. However, NEET 2019 examinations are all set to go through certain changes as per the report published on March 13, 2018, by the MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development).

Expected level of difficulty in NEET 2019

Apart from the changes brought about in the pattern of the examination, a doubt still lingers in the minds of students pertaining to its level of difficulty. Based on the level of difficulty faced by students in the year 2018, CBSE has brought in changes that advised students to focus entirely on CBSE syllabus for preparation of the examination.

However, in the case of NEET examinations for 2019, the level of difficulty will be the same as that set during NEET 2018. The syllabus would comprise of MCQ type questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects. The distribution of marks for individual sections will be as follows:

Biology – 90 questions for 360 marks

Physics and Chemistry each having 45 questions of 180 marks each.

The total score of the examination is 720 marks.

Marking scheme

Each correct answer will get +4 marks whereas each wrong answer will have negative marking. Each incorrect response will get -1 marks. However, the questions left unanswered will not be counted as the wrong answer.

Tips to prepare for NEET examination 2019

The NEET exam holds greater importance for admission to MBBS/ BDS. In addition, admission to AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) is also done on the basis of NEET score. Pertaining to its importance, the exam preparations have to be done with care and dedication.

Know the syllabus

The NEET examination 2019 syllabus will be based on the subjects of class 11th and 12th. As per experts, candidates must pay equal attention to NCERT as well as other competitive books to be abreast with the subject matter.Prepare Notes and polish basics. Ensure to jot down points and prepare notes as soon after the completion of each chapter. Being well versed with basics is an important criterion.Take up Mock tests.

NTA has converted more than 2,600 of their centers into Practice centers. Candidates can avail for TPC starting from September 01, 2018. For availing the services candidates will have to register with the TPC, which can help in gaining a perfect view of how the examination will be conducted. With this facility, all aspirants can get a fine idea about the types of questions which will be asked in the entrance test as well as get acquainted with the difficulty level.

All in all the level of NEET entrance examination in 2019 will remain the same as that of the previous years. However, understanding the subject, being abreast with the latest changes, syllabus, and subjects in general along with taking mock tests will help one pass the examination with ease.

Changes brought about in the examination

The NEET 2019 will be conducted by the NTA (National Testing Agency). The Cabinet had approved for the formation of NTA, an autonomous self-serving body that will be responsible for conducting higher education entrance examinations such as NEET, JEE, etc. which was previously under the paradigm of CBSE. However, pertaining to the formation of the body, all the entrance examinations under the purview of CBSE will be taken over by NTA from the year 2019.

The two most important changes bought about in the entrance examination are as follows:

  1. The NEET examination from 2019 will be conducted only once a year.
  2. The examination will be conducted solely through offline mode i.e. Pen and paper mode in comparison to the contemplated online mode
  3. The entrance test will be held by NTA in place of CBSE.
  4. The NTA will allocate centers at district and sub-district levels for providing training through Test Practice Centres for students in order to acquaint them with the current changes made in the test.
  5. There will be no changes in the nature of questions, syllabus, language choice, and examination fee.
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