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NEET Eligibility Criteria 2019

NEET Eligibility Criteria 2019 will be prescribed by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The students are suggested to read carefully the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is a national level entrance examination for MBBS & BDS aspirants.

Eligibility to appear in NEET-UG

General Eligibility:

  • As per the latest news, candidates may attempt the exam 9 times & 14 attempts for SC/ST/OBC category candidates.
Category of Candidates Types of permissible IDs
All Indian Candidates Aadhaar Number, Aadhaar Enrolment Number (EID) or Registration Number issued by Facilitation Centre
Indian Nationals belonging to Assam, Meghalaya or Jammu & Kashmir Aadhaar Number, Aadhaar Enrolment Number, Registration Number issued by Facilitation Centre, Ration Card Number, Bank Account Number, Passport Number or Number of any other Identity Card issued by Government.
NRIs Aadhaar Number, Passport Number
Foreigners/OCI/PIO Passport Number


  • Candidates must be the citizen of India.
  • NRIs , OCIs (Overseas Citizen of India), PIOs (Persons of Indian Origin) & Foreign Nationals can also apply.

Age :

  • The age criteria for appearing in the NEET 2019 exam is given - Unreserved Category (UR) Born on or between 7th May 1994 and 1st January 2003. SC/ST/OBC Category/PWD Born on or between 7th May 1989 and 1st January 2003

  • Candidates must have passed the higher/senior secondary examination or ISCE which is equivalent to 10+2 examination Higher/Senior
  • Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years study.
  • Candidates must pass the above qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology & Mathematics or any other elective subjects with English.
  • Candidates must secure minimum 50% marks (GEN), 40% marks (SC/ST/OBC), 45% marks (GEN PH) & 40% marks (SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH) taken together in PCB subjects.
  • Candidates who are in the 12th standard can also apply. They must have to show the passing certificates complying with the percentage criteria at the time of first round of counselling.
  • NIOS or State Open School or private candidates are not eligible to apply for NEET exam.

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