The students are jsut left with a day only for NEET 2019 Registration. The last date to apply for NEET 2019 is November 30, 2018. This means that after this date, the candidates will not be able to register for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) which is being held by NTA.
The students should note that NEET 2019 is not only essential for admission to MBBS/ BDS programme but its score is also relevant for admisison in AYUSH courses such as BAMS, BHMS and BUMS, etc. Hence, one should not miss this opportunity and should complete the NEET 2019 Application Process as soon as possible.
Now, since only a day is left for NEET 2019 Registration, there will be many students who would be panicking and may make mistakes at the time of registration. Hence, here is a small reminder on what mistakes to avoid while filling NEET 2019 Application Form.
Reminder #1 – Always Check the Eligibility Criteria
There are many students who in the hurry to complete the Application process skips to check the eligibility criteria for the exam. Furthermore, there are many students who are still confused about the NEET 2019 Eligibility Criteria.
Open School/ Private Candidates/ Studied Biology/Biotechnology as an Additional Subject at 10+2 level – Eligible or Not Elgiible for NEET 2019?
The NTA has clearly specified in its Information Brochure, that the past decision of not allowing such candidates to appear for NEET exam has been struck down; This clearly means that candidates in the NEET (UG)-2019 who have passed the qualifying examinations i.e. 10+2 from National Institute of Open Schooling or State Open Schools or as private candidates from recognised State Boards; or with Biology/Biotechnology as additional subject shall be allowed but subject to the outcome of Special Leave Petitions/Appeals filed by the Medical Council of India
Indian citizens, NRIs, PIOs, OCIs and foreign nationals are eligible to appear for NEET 2019. There is no number of limits to appear for this National level entrance exam, but there is a age limit criteria. The students must not be less than 17 years of age as on December 31, 2019, and the upper age limit for NEET 2019 is 25 years (relaxation of 05 years is given to SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PWD candidates.
As far as the academic qualification is concerned, the students must have passed Class 12th or its equivalent examination from any recognized board like CBSE, ICSE, etc. and must have studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English. Also, the students should have obntained a minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in aggregate.
Reminder #2 – Keep All the Necessary Documents With Yourself; It will save you a lot of Time
One of the quickest way to complete the Application Process is to keep all the necessary documents whch a student already knows s/he will require to fill up details in the NEET Application Form. This will save you a lot of time, and also the students will be ensure that correct information is being provided in the Application Form.
To fill up details in the NEET 2019 Application Form, the candidates should keep their Class 10th and 12th Marksheet, Caste / Tribe Certificate if a candidate belongs to the reserved category, Scanned image of the Photograph, Signature, PWD certificate, if applicable.
Now, one another important to remember is that at the time of NEET Registration, the candidates will have to enter their Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name and Date of Birth as per Class 10th Certificate. Hence, if the name of the candidate on the Aadhaar Card/ any other ID proof is different than the one in the Class 10th certificate, you must and must enter your name as in the Class Xth certificate.
Reminder #3 – Do not Make Mistakes While Entering These Information in NEET 2019 Application Form
Now, NTA has specified that it will provide an opportunity to the candidates to edit/ modify/ change details in their NEET 2019 Application Form. The window for NEET 2019 Application Form Correction will open from January 14, 2019 and the last date to make correction in the NEET 2019 Online Form is January 31, 2019. But now there is a twist to this great opportunity provided by NTA.
The candidates will not be able to edit details such as Gender, Category, Nationality, State Eligibility (15% AIQ seats), and PWD status. Other than these, the students can edit all other information and can also correct the images if there is any error in it.
Interesting Fact: Though there is no facility for checking the Application Status for NEET 2019, however, NTA will send an SMS/ Email to the registered candidates if there is any error in the images uploaded by the candidate in the Application Form. Then such candidates can do the necessary correction in the Form Correction Window.
Reminder #4 – Keep all these documents for future reference
It is strongly advised to the candidates to keep the documents such as Proof of remittance of Applicatio fee (General/ OBC – Rs. 1400 and SC/ ST/ PH/ Transgender candidates – Rs. 750), Computer Generated Confirmation Page of NTA NEET Online Application, Copy of the System generated Self Declaration in respect of candidates from state J & K who have opted for seats under 15% All India Quota.
NTA is going to conduct the NEET 2019 examination on May 05, 2019 at 154 test centers spread across the country. The candidates who will complete the application process for NEET 2019 on time before the nlast date and pay the complete application fee will be then issued the NEET Admit Card. One of the important document which is required to gain entry inside the test center and sit for the test. NTA is going to issue the NEET 2019 Admit Card on April 15, 2019 through online mode only.