NEET Exam 2019: Important tips and topics to prepare for the test on 20 May

May 7, 2019 10:08 IST
NEET Exam 2019

For students from Karnataka who missed their NEET 2019 examination due to train delay and those from Odisha for whom the examination was postponed because of the cyclone, National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the rescheduled date of examination. NTA will conduct the NEET 2019 for all such students on May 20, 2019 from 10 AM to 1 PM. Students must prepare hard to take the most benefit of this extra time to increase their score in the exam. The NEET UG entrance exam will be conducted by NTA for admission to MBBS and BDS Courses in India in Medical and Dental colleges.

Question paper in NEET Exam 2019 will be of 3 hours duration and will contain 180 multiple choice questions based on Physics, Chemistry and Biology section. 

  • The Biology section will have a total of 90 questions with 45 questions from Botany and 45 questions from Zoology.
  • There will be total 180 questions out of which 45 each will be from Zoology and Botany, and 45 each will be from Physics and Chemistry.
  • In Physics section, students will have to solve 45 questions.
  • Chemistry section will also have 45 questions.
  • Marking Scheme of NEET 2019 will be as follows:

+4 marks for each correct answer

-1 mark for each wrong answer

0 mark for each unattempted question

  • Maximum Marks = 720

NEET 2019 (5 May) Paper Analysis: Moderate paper with tricky questions in Physics section

Here we are giving some important tips to revise the syllabus of NEET 2019 in last two days before the exam. These are:

1. Revise important formulae and diagrams

This is the best way to revise the vast syllabus in an effective way. Recall all the important formulae and diagrams by using pen and paper. You should be good at labelling the diagrams as well. Solve more and more formula based questions to fine tune your preparations.

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2.  Revise all important topics at a glance

At the last moment before, students should focus on revising the important topics only. They should not read the chapters line by line from book, instead they should revise from the self-made study notes. Experts have suggested a few crucial topics for NEET 2019 from each of Biology, Physics and Chemistry subjects. These important topics are mentioned below:


Biological Classification


Cell Biology

Genetics and Evolution

Physiology - Plant and Human

Reproduction - Flowering Plants and Human

Cell Structure and Function

RNA Replication

Plant Kingdom

Plant Morphology

Human Physiology

Endocrine System





Rigid Body Dynamics


Modern Physics

Heat and Thermodynamics



Simple Harmonic Motion and Waves


Alkyl Hallide, Alchol & Ether (Reaction Mechanism)

Carbonyl Compounds

Mole Concept

IUPAC & Isomerism

Coordination Compounds



Surface Chemistry


Chemical Kinetics

Chemical Bonding

Hydrogen Bonding

Basic Principles




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3. Practice previous year papers and mock tests

Practicing with the previous year papers and mock tests will not only help to polish your skills but also help in improving your accuracy and speed. This way you may increase your confidence to take the real exam in a more managed and appropriate way. Try to solve as many papers as possible.

4. Know your strengths and weaknesses

At this time, students should be aware of their strengths and weaknesses. They should know which sections/topics they know quite well and in which areas they need to improve. So, in last moment, work on your weak areas. On the exam day, try to attempt easy questions first, so that you would have enough time to solve the tougher ones.

5. Stray calm and relax

Don't let the exam stress hamper your preparations and health. Get proper sleep and eat healthy food to be fit. To give your best in the exam, it is very important that you stay both physically and mentally strong while writing the exam. Take proper rest and sleep a day before the exam.

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