The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2019 is scheduled to be held on May 5, 2019, and the students can apply until December 7 for the same. This was put off from its earlier deadline of November 30.

The newly-constituted agency, which has taken over the task of presiding over  NEET from CBSE, took the decision after the Supreme Court order, which on Thursday had permitted aspirants above the age of 25 years to sit for the exams. The Supreme Court, in its order, enabled candidates of 25 years of age and above to sit for the exam only provisionally till final judgment comes in the matter.

The application form for the NEET examination has to be submitted only through online mode on the official website of the exam. The pattern for NEET 2019 is the same as NEET 2018, and has three sections — Physics, Chemistry and Biology and consists of 180 questions. 90 from Biology, 45 from Physics and 45 from Chemistry. As per the exam schedule accessible on the official website of NTA NEET, the NEET UG 2019 exam will be conducted on May 5, 2019. The Candidates who have applied for the same can download their admit card from April 15,2019.