Model test for NEET 2019 aspirants in TN and Puducherry on January 6 2019

NEET 2019 – The national newspaper, The Hindu, in association with the Chennai-based SMART Learning Centre will hold a state-level model test for NEET aspirants on January 6, 2019, as per The Hindu report. The third edition of the model test will be held in 40 centres across Tamil Nadu and Puducherry (Pondicherry). This is aimed at providing NEET aspirants with a real-time experience of the rigorous national level examination, noted the report.

Students of classes XI and XII are eligible to apply for the test. For Class XII students, the paper will be a simulation of the actual NEET paper and will cover the entire medical entrance syllabus. For Class XI students, the model test will cover the grade-relevant syllabus, said the report. The test will be conducted under the guidance of expert academicians, who have been setting the papers for similar exams. This will further help students get an in-depth understanding of their level of preparedness and where they stand among their peers.

Students will also be given a State-level performance rank and will receive a detailed analysis report on their strengths and weaknesses. The students who score the top 100 marks will be eligible for free coaching after their board examinations. Additionally, a risk meter based on the student’s answering profile showing one’s risk-taking tendency — given that the NEET has negative marking — will also be provided. A detailed comparison of the student’s scores and the State average will also be made, noted the report.

“The Hindu-SMART State-level Model Test has now become a standard benchmark for any serious NEET aspirant, thanks to our highly predictive results in the previous years,” said Aspire Swaminathan, Director, SMART Learning Centre, was quoted as saying by the report. The fee for the test is ₹750 plus GST. Students interested in taking up the test can register at, and the last date for applying online is November 30. Schools interested in conducting the test within their premises may contact Praveen Ellath on 74016 58483.

As per the notification on www. In, The Hindu-SMART SLMT is a model test for NEET aspirants which is organised by The Hindu, in association with SMART Learning Centre. The 2019 Model test being conducted on January 6, 2019, the third year in a row, going by the previous year’s statistics is expected to be attempted by 10000+ students at 40+ centres across Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry.

Conducted under the guidance of expert academicians who have been paper setters for similar exams, the test is aimed at providing NEET aspirants with a real-time experience of the examination. The model test aims to help them understand where they stand amongst their peers at a state level.

While students are more familiar with descriptive type exams, the NEET is an objective type exam that demands conceptual clarity, application orientation and Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS). Additionally, students need to be adept at marking answers on an OMR sheet, wherein handling the OMR requires attention to detail and practice because even a small mistake can prove to be costly.


Salient Features

Given the scale at which the SLMT has been conducted for the past 2twoyears, The Hindu – SMART team now stands in a unique position of being privy to key performance metrics and insights. Every student appearing for this model test will get a detailed report that makes correlations on various parameters and comes out with vital information that would help the strengths, weaknesses, risk score, accuracy index etc.

In addition to the State Rank, Overall Rank, Overall Percentage and Percentile, the report provides:

  • Subject Wise Performance Analysis
  • Answering profile regarding the student’s Memory Capacity, Application Skills, Ability to Comprehend and answer tricky questions
  • Accuracy Index
  • Student’s SLMT Score Vs. State Average Vs. State Toppers’
  • Risk Meter assessing the risk-taking tendencies of the student given that the exam has negative marking

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