Do’s and Don’ts for NEET 2020
Tanzim Hazarika, 04 Jul 2019, #NEET
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Do’s and Don’ts for NEET 2020The medical aspirants appearing for NEET exam can check the points which are to be followed and prohibited on the D-day. The do's and don'ts of NEET 2020 will help the candidates prevent and prepare for NEET. With the release of the application form, students appearing for the exam must be confused as well as anxious to know about the NEET 2020 do's and don'ts to be followed. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will be conducted on May 3, containing 180 multiple choice questions. The conducting authority, National Testing Agency (NTA) has specified the dress code and other instructions which must be adopted/banned during the exam. In order to help aspirants, Careers360 brings an article on 'do's and don'ts for NEET 2020 and other relevant instructions to be followed before or during the examination.

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NEET do's and don'ts 2020 provide the information on preparation tips and some fundamentals which must be followed by aspirants to secure good marks and ranks in NEET 2020.

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The Do’s for NEET 2020

Do prepare your study schedule well in advance – The experts and toppers of NEET always suggest to make a study schedule in advance and should implement it intensively.

Do break the syllabus down - Candidates can break-down the NEET syllabus into smaller units and prepare each topic individually. This will lessen the burden from the students to prepare the entire syllabus in one go. Also, aspirants can check the NEET 2020 chapter-wise weightage and important topics and prepare according to the study plan.

Do make time for yourselfAlong with the NEET preparations, aspirants are also advised to follow their activities and hobbies to refresh their minds. This helps in increasing concentration and makes studies more interesting.

Do maintain disciplineOnce the study plan is made, aspirants need to maintain the discipline and implement it rigorously. Mere planning for NEET 2020 will not be enough if one doesn't maintain discipline. As it is quoted by Jim Rohn "Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments."

Do practiceRegular practice is the key when it comes to scoring good in NEET. It becomes mandatory to solve as much as mock tests and sample papers as possible. One must under that knowledge is of no value unless you put it in practice.

NEET 2020 Do’s: Before or of the day of the exam

NEET 2020 Do’s which helps in preventing exam day hurdles.

  • Candidates are advised to visit the NEET 2020 exam centre a day before the exam to get aware of the route and avoid the last-minute rush on the D-day.

  • It is mandatory to carry the NEET admit card 2020 along with the passport size photograph and valid ID proof to the centre.

  • In order to avoid last minute rush, students must try to reach the examination centre on the time to complete the verification procedures.

  • The most important point is to follow all the instructions and NEET exam day guidelines 2020 as mentioned to avoid any obstacle.

NEET 2020 Do’s: During the examination

The listed Do’s for NEET 2020 will guide you through the process which should be followed in the exam hall on exam day.

  • Do remain silent and focus on the questions asked as this helps in time management.

  • Do abide by the instructions of the invigilator regarding filling up of information and examination hour rules and in case of any doubts, get them cleared before attempting anything on your own.

  • Do read instructions and the questions carefully before attempting to answer.

  • Do solve the questions that are easier to tackle first and then attempt the tougher ones.

The Dont’s for NEET 2020

Don’t compare with others – It is important to be a part of a healthy discussion with competitors and friends, however, one should trust their own planning and preparations. They should avoid comparing their preparation level with each other. With this, candidates can break their confidence and may panic before the examination.

Don’t avoid sleepCandidates must take at least 7 hours of sleep a day before NEET 2020 exam. Fewer hours of sleep can have a serious effect on the mental and physical health in the long run.

Don’t procrastinateDoubts, if not resolved right away, can cause a lot of trouble in the long run. If there is a doubt or query of any kind, it should be solved at the earliest.

Don’t lose confidenceThe scores of the mock tests are not always indicative of actual preparations at times. Don’t let this create panic or spurring of negative thoughts.

NEET 2020 Don'ts: Before or on the day of the exam

The following Don’ts for NEET 2020 will help you beat the stress on or before the exam day.

  • Don’t study afresh at the last minute as it builds up the tension.

  • Don’t carry any kind of item not permitted in the examination centre as it may prevent you from appearing for the examination.

  • Don’t take any sort of eatables inside the exam hall as it is not permitted. Water will be provided to the candidates at the examination hall.

  • Don’t take any barred items in the examination hall.

NEET 2020 Don’ts: During the exam

The following Dont's for NEET 2020 will guide you on things you should not do in the exam hall of NEET.

  • Don’t rush while going through the instructions provided.

  • Don’t discuss with fellow candidates as it is not permitted.

  • Don’t attempt to note down the questions as it may be lead to cancellation of candidature.

  • Don’t leave the examination hall until permitted to do so.

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Shagufa Zareen Student Expert 22nd Nov, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

Yes you can give NEET after 12th exam and the eligibility criteria to sit for the NEET exam is class 12 only so you are good to go. First go through the syllabus and try to complete the portion which is in your class 12 so that you will left with only class 11 for revision and deep learning.

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Shivam bhardwaj Student Expert 22nd Nov, 2019
Hello Nivetha,
Hope you are doing well.
WithTamil Nadustudents faring well in NEET, thecutofffor MBBS courses atgovernmentmedicalcollegesmight increase by more than 25 marks this year. Last year, thecut-off for governmentmedicalcollegesin OC category was 424. For BC and BCM it was 369 and 343.
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Hi , I am 30 years old , can i attempt this exam ? I passed already HS in 2006 .

Shivam bhardwaj Student Expert 22nd Nov, 2019

Hello Manoj,

Hope you are doing well.

There is no upper age limit till the Supreme Court passes its judgement on it. If no barrier occurs by Supreme Court then you can surely give the exam

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neet mbbs cutoff 2019 and 2018 and 2020

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Hello Sudhanshu,

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for OBC what was cut off in 2019 NEET??

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Hello aspirant. Hope you are doing good. I would like to to tell you that the cutoff in 2019 NEET was 30th percentile for OBC students. For your reference, I am sharing a link that consists of all the necessary information for NEET. You can check that link.

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