FAQ's on NEET - How it affects medical aspirants
As May 9 Supreme Court order finally replaced all private and state-level medical entrance exams with NEET for admission to undergraduate medical courses in India, Careers 360 here brings you more clarity on questions hovering students' mind on different aspect of the new exam.
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FAQ's on NEET - How it affects medical aspirants
Q. 1. How does a common entrance test benefit me?
Ans. Today, the total medical exams in the country are about 50 and every serious aspirant takes an average 10 tests. Besides, it is commonly believed that some private entrance tests, including state entrance tests can be rigged. At the least, they are not full proof. Remember how a CM’s daughter in Bihar stood 1st rank in an MBBS entrance test? So a single and credible entrance test is being conducted to prepare an all India merit list of all medical aspirants. Such a test will benefit the more meritorious to apply into good private medical colleges also, while competing for their own state quotas.
Q. 2. I have appeared for NEET 1. Can I appear for NEET 2?
Ans. Yes. You can. However, you have to give up all your claims on the results of NEET 1/AIPMT 2016 which was conducted on May 1. It is not the best the two. Only, your NEET 2 score would be considered for all admission purposes.
Q. 3. What was the need for NEET 2?
Ans. As the state and private medical entrance tests have been barred, NEET 2 will be an opportunity for those aspirants who did not take the AIPMT 2016 or NEET 1. However, students who appeared in NEET 1 protested that the others are getting more time to prepare. Hence the NEET 1 examinees have also been given an option to appear for NEET 2 by foregoing all claims in NEET 1 results.
Q.4. I have reservations in my state. Would I have the same if considered under NEET?
Ans. Yes. NEET is only a comprehensive merit list to be used as an inter-se merit list. No reservation policies are being changed. It is only the preparation if an all India merit list to be used inter se.
Q. 5. The Exam is in English only. What is the reason?
Ans. Medicine, the world over is taught in English. Most scientific terms don’t have language inferences. Once you pass the exam, you will have to learn the subjects in English. Hence, the exam is being held only in English.
Q. 6. What happens to a candidate who had a bad day on the day of the exam? Earlier, he could make amends in another exam?
Ans. That is true. Every such move has pros and cons. This is a good first step. When you consider states like Tamil Nadu which admits students on marks scored in class XII exams, a bad day in any of the subjects can ruin their chances. This drawback will be for any exam.
Q. 7. I am from Andhra Pradesh. How would my rank at NEET affect my chances?
Ans. Andhra as a state will derive its own merit list of candidates from the NEET merit list and give admissions. Besides, the better performers will also have a chance to get admission into some of the good deemed universities and moving there, thus freeing a few more seats for the Andhra candidates within the state.
However, we at Careers360 acknowledge that if you are an Andhra state board candidate you may be at a disadvantage vis a vis a CBSE board candidate from the same state. This applies to possibly all state board applicants. You can put pressure on your own states to reserve seats according to the board you have taken.
Q. 8. I am from the Christian community and apply for CMC Vellore under our own quota. Would I be affected?
Ans. As I said earlier, no rights under any quota/reservation are being affected. CMC Vellore will draw up its own merit list belonging to the Christian community from the all India merit list and will apply quotas on the same.
Q. 9. What happens to some of the private tests that I already appeared?
Ans. They become null and void. You will have to appear in NEET 2 to lay any claim for admission.
Q. 10. Does it apply to PG Medical seats also?
Ans. No. This is only for undergraduate medical aspirants for this year. But in subsequent years it applies to both PG and UG courses.
Q. 11. What happens if I get a good rank under NEET 2 but denied a seat in a college, though a low ranked student has got admission in my category?
Ans. You can take that college to court and get that seat allocated to you provided the other admission criterion remain the same.
Q.12. My advice to all students regarding appearing in NEET 2.
Ans. Apply for NEET 2, prepare well, take it with all seriousness and try to get the best rank possible.
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Questions related to NEET
I have opted pcm and can I give neet just for practise
Examinations like JEE, NEET and other similar ones are very prestigious and hard-to-crack entrance examination. From your profile it is evident that you are an engineering aspirant.
Therefore, you must focus entirely on your Examinations rather than on NEET. And NEET is not for just for practice. If you would like to practice then practice in mock tests, test series and previous year questions.
Be focused and put your full effort for JEE Main and Advanced and for whichever Examination you are preparing for.
All the best.
i am a neet aspirant and i am sc.what is the approximate score i need to get in neet 2020?
For sc/st students minimum percentile required to qualify neet is around 40 percentile means score between 95-130. But trend changes every year, so just to be on safe side consider it as 120-150. Also, if you wish to take admission in a reputed college, not just to clear neet then you need to score good (around 250-300).to check the previous years cutoffs, kindly visit our page at
will NEET 2020 postpone again ??? as of present going corona situation give clarity
as of now we have no information about the postponement of NEET 2020 , it is scheduled to be conducted in the month of september on the date 13, 2020 , i would suggest you to be updated with the official website or with us.
for more information you may refer to the link mentioned below
in 2021 I want to take offline coaching for neet from delhi then which coaching centre is good with affordable fees
Neet is a national level entrance exam for getting into many medical colleges all over India.
Here's a list of some offline coaching centres in delhi from where you can pursue neet coaching.:-
Note that along with coaching institute you wil have to devote time other than in coaching centre as well for neet prepration. Depending fully on coaching centre won't be good.
hope you find it helpful.
fees of Aakash institute in Delhi for neet for 1 year
For regular classes for 1 year fees of akash institute Is Rs 1,36,526 For NEET exam,if you want to know more about this please visit it's official website you Will find the syllabus structure of this institute , your surely find informative after visiting it's official website
Hope you find this informative