NEET Exam Dates 2020
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NEET Exam Dates 2020 - Through an official notification, National Testing Agency (NTA) had announced the dates of NEET 2020 on August 21, 2019. As per the NEET 2020 exam date, the offline entrance test will be conducted on May 3. Only entrance exams conducted by AIIMS and JIPMER are now under the ambit of NEET. The exam will be held in pen and paper mode containing 180 multiple choice questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology). With the help of NEET exam dates 2020, aspirants can keep a track on all crucial events related to the entrance examination including the release of the application form, issuance of admit card and declaration of result.
Latest -The correction window of NEET application is available from January 15 to 31, 2020.

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Along with the exam date, the regulatory body had also announced NEET UG dates 2020 for other events. NEET application form 2020 had been released on December 2, 2019, in online mode. A separate offline form was released for the Kashmiri and Leh aspirants on December 9, 2019, in order to help them with the applications. Candidates satisfying the specified eligibility criteria were required to register themselves on or before the last date, which was January 6, 2020. Registered aspirants will be provided with an opportunity to rectify the details through the correction window, which will open from January 15 to 31, 2020. NEET admit card release date is March 27, 2020, which can be downloaded in online mode only. NEET 2020 is conducted for admission to around 76,928 MBBS and 26,693 BDS seats offered by 532 medical and 313 dental government, private, deemed, central, ESIC and AFMC colleges of the country. For more information on NEET exam dates 2020 for all important events from the article below.

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Scope of NEET 2020

The scores obtained in NEET exam will be used for MBBS/BDS admissions in the following:

  • 15% All India Quota seats
  • 85% State Quota seats
  • All seats from deemed universities
  • 100% seats from central universities
  • State/management/NRI quota seats offered in private medical or dental colleges
  • ESIC colleges
  • Central pool quota seats

NEET exam dates 2020

Release of application form
December 2, 2019
Last date to register
January 6, 2020
Due date to pay the application form fee
January 7, 2020- Closed
Application correction window starts
January 15 to 31, 2020
Issuance of admit card
March 27, 2020
NEET 2020 exam date
May 3, 2020 (from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM)
Official answer key to be published
Last week of May 2020*
Announcement of NEET result
June 4, 2020
NEET counselling dates 2020
Registration and choice filling for Counselling for All India Quota/Deemed Universities/Central Universities/ESIC Colleges - Round ISecond week of June 2020*
Seat Allotment - Round IFourth week of June 2020*
Registration and choice filling for Counselling for All India Quota/Deemed Universities/Central Universities/ESIC Colleges - Round IIFirst week of July 2020*
Seat Allotment - Round IISecond week of July 2020*
Registration and counselling for Mop-Up Round for Deemed Universities/Central Universities/ESIC CollegesSecond week of August 2020*
Seat AllotmentThird week of August 2020*

*denotes tentative dates

Changes in NEET 2020 exam dates

  • The exam dates of NEET UG 2020 had been announced on August 21. All the dates for NEET exam 2020 is available in the table above.
  • As per the NEET schedule 2020, the online registration has begun a month later than the previous year. NEET 2020 application form was available from December 2, 2019 to January 6, 2020.
  • Unlike last year, NEET admit card will be released earlier on March 27, 2020. Only the registered candidates can download and take a printout of the same for further notices.
  • The number of seats allotted through NEET will be increased in respect of 10% reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) category candidates. A total of 1,02,586 MBBS/BDS seats will be allotted on the basis of NEET scores.

NEET exam dates 2020 - points to remember

  • NEET dates 2020 mentions all the schedule of events related to the entrance examination.
  • Aspirants following these NEET exams dates 2020 can prepare for the upcoming events in advance, whether it is about filling the application form or registering for the counselling process.
  • NTA may change some exam dates of NEET 2020. Therefore, students are advised to stay tuned to this page and ensure that they do not miss out any of the recent updates.

NEET 2020 dates - Schedule


Date and Time

Last entry in the examination hall

1.30 pm

Sitting on the seat in the Examination Hall/Room

1.15 pm

Announcement of Important Instructions and Checking of Admit Cards by the Invigilator

1.30 pm to 1.45 pm

Distribution of the test booklet

1.45 pm

Writing of particulars on the Test Booklet by the Candidate

1.50 pm

Commencement of examination

2.00 pm

Test Concludes

5.00 pm

NEET 2020 exam dates highlights

Candidates can check the highlights of crucial events below.

NEET 2020 Application Dates - The online registration for NEET 2020 was started on December 2, 2019 and closed on January 6, 2020. The date to make a fee payment was January 7, 2020. NTA has also opened the correction window facility for succesfully registered candidates from January 15 to 31, 2020.

NEET 2020 Admit Card Dates - Medical students whose application form will be accepted by the authority will be issued the hall ticket of NEET 2020 from March 27 onwards. It is mandatory to take a printout the admit card and carry it to the exam centre for verification purpose along with relevant documents. NEET admit card 2020 will display the name of candidates, roll number, the application number, date as well as time of exam, detailed name and address of exam centre allotted and other important instructions to be followed.

NEET 2020 Exam Date – As per the latest information, NEET exam will be conducted on May 3, 2020, from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Candidates are advised to report at the exam centre of NEET 2020 one hour before the commencement of exam. NEET question paper 2020 will contain questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

NEET 2020 Result Dates - NTA will announce the result of NEET 2020 on June 4, in the form of a scorecard. Candidates who will secure the minimum qualifying percentile will be considered qualified in NEET 2020 entrance exam. NEET result 2020 also declare the cutoff marks. The scorecard will display roll number, subject-wise and total marks obtained (out of 720), NEET All India Rank, category rank and other details.

NEET 2020 Counselling Dates - Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on behalf of Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct counselling of NEET 2020 for 15% All India Quota seats, along with all seats in deemed/central universities, ESIC and AFMC institutes. From every government medical and dental colleges, 15% of the seats will be reserved for AIQ seats. While, the remaining 85% state quota seats will be filled by respective state counselling authorities on the basis of NEET scores 2020.

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i belong to sc category and i obtained marks in pcb group in state board is 127 and in neet score is 390 so i would to get admission in MBBS private /government or not

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 20th Jan, 2020

Your 12th marks have no bearing for securing a seat in MBBS in NEET. The factors that determine your chances in MBBS are your NEET score, Category and rank in the merit list. You did mention your Category and score but haven't mentioned the State that you hold the domicile of. Can you please help us with the State you belong to so that we can help you with relevant information.


Sir please help me preparations neet and beak memory

NAVNEET PANDEY 20th Jan, 2020

Hello uday

To get good marks in NEET you need to study very hard,

As the competition in NEET is very high and also the numbers of applicants is increasing every it's really very important to prepare correctly.

For NEET it will be good if you study all your NCERT thoroughly and as NCERT have a very simple and a good source to clear all the basic concepts in chemistry and physics. Study and practice numericals in physics and chemistry as much as you can,also buy mock test papers for practice.

As you will understand what are your weakness and how can you fix that.

You can also do a crash course if you can as the material provided by the coaching institutes are really useful.

And if you can't don't feel bad just study hard.

For weak memory

  1. Always revise what you've studied periodically.
  2. Meditate.
  3. Eat healthy and green vegetables as much as you can.
  4. Learn some memory sharpening techniques.they help a lot.

physics weightage in neet 2020

Rose Mary George 20th Jan, 2020


There will be 45 questions with 4 mark each,so there is total of 180 marks from physics. There is a negative marking of 1.

The NEET syllabus of physics is further subdivided into:

  • Mechanics
  • Heat & Thermodynamics
  • Electrostatics & Magnetism
  • Current Electricity & Electromagnetic Induction
  • Optics & Modern Physics

Hope this helps.


please give me NEET question paper

Somrita Bhattacharya 20th Jan, 2020


Check the link given below for NEET Question papers

Also check out the NEET knockout program for preparation for you NEET examination

Good luck


I am currently in class 11th and Ill be appearing in neet 2021 exam what strategies should I follow from now only so that I can get a good rank

Charvi Nayyar 20th Jan, 2020

hello aspirant

you can follow these steps to prepare for NEET:

  1. Set daily goals and follow them religiously.
  2. it is not necessary that you cover 3-4 chapters per day but it is necessary to do everything meticulously.
  3. focus on quality studying and do not use any gadgets while studying.
  4. Go through the exam pattern and syllabus first to understand the structure of the exam.
  5. Keep a few reference books and study them only. No need to collect all the books available in the market for NEET preparation.
  6. Complete NCERTs first and then only refer other books. ncerts has to be the main foundation of your preparation.
  7. Avoid skipping meals and studying endlessly without breaks just for the sake of exam.
  8. take time to distress yourself and give yourself equal rest.

for further information, you can refer to

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