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NEET 2020 – National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct NEET exam on May 3, 2020 in offline mode for admission to 76,928 MBBS, 26,949 BDS, 52,720 AYUSH, 1205 AIIMS and 200 JIPMER seats. Only aspirants whose application form successfully submitted can download NEET 2020 admit card from March 27 onwards. The regulatory body has again activated the NEET official website on February 17, 2020, which was under maintenance since February 11. With the merging of AIIMS and JIPMER admissions, the number of NEET registered candidates for 2020 are 15,93,452*. There are total numbers of 2456 exam centres across 155 cities of India. When the authorities conclude NEET 2020, then the candidates can check NEET exam answer key as released by leading coaching centres on the day of examination. While the official answer key of NEET UG 2020 will be released in the last week of May along with OMR sheet. NEET 2020 result will be declared on June 4 in online mode along with the final answer key and qualifying cutoff.
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NEET qualified candidates can apply for 15% All India counselling quota conducted by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) tentatively in June while, the counselling for 85% state admissions and private institutes will be organised thereafter by respective state admission committees. NEET counselling will also be held by MCC for admission to all seats in Deemed and Central Universities, ESIC & AFMC institutes. To know the complete detailed information about last date to fill online application form, admit card, answer keys, counselling, seat matrix and more, read this article below.

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NEET 2020 - Highlights



Name of the Examination

National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-UG)

Conducting body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Examination level


Examination category


Academic Qualification 10+2 or equivalent with PCB
Official Website ntaneet.nic.in
Exam Date and Mode May 3, 2020 in pen and paper mode
Exam Cities 155 cities

Scope of NEET

Admissions to

  • MBBS and BDS programmes in India including AIIMS and JIPMER as well as abroad
  • AYUSH courses available in the country.
  • Veterinary and other undergraduate medical courses in the country

Seat Intake

75893 (MBBS) in 529 colleges, 26693 (BDS) in 313 colleges (as per DCI) | 1205 in 15 AIIMS institute across India | 200 in JIPMER, Puducherry and Karaikal

Number of Applicants

15,93,452* (in 2020); - Last updated data

Number of Appeared Candidates

14,10,754 (in 2019)

What is NEET?
This is the single largest undergraduate medical entrance test for admission to MBBS , BDS and AYUSH courses - BHMS , BAMS , BUMS , B.V.Sc & AH. AIIMS and JIPMER now merged into NEET.

NEET 2020 - Language-wise Brochure

Language Prospectus
Assamese Click here
English Click Here
Kannada Click here
Marathi Click here
Odia Click here
Tamil Click here
Urdu Click here
Gujarati Click here
Hindi Click here
Bengali Click here

NEET 2020 - Latest news and updates

  • February 17, 2020: The conducting authority has again activated the official NEET website - ntaneet.nic.in. However, as per the expectations, no changes and new notifications has been released by the authority.
  • February 11, 2020 : NTA NEET website is under maintenance. Through the latest notification on official website www.ntaneet.nic.in, the authority has mentioned that the website has gone under maintenance. Therefore, medical students are advised to stay alert for any update for NEET 2020. With the current trends by NTA for NEET 2020, it is expected that the conducting body might extend the date for NEET application form again. Stay tuned for latest NEET updates and news. Check the screen shot of official website here.

  • February 9, 2020: NTA has closed the facility to fill the application form of NEET 2020 for registered aspirants. The authorities will now release NEET admit card on March 27, 2020.
  • February 3, 2020: NTA has re-opened the NEET application form 2020 for already registered aspirants, it can be filled till February 9 by 11:50 PM. A direct link to complete NEET registration processes is available on this page above.
  • January 31, 2020: The authorities have announced re-opening of NEET application form for registered candidates from February 3 to 9, up to 11:50 PM
  • January 15, 2020: NTA has opened the correction window for successfully registered candidates to edit/delete the application form. The application window will be available till January 31, 2020.
  • January 3, 2020: Through a notice, NTA has changed the office name and address of Tamil Nadu state where college information will be intimidated. The current address of Tamil Nadu State Medical Council is - The Secretary Selection Committee, Directorate of Medical Education, EVR, Periyar Salai, Kilpauk, Chennai - 600010.
  • December 31, 2019: The last date to fill the application form of NEET 2020 has been extended upto January 6. Earlier, the last date as set by the authority was December 31, 2019. Candidates who have not yet registered can apply till 11:50 PM of the due date.
  • December 18, 2019: NTA has released an official notice giving guidelines for the State of Eligibility (for 15% All India Quota). This has been done as the authorities have received significant number of queries regarding the same.

  • December 15, 2019: Through an official notification, as many as 9 additional nodal centres for Kashmiri and Leh candidates has been set up in Ganderbal, Pulwama, Anantnag, Srinagar (2), Kulgam, Baramulla, Kupwara and Leh. To check the detailed notice for NEET application form 2020 for Kashmiri and Leh aspirants - Read here
  • December 9, 2019: An official notice has been released by NTA for Kashmiri candidates who are unable to register for NEET. The notice states that such aspirants can either download the application form and submit it to the nodal centre or they can obtain a form and fill it in the centre itself. Such aspirants can submit NEET application fees through a Demand Draft (DD) in favour of 'Director General, National Testing Agency payable at Noida (UP)'. To read the notice and download NEET application form for Kashmiri candidates, click on the application form link available on this page.
  • December 3, 2019: NTA has released the NEET 2020 prospectus in 11 different languages which include Assamese, English Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Hindi, Bengali and Telugu. Aspirants can download the language-wise NTA NEET prospectus from the links available.
  • December 2, 2019: The NEET application form 2020 has been released an hour later when it was expected to release. Earlier, the last date of registration for NEET was December 31.

NEET 2020 Important Dates

National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the dates of NEET 2020 through an official notification on August 21, 2019. The important datapplty es of NEET 2020 are listed in the table to help candidates keep track of deadline. NEET 2020 application dates, correction, admit card and exam date are mentioned here.

NEET UG pre-exam dates



Notification of NEET

August 21, 2019

Application form date

December 2, 2019 from 4:00 PM

Last date for NEET 2020 registration

January 6, 2020

Last date to pay application fee January 7, 2020

NEET application correction dates

January 15 to 31, 2020

Re-opening of NEET application form for registered candidates February 3 to 9, 2020 (upto 11:50 PM)

Release of admit card

March 27, 2020

NEET 2020

May 3, 2020 (2.00 PM to 5.00 PM)

Answer key by coaching institutes May 3, 2020

NEET UG - Pre Exam Overview

NEET UG post-exam dates

Events Dates
Display of recorded responses of candidates Last week of May 2020*
Release of provisional answer key Last week of May 2020*
Publication of final official answer key June 4, 2020*
Declaration of result June 4, 2020
Counselling starts Second week of June 2020*

*means dates are tentative

NEET Admit Card 2020

NTA will release the NEET 2020 admit card on March 27, 2020. Candidates can download their admit card of NEET by entering their application number and date of birth. It is mandatory to carry a valid photo ID proof along with the NEET 2020 admit card which is also the identity document. It is prudent to keep the admit card safe till the admission process concludes.

How to download NEET 2020 admit card?

  • To download the admit card, candidates must go to the official site
  • They must click the link for the admit card and log in by entering their application number and date of birth
  • After verifying the details mentioned, they must download and save it
  • The admit card will be required during counselling so it is prudent to safe keep it

NEET Exam Centres 2020

While filling NEET 2020 application form, candidates must choose at least four exam cities in the order of their preference. NEET will be conducted in 155 major cities of India. It is also to be noted that the exam centre of NEET 2020 cannot be changed or modified after submitting the application form. Hence candidates must plan the list of NEET exam centres carefully and enter them accordingly. Few exam centres of NEET 2020 has been listed in the table.

NEET 2020 Test Cities with Codes

Exam City Exam City Code
Vijayawada 1205
Visakhapatnam 1206
Chandigarh/Mohali/Panchkula 1601
Bhilai/Durg/Bhilai Nagar 1701
Bilaspur 1702
Delhi/New Delhi 2001
Ahmedabad 2201
Bangalore 2702
Trivandrum 2811
Mumbai 3110
Nagpur 3111
Jaipur 3903
Chennai 4101
Coimbatore 4102
Varanasi 4411
Lucknow 4408

NEET Dress Code 2020

Candidates must adhere to certain dress code prescribed for NEET 2020. The guidelines set by NTA are to ensure that no malpractices, irregularities, cheating etc occur in the exam hall. NEET dress code specifies

  • Wear half sleeve shirts/t-shirts only. Full sleeves are not allowed
  • Clothes should be light without zips, pockets, big buttons and any elaborate embroidery.
  • Female candidates should avoid clothes with embroidery, flowers, brooches and buttons. Salwars and trousers are allowed
  • Slippers or sandals with low heels are allowed while shoes are not allowed in the examination hall.
  • Jewellery like earrings, ring, pendants, nose ring, necklace or any kind of metallic item are not allowed

The list of items barred in NEET 2020 are:

  • Stationery items, textual material, papers, Geometry/Pencil Box, Plastic Pouch, Calculator, Pen, Scale, Writing Pad, Pen Drives, Eraser, Calculator, Log Table, Electronic Pen/Scanner etc.
  • Devices like Mobile Phone, Bluetooth, Earphones, Microphone, Pager, Health Band etc.
  • Items like Wallet, Goggles, Handbags, Belt, Caps, Watches/Wrist Watches, Bracelets, Camera, etc.
  • Any ornaments.
  • Any eatable item opened or packed. The exception to this are diabetic candidates who are allowed some specific eatables.
  • Water bottle.

NEET 2020 Preparation Tips

A crucial part and the starting step towards cracking NEET 2020 is preparation. Candidates must first know the syllabus, exam pattern to have a good shot at the exam and then cement that with proper and ample practice.

How to prepare for NEET 2020?

  • Know the syllabus well: Preparation for NEET 2020 will be ineffective without a thorough knowledge of the NEET 2020 syllabus. It is essential to know the sections, chapters and concepts from all the subjects asked in the entrance test. Being familiar with the syllabus will allow the candidates to cover all the topics in a systematic fashion.
  • NCERT books: Experts suggest that the maximum number of questions are picked up from NCERT textbooks. To get the best possible score in NEET 2020, candidates must focus on the NCERT books of Class 11 and 12. Once a candidate has thoroughly read the NCERT books, then one should move to other reference books for an in-depth understanding of concepts.
  • Short notes: It is highly advisable that the candidates maintain their own self-made short notes on each concept that they have studied in NEET 2020 preparations. It allows the candidate to keep the various concepts on tips and it is also helpful for an easy revision.
  • Extensive revision: Learning the topic is not enough, one must be able to reproduce all of it with ease at the time of appearing NEET 2020 exam. For that, candidates must extensively revise all the topics which should be done regularly. Aspirants will be able to retain more if the topics are revised on a regular basis.
  • Sample papers/mock test: To keep a tab on your preparation for NEET 2020, candidates must regularly take mock test and practice with the help of sample papers/previous year papers. Attempting such mock tests at the NEET exam duration will accustom the candidate to write the exam on the D-Day.
  • Time management - It is an important factor which cannot be overlooked. Candidates must know how to divide their syllabus for NEET 2020 and study accordingly. Indeed, this is a national level medical entrance exam, but, smart study is essential as along with study health care, good diet a bit of play is also necessary.

NEET preparations

For better preparations of NEET 2020, aspirants can check the following articles of Careers360 in the table below.

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How to prepare for NEET 2020 in 6 months How to prepare for NEET Physics
How to prepare for NEET Chemistry How to prepare for NEET Biology
How to prepare for NEET 2020 at home How to crack NEET 2020 first attempt
Best books for NEET 2020 How to prepare for NEET along with Class 12 board exam

NEET 2020 preparation tips from the toppers are the best motivation aspirants can utilise. Emerging victorious from a sea of 14 lakh candidates, these toppers are no less than an inspiration for all the medical aspirants who wish to appear for NEET 2020. Candidates can check their interview to know the preparation strategy, books they referred and overall success mantra to boost their NEET preparation.

NEET Toppers

AIR Name Score Percentile Interview
1 Nalin Khandelwal 701 99.9999291 Click here
2 Bhavik Bansal 700 99.9997873 Click here
3 Akshat Kaushik 700 99.9997873 Click here

AIIMS Toppers

AIR Name Percentile score Interview
1 Bhavik Bansal 100.0000000 Click here
2 Vishwa Hitendra Vadodaria 100.0000000 Click here
3 Akshat Kaushik 100.0000000 Click here

JIPMER Toppers

Percentile score
1 Arunangshu Bhattacharya 99.9986761 Click here
2 Prateek Upadhyay 99.9985639 Click here
3 Aryan Bansal 99.9971278 Click here

NEET Syllabus 2020

NTA has a prescribed syllabus comprising of topics from Physics, Chemistry and Biology of class 11 and 12 levels. The main topics with weightage that matter in an exam like NEET are given below. However, students must understand that they should ideally study the entire NEET syllabus that is prescribed and leave no stone unturned in their endeavour to crack NEET 2020.

NEET 2020 Important Topics with weightage

Physics with weightage

Chemistry with weightage

Biology with weightage

Work, energy and power -6%

Thermodynamics - 9%

Diversity in Living World - 11%

Motion of System Of Particles and Rigid Body - 4%

Equilibrium - 6%

Biology and Human Welfare - 5%

Properties of bulk matter - 14%

Solutions - 5%

Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants - 10%

Thermodynamics - 9%

Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers - 8%

Plant Physiology - 8%

Electrostatics - 9%

Electrochemistry - 4%

Human Physiology - 12%

Current Electricity - 8%

Chemistry in Everyday Life - 4%

Reproduction - 11%

Optics - 10%

d and f Block Elements - 4%

Genetics and Evolution - 12%

Electronic devices 14%

Coordination compounds - 4%

Biology and Human Welfare - 5%

Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Waves - 5% each

Chemical Bonding and molecular structure - 5%

Biotechnology and Its Applications, Cell Structure and Function - 7% each

Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation - 6%

Chemical kinetics, Classification of elements and periodicity in properties, Hydrogen, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Polymers, Biomolecules - 3% each

Ecology and environment - 13%

NEET Exam Pattern 2020

An important aspect that is to be known by candidates is the exam pattern of NEET 2020. This indicates exam details like type of questions, mode of exam, duration, language, marking scheme etc. Candidates can perform better if they what to expect in the exam hall while appearing for the exam. Also, preparation should be moulded according to the NEET exam pattern such that students can feel comfortable on the test day.

NEET 2020 Test Pattern



Mode of Exam

Pen and Paper/ Offline mode


3 hours

Total Number of Questions

180 Questions

Subjects and Sections

Physics – 45 Questions

Chemistry – 45 Questions

Biology – 90 Questions

Marking Scheme

+4 marks for each correct answer;

-1 mark for each wrong answer;

0 mark for each unanswered question

Maximum Marks

720 marks

NEET Marks Calculation Formula

Marks = Total number of correct answers x 4 – Total number of incorrect answers x 1

NEET 2020 medium of exam

NTA will conduct the NEET exam in 2 national and 9 regional languages. The region wise statistics of students with languages offered are given in provided here.
NEET Registration Statistics - Language wise


Candidates registered in 2019

Candidates registered in 2018


































English & Hindi



Regional Languages



NEET 2020 Sample Papers

While understanding and building conceptual knowledge is a pre-requisite, equally essential is to strengthen the concepts and use them to analyse and answer the questions. Practice only makes a person more perfect and aids in clearing doubts as strengthening the knowhow. NEET 2020 Sample papers are the ideal tool to cement the concepts learnt and NEET previous year question papers given an idea of how the actual paper will be like. Students should start with practising the questions at the end of each topic and chapter and then move on to full-length exam papers.

NEET Question Papers with solutions

NEET UG - Post Exam Overview

NEET Answer Key 2020

Leading coaching centres like Aakash, Allen Kota, Resonance etc. will release the answer key of NEET 2020 for all paper codes after the exam concludes. NTA will release the official answer a few days after the conclusion of the exam. The provisional answer key is released first where students are allowed to raise any objections to the same on payment of Rs 1000 per question which is to be paid online and proof of the objection must also be submitted. The amount will be refunded if the claim is held true and full marks awarded for the same. However, it will not be refunded if the claim is not found to be correct. The final NEET 2020 answer key will be released by NTA along with the result.

NEET Cutoff 2020

The minimum marks required to qualify NEET 2020 is the qualifying cutoff. NTA has specified the cutoff for each category wherein students who score equal to or above this cutoff of NEET 2020 will be eligible for admissions. The NEET cutoff for admission is the minimum rank/marks at which the last seat was allotted to the eligible applicants. Candidates may note that NEET cutoff 2020 will vary for each category, institute and for MBBS/BDS as well. The admission cutoffs are useful for aspirants to understand the marks they need to score for admission at the institute of their choice.

NEET Minimum Qualifying Percentile


Minimum Qualifying Percentile

Qualifying Scores

No of candidates qualified

Unreserved (UR)

50th Percentile



Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR-PH)

45th Percentile



Scheduled Caste (SC)

40th Percentile



Scheduled Tribe (ST)

40th Percentile



Other Backward Classes (OBC)

40th Percentile




40th Percentile




40th Percentile




40th Percentile





Top medical colleges accepting NEET 2020 scores

NEET Result 2020

NTA will declare the result of NEET 2020 on June 4. Candidates who have appeared for the exam can check and download their result after logging in by entering their roll number and date of birth. The NEET 2020 result will be the basis for admissions into the All India Quota as well as the state-wise available MBBS and BDS seats, also seats available in AIIMS and JIPMER colleges for undergraduate courses. The result mentions the details of the candidates along with the marks obtained in total and subject wise, All India Rank and the qualifying cutoff for the various categories. Candidates must download their NEET score card cum result for future reference during counselling.

NEET Result statistics of previous years




No. of candidates registered



No of Candidates Present



No of Candidates Absent



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Un Reserved












Number of Cities



Number of Languages



Number of centres



Number of rooms



Number of invigilators



Number of Observers and NTA Representatives



No of City Coordinators



NEET Merit List 2020

After the declaration of result, the authorities will compile a list of candidates who have qualified NEET 2020 based on which the counselling will be conducted for MBBS/BDS/AIIMS/JIPMER and AYUSH UG courses.

  • NTA will prepare the merit list of NEET 2020 on the basis of marks obtained.

  • The prepared NEET UG merit list will be provided to the counselling bodies for admission to MBBS, BDS, AIIMS, JIPMER and AYUSH courses.

  • The rank list will contain the data of NEET 2020 qualified candidates such as name, roll number, marks, All India Rank (AIR) and other required details.

  • This merit list will be given to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) to conduct the counselling for AIQ seats, deemed & central universities, ESIC, AFMC and central pool.

  • NTA will also provide this rank list to the counselling committees of the respective states for allotment of seats under 85% state quota seats and private universities.

NEET Reservation Criteria 2020

Government guidelines prescribe a certain reservation based on the caste and category of students. NEET 2020 reservation criteria describes the percentage of reservation entitled to each category for the seat allotment in the counselling process.

NEET 2020 Reservation Criteria


Reservation percentage

OBC (Other Backward Classes)


Scheduled Caste (SC)


Scheduled Tribe (ST)


Physically Handicapped (PH)


Economically Weaker Section (EWS) 10% supernumerary

NEET Counselling 2020

Candidates who qualify in NEET 2020 will be eligible to apply for counselling which is of two types –

  • All India NEET 2020 counselling will be held for 15% of the seats in all government colleges of the country as well as the prescribed quota under the Central Universities and 100% of the seats in deemed universities.
  • State-wise NEET counselling 2020 will be held for the 85% of the remaining government seats as well as 100% of the seats in private colleges.

All admissions are on the basis of the NEET 2020 scores and ranks though states may consider their own merit ranks based on the NEET 2020 marks or ranks obtained by the students. It is to be noted that state counselling will be independent of the All India NEET 2020 counselling conducted by MCI. Also, students must meet the eligibility prescribed by the state such as domicile and study period in the state before applying.

It must be noted that as aforementioned, admission to the undergraduate seats of AIIMS and JIPMER will be done on the basis of NEET. Details for this are yet to be announced.

Counselling of NEET 2020 will generally have two rounds for All India and State as well. Thereafter the mop-up round will be for vacant seats in deemed and central universities in case of AIQ while any vacant government seats will fall back to the respective state quota.

Documents to be submitted during counselling

  • NEET 2020 Admit Card
  • NEET Result
  • Class 10 certificate and marksheet
  • Class 12 certificate and marksheet
  • Domicile/ residency proof (only for states)
  • Photo ID
  • Any other as specified

Total seat matrix and institutes

AIQ NEET 2020 seat matrix for MBBS

College name Total AIQ seats(MBBS)
Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi 84
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 37
VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi 63
B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad 37
King George's Medical University, Lucknow 37
Stanley Medical College, Chennai 38
Siddhartha Medical College, Vijaywada 23
Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai 27
Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram 30
SMS Medical College, Jaipur 38

AIQ NEET seat matrix 2020 for BDS

College name Total AIQ seats (BDS)
Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, Delhi 6
Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Rohtak 15
Nair Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai 9
Faculty of Dental Sciences, BHU 50
RUHS College of Dental Sciences, Jaipur 6
Government Dental College, Thrissur 8
Regional Dental College, Guwahati 6
Mahatma Gandhi PG Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry 6
Government Dental College, Nagpur 7
Faculty of Dental Sciences, KGMU, Lucknow 9

NEET Application Form 2020

National Testing Agency had re-opened the facility to fill NEET 2020 application form for registered candidates from February 3 to 9, up to 11:50 PM. Earlier, the authorities had opened the facility of NEET 2020 correction window on January 15 to enable candidates make changes in the application form. This was available till January 31, 2020 and could be accessed by entering login credentials. NTA had released NEET application form on December 2, 2019 from 4:00 PM in online mode and successfully completed the registration on January 6, 2020. To fill the NEET application form, candidates must follow five steps as detailed below. Before applying for NEET 2020, it's advisable to keep the necessary documents ready.

1. NEET 2020 Registration: Candidates must enter their name, email Id, mobile number, gender etc to register and generate their provisional application number and login credentials.

2. Login to fill NEET application form 2020: Next candidates must use the given NEET 2020 login ID and password to fill the personal, academic and communication details

3. Upload photograph, signature and other documents: The details and specifications of the photograph, signature, left hand thumb impression, Class 10 passing certificate and post card size photograph is available on this page.

4. Pay the application fee of NEET: Candidates must pay the prescribed fee, the details of which are below-mentioned. Payment mode is online through net banking, debit/credit cards etc or through cash deposit (e-challan) to be paid at State Bank of India branches only.

5. Print confirmation page: after the payment is made and details submitted, candidates must download the confirmation page and save the same.

NEET 2020 Application Fees


Application Fees


Rs. 1,500

SC/ST/PH/Transgender Candidates

Rs. 800

General-EWS/OBC-NCL Rs. 1400

Documents needed to apply for NEET 2020

  • Photograph with file size 10 to 100 Kb in jpg format. Postcard size picture with a white background with name of the candidate and date printed under the photograph is mandated.
  • Signature with file size 3 to 20 Kb in jpg format. Signature of candidate should be in black ink on white background and must not be in capitals.
  • Class 10 certificate with file size between 100 kb to 400 kb.

NEET Eligibility Criteria 2020

Only candidates who meet the prescribed eligibility criteria of NEET can apply and appear for the test. NEET 2020 eligibility criteria will detail the nationality, age limit of candidates as well as the qualifying exam studied, subjects and pass percentage for the same.

NEET UG Eligibility Criteria 2020




Indian Nationals
Non Resident Indians (NRIs)
Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
Persons with Indian Origin (PIO)
Foreign Nationals

Age Limit

Candidates must at least be 17 years of age by December 31, 2020.
There is no upper age limit.


Candidates must have qualified Class 12 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English as subjects.
Candidates appearing for their class 12 or equivalent are also eligible to appear for the exam.

Minimum marks required in qualifying exam

Each candidate must have scored the following in their class 12 or equivalent in aggregate:

  • General category candidates - 50%
  • PwD candidates - 45%
  • SC/ST/OBC NCL candidates– 40%

Additional Biology and Open School students

Candidates with Biology as an additional subject in Class 12 are also eligible.
Students who have completed Class 11 and Class 12 from open school are also eligible. (Subject to any new guidelines that may be announced by NTA).

Number of attempts

No Limit.

Candidates can check read the article on NEET qualification codes 2020 for more information on education qualification.

NTA NEET 2020 Helpline

NTA help desk: 0120-6895200 (operational 09:30 AM to 06:00 PM during working days)
Email ID: neetug-nta@nic.in
Mobile: 8076535482, 7703859909

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NEET 2020

Question: 1. Which state should I choose in State of Eligibility for 15% All India Quota?


As per the NTA official notice, candidates are eligible to choose any state/UT for state of eligibility section in NEET application form.

Question: 2. Is it mandatory to fill NEET 2020 self-declaration form for 15% AIQ seats?


No, only candidates belonging to erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir who claim for 15% AIQ seat must submit the self-declaration form.

Question: 3. What are the eligibility criteria of NEET 2020 for foreign nationals?


To appear for NEET, foreign candidates need to qualify Class 12 or equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English. As per the NEET eligibility criteria, they must produce certificate from AIU to claim their eligibility.

Question: 4. Will NEET 2020 be online or offline?


It will be conducted in pen and paper based mode as per the latest NTA NEET 2020 prospectus.

Question: 5. Will NEET 2020 be conducted twice?


No. It is an annual exam and will not be held twice.

Question: 6. How many times can I attempt NEET?


There is no restriction on the number of attempts for NEET.

Question: 7. What will be the difficulty level of NEET 2020?


NEET 2020 will be based on class 11 and 12 syllabus with questions in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Expert opinion is that with right preparation, one can crack the exam.

Question: 8. Is it true that NEET 2020 will include AIIMS and JIPMER?


Yes. It is clearly defined in NEET 2020 official website.

Question: 9. What is the age limit for NEET 2020?


There is no upper age limit.

Question: 10. How many marks are required for MBBS?


A NEET score of 600 plus may fetch a government MBBS seat.

Question: 11. How many seats are there in NEET?


There are 77,298 MBBS seats as per MCI data and 26693 BDS seats as per DCI.

Question: 12. How many questions are repeated in NEET?


There is no hard and fast rule for this. The best way to know this is to attempt the past year question papers and guage. You will not just know how many questions are repeated but also the weightage as well as important topics.

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How can we know the category wise rannk ALL IINDIA WISE in NEET PG 2020

Pankhuri Kumari 17th Feb, 2020

Hii Usha!

The cut-offs for NEET PG vary every year on staye as well as all India quota level depending upon various factors. The cutoff for general category is usually 50th percentile. The link given below will help you get an idea on the cutoff trend-


Hope this helps.

Good luck!


what marks should we get in Neet to enter govt medical college

Pankhuri Kumari 17th Feb, 2020

Hii Preethi!

The cut-offs vary every year on state as well as all India quota level for NEET. You need to mention the state in the question, in which you are interested to take admissions in the medical colleges. Talking about the general cutoff all over India, you need to score 650+ marks out of 720 to be able to get a seat in government medical College or to increase the probability to get a seat. The cutoff trend is shown in the link given below which will help you analyse the situation and decide well -


Hope this helps.

Good luck!


I recieved a form regarding admissions in CMC Vellore before NEET? Do I need to fill it to get admission?

Charvi Nayyar 17th Feb, 2020

Hello aspirant

In order to register for CMC Vellore NEET admissions, candidates need to fill the application form released by CMC Vellore on February 12, 2020. The last date for filling CMC Vellore MBBS 2020 application form is March 26, while the due date for submission of relevant documents is April 2, 2020.

For further information visit link https://www.google.com/amp/s/medicine.careers360.com/articles/cmc-vellore-mbbs-admission/amp

Hope this helps


hi my rank in neet pg is 73000.i belong to sc category.Is their chance to get ms Opthalmology?N my AIQ category rank is 6532

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 17th Feb, 2020

Going by previous All India cut offs and your rank, you may have decent chances in Santosh Medical College for MS Opthamology.Having said that, this is 2019 data and cut offs change every year depending on various factors such as no.of Candidates appearing for the exam, no.of Candidates qualified, difficulty of the exam, and no.of seats available for each specialisation. Please try our College predictor to check the possibility of other specialisations with you rank across India:  https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-pg-all-india-college-predictor


Hello my neet pg AI rank6879 and OBC rank2232 then what chances to find MS ortho in UP??

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 17th Feb, 2020

Going by previous All India cut offs and your rank, you may have decent chances in Orthopaedics in Medical Colleges like:

BabaRaghav Das Medical College

Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial Medical College

Maharani Laxmi Bai Medical College

Having said that, this is 2019 data and cut offs change every year depending on various factors such as no.of Candidates appearing for the exam, no.of Candidates qualified, difficulty of the exam, and no.of seats available for each specialisation. Please try our College predictor to check the possibility of other specialisations with you rank across India:  https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-pg-all-india-college-predictor

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