– 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
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.
NEET 2020 admit card
to be released on March 27 for successfully registered candidates!
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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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Name of the Examination
National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-UG)
National Testing Agency (NTA)
Scope of NEET
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
, B.V.Sc & AH. AIIMS and JIPMER now merged into NEET.
NEET 2020 - Language-wise Brochure
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.
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
NEET application correction dates
January 15 to 31, 2020
Release of admit card
March 27, 2020
May 3, 2020 (2.00 PM to 5.00 PM)
NEET UG - Pre Exam Overview
*means dates are tentative
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.
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
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
The list of items barred in NEET 2020 are:
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.
For better preparations of NEET 2020, aspirants can check the following articles of Careers360 in the table below.
Some other NEET preparation resource
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.
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.
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%
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%
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%
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.
Mode of Exam
Pen and Paper/ Offline mode
Total Number of Questions
Subjects and Sections
Physics – 45 Questions
Chemistry – 45 Questions
Biology – 90 Questions
+4 marks for each correct answer;
-1 mark for each wrong answer;
0 mark for each unanswered question
NEET Marks Calculation Formula
Marks = Total number of correct answers x 4 – Total number of incorrect answers x 1
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
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 UG - Post Exam Overview
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.
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.
Minimum Qualifying Percentile
No of candidates qualified
Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR-PH)
Scheduled Caste (SC)
Scheduled Tribe (ST)
Other Backward Classes (OBC)
Closing rank (2019)
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
King’s George Medical University, Lucknow
Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
JSS Medical College, Mysuru
VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
Raja Muthiah Medical College, Annamalainagar
Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal
Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati
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
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
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.
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.
OBC (Other Backward Classes)
Physically Handicapped (PH)
Candidates who qualify in NEET 2020 will be eligible to apply for counselling which is of two types –
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.
Total seat matrix and institutes
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 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.
Non Resident Indians (NRIs)
Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
Persons with Indian Origin (PIO)
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:
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
Candidates can check read the article on
NEET qualification codes 2020
for more information on education qualification.
NTA help desk: 0120-6895200 (operational 09:30 AM to 06:00 PM during working days)
Email ID: email@example.com
Mobile: 8076535482, 7703859909
As per the NTA official notice, candidates are eligible to choose any state/UT for state of eligibility section in NEET application form.
No, only candidates belonging to erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir who claim for 15% AIQ seat must submit the self-declaration form.
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.
It will be conducted in pen and paper based mode as per the latest NTA NEET 2020 prospectus.
No. It is an annual exam and will not be held twice.
There is no restriction on the number of attempts for NEET.
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.
Yes. It is clearly defined in NEET 2020 official website.
There is no upper age limit.
A NEET score of 600 plus may fetch a government MBBS seat.
There are 77,298 MBBS seats as per MCI data and 26693 BDS seats as per DCI.
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.
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-
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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 -
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
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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
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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