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NEET 2020 – National Testing Agency ( NTA ) will conduct the NEET 2020 exam on September 13, 2020, in pen and paper-based mode. NTA has extended the correction window facility for NEET 2020 application form till July 20. Link for the same is provided below. The authorities had re-opened NEET application correction window from July 4 to 15. NTA released an official notice confirming NEET 2020 exam date and time, along with the release of the admit card. NEET exam 2020 will be conducted from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. As per the latest NEET updates by HRD minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' through his tweet has postponed NEET UG exam keeping the safety of students and to ensure quality education. Check details on NEET 2020 postponements and correction window below. Earlier, in his tweet, HRD minister had asked DG NTA to form a committee and review the COVID-19 situation for conducting or postponement of NEET by July 3, 2020.
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NTA has also released an official notice regarding the fraudulent SMS, calls and emails to NEET 2020 students. As per the notification, registered NEET UG 2020 aspirants are receiving fake messages and calls asking their NEET application number and personal details. Officially, a total of 16.84 lakh candidates will be appearing for NEET exam 2020 for admission to 82,926 MBBS, 26,949 BDS, 52,720 AYUSH and 525 BVSc & AH offered in colleges of India. Only the registered aspirants can download NEET admit card 2020 from official website ntaneet.nic.in till the exam date. NEET 2020 will be held for three hours with 180 multiple choice questions. After the exam, coaching centres will release NEET answer key for candidates to calculate estimate scores. NEET official answer key 2020 will be published with OMR sheet, which can be challenged. NEET result will be announced in online mode along with the final answer key. Shortlisted aspirants can appear for counselling of NEET 2020 for All India Quota (AIQ), state quota, deemed/central/private universities admissions. Read article to know NEET 2020 results date, admit card, exam pattern, syllabus and other details here.

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NEET Exam 2020 Latest News & Updates

Read the NEET latest news to stay updated:

July 16, 2020 - NEET 2020 correction window facility has been extended by the authorities till July 20. Candidates can access the same by using the link given above.

July 15, 2020: The authorities have closed the facility of NEET 2020 application form correction window on July 15.

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July 4, 2020: NTA has re-opened NEET application form correction window on July 4.

July 3, 2020: Once the exam was postponed, NTA has started the NEET correction window 2020 from July 4 to 15, at ntaneet.nic.in. Candidates can check the official link for NEET application form above, while the official notice can be checked below.

July 3, 2020: After discussion and meeting with NTA, IITs and MHRD members, the education minister took to his twitter account informing that NEET 2020 exam has been postponed, keeping in mind the safety of students and quality of education. NEET 2020 new exam date is September 13. With the tweet, HRD minister also shared a video advising students to utilise the time in better NEET preparations. Check the offical tweet of Ramesh Pokhriyal on NEET 2020 below.

July 2, 2020 : Considering the number of requests on NEET 2020 postponed or not by parents and students in India and abroad due to COVID-19 epidemic, the Human Resource and Development (HRD) minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' has tweeted asking NTA Director General (DG) with other experts to review the situation and submit the report by tomorrow, which is, July 3, 2020. The tweet of HRD minister is a ray of hope for aspirants, parents and guardians demanding NEET postponements. Check the official tweet by HRD minister for NEET 2020 below for better understanding.

June 17, 2020: In a recent activity, NTA has released a public notice on fake news being spread regarding NEET 2020 postponement through various sources and social media platforms. NTA has mentioned that investigation is being done and strict action will be followed. Check the notice below.

May 24, 2020: In an official NTA notice, it has been announced that NEET exam will be conducted on July 26, 2020, from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, in offline mode. Check the notice below.

May 15, 2020 : The HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal, on May 15 has released a notice regarding the re-opening of the NEET 2020 correction window for all the candidates till May 31. Aspirants can check the notice below

May 11, 2020: The authority, NTA has released the official notice mentioning that fraudulent/fake calls, SMS and emails are being circulated to NEET-UG candidates asking them for their NEET application personal details. Apsirants are also informed that to stay away from such calls and do not share any information. Check the NEET notice released by NTA below.

May 5, 2020: The Education Minister of India, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, in his live session today has announced that NEET exam date is July 26, 2020. Answering to the question asked by Himanshu in live session, the Union Minister answered that, "For this year, 16.84 lakh candidates will be appearing for NEET entrance exam. And I would like to give best wishes to these NEET UG test takers. We have decided that NEET exam date will be on July 26, 2020, and please accept my best wishes for the test." NTA official notice for NEET 2020 will be released soon and can be checked on this page.

NEET 2020 - Scope

NEET UG qualified candidates can apply for 15% All India counselling quota conducted by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) in online mode. NEET 2020 counselling will also be held by MCC for admission to all seats in Deemed/Central Universities, ESIC & AFMC institutes. While, the counselling for 85% state admissions and private institutes will be organised thereafter by respective state admission committees based on NEET exam 2020 scores.

What is NEET Exam?

NEET full form is National Eligibility cum Entrance Test which is the single largest undergraduate medical entrance test for admission to MBBS , BDS , 15% B.V.Sc & AH and AYUSH courses - BHMS , BAMS , BUMS , BSNS, BYNS.

NEET 2020 - Highlights


NEET 2020 Details

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 Mode 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

82926 MBBS seats*
26949 BDS*
1205 AIIMS
200 JIPMER, Puducherry and Karaikal
52720 AYUSH
525 BVSc & AH

Colleges 529 medical*
313 dental*
47 BVSc & AH

Number of Applicants (2020)

16.84 lakh

Number of Appeared Candidates

14,10,754 (in 2019)

*compiled data for 2019-20 from MCI/DCI websites for MBBS/BDS

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

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 dates of NEET 2020 are listed in the table to help candidates keep track of the deadline. NEET 2020 application dates, correction, admit card and exam date are mentioned here.

NEET Exam Dates 2020

Latest events


Release of admit card

15 days before the exam

NEET 2020

September 13, 2020 - Revised date

Re-opening of NEET correction window May 15 to 31, 2020 till 5:00 PM
Correction window re-opens
July 4 to 20, 2020 till 5:00 PM - Extended
Answer key by coaching institutes To be announced
Display of OMR sheets of aspirants To be announced
Release of provisional answer key To be announced
Challenging official answer key To be announced
Publication of final answer key To be announced
Declaration of result To be announced
Counselling starts To be announced
Past events
Notification of NEET August 21, 2019
Application form date December 2, 2019 from 5:00 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)

*means that dates are tentative

NEET Admit Card 2020

The official date of the NEET 2020 admit card will be released by the authority 15 days prior to the exam. Candidates can download the 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

The list exam centres of NEET exam are the venue at which the entrance exam will be conducted. NTA has released the list of NEET 2020 exam centres along with the prospectus. NEET entrance exam 2020 will be held in 155 major cities of India. While filling the application form, candidates had to choose their preferences of NEET exam cities as per their convenience. Candidates must select their NEET exam centres 2020 with utmost care as once allotted, it cannot be changed. The allotment of test centres of NTA NEET 2020 will be done on the first-come-first-serve basis. The complete name and address of NEET exam centre will be mentioned in the admit card. It is mandatory for NEET test takers to report at the allotted exam centres an hour before their reporting time for biometric and verification.

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 exam 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. Since, the level of NEET 2020 competition is high, 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.

  • 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 : When asked how to prepare for NEET , the 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.

Important Links for NEET Preparation Tips

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

AIR Name 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


2020 prospectus

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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 know how. 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

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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 answer key will be released by NTA along with the result on NEET 2020 results date

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




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Top medical colleges accepting NEET 2020 scores

College name

NIRF ranking

Total intake

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




NEET Result 2020

The authorities have not announced NEET 2020 results date yet, however, it is expected to be released within within days post the conduction of the exam. NTA will declare the result of NEET 2020 in online mode. 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




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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 exam 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

NTA has re-opened the NEET application form correction window for registered candidates from July 4 to 15, till 5 PM. Earlier the authorities enabled the facility of NEET 2020 correction window for candidates on April 1 to make changes in the application form. This 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 2020 Correction Window

NTA has again provided candidates with opportunity to make corrections in their application form from July 4 to 20. Earlier, stating as last opportunity to avail the NEET correction window 2020 for all the registered candidates facility to make corrections was available till May 31. The authority earlier re-opened the application form correction window of NEET 2020 from April 1 to May 3 at ntaneet.nic.in. To access the NEET 2020 correction window, enter the application number and password in the candidate login. This being the last chance to edit the NEET application form, candidates were advised to take care of the fields entered, as once submitted it cannot be changed, under any circumstances. Candidates whose application forms has been successfully accepted by the authority could edit the details through NEET application correction window.

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.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NEET 2020 - Exam on Sept 13, Latest News & Updates, Correction Extended, Eligibility

Question: 1. What is the new NEET UG exam date?


As per the Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal, NEET will be held on September 13, 2020. And 16.84 lakh aspirants will be taking the exam.

Question: 2. Is NEET 2020 postponed or not?


As per the NTA NEET 2020 official notice, common medical entrance exam has been postponed due to COVID-19.

Question: 3. What are the NEET eligibility criteria 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 2020 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 NEET 2020 exam 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 2020?


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 82,926 MBBS seats as per MCI data and 26,949 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 gauge. You will not just know how many questions are repeated but also the weightage as well as important topics.

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iam belonging to st category.. is it possible to get govt seat in neet... if i score 360marks

Rehan Alam Student Expert 9th Aug, 2020

Dear Aspirant,

At 360 marks for a ST candidate your chances are strong in getting a seat in a government medical college. At least you will get the seat in your state medical colleges with state quota.

You can use our college predictor to know all about the colleges which you can expect at your score:-


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neet 2020 exam again postponed?

Garvita 9th Aug, 2020

The probability of postponement of NEET exam is very low, as it has already been postponed twice, and is now scheduled to be held on 13th sep, it's already been so late and exam is not held till yet but will held on 13th September, there are very low chances that the NEET will be postponed again as it has already been twice, so be prepared well for the exam, and don't let such thoughts to come in your mind.

All the very best for your exam, thanks!

How much marks we have to score in Neet for BHMS

Afifa 9th Aug, 2020

Hello dear ,

To get admission in BHMS or BAMS you need to score the minimum of 300 marks in NEET . To get admission into government colleges for B.A MS or BHMS you need to score around  300 . There is a chance that you'll get a seat in BAMS with this score .

I hope this helps you !


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how much we can accept the cutoff marks and cutoff rank for neet 2020?

priyaankasarkar Student Expert 9th Aug, 2020
Cut offs change every year depending on various factors such as no.of Candidates appearing for the exam, no.of Candidates qualified, top NEET score and difficulty of the exam. If the no.of qualified Candidates are more than the no.of seats available, the cut offs increase and vice versa. Now in 2019, for example, the cut off for OBC was 107-133. It was 15 marks more than 2018 data. In 2018, the cut off for OBC was 96-118. And this year, NEET hss been postponed by almost 5 months which means even if half the Candidates utilised this time and prepared well, the competition is going to be tough. And to add on due to the Pandemic, Candidates might not opt for Colleges far off but opt for Colleges nearer to home. So the cut offs will increase. Considering all these facts, the cut offs might increase by 15-25 marks across all Categories for NEET 2020. This is the generalcut offs that we are talking about. The cut offs of individual Colleges are going to increase by atleast 50 marks. UP is the best example for it. In 2018, under State Quota 429 was the cut off for OBC Category. And in 2019, it was more than 570. So cut offs might increase this year as well.
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