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NEET UG exam 2020 postponed; check official NTA notice here!

NEET 2020 – National Testing Agency (NTA) has postponed National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG) till the last week of May, 2020, due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. Considering the hardship faced by aspirants in making corrections in the particulars of the Online NEET 2020 application form due to Coronavirus. Authorities has re-operated the correction window facility for making corrections in NEET application form from April 1 to 14, 2020. NEET 2020 admit cards will now be issued after April 15 at ntaneet.nic.in, which was expected to be released on March 27. NTA also advices 15,93,452 NEET applicants to utilise the time in preparations and clearing the concepts. NEET 2020 will be conducted for admission to a total of 79,248 MBBS, 26,949 BDS, 52,720 AYUSH and 525 BVSc & AH seats offered by respective colleges of India. NEET official answer key will be released in the last week of May. NEET 2020 result date as announced by NTA is June 4. From the year 2020, AIIMS and JIPMER admissions will done through NEET 2020. Get more details on NEET 2020 admit card, exam date latest news, syllabus, paper pattern, preparations, answer key, result, seats etc.
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April 1, 2020: NTA has re-opened the NEET correction window facility 2020. Registered candidates can use the NEET 2020 correction window facility now till April 14. Read the official notice below.

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March 28, 2020: NTA has reverted all those aspirants who sent a query regarding the cancellation of the NEET 2020 exam as well as for the admit. A screenshot of the mail is provided below.

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March 27, 2020 (7:51 PM) - NTA has released an official notification postponing NEET exam, which was earlier expected to be held on May 3. As per NEET admit card date 2020, it will be available after April 15 on the official website. Check official notice on NEET postponed 2020 below.

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March 27, 2020 - Through a telephonic conversation the officials at NTA helpdesk confirmed that the admit card of NEET 2020 will not be released today and the official notice regarding the same will be released soon.

March 26, 2020 - With just one day left for the release of NTA NEET hall ticket, it is being reported that the authority might delay in issuance of the admit card. Due to the 21 days lockdown across the nation, NTA is likely to postpone NEET exam date 2020. A new date for the exam will be announced afteer the lockdown.
March 13, 2020 - NTA re-opened the correction window facility to edit NEET UG application form upto 12:00 noon of March 19. The link of NEET 2020 correction window is available above.
February 3, 2020 - Already registered candidates were provided last time opportunity to fill the application form, which was available from February 3 to 9.

NEET 2020 - Scope

NEET UG qualified candidates can apply for 15% All India counselling quota conducted by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) tentatively in the second week of June. 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.

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Particulars

Details

Name of the Examination

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

Conducting body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Examination level

National

Examination category

Undergraduate

Academic Qualification10+2 or equivalent with PCB
Official Websitentaneet.nic.in
Exam Date and ModeMay 3, 2020 in pen and paper mode
Exam Cities155 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

79248 MBBS seats*
26949 BDS*
1205 AIIMS
200 JIPMER, Puducherry and Karaikal
52720 AYUSH
525 BVSc & AH

Colleges529 medical*
313 dental*
15 AIIMS
2 JIPMER
914 AYUSH
47 BVSc & AH

Number of Applicants (2020)

15,93,452

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

Dates

Release of admit card

Postponed After April 15, 2020*

NEET 2020

Postponed Last week of May 2020*

Re-opening of NEET correction windowApril 1- 14, 2020- Latest
Answer key by coaching institutesLast week of May 2020*
Display of OMR sheets of aspirantsSecond week of June 2020*
Release of provisional answer keySecond week of June 2020*
Challenging official answer keyThird week of June 2020*
Publication of final answer keyLast week of June 2020*
Declaration of resultLast week of June 2020*
Counselling startsFirst week of July 2020*
Past events
Notification of NEETAugust 21, 2019
Application form dateDecember 2, 2019 from 5:00 PM
Last date for NEET 2020 registrationJanuary 6, 2020
Last date to pay application feeJanuary 7, 2020
NEET application correction datesJanuary 15 to 31, 2020
Re-opening of NEET application form for registered candidatesFebruary 3 to 9, 2020 (upto 11:50 PM)

*means that dates are tentative


NEET Admit Card 2020

NTA has postponed the release of NEET 2020 admit card until further notice. 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

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 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.

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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.

  • 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.

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How to prepare for NEET 2020 in 6 monthsHow to prepare for NEET Physics
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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.

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AIIMS Toppers

AIRNamePercentile scoreInterview
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2Vishwa Hitendra Vadodaria100.0000000Click here
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Interview
1Arunangshu Bhattacharya99.9986761Click here
2Prateek Upadhyay99.9985639Click here
3Aryan Bansal99.9971278Click 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

Particulars

Details

Mode of Exam

Pen and Paper/ Offline mode

Duration

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

Language

2020 prospectus

Candidates registered in 2019

English

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1204968

Hindi

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179857

Telugu

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1796

Assamese

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4750

Gujarati

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59395

Marathi

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2305

Tamil

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31239

Bengali

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31490

Kannada

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1017

Oriya

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700

Urdu

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1858

Total English & Hindi

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1384825

Total Regional Languages

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134550

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 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

Category

Minimum Qualifying Percentile

Qualifying Scores

No of candidates qualified

Unreserved (UR)

50th Percentile

701-134

7,04,335

Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR-PH)

45th Percentile

133-120

266

Scheduled Caste (SC)

40th Percentile

133-107

20,009

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

40th Percentile

133-107

8,455

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

40th Percentile

133-107

63,789

SC-PH

40th Percentile

133-107

32

ST-PH

40th Percentile

133-107

14

OBC-PH

40th Percentile

133-107

142

Total

7,97,042


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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

Details

2019

2018

No. of candidates registered

1519375

13,26,725

No of Candidates Present

1410755

12,69,92295

No of Candidates Absent

108620

56,803

Indian Nationals

1516066

13,23,673

NRIs

1884

1842

OCIs

675

529

PIO

63

60

Foreigners

687

621

Male

680414

5,80,649

Female

838955

6,41,839

Transgender

6

1

Un Reserved

534072

4,84,480

SC

211303

1,81,217

ST

96456

80,868

OBC

677544

5,80,160

Number of Cities

154

136

Number of Languages

11

11

Number of centres

2546

2255

Number of rooms

64000

56000

Number of invigilators

128000

1,50,000

Number of Observers and NTA Representatives

6000+

4500+

No of City Coordinators

163

153

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

Category

Reservation percentage

OBC (Other Backward Classes)

27%

Scheduled Caste (SC)

15%

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

7.5%

Physically Handicapped (PH)

5%

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 institutesNEET-Seat-Matrix

AIQ NEET 2020 seat matrix for MBBS

College nameTotal AIQ seats(MBBS)
Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi84
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi37
VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi63
B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad37
King George's Medical University, Lucknow37
Stanley Medical College, Chennai38
Siddhartha Medical College, Vijaywada23
Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai27
Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram30
SMS Medical College, Jaipur38


AIQ NEET seat matrix 2020 for BDS

College nameTotal AIQ seats (BDS)
Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, Delhi6
Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Rohtak15
Nair Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai9
Faculty of Dental Sciences, BHU50
RUHS College of Dental Sciences, Jaipur6
Government Dental College, Thrissur8
Regional Dental College, Guwahati6
Mahatma Gandhi PG Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry6
Government Dental College, Nagpur7
Faculty of Dental Sciences, KGMU, Lucknow9



NEET 2020 Correction Window

NTA had provided the last opportunity of NEET application form correction window 2020. Through a notice, the authority had re-opened the NEET edit facility from March 13 to 19, up to 12:00 noon. 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 Application Form 2020

NTA has re-opened the NEET application form correction window for registered candidates from March 13 to 19, 2020 up to 12:00 AM. NTA had earlier closed NEET 2020 application form submission process on January 6, at 11:50 PM. The authorities enabled the facility of NEET 2020 correction window for candidates on January 15 to 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.Steps%20to%20fill%20NEET%20Application%20Form-01-01

NEET 2020 Application Fees

Categories

Application Fees

General

Rs. 1,500

SC/ST/PH/Transgender Candidates

Rs. 800

General-EWS/OBC-NCLRs. 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

Criteria

Details

Nationality

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.

Qualification

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.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NEET 2020

Question: 1. Is NEET 2020 postponed or not?

Answer:

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

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

Answer:

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 NEET eligibility criteria for foreign nationals?

Answer:

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?

Answer:

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?

Answer:

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

Question: 6. How many times can I attempt NEET 2020?

Answer:

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

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

Answer:

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?

Answer:

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

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

Answer:

There is no upper age limit.

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

Answer:

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

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

Answer:

There are 78,748 MBBS seats as per MCI data and 26,949 BDS seats as per DCI.

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

Answer:

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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for the ELIGIBLity criteria of neet 2020 is there counting of only theory marks or both theory and practical?

Rehan Alam Student Expert 8th Apr, 2020

Dear Aspirant,

Your both theory and practical marks are considered in NEET eligibility, out of the complete 300 marks you need minimum 150 for a general category student. Moreover, almost everywhere all your marks are considered and there is no separation of theory and practical marks.\

Hope this helps. Thank you.

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if I am passed with low marks in Gujarat state board exams then can I do my 12 the board whole year again as a regular candidate then will i be eligible for neet ?

Hrisheekesh Singh 8th Apr, 2020

Hi Om,

As per the eligibility of NEET 2020, you are required to obtain minimum percentage in Class 12. The minimum percentage marks in PCB subjects required are mention below:-

  • UR - 50%,
  • OBC/SC/ST - 40%,
  • PWD - 45%

If your percentage are higher than these according to your category that you are eligible for NEET 2020.

You may refer to this article for more information about NEET Eligibility Criteria 2020.

Feel free to ask doubts in the Comment Section.

I hope this information helps you.

Good Luck!

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I usually get 300-330 in aakash test series for neet.Is it good marks?

Rehan Alam Student Expert 8th Apr, 2020

Dear Aspirant,

No these are not good marks for NEET. It is assumed that at your current level you can get +/- 50/100 marks in the actual exam. Which means that you can get around 400 marks in NEET exam which is not sufficient. I suggest you should study with a plan now and analyse what you got wong and what part you do silly mistakes.

Improve upon them and try to get beyond 450 in test series. Hope this helps.

Thank you.

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Mathematical knowledge is crucial or not to be a good doctor,without knowledge on maths and physics makes difficult to be aa doctor?

Sonali Sahu Student Expert 8th Apr, 2020

Hello,

Mathematical Knowledge is important as physics and chemistry also has numerical modules and in NEET also, numericals are asked more over theory questions. Math paper is not considered as in life science PCB has high role than mathematics. Mathematics is mother- Science of all other stream. You can consider any stream, business or department. every where mathematics is used.

without knowledge you can't be doctor as they are important. it is not only use to clear entrance exam but those are implemented in real life to deal with problems.  candidates who clear NEET exam obviously have good maths knowledge even not asked in exam  and they study physics for years.

Hope it helps!

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I have a comportment student with 45% of the marks in PCB in intermediate and belongs to the OBC category. Can i eligible neet?

Deepshikha Student Expert 8th Apr, 2020
Hey,
The basic eligibility criteria to appear for NEET is that
the candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English as core subjects from a recognized board with 50 percent marks in aggregate in PCB. For OBC/SC/ST it is 40 percent and for PWD it is 45 percent.
For detailed information follow the link given below:
https://medicine.careers360.com/articles/neet-eligibility-criteria
Hope this helps.
Good luck.
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