NTA NEET 2020
NTA NEET 2020 - NTA (National Testing Agency) will conduct the NTA NEET on July 26, 2020, only for the registered candidates, in pen and paper mode. Successfully registered aspirants can download NEET NTA admit card from the official website, as official date has not been announced yet. NTA has extended the events of NEET due to epidemic outbreak of Coronavirus. On November 30, 2019, NTA activated NEET official website, ntaneet.nic.in, for the academic year 2020-21. NTA is an approved autonomous body as a self-sustained testing organisation to conduct NEET and other entrance examinations for admissions to MBBS, AYUSH, BVSc & AH, BDS and admissions to medical abroad. Through a press conference on July 7, 2018, Prakash Javdekar declared NEET to be conducted by NTA. Only candidates who fulfill the specified eligibility criteria can apply for NEET 2020. With a total of 180 multiple choice questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology, NTA NEET 2020 will be held for three hours from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. NTA will declare the result of NTA NEET in the form of scorecard. Go through the article on NTA NEET 2020 for more information on its objectives, events, preparations tips and other details.
Started - NTA has restarted the NEET 2020 correction window facility till May 31!
About NTA 2020
Aforementioned, National Testing Agency was established as an autonomous and self-sustained organization for conducting the national level examinations for admissions to various higher education institutions. Therefore, NTA has been registered as a society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. Along with NTA NEET, the autonomous body will also conduct other entrance examination like AIAPGET 2020, JEE Main, CMAT, IIFT, UGC NET among others. As per the decision of the cabinet, NTA has been given a one-time grant of Rs. 25 crores to get functional. In order to read the complete details about the creation of National Testing Agency - Click here.
NTA NEET 2020 Latest news and updates
- May 15, 2020: NTA has re-opened the NEET correction window facilities for registered aspirants till May 31.
- May 5, 2020: The Union Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD), Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank in online interaction specified the date of NEET 2020 conduction i.e. July 26.
- April 14, 2020: NTA has continued the NEET correction window facility till May 3, 2020.
- April 1, 2020: NTA has reactivated NEET UG application form correction facility till April 14, 2020, 5:00 PM. The last date of fee payment is April 14, 2020, till 11:55 PM.
- March 28, 2020: NTA has reverted to all those candidates who sent a query regarding the cancellation of the exam as well as for the admit card. A screenshot of the mail is mentioned below.
- March 27, 2020: NTA has extended the events if NEET 2020. As authorities will going to release admit card of NEET after April 15. Considering the current situation, NTA NEET 2020 has been postponed till the last week of May.
- February 11, 2020: The website of NTA NEET i.e. ntaneet.nic.in has gone under maintenance. Candidates are advised not to panic as any updations in the website after maintenance will be notified in the article.
Objectives of NEET NTA 2020?
National Testing Agency (NTA) believes in quality, equity, security of assessments, effectiveness and efficiency. Below are some of the major objective of NTA for NEET 2020.
With the beginning of NTA, it has been clarified that these agencies are solely responsible for conduction of NEET examination and focus on core activities.
NTA conducts NEET 2020 for transparency, high reliability, standardized difficulty level in the entrance examination.
It has also mentioned that NTA will take NEET 2020 to check the intelligence and problem-solving abilities of a student.
NTA will introduce the qualify difference in NEET UG exam process through research and scientific test designs with the help of experts, researchers, statisticians, psychometricians, test item writers and other education specialists.
These test items writers will make sure to prepare the quality of questions as per the design of the test.
The experts, statisticians, subject matter experts are being identified for being recruited by NTA for NEET.
NTA NEET 2020 will ensure no leakages and other malpractices during the exam or admission procedure.
Before the preparation of NEET question papers 2020, the item writers will be provided the feedback of previous years’ papers to give an idea to make test items which are more valid and reliable.
NTA NEET 2020 dates
As mentioned, the exam dates of NEET 2020 has been announced by NTA. Candidates can check the NTA NEET exam dates from the table below to keep themselves updated with the upcoming events.
NTA NEET schedule
Release of application form
December 2, 2019
Last date of registration
January 6, 2020 (extended)
|Re-opening of application form for registered candidates||February 3 to 9, 2020 |
(up to 11:50 PM)
|Correction window re-opened||April 1 to May 31, 2020 - Started|
Admit card issuance date
To be announced
NTA NEET exam
July 26, 2020 - Latest
Declaration of result
To be announced
NTA NEET 2020 changes
Unlike last year, NTA is the regulatory body for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test - NEET 2020 for the second consecutive year. Therefore, in comparison to the previous year, there will be less changes expected for NEET. Here are some of the changes which might happen in NEET NTA for the academic year 2020.
With the announcement of schedule, NTA made the changes in NEET important dates 2020. The application form will be released a month later than the previous year. Last year, the registration was started on November 1.
For the year 2020, it is expected that exam cities of NTA NEET 2020 will increase more than last year. In 2019, the exam was held in a total of 2546 centres located in 154 cities, which showed an increase of 16.67% and 12.90% respectively.
Earlier as per the reports, it was expected that NTA will conduct a computer based NEET exam. However, as per the schedule released, the exam will be held in pen and paper based mode.
NTA NEET 2020 Important Events
Here are the major events of NEET NTA 2020, which every applicant should keep a track on, to complete the admission process.
NEET NTA registration
NTA had re-opened the application form of NEET 2020 for registered candidates on February 3, candidates could fill the same till February 9. Only those who will fulfill the certain NEET eligibility criteria 2020 were considered to register themselves online. The last date for online registration was January 6. It is mandatory to register to take NEET offline exam.
NEET 2020 application form can be filled in five steps, which includes:
NEET application steps
Steps to fill
Filling of application form
Uploading of images
Payment of fees
Printout of confirmation page
For successful submission of NEET UG application form, it is important to deposit the fees as prescribed by the authority. NTA NEET application fee can only be paid either in online mode through credit/debit cards/net banking or in offline mode using E-challan of SBI bank.
Only candidates whose application forms were filled and accepted by NTA for NEET 2020 could edit their mistakes through one-time opportunity of correction window. NEET correction window 2020 was available from January 15 to 31, 2020. The registered aspirants can only edit father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, gender and category.
NTA NEET admit card 2020
Ntaneet.nic.in will earlier to release the admit card of NEET 2020 for successfully registered candidates on March 27 but it has been extended till the further notice. In order to download NEET 2020 admit card, aspirants need to enter application number, date of birth and security number. The hall ticket will display personal details, date & time of exam, address and name of NEET exam centre 2020 and other guidelines which needs to be followed on the D-day.
Candidates are advised to download the admit card and cross-check the details printed on it. In case of any discrepancy in the hall ticket, aspirants must immediately bring it to NTA officers for rectification. It is mandatory to carry the admit card at the exam centre along with ID proof and photograph for verification purposes.
NTA NEET 2020 exam
NTA will conduct NEET 2020 on July 26, for admission to around 75,893 MBBS and 26,693 BDS seats in 529 and 313 medical as well as dental colleges, respectively. NEET question paper 2020 will contain 45 questions each from Physics and Chemistry, while 90 questions from Biology, making a total of 180 multiple choice questions. The exam will be held only for three hours from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. As per the official NEET exam pattern 2020, four (4) marks will be awarded for every correct answer, while one (1) will be deducted for each negative response. There will be no mark for any attempted question.
NEET answer key by NTA
Within a month of offline exam, NEET answer key 2020 by NTA will be released on the official website. Candidates can download the answer key using the NTA NEET 2020 login credentials. Select the code of question paper allotted and match the correct answer with the responses marked. If any aspirant find some discrepancy in NTA NEET official answer key 2020, they can challenge it on or before the last date by paying Rs. 1000 per question. Along with the answers, NTA 2020 will also provide the official OMR sheet of candidate displaying responses marked.
NEET NTA 2020 result
The result of NEET 2020 will be announced at ntaneet.nic.in. NTA will release NEET result 2020 in the form of scorecard. In order to download result-cum-scorecard, aspirants need to enter their roll number, date of birth and provided security pin. Candidates need to secure the minimum NEET 2020 cutoff percentile to qualify the entrance test. The cutoff percentile for general category is 50th percentile, while SC/ST/OBC must secure at least 40th percentile. The marks corresponding to the cutoff percentile will be announced along with the result.
NTA NEET preparations 2020
In order to crack NEET 2020 with 600+ scores, NTA provides the facility for medical students such as practice test, video lectures, exam analysis and others for better and rigorous preparations. Below are the details and links of NTA NEET 2020 preparation materials introduced for candidates.
NTA NEET mock test 2020
To facilitate the medical candidates, NTA has introduced a facility of NEET mock test 2020 on its official website. This mock test of NTA NEET 2020 will help aspirants to understand the actual environment of MBBS/BDS entrance examination. Students will get familiarised with aspects of NEET exam pattern including marking scheme, design of questions and format of exam. The regular practice of NEET official mock test by NTA helps to solve the trickier questions with an ease, so that students do not face trouble during NEET examination. Since, the exam is conducted only for three hours, therefore, speed and accuracy to answer the questions is crucial, which can be performed by accurate practice of NTA NEET 2020 mock test. Also, after the completion of each mock test practice, analyse the performance to know where an applicant lacks and can work on the weakness.
Below are steps which can be followed by interested candidates who wish to use NEET mock test 2020 by NTA.
How to take NTA NEET 2020 mock test?
In order to use the facility of NEET mock test by NTA, aspirants need to follow the procedure mentioned below.
To take the official NEET mock test, Click here
The link will redirect to the selection of examination, where medical aspirants need to select ‘NEET’. Also choose the subject for preparation.
Then, click on ‘start mock test’ option.
The login page will be displayed on the screen, where the credentials will be mentioned. Thus, candidates do not have to login.
After logging in, read the general instructions of NTA NEET 2020 mock test regarding answering the questions, navigation and others.
Accept the terms and conditions to start the mock test of NEET and click on proceed.
Take NTA NEET mock test 2020 for a particular subject. After the test is over, submit it to know the total marks scored and subject-wise analysis.
NTA NEET Video Lectures 2020
In order to facilitate the medical candidates for better preparations, NTA NEET 2020 video lectures by IIT-PAL has been provided. These video lectures has been prepared and presented by reputed professors and matter experts of IIT for clarifying the doubts of students. The video lectures has been prepared on the basis of important topics of NEET 2020 from Physics, Chemistry and Biology. However, it should also be noted that NTA does not take any guarantee for the questions to be asked in the question paper of NEET 2020.
What is IIT-PAL?
IIT-PAL is an app designed to help the aspirants for NEET preparations. This application has been designed and developed for the candidates from under-privileged background, so that they lack behind during NEET preparations 2020 due to unavailability of guidance and coaching institutes.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NTA NEET 2020
Question: Can students applying for NTA NEET 2020 can join Test Practice Centre (TPCs)?
As per the officials, no mock test has been made available for medical aspirants at NTA NEET practice centre. A notice will be published on the website of NTA NEET as when the TPC will be available for applicants.
Question: What are the changes taken by NTA for NEET 2020?
No official information regarding the changes in NEET 2020 has been mentioned. It will be provided on this page when announced. Meanwhile, candidates can check the expected changes of NEET 2020 above.
Question: What is the latest notification about NTA NEET 2020 exam?
Through the official website, NTA has announced the NEET 2020 dates for exam, registration, admit card and result. Check NEET dates in the table above.
Question: What are the facilities provided by NTA for NEET 2020 preparations?
The regulatory authority has made the facility of NTA mock tests for future NEET test takers. Also, the applicants can use the video lectures of NTA NEET 2020 by IIT professors/subject experts available on the official website. For more details, check the article above.
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Questions related to NEET
If I got 120 marks in pcb group in hsc Maharashtra board exam and 550 marks in neet then can I get mbbs seat in Maharashtra GMC if I belongs to OBC category? PLEASE TELL ME
With 120 marks i.e 40% in PCB you are eligible for Neet examination as you belong to onc category.
This is because,
as per eligibility criteria only 40% in PCB is required for OBC category to be eligible and you fulfill this
It's quite difficult to say whether will get a seat in government medical college or not with 550 marks as cut off marks for medical colleges keeps changing every year depending upon various factors like number of students that appeared in the exam, kind of marks obtained by them , toughness level of the examination etc.
But yes as per previous year trends you may get a seat in Government Medical College under Maharashtra State quota for OBC category with 550 marks.
In neet 2019, 535 marks got a seat in Government Medical College, Gondia under Maharashtra State quota for OBC category.
mera physics aur chemistry bahut kmzor hai, to kya mujhe neet ka coaching krna chahiye. maine isi sal 12th pass kiya hai.
Uday, if you are appearing for NEET this year, there is hardly 2months time for preparation so you can take up online coaching. For example we have NEET Knockout packages. But if you will appear for NEET 2021, you have time and you can prepare based on this suggestion
To help you with your NEET preparation, we have NEET Knockout packages that you can check at: https://learn.careers360.com/knockout-neet-may/. Physics needs utmost focus and time because it involves with theoretical concepts and numbers. There should be a systematic approach in preparing for NEET. The important topics are Mechanics, ElectroDynamics, Modern Physics, Heat and Thermodynamics, Optics, Simple Harmonic Motion, Waves. Formulae form an integral part of your preparation. The important topics are Optics, Ray Optics, Optical Instruments, Wave Optics, Electronic Devices, Electrostatics, Electric Charges and Fields, Thermodynamics, Electrostatic Potential, Current Electricity, Electromagnetic induction, Alternating current, Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter. Highest weightage goes to Optics at 10%. Thermodynamics, Electrostatics, Electronic devices share 9%. Current Electricity and Electromagnetic induction, Alternating current take 8%. Dual Nature of Radiation gets 6% while Motion systems of rigid particles and body and Magnetic effects of Currents, Electromgentic waves and Magentism get 5%. Work, Energy and Power take 4%, Atoms and nuclei, Oscillation and Waves, Properties of Bulk Matter, Laws of Motion and Kinematics share 3% and the rest of the topics carry 2% weightage. Memorise as many formulae as you can and write them down and stick them as post its so that you can always see them. Practise regularly and try various kinds of questions. Solving previous papers and mock tests to test your improvement. Keep a clock and check the time its taking you to solve these questions. And improve the time as you practise more. One day of the week should be set aside for revision so as to keep the mind fresh. For reading what the toppers and experts have to say, please visit our page at: https://medicine.careers360. com/articles/how-prepare-for- neet-physics/amp . Chemistry is divided into Inorganic, Physical and Organic chemistry. For inorganic chemistry, you must refer to the NCERT.Coordination points get 9% of weightage. Thermidynamics takes the 8% and Equilibrium takes the 6% weightage slots respectively. Chemical Bonding and Organic structure carries the 5% weightage slot and rest of the topics carry 2-3% weightage in the exam paper.Chemical Bonding, Molecular structure, Solutions, Block Elements, Alcholos, Phenols and Ehters. Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic acids are important topics. Organic comprises of many reactions and reagents which can be practised by writing over and over again. Physical chemistry requires a comparatively deeper understanding of concepts, so preparing with the NCERT and referring to study material a level higher than NCERT should be the way to go. For more information, please visit our page at: https://medicine.careers360.com/articles/how-prepare-for-neet-chemistry . Biology is the biggest section in NEET, comprising about half of the exam, and acing this subject can help you in scoring more in the exam. Human Physiology and Genetics have maximum weightage in NEET. It is advisable to practise questions of Genetics from previous year question papers, which will give you a thorough understanding of how the questions are being asked. Topics of Plant and Animal kingdom have a lot of portion to memorize. You can prepare these topics by making a comparative table for the sub-topics and studying it together. Plant physiology is also equally important and easy to score. For more tips, please visit our page at:
Will surely NEET will be held on July 26th ?? as lockdown is extending till.....or any idea abt online conduction of exam ???
Your NEET examination is scheduled to be conducted on 26th July .
Your Neet examination has already been postponed and delayed a lot due to coronavirus outbreak and lock down caused by it from its scheduled date
Also, considering the present situation your Neet examination is not expected to be delayed more .
Even if its get postponed again then NTA will notify you about it in advance but chances for the same is very extremely low
i completed btech mechanical engineering in 2011 and intermediate in pcm regular. can i write neet exam? which code applicable to me?
Your code will be 02 if you have studied Biology also in your 12th. If you do not have Biology either as an additional subject or an additional subject then you are not eligible for NEET. If you have also studied Biology, though you completed your B.Tech because your highest relevant qualification is 12th, your qualification code is 02.
starting from today for neet preparation what should be strategy to clear it
Hello student if you're starting from now you need to be more focused and determined as time is less, you need to practice as much as you can so that you can Learn things easily. Prefer NCERT to build your basic concept and make sure you do each and every example and exercise questions of Ncert before jumping to a reference book.
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