What after NEET 2020?
What after NEET 2020? – Know MBBS/BDS Admission Roadmap – Since NEET has standardised the medical education in india, while the question on What after NEET UG 2020 is always a mystery for aspirants and their guardians. Beyond this, the admission to different state through NEET scores with the fulfilment of domicile requirements will leave aspirants in dilemma. More than 15 lakhs are expected to register for NEET 2020 for admission to 76,928 MBBS, 26,949 BDS and 52,720 AYUSH seats offered in government, deemed and private colleges. From the year 2020, AIIMS MBBS and JIPMER MBBS has also been under NEET ambit. The admission to 1207 AIIMS and 200 JIPMER seats will be granted on the basis of NEET 2020 scores. Therefore, it may lead students more confusions on what after NEET 2020, the answers to which can be checked from the article below.
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‘What if I am not a domicile of a particular state, can I still apply for MBBS/BDS counselling there?’, ‘Which all forms do I need to fill for admissions after NEET is over’, ‘What do I need to do after I qualify NEET 2020?’ and many more questions like these occupy the minds of aspirants and parents alike. Careers360 presents here a detailed and informative write-up on ‘What after NEET 2020?’ to help candidates decode the admission process of MBBS/BDS through NEET in an easy-to-understand manner. Before we get into the intricacies of the NEET admission process, let’s take a quick sneak peak into NEET 2020 and some important macro-level facts.
About NEET 2020
NEET 2020 will be conducted on July 26 by National Testing Agency (NTA). NEET application form 2020 has been released on December 2, while candidates can register till December 31, 2019. Only the registered aspirants can will allowed to download NEET 2020 admit card from March 27.
Candidates who wish to pursue MBBS abroad are also now mandatorily required to appear for NEET. Besides MBBS and BDS, from this year onwards, NEET has also become compulsory for admission to AYUSH courses (BAMS/BUMS/BYMS/BSMS/BHMS) in India and 15% seats of B.Sc. Veterinary Science in government colleges.
With NEET being the single-window entrance test for India’s most coveted MBBS/BDS courses as well as many other allied medical seats, and over 15 lakhs candidates are expected to register for the exam, the question of what after NEET has never been more pertinent for MBBS/BDS aspirants given the high-stakes nature of the examination.
What after NEET 2020 for MBBS/BDS admissions?
After the NEET exam is over, candidates can use the unofficial or official answer keys for calculation of scores to be obtained. NEET 2020 result will be announced on June 4, in the form of scorecard. With the declaration of result, using the actual rank candidates can predict the colleges to be offered. NEET admission process 2020 will begin after a week of announcement of result. Given below is the important features of both post-NEET 2020 phases, i.e. immediately after the exam and period after NEET result.
What after NEET? - Immediately after the exam
After the exam is over and NEET result will be released, candidates can undertake two important tasks -
Calculate NEET 2020 score.
Predict NEET 2020 rank.
Having a rough idea of the NEET score and rank will help candidates get an insight on the medical/dental colleges they might get on the basis of previous year NEET admission trends. Although NTA will release the official answer key of NEET 2020 in the second week of August. Using the solutions available in the NEET answer key 2020, aspirants can calculate the approximate scores to be obtained. Once the NEET scores is calculated, students can predict their ranks using NEET marks vs rank trends.
What after NEET 2020? - Following the declaration of result
After the declaration of result, the counselling process of NEET 2020 for MBBS/BDS admissions will begin. Only medicos who will secure NEET cutoff 2020 minimum qualifying percentile will be eligible for admission process. In order to participate for NEET counselling, general categories must obtain 50th percentile, while for SC/ST/OBC aspirants it is 40th percentile. Following are the steps which will be followed after the result is announced.
Qualify the exam (by scoring NEET cutoff).
Apply for counselling process.
Participate in the counselling and secure admission.
Understanding NEET Counselling Process for MBBS/BDS admissions
‘What after NEET’ aspect which confuses aspirants and parents the most related to the various counselling processes which begin after the result declarations. Numerous counselling authorities and application forms are bound to remind one of the pre-NEET admission scenario of medical education. Even when one understands the type of counsellings and is aware of the number of seats, the different eligibility criteria come across as tough to comprehend. Let’s bring NEET MBBS/BDS admission process out of its ambiguities and clarify on ‘what after NEET’ in greater detail.
MBBS/BDS seats available for candidates who qualify NEET 2020
Types of Seats
All AIQ (All India Quota) seats*
All seats in deemed and central universities
State quota seats in State government colleges (available for domiciled candidates only)
State Counselling Authority
All private colleges throughout India (except for state quota seats, which are available only to domiciled candidates)
State Counselling Authority
*Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) candidates cannot apply for AIQ counselling since J&K has opted out of the 15% AIQ scheme since its inception.
Application Process for various NEET 2020 seats
To clear counselling questions related to what after NEET 2020, read more about the various application process below -
1. All India Quota (AIQ) Seats
All government medical and dental colleges in India (except for Jammu & Kashmir) have given 15% of their MBBS/BDS seats to the NEET AIQ scheme, for which all candidates who qualify NEET 2020 can apply (except those belonging to J&K unless they submit the self-declaration form while filling NEET application form). This means that if a candidate belongs to Haryana, they will still be able to seek admission in government colleges in other states including Haryana under AIQ.
To apply for AIQ counselling, students will need to fill the application form for AIQ counselling when will be released by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on behalf of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). NEET 2020 AIQ counselling is expected to begin from the second week of June, and the link for NEET counselling 2020 registration will be provided on this page, when released.
2. Seats at Deemed and Central Universities
All seats in central and deemed universities are also open to all the candidates who qualify NEET 2020. Central Universities include Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Banaras Hindu University (BHU), colleges affiliated to Delhi University (DU) and Jamia Milia Islamia (JMI).
DGHS is the counselling authority for Deemed and Central universities as well, similar to AIQ. The NEET 2020 Deemed and Central Universities counselling will also tentatively begin from the second week of June. To apply for MBBS/BDS seats in the same, you will need to fill a separate application form for Deemed and Central Universities counselling as released by the DGHS.
3. State Government Colleges
Most candidates thinking about what after NEET are usually clear about applying to the states of the choice. The 85% seats which remain with government medical and dental colleges after surrendering 15% of the seats in AIQ come under state quota seats. These seats are generally open to only those candidates who belong to these respective states. For instance, to get admission under state quota seats in Haryana, only those candidates who belong to the state of Haryana can apply.
To apply for state quota seats in their respective state government colleges, candidates will need to fill the application form as and when it is released by their respective state counselling authorities. Some states might start their application process before NEET but all of them will also release the NEET 2020 state quota counselling applications after result will be declared. The link to access and apply for state quota seats for all the states will be made available on this page.
4. Private College Seats
What after NEET 2020 dilemma of most students is solved and thanks to the private college seats since the domicile requirements are less stringent and students can apply to these seats in most states of their choice. All candidates who qualify NEET 2020 can apply for the seats in private medical and dental colleges throughout the country, irrespective of their domicile or state of residence, by filling the application forms of respective state counselling authorities. However, some private colleges keep a certain percentage of seats aside for state quota, for which only candidates belonging to those states can apply.
The same state counselling authorities which conduct the counselling for state quota seats conduct the counselling for private colleges as well. While some states have already begun their application process, most of them will release the NEET 2020 state counselling applications (for private colleges) after NEET result is declared. The link to apply for private colleges’ MBBS/BDS seats can be accessed from the table of respective state counselling given below in this page.
MBBS/BDS seats with special eligibility requirements
Other than the seats specified above, there are MBBS/BDS seats in AFMC, Pune and those reserved for Insured Person (IP) wards in ESIC colleges. The DGHS, the body conducted admissions for AIQ and Deemed/Central Universities, is also the counselling conducting authority for initial MBBS admissions in AFMC, Pune and for all IP wards applying to MBBS/BDS seats in ESIC colleges.
Candidates eligible for and interested in pursuing admission to AFMC or under IP wards quota in ESIC can apply for the respective counselling processes separately through DGHS website. The overall special eligibility requirements for IP wards seats in ESIC and AFMC, Pune is given below.
Type of Seats
After you apply for AFMC through DGHS application process, AFMC will shortlist the candidates and then conduct other rounds of screening to take admissions. Some eligibility criteria for AFMC includes age limit, height requirements, etc.
IP Wards seats in ESIC
For, Insured Persons (IPs) Quota seats in ESIC Institutions DGHS opens a separate application form and admission process. One of the basic eligibility requirement for candidates applying for this after NEET 2019 requires one of the parents to be an Insured Person as defined under ESI Act, constituting continuous insurable employment for 5, 4 or 3 years, as on January 1, 2019.
The key what after NEET process that candidates are required to go through is undoubtedly the counselling procedure. After NEET result, once a qualified candidate fills the right application forms for counselling, all other procedural necessities will automatically fall in place with regular updates from counselling authorities. However, it is always better to know the basics beforehand so you can be prepared. Here is a quick overview of the counselling process to help candidates in their quest to better understand what to do after NEET -
AIQ Seats Counselling: The DGHS conducts two rounds of counselling for 15% AIQ MBBS/BDS seats. After the second round gets over, the remaining seats (if any) are transferred back to the states. Last year, approximately 4591 MBBS/BDS seats in 235 medical and dental colleges were available under 15% All India Quota.
Deemed/Central Universities Counselling: The DGHS conducts two rounds of counselling for Deemed and Central Universities, followed by a mop up round.
AFMC and IP Wards for ESIC counselling: DGHS is again the counselling body for MBBS/BDS admission in AFMC Pune and ESIC colleges. Candidates interested and eligible for these seats must register for them through the DGHS portal itself.
State Quota Counselling: The respective state counselling authorities conduct counselling for 85% state quota seats in their states. These seats are generally reserved for candidates holding domicile of the states. The counselling for state quota seats is conducted in two to three rounds followed by a Mop-Up round.
Private College Counselling: The same counselling authority responsible for conducting counselling for state quota seats will be responsible for conducting counselling for MBBS/BDS seats in state private colleges. The counselling might be conducted in three to four rounds followed by mop-up round, depending upon the vacancies.
After Registration process and Documents Required
Candidates wondering on what to do after NEET 2020 should note that as long as they apply for any of the counselling processes mentioned above, most counselling authorities will release their merit lists giving state ranks to the eligible candidates out of these. Some state counselling authorities might even release two sets of NEET merit lists 2020, one for government and one for private medical colleges. During the respective counsellings, following are some basic documents which you might be required to carry. They include:
NEET rank letter
Class 10 or 12 certificate and marksheet
Domicile Proof (only for state quota seats)
NEET 2020 - State Counselling Authorities
NEET State Admissions
What if you aren’t able to secure an MBBS seat in NEET 2020?
As beautifully shared by Dr. Sanjay Gogoi, Director of Fortis Memorial Research Institute, “It takes just one MBBS seat to sail your ship in the direction of becoming a doctor. All of you may not be able to crack NEET in the first time. But do not give up hope. Keep trying, work harder. Remember you just need one MBBS seat and there are 60,000 and more in the country.”
If one isn’t able to secure the desired MBBS seat, one can always reappear for NEET, since there are no caps on the number of attempts in the exam anymore. Besides that, candidates should also remember that NEET 2020 score will not only be used for allotting admission to MBBS seats, but also to several other courses, which grants admission through NEET including, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS, BYMS, BSMS and Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences. Given the multitude of options available, candidates can breathe a little easy about what to do after NEET.
One must also remember that the medical domain comprises many different fields which are crucial to the smooth running of the system and can be pursued by one if interested. Courses one can pursue without NEET include Pharmacy, Nursing, Biotechnology, Biomedical Engineering, Forensic Science, Clinical Psychology, Medical Lab Technologist, Optometry, et.al. So worry no more about what after NEET and confidently strive towards attaining your dream medical career.
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Questions related to NEET
How the wards of paramilitary personnel get facility for admission in government medical college for the NEET (UG) qouta ?
According to the official notification http://bsf.nic.in/doc/misc/Allocation1.pdf there are 15 MBBS seats and 03 BDS seats allotted under BSF Quota. Once NEET results have been declared, the concerned department will also release application forms for wards applying under BSF quota. So you need to apply for the same. The admission is based through All India Counselling through a separate merit list. So you need to appear for NEET and once the results have been declared, you need to wait for the official notification regarding allocation of seats for wards of CRPF personnel. Eligible Candidates need to apply for the same. The official website would be: http://bsf.nic.in/
Name of the government medical colleges under NEET(UG) paramilitary(BSF) quota.
There are no separate colleges for admission to the wards of CRPF Personnel. According to the official notification http://bsf.nic.in/doc/misc/Allocation1.pdf there are 15 MBBS seats and 03 BDS seats allotted under BSF Quota. Once NEET results have been declared, the concerned department will also release application forms for wards applying under BSF quota. So you need to apply for the same. The admission is based through All India Counselling through a separate merit list.
I am from Maharashtra, category obc then whats minimum neet cutoff score for *AFMC* College in Pune for neet 2020/2021....
All the 15% of All India Quota Seats except for Jammu and Kashmir, 100% Seats at Deemed and Central Universities, IP Quota seats in ESIC Colleges, Seats at AFMC, AIIMS and JIPMER are filled by DGHS. Once NEET results have been declared, AFMC will release its cut offs and eligible Candidates have to register for the same. Shortlisted Candidates have to go through Psychometric Assessment Test, TOELR and Personal Interview. The final shortlisted Candidates have to undergo medical fitness test and then the final list is released. 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. In 2019, a score of 596 was the cut off for boys and 610 was the cut off for girls. So for 2020, you will need atleast more than 650.
tell me about heart functioning in important to neet
Ravi, the syllabus for Biology for NEET includes the following topics:
Diversity in Living world
Structural Organization in Animal and Plants
Cell Structure and Function
Genetics and Evolution
Biology and Human Welfare
Biotechnology and its applications
Ecology and Environment
Under Human Physiology, Heart functioning is important and so you have to prepare for it as well. You can check the complete syllabus at our page: https://images.careers360.mobi/sites/default/files/NEET-2019-Syllabus-Biology.pdf . To help you with your NEET preparation, we have NEET Knockout packages that you can check at: https://learn.careers360.com/knockout-neet-may/.
should we study frog and earthworm for neet 2020.. they are not included in syllabus right but two questions were asked from frog part in neet 2017..
Although, frog and earthworm are not included in NEET syllabus of biology, in your NEET syllabus there is only brief account on the digestive, circulatory, respiratory, nervous and reproductive for cockroach only.
But it has been seen that many times questions in NEET have been asked from earthworm and frog, for example in NEET 2017 questions were asked from frog.
So it's better if you study , frog and earthworm as well for your neet examination. Thus, you should go through frog and earthworm .