National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Super Specialty (NEET SS)
About NEET SS 2020
National Board of Examinations (NBE) conducts National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Super Specialty also known as NEET SS for admission to Doctorate of Medicine (DM) and Magister Chirurgiae (MCh) courses. Due to the COVID -19 crisis and the postponement of the MD/MS and DNB Broad specialty exams across the country, on May 15, the authority has released a notice stating that, NEET SS 2020 will unlikely to be conducted in July/August. The new schedule of NEET SS will be notify to you soon. NEET SS 2020 will conducted for admission to 31 super specialty courses offered in 156 government/private/deemed/central and AFMC institutes. NEET SS is a computer based entrance test containing 100 multiple choice questions asked at PG exit test. For admission to NEET SS 2020, candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria as specified by NBE. NEET SS application form 2020 will be released on the official website. The eligible aspirants can complete their NEET SS registrations within the due dates.
Only applicants whose application form will be accepted by the authority can download NEET SS 2020 admit card. It is mandatory to download the admit card of NEET SS 2020 which must be later carried at the exam centre for verification purpose. Candidates should also follow NEET SS exam day guidelines as mentioned by the authority. As per NEET SS 2020 exam pattern, 40% of the questions will be asked from the eligible feeder broad specialty, while remaining 60% questions shall be asked from particular super specialty course selected by candidate at the time of filling of application form. NEET SS exam will be divided in two parts - Part A and Part B. The exam will be conducted for 3 hours 30 minutes from 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM.
NEET SS 2020 result will be announced for all 31 super specialties. The result of NEET SS 2020 will be released in the PDF format mentioning roll number, scores (out of 400) and NEET SS merit position. Candidates who will be listed in NEET SS result 2020 can download the score card, which displays the name of aspirant, roll number, application number, rank, category-rank and other details. Aspirants who have downloaded the score card can appear for NEET SS counselling 2020 process, which will be conducted by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The qualified aspirants need to register themselves for NEET SS allotment by entering stream and specialisation. Along with that, they also need to enter their personal, academic, contact and other asked information.
During NEET SS 2020 counselling, candidates also need to provide their preferences of colleges as well as specializations in which they can take admission into. They can choose any number of colleges and specializations. On the basis of these rank, preferences of colleges as well as specializations, seats availability, reservation criteria and other factors, the seat allotment of NEET SS 2020 will be done. Through NEET SS, a total of 2447 Super Specialties seats will be granted in various colleges of the nation.
NEET SS 2020 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Super Specialty|
|Short Exam Name||NEET SS|
|Conducting Body||National Board of Examinations (NBE)|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||3750 Rs [Online]|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours 18 Minutes|
NEET SS 2020 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
15 Jun, 2020 - 20 Jun, 2020 (Tentative)
Admit Card | Mode: Online
28 Jun, 2020 (Tentative)
Exam | Mode: Online
06 Jul, 2020 - 17 Jul, 2020 (Tentative)
Result | Mode: Online
NEET SS 2020 Eligibility Criteria
It is mandatory for candidates to fulfill the eligibility criteria of NEET SS 2020 to appear for the entrance exam. The following are the NEET SS eligibility criteria 2020 which can be checked below.
- For appearing NEET SS, aspirants require to hold a postgraduate degree (MD/MS/DNB) or any equivalent examination.
- Aspirants who completes their Postgraduate degree on or before July 15, 2020, are eligible to apply for NEET SS 2020. Candidates without the degree will not be allowed to fill the application form.
- Applicants must have provisional or permanent registration certificate issued by the State Medical Council (SMC) or Medical Council of India (MCI), which they must also furnish at the time of examination.
NEET SS eligibility criteria for foreign nationals:
Foreign nationals who wish to take the NEET SS examination for admission to a particular specialty can fulfill the certain eligibility criteria:
- MCI registration certificate is not required by the Non-Resident Indians to appear for NEET SS but they need to be registered with the respective medical authority of their country.
- A temporary registration will be provided to such candidates till the duration of postdoctoral degree after qualifying the exam.
- This registration will be limited to the college/institution in which anyone gets admission into.
NEET SS 2020 Application Process
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
NBE will release the application form of NEET SS 2020 in online mode in the official website. Only the candidates who fulfills the eligibility criteria can fill NEET SS application form 2020 till the last date specified. In order to appear for the entrance exam, it is mandatory to fill NEET SS 2020 application form. The application form can be filled in five steps which can be checked below.
1. NEET SS registration 2020
2. Filling the application form
3. Uploading of requisite documents and choosing the exam centres
4. Payment of application fees
5. Printout of confirmation page
How to fill NEET SS application form 2020?
Aspirants can check the details procedure to fill the application form below.
Step 1 - NEET SS registration
In this step, aspirants need to register themselves by visiting the official website. Then, click on the new registration tab and enter personal, contact details as well as captcha code. Verify the details mentioned in the NEET SS application form and submit it. A confirmation message will be sent to the registered mobile number and email ID mentioning user ID and password.
Step 2 - Filling NEET SS 2020 application form
Using the login credentials, user ID and password, aspirants need to login to their NEET SS applicant portal. Thereafter, click on the link of fill NEET SS application form and enter the asked personal, academic, contact and other information. It is important to enter the details carefully.
Step 3 - Uploading the documents and choosing exam centres
Here, aspirants need to upload the passport size photograph, signature and left hand thumb impression at the time of filling the application form of NEET SS 2020. The documents to be uploaded should be done as per the specifications mentioned by NBE. The specifications of documents as mentioned for NEET SS 2020 application form has been mentioned below.
Specifications of documents
|Documents||File size||File format||File resolution|
|White background passport size photograph||Not less than 80kb||.JPEG/.JPG|
|Clearly written signature on white paper||Not less than 80kb||.JPEG/.JPG||200 DPI|
|Left hand thumb impression on white paper||Not less than 80kb||.JPEG/.JPG||200 DPI|
After uploading of relevant documents at the time of NEET SS application form 2020, candidates need to provide their preferences of exam centres in which they wish to take the exam. Based on the choices of exam cities, the authority will allot the test centre on first come first serve basis. Aspirants need to choose the preferences of NEET SS 2020 exam cities as per their convenience.
Step 4 - Payment of application fees
Once all the application process of NEET SS 2020 is over, aspirants need to pay the application fees of Rs. 3750 irrespective of all categories in online mode through credit/debit cards and net banking. For successful submission of NEET SS application form 2020, it is crucial to pay the registration fees. No one can proceed further without payment of application fee.
Step 5 - Printout of confirmation page
After the successful submission of NEET SS 2020 application form, the confirmation page will be displayed on the screen. This confirmation page of NEET SS application form will mention the name of candidates, personal, academic, contact and other details. Such details needs to be verified at the before downloading it and must be reserved for future references.
|SC, EWS, General, ST, OBC||Online||Male, Female, Transgender||₹ 3750|
NEET SS 2020 Exam Pattern
NBE will release the exam pattern of NEET SS 2020 through information brochure. Through the NEET SS 2020 exam pattern, aspirants can understand the structure of exam, hours allotted, marking scheme, type of questions and other details. Check the NEET SS exam pattern 2020 from the table below.
NEET SS paper pattern
Computer Based Test (CBT)
Types of questions
Medium of exam
Parts of exam
2 (Part A & Part B)
Duration for Part A and B
1 hour 45 minutes each
Total time allotted
NEET SS 2020 marking scheme
4 marks awarded for correct answer
1 mark deducted for incorrect response
0 mark for unanswered question
Total number of questions
NEET SS 2020 Admit Card
NEET SS 2020 admit card will be released on the official website. Only those aspirants whose application form will be accepted by the authority can download the admit card of NEET SS 2020 released by NBE. It is important to download NEET SS admit card 2020 as it should be carried along with other documents at the time of examination and during counselling process. To download NEET SS admit card, aspirants need to submit their User ID and password as provided by filling the application form. NEET SS 2020 admit card will be displayed on the screen mentioning name of candidates, roll number, application number, date of birth, specialty chosen, exam date, time of exam, exam centre name and address and other exam day guidelines to be followed. Aspirants need to carry their NEET SS hall ticket, photo ID and registration certificate issued by MCI or SMC.
NEET SS 2020 Exam Centers
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
Documents Required at Exam
- NEET SS admit card
- Printout of permanent/provisional SMC/MCI registration certificate
- Authorized photo ID proof - PAN card, Driving License, Voter ID, Passport, Aadhaar Card (photograph)
NEET SS 2020 Result
After the exam, NBE will announce NEET SS result 2020 for all 31 specialties in online mode. Candidates who will successfully appear for the entrance exam can download NEET SS 2020 result in online mode. It is important for aspirants to secure prescribed NEET SS criteria set by NBE. NEET SS 2020 result will include roll number of candidates, marks obtained out of 400 and NEET SS rank secured in the entrance exam. NEET SS result PDF must be saved for future references. The result of NEET SS 2020 will be valid for the particular year of admission. Candidates who wish to take admission through NEET SS results in DM/MCh courses will not be able to take admission for next academic session.
NEET SS 2020 Counselling
The counselling of NEET SS 2020 will be conducted by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) for admission to 2447 DM and MCh seats. Candidates who have qualified the entrance exam can participate for NEET SS counselling 2020 process. NEET SS 2020 counselling will be conducted in three rounds including a mop-up round. The counselling of NEET SS 2020 will be held in online mode. During the counselling process, aspirants need to fill their personal, contact, education and other asked details.
After NEET SS counselling registration process, aspirants need to provide their preferences of colleges as well as specializations in which they wish to take admission into. It is mandatory to choose any number of preferences as per their NEET SS rank very carefully. On the basis of these preferences, NEET SS rank, seats availability, reservation criteria and other factors, the seat allotment of NEET SS 2020 will be done.
Once the seats will be allotted, shortlisted candidates need to report at the respective college for along with the relevant documents for completion of admission process and verification. Before reporting at the colleges, aspirants need to download the NEET SS allotment letter indicating the personal details, category rank, date and time to report at the colleges. In case, if candidate is not satisfied with the allotted college, he/she can opt an option for withdrawal/refussal and can appear for NEET SS counselling subsequent rounds.
Documents Required at Counselling
- NEET SS admit card
- NEET SS score card
- Permanent/Provisional Registration Certificate by MCI/SMC
- ID proof
- Caste Certificate
- PwD Certificate
- Passport size photograph
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question: Who can apply for NEET SS 2020?
Only candidates who fulfills the eligibility criteria of NEET SS 2020 can apply for the entrance exam.
Question: How and when can I fill NEET SS application form 2020?
The application form of NEET SS 2020 will be available in the first week of May and can be filled in five steps which includes registration, filling of application form, uploading of documents, payment of application fees and printout of confirmation page.
Question: What is the pattern of NEET SS 2020?
As per the exam pattern of NEET SS, the exam will be held in computer based mode. A total of 100 questions will be asked from Part A and B, which must be answered within 3 hours 30 minutes. Four marks will be allotted for correct answer, while 1 mark will be subtracted for wrong attempt.