NEET 2020 Exam Date Announced: Application, Eligibility, Dates, Admit Card, Result

NEET UG Notification
NEET UG Notification

Attention Candidates, NEET UG 2020 Application Form Notification has been released. NEET 2020 Exam will be held on 3rd May 2020. The candidate may submit NEET Form only online mode. According to research information, The last date of the submission of the NEET-UG 2020 application form will be on the 31 December 2019. Throughout the article, we will discuss the NEET Eligibility Criteria 2020. Get updated information on Age, Nationality, Reservation and Educational Qualification.

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The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test is also known as  NEET UG 2020 is an entrance examination in India, the aspirants who wish to study any graduate medical course like (MBBS/ dental course (BDS) in Government or Private Medical Colleges in India. It is an entrance examination of a medical sector which is conducted by  India level, After qualifying the NEET examination, Candidate able to take admission in MBBS, BDS, BAMS Course.

Why NEET 2020 Exam?


Before going to the deep, let us have a look at some of the silent features of NEET Exam 2020, which will give you the answer why choose this Entrance Exam or in simple words why neet exam is for?

  •  NEET UG 2020  is the national level examination for admission to MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, veterinary and other medical or paramedical courses in India. CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) is the conducting authority which organizes the NEET examination every year in various cities across India in approx 2546 test centres.
  • NEET UG 2020 application form available online Only.
  • Aadhaar card is mandatory for all the Indian citizens to fill the application form.
  • Those candidates, Who will commit Mistake during application filling, They can make it correct between 14-31 January 2020.

So, if you have already made up your mind to be a part of the NEET UG 2020 Exam, then the very first thing you have to do is to read this article carefully. You will find all the detailed information about NEET Admission Test 2020. Let us first have a brief look at the Eligibility Criteria and Exam Pattern of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test 2020.

Quick Facts


Features Specifications
Name of Examination National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG) or NEET UG
Conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA)
NEET 2020 Exam Date 3rd May 2020
Level of NEET Examination National-level
Category Undergraduate
Mode of Exam Offline (Pen and Paper)
Duration of Examination 3 hours
Total Number of Questions 180 Multiple Choice Questions
Languages available for the Examination Hindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada.
Medical Institutes Exempted From NEET

Exam Dates (Announced)new-flash-gif-animation

Events Dates (Announced)
Application form Release 02 December 2019
Application submission last date 01 January 2020
(upto 11:50 pm)
Last date to pay the fee 01 January 2020
Correction Window 15 January 2020 to 31 January 2020
Admit card available 27 March 2020
Exam date 03 May 2020 (2:00 PM – 5:00 PM)
Answer key Release May 2020
Last date to submit an objection June 2020
Announcement of result 04 June 2020
Counselling begins June 2020 (7:00 PM)

Eligibility Criteria


Aspirants should check the eligibility criteria before applying for the NEET exam. The eligibility criteria for appearing NEET exam is given below

Qualification-

  •  The Admission Seeker should have qualified the 12th or equivalent exam.
  •  Subjects must be Chemistry, Physics, Biology/Biotechnology with English as a compulsory subject.
  • 10+2 appearing students are also eligible to apply.
  •  In the qualifying exam (PCB group), students should have obtained at least 50% marks for general, 45% marks for General-PH and 40% marks for SC/ST & OBC.
    NEET 2020 Exam Pattern.

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Application Process


How to Apply?


There is given below simple and detailed application form filling procedure

  1. Admission Seeker can avail the NEET UG 2020 Application Form via online mode only.
  2. Visit the official website of NEET. Official Registration Link
  3. Apply for Online Registration using your or parents unique Email Id and Mobile No.
  4. Fill in the Online Application Form and note down the system generated Application No.
  5. Upload scanned images of Candidate’s latest Passport size Photograph (size: 10 kb to 200 kb), Post Card size photograph (4”X6”) (Size: 50 kb – 300 kb) and Candidate’s Signature (file size: 4kb – 30kb), Left hand thumb impression (file size: 10 kb-50 kb) in JPG/JPEG format. (In case of any eventuality of left thumb being unavailable, right-hand thumb impression may be used.), Class X Passing Certificate (file size: 100 kb to 400 kb) in JPG/JPEG format.
  6. For photography, the focus needs to be on face (80% face coverage, ears clearly visible, on white background).
  7. Pay the fee using SBI/Syndicate/HDFC/ICICI/Paytm Payment Gateway through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net-banking/UPI and keep proof of fee paid safely for future reference. In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee then the transaction is cancelled, and the amount will be refunded to the candidate’s account. However, the candidate has to make another transaction of fee, in case the Confirmation Page is not generated.
    ❖ Download, save and print copies of Confirmation Page after successful remittance of fee and keep copies safely for future reference.
    ❖ All the 4 Steps can be done together in one go or at different times.

Application Fee


The NEET application fee which has to be paid at the time of submission of the application form of NEET 2020 is different for different categories. Aspirants may check in the table given below the requisite application fee to be paid at the time of NEET 2020 application form submission.

Application Fee

Category Fee
General INR 1,500/-
General-EWS/ OBC-NCL* INR 1,400/-
SC/ST/PwD/Transgender INR 800/-

Processing charges & Goods and Services Tax (GST) are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable

*OBC-NCL (Other Backward Classes)-NCL (Non-Creamy Layer) as per the Central List of Other Backward Classes available on National
Commission for Backward Classes. The candidates falling in this list may mention OBC-NCL in the Category Column.
State list OBC-NCL Candidates who are not in OBC-NCL (Central List) must choose General.
*The time schedule for admission to MBBS/BDS Course has been approved by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in Ashish Ranjan &
Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors. – (2016) 11 SCC 225, which has been subsequently further amended.

NEET 2020 application fee can be a summit in both offline and online mode. Aspirants may choose from the following mode of payment of NEET application fee 2020:

  • Credit or Debit Card
  • Net Banking or UPI
  • E-wallet of Common Service Centres or Facilitation Centre

Fees charged by the CSCs

Service Fee (In Rs)
Writing emails and filling the application form 25
Online payment of the application fee 0.5% of the application fee
Downloading the admit card/ answer key/ OMR sheet 10
Filing a response w.r.t the answer key 25
Printing charges (per page) 5

If a candidate wants to avail the facilities of a CSC, he/ she will have to locate the nearest CSC. Visit the CSC on a working day between 9.30 am to 6 pm. He/ she must carry all the requisite documents to the CSC.

To locate the nearest CSC, go to their official website csc.gov.in or call 011-24301349/ 18001213468

Important Websites

i. The official website of the NTA for NEET(UG)-2020 is ntaneet.nic.in. All the test related information, as amended from time-to-time (if any), will be available on this website only. Candidates must regularly view this website for latest updates.
ii. The official websites for counselling of 15% All India seats, Central Institutions/University and Deemed Universities related information is as under:
For MBBS/BDS Courses:
● Ministry of Health & Family Welfare: www.mohfw.gov.in and
● Medical Counselling Committee: www.mcc.nic.in
For BAMS/BSMS/BUMS/BHMS Courses:
● Ministry of AYUSH: www.ayush.gov.in
● AYUSH Admission Central Counselling Committee: www.aaccc.gov.in
iii. For remaining seats, kindly check the website(s) of concerned State(s)/ Institution(s).
iv. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Information Bulletin, the decision of NTA/MoH&FW/ NMC/ MCI/DGHS/DCI/MoA/CCIM/BoGCCH shall be final and binding.

Exam Pattern


The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET 2020) will be an offline mode (pen and paper-based mode) test held in India. The questions will be in mix set multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and non- MCQ’s format.

Subject wise questions distribution

Section No. of Question Marks
Chemistry 45 180
Physics 45 180
Zoology 45 180
Botany 45 180
Total 180 720

Basic Guidelines

  • No. of Question: Total of 180 questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Exam Mode: Exam will be conducted through offline mode (pen and paper-based mode).
  • Marking Scheme: Four marks will be given for each correct answer (+4 Marks).
  • Negative Marking: One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer (-1 Mark).
  •  Duration: The exam duration will be 3 hours.
  • Subjects: Questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry & Biology (Zoology & Botany) subjects.
  • Type of Question: There will be objective type questions (four options with one correct answer).

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Syllabus


NEET 2020 syllabus will be based on a common syllabus prescribed by the MCI (Medical Council of India). You may gather basic syllabus from 11th & 12th based Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology subjects. It will be prescribed after the review of various state syllabus as well as CBSE, NCERT & COBSE.

There is given below the core syllabus (only broad topics)

NEET Syllabus for Physics

Class XI Class XII
The physical world and measurement Electrostatics
Kinematics Current Electricity
Laws of Motion Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

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NEET Syllabus for Chemistry

Class XI Class XII
Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry Solid State
Structure of Atom Solutions
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties Electrochemistry

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NEET Syllabus for Biology

Class XI Class XII
Diversity in Living World Reproduction
Structural Organization in Animals and Plants Genetics and Evolution

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Highly Recommended Books


There is a given table related to NEET 2020 Recommended book, Candidate needs to follow these books for exam preparation.

Subject Important Books for NEET 2020
Physics NCERT Physics Part 1 and Part 2 texts for Classes XI and XII, Concepts of Physics by HC Verma, Objective Physics by DC Pandey, Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick and Walker, Fundamentals of Physics by Pradeep, Problems in General Physics by IE Irodov
Chemistry NCERT Chemistry textbooks of Class XI and XII, Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon, Organic Chemistry by Morrison and Boyd, ABC of Chemistry for Classes 11 and 12 by Modern, Concise Inorganic Chemistry by JD Lee, Dinesh Chemistry guide and practise books by VK Jaiswal, MS Chauhan and N Awasthi for Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry portions respectively.
Biology NCERT Biology texts of Class XI and Class XII, Biology Vol 1 and Vol 2 by Trueman, Objective Biology by Dinesh, Objective Botany by Ansari, Pradeep Guide on Biology, GRB Bathla publications for Biology

To download NEET 2020 books in pdf Click Here

Preparation Tips


There is given below Important Tips related to NEET 2020

  • Firstly, know all the details about the officially prescribed syllabus for the examination.
  • Practice mock test & previous year question papers.
  • Make a proper time-table for your preparations.
  • Consider the good preparation of books and study materials.
  • Consider the good preparation of books and study materials.
  • Stay stress-free & healthy while preparing for exams.

Exam centres

State/UT City
Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati
Bihar Gaya, Patna
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Dadra & Nagar Haveli Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu Daman
Delhi Delhi (Central/ East/ North/ South/ West)
Goa Panaji
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
Haryana Faridabad, Gurgaon
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur, Shimla
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu, Srinagar
Jharkhand Bokaro, Ranchi
Karnataka Bangalore, Belgaum, Gulbarga, Mangalore
Kerala Ernakulam, Kozhikode, Trivandrum
Lakshadweep Kavaratti
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Ujjain
Maharashtra Aurangabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Thane
Manipur Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl
Nagaland Dimapur, Kohima
Odisha Behrampur, Bhubaneshwar, Rourkela
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Bhatinda, Jalandhar
Rajasthan Ajmer, Jaipur, Kota, Udaipur
Sikkim Gangtok
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Tiruchirapalli
Telangana Hyderabad, Warangal
Tripura Agartala
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani
Uttar Pradesh Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Jhansi, Lucknow, Noida, Varanasi
West Bengal Durgapur, Kolkata, Siliguri

The medium of Paper available Exam Center

Medium Of Question Paper Examination Centers
English All Examination Centres
Hindi All Examination Centres
English and Assamese Examination Centres in Assam
English and Bengali Examination Centres in West Bengal and Tripura
English and Gujarati Examination Centres in Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
English and Kannada Examination Centres in Karnataka
English and Marathi Examination Centres in Maharashtra
English and Odia Examination Centres in Odisha
English and Tamil Examination Centres in Tamil Nadu
English and Telugu Examination Centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
English and Urdu All Examination Centres

Admit Card


Admission Seeker who has registered successfully will be able to download the admit card of NEET 2020 in online mode from 27 March 2020.  The name of the students, exam centre address, timings for the exam and other details will be present on the admit card of NEET 2020. It is important for all student to bring the admit card to the examination centre along with a passport size photograph. Failure to present the admit card at the exam centre of NEET 2020 will make the candidates ineligible to attempt the exam.

Given Steps to Download NEET Admit Card 2020

  • The aspirant will be required to click on the link available on NEET 2020 admit card.
  •  After clicking on the link they will have to submit their NEET 2020 registration number and date of birth to login.
  • The admit card of NEET 2020 will be displayed on the screen.
  •  After checking for any discrepancies, the candidates can download the admit card of NEET 2020

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Dress code

Due to a large number of the applicant, the NTA follows strict policies to maintain the discipline and fairness of NEET Exam. Among the important policies is the dress code for NEET 2020. NTA has prescribed a dress code for the examination day along with a list of items that are prohibited in the examination hall. Below are a few important pointers about the dress code for NEET 2020:

NEET 2020 Dress code for males:

  • Try to wear simple pants/shirts
  • Full-sleeves shirts/T-shirts are not permitted
  • Clothes should not have pockets, zips, big buttons, layers etc
  • Avoid layering your clothing
  • Kurtas and pyjamas should be avoided
  • Footwear should be simple. Boots, shoes or any concealing/covered footwear are not permitted
  • You can opt for light slippers/sandals

NEET 2020 Dress code for females:

  • Wear half-sleeved Kurtis/shirts
  • Long and fancy sleeves of any design are not allowed
  • Keep it simple. Avoid embroidery, frills, layering with different pieces
  • Avoid all jewellery both metallic and non-metallic
  • Fancy footwear is not permitted in the exam hall. Avoid boots, heels, stilettos, shoes
  • Opt for slippers or open sandals

Exam day guidelines

To help the candidates appearing for the examination have a hassle-free day and keep them stress-free and calm on Exam Day, we have made some Exam day guidelines for NEET 2020.

What to carry on the exam day? ()

  • NEET 2020 admit card
  • Two passport size photographs (preferably same as the one submitted with the application form)
  • A valid photo Id proof (Passport/ Aadhaar card, Driving Licence, PAN Card)
  • PWD Certificate (if applicable)

What not to carry? (×)

  • A stationery item like textual material (printed or written), bits of papers, Geometry/Pencil Box, Plastic Pouch, Pen, Calculator, Scale, Writing Pad, Pen Drives, Eraser, Calculator, Log Table, Electronic Pen/Scanner, etc.
  • Communication devices like Mobile Phone, Bluetooth, Earphones, Microphone, Pager, Health Band, etc.
  • Other items like Wallet, Goggles, Handbags, Belt, Cap Watch/Wrist Watch, Bracelet, Camera, etc.
  • Any eatable item opened or packed, water bottle, tea, coffee, cold drinks, etc.
  • Any other item which could be used for unfair means, by hiding communication devices like a microchip, camera, Bluetooth device, etc.
  • Candidates suffering from diabetes are allowed to carry eatables (with prior intimation) like sugar tablets/fruits (like banana/apple/orange) and transparent water bottle. However, they will not be allowed to carry packed foods like chocolate/ candy/sandwich, etc.

Answer Key


The important answer key of NEET 2020 will be released within a week of examination. NEET Answer Key will be published via online mode through the website. The aspirant may have an opportunity for an online challenge against the answer key. All of the right answers to the questions asked in the offline entrance examination of NEET 2020 will be present in the answer key. Students have to pay Rs. 1000/- per answer challenged. The payment will be refunded in case of the challenge is accepted by the Board.

Result


According to Official instructions, CBSE will declare the result of NEET 2020 tentatively by June 2020. The result will release via online mode through the website. Students can Cheak their results by entering their roll number and other required details. The scores secured by the candidates in the NEET 2020 exam will be available in the result. The result of NEET 2020 has to be downloaded by the candidates since it will be required during the NEET admission process.

Candidate need to give the following steps for NEET 2020 result 

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Date of Birth and Category
  •  Scores obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology Total Marks Secured
  •  Total Percentile Obtained
  •  All India Rank
  •  Category Rank
  •  All India Quota Rank (15% Seats)
  •  Cutoff Score for NEET 2020 Counselling
  •  Qualification Status of the Candidate

Cutoff


For qualify the NEET 2020 entrance examination, Candidate needs minimum marks. It will be based on a number of students appeared in the exam, difficulty level and availability of seats. It will be released in the month of June 2020. The minimum qualifying marks should be 50% for general, 45% for General-PH and 40% marks for reserved categories. During the NEET counselling process, counselling authorities of NEET 2020 will release their own merit lists containing names or ranks of candidates called for various rounds of counselling. NEET 2020 cutoff will, however, be the minimum entry requirement for preparation of various merit lists.

Minimum Qualifying Cutoff  NEET-2019

Category Cutoff Percentile
Unreserved 119
OBC/SC/ST 97
UR-PH 107

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NEET Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Q. Mode of NEET 2020 exam online or offline?
A. NEET 2020 exam will be conducted in offline mode. An OMR Sheet will be provided to the candidate to mark the answers.

Q. How many times the NEET Exam be conducted? will it be conducted twice per year?
A. The National Testing Agency has received a lot of requests from NEET applicants to conduct the exam twice a year. Still, this change will not be implemented this year. Thus, NEET 2020 will be held only once.

Q. How many times can a candidate appear for NEET Exam?
A. According to the official notification released by NTA, a candidate can appear for NEET any number of times. There is no limitation on the number of attempts permitted.

Q. What is the minimum score required in NEET 2020 exam to get a seat in a government college?
A. To get admission in government medical college, one must secure at least 600 marks in NEET 2020.

Q. What will be the timings for NEET 2020 exam?
A. NEET 2020 will be a 3-hour duration long paper and the exam will be held from 02:00 p.m. to 05:00 p.m.

Q. What are the regional language options available for NEET 2020 Exam?
A. NEET 2020 question paper will be available in 11 languages, but, the language has to be filled during the registration process. Apart from Hindi and English, the candidate can choose from Tamil, Urdu, Marathi, Bengali, Gujrati, Assamese, Oriya, Kannada and Telugu.

Q. How to apply for NEET 2020 if I don’t have a computer or internet?
A. Candidates who do not have computer or internet can avail of the facility of Common Services Centre (CSC). These centres will help in filling the application form, paying the application fee and downloading the admit card.

Q. Who will conduct the NEET 2020 Exam?
A. The National Testing Agency (NTA) is conducting the NEET exam in 2019. before 2019, NEET was conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

Q. Is there any change in the exam pattern of NEET UG 2020?
A. No, the exam pattern for NEET 2020 remains the same. But there might be some possibilities to see changes in the academic session 2021-22.

Q. What is the maximum number of attempts permitted for NEET?
A. There is no restriction on the number of attempts permitted for NEET. According to NTA, a candidate can appear for NTA as many times as he/she needs to qualify the examination.

Q. I took a break of two years after class XII. Can I apply for NEET 2020 Exam?
A. Yes, you can apply for NEET 2020 provided you have secured a minimum aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. To apply for NEET 2020, you must also have cleared these subjects individually.

Q. If I have chosen Tamil as the medium of the question paper, can I choose Mumbai as the test city?
A. According to the guidelines set by NTA, Tamil language question paper will only be available in the test cities in Tamil Nadu. Hence, if you want to choose Tamil as the medium of the question paper, you will have to opt for a test city in Tamil Nadu state only.

Q. What is the price of a NEET application form?
A. The application fee for NEET 2020 is Rs 1400 for all the candidates who belong to the General or OBC category. However, for candidates who belong to the SC/ST/ PWD category, the application fee is Rs 750.

Q. Is the NEET 2020 exam be difficult?
A. Yes, experts suggest that the difficulty level of NEET 2020 will be raised owing to the scrapping of both AIIMS MBBS and JIPMER MBBS. NEET is now the only entrance examination for admission to MBBS/ BDS courses in India, thus NTA will ensure the examination is at par with the examinations that were replaced by it.

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    • 1. Collect syllabus for the examination.
      2. Follow NCERT books only.
      3. Point out and work on weak areas.
      4. Prepare a weekly schedule.
      5. Saggregate easy and tough chapters.
      6. Practice previous years papers.
      7. Solve mock test papers and practice papers.
      8. Stay calm and stress-free.

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