NEET 2020: Dates (Announced), Application, Eligibility, Syllabus & Pattern

NEET 2020 Official Notification has been released on the 22nd August 2019 NTA Authority. NEET is referred to as the National Eligibility Entrance Test it is a national level entrance test for Medical students. This exam is organized by the NTA Agency once in years for candidates for providing admissions into MBBS & BDS medical courses

NEET 2020 Exam is a Single Entrance Exam for Medical Course. Candidates who can get admission into all (government and private) medical colleges in various cities across the countryNational Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2020 is a national level medical entrance exam organized to provide admissions in MBBS, BDS & Ayush Courses. This entrance test is held once in a year. 

NTA is the newly formulated body that will conduct the NEET Entrance test every year this entrance exam targets the government as well as private institutes in the state. In this article, the NEET details such as dates, application form, eligibility criteria, etc. are mentioned.

NEET 2020 Notification – Single Exam for Medical

NewForm this year 2020, NEET Exam is a Single Entrance Exam for Medical Courses. Because of AIIMS & JIPMER  MBBS Entrance Exam is Replace from NEET Exam. Click Here to Check Details.

NewNEET UG 2020 Official Notification has been released on 22nd August 2019. The Registration will be started on 2nd December 2019. Click Here to Check Application Details.

NewNEET UG 2020 Exam Dates has been Announced By NTA Authority. Click Here to check Exam Date Details.

NEET 2020 Highlights

Latest Applications For Various UG & PG Courses Open 2020:

    1. Manipal University 2020 Admission Open For UG & PG Courses. Apply Now
    2. UPES, Dehradun – Enroll Yourself for the Academic Year 2020. Apply Now
  • Did NEET cancel for 2020?No, It is going to be Forever.
  • NEET 2020 Online or Offline?Still Offline (no official statement for the online exam yet) Probably Online as per NTA Sources
  • Twice in a Year? No (only once in May)
  • What is Passing Mark for NEET 2020? 130 to 190 out of 720 (approx for Gen), Differs for Reserve Category
  • What should I Study for NEET? Check Exam Pattern & Syllabus
  • Can I get admission in MBBS with 400 marks in NEET? Yes (a quite good score for first-tier private colleges but its low for Government colleges. 490+ is the Best score to get admission into Top Government colleges)

Important Links

NEET Exam Dates NEET Application Form
NEET Eligibility Criteria NEET Preparation Tips

NEET UG 2020 Quick links

Notification (Released) Click Here
Important Dates (Announced) Click Here
Application/Registration (Starting soon) Click Here Link 2 Click Here
How to Fill Registration  Click Here
Application Correction Form Click Here
Admit Card/Hall Ticket  Click Here 
Answer key  Click Here Link 2 Click Here
Result  Click Here Link 2 Click Here
Rank Predictor Click Here
College Predictor Click Here
Cut Off  Click Here
Counselings/ Admission Procedure Click Here
Eligibility Click Here
Exam Pattern Click Here
Question Paper Click Here
Syllabus Click Here
Preparation (Started) Click Here Link 2 Click Here
Study Time Table Click Here

NEET 2020 Notification

New NEET 2020 Examination will be conducted by the NTA (National Testing Agency)Check Here for Details.

New Changes Introduced Last Year

On the proposal of the Union Health Ministry, MCI approved several changes in the NEET UG entrance exam. Below we have listed the new changes introduced last year:

  • Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have joined 15% All India Quota scheme. Candidates of these states need not submit Self Declaration form now.
  • Aadhaar Card is also not compulsory to fill the NEET Application. But, candidates have to require any ID proof to apply for the exam.
  • Indian candidates those wish to pursue MBBS/BDS in foreign nationals, they have to qualify NEET UG exam.
  • The attempt limit has been removed from the last year. Now, candidates may attempt the NEET until the age limit as per their categories.
  • NIOS or State Open School or private candidates’ are not eligible for NEET exam.
  • There will be one set for question paper in all languages.
  • As per officials, the exam will be bilingual (except language chosen in English).

NEET 2020 Important Date

Here is the tentative exam schedule for the NEET 2020. We will update all the official dates whenever the officials will release it:

Events Dates (Announced)
Application Form released 2nd December 2019
Submission of application form 31st December 2019
Application form correction starts 3rd week of January 2020
Last date for correction in the application form Last week of January 2020
NEET (UG) Admit Card 27th March 2020
NEET 2020 Exam Date 3rd May 2020
Answer key 2nd week of May 2020
Result announcement 4th June 2020
Counseling date 2nd week of June 2020

NEET Application Form 2020

NEET 2020 Application Form will release on 2nd December 2019, and the Last date for filling the Application will be 31st December 2019. The applicants who are interested in NEET 2020 can apply for the examination before the last date of application. NEET is the gateway to offer admission to deserving applicants in MBBS and BDS courses at the best colleges of India.

Apply before the due date if candidates submit after the due dates, an application will not be accepted. The application form can be filled through online, official portal. Fill all detail as in given format. And also upload scanned images of photograph, signature.

  • The Application Form will be issued only in online mode.
  • Applications will not be addressed in offline mode.
  • The application form of NEET 2020 will release on 2nd December 2019.
  • The last date to fill the application form will be till  31st December 2019.
  • Applicants must download the scanned images of the photograph and original signature of the size of the passport.
  • After completing the application form, a confirmation page will be generated. Download it
  • It will not be necessary to send the printed confirmation page to the board.
  • Visit the official website of NEET.
  • Fill all the necessary details like personal, contact, domicile, qualification, etc.
  • Upload the scanned images of photograph, signature, and index finger impression in the prescribed format.
  • Make the fee payment using online and offline mode.
  • After the fee payment, take the printout of the confirmation page of the application form and keep it safe for further use.

Application Fee

The Application fee can make through online mode by the credit card/debit card & net banking.

Fee Without late fee
For OBC/General Rs.1400/-
For SC/ST/PH Rs.750/-

NEET UG Application Correction 2020

The one-time opportunity will be provided by the board to correct the applications. Details regarding correction in the application are mentioned below:

  • Corrections can be done only through online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to do NEET 2020 Application Form Correction from 3rd week of January till last week of January 2020.
  • Candidates will be intimated through e-mail/SMS regarding correction in photo photograph and signature. The same will be available in the candidate‟s login account.
  • Candidates will be notified through SMS/e-mail regarding correction in photograph or signature.

Candidates can also make corrections in particular fields like:

  • Date of birth
  • Identification Identity
  • Gender
  • The state code of eligibility
  • Category
  • The medium of the exam paper
  • Disability status
  • Examination Center
  • Qualifying Examination Code & Percentage (%) of Marks Obtained in Class 12th
  • Parents Name (Father’s & Mother’s)
  • In case of any additional fee, candidates can pay through debit/credit it card and net banking.

NEET Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationality: Candidates should be an Indian Nationals or OCI (Overseas Citizen of India).

Aadhaar Card: Aadhaar card is mandatory for all candidates except belonging to Assam, J&K, and Meghalaya state.

J&K, Assam & Meghalaya candidates can also apply by providing their passport number, ration card number, bank account number or any other valid Government ID number.

NRI candidates can apply by Adhaar Card number or Passport Number.

PIO, OCI & Foreign nationals candidates can apply by Passport Number.

  • Age Limit:
    – The minimum age limit is 17 years on 31st December of the year of admission.

    Maximum – The maximum age limit is 25 years for general candidates and 30 years for reserved categories.
  • Attempts: Candidates may attempt the exam only three times until cross the maximum age limit. NEET will be counted as 1 Attempt for all the candidates.
  • Qualification: Students must have passed/appearing 12thor equivalent examination from any recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, or any other elective subject with English.
  • Mandatory Subjects: Students in their 12th level must have Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Biotechnology with English as a compulsory subject.
  • Percentage: Candidates in the 12th level must have secured minimum 50% marks for General categories; 45% marks for PH & 40% marks for SC/ST category candidates in PCB group.
  • Appearing: Candidates are appearing in their qualifying exam or waiting for their results are also eligible for NEET (UG).

Qualification Eligibility: 

Qualifying exam Students must have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam.
Appearing Candidates Students appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible.
Subjects In the qualifying exam, students should have physics, chemistry, biology/biotechnology with English as the compulsory subject.
percentage criteria Minimum 50% marks for general, 45% marks for PH and 40% marks for SC/ST candidates in the PCB group.
  • Percentage Criteria: Students must have secured minimum 50% marks in PCB group for general candidates and 45% (for general PH) and 40% (for SC/ST/OBC categories).

NEET 2020 Exam Pattern

  • Courses: It is held for MBBS/BDS courses.
  • Number of Questions: The question paper contained a total of 180 multiple choice questions with a single correct answer.
  • Subjects: The paper was asked from subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Zoology & Botany.
  • Language: The question paper was available in 10 words.
  • Mode of Exam: The exam was conducted in offline mode (pen and paper-based mode).
  • Duration: The exam duration was 3 hours.
  • Marking Scheme:4 marks are awarded for each correct response.
  • Negative Marking:1 mark is deducted for each incorrect answer as negative

Candidates can know all the details about the paper pattern of NEET 2020 from the table below:

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

How to Prepare For NEET 2020

Firstly, gather all the details about the officially prescribed NEET syllabus for the examination.

  • Make an effective time management strategy.
  • Don’t try other topics which are out of syllabus.
  • Complete all the previous year’s question papers.
  • Gather all study material which is relevant to your syllabus.
  • Students have to practice mock tests to increase your accuracy and speed.
  • NEET is the examination that needs a lot of practice and needs to improve day-by-day.
  • NEET has a vast syllabus, and therefore, students are suggested to study every day a fixed amount of time.

NEET Syllabus 2020

The syllabus of NEET 2020 carries all topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics, from where the question paper of NEET 2020 is set.

Check the detailed syllabus of NEET:

Syllabus for Physics 

The behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory Atoms and Nuclei
Gravitation Current Electricity
Kinematics Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Laws of Motion Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
The motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Electromagnetic Waves
Oscillations and Waves Electronic Devices
The physical world and measurement Electrostatics
Properties of Bulk Matter Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Thermodynamics Optics
Work, Energy, and Power

Syllabus for Chemistry

Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers
Classification of Elements and Periodicity of Properties Aldehydes, Ketones, and Carboxylic Acids
Environmental Chemistry Biomolecules
Equilibrium Chemical Kinetics
Hydrocarbons Chemistry in Everyday Life
Hydrogen Coordination Compounds
Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques and Block Elements
Redox Reactions Electrochemistry
General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Some p-Block Elements Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids p- Block Elements
Structure of Atom Polymers
Thermodynamics Solid State
Surface Chemistry

Syllabus for Biology

Cell Structure and Function Biology and Human Welfare
Diversity in Living World Biotechnology and Its Applications
Human physiology Ecology and Environment
Plant Physiology Genetics and Evolution
Structural Organization in Animals and Plants Reproduction

Hard Core Preparation Tips

Proper preparation for the NEET UG Exam will help students achieve a good rank in the exam. Candidates can follow the NEET 2020 preparation tips listed below:

  • First, candidates must create a study schedule and give equal time to all subjects.
  • Never preparing long study hours on the calendar also includes brief intervals of rest.
  • Students must prepare according to the officially prescribed curriculum and exam model.
  • Candidates should focus on the weak issues of the program and work hard on them.
  • The training of the materials of the previous edition will help you to know the pattern of the exam.
  • Also, take care of your health while preparing for exams.
  • Take a healthy and nutritious diet and avoid junk food.

NEET 2020 Admit Card

NEET Admit Card contains details like Name, Roll Number, Date Of Birth, Centre, And Address, etc. of candidates. If candidates fail to bring Hall ticket at the time of exams, candidates will not allow attaining exams in centers.

NTA will provide NEET 2020 Admit Card by the 27th March 2020. Admit card will be made available through online mode. The board will also send admit card (copy) in PDF format to candidates registered email ID. Candidates will have to also fix their passport size photograph on the admit card.

  • After submitting the application form, candidates start searching the admit card. Admit card will be issued 27th March 2020.
  • Authority will release the admit card through online mode.
  • Admit card will contain the exam schedule, exam center details, candidate’s roll number, etc.

NEET UG Answer Key 2020

The response key will be published with the OMR responses through the online mode. The NEET 2020 key will be released the week after the exam. NEET 2020 Answer Key will be released in the second week of May 2020. Through answer key, candidates will be able to check their answers & can predict their marks of entrance test. Candidates will have to log in through their user ID & password to check the answer key. The board will offer the possibility to challenge the answer key. Applicants must pay Rs. 1000 / – by the response to challenge the answer key.

Applicants should visit their login portal. Enter your user ID (registration number) and password to challenge the answer key.

NEET 2020 Result 2020

The NEET Result will publish 4th June 2020 the official portal of authority. Candidates can download their effect from 4th June. Candidates can check their results by entering their roll number and other required details on the website.

  • NEET 2020 Result will be displayed on the notice board of concerned faculty/college/center/proctor’s office/controller’s website.
  • It is a result will announce on 4th June 2020.

NEET 2020 Merit List

NTA will release NEET 2020 Merit list through online mode. The merit list of the successful & eligible candidates who will opt. For 15% of All India Quota seats will be by marks obtained in the NEET (UG) 2020. Admission to MBBS/BDS within a respective category will be based on All India Rank (AIR) as per merit list.

The merit list will be prepared in percentile determined, which will be my highest marks. Also, there will be tie-breaking criteria for candidates who will score equal or same marks. As per the rules of tie-breaking standards, preference will be given in the below order:

  • Candidates who will score the highest marks in Biology (Zoology or Botany).
  • Candidates who will score the highest marks in Chemistry.
  • Candidates who will attempt less number of incorrect answers in all the subjects.
  • If even after applying all the above rules, the tie remains, then students who will be older will be considered.

NEET 2020 Reservation Policy

NEET 2020 Reservation of seats under 15% All India Quota is discussed below:

Category Reservation
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
OBC 27%
PwD 5%

NEET UG 2020 Rank List

  • The Board will prepare a list of merits as indicated by DGHS, MCI, and DCI.
  • The merit list will be prepared for the 15% All India fee.
  • Students will be invited to receive counseling according to their classification on the NEET UG exam.

NEET Cut Off 2020

Candidates will have to score more than the NEET 2020 Cut-Off marks to qualify the examination. The Cut-off will depend upon various factors like no. of candidates appearing in the exam, the difficulty level of the exam, students’ performance, etc.

Looking back at previous trends, the minimum cut-off percentile to qualify the exam is 50% for general category & 45% for PH category and 40% for other reserved types. After releasing the cut-off, the authority will also release a cut-off under 15% of All India Quota seats for different categories.

Candidates have to secure marks more than cut off to qualify the examination. Candidates can check details about NEET 2020 cut off from below:

  • The cut will be published in online mode.
  • It will be published with the result.
  • The threshold will depend on several factors, such as the number of candidates that have appeared on the exam, the student’s performance, the difficulty level of the review, etc.
  • The ratings of the previous year cut (of 720) of the NEET-UG exam are mentioned below:

NEET Counselling 2020

NEET Counselling is held for qualifying candidates of NEET, which includes document verification, applying, choice filling and seat allocation in web-based mode. The counseling procedure is done for the qualified candidates of NEET, by their Merit in NEET. It is informed to the students that they should keep safe the Filled in Online Application Form until the process of admission gets over.

NEET 2020 Counselling will be held through online mode. The counseling will start the second week of June 2020. Candidates will have to attend the counseling process, which will be conducted by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The authority will also release seats other than 15% All India Quota. In this case, the counseling authority will draw the merit list of the candidate in the respective category.

  • The admit card and the scorecard must produce by the student when they called for verification of documents.
  • The Information Booklet for NEET 2020 Counseling will be released on the counseling portal.
  • The list of colleges for allotment of seats in each course with intake in each discipline and category will also notify by the exam authority.

NEET 2020 Information Links

NEET Full Form Click Here
NEET Qualification Codes 2020 Click Here
NEET 2020 Rules and Dress Code Click Here
NEET Topper Click Here
NEET 2020 Attempts Extended Click Here
NEET 2020 Seats Click Here
List of Private Medical Colleges Under NEET Click Here
NEET Tamil Nadu Click Here

For any other queries about NEET 2020, you can leave your questions below in the comment box.

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  1. Bharathiraja says:

    i am still studying dpharmacy 2 year. My ambition is doctor i will try to neet exam in 2020 please give some tips for preparations and age limits for me

  2. shree says:

    I had 52% in 12 th..can i apply for neet .. m belong to sc category

  3. shravani says:

    I had 52% in 12 th..can i apply for neet .. m belong to sc category

  4. vina says:

    I m 28 yrs old can i answer the neet exam or how can i become a doctor now

  5. Surekha says:

    Is it going to be held twice in 2020

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