NEET 2020: National Testing Agency has announced NEET (UG) 2020 exam date in the month of August, 2019. NEET UG 2020 application form will be commenced from on 2nd December 2019. NTA National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NTA NEET) is a national level medical entrance examination which is conducted for yearly once. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test will be conducted on 3rd May 2020. Interested candidates can apply via NTA official page as per the eligibility criteria of NEET-UG 2020.
In 2020, Dr Harsh Vardhan, Ministry of Health and Welfare have announced that the AIIMS and JIPMER entrance examination is cancelled. The MBBS and BDS admission will be provided at the AIIMS and JIPMER only on the basis of NEET examination. NEET UG is a single entrance examination which is conducted for getting admission into the medical courses of MBBS and BDS across in India.
Important Dates of NEET 2020 Exam
|Commencement of Online Application Form||2nd December 2019|
|Closing Date for Submitting the Application Form||31st December 2019|
|Correction in Particulars of Application Form||January 2020|
|Downloading of Admit Card||27th March 2020|
|NEET 2020 Examination||3rd May 2020|
|Display of Recorded Responses and Inviting Challenges on Answer Keys||To be announced later|
|Announcement of Result||4th June 2020|
Overview of NEET 2020
|Examination Name||National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG)-2020|
|Exam Conducting Body||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Examination Level||National Level|
|Offered Courses||MBBS, BDS, and AYUSH|
|Frequency of Examination||Once a year|
|Official Websites||www.nta.ac.in, www.ntaneet.nic.in.|
NEET 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Students who wish to appear in the NEET-UG 2020 Exam should need to fulfil the below-mentioned eligibility aspects.
Applicants should have completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission. The upper age limit is 25 years on the date of examination with relaxation of 5 years for SC / ST / OBC candidates.
The below-mentioned nationals are eligible to participate in the NEET UG 2020 examination.
- Indian Citizens
- Overseas Citizens of India (OCI)
- Person with Indian Origin (PIO)
- Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)
- Foreign Nationals
Number of Attempts
There is no limit for appearing in the entrance examination of NEET-UG.
Candidates should have passed the 12th or its equivalent examination from a recognized board with the minimum aggregate of 50% (40% marks for SC/ST/OBC candidates) marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/ Biotechnology and English.
Candidates who have studied biology as an additional subject will eligible to apply for NEET-UG 2020 Examination.
Reservation of Seats
The admission will be provided for the qualified candidates from the respective categories based on the merit list. Here we have mentioned the percentage of reservation of seats under the different category of candidates.
|Other Backward Classes (OBC)||27%|
|Person with Bench-Mark Disabilities||5%|
NEET 2020 Application Form
Candidates can fill the application form for NEET-UG 2020 exam in the mode of online at the official page of NTA NEET. Students who have satisfied the above-mentioned eligibility criteria can fill the NEET application form. The entire processes for filling the application form are mentioned as follows.
- Upload the Scanned Documents
- Pay the Application Fees
- Print the Confirmation Page
Step 1: Registration
Students should provide a valid email address and mobile number. The entire communication will be sent to the registered email and mobile number of the candidate. In the registration process, applicants should have to submit the below mentioned necessary details.
- Candidate’s Name
- Father & Mother Name
- Date of Birth
- Mobile Number
- Email Id
- Id Type and its Number
All the above details are must be ensured by the applicants before submitting the entered details. After submitting the above details, the system generated application number and password will be sent to the registered email and mobile number. Applicants are advised to keep safe the application number and password throughout the admission process.
Step 2: Upload the Scanned Documents
Applicants should have to log in with the system generated application number and password. In this stage, they must have to submit personal and educational details. It can be listed as follows.
- Place of Birth
- Choice of Medium of Question Paper
- Choice of Examination City
- Class 10th / 11th / 12th or Equivalent
- Permanent and Correspondence Address
Documents to be uploaded
- Candidate’s Passport size Photograph
- Candidate’s Signature
The maximum size of the scanned images of the candidate’s photograph should be in the range of 10KB – 200KB and their signature between 4KB – 30KB in the format of JPG/JPEG.
Before submitting the above details, candidates should have to check the details have been entered as correctly.
Step 3: Pay the Application Fees
|Unreserved / Other Backward Classes (OBC)||Rs. 1400/-|
|SC / ST / PwD / Transgender||Rs. 750/-|
Mode of Payment
There are two ways to pay the application fees.
- Online mode
- Cash Deposit through e-Challan
Applicants can pay the application fees in the way of online by choosing any one of the below-mentioned transaction methods.
- Credit card
- Debit Card
- Net Banking
After successfully submitting the scanned documents, it will be redirected into the payment gateway for paying the application fees of NEET PG 2020. The confirmation page will be generated once the payment is successfully paid by the applicants. Candidates should have to print receipt of fees paid in the online mode at the time of fees paying.
Step 4: Print the Confirmation Page
Finally, Students should keep safe the printed documents of filled application and the proof of fee paid until the admission process has been done.
NEET 2020 Exam Pattern
|Examination Mode||Pen and Paper Based (Offline)|
|Medium of Question Papers||English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu.|
|Time Duration||03:00 Hours|
|Question Type||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)|
|No. of Subjects|
|No. of Session||02:00 PM to 05:00 PM|
|Number of Questions||180|
Scheme of Examination
|Date of Examination: 3rd May 2020||Time Duration: 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM|
|Seating Arrangements in the Examination Hall||01:15 PM|
|Last Entry in the Examination Centre||01:30 PM|
|Announcement of Important Instructions||01:30 PM to 01:45 PM|
|Distribution of Test Booklet||01:45 PM|
|Writing Particulars on the Test Booklet||01:50 PM|
|Exam Starts||02:00 PM|
|Exam Ends||05:00 PM|
Question Pattern of NEET 2020
The question pattern will be in the format of Objective Type Questions with a single correct answer from the four options. The detailed exam pattern of the entrance test as mentioned in the following table.
|Subject||Number of Questions||Marks|
Marking Scheme of NEET-UG 2020
NEET 2020 exam has a total of 180 questions in the form of Multiple Choice Questions. For each correct answer, the candidate will get 4 marks. There is a negative mark for the incorrect answers i.e., 1 mark will be deducted from the total marks for incorrect option. There are no marks will provide for unattempted questions.
|Courses||No. of Questions||Correct Answer||Wrong Answer||Total Marks|
|MBBS / BDS||180||4||-1||720|
NEET 2020 Syllabus
The questions will be asked from the important related topics from the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in the level of higher secondary stage. The detailed NEET-UG 2020 syllabus is listed out in the below table.
|Physics||Class 11th||Physical World and Measurement|
Laws of Motion
Work, Energy, and Power
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
Properties of Bulk Matter
Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
Oscillations and Waves
Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Atoms and Nuclei
|Chemistry||Class 11th||Basic concepts of Chemistry|
Structure of Atom
Classification of Elements and Periodically in Properties
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
Some p-Block Elements
Basic Principles and Techniques of Organic Chemistry
|Class 12th||Solid State|
General Principal and Processes of Isolation of Elements
d and f-Block Elements
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers
Aldehydes, Ketones, and Carboxylic Acids
Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen
|Biology||Class 11th||Diversity in Living World|
Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants
Cell Structure and Function
Genetics and Evolution
Biology and Human Welfare
Biotechnology and its Applications
Ecology and Environment
NEET 2020 Exam Admit Card
The admit card for NEET-UG 2020 Examination will be issued on 27th March 2020 in the mode of online. Candidates who have filled and submitted the NEET UG application form can be able to get the admit card from the official page of NTA NEET. Examiners can get the detailed examination schedule and events of the examination on the printed admit card.
Aspirants must have to bring the downloaded admit card along with one valid ID proof which is issued by the Government of India, at the examination centre on the examination day. No student will be permitted to take the entrance test who without having the admit card at the test centre. Hence, examiners are should keep safe more than one of the printed copies of admit cards.
Printed Details on NEET Admit Card 2020
Students should check the printed details on the admit card have been printed in the correct format. The important details that are must be checked by the examiners mentioned as follows.
- Candidate’s Photograph
- Candidate’s Signature
- Roll Number
- Applicant’s Name
- Date of Birth
- Father & Mother Name
- Category and Sub- Category
- Language of Question Paper
- Name and Address of Examination Centre
NEET 2020 Examination Centres / Cities
Applicants may choose any four examination cities as per their convenience. Below we have listed out the examination cities where the NEET exam will be held.
Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli|
Daman & Diu
|Delhi / New Delhi|
|Panaji / Madgaon / Margao|
Jammu & Kashmir
|24 Pargana (North)||Howrah|
How to Download NEET UG Admit Card 2020?
Aspirants should follow the below-mentioned instructions for how to download the NEET 2020 Hall Ticket.
- Visit the NTA NEET official page
- Select the appropriate option for Download NEET Admit Card 2020
- Provide the Application Number / Password and then submit the details
- NEET UG Admit Card will open on the screen
- Take a printout for further exam purposes.
NEET 2020 Mock Test
Candidates who want the basic awareness about the examination and how to face the questions and how the questions will be asked can be known clearly from this type of Mock Test. If applicants prepare a number of mock tests it will be led to get higher marks in the examination. Candidates can take and prepare themselves well to the examination as per their applied examination and its syllabus based.
Display of Answer keys and Recorded Responses
After the examination, the National Testing Agency will display recorded responses of the candidates. Candidates can check it from the NTA official page www.nta.ac.in, and NTA NEET official page https://ntaneet.nic.in. Approximately the recorded responses of candidates, and answer keys will release before the declaration of the NEET 2020 result.
NEET 2020 Answer Key
After the examination concludes, the answer key will be announced by the exam conducting authority at the NTA official website. Students who have participated in the NEET 2020 exam can check and download the answer keys. Approximately the provisional answer key will be released before the announcement of the result and also candidates’ responses. Candidates can download the NEET UG 2020 Answer Key PDF in the online mode of its official page.
Students can check their correct and incorrect answer from that answer key. Subsequently, the final answer key shall issue after some days from the announcement of provisional answer key. Candidate’s results will be finalized based on the final answer has been released by the exam conducted authority.
Challenging the Answer key
After the declaration of the provisional answer key, candidates can raise their hands for the answer to questions that they think are wrong. They can participate in the contest to provide their suggestions about that the answer the question with paying the applicable fees of Rs.1000/- for each question within the stipulated time. The paid amount will not be refunded.
How to challenge the NEET 2020 Answer Key
Applicants who wish to participate in the event of challenging the answer key should follow the below-mentioned steps.
- Visit the NTA NEET official page
- Select the option for the contest of challenging the answer key
- Provide your valid reason for that assumed answer to the question.
- Pay the application fees for that concerned questions
NEET 2020 Result
NTA has the responsibility to announce the result of the NEET 2020 entrance examination. The result of NEET 2020 will be announced on 4th June 2020. Students who have appeared in the NEET entrance exam can check their result in the online mode on the official page of NTA NEET. After the announcement of the result, the merit list will be prepared for the qualified candidates for the purpose of appearing in the counselling. National Testing Agency will not be prepared the category wise result.
How to Check NEET UG Result 2020?
Examiners who want to check the result of NEET 2020 Exam should follow the below mentioned simple steps.
- Go to the NTA NEET official page
- Check the suitable option for NEET 2020 Result
- Submit the Application/ Roll Number and Date of Birth
- NEET UG Results will appear on the screen
- Take a printout for further admission uses.
NEET 2020 Merit List
National Testing Agency will prepare the All India Merit List for the qualified candidates in the entrance examination of NEET 2020. Based on the merit list candidates can get the admission at the government / private / deemed institutions followed by the counselling.
NEET 2020 Cut off Marks
The cut will be defined by the counselling authority and participating institutions for providing the admission. Each and every year the cut off tends will be varied based on some factors mentioned as follows.
- No of seats available
- of candidates participated in the exam
- Previous year cut off trends
- Difficulty level of the entrance exam
If aspirants want to get MBBS / BDS admission at the medical institution through the NEET examination should need to obtain the minimum marks in the NEET 2020 examination.
|Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribes (ST) / Other Backward Classes (OBC)||40%|
|Person with Bench-Mark Disabilities (PWBD)||45%|
NEET 2020 Counselling
All the shortlisted candidates are will be called for the counselling process as per their obtained merit list. The counselling will be conducted in the mode of online on a particular day for the eligible candidates. The seat will be filled to the aspirants on the basis of 15% All India Quota and 85% State Quota.
If any seats are remaining after the counselling process of All India Quota, these seats will hand over to the state counselling authority to fill the seats at the private and deemed universities. At the time of counselling, students should have to submit the below-mentioned documents to the allotted institution for the purpose of document verification.
- Candidate’s Photograph
- Class 10th and 12th Mark Sheets
- Community Certificate
- Caste Certificate
- Transfer Certificate
- NEET 2020 Admit card
- Counselling Call Letter
NEET 2020 counselling would be conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee of the Directorate of General of Health Services. For the details regarding the counselling schedule and its procedure candidates should visit the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) official website www.mcc.nic.in. For state counselling, students should visit the appropriate participating institution official page for knowing the availability of seats.