The National Testing Agency, also known as NTA, has started the NEET 2020 application form on December 2. The last date to fill the form is December 31.
Corrections in Application: Jan 15 – 30.
Admit Card will be available : March 27.
NEET 2020 Exam : May 3.
NEET Result: June 4.
National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) is a medical entrance test for admission to MBBS, BDS and Ayush courses – BHMS, BAMS, BUMS, B.V.Sc & AH. AIIMS and JIPMER have now been merged into NEET and there are no more separate entrance exams.
Salient Features of NEET 2020
- The exam will begin at 2:00 pm and last until 5:00 pm.
- Candidates must choose a total of 4 exam centers while completing the application form. This cannot be changed once the form has been submitted.
- The NTA officical website for NEET is – ntaneet.nic.in. The NEET application form has been published on this new website.
- NEET 2020 will be carried out in offline mode.
- NTA has also provided NEET testing centers for better preparation.
- The NEET exam is held once a year.
Eligibility Criteria of NEET 2020
Candidates for medical treatment must meet certain conditions in order to participate in the examination. Nomination forms are not accepted for ineligible candidates. Therefore, candidates are invited to use the NEET 2020 eligibility criteria listed below.
- Indian citizens, OCI, PIO, NRI and foreign applicants will be eligible.
- The age limit will be 17 years on or before December 31, 2020. There is no upper age limit.
- Candidates must have passed the exam number 12 or equivalent of any recognized board.
- During the qualification exam, students must have a subject in physics, chemistry, biology / biotechnology and English.
- Candidates must have obtained at least 50 points (for general), 45% (for general level) and 40% for SC / ST and OBC candidates in the PCB field.
- Candidates appearing in the class XII exam are also eligible.
Registration & Application Form for NEET 2020
NTA began the registration and submission of the NEET 2020 application form as of December 1, 2020. The last date to submit the application is December 31, while payment of application fees can be made up to on January 1, 2020. Candidates should keep in mind that the Aadhaar card is not required to fill out the application form. Candidates must keep their scanned photo, with the signature ready before filling out the NEET 2020 application form. The steps to fill out the NEET application form are as follows:
Step 1- Registration
All candidates must register first to complete the NEET application. Candidates only fill in their name, parents’ names, mobile phone number, email ID, category, date of birth, nationality, type and identification number, disabilities. They must create a password and verify the details before sending. The OTP verification is the next step before the registration is complete. Candidates will receive the provisional NEET application number, which will be the user name to log in
Step 2 – Fill out the application
Candidates must complete their personal information, place of birth, exam medium, choice of exam cities (4 in number), and academic details of class 10, 11 and 12. They must also provide the details of their parents or guardians and give their consent to the dress code prescribed for NEET.
Step 3 – Review and final Submit.
Candidates are recommended to review the details entered before the final presentation. Many details such as Nationality, Category, Medium, and Exam Centers cannot be changed, so it is advisable to review and then send the details.
Step 4 – Loading documents and images.
A recent photograph must be uploaded to a postcard size with a white background. The name of the candidate and the date must be written below the photograph. The file size must be 10 Kb to 100 Kb and the format must be JPG.
Signature: All candidates must place their signature with a black pen on a white paper and scan it in JPG format in a file of 3 Kb to 20 Kb.
These must be uploaded. In case of discrepancies in the photograph and signature, candidates will be notified via SMS and email for correction through the start of candidate session.
Step 5 – Payment of the application fee
Payment is made online through debit / credit cards / net banking OR through SBI EChallan for the candidates to download and payment is made in cash at the nearest SBI branch.
For Gen/OBC NCL category candidates, the application fee is Rs. 1400 and Rs 750 for SC / ST / PwD / Transgender.
The receipt of payment or the receipt must be kept safe.
Step 6 – Print the confirmation page
Candidates who have successfully paid the fees must download and print the confirmation page for future references.
Syllabus of NEET 2020
The exam program includes questions from the physics, chemistry and biology programs of classes XI and XII of CBSE. It is prepared after the Indian Medical Council (MCI) has examined several state programs, as well as those prepared by NTA, CBSE, NCERT and COBSE. It takes into account a detailed review of all the programs of the state council to establish consistency throughout the country.
- NTA has published the fictitious tests on its website. You can also track the status of your preparation with the free paper samples from NEET.
- In total, 180 questions are divided equally between these sections.
- Each question is 4 points, while 1 point is deducted for each incorrect answer.
Result and Counseling of NEET 2020
NTA will report the result of NEET 2020 on June 4. Candidates can verify the result by entering their login credentials: application number and password. The result will be declared online and candidates will have access to their scorecard, which will also contain their qualification status. Candidates who obtain the qualification threshold will be declared qualified and will be eligible for the council.
DGHS will provisionally host the NEET 2020 counselling on behalf of the Medical Advisory Committee (MCC) during the second week of June. NEET 2020 will be online and will be held for 15% of the total number of seats in all public universities (with the exception of the state universities of Jammu and Kashmir). These seats are the seats of all Indian dues, all seats in the central and renowned universities, seats reserved for the wards of the insured (IP fee) in the medical colleges of the Insurance Corporation of State Employees (ESIC) Seats available in the Medical College of the Armed Forces (AFMC) of Pune. The NEET 2020 board of directors for the remaining 85% of state seats in all government and private universities will be headed by the respective state authorities. The NEET 2020 Board will be held in two rounds for the quotas of all the Indian quotas and three rounds for the Central & Deemed and ESIC Universities.