NEET (UG) 2020 Application Form has been released by the NTA on 02 December 2019. The link to register for the exam is given down below. National Testing Agency has released the press in which the NEET 2020 schedule is mentioned. Through NEET Exam, candidates can get admission to MBBS and BDS Courses. However, the biggest confusion now in the candidate’s mind is about the latest changes in the exam. Will NEET be conducting the exam twice a year? Whether the NEET 2020 be Offline/Online? Yes, the NTA has made a few changes in the exam mode and in various fields of the exam. So, candidates if you are searching answers for this question, then you are at the right place. In this article, we will be discussing all the details about NEET 2020.

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About the NEET 2020 MBBS Exam

NEET stands for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. This a National Level Entrance Exam. The exam takes place for admission in Medical, Dental, and AYUSH Courses. The National Testing Agency conducts the exam. However, this is a single session exam. Through this exam, candidates can get admission in Private and Government Colleges. Candidates can also go for other Ayurvedic Courses like BAMS and BHMS. Around 85% of seats are available under State Quota. 15% Seats are available under All India Quota. The schedule of the exam activities is given down below. In addition, to check the Prospectus for NEET, go through the article.

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Note: NEET Application Form has been released by the NTA (National Testing Agency). Candidates’ have to fill and submit the form before 31 December 2019. Note that no form will be accepted after that.

NEET 2020 Prospectus consists of all the information regarding the 2020 admission process. Some changes have been made in the application process. Moreover, the application fee has been revised as well. Candidates’ can check it out if they want to learn about any of these. Furthermore, the information bulletin is given down below.

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Latest Changes Made In NEET 2020

The National Testing Agency has made some changes. In addition, applicants should have complete knowledge about the changes made in the application process and exam. Thus, all the changes made in the session are as following –

  • The Exam Fee has been revised, the category-wise application fee is mentioned below.
  • Now the applicants have to upload Class X Certificate and Postcard size Photo as well.
  • Now, there will be a single entrance exam conducted for the admission into MBBS Courses. The AIIMS and JIPMER Exam is scrapped from the 2020 academic session. Read details about the Common Entrance Exam for AIIMS/NEET/JIPMER.
  • The Entrance Exam will take place offline in one shift. The Counselling will also be common for NEET, AIIMS, and JIPMER.
  • The National Testing Agency became the conducting body for NEET and JEE Mains
  • 10% Reservation is available for the Economically Weaker Sections. Moreover, 15% of the seats are reserved for scheduled caste (SC) category applicants, 7.5% for Scheduled Tribes (ST), and 27% for Other Backward Classes.
  • A photograph without name, date and white background will not be rejected.
  • The Upper Age Limit was removed. Yes, there was no upper age limit for the candidates.
  • Around 491 Colleges will accept the NEET Scores. Around 63, 900 seats are available under NEET MBBS 2020 Entrance Exam.
  • The NEET scores are valid for 3 years, for the candidates who are willing to study abroad.
  • Private, NIOS, and State Open School Candidates are also eligible for the Exam.
  • There is no limit for appearing for the exam. Candidates can now appear for the exam as many times. This is applicable to all the categories.

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NTA NEET MBBS/BDS 2020 – Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria are the most important factor in the process of admission. In fact, the selection of the candidates to move further depends on the eligibility. The NEET 2020 Eligibility Factor comprises of the age criteria, qualifications, reservations, etc. Therefore, it is important to satisfy the eligibility criteria.

Nationality and Age-Criteria

  • The Nationality of the Candidate must be Indian/NRI/OCI/ PIOs and Foreign Nationals.
  • The minimum age of the candidate must be 17 years as on 31st December 2020.
  • There is no upper limit. Thus, Candidates of any age can register for the exam.

Educational Qualifications

  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 Exam from a recognized Board.
  • Other than that, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology must be compulsory. These subjects along with English must be core subjects.
  • The Qualifying Marks for UR is 50% and 45% (UR PWD). Whereas, for Reserved Category it is 40%.

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Number of Attempts

  • Candidates can apply as many times as they want. There is no certain number of attempts.
  • The NEET 2020 Scores for the candidates who are willing to study in abroad, will be valid for three years.

NEET 2020 – Application Form

The NEET Application Form 2020 was released on the 2nd of December 2019 online. The last date to submit the form is 31st December 2019. Hence, the candidate can fill the form by visiting the website- ntaneet.nic.in. The NEET NTA Application Form is an important stage in the admission. The form comprises of the Personal, Educational Details of the applicant. Therefore, we advise the applicants to submit the details correctly. However, submitting the wrong details will cause rejection of the form.

How to Fill the NEET UG Application Form?

The NEET Online Form comprises of many stages. Hence, the candidate must complete each and every stage. Thus, the step by step procedure to fill the form is-

Registration

This is the first stage of the application form. You will have to enter basic information about yourself. This includes- Name, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, E-mail ID, etc. Soon after entering the details, check and submit. After the submission, you will receive a Registration ID and Password. The details will be sent to your contact. This will be a login credential in future cases. Therefore, keep the details safe.

Filling of the Details

Now, after registration, log in using the ID and password. Start filling the rest of the details. In this section, you will have to enter your marks, exam centre choice, etc. After that, you will have to enter your address and proceed to the next stage.

Uploading Photograph, Signature, and Documents

After entering all the details, upload the documents. The documents include Photograph, Signature and ID Proof. It must follow the specifications. The documents must be scanned properly. Moreover, make sure that the file size is as per the prescribed specifications. As otherwise, you will not be able to upload the documents. Further, the specifications prescribed by the NTA to be followed are as follows:

  1. Passport Size Photo (10kb to 200 kb)
  2. Post Card Size Photo (50kb-300kb)
  3. Signature (4kb to 30kb)
  4. Left-Hand Thumb Impression (10kb to 50kb)
  5. Class X Certificate (100 kb to 400kb)

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Payment of the Application Fees

Now, after uploading all the documents, make the payment of the form. The application fees are mandatory to pay. However, the mode of payment is online. Therefore, it accepts only Credit/Debit Card and Internet Banking. In addition, the application fees have been revised, thus the NEET 2020 Application Fee for each category is as follows:

  • General/Unreserved: INR 1500/-
  • General- EWS/ OBC-NCL: INR 1400/-
  • SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender: INR 800/-

Reservation Criteria in NEET 2020 Exam

CategoryReservation
SC15%
ST7.5%
OBC27%
GEN-EWS10%

Further, in case the seats of State Medical Colleges/ Universities/ Institutes/ Private Medical Colleges are filled under 15%. Then, for All India Quota, the reservation policy of the concerned state Govt. shall apply.

NEET Application Form Correction

This facility will be available after the application form is over. Candidates can modify or correct the details in the form. However, the link will be available for a short duration. Therefore, correct the information as early as possible. As per the released schedule, the correction process should start by 15 January. So, if there are any mistakes, then you can make corrections.

Check – JIPMER MBBS 2020

Mock Test 2020

The Link for the NEET Mock Test 2020 will be available after the Application Form. However, the mock is the dummy of the real exam. This will help you to understand the exam pattern. Candidates can log in and start taking the test. However, the link for the mock test will be available for a short time. Therefore, it is very important to practice Mock Tests.

NEET Entrance Exam Admit Card 2020

The NTA NEET 2020 Hall Ticket will be available online. Candidates can download the admit card from the NTA Website. The NEET Admit Card 2020 will be available on 27th March 2020 (announced). Therefore, you need to download the hall ticket before the exam. The Admit Card is a mandatory document. It contains all the details of the exam and the applicant. You can download the admit card by submitting Application Number and Password. Hence, You will not be eligible to appear the exam without admit card.

How to Download the NEET Hall Ticket 2020?

The step by step process to download the NTA NEET Admit Card is as follows-

  • Visit the Official Website of NTA NEET (ntaneet.nic.in)
  • Click on the Admit Card Link
  • Enter your Registration Number and Date Of Birth
  • Click on Submit Button
  • The Admit Card will be displayed on the screen
  • Check all the details and download.

NEET 2020 – Exam Centers

The NEET Exam Centres are the places, where the NEET 2020 Exam will take place. The exam takes place in over 154 cities across India. The details of the NTA UG 2020 Exam Center will be available on the admit card. However, you can fill the exam center choice at the time of form filling. You can add up to three exam choices. Hence, on the basis of your priority, you will get the exam center. Also, candidates must note that the exam centre once allotted cannot be changed.

Dress Code For NEET 2020

The National Testing Agency has made some strict rules regarding the Dress Code of NEET. Therefore, the Candidates appearing the exam have to follow the NEET 2020 Dress Code. Hence, some of the dress code rules by NTA is as follows-

  • Candidates have to wear light-colored clothes
  • Only sandals and slippers are allowed.
  • Candidates can wear short sleeves clothes.
  • No Metal Items such as belts are allowed.
  • You should not carry any accessory along with you.

NEET 2020 – Exam Pattern

NEET Exam Pattern is very important in the preparation. If you have complete knowledge about the exam pattern, then you will be able to score well in the exam. So, the exam pattern of NTA NEET Exam 2020 is as follows-

Mode of the ExamOnline
Time Duration3 Hours
SessionAfternoon
Exam ShiftOne Shift only
Total Marks720 marks
Number of Questions180 Questions
Number of SectionsThree- Physics, Chemistry, and Maths
Question DistributionPhysics and Chemistry (45 Questions each), and Biology (90 Questions)
Marks per Question4 marks
Negative MarkingYes. -1 for the wrong answer

Therefore, candidates must follow the exam pattern very carefully. The NEET 2020 Exam Pattern will help a lot in the preparation.

NEET Syllabus 2020

The NEET Questions will be asked from 11th and 12th Course Subjects. Thus, questions will be objective type. Thus, A total of 97 Chapters are present in the syllabus. However, we advise the candidates to get handy with the NEET 2020 Syllabus. This will help you a lot in the preparation. Therefore, we advise the students to stay updated with the syllabus.

Recommended Books for NEET 2020 Preparation

The Best Books for NTA NEET 2020 Preparation are the NCERT Books. However, other than that you can follow some reference books. H.C Verma, Dinesh Chemistry, etc. are some good books to follow. Other than that, We also advise the candidates to follow the NEET Previous Year Question Paper as well. This will improve your preparation level.

NTA NEET MBBS Preparation Tips 2020

Preparing for NEET can be tough. However, if you have that confidence and zeal of clearing, then nothing is impossible. So, to ease up your burden, we have some preparation hacks. This will definitely help you to score more in the NEET UG Exam 2020. Also, this will also help those candidates who are preparing without coaching. So. here are some essential tips for preparation.

  • Firstly, Start with the Exam Pattern and Syllabus. This is the most important tool in preparation. Therefore, make sure that you are handy with the pattern and syllabus. This will help you to schedule your preparation.
  • Plan Well and Early. The more early you plan, the more time you get to prepare.
  • Start with the topics that you find difficult. Make a proper time table. Dedicate more time for the hard topics.
  • Make Notes. Making Proper Notes will help you a lot. You can go through the notes whenever you are sitting idle. Be precise with the topics.
  • Follow NCERT Books. If you are into a lot of books, then refer only NCERT. It covers 90% of the NEET Syllabus.
  • Make Flow Diagrams to remember. This is a very nice trick to prepare. Diagrams will help you to remember topics more easily.
  • Practice Online Mock Tests and Previous Paper. This will improve your speed to attempt questions.
  • Lastly, stay fit and healthy. Dedicate more than 6 to 8 hours for preparation. Have faith in yourself.

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Exam Day Guidelines

The Exam Day Guidelines are implemented by NTA. However, the guidelines are for maintaining discipline in the exam. Some of the NEET 2020 Exam Guidelines are as follows-

  • Reach the Exam Center 2 Hours before the exam. You need to carry all the documents mentioned.
  • Make Sure that you follow the Dress Code. Do not carry food items to the exam.
  • Do not carry mobile phones, paper, a watch, etc.
  • You cannot leave the center before the exam timing. Hence, the candidates must follow these guidelines.

NEET 2020 Question Paper

NTA NEET 2020 Question Paper will be available soon after the exam. However, the Question Paper will carry questions asked in the exam. We will upload all the questions here. Further, the student’s planning to appear for the exam can refer to it. The ones who appeared for the exam can refer to the question paper and answer key for calculating a rough score.

Answer Key Of NEET

Soon after the completion of the exam, the NEET Answer Key will be released. NTA will release the Solution Key. The Answer Key will be available on the website of NTA. If the exam will take place online, then memory based questions will be available by the Coaching Institutes. Similarly, if the exam will take place offline, then OMR will be released. However, the NEET Answer Key 2020 will contain all the correct answers to the questions. If in case, any answer is wrong by NTA, then candidates can object to it. Hence, to object a question, you will have to pay Rs 1000/question. To access this, candidates can use the NEET Candidate Login. You can get both Official and Unofficial Answer key here.

National Entrance cum Eligibility Test 2020 Result

The NTA NEET Result 2020 will be available online. The National Testing Agency takes around a month to evaluate the papers. So, the NEET MBBS/BDS Result will give the qualifying status of the candidate. The Scores will be available in the form of a percentile. The Result will be released in the form of Merit List. Therefore, in order to qualify, you need to score the minimum qualifying marks. Hence, to check your Result, you will have to provide your Registration Details. You can download NEET Result PDF here.

NEET Merit List 2020

The NTA UG NEET Merit List will be released online. It is nothing but the result only. The Merit List of NEET 2020 will comprise of the rank of the candidate. However, the NEET Merit List 2020 will be available for various categories. The types of Merit List, released by NTA are-

  • NTA NEET 2019 Overall Merit List
  • NEET MBBS State-Wise merit List
  • Category-wise Rank List
  • Gender Wise Rank List
  • AIQ and Course Wise Merit List.

List of Details Available On the Merit List

The Merit List of NEET 2020 will carry the following details –

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Roll Number
  • Category
  • All India Rank
  • PWD Status etc.

Check – JIPMER MBBS Result 2020

NTA Medical 2020 Rank Card and Score Card

Now, soon after the release of the Result and Merit List, the applicants will be able to download their scorecard. However, candidates must note that the rank card and scorecard are different. Thus, the NEET Score Card is the printout of the result. Whereas, the NEET Rank Card is for those who have qualified under 15% AIQ Quota.

NEET State Rank 2020

The State Rank is different from All India Rank. Soon after the declaration of the result, the result will be sent to the respective State Authorities. Separate State Rank List will be prepared. There will be separate State Counselling for the candidates. Through NEET State Rank 2020 List, candidates can get admission to State Medical and Dental Colleges. Every State releases its own rank list. 85% of NEET MBBS/BDS Seats are available under State Quota.

NTA NEET Cutoff 2020

The Cutoff is the minimum qualifying marks on the basis for the selection of candidates. Therefore, on the basis of cutoff marks, candidates will get ranks on the merit list. However, the cutoff marks depend on various factors. Some of them are-

  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • Number of candidates appearing for the exam
  • Previous Year Cutoff etc.

Hence, on the basis of these factors, NTA will release the cutoff marks. Also, candidates must note that the NEET State Cutoff Mark will vary. The cutoff marks will vary from state to state. Along with that, candidates who score more than the NEET 2020 Cutoff will be eligible for counselling.

NEET Counselling 2020

This is the last and final stage of the admission process. The NEET Counselling 2020 will take place soon after the result. The Mode of the Counseling Process is Online by mcc.nic.in. Thus, after getting the NEET Score Card, you can register for counselling. The Counselling will take place in three rounds. If the seat remains vacant, then a NEET Mop-Up Round Counselling will take place. Hence, on the basis of qualifying marks, the counseling will be held. However, in the counselling round, you will get three options.

CaseOption
If you have got a seat in the collegeYou can either accept or apply for next round
Not got a seat in the FirstCan be eligible for the second round

Thus, the process will repeat for every round. However, the seats will be confirmed after admission. Thus, to complete admission, you will have to pay admission fees. The process will continue until all seats are filled.

What If You Do Not Get a Seat In Counselling?

As you know, NEET is a highly competitive exam. So, Every year lakhs of candidates try their luck. Out of which, around 10% of candidates get a chance for admission. So, what if you do not get a seat in the counseling? Well, apart from NEET 2020, there are a lot many options to boost your career in the medical field. Therefore, we have provided a few courses, that will help you to guide your career.

  • Clinical Research
  • Pharmacy Courses
  • Food, Science, and Technology
  • Nutritionist
  • Nursing
  • Medical Lab Worker etc.

Thus, apart from MBBS and BDS, you can also go for the following courses-

Bachelor In Science (B.Sc)BHMS
BVScAnimal Husbandry
BAMSBUMS
BPTBASLP
BOT

Hence, NEET 2020 Exam is one of the biggest Medical Exams. However, The Exam will take place in a single session. Also, this year we are expecting that around 13 to 15 lakh candidates will appear the exam. Thus, make sure that you follow all the details of the exam. We also advise you to start preparing from now onwards.

Content-Based Lectures

NTA has released video-based lectures. Candidates can refer to the lectures while preparing for the exam. Moreover, the lecturers are from the IIT Professors and Subject Experts. Thus, they are the right ones to guide you through all the topics. Further, NEET 2020 aspirants now have a great chance to learn from the best. You can also find many other subject-related related videos. Candidates do not have to pay anything for these Content-Based Lectures. Further, anyone of you can check it out.

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4 COMMENTS

    • Hi Donna,
      Yes, one can appear for the exam many times.
      No, a student of class 11 cannot appear for NEET Exam, as one needs to satisfy the eligibility criteria for being eligible to appear for the exam.

    • Hello Lusie
      The NEET 2020 Exam will be held in 3rd May 2020.
      The Application Form will be made available in 2nd December 2019.

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