The National Testing Agency will be conducting NEET 2020. Through NEET Exam, candidates can get admission in 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 NTA NEET 2020. The article includes Eligibility, Latest Changes, Form Process and Fees, etc. So, keep reading the article further to have a clear idea about the exam.
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However, the NEET 2019 Exam took place on 5th May and 20th May (Odisha Candidates). The Result was available on 5th June 2019. Around 3.5 Lakh Candidates had appeared the exam. However, this year we are expecting more candidates to appear the exam.
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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 Paramedical Courses like BAMS and BHMS. Around 85% of seats are available under State Quota. 15% Seats are available under All India Quota.
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Latest Changes Made In NEET 2019/2020
The National Testing Agency has made quite a lot of changes in the eligibility criteria, reservation, etc. in the last year. However, this year (2020), we are expecting two major changes in NEET Exam 2020. They are- Exam Mode and Schedule of the exam. But, before heading to that, let us check the changes that have been made in NEET MBBS 2019-
- The National Testing Agency became the conducting body for NEET and JEE Mains
- 10% Reservation was available for the Economically Weaker Sections. However, this reservation may not be applicable in NEET UG 2020.
- 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 in abroad.
- Private, NIOS, and State Open School Candidates are also eligible for the Exam.
- There is no limit for appearing the exam. Candidates can now appear for the exam as many times. This is applicable to all the categories.
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So, candidates, these are some of the changes made in NEET 2019. You can keep checking our website for the latest updates and notifications.
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NEET UG 2020 – Expected Changes
Since the National Testing Agency is conducting the exam, we are therefore expecting a few changes in NEET 2020 as well. These are explained well in the details below.
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NTA NEET 2020 – To be Conducted Twice in A Year
This year NTA conducted NEET as well as JEE Mains. However, the JEE Mains was conducted twice a year. Most of the candidates came out quite happy with their question paper and scores. There was no complaint, no litigation against NTA. Therefore, we are expecting the exam might take place twice in a year- Feb and May 2020.
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The benefit of NEET conducting Twice
If the NEET UG 2020 will take place twice a year, then there can be a lot of benefit for the students. But, the one major advantage is that the candidate will be able to appear the exam twice. Which means you do not have to drop a year, for the exam. In fact, you get two chances in a year to attempt.
The NTA has not made any Official Announcements. However, we will soon update it here, if there is any change in the schedule.
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NEET NTA 2020- Online/Offline
The other major confusion for the candidates is whether the exam will take place offline or online. Well, earlier, the NTA was planning to conduct the NEET 2019 Exam Online. But, since there were many candidates who were from rural areas. They were not comfortable with access to the Computer. Therefore, NTA changed its decision to conduct the exam offline.
However, after the successful commencement of UGC NET, the NTA is planning to conduct the NEET Exam Online. However, the security will be tight for all the candidates. There will be one jammer per 23 students.
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Some Other Major Expecting Changes in NEET 2020
- There will be no restriction in attempting the exam. Candidates can appear the exam as many times they want.
- No Upper Age Limit for the candidates. Candidates with more than 25 years can appear the exam.
- 10% Reservation will not be applicable in NEET 2020.
- Private, NIOS, and State Open School Candidates are also eligible for NEET MBBS 2020 Exam.
- Aadhaar Card is no more mandatory for the candidates at the time of applying. You can submit any Identity Proof, that is issued by the Government Of India.
- The Question Paper will be available in 11 Regional Languages.
- There will be facilities of Test Practice Centers for the students of rural areas. This will help the candidates to access and get handy of the Computers.
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If there will be any changes in NEET 2020, we will update it here. Therefore, keep checking.
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NEET MBBS 2020 – Exam Dates
Here, we will provide you date schedule of two exam sessions. The event dates, if the exam takes place twice, and if takes place once. Therefore, make sure that you keep the dates in your mind and start preparing.
If NEET 2020 Entrance Exam Takes Place Once In A Year
If the exam will take place once in a year, then these are the expecting dates for the exam schedule.
|The Release of the Official Notification||1st November 2019|
|Starting Date of the Online Application Form||1st November 2019|
|Last Date to Register||First Week December 2019|
|NEET Application Form Correction Window||January Second to Last Week 2020|
|The Release of the NEET Admit Card 2020||Second Week of April 2020|
|NEET Entrance Exam Date||First Week of May 2020|
|Second Correction Window Dates||Last Week May 2020|
|The Release of the provisional answer keys||Last Week of May 2020|
|Release of Final Answer keys||Fourth Week of May 2020|
|Declaration of Result||First Week of June 2019|
NEET Counselling for 15% AIQ/Deemed/Central Universities/ESIC and AFMC
|Round I Registration||Second Week of June 2020|
|Round I Counselling Result||Second Week of June 2020|
|Round II Counselling||Third Week of June 2020|
|Round II Counselling Result||Third Week Of June 2020|
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Thus, these are the tentative dates for the candidates. However, the official website will soon announce the details regarding the exam schedule. Therefore, until now we advise you to keep track of the website.
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.
- 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 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.
- Lastly, the candidates must also note that the 10% EWS Reservation is not applicable. It will not be applicable in NEET 2020. Hence, the reservation criteria remain the same.
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NEET 2020 – Application Form
The NEET Application Form 2020 will be available two to three months before the exam. However, you can check all the details here. The Registration Form of NEET 2020 will be available online. Hence, the candidate can fill the form by visiting the website- ntaneet.nic.in. Thus, the mode of filling the form is online. The NEET NTA Application Form is an important stage in the admission. The form will comprise of the Personal, Educational Details of the applicant. Therefore, we advise the applicants to submit the details correctly. However, submitting wrong details will cause rejection of the form. We will update the link, once the application form is released.
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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-
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 login credential in future cases. Therefore, keep the details safe.
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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 center 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. Hence, the minimum size of the photograph is 10 KB, and the maximum is 200 Kb. Similarly, for signature is 4 to 200 Kb.
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.
- Thus, the application fees for General is Rs 1400.
- Application Fees for Reserved is Rs 750.
Thus, candidates must fill the form before the due date. Otherwise, the form will be rejected.
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Reservation Criteria in NEET 2020 Exam
10% EWS will not be applicable in NTA MBBS 2020. However, the reservation criteria for other category is-
NEET 2020 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. So, if there are any mistakes, then you can make corrections.
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NTA NEET 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 a few days before the exam. 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.
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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
- 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.
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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. However, this year, the exam centers might increase. 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 NEET 2019 Test Center once allotted cannot be changed.
NEET Dress Code 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.
Thus, candidates have to follow all the dress code details in the exam.
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NEET 2020 – Exam Pattern
NEET Exam Pattern is very important in the preparation. However, this year, we are expecting a few changes in the pattern. So, the exam pattern of NTA NEET Exam 2020 is as follows-
|Mode of the Exam||Online (expecting)|
|Time Duration||3 Hours|
|Exam Shift||One Shift only|
|Total Marks||720 marks|
|Number of Questions||180 Questions|
|Number of Sections||Three- Physics, Chemistry, and Maths|
|Question Distribution||Physics and Chemistry (45 Questions each), and Biology (90 Questions)|
|Marks per Question||4 marks|
|Negative Marking||Yes. -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.
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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 2020 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.
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- Firstly, Start with the Exam Pattern and Syllabus. This is the most important tools in the 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.
- Start Preparing Now. So, that you can be prepared, if the exam will take place twice.
- 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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NEET 2020 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.
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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. Practicing the Question Paper will help you in preparation. You can also get the NEET Previous Year Question Paper as well.
NEET 2020 Answer Key
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 for 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.
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NEET 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 of NEET 2020 will be available in the form of 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.
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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.
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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
- All India Rank
- PWD Status etc.
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NEET 2020 Rank Card and Score Card
Now, soon after the release of 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 ScoreCard is the printout of the result. Whereas, the NEET Rank Card is for those who have qualified under 15% AIQ Quota.
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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 in State Medical and Dental Colleges. Every State releases its own rank list. 85% of NEET MBBS/BDS Seats are available under State Quota.
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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 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.
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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 counseling. 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 NEET 2020 Counselling Round, you will get three options.
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|If you have got a seat in the college||You can either accept or apply for next round|
|Not got a seat in the First||Can 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.
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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.
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- Clinical Research
- Pharmacy Courses
- Food, Science, and Technology
- Medical Lab Worker etc.
Thus, apart from MBBS and BDS, you can also go for the following courses-
|Bachelor In Science (B.Sc)||BHMS|
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Hence, NEET 2020 Exam is one of the biggest Medical Exam. 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. The NTA will soon announce about the schedule. But, it’s better that you plan early and prepare. If NEET 2020, takes place twice, then the exam will be held in Feb and May. Therefore, start going through the concepts.