National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET is an entrance examination conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA), for students who want to pursue their careers in the medical (MBBS) and dental (BDS) fields. It is a stepping stone for the students who want to study in an undergraduate medical or dental school in India, as well as in foreign countries. NEET provides admissions to more than 66,000 seats for MBBS and BDS in India.
NEET 2020 was conducted on September 13, 2020. The exam has been postponed a few times due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The candidates should constantly check for updates on their official website that is ntaneet.nic.in.
How to check NEET Result 2020 Online?
The NTA (National Testing Agency) has released the NEET Result on October 16, 2020. The results will be provided to the candidates in the form of a scorecard which can be accessed by following the steps mentioned below:
- Visit the website: ntaneet.nic.in
- Click on the tab ‘NEET UG 2020 Results’ which will direct you to a new webpage.
- Enter your roll number, date of birth, and the security pin, then click on ‘Submit.’ If you have forgotten your password or application number, you can retrieve your account by clicking on 'Forgot Password' or 'Forgot Application Number' and fill in the details required which are the candidate’s name, parents’ name, date of birth, and security pin.
- The result would be available now, you can download and make copies of the scorecard for future reference.
How to Check NEET Result without Roll Number?
The candidates can not check their results without knowing their roll number. The candidates have to keep the information safe. The candidate can check their NEET admit card, e-mail and mobile number to find details regarding their roll number. If not, they can contact the authorities at NTA.
How to Check NEET Result by Name?
The only way to check your results is through filling in the login credentials mentioned above. The NTA uploads the individual scorecard instead of mentioning the list of candidates who cleared the NEET exam. Hence, it is required to keep the login credentials safe to avoid missing out on updates and important information.
NEET 2020 Result Calculation
The NTA uploads the answer key for the candidates to compare their answers so that they get a rough value of how much they have scored. The answer key also helps the candidate challenge the answer provided by NTA by paying INR 1000 per answer. If the candidate is right, they get a refund. The answer key would determine their expected rank and score. For every right answer, 4 marks are awarded and a negative mark is deducted for every wrong answer. So, the marks can be calculated by multiplying the number of right answers by 4 and subtracting it with the number of wrong answers.
NEET 2020 Result details that need to be verified
The candidates have to verify the details mentioned in the scorecard as it will be used during the counselling and admission process. The following details are mentioned below:
- Candidate’s name
- Candidate’s roll number
- Candidate’s application number
- Name of the Parents
- Date of Birth
- Caste Category
- Total marks obtained
- Marks obtained in each section- Biology, Chemistry and Physics
- Percentile score
- NEET qualifying status
- NEET All India Rank
- NEET State Rank
- NEET Category Rank
- NEET Cutoff percentage
NEET 2020 Answer Key
Candidates can check the answer key for the NEET 2020 exam once it is released online. Students can check the answer key and calculate how much they can score in the exam. The NEET 2020 answer key has all the correct answers of the exam and these answers can be challenged by students with sufficient proof. Candidates must pay INR 1000 to challenge an answer and the amount is refunded if the candidate is right.
NEET Cut Off
The NEET Cutoff is the minimum score required to qualify for the medical exam. It plays an important factor in deciding which college the candidate can opt for, and also decides the fee structure.
The cutoff percentile helps the candidate with the performance comparison among other candidates. The basis in which the cutoff is decided is by determining the highest marks obtained for admission to the best medical/ dental colleges. The NEET cutoff will be releasing two quotas - All India Quota (15 %) and State Quota which will determine the rank percentile of the candidates. The cutoff for General category students is 50th percentile while it is 40th percentile for reserved category students.
The NEET percentile rank is calculated as follows:
(The number of candidates appeared with a score equal to or less than the candidate / The total number of candidates that have appeared for the exam)*100
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