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 medical (MBBS) and dental field (BDS). It is a stepping stone for the students who wish to study in an undergraduate medical or dental school in India as well as foreign countries. NEET provides admissions to more than 66,000 seats for MBBS and BDS in India.
NEET Score Card 2020
The NTA (National Testing Agency) will release the results of NEET 2020 15 days after the entrance examination is conducted. The results are likely to be announced in August 2020 if the schedule does not change.
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, and you can download and make copies of the scorecard for future reference.
NEET Score Card Details
The NEET scorecard should be carried with the candidates when they go for the counselling and admission process. The following details would be mentioned in the NEET scorecard:
- 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
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January 5, 2020
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NEET 2020 Score Card 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 Rs.1000 per response. 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 is awarded, and a negative mark is deducted for every wrong answer. So, the scores can be calculated by multiplying the number of right answers by 4 and subtracting it with the number of wrong answers.
NEET 2020 Tie Breaker
In the event of a tie, where two candidates secure the same marks in the NEET 2020 UG examination, there is a need for a tie breaker. The Specifications of the tie breaker are mentioned below:
- In case the total marks are the same amount, the candidate with higher marks in Biology will secure the higher rank.
- If the marks are similar in biology, candidates are ranked based on their Chemistry marks in the NEET 2020 examination.
- If both Biology and Chemistry marks are exactly the same, the candidate with the least number of wrong answers will excel to the higher rank.
- Lastly, if all the above three points are not applicable as a tiebreaker ,the candidate who is older in age will secure the higher merit ranking.
NEET Exam Date
The NEET 2020 exam is scheduled to be held on July 26th, 2020. Although, many states like Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Nagaland, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu have extended the lockdown until July 31st which has resulted in uncertainties with the exam date schedule. The exam would possibly be postponed due to this lockdown extension and rising Covid-19 cases.
NEET Cut Off
The NEET cutoff is the minimum score required to qualify for the medical exam. It plays an essential factor in deciding which college the candidate can opt for, and also determines 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 found by:-
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.
Courses offered via NEET 2020
Once the results are announced, the candidates have to go through the counselling and admission process to get a seat in the desired University. The candidates can apply for the following courses through NEET:
- BDS and MBBS: The only way to get admission in dental and medical colleges is through NEET. The candidate can get admission in any private or government colleges through NEET. Some foreign universities also accept NEET score. The score acts as an eligibility criterion for the candidate to get admission in dental and medical colleges abroad. The NEET result is valid for three years for candidates who want to pursue courses in foreign universities.
- AYUSH: If the candidates are interested in the field of AYUSH which is Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy, they can get admission into universities that provide these courses using NEET score.
- BVSc and AH: Bachelors of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry is a five years undergraduate course and is a great career choice for candidates who love animals.
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