The National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) is the qualifying test for MBBS and BDS programmes, it is conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency). Earlier NEET was conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). This exam offers 90,000 seats in MBBS and BDS colleges of India, usually this exam is conducted in the month of May every year. A candidate who wishes to study and get into the medical field can apply for this exam.
NEET application correction window opens from Jan 15,2020
NEET exam is conducted online and in 10 different languages like English, Hindi, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Urdu, Bengali, Telegu, Kannada, and Assamese. Candidate needs to answer 180 questions and the duration of the exam is three hours. The exam paper is divided into three different sections namely Physics, Chemistry and Biology. As soon as the exam gets over NTA releases the results within a month and after announcing results it also declares the counselling dates too. The NEET counselling get uploaded on the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) website.
**All admissions for JIPMER and AIIMS for all Undergraduate courses will be done via NEET Entrance Exam from now onwards**
- What is NEET?
- NEET Exam Date
- NEET Eligibility
- NEET ALL India Quota Seats
- NEET Syllabus
- NEET Registration
- NEET Exam Pattern
- NEET Admit Card
- NEET Exam Centres
- NEET Result
- NEET Cutoff
- NEET Counselling
- NEET Guidelines
- NEET FAQs
What is NEET Exam?
National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), formerly the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) is an entrance examination in India for students who wish to study undergraduate and postgraduate medical courses (MBBS, MD, MS) and dental courses (BDS, MDS) in government or private medical colleges and dental colleges in India.
National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG) 2020 (NEET (UG) - 2020) will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in Indian Medical/Dental Colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India. Candidates who qualify NEET can apply for various Medical/ Dental Colleges across the country. But they can apply for only those colleges which are run by the Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. From this year candidates aspiring to get admission in JIPMER and AIIMS can also take NEET exam.
NTA conducts NEET once a year to provide admission to the eligible candidates in MBBS/ BDS Courses. NTA offers 63,835 seats through NEET exam 2020. Candidates have to remember that they can apply for only 15% of seats in each college through NEET. Other 85% will be distributed according to the State government and the college policy.
|Exam Name||National Eligibility cum Entrance Test|
|Conducting body||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Courses Offered||MBBS, BDS, (B.V.SC & A.H)|
|Examination Date||1st week May 2020 (Tentative date)|
|Helpline Number||8076535482, 7703859909|
|frequency||once a year|
The dates provided below are as per the official website and you can follow these NEET 2020 exam dates given below to strategize your preparation for this exam.
|Application form release||December 2, 2019|
|Submission of application form||January 6, 2020|
|NEET Application Form was Extended to Date||January 6, 2020|
|Application form correction starts||15 January 2020|
|Last date for correction in the application form||31 January 2020|
|NEET (UG) Admit Card||March 27, 2020|
|NEET 2020 Exam Date||May 3, 2020|
|Result announcement||June 4, 2020|
NEET Eligibility Criteria 2020 has been set by the NTA and all aspiring test takers are expected to fulfill all the criteria. Otherwise, they will be subjected to rejection. Candidates should keep this in mind while applying for NEET. In order to apply for NEET, Candidates should have qualified in Class 12 or an equivalent exam, with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology and English as compulsory subjects.
NTA has set the Minimum and Maximum age limit for a candidate to be eligible to take the NEET 2020 exam.
- The maximum age limit for NEET 2020 is 25 years and 30 years in case of Reserved category test-takers. Candidates must have completed 17 years of age to be eligible to apply for NEET examination.
- All Indian and OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) candidates whose age is below 25 years (General and OBC candidates)/ 30 years (Reserved categories) at the time of admission are also eligible for NEET 2020 exam.
NEET All India Quota Seats
There are three types of seats available at any medical college across India. Of those three types, one is admission through NEET and these are called NEET All India Quota seats. A total of 15% of the seats will be reserved in this quota. Candidates who are taking the NEET Exam are competing for this 15% of seats in all the medical colleges across India. All applicants must note that students can apply for JIPMER and AIIMS using a valid NEET Score.
In this 15% of the seats, NTA has set reservation criteria and details of which is in the following table:
|SC Candidates||15% of seats are reserved for SC candidates|
|ST Candidates||7.5% seats are reserved for ST candidates|
|OBC Candidates||27% seats as per Central Act are reserved for non-creamy layer OBC candidates only in Central Educational Institutions|
|PH Candidates||5% seats are reserved on the horizontal basis for Physically Handicapped candidates|
Eligibility for J&K Students
Jammu and Kashmir Students are not eligible for NEET because J&K state has opted out of NEET since NEET's inception. But if candidates from J&K are willing to take NEET then they have to submit self-declaration at the time of registration. This self-declaration will be verified during counselling and if it is found to false then the candidate will be rejected.
The declaration which the candidates should abide by are:
- He/She is not eligible to appear for MBBS/BDS seats in the State of J&K State and hence not eligible to seek admission in Medical/Dental Colleges of State of J&K.
- He or she must not be a domicile of the State of J&K.
- He/she must have declared all these by understanding the rules and its implications.
The aspirant will be subjected to rejection if the above-mentioned details are found to be false.
The conducting body of NEET 2020 will test the knowledge of students in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Hence NEET 2020 Syllabus will have topics from class 11th and 12th curriculum. NEET 2020 syllabus has been prescribed by NTA. The curriculum prepared by the Council Board of School Education, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) are considered while designing the syllabus for NEET 2020.
State Syllabus: Apart from CBSE's curriculum, the NEET 2020 Syllabus is prepared after reviewing various State syllabi.
Candidates can register for NEET Exam on the official website. NEET 2020 Application Form will be available from 1st November 2019, and the last date to register is 30th November 2019. Candidates can proceed to the NEET Application Process and register themselves. After the registration is complete and successful, aspirants will get their NEET 2020 Login credentials through email.
How to apply for NEET?
NEET 2020 form contains the needful information that is mentioned below and candidates may refer to the following steps to apply for NEET.
Step 1: The candidate can find the NEET 2020 Application form on the official website.
- Click on the link "Registration".
- Enter the required information in the provided space. This must be done carefully.
- Fill all the required details correctly and save the draft until final submission
Step 2: On finishing Step 2 a second link of the application form for uploading the photograph and signature of the candidate is opened. After this, the candidate will be redirected to Step 3 where Payment of Fee must be done.
Step 3: After the Payment of Fee, candidates have to take a printout of the confirmation page. The last date for paying the fee is 1st March 2020.
Application Form Details
NTA has announced that candidates can apply for NEET 2020 online on the official website of NTA from 1st November 2019. While applying for the exam a candidate should go through the NEET Application Details. Fee payment can be made using Credit Card/Debit Card, Net Banking/UPI or E-wallet of Common Services Centre and other service providers. Some of the important application fee details are:
NEET 2020 Application fee for General Category candidates: INR 1500/-. For General - EWS/ OBC -NCL the cost is INR 1400/-. Application fee for a reserved (SC/ST/PH) candidate is INR 800/-.
After registration, you will have to pay the application fee to the conducting authority either Offline or through Net Banking to complete NEET exam registration process. Candidates should have his/her photograph and signature ready while applying for NEET. Details of photograph and signature are given below:
|Photograph||10 Kb to 200 Kb||JPG/JPEG|
|Signature||4 Kb to 30 Kb||JPG/JPEG|
Note: J&K candidates will have to submit a self-declaration. The gist of self-declaration is that they are not eligible for J&K MBBS and BDS seats and will take NEET and they will be held responsible if the declaration is false.
Documents Required to apply for NEET
Various documents and details required to apply for NEET are:
- Candidate's Name
- Father/Mother's Name
- Candidates can submit one of the following Identity Details:
- Aadhaar Number (last 4 digits)
- Bank Account Number
- Election Card (EPIC No.)
- Ration Card Number
- Passport number
- Other valid Govt. Identity Card Number.
- Date of Birth
- Valid Mobile Number
- Valid Email ID
- Candidates latest photograph against a white background.
- Candidates signature in blue or black ink.
Every candidate should be aware of NEET Paper Pattern as it helps in planning and preparation for the exam. Some of the important details are:
Every right answer in NEET 2020 will fetch the candidate 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. NEET 2020 will be a pen and paper-based (offline) test. NEET 2020 examination will consist of one paper having 180 (45 from every subject/section), objective type questions which will count to a total of 720 marks. NEET 2020 question paper will be in English and will be conducted for 3 hours. The NEET exam pattern is expected to remain the same every year.
|Question Type||Multiple Choice Question|
|Marking Scheme||Correct Answer: +4 Wrong Answer: -1|
Test Practice Centres (TPC)
NTA understands that candidates need to get familiarized with NEET. Hence, NTA will establish a network of test centres where students can practice mock NEET exams. The objective of this initiative is to help the students from rural areas to have ample practice and prepare for NEET 2020.
A common question that pops in the mind of any NEET aspirant is 'How to Prepare for NEET 2020 Exam'. Cracking an exam becomes easy if an aspirant implements fine-tuned strategies in the preparation phase. NEET which is one of the challenging exams will test the student's fundamental knowledge in the core subjects. Let aside competition, if one can prepare smartly he or she can nail NEET exam with a good score.
Admit card will be available in the Official Website from March 27, 2020. Only those candidates who have completed the registration process along with fee payment can download their admit card. NEET Admit Card will contain all the details about the examination and the candidate information. Candidates should carry a valid ID proof along with their admit card to the examination hall.
Note: Candidates who fail to produce admit card or ID Proof upon request in the exam hall will not be allowed to take up the exam.
How to download NEET Admit Card?
Steps to download NEET admit card are as following:
- Step 1: Visit NTA's official website.
- Step 2: Click on "Admit Card NEET (UG)" on the left bottom.
- Step 3: Enter the necessary details which are Registration Number, Date of Birth and Security Pin.
- Step 4: Now, you will be redirected to a screen where your Admit Card will be displayed.
- Step 5: You can download the admit card and take a printout in A4 size sheet.
Candidates will be required to select the exam centre of their preference and which is convenient for them during the application process. They can select 3 exam cities while choosing their preferences. The exam centre in the city will be allotted based on the availability of seats. If there is no available centre which can accommodate this candidate then next exam city will be considered for allotment of exam centre. There is a good chance of candidates getting an exam centre which is closely and convenient for them since the NEET Exam Centres are spread all over the country. The exam centres which are all over the country are given below.
|Andaman & Nicobar||Port Blair|
|Andhra Pradesh||Guntur, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram|
|Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Silchar, Tezpur|
|Chandigarh||Chandigarh, Bilaspur, Raipur|
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli||Dadra & Nagar Haveli|
|Daman & Diu||Daman|
|Delhi||Delhi(Central), Delhi(East), Delhi(North), Delhi(South), Delhi(West)|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad, Anand, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar, Godhra, Patan, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Valsad|
|Himachal Pradesh||Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Shimla|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu, Srinagar, Udhampur,|
|Jharkhand||Bokaro, Jamshedpur, Ranchi|
|Karnataka||Bangalore, Belgaum, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Udupi|
|Kerala||Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Kannur, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Mallapuram, Palakkad, Thrissur, Trivandrum|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Ujjain|
|Maharashtra||Ahmednagar, Amravati, Aurangabad, Beed, Buldana, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai, Mumbai Suburban, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Satara, Solapur, Thane|
|Odisha||Angul, Balasore, Cuttak, Behrampur, Bhubaneshwar, Rourkela, Sambalpur|
|Punjab||Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar|
|Rajasthan||Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur|
|Tamil Nadu||Chennai, Coimbatore, Kancheepuram, Madurai, Namakkal, Salem, Thiruvallur, Vellore|
|Telangana||Hyderabad, Warangal, Khammam, Rangareddy|
|Uttar Pradesh||Allahabad, Bareily, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Noida, Roorkee, Varanasi|
|West Bengal||Burdwan, Durgapur, Hoogli, Howrah, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Siliguri, 24 Paragana(North)|
Since there are colleges that offer class XI and class XII in vernacular languages, NTA gives candidates to write NEET in some selected vernacular language in selected exam centres.
- Metal Detectors in Exam Centres: It has been instructed by NTA to install metal detectors in every exam centre for security purposes. There must be at least one detector for 100 students.
- Test Centres in Tamil Nadu: The Supreme Court has denied the request for increase of NEET Exam Centres in Tamil Nadu for 2020. Students from Tamil Nadu have to go to Kerala to appear for the exam just like the NEET 2018 exam.
Rules and Regulations
There are some rules which candidates need to follow on the exam day, they are:
NTA has instructed that all NEET candidates should wear half sleeve light-coloured clothes without huge buttons, badges, brooches or any other kind of ornamental accessory with either salwar or trousers. Shoes are prohibited, while slippers and sandals are allowed.
Adhaar Not Mandatory:
According to the Supreme Court, Adhaar Card is not mandatory to apply for NEET 2020. Any other identification can be used instead of Adhaar Card.
Candidates from Jammu and Kashmir alone have to submit the self-declaration form for the reserved 15% seats in All India Quota.
Note: Candidates wearing clothes that signify religiousness like the burqa, turban etc must report to the exam centre an hour before the exam commences.
Result for NEET will be declared on June 4, 2020. Admission into medical and dental colleges for MBBS and BDS will be done on the basis of marks scored by the candidates in the entrance exam. NTA will be releasing the Merit List after the declaration of NEET Result. This list is only for candidates who opt for 15% All India Quota Seats in their Application form. For the remaining candidates, counselling will be conducted on the basis of their All India Ranks.
Note: It is advisable that the candidates download and print a few copies of the scorecard.
How to Check NEET Results?
Once the results are announced candidates can check the result on the official website. Steps to check NEET Result are:
- Step 1: Visit the official website of NTA.
- Step 2: Search for the NEET 2020 Result link and click on that link.
- Step 3: The candidates will be redirected to a new link where they should enter their login credentials (registration number and date of birth) to access their NEET 2020 result.
NEET Cut Off 2020 is very necessary to qualify for an applicant. Scoring above prescribed NEET cut off will mean that you can advance to the next level. The Cut off depends on:
- Previous year cut off trends
- Difficulty level of the exam
- Number of applicants participating in exam etc.
The counselling process will start on 13th June 2020 (Tentative). Candidates will be considered for admission based on NEET 2020 rank. Candidates will be allowed to choose a college during the NEET Counselling process. However, seat allotment will be based on availability. Various details which candidates should know are:
All India Quota Counselling is conducted by MCC (Medical Counseling Committee) while State Counselling will be conducted by the respective state exam authority. Candidates need to be present at the mentioned location on the specified date for the offline process of counselling. All candidates must carry the required documents for the counselling process like 10th and 12th marks card, photo, valid ID etc.
NTA offers several courses through NEET and they are:
- MBBS: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Allopathic Medicine).
- BDS: Bachelor in Dental Surgery.
- BAMS: Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (Ayurvedic medicine or Indian medicine).
- BHMS: Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (Herbal and homoeopathic medicine).
- BUMS: Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery(Unani medicine should have knowledge of Urdu).
- B.Pth: Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy).
- Specialization in Yoga and Naturopathy and
- Specialization in siddha medicine.
NEET Important Websites
|Ministry of Health & Family Welfare||www.mohfw.gov.in|
|Medical Counselling Committee||www.mcc.nic.in|
Candidates can go through the following guidelines for the exam so that they will have an idea of what happens on the day of NEET Exam.
- Reporting Time: All the Exam Centres will be opened about 2 hours and 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the NEET 2020. Candidates should enter the exam hall before 9.30 a.m. else they will not be allowed to enter the NEET 2020 Exam Centres.
- Seat Allotment: NTA will be responsible for the seating arrangement of candidates in the NEET Exam Centre. Every candidate will be allotted a seat according to their roll number. Candidates must find out and occupy their allotted NEET 2020 exam seat before 9.30.a.m.
- Admit Card Verification: During the examination, the invigilator will check NEET 2020 Admit Card of the candidates to verify the identity of each candidate. Candidates should also carry a valid ID Proof and produce it upon request. Candidates have to report at the allotted exam centre with a printout of the downloaded Admit Card and proforma with a passport size photograph duly affixed to it.
- Barred Items: Candidates are not allowed to bring any barred item inside the premises of the NEET Exam Centres. Possession of any such articles by the candidates will be confiscated.
- Avoid Beverages: Water bottles, tea, coffee, cold drinks or snacks etc. are not allowed to be taken by the candidates to the NEET 2020 examination hall. Water will be provided at the exam centre. The concerned authority will check for these items and confiscate if they found any.
- No Leaving Until the Exam Concludes: Candidates will not be allowed to leave the examination hall until the completion of the test. Even if the candidates finish their exam, it is mandatory for the candidate to remain in the exam hall till the end of the exam.
- Attendance Sheet Signature: The candidate must sign twice on the NEET 2020 Attendance Sheet in the appropriate fields. First, immediately after the commencement of the examination then the second one while handing over the NEET Answer Sheet to the invigilator. Candidates should remember that the signature should match that on the application form. They should not change their signature.
- Finger Impression: The candidates are also required to provide their left thumb impressions in the space provided on the NEET 2020 attendance sheet. This is to confirm the identity of the candidate.
- Test Book Pages: The candidate has to check and ensure that the NEET 2020 Test-Booklet contains the same number of pages as written on top of the cover page. In case if the total number of pages is not similar to the number written on top of the cover page, the candidate has to inform the invigilator present in the exam hall. Else it might lead to future complications.
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Q. What is the eligibility requirement for the Foreign Nationals to apply for NEET?
Ans. Students who are Foreign Nationals should have passed Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English in Class XII with at least 50% marks, as per the regulations of the Medical Council of India.
Q. What is the full form of MBBS?
Ans. The full form of MBBS is Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, you can check more about MBBS full form here.
Q. Who is eligible for 15% All India Quota Seats, NEET 2020?
Ans. • Indian Nationals • Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) • Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs) • Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) • Foreign Nationals are eligible for the 15% All India Quota Seats.
Q. If a candidate is opting Tamil as a medium of question paper, would the candidate be eligible for 15% All India Quota?
Ans. The medium which the candidate opts to appear for the NEET 2020 does not affect the candidate's eligibility for the 15% All India Quota.
Q. If I am opting Odiya as the language of question paper, can I get the centre of examination in Delhi?
Ans. No. The candidate who opts vernacular language for the medium of question paper will be allotted centres only in that respective State of the language. In your case, your NEET 2019 Exam Centre could only be in Orissa.
Q. Is it possible to change the option of language once the NEET 2020 Application Form is submitted?
Ans. No, it is not possible to change after the Application Form is submitted because the Exam Centres will be allotted based on the medium of question paper that the candidates choose.
Q. What is the duration/timings of NEET 2020?
Ans. 3 hours. The NEET 2020 timings are from 10 a.m to 1 p.m. However, the candidates will not be permitted to enter the exam hall after 9.30 a.m.
Q. Do I have to send my filled application form to NTA?
Ans. No. There is no need for any of the candidates to send copies of the application form or other documents to the NTA.
Q. Who will conduct the counselling for NEET All India Quota seats?
Ans. For 15% All India Quota seats, counselling will be conducted by the Directorate General of Health Services.
Q. I am from Tamilnadu Board, my age is 15 years, can I apply for NEET exam?
Ans. No, you cannot apply for NEET 2020.
Q. My date of birth is November 10, 1999, can I apply for the NEET exam?
Ans. Yes, you can apply for NEET 2020 as you fulfill the Eligibility Criteria.
Q. I am a female candidate who belongs to the General Category, general category female candidate, my parents' income is less than 5 lakhs, do I need to pay the NEET application fee?
Ans. The concession is only given to SC/ST/PH candidates so you need to pay the NEET 2019 Application Fee.
Q. I passed class 12 in 2018, but my marks in Biology are below 50 can I apply for NEET?
Ans. Yes, you can apply for the NEET 2020 exam.
Q. I am doing B.Sc. from DU, can I apply for NEET?
Ans. Yes, you can apply for NEET but there isn't any lateral entry provision for NEET 2020.
Q. I belong to the SC category, what is the upper age limit for SC/ST candidates to apply for the NEET exam?
Ans. 30 years is the upper age limit for SC/ST candidates to apply for the NEET exam.
Q. What is the minimum qualification required to apply for NEET 2020 exam?
Ans. The candidate must have qualified class XII exams or an equivalent system in order to apply for the NEET. The candidate must have studied science in his/her school.
Q. Are NRI candidates getting any age relaxation for NEET?
Ans. No, only the SC/ST candidates get a relaxation of 5 years with respect to age limits. Apart from SC/ST, no other category is getting any age relaxation.
Q. What are the compulsory subjects that the candidate has to be studied in Class XII to appear for NEET 2020 exam?
Ans. Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology should have been studied by the candidates in class XII mandatorily. Students belonging to the general category should secure a minimum of 50% and the minimum aggregate for SC/ST/OBC is 45%.
Q. Am I eligible to apply for NEET if I have a year gap between class 10 and class 11.
Ans. There aren't any restrictions, you can apply for NEET.
Q. I am a Class XII student, can I apply for the NEET 2020 exam?
Ans. Yes, students appearing for the class XII final exams in 2020 can apply for the exam.
Q. My friend wants to appear for NEET 2020 but he knows only Kannada. Is he eligible to appear for the exam?
Ans. The NEET 2020 question paper will be printed in 8 different languages that are English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Marathi, and Telugu. Unless your friend can read or write in English he cannot appear for NEET 2020.
Q. What is the syllabus for NEET?
Ans. You need to prepare Physics, Chemistry, & Biology(Zoology &Botany).
Ques. Will the student be evaluated on the proficiency of English in NEET?
Ans. No, the candidate will not be tested or evaluated on his/her proficiency in English.
Q. I am physically challenged, what will be my exam duration?
Ans. The exam duration of NEET 2020 is 3 hours but the Physically challenged candidates will be given 30 minutes extra to complete the exam.
Q. I have already attempted twice and I am 23 years old, can I appear for NEET 2020?
Ans. The restrictions for the number of attempts for NEET 2020 are uplifted. Yes, you can appear for NEET 2020.
Ques. My passport is under the process of verification, do I need to submit the passport number in the NEET application form?
Ans. No, only NRI candidates have to submit the passport number.
Q. When will the NTA NEET Correction Form be open?
Ans. There isn't any official notification from the conducting authority, NTA. It is speculated that the Application Form Correction will be open in the month of December 2019. The candidates are advised to fill the form carefully.
Q. Can I make any changes to my uploaded photograph in NTA NEET 2020 Correction Form?
Ans. The candidates cannot make any changes in the uploaded documents. Although, if the candidate has uploaded the photo with the specified dimensions, but missed out on the name and date, the NTA might accept.
Q. My son has got 41% in PCB and 50% overall in CBSE, he belongs to the OBC background, can he apply for NEET?
Ans. Yes, your son can apply for NEET 2020.
Ques. My Aadhar card is invalid, can I apply for NEET?
Ans. Yes, the NTA has officially announced that Aadhar card is not a mandatory document for registration purposes. You can apply for NEET 2020 with any other government ID.
Q. My OBC certificate is 8 months old, do I need to get a new OBC certificate before applying for the NEET 2020?
Ans. No, it is not necessary. You can apply since the certificate is not more than a year old.
Q. Who is responsible for the All India Quota seat allotment process?
Ans. After the NEET 2020 results are published the MCC of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) will be responsible for the 15% All India Quota seats.
Q. My date of birth is January 1, 1992. I fall under the OBC category, am I eligible for NEET 2020?
Ans. No, you cannot apply.
Ques. I haven't done anything for a year after class XII, is that considered an attempt?
Ans. No, it will not be considered an attempt.
Q. Who conducts NEET 2020, what would be the mode of the exam?
Ans. National Testing Agency is the conducting authority of NEET 2020. After a series of discussions, it was decided that the NEET 2020 will be conducted as an offline exam just like the previous exams.
Q. Do my NEET 2019 marks be considered for 2020 admissions?
Ans. If you have attempted in 2020, your NEET 2019 marks will not be considered.
Q. Can you tell me who accepts the NEET scores?
Ans. The scores of NEET are accepted mostly by medical colleges/ universities across India
- 85% State Quota seats for MBBS & BDS admissions in all states and UTs of India.
- 15% All India Quota seats in Government medical and dental colleges in all states and UTs of India
- Private and Deemed medical colleges including minority institutions like CMC Vellore and Ludhiana also offers the seats.
- Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) also reserve seats for NEET candidates.
Q. How can I get proof of fee payment made to NTA for NEET 2020?
Ans. The fee payment is confirmed after the confirmation page is generated. It can be saved for future references. Apart from this, no other receipt will be provided by the NTA.
Q. What if I uploaded my photograph without the name and date below that?
Ans. It is advisable for the candidates to upload the required documents following the given instructions. However, the NTA might accept the photo, which is uploaded according to the dimensions but missed out on the name and date.
Q. Is Aadhaar Card mandatory to fill NEET Application Form?
Ans. No, the NTA has made that Aadhaar Card will only be one of the options and will not be the mandatory document to apply for NEET 2020.
Q. What are the valid ID proofs other than Aadhaar Card that can be used by the candidate for registration purposes?
Ans. Voter Id, Ration Card, Driving License, Passport, etc.
Q. Is there any limit on the number of attempts to appear for NEET?
Ans. No, there are no limits on the number of attempts to appear for NEET.
Q. Are there any changes in the syllabus of NEET-UG 2020?
Ans. No, the syllabus is the same for NEET Exam 2020.