NEET 2020: Exam Date, Latest News, Updates, Admit Card, Result, Answer Key, Counselling

Exam Date : September 13, 2020
Result Date : September 18, 2020

For students who want to pursue medicine after Class 12, NEET Exam is the most sought-after entrance exam. It is a highly competitive exam conducted annually for admission into various medical courses. Everything one must know about NEET 2020 is part of the article below. Read on for the latest updates on NEET 2020

Latest News on NEET 2020

Latest Update:

  • September 23, 2020: NTA has re-opened the application form correction facility for candidates who faced difficulties in making corrections before the conducted of the NEET 2020 Exam. Visit the NEET 2020 Application Form Section for more details.
  • August 26, 2020: The NTA NEET UG 2020 Admit Card is available for download now. The last date to download the admit card is September 13, 2020.
  • August 21, 2020: The NTA has released an official notification regarding the exam centre information on its official website in advance. Candidates can check their allotted city by logging in with their application number and password.


What is the NEET 2020 Exam?

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is an entrance examination 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. It is the most sought-after medical entrance examination. This article is exclusively for NEET Undergraduate programs. Click on NEET 2020 Postgraduate for details on Postgraduate admissions through NEET.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts NEET annually to provide admission to the eligible candidates in MBBS/BDS Courses. NTA offers around 63,835 seats through NEET 2020 exam. Candidates have to remember that they can apply for only 15% of seats in each college through NEET. This is known as the All India Quota seats. The other 85% will be distributed according to the State Government and the college policy. Admissions for all Undergraduate courses in JIPMER and AIIMS will happen only through NEET Entrance Exam from the academic year 2020.

NEET 2020 exam is conducted online and in 10 different languages including English, Hindi, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Urdu, Bengali, Telegu, Kannada, and Assamese. A NEET aspirant must attempt to answer 180 questions in 3 hours. The exam paper is divided into three different sections, which are Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Given below are the highlights of the exam.

NEET 2020 Introduction
Exam Name National Eligibility cum Entrance Test
Acronym NEET
Conducting body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Level National Level
Category Undergraduate (UG)
Courses Offered MBBS, BDS, B.V.SC
Mode of NEET 2020 Exam Offline
Languages English, Hindi, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Urdu, Bengali, Telegu, Kannada, and Assamese
NEET 2020 Duration 3 hours
Official Website
Helpline Number 8076535482, 7703859909
NEET Exam Frequency once a year

NEET 2020 Exam Date

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.

NEET 2020 Exam Dates
Events Dates
NEET 2020 Application form release date December 2, 2019
NEET 2020 application form Last Date January 6, 2020
NEET 2020 Application form correction starts March 13, 2020
Last date for correction in the NEET 2020 application form July 20, 2020
NEET 2020 (UG) Admit Card Date August 26, 2020
NEET 2020 Examination Date September 13, 2020
NEET 2020 Counselling Date To be announced
NEET 2020 Result Date To be announced

The dates for NEET 2020 counselling will be revised and announced according to the result dates. Visit this section for regular updates.

NEET 2020 Eligibility

NEET 2020 Eligibility Criteria has been set by the NTA and all aspiring test takers are expected to fulfil the criteria. Otherwise, they will be subjected to rejection. Candidates should keep this in mind while applying for NEET. The basic eligibility requirement is that candidates should have qualified in Class 12 or an equivalent exam, with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology and English as compulsory subjects.

  • The maximum age limit for NEET 2020 is 25 years and 30 years in the case of Reserved category test-takers. Candidates must be at least 17 years of age to be eligible to apply for the NEET examination.
  • The age limits are the same for Overseas Citizens of India (OCI).

Candidate can go through the below table on the eligibility criteria for the NEET 2020 Exam.



Exam Qualification

Candidates should have passed 10 + 2 or equivalent with Biology/Biotechnology, Physics, Chemistry and English from a recognized board.

Minimum Age Requirement

Aspirants should be of the age 17 years as on December 31, 2020

Maximum Age Limit

No upper age limit until the Supreme Court passes its judgement.

Qualifying Marks

For PSB subjects, the 12th qualifying marks to be eligible for the NEET 2020 exam are as follows:

UR - 50%

OBC/SC/St - 40%


Max Attempts

A candidate has no restriction on the no. of attempts.


Indian National, NRIs, OCIs, PIOs & Foreign Nationals are eligible to apply for the NEET 2020 exam.

NEET 2020 All India Quota Seats

There are three types of seats available at all medical colleges 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. This is why the competition is extremely high in the NEET Exam.

Apart from this, all applicants are eligible to 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. This further reduces the number of seats available for General Category students. It is understood that the available 15% All India Quota Seats is a race to the finish.

NEET 2020 Category wise Reservation
Category Reservation
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

NEET 2020 Eligibility for J&K Students

Jammu & Kashmir has opted out of the 15% All India Quota seats which means that students of other states who do not possess a domicile certificate are not eligible for seats there through NEET. Therefore, students from this state are also not eligible for 15% All India Quota seats in other states.

Only students who are not a domicile of Jammu and Kashmir, e.g. have parents or family staying there, have to submit the self-declaration. By submitting the self-declaration, a candidate who is not a domicile of J&K will become eligible for the 15% All India Quota seats but not the state quota seats.

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.

NEET 2020 Registration

Candidates can register for NEET 2020 on the official website. NEET 2020 Application Form was available from November 1, 2019, and the last date to register was November 30, 2019. Candidates can proceed to the NEET 2020 Registration Process and register themselves. After the registration is complete and successful, aspirants will get their NEET 2020 Login credentials on their registered email ID. This must be used for the application process.

NEET 2020 Application Form

For the benefit of candidates, NTA reopened the application window only for those candidates who have completed Step I in the application process. Those candidates can continue with the remaining Steps - II, III, IV, and complete the registration. The dates of the application window were from February 3, 2020 to February 9, 2020 as per official notification.

NTA announced that candidates can apply for NEET 2020 online on the official website of NTA from November 1, 2019. While applying for the exam a candidate should go through the NEET 2020 Application Details and NEET 2020 Eligibility Criteria. Fee payment can be made using Credit Card/Debit Card, Net Banking/UPI or E-wallet of Common Services Centre, and other service providers. The correction window for the NEET 2020 Application Form was open till July 20, 2020.

How to apply for NEET 2020?

NEET 2020 form contains the 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.

  1. Click on the link "Registration".
  2. Enter the required information in the provided space. This must be done carefully.
  3. 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. Candidates should have his/her photograph and signature ready while applying for NEET 2020 . Details of photograph and signature are given below:

NEET 2020: Photograph and Signature Details
Document Size Format
Photograph 10 Kb to 200 Kb JPG/JPEG
Signature 4 Kb to 30 Kb JPG/JPEG

Step 3: After this, the candidate will be redirected to Step 3 where Payment of Fee must be done.

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/-. The 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 the NEET 2020 Registration process.

Step 3: After the Payment of Fee, candidates have to take a printout of the confirmation page. The last date for paying the fee was March 1, 2020.

Note: Candidates of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh will not be eligible for the 'State of Eligibility' (15% All India Quota). To be eligible candidates of this domicile will have to fill and submit the Seld-Declaration form which must be produced for reference during all the rounds of selection.

Documents Required to apply for NEET 2020

Various documents and details required to apply for NEET 2020 are:

Candidate's Name

Father/Mother's Name

Date of Birth


Valid Mobile Number

Valid Email ID

Candidate's latest photograph against a white background.

Candidates signature in blue or black ink.

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. 


NEET 2020 Syllabus

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 11 and 12 curricula. 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) will be 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.

NEET 2020 Physics Syllabus

Below you can find the complete Physics Syllabus for NEET 2020 exam:

Class XI Syllabus

1.Unit I - Physical World and Measurement

2.Unit II - Kinematics

3.Unit III - Laws of motion

4.Unit IV- Work, Energy & Power

5.Unit V - The motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body

6.Unit VI - Gravitation

7.Unit VII- Properties of Bulk Matter

8.Unit VIII - Thermodynamics

9.Unit IX - The Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory

10.Unit X - Oscillations and Waves

Class XII Syllabus

1.Unit I - Electrostatics

2.Unit II - Current Electricity

3.Unit III -Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

4.Unit IV- Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents

5.Unit V - Electromagnetic Waves

6.Unit VI - Optics

7.Unit VII- Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

8.Unit VIII -Atoms and Nuclei

9.Unit IX - Electronic Devices

NEET 2020 Chemistry Syllabus

Below you can find complete Physics Syllabus for NEET 2020 exam:

Class XI Syllabus

1.Unit I - Some basic concepts of chemistry

2.Unit II - Structure of an atom

3.Unit III - Classification of elements and periodicity

4.Unit IV- Chemical bonding and Molecular structure

5.Unit V - States of Matter: Gases and Liquids

6.Unit VI - Thermodynamics

7.Unit VII- Equilibrium

8.Unit VIII - Redox Reactions

9.Unit IX -Hydrogen

10.Unit X - s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)

11.Unit XI-Some p-Block Elements

12.Unit XII-Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques

13.Unit XIII-Hydrocarbons

14.Unit XIV-Environmental Chemistry

NEET 2020 Biology Syllabus

Below you can find complete Biology Syllabus for NEET 2020 exam:

Class XI Syllabus

1.Unit I - Diversity in Living World

2.Unit II - Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants

3.Unit III - Cell Structure and Function

4.Unit IV- Plant Physiology

5.Unit V -Human Physiology

Class XII Syllabus

1.Unit I -Reproduction

2.Unit II - Genetics and Evolution

3.Unit III - Biology and Human Welfare

4.Unit IV- Biotechnology and Its Applications

5.Unit V -Ecology & environment

NEET focused reference books and study material contain updated syllabus. Students must gather these materials to map out their study plan for the exam.

NEET 2020 Exam Pattern

Every candidate should be aware of NEET 2020 Exam 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 can be attempted in nine languages and English. (Check the table below for the all the languages).
  • The NEET 2020 Exam duration is for 3 hours i.e. 180 minutes. The NEET 2020 exam pattern is expected to remain the same every year.

Given below are the highlights of the NEET 2020 Exam Pattern.

NEET 2020 Exam Pattern
Elements Details
Mode Offline
Question Type Multiple Choice Question
Duration 3 hours
Total Marks 720
Marking Scheme Correct Answer: +4 Wrong Answer: -1
Medium/Language English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada and Odia

Test Practice Centres (TPC)

NTA understands that candidates need to get familiarized with NEET. Hence, NTA will establish a network of test centers 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. This facility will be completely free of cost and will help candidates get familiarised with the Computer-Based testing pattern. More details will be sent to candidates who have applied about the date and venue of such mock tests.

NEET 2020 Admit Card

Admit card will be available 15 days before the Exam Date on the Official Website. The expected date of release of the admit card is August 26, 2020. Only those candidates who have completed the registration process along with fee payment can download their admit card. NEET 2020 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 under any circumstance

How to download NEET 2020 Admit Card?

Steps to download NEET 2020 admit card are listed below:

  • 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 the A4 size sheet.

Details Provided in the NEET 2020 Admit Card

Candidates can check with the below information regarding the details in the NEET 2020 Admit Card: Applicant’s name, Application number, Roll number, Father's name, Course name, Date of birth, Gender, Category and Sub-category, State of Eligibility, Candidate's Signature and Photograph, NEET UG Senior Director Signature, Language (medium) of Question Paper, Aspirants Address, NEET Exam Centre and Address, Exam Centre Number, Exam Date and Time, Paper (Paper-I/Paper-II/Paper-III), Candidate’s Parent Signature, Important instructions

NEET 2020 Exam Centres

Candidates will be required to select the exam centre of their preference during the application process. Each candidate is allowed 3 city 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 the candidate then the next exam city will be considered for allotment of the exam centre. There is a good chance of candidates getting an exam centre which is close and convenient for them since the NEET 2020 Exam Centres are spread all over the country. Exam centres for NEET-UG are spread out across all the states and union territories of India. The exam centres across India are listed below:

NEET 2020 Exam Centres
State/UT City
Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh Guntur, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Silchar, Tezpur
Bihar Gaya, Patna
Chandigarh Chandigarh, Bilaspur, Raipur
Dadra & Nagar Haveli Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu Daman
Delhi Delhi(Central), Delhi(East), Delhi(North), Delhi(South), Delhi(West)
Goa Panaji
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar, Godhra, Patan, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Valsad
Haryana Faridabad, Gurgaon
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
Lakshadweep Kavaratti
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
Manipur Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl
Nagaland Dimapur, Kohima
Odisha Angul, Balasore, Cuttack, Behrampur, Bhubaneshwar, Rourkela, Sambalpur
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar
Rajasthan Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur
Sikkim Gangtok
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Kancheepuram, Madurai, Namakkal, Salem, Thiruvallur, Vellore
Telangana Hyderabad, Warangal, Khammam, Rangareddy
Tripura Agartala
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani
Uttar Pradesh Allahabad, Bareilly, 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 the option to write NEET in some selected vernacular language only at select 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 an 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:

Dress Code:

NTA has instructed that all NEET 2020 candidates wear half sleeve light-colored clothes without huge buttons, badges, brooches, or any other kind of ornamental accessories. Shoes are prohibited- only slippers and sandals are allowed.

Note: Candidates wearing clothes for religious reasons like the burqa, turban, etc must report to the exam centre an hour before the exam commences.

Aadhaar Not Mandatory:

According to the Supreme Court, Aadhaar Card is not mandatory to apply for NEET 2020. Any other identification can be used instead of Aadhaar Card.

Self-declaration Form:

Candidates from Jammu and Kashmir alone have to submit the self-declaration form for the reserved 15% seats in All India Quota.

NEET 2020 Results

The result for NEET 2020 will be declared on September 18, 2020. Admission into medical and dental colleges for MBBS and BDS will be done based on marks scored by the candidates in the entrance exam. NTA releases the Merit List after the declaration of NEET 2020 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 based on their All India Ranks.

Note: The candidates should download and print a few copies of the scorecard.

How to Check NEET 2020 Results?

Once the results are announced, candidates can check the result on the official website. Steps to check NEET 2020 Result are as follows:

  • 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 2020 Answer key

The conducting authority will release the answer key on the official website a few days after the successful conduction of the NEET 2020 exam. Candidates can compare their answers with that in the official answer key to get an idea about the possible score. Candidates can follow the steps given below to check the answer keys.

Step 1: Visit the official website.

Step 2: In the notification section, click on the 'answer key' link.

Step 3: Login using the username and password provided at the time of registration.

Step 4: View and download the answer key.

Step 5: Take a print of the same.

NEET 2020 Cut off

NEET 2020 Cut Off is a necessary ground for qualification. Scoring above the prescribed NEET 2020 cut off will mean that you can advance to the next level. The NEET 2020 Cut off depends on:

  • Previous year cut off trends such as NEET Cutoff 2019, 2018, and so on.
  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • The number of applicants participating in the exam etc.

NEET 2020 Counselling

Counseling for NEET 2020 begins shortly after the exam. Candidates will be considered for admission based on NEET 2020 rank. Candidates will be allowed to choose a college during the NEET 2020 Counselling process. However, seat allotment will be based on availability. Other things to keep in mind 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 counseling.
  • All candidates must carry the required documents for the counseling process like 10th and 12th marks card, photo, valid ID, etc.

Courses Offered Through NEET 2020

NTA offers several courses through NEET 2020 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 homeopathic medicine).
  • BUMS: Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery(Unani medicine should know Urdu).
  • B.Pth: Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy).
  • Specialization in Yoga and Naturopathy and
  • Specialization in Siddha medicine.

NEET 2020 Important Websites

NEET 2020 Important Websites
Authority Website
Official Website
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Medical Counselling Committee

NEET 2020 Preparation

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 the NEET exam with a good score. Given below are a few tips to kickstart NEET 2020 Preparation:

  • Gather high-quality study material to prepare for NEET 2020. Click on NEET 2020 Reference Books or refer below to start with. Also, collect enough and more practice papers, sample papers, and previous year question papers to understand the NEET 2020 Exam Pattern thoroughly.
  • Create a realistic timetable that has regular study breaks. Based on your concentration levels, decide how long to study before taking a break so that you can retain the most information.
  • Revise regularly and practice consistently to improve your speed and efficiency.
  • Make sure to pay good attention to your health by eating well and keeping fit so that your ability to focus is improved and you do not fall ill.

NEET 2020 Reference Books

Candidates are advised to refer to the following books, which will help them to prepare well for the NEET exam. The NEET exam questions are generally based on 11th and 12th-grade subjects. Below are a set of NEET books that candidates can refer: 

Book Author / Publication
Objective Physics D. C. Pandey
The Concept of Physics H. C. Verma
Fundamental Physics Pradeep Publications
Complete NEET Guide for Physics MTG Editorial Board
Objective Biology Dinesh
Biology Pradeep Publications
Complete NEET Guide for Biology MTG Editorial Board
Organic Chemistry Morrison and Boyd and by MS Chouhan
Physical Chemistry OP Tandon

NEET 2020 Guidelines

Candidates can go through the following guidelines for the exam so that they will have an idea of what happens on the day of the NEET Exam.

  • Reporting Time: All the Exam Centres will be opened about 2 hours and 30 minutes before 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 the 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 center 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 2020 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 center. 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, the candidate must remain in the exam hall till the end of the NEET 2020 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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Frequently Asked Questions

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. The minimum age limit is 17 years and the maximum age limit is 25 years.

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 2020 Exam Centre could only be in Orissa.

No, it is not possible to change after the NEET Application Form is submitted because the Exam Centres will be allotted based on the medium of question paper that the candidates choose.

There aren't any restrictions, you can apply for NEET.

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.

No, it is not necessary. You can apply since the certificate is not more than a year old.

  • 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.

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.

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.

No. There is no need for any of the candidates to send copies of the application form or other documents to the NTA.

For 15% All India Quota seats, counselling will be conducted by the Directorate General of Health Services.

Yes, you can apply for NEET 2020 as you fulfill the Eligibility Criteria.

Yes, you can apply for NEET but there isn't any lateral entry provision for NEET 2020.

30 years is the upper age limit for SC/ST candidates to apply for the NEET exam.

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.

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.

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%.

Yes, students appearing for the class XII final exams in 2020 can apply for the exam.

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.

You need to prepare Physics, Chemistry, & Biology(Zoology &Botany).

No, the candidate will not be tested or evaluated on his/her proficiency in English.

The exam duration of NEET 2020 is 3 hours but the Physically challenged candidates will be given 30 minutes extra to complete the exam.

The restrictions for the number of attempts for NEET 2020 are uplifted. Yes, you can appear for NEET 2020.

The Application Form Correction wndow is open from 15 January 2020. The candidates are advised to fill the form carefully.

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.

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.

No, you cannot apply ad the maximum age limit for NEET-UG is 25 years.

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.

If you have attempted in 2020, your NEET 2019 marks will not be considered.

If you have attempted in 2020, your NEET 2019 marks will not be considered.

If you have attempted in 2020, your NEET 2019 marks will not be considered.

If you have attempted in 2020, your NEET 2019 marks will not be considered.

If you have attempted in 2020, your NEET 2019 marks will not be considered.

If you have attempted in 2020, your NEET 2019 marks will not be considered.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The other documents that serve as ID proof are Voter ID, Ration Card, Driving License, and Passport.

No, there are no limits on the number of attempts to appear for NEET.

No, the syllabus is the same for NEET Exam 2020.

Colleges which accept [NEET]

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M.B.B.S., batch of 2017
11 May 2020
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Students should have passed 10+2 with English, Physics, Chemistry & Biology or Botany & Zoology with not less than 50% marks in aggregate for General (40% for SC/ST) category as prescribed by MCI/DCI. Candidates will be selected on the basis of merit of the NEET (National Eligibility and Entrance Test) examination.

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Bachelor of Pharmacy [B.Pharm], batch of 2022
01 May 2020
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

To get admission in such an illustrious college student requires more than 75% in their board examination irrespective whether they belong to CBSE,M.P BOARD,etc.The score of NEET and JEE Mains is also considered in admission process.

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Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2022
30 Apr 2020
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Valid JEE Main, BIT-SAT, SAT, NEET, or any state engineering entrance examination rank or score.

Applicants having valid JEE Main, BIT-SAT, SAT, NEET, or any state engineering entrance examination rank or score are strongly recommended to take JEE Mains and AMPIEE the better of the two scores will be considered.

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M.B.B.S., batch of 2020
30 Apr 2020
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

I gave CET as well as NEET entrance exams.

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M.B.B.S., batch of 2019
01 Mar 2020
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The eligibility criteria is to get pass marks in NEET UG Exam.

The admission procedure is online counseling under the West Bengal health university.

The entrance exam is a national eligibility cum entrance test for undergraduate.

Cut off varies between the range of 490 and 510

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Ck current
M.B.B.S., batch of 2025
04 Dec 2019
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Candidates should clear NEET entrance exam and completed 12th board. NEET percentile should be above 90.

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B sc nursing, batch of 2019
27 Nov 2019
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Candidate should appear for NEET exam and should go through the counselling process of college in order to get admission in nursing.

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Tanvi, batch of 2022
18 Nov 2019
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

After 12th we can get admission for the course of Bachelor in physiotherapy (B.Pt). We should clear NEET exam to get admission in this university. Cutoffs for this course are 50 per cent.

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Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Biology), batch of 2019
10 Nov 2019
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Yes, I have taken the NEET exam and then I took admission in this college.

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Doctorate of Medicine [MD] (Radiotherapy), batch of 2022
09 Nov 2019
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Eligibility criteria is NEET PG ranking and admission is based purely on merit. I took NEET PG and the typical cutoff for my course is 24000

Discussion Forum

What is the minimum marks required to get admission in a government medical college

What is the minimum percentile required to get admission in a government medical college through NEET 2018?

Asked By: Nimisha,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Nimisha,

You need to get 50th percentile for clearing NEET 2020 examination.


How much is the cutoff or marks for foreign student in NEET UG to do MBBS?

How much is the cutoff or marks for foreign student in NEET UG to do MBBS?

Asked By: Evan,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Evan,

Each college has set the different cutoff for foreign students. 15% of seats are reserved for Foreign candidates.

For more information about NEET Cutoff.

application form

how may i fill form

Asked By: shikha,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Shikha,

To know how to fill the Application Form for NEET 2020.

If any candidate faces any problem in remittance of fee, to whom can he/she approach?

Asked By: Aditi Sharma,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Aditi,

Don't Worry, candidates can approach the concerned Banks on contact numbers which are available on the website of the NEET 2020.

What are the duration / timings of NEET 2018?

Asked By: Vishal Kumar,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Vishal,

The duration of NEET 2020 will be 03 hours from 10.00 A.M. to 1.00 P.M. However, no entry will be allowed after 9.30 A.M.

If I am choose Kannada as Language of question paper, can i get center of examination in Delhi?

Asked By: Akshay Kumar,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Akshay,

No, you will be allotted centre in the respective state. If you select Kannada then exam centre will in Karnataka state only.

How many Languages conducted the exam NEET UG?

Asked By: Shivani Kumari,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Shivani,

NEET UG Conducted in Following languages:

  • Hindi
  • English
  • Assamese
  • Bengali
  • Oriya
  • Kannada
  • Gujrati
  • Tamill
  • Telugu

What is the Total no of Attempts for appearing in NEET UG 2018?

Asked By: Ravindra Kushwaha,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Ravindra,

The total no of attempts in NEET UG Entrance Exam shall be limited to 3 three to all candidates.

Who can enroll in NEET UG, 2018 for 15% All India Quota Seats?

Asked By: Sahil Sharma,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Sahil,

Candidates of Indian nationals, NRIs, Oversees citizen of India, Persons of Indian Origin & foreign nationals are eligible to appear in NEET UG

What is the Minimum & Maximum age of participating in NEET UG 2018?

Asked By: Raju Sharma,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Raju,

Candidates must have completed Minimum age of 17 years & Upper age 25 years at the date of examination will complete the age on Dec, 31 of the admission year. Age relaxation for the candidates of SC/ ST/ OBC of 5 years.