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NEET 2020- All the Latest Updates, Application Form, Admit Card, Result

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NEET 2020!

NEET 2020 will be conducted on May 3, 2020, by NTA for all the interested candidates who are planning of enrolling in the first year of MBBS or BDS medical courses in the government or private Indian medical colleges. The commencement for NEET 2020 Registration will start from December 2, 2019, on the official website of NTA- www.nta.nic.in. The registration window will remain open until December 31, 2019. Once the candidate successfully fills the application form for NEET 2020, the candidate will be given login credentials which he/she can use later on to download NEET 2020 admit card. Read the complete article to get all the answers related to NEET 2020.

What is NEET?

The acronym NEET stands for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. It is a medical entrance examination conducted by the National Testing Agency every year for enthusiastic and deserving medical students who are interested in seeking admission in the first year of MBBS and BDS medical program in Indian government and private medical colleges. The examination conducting body- NTA is established by the Ministry of Human Resources Development solely for the purpose of selecting candidates for several medical courses and administering the relevant entrance examination.

Overview of NEET 2020

Name of the Examination National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)
Examination Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Mode of NEET 2020 Pen and Paper-based (offline)
Language option Available for students English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Kannada and Urdu
Time and Duration of NEET 2020 (2:00 pm to 5:00 pm) 3 hours
Total Marks 720
Total Number of Questions 180
Negative Marking Yes
Subjects Physics, Chemistry and biology

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NEET 2020 Important Dates-

National Testing Agency has released some important dates for NEET 2020 so that students can keep track of important events. Check out the below table for important dates along with the events.

Release of NEET 2020 Application Form December 2, 2019
Deadline to fill NEET 2020 Application Form December 31, 2019
Release of NEET 2020 Admit Card March 27, 2020
NEET 2020 Date May 3, 2020
NEET 2020 Result Declaration  June 4, 2020 (Tentatively)

Eligibility Criteria for NEET 2020 Registration-

The eligibility criteria for registering NEET 2020 is mentioned below. All the candidates are advised to go through NEET 2020 eligibility criteria to confirm their eligibility for the same.

  • It mandatory that candidate who is appearing for NEET 2020 must have successfully completed their 10+2 from a recognized board.
  • Minimum aggregate required to appear in NEET 2020 for the unreserved category is 50%
  • Minimum aggregate required to appear in NEET 2020 for the reserved category (SC/ST) is 40% and those belonging to OBC category need to have secured a minimum of 45% The minimum to appear for NEET 2020 is 17 years.

Steps to Fill NEET 2020 Application Form-

Basically, there are 5 simple steps to fill up the NEET 2020 Application Form. Just follow the mentioned below 5 steps and fill up your NEET 2020 application form successfully without any confusion.

Step 1- Visit the official website of NTA at- www.ntaneet.nic.in and click on the link which says New Registration. A new window will open up which will ask your details such as your name, phone number, email id, date of birth and other such mandatory details. Fill up the details correctly.

Step 2- Once you will successfully fill all the required fields and click on the submit button, the registration Id and password will be generated which will be sent to the mentioned email id and phone number.

Step 3- The candidate needs to use the registration id and password to fill up the application form. After login with the credentials, the candidate needs to fill the required personal details, academic details, exam center preference, etc.

Step 4- Moving ahead the candidate needs to upload the scanned image of a recent passport-sized photograph and signature in JPG/JPEG format. The specifications for the same are mentioned in every column.

Step 5- Once the student has uploaded all the documents and has filled all the mandatory fields, he can click on the submit button to pay the application fee charges. The payment is a non-refundable application fee. The mode of payment can be net banking or credit/debit card. The candidate can pay the fee through cash deposit (e-challan) which needs to be paid at the State Bank of Indian branches only. After paying the application fee charges, the candidate can download the form and take a print out of it for future reference.

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NEET 2020 Application Form Fee-

Unreserved Category (General) 1500
General EWS/OBC 1400
Reserved Category 800

NEET 2020 Examination Pattern. Why is it important?

We put great emphasis on a candidate to be thorough with the examination pattern along with the syllabus. Knowing the exam pattern will offer a better examination preparation strategy to all the students and thus the students will be able to perform better in the examination.

The questions are multiple-choice questions. Students will be awarded 4 marks for every correct answer and 1 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

See out the info-graphic below to have a better understanding of NEET 2020 Exam pattern-


NEET 2020 Syllabus - Important Topics with Weightage-

Physics with Weightage Chemistry with Weightage Biology with Weightage
Work, energy and power -6% Thermodynamics- 9% Diversity in Living World - 11%
The motion of System Of Particles and Rigid Body - 4% Equilibrium - 6% Biology and Human Welfare - 5%
Properties of bulk matter - 14% Solutions - 5% Structural Organization in Animals and Plants- 10%
Thermodynamics - 9% Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers- 8% Plant Physiology - 8%
Electrostatics - 9% Electrochemistry - 4% Human Physiology - 12%
Current Electricity - 8% Chemistry in Everyday Life - 4% Reproduction - 11%
Optics - 10% d and f Block Elements - 4% Genetics and Evolution - 12%
Electronic devices 14% Coordination compounds - 4% Biology and Human Welfare - 5%
Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Waves - 5% each Chemical Bonding and molecular structure - 5% Biotechnology and Its Applications, Cell Structure and Function - 7% each
Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation - 6% Chemical kinetics, Classification of elements and periodicity in properties, Hydrogen, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Polymers, Biomolecules - 3% each Ecology and environment - 13%

NEET 2020 Result-

As per the NTA, the tentative date for NEET 2020 Result declaration is June 4, 2020. The result will be declared on the official website of NTA and candidates can check their result by clicking on the link saying NEET 2020 Result. After the result declaration, the candidate needs to register himself/herself for the Medical Counselling Committee or MCC portal to participate in the NEET counseling.

What is NEET Cut-off?

The marks scored by the candidate or the AIR (All Indian Rank) achieved by the students last admitted through NEEt defines the cutoff for a year. The cut-offs vary for the candidates belonging to the different categories. The cut-off for NEET 2020 will be released by NTA post the declaration of the exam. Till then, students can refer to NEET 2019-18 cut-off in the below-given table-

Category Minimum qualifying Percentile NEET 2019 Cut-off Marks NEET 2018 Cut-off Marks
Unreserved Category 50 134 119
UR-PWD 45 120 107
Reserved Category 40 107 96

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