NEET 2020: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

neet 2020NEET 2020 will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2020 is a national level medical entrance exam organized to provide admissions in MBBS, BDS & Ayush Courses. This entrance test is held once in a year. Candidates have to qualify this entrance test to get admission in well known medical institutions in the country. With effect to new changes introduced by HRD ministry in the year 2019, NTA is the newly formulated body which will conduct NEET Entrance test every year. Candidates can read this article for detailed information of NEET 2020 like exam dates, application form, eligibility, syllabus and much more.

NEET 2020 Exam Dates

Candidates can check below various tentative dates for various events of NEET 2020:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Application form release1st week of November 2019
Submission of application formLast week of November 2019
Application form correction starts3rd week of January 2020
Last date for correction in application formLast week of January 2020
NEET (UG) Admit Card3rd week of April 2020
NEET 2020 Exam Date1st week of May 2020
Answer key2nd week of May 2020
Result announcement1st week of June 2020
Counselling date2nd week of June 2020

NEET 2020 Application Form

Candidates can check the following details regarding NEET 2020 Application Form:

  • Candidates will be able to fill NEET 2020 Application Form through online mode.
  • Candidates are allowed to fill only one application form. Filling of more than one application form will lead to cancellation of forms.
  • The application form of NEET 2020 will be released in the first week of November 2019.
  • Last date to fill application form will be till last week of November 2019.
  • Candidates must provide working phone number and email Id at the time of registration to get login credentials.
  • Candidates must submit recent passport size photograph & signature in the prescribed format to avoid rejection of images later.
  • Sending of application form to the board is not required.

Application Fee:

The application fee payable for different categories is:

  • General Category: Rs.1400/-
  • SC/ST/PWD/Transgender Category: Rs.750/-
  • Candidates will have to also pay additional charges & GST.

Mode of Payment: Candidates will be able to pay the Application Fee through online as well as offline mode. The fee can be paid through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net-banking for online mode. For offline mode it must be paid through E-Challan at State Bank of India (SBI) branches only.

NEET 2020 Application Form Correction

  • Candidates will be able to do NEET 2020 Application Form Correction from 3rd week of January till last week of January 2020.
  • Correction process will be done through online mode only.
  • Candidates will be notified through SMS/e-mail regarding correction in photograph or signature.
  • Candidates will also be able to correct in particular fields like – Date of Birth (D.O.B), Identification, Gender, State Code, Category, Exam Medium, Exam Center, Disability Status, Exam Qualification or Percentage, Parents’ Name, etc.

NEET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the following NEET 2020 Eligibility Criteria before registering for exam:

  • Nationality: Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), Persons with Indian origin (PIO) and Foreign Nationals citizen are eligible to apply for NEET (UG).
  • Eligibility for 15% All India Quota Seats: Candidates belonging to J&K states are eligible to apply under 15% All India Quotas only on the basis of self-declaration.
  • Age limit: Candidates must have completed minimum 17 years of age on or before 31st December 2020. There is no upper age limit to apply.
  • Qualification: Candidates must have completed 12th level or equivalent examination.
  • Mandatory Subjects: Students in their 12th level must have Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Biotechnology with English as mandatory subject.
  • Percentage: Candidates in the 12th level must have secured minimum 50% marks for General categories; 45% marks for PH & 40% marks for SC/ST category candidates in PCB group.
  • Appearing: Candidates are appearing in their qualifying exam or waiting for their result are also eligible for NEET (UG).

NEET 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates must check below NEET 2020 Exam Pattern before starting the exam preparation:

  • Exam Mode: NEET 2020 exam will be conducted through offline (pen-paper based) mode.
  • Questions Type: Question paper will contain objective type of questions.
  • Medium: The question paper will be available in English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Oriya, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil, Urdu and Kannada Languages.
  • No of questions: There will be total 180 questions in the paper.
  • Total Marks: The paper will be total of 720 marks.
  • Duration: The exam will get conducted for 3 hours.
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer will award 4 marks.
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Check below distribution of no. of questions & marks for each subject:

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarks
Physics45180
Chemistry45180
Biology (Botany or zoology)90 (45 – 45 each)360
Total180720

NEET 2020 Syllabus

NEET 2020 Syllabus for UG courses will be common syllabus prescribed by MCI (Medical Council of India). Candidates can prepare from the syllabus of Class 11th& 12th topics studied in each subject. Check the detailed syllabus of NEET UG 2020 online.

NEET (UG) will contain topics from Physics, Chemistry & Biology subjects. Some of the topics from each subject will be as:

Physics: It will contain Laws of Motion, Electrostatic, Electromagnetic Waves, Electronic Devices, Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory, Properties of Bulk Matter, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, etc.

Chemistry: Some topics will be some basic concept of chemistry, Equilibrium, Hydrogen, Electro Chemistry, Surface Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, p-Block Elements, etc.

Biology: Some basic topics will be Human Physiology, Plant Physiology, Reproduction, Ecology & Environment, Cell Structure and Function, Diversity in Living World, Biology and Human Welfare, etc.

NEET 2020 Preparation Tips

Go through various preparation tips given below to enhance your exam preparation and qualify the test:

  • Candidate must make a study time table & follow that timetable strictly.
  • Candidate must check NEET 2020 syllabus & exam pattern before starting the exam preparation.
  • Practice from previous year question paper and sample papers.
  • Take care of your health while preparing for the exams.
  • Focus on weaker topics first and keep practicing.
  • Practice online mock tests.

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: NEET 2020 will be conducted by NTA and it will be held through offline mode.
Answer: Any official notification regarding changes in NEET 2020 exam has not been announced yet.
Answer: The minimum age limit will be 17 years either at the time of admission or else on or before December 31, 2020.
Answer: It is expected that NEET 2020 will be held only once in a year.
Answer: No, NEET 2020 application form will only filled through online mode.
Answer: No, candidates will not be able to change center or city under any situation after allotment of roll number.
Answer: No, Kannada medium will be only available in the state of Karnataka.
Answer: The registration process will start in the 1st week of November 2019.
Answer: No, sending any print out of NEET (UG) application form to NTA is not required.
Answer: The application form fee for OBC category will be INR-1400/-.
Answer: Yes, for each wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted.
Answer: No, the application form fee is non-refundable in any circumstance.
Answer: Yes, you can make corrections during the correction period.

NEET 2020 Admit Card

NTA will provide NEET 2020 Admit Card by third week of April 2020. Admit card will be made available through online mode. The board will also send admit card (copy) in PDF format to candidates registered email ID. Candidates will have to also fix their passport size photograph on the admit card.

A candidate who will not bring the admit card to the examination hall under any circumstance will not be permitted to give exam. An invigilator will check the admit card of each candidate for identification. Along with admit card, candidates also have to bring passport size photograph, ID card and PWD category certificate (if any).

NEET 2020 Answer Key

NEET 2020 Answer Key will be released in the second week of May 2020. Through answer key, candidates will be able to check their answers & can predict their marks of entrance test. Candidates will have to login through their user ID & password to check the answer key.

The authority will also give an opportunity to candidate to make online challenge against answer key. Candidates will have to pay fee per answer to challenge the answer key.

NEET 2020 Cut-Off

Candidates will have to score more than the NEET 2020 Cut-Off marks to qualify the examination. The Cut-off will depend upon various factors like no. of candidates appearing in exam, difficulty level of exam, students’ performance, etc.

Looking back at previous trends, the minimum cut-off percentile to qualify the exam is 50% for general category & 45% for PH category and 40% for other reserved categories. After releasing the cut-off, authority will also release a cut-off under 15% of All India Quota seats for different categories.

NEET 2020 Result

Students who will appear in the exam will be able to check NEET 2020 Result through online mode. The result will be declared by first week of June 2020. No candidate will receive the result through offline mode.

Candidates have to login with their details by entering their roll number & Date of Birth (D.O.B) to check their result. Candidates are advised to take the print out of their result for further use. No category wise result sheet will be prepared.

NEET 2020 Merit List

NEET 2020 Merit list will be released by NTA through online mode. The merit list of the successful & eligible candidates who will opt. for 15% of All India Quota seats will be on the basis of marks obtained in the NEET (UG) 2020. Admission to MBBS/BDS within respective category will be based on All India Rank (AIR) as per merit list.

The merit list will be prepared in percentile determined which will be on the basis of highest marks. Also there will be tie-breaking criteria for candidates who will score equal or same marks. As per the rules of tie-breaking criteria preference will be given in the below order:

  • Candidates who will score highest marks in Biology (Zoology or Botany).
  • Candidates who will score highest marks in Chemistry.
  • Candidates who will attempt less number of incorrect answers in all the subjects.
  • If even after applying all above rules, the tie still remains then students who will be older in age will be considered.

NEET 2020 Reservation Policy

NEET 2020 Reservation of seats under 15% All India Quota is discussed below:

CategoryReservation
SC15%
ST7.5%
OBC27%
PwD5%

NEET 2020 Counselling

NEET 2020 Counselling will be held through online mode. The counselling will start by second week of June 2020. Candidates will have to attend the counselling process which will be conducting by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC).

The state counselling authorities will organize state level counselling separately.

The authority will also release seats other than 15% All India Quota. In this case counselling authority will draw merit list of the candidate in the respective category.

Students are required to register first for counselling and then fill their choice of preferences. After that, seats will be allotted to the candidates as per the reservation policy, availability of seats, etc.

If you have any query related to NEET 2020, you can ask us by leaving your comment below.

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  1. Siva Rohini says:

    Hi,
    I completed my 12th in 2015 and I completed B.sc.,zoology graduation in 2018 and I am 22 now…Am I eligible for neet??!!

  2. archita Banerjee says:

    sir i have got 398 in neet 2019 will i get ayush?

  3. Pragna says:

    Will I be eligible for neet 2020? My dob is 27/1/2000

  4. Bhanita basumatary says:

    I got 65 marks in biology 54 in chemistry,46 (18- theory, 28- practical) in physics, 60 in english. Am i eligible for neet 2020?

  5. Subhojit Panja says:

    Sir will neet 2020 be held twice in next year? Please tell me sir.

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      No such announcement is made yet. We will update in our article in case NEET 2020 will be conducted twice in a year.

  6. Honey says:

    What is the new syllabus of neet 2020?

  7. Kesarimal Sharma says:

    Me inform 2020 NEET

  8. Sonali jain says:

    For the qualification of neet the hsc result includes all over 50% or aggregate pcb 50% for general category??

  9. Amita says:

    I have passed my 12th in 2015 with 54%…. But my group (PCB) is not qualified with 50% can i appear for neet in 2020

  10. Jhalak says:

    Now i am 17 years old i will complete my 17th age on april 2020 so am i eligible to give neet exam on may2020

  11. Tuhin Subhra Jana says:

    Is online form fill up for NEET is done

  12. Saint Karhale says:

    I have 45 marks in physics, chemistry 56 and biology77 am i eligible for NEET ??

  13. Mit Nimbekar says:

    If i score 46% in PCB group from OBC category am i eligible to give exam?

  14. SUSANTA DAS says:

    please clearify neet attempt limit in 2020.because i have given neet 3 times i want to give neet again.

  15. SUSANTA DAS says:

    sir please clearify attempt limit in neet exam because i have given neet 3 times .i want to give neet in 2020 again.sir what will be attempt limit in neet 2020?

  16. suni says:

    my age is 28 will i be eligible for neet exam in 2020

  17. Himanshu says:

    No upper Age limit , is it confirmed officially through NEET??

  18. BHANU says:

    I have 57% in +2
    Can I eligible for neet exam

  19. Iftikhar khan says:

    My son failed in class 12 as regular student with sub PCM.then he appear private 12 class with sub PCB and english.and passed….he can appear in neet2020

  20. Raja says:

    Sir,
    Iam doing 12th in NIOS board now…Can i eligible for write NEET 2020.

  21. Your Name...Ajit satapathy says:

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  22. shagufta says:

    if i have pcb as core subject and maths additional and got marks more in maths than biology can i give neet

  23. Sir Neet number of attempt time? says:

    Sir number of attempt time in neet?

  24. sakshi verma says:

    How many no’s should be get in neet xam for admission in medical college for obc student??

  25. Chimia Sadat says:

    I passed in best of five but I failed in Chemistry.my physics and biology percentage is more than 50%. Am I eligible for NEET 2020? Or if I give exam from NIOS.Am I be eligible to give NEET?

  26. anna says:

    I m doing NIOS . Am i eligible for neet?

  27. Your Name... Sarvesh pawar says:

    What is cutt off for general category to get admission in government college

  28. Harpal Singh says:

    R/Sir, Please guide us that if 85% state quota is continue in duel policy i.e. two state, can a candidate get benefits in two state Delhi and Haryana in admission for MBBS course. if a candidate 10th passed from Haryana and 10+1, and 10+2 passed from delhi. What type of benefits a candidate get, please guide us

  29. g.punitha says:

    should I mention my number of attempts

  30. g.punitha says:

    should I mention number of attempts in application form?

  31. g.punitha says:

    should I mention number of attempts in application form?

  32. Chandradev Rajput says:

    Upper age limit kay Hain????
    If age 26 he/she not eligible for neet2019/2020 it’s clear….but if age 25 but not 26, he/she eligible for neet or not?????

  33. Your Chandradev RajputName... says:

    Upper age limit kay Hain????
    If age 26 he/she not eligible for neet it’s clear….but if age 25+ but not 26 he/she eligible or not???????

  34. Ansari Nazma says:

    I also wanted to know if neet 2020 will be conducted in February?

  35. Ansari Nazma says:

    I’m pharmacy student….can I appear for neet 2020

  36. Your Name...T MAHESH says:

    How many attempts for neet 2020?

  37. Sibi.R says:

    Who many percentage for NEET my percentage is 47.6 percentage this is eligi.bility ir.uka illaiya

  38. Vivek says:

    Neet 2020 in online or offline mode ?
    Twice in a year ?

  39. Aayushi Verma says:

    i will be of 17 years on 25th january and as per the information before 31st december the candidate should be 17. so my question is am i elidgeble for giving NEET

  40. Adarsh pathak says:

    I have additional subject of biology in class 12th.Am I eligible for neet exam 2020.

  41. RANJAN SARKAR says:

    please send me total information step by step of UG NEET 2020. Because my son will be appear to UG NEET 2020.

    Thanking you

  42. K.rafia says:

    Neet 2020 me physics cut off marks hy kya aur cut off marks kittne hy

  43. Rajesh dutta says:

    Biology is my optional sub.can I appear in neet 2020

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