NEET 2020: Counselling (Started), Result, Merit List, Cut Off

neet 2020NEET 2020 Counselling for Stray Vacancy Round has been started. Final Answer Key has been released on 16th October 2020. The exam is conducted Once in a Year in Offline mode. National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the NEET exam. NTA has organised the examination on 13th September 2020. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is a national level medical entrance exam. It is organized to provide admissions in MBBS, BDS & Ayush Courses.

NEET 2020 Highlights

When will be result declared – Declared, Check result 

How to Check Result – Online Mode

What is the NEET Cut-Off for 2020 – 720-147 for UR, Check cut-off

Single National Level Medical Exam? – Yes

When will be Counselling Commenced – From 28th October 2020, Check counselling

Twice in a Year? No

What is Passing Mark for NEET 2020? 120 to 180 out of 720 (approx for Gen)

Can I get admission in MBBS with 400 marks in NEET? Yes (quite good score for first-tier private colleges but a bit low for Govt colleges. 480+ is good score for Govt colleges)

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NEET 2020 Notifications – Counselling Started (Stray Vacancy Round)

newiconNEET 2020 Eligible Candidates List  for Stray Vacancy counselling round has been released. Check here for details. 

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newiconNEET 2020 Counselling Result (2nd Round) has been released on 28th November 2020. Check here for counselling details. 

NEET 2020 Seat Allotment (Provisional) for 1st Round has been released on 6th November 2020. Check here for details.

NEET 2020 exam is single medical examination for admission to MBBS course. Admission in MBBS course offered by JIPMER & AIIMS institutions will be done through NEET UG 2020 scores. Click here to Subscribe all future updates & alerts via Email/SMS.

With effect to new changes introduced by HRD ministry in the year 2019, NTA is the newly formulated body which conduct NEET Entrance test every year.

Candidates have to qualify this entrance test to get admission in well known medical institutions in the country. Candidates can read this article for detailed information of NEET 2020 like dates, answer key, result, cut-off, counselling and much more:

Exam Dates Result Answer Key

Cut-off FAQs Counselling

NEET 2021

NEET 2021 exam will be organized by NTA (National Testing Agency). As per the sources, it is expected that the exam will be conducted two times in a year. It is a national level entrance test conducted to offer admission into MBBS /BDS & AYUSH courses.

NEET 2020 Exam Dates

Candidates can check below various official NEET exam dates:

Application form release2nd December 2019
Last date for Submission of application form6th January 2020 (Extended)

Last date of successful transaction of fee

7th January 2020
Application form correction starts1st to 14th April, 2020
Last date for correction in application form31st January 2020
Correction window re-open4th – 20th July 2020
Correction window re-open23rd to 30th September 2020
NEET (UG) Admit Card26th August 2020
NEET 2020 Exam Date13th September 2020
Answer key26th September 2020
Challenge answer key till29th September 2020
NEET 2nd Exam14th October 2020
Result announcement16th October 2020
Counselling starts28th October 2020
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NEET 2020 Counselling

NEET Counselling is organised through online mode. The counselling has been started from 28th October 2020. Candidates must have to attend the counselling process which is 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 prefere After that, seats will be allotted to the candidates as per the reservation policy, availability of seats, etc.

NEET 2020 Result

Students who have appeared in the exam are able to check NEET 2020 Result through online mode. The NEET result has been declared on 16th October 2020. No candidate can 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.

Also Check:

NEET College Predictor

Rank Predictor

NEET 2020 Merit List

NEET 2020 Merit list is 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 is 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).
  • Scores highest marks in Chemistry.
  • Attempts 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 Cut-Off

Candidates have to score more than the NEET 2020 Cut-Off marks to qualify the examination. The NEET Cut-off 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 Answer Key

NEET 2020 Answer Key has been released on 26th September 2020. Through NEET answer key, candidates are able to check their answers & can predict their marks of entrance test. Candidates have to login through their user ID & password to check the answer key.

The authority has also given an opportunity to candidate to make online challenge against answer key. Candidates have to pay fee per answer to challenge the answer key. NEET Institutional Answer Key has been released.

Also Check:

NEET Question Papers

What should I Study for NEET? Check Answer Key & Result

Important Links

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NEET 2020 Reservation Policy

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

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FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: Candidates can download admit card from 26th August 2020.

Answer: No changes will be allowed in the admit card.

Answer: No, you cannot. However, you may carry fruits or sugar tablets.

Answer: No. NEET 2020 is held only once in a year.

Answer: No, NEET 2020 examination has been conducted in offline mode by NTA.

Answer: Yes, some changes has been introduced in application fee & form filing procedure. You can check it from the application form section.

Answer: The minimum age limit is 17 years either at the time of admission [or] on or before December 31, 2020.

Answer: For General: Rs.1500. For General-EWS & OBC-NCL: Rs.1400. For SC/ST/PWD/Transgender: Rs.800.

Answer: No, NEET 2020 application process is through online mode.

Answer: No, candidates can not change center or city after allotment of roll number.

Answer: No, Kannada medium is only available in the state of Karnataka.

Answer: The registration process has been started from 2nd December 2019.

Answer: No, sending any print out of NEET (UG) application form to NTA is not required.

Answer: Yes, for each wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted.

Answer: No, the application form fee is non-refundable in any circumstance.
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NEET 2020 Application Form

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

  • Candidates are able to fill NEET 2020 Application Form through online mode.
  • You can fill one application form only. Filling of more than one application form will lead to cancellation of forms.
  • The application form of NEET 2020 has been released from 2nd December 2019 by NTA.
  • Last date to fill application form will be till 6th January 2020.
  • Candidates must provide working phone number and email Id at the time of registration to get login credentials.
  • Candidates must submit recent photograph, signature, left hand thumb impression & class 10th passing certificate in the prescribed format to avoid rejection of images later.
  • There is no need to send the printout of application form to the board.

Application Fee:

The application fee payable for different categories is:

  • General Category: Rs.1500/-
  • General-EWS/ OBC-NCL*: Rs. 1400/-

  • SC/ST/PWD/Transgender Category: Rs.800/-
  • Candidates will have to also pay additional charges & GST.

Mode of Payment: Candidates are able to pay the Application Fee through online mode. Credit Card/Debit Card/Net-banking/UPI/Paytm are available as online mode. No offline mode is available for fee payment.

Check Here – How to Fill NEET 2020 Application Form

NEET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the following NEET 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).
  • India Citizens & Overseas Citizens of India intending to pursue UG medical course from foreign institutions are also need to qualify NEET UG.
  • Eligibility for 15% All India Quota Seats: Candidates belonging to UT of J&K and Ladakh are eligible to apply under 15% All India Quotas only on the basis of self-declaration. If they claim eligibility, they must submit online Self- Declaration which will be generated and printed automatically along with confirmation page for record and to present the same during counselling/admission. Other candidates can fill in any state/UT against this choice.
  • Age limit: Candidates must have completed minimum 17 years of age on or before 31st December 2020. The upper age limit is 25 years as on the date of examination (5 year relaxation is given to SC, ST, OBC-NCL & PwD candidates).
  • Candidates above 25 years are provisionally permitted to appear and their candidature is subject to the outcome of pending Petitions before the Hon’ble Supreme Court.

  • 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 & General-EWS categories; 45% marks for PH & 40% marks for SC/ST/OBC category candidates in PCB group.
  • Appearing: Candidates are appearing in their qualifying exam or waiting for their result are also eligible for NEET (UG).

Also Check:

NEET Qualification Code

NEET 2020 Application Form Correction

  • Candidates are able to do NEET Application Form Correction from 1st April, 2020 to 3rd May (till 5 PM).
  • Correction window has been reopened from 23rd to 30th September 2020.
  • NTA has also provided facility to make corrections in the choice of examination cities for exam centre.
  • Correction process can be done through online mode only.
  • The additional fee payment (if required) can be paid till 11:50 PM of 3rd May, 2020.
  • Candidates are notified through SMS/e-mail regarding correction in photograph or signature.
  • Candidates are also 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 Admit Card

NTA has provided NEET 2020 Admit Card on 26th August 2020. NEET Admit card is made available through online mode. The board also send admit card (copy) in PDF format to candidates registered email ID. Candidates 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 Exam Pattern

Candidates must check below NEET 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: NEET exam duration is 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
Biology (Botany or zoology)90 (45 – 45 each)360

NEET 2020 Syllabus

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

Physics: It 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: Topics are some basic concept of chemistry, Equilibrium, Hydrogen, Electro Chemistry, Surface Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, p-Block Elements, etc.

Biology: Some basic topics are 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 NEET 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.

Also Check:

NEET Books

NEET Exam Instructions & Dress Rules

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

Displaying 1,088 Comments
  1. Raunak Mukherjee says:

    I am 21 years old and I graduated this year from Physiology department along with subjects of zoology and botany. Also, I completed my 12th with subjects English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology from CISCE board. Am I eligible to sit for NEET? And which code should I use while filling up the form?

  2. Yadhukrishna.ks says:

    Sir how much mark is required for
    Getting agriculture in NEET for an sc student

  3. Priyadharshini says:

    Can I apply for neet counselling 2020

  4. Aki says:

    Can I get admission in mbbs .in 280 Mark’s?

  5. Nirma says:

    Am in OBC category can I got govt. Medical College 451marks

  6. Shikha says:

    My marks are 444 general category …i want to take admission in bds and bams course …which college can i get

  7. Zeba sargiro says:

    Is counselling necessary for all the students.
    When is its date?

  8. Sujan D H says:

    Neet councilling date of 2020

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      MCC didn’t announce any counselling schedule however, some states has already announced their NEET Counselling schedule.

  9. mitul dev says:

    sir how to take out neet 2020 result if roll no is not there

  10. Bhavani says:

    I got 270 Mark’s
    And sc category belong to AP state can I get BDS seat in Govt college?

  11. Rachit Verma says:

    Neet 2020 ka result kab aayega

  12. E j srijana says:

    Sir I have lost my neet 2020admit card ….but the it is closed to download the admit card ..will nta give another chance to download our admit card

  13. Brajabandhu sahoo says:

    Reservation for EWS IN general caste available in medical admission if yes when produce this certificate in form fill up nothing any column.

  14. Brajabandhu sahoo says:

    If I score 400 can I doing MBBS in any college

  15. Aditya says:

    I am a resident of Bangalore for the last 18 years. For Karnataka state counselling for NEET 2020, do I need to submit domicile certificate?
    Will the study certificate issued from my school be sufficient?

  16. Kalakar says:

    Difference between PC1 and PC 2 for PwD candidate in NEET 2020.Please explain me sir.

  17. Nandhidhaa says:

    My expected score in NEET 2020 is 503 & I am belonging to Tamilnadu state. Can I get government college

  18. Jiya says:

    Sir/ Madam
    Can I appear for neet while I m doing Bachelor in Design in Nift. If I get selected can i switch to MBBS from B.Des.

  19. Ishani Banerjee says:

    Can a candidate of unreserved category get admission in GOVERNMENT BDS college of West Bengal with 180 to 200 marks?

  20. Ram says:

    covid affected students is eligible to write the exam ?????? or he any document need to submit to write the neet

  21. pragya kurrey says:

    We have to take post card size photo on exam day or not?

  22. pragya kurrey says:

    We have to take post card size photo on exam day or not

  23. vani says:

    I am covid 19 positive and currently having symptoms. Will there be any exemption to take NEET exam that I can take later.

  24. rishabh says:

    sir,my friend had put mother name instead of father name on application form by mistake so on admit card mother name is mention instead of father name can he will able to take neet 2020 without problem

  25. Liansangpuia says:

    What will be password for looking admit card

  26. Bhoomika says:

    What are the documents required at exam centre

  27. Atul says:

    I want to change my password

  28. K.P.ANDREA JONES says:


  29. Pratap Kumar Ghosh says:

    Sir, I have joined survgyan neet crash course. This is very very informative.

    Please provide pdf of class because this will more beneficial for us.

  30. Amir Hamza says:

    please tell me how many photo requirement in examination hall.

  31. Fathima Hiba B H says:

    Can I change my center during covid 19 crisis because I am currently stuck at Kasaragod

  32. Fathima Hiba B H says:

    Can I change my center during covid 19 crisis

  33. Fathima Hiba says:

    Can I choose my center during this covid 19 crisis

  34. Avishek Bhattacharjya says:

    I need to change my exam senter

  35. Sahin Ahmed Talukdar says:

    I have to change my centre and name. How can i do this

  36. kiruba lakshmi says:

    neet exam date is 26 july only sir or there is any change in neet examination for the year 2020 sir pls reply soon sir and when is the icar exam date sir pls reply soon for these 2 question sir

  37. Anjali says:

    Is it necessary to pass 12 in this paper?

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