NEET UG Exam and All Related Information

Updated: Apr 15, 2020 08:56 IST

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NEET UG Exam is conducted by the National Testing Agency for the undergraduate students who wish to proceed with Medical and Allied Courses. NEET UG Exam is made compulsory for all the students who wish to enter into medical courses. To know all updated information related to NEET UG Important Dates, Application Procedure, Results and More, go through this page.

New Update: NTA  has postponed both JEE Main 2020 and NEET UG 2020 till May end as per the request of HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal. Application correction extended by the agency, candidates can change their examination centres as per their choice through the correction window. Due to the pandemic outbreak many of the students have moved out of their places of residence. Students prefer appearing for their exam in the city where they go for coaching rather than their hometowns. NTA has opened the option for students to change their exam centres as well. The students can follow this procedure to change centres. Candidates go through this article to get more information about the latest updates.

How to Change Centers?

  • Visit the official website of NTA

  • Look for the option of NEET or JEE Main

  • Choose the exam of your choice and click on it

  • Go to the link that reads center change facility and read the complete notification

  • Go the application correction window that reopened

  • Go to the center slot in the form and change it

  • Save the form way move out of the website

The candidates must note that this application correction facility and the center change facility used only till April 14, 2020, after which no changes shall entertain.

Overview of NEET 2020 UG Exam

NEET 2020 UG Exams are conducted by the National Testing Agency and the exams are conducted once in a year. NEET UG Exam is conducted as an entrance exam for the students who wish to enter into medical courses. NEET 2020 exam is a national level exam. The duration of the NEET UG Exam is three hours. The registration fees for NEET UG Exam varies for students of different categories. Some of the highlighted information related to NEET 2020 UG Exam are provided in the below given table.

Exam

NEET 2020 UG Exam

Exam Level

National Level Entrance Exam

Frequency

Once in a year

Conducting Authority

National Testing Agency

Exam Duration

3 hours

Mode of the Exam

Offline

Official website

https://ntaneet.nic.in/Ntaneet/Welcome.aspx

Number of College Accepting NEET Exam

116

latest update  : The UG exams has been postponed due to the viral spread of Coronavirus the examination is postponed to last week of May 2020 the date will be released later on the official website.The NEET UG admit card 2020 which where to be released on March 27,2020 will now be released later after sccessing the situation after 15th April 2020. 

What are the NEET 2020 UG Exam Important Dates?

Registrations for NEET 2020 begins from 2nd December 2019 to 31st December 2019. The important dates related to NEET 2020 exams are given in the table below.

Events

Important Dates

Availability of NEET 2020 Online Application Form

2nd December 2019 to 31st December 2019

Online Payment of NEET 2020 Application Fees

2nd December 2019 to 1st January 2019

NEET 2020 Application Form Correction Window

15th January 2019 to 31st January 2019

Availability of NEET 2020 Admit Card

27th March 2020 to 3rd May 2020

NEET 2020 UG Exam

3rd May 2020

NEET 2020 Results

4th June 2020

 

Detailed Information Check NEET UG important Dates

Who are Eligible to attend NEET 2020?

Students who wish to appear for NEET 2020 exams will have to satisfy all the eligibility criteria laid by the NTA authorities. NEET 2020 eligibility criteria is related to the age limit, educational qualification, pass percentage and nationality. NEET 2020 eligibility criteria is based on the regulations of Graduate Medical Education 1997 Act. Here is the list of NEET 2020 Eligibility Criteria which the students who should satisfy.

  • All Indian Nationals, NRI, PIO, OCI and foreign nationals are eligible to appear for the exams.

  • All students who are 17 years and more can apply for the NEET 2020 exams. There is no upper age limit for NEET 2020.

  • Candidates must have completed 12th class or equivalent exams with major subjects as Biology, Physics, Chemistry and should have scored atleast 50% aggregate in every subject.

  • In case of OBC/SC/ST category students, the candidates should score atleast 40% aggregate and PwD students should score 45% aggregate.

  • NEET 2020 exams can be attempted any number of times.

How to Apply for NEET 2020 UG Exam?

Students can apply for NEET 2020 exams through online mode. With filling in certain details, students will be able to register for the NEET 2020 exams. Follow the below given steps to apply for NEET 2020 exams.

  • Registration

The primary step is to register by providing certain details that are listed below.

    • Candidate’s name

    • Mother’s name

    • Father’s name

    • Category

    • Person with disability

    • Date of birth

    • Gender

    • Nationality

    • State of eligibility for All India Quota Scheme

    • Mobile number

    • Email ID

    • Password

    • OTP verification code

  • Filling NEET application forms

Once registration is completed, the students must login and fill in the NEET 2020 application form. The following details are to be entered.

    • Personal details

    • Place of birth

    • Medium of NEET question paper

    • Choice of NEET examination centre

    • Academic details

    • Permanent address

    • Details of parents

    • Dress code

  • Uploading documents

Candidates must upload the photograph and signature in the given format and specifications. Check out the below given table for the document specifications.

Specifications

Size and Format

Passport size photograph with white background. Name of candidate and date should be written at the bottom.  Photo should be taken after 1st September 2019

10 kb to 200 kb in JPG/ JPEG format

Signature should be black ink on a white paper. Candidates should avoid capital letters

4 kb to 30 kb in JPG/ JPEG format

Left thumb impression in blue ink on a white paper

10 kb to 50 kb in JPG/ JPEG format

Passing certificate of 10th Class

100 kb to 400 kb

  • Payment of application fees

Students should pay the NEET application fees before given dates. Payment can be made through online net banking or using debit or credit cards or through UPI payment. NEET registration fees is Rs.1500 plus taxes for general category students and for OBC category students it is Rs. 1400 plus taxes. The fees is Rs.800 plus taxes in case of SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender category.

  • Print out of confirmation page

Once all the details are filled, it should be submitted. The confirmation page will be displayed and it should be taken a print out for future purposes.

And more Details Check NEET UG Application Form

What is NEET 2020 Admit Card?

NEET 2020 Admit Card can be downloaded from 27th March of 2020 through online mode. NEET 2020 Admit Card will be available in the official page of NEET 2020. To download NEET 2020 Admit Card, one needs the NEET application number and password. Follow the below given steps to download the NEET 2020 Admit Card.

  • Open the NEET official website.

  • Enter the NEET application number and password.

  • NEET 2020 Admit card will be displayed and candidates should check all the details.

  • Candidates can download the NEET 2020 Admit Card and take a print out of the same.

  • If there is any mistake in the NEET 2020 Admit Card, then it should be immediately communicated to the authorities through email to [email protected]

Information on NEET 2020 UG Exam Pattern

NEET 2020 exam pattern is a pen and paper based exam and the duration of the exam is three hours. Students should choose the answer and mark it in the OMR sheet. NEET 2020 questions are asked from the topics of 12th syllabus. NEET 2020 UG exam pattern are provided in the table given below.

Mode of NEET 2020 exam

Pen and paper based exam

Language

English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Kannadam, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Odia, Telugu and Urdu

Number of questions

180

Total Marks

720

Marking Scheme

  • 4 marks for every correct answer

  • 1 negative mark for every wrong answer

Subject wise mark breakup

  • Physics - 180 marks

  • Chemistry - 180 marks

  • Biology - 360 marks

What is NEET 2020 Syllabus?

Students should prepare the topics provided in the NEET 2020 Syllabus to score well in the exams. NEET 2020 Syllabus is provided in the table given below.

Subjects

Units

Biology

  • Biology and human welfare

  • Biotechnology and its applications

  • Cell structure and function

  • Diversity in living world

  • Ecology and environment

  • Genetics and evolution

  • Human physiology

  • Plant physiology

  • Reproduction

  • Structural organisation in animals and plants

Chemistry

  • Alcohols, phenols and ethers

  • Aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acid

  • Basic concepts of chemistry

  • Biomolecules

  • Chemical bonding and molecular structure

  • Chemical kinetics

  • Chemistry in everyday life

  • Classification of elements and periodicity in properties

  • Coordination compounds

  • D and f block elements

  • S- block elements

  • Electrochemistry

  • Environmental chemistry

  • Equilibrium

  • General principles and process of isolation elements

  • Haloalkanes and haloarenes

  • Hydrocarbons

  • Hydrogen

  • Organic chemistry

  • Organic compounds containing nitrogen

  • Polymers

  • Redox reactions

  • Solid state

  • Solutions

  • P block elements

  • States of matter, gases and liquids

  • Structure of atom

  • Surface chemistry

  • Thermodynamics

Physics

  • Atoms and nuclei

  • Behaviour of perfect gases and kinetic energy

  • Current electricity

  • Dual nature of matter and radiation

  • Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents

  • Electromagnetic waves

  • Electronic devices

  • Electrostatics

  • Gravitation

  • Kinematics

  • Laws of motion

  • Magnetic effects of current and magnetism

  • Motion of system particles and rigid body

  • Optics

  • Oscillations and waves

  • Chemical bonding and molecular structure

  • Physical world and measurement

  • Properties of bulk matter

  • Thermodynamics

  • Work, energy and power

NEET 2020 - Results

NTA NEET 2020 Results will be announced by the National Testing Agency on 4th June 2020 through online mode. NEET 2020 Results can be downloaded from the official page of NEET. For this process, candidates will require their NEET Roll Number and Date of Birth. NEET 2020 Results will be in the form of scorecard. Follow the below given steps to check the NEET Results.

  • Visit the official webpage of NEET.

  • Enter the date of birth and NEET roll number.

  • The scorecard of the candidate will be displayed.

  • Download the NEET 2020 Scorecard and take a print out.

Information on NEET 2020 Cut Off

NEET 2020 cut off marks is the minimum marks that candidates should score to be qualified in the exams. NEET 2020 cut off marks will be announced after the NEET 2020 results are announced. NEET 2020 cut off percentile and marks of previous years are provided in the table given below.

Category

Cut Off Percentile

Cut Off Marks 2019

Cut Off Marks 2018

UR

50th percentile

701-134

691-119

OBC/SC/ST

40th percentile

133-107

118-96

UR-PH

45th percentile

133-120

118-107

OBC/SC/ST

40th percentile

133-107

106-96

What is NEET 2020 Counselling?

All the students who are qualified in the NEET 2020 will be able to apply for the NEET 2020 Counselling. NEET Counselling in conducted in two rounds and finally followed by a mop-up round to fill any vacancy after the two rounds of NEET Counselling. Students should keep all the required documents ready for the NEET counselling. Here is the list of documents required for NEET 2020 Counselling.

  • NEET 2020 Admit Card

  • NEET 2020 Scorecard

  • Birth certificate

  • 10th marksheet

  • 12th marksheet

  • 8 passport size photo same as the one given in the application form

  • Provisional allotment letter

  • Identity proof

  • Caste certificate (if necessary)

  • Disability certificate (if necessary)

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