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NEET 2020 Exam Dates: Get Complete Schedule here

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NEET 2020 is a national level medical entrance examination conducted on a yearly basis across India. NEET 2020 was scheduled to conduct on May 3, 2020, exam is likely to be postponed due to COVID-19. As per the NEET Exam dates released by the NTA NEET 2020 Application Form was available from December 2, 2019 to December 31, 2019. NEET score is accepted for admission to all colleges approved by MCI/DCI except AIIMS and JIPMER for MBBS/BDS course. You must meet the eligibility criteria before filling the application form.This article will provide you with the details of NEET 2020 Exam dates.

NEET 2020 is likely to postpone because of Coronavirus. New dates for availability of admit card and exam dates will be released later following a review on April 14, 2020.

NEET 2020 Exam Dates Highlights

Events Dates
Application forms release date 2 December 2019
Last date to fill the application 6 January 2020
Last date to pay registration fee 6 January 2020
Application form Correction window 15 January to 31 January 2020
Extended correction window 13 March to 19 March 2020
Release of NEET 2020 admit card Postponed (To be announced on April 14)
NEET 2020 exam date Postponed (To be announced on April 14)
Release of provisional answer key Last week of May 2020*
Release of final answer key First week of June 2020*
NEET 2020 result 4 June 2020

NEET 2020 Counselling Dates

Candidates who will successfully clear NEET 2020 exam can apply for NEET counselling procedure. NEET Counselling process allows candidates to opt seats in their preferred NEET score accepting institutes or colleges. NEET Counselling process is expected to be start from second week of June.

NEET 2020 Counselling Dates Dates (Tentative)
NEET 2020 Result Declaration June 4, 2020
First round of NEET 2020 Counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI June 12 – 24, 2020
Last date of joining after first round of counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI July 03, 2020
Second round of NEET Counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI July 06 – 12, 2020
Last date of joining after second round of counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI July 22, 2020
Mop up round of NEET Counselling for Deemed, CI August 12 – 22, 2020
Last date of joining after mop up round in deemed, CI August 26, 2020

NEET Exam Dates

Time Schedule National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test NEET (UG), 2020

Last entry in exam hall 1:30 PM
Sitting in exam hall 1:15 PM
Announcement of instructions and checking of admit card 1:30-1:45 PM
Distribution of test booklets 1:45 PM
Writing particulars on test booklet by candidates 01:30 PM
Test Commences 02:00 PM
Test Concludes 05:00 PM
Declaration of Results By June 4, 2020
Material to be brought on examination day Admit Card and Passport size Photograph
Rough Work To be done in the Test Booklet only. Candidates cannot do any rough work or put stray mark on the machine gradable Answer Sheet.
Use of Blue/Black Ball Point Pen only Pen will be provided at the center for writing of particulars on the Test Booklet and responses on the Answer Sheet

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NEET 2020 Application Form Date

NEET 2020 Application process has started from December 2, 2019. You will be able to fill NEET 2020 application form only online. No offline application form will be accepted.

All aspirants are required to ensure their eligibility criteria before applying for NEET 2020. Following are the steps for filling online application form:

  1. Visit the NEET official website @ntaneet.nic.in.
  2. Click on ‘Apply Online’ link on the home page.
  3. Fill all the necessary details like name, contact, domicile and qualification.
  4. Upload the scanned images (photograph, signature)in the jpeg format prescribed.
  5. Make the fee payment through online or offline mode.
  6. On successful payment, acknowledgment slip will be generated. Save it for future reference and record.

Note: It is mandatory for Indian citizens to provide Aadhar card in the Application form.

NEET 2020 Exam Pattern

NEET 2020 Exam Pattern remains the same as in previous years. Following is the format of exam along with marking scheme:

  1. Number of Questions: 180
  2. Exam Mode: Offline(Pen Paper based)
  3. Pattern of Questions: Objective type/multiple choice questions.
  4. Subjects for NEET exam: Physics, Chemistry and Biology(Botany and Zoology)
  5. Total Marks: 720
    1. Physics: 180
    2. Chemistry: 180
    3. Botany: 180
    4. Zoology: 180
  6. Duration of Exam: 3 hours
  7. Question Paper Language: Only one type of question paper will be set
  8. Marking Scheme: +4 for each correct answer
  9. Negative Marking: -1 for each incorrect answer

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NEET Exam Dates Frequently Asked Questions

Ques: When will NEET examination be held?

Ans: NEET 2020 Examination will be held on May 3, 2020.


Ques: Is NEET 2020 going to be tough or easy?

Answer: The number of applicants will rise every year, so the cut off will also increase that is why the exam get tougher. But you will crack the exam easily just complete you’re all the chapters of physics, chemistry or biology in NCERT.

Ques: When will the application form for NEET 2020 available?

Ans: The application form has been released from 2nd December, 2020.


Ques: What is the last date to apply for NEET 2020?

Ans: Last date to submit the application form is 6 January, 2020.

Ques: Can you give me some tips for the preparation of NEET?

Answer: Yes, The preparation tips of NEET are as following:

  • Solve previous year question paper
  • Read all the chapters of NCERT
  • Revise the formulae and important equations
Ques: When can we download the admit card of NEET 2020?

Ans: NEET 2020 admit card will be available from March 27, 2020. Candidates can download NEET 2020 Admit Card from an official website.


Ques: Is there any use of Admit card after the examination is over?

Ans: Yes, candidates are advised to preserve the admit card till the admission process. NEET Admit call will also be required in the counselling process.


Ques: What is the age criteria for NEET? I am 16 can I give the exam?

Answer: No, you can’t give the exam before 17. Because the candidates should have attained a minimum 17 years of age on or before 31st December at the time of admission. The maximum age limit for candidates is 25 years (General and OBC category) and 30 years (reserved categories).

Ques: When will NEET 2020 result announce?

Ans: NEET 2020 result will be announced on 4th June, 2020.


Ques: What is the percentage criteria of NEET for ST students?

Answer: Eligibility is for General is 50% and for SC/ST/OBC it is 40%. Percentage and percentile are different. NEET qualifying percentile is 40 means 105 marks out of 720 for SC/ST. In General, it is 50 percentile which means 130 marks out of 720.

Ques: Where can we check my NEET 2020 result?

Ans: Candidate can check the result on official website:- ntaneet.nic.in/ntaneet/welcome.aspx


Ques: When will NEET 2020 counselling begin?

Ans: The first round of NEET 2020 counselling will begin from 3rd week of June 2020.


Ques: When will state counselling start for NEET 2020?

Ans: The state counselling of NEET 2020 will begin immediately after the completion of All India counselling.