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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 Exam Dates Highlights
|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|
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|
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:
- Visit the NEET official website @ntaneet.nic.in.
- Click on ‘Apply Online’ link on the home page.
- Fill all the necessary details like name, contact, domicile and qualification.
- Upload the scanned images (photograph, signature)in the jpeg format prescribed.
- Make the fee payment through online or offline mode.
- 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:
- Number of Questions: 180
- Exam Mode: Offline(Pen Paper based)
- Pattern of Questions: Objective type/multiple choice questions.
- Subjects for NEET exam: Physics, Chemistry and Biology(Botany and Zoology)
- Total Marks: 720
- Physics: 180
- Chemistry: 180
- Botany: 180
- Zoology: 180
- Duration of Exam: 3 hours
- Question Paper Language: Only one type of question paper will be set
- Marking Scheme: +4 for each correct answer
- Negative Marking: -1 for each incorrect answer
NEET Exam Dates Frequently Asked Questions
Ans: NEET 2020 Examination will be held on May 3, 2020.
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.
Ans: The application form has been released from 2nd December, 2020.
Ans: Last date to submit the application form is 6 January, 2020.
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
Ans: NEET 2020 admit card will be available from March 27, 2020. Candidates can download NEET 2020 Admit Card from an official website.
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.
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).
Ans: NEET 2020 result will be announced on 4th June, 2020.
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.
Ans: Candidate can check the result on official website:- ntaneet.nic.in/ntaneet/welcome.aspx
Ans: The first round of NEET 2020 counselling will begin from 3rd week of June 2020.
Ans: The state counselling of NEET 2020 will begin immediately after the completion of All India counselling.