NEET Result 2020, Answer Key, Merit List & Counselling

Last Updated: Jan 8, 2020 @ 4:03 pm

NEET 2020 will be conducted on May 3, 2020 by the new governing body NTA. Earlier CBSE was conducting the examination. The result was released on June 4, 2020 on the official website followed by NEET Cut Off.

The link for result of NEET 2020 has also been displayed on the official site Other details regarding exam dates have also been released for students to plan their preparation for the upcoming exam.

NEET Result will be announced in the form of scorecard containing candidates’ overall and sectional marks as well as status of qualifying in exam. NTA also assigns All India Rank and All India Quota Rank alongside category rank.

Check NEET Cut Off for Government Colleges

NTA will publish official answer key at within a week after exam . Click here to check Answer Key

June 10: NEET Counselling 2020 starts from second week of June. MCC publishes tentative schedule at Click Here to Check Schedule

NTA has released the answer keys on the official website along with machine graded responses. Candidates will have the opportunity to challenge any key and machine-graded responses in case of discrepancy. For challenge against every key, candidates have to pay an additional fee of INR 1000/-.

MCC holds the counselling session for 15% All India Quota seats while the counselling for state quota seats is managed by all the participating states respectively. NTA will prepare the centralized merit list for all the candidates based on candidates’ performance in NEET Exam.

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NEET 2020 counselling process on the basis of centralized merit list commenced from first week of July. The minimum NEET cut off percentile to qualify the exam is 50% (For General category) & 40% (For other categories).

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Key Dates for NEET 2020 Result

NEET Exam was scheduled for 3 May, 2020. The counselling procedure started after the result declaration.

Events Dates (Expected)
NEET exam 3 May 2020
Answer key release 2nd week of May 2020
Declaration of result 4th June 2020
NEET counselling starts 2nd week of July 2020

Click Here to download NEET 2020 Admit Card

NEET 2020 Cut Off Score

NEET Cut Off Score will be declared with the online scorecard on June 04, 2020. Candidates can check the category wise expected cut off scores mentioned below:

Category Cut off Percentile Cut off Score Category Cut off Percentile Cut off Score
UR 50th Percentile 693-120 UR-PH 45th Percentile 119-109
OBC 40th Percentile 119-98 OBC-PH 40th Percentile 107-98
SC 40th Percentile 119-98 SC-PH 40thPercentile 107-97
ST 40th Percentile 119-98 ST-PH 40thPercentile 107-97

NEET 2019 Cut Off

Category Cut off Percentile Cut off Score No. of Candidates Category Cut off Percentile Cut off Score No. of Candidates
UR 50th Percentile 691-119 634897 UR-PH 45th Percentile 118-107 205
OBC 40th Percentile 118-96 54653 OBC-PH 40th Percentile 106-96 104
SC 40th Percentile 118-96 17209 SC-PH 40thPercentile 106-96 36
ST 40th Percentile 118-96 7446 ST-PH 40thPercentile 106-96 12

NEET 2020 Score Card Specimen

Candidates can also check the specimen for NEET 2020 Score Card below which contains all the details present on a score card.

NEET 2018 Score Card

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Important Highlights of NEET 2020 Result

  • Result were declared in the form of online scorecard in the first week of June.
  • NTA will also publish the official answer key and images of candidates’ OMR sheets before announcement of result.
  • NEET 2020 Result will contain details about All India Rank (AIR), candidate’s score, qualifying status and overall cutoff score.
  • NEET scores will be used by all the medical colleges in the country to admit candidates in BDS/MBBS courses, except for all 7 AIIMS and JIPMER.
  • MCC will conduct the counselling for 15% AIQ (All India Quota) seats while state counselling authorities will prepare their own merit list based on AIl India Ranks forwarded by CBSE to admit candidates in state quota seats.

How to Check the NEET Result

  1. Visit the official website of NEET result
  2. Click on the link “NEET(UG) Exam Results-2020”
  3. Fill your exam roll number, date of birth and verification code(Captcha Code)

NEET 2018 Result

  1. Click on the “Submit” button.
  2. The result will be displayed on the screen.
  3. Save the page for future reference or record.

NEET 2020 Result

NEET Score Card Details

NEET Score will be valid for only one year i.e 2020-2021. Score card will contain the information like :

    1. Candidate’s Name
    2. Mother’s Name
    3. Father’s Name
    4. Gender
    5. Date of Birth
    6. Category/Sub-Category
    7. Student’s Roll Number
    8. Application Number
    9. Total Marks Obtained
    10. Marks Secured in Chemistry
    11. Biology and Physics
    12. Total Secured Percentile
    13. NEET Category Rank
    14. NEET All India Rank
    15. Exam Qualifying Status (Qualified or Non-qualified) as well as the Cut-off Score for Counseling under 15% All India Quota.

Specimen of NEET 2018 Scorecard

NEET Qualifying Percentile and Marks

  • Minimum Qualifying marks for General Category candidate will be 360 out of 720 based on qualifying percentile fixed by CBSE.
  • For General-PH candidates, minimum qualifying marks will be 324 out of 720.
  • The minimum qualifying marks for SC-ST Category candidates is relaxed to 288 out of 720.
  • See the table below to check NEET 2018 qualifying percentile, qualifying marks range and total number of qualifying candidates in each category.
Category NEET Cutoff Percentile Qualifying Marks Range Number of Qualifying Candidates
UR 50th Percentile 131-697 5,43,473
OBC 40th Percentile 107-130 47,382
SC 40th Percentile 107-130 14,599
ST 40th Percentile 107-130 6,018
UR-PH 45th Percentile 118-130 67
OBC-PH 40th Percentile 107-130 152
SC-PH 40th Percentile 107-130 38
ST-PH 40th Percentile 107-130 10

NEET 2020 Answer Key

NEET official answer key was released soon after the conduct of the examination. Candidates can check the answer key via online mode at

Steps to check NEET 2020 Answer Key

  • Visit the official site of NEET
  • Click on the ‘Answer Key’ link on the homepage
  • Enter registration number and password.
  • Candidates can select the question booklet no. from the drop-down menu.
  • Answer key will be displayed on the screen of the candidates
  • Candidates can either take printout of the key or save it as pdf on their systems.

Check NEET 2020 Answer Keys

Procedure to Challenge NEET Answer Key

Besides viewing the key, candidates are also allowed to challenge the same. Candidates have to file the challenge in online mode and fee of INR 1000 has to be submitted per key within the stipulated time period. All the challenges will be reviewed by the committee and fee will be refunded only if the challenge is accepted and approved by the committee.

Candidates can also view and download their machine graded responses and image of filled OMR sheets. NEET Answer Key along with machine graded responses can be used to calculate the expected scores in exam.

NEET 2020 Merit List

The merit list is prepared as per the candidate’s performance in the NEET. The merit list of All India Quota is prepared by National Testing Agency and the candidates get admission in colleges or universities as per their position in the merit list.

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Tie-Break Procedure for NEET 2020

NTA is likely to follow a pre-determined tie-breaking procedure in case two or more students end up obtaining the same score, for the purpose of assigning ranks. Check the stipulated tie-break procedure for NEET 2020.

  1. Higher marks in Biology will lead to a higher rank in the order of merit.
  2. Higher marks in Chemistry, if the tie persists, will be used to assign the ranks for candidates.
  3. If the tie still persists, then candidates with least wrong answers will be placed higher in the order of merit
  4. Final criteria if all the others fail to resolve tie, is that candidates older in age will be placed higher on the merit list.

NEET Marks vs Ranks Analysis

Check the table mentioned below to find a detailed insight on NEET Marks vs Rank analysis for NEET 2019. Based on the analysis, you can deduce marks requirement to find a substantially high score in NEET 2020. Remember, admission to top medical colleges through NEET will be solely based on the merit secured by candidates in the written test. No separate weightage is assigned to any other factor besides category wise seat reservation in NEET.

Marks Range Rank Range Marks Range Rank Range
690-700 1-10 381-390 86,258-93,741
681-689 11-23 371-380 93,742-1,01,720
671-680 24-83 361-370 1,01,721-1,10,266
661-670 84-163 351-360 1,10,267-1,19,395
651-660 164-301 341-350 1,19,396-1,28,853
641-650 302-535 331-340 1,28,853-1,38,981
631-640 534-870 321-330 1,38,982-1,49,614
621-630 871-1308 311-320 1,49,615-1,60,535
611-620 1309-1962 301-310 1,60,536-1,72,278
601-610 1963-2786 291-300 1,72,279-1,84,931
591-600 2,787-3,874 281-290 1,84,932-1,98,052
581-590 3,875-5,229 271-280 1,98,053-2,11,988
571-580 5,230-6,788 261-270 2,11,989-2,27,224
561-570 6,789-8,736 251-260 2,27,225-2,42,142
551-560 8,737-10,851 241-250 2,42,143-2,58,630
541-550 10,851-13,353 231-240 2,58,631-2,76,078
531-540 13,354-16,163 221-230 2,76,079-2,94,822
521-530 16,163-18,876 210-220 2,94,823-3,14,758
511-520 18,876-22,372 201-210 3,14,759-3,35,921
501-510 22,372-25,842 191-200 3,35,922-3,58,808
491-500 25,843-29,557 181-190 3,58,809-3,83,340
481-490 29,558-33,893 171-180 3,83,341-4,09,732
471-480 33,894-38,152 161-170 4,09,733-4,38,229
461-470 38,153-43,019 151-160 4,38,230-4,69,129
451-460 43,020-47,809 141-150 4,69,130-5,02,572
441-450 47,810-53,184 131-140 5,02,573-5,43,473
431-440 53,185-59,177 121-130 5,43,474-5,80,499
421-430 59,178-65,280 111-120 5,80,500-6,29,987
411-420 65,281-71,938 100-110 6,29,988-6,75,637
401-410 71,939-78,651 Less than 100 6,75,638 and more
391-400 78,652-86,257

NEET Cut Off for Government Colleges

Frequently Asked Questions

Ques: What are the quotas and seats on which admission will be offered through NEET?

Ans: Through NEET, admission will be offered into the following seats/quotas.

  • All India Quota Seats.
  • State Government Quota Seats
  • State/Private/Management/NRI Quota Seats in all Private Medical / Dental Colleges or any Private/ Deemed University
  • Central Pool Quota Seats
Ques: Are there any colleges or state bodies that are exempted from the purview of NEET

Ans: Indeed, AIIMS and JIPMER are exempted from NEET as they both are independent bodies and will lead their own medicinal selection test with a specific end goal to offer admission to the separate foundations. Till Now, state body has any such exception.


Ques: Is there any negative marking in this exam?

Ans: Yes


Ques: When will be the result of NEET 2020 declared?

Ans: NEET Result will be declared on 4th June, 2020.


Ques: How long the result of NEET 2020 is valid?

Ans: The result of successful candidates of NEET 2020 is valid for the academic session 2020-21 only.

Ques: Is there any provision to challenge the response(s) against the OMR grading?

Answer: An opportunity to challenge the answer key, through online mode, against payment of Rs. 1000/- per answer challenge, shall be given, before the declaration of result. The candidates may remain in touch with the website after the examination.

Ques: When will be the result of NEET-UG, 2020 declared?

Answer: The expected date is 4th June 2020.

Ques: How long the result of NEET-UG, 2020 is valid?

Answer: The result of successful candidates of NEET-UG, 2020 is valid for the academic session 2020-21 only.


Ques: How will one know the result of the NEET-UG, 2020?

Answer: The result of NEET-UG, 2020 will be uploaded on the website, as per schedule.