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NEET Results 2020: Scorecard, Cut Off, Merit List & All India Rank (AIR)

NTA will announce the NEET results 2020 in the middle of August (tentatively). The NEET 2020 Result will be released on the official website followed by NEET Cutoff. NEET Result 2020 will be announced in the form of scorecard containing candidates’ overall and sectional marks as well as the status of qualifying in exam. NTA also assigns All India Rank and All India Quota Rank alongside category rank with the announcement of NEET Result.

Latest: Union HRD Minister, Mr Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ announced the exam dates for NEET 2020 in a live session held on Facebook and Twitter and it is scheduled on 13th September 2020. Due to the lockdown across the country, the exam has been delayed, along with delay in NEET 2020 Result. Check NEET Revised Exam Dates. Vineet Joshi, NTA director announced that NEET 2020 result will be out after 15 days of examination.

Check NEET Cut Off for Government Colleges

Once NEET Result is announced, MCC holds the counselling session for 15% All India Quota seats while the counselling for 85% 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’ NEET Result or performance in NEET Exam.

Download NEET Previous Year Question Papers

NEET 2020 Result Highlights

NEET 2020 Exam is delayed and NEET Result for 2020 will be announced later on. Counselling starts usually a month after NEET Result declaration. You can apply under 15% AIQ seats and 85% State Quota seats with your NEET Result/Rank in public and private medical institutes.

NEET exam date 13th September 2020
NEET result declaration date To be announced
Last date to download result Mid August 2020 (Tentatively)
Website to download results ntaneet.nic.in
Declaring authority National Testing Agency
Number of registered aspirants (2019) 15.19 lakh aspirants
Number of candidates who appeared for the exam (2019) 14,10,754 lakh
Credentials to check NEET UG result Roll number, date of birth and security pin
Details printed on the scorecard Name, subject-wise and total marks, percentile scores, AIR for 15% AIQ seats, cutoff score
Validity of result One Year
Counselling tentative start date September 2020 (Tentatively)

Important Highlights of NEET 2020 Result

  • NEET Result will be declared in the form of an online scorecard tentatively around August 2020.
  • NTA will also publish the official final answer key and images of candidates’ OMR sheets after announcement of result.
  • NEET was conducted by CBSE from 2013 to 2018. From 2019 onwards, NTA has been conducting NEET (UG).
  • In addition, NEET 2020 Result will contain details about All India Rank (AIR), candidate’s score, qualifying status and overall cutoff score.
  • NEET Result will be used by all the medical colleges in the country to admit candidates in BDS/MBBS courses. From now on, AIIMS, AFMC, JLPMER will admit students using NEET Result 2020.
  • MCC will conduct the counselling for 15% AIQ (All India Quota) seats. Whereas, state counselling authorities will prepare their own merit list based on AIl India Ranks. These ranks are available in NEET Result published by NTA to allot candidates in state quota seats.

How to check the NEET 2020 Result?

To check the NEET Result 2020 aspirants have to follow the steps mentioned below:-

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

NEET 2020 Result Check

  1. Click on the “Submit” button.
  2. The NEET Result will be displayed on the screen.
  3. Download the NEET Result Scorecard and save it as PDF.
  4. Press Ctrl + P to save the page as PDF for future reference.

NEET Result 2020: Sample of NEET Scorecard

Score Card of NEET 2020 Result

NEET 2020 Score Card Details

Scores of NEET Result are valid for three years beginning this year i.e. 2020. You can take part in admissions with the same score card in coming years. Candidates are advised to keep the NEET scorecard safely as it is required during counselling and admission process. Scorecard 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.

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How to Retrieve Application Number and Password of NEET 2020 Exam?

If you have lost your application number or if you could not remember the password of your account, you cannot check your NEET Result 2020. Hence, you have to retrieve the password for logging into the account. Follow the below mentioned steps:

  • Go to the NEET official website and then choose the candidate login option.
  • Click ‘Forgot password’ option – if you cannot remember password.
  • Click ‘Forgot Application Number’ – if you cannot remember Application number.

Forgot Application Number for NEET 2020

  • Submit the name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, and security pin.
  • Now, you have to reset the password for NEET 2020 exam.

NEET Result 2019: Topper’s List

Name of the Toppers NEET score Percentile score NEET AIR
Nalin Khandelwal 701 99.9999291 1
Bhavik Bansal 700 99.9997873 2
Akshat Kaushik 700 99.9997873 3
Swastik Bhatia 696 99.9997165 4
Anant Jain 695 99.999362 5
Bhat Sarthak Raghavendra 695 99.999362 6
Madhuri Reddy G 695 99.999362 7
Dhruv Kushwaha 695 99.999362 8
Mihir Rai 695 99.999362 9
Raghav Dubey 691 99.9992203 10

Statistics for NEET 2019

Category Registered Candidates Appeared Qualified
Male 680414 630283 351278
Female 838955 780467 445761
Transgender 6 5 1
Total 1526725 1410755 797042

Only 7,97,042 candidates have qualified the NEET 2019 exam, out of 14,10,755 candidates (Appeared for the exam). Find the following details to get to know about the detailed information:

Candidates 2019 2018 2017
No. of Candidates Registered 1519375 13,26,725 11,38,890
No of Candidates Present 1410755 12,69,922 10,90,085
No of Candidates Absent 108620 56,803 48,805
Indian Nationals 1516066 13,23,673 11,36,206
NRIs 1884 1842 1522
OCIs 675 530 480
PIO 63 60 69
Foreigners 687 621 613
Male 680414 5,80,648 4,97,043 43
Female 838955 7,46,076 6,41,839
Transgender 6 1 8
Un-Reserved 534072 4,84,480 543473
SC 211303 1,81,217 14599
ST 96456 80,868 6018
OBC 677544 5,80,160 47382
Number of Cities 154 136 103
Number of Languages 11 2,255 1,921
Number of centres 2546 11 10
Number of rooms 64000 5,60,000+ 50,000+
Number of invigilators 128000 1,50,000+ 1,50,000+
Number of Observers and NTA Representatives 6000+ 4,500+ 3,500+
No of City Coordinators 163 153

NEET 2020 Answer Key

  • NTA will publish the NEET 2020 answer key to the official website that is, ntaneet.nic.in
  • Once they enter into the website, they can calculate the score with the help of answer keys of NEET 2020 and OMR Sheets.
  • You can check the correct answers of the questions from the answer key of NEET 2020 examination
  • If you find any discrepancy, you can challenge your answer. NTA will give the flexibility to challenge it within the prescribed dates
  • If you challenge the answer key, you will need to pay INR 1000 per answer through online mode.
  • You will get the money back if the authority will accept the challenge.

Steps to check NEET 2020 Answer Key

Find the below mentioned steps for checking the 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 the list of NEET 2020 Participating Colleges

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 the exam.

Steps to Calculate NEET Score and Rank

Based on the NEET answer key, the aspirants will be capable of calculating their rank and corresponding scores. On the other hand, the aspirants will get the option to tally their answers with previously released (before NEET 2020 result) answer key. Find the pattern of marking scheme in the following:

  • The students can score 4 marks for every correct answer.
  • Similarly, the aspirants will be penalised -1 for every incorrect answer.
  • You will not get any marks for unattempted questions
  • Total marks: 720 (180 MCQS*4)
  • In order to calculate the NEET scores, once can follow the below mentioned formula that is: (Total number of correct answers*4)-(total number of incorrect answers*1)

NEET Marks vs Ranks 2020

In order to prepare the merit list, NEET rank is considered as the main factor. The marks and corresponding rank of the candidates is tabulated in the following:

Ranks range Marks range Ranks range Marks range
1-5 681-701 38,671-42,664 391-400
6-9 671-680 43,751-48,025 381-390
10-16 661-670 49,140-53,692 371-380
17-31 651-660 54886-60,006 361-370
32-65 641-650 61,286-66,854 351-360
66-80 631-640 68,197-73,907 341-350
81-92 621-630 81,674-75,426 331-340
92-160 611-620 82,464-89,970 321-330
172-246 601-610 91,617-98,710 311-320
272-363 591-600 1,00,625-1,08,255 301-310
388-531 581-590 1,09,875-1,18,148 291-300
547-781 571-580 1,20,177-1,28,941 281-290
813-1,132 561-570 1,31,185-1,40,219 271-280
1,200-1,616 551-560 1,42,586-1,52,352 261-270
1,728-2,308 541-550 1,54,842-1,65,169 251-260
2,441-3,298 531-540 1,68,075-1,78,876 241-250
3,503-4,473 521-530 181,431-194813 231-240
4,708-5,972 511-520 1,96,386-2,10,183 221-230
6,257-7,696 501-510 2,12,003-2,25,343 211-220
8,032-9,570 491-500 2,28,954-2,42,788 201-210
9,958-11,594 481-490 2,46,509-2,61,169 191-200
11,993-13,926 471-480 2,65,271-2,80,794 181-190
14,358-16,342 461-470 2,85,115-3,01,394 171-180
16,795-18,977 451-460 3,06,153-3,23,646 161-170
19,548-22,114 441-450 3,28,574-3,46,874 151-160
22,756-25,447 431-440 3,52,020-3,71,811 141-150
26,179-29,211 421-430 3,77,662-3,98,105 136-140
29,973-33,388 411-420 4,04,017-4,28,905 134-136
33,794-37,770 401-410

NEET Rank Vs Marks

Check NEET Seat Allotment Process

What after NEET Result 2020?

NTA will release the cut off along with the NEET result. The cutoff is the minimum marks required to qualify for the exam. NEET Cutoff is different for different categories.

The cutoff depends on three factors, namely-

  • Total number of seats available
  • Number of candidates appearing in the exam
  • The difficulty level of the exam.

NEET Cut off releases for All India Quota and State Level Quota. Top 15% scorers in the NEET exam will be allowed to participate directly in the NEET counselling process under 15% All India Quota. NEET 2020 expected cutoff is given below.

Category Total number of candidates Range of marks
General 14315 685-468
OBC 230 468-465
SC 2815 468-352
ST 1427 466-303
UR & PH 430 466-214
OBC & PH 10 213-210
SC & PH 75 209-130
ST & PH 23 213-118

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 cutoff scores based on previous year cutoffs, mentioned below:

Category Cut off Percentile Cut off Score Category Cut off Percentile Cut off Score
UR 50th Percentile 701-134 UR-PH 45th Percentile 133-120
OBC 40th Percentile 133-107 OBC-PH 40th Percentile 119-107
SC 40th Percentile 133-107 SC-PH 40thPercentile 119-107
ST 40th Percentile 133-107 ST-PH 40thPercentile 119-107

NEET Cut Off Score

What is NEET Percentile Score?

NEET Percentile score is the minimum qualifying score which is required to qualify the exam. NEET percentile can be calculated by following the below mentioned formula:

(Product of your absolute marks*100)/Highest marks obtained by the top ranker. 

NEET percentile score is the minimum score for qualifying the exam. Read the following table in order to identify the NEET qualifying percentile for counselling process:

Category Qualifying Criteria Marks Range
General 50 Percentile 701 – 134
OBC/SC/ST 40 Percentile 133 – 107
General – PWD 45 Percentile 133 – 120

NEET percentile score is determined based on the highest score in the All India Merit List. However, if the certain categories sufficient aspirants fail to meet the minimum marks, then MCI and Central Government will lower down the lowest marks for the respective categories.

NEET Cut Off: Top 10 Medical Colleges

Name of College 2016 Closing Cut Off Rank 2015 Closing Cut Off Rank
Government Medical College, Chandigarh 162 158
Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai 408 565
King George’s Medical University, Lucknow 506 386
Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi 263 117
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 44 28
Pt. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak 1035 674
Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai 408 216
Stanley Medical College, Chennai 2264 2039
University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 128 97
VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi 106 5

NEET 2020 Merit List

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

  • Category wise merit list will not be released. Only a centralized merit list will be published for NEET 2020 qualified aspirants.
  • The Merit list is made for seats as per 15% AIQ
  • States will make their own merit as per the category of the aspirants and AIR
  • AIQ merit list is made based on the NEET reservation policy and AIR
  • The merit list of NEET will be released on the official website of NEET
  • There will be a waiting list, which is equivalent to 4 times the number of seats. It will be available for 15% AIQ.

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.

For getting more information, the candidates are advised to keep their eyes on to the official website of NEET 2020 that is ntaneet.nic.in. Once the candidates meet their cutoff, they will get a chance to take admission either in MBBS or in BDS for medical and dental programs across India.

Also read: NEET Cut Off for Government Colleges

Tie-Break Procedure for NEET 2020

NTA is likely to follow a predetermined 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 ties, is that candidates older in age will be placed higher on the merit list.

NEET 2020 Counselling

NTA has not decided the date of NEET 2020 counselling yet. It will be announced later. Initially it was expected to be scheduled in June, 2020. However, due to the Corona outbreak, the previously mentioned schedule has been postponed. The aspirants, who will find their names in the merit list and will qualify the NEET 2020 exam, will be eligible to attend the counselling process.

  • MCC will organise both the 15% AIQ seats as well as the seats in Central and Deemed universities.
  • As per the AIQ ranking, the centralised counselling merit list will be drawn.
  • The aspirants should follow the instructions of State Government and authorities of dental colleges or medical institutions/universities for the counselling purposes in order to get into the colleges through merit list.
  • Based on the All India Rank, the State Merit List will be drawn.

Courses Offered through NEET 2020 Result

The students can enrol their names for the following course work programs, once the NEET 2020 result will out:

  • MBBS and BDS: In order to get into the colleges for MBBS or BDS coursework, either in Government or private college, or in central universities, in Deemed universities in India. Apart from this, the aspirants can also take admission into the AIIMS or in JIPMER.
  • Ayush Courses: The qualifying students of NEET 2020 can also take admission into the course works like Ayurveda (BAMS), Unani (BUMS), Yoga and Naturopathy (BNYS), Siddha (BSMS), and in Homeopathy (BHMS).
  • B.V.Sc. and AH courses: Apart from the aforementioned programs, the qualified aspirants will be eligible to enrol their names for B.VSc and AH courses in Veterinary colleges (Excluding Jammu and Kashmir).
  • If the candidates of foreign countries will like to continue their study in medical or dental courseworks from outside of India, they can also do that. The validity of NEET results will be valid for 3 years in this context.

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 www.cbseneet.nic.in 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 www.cbseneet.nic.in, www.cbseresults.nic.in as per schedule.