NEET 2020: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria


NEET 2020 Exam Dates has been released by NTA. National Testing Agency (NTA) from now onwards is the concerned authority who is now going to conduct the NEET examination as per the declaration by MHRD. Earlier, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) every year conducts NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test). NEET is a national level medical examination of the country. From the year 2016 onwards, All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) exam has been replaced by NEET examination. NEET 2020 is the gateway to offer admissions to deserving applicants in MBBS and BDS courses in all the medical colleges in India. Common NEET (UG) examination for entry into all medical colleges from the academic year 2020-21.

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NEET 2020 Application form will start from 02 December 2019 and aspirants can fill the online form on the official website. After the release of official notice interested Applicants can apply for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET 2020).

NEET UG 2020 NTA Latest Update


  • The NTA has generated total revenue through NEET 2019 Application Form is 192 Crore.
  • NEET from 2021 may be conducted twice in a year according to latest news.
  • A common National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG) examination for entry into all medical colleges including AIIMS, JIPMER and PGI from the academic year 2020-21 will be conducted as per the National Medical Commission Act 2019, the government said on Friday.
  • NEET 2020 Exam dates has been released by NTA. The exam will be conducted on 03 May 2020.
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NEET 2020 Exam Date

Candidate can easily note down and check the important dates of NEET 2020 below:

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Events Dates (Announced)
Application form Release 02 December 2019
Application submission last date 31 December 2019
Last date to pay the fee December 2019
Correction Window 14 – 31 January 2020
Admit card available 27 March 2020
Exam date 03 May 2020 (2:00 PM – 5:00 PM)
Answer key Release May 2020
Last date to submit an objection June 2020
Announcement of result 04 June 2020
Counselling begins June 2020 (7:00 PM)

How to fill the NEET 2020 Application Form?

Given below is the detailed process of filling the application form. Following the steps, a candidate can easily complete the form in no time.

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  • Students can avail the NEET 2020 Application Form via online mode only. There is no provision to get the form offline.
  • The Online Application Form will be released from 02 December 2019.
  • To fill the form, Candidates need to visit the official website at NEET.
  • Candidates should have a valid Aadhar ID and other ID Proof as they will be needed while filling the form.
  • Fill all the necessary details like personal details, contact number, domicile, qualification, and other important information.
  • Upload the scanned images of photograph, signature and index finger impression in the prescribed format.
  • Make the fee payment using online and offline mode.
  • Finally, After the payment is done, Candidates are advised to take the printout of the confirmation page of the application form and keep it safe for further use.
Filling up of Online Application Form by PwD candidates in MBBS and BDS Courses
Filling up of Online Application Form by PwD candidates in MBBS and BDS Courses

NEET 2020 Application Fees

Here is the fee to sit for the exam. Also, the payment methods are given below. Doubts regarding the same can be easily cleared after reading them properly.

S.No. Category Application Fee
1. General Candidates Rs. 1400/-
2. SC/ST Candidates Rs. 750/-
3. Physically Handicapped Candidates Rs. 750/-

Note: Candidates need to pay the fees in Offline mode through E-Challan by paying in the Bank or Online mode by paying through Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card.

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NEET 2020 Application Correction Window

  • Online Application Correction Window has been deactivated.
  • For correction and edit details, the applicants need to visit the official website.
  • Applicants need to login by filling their Registration number and password for NEET Online Correction.
  • The last date for NEET 2020 Application Form Correction will be January 2020.

NOTE: Download Complete NEET 2020 Information Brochure PDF.

Eligibility Criteria for NEET 2020

These criteria given below are the minimum requirement for every candidate, which they should be able to fulfil to sit for the exam.

  • Qualification:
    1. Candidates should have passed 12th class or it’s equivalent.
    2. Subjects which should be studied at the 12th class level include Chemistry, Physics, Biology/Biotechnology with English as a compulsory subject.
    3. Students who are going to appear in 12th and have cleared class 10 are also eligible to apply.
    4. In the qualifying exam (PCB group), the candidate should have obtained at least 50% marks for General Category, whereas for General-Physically Handicapped Category, the requirement is 45% marks while for SC/ST and OBC Category, the requirement is 40% aggregate.
  • Nationality Conditions
    1. Nationality: Applicant can be Indian/ Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)/ Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs)/ Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)/ Foreign National.
    2. For Jammu and Kashmir/Andhra Pradesh/Telangana states: NEET 2020 aspirants from J and K/AP/Telangana shall be given to an All India 15% quota only if they submit self-declaration of state resident.
    3. Aadhaar Card Requirement: Indian Nationals must produce Aadhaar Number details and fill the 18 digit number in the space while filling the application form and also bring the same to the examination.
  • Age Limit
    • Minimum Age: Candidate applying for NEET 2020 must be at least 17 years old as on or before 31 December 2019.
    • Maximum Age: Candidates applying must be less than 25 years (for General Candidates) and 30 years (for SC, ST, OBC Candidates).

How to download NEET 2020 Admit Card/Hall Ticket?

The steps to download hall tickets for NEET exam is given below.

  • The admit card for NEET 2020 will be released on 27 March 2020.
  • Successfully registered candidates will be able to download the Admit Card from the official website.
  • The NEET authority shall not provide the admit card by post/courier.
  • The Admit Card will consist of details like Category, Photograph, Roll Number, Candidate Name, Father Name, Exam Date and Timing, Exam centre and other details.
  • Candidates need to bring the Admit Card in the Exam Center. Without Admit Card, Candidate will not be allowed to sit in the Examination hall.
  • Applicants are required to keep the admit card till the admission process completed.

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NEET 2020 Syllabus PDF

The syllabus is drafted by the Medical Council of India.  And, the Question Papers for the test shall be based on a common syllabus. And, The Medical Council of India (MCI) published & recommended the following syllabus for National Eligibility Entrance Test for admission to MBBS/BDS courses across the country after review of various State syllabi as well as those prepared by CBSE, NCERT, and COBSE.

NEET Physics Syllabus


NEET Chemistry Syllabus


Biology Syllabus NEET


Download NEET Complete Syllabus PDF here.

NEET 2020 Exam Date Announcement

Central Board of Secondary Education used to conduct NEET exam till now. NATIONAL TESTING AGENCY – NTA will organize NEET From 2019 onwards. NEET 2020 exam date is 03 May 2020.

National Testing Agency (NTA) released the NEET 2020 Information Brochure. Download NEET Information Bulletin Here.

Category Wise Reservation of Seats

S.No. Category of the Applicant Percentage of Reservation
1. Scheduled Tribe Category (ST) 7.5%
2. 3.5.Scheduled Caste Category (SC) 15%
3. OBC Category 27%
4. Physically Handicapped Category 3%

NEET 2020 Exam Pattern:

The exam pattern for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test 2020 is mentioned below:

  • Exam Mode: The Exam for NEET 2020 will be conducted in offline mode (pen and paper-based) only.
  • Number of Questions: Total of 180 questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Type of Questions: There will be only objective type questions (four options with one correct answer).
  • Language: Question paper will be asked in 8 languages which are:
    • English
    • Hindi
    • Tamil
    • Assamese
    • Bengali
    • Gujarati
    • Marathi
    • Telugu
  • Subjects: Questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Zoology and Botany) subjects.
  • Exam Duration: The duration of the NEET 2020 exam will be 3 hours.
  • Marking Scheme: Four marks will be given for each correct answer (+4 Marks).
  • Negative Marking: One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer (-1 Marks).
  • Marks Distribution: The distribution of marks of NEET 2020 will be as per discussed below:
NEET UG Pattern 2019
NEET UG Pattern 2019

NEET 2020 Answer Key:

NTA will release the NEET 2020 Answer Key for all sets. Applicants can download the answer key only by online process. Candidates can get a rough idea of their performance in the entrance test through Answer Key. Answer key contains all the answers to those questions asked in the entrance test. Download NEET Answer Key- Click Here

  • The answer key will be released in May 2020.
  • NEET Answer Key will be published via online mode through the official website.
  • Applicants can ensure by checking the answers with the correct answer marked.
  • Candidates may have an opportunity for the online challenge against the answer key.
  • Candidates have to pay Rs. 1000/- per answer challenged.
  • The payment will be refunded in case the challenge is accepted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

NEET 2020 Result:

  • Candidates can check their results by entering their roll number and other required details on the official website of NEET-2020.
  • The authority has released the NEET Result in online mode through the website.
  • Applicants are advised to keep an extra copy of the result for further use.
  • As per the guidelines from the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, DGHS, MCI, and DCI, a merit list will be prepared for admission.

NEET 2020 Cut-Off:

The cut-off is the basic and minimum score which have to be secured by the candidate to qualify the examination. NEET Cut-Off will be based on several factors such as the availability of seats, the number of candidates, and the difficulty level of the examination etc. To NEET Cutoff 2020 Category wise- Check Here.

  • The cut-off is the minimum marks candidates are needed to qualify the examination.
  • It will be released on June 2020.
  • It will be based on the number of students appeared in the exam, difficulty level and availability of seats and the results which will be declared in the first week of June 2020.
  • The minimum qualifying marks should be 50% for general, 40% marks for reserved categories and 45% for General Physically Handicapped Candidates.

NEET 2020 Counselling:

Finally, after the result declaration, the merit list is prepared. The candidates whose name is on the merit list will be invited for NEET 2020 Counselling.

The responsibility of National Testing Agency (NTA) is limited to the conduct of the entrance test, declaration of result and providing All India Rank to the Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India for counselling.

  • NTA is the conducting committee of the counselling process.
  • The counselling committee of the respective states provides 85% State Quota seats.
  • Candidates who have qualified the examination and are present in the merit list will have to register themselves online for counselling.
  • Before the final allotment of seats for all applicants, mock counselling will also be conducted online to help refine the selection of colleges and courses of the applicants.
  • Based on the ranking of the applicant in the merit list and his/her given preference, the final allotment of seats will be done.
  • The applicant will have to report directly to their allotted institute, after being successfully allotted seats, for document verification and payment of fees for the College/ University.
  • Seats will be allocated to the candidates according to their ranking on the state merit list.
  • The applicants will have to undergo document verification and fee payment after allotment and the mode of counselling will depend on the states.

States Participating in NEET 2020

These are the participating states.

  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Assam
  • Bihar
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Uttarakhand
  • Chattisgarh
  • New Delhi
  • Goa
  • Gujarat
  • Haryana
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Maharashtra
  • Odisha
  • Punjab
  • Rajasthan
  • Telangana
  • Tripura
  • Tamil Nadu
  • West Bengal
  • Pondicherry
  • Jammu and Kashmir
  • Jharkhand
  • Karnataka
  • Kerala

Recommended Books for NEET:

Best Books for Biology:

  1. NCERT Biology Books: Class XI and XII
  2. Trueman’s Biology: Volume 1 and Volume 2
  3. Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips for NEET- Biology by MTG Editorial Board
  4. NEET Preparatory Series
  5. Trueman’s Objective Biology for NEET- M.P Tyagi
  6. Pradeep Publication’s Biology
  7. 40 Days Biology for NEET- S. Chakravarty
  8. Objective Biology by Dinesh
  9. GRB Bathla’s Publications for Biology

Best Books for Physics:

  1. NCERT books of class 11th and 12th
  2. Concept of Physics: HC Verma
  3. NEET Preparatory Series
  4. Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick, and Walker
  5. 40 Days Physics for NEET- SB Tripathi
  6. Complete NEET guide: Physics- MTG Editorial
  7. Physics for NEET- C.P. Singh
  8. Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov
  9. Objective Physics: DC Pandey
  10. Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips for NEET – Physics Paperback – 2020

Best Books for Chemistry:

  1. A Textbook of Organic Chemistry by Dr OP Tandon
  2. NEET Preparatory Series
  3. NCERT Chemistry for class 11th and 12th
  4. 40 Days Chemistry for NEET- Sudhanshu Thakur
  5. Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips for NEET – Chemistry by MTG Editorial Board
  6. Physical Chemistry by O.P. Tandon
  7. Organic Chemistry by Morrison and Boyd
  8. Objective Chemistry- R.K Gupta
  9. Complete NEET guide: Chemistry- MTG Editorial
  10. Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J.D. Lee for Inorganic Chemistry
  11. Dinesh’s Chemistry

National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (UG) Registered Office Address and Official Link:

National Testing Agency,

C-20 1A/8 ,Sector 62 IITK Outreach Centre, NOIDA-201309.


Download NEET 2020 FAQs Here.

NEET UG 2020 Notification


JEE Main 2020

For students with Maths and Biology in 12th class, these students can appear for the engineering entrance exam also. And JEE Main 2020 is the only gateway to secure admission in topmost engineering colleges in India. Click on the subheading and read complete information about Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2020.

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  1. Thank you for the useful information regarding the eligibility, Exam pattern, exam dates etc. for the NEET exam.
    you have mentioned the important books and complete knowledge of admit card, result and previous year cut off marks.


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