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NEET 2020: Application Form (Out), Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus & Preparation

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Swati Mishra

Content Curator | Updated On - Dec 11, 2019

As per the official notification released by NTA, NEET 2020 is scheduled for May 3, 2020. NEET 2020 Registration process has commenced from December 2, 2019. The last day to submit NEET 2020 Application Form is December 31, 2019 and for Kashmiri applicants the last date is January 01,2020. Apply Now

From the year 2020, NEET will be the common exam for all medical aspirants, this will also apply to AIIMS and JIPMER. NTA has also taken measures to increase transparency and curb malpractices in the entire process. From this year onwards, candidates have to upload scanned images of their postcard size photograph, left-hand thumb impression, class X pass certificate in addition to their passport size pictures and signature. Candidates have to give their XII board roll numbers while filling the application form for NEET 2020. 

  • There are no changes in NEET 2020 Exam Pattern. It will be conducted in pen-paper mode.
  • NEET Eligibility allows any candidate who has completed or appearing in class 12th with  5 subjects (english, chemistry and physics are compulsory) and a minimum score of 50% (for general category) to apply.
  • Admissions to medical courses such as AYUSH will also be done on the basis of NEET 2020 score. Read More
  • General – EWS Quota will be applicable in medical admissions through NEET 2020. Check NEET Reservation Criteria
  • Result for NEET 2020 will be out by June 4, 2020. 
  • As per media reports, candidates might be asked to upload a ‘live photo’ from the exam center for the verification process. Check NEET 2020 Photo Size, Dimension, Format and Other Details

Download NEET 2020 Official Notification

NEET is a national level exam held for MBBS/BDS admissions after class 12. In 2019, around 15 lakh candidates applied for the medical exam which is expected to rise this year. NEET is conducted once a year and is the most important medical entrance examination in the country. Read Changes Introduced by NTA in NEET 2020

NEET 2020 Exam Dates (Announced)

NTA has released NEET 2020 Schedule on its website. Here are all the important dates:

Events Dates
NEET 2020 Application Form Release Date December 2, 2019

Last Date for NEET 2020 Application Submission

December 31, 2019
NEET 2020 Application Form Correction Window January 15 – January 31, 2020
NEET Admit Card 2020 will be issued on March 27, 2020
NEET 2020 Exam Date May 3, 2020
NEET 2020 Result Announcement June 4, 2020
NEET Exam highlights

NEET 2020 Changes by NTA

Some key changes have been observed in NEET 2020. Some of these changes have been introduced to curb issues like impersonation and other malpractices with respect to the candidate verification process. Here’s a brief of the changes introduced by NTA:

  • NEET UG Replaces AIIMS MBBS and JIPMER: With AIIMS and JIPMER admissions also brought under NEET, NEET 2020 is the only medical entrance examination for all candidates who wish to apply for MBBS or BDS Courses in the country. 
  • Application Fee Increased: Application Fee for NEET 2020 has been increased. The fees for this year for various categories is tabulated below:
Category Application Fee 
General INR 1500
SC/ST/PwD and Transgender INR 800

Whereas, last year the application fee was INR 1400 for General category and INR 750 for SC/ST/OBC and Transgender candidates.

  • Uploading of Scanned Images: Till last year candidates had to upload a scanned image of their photograph and signature only. From this year onwards, candidates have to upload their postcard size photograph, left-hand thumb impression and class X passing certificate as well.
  • Exam Centers: This year, the exam will be conducted in 155 cities including Ladakh, the latest entry in the list of NEET exam centers. 
  • Self-declaration Mandatory for Ladakh and Kashmir candidates: Aspirants from Kashmir and Ladakh need to fill in the form of self-declaration for seat allotment under AIQ.

NEET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

As per NTA, candidates willing to appear in NEET 2020 should qualify the eligibility mentioned below. 

  • Age Limit – Candidates must attain 17 years of age by December 31, 2020 to sit for NEET 2020. There is no upper age limit for NEET 2020 as per an interim order of the Supreme Court. However, the candidature of aspirants more than 25 years of age is subject to the Supreme Courts' orders.
  • Educational Qualification – Candidates who have completed or appearing in class 12th with minimum 5 subjects including English, Chemistry, Physics as compulsory subjects can apply. Candidates of distance learning or private students and those who have Biology as an additional subject are also eligible for the exam.
  • Minimum Percentage Required – General candidates should score a minimum 50%, general PwD – 45%, OBC/SC/ST – 45% and OBC/SC/ST PWD – 40%.
  • Number of Attempts – There is no limit on the number of attempts for NEET 2020. Candidates can appear for the exam as many times as they want.
Topper Tips by Nalin Khandelwal

NEET 2020 Application Form

NEET 2020 Application Form is available at the official website from December 2 – 31, 2019. Documents and other details that you need to fill the application form are:

  • Applicant’s name, father’s name, mother’s name, address, date of birth, mobile number, email id
  • Scanned copies of Class X passing certificate, left-hand thumb impression, passport size photograph, postcard size photograph and signature in the given size and format. Check NEET 2020 Photo Size, Dimension, Format and Other Details
  • Aadhaar Number (last 4 digits), Class XII Roll Number, Election Card (EPIC No.), Ration Card No., Bank Account Passbook with Photograph, Passport Number or Number of any other Photo Identity Card issued by Government.
NEET Registration Trends

Steps to Apply for NEET 2020

  • Register for NEET 2020, and not down your login credentials for future references.
  • Fill the details asked in the application form.
  • Upload scanned images of your photograph and signature.
  • Pay the registration fees for NEET 2020.
  • Download and print the final registration page. 
  • Crosscheck your NEET 2020 Application confirmation page for important details and save the confirmation page for future reference. 

NEET 2020 Application fee

NEET 2020 Application fee can be paid through the online mode only by using UPI App/ Debit card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking/ E-wallet. Service/processing charges per transaction & GST (applicable @18%) have to be paid by the candidate.The NEET 2020 Application Fee for various categories is tabulated below:

Category Fee (in INR)
General INR 1500
General-EWS/ OBC INR 1400
SC/ ST/ PH INR 800

What to do if the fee payment status is not ‘OK’?

If the fee is paid online and the status is not ‘OK’, it indicates that the transaction is canceled. In such cases, the candidates have to pay the fees again and ensure the ‘OK’ status. Any additional deducted amount will be automatically refunded to the source account after the last date of online submission of Application form. 

NEET Application Form Correction

Candidates can make changes in their NEET 2020 Application forms using the form correction facility which shall open from January 15 – January 31, 2020. Candidates can access their forms by logging in to their accounts at the official website of NTA. Only successfully registered candidates can avail this facility. 

In addition to the scanned images of their passport size photograph and signature, candidates also have to upload their left-hand thumb impression, postcard size photograph and class X passing certificate. The details of the scanned images to be uploaded are as follows:

Document Size Format Remarks
Passport Size Photograph 10 – 200kb JPG Photo must have candidate’s name & Date when the photo was taken
Signature 4 – 30 kb JPG Sign must be done with a blue or black pen on white background
Post Card Size Photograph 50 – 300kb JPG The dimensions for the same should be 4”X6”
Left-hand thumb impression 10 – 50kb JPG

In case of any eventuality of left-hand thumb impression being unavailable, right-hand thumb impression can be used.

Class X Passing Certificate 100 – 400kb JPG Candidate must upload a scanned copy of X Passing Certificate. 

NEET 2020 Reservation Criteria

The 10% Economically Weaker Section reservation will be applicable in NEET 2020. To avail this reservation applicants have to mark themselves as EWS while filling the category column in NEET Application Form. The revised reservation criteria is mentioned below:

NEET Reservation

Categories Reservation
General Economically Weaker Section (GEN – EWS) 10%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5%
Other Backward Caste (OBC-NCL) 27%
Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 5%

NEET 2020 Reservation

NEET 2020 Language-wise Prospectus

In addition to English NEET 2020 Information Bulletin, NTA has made the information brochure available in 6 more languages:

NEET 2020 Information Brochure  (Assamese) Download
NEET 2020 Information Brochure (Kannada) Download
NEET 2020 Information Brochure (Marathi) Download
NEET 2020 Information Brochure (Odia) Download
NEET 2020 Information Brochure (Tamil) Download
NEET 2020 Information Brochure (Urdu) Download

NEET 2020 Admit Card

  • Admit Cards for NEET 2020 shall be released online on March 27, 2020. 
  • Candidates can download their NEET Admit Cards by logging in to their accounts. 
  • A candidate will not be allowed to enter the exam center without NEET 2020 Admit Card.
  • During the examination, the invigilator shall cross-check the identity of the candidate through the admit card. The invigilator will then put his signature in the space provided in the Answer Sheet and Attendance sheet. 
  • Candidates should know that NEET Admit cards will not be sent to the candidates via post, and will only be available in online mode.
  • NEET 2020 admit card will contain details like candidate’s name, exam date, time, exam center details, candidate’s DOB etc. 
  • In case of any discrepancy in the particulars of the candidate as visible in the admit card, candidates must approach the Helpline between 10.00 am to 5.00 pm between March 27, 2020 to April 10, 2020. NTA will take measures to rectify the records later, meanwhile, the candidate can appear in the exam with the already downloaded admit card. 

NEET 2020 Helpline Number – 0120-6895200

Email – neetug – nta@nic.in

NEET 2020 Exam Pattern

  • NTA determines the NEET Exam Pattern with the aim of shortlisting the most deserving candidates for medical courses.
  • Exam mode and duration:The exam is conducted in offline mode for a duration of 3 hours. 
  • Candidates are given a question paper, and they have to mark their responses in the provided OMR sheet.
  • For an organized planning to ace the exam, candidates should be aware of the accurate pattern. NEET 2020 will be held in pen and paper mode. Exam Pattern details for the exam are tabulated below:
Specifications Pattern and syllabus
Subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Zoology and Botany)
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions
Number of Questions

Physics – 45

Chemistry – 45

Biology – 90 (Zoology – 45 and Botany- 45)

Total -180

Total Marks 720 marks
Duration 3 hours

NEET 2020 Marking Scheme

  • Every question in the paper carries 4 marks.
  • Candidates will be rewarded 4 marks for every correct response.
  • 1 mark will be deducted from the total score for every incorrect response.
  • There is no negative marking for unattempted questions.
Topper Tips by Bhavik Bansal

NEET 2020 Medium of Exam

NEET 2020 aspirants have the option of choosing from 2 official languages and 9 regional languages. The details regarding  available medium for NEET 2020 is tabulated below:

Medium Available Location

English, Hindi and Urdu

All States and Cities


Andhra Pradesh and Telangana


West Bengal and Tripura




Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli


Tamil Nadu







NEET 2020 Syllabus

  • NEET syllabus is divided in 3 sections – Chemistry, Physics and Biology.
  • Questions from the syllabus of class X – XII are asked in NEET.
  • Assuming that NEET Syllabus shall continue on the same lines as last year, here are the details of NEET syllabus 2020:
Specifications Syllabus
Syllabus for class 11 Physics – Physical World and Measurement, Kinematics, Thermodynamics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory, Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body, Gravitation, Properties of Bulk Matter, Oscillations and Waves
Chemistry –Structure of Atom, Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, States of Matter, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Hydrocarbons, Thermodynamics, Hydrogen, s-block elements, p-block elements, Organic Chemistry, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions, Environmental Chemistry
Biology – Diversity in Living World, Human Physiology, Plant Physiology, Cell Structure and Function, Structural Organization in Animals and Plants
Syllabus for class 12 Physics – Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Electronic Devices, Atoms and Nuclei, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Optics, Electromagnetic Waves, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnesium
Chemistry –Solutions, Electrochemistry, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, General Principles, Processes of Isolation of Elements, p, d, f – block elements, coordination compounds, Surface Chemistry, Alcohols, Solid State, Phenols, and Ethers, Aldehydes, Ketones, Chemical Kinetics, and Carboxylic Acids, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Biomolecules, Polymers, Chemistry in Everyday Life
Biology – Reproduction, Ecology and Environment, Genetics and Evolution, Biotechnology and Its Application, Biology and Human Welfare

How to Prepare for NEET 2020?

  • Students should be dedicated towards their studies from day one keeping in mind the goal of clearing NEET 2020.
  • Don’t underestimate your doubts, clear them with a due course, prepare notes in the classes, do not procrastinate your studies and be confident.
  • Maintain a time table and strictly follow it along with sparing some time for daily revision.
  • Candidates must go through NCERT books of Physics, Chemistry and Biology of class 11th and 12th as NTA follows the same syllabus which was stipulated by CBSE.
  • They have to update themselves with the latest exam syllabus and pattern before starting with the preparations.
  • Candidates have to manage their time cautiously and take care of their health as well.
  • They have to avoid backlogs, avoid long hours studies, and also avoid using multiple preparation and books for preparing NEET 2020. 
  • They must solve as many Mock Tests, Sample Papers, Practice Papers and previous year question papers as possible, note your mistakes and work on them. Read More

Best Books for NEET 2020 

Candidates must be thorough with class 11th and 12th NCERT books at least twice before referring to any other book as they are considered to be the best source for NEET preparation. Since syllabus for NEET was determined by CBSE, therefore NCERT gives you an extra edge. For further practice and to be familiar with twisted questions, students can follow the books mentioned below.

Physics Books Publications
The concept of Physics H. C. Verma
Objective Physics D. C. Pandey
Fundamental Physics Pradeep Publications
Chemistry Books Author
Chemistry R K Gupta
Physical Chemistry O P Tandon
Organic Chemistry Morrison and Boyd
Biology Books Author
Biology Volume 1 and 2 Trueman
Biology Pradeep Publications
Objective Biology Dinesh

NEET 2020 Sample Papers

Sample papers are a must during the preparation of any exam, the advantages of having a good practice on sample papers are as follows:

  • Candidates get a practical experience of the exam, they become well aware about the time restrictions and kinds of questions asked.
  • Candidates are bound to commit mistakes as they generally focus on studying from multiple sources. Checking your performance constantly should not take a back seat.
  • The two pillars of an exam like NEET are speed and accuracy. Sample papers can be immensely helpful in enhancing one’s capability in the same.
  • Scores in sample papers will help the candidate to figure out which strategies are working and otherwise. This way candidates can be confident about their strategies in the exam. 

Check NEET 2020 Sample Papers

NEET Previous Year Paper Analysis

NEET 2019 was conducted on May 5, 2019. The paper was for 720 marks distributed among 180 questions to be completed in the duration of 3 hours. NCERT based questions were very high in number, and as per the exam takers the question paper can be categorized as easy to moderate in terms of level of difficulty. Experts found 8 questions unclear in the question paper. In terms of Paper Analysis, out of all the sections, Physics was said to be the toughest of all sections, Chemistry was found to be the easiest, while Biology could be categorized as easy to moderate in its difficulty level.

Prof Uday Nath Mishra, Chief Academic Officer, BasicFirst commented on NEET 2019 paper, “Out of the total 180 questions, 110 questions were found easy; 45 questions were of moderate difficulty level, whereas 25 questions were of high difficulty level.” A review of the question paper is as follows:

  • Some questions in the physics section were application based and some involved tricky calculations.
  • The numerical questions in the physics section were found to be tough by most of the candidates.
  • Chemistry section was mostly on the easier side except a few difficult questions.
  • As per the candidates, most of the questions in the chemistry paper were factual and involved direct easy calculations, considering the concepts are clear.
  • The biology section had some direct questions from NCERT. It was also on the easier side.

Overall, NEET 2019 was seen as easier when compared to NEET 2018 question paper. Read More

Loopholes in NEET Question Paper

After the exam concluded on May 5, 2019.  Dr. Arvind Goyal (NEET Expert) pointed out eight ambiguous questions from all the 3 sections – physics, chemistry and biology.  

  • Some questions had more than one correct answer, whereas some lacked a correct answer altogether.
  • Experts said there were three such questions in Chemistry, three in Biology and two in Physics.
Topper Tips by Lalit Aggarwal

NEET 2020 Exam Centers

  • NEET aspirants need to list 3 locations as their most suitable exam centers during the time of registration.
  • Candidates shall be alloted one of their 3 choices preferred by them as their exam center.
  • Details like exam center, essential guidelines, exam day and time will be mentioned in NEET Admit card.
  • Candidates are requested to visit the allocated exam center once prior to the actual exam day in order to avoid any last minute rush and confusion.
  • Candidates can pick their NEET 2020 Exam centers from the following options:
Port Blair  Guntur  Kurnool  Nellore 
Tirupati  Vijaywada  Visakhapatnam  Itanagar / Naharlagun 
Dibrugarh  Guwahati  Silchar  Tezpur 
Gaya  Patna  Chandigarh / Mohali / Panchkula   Bilaspur 
Raipur  Dadra & Nagar Haveli  Daman  Delhi / New Delhi 
Panaji/ Madgaon / Margaon  Ahmedabad  Anand  Bhavnagar 
Gandhinagar  Godhara  Patan  Rajkot 
Surat  Vadodara  Valsad  Faridabad 
Gurgugram  Harmirpur  Shimla  Jammu 
Srinagar  Bokaro  Jamshedpur  Ranchi 
Belgaum/Belgavi  Bengaluru  Davanagere  Dharwad 
Gulbarga / Kalaburg  Hbli  Mangaluru   Mysuru 
Alaphppuzha  Angamaly  Ernakulam  Kannur 
Kasaragod Kollam  Kotayam  Kozhikode/Calucut 
Malappuram  Palakkad  Thrissur  Leh 
Kavaratti  Bhopal  Gwalior  Indore 
Jabalpur  Ujjain  Ahmednagar   Akola 
Amravati  Beed  Buldhana  Kohlapur 
Latur  Mumbai  Nagpur  Nanded 
Nashik  Navi Mumbai  Satara  Solapur 
Thane  Imphal  Shillong  Thane 
Imphal  Shillong  Aizwal  Kohima 
Angul  Balasore / Baleswar  Berhampur  Bhubhaneshwar 
Cuttak  Rourkela  Sambalpur  Puducherry 
Amritsar  Bathinda  Jalandhar  Ludhiana 
Patiala  Ajmer  Jaipur  Jodhpur 
Kota  Udaipur  Gangtok  Chennai 
Coimbatore  Cuddalroe  Kanchipuram  Karur 
Madurai  Nagercoil  Namakkal  Salem 
Thanjavur  Thiruvallur  Tiruchirapalli Tirunelveli 
Vellore  Hyderabad  Karimnagar  Khammam
Rangareddy  Warangal  Agartala  Agra 
Allahbad/ Prayagraj Bareilly  Ghaziabad  Ghorakhpur 
Jhansi  Kanpur  Lucknow  Meerut 
Noida / Greater Noida  Varanasi  Dehradun  Haldwani 
Roorkie  24 Pargana (North)  Asansol  Bardhaman / Burdwar 
Durgapur  Hooghly Howrah  Kharagpur 
Kolkata  Siliguri 

NEET 2020 Result

NEET 2020 Result will be released on June 4, 2020. Medical aspirants who attended the exam can check their results on the official website of NTA.

  • Before result declaration, answer keys will be released by NTA.
  • Candidates will be able to send challenges against the answer keys on a fee of INR 1000 per answer which may be refunded if NTA accepts the representation.
  • NEET 2020 Result will be announced after careful evaluation of the answer sheet of students.
  • The result will be applicable for admissions in all the medical colleges in India including AIIMS and JIPMER.
  • Candidates should save a copy of their results for future references.

NEET 2020 Tie Breaking Criteria

If two or more candidates score equal marks, than the following process of comparison shall be followed to resolve the situation:

  • Candidate with higher marks in Zoology and Botany will be prioritized.
  • Candidate with a better score in Chemistry shall be preferred.
  • Candidate with lesser incorrect answers shall be prioritized.
  • As the last resort to if the tie still persists, candidate older in age will be preferred.

NEET 2020 Cutoff

NEET Cut Off 2020 will release along with the exam results announcements. Candidates have to get minimum marks to qualify the medical entrance exam. NEET Cut Off is based on various factors such as number of appeared candidates, category of the candidate, difficulty level of the exam. 

  • Andhra Pradesh and Telangana will also participate in 15% All India Quota Counselling.

  • NEET 2020 Cutoff marks will be the minimum marks to qualifying the status of the students.
Category Cut off
General 50%
General – PH 45%
Other categories 40%

NEET 2020 Counselling

  • Counselling for NEET 2020 will begin from the first week of July, 2020.
  • Directorate General of the Health Services of the Medical Counselling Committee conducts NEET Counselling.
  • 15% of All India quota counselling seats are reserved for central institutions such as BHU, AMU, AFMC, ESI, Delhi University (DU), and Deemed Universities.
  • Based on the merit list, remaining other counselling and admission seats are available in State Medical Institutions or Colleges or Universities which follows instructions provided by the State Government and authorities of Dental or Medical counselling process.
  • Candidates have the option of resigning or surrendering the seat allotted in the counselling process. Further participation in NEET Counselling shall not be possible for such candidates.

NEET 2020 FAQs

Ques. Can Foreign Nationals apply for NEET? What is the eligibility requirement?

Ans. Yes, Foreign National can apply for NEET 2020. Students applying as Foreign Nationals must have passed Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English in Class XII with 50% marks, as per regulations of the Medical Council of India and the concerned University. You will be needing your passport number as ID proof to complete the registration process and take the exam. 

Ques. Who can appear in NEET for 15% All India Quota Seats?

Ans. Candidates from the following categories can apply for NEET 2020 - • Indian Nationals • Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) • Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs) • Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) • Foreign Nationals are eligible to appear in NEET (UG)-2020 for 15% All India Quota Seats.

Ques. If a candidate is opting Oriya as a medium of question paper, would he be eligible for 15% All India Quota?

Ans. Candidates qualifying NEET would be eligible for All India Quota and other quotas under the State Governments/Institutes, irrespective of the medium in which the examination is taken by a candidate, subject to other eligibility criteria.

Ques. Against which all seats will the admission be made?

Ans. Admission will be made to the following seats through NEET 2020: 
  • 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. If I am opting Assamese as language of question paper, can I get the center of examination in Delhi?

Ans. No. If any candidate is opting vernacular language as medium of question paper, he will be allotted center only in respective States of particular vernacular language. In the present case, examination center could be only in Assam.

Ques. Can I change the option of language once the form is submitted?

Ans. Option once exercised, cannot be changed after submission of the application form. As centers will be allotted based on medium of question paper, candidates need to be very careful in choosing of medium of question paper.

Ques. What are the duration/timings of NEET 2020?

Ans. The duration of NEET 2020 will be 03 hours i.e. from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. However, no entry will be allowed after 9.30 a.m.

Ques. If any candidate faces any problem in remittance of fee, to whom can he/she approach?

Ans. Candidates can approach the concerned Banks on contact numbers which are available on the website of NEET 2018.

Ques. Do I have to send my filled application form to NTA?

Ans. The candidates are not required to send the print out of the Confirmation Page or any document (s) to NTA.

Ques. I am from Rajasthan Board, my age is 14 years, can I apply for NEET exam?

Ans. No, you cannot apply for NEET 2020 exam as you are not meeting the age criteria. A candidate must have achieved 17 years of age by December 31, 2020 to sit for NEET 2020.

Ques. My date of birth is December 11, 1998, can I apply for NEET exam?

Ans. Yes, you can apply for as you are above 17 years of age.

Ques. I am a general category female candidate, my parents' income is less than 5 lakhs, do I need to pay the NEET application fee?

Ans. If you fall under GEN-EWS category, then your application fees shall be INR 1400. If not, you’ll have to pay the general category fee of INR 1500.

Ques. I have some problems with my CBSE enrolment process for class 12 board exam, can I apply for NEET?

Ans. No, till your class 12 board registration is not accepted, you cannot apply for NEET 2020, as you are not eligible.

Ques. I am doing B.Sc. from DU, can I apply for NEET?

Ans. Yes, but no lateral entry provision is there in NEET.

Ques. I am an SC category student, what is the upper limit to apply for NEET exam?

Ans. The upper age limit criteria for NEET has been removed by NTA. However, this is subject to change as per the orders of the Supreme court. 

Ques. What is the minimum qualification needed to apply for NEET 2020 exam?

Ans. A student must have qualified class 12 examinations or equivalent in order to apply for NEET exam. Student must be of science background.

Ques. Are NRI candidates getting any age benefits, if they apply for NEET?

Ans. No, age benefits are only for SC/ST candidates, no other category is getting age benefits.

Ques. What are the compulsory subjects to appear for NEET 2020 exam?

Ans. It is compulsory that the student must have completed class 12 with Physics, chemistry, biology/ biotechnology and English as main subjects. Students must have obtained an aggregate of 50% in these subjects for general category/ 45% for general- PH and 40% marks for SC/ST/OBC.

Ques. I have 1-year gap between by class 10 th and class 11th, am I eligible to apply for NEET?

Ans. Yes, you can apply for NEET.

Ques. If I am appearing for class 12 exam, can I apply for the NEET 2020 exam?

Ans. Yes, you can apply for the exam if you appearing for the class 12 exam in 2020.

Ques. I know only Kannada language, so can I write NEET?

Ans. NEET exam paper will be printed in 8 languages only namely English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujrati, Marathi and Telgue. So, you cannot write exam in Kannad.

Ques. What subjects do I need to prepare for the NEET exam?

Ans. You need to prepare Phyiscs, Chemistry & Biology(Zoology &Botany) subjects for the NEET exam.

Ques. Will English language also be tested in the NEET exam or not?

Ans. No test of English language is there in Kannad language.

Ques. I am physically challenged, what is my exam duration in NEET?

Ans. NEET exam paper will be of 3 hours duration, for PH students it is 3.5 hours.

Ques. My passport is under process of verification, do I need to submit the passport number in the NEET application form?

Ans. No, only NRI candidates have to submit the passport number.

Ques. My son has got 41% in PCB and 50% overall in CBSE, he is from OBC background, can he apply for NEET?

Ans. Yes, he can apply.

Ques. My aadhar card is invalid, can I apply for NEET?

Ans. No, only a valid aadhar card is accepted.

Ques. My OBC certificate is 8 months old, do I need to get a new OBC certificate before NEET application form filling?

Ans. No, you can apply, the certificate must be less than 1 year old.

Ques. Who is responsible for 15% All India Quota seat allotment process?

Ans. Once the NEET 2020 result is released 15% AIQ seats will be managed by MCC of Directorate General of Health Service (DGHS) through online mode.

Ques. I am from Bihar, am I eligible for AIQ quota benefit in NEET?

Ans. No, Students from J&K, AP and Telangana can avail the benefit of AIQ.

Ques. I was born on January 1, 1993, I am OBC, can I apply for NEET?

Ans. No, you cannot apply.

Ques. I have dropped 1 year after class 12, is that considered an attempt in NEET?

Ans. No, it is not an attempt.

Ques. Who conducts NEET, it is online or offline in 2020?

Ans. Conducting  body of NEET 2020 is NTA. The exam will be conducted in offline mode on May 3, 2020. 

Ques. Can I update my details in NEET 2020 application form?

Ans. Yes, NEET Application Form Correction Window shall open from January 15 – 31, 2020. Candidates can make changes and rectify their errors in this given time. 

Ques. I had completed my bSc with 87.74% and my intermediate percentage is 93.4, my DOB is July 21 1994 and I Am under the category of ST.  Can I apply for NEET exam?

Ans. Yes, you can apply for the exam.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


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manika gupta
Oct 1, 2020

Hi Rashmi, This will be released along with the official announcement of the NEET 2021 in December 2020.

Oct 1, 2020
By when can we expect to know about the updates in NEET syllabus?
manika gupta
Oct 1, 2020

Hi Kashish, As the official NEET syllabus will be announced with the admission notification on December 2, the syllabus will be notified along with that only. 

Oct 1, 2020
How much marks in NEET is required to take admission in grant medical college for non Maharashtra?
manika gupta
Oct 1, 2020

Hi Sameer, For more information on the college cut-off and makrs, please refer to the following link, Grant Medical College, Mumbai.

Oct 1, 2020
I got 405 marks, under obc. Will I get seat in other states or under sports quota?
manika gupta
Oct 1, 2020

Hi Pooja, Your rank will fall in between the range 121183-130881. For more information on the colleges under NEET, please refer to the following link, NEET Medical Colleges.

Sep 30, 2020
Is there a minimum prescribed age for NEET 2021? If yes, is there any relaxation for SC students?
manika gupta
Oct 1, 2020

Hi auzia, The minimum age limit for the applicant should be 17 years as on 31st Dec, 2021. There is no current upper age limit for NEET. For more information, please refer to the following link, NEET Eligibility Criteria.

Sep 30, 2020
Which best Mock test series is better for NEET preparation?
manika gupta
Oct 1, 2020

Hi Shivkumar, Embibe gives NEET aspirants free NEET mock tests formulated by subject matter experts. The NEET Mock tests are compiled after the analysis of previous year trends. The questions in the Embibe NEET mock tests are similar to the NEET exam in terms of difficulty level, time allotment, type of questions composition.

Sep 27, 2020
hello admission kab start hoyenge
mohit sarohi
Sep 29, 2020

Hello Sushma,

The admission process will be done via the counseling process, which will start after the declaration of the result. Candidates willing to apply for admission in State Medical College/Universities/Institutions through the NEET merit list should follow the instructions of the State Government and respective institute. 

Sep 24, 2020
Is there an interview during the counselling of NEET?
mohit sarohi
Sep 24, 2020

Hello Tanishq,

No, there is no interview during the counseling process. Though, each college conducts there individually counseling which varies from college to college. So you have to check for the counseling process of each college.

Sep 24, 2020
I am in class 11 and my dream is to clear NEET and become a doctor. What all things should I take care of?
manika gupta
Sep 25, 2020

Hi Mizna, In order to clear NEET, one must have complete basic fundamental knowledge of Class 11th and Class 12th. For more information, Please refer to the following link, NEET Preparation Tips.

Sep 24, 2020
Do universities outside India accept NEET scores?
manika gupta
Sep 25, 2020

Hi Vikram, You need to score at least 50th percentile in NEET to be eligible for studying MBBS abroad in reknowned universities in Russia, Georgia, etc. However, there are some Universities that do not require NEET.

Sep 24, 2020
Which online platform is best for crash course for NEET 2021?
manika gupta
Sep 25, 2020

Hi Karan, There are various different online coaching institutes that offer crash course for NEET examination. For more information, please refer to the following link, NEET Coaching. 

Sep 24, 2020
What are the minimum qualifying marks needed to be scored in class 12?
manika gupta
Sep 25, 2020

Hi Utkarsha, Minimum Qualifying marks required by General category candidates are 50% in Class 12th examination. For more information, please refer to the following link, NEET Eligibility Criteria.

Sep 24, 2020
Who conducts the counselling for NEET?
manika gupta
Sep 25, 2020

Hi Vanshika, The Medical Counselling Committee of the Directorate General of Health Services(DGHS) for Undergraduate Medical Courses conducts NEET counselling in the online mode. For more information, please refer to the following link, NEET Counselling.

Sep 24, 2020
What type of questions will there be in the Chemistry section - methematical or theory based?
manika gupta
Sep 25, 2020

Hi Shruti, There will be a mix of both types of questions. For more information, please refer to the following link, NEET exam pattern.

Sep 24, 2020
What is the eligibilty criteria for BAMS?
manika gupta
Sep 25, 2020

Hi Yash Raj, The basic eligibiility criteria is that Students should score at least 50%-60% in Class 12 from a recognized board. For more information, please click on the following link, BAMS Eligibility Criteria.

Sep 24, 2020
Will students with engineering mathematics have an advantage in NEET 2021 exam?
manika gupta
Sep 25, 2020

Hi Rashmi, No, There is no such advantage.

Sep 24, 2020
Is there any relaxation in the eligibilty criteria by the government for NEET 2021?
manika gupta
Sep 25, 2020

Hi Kashish, The age of the candidate should be at least 18 years. The upper age limit for candidates of general category will be 25 years, and for SC/ST candidates there is a relaxation of 5 years. For more information, please refer to the following link, NEET Eligibility Criteria.

Sep 24, 2020
When will the application process for NEET 2021 begin?
manika gupta
Sep 25, 2020

Hi Sameer, The Application form for NEET 2021 will be released in the first week of December 2020. 

Sep 24, 2020
If I got 575 marks then which college I get
manika gupta
Sep 25, 2020

Hi Vandana, If your score is around 575, then you can expect rank in between 13064-16008. For more information on the college, please refer to the following link, NEET Participating Colleges.

Sep 21, 2020
What was the difficulty level of the NEET 2020 exam?
manika gupta
Sep 21, 2020

Hi Shruti, As per the test-takers, the overall exam can be rated moderate to tough in terms of difficulty level. For more information, Please visit the following page, NEET 2020 Paper Analysis.