NEET Exam 2020
NEET exam date 2020 was supposed to be conducted on 3rd May 2020 (Saturday) from 2 pm to 5 pm. But due to the pandemic, the date has been postponed and is expected to update by NTA. Though the HRD minister said that NEET is scheduled to be held on July 26 in a live session; however the exam date and other details are still in discussion. Some important website to get the information regarding:
- The test-related information of NEET is available in the official website of NTA ntaneet.nic.in
- The official website of counselling of 15% All India seats, central colleges/ Universities/ Deemed Universities related information
- For MBBS/BDS courses is under
- Ministry of Health & Family Welfare: www.mohfw.gov.in
For BAMS/BSMS/BUMS/BHMS Courses:
- Ministry of AYUSH: www.ayush.gov.in
- AYUSH Admission Central Counselling Committee: www.aaccc.gov.in
Nevertheless, the final decision of NTA/MoH&FW/ NMC/ MCI/DGHS/DCI/MoA/CCIM/BoGCCH shall be final and binding.
NEET 2020 Exam Time
NEET 2020 exam time has been mentioned above and even though the exam date may change the timing will remain the same. The duration of the test will be 3 hours. Candidates’ eligibility for NEET is provisional and only when they fulfil the eligibility criteria as prescribed by MoH&FW/MCI/NMC/DCI/NTA/MCC/ MoA/AACCC/CCIM/BoGCCH /other admitting Institutions as applicable. The examination should be videographed and for that purpose, candidates need to keep their head in an upright position and face the camera during the videography so that their identity could be established. Applicants who qualified the exam will be eligible for All India Quota and other quotas under the State Governments/Institutes, irrespective of the medium of the examination, subject to other eligibility criteria.
NEET Eligibility Criteria 2020
- Candidate should have completed 17 years at the time of admission or will complete that age on or before 31 December of the year of his/her admission to the first year Undergraduate Medical Courses
- Indian citizen/ Overseas Citizen intending to pursue UG medical course from foreign medical/dental institute also are required to qualify NEET
- Indian Nationals, Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), Persons with Indian Origin (PIO) and Foreign Nationals are eligible for admission in Medical/Dental/Ayurveda/Siddha/Unani/Homeopathy Colleges and are subject to rules and regulations framed by the respective State Governments, Institutions and the Government of India as the case may be.
- Foreign nationals should confirm their eligibility from the concerned Medical/Dental/ Ayurveda/ Siddha/Unani/Homeopathy College/State.
- The Upper Age Limit for NEET 2020 is 25 years and 5 years relaxation for SC/ST/OBC-NCL category and PwD Candidates.
NEET Qualification Criteria
- Candidates who will be appearing for their 12th examination in 2020 are eligible for NEET, however, if they don’t qualify with the required percentage in the qualifying examination, they will not be eligible for admission in UG Medical Courses
- Candidates who are appearing or appeared the qualifying exam with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as the main subject with the required percentage are eligible to apply in NEET
- Candidates who have passed from Open School or private candidates are not eligible to appear for NEET
NEET 2020 Admit card Release date
NEET 2020 admit card release date which was scheduled on 27th March 2020 is now changed to 11th July, 15 days before the exam date. Admit cards will be issued online under the candidates’ login on the website mentioned above and to download it they need their respective application number and password.
- Candidates who have passed 10+2 with Biology as an additional subject are also eligible
- The Intermediate/Pre-degree Examination in Science of an Indian University/Board or other recognised examining body with Physics, Chemistry, Biology /Biotechnology and also English as a compulsory subject.
- Candidates who have qualified B.Sc with not less than two of the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology)/Biotechnology and further that he/ she has passed the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.
- They must obtain a minimum 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology at the qualifying examination
- For Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward classes (NCL) s, the minimum marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology taken together in qualifying examination shall be 40% marks
- In respect of PwDcandidates, minimum marks in the qualifying examination in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (or Botany & Zoology)/Biotechnology taken together shall be 45%
NEET 2020 Exam Pattern
- Each question will carry 4 marks
- For each correct answer, they will get the full marks
- And for each incorrect answer, there will be a negative marking of 1
- The question pattern will be Multiple choice question in subjects mentioned below
||Number of question
|Biology (Botany & Zoology)
Candidates can choose from 11 languages for their question paper while filling the application form
Any candidates who appear after 1:30 will not be permitted to enter the examination centre and the exam will start exactly at the time mentioned in the admit card. For those who are unable to appear on the scheduled date, the re-test shall not be considered.For this year's entrance exam students must look at the NEET 2020 Syllabus as prescribed by MCI.
For further details on NEET Exam 2020 visit www.ntaneet.nic.in and contact IESOnline.