NEET UG 2020

NEET UG 2020 Exam schedule announced

NEET UG 2020

NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) is the National level undergraduate entrance test for admission to medical courses (MBBS, BDS), AYUSH courses (BHMS, BAMS, BUMS) and other courses such as Bachelor of Physiotherapy etc (for more details visit www.ntaneet.nic.in). The exam will be held on May 3, 2020 in 2546 exam centres across 154 cities in India.

 

From 2020, NEET will be the single entrance exam for all UG medical courses in India including AIIMS and JIPMER. National Testing Agency will release the NEET UG 2020 application form on December 2, 2019 and the last date to fill it is December 31. NEET 2020 admit card will be available on March 27 for candidates who have successfully filled the application. Exam type will be multiple choice questions in pen and paper. NEET result will be declared on June 4, 2020 in online mode along with the final answer key and qualifying cut off. NEET qualified candidates can apply for All India counselling conducted by Medical Council of India tentatively in June while counselling for state admissions will be thereafter.

NEET UG 2020 Registration Form

Exam Name National Eligibility Entrance Test
Conducting authority National Testing Agency (NTA)
Official website www.ntaneet.nic.in
Exam type All India Undergraduate level, 180 Multiple choice questions, Total marks 720
Age limit Candidates has completed age of 17 years at the time of admission or should be complete that age on or 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Courses.
Number of attempts No limit
Courses offered MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, BUMS, BSMS, BPt (Physiotherapy), BVSc & AH
Duration of Exam 3 hours
Exam Centres All over India
Admission through NEET scores 15% All India Quota, 85% State Quota, 100% Deemed Universities

 NEET UG 2020 Important Date are as follow:

Events

 

Dates
Application form start date December 2, 2019
Last date for NEET 2020 registration December 31, 2019
Release of admit card March 27, 2020
NEET 2020 May 3, 2020
Declaration of NEET result June 4, 2020
NEET counselling Second week of June 2020

NEET 2020 pattern and medium of exam

NTA will conduct the NEET exam in the following languages – English, Hindi, Telugu, Assamese, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Bengali, Kannada, Oriya, Urdu.

Mode of Exam Offline Pen and paper
Duration 3 hours
Type of Exam Multiple choice questions
Total questions 180
Subjects Physics (45 Questions), Chemistry (45 Questions), Biology (90 Questions)
Marking Scheme +4 Marks for each correct answer

-1 Marks for each wrong answer

Maximum marks 720

NEET 2020 UG Eligibility Criteria

Criteria

Details

Nationality Indian Nationals
Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)
Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
Persons with Indian Origin (PIO)
Foreign Nationals
Age Limit Candidates must at least be 17 years of age by December 31, 2020.
There is no upper age limit.
Qualification

 

Candidates must have qualified Class 12 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology with at least 50% marks (40% for reserved categories).

 

Students who have completed Class 11 and Class 12 from open school are also eligible (Subject to any new guidelines that may be announced by NTA).

 

NEET 2020 Minimum Qualifying Percentile

 

Category Minimum Qualifying Percentile Qualifying Scores
Unreserved (UR) 50th Percentile 701- 134
Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR-PH) 45th Percentile 133 – 120
Scheduled Caste (SC), SC-PH 40th Percentile 133 – 107
Scheduled Tribe (ST), ST-PH 40th Percentile 133 – 107
Other Backward Classes (OBC), OBC-PH 40th Percentile 133 – 107

 

NEET 2019 Statistics

Appeared applicants (2019) 14,10,755
Qualified Candidates 7,97,042
Test centres and cities 2546 centres in 154 cities

 

NEET Syllabus 2020

The syllabus comprises of topics from Physics, Chemistry and Biology of 10+2 level (11th and 12th). The main topics with weightage that matter in an exam like NEET are given below. For more details visit  www.ntaneet.nic.in.

Students must thoroughly prepare for the NEET especially if they want to crack MBBS exam as it requires 6-8 hours of self-study every day.

Please follow the guidelines given on the official NEET website for topics and their weightage. Briefly, the weightage of subjects is given below.

Physics Chemistry Biology
Work, energy, power – 6% Thermodynamics – 9% Diversity in Living world – 11%
Motion of system of particles and rigid body – 4% Equilibrium – 6% Biology and Human Welfare –  5%
Properties of bulk matter – 14% Solutions – 5% Structural Organization in Animals and Plants – 10%
Thermodynamics – 9% Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers – 8% Plant Physiology – 8%
Electrostatics – 9% Electrochemistry – 4% Human physiology – 12%
Current Electricity – 8% Chemistry in Everyday life – 4% Reproduction – 11%
Optics – 10% D and f block elements – 4% Genetics and Evolution – 12%
Electronic Devices – 14% Coordination compounds-4% Biology and Human Welfare – 5%
Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Waves – 5% each

 

Chemical Bonding and molecular structure – 5% Biotechnology and its Applications, Cell Structure and Function – 7% each
Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation – 6%

 

Chemical kinetics, Classification of elements and periodicity in properties, Hydrogen, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Polymers, Biomolecules – 3% each

 

Ecology and Environment – 13%

 

NEET 2020 Application Fees

 

General/OBC-NCL Candidates Rs. 1,400
SC/ST/PH/Transgender Candidate Rs. 750

 

NEET Admit card 2020

 

NTA will release the NEET 2020 admit card on March 27, 2020. To download the admit card, candidates have to login at the official NEET website and download the admit card by entering their application number and date of birth.  Candidates must keep the admit card safe as this will be required later during counselling.

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