NEET UG 2020
What is the use of NEET exam?
NEET exam full form is National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test. NEET-UG 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 NEET official website www.ntaneet.nic.in). From 2020, NEET will be the single entrance exam for all UG medical courses in India including AIIMS and JIPMER.
NEET 2020 Exam date
The exam will be held on 13th Sept, 2020 in 2546 exam centres across 154 cities in India.
NEET courses list include MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, BSMS, BUMS, BPT
Admissions to MBBS/BDS Courses in India is offered by Medical/Dental Colleges approved by the Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. AYUSH courses in NEET include Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy.
Who conducts NEET exam?
The undergraduate NEET (UG), for MBBS and BDS courses, is currently conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA), which provides the results to the Directorate General of Health Services at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. For NEET requirements
visit website (www.ntaneet.nic.in). For NEET registration visit (www.ntaneet.nic.in) and fill the online NEET application form.
Total seats in NEET 2020
NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is the only entrance examination for admission to as many as 76,928 MBBS and 26,949 BDS seats across India in 532 and 313 medical and dental colleges, respectively. There are around 36,000 AYUSH seatsavailable under the AYUSH colleges for the various UG courses currently.
NEET exam date 2020
According to latest NEET news, Neet 2020 exam date is scheduled for July 26 from 2 pm to 5 pm across India, as per the NTA. Neet admit card 2020 is likely to be available from July 11 or the second week of July.
How many times we can attempt NEET?
NEET-UG examination shall be limited to 3 (three) uniformly to all the candidates.
General/OBC candidates: 3 attempts till NEET age limit of max. 25 years.
SC/ST candidates: 3 attempts till NEET age limit of max 30 years.
How many students appeared NEET 2020?
16.84 lakh candidates will be appearing for NEET 2020 exam for admission to 82,926 MBBS; 26,949 BDS; 52,720 AYUSH and 525 BVSc & AH offered in colleges of India.
NEET Admit card 2020
NTA will release the NEET 2020 admit card on 2nd week of July, 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.
Download NEET 2020 admit card from the official website https://ntaneet.nic.in/
NEET exam schedule
NEET aspirants must keep following NEET important dates in mind
|Exam Name||National Eligibility Entrance Test|
|Conducting authority||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Exam type||All India Undergraduate level, 180 Multiple choice questions, Total marks 720|
|Number of attempts/ Age limit||General/OBC candidates: 3 attempts (till max. 25 years) SC/ST candidates: 3 attempts (till max. 30 years)|
|Courses offered||MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, BUMS, BSMS, BPt (Physiotherapy), BVSc & AH|
|Duration of Exam||3 hours (2pm – 5pm)|
|Exam Centres||All over India|
|Admission through NEET scores||15% All India Quota, 85% State Quota, 100% Deemed Universities|
|NEET Admit card date||2nd week of July 2020|
|NEET Exam date||26th July 2020|
|Answer key release||July 2020|
|Announcement of result||August 2020|
|NEET UG Counselling begins||August 2020|
NEET 2020 eligibility criteria:
Check NEET Eligibility 2020 criteria below
|NEET Eligibility Criteria||NEET Eligibility Details|
|Nationality|| Indian Nationals|
OCI – Overseas Citizen of India
NRIs – Non-Resident Indians
PIO – Persons with Indian Origin
Candidates must at least be 17 years of age by
December 31, 2020.|
There is no upper age limit.
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 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.
Is NEET held twice in 2020?
No, NEET 2020 will be conducted once in the month of July 2020. There is no news of conducting NEET twice a year. Requests from students to conduct the examination twice in a year will be implemented from the academic session 2021-22.
Will NEET 2020 be online?
National Testing Agency (NTA) is officially declared that NEET 2020 will conduct in the “pen and Paper Mode” or Offline mode. In 2020, there will be no NEET online test.
NEET exam pattern 2020
NEET aspirants must keep following in mind for NEET exam paper
|Mode of Exam||Offline Pen and paper|
|Type of Exam||Multiple choice questions|
|Subjects||Physics (45 Questions), Chemistry (45 Questions), Biology (90 Questions)|
|Marking Scheme||+4 Marks for each correct answer -1 Marks for each wrong answer|
|Total marks in NEET||720|
Will NEET 2020 be tough?
If you have prepared well for NEET then it will be easier. If you have not studied properly then it will be tougher. Any subject can be easy, moderate or tough in NEET 2020. You have to prepare well in all three subjects.
How can I clear my NEET in first attempt?
Please be prepared to be firstly, consistent in working hard throughout 10+2 (requires at least 6 hours – 8 hours) of study each day after school and secondly, go for coaching and equally focus on physics, chemistry, biology.
Can an average student crack NEET?
Yes, an average student can also clear NEET exam with good rank if he/ she gets proper guidance from coaching, be consistent in hard work and follow smart strategy for studying.
NEET 2020 syllabus
For NEET paper, NEET 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. NEET aspirants 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. For NEET important topics, please follow the guidelines given on the official NEET website for topics and their weightage. Briefly, the weightage of subjects is given below.
NEET course as follows
|NEET Physics Syllabus 2020||NEET Chemistry Syllabus 2020||NEET Biology Syllabus 2020|
|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 2019 paper
Given below is some uselful information for NEET aspirants. NEET 2019 paper had following division of subjects
Chemistry: 55.6% from Class 11; 44.4% from class 12; 37.8% from Inorganic Chemistry; 35.6% from Physical chemistry; 26.7% Organic chemistry.
Physics: 51.1% covered the Class 12; 48.9% from Class 11; 31.1% from Mechanics; 24.4% from Electrodynamics; 15.6% from Modern Physics and Electronics; 11.1% from Optics and Thermal Physics.
Biology: 65.6% from Botany, 34.4% from Zoology
Follow link for details on NEET 2019 paper
|NCERT Physics Class XI & Class XII||NCERT Chemistry textbooks for Class XI and XII||NCERT Biology Class XI and Class XII textbooks|
|Concepts of Physics by H. C. Verma||Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon||Biology Vol 1 and Vol 2 by Trueman|
|Objective Physics by DC Pandey||ABC of Chemistry for Classes 11 and 12 by Modern||Objective Biology by Dinesh|
|Fundamental Physics by Pradeep||Dinesh Chemistry Guide||Pradeep Guide on Biology|
|Problems in General Physics by IE Irodov||Practise books by VK Jaiswal (Inorganic), MS Chauhan (Organic) and N Awasthi (Physical)||GR Bathla publications for Biology|
|Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick and Walker||Concise Inorganic Chemistry by JD Lee||Objective Botany by Ansari|
NEET best coaching in Lucknow
|1. S-Orbit – NEET Coaching Institute in Mahanagar, Lucknow|
|2. Aakash – NEET Coaching Institute in Lucknow|
|3. S-Orbit – NEET Coaching Institute in Hazratganj, Lucknow|
|4. Pathshala Academy|
|5. Resonance – NEET|
Best NEET coaching in India
- Aakash – NEET Coaching Institute
- Allen Career Institute
- PACE IIT and Medical
- Career Point
NEET online preparation
- NEET online tests are both free and paid
- Free NEET online test series are Embibe, Exambazar, Etoos, Grade Up, Youth4work.
- Paid NEET mock tests are Allen Online NEET Test series, All India Akash Test Series, Entrance Prime, TCY Online Career Orbits.
- National Testing Agency (NTA) also provides NEET mock test paper online mock test for NEET (https://nta.ac.in/quiz)
- Top NEET online classes are Gate Indian Institute of Tutorials (GATEIIT), Akash, Allen, Byjus, Toppr.
How much is the correction fee for NEET 2020?
NEET fee: For General – EWS & OBC candidates, the application fee is INR 1400 and INR 800 for SC/ ST/ PwD and transgender candidates.
Medical seats are there in India in 2020
How many medical seats are there in India in 2020?
There has been 10% increase in MBBS seats in India. Total MBBS Seats in India 2020 are given below in tabular form:
|College||MBBS seats||BDS seats|
|Government Colleges||41,388 (272 colleges)||3,513 (50 colleges)|
|Private Colleges (including Deemed Universities)||35,540 (260 colleges)||23,260 (263 colleges)|
|Total seats in NEET 2020||76,928 (532 colleges)||26,773 (313 colleges)|
How many seats are there in AIIMS?
In AIIMS-Delhi, for MBBS there are total 107 seats out of which 27 are reserved for OBC, 23 for SC/ ST category, 5% seats are reserved for PwD candidates of each category, 7 seats are reserved for foreign nationals.
AIIMS cut off for 2019 (percentile): UR – 98.8334496; OBC (NCL) – 97.0117712; SC/ST – 93.6505421
NEET cut off comparison for 2017 – 2019/ NEET qualifying marks 2019
|S. No.||Category||NEET cutoff percentile||Neet cutoff (2019)||Number of candidates passed (2019)||Neet cutoff (2018)||Neet cutoff (2017)|
|2.||General – Physically Handicapped||45th||133-120||266||118-107||130-107|
|4.||OBC/SC/ST- Physically Handicapped||40th||119-107||388||106-96||130-107|
NEET 2019 cut off for government colleges and NEET 2018 cut off for government colleges
|Name of medical college||Neet cut off 2019 (Rank)||Neet cut off 2018 (Rank)||Neet cut off 2017 (Rank)|
|Maulana Azad Medical college, New Delhi||32||58||49|
|VMMC, Safdarjung, New Delhi||157||107||82|
|University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi||171||165||185|
|Lady Hardinge Medical college, New Delhi||489||314||369|
|Government Medical College, Chandigarh||360||254||278|
|Seth G. S. Medical college, Mumbai||638||296||297|
|King George’s Medical University, Lucknow||908||703||725|
Minimum marks required in NEET for MBBS in private college
For qualifying in NEET, students must have to score a minimum of 50 percentile for NEET general cutoff (UR category) and 40 percentiles for SC/ST/OBC category.
- To get admission in the private medical college you must score 480 and above marks.
- To get admission in Government medical colleges, NEET general cut off is 550 marks and above in NEET. e.g., in NEET 2019 we can see, 62nd rank was the ending cut-off for Maulana Azad medical college with 662 marks in All India Quota and 603 marks for state quota.
In NEET how much mark is needed for SC in government college?
For SC/ ST/ OBC category, candidate needs to score 40 percentiles in NEET UG to get admission in private or government medical colleges. So, they have to score between 107 to 119, based off last year (2019) cut-off.
NEET 2019 marks vs rank
Given below is the neet 2019 rank list with marks
|1.||671 – 701||1- 9|
|2.||651 – 670||10 – 31|
|3.||631 – 650||31 – 80|
|4.||611 – 630||81 – 160|
Declaration of results and NEET Counselling
NEET 2020 results will be declared by August 2020. For NEET qualified candidates, there is a counselling session organized by the respective authorities (central, states and Union Territories) for both government medical colleges and private medical colleges. In this counselling, seats are allotted to the NEET qualified candidates on the basis of their
- NEET rank,
- Choice filling in the counselling registration process and
- Availability of seats in the MBBS course.
Counselling is done for both all India quota and State quota.
(a) All India quota: NEET Counselling is done by the central government authority MCC (Medical Counselling Committee). This quota has 15% seats of all government medical colleges from all states (except Andhra Pradesh and J&K) and 100% seats of all deemed medical universities.
(b) State quota: NEET UG Counselling is done by the respective state authorities. This quota has 85% seats in all government medical colleges from respective state and admission is governed by the domiciliary status. For admission in private medical colleges of a particular state, this rule of domicile does not apply as any NEET qualified candidate all over India can apply for admission. Counselling process has 3 rounds – 1st round and 2nd round is online whereas 3rd round is called mop up round organized by DGME (Directorate General of Medical Education) at a specified venue. All the colleges (government and private) that participate in this counselling process are recognized/approved by the Medical Council of India (MCI).
NEET colleges in India
Some of the top NEET colleges in India are:
|AIIMS Delhi – All India Institute of Medical Sciences|
|Christian Medical College, Vellore|
|Maulana Azad Medical College – MAMC|
|JIPMER Puducherry – Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical education and research|
|KGMU – King George’s Medical University|
|Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU|
|KMC – Kasturba Medical College, Manipal|
|KGMU – King George’s Medical University|
|Vardhman Mahavir Medical College|