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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)|
|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:
|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|
|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
NEET 2020 UG Eligibility Criteria
Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)
Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
Persons with Indian Origin (PIO)
|Age Limit||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 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|
|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.
|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.