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National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2020

NEET 2020 Overview

NEET 2020 will be conducted by the National Testing Agency on May 3rd, 2020. The official notification for admissions through NEET 2020 will be released on December 2nd, 2019. This will be followed by the release of online application forms for the examination. The last date to submit the application form will be December 31, 2019. NEET 2020 admit card will be released on March 27, 2020, and will be available for download online. After the examination is held, the candidate will be able to download the provisional answer key of NEET.

What is NEET?

The National Testing Agency conducts NEET for admission to MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, veterinary and other medical/paramedical courses in India. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is conducted annually and is held across 154 test centres. With approximately 15,00,000 test-takers, NEET is the most important medical entrance examination in India.

NEET 2020 Some Facts and Figures

1) 15,19,375 candidates registered for NEET 2019
2) 14,10,755 candidates appeared for the examination that year.


NEET 2020 Important dates and events

Events Dates Salient Features
NEET 2020 Information brochure and application forms December 2nd,2019 Information brochure and application will be released at ntaneet.nic.in The application form has to filled online
Deadline to submit the application form. December 31st,2019 Applications have to be submitted online only Applications sent by post will not be accepted
Correction window for application form Second week of January 2020 Candidate can change the following details: Father's name, Mother's name, Date of birth, Gender & Category
NEET 2020 admit card available for download March 27,2020 Can be downloaded by logging into the registered accounts Will not be sent by post
Exam date May 3, 2020 NEET 2020 will be conducted in an offline mode Duration of the examination will be 3 hours and the test will comprise of 180 objective type questions
Provisional answer key Last week of May 2020 Will be released online, Candidates will be able to challenge this answer key provided they have sufficient evidence to support the claim
NEET 2020 result June 4, 2020 Has to be downloaded from ntaneet.nic.in NEET 2020 scorecards can also be downloaded online by looging into the registered accounts


Indian Nationals, Non- Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), Persons with Indian Origin (PIO) & Foreign Nationals

Age Limit:

1) The minimum age of a candidate as on December 31, 2020, should be 17 years.
2) The rule specifying the maximum age limit of the candidate was scraped off last year. Thus there is no upper age limit for the candidates applying for NEET 2020.

Minimum qualification:

Candidate must have cleared Class XII or equivalent from a recognized institute
Candidates who are appearing for Class XII or equivalent in summer 2020 can also apply for NEET 2020. Candidates who have completed Class XII or equivalent from an open school are also eligible

Mandatory subjects:

Candidate must have cleared Class XII or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Candidates who have passed Class XII or equivalent with Biology as an additional subject are also eligible

Minimum marks required in the qualifying examination:

General category 50%
PWD category 45%

Steps to apply for NEET 2020 admission process


NEET 2020 application fee

The application fee has to be paid online. It can be paid using a credit card/ debit card/ net banking/ e-challan/ UPI.

Category Application Fee (in Rs)
General / OBC 1400
SC/ ST/ PWD 750

NEET question paper analysis

The exam analysis of NEET question paper 2019 will help the candidates get an idea of the difficulty level of the examination. With the help of this analysis, they can prepare well for the examination.
The question paper for NEET 2019 was of moderate difficulty level. Among the sections, biology was the easiest. The candidates who appeared for NEET 2019, found the Physics section lengthy and time-consuming.

NEET question paper 2019 Physics section


The physics section of NEET 2019 was the most difficult section. It comprised of 45 questions and was dominated by questions from mechanics. Electrodynamics, modern physics and electronics together comprised 40% of the Physics section.


NEET question paper 2019 Chemistry section

This section of the NEET question paper 2019 was dominated by NCERT based questions. The 45 questions that comprised this section had more theoretical questions this year. 60% of the total number of questions asked were easy and candidates could score well in this section.

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