Admission to all Medical colleges of India including All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) will be done through the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) from 2020 onwards. The article is meant to be a short guide on all things you need to know about NEET 2020 exam details for your preparation and examination. 

NEET 2020 Application Form  

NEET application form for 2020 is now extended to January 6th 2020. For the year 2020, NEET application fees has been increased for all categories. 
  • NEET 2020 application fees for general category is Rs. 1500.
  • SC/ST/PWD/transgender aspirants, it is Rs. 800.
  • Candidates belonging to general-EWS and OBC-NCL have to pay Rs. 1400.

NEET 2020 Exam Date 

National Testing Agency will conduct NEET 2020 on May 3 in pen and paper-based mode in 2546 exam centres across 155 cities in India.

NEET 2020 Admit Card 

NTA has announced that the NEET admit card 2020 will be released on March 27, 2020. Candidates must note that without admit card, entry inside the exam hall will be restricted. It is a crucial document not only for the examination but also for further admission process. Candidates are advised to retain the NEET admit card until the end of medical admissions. The Admit Card will bear the candidate’s roll number, name, father’s name, category, sub category, photograph, signature, date of birth, language of question paper with name and address of examination centre allotted.

Eligibility Criteria of NEET 

Candidates who wish to appear for NEET must ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria laid down by the exam conducting authority. Following is the NEET eligibility criteria.
  • Aspirants must have attained the age of 17 years as on December 31, 2020, will be eligible to take NTA NEET 2020. Students born on or before December 31, 2002 are also considered eligible for the national examination.
  • Candidates must have completed their Class 12 or equivalent from a recognised central or state board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English as the core subjects.
  • The qualifying marks for general category applicants is 50%, while for SC/ST/OBC, it is 40%.
  • Candidates who belong to NRIs, OCIs, PIOs and Foreign nationals category can also apply for NEET-UG.

NEET Exam Pattern 

  • Exam Mode – Pen and Paper-based. Primarily offline, candidates are given an OMR sheet to mark the answers with a black or blue ball point pen
  • Duration – Three hours
  • Language/Medium – English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Kannada and Urdu.
  • Question Type – 180 Multiple Choice Questions  ( 45 Physics, 45 Chemistry and 90 Biology i.e 45 Zoology and 45 Botany)
  • Total marks – 720 marks
  • Marking Scheme – 4 marks for each correct answer Minus 1 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.

You can read the rest of the details: NEET Syllabus & Question Format 2020!

Importance of Doubt Clearing

The more questions you solve, the better your NEET Score! You can see best questions asked for JEE & NEET exam inside the app which gets updated daily with 1000+ questions. You can always take help from Kunduz which might help you if you are stuck in between and need some help from topmost tutors of NEET!  We will be updating you with such blog post so keep checking this space.  Stay awesome, Keep Learning!😊

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