NEET 2020

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET-UG is an entrance examination in India, for students who wish to study any graduate medical course (MBBS/ dental course (BDS)) in government or private medical colleges in India. NEET-UG (Undergraduate), for MBBS and BDS courses, are conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). NEET-UG replaced the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) and all individual MBBS exams conducted by states or colleges themselves in 2013.

Undergraduate courses at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, Postgraduate Institute for Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research JIPMER are outside the NEET’s purview, as these institutes were set up by separate laws.

NEET (UG) will be conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency) from 2019 onwards. Eligible students can apply online at nta.ac.in or at ntaneet.nic.in.

NEET 2020 is likely to be taken in first week of May 2020 in offline (pen-paper) mode. MBBS aspirants must note that the responsibility of NTA will be limited to the conduct of entrance exam, declaration of NEET Result and providing All India Rank to the Directorate General Health Services, Government of India.

NEET 2020 Eligibility

  • He/she has completed age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1styear MBBS/BDS Course.
  • The upper age limit for NEET-UG is 25 years as on the date of examination with relaxation of 5 years for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/ OBC category.
  • J&K: Such candidates are eligible for All India 15% quota only (also eligible for admission in AFMC, Pune) on the basis of self-declaration.
  • Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRI’s), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI’s), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO’s) & Foreign Nationals are eligible for appearing in the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (UG), 2019.
  • Aadhaar Card Requirement: Indian National candidates must have an Aadhaar Number to apply for NEET exam (except J&K, Assam and Meghalaya). For any Aadhaar related issue, Kindly see Aadhaar FAQs.
  • The candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Bio-technology at the qualifying examination.

NEET 2020 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Question paper will comprise of 180 objective type questions which include 45 questions from Physics, 45 questions from Chemistry and remaining 90 questions from Biology. For each correct answer, candidate would be awarded +4 marks while for each wrong response he/she would get -1 marks. Thus a total of maximum 720 marks is possible. The duration will be of 3 hours.
Exam Mode: Exam will be conducted through offline mode (pen and paper based mode).
Language: Question paper will be asked in 11 languages like English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Oriya, Urdu Marathi and Telugu languages.
NEET 2019 Syllabus is based on a common syllabus prescribed by the MCI (Medical Council of India). The syllabus have topics from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology subjects. It has been prescribed after the review of various state syllabus as well as CBSE, NCERT & COBSE. The syllabus is based on the 11th & 12th class standard.

NEET 2020 Preparation Tips

  • Stick to the syllabus and guidelines issued by CBSE.
  • Strictly follow NCERT books.
  • Make a proper time-table and adhere to it. Give ample time to cover each section, particularly the weaker ones.
  • Practice Mock tests and previous year question papers.
  • Eat healthy, take good sleep and stay stress free. Do some exercises.



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