NEET 2019, 2020 – Exam Centers: Check Complete List of Test Cities, Codes & Languages

The exam has been scheduled, the preparation has begun. But wait, where to give the exam? Like a hot knife through butter, this article will prove to be your best mate as it guides you through the questions revolving around exam centres. Let’s begin.

How to choose an exam center?

First things First. Your success in an exam is defined by the amount of hard work you put in. Yet, your choice of an easily accessible exam center will determine how comfortably and where you write your exam. As such, it may be a contributing factor to either a boosted morale or a lowered morale. As such it is advised that you examine the list of examination centers thoroughly.

In order to choose the exam center of most convenience to you, follow these guidelines:

  • You have the opportunity to list your top-3 examination center choices while filling out your application forms.
  • Moreover, you will be required to log into your NEET account and fill in your choices in the order of your preference.
  • Furthermore, you will be required to fill in the respective city code as well.
  • After the successful submission of the form, it is not possible to edit your choices. Hence, you are requested to re-examine your choice on the basis of convenience of accessibility.
  • The booking of the slots in the exam centres will be an online process and follow the first-to-register rule.
  • To avoid random allotment of exam centre, it is imperative that you book your exam centre at the earliest.
  • Note for candidates from Assam, Meghalaya, and Jammu & Kashmir without Aadhar Cards: You are required to pick exam centers only within your respective states.

List of Examination Centres on the basis of vernacular languages

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test is conducted in 11 languages. The allotment of the examination centre depends upon the medium of language chosen by you, the candidate in the admission form. The following list elucidates the choices:

Medium of PaperExam Centre Region
English, Hindi and UrduAll NEET Centres
English, Hindi, Urdu and AssameseNEET Centres in Assam
English, Hindi, Urdu, and BengaliNEET Centres in West Bengal and Tripura
English, Hindi, Urdu, and GujaratiNEET Centres in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
English, Hindi, Urdu, and MarathiNEET Centres in Maharashtra
English, Hindi, Urdu, and TamilNEET Centres in Tamil Nadu
English, Hindi, Urdu, and TeluguNEET Centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
English, Hindi, Urdu, and OriyaNEET Centres in Odisha
English, Hindi, Urdu, and KannadaNEET Centres in Karnataka

The candidates can pick from the 10 language choices which are available to them, and only accordingly will the region of their exam center be determined.

List of all Examination Centres

You are not only required to list their top 3 priorities in the order of their preference, but are also required to fill in the corresponding city code. You can find these codes in this list. Close attention is advised while deciding on a suitable exam centre, as the choices cannot be edited once submitted. 

State/Union TerritoriesCityCity Code
Andaman & NicobarPort Blair1101
Andhra PradeshGuntur1201
Kurnool1202
Nellore1203
Tirupati1204
Vijayawada1205
Visakhapatnam1206
Arunachal PradeshItanagar/Naharlagun1301
AssamDibrugarh1401
Guwahati1402
Silchar1403
Tezpur1404
BiharGaya1501
Patna1502
ChandigarhChandigarh/Mohali/Panchkula1601
ChhattisgarhBhilai/Durg/Bhilai Nagar1701
Bilaspur1702
Raipur1703
Dadra & Nagar HaveliDadra & Nagar Haveli1801
Daman & DiuDaman1901
DelhiDelhi/New Delhi2001
GoaPanaji/Madgaon/Margao2101
GujaratAhmedabad2201
Anand2202
Bhavnagar2203
Gandhinagar2204
Godhara2205
Patan2206
Rajkot2207
Surat2208
Vadodara2209
Valsad2210
HaryanaFaridabad2301
Gurgram2302
Himachal PradeshHamirpur2401
Shimla2402
Jammu & KashmirJammu2501
Srinagar2502
JharkhandBokaro2601
Jamshedpur2602
Ranchi2603
KarnatakaBelgaum/Belgavi2701
Bengaluru2702
Davanagere2703
Dharwad2704
Gulbarg/Kalaburgi2705
Hubli2706
Mangaluru2707
Mysuru2708
Udupi2709
KeralaAlappuzha2801
Angamaly2802
Ernakulam2803
Kannur2804
Kasaragod2805
Kollam2806
Kottayam2807
Kozhikode/Calicut2808
Malappuram2809
Palakkad2810
Thiruvananthapuram2811
Thrissur2812
LakshadweepKavaratti2901
Madhya PradeshBhopal3001
Gwalior3002
Indore3003
Jabalpur3004
Ujjain3005
MaharashtraAhmednagar3101
Akola3102
Amravati3103
Aurangabad (MR)3104
Beed3105
Buldhana3106
Jalgaon3107
Kolhapur3108
Latur3109
Mumbai3110
Nagpur3111
Nanded3112
Nashik3113
Navi Mumbai3114
Pune3115
Satara3116
Solapur3117
Thane3118
ManipurImphal3201
MeghalayaShillong3301
MizoramAizawl3401
NagalandDimapur3501
Kohima3502
OdishaAngul3601
Balasore/Baleswar3602
Berhampur3603
Bhubaneshwar3604
Cuttack3605
Rourkela3606
Sambalpur3607
PuducherryPuducherry3701
PunjabAmritsar3801
Bhatinda3802
Jalandhar3803
Ludhiana3804
Patiala3805
RajasthanAjmer3901
Bikaner3902
Jaipur3903
Jodhpur3904
Kota3905
Udaipur3906
SikkimGangtok4001
Tamil NaduChennai4101
Coimbatore4102
Cuddalore4103
Kanchipuram4104
Karur4105
Madurai4106
Nagercoil4107
Namakkal4108
Salem4109
Thanjavur4110
Thiruvallur4111
Tiruchirappalli4112
Tirunelveli4113
Vellore4114
TelanganaHyderabad4201
Karimnagar4202
Khammam4203
Rangareddy4204
Warangal4205
TirpuraAgartala4301
Uttar PradeshAgra4401
Allahabad/Prayagraj4402
Bareilly4403
Ghaziabad4404
Gorakhpur4405
Jhansi4406
Kanpur4407
Lucknow4408
Meerut4409
Noida/Greater Noida4410
Varanasi4411
UttarakhandDehradun4501
Haldwani4502
Roorkee4503
West Bengal24 Pargana (North)4601
Asansol4602
Bardhaman/Burdwar4603
Durgapur4604
Hooghly4605
Howrah4606
Kharagpur4607
Kolkata4608
Siliguri4609

“All efforts will be made by NTA to consider the comfort and convenience of candidates, including for those falling under PwD, while allotting Centres” states the official notification.”

Exam Day Instructions

In general, NEET follows stringent criteria and as such, there are several exam day instructions which the candidates are advised to keep in mind:

The doors to the examination centre will be opened at 7:30 A.M., 2.5 hours prior to the examination. Moreover, candidates will not be allowed to enter once the clock strikes 9:30 A.M., as the entry doors will be shut at that time. Candidates are thus recommended to reach the centre accordingly. Better safe than sorry, right?

  • The doors to the examination centre will be opened at 7:30 A.M., 2.5 hours prior to the examination. Moreover, candidates will not be allowed to enter once the clock strikes 9:30 A.M., as the entry doors will be shut at that time. Candidates are thus recommended to reach the centre accordingly. Better safe than sorry, right?
  • It is absolutely imperative for the candidate to bring their Admit Cards, with all the details filled in, along. Candidates will be refused entry without the Admit Card.
  • You are suggested to go through the instructions provided in the Admit Card, and comply with the same.
  • You are expected to maintain decorum within the examination hall.
  • There is a possibility that the examination centres may not have provisions for depositing bags, etc. As such, candidates are recommended to make such arrangements on their own.
  • Candidates are required to adhere to the dress code prescribed by the authorities. You can find it here.
  • Candidates are required to sit only at the seat on which their roll numbers are mentioned. Therefore, the candidates are required to corroborate the roll number on the seat and their admit card.
  • All candidates are prohibited from using the washrooms in the final 30 minutes of the exam.