NEET 2020 – Important Dates,Eligibility,Application Process, Application Form, Admit Card,Syllabus, Result, Cutoff and Counselling.

National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the NEET 2020 Exam for MBBS entrance (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) and this will be used for admission in MBBS and BDS colleges in India. N

NEET Eligibility

NEET Candidate should be an Indian Nationals or OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) and Aadhaar card is mandatory for all candidates except belonging to Assam, J&K and Meghalaya state.

   Other Eligibilities –

  1. Assam, J&K and Meghalaya candidates can also apply for NEET  by providing their passport number, ration card number, bank account number or any other valid Government ID number.
  2. NRI candidates can apply by using Adhaar Card number or Passport Number.
  3. PIO, OCI & Foreign nationals candidates can apply by Passport Number.
  4. Age Limit of candidates:
    Minimum– The minimum age limit is 17 years on 31st December of the year of admission.
    Maximum – The maximum age limit is 25 years for general candidates and 30 years for reserved categories.
  5. Candidates may attempt the exam only three times until cross the maximum age limit. NEET will be counted as 1 Attempt for all the candidates.
  6. Students must have passed/appearing 12thor equivalent examination from any recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology or any other elective subject with English.
  7. Students of 12th level must have Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Biotechnology with English as a mandatory subject.
  8. Candidates in the 12th level must have secured minimum 50% marks for General categories; 45% marks for PH & 40% marks for SC/ST category candidates in PCB group.
  9. Candidates, who are appearing in their qualifying exam or waiting for their result are also eligible for NEET (UG).

NEET 2020 Exam Date

It is expected that the NEET 2020 exam will be in the first week of May 2020. NTA has not released the exact dates – but based on the exam date for NEET 2019 (May 5th, 2019) – this seems likely to be repeated.

NEET 2020Expected Dates (Important)
Exam Date1st week of May 2020 (expected)
Application Form Release Date1st week of Nov 2019

NEET 2020 Application Form

It is expected that the national board of examination will notify and upload application form link during 1st week of February 2020 for the candidates aspiring to pursue courses in MBBS/BDS.

The filling of application form is done in a two-step process, which begins with the candidate registration. Furthermore, a candidate is advised to register with the correct mobile number and email address. After the successful registration, the login credentials of candidate will be communicated to the candidate via email and a message. It must be used to login and proceed to fill the application form and fill in the details for the said amount.

It is advised that the candidate has the DD ready when the application submission is sought. A candidate is also allowed to get the application by post, by sending the application fee to the notified address. To view the details regarding application from, please visit : application form

NEET Admit Card

The admit card of NEET contains details like Name of the candidate, Address, DOB, centre etc. if candidates forget to bring Hall ticket with themselves in their respective centres on the date of exam then Candidates will not be allowed to write the Exam.

It is expected that National Testing Agency (NTA) will be made available through online mode.Admit card will contain the exam schedule, Exam centre Details, Candidate’s Roll number etc.The Board will also send a copy of Admit Card in PDF Format to the candidates through registered email id. Also,candidates must place their passport size photograph in their admit card. To know more about admit card, click here : Admit Card

NEET 2020 Exam Pattern

The format of NEET Exam 2020

SubjectsPhysics, Chemistry & Biology (Botany & Zoology)
Number of questions180
Exam ModeIt may be Online Based
Question FormatMCQ
Assertion Reasoning QuestionsExpected in AIIMS exam

The paper pattern of NEET Exam 2020

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
Physics45180
Chemistry45180
Biology90 (45 each for Botany & Zoology)360
Full Syllabus180720

NEET 2020 Syllabus

We expect the syllabus to remain the same (following NCERT syllabus) with 97 chapters.

Physics Syllabus

Physics – Class 11Physics – Class 12
 Physical World and MeasurementElectrostatics
KinematicsCurrent Electricity
Laws of MotionMagnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Work, Energy and PowerElectromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid BodyElectromagnetic Waves
GravitationOptics
Properties of Bulk MatterDual Nature of Matter and Radiation
ThermodynamicsAtoms and Nuclei
Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic TheoryElectronic Devices
Oscillations and Waves
Chemistry Class 11Chemistry Class 12
Some Basic Concepts of ChemistrySolid state
Structure of AtomSolutions
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in PropertiesElectrochemistry
Chemical Bonding and Molecular StructureChemical Kinetics
States of Matter: Gases and LiquidsSurface Chemistry
ThermodynamicsGeneral Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Equilibriump-Block elements
Redox Reactionsd and f Block Elements
HydrogenCoordination Compounds
s-Block ElementsHaloalkanes and Haloarenes
Some p-Block ElementsAlcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and TechniquesAldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
HydrocarbonsOrganic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Environmental ChemistryBiomolecules
Polymers
Chemistry in Everyday Life
Biology Class 11Biology Class 12
Diversity in Living WorldReproduction
Structural Organization in Animals and PlantGenetics and Evolution
Cell Structure and FunctionBiology and Human Welfare
Plant PhysiologyBiotechnology and its Applications
Human PhysiologyEcology and Environment

Books

SubjectBooks
Biology1. Masterclass by Dr. NK Sharma (published by NeetPrep)
2. Dr Ali (2 volumes – published by Universal)
Chemistry1. Dr. P Bahadur (Publisher GRB)
Physics1. Errorless (2 volumes – published by Universal)

NEET 2020 Result

The details of result will be published on the official portal of the Authority and it is expected that result will be announced on the first week of june month.

A candidate must enter their roll number and other required details in order to check their Result.

NEET Result 2020 will also be displayed on the notice board of concerned faculty/centre/college or controller’s Website.

NEET 2020 Cutoff (expected)

Looking back at the previous trends,the NEET Cutoff depends on various factors like number of candidates appearing in the NEET Exam 2020, Performance of candidates and also the difficulty level of the Exam.

The minimum Cut-off percentile to qualify the exam is 50% for the general category, 45% the PH Category and 40% for other reserved types.The cutoff will be published in online mode.

In order to secure the best college,Candidates have to secure marks more than the cutoff to qualify the NEET Examination.

Below is the table showing the cutoff of all Categories:

Qualification Percentile Required (Unreserved)50%
Qualification Percentile Required (SC/ST/PH)40%
Marks Expected for Government College Admission (based on previous year trends)540-550+

NEET Counselling 2020

The Medical Counselling Committee will release the schedule for NEET 2020 Counselling on it’s official website.It will commence from the month of june 2020.

The counselling will be conducted through online mode and all the qualified candidates will be called for the process of NEET counselling. It is necessary for each candidate to register separately for the NEET Counselling. After the declaration of NEET Result 2020, MCC and various state counselling authorities will conduct counselling in order to provide admissions to candidates under 15% All India Quota seats in government medical and dental colleges across India and rest of the 85% seats will be filled through state counselling.

It will be a two-round process and if the candidates is not able to secure seat in the first round or if they got the allotment and still want to participate in second round, they can change their preferences and get the allotment in second round of NEET Counselling 2020.