NEET 2020 - Syllabus, Exam date, Eligibility, Application Form, Registration and Cutoff 

 

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. Since NTA came into the picture, many things have changed in NEET 2020 such as mode of exam, its frequency. However, for those who are in class 11 or 12, their focus at the moment should be exam preparation.

Every year lot of students have been preparing for long to make their dream a reality and all they need is accurate NEET syllabus to prepare. NEET Syllabus is divided into four subjects - Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. Students need to complete all the 97 chapters of NEET Syllabus in order to score good rank in NEET Exam.

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NEET Eligibility

Aspirants of NEET seeking admission at the undergraduate level are advised to check the eligibility criteria of NEET. The prerequisites given here are in accordance with those specified by NTA based on the Regulations on Graduate Medical Education. NEET eligibility criteria  will specify the age limit, academic qualifications, nationality and other mandatory requirements which must be met by all the aspirants. 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 – There is no maximum age limit for NEET Exam. 
  5. There is no maximum attempt limit for writing the NEET Exam.
  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).

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NEET 2020 Exam Date

The NEET 2020 Exam will be on 3rd of May 2020. NTA released the exact dates. Given Below is the list of Important Dates for NEET 2020 Exam.

Event Date
Release of Application Form December 2, 2019
Online Submission of Applications December 2, 2019 to December 31, 2019
Last Date of Fee Submission December 31, 2019
Last Date of Application Submission January 7, 2019
Application Form Correction Period January 14, 2020 to January 31, 2020
Release of Admit Cards March 27, 2020

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NEET 2020 Application Form

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

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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

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NEET 2020 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of NEET 2020 will be Pen and Paper based as confirmed by NTA. Candidates are requested to note that if there are any changes then they will be announced by NTA in November/December 2019. We will also update details here then.

The format of NEET Exam 2020

Subjects Physics, Chemistry & Biology (Botany & Zoology)
Number of questions 180
Exam Mode It may be Online Based
Question Format MCQ
Assertion Reasoning Questions Expected in AIIMS exam

The paper pattern of NEET Exam 2020

Subject Number of Questions Marks
Physics 45 180
Chemistry 45 180
Biology 90 (45 each for Botany & Zoology) 360
Full Syllabus 180 720

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NEET 2020 Syllabus

We expect the syllabus to remain the same (following NCERT syllabus) with 97 chapters. Stiil, You can find the details of NEET SYLLABUS here. NEET Syllabus will include questions from the Physics, Chemistry and Biology of class 11 and 12. Medical Council of India (MCI) lays down the syllabus for NEET. A detailed review of all the state board syllabi is taken into consideration to establish uniformity across the country.

Physics Syllabus

Physics - Class 11 Physics - Class 12
 Physical World and Measurement Electrostatics
Kinematics Current Electricity
Laws of Motion Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Work, Energy and Power Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Electromagnetic Waves
Gravitation Optics
Properties of Bulk Matter Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Thermodynamics Atoms and Nuclei
Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory Electronic Devices
Oscillations and Waves

 

Chemistry Syllabus

Chemistry Class 11 Chemistry Class 12
Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry Solid state
Structure of Atom Solutions
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties Electrochemistry
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure Chemical Kinetics
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids Surface Chemistry
Thermodynamics General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Equilibrium p-Block elements
Redox Reactions d and f Block Elements
Hydrogen Coordination Compounds
s-Block Elements Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Some p-Block Elements Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Hydrocarbons Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Environmental Chemistry Biomolecules
Polymers
Chemistry in Everyday Life

 

Biology Syllabus

Biology Class 11 Biology Class 12
Diversity in Living World Reproduction
Structural Organization in Animals and Plant Genetics and Evolution
Cell Structure and Function Biology and Human Welfare
Plant Physiology Biotechnology and its Applications
Human Physiology Ecology and Environment

Books

Subject Books
Biology 1. Masterclass by Dr. NK Sharma (published by NeetPrep)
2. Dr Ali (2 volumes - published by Universal)
Chemistry 1. Dr. P Bahadur (Publisher GRB)
Physics 1. Errorless (2 volumes - published by Universal)

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NEET 2020 Result

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.

Students who will appear in the exam will be able to check NEET 2020 Result through online mode. The result will be declared by 4th of June 2020. No candidate will receive the result through offline mode. Candidates are advised to take the print out of their result for further use. No category wise result sheet will be prepared.

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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.

Candidates will have to score more than the NEET 2020 Cut-Off marks to qualify the examination. The Cut-off will depend upon various factors like no. of candidates appearing in exam, difficulty level of exam, students’ performance, etc.

Looking back at previous trends, the minimum cut-off percentile to qualify the exam is 50% for general category & 45% for PH category and 40% for other reserved categories. After releasing the cut-off, authority will also release a cut-off under 15% of All India Quota seats for different categories.

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) 570-580+

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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.

Students are required to register first for counselling and then fill their choice of preferences. After that, seats will be allotted to the candidates as per the reservation policy, availability of seats, etc.

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