NEET 2020 official notification has been released. It will be conducted one time every year in offline mode. National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the NEET exam. NEET 2020 application process is going to start from December 2, 2019. NTA will organize the examination on May 3, 2020. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is a national level medical entrance exam. It is organized to provide admissions in MBBS, BDS & AYUSH Courses.
Candidates have to qualify this entrance test to get admission in well-known medical institutions in the country. Candidates can read this article for detailed information of NEET 2020 like exam dates, application form, eligibility, syllabus and much more:
NEET 2020 Exam Dates
|Application form release||NEET 2020 Exam Pattern|
|Last date for Submission of application form||Candidates must check below NEET Exam Pattern before starting the exam preparation:|
|Last date for correction in application form||Exam Mode: NEET 2020 exam will be conducted through offline (pen-paper based) mode.|
|NEET (UG) Admit Card||Questions Type: Question paper will contain objective type of questions.|
|NEET 2020 Exam Date||Medium: The question paper will be available in English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Oriya, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil, Urdu and Kannada Languages.|
|Answer key||No of questions: There will be total 180 questions in the paper.|
|Result announcement||Total Marks: The paper will be total of 720 marks.|
|Counselling date||Duration: NEET exam duration is 3 hours.|
NEET 2020 Application Form
- Candidates will be able to fill NEET 2020 Application Form through online mode.
- You can fill one application form only. Filling of more than one application form will lead to cancellation of forms.
- The application form of NEET 2020 will be released from December 2, 2019 by NTA.
- Last date to fill application form will be till December 31, 2019.
- Applicants must provide working phone number and email Id at the time of registration to get login credentials.
- Aspirants must submit recent passport size photograph & signature in the prescribed format to avoid rejection of images later.
- There is no need to send the printout of application form to the board.
- General & OBC Category: Rs.1400/-
- SC/ST/PWD/Transgender Category: Rs.750/-
Candidates will have to also pay additional charges & GST.
Mode of Payment: Candidates will be able to pay the Application Fee through online or offline mode. Credit Card/Debit Card/Net-banking are available as online mode. For offline mode, E-Challan facility is available at State Bank of India (SBI) branches.
NEET 2020 Application Form Correction
- Candidates will be able to do NEET Application Form Correction from third week of January till last week of January 2020.
- Correction process will be done through online mode only.
- Candidates will be notified through SMS/e-mail regarding correction in photograph or signature.
- Candidates will also be able to correct in particular fields like – Date of Birth (D.O.B), Identification, Gender, State Code, Category, Exam Medium, Exam Center, Disability Status, Exam Qualification or Percentage, Parents’ Name, etc.
NEET 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Nationality: Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), Persons with Indian origin (PIO) and Foreign Nationals citizen are eligible to apply for NEET (UG).
Eligibility for 15% All India Quota Seats: Candidates belonging to J&K states are eligible to apply under 15% All India quotas only on the basis of self-declaration.
Age limit: Candidates must have completed minimum 17 years of age on or before December 31, 2020. There is no upper age limit to apply.
Qualification: Candidates must have completed 12th level or equivalent examination.
Mandatory Subjects: Students in their 12th level must have Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Biotechnology with English as mandatory subject.
Percentage: Candidates in the 12th level must have secured minimum 50% marks for General categories; 45% marks for PH & 40% marks for SC/ST/OBC category candidates in PCB group.
Appearing: Candidates are appearing in their qualifying exam or waiting for their result are also eligible for NEET (UG).
NEET 2020 Exam Pattern
Exam Mode: NEET 2020 exam will be conducted through offline (pen-paper based) mode.
Questions Type: Question paper will contain objective type of questions.
Medium: The question paper will be available in English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Oriya, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil, Urdu and Kannada Languages.
No of questions: There will be total 180 questions in the paper.
Total Marks: The paper will be total of 720 marks.
Duration: NEET exam duration is 3 hours.
Marking Scheme: Each correct answer will award 4 marks.
Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
Distribution of Numbers
|No. of Questions|
|Biology (Botany or zoology)||360||90 (45 – 45 each)|
NEET 2020 Preparation Tips
- Applicants must make a study time table & follow that timetable strictly.
- Aspirants must check NEET 2020 syllabus & exam pattern before starting the exam preparation.
- Practice from previous year question paper and sample papers.
- Take care of your health while preparing for the exams.
- Focus on weaker sections and practice many mock tests.
NEET 2020 Syllabus
|Class 11||Class 12|
|Physical world and measurement||Electrostatics|
|Laws of Motion||Magnetic Effect of Current & Magnetism|
|Work, Energy and Power||Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current|
|Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body||Electromagnetic Waves|
|Properties of Bulk Matter||Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation|
|Thermodynamics||Atoms & Nuclei|
|Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory||Electronic Devices|
|Oscillation & Waves|
|Class 11||Class 12|
|Basic Concepts of Chemistry||Solid State|
|Structure of Atom||Solutions|
|Classification of Elements & Periodicity in Properties||Electrochemistry|
|Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure||Chemical Kinetics|
|States of Matter: Gases and Liquids||Surface Chemistry|
|Thermodynamics||Isolation of Elements|
|Redox Reactions||d- and f-Block Elements|
|s-Block Elements||Haloalkanes and Haloarenes|
|Some p-Block Elements||Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers|
|Organic Chemistry: Basic Principles & Techniques||Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids|
|Hydrocarbons||Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen|
|Chemistry in Everyday Life|
|Class 11||Class 12|
|Diversity of Living Organisms||Diversity of Living Organisms|
|Chapter-1: The Living World||Chapter-1: The Living World|
|Chapter-2: Biological Classification||Chapter-2: Biological Classification|
|Chapter-3: Plant Kingdom||Chapter-3: Plant Kingdom|
|Chapter-4: Animal Kingdom||Chapter-4: Animal Kingdom|
|Structural Organisation in Plants & Animals||Structural Organisation in Plants & Animals|
|Chapter-5: Morphology of Flowering Plants||Chapter-5: Morphology of Flowering Plants|
|Chapter-6: Anatomy of Flowering Plants||Chapter-6: Anatomy of Flowering Plants|
|Chapter-7: Structural Organisation in Animals||Chapter-7: Structural Organisation in Animals|
|Cell: Structure and Function||Cell: Structure and Function|
|Chapter-8: Cell-The Unit of Life||Chapter-8: Cell-The Unit of Life|
|Chapter-9: Biomolecules||Chapter-9: Biomolecules|
|Chapter-10: Cell Cycle and Cell Division||Chapter-10: Cell Cycle and Cell Division|
|Plant Physiology||Plant Physiology|
|Chapter-11: Transport in Plants||Chapter-11: Transport in Plants|
|Chapter-12: Mineral Nutrition||Chapter-12: Mineral Nutrition|
|Chapter-13: Photosynthesis in Higher Plants||Chapter-13: Photosynthesis in Higher Plants|
|Chapter-14: Respiration in Plants||Chapter-14: Respiration in Plants|
|Chapter-15: Plant – Growth and Development||Chapter-15: Plant – Growth and Development|
|Human Physiology||Human Physiology|
|Chapter-16: Digestion and Absorption||Chapter-16: Digestion and Absorption|
|Chapter-17: Breathing and Exchange of Gases||Chapter-17: Breathing and Exchange of Gases|
|Chapter-18: Body Fluids and Circulation||Chapter-18: Body Fluids and Circulation|
|Chapter-19: Excretory Products and Their Elimination||Chapter-19: Excretory Products and Their Elimination|
|Chapter-20: Locomotion and Movement||Chapter-20: Locomotion and Movement|
|Chapter-21: Neural Control and Coordination||Chapter-21: Neural Control and Coordination|
|Chapter-22: Chemical Coordination and Integration||Chapter-22: Chemical Coordination and Integration|