NEET Notification 2020

NEET 2020 Exam will be held on September 13, 2020 (Sunday), across 154 test centres

candidates who registered can only download the admit card using their login credentials. The National Testing Agency has released a safety advisory for NEET aspirants on the day of exam so that they follow the social distancing norms amid the pandemic. All the candidates are requested to read the instructions carefully printed in the NEET admit card. 

  • NTA NEET Notification 2020 suggests that the national-level medical entrance test will take place across 154 test centres. 
  • NEET 2020 Paper will be conducted in pen and paper offline mode.
  • NEET exam is also known as the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test.
  • NEET Medical Entrance Engineering exam is an excellent opportunity for aspirants who want to do higher studies in:
    • MBBS,
    • BDS,
    • BHMS, and
    • BAMS courses.
  • As per the NEET 2020 notification PDF, AIIMS and JIPMER have come under NEET for MBBS. This means, admissions to all medical colleges will be done through NEET. 

Admission to medical and dental colleges for UG courses will be subject to fulfilling Neet Eligibility criteria. Read the following criteria for NEET eligibility here. 

NEET Exam Notification 2020

1. Nationality

Indian, Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs), Foreign Nationals and Non-resident Indians (NRIs) candidates will be considered as eligible and can fill up the NEET 2020 application form.

2. NEET Age Limit

It is recommended to check the age limit along with other factors of eligibility before doing the online registration. Candidates who have filled the NEET 2020 Application Form in spite of being ineligible, shall not be considered for selection even if they score qualifying marks. 

Go through the minimum and maximum NEET age limit for general and reserved categories below. 

  • The minimum age limit (General Category) to apply for NEET 2020 exam should be 17 Years.
  • However, the maximum NEET age limit for general category is 25 Years.
  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PH should have their birthdate between 07.05.1988 and 01.01.2002.

3. NEET UG Age Relaxation

As specified above, general category candidates falling in the age group of 17-25 years can apply for the exam. Check out NEET age relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/PH candidates in the table provided here. 

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST/OBC/PH05 Years of Age Relaxation

4. NEET UG Educational Qualification

Meeting the prescribed NEET educational qualification percentage in Class 12 from the recognized institution is a must. Below you can find the detailed information about educational criteria of NEET-UG 2020 exam

  • To apply for the NEET exam 2020, you must have passed Higher Secondary Examination (12th board examination) with Chemistry, Physics, and Biology/ Biotechnology with a minimum of 50% marks in each subject.
  • Candidates from the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) or any State Open School are also eligible to apply.

Note: Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam can also apply for NEET 2020 exam.

5. Marks Relaxation

The NEET 2020 qualifying percentage for general category PWD and SC/ST/OBC categories is mentioned here. 

CategoryMarks Relaxation
General Category Candidates with PWD45% in aggregate
SC/ST/OBC40% in aggregate

NEET Admit Card 2020

NEET 2020 Admit Card is now available for download via the official website of NTA NEET. The National Testing Agency made the NEET admit card download link available from August 26, 2020, onward. Only the registered candidates can access the login window for NEET Admit Card download. We have provided a direct link for downloading the NEET Admit Card above. 

On the day of the examination, ensure that you carry the admit card along with your Aadhar Card. It contains important details such as your name, roll number, signature, photograph, exam centre address, and other important exam-related details.

NEET Exam Pattern 2020

The National Testing Agency prepares the NEET exam pattern such that candidates’ proficiency in each subject can be judged properly. When preparing for NEET UG exam, candidates must know about the marking scheme, mode of examination, medium, and the duration of the examination.  

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsNo. of MarksTotal Time
Chemistry451803 Hours
Physics45180
Zoology45180
Botany45180
Total180720

Go through the subject-wise syllabus for NEET 2020 in the table below. 

NEET ChemistryNEET PhysicsNEET Biology
Basic Concepts of ChemistryClassification of ElementsPeriodicity in PropertiesStates of MatterGases and LiquidsHydrogenHydrocarbonsEquilibriumP-Block ElementsSolid StateSurface ChemistryElectrochemistryCoordination CompoundsPhenols and EthersAlcoholsOrganic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, etc.Laws of MotionPhysical-world and measurementThe motion of System of Particles and Rigid BodyElectronic DevicesThe behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic TheoryDual Nature of Matter and RadiationElectrostaticsMagnetic Effects of Current and MagnetismElectromagnetic Waves, etc.Diversity in Living WorldHuman PhysiologyCell Structure and FunctionPlant PhysiologyStructural Organization in Animals and PlantsReproductionEcology and EnvironmentBiotechnology and Its ApplicationsBiology and Human WelfareGenetics and Evolution, etc.

Here is the NEET Book List for Biology section which comprises the book titles and their corresponding authors and publishers. 

NEET Biology BooksAuthor/Publisher
Biology textbooks of Class 11 & 12NCERT
A Textbook of Biology Class 11 & 12Pradeep Publications
Objective Biology Dinesh
Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips for NEET– Biology MTG Editorial Board 
Biology Volume 1 & Volume 2- ElementaryTrueman

NEET Cut Off

NEET Cut Off score depends on two factors- the number of students taking part in the entrance exam and the level of difficulty of the exam. If the cut off score is too high, you can assume that the exam was difficult last year. NEET previous year cut off will help you determine how much efforts you need to put in so that you can achieve the target. 

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