The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is an all India entrance examination conducted once a year for admission to MBBS. The NEET Undergraduate (UG) is the only entrance exam for admission to all the medical institutes spread across the country including All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) according to NMC Act, 2019.
The All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) was replaced by National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG), popularly known as (NEET-UG) from 2012 onwards. NEET is a competitive entrance exam conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) until 2018 for admission to MBBS and BDS courses.
National Testing Agency (NTA) has been established as a premier, specialist, autonomous and self-sustained testing organisation to conduct entrance examinations for admission/fellowship in higher educational institutions.
NTA is the newly formed body by the centre to conduct JEE Main (I) & (II), NEET-UG, GPAT, UGC NET, CMAT, etc. entrance exam from 2019 onwards, taking over the management of these exams from CBSE and respective boards.
At present, 15% of the total seats in all medical and dental colleges run by the Union of India, state governments, municipal or other local authorities in India, except in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir, are reserved for candidates who pass this examination. The exam is usually conducted on the first Sunday of May.
|Exam||National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)|
|Conducted by||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Frequency||Once a year|
|Application fee||Rs 1500|
|Mode of exam||Offline|
|Duration of exam||3 hours|
|Type of questions||Objective|
|Number of questions||180|
The NTA has released the NEET UG exam information bulletin. Medical aspirants who are aiming for MBBS and BDS course can find NTA NEET UG 2020 notification pdf on the official site. The Agency has released the NEET 2020 notification in 5 regional languages along with English, Hindi and Urdu. Candidates are advised to refer the official NEET notification 2020 to access all the details.
The NEET UG exam date 2020 will be conducted on July 26. Aspirants are advised to explore all NEET important dates 2020.
|NEET 2020 notification release||December 2, 2019|
|Online registration||December 2 to 31, 2019|
|Application fee through online till||January 1, 2020 (11:50 pm)|
|Correction in particulars||January 15 to 31, 2020|
|NEET UG admit card||June 27, 2020 (Tentative)|
|NEET UG exam date||July 26, 2020|
|NEET UG result date||August 4, 2020 (Tentative)|
For General/OBC candidates: INR 1,400/-
For SC/ST/PH candidates: INR 800/-
One amongst the toughest academic entrance examinations in the country, National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2019, was conducted on May 5. Over 15 lakh candidates have appeared for the written examination, which held in a single shift. The exam held across the country except in Odisha due to cyclone Fani. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will soon notify regarding the conduct of NEET UG in cyclone Fani hit parts of Odisha state.
Many students across the country feel that Biology paper was easier compared to Physics and Chemistry. Many questions were directly taken from the NCERT syllabus. As expected, most of the test takers said that the numerical questions were difficult. Check the complete NEET UG 2019 exam analysis.
Physics stands on top as the toughest paper compared to Chemistry and Biology. Most of the questions in Physics were tricky and conceptual. The test takers complained regarding insufficient time because of heavy calculations.
This section seems to be moderate and there are some direct questions from NCERT books. Many students said that this is a scoring paper because of questions on simple topics. Academicians and some test-takers believe that this year's Chemistry paper was easy compared to the previous year.
The Biology paper is easy for most of them due to direct theoretical questions. Students also believe that it took less time to answer because of fact-based questions. Students who are good at Microbes in Human Welfare and Cell – the unit of life chapters of Botany and Zoology will score more because of many questions from it. There are a few questions which tested the student's aptitude as well.
The National Testing Agency (NTA) is vested with the authority to conduct the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) examination from 2019 onwards. The NTA is also responsible for declaring the result. Usually, it will release the NEET result a month after. Students who have appeared for the NEET (UG) examination can check their result online on the official website of NTA.
The NTA conducted NEET (UG) 2019 on May 5 and 20 for admission to MBBS/BDS courses in Medical/Dental Colleges in India. The total number of students registered for the exam is 15,19,375 out of which, 14,10,755 appeared for the written test. A total of 7,97,042 students qualified in NEET (UG) 2019 exam. The list of top 10 students in NEET 2019 is below.
|NEET Rank||Roll Number||Name||Marks||State|
|3||441114037||Akshat Kaushik||700||Uttar Pradesh|
|5||440901137||Anant Jain||695||Uttar Pradesh|
|6||311311621||Bhat Sarthak Raghavendra||695||Maharashtra|
|7||420127327||Madhuri Reddy G||695||Telangana|
|8||440815924||Dhruv Kushwaha||695||Uttar Pradesh|
|10||300100187||Raghav Dubey||691||Madhya Pradesh|
The overall exam paper of NEET UG 2019 is a standard paper similar to previous years. There will be no major surprises in NEET 2019. Students are advised to check the NEET 2019 cut-off score along with 2018.
|Category||Cut-off Percentile||2019 Marks Range||2018 Marks Range|
|General Category||50th Percentile||701-134||691-119|
Indian students residing in UAE have requested for a local test centre for NEET 2020 examination. They have requested for a local test centre due to restrictions on travel caused by Coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic.
Every year, around 300 students residing in UAE register for NEET examination. The sources suggest that the NTA is considering their plea and likely to take a decision in favour of students.
NEET UG 2020 examination will be conducted on July 26, 2020. The admit card release date and other details will be released soon.19 May 2020
Vineet Joshi, Director General of National Testing Agency (NTA), has revealed that the Agency is putting its best foot forward to make the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) a computer-based test (CBT).
Vineet Joshi is in touch with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) regarding NEET online exam.
Earlier, HRD Ministry has announced the new exam date of NEET 2020. The offline exam will be held on July 26, 2020.18 May 2020
The NTA has issued an important notice regarding the NEET online correction facility including choice of centres in the application form. Candidates who have registered for the NEET 2020 examination can make changes until May 31, 2020.
Candidates should note that payment (if applicable) can be paid through online mode. Aspirants are advised to visit the official website to track the latest updates.
Earlier, HRD Minister has announced that NEET 2020 will be held on July 26. The admit card and other important dates will be available soon on the official website.15 May 2020
Tamil Nadu School Education Minister has announced that the government will provide free NEET coaching to students. He also announced about the pending Class 10 and Class 12 examination besides evaluation process.
The sources suggest that the state government will provide food and lodging facilities in 10 colleges for school students who are aspiring for NEET UG exam. The government is also planning to provide an online facility for students to study from home.
Earlier, the Union HRD Minister announced the NEET UG 2020 exam date, July 26.13 May 2020
"Zindagi foundation" run by a non-governmental organisation in Odisha to help poor NEET aspirants during the nationwide lockdown caused by Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic.
The academician Ajay Bahadur Singh, founder of the organisation, is providing the support. NEET mock tests will be held twice a week for preparation.
Earlier, NEET UG 2020 will be held on July 26. The admit card and other details will be released soon.11 May 2020