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||August 27, 2020 (Tentative)|
|NEET UG exam date||September 13, 2020|
|NEET UG result date||September 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|
The NTA has re-opened the NEET-UG 2020 application form correction window. Candidates can make the correction window till September 30, 2020, up to 05:00 PM. One should enter the login details such as application number and password to edit details in the application form.
Earlier, NEET UG 2020 was held on September 13 in pen and paper mode for admission to a total of 80,055 MBBS seats, 26,949 BDS seats, 52,720 AYUSH and 525 BVSc & AH. The sources suggest that NEET 2020 result will be declared on October 13, 2020.
24 September 2020
The NTA has conducted the NEET 2020 examination on September 13. The Agency will release the answer key and result soon on the official site. Candidates who have appeared for the exam can check the details.
NEET answer key - 2 weeks after the exam date
NEET final answer key - Along with the result
NEET result 2020 - 3 to 4 weeks from the exam date.
NEET counselling - Middle of October
The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) is responsible for conducting the NEET counselling. The seats vacant during All India Counselling will be transferred to the states.23 September 2020
The organising agency of NEET PG and NEET MDS, National Board of Examinations (NBE), has released the provisional exam dates for the upcoming exams. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Postgraduate (NEET PG) 2021 and Master of Dental Surgery (NEET MDS) 2021 exam dates announced.
Interested candidates who are aspiring for the exams can access the information bulletin available on the official website - nbe.edu.in.17 September 2020
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has revealed that NEET 2020 is more successful than JEE Main April/September session. The entrance exams were conducted across the country despite COVID-19 pandemic in September.
"NEET examination became more successful than JEE Main. It was a big challenge for us," the minister told ANI.
The official sources suggest that 15.97 lakh students had registered for NEET 2020 and 14.37 lakh students appeared for the examination. The offline exam held on September 13 and the result will be declared in this month.15 September 2020
The NTA has informed that examination centres of NEET (UG) 2020 scheduled on September 13 changed due to implementation of COVID-19 measures.
NTA mentioned that it has informed the candidates through SMS and email. They are also being informed telephonically. Such candidates must download their admit card available on NEET website.
The official notice reads, "Candidates are also advised to acquaint themselves with the location of the new Examination Centre allotted now, so that they do not face any difficulty in reaching the newly allotted Examination Centre."11 September 2020