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|
|NEET UG exam date||September 13, 2020|
|NEET UG result date||October 16 2020|
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) 2020, was conducted on September 13. Over 15 lakh candidates have appeared for the written examination, which held in a single shift. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has also conducted a special exam on October 14 for candidates who had missed the exam due to COVID-19 infection or because of residing in Containment zones.
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 2020 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 2020 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) 2020 on September 27 for admission to MBBS/BDS courses in Medical/Dental Colleges in India.
|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|
MCC has released NEET Counselling 2020 stray vacancy round result on January 7. Candidates who have registered for the stray round can check the result on the official site of MCC on mcc.nic.in.
THe authority has released a separate list for Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Delhi University, Employee State Insured Cooperation (ESIC), Deemed and Central universities.
The NEET 2020 stray round was conducted to fill 2,463 vacant seats for MBBS and BDS courses in AIIMS, VMMC, DU, AMU, BHU, JIPMER, JMI, deemed universities, and ESIC.8 January 2021
The AYUSH Admissions Central Counselling Committee (AACCC) has released the result of the second round counselling on the official website - aaccc.gov.in. Candidates can report for admission between December 31, 2020, and January 9, 2021.
The AYUSH counselling committee will conduct another round of counselling on January 13. The result will be declared on January 20. One can report at allotted institutions from January 21 to January 30, 2021.
30 December 2020
The NTA will be releasing the NEET UG 2021 exam date will be released in the month of February. Candidates who are aspiring for admission to MBBS/BDS courses across the country advised to check the details only on the official website.
Earlier, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has announced that the CBSE board exams will not be conducted before February. NEET 2021 exam is likely to be held in July. However, there is no official confirmation from the exam authority.24 December 2020
MCC has declared the NEET counselling results for mop-up round for admission to MBBS and BDS. Candidates who are registered for NEET 2020 counselling mop-up round can check their results online at mcc.nic.in.
The official notice reads, "It is for the information to all the candidates that the Provisional Result for Mop Up Round of Medical/ Dental NEET UG Counselling 2020 is now available. Final result will be displayed on 17th December, 2020. Any discrepancy in the result may be informed to MCC of DGHS through email on the Email id: firstname.lastname@example.org till 10:00 AM of 17th December, 2020, after which the result will be treated as Final. Candidates are requested to wait for the Final Result and Allotment Letter before proceeding for booking of tickets etc. for the purpose of Reporting to the allotted college."17 December 2020
Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) has started the processing of seat allotment for NEET counselling. Candidates who have registered for Mop-up round on its official website can check the processing of the seat allotment.
Candidates should note that the mop-up round is conducted for admission to the remaining vacant seats in deemed/central universities, ESIC institutes, AIIMS, and JIPMER.
15 December 2020