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 May 3. 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||March 27, 2020|
|NEET UG exam date||May 3, 2020|
|NEET UG result date||June 4, 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) 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|
NTA has released an important notice regarding NEET UG 2020 syllabus. Candidates who are aspiring for the entrance exam should note that NEET UG 2020 syllabus is not changed. The Agency has released an important notice regarding the NEET syllabus.
The notice reads, "It has come to our notice that a fake public notice has been circulating regarding the change in syllabus of NEET.
It also reads, "All candidates preparing for NEET 2020 are hereby informed that there is NO change in syllabus of NEET. NTA does not decide the syllabus, it only provides a link to the syllabus. The link is provided in the information bulletin and reproduced again."
Earlier, NTA has postponed the NEET UG 2020 exam due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID 2019). The new exam dates will be released soon.4 April 2020
NTA has activated the window for the online application form correction facility for the NEET (UG) 2020. The Agency has taken this decision due to hardships faced by the aspirants during the Coronavirus outbreak. The NEET 2020 online correction facility will be available until April 14, 2020. Aspirants should pay the fee online to make the changes in the online application form.
Earlier, NTA has postponed the NEET 2020 exam due to nationwide lockdown in the country. The new exam dates will be released soon on the official website.2 April 2020
The National Testing Agency (NTA) has postponed the NEET 2020 examination scheduled on May 3. The Agency has postponed the entrance exam based on the Government order and ongoing lockdown due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-2019).
Earlier, NTA has also postponed the release of NEET 2020 admit card. Students who have registered for the examination are advised to check the important details on the official website.
After analysing the situation, NTA will release the new exam date and other important details. The sources suggest that NEET 2020 likely to be held during the last week of May.30 March 2020
The National Testing Agency (NTA) is likely not to release the NEET admit card 2020. The Agency has taken the decision due to ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. However, there is no official announcement yet regarding NEET admit card or NEET exam date 2020.
NEET 2020 exam will be conducted on May 3, 2020, after 21 days of lockdown in the country. The admit card scheduled to be released on March 27, 2020. The media reports suggest that the release of admit cards will be postponed.27 March 2020
The online application correction facility window will close today, i.e., March 19, 2020. The correction facility will be closed before 12 am today. Candidates who wish to make corrections to their applications can visit the official website.
The NEET exam will be held on May 3, 2020. The CBSE and CISCE board exams postponed due to Coronavirus. However, there is no official announcement yet about NEET exam postponement.19 March 2020