NEET 2020 - Exam Dates, Syllabus, Registration, Exam Pattern

The NEET entrance exam is conducted for admission in MBBS, BDS, AYUSH courses, Veterinary, AIIMS, and other medical / paramedical courses by the National Testing Agency India. The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) is conducted annually and is conducted in about 2548 examination canters in 155 cities in India. Nearly 16 Lakh candidates appear for the this exam in every year. This exam is taken twice a year by NTA. NEET is the largest medical/Dental & other College entrance examination in all over India.

NEET 2020

  • NEET exam will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on Sunday, May 3, 2020
  • NEET entrance exam prospectus has been released on December 2, 2019.
  • The online application form for the NEET examination will be available on Monday, December 2, 2019 at 5 pm.
  • The last date of online submit application of the NEET examination on December 31, 2019
  • You can fill the online application form of NEET (UG) entrance exam by going official website of NTA to
  • The NEET 2020 Admit Card will be available on Friday, March 27, 2020 for those candidates who have successfully filled the application.
  • After the examination is conducted, candidates can easily download the provisional answer key of NEET exam 2020 in the last week of May 2020.
  • NEET 2020 exam results will be announced in online mode on Thursday, June 4, 2020 with the final answer key and eligible cut-off.
  • NEET Entrance Examination qualifying candidates can apply for counselling across India conducted by MCI in June, while there will be counselling for state level admission after that. Read the full article to know more about the application form, eligibility criteria, syllabus, preparation tips, dress code, result, etc.
NEET 2020 - Exam Dates, Syllabus, Registration, Exam Pattern

NEET Exam Pattern 2020  

Name of Examination
National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET)
Conducted By
National Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam Mode
Written (offline)
Exam Duration
Total Question
Three (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
Total Marks
Negative Marking
1 Marks deduct for each incorrect Answer
Timing of Examination
02:00 Pm To 05:00 Pm
ENGLISH, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi
Official Website

NEET 2020 Important Dates

NEET information brochure and application form
Monday, December 2, 2019
Start date of NEET 2020 application form
Monday, December 2, 2019 at 4 pm
Last date of NEET 2020 application form
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Last date of submit the NEET application fee
Wednesday, January 01, 2020
Last date of application form correction
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Admit card 2020
Monday, March 2, 2020
Exam date 2020
Sunday, May 3, 2020
4th  week of May, 2020
NEET Result 2020
Thursday, June 4, 2020

NEET Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to appear in the NEET entrance exam must first know if they are eligible to take the NEET exam.

NEET 2020 - Exam Dates, Syllabus, Registration, Exam Pattern

  • Indian Nationals,
  • Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)
  • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
  • Persons with Indian Origin (PIO)
  • Foreign Nationals

Age Limit:
  • Candidates have to complete minimum 17 years by 31 December 2020.
  • Candidates have to complete a maximum of 25 years as on 31 December 2020, students who are belonging to general category.
  • Candidates have to complete a maximum of 30 years as on 31 December 2020, students who are belonging to reserved category.

Qualification Criteria:

Students must pass the Class 12 examination from CBSE or any State Board, it is mandatory to have at least five subjects in the exam i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English and must pass an elective.

In the qualifying class 12th examinations, the Candidates must obtain the required marks:
  • General Category – 50% marks
  • SC/ST/OBC category – 40% marks
  • Physically handicapped candidates (General Category) – 45% marks
  • Physically handicapped candidates (SC/ST/OBC) – 40% marks

Maximum Attempts:

  • There is no limit on the number of attempts in NEET entrance exam. Students can sit as many times as they want to appear in the exam.

NEET 2020 Admission Process

The application form for NEET 2020 exam has been released on 2 December 2019. Candidates can apply for NEET 2020 exam only through online process. There is no offline mode available for fill application form. To understand the process better, read and understand the steps below.

NEET 2020 application fee:

The application fee payable for various categories:
  • General: Rs 1500
  • Gen EWS/ OBC: Rs. 1400
  • SC/ ST/ PWD: Rs. 800

Payment Mode: The application fee has to be paid online. It can be paid through credit card / debit card / net banking / e-challan / UPI/ paytm. There is offline mode available for fee payment through bank challan.

How to fill NEET Application form
  • The following are simple steps
  • Visit the official website of NEET
  • After going to the official website, you will see the new registration written on your left side, click on it.
  • Upload the scanned documents in the given size and format.
  • You pay after filling the form through online or offline.
  • After filling the application form, you print the confirmation page so that it will work in future.

Documents required apply for NEET 2020:

Information to be filled in the online application form such as father's / mother's name and
Correctly spelled candidates will issue Aadhaar number (only last 4 digits) / class 12th  roll number Board / Election Card (EPIC No.) / Passport Number / Ration Card Number / Bank Account Number / Other Legitimate Govt. ID number, date of birth, address, mobile number, email id, Etc. can be kept ready. Candidates are advised to check "Replication of Application Form"(Appendix-XVI), before filling the application.
  • Latest passport size Photograph must be white background with mention the applicant's name and date printed below the photograph. (Size 10 KB to 200 KB in JPG/ JPEG format only)
  • The signature should be of white background with black pen. (Size 4 KB to 30 KB in JPG/ JPEG format only)
  • Class 10 passing Certificate. (Size 100 KB to 400 KB)
  • Left hand thumb impression (in case of left hand thumb being unavailable in any case, right
  • Hand thumb impression can be used. (Size: 10 KB to 50 KB in JPG/ JPEG format only)

NEET 2020 Admit Card

NTA will issue NEET 2020 Admit Card on Friday, March 27, 2020. The NEET exam for the year 2020 will be held on Sunday 3 May 2020. NTA will provide NEET 2020 Admit Card till 27 March 2020. NEET Admit Card will be made available through online mode. The board will also send the admit card (copy) in PDF format to the candidates from the registered email ID. Candidates will also have to put their passport size photo on the admit card. 

Steps to download the admit card:
  1. Interested candidates of NEET can download the admit card from the official website -
  2. Select the option of NEET Admit Card 2020
  3. Fill the required details like application number, date of birth, security PIN and click on submit button
  4. Your admit card will be displayed in front of your eyes.
  5. Candidates can check the details given in their admit card and then download the admit card and take a print out of it.

NEET 2020 Syllabus

NEET syllabus 2020 will be based on common syllabus as prescribed by Medical Council of India (MCI). The syllabus of NEET will cover subjects of Zoology, Botany, Physics and Chemistry. If you want to pass the medical exam successfully, then medical candidates will have to get the syllabus of NEET 2020, NEET syllabus is based on class 11th and 12th.

NEET 2020 - Exam Dates, Syllabus, Registration, Exam Pattern

6 Simple Tips for NEET Preparation 

Everyone has a dream and everyone want to be success in his life. Those students who want to be a doctor and go in the field of medical after class 10, they generally choose Biology as a main subject to study the Biology from the beginning. They study two years for their Boards examinations and also many students prepare for the Board examination as well as for NEET entrance exam together, for higher education, candidates be acquainted with that want to go a good & best college to study your NEET exam preparation.
  1. Keep NEET syllabus in Mind
  2. Only follow NCERT Book
  3. Practice NEET Mock Tests
  4. Study online Coaching
  5. Practice NEET previous year question
  6. Every day Proper study timetable

One of the most effective methods for preparing for the exam is to practice with the previous year questions of previous examinations. Also, an old exam will help you look at the format and formulation of questions and it would be good for you to know what you should expect to measure the time required for the actual exam. 

Best NEET Books for Preparation 

While NCERT books are best for covering all your basic concepts, some of the NEET books for each subject are tested in the examination. To prepare for NEET or any other medical entrance test, the key starts with NCERT and ends with NCERT. In the meantime, you can refer to the books below to learn more about topics and practice questions. Go to the best NEET books for reference only if you have completely modified your NCERT books. Try not to see many books at once because it can be confusing.

NEET 2020 FAQs

Q. Is Neet online or offline 2020?
A. NTA conducted NEET exam and this exam will be in offline mode on 3 may 2020.

Q. Is Ncert enough for NEET 2020?
A. To clear the NEET entrance exam, only you read the NCERT book of class 11 and 12 and read the previous year question asked in the NEET exam. After doing this you can easily score high marks in NEET exam.

Q. Is there any attempt limit for NEET 2020?
A. No limit on the number of attempts in NEET 2020 exam. Students can sit as many times as they want to appear in the exam. But, if the age of the student is more than 30 years, then he cannot sit in the exam.

Q. What are the subjects for NEET exam?
A. In the NEET exam, questions are asked from three subjects:
  • Physics, 
  • Chemistry 
  • Biology

Q. NEET full form?
A. Full form of NEET: National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test.

Q. When will NEET release the application form for 2020?
A. NEET exam form to be filled online from 2 December 2019 at 4pm.

NEET 2020 Cut-Off

The cut-off is the minimum score required to pass the entrance exam. The cut-off for NEET exam will be published by NTA on 4 June 2020. This list will have the rank of All India category of qualified candidates. Accordingly, all participating states will prepare their merit list for the process of state counseling. This year the NEET cut-off has increased by 15 points for each category.

Candidates who have cleared the cut-off will have to register themselves for the NEET 2020 counselling process, which will start from the 4th week of June 2020.

Previous year cut-off: 

Number of Applicants
Cut-off score
Cut-off percentile
Unreserved - PH

NEET 2020 Counselling

NEET 2020 counselling will be conducted through online mode. Counselling will begin in the second week of June 2020. Candidates have to participate in the counselling process which will be conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee.

Students have to first register for Counselling and then complete their choice. After that, seats will be allotted to the candidates as per reservation policy, availability of seats etc.

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