EducationWhat are the eligibility criteria for NEET 2020 and the last date?

What are the eligibility criteria for NEET 2020 and the last date?

In this article, we will discuss the NEET Entrance Exam. The full form of NEET is the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. NEET is an Entrance exam through which admission to prestigious colleges in the country. NEET is the country’s largest medical entrance exam for admission in various courses Like MBBS, BDS, and many medical courses. There will be no AIIMS and JIPMER exams from the year 2020, henceforth NEET will be the only entrance test for admission in medical colleges. It was being speculated for a long time that some implementations will be done in the medical entrance which has now been done. MHRD Government of India has established an agency NTA that aims to conduct entrance examinations for admission to various institutions in the country. There are many students who are confused about the entrance exam of NEET like how the exam pattern of NEET is there, Eligibility Criteria, NEET Entrance Application Fee, etc. In this article, we will discuss all these things in detail.

What is NEET:-

If you want to become a doctor and you want to study in a reputed college in the country, then you have to go through a route called NEET. Being a doctor is not just to earn money, it is also a good way to do good for people. By cracking NEET, you can get admission to both government and some private medical colleges. At least 11-13 lakh students appear in NEET every year, which according to an estimate can reach 16 lakhs in the year 2020. On 28th April, our honorable Supreme Court ordered that for admission in the medical college, there will now be a single entrance NEET through which admission will be done in the medical colleges of the country.

NEET Highlights:-

EntranceNEET 2020
NEET Full FormNational Eligibility Cum Entrance Test
Conducted ByNTA-National Testing Agency
level of ExaminationNational
Mode of ExaminationOffline
Total Entrance Centres101+
Duration of Exam3 hours

Eligibility Criteria:-

To participate in the NEET Exam, candidates have to fulfill the following conditions:-

  • An Indian citizen or OCI holders can apply
  • NRIs and PIOs can also participate to take admission in medical colleges through NEET

Educational Qualification and qualifying marks required:-

To Participate in the NEET exam, candidates must have passed 12th from any recognized institutions. However, a qualifying percentage has been kept for NEET entrance which should be 50% in 12th for general and 40% for SC/ST /OBC. There is a separate eligibility percentage for Physically Handicapped, 45% for Physically Handicapped General, and 40% for Physically Handicapped SC/ST/OBC. We can also understand from the table given below:-

CategoryQualifying marks required in 12th
Physically Handicapped (General)45%
Physically Handicapped(SC/ST/OBC)40%

Important Dates:-

Opening of Online Application form02-12-2019
Last date of Application form31-12-2019
Correction in Online Application formUp to 31st May 2020
Issue of admit cardLoading…
Date of Exam26th July 2020

NEET 2020 Application Fee:-

General/OBCINR 1400/
  • Payments can be done Online or Offline both
  • Online-Through Debit and credit card
  • Offline-Through Bank challan

Regarding the app launched by NTA for NEET and JEE exam:-

NTA launched an app to make NEET AND JEE exam easier, which will help aspirants to analyze their papers. The special feature of this application is that children can give a through test series of this app and can also calculate the percentile by analyzing the questions attempted. This app has been named National Test Abhyas, which is intended to help the candidates preparing for NEET and JEE exam and it does not have to be 24 hours net, you can also use it in offline mode. The time duration of the test series in this app is of 3 hours, like 3 hours is given in exams, similarly, in this you will get an accurate 3 hours. After giving the test, you can analyze the questions you have attempted, as well as solutions to all the questions through this app, which will help you in the final exam.

NEET Exam pattern:-

The most important thing is to know the pattern before giving any exams, which helps in preparation, we can aware of the Exam Pattern of NEET from the data given below.

Total Questions180 MCQs
SubjectPhysics Chemistry and Biology
Negative markingYes (-1)
Total Marks720(4 marks for each correct answer)

NEET Question Paper Language:-

The questions paper of Neet is in two national and Nine regional languages while applying, you will get the option in which language you want to do the exam.

Age Limit:-

As we all know that for every a minimum and maximum age limit is prescribed for entrance exam and jobs. The minimum and maximum age have been set for NEET, which can be understood from the table given below.

CategoriesMinimum Age limitMaximum Age limit
General17 Years25 Years
Reserved category17 Years30 Years

About Common Service Centre:-

A common service center has also been created by NTA for the students who have difficulty in filling the form due to lack of internet connection

ServicesService Charges
Application form and mail25/-
charges of application form0. 5% of application fee
Admit card/Result/Answer key- download10/-
Correction in the application form25/-
Print Out5-/Page

*To know the nearest customer service center, you can get information by visiting the official website of CSC or customer support which is 18001213468.


NEET Cut Off According to NEET 2019 we can calculate the cutoff which is given below

Physically Handicapped-General133-120
Physically Handicapped-SC/ST/OBC119-107

Steps for NEET Online Application Form:- 

Registration:-Simply by giving your name email and other information you can register.

Application form:-After registration you will have to submit an application form. In this, you have to give all information related to education and address

Images uploading:-While uploading images and signature, you also have to ensure the size which has been set by the NTA.

Payment:-You can find the application fee set by NTA and you can pay through debit and credit card. You can also get Challan and submit it to the bank.

Print Confirmation:-After all the processes are done, you can save the confirmation page for future reference.

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