Who Conducts Neet Exam?
National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct NEET 2020 on July 26, in pen and paper based mode. NEET application form 2020 has been released on December 2, 2019, and can be filled till December 31.
Eligibility for NEET
National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test conducted in a pen and paper mode in a total of 154 cities across the country. As per the authority, there are some mandatory parameters that an aspirant must fulfil in order to be able to appear in NEET full form National Eligibility cum Entrance Test.
- If a candidate wants to appear for NEET 2020, the very eligibility for them is to be a citizen of India.
- Aspirant age must be at least 17 years as or on December 31 of the year of admission.
- Candidate should have a class 12th graduate with an aggregate mark of 50% with subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English individually.
- A little leverage has been given to candidates who belong to SC/ST/OBC category as the minimum marks required to obtain by them Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology opted together in HSC examination is 40% marks.
- If a candidate belongs to the General Category, he or she can only apply for NEET 2020 till the age of 25. Further, a relaxation of 5 years has been given to the reserved categories aspirants i.e SC/ST/OBC.
NEET Full Form Exam Pattern
Factors in Exam Pattern
NEET full form – National Eligibility cum Entrance Test
September 13, 2020- Postponed
Pen and Paper-based. (candidates are given an OMR sheet to mark the answers with a black or blue ballpoint pen)
Duration and time
3 hours (2:00 PM to 5:00 PM)
English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Kannada and Urdu
Multiple Choice Questions (4 Choice)
Total Number of Questions
Biology (Botany and Zoology)
Every question has equal marks and each correct answer will be awarded +4 marks. Also, there will be 1/4th negative marking
NEET Counselling Process – Final Stage
After getting the scorecard of NEET 2020, candidates can go-ahead for the NEET counseling registration which NTA conducts in three rounds. On the grounds of the marks scored by them in the exam, they will be allotted seats in those three rounds. This process goes on until all the government seats in NEET are filled. The admission to 15% All India Quota seats (AIQ) in government medical colleges will be done by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) along with Deemed/Central Universities, AFMS and ESIC institutes. While remaining 85% state quota seats will be granted by respective state counselling bodies.
Reservation criteria for 15% AIQ for full form of NEET
Other Backward Castes
Economically Weaker Section
Persons with Disability (PwD)*
Percentage of seats
15% (All India Quota)