The eligibility criteria of NEET 2020 stipulates the minimum requirements candidates need to meet in order to appear for the exam. The regulations are laid as below:-
- Nationality:- Indian Nationals, NRIs, PIOs, OCIs and Foreign Nationals are eligible to take NEET 2020.
- Age Limit:- The age limit has for now been waived off as per the latest Supreme Court judgement. For 2020, NTA has not yet given any age limit. Any updates on this will be available here as soon as it is announced The lower age limit however is 17 years as on the date of admissions or by December 31, 2020. Candidate who complete 17 years by then will be eligible for the exam and admissions.
- Educational Qualification:- Candidate must have passed Class 12 or equivalent examination and must have scored a minimum of 50% in Chemistry, Biology and Physics in each and in aggregate too.Plz Note Biology should not be additional subject in 12th but in the main subjects opted by candidate in 12th class.
Reserved category candidates must score at least 40% while PwD candidates are required to score a minimum of 45% in the qualifying exam.
- Number of Attempts:- There is no limit to the number of attempts that a candidate can appear as long as he/she fulfills other eligibility criteria of NEET 2020.
NEET 2020 will conducted in offline mode where candidates are provided with an OMR sheet to put their responses in. The question paper of NEET will contain three sections, namely Biology (Botany+Zoology), Physics and Chemistry. The detailed exam pattern of NEET 2020 is mentioned below.
- Salient Factors Details:- Mode of Exam
Pen and Paper based (Offline)
English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu
Note: The availability of the question paper in a particular regional language will depend on the location of the exam centre of NEET 2020.
- Type of Questions:-Multiple choice with four options out of which one will be correct
Marks for a correct answer:- 4 marks will be awarded for a correct answer
1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer
NEET 2020 Admit Card
National Testing Agency will issue the NEET admit card from March 27, 2020, onwards, at ntaneet.nic.in in online mode. Candidates have to login to download the admit card of NEET as it will
not be sent by any other means. The NEET 2020 admit card is a mandatory identity document which needs to be carried to the examination hall on the exam day.
Candidates must enter their application number, date of birth and provided security pin with them in order to access the admit card. Once the hall ticket is displayed, students must download it for verification purposes.
NEET-UG Counselling Procedure for AIQ 2020
NEET-UG counselling procedure is divided into two categories, i.e., AIQ Counselling and State-Level Counselling. All the NEET-UG qualifiers are eligible for AIQ counselling, and 15% of seats in all the medical colleges across the country are reserved for AIQ (All India Quota). Candidates aspiring to participate in NEET AIQ counselling can check the step-by-step process for the same here. Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) is the authority to conduct the NEET-UG counselling process for AIQ seats.
Step 1 - New Candidate's Registration
NEET-UG qualifiers can visit the official website of MCC (Medical Counselling Committee) to register for AIQ counselling process. The registration is applicable for admission in MBBS/ BDS seats in government and private medical colleges across the country under All India Quota. After visiting the official website of MCC, the candidates will have to click on UG medical counselling. Click on the link that indicates 'New Registration'. The following details must be entered in the New Registration Form of NEET-UG AIQ counselling –
NEET UG Application Number
NEET UG Roll Number
Name of the Candidate
Date of Birth
After entering the above details, the candidates must create a password. The password should have 8-13 characters, and the password must contain 'One Capital Letter', 'One Small Letter', 'One Numeric' and 'One Special Character'.
After submitting the above details, the candidates will receive an OTP on their mobile. Enter the OTP to complete the registration process.
Step 2 - Take the Printout of Registration Slip
After the confirmation of registration, the candidates can see all the details on the screen. The candidates will have to keep the registration slip for future reference. The registration slip will help the candidates to have a track of personal details, login id and password.
Step 3 - Registered User Login
Once the registration is complete, the candidates can log in on the official website with their 'Login Credentials'. The NEET-UG Roll Number will be the user name and Password will be the same that was created by the candidates during the new registration process.
Step 4 - Filling Choices
Once the candidates 'Login' on the official website, they can click on the option that indicates 'Choice Available'. The server automatically displays the choices available for candidates. Check the list of colleges and click on 'Choice Filling' option. Click on '+' to select the choice. You can change the priority number of choice by clicking on Upper Arrow or Down Arrow.
Step 5 - Mock Allotment
Once the candidates submit the choices on the official website of MCC, the authority will release the mock seat allotment on the specified dates. The mock seat allotment will help the candidates to find out whether they can get a seat as per their preference or not.
Step 6 -Choice Locking
f the candidate is sure about the choices filled and mock allotment, he/she has to Lock the Choices within the specified and date. The candidates will be considered for seat allotment only after locking the choices. Once the choices are locked by the candidates, it is not possible to unlock or change the choices. The candidates can also take the printout of locked choices.
NEET-UG 2020 State-Wise Counselling Process (85% State Quota)
Apart from the NEET-UG AIQ counselling process, NEET-UG qualifiers of various states can participate in the state-level counselling process and compete for 85% state quota seats.
Similarly Counselling for Deemed Universities for 100% of the seats (including NRI’s, as applicable through respective state regulation) is carried out, the registeration for Deemed Univ counselling has to be carried out separately & choices as per ones preference needs to be filled.One must check the Courses, fee structure of each deemed univ before opting for it. Also check if any rural practice is also bound to be done in each deemed univ. Choices should be filled very carefully and each step should be taken as per the schedule. If you misplay or take it casual ,you may Miss the chance and lose the opportunity for Admission. Things seems simple but people ,who are not aware of the Tiny Nitti gritties end up opting for Wrong Choice.
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List of Deemed Universities /Medical Colleges in India:
|BhartiVidya Peeth Deemed Univ Pune
|| Meenakshi Medical College Host. and Res. Inst., Chennai|
|Dr. DY Patil Medical College, Navi Mumbai ||MGM Medical College, Aurangabad
|Dr. DYP Edu. Soc. Deemed Uni., Kolhapur ||MGM Medical College, Navi Mumbai|
|Hamdard Inst. of Med. Sciences and Research, New Delhi ||MGMC and Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Pondicherry|
|Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Host., Bhubaneswar ||MM Inst. Med. and Research, Mullana|
|JLN Medical College, Datta Meghe, Wardha ||Rural Medical College and PIMS, Loni|
|JSS Medical College, Jagadguru ||Saveetha Medical College, Chennai|
|K.S Hegde Medical Academy, Mangaluru ||SBKS Med. Inst. and Res. Centre, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth|
|Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar ||SDU Medical College, Kolar|
|Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Univ., Mangalore ||Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and RI, Kancheepuram|
|Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Univ., Manipal ||Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai|
| Krishna Inst. of Med. Scie., Karad||Sri Lakshmi Narayana Inst. of Med. Scien., Puducherry|
|Sri Ramachandra Med. College and Res. Inst., Chennai
Sri Siddhartha Medical College DU, Tumkur|
SRM Medical College and Hospital, Chennai
Vinayaka Missions Medical College and Hospital, Karaikal|
VMKV Medical College and Hospital, Salem||
Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore|
Note:- Some Deemed Universities have two consitituent colleges too.