NEET UG 2020 Notification, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Counselling

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

NEET UG 2020 (NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST) is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to MBBS / BDS / BUMS / BAMS / BHMS / BSMS / BVSc Courses programs.

The National Medical Commission Act, 2019 received assent of the President on 08th August, 2019. Section 14 of the National Medical Commission Act, 2019 provides for holding of a common and uniform National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to the undergraduate medical courses in all medical institutions including those governed under any other law. Thus, the admission to MBBS course in AIIMS, New Delhi, JIPMER and all AIIMS like Institutions will also be made through NEET. (NMC Act, 2019 at Appendix XIV)

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NEET UG 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility to appear in NEET (UG) - 2020

Eligibility for appearing in NEET (UG) is as per related Regulations is as follows: -

  • He/she has completed age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete that age on or before 31 December of the year of his/her admission to the first year Undergraduate Medical Courses .
  • The upper age limit for NEET (UG) is 25 years as on the date of examination with relaxation of 5 years for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC-NCL category and PwD Candidates.

NOTE: The upper age limit of 25 years as prescribed under the Regulations on Graduate Medical Education, 1997 vide amendment dated 22.01.2018, was challenged before the Hon'ble High Court of Delhi and the said upper age limit had been upheld vide judgement dated 11.05.2018 . The said judgement dated 11.05.2018 was challenged before the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India i, when vide interim order dated 29.11.2018, candidates who are 25 years and above were provisionally permitted to appear in NEET-UG-2019 subject to the final outcome of the said matters. The Supreme Court thereafter, vide order dated 29.04.2019 had permitted the candidates to appear provisionally in the Counselling subject to the adjudication o f the matters. The aforesaid matters are pending adjudication before the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India and the authorities shall abide by any order that may be passed for NEET-UG-2020.

Thus, the candidates above 25 years are provisionally permitted to appear and their candidature is subject to the outcome of pending Petitions before the Hon'ble Supreme Court.

Accordingly, the eligibility conditions regarding age limit have been revised as under: 

    • For Candidates of General (UR)/General-EWS - born on or before 31.12.2003
    • For Candidates of SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PwD Category - born on or before 31.12.2003
  • Indian Citizens/ Overseas Citizens of India intending to pursue Undergraduate Medical Courses from a foreign Medical/ Dental Institute also need to qualify NEET (UG).

Qualifications and Qualifying Examination Codes:

To be eligible for NEET (UG) – 2020, candidates need to refer to following table for qualifying  examination criteria.

CODE: 01

A candidate who is appearing in the qualifying examination, i.e., 12th Standard in 2020, whose result is awaited, may apply and appear in the test but he/she shall not be eligible for admission to the Undergraduate Medical Courses, if he/she does not pass the qualifying examination with the required pass percentage at the time of first round of Counselling.

Candidates who have appeared or are appearing at the qualifying Examination with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as main subject and expect to pass the Examination with required percentage of marks are also eligible to apply and appear in the Competitive Entrance Examination. However, their candidature will be considered only if they provide documentary evidence of having passed the qualifying Examination with the required subjects and percentage of marks.

CODE: 02 

The Higher/Senior Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher/Senior Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years study, the last two years of such study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology (which shall include practical tests in these subjects) and Mathematics or any other elective subject with English at a level not less than the core course for English as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training after introduction of the 10+2+3 educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on Education.

Candidates who have passed 10+2 from Open School or as private candidates shall not be eligible to appear for ‘National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test’. Furthermore, study of Biology/Biotechnology as an Additional Subject at 10+2 level also shall not be permissible.*

*The candidates who have passed 10+2 level with Biology as an additional subject will also be eligible for MBBS Entrance Examination (as per Hon’ble High Court Order No. 2341/-W/DHC/WRIT/D-1/2019 dated 24/09/2019 in the Writ Petition (C) No. 6773/2019.

If the institute has to consider an examination of an Indian University or of a foreign/university to be equivalent to the 12th Class under 10+2 scheme/intermediate science examination, the candidates shall have to produce a certificate from the concerned Indian University/Association of Indian Universities to the effect that the examination passed by him/her is considered to be equivalent to the 12th class under 10+2 scheme/intermediate science examination.

*(NOTE: The proviso in italics has been subject matter of challenge before the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi, Hon’ble High Court of Allahabad, Lucknow Bench and Hon’ble High Court of Madhya Pradesh at Jabalpur. The provisions of the regulations disqualifying recognised Open School Board candidates and the candidates who have studied Biology/Biotechnology as an additional Subject has been struck down. The Medical Council of India has preferred Special Leave Petitions before the Hon’ble Supreme Court and Appeals in the Hon’ble High Courts. Therefore, the candidature of candidates in the NEET (UG)-2020 who have passed the qualifying examinations i.e. 10+2 from National Institute of Open Schooling or State Open Schools or as private candidates from recognised State Boards; or with Biology/Biotechnology as additional subject shall be allowed but subject to the outcome of Special Leave Petitions/Appeals filed by the Medical Council of India)

CODE: 03The Intermediate/Pre-degree Examination in Science of an Indian University/Board or other recognised examining body with Physics, Chemistry, Biology /Biotechnology (which shall include practical test in these subjects) and also English as a compulsory subject.
CODE: 04 The Pre-professional/Pre-medical Examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English after passing either the Higher Secondary Examination or the Pre-University or an equivalent examination. The Preprofessional/Pre-medical examination shall include practical tests in these subjects and also English as a compulsory subject.
CODE: 05The first year of the three years’ degree course of a recognised University with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology including practical tests in these subjects provided the examination is a University Examination and candidate has passed the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology with English at a level not less than a core course.
CODE: 06 B.Sc. Examination of an Indian University provided that he/she has passed the B.Sc.
Examination with not less than two of the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology
(Botany, Zoology)/Biotechnology and further that he/ she has passed the earlier
qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English. 
CODE: 07 Any other examination which in scope and standard (Last 02 years of 10+2 Study comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology; which shall include practical test in these subjects) is found to be equivalent to the Intermediate Science Examination of an Indian University/Board, taking Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology including practical tests in each of these subjects and English.
  • Provided also that to be eligible for NEET (UG) - 2020, the candidate must have passed in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology at the qualifying examination as mentioned in clause (2) of Regulation 4 on Graduate Medical Education Regulations, 1997 as amended in 2018, in regulation 2 of Schedule 1, Schedule 2 & Schedule 3 of the Indian Medicine Central Council ( Minimum Standards of Education in Indian Medicine) Regulations , 1986 as amended in 2018 and in Sub-regulation (i) of Regulation 4 of the Homeopathy (Degree Courses) Regulations , 1983 as amended in 2018. In addition, they must have got a rank in the merit list of NEET (UG) - 2020 for admission to Undergraduate Medical Courses.
  • In respect of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward classe (NCL) s, the minimum marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology taken together in qualifying examination shall be 40% marks instead of 50% marks for Unreserved and General-EWS Candidates. In respect of PwD candidates as per NMC, CCIM and BoGCCH guidelines the minimum marks in qualifying examination in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (or Botany & Zoology)/Biotechnology taken together shall be 45% instead of 50%.
  • Provided further that the students who have received education abroad and wish to seek admission into medical colleges in India must have passed in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English with 50% marks in class 12 and their equivalency determined by Association of Indian Universities (AIU) as per regulations of the Medical Council of India and the concerned University.
  • The criteria for minimum qualifying marks to be eligible for admission to MBBS courses shall also be applicable to concerned INIs.
  • Note: In all other cases, the States/Institutes who have cut offs for eligibility other than those mentioned above, may follow their own criteria.
  • If a candidate does not fall within the qualifications prescribed as per Code number 01-07, he/she should furnish complete details to determine eligibility.

For more details refer to the prospectus

NEET UG 2020 Exam Centers

Offline Dates

03/05/2020 Port Blair, Guntur, Kurnool, Nellore, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Itanagar, Naharlagun, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Silchar, Tezpur, Gaya, Patna, Chandigarh, Bhilai, Bilaspur, Durg, Raipur, Daman, Delhi, New Delhi, Madgaon, Margao, Panaji, Ahmedabad, Anand, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar, Patan, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Valsad, Faridabad, Panchkula, Gurugram, Hamirpur, Shimla, Jammu, Srinagar, Bokaro, Godhar, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Belgaum, Bengaluru, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangaluru, Mysore, Udupi, Davanagere, Dharwad, Alappuzha, Angamaly, Ernakulam, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Kavaratti, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Ahmednagar, Akola, Amravati, Aurangabad, Beed, Buldhana, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Satara, Solapur, Thane, Imphal, Shillong, Aizawl, Dimapur, Kohima, Amritsar, Bathinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala, Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur, Gangtok, Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Kanchipuram, Karur, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Tiruchirappalli, Puducherry, Thiruvallur, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Ranga Reddy district, Warangal, Agartala, Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Greater Noida, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Noida, Varanasi, Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee, 24 Parganas (n), Asansol, Bardhaman, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Siliguri

NEET UG 2020 Important Dates

EventsStart DateLast Date
Application Form02/12/2019 06/01/2020
Application Form Correction15/01/2020 31/01/2020
Admit Card Release Date27/03/2020 -
NEET UG 2020 Exam Date Offline Dates
  • 03/05/2020
  • Declaration of result04/06/2020-
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    Timing of Examination 02:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Eligibility for seats under the control of States/Deemed Universities/Central Universities/ESIC and AFMC including Delhi University (DU), BHU & AMU/central pool quota, AIIMS, JIPMER.

    • Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), Persons with Indian Origin (PIO) and Foreign Nationals are eligible for admission in Medical/Dental/Ayurveda/Siddha/Unani/Homeopathy Colleges subject to rules and regulations framed by the respective State Governments, Institutions and the Government of India as the case may be.
    • Foreign nationals may confirm their eligibility from the concerned Medical/Dental/ Ayurveda/ Siddha/Unani/Homeopathy College/State.
    • Notwithstanding anything stated above, the eligibility criteria to appear in NEET (UG) shall also be applicable to the candidates desirous to take admission in Undergraduate Medical Courses in concerned INIs like AIIMS.

    Eligibility for 15% All India Quota seats

    • Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Foreign Nationals are eligible for 15% All India Quota Seats.
    • Candidates from UT of J&K and Ladakh
      • Students from UT of J&K and Ladakh are not eligible for 15% All India Quota seats as UT of J&K and Ladakh have opted out of All India Scheme since its inception. If they claim eligibility, they must submit online Self Declaration which will be generated and printed automatically alongwith confirmation page for the record and they need to present the same during counselling.
      • With regard to participation of UT of J&K and Ladakh in the All India Quota, it is informed that the erstwhile State of J&K had opted to stay out of the All India Quota Scheme since inception and as such the students of J&K were also not allowed to participate for admission in all India Quota seats. Now, with the coming into effect of the J&K Reorganization Act, 2019 and formation of UTs, the UT of J&K has been requested to consider for participation in the All India Quota. A decision is yet to be taken by the UT administration in this regard. However, the UT of Ladakh does not have any medical college. Therefore, the decision of participation of UT of J&K will be conveyed in due course.
      • The Self Declaration Form submitted by candidate will be verified at the time of counselling. If the declaration is found to be false at any time, the candidature/admission of such candidates shall be cancelled and criminal proceedings may be initiated against such candidates.
      • Candidates from the UT of J&K and Ladakh can appear in NEET (UG) 2020 for admission to Private Medical/Dental/Ayurveda/Siddha/Unani/Homeopathy Colleges or any Private/Deemed University and AFMC, AIIMS, JIPMER subject to the fulfilment of respective eligibility conditions.


    • The Pre-medical course may be conducted either at a Medical College or at a Science College. 
    • Marks obtained in Mathematics are not to be considered for eligibility for admission to Undergraduate Medical Courses. 
    • The candidates who have studied from the Foreign/International Board should ensure that the qualifying examination passed by them are, in scope and standard, as explained in CODE: 07.

    The candidate will regularly visit the official website & also check registered email / SMS for any update regarding the Examination.

    In the Information Bulletin of the Appendix IV related to State Medical Education Directorates & Offices where Counselling related information is notified may be read as below:

    As mentioned in the Information Bulletin
    (Appendix -IV)
    page NO. 65
    Revised (Read as)
    page No. 65
    The Director (public Health and Preventive Medicine) Directorate Of Health Services, 359, Anna Salai, Teynampet, I Chennai-600006
    The Secretary Selection Committee
    Directorate Of Medical Education
    EVR Periyar Salai Kilpauk
    Telephone No. : 044-24320802
    Fax No. : 044-24323942
    E-mail ID :

    Telephone No. 044-28361674

    E-mail ID:

    NEET UG 2020 Application Form

    Application Form Fee

    Fee Payable by Candidate

    General                             - Rs. 1500/-
    General-EWS/ OBC-NCL - Rs. 1400/-
    SC/ST/PwD/Transgender - Rs. 800/-

    Processing charges & Goods and Services Tax (GST) are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable

    Application Form Filling Instructions

    Readiness for filling up Application Form

    A candidate can apply for the NEET (UG) – 2020 by logging on to NTA website.

    Before submission of application form, make the following preparations: 

    • The information to be filled in the Online Application Form such as names of Father/Mother and Candidate with correct spellings, Aadhaar Number (last 4 digits)/Class XII Roll number issued by the Board/Election Card (EPIC No.)/Passport number/Ration Card Number/ Bank Account Number/Other valid Govt. Identity Card Number, Date of Birth, Address, Mobile Number, email id, etc. may be kept ready. Candidates are advised to check the “Replica of Application Form” as given in (Appendix-XVI), before actual filling of Application.
    • The candidates need to provide any one of the following identity details given below:
    Category of Candidates
    Types of permissible IDs
    Indian Nationals of all States
    Aadhaar Number (last 4 digits)/, Class XII Roll number issued by the Board, Election Card (EPIC No.), Ration Card, Bank Account Passbook with Photograph, Passport Number or Number of any other Photo Identity Card issued by Government.
    Passport Number, Aadhaar (last 4 digits)
    Foreign Nationals/ OCI/PIO
    Passport Number

    Candidate should have scanned images in JPG/ JPEG format only, for uploading as part of submission of his/her online application:

    • latest Passport size Photograph (size: 10 kb to 200 kb)
    • Post Card size photograph (4”X6”) (Size: 50 kb - 300 kb),
    • Signature (size: 4 kb to 30 kb) and 
    • Left hand thumb impression (In case of any eventuality of left hand thumb being unavailable, right hand thumb impression may be used.) - file size: 10 kb to 50 kb)

    Instructions for completing Online Application Form

    • The candidate, before submitting the application form online, must ensure his eligibility to appear in the test. The candidate is required to go through the Information Bulletin carefully and be clear about all requirements with regard to the submission of the Application Form.
    • The Candidate should fill in complete correspondence and permanent address with the pin code, e-mail address and mobile number (own or parents only) for future correspondence.
    • Candidates must ensure that mobile numbers and e-mail ID filled in the online Application Form are their own or parents only as NTA will communicate through SMS or e-mail on the given mobile number and e-mail ID.
    • Candidate should not give the postal address, contact number/mobile number and e-mail ID of Coaching Centres in their Online Application Form.
    • Candidates those passed should fill Code [02 to 07] against the column provided for Qualifying Examination. If a candidate does not fall within the qualifications prescribed as per Code numbers 02 to 07, then the candidate needs to furnish complete details under the column ‘others’.
    • Candidates appearing in Class XII in 2020 should select qualifying code as 01. 
    • The Application Form other than the one filled in online mode will not be accepted. The Candidates are not required to send the Confirmation Page of Online Application Form or any other document to the NTA. However, the candidates are advised to preserve at least four copies of the Confirmation Page along with the proof of fee paid for future reference.
    • Candidates from UT of J&K and Ladakh are required to submit online Self Declaration as indicated in para – 4.3 (b) of Chapter-4 for seats under 15% All India Quota.

    For more details refer to the prospectus

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    • Applications of candidates submitting false and fabricated information will be rejected and such candidates will be further debarred from appearing in examinations conducted by NTA. Such candidates will also be prosecuted under applicable laws for criminal offence and suitably punished.
    • Incomplete application and applications not in accordance with instructions are liable to be rejected without any further intimation. 
    • The examination fee once deposited will not be refunded. Fee will neither be carried forward to a future examination nor refunded.
    • Applications once submitted cannot be withdrawn. Candidates must note that mere deduction of fee from the bank account is not a proof of fee payment. The payment should be supported by fee payment and generation of Confirmation Page.
    • Instructions in the Information Bulletin may change /be updated based on decisions taken by the NTA and other authorities from time to time. Candidates are advised to regularly check the NTA website for any further updates or information.
    • NTA reserves the right to withdraw permission, granted inadvertently if any, to any candidate who is not eligible to appear in the NEET (UG) - 2020 even though the Admit Card have been issued by the NTA.

    NEET UG 2020 Syllabus

    The Question Papers for the test shall be based on a Common Syllabus notified by the Medical Council of India. Please see Appendix- I (Page No. 42) for details in the prospectus.

    Physics: Contents of Class XI Syllabus

    • UNIT I: Physical World and Measurement
    • UNIT II: Kinematics
    • UNIT III: Laws of Motion
    • UNIT IV: Work, Energy and Power
    • UNIT V: Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
    • UNIT VI: Gravitation
    • UNIT VII: Properties of Bulk Matter
    • UNIT VIII: Thermodynamics
    • UNIT IX: Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
    • UNIT X: Oscillations and Waves

    Physics: Contents Of Class XII Syllabus

    • UNIT I: Electrostatics
    • UNIT II: Current Electricity
    • UNIT III: Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
    • UNIT IV: Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
    • UNIT V: Electromagnetic Waves
    • UNIT VI: Optics
    • UNIT VII: Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
    • UNIT VIII: Atoms and Nuclei
    • UNIT IX: Electronic Devices

    Chemistry: Contents of Class XI Syllabus

    • UNIT I: Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
    • UNIT II: Structure of Atom
    • UNIT III: Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
    • UNIT IV: Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
    • UNIT V: States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
    • UNIT VI: Thermodynamics
    • UNIT VII: Equilibrium
    • UNIT VIII: Redox Reactions
    • UNIT IX: Hydrogen
    • UNIT X: s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)
    • UNIT XI: Some p-Block Elements
    • UNIT XII: Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques
    • UNIT XIII: Hydrocarbons
    • UNIT XIV: Environmental Chemistry

    Chemistry: Contents of Class XII Syllabus

    • UNIT I: Solid State
    • UNIT II: Solutions
    • UNIT III: Electrochemistry
    • UNIT IV: Chemical Kinetics
    • UNIT V: Surface Chemistry
    • UNIT VI: General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
    • UNIT VII: p- Block Elements
    • UNIT VIII: d and f Block Elements
    • UNIT IX: Coordination Compounds
    • UNIT X: Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
    • UNIT XI: Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
    • UNIT XII: Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids 
    • UNIT XIII: Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
    • UNIT XIV: Biomolecules
    • UNIT XV: Polymers
    • UNIT XVI: Chemistry in Everyday Life

    Biology: Contents of Class XI Syllabus

    • UNIT I: Diversity in Living World
    • UNIT II: Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants
    • UNIT III: Cell Structure and Function
    • UNIT IV: Plant Physiology
    • UNIT V: Human Physiology

    Biology: Contents of Class XII Syllabus

    • UNIT I: Reproduction
    • UNIT II: Genetics and Evolution
    • UNIT III: Biology and Human Welfare
    • UNIT IV: Biotechnology and Its Applications
    • UNIT V: Ecology and environment

    For more details refer to the prospectus


    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Biology (Botany & Zoology) 

    NEET UG 2020 Admit Card

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    NEET UG 2020 Exam Day Instructions

    Offline Dates

    • 03/05/2020

    Examination Day Instructions

    Instructions to be followed in the Examination Hall


    • The Examination Centre will open two (02) hours before the commencement of the test. No candidate shall be allowed to enter the Examination Centre after 1:30 p.m. Therefore, candidates must ensure that they leave home well in advance considering all facts like traffic, location of the centre and weather conditions, etc. Candidates are expected to take their seats immediately after the opening of the Examination Hall. 
    Timing and Duration of Examination
    02.00 pm to 5.00 pm (3 hours)
    Last Entry in the Examination Centre
    1.30 p.m.
    Sitting on the seat in the Examination Hall / Room
    1.15 p.m.
    Announcement of Important Instructions and Checking of Admit Cards by the Invigilator
    1.30 p.m. to 1.45 p.m.
    Distribution of Test Booklet by the Invigilator
    1.45 p.m.
    Writing of particulars on the Test Booklet by the Candidate
    1.50 p.m.
    Test Commences
    2.00 p.m.
    Test Concludes
    5.00 p.m.
    • The candidate must show, on demand, the Admit Card for admission in the Examination Hall. A candidate who does not possess the valid Admit Card shall not be allowed to enter the Examination Hall by the Centre Superintendent.
    • A seat with a roll number will be allotted to each candidate. Candidates must find out and occupy their allotted seats. If a candidate is found appearing in the Examination from a seat or room other than the allotted one, the candidature shall be cancelled.
    • During the examination time, the Invigilator will check Admit Card of the candidates to ascertain the identity of each candidate. The Invigilators will also put their own signature in the place provided in the Answer Sheet and on the Attendance Sheet.
    • A candidate who comes after 01:30 p.m. shall not be permitted to enter the Examination Centre under any circumstances.
    • Candidates must bring ONLY the following documents on the day of examination at the test centre. Candidates who will not bring these will not be allowed to sit in the examination.
      • Printed copy of Admit Card downloaded from NTA website with passport size photograph (same as uploaded on the Application form pasted on it).
      • One passport size photograph (same as uploaded on the Online Application Form) for pasting on the specific space in the attendance sheet at Centre during NEET (UG) - 2020 Examination.
      • One Post Card Size (4”X6”) color photograph with white background should be pasted on the Proforma downloaded with the Admit Card. The proforma with Post Card size photograph shall be handed over to the Invigilator in the Examination Hall.
      • Any one of the authorized photo IDs (must be original and valid and like PAN card/Driving License/Voter ID/Passport/Aadhaar Card /Ration Card/Class XII Roll number issued by the Board/any other valid photo ID issued by the Government.
      • PwD certificate issued by the Competent Authority, if claiming the relaxation under PwD category.
      • Scribe (Letter of Undertaking of using own scribe), if applicable.
    • Candidates are not allowed to bring any barred item or any item which could be used for Unfair practices. Possession of any such article with the candidates inside the Centre premises will attract the penalties of unfair practices
    • Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the barred items to the venue of the examination as arrangement for safe keeping will not be made and candidates found in possession of these items will not be allowed to enter the Examination Centre. 
    • No candidate will leave his/her seat or the Examination Room/Hall until the Test concludes as per the schedule. Candidates should not leave the Room/Hall without handing over their OMR Sheets to the invigilator on duty. 
    • Smoking in the examination centre is strictly prohibited. 
    • Water Bottles, Tea, coffee, cold drinks or snacks etc. are not allowed to be taken by the candidates into the examination centre. Candidates suffering from diabetes are allowed to carry into the examination hall the eatables (with prior intimation) like sugar tablets / fruits (like banana/apple/orange) and transparent water bottle. However, they will not be allowed to carry packed foods like chocolate/ candy/sandwich etc. 
    • The Test will start exactly at the time mentioned in the Admit Card and an announcement to this effect will be made by the Invigilator. 
    • Before the start of Examination, important instructions will be communicated to the candidates by the Invigilator for strict compliance by the candidates.
    • A signal will be given at the beginning of the examination and at half-time. A signal will also be given before the closing time when the candidate must stop marking the responses. 
    • The candidate must sign twice on the Attendance Sheet at the specified place, first time immediately after the commencement of examination and second time while handing over the Answer Sheet to the Invigilator. The candidates are also required to put their left hand thumb Impressions in the space provided on the Attendance Sheet. 
    • The candidate will check and ensure that the Test Booklet contains as many number of pages as are written on the top of the cover page.
    • For those who are unable to appear on the scheduled date of test for any reason, re-test shall not be held by the NTA under any circumstances.
    • The candidates, suffering from Diabetes, may be taken care of at the Centre as per the instructions issued by NTA. 

    Examination Day Dress Code

    The candidates are instructed to follow the following dress code while appearing for NEET (UG) - 2020:
    • Light clothes with long sleeves are not permitted. However in case, candidates come in cultural/ customary dress at the Examination Centre, they should report at least an hour before the last reporting time i.e. 12.30 pm so that there is enough time for proper frisking without any inconvenience to the candidate while maintaining the sanctity of the examination.
    • Slippers, sandals with low heels are permitted. Shoes are not permitted.
    • In case of any deviation required due to unavoidable (medical, etc.) circumstances, specific approval of NTA must be taken before the Admit Cards are issued

    It is desired that the candidates follow instructions issued by the NTA strictly. This will help NTA in the fair conduct of examination. 

    Note: The NTA believes in the sanctity and fairness of conducting the Examination, however, it also believes in the sensitivity involved in frisking (girl) candidates and will issue comprehensive instructions accordingly to the staff and other officials at the Examination Centres.

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    • The Admit Card is issued provisionally to the candidates, subject to the fulfillment of the eligibility conditions.

      • The candidate has to download the Admit Card from the NTA website w.e.f 27 March 2020 onwards and appear for the Examination at the given Centre on Date and Timing as indicated in their Admit Card.  
      • No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination centre, on Date and Timings other than that allotted to them in their Admit card. 
      • In case candidates are unable to download Admit Cards from the website, the candidate should approach the Help Line between 10.00 am to 5.00 pm from 27 March 2020 to 10 April 2020. 
      • The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the Information Bulletin as well as on the Admit Card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination. 
      • In case of any discrepancy in the particulars of the candidate or his/her photograph and signatures shown in the Admit Card and Confirmation Page, the candidate may immediately approach the Help Line between 10.00 am to 5.00 pm between 27 March 2020 to 10 April 2020. In such cases, candidates would appear in the examination with the already downloaded Admit Card. However, NTA will take necessary action to make correction in the record later.


      • Candidate may please note that Admit Card will not be sent by post.
      • In no case, the duplicate Admit Card for NEET (UG)-2020 would be issued at the Examination Centres
      • Candidate must not mutilate the Admit Card or change any entry made therein.
      • Candidates are advised to preserve their Admit Card in good condition for future reference.
      • No Admit Card shall be issued to the candidates whose Applications are found to be incomplete for any reasons (including indistinct/ doubtful photographs/unsigned Applications) or who do not fulfill the eligibility criteria for the examination. 
      • Issue of Admit Card, however, shall not necessarily mean acceptance of eligibility which shall be further scrutinized at subsequent stages of admission process.
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      NEET UG 2020 Challenge/Corrections

      Methodology for challenge

      Display of Answer Key for challenge

      • The NTA will display Answer Key of the questions, giving opportunity to the candidates to challenge, in case of any doubt in the answer key on the NTA website. For exact date of display of Answer Key, candidates may regularly check updates on NTA website after the examination. 
      • Candidates will be given an opportunity to make online challenge against the Answer Key on payment of non-refundable processing fee of Rs.1000/- per answer challenged.  
      • Challenges made by the candidates will be verified by the NTA with the help of its subject experts. If found correct, the answer key will be revised accordingly. Based on the revised Answer Key, result will be prepared and declared. 
      • No individual candidate will be informed about the acceptance / non acceptance of his / her challenge.  
      • The key finalized after the challenge will be final. 

      NEET UG 2020 Results

      Result Declaration04/06/2020
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      More Information

      Display of recorded responses and Answer Keys for inviting challenges on NTA official website. Date shall be displayed on the NTA website

      Post Examination Activities and Declaration of Result

      • Display of OMR sheets and responses on website
        • The NTA will display the images of OMR Answer Sheets and Responses graded by the Machine of all the candidates on the NTA website. For exact date of display of the images of OMR Answer Sheets and Responses, candidates may remain in touch with NEET website.
        • Candidates will be given an opportunity to submit representation against the OMR grading on payment of non-refundable processing fee of Rs.1000/- per response challenged. 
        • Representations made by the candidates against the OMR grading will be verified by the NTA from the actual record and the same will be updated in the data, if challenges are found correct. However, no intimation in this regard will be sent to individual candidate. 

      All candidates are advised to remain in touch with the NTA website for viewing and downloading image of OMR/answer sheet and responses captured by the machines. 

      Declaration of Result

      • The National Testing Agency will conduct the NEET (UG) - 2020, evaluate the Answer Sheets and the result will be hosted on NTA website. The NTA will prepare the merit list as per the directives of DGHS, MCI and DCI. 
      • No category wise result sheet will be prepared. As soon as the result is ready, NTA will host the results on the website and thereafter candidates may download the Result Sheets. 
      • All Candidates appearing in NEET (UG) - 2020 must regularly check updates on website of NTA, MoH & FW, Medical Counselling Committee and Participating States / Universities / Institutions till conclusion of final round of Counselling.

      Re - checking / re-evaluation of answer sheets

      • The machine – gradable Answer Sheets are evaluated with extreme care and are repeatedly scrutinised.
      • There is no provision for re-checking / re-evaluation of the answer sheets. This is because of the following reasons:
        • The candidates are given an opportunity to make the representation on the OMR gradation of their OMR sheets and also given an opportunity to challenge the answer key in case of any doubt.
        • The OMRs are machine gradable which are being evaluated through specific software impartial to all. 
      • No correspondence in this regard will be entertained. 

      Punishment for using unfairmeans practices

      During the course of, before or after the examination if a candidate indulges in any of the above or similar practices, he / she shall be deemed to have used unfair practices and booked under UNFAIRMEANS (U.F.M.) case. The candidate would be debarred for 3 years in future and shall also be liable for criminal action and / or any other action as deemed fit.

      Cancellation of Result 

      The result of the candidates NEET (UG) - 2020 who indulge in Unfair means Practices will be cancelled and will not be declared. 

      Similarly, the result of those candidates who appear from the Centre other than the one allotted to them, write on the Test booklet / OMR Sheet of other candidates or allow other candidates to write on their Test Booklet / OMR Sheet will be cancelled and will not be declared.

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