National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2020
Introduction to NEET (UG)
The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Undergraduate) [NEET(UG)] is an entrance examination for undergraduate students aspiring to study undergraduate medical courses (MBBS) and dental courses (BDS) in government or private colleges in India.
Administered by the National Testing Agency (NTA), this single-test examination tests physics, chemistry, and biology skills of a student. The exam with a duration of 3 hours is conducted based on the syllabus prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT).
Admissions for MBBS and BDS programs in India including AIIMS and JIPMER as well as abroad, AYUSH courses in India, and other veterinary and undergraduate medical courses in the country,
The Eligibility Criteria for NEET (UG) 2020
The main eligibility criteria for appearing for NEET (UG) 2020 is-
He/she should have completed 17 years of age or will complete before 31 December 2020 before his/her admission to an undergraduate medical course. No age cap on the maximum age of the candidate.
The number of attempts criteria has been removed in 2018.
He/she must have passed an exam equivalent to the Class 12 examination in their respective country. The theory and practical examinations in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as well as English should have been cleared by the candidates.
He/she must qualify 12th standard examination with Chemistry, Biology, Physics, and English as the subjects from any board examination. In the 12th standard examination, candidates scoring the aggregate marks only for PCB subjects,
Candidates with Biology as an additional subject in 12th standard and students who have completed 11th and 12th grade from open school are also eligible.
Indian Citizens or Overseas Citizens of India candidates meaning to pursue undergraduate Medical Courses from a foreign medical or dental institute also need to qualify NEET (UG).
The NEET (UG) 2020 Attendance
A total of 15.97 lakh candidates registered for NEET (UG) in 2020 as opposed to 15.13 lakh last year. Due to the increased registered candidates, the NTA increased the total number of exam centers to 3,843.
The attendance for the exam in 2019 was 92.9%. In 2020, around 85-90% of students appeared for the exam. In other words, 1.6 lakh — 2.4 lakh students didn't appear for the exam.
The attendance of NEET (UG) 2020 was marginally lower than the previous year.
The NEET (UG) is offered in 11 languages in the country namely-
77% of the total candidates appeared the exam with English as a written language. Around 12% aspirants chose Hindi and 11% other languages.
The NEET (UG) 2020 Difficulty Level
The students appearing for NEET (UG) 2020 found the difficulty level of the examination to be moderate.
The physics section seemed to have a lot of confusing, tricky questions and was difficult like previous years’ section. The difficulty level of chemistry was moderate. The Biology section that has the largest weightage was comparatively easier.
The NEET (UG) 2020 Schedule
The counseling schedule dates for NEET (UG) 2020 will be released soon.
The Seat Reservation For NEET (UG) 2020
The seat reservation based on different categories is-
The Admission Criteria NEET (UG) 2020
15% seats of the total seats in deemed universities (DU) comprise All India Quota.
The candidate eligible for this criteria should be-
The candidates belonging to Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible unless they fill a self-declaration form
The state quota comprises 85% seats in all government colleges of the states/union territories. The respective state authorities will carry out the counseling for these seats. The eligibility criteria for state quota is-
The admissions for private medical or dental colleges will also be subject to the respective state/union territory policies.
Number of Colleges and Seat Intake
The number of colleges in India for medical/dental courses are-
Seat Intake: The seat intake for medical and dental courses/colleges in India is-
Highlights of NEET (UG) 2020
NEET 2020 Eligibility for admission to MBBS,BDS , BHMS,BAMS course :
To all the eligible candidates of NEET, 2020, you're going to climb the first step in the ladder of your career path. I would take this opportunity to congratulate each one of you for reaching this phase in your life as a student.
Remember you're fortunate, the chosen one. Always be thankful to the Almighty for all the opportunities that come your way.
Competition is surely a part and parcel of life. At the end of the day, we have winners and losers but that's not the end. The tables may turn the next time. So never be afraid of failures because they help you learn, improve and succeed in the future.
Youc can Check your results here:- https://www.nta.ac.in/