NEET (UG) is one of the toughest medical entrance examinations conducted in India. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to undergraduate (MBBS/BDS/Ayush Courses) every year. As per Government of India, it is a mandated requirement to qualify NEET Exam to study medical courses in India and abroad.A candidate who wishes to study medical courses needs to have Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology as their compulsory subjects in Class 10th and 12th and must have passed these subjects. The candidate has to show their passing certificate at the time of the counseling round. Marks in Mathematics are not considered in NEET-undergraduate exam (NEET-UG).
NEET-UG EXAM ELIGBILITY CRITERIEA
NEET is mandatory for Indian/Overseas candidates for admission to a medical University in India.
Age Limit: General- 17 to 25 years (on or before 31st December of the same year)
SC/ST/OBC/PWD – 17 to 30 years
All India Quota seats: Foreign nationals and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), NRIs, Person of Indian Origin (PIO) is entitled to the reservation under 15% All India Quota seats.
J & K candidates are not eligible for 15% All India Quota seats.
The candidate who is appearing or has appeared in the 12th may apply for NEET.
Passed B.Sc. with any two of the Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology)/Bio-technology from an Indian University.
Passed the first year of the University’s three years’ degree course in PCB.
Number of Attempts Candidates can attempt NEET as many times as they wish until they attain the maximum age limit.
WHAT ARE THE MINIMUM MARKS REQUIRED FOR EACH CATEGORY?
50% – General
40% – SC/ST/OBC
NEET (UG) EXAM PATTERN
What is the type and number of questions?
NEET UG test paper includes multiple-choice questions (MCQ) from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
Number of questions: 180
NEET (UG) MARKING SCHEME
Question Attempt Marking
Correct Answer +4
Incorrect Answer -1
NEET 2020 ADMIT CARD
Candidates can receive Admit Card by online mode only.
The candidate has to login on NTA’s website and downloads the Admit Card.
An e-mail containing Admit Card PDF is sent from NTA to every candidate’s mail id.
NEET (UG) 2020 SYLLABUS
The NEET 2020 Syllabus is prepared on the guidelines of MCI. It contains topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology from class 11th and 12th. Students must study the entire syllabus prescribed with dedication.
Candidate must have cleared Class 12 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Candidates who have passed Class 12 or equivalent with Biology as an additional subject are also eligible.