NEET 2020 Application Form, Registration Dates, Fees and Procedure

Updated On - August 23rd 2019 by DEEPESH JOHRI

NEET Application Form will be available from December 2, 2019. Intermediate graduates (10+2) with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the qualifying exam can apply online at 

  • NTA will conduct NEET 2020 on May 3, 2020 in pen-paper mode. 
  • PwD candidates can also apply for the medical exam. Check NEET Eligibility
  • With the introduction of NTA, the registration fee will be same (General/ OBC: INR 1400 and SC/ ST: INR 750).
  • The last date to make payment for the examination will be in December 31, 2019.Check NEET Dates
  • In case, an applicant makes any error or mistake while filling in the online form, a one-time form correction facility will be provided to rectify the same.

Read on to know more about the registration dates, procedure and other related information. 

NEET 2020 Registration Dates 

NTA has announced the exam dates for NEET 2020 examination. Candidates can check the table below to know about all the important dates of NEET 2020: 

EventsDatesReference Links

Release of NEET 2020 Notification

September 2, 2019 (tentative)नीट आवेदन प्रक्रिया के बारे में हिंदी में पढ़े
Release of NEET Application Form 2020December 2, 2019Read NEET 2020 Eligibility and Reservation
Last day of NEET 2020 RegistrationDecember 31, 2019Check Complete NEET 2020 Schedule
Application Form Correction WindowJanuary, 2020NEET Photo and Signature Specifications
NEET 2020 Admit Card Releases onMarch 27, 2020Download Admit Card from
NEET 2020 Exam DateMay 3, 2020Exam duration will be of 3 hours
NEET 2020 Result will release on June 4, 2020Check NEET Result online at
Commencement of NEET CounsellingJune, 202015% AIQ is organized by MCC of DGHS

NEET 2020 Eligibility Criteria 

Students must check whether they are eligible to apply for NEET 2020 or not.Candidates can know the detailed NEET 2020 Eligibility Criteria from below:

Qualifying Exam10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English as core subjects (Biology/Biotechnology as additional subjects will be considered) in both Class 11 and 12 from a recognized board.
Minimum Age Requirement17 years as on December 31, 2019. Candidates must be born on or before January 1, 2003.
Maximum Age LimitThe upper age bar of 25 years to appear for NEET has been removed.
Qualifying MarksUR – 50%, OBC/ SC/ ST – 40%, PWD – 45% (minimum aggregate marks only for PCB subjects)
Maximum AttemptsNo limit on the permitted number of attempts.
NationalityIndian Nationals, NRIs, OCIs, PIOs & Foreign Nationals

How to Fill NEET Application Form?

Candidates must keep the following Documents Required for NEET Application Form ready before they register themselves for the exam:

  1. 10th class marksheet
  2. 12th class marksheet
  3. Scanned copy of candidate’s passport sized photograph
  4. Scanned copy of candidate’s signature
  5. Valid ID proof

Note: Aadhaar card number is no more mandatory to register for NEET exam. Foreign candidates have to provide Passport Number as ID Proof.

Candidate’s categoryType of Permissible ID Proof
Indian Nationals of all statesAadhaar Card or Aadhaar Enrollment No., Ration Card No., Bank Account No., Passport No. 
NRIs and Foreign CandidatesPassport Number

Step-by-Step Guide to Fill NEET 2020 Application Form

Filling the NEET application form consists of four simple steps as indicated below:

NEET application Form, NEET 2020 Application form

Step 1 – Registration

The first step is to generate NEET Registration Number and Password. This can be down by following these steps -

  1. Visit the official website i.e. and click on the ‘New Registration’ link.
    NEET Application Form 2020

  2. Read the instructions carefully and click on ‘Apply Online’. The details to be filled in the application form are as follows – 
Nameas per Aadhaar Card
Date of Birthas per Aadhaar Card
Parents’ Nameas given in High School Certificate

Other Details Required for NEET Registration are:

NEET Application Form, NEET 2020 Application Form
Note:Once you click on ‘Final Submit’, you will not be allowed to change any details. Therefore, candidates are advised to review their application form carefully.

Step 2 – Uploading Photo and Signature

  1. Post successful filling of application form, you will be issued NEET Login credentials. Enter the same and sign in again to complete NEET Application Form.
  2. Next step is scanning and uploading Photo and Signature in the form as per the Guidelines for Uploading of Photo & Sign in NEET Form. A brief about the specifications are as follows:
Photograph10 – 100kbJPGPhoto must have candidate’s name & Date when the photo was taken
Signature3 – 20 kbJPGSign must be done with a blue or black pen on white background

Step 3 – Payment of NEET Application Fee

  1. After filling the form, candidates have to pay the application fee through UPI App/ Debit card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking/ E-wallet
  2. The application fee of NEET 2020 will be INR 1400 for general & OBC candidates and INR 750 for SC/ ST/ PH candidates.
  3. The following infograph indicates various modes with transaction charges for NEET Form payment:
In addition to examination fee, service/processing charges will also be paid by the candidate along with Service Tax, for online fee payment.
– After final submission of fee, the form cannot be withdrawn. Any claims for refund of application fee will not be entertained.  

Step 4- Download Confirmation Page

  1. If your application status shows ‘Confirmed’, it means your application is accepted by the exam authorities.
  2. Take a print out of NEET Application Form as well as of the confirmation page.

How to Resize Images Using MS paint in NEET 2020?

Candidates can follow these steps to resize and compress scanned images of their photograph and signature through MS Paint, to the desired specifications mentioned in NEET official notification. 

  1. Click on the “” key and search for paint
  2. Open ‘MS Paint’ in your computer
  3. Press ‘Ctrl+O’ and browse to the scanned images of your photograph/signature.
  4. Now, press ‘Ctrl+W’ to open “Resize and Skew” window
NEET Image Resize
  1. Switch to Pixels instead of Percentage
NEET Image Resize
  1. Enter the specified pixels mentioned in notification for Photograph/Signature
  2. Go to File tab and click on “Save As”
  3. Choose ‘JPG/JPEG’ format and save the image in the desired location on your desktop.

NEET 2020 Application Form Correction 

To facilitate NEET Form Correction in the online forms, NTA will provide a one-time facility on the official site through candidate login in January, 2020. The following fields can be modified by providing valid supporting documents.

Identification ID no.Date of BirthGenderCategory
State Code of EligibilityMedium of Question PaperDisability Status-

How to Retrieve NEET Credentials?NEETRetrievingdetails

In case you forget your credentials for NEET, do not panic follow these simple steps to retrieve the particulars.

  1. Visit official website and go to candidate log in.
  2. Click on ‘Forgot Password’.
  3. You will be redirected to the password generation page.
  4. Reset your password by generating an OTP or by answering the security question.
  5. Fill up the fields and enter your new password.

NEET Common Service Centres/ Facilitation Centers

NTA will be enlisting the services of Common Service Centres (CSC) to help candidates in filling and submitting the online Application Form along with the payment of application fee. 

ServicesFee (Rs)
Preparing email, Submission of Application Form and Print out25
Online payment of Fee0.5% of transaction
Downloading of Admit Card/OMR/Answer Key10
Online claim for Responses/Key25
Print out per page5

Find your nearest  NEET CSC Center

Helpline Numbers for NEET 

NameContact No.Email IDWork Timings
Help Desk011-22041807 011-22041808ntacc@gmail.com8 am to 8 pm
Toll Free No.1800118002ntacc@gmail.com8 am to 8 pm
NEET Branch9599590192 9599590193neet.nta@nic.in9:30 am to 5 pm 

NEET Application Form – Important Points

  • Aadhaar Card is mandatory to fill NEET Application Form
  • Application once submitted cannot be withdrawn under any circumstances.
  • It is advised to save Bank Statement/ Net Banking Transaction Receipt/ E-wallet receipt having NEET Registration No. for future references.
  • There’s no facility for offline payment of the application fee. NTA will not accept any DD/ Cheque or Cash for the online application.
  • If you have made any corrections in the form, take a print out for future reference.
  • If you have changed your category during the correction of the Application Form, you will have to pay the extra fee, if applicable.

NEET 2019 – Registration Statistics(Approx.)

Candidates can check previous year registration statistics from below table:

No. of candidates registered15,26,72514.4% increase from NEET, 2018
No of Candidates Present14,10,75592.4%
No of Candidates Absent1,15,970(7.5% Absentees)
Indian Nationals13,23,67399.78%
PIO609 candidate less from 2018
Transgender65 more from 2018
Un Reserved4,84,48036.51%
Number of Cities150-
Number of Languages10-
Number of centres225517.38 % (334 more)
Number of rooms5,60,000+-
Number of invigilators1,50,000+-
Number of Observers4500+-
No of City Coordinators153-

NEET 2020 Application Form FAQs 

Ques. Can we submit the application form for NEET offline?

Ans. No. Submission of NEET Application form and payment of Application fee can be done via online mode only. For any kind of assistance regarding the filling, submission of payment of fee, candidates can contact the nearest Common Services Center.

Ques. Can we attach the photo without name and date printed on it?

Ans. It is mandatory to have the candidate’s name and date of clicking the picture on the passport sized photograph. Take multiple copies of the photograph since the same will be required for the Admit Card and throughout the admission process.

Ques. If a candidate is not appearing for the exam, can the application fee be refunded?

Ans. No. The Application Fee is non refundable, irrespective of whether the candidate sits for the exam or not.

Ques. Are any corrections allowed in the application form?

Ans. NTA has released the dates for correction of application form. They can make the changes within the stipulated time frame. After that, no further changes can be made.

Ques. Can OCI candidates appear for NEET 2020 if they don’t have an Aadhar Card?

Ans. Yes. For such candidates, Passport details will be required instead of Aadhar Card.

Ques. Do we need to send a hard copy of the Application Form to NTA’s office?

Ans. No documents must be sent to NTA. The entire Application process will be conducted online.

Ques.  I have failed in one subject but my average is above 50%, Can I apply?

Ans. No, if you have failed in one subject you cannot apply.

Ques.  I am an NRI in Dubai and how can I apply for general seat for NRI?

Ans. NRI candidates are eligible to apply for a general seat. They can also apply for All India Quota. The ID Proof required would be their passport.

Ques. What is the maximum age limit for OBC?

Ans. 30 years.

Ques. My name on Aadhaar card is different than that on the 12th mark sheet, will I face a problem for verification or not?

Ans. The name should match on both documents.

Ques. My DOB is 30th January 1993. Am I eligible for NEET exam?

Ans. Age limit for General Category is 25 years and for reserved categories it is 30 years..

Ques. Are foreign nationals, Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), Non Resident Indians (NRIs) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) candidates eligible to apply for 15% all India quota seats?

Ans. Yes, all foreign nationals, Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), Non Resident Indians (NRIs) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) candidates are eligible to apply for 15% all India quota seats. They will have to show their passport No. as ID Proof.

Ques. If a candidate has appeared in state as well as institutional level exams three times, but hasn't appeared in AIPMT/NEET even once, will they be eligible to appear for NEET 2020?

Ans. Yes, if a candidate has never appeared for AIPMT/NEET, then they can avail a maximum of three chances to appear in NEET provided they also fulfil the upper age limit criteria.

Ques. I live outside India and do not possess an Aadhaar Card, Can I apply for NEET 2020?

Ans. Candidates outside India may apply using their passport number.

Ques. I have recently submitted the request for update in their Aadhaar details due to some error, can I fill my NEET application form with the old Aadhaar number?

Ans. Yes, you can apply for NEET. While submitting the updating details, the Aadhaar center also issues a 14 digit Aadhaar enrollment ID/UR number printed on the slip. You will be required to enter this new number.

Ques.  In case of any problem in filling the online form? Who can be approached?

Ans. If the candidates are facing any problem in submitting the NEET 2020 Application Form, they can contact Common Services Centers. They will act as Facilitation Centers this time and provide their services against the fee prescribed.

Ques. If a candidate has passed class XII with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English from NIOS, is he/she eligible to appear for NEET-UG?

Ans. Yes, the applicants who have passed 10+2 from open school with 50% and fulfil the other eligibility criteria can apply and appear for NEET 2020.

Ques. When will NEET 2020 application form be available?

Ans. The application form for NEET 2020 will be available from November 1, 2019 at The entire application procedure will be conducted in online mode only.

Ques. What documents are of importance while filling NEET Application Form 2020?

Ans. Candidates must keep their 10th and 12th marksheet close by while filling the form. They will also be required to upload scanned copies of their passport sized photograph and signature.

Ques.  How many time can I appear for NEET? Has the regulating body removed the attempts limit for NTA NEET?

Ans. Yes, the number of attempts limit has been removed by NTA. Now, you can appear for NEET as many times as you wish to till the time you satisfy the NEET Eligibility.

Ques. What are some precautions to keep in mind while filling application form of NEET 2020?

Ans. Candidates must keep their login passwords of NEET safe with them and not share it with anyone. It is a good habit to keep changing your password and always remember to logout from the NEET portal after you update, fill or submit the application form of NEET 2020 as per security measure. Before submitting the form, check all the details carefully since they cannot be changed later.

Ques. Is it permissible to change or retrieve the password of NEET application form 2020? How?

Ans. Yes. It is possible to retrieve the password of NEET. In case a candidate forgets the password, he/she can retrieve the same through the following steps:

Through OTP (One Time Password) on Registered Mobile Number: Candidates will need to enter their ‘Registration Number’, ‘Candidate’s Name’ and ‘Date of Birth’.

Answering the Security Question set while registering: Candidate can also retrieve the password by answering a bunch of security question.

Forgot Mobile number and Email ID: In order to retrieve the password through this method, candidates will need have to enter personal details.

Ques. How can I fill the NEET application form 2020 and pay the application fee if I don’t have any access to internet?

Ans. NTA will be employing the help of ‘Common Service Centers’ or ‘Facilitation Centers’ through which candidates who don’t have an access to internet can fill and submit their application forms of NEET 2020. Candidates who fill NEET 2020 application form through Common Service Centers will be required to pay the application fee of NEET 2020 through e-wallets. A nominal fee will be charged for every service.

Ques. How to calculate your age for application?

Ans. You can calculate your age through online Age Calculator for NEET 2020. The age calculator gives your age as per your DOB and the date on which you want to calculate. Set the date December 31, 2019 for the date you want to calculate the age.

Ques. What is the application fee category wise?

Ans. For General/OBC - INR 1400

For SC/ST/PH - INR 750

Ques. When will NTA release NEET 2020 Application Form Replica?

Ans. NTA releases a replica of NEET Application form which contains all steps to apply or register online for the examination. It contains images of how to fill the form and upload the documents step-wise. This provision has been followed by the authorities in past years and is expected to be continued. NEET Application Form Replica will be released in PDF format shortly. 

Ques. Are spectacles allowed in the photograph being affixed on the form?

Ans. Spectacles are allowed if being used regularly.

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Archie Tanwar

Can we apply in england govt collages after clearing my neet exam

16 Oct, 2019 00:20
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Archie, this depends on the college/university in which you are applying for admission as the eligibility criteria may vary as per the college.

16 Oct, 2019 11:37

How to select the Examination Center? The options available during the submission of NEET 2020 application online

16 Oct, 2019 00:20
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Suresh, yes, you will get to choose the exam center while filling up of application form.

16 Oct, 2019 11:35

How to apply NEET

01 Oct, 2019 00:20
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Manisha, application form will be filled online and the form can be accessed from Dec 2, 2019 on the official website of NTA.

01 Oct, 2019 10:52
Tanishq sanjay jangam

my NEET marks -105,PCB marks-51%, can I get admission to BAMS

09 Aug, 2019 00:20
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Tanishq, chances of admission are low at your score.

09 Aug, 2019 11:47
akshy mote

admission detail

11 Jul, 2019 00:20
Akhil Pasanth

Hi Akshy, admission process,

admission process, candidates must take original documents for verification along with self attested photocopies.

Paperwork: Documents required

  • High School & Intermediate Marksheets
  • High School & Intermediate Passing Certificate
  • NEET Admit card
  • NEET Rank Letter
  • Category Certificate (For reserved category candidates)
  • Birth Certificate
  • 8-10 Passport Sized Photographs
  • Provisional Allotment Letter generated online
  • Identity proof

11 Jul, 2019 11:15
Praiag Gandhi

How do I consider myself as NRI, POI or OCI?

08 Jul, 2019 10:08
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Praiag, these categories will be well explained while you will be filling the application form. However, you may check other Eligibility Criteria of the exam from here.

08 Jul, 2019 10:20
Akanksha Shivshankar Kamble

I have admission in mbbs medical college

27 Jun, 2019 00:20
Akhil Pasanth

Hi Akanksha, The admissions to all (100%) MBBS and BDS seats will be done through NEET only, so you have to give NEET exam first.

27 Jun, 2019 11:46
kodali vidyasri

Sir this is vidya i lost my neet application form can I get duplicate one if I can get plss sent me link of it sir pls

04 May, 2019 14:05
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Kodali, application form can be downloaded again from CBSE website for NEET using your application number and password.

04 May, 2019 14:19

Namasthe Sir/Madam, Sub: A Chance to enroll for NEET MBBS 2019 Ref: contact the exam authorities for guidelines Kindly give me the exam authorities contact No.

03 Apr, 2019 11:19

Namasthe Sir/Madam, Please give me a chance for NEET 2019 exam, since I couldn't enroll

27 Mar, 2019 11:52
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Saharsha, kindly contact the exam authorities for suitable guidelines.

27 Mar, 2019 12:16

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