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    NEET 2020 Exam Centers (Increased): Check Complete List of Test Cities and Codes

    Karishma Khatri Karishma Khatri
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    NTA has extended the last date to July 20, 2020, to modify NEET exam center preferences through NEET Form Correction window. The step is introduced as a relief against the concerns of appearing candidates. Meanwhile, NTA is planning to double the number of NEET exam centers to ensure the implementation of social distancing regulations. Edit NEET Exam Center Choices

    Latest: NEET 2020 is now scheduled for September 13, 2020. NEET Admit Card release can be expected 15 days prior to the conduct of exam, as per a recent NTA notice. 

    NTA and Medical Council of India (MCI) have stated to the Kerala HC that setting up of local test centres in abroad including the Gulf countries will not be possible. Read Details Here


    NTA to Double NEET 2020 Exam Centers

    NTA to Double NEET 2020 Exam Centers

    Organizing NEET 2020 for over an expected number of 15 lakh test-takers will be a highly challenging task amid the COVID-19 pandemic. To maintain social distancing during the exam, NTA is planning to double the number of NEET 2020 Exam Centers. 

    • NTA is planning to seat two candidates, two metres apart. Whereas, last year the distance between two candidates was one metre.
    • Originally 3000 test centers were planned for NEET 2020, which shall now be increased to a total of 6000 test centers to ensure the well being of candidates following the government orders. 
    • What makes it more challenging is the mode of the exam, a pen and paper test with a single question paper makes it compulsory to be organized in a single shift on the same day all over the country. 

    Medical aspirants are required to choose the exam city and centers as per their convenience. The final decision to allocate centers rests with NTA. In case there is an issue regarding overbooking/underbooking of an exam center, NTA will allot a different center to the candidate. Due to general elections, a few NEET 2020 exam centers and their addresses were revised by NTA. Download NEET 2020 Exam Centers Official Notice 

    Note: Candidates from Jammu & Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya without their Aadhaar Card number must set preference for their exam centers within their state only.

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    Exam Cities and Codes for NEET 2020

    NEET 2020 Exam Cities

    Here is a list of the exam centers for NEET 2020 and the code for each exam city is mentioned with it. The candidate will be required to fill these in the Application form.

    State/UTCityCity Code
    Andaman & NicobarPort Blair1101
    Andhra PradeshGuntur1201
    Kurnool 1202
    Nellore 1203 
    Tirupati 1204 
    Vijaywada 1205
    Visakhapatnam 1206
    Arunachal PradeshItanagar/Naharlagun1301
    AssamDibrugarh1401
    Guwahati1402
    Silchar 1403
    Tezpur 1404
    BiharGaya1501
    Patna1502
    ChandigarhChandigarh / Mohali / Panchkula1601
    ChhattisgarhBhilai/ Durg/ Bhilai Nagar 1701
    Bilaspur 1702 
    Raipur 1703
    Dadra & Nagar HaveliDadra & Nagar Haveli1801
    Daman & DiuDaman1901
    Delhi/New Delhi Delhi/New Delhi 2001
    Goa Panaji/ Madgaon/ Margao 2101
    GujaratAhmedabad2201
    Anand 2202
    Bhavnagar 2203 
    Gandhinagar 2204 
    Godhara 2205 
    Patan 2206 
    Rajkot 2207
    Surat 2208
    Vadodara 2209 
    Valsad 2210
    HaryanaFaridabad2301
    Gurgaon2302
    Himachal PradeshHamirpur2401
    Shimla2402
    Jammu & KashmirJammu2501
    Srinagar2502
    JharkhandBokaro2601
    Jamshedpur 2602
    Ranchi2603
    KarnatakaBelgaum/Belgavi 2701
    Bengaluru 2702 
    Davanagere 2703 
    Dharwad 2704 
    Gulbarga / Kalaburgi 2705 
    Hubli2706 
    Mangaluru 2707
    Mysuru 2708 
    Udupi 2709
    KeralaAlappuzha 2801
    Angamaly 2802 
    Ernakulam 2803 
    Kannur 2804 
    Kasaragod 2805 
    Kollam 2806 
    Kottayam 2807 
    Kozhikode / Calicut 2808
    Mallapuram2809
    Pallakad 2810
    Thiruvananthapuram 2811
    Thrissur 2812
    Ladakh Leh 4701
    Lakshwadeep Kavaratti 2901
    Madhya PradeshBhopal3001
    Gwalior3002
    Indore3003
    Jabalpur3004
    Ujjain3005
    MaharashtraAhmednagar 3101
    Akola 3102 
    Amravati 3103 
    Aurangabad (MR)3104 
    BEED 3105 
    Buldhana 3106
    Jalgaon 3107 
    Kohlapur 3108 
    Latur 3109 
    Mumbai 3110 
    Nagpur 3111
    Nanded 3112 
    Nashik 3113 
    Navi Mumbai 3114 
    Pune 3115 
    Satara 3116
    Solapur 3117
    Thane 3118
    ManipurImphal3201
    MeghalayaShillong3301
    MizoramAizawl3401
    NagalandDimapur3501
    Kohima 3502 
    OdishaAngul 3601
    Balasore/Baleswar 3602
    Berhampur 3603
    Bhubhaneshwar 3604
    Cuttak 3605 
    Rourkela 3606
    Sambalpur 3607
    PuducherryPuducherry3701
    PunjabAmritsar 3801
    Bathinda 3802
    Jalandhar 3803 
    Ludhiana 3804 
    Patiala 3805
    RajasthanAjmer3901
    Bikaner 3902
    Jaipur 3903
    Jodhpur 3904
    Kota 3905 
    Udaipur 3906
    SikkimGangtok4001
    Tamil NaduChennai4101
    Coimbatore4102
    Cuddalore 4103
    Kanchipuram 4104 
    Karur 4105 
    Madurai 4106
    Nagercoil 4107
    Namakkal 4108
    Salem 4109
    Thanvajur 4110
    Thiruvallur 4111
    Tiruchirappalli 4112 
    Tirunelveli4113 
    Vellore 4114 
    TelanganaHyderabad4201
    Warangal4205
    TirpuraAgartala
    UttarakhandDehradun4501
    Haldwani4502
    Roorkee 4503
    Uttar PradeshAgra 4401
    Allahabad/ Prayagraj 4402 
    Bareilly 4403 
    Ghaziabad 4404 
    Gorakhpur 4405 
    Jhansi 4406 
    Kanpur 4407 
    Lucknow 4408
    Meerut 4409
    Noida / Greater Noida 4410
    Varanasi 4411 
    West Bengal24 Pargana 4601
    Asansol 4602
    Bardhaman/ Burdwar 4603 
    Durgapur 4605 
    Hooghly4605 
    Howrah 4606
    Kharagpur 4607
    Kolkata 4608
    Siliguri 4609

    Requests for NEET Exam Centers in UAE

    No NEET Exam Centers in UAE as per NTA

    • Indian origin aspirants residing in the UAE (United Arab Emirates) apply for NEET every year.
    • This year out of the estimated 16 lakh applicants, 300 are from UAE alone.
    • Considering the COVID-19 pandemic, flights are at halt making it difficult for NRI/PIO/OCI students desirous of appearing for NEET 2020. 
    • Aspirants from UAE requested NTA to consider having an exam centre in UAE as they see no possibility of traveling down to India for the test, a PIL was filed for the same.
    • Pinarayi Vijayan, the Chief Minister of Kerala, had also expressed his concern and demanded that the government arranges for NEET exam centers in gulf countries. 
    • NTA and MCI have clearly stated that setting up of test centers in abroad will not be possible, neither will the test be conducted online. 

    How to Choose NEET Exam Centers?

    How to Choose NEET 2020 Exam Centers?

    • While filling the NEET 2020 Application Form, candidates can give their top 3 preferences for exam centers.
    • Candidates will have to log in to their NEET account and enter the required details along with their choices.
    • The choices must be filled according to the candidate’s order of preference.
    • Once the form is submitted, no changes will be allowed.
    • It is advised that the candidates double check every entry that they have made and choose the center as per their convenience and accessibility.
    • The booking of slots for the eight different sittings of the online exam will be on a first-come-first-serve basis.
    • Candidates must book their slots as early as possible to avoid being allotted slots at random. Queries/requests for the same shall not be entertained.,

    NEET 2020 Exam Centres – On the Basis of Language

    Exam centers will be allotted according to the choice of language made by the candidate in their application form . Overall, there are 10 languages out of which candidates can choose to take their exam. The table given below enlists the languages and the states they will be available in.

    Medium of Question PaperNEET Exam Centre 2020
    English and HindiAll NEET 2020 examination centres and cities
    English, Hindi and AssameseNEET Examination Centres in Assam
    English, Hindi and BengaliNEET Examination Centres in West Bengal and Tripura
    English, Hindi and GujaratiNEET Examination Centres in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
    English, Hindi and MarathiNEET Examination Centres in Maharashtra
    English, Hindi and TamilNEET Examination Centres in Tamil Nadu
    English, Hindi and TeluguNEET Examination Centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
    English, Hindi and OriyaNEET Examination Centres in Odisha
    English, Hindi and KannadaNEET Examination Centres in Karnataka
    English and UrduAll NEET Examination Centres 2020

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    NEET Essential Documents

    Documents Required at NEET Exam Center

    Apart from the NEET Admit Card, candidates will be asked to present the following (below-mentioned) documents while entering the exam center. 

    • Passport size photograph affixed on NEET Admit Card
    • One passport size photograph to be affixed on Attendance Sheet.
    • Valid Original Identity proof, PwD certificate, if applicable. 
    • One Post Card Size (4”X6”) color photograph with white background should be pasted on the Proforma downloaded with the Admit Card and should be handed over to Invigilator at Centre.

    A candidate can be prohibited from entering the exam hall in case he/she fails to present the documents along with NEET 2020 Admit Card.   


    NEET Exam Day Schedule

    NEET 2020 Exam Day Schedule

    Tabulated below is the schedule for the exam day:

    ActivityTime
    Last Entry to the exam hall1.30 PM
    Sitting on the seat 1.15 PM onwards
    Announcement of instructions and checking of NEET Admit Card1.30 to 1.45 PM
    Distribution of Test Booklet1:45 PM
    Writing of particulars on the test booklet  by the candidate1.50 PM
    Commencement 2.00 PM
    Test Concludes5.00 PM

    NEET Exam Day Guidelines

    NEET 2020 Exam Day Instructions 

    • The exam center will be opened 2.5 hours before the exam, i.e., at 7:30 am. No entry will be allowed after 9:30 am so candidates are advised to reach well in advance. Check NEET 2020 Exam Dates
    • Candidates are required to carry the NEET Admit Card, the proforma with a post card sized photograph pasted on it and some passport sized photographs to be pasted on the attendance sheet.
    • Carrying the Admit Card is mandatory for all students giving the exam. Without the admit card, they will not be allowed into the exam center.
    • Follow all the instructions mentioned in the admit card and maintain discipline in the exam hall.
    • Candidates are advised to make their own arrangements for personal belongings. Exam centers may or may not have any provision for depositing their bags, etc.
    • Candidates must follow the dress code prescribed in the Information Bulletin that can be accessed at the Official Website for NEET
    • The roll number will be mentioned on every seat. Candidates must check whether it matches with the roll number on their admit card.
    • No candidate will be allowed to use toilets in last 30 minutes of examination i.e. from 12:30 pm to 01:00 pm.

    NEET 2020 Exam Day Guidelines for Candidates with Disabilities

    As per the letter released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare dated April 23, 2019, the examination guidelines for candidates with benchmark disabilities issued by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment on September 29, 2018, may be implemented in NEET 2020  

    Based on the findings, the Central Government has laid down the revised guidelines for exam conduction for candidates with benchmark disabilities. Read on to know more about the same.

    • Taking into account the improvement in technology in new avenues, there should be a uniform and comprehensive policy across persons with benchmark disabilities.

    • There is no need for separate criteria for regular and competitive examination.

    • The candidates with benchmark disabilities should be provided with the facility of Scribe/ Reader/ Lab Assistant.

    • In case the candidates have disabilities like blindness, locomotor disability and cerebral palsy, they should also be provided with the facilities like Scribe/ Reader/ Lab Assistant if they ask for it.

    • Candidates with other benchmark disabilities, the Scribe/ Reader/ Lab Assistant facility will be provided after the production of the certification stating that the concerned person is unable to write and a scribe is essential to write the exam on his behalf.

    • Candidates should have the discretion of opting for his own scribe or ask the exam conducting body for the same. In this case, the candidates should be allowed to meet the scribe 2 days prior to the exam to find whether the scribe is suitable or not. Check NEET Reservation

    • If the scribe is provided by the examination body, the qualification of the scribe should not be more than the minimum qualification criteria for the exam i.e., matriculate and above.

    • In case the candidates bring their own scribe, the qualification of the scribe should be one step less than the qualification of the candidates. Candidate needs to submit the details of the scribe if they opt for the same.

    • In case of emergency, candidates should be allowed to take more than one scribe for writing a different paper. One scribe per subject is allowed.

    • Candidates should be allowed to choose the mode for taking the exams i.e., Braille/Computer/Large Print or even by recording the answers.

    • If the candidates with the benchmark disabilities are allowed to take the examination in computer-based mode, they should be allowed to check the computer one day prior to the exam. In case of any discrepancy, it should be rectified immediately.

    • The examination body should ensure that the question paper is in the proper format as opted by the candidate.

    • Assistive devices like talking calculator, tailor frame, braille slate, abacus, geometry kit, braille measuring tape, communication chart, and electronic devices should be allowed by the candidates.

    • The proper seating arrangement should be made prior to the exam day. The authorities should ensure that the seating arrangement is done on the ground floor.

    • The time of the start of the paper should be marked accurately and supplementary sheets should be provided timely.

    • For open examination, the examining body should provide suitable screen reading material in Braille/ e-text/ on computers having suitable screen reading software.

    • Candidates with hearing- impairment should be provided with alternative objective questions.

    It must be ensured that the guidelines mentioned above are followed by the exam authorities while the exam is conducted for the candidates with benchmark disabilities.


    Frequently Asked Questions

    NEET 2020 Exam Centers FAQs

    Ques. I am a PIO applicant for NEET 2020. I don’t see any possibility of me flying down to India for the test, is there any update for NRI/PIO/OCI​ candidates?

    Ans. Answering a similar query in a live seminar, NTA  Director-General Vineet Joshi said, that they are expecting the situations to ease by the time the exam is conducted. Earlier, there were no NEET exam centers outside India, however, ‘If the situation demands we will give some provision to students to give exam there’. 

    Ques. I returned home due to the COVID-19 pandemic? Can I change my exam center city choices in the NEET Application Form?

    Ans. NTA had expanded the scope of corrections through NEET Form Correction Window, candidates were allowed to make changes in their exam center preferences. The correction window was open till May 31, 2020.

    Ques. I am opting Assamese as language of the NEET 2020 Question Paper. Will I be able to get the center of examination in Delhi?

    Ans. No. In case you opt for a vernacular language as medium of question paper, you will be allotted the exam center in the respective state of the vernacular language only. So you will get the examination center only in Assam.

    Ques. Could I also get the examination center in a city other than the three options specified in the application form?

    Ans. Yes. NTA reserves all rights to allocate an exam center in a city other than your specified choices.

    Ques. I reside in Delhi. Can I opt Bangalore as exam center as my choice?

    Ans. Yes. However, it is advised to select the center city in the State of your residence.

    Ques. Can I get the NEET exam center changed after allotment of my admit card?

    Ans. No, it is not possible for the candidate to change the exam center allotment after the admit card has been published. 

    Ques. What do I need to bring at the exam center?

    Ans. Apart from the NEET Admit Card, candidates will be asked to present the following (below-mentioned) documents while entering the exam center. 

    • Passport size photograph affixed on NEET Admit Card
    • One passport size photograph to be affixed on Attendance Sheet.
    • Valid Original Identity proof, PwD certificate, if applicable. 
    • One Post Card Size (4”X6”) color photograph with white background should be pasted on the Proforma downloaded with the Admit Card and should be handed over to Invigilator at Centre

    Ques. Will I be provided stationary at the NEET exam center?

    Ans. No, you are suggested to carry your own stationary in spare.

    Ques. Will I be able to appear for the exam if I forget the admit card at home?

    Ans. No. Entry to the exam center is not permitted without the admit card.

    Ques. How many exam centers are identified across the country for NEET 2020?

    Ans. There will be 104 NEET 2020 exam centers across the country.

    Ques. How can I specify my choice for the preferred exam center?

    Ans. You can mark your choice while filling the online application form. You will be given three choices which have to be filled in order of preference.

    Ques. On what basis are the NEET exam center choices fulfilled?

    Ans. The exam committee allocates you the exam center depending on your specified preference and availability of the corresponding exam center. If you have chosen a vernacular language then the center will be allotted accordingly.

    Ques. From where can I find the information related to my allocated NEET 2020 exam center?

    Ans. The name and address of the exam center allocated to you will be mentioned in the admit card issued to you.

    Ques. Are the NEET 2020 exam centers available in every state of India?

    Ans. Yes, NTA ensures that the exam has a wide reach and therefore NEET Exam Centers are available in every state in India. 

    Ques. I want to select Hindi as the language of my NEET question paper. Am I eligible to select any exam center in India?

    Ans. Yes.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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    6 Comments
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    Jatin prajapati

    If I reside in Rajasthan and choose my exam centre in Tamil Nadu than which states cuttoff will be applied on me Rajasthan's or Tamil Nadu's

    07 Apr, 2020 00:20
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Jatin, in that case, you will have to fight for cut off in Tamil Nadu.

    07 Apr, 2020 01:07
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    Kamatchi

    i have in a tamil medium neet cochaing centers

    29 Mar, 2020 00:20
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    Sweety S

    is shimoga centre available for neet 2020 exam

    08 Sep, 2019 00:20
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    Krishna Murari

    Hi Sweety, No it is not there.

    18 Sep, 2019 15:06
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    Farmaan Khan

    Sir/mam registration ke time 15%all india cota mein kya option fill Karna hai please reply me

    03 Nov, 2018 23:39
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    Sarthak Mahajan

    Hi Farmaan, You can get all the relevant information from Reservation under 15% All India Quota and for further details you may contact the concerned authority at 22041808.

    06 Dec, 2018 14:46
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    Rubal Malyhan

    We have to buy rough sheet for work by itself or it will be provided in the exam as per our requirement?

    23 Sep, 2018 05:16
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    Ritika Sharma

    Hi Rubal, A rough sheet will be provided by them in the exam hall.

    24 Sep, 2018 12:53
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    Yuvasri Yuvaraj

    I reside in Coimbatore.But I have selected Palakkad as my second choice of center.Have i chosen correctly or should i select only the centers within the state that we reside?

    12 Feb, 2018 00:20
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    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Yuvasri, Candidates will have to log in to their NEET account and enter the required details along with their 3 choices of exam centers. The choices must be filled according to the candidate’s order of preference. Once the form is submitted, candidates are not allowed to make any changes. Hence, it is advised that the candidates double check every entry that they have made and choose the center as per their convenience and accessibility. The selection of NEET exam center will be done on a first come first serve basis.

    12 Feb, 2018 19:05

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