NEET 2020 EXAM CENTERS
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NTA has provided NEET exam center information in advance to all the candidates on their official website. Earlier, the authorities have provided the opportunity to candidates to modify the exam center preferences so in line with those changes, the information regarding allotment of test cities is being provided to the candidates.
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. Read the article to know more about NEET 2020 Exam Centers.
Here is a list of the exam centers for NEET 2020 and the code for each exam city is mentioned with it. The candidate has to fill these in the Application form. Download NEET 2020 Exam Centers Official Notice
|Andaman & Nicobar||Port Blair||1101|
|Chandigarh||Chandigarh / Mohali / Panchkula||1601|
|Chhattisgarh||Bhilai/ Durg/ Bhilai Nagar||1701|
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli||Dadra & Nagar Haveli||1801|
|Daman & Diu||Daman||1901|
|Delhi/New Delhi||Delhi/New Delhi||2001|
|Goa||Panaji/ Madgaon/ Margao||2101|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu||2501|
|Gulbarga / Kalaburgi||2705|
|Kozhikode / Calicut||2808|
|Noida / Greater Noida||4410|
|West Bengal||24 Pargana||4601|
NTA has changed the exam centers for some of the candidates due to the implementation of COVID-19 measures.
NTA has increased exam centers from 2546 to 3843 for NEET 2020 September session to maintain social distancing. Here is the list of NEET exam centers which are added by NTA.
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 Paper||NEET Exam Centre 2020|
|English and Hindi||All NEET 2020 examination centres and cities|
|English, Hindi and Assamese||NEET Examination Centres in Assam|
|English, Hindi and Bengali||NEET Examination Centres in West Bengal and Tripura|
|English, Hindi and Gujarati||NEET Examination Centres in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli|
|English, Hindi and Marathi||NEET Examination Centres in Maharashtra|
|English, Hindi and Tamil||NEET Examination Centres in Tamil Nadu|
|English, Hindi and Telugu||NEET Examination Centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana|
|English, Hindi and Oriya||NEET Examination Centres in Odisha|
|English, Hindi and Kannada||NEET Examination Centres in Karnataka|
|English and Urdu||All NEET Examination Centres 2020|
Apart from the NEET Admit Card, candidates will be asked to present the following (below-mentioned) documents while entering the exam center.
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.
Tabulated below is the schedule for the exam day:
|Last Entry to the exam hall||1.30 PM|
|Sitting on the seat||1.15 PM onwards|
|Announcement of instructions and checking of NEET Admit Card||1.30 to 1.45 PM|
|Distribution of Test Booklet||1:45 PM|
|Writing of particulars on the test booklet by the candidate||1.50 PM|
|Test Concludes||5.00 PM|
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.
Organizing NEET 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.
Note: Candidates from Jammu & Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya without their Aadhaar Card number must set preference for their exam centers within their state only.
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.
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?
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College