NEET 2020 Changes by NTA

    NEET 2020 Application Form is just out and will cater to all the medical aspirants in the country from this year onwards. This entrance test will serve as the sole exam in the country for admissions to various institutes for medical study ranging from the likes of AIIMS and JIPMER to the thousands of other seats for MBBS, BDS, and other courses. Apply Now

    The entrance test will be conducted in 11 languages including Hindi, English and 9 regional languages all over India. The last date for registration for the NEET 2020 is till 31st December 2019 with the exam scheduled to be held on May 3, 2020.

    Highlights of NEET 2020

    NEET 2020 Exam DateMay 3, 2020
    NEET 2020 Registration (Open)December 2, 2019
    Last date for RegistrationDecember 31, 2019
    Correction Window for Application FormJanuary 15-31, 2020
    NEET 2020 Admit Card Release DateMarch 27, 2020
    NEET 2020 Result Declaration June 4, 2020
    Application Fees for General applicantsRs.1500
    Application Fees for General-EWS applicantsRs.1400
    Application Fees for Reserved-category applicantsRs.800

    Major Changes for NEET 2020

    The NEET 2020 will be experiencing few major striking changes in its pattern and conducting nature with the focus being on more accuracy of identification of applicants to ensure 100% transparency in its examining procedure. Applicants now have to upload Class X certificates, left-hand thumb impressions and also provide their roll numbers for Class XII Board Exams along with the standard signature and scanned photograph - both in passport and postcard sizes

    • One Exam for all Medical Aspirants: The merger of AIIMS and JIPMER will only see all of 1207 AIIMS MBBS and 200 JIPMER MBBS seats in the respective institutes to be contested for, in a single analysis of NEET-UG performance of candidates. 
    • UT applicants need to self-declare their contesting consideration: With the new formation of Union Territories of India, the likes of Kashmir and Ladakh have thought of pulling off from the 15% allocation of the All India Quota scheme. Therefore, aspirants from these UTs need to fill in the form for self-declaration for seat allotment under AIQ.
    • Application Fee Hike: The fee for application has been hiked to Rs.1500 for general candidates with respect to Rs.1400 from last year and applicants can now even upload live photographs while they fill out their form. The amount respects to Rs.1400 for General-EWS applicants and Rs.800 for reserved category applicants for 2020.
    • Flexible Edit Window: As the maximum of Class 12 medical students will get their admit cards for board exam after the registration for NEET is over. Thus, the edit window will be re-opened by the authority for NEET Application form 2020 for the students of Class 12 to punch in their roll numbers.
    • More Exam Centres: This year, the exam of NEET 2020 will be conducted across the nation in exactly 155 cities in India with the inclusion of the union territory of Ladakh as the latest entry.
    • Upper Age Limit Relaxation: For NEET 2020, the upper age limit is capped at 25 years as on 31st December 2019, while the lower age limit is capped at 17 years as on 31st December 2019. There is a relaxation of flat 5 years for reserved category candidates in the upper age limit. 

    However, general applicants above the 25-age mark can appear for the NEET 2020 test with their candidature being considered or not, is still in a turmoil for the awaiting verdict of the Supreme Court regarding the same. 

    Steps to Apply for NEET 2020

    • Visit the official website for NTA NEET 2020 and click on the 'Fill NEET Application Form' button.
    • Register for an online entry by filling in basic details like Name, Category, Nationality, ID Proof Number, etc. Once the process is completed, note down the generated User ID and Password. 
    • Login successfully to fill NEET application form 2020 by logging in using registration number and password.
    • Login to your profile to fill up the Application Form for NEET 2020 using your generated credentials.
    • Now, fill up the rest set of details that are asked for, such as, choice of exam city, residing address, qualification, and other similar stuff.
    • As per the needs and specifications, go on to submit your scanned copies of photograph, signature, left-hand thumb impression, etc. 
    • This will bring the applicants to the step of Application Fee Payment and the respective amount as the Fee needs to be paid according to the category of every individual applicant.
    • After successful payment, take a printed copy of the confirmation page for future reference.



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