NEET (UG) 2020

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, commonly known as NEET UG, will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) on May 3, 2020. NEET 2020 application form and official notification will be released on December 2, 2019. The eligible candidates can register for NEET exam till December 31, 2019.

Last year, a total of 15,19,375 candidates registered for NEET 2019, While, for the year 2018, CBSE saw the registrations of 13,26,725 candidates. 

This year admission to AIIMS and JIPMER  undergraduate (MBBS) seats will also be done on the basis of scores obtained in NTA NEET 2020.


Exam Overview

Name of Exam NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test)
Conducting Body National Testing Agency
Expected number of Applicants 15 Lakhs
Exam Duration 3 hours
Courses Offered MBBS and BDS
Frequency Once in a year





Qualifying Exam


Candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English as core subjects from a recognized board. Candidates who are appearing for the class 12 or equivalent exam are also eligible to apply for NEET 2020.

Minimum Age Requirement

Candidates must have completed 17 years as on December 31, 2020.

Maximum Age Limit*

There is no upper age limit till the Supreme Court passes its judgement on it.

Maximum Attempts

There is no limit on the number of attempts a student can make.


Qualifying Marks


The marks are separate for each category and can be listed as under. The marks to be considered are aggregate marks only for PCB subjects

UR - 50%,

OBC/SC/ST - 40%,

PWD - 45%




Candidates who are Indian Nationals, NRIs, OCIs, PIOs & Foreign Nationals are eligible to apply


Exam Pattern

Particulars Detail
Mode of Exam Pen and Paper based (Offline)
Language English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu
Subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany and Zoology)
Type of Questions Objective type ( 4 options with 1 correct answer)
Duration 180 minutes (3 hours)
Total Marks 720


Timeline for NEET (UG) 2020

Important Dates Events
Online Application Form Submission Date 02 Dec, 2019 - 31 Dec, 2019
Release date of admit card Likely July 2020
Expected Exam Date 26 July, 2020
Result  -


NEET (UG) Syllabus

For complete syllabus - click Final Syllabus for NEET (UG)

NEET (UG) - Practice Exercise