NEET ENTRANCE EXAM AND PREPARATION 2021

FAQs related to NEET UG 2020 and NEET UG 2021

 
 

Q.What is NEET and why you should give the exam if you wish to become a doctor?

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Under Graduate and Post Graduate are the entrance examinations held in India for the aspiring doctors of our country. The main subjects in NEET are Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. This examination is led by the Central Board of Secondary Education as a stepping stool for the understudies to get affirmations in MMBS and BDS Courses in Medical and Dental Colleges of India. In our nation, the medical study is treated to be one of the most difficult degrees. Every parent admires their children to be either doctors or engineers. Doctors have a strict schedule and are treated like gods because they save hundreds of lives in their entire career. And, NEET is the stepping ladder for every student who admires to be a doctor. This test is similarly significant as the class tenth and twelfth board exams .

 

Q.who are allowed to appear for the exam?

Graduates who have passed class twelfth from the Science stream are qualified to show up for the NEET exam. The candidates should be at least 17 years of age at the time of appearing for the exam. Candidates who are appearing for the exam must score at least 50 percent in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in class X11 board examination to be eligible for NEET for the general category. And, 40% for candidates of SC, ST and OBC categories. It’s not about being allowed to the exam but it’s about being capable to give the NEET exam and become a doctor later on. On the day of the examination, candidates need to carry a valid ID proof (Adhaar Card, Voter ID, Driving License or PAN Card) issued by the government. Passport size photos (2 photos the same as attached on the form). After the twelfth assessments, understudies from the Biology stream either give the NEET test that year or take a hole of 1 year and get ready for it.

 

Q.what is NEET UG and NEET PG?

Just like all other courses, NEET also has under graduation and post-graduation categories. NEET UG represents NEET under graduation and NEET PG represents NEET post-graduation. Both the assessments are held for the hopeful specialists of our nation and are known as one of the most positively aggressive tests of our nation. After some time, the NEET – UG and NEET PG is getting more earnestly. In any case, both of these tests are the venturing stone for the hopeful specialists of our nation. In the year 2019, around One Hundred and Forty Thousand specialists sat for the NEET PG assessments. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Undergraduate and Postgraduate otherwise called NEET-UG and NEET-PG is held only in India consistently to bring out the best contender for the study of medical sciences. These exams are liable for the affirmation of the applicants in the top medical universities of the nation.

 

Q.what is the age limit for NEET UG Exam.?

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Under graduation, NEET-UG is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for MBBS and BDS courses. NTA provides the Directorate General of Health Services at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. NTA will be conducting the upcoming NEET 2020 at the national level. The candidates who have passed class 12th with PCB will be eligible to sit for the upcoming NEET-UG 2020 examination. The NEET examinations will be held in the offline mode and only once in the year. NEET is the national level entrance exam for medical courses like BDS and MBBS. Students who have given their 12th examinations or are appearing in the 12th examination are eligible to give the NEET examination. When a student selects the biology stream, becoming a doctor is the first thought which comes to the mind. NTA plays an important role in letting the dreams come true of the aspiring doctors of India.

 

Q.Who will be conducting NEET UG exams?

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Under graduation, NEET-UG is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for MBBS and BDS courses. NTA provides the Directorate General of Health Services at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. NTA will be conducting the upcoming NEET 2020 at the national level. The candidates who have passed class 12th with PCB will be eligible to sit for the upcoming NEET-UG 2020 examination.

 

Q.Is the NEET 2020 online or offline?

Just like the previous years, NEET 2020 is also to be held in offline mode at the national level by NTA. NEET 2020 will be held on 3rd, May 2020. The registrations for the same will start from 2nd, December 2020. NEET 2020 is held for admission 100% MBBS, BDS, and AYUSH seats in India. The NEET 2020 exam will be held on the 3rd of May and the registrations will start from the month of December. The offline mode is selected for the admission for the seats of the courses like MBBS, BDS, etc. in India. In the year 2019, around fifteen lac nineteen thousand candidates sat for the NEET UG and NEET PG entrance exam. There are some logical reasons due to which NEET is NOT supposed to be held in the online mode and the offline mode is considered to be a better way.

 

Q.How do I register for NEET exams?

On the 2nd day of December 2019, National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the application form for NEET 2020 at their website ntaneet.nic.in online. The final date decided by NTA to submit the application form is 31st, December 2019. The applicants have to finish the NEET registration and then fill the required details in the NEET application form. After that, they must upload their photograph, do signature, make the application fees payment and then submit the form online. NEET application fees can be uploaded in both ways, online and offline through SBI Echallan. After this, if there are any corrections to be made in the submitted form, then candidate will have to wait till the second week of January when the corrections will start. Before filling the NEET UG/PG form, applicants must ensure that they meet all the eligibility criteria before applying.

 

Q.Are NRI and Foreign Nationals allowed to appear for NEET?

In the year 2019, the Supreme Court of India ruled that the NRI (Non- Resident Indian), PIO (Persons Of Indian Origin Card), COI (Overseas Citizen Of India) and the foreign nationals will have to appear for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test i.e. NEET to take admission in the Medical Colleges Of India. Earlier it was a point of the question when the NRIs has to sit for the NEET examination but now our government has solved all the queries regarding this issue. The NRI candidates are allowed fewer than fifteen percent quota as per the rules framed by the state government. The financial supporters of the applicants need a blood relative and the candidate must have an NRI certificate issued by the respective country’s embassy. The NRI quota is considered to the reservation in the NEET seats for the NRI’s. Also, the NRI’s fees for the NEET examination are higher than the other applicants.

 

Q.How many questions are asked in NEET exam?

There are 180 questions in the NEET exam. These questions are from all the three subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. The division of questions is in such a way that there are 45 questions each from Physics and Chemistry and there is a total of 90 questions from Biology. There are multiple questions in the NEET exams depending upon the three subjects (PCB). Applicants are always concerned about the number of questions being asked in the NEET examinations and it is important also because it helps the applicants in preparing for the examination in a better way. The NEET exams are conducted by the National Testing Agency of India. The difficulty level of the NEET exams keeps on increasing year by year but that does mean that it’s impossible to clear the NEET exams in the first attempt. NEET has the responsibility of bringing out the best doctors in our country.

 

Q.How is NEETs Merit/Rank calculated?

The passing marks are different for NEET as per the category of the applicant. The unreserved and general category candidates have to score 50% marks to reserve their seats in the top medical colleges of the country. The qualifying cut off goes down to 45% for the unreserved physically handicapped and then 40% for the candidates from scheduled caste (sc), scheduled tribe (st), Other Backward Classes (OBC), and SC, ST, OBC physically handicapped. After giving the exam, students expect a certain number which they will receive as the marks of their NEET examination. There is a lot of confusion about the distribution of marks and the passing score. The cut off for the medical admissions in the government medical colleges of India for MBBS is more the 600 marks for Delhi and more than 500 marks for all India medical colleges of India.

 

Q.How many marks is the NEET paper for?

The maximum marks of NEET papers sum up to 720 Marks, 180 from Physics, 180 from Chemistry and 380 from Biology. The number of questions is divided accordingly, 45 questions from Physics, 45 questions from Chemistry and 90 questions from Biology (45 from Botany and 45 from Zoology). For Biology, the marks are the highest in number because it is the most important subject for becoming a doctor. The passing percentage for NEET is between 40% to 50%, depending upon the category of the candidate. To date, the highest marks scored in NEET are 685 marks. Above this information, the qualifying marks for the NEET exams for applicants in the general category are 134. The cut off is increased as per the number of applicants applying for the examination and there results of the previous NEET entrance exam marks obtained by the students.

 

Q.What is Passing mark for NEET?

Candidates will have to score at least 180 which is the minimum passing marks for students to pass the NEET exam if they have got 40% of the answers right after the negative marking scheme. The passing percentage for NEET is between 40% to 50%, depending upon the category of the candidate. These marks are important for the placement of candidates in the best colleges in the country for medical studies. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Under graduation, NEET-UG is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for MBBS and BDS courses. NTA provides the Directorate General of Health Services at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. NTA will be conducting the upcoming NEET 2020 at the national level. The applicants who are aspiring to the doctors have the facility to download the OMR Sheet of NEET 2020 and also check the responses marked at the time of the test.

 

Q.How is the NEET percentile calculated?

The NEET percentile is calculated with a simple formula. The total sum of marks obtained is multiplied by 100 and the result is divided by the total marks obtained by the top ranker of the NEET exam in the same paper. The NEET percent calculation is very simple, all you need is, to sum up, all the marks obtain and multiply it with 100, and then divide the products obtained with the highest marks scored in the NEET exams of the same batch. The result of the NEET exams is applicable for the admission in the government medical colleges of our country. The total time duration of the NEET-UG exam is of 3 hours. The students are rewarded with 4 marks for every correct answer and 1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer. While giving the exams, the applicant has to be careful and focused.

 

Q.Are 12th board marks counted in NEET rank?

The marks obtained in the 12th Board examination are NOT calculated in the candidate's NEET score but these marks are required by the students to be eligible for appearing in the NEET Examination. The marks in class 12th have zero impact on NEET results of the candidate and his/her position in the merit list of any of the medical colleges of India. Basically, the 12th class marks are important only to show the eligibility of the candidate while appearing for the NEET-UG entrance exam but not after that. These marks can not leave any impact on the merit list of medical students. There are different passing marks as per the category of the applicant divided into General, OBC, SC or ST. The class 12th marks while applying for the examination should be from a recognized board.

 

Q.How much marks are required to appear in NEET exams?

The minimum marks required to appear for NEET exams in depending upon the marks scored by the candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in his/her class 12th Board Examination. The students should have scored 50% marks for general category, 45% marks for general PH and 40% for SC/ST and OBC. The importance of class 12th examination is only till showing the eligibility of the candidate for appearing for the medical entrance exam NEET and after that these mark has no impact on the merit list of medical students. Students who plan to apply for NEET, start preparing for it since class 11th so that when they will apply for NEET, they have a good percentage to show. Below 50% for general and 45% for other category students is not an eligible percentage for the NEET UG entrance exam. There is a reason for NEET to be this high level strict in its eligibility criteria because it is the bridge for the aspiring doctors of our country who have the responsibility to save lives.

 

Q.When will NEET 2020 Exams be conducted??

3rd May 2020 is the date scheduled for NEET examinations 2020 and the registrations will start from 2nd December 2019. The Admit Cards will be available for download from 27th March 2020. Every year the NEET examinations are being conducted near about this date only considering the dates of class 12th board examinations. The NEET exams are responsible for admission for our candidates in the best colleges in our country. When a student aspires to become a doctor, the very first things which come to the mind are to sit for the NEET exams. Students understand the value of NEET exams because these exams act as the stepping ladder for them to get admission in the best college in our country.

 

Q.How much time is provided to complete the NEET UG exam?

The minimum marks required to appear for NEET exams in depending upon the marks scored by the candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in his/her class 12th Board Examination. The students should have scored 50% marks for general category, 45% marks for general PH and 40% for SC/ST and OBC. The importance of class 12th examination is only till showing the eligibility of the candidate for appearing for the medical entrance exam NEET and after that these mark has no impact on the merit list of medical students. Students who plan to apply for NEET, start preparing for it since class 11th so that when they will apply for NEET, they have a good percentage to show. Below 50% for general and 45% for other category students is not an eligible percentage for the NEET UG entrance exam. There is a reason for NEET to be this high level strict in its eligibility criteria because it is the bridge for the aspiring doctors of our country who have the responsibility to save lives.

 

Q.How much score is required for MBBS?

The minimum score required by the candidate for MBBS is 50% marks for general category, 45% marks for general PH and 40% for SC/ST and OBC. These marks are important for the students to get admission in the best medical colleges of India.

 

Q.What Documents are you should to take with you in exam hall?

When appearing for the NEET Exam, candidates have to carry their NEET Admit Card, Valid ID Proof like Adhar Card, Pan Card, Ration Card or any other Valid ID issued by the government along with two passport size photographs. These things are required by the candidates strictly who are willing to give the NEET examination. Repeating that on the day of the examination, candidates need to carry a valid ID proof (Adhaar Card, Voter ID, Driving License or PAN Card) issued by the government. Passport size photos (2 photos the same as attached on the form). After the 12th examinations, students from the Biology stream either give the NEET exam the same year or take a gap of 1 year and prepare for it. All the above rules are meant for all the candidates from each category as well as the foreign Indians.

 

Q.How many times is NEET UG exam conducted in a year?

The NEET examination is conducted twice a year. NEET is decided to be conducted in the months of February and May. The NEET exam dates depend on the 12th board exam schedules so that it does not clash with any of the board exams. This gives an additional opportunity to the students to appear for the NEET exams two times in the same year without wasting a complete year to get admission in the best medical college of our country. So if you are continuously appearing for the NEET exams then you have double chances every year to sit for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Under Graduate (NEET-UGG) entrance examinations.

 

Q.How many attempts does one get to clear NEET UG?

Earlier there were only three attempts allowed for the candidate to appear for NEET-UG but after 2018, the criteria have been changed and now there is no limit for attempting NEET examination.

 

Q.How many students appeared for NEET UG Exams?

The number of applicants is different every year. In 2019, the total number of students who cleared NEET was 795031 out of which 315 were foreign nationals, 1209 were NRI’s, 441 candidates holding OCI cards and 46 PIOs. Over 13 lac candidates appear for the NEET examination and the number increases year by year. Students from every city of India appear for the NEET exams every year because there are aspiring doctors in every place in our country. When a child is born, the very first dream in a parent’s eyes is to see their kids as doctors and engineers. Therefore, they start preparing their kids for the entrance exams as soon as they reach high school. NEET is conducted for under graduation and post-graduation, both and is responsible for giving the best medical candidates to the colleges of our country.

 

Q.How much marks are required to appear in NEET exams?

Candidates must have scored 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in their class 12th board examination to be eligible to sit in the NEET examination. The admission in the best engineering colleges of India depends on candidates' NEET exam results. The minimum marks required to appear for NEET exams in depending upon the marks scored by the candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in his/her class 12th Board Examination. The students should have scored 50% marks for general category, 45% marks for general PH and 40% for SC/ST and OBC.

 

Q.What is the process for neet counselling?

There are easy steps for the NEET Counseling, students have to register for counseling to fill 15% of All India Quota seats in 2 rounds and then a mop-up round. The steps are as follow:

  • Applicants have to visit the official website of MCC and click on “New Registration” Icon.
  • Then, Log on to the MCC website and click on ‘Candidate login’ • Enter your Roll Number and Password
  • Applicants will be redirected to a new page where they will have to enter details like Name, Roll No., Registration No., Mother’s Name, Contact No., etc.
  • After entering the details, click on the “Submit” button
  • When all the above steps are done, the details of the candidate will be shown as per the NTA’s database on the screen. Applicants will have to verify the information after clicking on “Confirm Registration” • After successful registration, candidates are asked to submit a refundable and non-refundable NEET 2020 counseling fee.
  • In this step, candidates are required to submit preferences. you should fill the choices keeping in mind your scores as admission is granted based on merit i.e. NEET score and preferences submitted during the counseling process.
  • Post filling the choices in the list, candidates can arrange them in order of their preference by moving them up or down, interchange choices and delete choices.
  • Once you’re done, enter your password and click on ‘Lock Choices’. • MCC releases seat allotment result after each round of counseling.
 

Q.How to get into Government Medical Colleges ?

The admission in the MBBS and BDS courses in the government colleges of India depends on the candidate's NEET results. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test was created only for this purpose and every year a huge number of students appear for this examination to get admission to the best government engineering colleges of the country. Excluding AIIMS and JIPMER who conduct their entrance exam themselves, all the other colleges consider NEET results for admissions. All the medical colleges of our country are the best and studying in those colleges to become doctors is tough because at the end of the course these colleges filter the best batch of doctors among all the students. Giving the most qualified doctors to our country is a huge responsibility on the shoulders of the doctors of our country. Therefore, they need to be strict about the entrance and then the yearly exams.

 

Q.How much Score is required to get into Government college?

In order to get admission to the best government medical colleges of the country, students should aim 600+ marks. As per their respective categories, the students have to get a rank between 3792 to 10920 for the General, 5805 to 10891 for OBC, 14000 to 49936 for SC, 61096 to 84770 for ST, 291627 to 393704 for UR-PH, 375414 to 375414 for OBC-PH and 210691 to 451909 for SC-PH. Getting a government college in India for medical studies is not easy at all but the scores can help a lot. The minimum marks required to appear for NEET exams in depending upon the marks scored by the candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in his/her class 12th Board Examination. The students should have scored 50% marks for general category, 45% marks for general PH and 40% for SC/ST and OBC.

 

Q.How many seats are there in government Medical college?

With the latest stats, there are around 12000 seats available for MBBS and BDS seats in the government colleges of India. In 2019, around 2750 were added to the list due to 25 new government medical colleges that started the MBBS and BDS courses in India.

 

Q.how many seats are there in private Medical colleges?

There are a total of 2150 available in 18 private medical colleges of the country. The fees of these colleges in between 5 to 6 lacs per year. The number of seats can fluctuate in the coming years depending upon the increasing population and increasing requirements of professional doctors of our country.

 

Q.Course avaible after clearing NEET UG exams?

There are several courses available after clearing the NEET-UG exams such as Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Bachelor of Dental Sciences (BDS), Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS), Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (DHMS), BUMS, B.V.Sc&AH, B.Pharm, D.Pharma, BOT, BMLT, BPT, B.Sc. Nursing, and BNYS.

 

Q.is NEET and AIPMT same?

The AIPMT and NEET are the same examinations. Since 2016, NEET has replaced AIPMT with the other state-level medical entrance test of the country. NEET is a single paper exam and has made the selection of the right candidates of the country easy. Earlier the AIPMT was conducted by the central board of secondary examination in our country for the candidates to get admission in BDS and MBBS courses in the best government medical colleges of our country. The NEET and AIPMT syllabus is also the same. No other entrance exam can be conducted by the universities or colleges of our country.

 

Q.Is NEET AIIMS exams combined for 2020?

Till now there is no such official update that NEET and AIMS will combine in the year 2020. Except for AIIMS and JIPMER in all the other medical colleges of the country, admissions are done through NEET. But, all these things should not matter while preparing for the exams because the entrance exams for every college will have the same type of questions taken from the syllabus of class 12th and 11th. The fact is that NEET is not merging with any of the entrance exams. There will separate exams for NEET and AIIMS just like the previous years. Excluding AIIMS and JIPMER who conduct their entrance exam themselves, all the other colleges consider NEET results for admissions.

 

Q.how many Medical colleges are accepting NEET Results?

355 medical colleges in our country are accepting NEET results and 125 Dental Colleges also accept NEET scores for admission. The top five colleges of our country who are accepting NEET scores for admission are KGMC (Uttar Pradesh), MAMC (New Delhi), Christian Medical College (Ludhiyana), LAMC (Delhi) and IMS-BHU (Varanasi) with 250, 250, 75, 200 and 84 annual seats respectively.

 

Q.What is the syllabus for NEET 2020?

The NEET 2020 exam will help as per the syllabus. The NEET exams cover all the topics from class 11th and 12th in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. It requires a lot of efforts for the students to remember all the minute details and score a good percentile in NEET examination. There is no change in the syllabus of the NEET exams this year, if there will be any change then it will be declared by the NTA itself. The classification of the Biology questions has been divided into 2 sections this time. The Biology questions have been divided into Zoology and Botany. Both the sections will be 45 questions each so, therefore, the total number of biology questions in the NEET 2020 will be 90 questions and then Physics and Chemistry will have 45 questions each. This sums up to 180 questions all total.

 

Q.What is the dress code for giving NEET exams?

There is a severe clothing standard to be trailed by the understudies while showing up for the NEET tests. The applicants need to wear light-shaded garments with half sleeves because long sleeves are not permitted. With these shoes are additionally not permitted, the applicants need to wear shoes or shoes while showing up for NEET test. What's more, Salwar or pants are allowed for Women candidates. Any of the standards not pursued will give an alternative to the specialists to suspend the applicant from giving the test. NEET is very strict about the uniform while giving examinations. As per the decisions are taken by the higher authorities, dress with floral prints or embroideries or other designs and patterns are not allowed. Jeans are allowed but not with several pockets or zips. As per the religious value of each candidate, they are allowed to wear Dubbata, Turban, Kirpan, Burkha, Kada, etc. to the examination hall but any kind of safety pin or pointed objects are not allowed.