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The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Undergraduate) is an entrance test for students who wish to take up clinical or medical courses (MBBS) and dental courses (BDS) in government or private clinical and dental universities n India. Earlier, this examination was known by the name The All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT).  The NEET-UG examination for MBBS and BDS courses is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTS). This test was earlier led by The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in association with Prometric Testing Pvt. Ltd.  The NEET-UG exam is a single entrance exam test that approves and allows admissions to more than 66,000 MBBS and BDS seats across India.  In the year 2019, a total of 1410755 candidates appeared in the exam among which 780467 were female and 630283 male candidates, and 6 trans genders.  There is a sum of 180 questions posed in the test, 45 questions each from Physics and Chemistry, 90 questions from Biology. Each right answer gets 4 marks and each incorrect response gets - 1 negative marking. The test span is 3 hours (180mins). The test is a total of 720 marks.


NEET-UG schedule comprises of the center ideas of Physics, Chemistry and Biology instructed in classes 11 and 12 as recommended by the NCERT.

This is the syllabus according to the year 2020.

Biology – 

1) Biology and human welfare, 

2) Biotechnology and its applications, 

3) Cell structure and function, 

4) Diversity in the living world, 

5) Ecology and environment, 

6) Genetics and evolution, 

7) Human physiology, 

8) Plant physiology, 

9) Reproduction and 

10) Structural organization in animals and plants.

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Chemistry – 

  1. Alcohols, phenols, and ethers,

  2. Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids, 

  3. Basic concepts of chemistry, 

  4. Biomolecules,

  5. Chemical bonding and molecular structure,

  6. Chemical kinetics,

  7. Chemistry in everyday life, 

  8. Classification of elements and periodicity in properties,

  9. Coordination compounds,

  10. D and f block elements, 

  11. S- block elements ( alkali and alkaline earth metals ), 

  12. Electrochemistry, 

  13. Environmental chemistry, 

  14. Equilibrium,

  15. General principles and processes of isolation elements, 

  16. Haloalkanes and Haloarenes,

  17. Hydrocarbons, 

  18. Hydrogen, 

  19. Organic chemistry - basic principles and techniques, 

  20. Organic compounds containing nitrogen, 

  21. Polymers, 

  22. Redox reactions,  

  23. Solid-state, 

  24. Solutions, 

  25. Some p-block elements,

  26. States of matter, gases, and liquids, 

  27. Structure of atom, 

  28. Surface chemistry and 

  29. Thermodynamics.

Physics – 

  1. Atoms and nuclei

  2. The behavior of perfect gas and kinetic theory

  3. Current electricity

  4. Dual nature of matter and radiation

  5. Electromagnetic induction and alternative currents

  6. Electromagnetic waves

  7. Electronic devices

  8. Electrostatics

  9. Gravitation

  10. Kinematics

  11. Laws of motion

  12. Magnetic effects of current and magnetism

  13. The motion of the system of particles and rigid body

  14. Optics

  15. Oscillations and waves

  16. Chemical bonding and molecular structure

  17. Physical-world and measurement

  18. Properties of bulk matter

  19. Thermodynamics

  20. Work, energy, and power

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Eligibility  (Based on the criteria of the year 2020)

NEET is compulsory for candidates who wish to examine medication or study medicine in India. It is likewise obligatory for candidates who wish to examine medication abroad yet wish to return to India for training.

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

The 12th class percentage required for NEET 2020 is separate for each category. NEET eligibility marks in 12th 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.

Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as given in the Information Bulletin and on the NTA NEET website ( from time to time.

Languages in which NEET can be attempted - Students are eligible to write the exams in ten Indian languages and English. Assamese, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Oriya, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu are the other languages. 

         FEE Details (As per the year 2020) 



FOR General (UR)

Rs.1500/- (INR)


Rs.1400/- (INR)

FOR SC/ST/PwD/Transgender

Rs.800/-  (INR)


Documents Required for NEET Application Form

· 10th class mark sheet

· 12th class mark sheet

· Scanned copy of candidate's passport-sized photograph

· Scanned copy of candidate's signature

· Scanned copy of postcard size photograph

· Scanned copy of left-hand thumb impression

· Valid ID proof

Important documents needed for future reference :

  • Proof of remittance of fee.

  • Computer Generated Confirmation Page of NTA NEET Online Application.

  • Copy of the System generated Self Declaration in respect of candidates from UTs of J & K and Ladakh who have opted for seats under 15% All India Quota.

Colleges and No. of Seats Offered :

All Private Colleges – 25,840 

All Government Colleges – 27,590

NEET Counseling seats – 3521

NEET Basis Seats – 35,461 

NEET is additionally for entrance into 15% seats in government clinical and dental schools and all private clinical and dental universities all over India.

Qualifying Criteria :    

Student Category

Minimum Percentile Required

Unreserved/ General

50th Percentile

Unreserved (with benchmark disability)

45th Percentile

Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes (with or without benchmark disability)

40th Percentile

Neet preparation tips :

  • Make a Study Schedule for the NEET Exam- To make progress in NEET 2020, Break the whole NEET prospectus into little lumps, concentrate every day, and be predictable. Likewise, make a point to make space for legitimate corrections. The modification will ensure that you can review in the test what you contemplated. On the off chance that you do the entirety of this, you will be altogether improving the odds of your accomplishment in NEET.

  • Decide your Study Resources - Before you begin getting ready for NEET, choose which on the Online/Offline Courses and Coaching classes you will join. Likewise, choose which NEET books you will allude to.

  • Attend NEET Test Series - Other than NCERT books for NEET 2020, Core study material, and other reference books, online test series form an essential ingredient in the NEET preparation strategy. For NEET, various test arrangements are accessible on the web, free as well as paid.

  • Look after your health - Remain dynamic and active. Eat well and healthy food. Study according to plan. Rest soundly. Following this methodology will set you apart. You will stay focused, and you will be able to concentrate more in less time.

  • Look after your Online Activity - Time is the cost you pay for that. Along these lines, be careful. Spare time. You need a ton of it to turn into a health care professional.

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