NEET 2020:Good to know facts

ParticularsDetails
Name of the ExaminationNational Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-UG)
Conducting bodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Examination levelNational
Examination DateMay 3rd 2020, Offline Mode
Official websitewww.ntaneet.nic.in
Courses OfferedMBBS, BDS,BAMS,BHMS,BSMS,BYNS,BVSc and AH
Seat Intake75893 (MBBS seats) in 529 colleges (as per MCI)
26693 (BDS seats) in 313 colleges (as per DCI)
Number of Applicants15,19,375(in 2019)
Number of Appeared Candidates14,10,754(in 2019)

NEET Eligibility

ParticularsDetails
NationalityIndian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India, (OCI), Persons with Indian Origin (PIO), Foreign Nationals
Age Limit Candidates must at least be 17 years of age by December 31, 2020.
There is no upper age limit for NEET 2020
Qualifying Exam and subjects studiedCandidates must have qualified Class 12 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology.
Candidates appearing for their class 12 or equivalent are also eligible to appear for the exam.
Minimum Required MarksApplicants must have scored minimum marks as mentioned below in each subject and in aggregate.
Unreserved Candidates - 50%
Physically Handicapped - 45%
SC/ST/OBC NCL – 40%
Additional Biology and Open School studentsCandidates with Biology as an additional subject in Class 12 are also eligible.
Students who have completed Class 11 and Class 12 from open school are also eligible.
Number of attemptsThere is no limit on the number of attempts.