The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) on May 3, 2020. Starting from 2020, NEET is compulsory for admissions into JIPMER and AIIMS as well, which further increases the importance of the only medical entrance exam. The release date of NEET application form 2020 is quite near too, as it is expected to be released on December 2, 2019. The last date to apply for NEET is December 31, 2019. So, this is the time, you should be aware of all the details including the process to fill NEET 2020 application form and eligibility criteria. We make it easier for you to fill the NEET 2020 application form with the step-by-step guide:
Step 1: Registration
- The first step is to click on the Application form. Following this, you will be taken to the “Instructions” page.
- On the “Instructions” page, you will see all the instructions along with necessary information like eligibility criteria, documents required for registration, examination dates, etc., provided for the candidate.
- Please read the instructions carefully. Once you have read all the instructions, tick the checkbox ‘I have read and understood all the instructions mentioned in the Information Bulletin’. Then, click ‘Proceed to apply online’. Before you move on to the next step
- Once you proceed, you will be redirected to the ‘Registration page’ of the NEET 2020.
- On the ‘Registration page’, you have to fill your personal details like:
- Candidate’s name
- Father’s name
- Mother’s name
- Disability status
- Date of birth
- Email ID
- Valid phone number, etc.
Make sure, your personal details match with the Government ID proof. Your Mother’s and Father’s name should match with your Class 10 certificate.
- After you have entered all the necessary details, click on ‘Preview & Next’. In this screen, candidates from Jammu and Kashmir have to fill a self-declaration form stating that they wish to be admitted in the 15% AIQ quota seats. If you do not want that, then you can click on ‘Oops! Please no’.
- The candidates should now look at the preview of all the information they entered. Now, you can click on ‘Next’.
- On the next screen, candidates must enter the following details:
- Creating a password
- Adding a security question
- Entering the OTP sent to the valid Mobile number as entered and the Email ID
- After filling up the details, click on Submit.
- The next screen will display your ‘Provisional Registration Number’. Note this number down and keep it safe. It will be used along with the password as your login credentials.
- Now, you can continue with the NEET 2020 registration process by clicking on ‘Click here to login’. You can also pause the registration here and continue later on.
Step 2: Filling NEET application form 2020
- Click on the link for filling up the application form. This time, you will be redirected to a ‘Login’ page. Enter the provisional registration number and the password here and click on ‘Login’.
- You will come across a screen which will have the following details:
- Your personal details
- Choice of examination language
- Option to choose three exam cities on the basis of priority
- Once you fill up these details, click on Next
- On the next page, you will have to fill up your academic details. You have to fill Class 10, 11 and 12 details. At the bottom of this page, you will have to fill the marks of Class 12 Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Once you have correctly entered this information, you will have to click on ‘Next’.
- Candidates have to fill the following details on the next screen:
- Residential address
- Correspondence address
- Parent’s qualification, occupation, income
- Declaration of dress code
- Security PIN (note it down)
- After entering these details, you have to click on ‘Preview and submit’ to proceed. You will be redirected to a review page, where you can check all the submitted details. You can press the ‘Back’ button to make any changes in the existing information. If everything is correct, then you can enter the OTP received on the registered mobile number and email address, enter the security PIN and then click on ‘Final Submit’.
- Once the steps are completed, the candidates will be asked if the details to be submitted are correct and whether the final submission will be made. Click on ‘Yes! Please do’ After this, no further changes can be made.
- If you do not click on Final Submit, you are allowed to make as many changes as you want until the last date of submission (31st December 2019).
Step 3: Uploading Photograph and Signature
These two scanned documents need to be uploaded to complete your NEET 2020 application process. Please keep soft copies of these documents on your system:
- Photograph: The requirements for the photograph are:
- It should be a passport-sized photograph with a white background.
- The candidate’s name and the date should be written at the bottom.
- The file size should be 10 Kb to 200 Kb.
- It should be of JPG/JPEG format.
- Signature: The requirements for the signature are:
- It should have a white background.
- The signature should be done with a black pen.
- The file size should be 4 Kb to 30 Kb.
- It should be of JPG/JPEG format.
Step 4: Uploading Photograph and Signature
- Click on Upload your recent photograph and signature.
- Click on Browse. Go to the location of the file and select the file. Click OK.
- After you have uploaded the documents, click on Next.
- The next screen will show you a preview of all the uploaded documents. If no changes are required, click on Next.
- You will have to enter the security PIN and then click on Upload.
- For future, you should keep 4 passport-sized photos and 3 postcard size photos too.
Step 5: Pay NEET 2020 Application Fee
Finally, you need to make the payment for the application form. The payment for the application form depends on the category of the candidates. Some important pointers about the payment are:
- Payment can be made both offline or online. Online payment can be made through credit/debit card/net banking. You can select a few banks at first but you don’t need to panic. After selecting any one of these banks, more bank options will appear on the screen.
- For offline payment, you have to get help from the Common Service Centre (CSC). The authorities will charge a nominal fee and make the payment on behalf of the candidate. The candidate can submit the e-Challan in their nearest SBI bank branch.
- For online payment, after selecting the required bank, the screen will show the candidate’s name, registration number, and amount to be paid. Verify the details, click on ‘Go to Payment, and then verify the payment by clicking ‘Yes! Please do’.
- Now, you can make the application fee payment on the payment interface page until the last date.
- Keep the receipt of the payment safe.
Step 6: Confirmation Page
Finally, the screen will show a confirmation page, which means the admission form filling-up process is complete. A few things to remember about the confirmation page are:
- Candidates can go through the information on the confirmation check and verify that all the information is correct.
- The confirmation page will be sent to the candidates on their email ID and registered mobile number.
- You should take 3-4 printouts of the confirmation page.
- If you close the confirmation page accidentally, you can return to it by logging in with your Provisional Registration number and password.
- You cannot download the confirmation page after the final date of filling up the application form.
From the second week of January, NTA will open the correction window for NEET 2020. Information regarding corrections will be sent to the aspirants. You can make the corrections by:
- Logging in through NEET Candidate Login.
- Entering the login credentials that include provisional registration number and password.
- Making the specified changes.
- Once the corrections are done, you will receive an OTP on your registered email ID and mobile number.
- The screen will display a correction slip which you can print for future reference.
Be careful while you fill up the NEET 2020 application form and double-check everything before making the final submission. Best of luck.