According to the official website of NEET 2020, the application process will begin from 2 December 2019. NEET 2020 has become an essential entrance examination for medical and dental programs after the announcement of AIIMS and JIPMER getting scrapped. Candidates now need to be more careful, dedicated and prepared for the exam. Keeping the same thing in the mind, we here provide five crucial points regarding the NEET 2020 examination as well as the registration process that candidates must be aware of.
Read: Step by step process to fill NEET 2020 application form through online mode @ ntaneet.nic.in
What makes NEET so crucial?
The NEET 2020 will be conducted by the NTA on the 3rd of May, 2020. The exam takes place in a pen and paper format and. All the students who wish to seek admissions into BDS or MBBS courses in various government, non-government and deemed institutes and medical colleges of India, must appear for this entrance exam. From 2020 onwards, NEET will be the single entrance test for entries to more than sixty-thousand of MBBS and BDS seats across India. The exam is conducted only once a year.
Keeping up with dates is important
The online application forms would be available from the 2nd of December, 2019. Those who wish to appear for the exam must apply before the 31st of December, 2019. We recommend candidates to keep themselves updated by visiting the official website. Once submitted, the application cannot be cancelled or withdrawn.
NEET 2020 Important Dates
|Notification||August 21, 2019|
|Application form release date||December 2, 2019|
|Last date for registration||December 31, 2019|
|Last date to pay the application fee||December 31, 2019|
|NEET 2020 correction window dates||Second week of January 2020|
|Release of Admit Card||March 27, 2020|
|NEET 2020 exam date||May 3, 2020 (2.00 PM to 5.00 PM)|
|Declaration of NEET 2020 results||June 4, 2020|
Multi-lingual exam to be conducted
NEET 2020 would be carried in eight regional languages as well as in English, Hindi, and Urdu across the country. Students who wish to write the exam in a local language need to ensure that the examination centre is located in the same state. For example, candidates would be able to choose Tamil only if their examination centre is in Tamil Nadu. Candidates opting for regional languages would be given Bilingual Test Booklet i.e., in the selected language and English.
Wish to go abroad? NEET is still important
As per the new rule passed in 2019, all students who wish to pursue their undergraduate programs from abroad are also required to sit for the NEET. Only upon qualifying NEET, the successful candidates would be granted the letter from the Ministry of Health, that is necessary for studying medicine abroad. Candidates who have passed 10+2 from an open School or as private candidates are not eligible to appear for NEET 2020.
Furthermore, the study of Biology or Biotechnology as an additional subject at 10+2 level also shall not be permissible. The Medical Council .of India has favoured Special Leave Petitions before the Honourable Supreme Court and Appeals in the Honourable High Courts. Therefore, such candidates shall be allowed but subject to the outcome of Special Leave Petitions/Appeals filed by the Medical Council of India.
Dress code for the exam
Candidates need to follow a dress code while appearing for the exam. Light clothes with half sleeves are allowed in the exam. Long sleeves are not permitted. If the candidate wears it for a religious purpose or as per their customs, he/she needs to inform at least an hour before the exam reporting time begins. Candidates can wear slippers, sandals with low heels. Shoes are strictly not allowed.
We recommend all the candidates to read the frequently asked questions on the website to clear their doubts.
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We wish all the students very good luck!