NEET Preparation App, NEET Syllabus, important dates, Books, Study Material, Mock Test, NEET 2020
National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is an admission test in India for candidates who want to pursue Medical (MBBS) or Dental (BDS) courses. It is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for admission into both private and Government medical colleges.There are more than 66000 seats NEET offers for both MBBS and BDS courses. It aims to combine all the pre-medical and medical entrance tests held by individual colleges and states. Undergraduate courses at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, Postgraduate Institute for Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh, and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) are outside the NEET’s purview. National Testing Agency will conduct NEET exam instead of CBSE from 2019.
NEET Eligibility Criteria
- Candidate must be a citizen of India. However, NRI, POI, OCI and Foreign National Candidates can also apply.
- Candidates whose date of birth falls on or before 1st January 2003 and should be at least 17 years of age as of 31st December 2018.
- Candidates appearing for NEET 2019 must have passed class 11th and 12th with a minimum of 5 subjects from a recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English as core subjects.
- A candidate can take as many attempts as he or she wants as there is no limit on a number of permitted attempts.
- General candidate with less than 50%, OBC, SC, ST with marks less than 40% and PWD with marks less than 45% in their (PCB) in Higher Secondary examination are not eligible for taking up the examination.
NEET Exam Pattern
- NEET from 2020 will be held twice in a year in online format.
- The first exam will be held between Feb 2020.
- The second exam will be held from May 2020.
- Candidate can appear for both exams and the best out of both will be taken into consideration.
- It consists of 4 sections: Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology.
- Each Section consists of 45 questions each making the total of 720 marks.
- While every positive answer awards you (+4) a wrong answer you are given a (-1)
- The exam can be taken in only online mode from 2019 onwards.