NEET 2020 Result (Declared 16 Oct): Scorecard, Cut-Off Released

NTA has declared the result of NEET-UG 2020 (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) on 16th October. Candidates can download their scorecards by providing their Roll Number and Date of Birth. The phase 1 exam was conducted on 13th September (2 PM - 5 PM) in online mode and the phase 2 exam was conducted on 14th October. NTA also released the Final Answer Key on 16th October in PDF format for both phases of the Exam. NTA released the NEET 2020 cut-off for various categories.

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET-UG is the entrance examination for students who wish to take admission into various medical courses in different government and private medical colleges of India. The entrance was named as All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) which is now replaced with NEET-UG. Earlier different medical colleges and, states used to conduct admission on their own. From 2019 onwards the National Testing Agency (NTA) is the new conducting body of the NEET exam and it is scheduled to be held once in a year.

Latest Updates: 


Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Mode of Exam  Offline (Pen and Paper)
No.of Questions 180
Section Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Types of Question Multiple Choice Question
Total Scores 720
Marking scheme +4 (Correct Answer), -1 (Incorrect Answer)
Duration of Exam 3 Hours

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NEET UG 2020 Schedule:

NTA has released NEET 2020 Schedule on its website. From the year 2020, NEET will be the common exam for all medical aspirants, this will also apply to AIIMS and JIPMER. NEET dates 2020 is basically a schedule of the events that are related to the examination, like the date for the release of the application form of NEET, the last date to submit it and pay the fee. Important dates of NEET will also include the date for the release of the NEET admit card, NEET 2020 exam date, etc. It is important to keep a track of all the events related to NEET 2020 like NEET Exam Pattern, NEET Eligibility, NEET Syllabus, NEET Counselling because, without that, one is bound to miss an important event. Here are all the important dates:

Latest Update:

NEET 2020 has been postponed again, New dates Announced
Events Dates
Registration Starting of Application Form 2nd December 2019
Closing Application Form 6th January 2020 (extended)
Last date for Payment 7th January 2020
Correction Window to Re-open the form 4th July 2020
Correction Window to close the form 15th July 2020
Correction Window Open 4th July - 15th July 2020 (Re-opened) New
Availability of Admit card 26th August
Exam date 13th September
Application form correction window re-opened 23rd - 30th September 2020
Release of Answer key 26th September (Released)
Challenging Answer Key 27th September (2 PM) - 29th September (2 PM) 2020
Re-Exam 14th October 2020
Announcement of result 16th October 2020 (Declared)
Re-Final Answer Key 16th October 2020
Counselling begins To be notified

NEET Examination Dates 2020 highlights

NEET Correction window 2020: NTA has re-opened to facilitate a correction window for the candidates to edit the application form. This window is to be functional from July 4-15. For more Details Click Here
NEET admit card 2020:
The Hall ticket for NEET will be released online on August 28, 2020. Candidates can download the same by logging into their registered accounts on the official website of NEET.
NEET 2020 exam date: NEET 2020 will be conducted on September 13, 2020. The NEET examination will be conducted in offline mode and will be held for a duration of three hours.
NEET answer key 2020: A provisional Answer key of NEET 2020 will be released in the last week of September 2020. This will be followed by the release of the final answer key in the first week of October 2020.
NEET result 2020: According to NEET dates 2020, NTA will declare the Result for NEET on October 1st week, 2020. The result will be declared online and candidates can check the same on the official website of NTA NEET.

Read Here What are the changes made in NEET ? NEET UG , Exam Pattern, Syllabus

NEET UG 2020 Admit Card:

The admit card of NEET 2020 has been released. The admit card will be available for the eligible students online on the official website of NEET. The students will need to visit the official website and download the admit card and take a printout for the exam. The admit a card is a mandatory object for the entrance exam. The candidates need to attach one of their photocopies along with the admit card. Read, What are the changes made in NEET? 

  • Candidates can download the admit card for NEET-UG 2020 from the official site The application number and date of birth of the candidate are required to download the admit card.
  • Candidates will be mailed a copy of their admit card to their registered email ID in pdf format after downloading the admit card.
  • Along with the admit card, a valid photo identity proof should be carried out to the exam hall.
  • The registration process of NEET-UG 2020 will continue from 1st DEC 2019 to 31st Dec 2019 and the exam will be held on September 13, 2020.
  • The exam will be conducted in 2 national and 9 regional languages including English, Hindi, Assamese, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Bengali, and Urdu.

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NEET Exam Pattern NEET Syllabus NEET Counselling NEET Cut off NEET Result

Here is the process to download the admit card of NEET UG 2020:

  • Visit the official website of NEET UG 2020 and click on the link "Download NEET admit card 2020".
  • Then students are required to enter their Application number, Date of birth with security pin, and then go for the submit button.
  • Then after you can see the NEET UG 2020 Admit card on the display screen.
  • Students are advised to check all the mentioned details in the admit card to avoid any type of discrepancy.
  • Then proceed to avail the admit card in pdf form by using the download link.
  • Now save it and take a print out of the admit card.

Details mentioned in NEET-UG 2020 Admit card-
As we said above, the Admit card is a must to carry to the exam hall as because without admit card no candidate is allowed to enter the exam hall. So the admit card carries some of the details about the candidate and the candidates must check the details whether there is any mistake in the admit card and report it to the authorities for rectification.

  • Name of the candidate
  • Father’s name
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Application number
  • Roll number
  • QR code
  • Category of applicant
  • Sub-category
  • NEET 2020 exam date and time
  • Reporting time and time for last entry
  • Address of aspirant
  • Language (medium) of question paper
  • NEET exam center name and address
  • Exam centre number
  • Passport size photograph (uploaded in the application form)
  • Signature (uploaded during registration)
  • IP address and date of downloading of admit card
  • Space to paste passport size photograph (same as used during registration)
  • Signature of the candidate (to be done in the exam hall in front of the invigilator)
  • Signature of parent
  • NEET UG senior director signature
  • Other general instructions to be followed
  • Address of the Exam center

Here are some of the important facts related to NEET UG 2020 Admit card-

  • The important documents that should be carried out along with Admit card are: One passport size photograph same as uploaded in the application form, One original ID proofs such as PAN card/Driving license/Voter ID/Passport/Aadhaar Card (with the photograph)/Ration card any other government document etc.
  • As per the chosen preferences, students are allotted their exam centers and the proper address of the exam center will be mentioned on the admit card.
  • In case, the admit card is lost, students need not worry as NTA will send a pdf format of the admit card to the registered email ID of every candidate.
  • The candidates must keep the admit card after the exam is over as it is required in the admission process.
  • The admit card also carries the exam day instructions which should be followed by each and every candidate.

What are the instructions printed on the admit card of NEET 2020?

  • General exam day instructions for NEET 2020 are printed on the admit card. A few important instructions on the NEET admit card are:
  • Candidates can set their watch with the clock on the NTA NEET website
  • The last entry into the examination hall will be at 1.30 pm.
  • Candidates found in possession of the barred items will not be allowed to complete the examination.
  • Candidates should visit the exam centre a day before the examination
  • Geometry/ pencil box, calculator, log table, slide ruler, any paper or textual material, etc. are not allowed inside the examination hall.
  • Handbags, purse, wallet, electronic gadgets, calculators, watches, etc are also barred inside the examination hall.
  • Students are not allowed to carry any eatable or water bottle inside the examination hall. However, diabetic students are allowed to carry fruits/ sugar tablets and a transparent water bottle.

What to Do After Downloading the NEET Admit Card 2020?

  • Take a colored printout of the admit card of NEET 2020
  • Affix a passport size photograph in the space provided. (Same as the one submitted with the application form of NEET 2020)
  • Get the admit card signed by parent or guardian

How to Recover a Forgotten Registration Number to Download the Admit Card of NEET 2020?
Retrieving the registration number is a four-step process. Though the process is easy, candidates are advised to note the number carefully and not rely on this method.

Steps to retrieve the registration Id:

  • Go to the official website of NTA NEET.
  • Click on “Forgot Registration Number”
  • Enter the following details: Name, mother’s name, father’s name, category, date of birth, and security pin.
  • Registration number will be displayed on the screen
  • Copy the number and use it to download the admit card

How to Get the NEET 2020 Admit Card if You Do Not Have Access to the Internet?
Candidates who do not have access to the internet or printers can download the admit card of NEET 2020 from a nearby Common Services Centre (CSC). These CSCs are spread across the country and charge a nominal fee for the services provided. There are more than 2.5 lakh CSCs in India and the numbers are increasing every year. To locate the nearest CSC, go to

CSC Services and Fee:

Service Fee
Filling the application of Form Rs.25
Online Payment of Fee 0.5% Of transaction fee
Downloading the Admit card Rs.10
Coloured Print out Rs.5

NEET 2020 dress code
Due to a large number of test-takers, the NTA follows strict policies to maintain the discipline and fairness of NEET. Among the important policies is the dress code for NEET 2020. NTA has prescribed a dress code for the examination day along with a list of items that are barred in the examination hall. Below are a few important pointers about the dress code for NEET 2020:

  • Light clothes with half sleeves, long sleeves are not permitted.
  • Ornaments, piercings, etc. are not permitted
  • Candidates wearing a customary dress should report to the examination centre at least an hour before the last reporting time.
  • Slippers, sandals with low heels are permitted. Shoes are not permitted.

NEET 2020 exam day guidelines

Exam day guidelines for NEET 2020 aim to help the candidates appearing for the examination have a hassle-free day and keep them stress-free and calm on the D-Day.

What to carry on the exam day?

  • NEET 2020 admit card
  • Two passport size photographs (preferably same as the one submitted with the application form)
  • A valid photo Id proof (Driving Licence, PAN Card, Passport/ Aadhaar card)
  • PWD Certificate (if applicable)

What not to carry?

  • Stationery item like textual material (printed or written), bits of papers, Geometry/Pencil Box, Plastic Pouch, Calculator, Pen, Scale, Writing Pad, Pen Drives, Eraser, Calculator, Log Table, Electronic Pen/Scanner, etc.
  • Communication devices like Mobile Phone, Bluetooth, Earphones, Microphone, Pager, Health Band, etc.
  • Other items like Wallet, Goggles, Handbags, Belt, Cap Watch/Wrist Watch, Bracelet, Camera, etc.
  • Any eatable item opened or packed, water bottle, tea, coffee, cold drinks, etc.
  • Any other item which could be used for unfair means, by hiding communication devices like a microchip, camera, Bluetooth device, etc.
  • Candidates suffering from diabetes are allowed to carry eatables (with prior intimation) like sugar tablets/fruits (like banana/apple/orange) and transparent water bottle. However, they will not be allowed to carry packed foods like chocolate/ candy/sandwich, etc.

NEET UG 2020 Syllabus:


Class 11th - Physical world and measurement, Work, Energy and Power, Laws of Motion, Kinematics, Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body, Gravitation, Properties of Bulk Matter, Behavior of Perfect Gas, Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory, Oscillations and Waves.

Physics Class XI Syllabus:

Unit name

Topics Covered in Respective Unit

 Physical-world and measurement

1- Physics: Scope and excitement; nature of physical laws; Physics, technology, and society.

2- Need for measurement: Units of measurement; systems of units; SI units, fundamental and derived units. Length, mass and time measurements; accuracy and precision of measuring instruments; errors in measurement; significant figures. Dimensions of physical quantities, dimensional analysis, and its applications


1- The Frame of reference, Motion in a straight line; Position-time graph, speed, and velocity. Uniform and non-uniform motion, average speed and instantaneous velocity. Uniformly accelerated motion, velocity-time, and position-time graphs, for uniformly accelerated motion (graphical treatment).

2- Elementary concepts of differentiation and integration for describing motion. Scalar and vector quantities: Position and displacement vectors, general vectors, general vectors and notation, equality of vectors, multiplication of vectors by a real number; addition and subtraction of vectors. Relative velocity.

3- Unit vectors, Resolution of a vector in plane-rectangular components.

4- Scalar and Vector products of Vectors, Motion in a plane, Cases of uniform velocity and uniform acceleration- projectile motion, Uniform circular motion.

 Laws of Motion

Intuitive concept of force. Inertia, Newton’s first law of motion; momentum and Newton’s second law of motion; impulse; Newton’s third law of motion. Law of conservation of linear momentum and its applications.

Equilibrium of concurrent forces. Static and Kinetic friction, laws of friction, rolling friction, lubrication

Dynamics of uniform circular motion. Centripetal force, examples of circular motion (vehicle on level circular road, vehicle on banked road)

Work, Energy and Power

Work is done by a constant force and variable force; kinetic energy, work-energy theorem, power

The notion of potential energy, the potential energy of a spring, conservative forces; conservation of mechanical energy (kinetic and potential energies); non-conservative forces; motion in a vertical circle, elastic and inelastic collisions in one and two dimensions

Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body

Centre of the mass of a two-particle system, momentum conservation and center of mass motion. Centre of the mass of a rigid body; the center of mass of the uniform rod.

Moment of a force,-torque, angular momentum, conservation of angular momentum with some examples.

Equilibrium of rigid bodies, rigid body rotation, and equation of rotational motion, comparison of linear and rotational motions, the moment of inertia, the radius of gyration. Values of M.I. for simple geometrical objects (no derivation). Statement of parallel and perpendicular axes theorems and their applications.


Kepler’s laws of planetary motion. The universal law of gravitation. Acceleration due to gravity and its variation with altitude and depth.

Gravitational potential energy; gravitational potential. Escape velocity, orbital velocity of a satellite. Geostationary satellites.

Properties of Bulk Matter

Elastic behavior, Stress-strain relationship. Hooke’s law, Young’s modulus, bulk modulus, shear, modulus of rigidity, Poisson's ratio, elastic energy.

Viscosity, Stokes’ law, terminal velocity, Reynold’s number, streamline and turbulent flow. Critical velocity, Bernoulli’s theorem, and its applications.

Surface energy and surface tension, the angle of contact, the excess of pressure, application of surface tension ideas to drops, bubbles and capillary rise.

Heat, temperature, thermal expansion; thermal expansion of solids, liquids, and gases. Anomalous expansion. Specific heat capacity: Cp, Cv- calorimetry; change of state – latent heat.

Newton’s law of cooling and Stefan’s law.


Thermal equilibrium and definition of temperature (zeroth law of Thermodynamics). Heat, work and internal energy. The first law of thermodynamics. Isothermal and adiabatic processes.

The second law of thermodynamics: Reversible and irreversible processes. Heat engines and refrigerators.

The behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory

Equation of a state of a perfect gas, work done on compressing a gas.

Kinetic theory of gases: Assumptions, the concept of pressure. Kinetic energy and temperature; degrees of freedom, the law of equipartition of energy (statement only) and application to specific heat capacities of gases; the concept of a mean free path.

Oscillations and Waves

Periodic motion-period, frequency, displacement as a function of time. Periodic functions. Simple harmonic motion(SHM) and its equation; phase; oscillations of a spring-restoring force and force constant; energy in SHM –Kinetic and potential energies; simple pendulum-derivation of expression for its time period; free, forced and damped oscillations (qualitative ideas only), resonance.

Wave motion, Longitudinal, and transverse waves, the speed of wave motion, Displacement relation for a progressive wave, Principle of superposition of waves, the reflection of waves, standing waves in strings and organ pipes, fundamental mode and harmonics, Beats, Doppler effect.

Class 12th - Electrostatics, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Current Electricity, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Optics, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Atoms and Nuclei, Electronic Devices.

Unit Name Topics Covered in Respective Unit

1- Electric charges and their conservation. Coulomb’s law-force between two point charges, forces between multiple charges; superposition principle and continuous charge distribution.

2- Electric field, electric field due to a point charge, electric field lines; electric dipole, electric field due to a dipole; torque on a dipole in a uniform electric field.

3- Electric flux, statement of Gauss’s theorem and its applications to find field due to infinitely long straight wire, uniformly charged infinite plane sheet and uniformly charged thin spherical shell (field inside and outside)

4- Electric potential, potential difference, electric potential due to a point charge, a dipole and system of charges: equipotential surfaces, the electrical potential energy of a system of two point charges and of electric dipoles in an electrostatic field.

5- Conductors and insulators, free charges and bound charges inside a conductor. Dielectrics and electric polarization, capacitors and capacitance, the combination of capacitors in series and in parallel, the capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectric medium between the plates, energy stored in a capacitor, Van de Graaff generator

Current electricity

Electric current, the flow of electric charges in a metallic conductor, drift velocity, and mobility, and their relation to an electric current; Ohm’s law, electrical resistance, V-I characteristics (linear and non-linear), electrical energy and power, electrical resistivity and conductivity.

Carbon resistors, colour code for carbon resistors; series and parallel combinations of resistors; temperature dependence of resistance.

Internal resistance of a cell, potential difference, and emf of a cell, combination of cells in series and in parallel.

Kirchhoff’s laws and simple applications. Wheatstone bridge, meter bridge.

Potentiometer-principle and applications to measure potential difference, and for comparing emf of two cells; measurement of the internal resistance of a cell.

Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

1- Concept of the magnetic field, Oersted’s experiment. Biot-Savart law and its application to current carrying circular loop.

2- Ampere’s law and its applications to infinitely long straight wire, straight and toroidal solenoids. Force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic and electric fields. Cyclotron.

3- Force on a current-carrying conductor in a uniform magnetic field. The force between two parallel current-carrying conductors definition of ampere. Torque experienced by a current loop in a magnetic field; moving coil galvanometer-its current sensitivity and conversion to ammeter and voltmeter

4- Current loop as a magnetic dipole and its magnetic dipole moment. The magnetic dipole moment of a revolving electron. Magnetic field intensity due to a magnetic dipole (bar magnet) along its axis and perpendicular to its axis. Torque on a magnetic dipole (bar magnet) in a uniform magnetic field; bar magnet as an equivalent solenoid, magnetic field lines; Earth’s magnetic field and magnetic elements.

5- Para, dia and ferromagnetic substances, with examples.

6- Electromagnetic and factors affecting their strengths. Permanent magnets.

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents

Electromagnetic induction; Faraday’s law, induced emf and current; Lenz’s Law, Eddy currents. Self and mutual inductance.

Alternating currents, peak and RMS value of alternating current/ voltage; reactance and impedance; LC oscillations (qualitative treatment only), LCR series circuit, resonance; power in AC circuits, wattles current.

AC generator and transformer.

Electromagnetic waves

Need for displacement current.

Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics (qualitative ideas only). Transverse nature of electromagnetic waves.

Electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible, ultraviolet, x-rays, gamma rays) including elementary facts about their uses.


Reflection of light, spherical mirrors, mirror formula. Refraction of light, total internal reflection, and its applications optical fibers, refraction at spherical surfaces, lenses, thin lens formula, lens-makers formula. Magnification, the power of a lens, a combination of thin lenses in contact combination of a lens and a mirror. Refraction and dispersion of light through a prism

Scattering of the light- blue color of the sky and reddish appearance of the sun at sunrise and sunset

Optical instruments: Human eye, image formation, and accommodation, correction of eye defects (myopia and hypermetropia) using lenses.

Microscopes and astronomical telescopes (reflecting and refracting) and their magnifying powers.

Wave optics: Wavefront and Huygens’ principle, reflection and refraction of plane wave at a plane surface using wavefronts.

Proof of laws of reflection and refraction using Huygens’ principle

Interference, Young’s double hole experiment and expression for fringe width, coherent sources and sustained interference of light.

Diffraction due to a single slit, width of central maximum.

Resolving power of microscopes and astronomical telescopes. Polarization, plane-polarized light; Brewster’s law, uses of plane-polarized light and Polaroids.

Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

Reflection of light, spherical mirrors, mirror Photoelectric effect, Hertz and Lenard’s observations; Einstein’s photoelectric equation- particle nature of light.

Matter waves-wave nature of particles, de Broglie relation. Davisson-Germer experiment (experimental details should be omitted; only the conclusion should be explained).

Atoms and Nuclei

Alpha- particle scattering experiments; Rutherford’s model of atom; Bohr model, energy levels, hydrogen spectrum. Composition and size of the nucleus, atomic masses, isotopes, isobars; isotones

Radioactivity-alpha, beta and gamma particles/ rays, and their properties decay law. Mass-energy relation, mass defect; binding energy per nucleon and its variation with mass number, nuclear fission, and fusion.

Electronic Devices Energy bands in solids (qualitative ideas only), conductors, insulators, and semiconductors; semiconductor diode- I-V characteristics in forward and reverse bias, diode as a rectifier; I-V characteristics of LED, photodiode, solar cell, and Zener diode; Zener diode as a voltage regulator. Junction transistor, transistor action, characteristics of a transistor; transistor as an amplifier (common emitter configuration) and oscillator. Logic gates (OR, AND, NOT, NAND and NOR). A transistor as a switch.
Atoms No.of Questions Asked (Approx) Weightage in Percentile
Current electricity 1 4
Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter 0-1 1.5
Electric Charges and Fields 2 8
Electromagnetic induction 2 6
Electromagnetic waves 1 4.5
Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance 1 4
Gravitation 0-1 2
Kinetic theory 1 3
Laws of Motion 1 3
Magnetism and Matter 1 2.5
Mechanical Properties of Fluids 0-1 2
Mechanical Properties of Solids 0-1 2
Motion in a Plane 0-1 1.5
Motion in a Straight Line 1 2.5
Moving Charges and Magnetism 1 2.5
Nuclei 0-1 1.5
Oscillations 0-1 1.5
Physical World, Units and Measurements 0-1 2
Ray optics and optical instruments 1 5
Semiconductor Electronics: Materials, Devices and Simple Circuits 2 6
System of Particles and Rotational Motion 1 5
Thermal Properties of Matter 0-1 2
Thermodynamics 2 9
Wave optics 1 5
Waves 0-1 1.5
Work, Energy and Power 1 4
Total 45 100

Best Books For Physics:

  • Concepts of Physics, part 1 and 2 by H C Verma
  • Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick and Walker
  • Objective Physics for medical entrance examination (volumes 1 and 2) by D C Pandey
  • NCERT Exemplar Class 11 and 12 by NA
  • Physics MCQ by D Mukherjee
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Class 11th - Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Structure of Atom, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, States of Matter: Gases and Liquids, Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions, Hydrogen, Some p-Block Elements, Organic Chemistry-Some Basic Principles and Techniques, Hydrocarbons, Environmental Chemistry and s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals),

Chemistry XI Syllabus:

Unit Name

Topics Covered in Respective Unit

Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

General Introduction: Important and scope of chemistry

Laws of chemical combination, Dalton’s atomic theory: the concept of elements, atoms, and molecules.

Atomic and molecular masses. Mole concept and molar mass; percentage composition and empirical and molecular formula; chemical reactions, stoichiometry, and calculations based on stoichiometry.

Structure of Atom

Atomic and molecular masses. Mole concept and molar mass; percentage composition and empirical and molecular formula; chemical reactions, stoichiometry, and calculations based on stoichiometry.

Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

Modern periodic law and long form of the periodic table, periodic trends in properties of elements- atomic radii, ionic radii, ionization enthalpy, electron gain enthalpy, electronegativity, valence.

Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

Valence electrons, ionic bond, covalent bond, bond parameters, Lewis structure, polar character of covalent bond, valence bond theory, resonance, geometry of molecules, VSEPR theory, concept of hybridization involving s, p and d orbitals and shapes of some simple molecules, molecular orbital theory of homonuclear diatomic molecules (qualitative idea only). Hydrogen bond.

 States of Matter: Gases and Liquids

Three states of matter, intermolecular interactions, types of bonding, melting and boiling points, role of gas laws of elucidating the concept of the molecule, Boyle’s law, Charle’s law, Gay Lussac’s law, Avogadro’s law, the ideal behavior of gases, empirical derivation of the gas equation. Avogadro number, ideal gas equation. Kinetic energy and molecular speeds (elementary idea), deviation from ideal behavior, liquefaction of gases, critical temperature.

Liquid State- Vapour pressure, viscosity and surface tension (qualitative idea only, no mathematical derivations).


The First Law of thermodynamics-internal energy and enthalpy, heat capacity and specific heat, measurement of ?U and ?H, Hess’s law of constant heat summation, enthalpy of: bond dissociation, combustion, formation, atomization, sublimation, phase transition, ionization, solution, and dilution.

The introduction of entropy as a state function, Second law of thermodynamics, Gibbs energy change for the spontaneous and nonspontaneous process, criteria for equilibrium and spontaneity.

Third law of thermodynamics- Brief introduction


Equilibrium in physical and chemical processes, dynamic nature of equilibrium, law of chemical equilibrium, equilibrium constant, factors affecting equilibrium-Le Chatelier’s principle; ionic equilibrium- ionization of acids and bases, strong and weak electrolytes, degree of ionization, ionization of polybasic acids, acid strength, concept of PH., Hydrolysis of salts (elementary idea), buffer solutions, Henderson equation, solubility product, common ion effect (with illustrative examples).

Redox Reaction

Concept of oxidation and oxidation and reduction, redox reactions oxidation number, balancing redox reactions in terms of loss and gain of electron and change in oxidation numbers.


Occurrence, isotopes, preparation, properties and uses of hydrogen; hydrides-ionic, covalent and interstitial; physical and chemical properties of water, heavy water; hydrogen peroxide-preparation, reactions, uses, and structure;

s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)

Group I and group 2 elements:

General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, anomalous properties of the first element of each group, diagonal relationship trends in the variation of properties (such as ionization enthalpy, atomic and ionic radii), trends in chemical reactivity with oxygen, water, hydrogen, and halogens; uses.

Preparation and Properties of Some Important Compounds:

Sodium carbonate, sodium chloride, sodium hydroxide and sodium hydrogen carbonate, biological importance of sodium and potassium.

Industrial use of lime and limestone, biological importance of Mg and Ca.

Some  p-Block Elements.

General Introduction to p-Block Elements.

Group 13 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, the variation of properties, oxidation states, trends in chemical reactivity, anomalous properties of the first element of the group; Boron, some important compounds: borax, boric acids, boron hydrides. Aluminum: uses, reactions with acids and alkalies.

General 14 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, the variation of properties, oxidation states, trends in chemical reactivity, the anomalous behavior of the first element. Carbon, allotropic forms, physical and chemical properties: uses of some important compounds: oxides.

Important compounds of silicon and a few uses: silicon tetrachloride, silicones, silicates and zeolites, their uses

Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques

General introduction, methods of purification qualitative and quantitative analysis, classification and IUPAC nomenclature of organic compounds.

Electronic displacements in a covalent bond: inductive effect, electromeric effect, resonance and hyper conjugation.

Homolytic and heterolytic fission of a covalent bond: free radicals, carbocations, carbanions; electrophiles and nucleophiles, types of organic reactions.


Alkanes- Nomenclature, isomerism, conformations (ethane only), physical properties, chemical reactions including free radical mechanism of halogenation, combustion, and pyrolysis.

Alkanes-Nomenclature, the structure of double bond (ethene), geometrical isomerism, physical properties, methods of preparation: chemical reactions: addition of hydrogen, halogen, water, hydrogen halides (Markovnikov’s addition and peroxide effect), ozonolysis, oxidation, mechanism of electrophilic addition.

Alkynes-Nomenclature, the structure of triple bond (ethyne), physical properties, methods of preparation, chemical reactions: acidic character of alkynes, addition reaction of- hydrogen, halogens, hydrogen halides and water.

Aromatic hydrocarbons- Introduction, IUPAC nomenclature; Benzene; resonance, aromaticity; chemical properties: mechanism of electrophilic substitution- Nitration sulphonation, halogenation, Friedel Craft’s alkylation, and acylation; directive influence of the functional group in mono-substituted benzene; carcinogenicity and toxicity.

Environmental Chemistry

Environmental pollution: Air, water and soil pollution, chemical reactions in the atmosphere, smogs, major atmospheric pollutants; acid rain ozone and its reactions, effects of depletion of the ozone layer, greenhouse effect and global warming-pollution due to industrial wastes; green chemistry as an alternative tool for reducing pollution, strategy for control of environmental pollution.

Class 12th - Solid State, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Surface Chemistry, Chemical Kinetics, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements, p-Block Elements, d and f Block Elements, Coordination Compounds, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Biomolecules, Polymers, Chemistry in Everyday Life.

Chemistry XII Syllabus:

Unit Name Topic Covered in Respective Unit
Solid State Classification of solids based on different binding forces; molecular, ionic covalent and metallic solids, amorphous and crystalline solids (elementary idea), unit cell in two dimensional and three-dimensional lattices, calculation of density of unit cell, packing in solids, packing efficiency, voids, number of atoms per unit cell in a cubic unit cell, point defects, electrical and magnetic properties, Band theory of metals, conductors, semiconductors and insulators.
Solutions Types of solutions, expression of concentration of solutions of solids in liquids, the solubility of gases in liquids, solid solutions, colligative properties- relative lowering of vapour pressure, Raoult’s law, the elevation of boiling point, depression of freezing point, osmotic pressure, determination of molecular masses using colligative properties abnormal molecular mass. Van Hoff factor. 
Electrochemistry Redox reactions, conductance in electrolytic solutions, specific and molar conductivity variation of conductivity with concentration, kohlrausch’s Law, electrolysis and Laws of electrolysis (elementary idea), dry cell- electrolytic cells and Galvanic cells; lead accumulator, EMF of a cell, standard electrode potential, Relation between Gibbs energy change and EMF of a cell, fuel cells; corrosion.
Chemical Kinetics Rate of a reaction (average and instantaneous), factors affecting rates of reaction; concentration, temperature, catalyst; order and molecularity of a reaction; rate law and specific rate constant, integrated rate equations and half life (only for zero and first order reactions); concept of collision theory ( elementary idea, no mathematical treatment). Activation energy, Arrhenious equation.
Surface Chemistry Adsorption-physisorption and chemisorption; factors affecting adsorption of gases on solids, catalysis homogeneous and heterogeneous, activity and selectivity: enzyme catalysis; colloidal state: distinction between true solutions, colloids and suspensions; lyophillic, lyophobic multimolecular and macromolecular colloids; properties of colloids; Tyndall effect, Brownian movement, electrophoresis, coagulation; emulsions- types of emulsions.
General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements Principles and methods of extraction- concentration, oxidation, reduction electrolytic method and refining; occurrence and principles of extraction of aluminium, copper, zinc and iron.
p-Block Element

Group 15 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, oxidation states, trends in physical and chemical properties; preparation and properties of ammonia and nitric acid, oxides of nitrogen (structure only); Phosphorous- allotropic forms; compounds of phosphorous: preparation and properties of phosphine, halides (PCI3, PCI5) and oxoacids (elementary idea only).

Group 16 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, oxidation states, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties; dioxygen: preparation, properties and uses; classification of oxides; ozone. Sulphur – allotropic forms; compounds of sulphur: preparation, preparation, properties and uses of sulphur dioxide; sulphuric acid: industrial process of manufacture, properties and uses, oxoacids of sulphur (structures only).

Group 17 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, oxidation states, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties; compounds of halogens: preparation, properties and uses of chlorine and hydrochloric acid, interhalogen compounds oxoacids of halogens (structures only).

Group 18 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties, uses

d and f Block Element

General introduction, electronic configuration, characteristics of transition metals, general trends in properties of the first row transition metals- metallic character, ionization enthalpy, oxidation states, ionic radii, colour, catalytic property, magnetic properties, interstitial compounds, alloy formation. Preparation and properties of K2Cr2O7 and KMnO4.

Lanthanoids- electronic configuration, oxidation states, chemical reactivity, and lanthanoid contraction and its consequences.

Actinoids: Electronic configuration, oxidation states and comparison with lanthanoids.

Coordination Compounds Coordination compounds: Introduction, ligands, coordination number, colour, magnetic properties and shapes, IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds, isomerism (structural and stereo) bonding, Werner’s theory VBT,CFT; importance of coordination compounds (in qualitative analysis, biological systems).
Halokanes and Haloarenes

Haloalkanes: Nomenclature, nature of C –X bond, physical and chemical properties, mechanism of substitution reactions. Optical rotation.

Haloarenes: Nature of C-X bond, substitution reactions (directive influence of halogen for monosubstituted compounds only).

Uses and environment effects of – dichloromethane, trichloromethane, tetrachloromethane, iodoform, freons, DDT.

Alcohols, phenol, Ethers

Alcohols: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties (of primary alcohols only); identification of primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols; mechanism of dehydration, uses with special reference to methanol and ethanol.

Phenols: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, acidic nature of phenol, electrophillic substitution reactions, uses of phenols.

Ethers: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties uses.

Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

Aldehydes and Ketones: Nomenclature, nature of carbonyl group, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties; and mechanism of nucleophilic addition, reactivity of alpha hydrogen in aldehydes; uses.

Carboxylic Acids: Nomenclature, acidic nature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties; uses.

Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen

Amines: Nomenclature, classification, structure, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, uses, identification of primary secondary and tertiary amines.

Cyanides and Isocyanides- will be mentioned at relevant places.

Diazonium salts: Preparation, chemical reactions and importance in synthetic organic chemistry.


Carbohydrates- Classification  (aldoses  and  ketoses),  monosaccharide (glucose  and  fructose),  D.L. configuration, oligosaccharides (sucrose, lactose, maltose), polysaccharides (starch, cellulose, glycogen): importance.

Proteins- Elementary idea of – amino acids, peptide bond, polypeptides, proteins, primary structure, secondary structure, tertiary structure and quaternary structure (qualitative idea only), denaturation of proteins; enzymes.

Hormones- Elementary idea (excluding structure).

Vitamins- Classification and function.

Nucleic Acids: DNA and RNA

Polymers Classification- Natural and synthetic, methods of polymerization (addition and condensation), copolymerization. Some important polymers: natural and synthetic like polyesters, bakelite; rubber, Biodegradable and non-biodegradable polymers.
Chemistry in Everyday Life

Chemicals in medicines- analgesics, tranquilizers, antiseptics, disinfectants, antimicrobials, antifertility drugs, antibiotics, antacids, antihistamines.

Chemicals in food- preservatives, artificial sweetening agents, elementary idea of antioxidants.

Cleansing agents- soaps and detergents, cleansing action.

NEET Chapterwise weightage of Chemistry

Name of the Chapter Number of Question asked(approx) Weightage in Percentile
Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers 2 4
Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids 2 4
Bio-Molecules 1 3
Chemical bonding 2 5
Chemical Kinetics 1 3
Chemistry in everyday life 1 2
Coordination Chemistry 4 9
d-and f-block elements 2 4
Electrochemistry 1 2
Environmental Chemistry 1 2
Equilibrium 3 6
General Principles and Process of Isolation elements 1 2
Halo alkanes and Haloarenes; Amines 1 3
Hydrocarbons 1 3
Hydrogen 1 3
N containing Organic Compounds 1 3
Organic chemistry some basic principles and techniques - 1 1 2
Organic chemistry some basic principles and techniques - 2 1 2
p-block elements(13 14) 2 3.5
p-block elements(15 16 17 18) 2 3.5
Periodic table 1 2
Polymers 1 3
Redox reactions 1 3
s-block elements 1 2
Solutions 2 5
States of Matter 1 2
Structure of Atom 1 2
Surface Chemistry 1 2
The Solid State 1 2
Thermodynamics 4 8
Total 45 100

Best Books For Chemistry:

  • Physical Chemistry by O P Tandon
  • Oxford’s Organic Chemistry by Jonathan Clayden, Nick Greeves,
  • Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J D Lee
  • MTG’s Objective NCERT at your fingertips by MTG Editorial Board
  • Modern’s ABC of Chemistry of Classes 11 and 12 (volumes 1 and 2) by S.P. Jauhar


Class 11th - Diversity in Living World, Cell Structure and Function, Human Physiology and Plant Physiology

Biology Class XI Syllabus

Unit name Topics Covered in Respective Unit
Diversity in Living World

classification; Three domains of life; Taxonomy & Systematics; Concept of species and taxonomical hierarchy; Binomial nomenclature; Tools for study of Taxonomy – Museums, Zoos, Herbaria, Botanical gardens.

Five kingdom classification; salient features and classification of Monera; Protista and Fungi into major groups; Lichens; Viruses and Viroids.

Salient features and classification of plants into major groups-Algae, Bryophytes,  Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms and Angiosperms (three to five salient and distinguishing features and at least two examples of each category); Angiosperms classification up to class, characteristic features and examples).

Salient features and classification of animals-nonchordate up to phyla level and chordate up to classes level (three to five salient features and at least two examples).

Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants

Morphology and modifications; Tissues; Anatomy and functions of different parts of flowering plants: Root, stem, leaf, inflorescence- cymose and recemose, flower, fruit and seed (To be dealt along with the relevant practical of the Practical Syllabus).

Animal tissues; Morphology, anatomy and functions of different systems (digestive, circulatory, respiratory, nervous and reproductive) of an insect (cockroach). (Brief account only)

Cell Structure and Function

Cell theory and cell as the basic unit of life; Structure of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell; Plant cell and animal cell; Cell envelope, cell membrane, cell wall; Cell organelles-structure and function; Endomembrane system-endoplasmic reticulum,  Golgi  bodies,  lysosomes,  vacuoles;  mitochondria, ribosomes, plastids, micro bodies; Cytoskeleton, cilia, flagella, centrioles (ultra structure and function); Nucleus-nuclear membrane, chromatin, nucleolus.

Chemical constituents of living cells: Biomolecules-structure and function of proteins, carbodydrates, lipids, nucleic acids; Enzymes-types, properties, enzyme action.

B Cell division: Cell cycle, mitosis, meiosis and their significance.

plant Physiology

Transport in plants: Movement of water, gases and nutrients; Cell to cell transport-Diffusion, facilitated diffusion, active transport; Plant – water relations – Imbibition, water potential, osmosis, plasmolysis; Long distance transport of water – Absorption, apoplast, symplast, transpiration pull, root pressure and guttation; Transpiration-Opening and closing of stomata; Uptake and translocation of mineral nutrients-Transport of food, phloem transport, Mass flow hypothesis; Diffusion of gases (brief mention).

Mineral nutrition: Essential minerals, macro and micronutrients and their role; Deficiency symptoms; Mineral toxicity; Elementary idea of Hydroponics as a method to study mineral nutrition; Nitrogen metabolism-Nitrogen cycle, biological nitrogen fixation.

Photosynthesis: Photosynthesis as a means of Autotrophic nutrition; Site of photosynthesis take place;

pigments involved in Photosynthesis (Elementary idea); Photochemical and biosynthetic phases of photosynthesis;   Cyclic   and   non   cyclic   and   photophosphorylation;  Chemiosmotic   hypothesis; Photorespiration C3 and C4 pathways; Factors affecting photosynthesis.

Respiration: Exchange gases; Cellular respiration-glycolysis, fermentation (anaerobic), TCA cycle and electron transport system (aerobic); Energy relations- Number of ATP molecules generated; Amphibolic pathways; Respiratory quotient.

Plant growth and development: Seed germination; Phases of Plant growth and plant growth rate; Conditions of growth; Differentiation, dedifferentiation and redifferentiation; Sequence of developmental process in a plant cell; Growth regulators-auxin,gibberellin, cytokinin, ethylene, ABA; Seed dormancy; Vernalisation; Photoperiodism.

Human Physiology

Digestion and  absorption; Alimentary canal and  digestive glands; Role of  digestive enzymes and gastrointestinal hormones; Peristalsis, digestion, absorption and assimilation of proteins, carbohydrates and fats; Caloric value of proteins, carbohydrates and fats; Egestion; Nutritional and digestive disorders – PEM, indigestion, constipation, vomiting, jaundice, diarrhea.

Breathing and Respiration: Respiratory organs in animals (recall only); Respiratory system in humans; Mechanism of breathing and its regulation in humans-Exchange of gases, transport of gases and regulation of respiration Respiratory volumes; Disorders related to respiration-Asthma, Emphysema, Occupational respiratory disorders.

Body fluids and circulation: Composition of blood, blood groups, coagulation of blood; Composition of lymph and its function; Human circulatory system-Structure of human heart and blood vessels; Cardiac cycle, cardiac output, ECG, Double circulation; Regulation of cardiac activity; Disorders of circulatory system-Hypertension, Coronary artery disease, Angina pectoris, Heart failure.

Excretory products and their elimination: Modes of excretion- Ammonotelism, ureotelism, uricotelism; Human excretory system-structure and fuction; Urine formation, Osmoregulation; Regulation of kidney function-Renin-angiotensin, Atrial Natriuretic Factor, ADH and Diabetes insipidus; Role of other organs in excretion; Disorders; Uraemia, Renal failure, Renal calculi, Nephritis; Dialysis and artificial kidney.

Locomotion  and  Movement:  Types  of  movement-  ciliary,  fiagellar,  muscular;  Skeletal  muscle- contractile proteins and muscle contraction; Skeletal system and its functions (To be dealt with the relevant practical of Practical syllabus); Joints; Disorders of muscular and skeletal system-Myasthenia gravis, Tetany, Muscular dystrophy, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Gout.•   Neural control and coordination: Neuron and nerves; Nervous system in humanscentral nervous system, peripheral nervous system and visceral nervous system; Generation and conduction of nerve impulse; Reflex action; Sense organs; Elementary structure and function of eye and ear.

Chemical coordination and regulation: Endocrine glands and hormones; Human endocrine system- Hypothalamus, Pituitary,  Pineal,  Thyroid,  Parathyroid, Adrenal,  Pancreas,  Gonads; Mechanism of hormone action (Elementary Idea); Role of hormones as messengers and regulators, Hypo-and hyperactivity and related disorders (Common disorders e.g. Dwarfism, Acromegaly, Cretinism, goiter, exopthalmic goiter, diabetes, Addison’s disease).

(Imp: Diseases and disorders mentioned above to be dealt in brief.)

Class 12th - Reproduction, Biology and Human Welfare, Genetics and Evolution, Biotechnology and Its Applications, Ecology and Environment.

Biology Class XII Syllabus:

Unit Name

Topics Covered in Respective Unit


Reproduction in organisms: Reproduction, a characteristic feature of all organisms for continuation of species; Modes of reproduction – Asexual and sexual; Asexual reproduction; Modes-Binary fission, sporulation, budding, gemmule, fragmentation; vegetative propagation in plants.

Sexual reproduction in flowering plants: Flower structure; Development of male and female gametophytes; Pollination-types, agencies and examples; Outbreeding devices; Pollen-Pistil interaction; Double fertilization; Post fertilization events- Development of endosperm and embryo, Development of seed and formation of fruit; Special modes-apomixis, parthenocarpy, polyembryony; Significance of seed and fruit formation.

Human Reproduction: Male and female reproductive systems; Microscopic anatomy of testis and ovary; Gametogenesis-spermatogenesis & oogenesis; Menstrual cycle; Fertilisation, embryo development upto blastocyst formation, implantation; Pregnancy and placenta formation (Elementary idea); Parturition (Elementary idea); Lactation (Elementary idea).

Reproductive health: Need for reproductive health and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STD); Birth control-Need and Methods, Contraception and Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP); Amniocentesis; Infertility and assisted reproductive technologies – IVF, ZIFT, GIFT (Elementary idea for general awareness).

Genetics and Evolution

Heredity and variation: Mendelian Inheritance; Deviations from Mendelism- Incomplete dominance, Co-dominance, Multiple  alleles  and  Inheritance of  blood  groups,  Pleiotropy; Elementary idea  of polygenic inheritance; Chromosome theory of inheritance; Chromosomes and genes; Sex determination-In humans, birds, honey bee; Linkage and crossing over; Sex linked inheritance- Haemophilia, Colour blindness; Mendelian disorders in humans-Thalassemia; Chromosomal disorders in humans; Down’s syndrome, Turner’s and Klinefelter’s syndromes.

 Molecular basis of Inheritance: Search for genetic material and DNA as genetic material; Structure of DNA and RNA; DNA packaging; DNA replication; Central dogma; Transcription, genetic code, translation; Gene expression and regulation- Lac Operon; Genome and human genome project; DNA finger printing.

Evolution: Origin of life; Biological evolution and evidences for biological evolution from Paleontology, comparative anatomy, embryology and molecular evidence); Darwin’s contribution, Modern Synthetic theory of Evolution; Mechanism of evolution-Variation (Mutation and Recombination) and Natural Selection with examples, types of natural selection; Gene flow and genetic drift; Hardy-Weinberg’s principle; Adaptive Radiation; Human evolution.

Biology and Human welfare

Health  and  Disease;  Pathogens; parasites  causing  human  diseases  (Malaria,  Filariasis,  Ascariasis.Typhoid, Pneumonia, common cold, amoebiasis, ring worm); Basic concepts of immunology-vaccines; Cancer, HIV and AIDS; Adolescence, drug and alcohol abuse.

Improvement in food production; Plant breeding, tissue culture, single cell protein, Biofortification; Apiculture and Animal husbandry.

Microbes in human welfare: In household food processing, industrial production, sewage treatment, energy generation and as biocontrol agents and biofertilizers.

Biotechnology and its application

Principles and process of Biotechnology: Genetic engineering (Recombinant DNA technology).

Application of Biotechnology in health and agriculture: Human insulin and vaccine production, gene therapy; Genetically modified organisms-Bt crops; Transgenic Animals; Biosafety issues-Biopiracy and patent

Ecology and Environment

Organisms and environment: Habitat and niche; Population and ecological adaptations; Population interactions-mutualism, competition, predation, parasitism; Population attributes-growth, birth rate and death rate, age distribution.

Ecosystem: Patterns, components; productivity and decomposition; Energy flow; Pyramids of number, biomass, energy; Nutrient cycling (carbon and phosphorous); Ecological succession; Ecological Services- Carbon fixation, pollination, oxygen release.

Biodiversity and its conservation: Concept of Biodiversity; Patterns of  Biodiversity; Importance of Biodiversity; Loss of Biodiversity; Biodiversity conservation; Hotspots, endangered organisms, extinction, Red Data Book, biosphere reserves, National parks and sanctuaries.

Environmental issues: Air pollution and its control; Water pollution and its control; Agrochemicals and their effects; Solid waste management; Radioactive waste management; Greenhouse effect and global warning; Ozone depletion; Deforestation; Any three case studies as success stories addressing environmental issues.

NEET Chapterwise weightage of Biology:

Name of the chapter Number of questioned asked (Approx) Weightage in percentile
Anatomy of Flowering Plants 0-1 2
Animal Kingdom 2 7
Biodiversity and Conservation 1 3
Biological Classification 0-1 2
Biomolecules 1 4
Biotechnology and its Applications 1 3
Biotechnology: Principles and Processes 0-1 1
Body Fluids and Circulation 0-1 2
Breathing and Exchange of Gases 0-1 2
Cell Cycle and Cell Division 0-1 2
Cell: The Unit of Life, Biomolecules 0-1 2
Chemical Coordination and Integration 1 4
Digestion and Absorption 1 3
Ecosystem 0-1 2
Environmental Issues 0-1 2
Evolution 0-1 2
Excretory Products and their Elimination 0-1 2
Human Health and Disease 1 3
Human Reproduction 1 3
Locomotion and Movement 0-1 2
Microbes in Human Welfare 0-1 2
Mineral Nutrition 0-1 1
Molecular Basis of Inheritance 2 6
Morphology of Flowering Plants 1 5
Neural Control and Coordination 0-1 2
Organisms and Populations 0-1 2
Photosynthesis in Higher Plants 0-1 2
Plant Growth and Development 0-1 1
Plant Kingdom 1 4
Principles and Inheritance and Variation 1 5
Reproduction in Organisms 0-1 1
Reproductive Health 0-1 2
Respiration in Plants 0-1 1
Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants 1 5
Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production 0-1 2
Structural Organisation in Animals 0-1 2
The Living World 0-1 2
Transport in Plants 0-1 1
Total 90 100

Best Books For Biology:

  • Objective Biology (volumes 1 & 2) by GR Bathla
  • Biology Classes 11 and 12 (Volume 1 & 2) by Pradeep Publications
  • Objective Biology (Volume 1, 2, and 3 along with Practice Papers) by Dinesh Publications
  • Objective Biology (volumes 1 and 2) by Trueman Publications
  • A Class Book for Botany by A C Dutta

NEET UG 2020 Exam Pattern:

Every candidate should be aware of NEET Paper Pattern as it helps in planning and preparation for the exam. Some of the important details are:
Every right answer in NEET 2020 will fetch the candidate 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. NEET 2020 will be a pen and paper-based (offline) test. NEET 2020 examination will consist of one paper having 180 (45 from every subject/section), objective type questions which will count to a total of 720 marks. NEET 2020 question paper will be in English and will be conducted for 3 hours. The NEET exam pattern is expected to remain the same every year.

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Exam Mode Offline mode (paper-based)
Total marks 720
Number of Question 180 questions
Marking scheme (+ 4 )  for correct  and  (-1) for an incorrect answer
Type of Question Multiple Choice Questions
Exam Duration 3 hours
Subjects Physics, Chemistry, Botany & Zoology
Languages of Question Paper English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Oriya, Kannada, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Urdu, and Telugu.

NEET UG 2020 Mark Distribution:

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Physics 45 180
Chemistry 45 180
Zoology 45 180
Botany 45 180
Total 180 720

Marking scheme in NEET exam pattern 2020

  • Each correct answer will be awarded four marks.
  • One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
  • No mark will be deducted for the questions which have not been answered.
  • Questions that have two or more responses marked on the OMR sheet will be considered as incorrect and one mark will be deducted for them.

Check out the marking scheme given below for a better idea of NEET Marks distribution.

particulars Marks Alloted
Correct Answer +4
Incorrect answer -1
No Answer/ Multiple Answer 0

Important points to remember while marking the OMR sheet:

  • Answers have to be marked using a ballpoint pen which will be provided in the examination hall.
  • Changing of answers on the OMR sheet is not allowed.
  • Erasing/ obliterating any information printed on the OMR sheet is a punishable offence.
  • Rough work should be done on the test booklet only.
  • A Candidate must not forget to mark the test booklet code on the OMR sheet.

Language options in the exam pattern of NEET 2020:

Medium Availability in Exam center
English, Hindi, Urdu All States and Cities


Andhra Pradesh and Telangana


West Bengal and Tripura

Kannada Karnataka
Gujarati Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Tamil Nadu

Marathi Maharashtra
Assamese Assam
Oriya Odisha

Important points to remember while choosing the medium of NEET 2020:

  • The medium of question paper has to be selected in the NEET application form.
  • The language chosen once cannot be changed.
  • Candidates who have opted for English as a medium will be provided the Test Booklet in English language only.
  • Candidates opting for any other language will be provided a Bilingual Test Booklet, their selected language preference, and English.
  • The English version of the NEET question paper shall be treated as final in case of any ambiguity in translation of any of the questions.

NEET UG 2020 Cut Off:

National Testing Agency (NTA) has released category wise cut-off for NEET-UG 2020 (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test). The NEET Cut off 2020 specifies the minimum marks for the candidates to qualify for the medical entrance exam. That means the NEET 2020 cut off mark will set the limit for the qualification of the candidates. The candidates having marks equal to or more than the NEET Cut off 2020 will be eligible to get admitted to medical, dental and allied courses.

NEET 2020 Cut-Off

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NEET cut off 2019 (For MBBS admissions)
NEET cut off 2019 was same as that of the previous years. The cutoff mark for NEET 2019 for general category was 134 out of 720. Candidate must note that this is the score of the last candidate admitted to MBBS in the open round.

NEET  2019 Cut of for MBBS:

Category Minimum Qualifying Mark Cut off Marks Range
General 50 701-134
SC/ST/OBC 40 133-107
General Physically handicapped 40 133-120
SC/ST/OBC Physically handicapped 40 133-107

NEET cut off 2019 (Revised for BDS admissions):
The cut off for NEET 2019 was lowered by DCI owing to several vacant seats across various dental colleges. A stray round was then conducted for the candidates who has become eligible for NEET counselling after the cut-offs were lowered

Category Minimum Qualifying Mark
General 40
General Physically handicapped 35
SC/ST/OBC Physically handicapped 30

NEET 2020 Minimum Qualifying Percentile:

  • The percentile can be calculated by the following method:
  • Suppose, you have scored Rank 50 in NEET and the total number of students appeared are 6,00,000.
  • The percentile will be: [600000-50)/600000] X 100 = 99.99
  • You need to get 50 percentile for admission in Medical/Dental colleges.

NEET cut off 2018:

Category Minimum Qualifying Percentile Cut off Range
General 50 691-119
SC/ST/OBC 40 118-96
General Physically handicapped 45 118-107
SC/ST/OBC Physically handicapped 40 106-96

If you are going to appear for the NEET 2020 Exam, you must have a look on the NEET Cut-Off to get a clear idea that what is the minimum marks you have to achieve and qualify in the Exam. And you can compare the last 3 years of Cut-off to get an idea of how much the Score is getting fluctuated.

NEET cut off 2017:

Category Minimum Qualifying Percentile Cut off Range
General 50 697-131
SC/ST/OBC 40 130-107
General Physically handicapped 45 130-118
SC/ST/OBC Physically handicapped 40 130-107

NEET cut off 2019: Institute wise
Students appearing in NEET 2020 can check the NEET cut off trends of some well-known medical institutes in India from the table given below:

Name of the Institute Cut off Rank for Round 1 Cut off Rank for Round 2
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 21 32
VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi 92 157
University College Of Medical Sciences, Delhi 121 171
Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai 270 638
Government Medical College And Hospital, Chandigarh 307 360
Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi 333 489
Dr. B.S.A. Medical College, Delhi 476 715
IMS BHU, Varanasi, UP 479 669
KGMC, Lucknow 496 908
S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur 523 760
B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad 536 543
NDMC Medical College, Delhi 564 972
Grant Medical College and Sir J.J. Hospital, Mumbai 568 1329
Government. Medical College, Kozhikode 591 1875
Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram 741 2993
Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore 774 1372
Madras Medical College, Chennai 912 1611
Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma PGIMS, Rohtak 1061 1825
RUHS College of Medical Sciences, Jaipur 1130 2145
Lokmanya Tilak  Municipal Medical College, Mumbai 1169 2773
Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai 1179 2430
Medical College, Kolkata 1225 1642
Bahiramjee Jijibhai Medical College, Pune 1331 2240
Government Medical College, Kottayam 1363 4341
Gandhi Medical College, Musheerabad, Secunderabad 1380 2391
Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla 1442 2672
M.G.M. Medical College, Indore 1486 3012
Sardar Patel Medical College, Bikaner 1528 2875
Medical College, Baroda 1550 2604
Government Medical College, Thrissur 1562 5034
S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack 1724 3780
Patna Medical College, Patna 1781 1973
Government. Medical College, Patiala 1836 3079
Dr. S.N. Medical College, Jodhpur 1850 3803
Dr. R. N. Cooper General Hospital, Juhu, Mumbai 1903 4013
Stanley Medical College, Chennai 1923 4572
Osmania Medical College Koti 1962 3440
Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam 1979 4442
Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education And Research, Kolkata 2044 3762

Institution wise NEET cut off for BDS:

Name of the Institute Cut off Rank for Round 1 Cut off Rank for Round 2
RUHS College of Dental Science, Jaipur 6296 13999
Government College Of Dentistry, Indore 8477 14973
Government Dental College and Research Institute, Bangalore 9258 17425
Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi 9262 12243
ESIC Dental College, New Delhi 9738 12747
Dental College, RIMS, Imphal 9838 13558
Government Dental College, Alappuzha 9977 14048
Government Dental College And Hospital, Vijayawada 10812 17429
Government Dental College, Trivandrum 11244 17712
Government Dental College, Shimla 11308 17337
S.C.B. Medical College (Dental), Cuttack 11483 18317
Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University Of Health Sciences Rohtak 11665 15747
Faculty Of Dentistry, KG Medical University, Lucknow 12122 14457
ESIC Dental College, Gulbarga 12185 17828
Burdwan Dental College and Hospital, Burdwan 12412 13996
Government Dental College and Hospital, Aurangabad 12744 15433
Goa Dental College and Hospital, Goa 13303 15691
Government Dental College, Kozhikode 13421 15923
Patna Dental College and Hospital, Patna 13450 14090

NEET UG 2020 Application Form:

As per the official schedule, National Testing Agency, NTA has released the online application forms for NEET 2020 on 2nd December 2020. Students interested in applying for undergraduate medical and dental courses are required to qualify the NEET 2019.
National Testing Agency (NTA) has re-opened NEET 2020 application form correction window from September 23 to 30, 2020. All the modification needs to be done in the correction window because there will be the last opportunity to be available for the candidates to make any changes.
The aspirants of J & K who have submitted offline Application Form can also avail the correction facility in their Application Form on the website. Application number for such candidates will be shared with them separately through Email and SMS

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NEET Application Process:NEET Eligibility Criteria:



Qualifying exams

10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English as core subjects (Biology/Biotechnology as additional subjects will be considered) in both Class 11 and 12 from a recognized board.


Candidate must be at least 17 years of age as on December 31, 2020

Qualifying Marks

UR – 50%, OBC/ SC/ ST – 40%, PWD – 45% (minimum aggregate marks only for PCB subjects)

Maximum attempts

No limit on the permitted number of attempts.


Indian Nationals, NRIs, OCIs, PIOs & Foreign Nationals

Documents to keep ready before Applying NEET:





Scanned Photograph

Passport size and postcard size (both)

The photograph must not be older than 3 months

Name of the candidate and date must be printed below the photograph

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Signature of the candidate in black ink on white background

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Scanned Thumb Impression

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Should be on a white paper with blue ink

10Kb to 50 Kb


Class X passing Certificate

Clear scan of the passing certificate

100 Kb to 300 Kb


Other things

A valid mobile number

Valid email Id

Class 10 marks and percentage

Class 12 marks and percentage

Identity Number - Aadhar Card number/ Passport number/ Ration Card number/ bank account/ any other valid Govt. identity number

Credit card/ Debit card/ Net banking credentials




How To Apply NEET UG 2020 Online?

Step-1: NEET UG 2020 Registration

  • Go to the official website of NEET
  • Click on the "New registration"

Enter the following details

  • Name
  • email Id
  • Mobile number
  • gender
  • State of Eligibility
  • Identification Type
  • Mother’s name
  • Father’s name
  • Date of birth
  • Category
  • Gender
  • Nationality
  • Persons with Disability
  • Identification Number

  • Enter the captcha
  • Click on “Preview and Next”
  • Check the information provided and click on “Next”
  • Register and generate the provisional application number and login credentials.
  • After this, the candidates have to choose a password and type it for 2 times and then enter a security question with its answer.
  • The next step is to click on the OTP verification and an OTP will be sent to the registered number of the candidate which is used to proceed.
  • After successful registration, the application form will be displayed on the screen.

Step-2: Filling the NEET UG 2020 Application Form:

  • Candidates have to fill all the data required in the application form. The application form consists of personal details, academic details and communication details etc.
  • Click on “Click here to login”
  • Login using the application number and password
  • The NEET application will open on your screen
  • Details entered during the registration process will be pre-filled in the application and cannot be changed

Personal details

  • The personal details part of the application form required much information and Some details from Registration will be auto displayed and these cannot be changed.
  • The details include Candidate’s Name (auto), Mother’s and Father’s Name (auto), Gender (auto), Category (auto), Date of Birth (auto), Nationality (auto), Persons with disability (auto), Do you belong to Minority Category?, Are you suffering from Diabetes Type I?, Identification Type, Identification Number, Place of Birth, State, District, etc.
  • Then comes the " choice of medium of question paper" that the candidates have to choose from English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Urdu.
  • The candidates have to choose 4 exam centres from 256 exam cities as a drop-down list.

Academic details
The academic details include all the information regarding 10th & 12th such as School Board of Class 12 or equivalent Name of School/College (passed/appearing), Address of School/College, Place of study, Year of passing, State where School/College is located, District where School/College is located, Qualifying Exam Code, Year of passing/Appearing class 12 or equivalent, Percentage of marks obtained in Class 10th if passed, Enter Roll Number of class 12 

Communication details

  • The candidates have to fill their permanent as well as correspondence address. 
  • The email id and registered number are automatically displayed from registration details.
  • The candidates also required to fill the qualification, occupation, and annual income of their parents/guardians.
  • Then enter the security pin and submit all the details.

Step-3: Uploading scanned documents:

  • After filling all the required information, the candidates need to upload the scanned copies of their photograph and signature.
  • The photograph should be postcard size with a white background having the name of the candidate and date of the photograph below the image & the Size of the file should be 10 KB to 100 KB in JPEG format.
  • The signature should be in black ink pen on a white paper and should be scanned to a file with size 3 KB to 20 KB in JPG format.

Step-4: Application fee payment:

  • The application fee for General/OBC Candidates is Rs. 1,500, for General-EWS/NCL is Rs.1400 and for SC/ST/PH Candidates is Rs. 800.
  • Students can pay the application fee in online mode through Debit/Credit/ Net Banking.
  • Students can also pay the application fee in offline mode through E-challan of SBI bank.
  • Fee payment can be done till December 31, 2020, which is also the last date for filling in the NEET application form 2020.
  • Keep the proof of payment in the form of transaction ID/ receipt in case of online payment or stamped E-challan (candidate’s copy) safe as it may require at the time of admission.

Step-5: NEET Acknowledgement receipt:

  • After the successful payment of the application fee, an acknowledgment receipt or confirmation page will be generated which indicates that the application form of NEET-UG is successfully submitted.
  • Also, a copy of the NEET acknowledgment or confirmation page will also be sent to the registered email as well the mobile number of the candidates.
  • Candidates are advised to take the printouts of the receipt as well as the form for future use.

NEET application form 2020 correction window

NTA gives candidates an option to change certain fields through the correction window of NEET application form 2020. The correction window will be opened in the 15 January of January 2020 and will remain functional for two weeks. This is a one-time facility only and corrections made using this window will be permanent. However, only a few fields can be changed using the NEET 2020 application form correction window. Thus, candidates are advised to fill the form carefully in the first attempt and not rely on the correction window.

Fields that can be changed in the application form of NEET 2020 using the correction window

  • Father's name
  • Mother's name
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Category

Steps to NEET correction window 2020:

  • Go to the official website of NTA NEET
  • Login using the application number and password
  • Click on “Click here for correction in NEET 2020 Application Form”
  • The filled application form of NEET 2020 will be displayed on the screen and candidates can edit the fields.
  • Click on 'Preview and Submit'
  • An OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number
  • Enter the OTP in the space provided
  • Click on 'Final Submit'
  • A warning pops-up on the screen
  • If you are satisfied with the corrections made, click on 'Please do'
  • The correction slip of NEET 2020 application form will be display on the screen
  • Save and print the correction slip for future reference.

Documents that must be retained till NEET admissions are over

  • Printout of the confirmation page
  • Receipt for the payment of application fees
  • 6 - 8 copies of the photograph uploaded

NEET UG 2020 Counselling:

The counselling session for NEET 2020 will be conducted soon after the declaration of the result for the entrance exam. The counselling session will follow the rank order of the candidates produced from the entrance exam. Those students who will qualify the entrance have to register themselves for the counselling session. The candidates will be given the options to choose their preferred locations for the college as well as the counselling session. As per the ranking and the choice, the candidates will be intimated for the counselling session.

After the results are announced the candidates who have cleared the exam will get a call letter for counselling. NEET 2020 counselling process is discussed in detail below. Those candidates who score less than the required percentage will not be allowed to sit for the counselling.
NEET 2020 counselling will be held from June 10, 2020 counselling process will start after the results are out. Only the students who crack the exam will be called for counselling.

Also Read:

NEET Result NEET Cut off NEET Seat Allotment NEET Answer key NEET Faqs NEET Reservation

NEET Counselling 2020 Schedule

The tentative schedule for NEET 2020 First Round of Counselling is tabulated below:

Events Dates
Registration and Payment June 19 – 26, 2020 (5:00 PM)
Fee Payment Facility June 26, 2020 (7:00 PM)
Choice Filling and Seat Locking June 26 (4:00 PM) – June 27 (11:00 AM)
Processing of Seat Allotment June 27 – 30, 2020
First Counselling Result July 1, 2020
Reporting to colleges July 1 – 6, 2020

The tentative schedule for NEET 2020 Second Round of Counselling is tabulated below:

Events Dates
Registration and Payment July 11 – 13, 2020 (5:00 PM)
Fee Payment Facility July 13, 2020 (12 Noon)
Choice Filling and Seat Locking July 12, 2020 (10:00 AM – 5:00 PM)
Processing of Seat Allotment July 13 – 15, 2020
Second Counselling Result July 18, 2020
Reporting to colleges July 18 – 25, 2020

The tentative schedule for NEET 2020 MOP-UP Round for Central/Deemed University/ ESIC only of Counselling is tabulated below:

Events Dates
Registration and Payment August 13 – 15, 2020 (5:00 PM)
Fee Payment Facility August 16, 2020 (2:00 PM)
Choice Filling and Seat Locking August 16, 2020 (10:00 AM – 5:00 PM)
Processing of Seat Allotment August 17, 2020
Second Counselling Result August 18, 2020
Reporting to colleges August 20 – 26, 2020

The NEET-UG 2020 counselling is of 2 types that is-

Nation-wise: The nation-wise or All India NEET-UG 2020 counselling is held for 15% of the seats available in all govt. colleges and 100% of the seats in deemed universities.
State-wise: The state-wise NEET UG counselling is held for the remaining 85% of the seats available in all govt. colleges and 100% of the seats in deemed universities.

NEET Counselling Procedure 2020
NEET Counselling 2020 is expected to be commenced with the registration process on June 19, 2020. Candidates can check the procedure of NEET 2020 counselling – 

Step 1: Registration for Counselling
MCI conducts the counselling to fill 15% All India Quota Seats in two rounds followed by a mop-up round. The steps involved in NEET Counselling Registration are as follows:
Step 1: Visit the official website of MCC and click on ‘New Registration’. Enter Roll Number, Application Number, Candidate name, Mother name, Date of Birth, Mobile number, Email ID and Security Pin as per your admit card. After entering all the required information, a new Roll No. and Password will be generated. Use these credentials to register for NEET Counselling.
Step 2: Log on to the MCC website and click on ‘Candidate login’.
Step 3: Enter your Roll Number and Password. Step 4: You will be redirected to a new page where you will have to enter details like Name, Roll No., Registration No., Mother’s Name, Contact No., etc. When you’re done, click on ‘Submit’.
Step 5: After this, you will be shown all your details as per the NTA database. Verify the information and click on ‘Confirm Registration’. A Registration Slip will be generated. Candidates are advised to save this page.

Step 2: NEET Counselling Fee Payment
After successful registration, candidates are asked to submit refundable and non-refundable NEET 2020 counselling fee. The fee can be paid through an online medium like Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking. Candidates can check the NEET counselling fee 2020 in the table given below-

NEET Counseling Fees:

Step 3: Exercising Option Entry and Locking
Choice Locking facility is available for a specific time period on a given day.

  • In this step, candidates are required to submit preferences. you should fill the choices keeping in mind your scores as admission is granted on the basis of merit i.e. NEET score and preferences submitted during the counselling process.
  • You can view the list of colleges on the screen and fill as many choices as you want.
  • Post filling the choices in the list, candidates can arrange them in order of their preference by moving them up or down, interchange choices and delete choices.
  • Once you’re done, enter your password and click on ‘Lock Choices’.
  • Candidates are not allowed to make any changes after locking their choices so be very careful in your selection.
  • After locking, they can take a printout of the locked choices which will include locking date and time, IP Address of computer and system-generated Unique no.

Step 4: Release of Seat Allotment Result
MCC releases seat allotment result after each round of counselling. It is released in the form of a list followed by issue of seat allotment letter to the selected candidates. Candidates must report to the allloted colleges with the allotment letter and other documents to finish admission process. Candidates can check  NEET 2020 Seat Intake to know the number of seats offered by different colleges.

NEET 2020 – Official Seat Matrix

Name Link
All India Quota Medical Seats Click Here
All India Quota Dental Seats Click Here
Central Universities Medical Seats Click Here
Central Universities Dental Seats  Click Here
Deemed Universities Medical Seats Click Here
Deemed Universities Dental Seats Click Here
ESIC Medical Seats Click Here
ESIC Dental seats Click Here

Documents required at the time of Counseling:

  • NEET 2020 Admit Card
  • NEET Result
  • Class 10 certificate and marksheet
  • Class 12 certificate and marksheet
  • Domicile/ residency proof (only for states)
  • Photo ID
  • 8 passport sized photographs (Same as the one affixed on the application form)
  • Any other as specified

Counselling for 15% All India Quota

  • The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Government of India holds the Counselling for 15% All India Quota Seats.
  • All deemed, central, state universities will participate in online counselling.
  • Seats of ESIC and AFMC, BHU & AMU will also be filled in this counselling.
  • Candidates will apply for 15% All India Quota seats as per the directions of DGHS and seats left vacant after 2 rounds of Counselling will be adjusted in mop-up round.
  • Those candidates who take part in All India Counselling can also participate in State Counselling of their respective states.
Note: Counselling will be done on the basis of candidate’s All India Quota Rank. States like J&K, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana will not participate in All India Quota counseling. If seats remain vacant in All India Quota, they will be converted into State Quota seats.

Counseling for 85% State Quota Seats

  • For State quota and other seats falling under the ambit of States, candidates may apply to their domicile states and a merit list as per State rules and based on All India Rank will be prepared by concerned Counselling Authorities.  
  • The counseling for Private Medical Colleges will also be conducted by the concerned State Counselling Authority.
  • Candidates need to register on their concerned state’s counseling websites.
  • Counseling will be conducted on the basis of the candidate’s rank in the state merit list.
  • Admission to colleges in J&K, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana will be done solely on the basis of state counseling.

Top Medical colleges accepting NEET score:

Name of the College NIRF ranking Closing rank of 2019 Total intake
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 6 669 100
King’s George Medical University, Lucknow 10 908 250

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

13 3518 150
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 14 32 250
VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi 19 157 170
JSS Medical College, Mysuru 17 55165 200
University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 23 171 170
Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal 28 11146 100
Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati 29 10135


NEET UG 2020 Reservation Criteria:

NEET UG 2020 Result:

NTA has declared the result of NEET-UG 2020 (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) on 16th October. Candidates can download their scorecards by providing their Roll Number and Date of Birth. Candidates clearing the NEET 2020 cut-off will be invited for the NEET 2020 Counselling Process.

To check NEET 2020 Result, Click Here

Step To Check NEET UG 2020 Result:

  • Go to the official page
  • Find and click on NEET 2020 Result link
  • Log in to the website using required credentials
  • To log in, enter your roll no along with the date of birth in the given box
  • Check the result shown on the screen
  • Download the scorecard for further use.

NEET Merit List 2020

National Testing Agency will release the merit list of the candidates based on the NEET result 2020. Multiple lists are released based on the category of the candidate. An overall NEET merit list is also released which has details of all the candidates who have cleared the examination. The merit lists of NEET are then shared by the NTA with the different bodies responsible for the counselling process. It is basis this NEET merit list, that the state and central seat allotment lists are prepared.

NEET Answer key NEET Counselling NEET Cut off NEET Eligibility

NEET Scorecard 2020
Candidates who qualify the examination can download the scorecard of NEET 2020 online. It is important to note that those who do not score above the qualifying examination will not be issued the NEET scorecard. Candidate will require the NEET scorecard during the counselling process, thus, they are advised to keep it safe till the admission process is over.

Details printed on NEET scorecard

  • Candidate's name
  • Candidate’s roll number
  • Category
  • Application number
  • Overall score
  • Subject-wise score
  • Percentile score
  • All India Rank
  • Qualifying status
  • NEET AIR for 15% AIQ seats
  • NEET cut off score

NEET 2020 Qualifying Percentile:

Category Qualifying Percentile Cut off
UR 50th Percentile 701-134
SC/ST/OBC 40th Percentile 133-107
UR-PH 45th Percentile 133-120

What happens when two or more candidates secure the same marks in NEET Result 2020?

NTA has a protocol for situations where two or more candidates score equal marks. The following parameters are considered in case of a tie: 

  • Candidate with higher marks in Biology is given a higher order of merit compared to others
  • If the marks scored in the Biology section are equal, a candidate with higher marks in Chemistry is given a higher order of merit compared to others
  • If marks scored in Biology and Chemistry are equal, a candidate with a lesser number of incorrect answers is given a higher order of merit
  • Lastly, if everything else is equal, the candidate senior in age will be placed higher in the order of merit compared to others

How to calculate NEET percentile score?
The below formula is used to calculate NEET percentile score
 NEET Percentile = 100 x Number of candidates with their raw score equal to/ less than the candidate
Total number of candidates who appeared for NEET

Participation of NEET aspirants throughout the years:

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NEET UG 2020 Answer Key:


NTA (National Testing Agency) has released NEET-UG 2020 (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) Final Answer key on 16th October 2020 on its official website. The answer key is released for exams conducted on 13th September and 14th September. The NEET 2020 Result was recently released by the NTA. The final answer cannot be challenged. 

NEET UG 2020 Final Answer Key

NTA had released the official provisional answer key of NEET-UG 2020 (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) on 26 September. The answer key contains the candidate's response in the exam and the correct answer to all the questions asked. 

To check the answer key, Click Here

In case of any wrong answers, the candidates can also challenge the official answer key with a fee of 1000/-. After considering the valid objection, NTA will revise the provisional NEET answer key 2020 incorporating the changes in it. In the second phase, the final answer key of NEET 2020 will be released.

NEET 2020 Question Papers

Steps to Check NEET Answer Key:

  • Visit the official website for NTA NEET.
  • Click on “Candidate Login” tab present at left hand side of the page.
  • Enter your login credentials – Application Number and Password.
  • Once your account opens, you can view the Answer Key of your paper code only.

How to Calculate NEET Score?
Once the candidates have downloaded the NEET Answer Key and OMR Sheet, they can calculate the marks they have scored. To do so, candidates must first be aware of the marking scheme decided for the exam.

  • +4 for every correct answer
  • -1 for every incorrect answer
  • No marks will be deducted for unattempted questions

After checking the answer key, candidates must note down the number of correct and incorrect answers that they have marked in the exam. The following formula shall be used to calculate your NEET Score
NEET Score = (Number of correct responses X 4) – (Number of correct responses X 1)

Steps to file objections against NEET answer key 2020:

  • Go to the official website of NTA NEET
  • Login using application number and password
  • Click on “Key challenge”
  • Now select the test booklet code
  • Select the question number and click on “Submit”
  • Now select the answer that you think is correct and give a justification for it
  • Click “confirm”
  • Pay the objection filing fee
  • Save the confirmation slip for future reference

Raise objection against the answer key of NEET 2020
The provisional NEET 2020 answer key will be released in the last week of May. If a candidate does not agree with any given answer, he/she can file an objection against this answer key of NEET 2020. NTA will charge a non-refundable fee of Rs 1000 per question for submitting the objection. The fee has to be paid online after filling the objection form and can be remitted via Credit card/ Debit card/ net banking.

How to challenge the NEET 2020 OMR response sheet?

  • Go to the official website of NTA NEET
  • Login using application number and password
  • Click on “OMR Challenge”
  • To view the NEET 2020 response sheet, click “Click here to view your OMR Answer Sheet”
  • To file an objection against the response sheet, click on “Click here for OMR Challenge”
  • Select the answer that you feel is wrongly marked
  • Submit the objection and pay the non-refundable fee online
  • Save confirmation slip for future reference

File objection against the OMR response sheet of NEET 2020
NEET 2020 OMR response sheet will also be made available by NTA. This will be released along with the provisional answer key of NEET 2020 in the last week of May. It is advised that all the candidates check the OMR response sheet and compare the answers reflected in the sheet with those that they had marked on the exam day. If a candidate feels that the answers reflected in the NEET OMR response sheet2020 are not what he/she had marked on the day of the examination, he/she can file an objection against the response sheet. A non-refundable fee of Rs 1000 has to be paid for the successful submission of the objection.

NEET answer key for previous years
To prepare for NEET 2020, candidates are advised to solve the NEET question papers of previous years. Solving the NEET question papers will give the aspirants an edge over the others and will help them understand the NEET 2020 exam pattern. After solving these, candidates can match the answers with the official answer key of NEET for that set. Candidates can download the answer key of NEET 2019, 2018 and 2017 from the table given below.

For 2019 Answe Key, Click here
Read Here, Time Management tips for the increment of your NEET Score.

NEET UG 2020 Eligibility:

An applicant’s eligibility criteria are generally determined by the National Testing Agency, the NTA. It states that medical aspirants who wish to appear for the exam must satisfy the nationality criteria, age criteria, and academic criteria in order to sit for the NEET 2020.
In the last few years, the NTA has introduced many changes in the eligibility clause in terms of an alteration of the upper age limit and allowing students with biology as an additional subject to appear for NEET. Eligibility criteria are discussed in detail below.
As per the Interim orders passed by the Delhi High Court on February 26 and February 28, all candidates can now fill the NEET 2020 Application form. This includes the candidates from open schools/ NIOS or the candidates who have completed schooling with Biology as an additional subject. It also includes the candidates who completed schooling privately, or with a year gap between 11th and 12th.
Candidates who have surpassed the upper age limit of 25 years (30 years if reserved category). To answer whether they will be allowed to appear for NEET 2020 or not will be announced based on the verdict coming out on April 16 2020.
Aspirants seeking admission to the medical, dental and AYUSH courses at the undergraduate level are suggested to go through the Eligibility criteria of NEET 2020. NEET eligibility criteria 2020 will specify the age limit, academic qualifications, nationality, and other mandatory requirements, which must be met by all the aspirants.

Here’s a brief regarding the details of NEET 2020 Eligibility Criteria:



Academic Qualification

Candidates who have passed or are appearing in class 12th or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology and English as core subjects from a recognized board.

Age limit

Candidate must be 17 years of age by December 31, 2020.

Maximum Number of Attempts

There is no upper age bar in NEET 2020. However, this is subject to the orders of the Supreme Court.There is no restrictions on number of attempts in NEET 2020.

Nationality of Candidate

Indian Nationals, NRIs, OCIs, PIOs and Foreign Nationals are eligible to apply.

Qualifying Marks

Qualifying marks in class XII for each category are:

General/GEN-EWS- 50%

OBC/SC/ST- 40%

PwD- 45%

Eligibility Criteria to appear in NEET 2020
Here are the factors on which a candidate’s eligibility for the exam will be adjudged:

  • Nationality
  • Age Limit
  • Academic Qualification

Criteria For Nationality in NEET 2020
Candidates who are nationals from any of the following countries are eligible to apply for NEET 2020:

  • Indian Nationals
  • Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)
  • Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs)
  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)
  • Foreign Nationals

Criteria for Age Limit (Revised)
Candidates must adhere to the age limit for NEET 2020 specified by NTA: 

  • Candidates must have completed the age of 17 years by December 31, 2020.
  • There is no upper age limit for appearing in NEET 2020. However, the candidature of those who are taking NEET 2020 and are more than 25 years of age is subject to the orders of Supreme Court.

The final age criteria of NEET 2020 is tabulated below:
Candidates who are above the age of 25 may appear for the examination but their admission is dependent on the verdict provided by the Supreme Court.   

Categories Eligibility
For Candidates of General/ General-EWS Born on or before December 31, 2003
For Candidates of SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PwD Category Born on or before December 31, 2003

Criteria for Academic Qualification in NEET 2020

  • Students who have passed the class XII qualifying exam. 
  • Students who are appearing for the class XII qualifying exam.
  • Candidates must have Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology as their subjects in Class XII.
  • Class XII is the basic qualifying exam, but the qualifying marks differ according to the candidates’ category. The following persons are eligible to give the exam:
Category Percentage
General 50%
general PwD 45%
  • Candidates need to fill the appropriate NEET Qualifying Examination Codes in the online application form.
  • NIOS candidates and those who opted for Biology as an additional subject are now also eligible for NEET 2020.

NEET Eligibility Criteria for NRI / Foreign Students

  • Candidates who have studied abroad and want admission in medical colleges in India must have passed in Chemistry, Physics, English and Biology/Biotechnology with 50% marks in Class XII and their equivalency is determined by the Association of Indian Universities as MCI regulations and the concerned university. 
  • This includes candidates who took the IB (International Baccalaureate)/GCSE/Advanced Placement curriculum in school.
  • IB candidates in India are also eligible for NEET 2020.

Eligibility for 15% All India Quota Seats for NEET 2020
15% of the total seats are segregated as All India Quota (AIQ) seats. To take admission via AIQ, candidates need to take part in Online Counselling for NEET conducted by MCC. After 2 rounds of counseling, if any seats remain vacant under AIQ, they will be converted into State Quota seats.The merit list will have equal number of names as seats under the All India Quota, candidates will thus be allocated their seats directly. Those that will be put on the waiting list will be guided by the directions of the DGHS (Director General of Health Services).
Andhra Pradesh and Telangana will now participate in 15% All India Quota Counselling and will not require the submission of a self declaration form. 
Candidates who are Indian Nationals, Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Foreign Nationals are eligible for 15% All India Quota Seats.  

For Candidates from Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh:
Candidates from J&K and Ladakh are not eligible for 15% AIQ seats as these two opted out of the All India Scheme. Therefore, to claim eligibility candidates have to submit online self-declaration. This self-declaration page will be generated automatically along with the confirmation page and must be kept for reference for the time of counseling. 

Eligibility for State Quota Seats for NEET 2020
Once the All India Rank and All India Quota Merit List have been prepared, the NTA will provide all of the required information to the DGHS who will then forward it to the mandated state medical councils. The state medical councils will prepare their own merit lists for counselling on the basis of a multitude of factors such as the applicant’s eligibility on the basis of domicile requirements.
The states participating in NEET will fill the remaining 85% of their MBBS/BDS seats through state counseling as per the following norms:

  • Aspirants must have completed/appeared in 10th and 12th class exam from the state.
  • Candidates should have valid address proof and domicile of the state.

The following persons can apply for admission under the state quota:

  • Indian Nationals
  • Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)
  • Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs)
  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)
  • Foreign Nationals

Candidate who are foreign nationals can confirm their eligibility from the concerned Medical/ Dental/ Siddha/ Unani/ Ayurveda/ Homeopathy College/ State. 
Admission through these seats will be subject to reservation policy and eligibility criteria prevalent in the State or Union Territory. For State counseling, candidates must contact the relevant state counseling authority for details. Deemed private universities will conduct their own counselling procedures and candidates must apply for admission on their own personal accord. Candidates who wish to take admission into AFMC must apply separately on their website since they will hold a second screening process. 

For Admission in Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune

  • Admission will be subject to norms specified by the Directorate General of Armed Forces Medical Services, Ministry of Defence and Government of India.
  • Those who have applied for NEET and seek admission in AFMC must apply on their official website as well since there will be further screening procedures.
  • Contact AFMC for further assistance and details of NEET rules and regulations pertaining to the institution.

NEET 2020- Qualifying Examination Codes:

No.s Qualifying Examination Codes
Code 01 This code is for 12th Standard candidates in 2020, whose result are awaited and are applying for the exam. These candidates must have qualified the class 12th exam by the time of admission, otherwise, they will be considered ineligible.
Code 02 Candidates who are in Higher/Senior Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher/Senior Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years study, the last two years of such study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology (which shall include practical tests in these subjects) and Mathematics or any other elective subject with English at a level not less than the core course for English as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training after introduction of the 10+2+3 educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on Education have to put this code



This code is for candidates who have done their Intermediate/Pre-degree Examination in Science at an Indian University/Board or other recognized examining body with Physics, Chemistry, Biology /Biotechnology (which shall include practical test in these subjects) and also English as a compulsory subject.



Candidates who have completed their Pre-professional/Pre-medical Examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English after passing either the Higher Secondary Examination or the Pre-University or an equivalent examination have to choose this code. The Preprofessional/Pre-medical examination shall include practical tests in these subjects and also English as a compulsory subject



This code is for candidates who have completed the first year of the three years’ degree course of a recognized University with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology including practical tests in these subjects provided the examination is a University Examination and candidate has passed the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology with English at a level not less than a core course.



Those who have taken B.Sc. examination from an Indian University provided that he/she has passed the B.Sc. Examination with not less than two of the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology)/Biotechnology and further that he/ she has passed the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English have to choose this code.



Candidates with have qualified any other examination which in scope and standard (Last 02 years of 10+2 Study comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology; which shall include practical test in these subjects) have to choose this code. The exam should be equivalent to the Intermediate Science Examination of an Indian University/Board, taking Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology including practical tests in each of these subjects and English.

NEET 2020 Reservation Criteria
As per the reservation criteria, in the Central Universities and institutions, seats will be reserved for GEN-EWS, OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD candidates. The percentage of seats reserved for different categories is as follows:

Categories Reservation in %
General Economically Weaker Section (GEN – EWS) 10%
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
PwD 5%

NEET EWS Quota 2020- Details
This move came after the 124th Amendment Bill in the Constitution of India, which was passed in the January session of the Parliament. As per this, 10% reservation in jobs and education shall be granted to the EWS candidates belonging to the General quota candidates.

Who falls under the EWS category?
Persons who are not covered under the scheme of reservation for SCs, STs, and OBCs and whose family has a gross annual income below Rs 8 lakh are only identified as EWS for benefit of reservation. The benefit of reservation under EWS can be availed upon production of an Income and Asset Certificate issued by a Competent Authority.

Who can’t access the EWS quota?
Regardless of what the family income is, if the candidates fall  under any of the following, they can’t avail the benefits of EWS quota: 

  • Candidates whose families own 5 acres of agricultural land and above.
  • Candidates who owe a residential flat of 1,000 sq. ft. and above.
  • Candidates whose parents possess a residential plot of 100 sq. yards and above in notified municipalities.
  • Candidates whose parents own a residential plot of 200 sq. yards and above in areas other than the notified municipalities.

Authorities which can issue an ‘Income and Asset Certificate’

Following is the list of the competent authorities who can issue an ‘Income and Asset Certificate’:

  • District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate/ Collector/ Deputy Commissioner/Additional’ Deputy Commissioner/ 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate/ 2- Sub-Divisional Magistrate/ Taluka Magistrate! Executive Magistrate/ Extra Assistant Commissioner
  • Chief Presidency Magistrate/Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate
  • Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar
  • Sub-Divisional Officer or the area where the candidate and/or his family normally resides

NEET 2020 Reservation for PwD Candidates

  • 5% of the seats under AIQ are reserved for Physically Handicapped candidates.
  • In case the seats remain vacant due to unavailability of candidates, the seats would be included in the Annual Sanctioned Seats for the respective category.
  • Eligible candidates will be required to produce Disability Certificate from one of the Disability Assessment Boards prior to their scheduled date of counselling.

Candidates may refer to the colleges mentioned below to produce the disability certificate:

  • Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, Delhi
  • All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mumbai
  • Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata
  • Madras Medical College, Chennai

Documents Required for Claiming Reservation

All the candidates claiming reservation of seats under various reserved categories should produce the relevant documents stipulated by NTA to validate their claim for seat reservation failing which, they may be debarred from counselling and seat allotment process.

The nodal authorities for issuing these documents is also clearly indicated in the certificate formats published in NEET Information Bulletin.

Category Nodal Authority
PwD (Locomotor Disability) Duly Constituted Medical Board at Selected Central Government Hospitals

District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate/Collector Deputy Commissioner/ Additional Deputy Commissioner / 1st Class Stipendary Magistrate/ Sub Divisional Magistrate/ Taluka Magistrate/Executive Magistrate/Extra Assistant Commissioner


Chief Presidency Magistrate/Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate, Revenue Officer (not below rank of Tehsildar), Sub-divisional Officer


District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate/Collector Deputy Commissioner/ Additional Deputy Commissioner / 1st Class Stipendary Magistrate/ Sub Divisional Magistrate/ Taluka Magistrate/Executive Magistrate/Extra Assistant Commissioner


Chief Presidency Magistrate/Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate, Revenue Officer (not below rank of Tehsildar), Sub-divisional Officer

Things to Remember

  • All India Quota has no reservation for Defence quota candidates. However, some states may have a reservation under Defence quota in NEET. Candidates must contact their state counselling authority for details.
  • Candidates must note that Deemed Universities conduct their own counselling.
  • Management Quota is not applicable in AIQ but private universities may have a few seats reserved under that category. Contact the concerned institute for more details.
  • Candidates are advised to check whether they’re eligible for reservation under All India quota and state quota seats before applying.

Number of attempts-
There is no limit in attempting for NEET entrance exam. Candidates are allowed to attempt as many time as possible.

NEET UG 2020 FAQs:

Q: When will the admit card for NEET 2020 will release?
A: The admit card for NEET-UG 2020 is expected to release on the 27th of March.

Q: What is the date for the NEET 2020 Exam Commencement?
A: The NEET 2020 entrance exam will be conducted on the 3rd of May 2020.

Q: How many times a year and by whom NEET is conducted?
A: NEET is conducted once by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

Q: How many students appeared for NEET-UG 2019 and how many cleared the exam?
A: Over 14 lakh candidates applied for the NEET 2019 exam in 2019 from which 7,97,042  candidates cleared the exam.

Q: Is there any maximum age limit for NEET-UG 2020?
A: The upper age limit for general category is 25 years and for SC/ST/OBC category is 30 years.

Q: Can we edit the centre of the examination?
A: No, you can not change the city or centre of the exam once you have submitted the application form.

Q: How many times a candidate can give the NEET UG 2020 exam?
A: A candidate can give NEET exam numerous times, given that he comes under the age limit.

Q: Is there any change in the NEET UG 2020 exam syllabus, exam pattern, and mode of the exam this year?
A: No, there is no specific changes made this year.

Q: What should I do if I don't get admit card on the mentioned date?
A: Admit card won't be sent to you directly. You need to download it from the website only.

Q: What changes I can make in the application form after submission?
A: You cannot change any details after you have hit the submit button. However, the NTA may open a brief window period where the candidates can edit their information.

Q: What is the application fee for NEET UG 2020?
A: Application fee for different categories is mentioned below:

  • For general/OBC category - Rs 1400/-
  • For SC/ST - Rs 750/-

Q: What are the documents required by the foreign nationals for NEET UG 2020?
A: The foreign nationals like NRI/OCI/PIO must have proof in form of a certificate issued by the Indian embassy/ ministry of external affairs, the government of India along with a certificate in the prescribed proforma on non-judicial stamp paper of Rs.50 by father/mother/guardian.

Q: How many colleges in India accept NEET UG 2020 score?
A: Around 355 medical colleges and 125 dental colleges throughout the country accept the NEET UG 2020 score for admission.

Q: Which top medical colleges don't require NEET UG 2020 score?
A: Admissions in colleges like AIIMS and JIPMER can not be done through NEET UG 2020 score. They conduct their own entrance exam.

Q: What are the best books to prepare for NEET-UG 2020?
A: Books to study for clearing NEET-UG are:

  • NCERT Physics Class XI & Class XII
  • Concepts of Physics by H. C. Verma
  • Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick, and Walker
  • NCERT Chemistry textbooks for Class XI and XII
  • ABC of Chemistry for Classes 11 and 12 by Modern
  • NCERT Biology Class XI and Class XII textbooks
  • Objective Botany by Ansari
  • GR Bathla publications for Biology
  • Objective Biology by Dinesh