The official NEET notification has been released by National Testing Agency (NTA) on December 01,2019. NEET candidates are required to select a code as per their education qualification. NEET application form 2020 has been released on December 2, 2019.
These qualification codes of NEET 2020 has to be filled as major eligibility criteria.
Not just the 12th standard qualifiers but the candidates who have different qualifying degrees may also appear in the exam. As the official notification mentioned, there will be several codes to present the NEET Eligibility Criteria 2020 for various qualifications.In NEET application form 2020, it is most important for candidates to select a qualifying code for examination.It mentions the qualifying examination code for NEET 2020 for droppers, appearing examination, result awaited and others..
NEET 2020 Qualification Code:
This code can be selected by aspirants who will be appearing for Class 12 or waiting for the result. However, students must furnish the relevant documents as evidence of qualifying the exam after the announcement of the result.
Candidates who have completed a period of 12 years under Higher/Secondary examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination (ISCE), which is equivalent to Class 10+2 can opt code 2. However, the last two years of study must include English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology or Mathematics or any other elective as a major subject as prescribed by the National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT).
Aspirants who have passed 10+2 from National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) or state open school, as a private candidate from state boards; with Biology/Biotechnology as an additional subject can apply under NEET qualification code 2.
Who can also apply code 2: It should also be noted that the qualifying examination code for NEET 2020 for droppers will also be the same. For instance, a candidate has passed qualifying examination from CBSE/ISCE or any state board in the year 2018, but wish to appear for NEET 2020, he/she can apply for the exam with Code 2.
Students can select this code if they have passed their Intermediate/Pre-Examination degree in Science stream from any recognised Indian University/Board or other body with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English as a compulsory subject. The qualifying examination should also include practical test in the mentioned subjects.
This code can be chosen after the completion of pre-professional/pre-medical examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English after passing either the Higher Secondary examination or Pre-university or equivalent exam. The qualification of pre-professional or pre-medical examination should compulsorily include the practical tests in all subjects.
Code 5 :
Anyone who has passed the first year of a bachelor's degree from a recognised university with Physics, Chemistry, BIology/Biotechnology inclusion of practical tests. Candidates should also verify that the first year exam qualified is a university level exam and they have also qualified Class 12 qualifying examination with the said subjects at a level not less than a core course.
Any aspirant who have passed B.Sc. examination with not less than two subjects which includes Biology/Biotechnology, Physics and Chemistry can choose NEET 2020 qualification code 6 as their eligibility code. Further, such candidates must have passed Class 10+2 qualifying examination with English, Chemistry, Physics and Biology/Biotechnology.
Any other examination which in scope and standard (Last 02 years of 10+2 Study comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology; which shall include practical test in these subjects) is found to be equivalent to the Intermediate Science Examination of an Indian University/Board, taking Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnologyincluding practical tests in each of these subjects and English.
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NEET 2020 Other Eligibility:
1- The candidate is the citizen of India.
2- Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Persons with Indian Origin (PIOs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs) and Foreign Nationals are also eligible to sit in this exam.
Educational Qualifications -
1- A candidate needs to have passed 12th from any recognized University or Board with a combination of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology or Biotechnology.
2- A general category candidate should have secured a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Biotechnology to be eligible for the exam and that of a physically handicapped person from general category, the minimum aggregate score is 45%.
3- SC or ST or OBC candidates should have a minimum of 40% aggregate marks to be eligible for the exam.
Age Limit -
1- Candidates should have at least reached 17 years of age. The maximum age limit is 25 years and in case of SC, ST or OBC candidates there can be the relaxation of 5 years.
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