NEET Exam Date

NEET 2020 Exam Date

NTA (National Testing Agency) the conducting board for NEET exams, on 21st August 2019 released an official notification declaring the NEET 2020 Exam date. As per the notice issued, the exam was scheduled to be conducted on 3rd May but now has been rescheduled to 13th September 2020 across various exam centres. This offline, pen-paper test facilitates medicine enthusiasts to seek admissions to medical courses/programmes in desired colleges across the country. It comprises of multiple-choice questions (180 questions) from different NEET sections – Physics (45 questions), Chemistry (45 questions), Biology (90 questions).

NTA, along with the release of the exam date has also announced dates of important upcoming events related to NEET. The Application form for NEET 2020 exam was released on 2nd December 2019, while the last date of submitting the filled form online was 31st December 2019. Before taking up the exam, one needs to make sure if the eligibility criteria are met. Check out the criteria for taking up NEET exams below:

Over the years, with easy access and availability of information, there is immense progress in the way information is available to NEET aspirants at just a click. One can access the latest updates directly from the official website for the NEET exam. The board also offers candidates to rectify mistakes (if any) committed while filling out the Application form online, hence has come up with NEET Application Form Correction option being active for the convenience of students. Here, registered students for NEET can make changes to selected fields only. Know more about it here.

NEET Exam Date – Important Dates For NEET 2020

NTA has released dates to look forward to for NEET aspirants for the year 2020. This way, one can stay updated on the dates and follow the events closely right from the process of registration up to the counselling process and finally getting admitted to the medical college. Take a look and make note of the most important events related to NEET 2020 here:

Important Events Corresponding Dates
NEET 2020 Exam Date 13th September 2020
NEET 2020 Exam Timing and Duration 2 pm – 5 pm

Duration – 3 hours

NEET 2020 – Release of Application form Online 2nd December 2019
NEET 2020 – Submission of Application form Online 2nd December 2019 to

31st December 2019

(up to 11:50 pm)

NEET 2020 – Submission of Application form Online – Revised dates 2nd December 2019 to

6th January 2020

(up to 11:50 pm)

NEET 2020 – Transaction of Fee 2nd December 2019 to

1st January 2020

(up to 11:50 pm)

NEET 2020 – Transaction of Fee – Revised dates 2nd December 2019 to

7th January 2020

(up to 11:50 pm)

NEET 2020 – Correction In Particular of Application form 15th January 2020 to

31st January 2020

NEET 2020 – Application Form Fee Payment – Portal Re-opens for Registered Candidates 3rd February 2020 to

9th February 2020

NEET 2020 – Download Of Admit Cards from NTA website 26th August 2020
NEET 2020 – Last Date To Download Admit Card 13th October 2020
NEET 2020 – Release date answer keys (provisional) 28th September 2020
NEET 2020 – Announcement of Results 16th October 2020
NEET 2020 – Counselling Process – 1

Commencement of Registration, Choice filling, indicative seats

To be announced
NEET 2020 -Declaration of results – Counselling Procedure – 1 To be announced
NEET 2020 – Counselling Process – 2

New Registration, Payment Facility

To be announced
NEET 2020 -Declaration of results – Counselling Procedure – 2 To be announced

Read More: NEET Eligibility Criteria

NEET Exam Dates – Highlights

  • NEET 2020 Exam date announced by the conducting body NTA, is scheduled to be conducted on 13th September 2020
  • All important dates pertaining to the event are mentioned in the table above
  • The schedule will remain unchanged even if the date of the exam is declared a public holiday.
  • NEET Aspirants are expected to plan their course of action accordingly and in advance pertaining to the upcoming events
  • The NTA may decide to alter dates or extend the duration of a particular event depending upon unforeseen circumstances. Therefore, candidates must closely follow up with the latest updates.

NEET 2020 Exam Day Timeline

NEET exams, the country’s most coveted exams are carried out under strict invigilation, surveillance. Candidates are expected to reach their allotted exam centres at least 45 minutes prior before the exam commences in order to avoid any confusions and have a smooth frisking process, thereby fulfilling the security check criterion.

NTA releases guidelines right from the dress code, documents to be carried etc, which candidates are expected to strictly abide by, failing at which may result in cancellation of the candidature depending upon the degree of violation and the rule that has not been followed. Apart from this, the NTA has also released the exact timeline to be followed after entering the exam hall. Do not miss out on the initial line of instruction provided by the supervisor, they are vital. Here, we bring to you the exact breakdown of events, make note.

Event Corresponding Date and Time
NEET 2020 Exam date 13th September 2020
NEET 2020 Exam timing 2 pm to 5 pm
NEET 2020 Exam Duration 3 Hours
Occupying seats in the exam hall by 1:15 pm
Last entry time to the exam hall 1:30 pm
Invigilator verifies admit cards and makes important announcements 1:30 pm to 1:45 pm
Distribution of exam booklets 1:45 pm
Candidates fill out particulars in the booklet 1:50 pm – 2 pm
Commencement of exams 2 pm
Conclusion of exams 5 pm

Admit card for NEET 2020 shall be made available to download at the official website for NEET – NTA after the authority accepts registration of candidates. Stay updated with the latest at BYJU’S on NEET with NEET Notifications.



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