NEET 2020 Important Requirements for Filling Form

NEET 2018 Important Requirements For Filling Form

Although the application form for the NEET 2020 Exam will most probably be available in the month of November 2019, it is wise to know the important requirements for filling the NEET 2020 exam application form in advance.

Things to Remember While Filling the NEET 2020 Exam Application Form

Nationality Requirement for NEET 2020

Candidates with the following nationality can appear for NEET 2020 Exam:

  • Indian
  • Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)
  • NRI and Foreign Candidates

Age Requirement for NEET 2020

A candidate must not be younger than 17 years and not older than 25 years as or on 31st December of the year of the admission. For the candidates who belong to the reserved categories enjoy age relaxation for 5 years, which means the maximum age limit for such candidates 30 years.

How Many Times Can Candidates Appear for NEET Exam?

The NEET authorities have made some changes in the number of attempts for NEET-UG 2020. As per the recent notification, a candidate can appear in as many times as he/ she wants within the given age limit. Earlier, candidates could only apply for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Exam three times only.

Educational Qualification Requirement for NEET 2020

A candidate must clear his/ her 10+2 or HSC with at least 50% (40% for OBC/SC/ST candidates). He/she must have cleared Physics, Chemistry and Biology subject with at least 50% in aggregate. In case of PH/PWD category – a candidate needs to score 45% marks if he/she belongs to Gen-PH and 40% if he/she belongs to SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH.

How much Do I Need to Pay as Application Fee for NEET UG 2020?

A candidate needs to pay Rs. 1400/- to complete the application process. The candidates belonging to SC, ST and PH categories need to remit Rs.750/-.

Important Documents Required for NEET 2020

  • The scanned copy of your recent photograph. It should be in JPG format and file size must be between 10KB and 100KB. Make sure that the photograph is taken with a white background and the candidate’s name and date of photo taken must be mentioned at the bottom of the Photograph.
  • The scanned copy of your signature. It should be in JPG format and file size must be between 3KB and 20KB.

Requirement for Aadhaar for the NEET Applicants 2020

The aadhaar card is not mandatory for the NEET exam 2020.

Additional Tips to Keep in Mind While Filling NEET 2020 Application Form

  • Using prefixes in the name of Mother or Father is not allowed.
  • Name, date of birth, gender must be as per Aadhaar card or correction request.
  • Mobile number and email address must be provided when asked.
  • Remember to note down the registration number for future correspondence.
  • Make sure to keep your debit/ credit card or net banking credential ready to make the payment of fees.
  • Keep a copy of the fee payment and confirmation page safe for future correspondence.

These are some of the important requirements to consider when filling the application form for NEET 2020.

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NTA to Release NEET 2020 Application in November on this Date

From the year 2019, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has been conducting the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) in offline mode. The NEET-2020 exam will also be held in the pen and paper-based mode in May. Following the previous year’s trend, the Agency will tentatively begin the NEET 2020 online application process at the official website ( in the month of November 2019. The last date to submit application form would be December 2019.

NEET 2020 Exam Schedule and Fee Details

NEET 2020 Events NEET 2020 Important Dates (Tentative)
Online Application Begins 1st November 2019
Last Date to Apply 7th December 2019
Last Date to Release Fee 1st November 2019 to 8th December 2019
Issuance of admit card 15th April 2020
Exam to be commenced 5th May 2020 (In 8 different shifts. Students can choose one shift as per their convenience)
Result announcement 5th June 2020

Fees –

Category Amount in Rupees (Rs.)
Fee for OBC Rs. 1,400/-
Fee for General Rs. 1,400/-
Fee for SC Rs. 750/-
Fee for ST Rs. 750/-

Candidates now heave a sigh of relief as they can augment their preparation in full swing. However, students must ensure that they follow the online steps properly and get themselves registered before the last date.

How to Fill NEET 2020 Application Form?

The NEET 2020 application process requires students to keep the documents ready. In order to apply, aspirants must complete the NEET 2020 registration process and then proceed further to fill up the application form.

  • Visit the official website of NEET-UG 2020 (
  • Register first by clicking theNew Registrationlink
  • Once done with the registration process, proceed further to fill up the application form.

There are four steps to apply online

  1. Online application form fill up and note the registration number down (Registration)
  2. Upload the scanned photo and signature (Uploading documents)
  3. Release the fee through the prescribed modes (Fee payment)
  4. Take the Confirmation Page print (Printout)

For the NEET-UG 2020 step-by-step application guide, check here

About National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG) 2020:

NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test), regulated by NTA, is an all-India medical entrance examination conducted for admission to MBBS/ BDS courses in some of the leading medical and dental colleges in the country.