NEET is the only entrance exam that allows candidates to fulfil their dreams of studying to become a medical practitioner across India. As the examination is crucial, students are often left with multiple uncertainties regarding NEET option registration; especially for the ones who will appear for the first time.
This year NTA will conduct NEET on July 26, 2020, and it is an entirely offline test consisting of multiple-choice questions. Here, you will get to know of several important NEET-FAQs which will possibly clear your doubts regarding the same.
Let us begin with general FAQs on NEET.
Ans. One speculation exists that says NTA may conduct NEET 2020 twice a year, but it is not valid. NEET is conducted once a year, and for the year 2020, it is going to be held on July 26.
Ans. As of now, a student can appear for NEET for any number of times, since the limitations on the number of attempts has been removed.
Next, comes the eligibility criteria, NEET-FAQs.
Ans. Firstly, every candidate must be of seventeen years of age as on December 31, 2020. Also, candidates whose date of birth is on December 31, 2002 or before, are eligible. Secondly, applicants must have finished his/her class 12 examinations from a recognised central or state board with main subjects – English, Physics, Biology and Chemistry. Moreover, PIOs, NRIs, OCIs and foreign citizens can also apply.
Ans. Yes, from now onwards a candidate having a gap between his/her classes 11 and 12 is also eligible to appear for NEET exams.
After this, comes application form FAQs.
Ans. Students belonging to general category need to pay an amount of Rs.1500. in the case of OBC-NCL students the amount is Rs.1400 and for PWD, transgender, ST and SC it is Rs.800.
Ans. As soon as you receive the confirmation page, it determines that your payment is successful. Moreover, information related to the payment will be provided at the end of the payment confirmation page.
The next ones are NEET-FAQs on correction window.
Ans. The National Testing Agency gives the correction page facility after the filling up of application form. However, only a few details can be altered like the medium of question paper, birthplace, choice of exam cities, academic information, parents' name and residential address.
Ans. A candidate cannot change language preference after he/she has submitted the form. The reason behind this is that allotment of exam centres are done depending on question paper medium.
The next questions are for students who ask "what will be my NEET exam pattern?"
Ans. Till date, there is no information regarding any change in the pattern of NEET exam. If any change takes place, it will be disclosed with the NEET 2020 information brochure.
Ans. The Biology section consists of 90 questions, and both Physics and Chemistry comprise of 45 questions each.
Ans. Besides NEET admit card print out, you must carry valid identity proof, one passport size photograph and PwD certificate if applicable.
Ans. A soft copy of admit card is sent to every student to their email ID. In case your admit card is lost, you can retrieve it from your mail.
The next NEET-FAQs are related to test day guidelines will help you to understand the examination day guidelines.
Ans. Male students are requested to wear half sleeve shirts or t-shirts of light colour, trousers and footwear must be sandals or slippers as shoes are strictly not allowed. Remember that full-sleeve shirts are not permitted, and you must not wear kurta-pyjamas as well. Also, avoid clothes having fancy pockets, big buttons, heavy embroidery and zips.
Female candidates should also wear clothes which are light in colour and does not have any embroidery, zips, brooches, etc. while footwear must be slippers or sandals. Girls are also advised not to wear accessories or any kind of jewellery.
Ans. As NEET starts at 2 pm, you can reach the venue 2 hours before, but you will be allowed to enter the hall after 1.30 pm.
Ans. Yes, you will be allowed to challenge the OMR sheet for NEET 2020. Moreover, the fee for each response is Rs.1000, which is a non-refundable amount.
Ans. The significant difference between them is that NTA releases the official answer key, while the ones generated by coaching centres may be inaccurate.
Along with exams, you must also know details related to your scorecard. Hence, the following NEET-FAQs are quite important.
Ans. The scorecard refers to the result of a candidate which contain details like student name, category, percentile score, NEET cut-off, All India Rank and category rank. On the other hand, a rank letter can be downloaded by only 15 per cent of AIQ merit list students.
Ans. Based on the total number of students taking the exam, exam level difficulty, seat availability under every institute and category, cut-off of NEET 2020 will be decided.
In order to get admission in the topmost medical institutes, you have to achieve a commendable rank. As hard work is the key to success, every medical aspirant like you is advised to prepare individual subjects by heart.
Apart from the above mentioned NEET-FAQs, you may have preparation related questions in your mind as well. For instance, you may wonder "how will I prepare for my NEET 2020?" The answer is simple; you must revise and appear for mock tests.
Additionally, throughout this process, it is also essential to take care of your health by eating healthy food and taking adequate rest.
1. Which is The Regulatory Body of NEET?
From 2019, National Testing Agency (NTA) is the conducting body for NEET.
2. How Can A Student Fill The Application Form Of NEET?
All the interested students should visit the official NEET website to fill the application form in future. In case you have any additional doubt, you can look for other NEET-FAQs.
3. What Happens if A Student Has Paid Application Fee Of NEET 2020 Twice?
The application amount which does not get updated will be refunded within seven working days.