National Testing Agency or NTA has reopened the application window for the candidates who appeared on NEET 2020 (September). Candidates will be able to make changes in their application such as Mother’s name, father’s name, gender, category, Person with Disability, state code of eligibility and nationality till 5 pm September 30 on the official NEET website. NEET 2020 exam was held on September 13 this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to NTA, “In view of the hardships faced by the aspirants of NEET (UG)-2020 in making corrections in the particulars in the Online Application Form due to COVID-19 epidemic, the National Testing Agency is once again providing the facility for making corrections in the particulars in the Online Application Form.”
“This facility for correction in the particulars in the Online Application Form is made operational on the official website from September 23, 2020, to September 30, 2020,” NTA has further mentioned in their official notification.
“In case, any additional fee payment becomes due because of the type of changes made, the requisite (additional) fee, if applicable, can be paid through Credit/Debit Card/ Net banking/UPI and PAYTM. The final changes/update in the online application form will be reflected only after the payment, in such cases,” as per the notification.
NEET 2020 candidates can make corrections till 5 pm and submit the fees if required up till 11.50 pm, September 30 on official website.
The correction window opened earlier for the registered candidates till July 30, 2020. Through that, nearly 15.97 lakh NEET registered candidates had been allowed to make changes in NEET application form 2020.
NTA has also added in their official notification that they won’t accept any kind of change in the application form will be accepted through Fax/Application, including email etc. They said, “The e-mails sent by the candidates earlier for correction may/may not have been accounted for in their Application Form. Hence, they are requested to verify their Application Form very carefully and themselves as it is the last chance of correction being provided to the candidates.”
Earlier, the application correction window for NEET 2020 had opened for the registered candidates until July 30, 2020. Nearly 15.97 lakh candidates have registered for the exam this year. Out of which, almost 85-90 per cent appeared in the exam.
However, if the candidates still have any doubts about the procedure, they can visit the official site of NTA or reach out to them at 8700028512, 8178359845, 9650173668, 9599676953, 8882356803.