NEET (UG) – 2020 to be held on May 3: NTA

Highlights

  • NEET-2020 registrations begin
  • Results will be declared on NTA website by June 4

Hyderabad: Registration process for National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) – 2020 will commence at 4pm on December 2.

According to a National Testing Agency (NTA) notification, NEET UG 2020 Examination is scheduled for May 3 (Sunday).

NEET (UG) – 2020 is a pen and paper-based test, to be answered on the specially designed machine gradable sheet using ball point pen. It will be held from 2pm to 5pm.

The last date to send online applications and payment of fees is December 31. NEET examination will be conducted in English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odiya, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

The correction window of application forms will be open only from 15 January 15 to 31. The admit cards will be given on March 27 and results will be declared on NTA website by June 4.

The application fee for general/OBC candidates is Rs. 1,500 where as for general-EWS/ OBC-NCL is Rs 1, 400 while for SC/ST/PwD/transgender candidates it is Rs. 800.

The NEET (UG) – 2020 will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission into MBBS/BDS courses and other undergraduate medical courses in approved/recognized medical, dental and other colleges and institutes.

Only diabetic students are allowed to carry eatables like sugar tablets, banana, apple and orange and transparent water-bottles to the examination hall.

NTA instructed that the candidates who are taking help of others (including Cyber Café etc.) should ensure that all the four steps mentioned above have been filled up correctly in their presence only. False and misleading information will lead to cancellation of candidature or criminal proceedings under laws of the country.

Dos and Don’ts

NTA has advised the candidates to read the Information Bulletin carefully and go through the instructions regarding filling of Online Application Form given on NEET (UG)-2020 website www.nta.ac.in, ntaneet.nic.in before starting online registration.

Online information provided by candidates like name of candidate, contact and address details, category, PwD status, educational qualification details, date of birth, etc will be treated as correct/final. Any request for changes in information after the closure of correction period will not be considered by NTA under any circumstances. Any candidate found to mislead by providing inaccurate information will be debarred from taking the examination.

The Candidates are not allowed to carry any Instruments, Geometry or Pencil box, Handbag, Purse, any kind of Paper, Stationery/ Textual material (printed or written material), Eatables and Water (loose or packed), Mobile Phone, Ear Phone, Microphone, Pager, Calculator, DocuPen, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Camera, Tape Recorder, Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator, any metallic item or electronic gadgets/ devices in the Examination Hall/Room.

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