NEET Exam 2020 Latest News & Updates
NEET 2020 – National Testing Agency (NTA) successfully conducted the NEET 2020 exam on September 13, 2020, in pen and paper-based mode. NEET 2020 exam time duration was from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM in 155 cities at 3843 exam centres. NEET 2020 unofficial answer key has been released by the various coaching institutes, through which candidates will be able to calculate their estimate scores. NEET official answer key 2020 will be published with an OMR sheet, which can be challenged. NEET result will be announced in online mode along with the final answer key. The authorities released the admit card of NEET in online mode on August 26, 2020. The authority, on August 21 released the NTA NEET 2020 COVID-19 advisory, also known as Standard operating procedure (SOP) for NEET to maintain social distancing measures right from the entry of the candidates to up to their exit. The SOP for NEET 2020 was drafted by the medical experts of the All India Institute Of Medical Science (AIIMS).
September 16, 2020: Official NEET 2020 answer key is expected to be released today i.e. September 17, 2020
September 13, 2020: NTA has successfully conducted NEET 2020 in the online mode at 05:00 PM of September 13. NEET answer keys by various institutes to be released soon.
September 13, 2020: Candidates must follow the particular dress code of NEET 2020. As per the NEET dress code for female 2020, jeans are not allowed. Also, palazzo for girl aspirant is not allowed. Girls should wear only clothes with no flowers, brooches and other fashionable things and sandals/chappals. While NEET dress code 2020 for boys allows them to wear half sleeves t-shirt/shirt and light clothes with fewer zips, pockets and no embroidery, trousers for lower half and sandals/chappals.
September 13, 2020: NEET exam date today. More than 15 lakh candidates are appearing for the test. NEET total marks are 720 and only 180 questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects. NEET total seats are around 1,60,583 for MBBS, BDS, AYUSH and BVSc & AH.
September 1, 2020: As per reports, over 12 lakh NEET 2020 admit card have been downloaded from a total of 15.97 lakh candidates.
August 26, 2020: NTA has released the admit card of NEET on its official website. A link to download the admit card is provided above. Apart from exam day guidelines, NEET 2020 admit card also carries ‘Advisory for Candidates Regarding COVID-19’.
August 25, 2020: In a public notice, the authorities have provided statistics of the increase in exam centres for NEET 2020 as compared to the previous year. It has also been informed that instead of 24 candidates, this year, there will only be 12 candidates in one classroom. Click here to view the official notice.
August 21, 2020: NTA has released the NEET 2020 COVID 19 advisory, also known as SOP for smooth conduct of the medical examination. The SOP comprises a set of standards and the operating norms between the conducting authority and centres conducting the exam. The stages of the SOP is categorised into three critical stages which are pre-examination, exam conduct and post-examination measures at examination centres. To read the entire NTA NEET 2020 SOP released by the authority Click here
August 20, 2020: NTA has released the official notice confirming the exam date of NEET 2020. Authorities has also notified students that NEET admit card 2020 to be released soon, exam city allotted. NEET exam centre city, where candidates can appear for the test has been allotted to them, as per their preferences filled. Aspirants can read the official public notice below.
August 18, 2020: Students’ advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava writes a letter to PM Modi and education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ demanding the postponement of NEET exam, reasons of postponement adn his tweet. The letter written to PM and education minister demands:
- Postpone NEET exam due to COVID-19 pandemic till the normalcy is restored.
- Increase the number of NEET exam centres so that every district has at least one centre to follow the guidelines
- Also as an alternate suggestion, if NEET 2020 is to be held on scheduled date, then please provide oppotunity of ‘special NEET exams 2020’ for students who miss out the pen and paper exam due to COVID-19