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NEET Exam Date for NEET 2020, Last Date for NEET Application - NEET Important dates for 2020

Read all about NEET Exam Date and deadlines for each and every important event of NEET 2020 examination procedure here. Get updates on the NEET important dates – the last date for NEET application form, last date of NEET application fee submission, the date for release of admit cards and declaration of NEET 2020 results.

The NEET exam date was released by NTA according to which NEET 2020 shall be conducted on Sunday, July 26, 2020, instead of May 3, 2020 as notified earlier. If you are aspiring to pursue MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BUMS or BHMS in 2020 in India or from abroad, you will need to appear and qualify in the NEET exam. The results will be declared in the month of August, 2020.

You must be aware that NEET exam for 2020 continues to be held this year in the offline mode, i.e. pen and paper mode, as before. If you have are planning to apply for NEET 2020, you need to keep track of the important dates for your NEET exam.

NEET Exam Dates – NEET Important dates for 2020 exam

NTA has released a schedule of NEET exam which includes all the important dates and deadlines which will apply to you as a NEET aspirant. You should follow these important dates to be able to appear for NEET 2020 exam. For the NEET 2020 attempt, the deadline for submission of exam forms is 31st December 2019.

As per the live session with Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal, the Minister of Human Resource Development on 5th of May 2020, the new dates for NEET 2020 exam have been released. The NEET exam is now scheduled to be held on Sept 1st 2020, i.e. about 5 months after it was originally scheduled to take place.

Below is the list of the important dates for NEET 2020 exam.

NEET Exam Event NEET 2020 Important Dates
Latest NEET Exam Date for 2020 (due to COVID-19 Pandemic) Sept 1, 2020 (Tuesday) to Sept 6, 2020 (Sunday)
Original NEET Exam Date for 2020 May 3, 2020 (Sunday)
Dates for submission of online NEET application forms

December 2, 2019 to December 31, 2019

Last date for successful payment of NEET application fee Until December 31, 2019
Dates for NEET Correction window May 3, 2020
Date of uploading of Admit Cards on NTA NEET website Mid-Aug, 2020
Date for display of Answer Keys for NEET 2020 exam Date will be intimated on the website of NEET
Date for declaration of results for NEET 2020 Month of Sept, 2020

The importance of each of the important dates for NEET UG exam is discussed as below:

NEET Exam Date – NEET Important Dates

The NEET UG exam will be conducted on a single day on 3rd of May, 2020 in offline mode across India and in the centres abroad. This examination will be based on the NEET syllabus released by NTA.

Last Date for submission of NEET application form – NEET Important Dates

The application forms for NEET 2020 are available for submission from 2nd December, 2019 till 31st December 2019. 

If you wish to appear for the upcoming NEET exam in 2020, you must fill the NEET application form online by the last date. Please note that there’s no provision for submission of NEET application form with late fee. So you should ensure that you have submitted your NEET application form by the last date for submission of NEET Application Form, i.e. 31st December 2019. If you miss the deadline of 31st December 2019, you would need to wait for next year to apply for and appear in the NEET exam, subject to your eligibility for NEET.

NEET Important Dates – Last Date for submission of NEET application fee

You should pay the NEET application fee till 31st December 2019, i.e. upto the last date of submission of the NEET application form. You can pay the application fee using Credit Card/Debit Card, Netbanking/UPI or by E-wallet of Common Service Centres and other service providers. The fee declared for NEET 2020 application is Rs. 1,400/- (For GENERAL/OBC) and Rs. 750/- (For SC/ST/PH).

Generation of Admit cards by NTA – NEET Important Dates

NTA will generate the admit cards by first week of July, instead of 27th March 2020 as notified earlier. You should download this admit card to be eligible to appear in the NEET 2020 examination. On the day of the NEET examination, you should carry your admit card to the examination centre.

Dates for Correction window – NEET Important Dates

If you have made any mistake in applying for NEET 2020 exam, you can make the edits to the form by making changes during the correction window period. NTA is allowing the applicants to make a few changes to the application form and will charge a fee. It is advised that at the time of submitting the application form only, you ensure that all the details are correct so that you do not need to make changes during the correction window. The correction window is likely to be made available in last week of January 2020. The exact date and timing shall be notified by NTA later.

Date of release of answer keys – NEET Important Dates

NEET answer keys for the 2020 exam will be released after the NEET exam date. The answer key will include the correct option for each of thee questions asked in the NEET UG exam. This answer key does not provide a detailed explanation of the steps to solve the NEET UG exam questions.

Date for declaration of the result – NEET Important Dates

NEET UG 2020 exam result will be declared in the month of August, instead of 4th June 2020 as notified earlier. The result will provide a percentile score and ranking of each of the students for the NEET 2020 exam.

If you have any queries on NEET Important Dates for 2020, you can leave comments in the section below.

4 comment(s)

    Can we make NEET correction after the correction date ends?



      NTA does not allow the NEET aspirants to fill out the corrections after the NEET correction window ends. You should make the required correction before the correction window ends.


    I missed the NEET last date for application. Can I fill the form now?



      NTA has not allowed any extension of last date for filling the application form to apply for NEET UG. You would need to wait for another year to fill the application form for NEET UG.