NEET Result 2020 (Declared)

NEET result 2020 has been announced by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on October 16. The result for NEET 2020 is uploaded on the official website of NTA. To download the NEET 2020 result, candidates have to log in to their registered accounts on the official website.

Candidates must note that the result of NEET 2020 will not be sent by post under any circumstances. The announcement of NEET result 2020 was accompanied by the release of the final answer key. Candidates must note that the result of NEET 2020 shall be considered final for allocation of ranks. NTA does not entertain any requests for the re-evaluation of the answer sheet post the declaration of NEET 2020 result. The role of NTA is limited to the release of NEET result 2020 and preparation of the merit list. Candidates who qualify NEET 2020 will be eligible to participate in the counselling process, which will be conducted at both state and national level. The national-level counselling for admission to the 15 per cent all India quota seats will be conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC).

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NEET Result 2020: Important Dates

EventsDates
Exam date13-Sep-20
NEET result 16-Oct-20
Counselling startsThird week of October 2020*

*Tentative date, subjected to change.

NEET 2020 Result: Process to Check the Scores

  • Go to the official website of ntaneet.nic.in
  • Navigate to ‘Download Result’ tab
  • Enter the roll number, date of birth and security pin
  • NEET 2020 scorecard will be displayed on the screen
  • Download and print the scorecard for future reference

NEET Result 2020 and the Merit List

National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the merit list of the candidates based on the NEET result 2020. Multiple lists are released based on the category of the candidate. An overall NEET merit list is also released which has details of all the candidates who have cleared the examination. The merit lists of NEET are then shared by the NTA with the different bodies responsible for the counselling process. Based on these lists, MCC and various counselling authorities will prepare their seat allotment lists. .

Types of Merit Lists .

Overall merit list: This merit list includes the names and ranks of all the candidates who have appeared for NEET 2020. This is the first merit list and is prepared by NTA. This merit list will be forwarded to all counselling bodies, both national and state.

15% AIQ merit list: This merit list will contain the names of only those candidates who have qualified in NEET 2020 result. This merit list is prepared by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC).

State quota merit list: Every state will prepare their individual merit lists for admissions to the 85% state quota seats. These merit lists will include only those candidates who qualify NEET result 2020 and register for the counselling of that respective state.

NEET Scorecard 2020

Candidates who qualify the examination can download the scorecard of NEET 2020 online. However, those who do not score above the qualifying cutoff marks/percentile will not be issued the NEET scorecard 2020. Candidate will require the NEET 2020 scorecard during the counselling process, thus, they are advised to keep it safe till the admission process is over.

Details printed on NEET 2020 scorecard

  • Candidate’s name
  • Candidate’s roll number
  • Category
  • Application number
  • Overall score
  • Subject-wise score
  • Percentile score
  • All India Rank
  • Qualifying status
  • NEET AIR for 15% AIQ seats
  • NEET cut off score

NEET 2020 Result: Qualifying Percentile

CategoryQualifying percentileCut off Score
UR50th Percentile720-147
OBC/SC/CT40th Percentile128-113
UR-PH45th Percentile146-129

NEET 2020 Result: Statistics for Qualified Candidates

NTA has uploaded the statistics for NEET 2020 qualified candidates. These figures can also be found on the individual scorecards of the candidates.

NEET 2020 result statistics

CategoryNumber of qualified candidates
Open/EW6,82,406
OBC61,265
SC19,572
ST7,837
UR-PwD99
OBC PwD233
SC PwD70
ST PwD18

NEET Result 2020: Tie-breaking Protocol

What happens when two or more candidates secure the same marks in NEET 2020 Result? Owing to a large number of test-takers, it is not rare for two or more candidates to secure the same marks in this examination. However, such candidates cannot share the same rank in NEET 2020 merit list. Hence, NTA has a tie-break mechanism in place for such situations. The following parameters are considered in case of a tie in scores: 

  • Candidate with higher marks in Biology is assigned a higher rank compared to others
  • If the marks scored in the Biology section are equal, a candidate with higher marks in Chemistry is assigned a higher rank compared to others
  • If marks scored in Biology and Chemistry are equal, a candidate with a lesser number of incorrect answers is assigned a higher rank
  • Lastly, if everything else is equal, the candidate older in age will be assigned a higher rank compared to others

NEET 2020 Result: How to calculate the percentile score?

The formula mentioned below is used to calculate NEET percentile score:

Validity of NEET Result 2020

The validity of NEET 2020 result depends on where the candidate wants to apply. Candidates who wish to pursue MBBS from a foreign University will also have to qualify NEET 2020. The validity depends on the location of the institute one desires to apply for. 

NEET result validity for an institute located in India: For aspirants who wish to apply for MBBS courses within India, the NEET result 2020 will be valid for the current academic session only.

NEET result validity for a foreign university: For aspirants who wish to apply for MBBS courses outside India, the NEET result 2020 will be valid for three years. 

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