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NEET Result 2020 Updates: NTA to release scores on 16 Oct; special exam to be held on 14 Oct

NEET Result 2020 LIVE Updates: The Supreme Court said that the students who were unable to sit for the exam held on 13 September because they were either tested positive for COVID-19 or lived in containment zones will be allowed to appear for NEET on 14 October.

FP Staff October 12, 2020 14:14:53 IST
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NEET Result 2020 Updates: NTA to release scores on 16 Oct; special exam to be held on 14 Oct

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12:41 (ist)

Result to be declared by 1 pm, claim reports

The NEET 2020 result is expected to be declared by 1 pm, according to reports. Additionally, the NTA has said that the result will be available on official website ntaneet.nic.in for 90 days after declaration. Thus, if the result is declared today, it will be available on the website till 10 January, 2021.

10:54 (ist)

Candidates infected with COVID-19 to be allowed to give test later

The NEET (UG) 2020 exams were conducted on 13 September amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. About 85-90 percent of 15.97 lakh candidates appeared for NEET 2020 exam, according to LiveMint.

Candidates who missed the exams after testing positive for COVID-19 will get another opportunity to sit for the test, the date for which will be announced later, according to officials.

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Oct 12, 2020 - 13:34 (IST)

NEET Result 2020 LATEST Updates

NEET 2020 results to be out on 16 Oct: Centre tells SC

NEET Result 2020, which was expected today, will now be declared on 16 October, after the decision made by the Supreme Court of India. The information was furnished at the Supreme Court on Monday by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta. 

The Supreme Court said that the students who were unable to sit for the exam held on 13 September because they were either tested positive for coronavirus or because they lived in containment zones will be allowed to appear for NEET on 14 October. Their results will also be declared on 16 October, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told the Supreme Court.

According to a report in LiveLaw, a bench headed by the Chief Justice of India passed this order based on the request made by the Solicitor General of India, Tushar Mehta on behalf of the CBSE.

Oct 12, 2020 - 13:27 (IST)

NEET Result 2020 LATEST Updates

NEET 2020 to be held on 14 Oct for students who missed exam, results on 16 Oct

Supreme Court allows NEET exam to be conducted on 14 October for students who could not appear for it due to COVID-19 infection or because of residing in containment zones and results are expected to be announced on 16 October, reports news agency ANI.

Oct 12, 2020 - 12:41 (IST)

Result to be declared by 1 pm, claim reports

The NEET 2020 result is expected to be declared by 1 pm, according to reports. Additionally, the NTA has said that the result will be available on official website ntaneet.nic.in for 90 days after declaration. Thus, if the result is declared today, it will be available on the website till 10 January, 2021.

Oct 12, 2020 - 12:06 (IST)

NEET 2020 exam has 180 MCQs

The NEET 2020 question papers are available in English, Hindi, Urdu, Marathi, Telugu, Gujrati, Tamil, Bengali, Assamese and Kannada languages.

The NEET 2020 exam had 180 multiple choice questions divided into three sections - Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology) with 45 questions each. The total marks for NEET 2020 is 720.

Oct 12, 2020 - 12:05 (IST)

Woman topper scored 695 of 720 marks last year

Telangana's Madhuri Reddy G was the NEET topper among women in 2019. Scoring 695 out of 720 marks, she came seventh in the all-India rank. There were 20 women in the top 50 merit list.

Oct 12, 2020 - 11:58 (IST)

Topper scored 701 of 720 marks last year

Rajasthan's Nalin Khandelwal topped NEET result 2019 by scoring 701 marks out of the total 720 marks. Overall, Rajasthan was the best-performing state in the NEET exam result last year. 

Oct 12, 2020 - 11:52 (IST)

NEET result expected on Monday or Tuesday: report

The National Testing Agency is expected to declare NEET Result 2020 in a day or two, NTA sources told Hindustan Times. Thus, candidates can expect their NEET Result by Monday or Tuesday.

Oct 12, 2020 - 11:11 (IST)

Maximum aspirants from Maharashtra took NEET 2020

Six states had over one lakh candidates each in NEET 2020, according to NDTV, together accounting for over half the total number of NEET aspirants. These are the states:

Maharashtra: 2,28,914

Uttar Pradesh: 1,66,582

Karnataka: 1,19,587

Tamil Nadu: 1,17,990

Kerala: 1,15,959

Rajasthan: 1,08,537

Oct 12, 2020 - 10:56 (IST)

Steps to check NEET 2020 results

Step 1: Visit the official website ntaneet.nic.in

Step 2: Click on the link for NEET result

Step 3: Enter roll number, date of birth and submit

Step 4: Results will appear on the screen

Step 5: Download and take a print out for future reference

Oct 12, 2020 - 10:54 (IST)

Candidates infected with COVID-19 to be allowed to give test later

The NEET (UG) 2020 exams were conducted on 13 September amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. About 85-90 percent of 15.97 lakh candidates appeared for NEET 2020 exam, according to LiveMint.

Candidates who missed the exams after testing positive for COVID-19 will get another opportunity to sit for the test, the date for which will be announced later, according to officials.

NEET Result 2020 LATEST Updates: The Supreme Court said that the students who were unable to sit for the exam held on 13 September because they were either tested positive for coronavirus or because they lived in containment zones will be allowed to appear for NEET on 14 October. Their results will also be declared on 16 October

The National Testing Agency is expected to declare NEET Result 2020 in a day or two, NTA sources told Hindustan Times. Thus, candidates can expect their NEET Result by Monday or Tuesday.

NEET UG 2020 results are expected to be announced by the National Testing Agency (NTA) by 12 October. The examination conducting body will release the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG 2020 final answer key soon on its website ntaneet.nic.in, based on which the result will be announced. Along with the result, the qualifying cutoff scores will also be released.

According to a report by Times Now, the cut-off, or marks obtained by students to qualify NEET, is expected to be higher this year as compared to last year.

According to estimates based on the previous years results, candidates belonging to general or unreserved category need to score 50 percentile or more to qualify the medical entrance examination. The cut off for unreserved PH candidates is set at 45 percentile, while for SC, ST, OBC category it is 40 percentile.

It is worth noting that admissions to AIIMS and JIPMER will be done on the basis of marks and rank secured by candidates in NEET 2020.

A report by Careers 360 said that the rank a NEET candidate scores for a specific score varies every year. It depends on the difficulty level of the NEET question paper, level of preparation of aspirants and number of students appearing for the exam. The cut off is usually higher if the paper is easy.

As per the latest official NEET data, 15.97 lakh candidates had successfully registered themselves for the medical entrance test, out of which around 13 lakhs aspirants have appeared

As per last year’s cut off, students who secured 701 marks or above got the first rank. Those who secured marks between 690 and 681 were ranked between 20 and 88.

The entrance examination was conducted on 13 September for admission to 80,055 MBBS, 26,949 BDS, 52,720 AYUSH, and 525 BVSc and AH seats offered in colleges of India. Around 85 to 90 percent candidates took the examination that was conducted at over 3,800 centres across the country.

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