NEET Full Form: what is NEET | Full Information

NEET Full Form: Students who are preparing for NEET 2020 or planning to prepare for NEET 2021 Exam, must know the Full Form of NEET. So today we are discussing this topic. The Full Form of NEET is the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test every year to select the candidate based on the exam. This year 16.84 lakh candidates will be appearing for the NEET UG entrance exam. Previously there were many exams conducted by the states and other colleges, now  For better medical education in India, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has introduced a single entrance examination which is National Eligibility cum Entrance Test – full form of NEET. 

This year exam has been extended dues to COVID-19, the new date for the NEET 2020 is September 13, 2020, NTA will release the NEET 2020 admit card 15 days prior to the exam. Candidates who qualify NEET exam will be eligible for 15% All India counseling quota seats conducted by Medical Counseling Committee (MCC), and counseling for 85% state admissions and private institutes systematized following by respective state admission committees. So we described to you the basic details of NEET and Full Form of NEET now we will discuss other things about Neet like what is NEET and other information.

What is NEET?

NEET Exam is basically conducted to fill Medical and dental seats in colleges. There are 549 Medical Colleges and 313 BDS Colleges in India, whose seats filled through the NEET Exam. we have earlier given you the information about the full form of NEET. NEET was introduced by the central government to conduct one examination instead of many exams. This exam takes place at the undergraduate level for various UG Programs. You can take admission to MBBS Course after qualifying for the NEET Exam. on May 5, 2013, the NEET exam was set to be held for the first time across the country for aspirants seeking admission for both undergraduate and postgraduate medicine. after 2013, Every year NEET Conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test to take admission in medical and dental colleges. Check the NEET Official Website to get updates about the latest notification

Eligibility for NEET

Following are the Eligibility Criteria of the NEET Exam, Check the eligibility criteria, and prepare accordingly.

  • Candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • Student’s age must be at least 17 years as or on December 31 of the year of admission.
  • Passed class 12th with an aggregate mark of 50% with subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English individually, for SC/ST/OBC category 40% marks required to take the exam.
  • For General Category, You can only apply for NEET 2020 till the age of 25 years, 5 years age relaxation has been given to the reserved categories aspirants i.e SC/ST/OBC.

NEET Full Form: Exam pattern and Full Information

Let’s discuss the exam pattern and other details of the NEET Exam, we are giving you an overview of the exam.



Exam name

NEET full form – National Eligibility cum Entrance Test

Exam Date

September 13, 2020- Postponed

Exam Mode

Pen and Paper-based.

Duration and time

3 hours (180 minutes)


English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Kannada and Urdu

Question Type

Multiple Choice Questions

Total Number of Questions

180 Questions

Exam Sections


45 questions

180 marks


45 questions

180 marks

Biology (Botany and Zoology)

90 questions

360 marks

Total Marks

720 Marks

Marking Scheme

4 marks for each correct answer

1 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) 

Q. What is the Full Form of NEET?

Ans:- Full Form of NEET is National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test.

Q. Who Conducts the NEET Exam?

Ans:- National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the NEET Exam.

Q. Why the NEET Exam conducted Every Year?

Ans:- Neet Exam is conducted every year in the country to fill the medical and dental colleges’ seats.

Q. When will be the NEET 2020 Exam conducted?

Ans:- NEET 2020 will conduct on September 13, 2020.

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