Odishatv Bureau

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test(NEET), the entrance examination for admission to undergraduate MBBS and BDS courses, on May 3, 2020 (Sunday). As per reports, the application process will begin from December 2 and will be shut on December 31. All the interested candidates can apply at the website— ntaneet.nic.in.

Passing class 12 will remain the basic eligibility criteria for candidates to appear for NEET UG 2020. Candidates can download the admit card on March 27 and the result for NEET is scheduled to release on June 4.

The examination will be three-hour long including three sections – physics, chemistry and biology. Of the total 180 questions, 90 would be from biology and 45 each from physics and chemistry.

Marking pattern: For every correct answer plus four marks will be awarded and every incorrect answer will lead to negative marking. Unanswered questions will not be considered for penalty.

Set-up by the government of India, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has been given the responsibility to ensure smooth conduct of NEET 2020. A record 15 lakh candidates had applied during NEET 2019 and the examination was held on May 5.