NEET 2020: NTA releases 6 language wise prospectus
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New Delhi: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the prospectus for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) on December 3, 2019, in six languages including English, Assamese, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya and Tamil. The official brochures for NEET have been released along with the most awaited NEET 2020 application form. Since, NEET is a language inclusive exam, this year, NTA has released the prospectus in different languages too. The brochure has all the relevant information that a NEET aspirant must know.
There are a number of changes made in the NEET 2020 prospectus that catches the eye, which includes the hike in the application fee, the opening of correction window, uploading of live photographs and AIIMS and JIPMER merger among others.
NEET official brochure
The NEET 2020 brochure mentions the important information, dates as well as the eligibility criteria related to the application process, examination and admission process. Candidates can now download the prospectus in six different languages.
Total number of languages
NEET application fee has been increased from Rs. 1400 for general categories to Rs. 1500. While, the earlier amount of fees for SC/ST/PwD/transgender aspirants has been increased by Rs. 50 and now should be paid Rs. 800. Candidates belonging to general EWS (Economically Weaker Section) and OBC-NCL must pay Rs. 1400.
Admission in AIIMS & JIPMER
The prospectus states that the admission to AIIMS & JIPMER, along with Deemed and central universities will be conducted by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) and AYUSH Admission Central Counselling Committee (AACCC). Candidates will have to register on the MCC website for admission to these varsities.
Increase in seats
As the brochure confirmed that the admission to MBBS course in AIIMS and JIPMER will also be made through NEET, therefore, the number of seats has also increased.
Seats for admission through NEET
Name of course
No. of Colleges
No. of Seats
JIPMER, Puducherry and Karaikal
What is NEET?
NEET is a single largest undergraduate medical entrance test for candidates seeking admission to MBBS, BDS and AYUSH courses- BHMS, BAMS, B.V.Sc & AH. According to NEET 2020 prospectus, AIIMS and JIPMER have now merged into NEET and they will not conduct any separate exams for admission.