NEET UG 2020 Results to be Declared on 16 Oct: Education Minister

The Education Minister said that the exact time of results for NEET 2020 would be intimated later. 

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NEET UG 2020 Results: The pen-and-paper medical entrance test was held across 3,843 centres in the country.

Results for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will be announced on 16 October by the National Testing Agency, Union Minister of Education Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal said on Monday, 12 October.

In a tweet, Dr Pokhriyal said that the NTA “will be declaring the results of NEET UG 2020 on 16 October 2020.” He further added that the “exact timing of the results will be intimated later.”

NEET UG 2020 Results to be Declared on 16 Oct: Education Minister

Students who appeared for the exam can view their results once released on the official NTA website:

NEET 2020 was held on 13 September and over 14 lakh students appeared for the exam in over 3,843 centres across the nation.

The NEET 2020 scorecard will contain the rank and marks obtain by the students in NEET and also a subject-wise percentile score, total marks, All India Rank (AIR) and category rank.

NEET 2020 is held for admission in over 1.6 lakh seats in Indian medical and dental colleges. Fifteen AIIMS and two JIPMER medical colleges will also grant admission to students based on their NEET 2020 score.

NEET 2020 Tie-Breaking Criteria

Tie-breaking criteria are applied when two or more candidates obtain the same NEET scores. In such cases, the following criteria are followed:

  • Biology marks: Candidates scoring higher in Biology will be preferred in NEET 2020 result.
  • Chemistry marks: If the ‘Biology marks’ criteria fail, candidates having higher marks in Chemistry will be preferred.
  • Less incorrect marks: If the above two tactics are followed and the tie still persists, aspirants with less number of incorrect answers in NEET 2020 will be given a higher order of merit.
  • Age factor: If all the above criteria fail, a candidate who is older in age will be considered over others.

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