NEET 2020 Latest Updates
Staying abreast of the events of the present is as important as keeping a track of those in the past. Get NEET 2020 latest updates here along with information on the events of the past.
With so many changes and developments with respect to NEET 2020, candidates often lose track of them. Over the past year, NEET 2020 has become the sole entrance test for admission to undergraduate medical courses in India. There was also some speculation around the exam frequency being changed to biannual. But how much of this is true?
Also, the exam cycle has been largely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This has led to the amalgamation of many exam events pertaining to the next year with those for the current year. In this article, we have recreated the timeline for NEET events for the past year. Candidates can find both, NEET 2020 latest updates and keep a track of the past events by referring to this article.
NEET 2020 Latest Updates
July 2, 2020: The final verdict on NEET 2020 exam date will be announced on July 3. NTA and HRD Ministry will make the announcement.Tweet from HRDM on NEET 2020 exam dates-
June 26, 2020: HRD Minister says NEET 2020 still on for July 26. Student protests against NEET being conducted in July continue.
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June 25, 2020: Both CBSE and ICSE cancelled the board examinations for Class 12. NEET 2020 likely to be postponed again.
June 24, 2020: NTA submits that NEET 2020 cannot be conducted online, says no the exam centres in Gulf countries.
June 17, 2020: NTA issues caution notice against NEET 2020 exam date fake new, clarifies exam to be conducted on July 26.
May 24, 2020: NTA confirmed the NEET 2020 exam date. Exam scheduled for July 26.
May 20, 2020: For NEET 2020 mock tests, NTA launches a free.
Kerala demands NEET 2020 exam centres in Gulf countries, CM asks for PM’s intervention.
May 15, 2020: NEET 2020 correction window reopened, last date May 31.
May 7, 2020: To ensure social distancing on NEET 2020 exam date, NTA plans to double the number of test centres.
May 5, 2020: The Union Minister for Human Resource and Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, announced the dates for NEET 2020, July 26.
April 30, 2020: Private, Deemed and Minority institutions to accept NEET scores for admissions.
April 28, 2020: NEET 2021 syllabus may be reduced by 30%.
April 14, 2020: NEET 2020 correction window extended up to May 3.
April 10, 2020: NTA allows modifications in NEET 2020 exam centre preferences through the correction window.
April 8, 2020: No change in NEET 2020 syllabus, NTA issues clarification.
April 1, 2020: NEET 2020 correction window reopened, last date April 14.
March 27, 2020: NTA postponed NEET 2020 due to the spread of novel coronavirus in India
February 3, 2020: NEET 2020 application window reopened for registered candidates, last date February 9.
January 15, 2020: Correction window for NEET 2020 application form activated, last date January 31.
Confirmation slip for offline NEET 2020 application forms was uploaded online.
December 31, 2019: The last date for submission of offline/online applications extended up to January 6.
December 9, 2019: MBBS fee structure to be regulated, the course fee may come down by 70%.
December 9, 2019: Offline application form of NEET 2020 released for the residents of Kashmir valley and Leh, last date for submission January 1.
December 2, 2019: NEET 2020 application form was released, the last date December 31.
October 22, 2019: NEET may be conducted twice a year from 2021.
October 6, 2019: AIIMS MBBS and JIPMER MBBS exam scrapped, NEET only entrance test for UG medical courses in India.
August 22, 2019: NEET 2020 exam schedule was released by NTA, exam date May 3.