Today we will discuss NEET 2020 – introduction to NEET 2020, Overview of NEET events, Preparation Strategy, Syllabus overview, and most importantly best preparation books. This article will give you explicit details on NEET 2020. The students get a bit restless before starting the exam preparation – they are entangled in the stressful situation – the questions like – where to start? – How to start the preparation? – When to start the preparation? Keep popping in their minds. The aspiring students should go through this article on NEET 2020 to get relevant details.

 About NEET 2020

The national testing Agency conducts NEET for admission to the courses like BDS, MBBS, veterinary, AYUSH, and any other medical/paramedical courses in India. NEET – The national eligibility cum entrance test is conducted every year and is held across about 154 test centres. Let us talk about NEET 2020, it will be conducted by the National Testing Agency on May 3, 2020. The official notification for admission will be released on December 2, 2019. We have mentioned below NEET 2020 important dates.

Overview of NEET 2020 events

Events Dates
NEET 2020 official notification December 2, 2019
Release of application form December 2, 2019
Deadline for registration December 31, 2019
Deadline for payment of the registration fee December 31, 2019
Correction/modification window The first week of January 2020
NEET 2020 admit card March 27, 2020
NEET 2020 exam date May 3, 2020
Provisional Answer key of NEET 2020 Last week of May 2020
Final Answer Key The first week of May 2020
Announcement of results June 4, 2020
NEET 2020 counseling round 1 The second week of June 2020
Result for round 1 The first week of July 2020
NEET 2020 counseling round 2  The second week of July 2020
Result for round 2 The second week of July 2020


Eligibility Criteria for NTA NEET 2020

The eligibility criteria for NEET 2020 are:-

  • The students must have completed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized institute.
  • The minimum aggregate marks required in the qualifying examination is 50% for general category students and 40% for SC/ST category students.
  • The minimum age required to appear for examination is 17 years and there is no upper age limit for students appearing for NEET 2020.

 Steps to apply for NEET 2020

The individual should follow the below steps to complete the application successfully.

Step 1 – Registration The aspiring students should register on the official website of NTA NEET – the students should generate an application ID and password.
Step 2 – Application Form The students should first login with their credentials and then fill up the application form. The application form will ask for personal details, academic details, and many other details of the students.
Step 3 – Documents Upload/Submission The students are required to upload the mandatory documents as mentioned.
Step 4 – Payment of the application fee The application fee can be paid via net banking/debit card/credit card/e-challan/UPI.

Application Fee General/OBC Category – INR 1400/-

SC/ST/PWD – INR 750/-


Syllabus NEET 2020

The National Testing Agency decides on the syllabus of NEET 2020 – generally the syllabus comprises of the three subjects – Chemistry, Physics, and Biology. The NEET syllabus majorly consists of the topics covered in these subjects from Class X to XII. The syllabus will be announced along with the admission notification in December 2019. The students who are planning to appear for the NEET examination should go through the topics covered in Class XI and Class XII in the Chemistry, Physics, and Biology subjects.

Here we have NEET Syllabus 2020 in brief, however, the students appearing for NEET 2020 examination should be aware of the fact that the Syllabus is vast and covers other topics as well.

Physics Chemistry Biology
Kinematics States of matter Genetics and Evolution
Laws of Motion Thermodynamics Diversity in the living world
Optics Equilibrium Cell Structure and function
Thermodynamics Redox Reactions Classification of plants and animals
Physical World and Measurement Periodic Table Reproduction
Work, Energy, and Power Basic concepts of Chemistry Plant Physiology
Waves and Oscillations Electrochemistry Biotechnology
Electrostatics Surface Chemistry Biology and Human Welfare
Current Electricity Biomolecules Ecology
Gravitation Polymers Environment
Atoms and Nuclei Chemical Kinetics Human Physiology


Along with Syllabus students should also be well-versed with topic-wise percentage weightage for all three subjects. The idea is – the students can accordingly plan their studies if they are aware of the topic-wise breakup.

Best Books for NEET 2020

The students will find multiple books on NEET preparation in the market but to excel in NEET 2020, one must select the appropriate set of books. The best books for NEET are the ones which assist you to understand the subjects. This article will help you to build your preparation strategy – to pick NEET books according to the level of preparation. The most important point to be remembered is – the below-suggested books are apart from the NCERT books.

Why Best Books for NEET is important for preparations?

  • The NEET best books will strengthen the student’s NCERT concepts.
  • Out of 180 questions, approximately 50% will be asked on the lines of NCERT concepts.
  • The students can easily solve the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) within three hours of the time limit with the help of the appropriate NEET books.
  • Solving questions from the books mentioned below will help the students to understand the exam pattern of NEET 2020 like marking scheme, question pattern, the medium of paper and a lot more.

NEET Best Books – Subject-wise

Physics Chemistry Biology
40 Days Physics for NEET by S.B.Tripathi V.K Jaiswal for Inorganic – Practice Book Pradeep’s Publication Biology
Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick, and Walker M.S Chauhan for Organic – Practice Book Trueman’s Objective Biology For NEET by M.P Tyagi
Physics for NEET by C.P. Singh N.Awasthi for Physical – Practice Book Objective Botany by Ansari
Objectives Physics by DC Pandey Organic Chemistry by Morrison GR Bathla Publications for Biology
Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma Objectives Chemistry by R.K. Gupta Objective Biology by Dinesh
Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodow Physical Chemistry By O.P. Tandon 40 Days Biology for NEET by S.Chakravarty
Fundamentals Physics by Pradeep Concise Inorganic Chemistry by JD Lee Biology Vol 1 and Vol 2 by Trueman
  Boyd for Organic Chemistry  
  40 Days Chemistry for NEET by Sudhanshu Thakur  
  ABC of Chemistry for classes 11 and 12 by Modern