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NEET 2020 Result - Result Date, Scorecard, Merit List and Qualifying Percentile

NEET result 2020 will be declared by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in the last week of September. The result of NEET 2020 will be uploaded on the official website of NTA. To download the NEET 2020 result, candidates will have to log in to their registered accounts on the official website. NEET scorecard can also be downloaded using the same method. Candidates must note that the result of NEET 2020 will not be sent by post under any circumstances.

CBSE has decided to reduce the syllabus from Class IX to XII and this could also have an impact on the syllabus of NEET 2021. However, for those who are in class 11 or 12, their focus should be Exam Preparation. NEET syllabus is divided into four subjects - Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. Students need to complete all 97 chapters of the NEET Syllabus in order to score a good rank in NEET Exam. Also, it is important to know steps to register for NEET application formAspirants of NEET seeking admission at the undergraduate level are advised to check the eligibility criteria of NEET.

The announcement of the NEET result of 2020 will be accompanied by the release of the final answer key. Candidates must note that the result of NEET 2020 will be final. NTA will not entertain any requests for the re-evaluation of the answer sheet post the declaration of the NEET 2020 result. The role of NTA is limited to the released of NEET result 2020 and preparation of the merit list. Candidates who qualify NEET 2020 will be eligible to participate in the counseling process which will be conducted at both state and national level. 

It is important that the person scores minimum qualifying marks. The scorecard for NEET 2020 contains candidates’ All India Rank (quota and category), overall & sectional marks and percentile. The counseling procedure will be started after the result declaration. 

NEET Qualifying Percentile

  1. For the Unreserved category, the qualifying percentile is the 50th percentile
  2. For Physically Handicapped the qualifying percentile is the 45th percentile
  3. For Scheduled caste/Scheduled Tribe/ OBC the qualifying percentile is 40th percentile

●  Candidates obtaining higher marks in Biology

●  Candidates securing higher marks in Chemistry

●  Candidates with less number of attempted wrong questions in all the subjects

●  Candidates older in age will be preferred


NEET Result 2020: Important Dates

Events Dates*
Exam Date 13-Sep-2020
NEET result Last week of September 2020*
Counseling Starts Last week of September 2020*

*Tentative date, subjected to change.

How to check NEET Result?

NTA will announce NEET Result online after evaluating the answer sheets thoroughly. The steps to check the NTA NEET Result are given below:

  1. Visit the official website of NEET at
  2. Click on NEET Result.
  3. Enter the required credentials to get NEET Results.
  4. Enter your NEET credentials – Roll No. and Date of Birth and then submit it after verifying the entered details.
  5. NEET Result will be displayed on the screen.
  6. Download and take a printout of the NTA NEET Score Card. 

NEET Result 2020 and the Merit List

After the declaration of result, NEET 2020 merit list will be prepared by the exam authority on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the NEET-UG exam. NEET-UG merit list will have All India Ranks of the candidates. Apart from the merit list released for All India Quota counselling, a separate merit list for NEET-UG will be released state wise. The merit list of NEET 2020 will consist of the names and ranks of the candidates who successfully clear the entrance exam. Candidates must note that two different merit lists of NEET 2019 will be released by NTA. One merit list will be for 15% All India Quota (AIQ) seats and the other will be for 85% State quota seats.

Multiple lists are released based on the category of the candidate. An overall NEET merit list is also released which has details of all the candidates who have cleared the examination. The merit lists of NEET are then shared by the NTA with the different bodies responsible for the counseling process. It is basis this NEET merit list, that the state and central seat allotment lists are prepared.


NEET Scorecard 2020

Candidates who qualify the examination can download the scorecard of NEET 2020 online. It is important to note that those who do not score above the qualifying examination will not be issued the NEET scorecard 2020. The candidate will require the NEET 2020 scorecard during the counseling process, thus, they are advised to keep it safe till the admission process is over.

Details printed on NEET scorecard 2020


NEET Result 2020: The Qualifying Percentile

Category Qualifying Percentile Cut Off
UR 50th Percentile 701-134
OBC/SC/CT 40th Percentile 133-107
UR-PH 45th Percentile 133-120

What happens when two or more candidates secure the same marks in NEET 2020 Result? Owing to a large number of test-takers, it is not rare for two or more candidates to secure the same marks in this examination. However, such candidates cannot share the same rank in NEET 2020 merit list. Hence, NTA has a tie-breaking mechanism in place for such situations. The following parameters are considered in case of a tie: 

NEET Result 2020: Tie-breaking Protocol


How to calculate NEET Score?

The formula for calculating NEET Score :

NEET Score= (Total number of correct answers x 4) – (Total number of incorrect answers x -1)

Highlights of NEET Result


NEET 2019 Result Statistics

Statistics for 2019
Registered vs appeared
Registered 1519375
Present for the examination 1410755
Indian Nationals 1516066
NRIs 1884
OCIs 675
Foreigners 687
PIO 63
Number of Males 680414
Number of Females 838955
Category Wise
General 534072
Other Backward Classes 677544
Scheduled Caste 211303
Scheduled Tribe 96456

In terms of the number of applications received, the number of registrations from girls is higher than boys for NEET-UG exam 2019 The pass percentage of boys and girls pass percentage in NEET-UG exam 2019 can be checked here.

NEET UG 2019 Gender Wise Pass Percentage

Gender Total No. of Candidates Appeared for Exam Total No. of Candidates Cleared the Exam
Male 6,30,283 3,51,278
Female 8,38,955 4,45,761
Transgender 5 3


NEET UG 2019 Category Wise Pass Percentage

Name of the Category Total No. of Candidates Appeared for the Exam Total No. of Candidates Cleared the Exam
OBC 631473 375635
SC 193188 99890
ST 86210 35272
Unreserved (UR) 499884 286245
Total 1410755 797042


NEET-UG 2019 State-Wise Pass Percentage

Name of the State Pass Percentage
West Bengal 59.38
Uttarakhand 60.67
Uttar Pradesh 58.61
Tripura 45.84
Telangana 67.44
Tamil Nadu 48.57
Sikkim 44.16
Rajasthan 69.66
Punjab 68.61
Puducherry 48.70
Odisha 59.44
Nagaland 34.52
Mizoram 35.79
Meghalaya 36.27
Manipur 63.38
Maharashtra 39.26
Madhya Pradesh 50.15
Lakshadweep 51.91
Kerala 66.59
Karnataka 63.25
Jharkhand 60.81
Jammu & Kashmir 53.73
Himachal Pradesh 63.28
Haryana 73.41
Gujarat 46.35
Goa 48.40
Delhi 74.92
Daman & Diu 40.06
Chhattisgarh 47.94
Chandigarh 73.24
Bihar 57.61
Assam 44.23
Arunachal Pradesh 43.57
Andhra Pradesh 70.72
Andaman & Nicobar 51.87


NEET Result 2020: List of Toppers

Along with the result, NTA also releases a list of NEET toppers. Since the result for NEET 2020 is awaited, we will soon update this section with the details of this year's toppers. Meanwhile, candidates can refer to the list of the top 20 scorers of NEET 2019 is given below.

NEET Toppers 2019

Topper's Name NEET Score Percentile Score NEET AIR
Nalin Khandelwal 701 99.9999291 1
Bhavik Bansal 700 99.9997873 2
Akshat Kaushik 700 99.9997873 3
Swastik Bhatia 696 99.9997165 4
Anant Jain 695 99.999362 5
Bhat Sarthak Raghavendra 695 99.999362 6
Madhuri Reddy G 695 99.999362 7
Dhruv Khushwaha 695 99.999362 8
Mihir Rai 695 99.999362 9
Raghav Dubey 691 99.9992203 10
Hemant Khandelia 691 99.9992203 11
Sameer Godara 690 99.9980861 12
Mohit 690 99.9980861 13
Ravi Makhija 690 99.9980861 14
Kirti Agrawal 690 99.9980861 15
Qureshi Asra 690 99.9980861 16
Ridham Agarawal 690 99.9980861 17
Harshvi Nayan Jobanputra 690 99.9980861 18
Arunangshu Bhattacharyya 690 99.9980861 19
Satvik Lodha 690 99.9980861 20

The actual admission process begins after the announcement of NEET result. Candidates must then prepare themselves for the NEET 2020 Counseling process by doing their research on the colleges that they can apply for. After the NEET 2020 results are announced, every candidate will know their individual ranks. These ranks can be used in the NEET College Predictor to get a list of colleges they are eligible for. 


What after NEET 2020 Results are Announced?

Candidates can then the NEET 2020 cutoff for admission to these colleges. They can then visit the official websites of the respective colleges and check the infrastructure and fee structure of the colleges. Being prepared with a list of colleges that one's needs will prove beneficial during the counseling process.   


NEET Result 2020: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. How can I check my NEET 2020 result?

A. Candidates will be able to check their NEET result by logging into their registered accounts. 

Q. What is the NEET cut off for 2020?

A. The cut off for NEET 2020 will be released by NTA along with the results. Candidates can check this space for updates. 

Q. When we can expect the NEET 2020 Answer Keys to be out?

A. NEET 2020 answer keys by various coaching institutes are out and the official NEET 2020 answer key by NTA will be released soon.

Q. By when we can expect the NEET 2020 counseling to start?

A. NEET 2020 counseling is expected to start from the last week of September 2020 after the declaration of the result.

Q. Will NTA send the scorecard by post?

A. No, NTA will not send the scorecards by post to any candidate. NEET result has to be downloaded online from the official website of NTA only.

Q. I could not qualify NEET. Can I still download my NEET result?

A. Yes, you can still download the result of NEET 2020. 

Q. Will the qualifying marks for NEET Result 2020 be revised?

A. The qualifying marks of NEET 2020 will be revised only in a situation where the number of seats available exceeds the number of qualified candidates. NTA will release a notification regarding the same if the marks are being revised.

Q. I lost my scorecard. Where can I get a duplicate?

A. Candidates can download the NEET scorecard again from the official website if they misplace it.

Q. Who will prepare the NEET 2020 merit list?

A. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will prepare the merit list for NEET 2020.

Q. What is the official website for NEET Result?

A. The result of NEET 2020 will be available on the official website of NTA-

Q. What is the validity of the NEET scorecard?

A. NEET scorecard will be valid for admission to the current academic session only. NEET 2020 result cannot be carried forward for admission to the 2021-22 academic session.

Q. Can I apply for admission to AIIMS and JIPMER, Puducherry on the basis of the NEET 2020 result?

A. Yes, AIIMS and JIPMER will now take admissions on the basis of NEET result 2020. After the implementation of NMC Act, NEET is the sole entrance examination for admission to UG medical courses in India.

Q. Will the result of NEET 2020 be published in newspapers?

A. No, NEET results will not be published in the newspapers. Candidates will have to log in to their registered accounts on the official website of NTA to check the result of NEET 2020.

Q. Can I download the NEET 2020 result again if I misplace it? 

A. Yes, you can download the result of NEET 2020 any number of times. However, candidates are advised to save a soft copy of their result, as the result link may not work when the candidates need to download the scorecards.  

Q. Is NEET result the same as the scorecard?

A. NEET result can be downloaded in the form of a scorecard. Thus, NEET result is the same as NEET scorecard.