NEET 2020 Qualification Code will be codes based on the applying candidate’s last qualifying examination. These qualification codes are to be filled as per the eligibility criteria concerning NEET 2020 Application Form. NEET 2020 aspirants must note that the NEET 2020 Qualification codes will vary as per the applying candidate’s educational qualification. Candidates can check here NEET 2020 Qualification Codes as defined for appearing examination, result awaited examination, qualifying examination, qualification code for NEET droppers and so on from our page below.
NEET 2020 Qualification Codes
Although we have tried to make NEET 2020 desirous candidates understand what exactly will be NEET 2020 qualification codes, it is important that we further elucidate it for the convenience of candidates. Before proceeding with the explanation, we inform candidates that exam date for NEET 2020 is May 05, 2020.
What is NEET 2020 Qualification Codes?
As stated above, NEET 2020 qualification codes will be qualifications and qualifying examination codes that a candidate will have to choose from, as applicable, while filling NEET 2020 application form. These qualification codes are necessary to be filled in with proper care in the application form as it will be ut further for verifiability check at the time of counselling.
Why are NEET 2020 qualification codes important?
Filling in the right NEET 2020 qualification codes is of utmost importance. Failing to fill the exact NEET 2020 qualification code, as applicable per candidate, might lead to canceling of candidature upon verification. Other than that, it gives NEET 2020 aspirants a clear view regarding their eligibility for the same. That is to say, being sure of whether one meets the defined eligibility criteria for NEET 2020 or not will save candidates from any unwanted trouble later on.
What are the basic NEET 2020 qualifications applicable to each NEET 2020 qualifying examination codes?
Along with the qualifying examination codes for NEET 2020, there are a few basic qualification requirements which will be mandatory for NEET 2020 aspirants. These are as follows:
Age Limit- Unreserved (UR) / General category candidates must be between 17 to 25 years old. SC /ST / OBC / PH candidates must be between 17 to 30 years old in order to be eligible. or
Thus, the candidates above 25 years are provisionally permitted to appear and their candidature is subject to the outcome of pending Petitions before the Hon’ble Supreme Court
Lower age limit- Candidates must be of 17 years old as on 31 December 2020. That is, date of birth should be prior to January 01, 2003.
Number of NEET attempts- There are no specified maximum attempt limits for NTA NEET examination.
Basic Education Qualification for all NEET 2020 Qualification Codes- Candidates must have appeared class 10+2 from a recognized board and should have a minimum 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology, and English. Also, they must have individually secured passing marks in these subjects too.
Complete List of NEET 2020 Qualification Codes
For the better assistance, we have laid down the complete list of NEET 2020 qualifying examination codes along with the other mandatory qualification requisites as needed during NEET 2020 application process. They are as follows:
A candidate who is appearing in the qualifying examination, i.e., 12th Standard in 2020, whose result is awaited, may apply and appear in the test but he/she shall not be eligible for admission to the Undergraduate Medical Courses, if he/she does not pass the qualifying examination with the required pass percentage at the time of first round of Counselling.
Candidates who have appeared or are appearing at the qualifying Examination with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as main subject and expect to pass the Examination with required percentage of marks are also eligible to apply and appear in the Competitive Entrance Examination. However, their candidature will be considered only if they provide documentary evidence of having passed the qualifying Examination with the required subjects and percentage of marks.
The Higher/Senior Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher/Senior Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years study, the last two years of such study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology (which shall include practical tests in these subjects) and Mathematics or any other elective subject with English at a level not less than the core course for English as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training after introduction of the 10+2+3 educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on Education.
Candidates who have passed 10+2 from Open School or as private candidates shall not be eligible to appear for ‘National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test’. Furthermore, study of Biology/Biotechnology as an Additional Subject at 10+2 level also shall not be permissible.*
*The candidates who have passed 10+2 level with Biology as an additional subject will also be eligible for MBBS Entrance Examination (as per Hon’ble High Court Order No. 2341/-W/DHC/WRIT/D-1/2020 dated 24/09/2020 in the Writ Petition (C) No. 6773/2020.
If the institute has to consider an examination of an Indian University or of a foreign/university to be equivalent to the 12th Class under 10+2 scheme/intermediate science examination, the candidates shall have to produce a certificate from the concerned Indian University/Association of Indian Universities to the effect that the examination passed by him/her is considered to be equivalent to the 12th class under 10+2 scheme/intermediate science examination.
The Intermediate/Pre-degree Examination in Science of an Indian University/Board or other recognised examining body with Physics, Chemistry, Biology /Biotechnology (which shall include practical test in these subjects) and also English as a compulsory subject.
The Pre-professional/Pre-medical Examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English after passing either the Higher Secondary Examination or the Pre-University or an equivalent examination. The Preprofessional/Pre-medical examination shall include practical tests in these subjects and also English as a compulsory subject.
The first year of the three years’ degree course of a recognised University with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology including practical tests in these subjects provided the examination is a University Examination and candidate has passed the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology with English at a level not less than a core course.
B.Sc. Examination of an Indian University provided that he/she has passed the B.Sc. Examination with not less than two of the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology)/Biotechnology and further that he/ she has passed the earlier qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.
Any other examination which in scope and standard (Last 02 years of 10+2 Study comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Bio-technology; which shall include practical test in these subjects) is found to be equivalent to the Intermediate Science Examination of an Indian University / Board, taking Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Biotechnology including practical tests in each of these subjects and English.
NEET 2020 Qualification Requirements for Students Educated Abroad
Indian Nationals, Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs), Persons with Indian Origin (PIOs) and Foreign Nationals in order to seek admission in any Indian medical college must have the following requirements:
- These candidates must have passed Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology, and English up to class 12th standard.
- Minimum marks percentage for NEET 2020 for such candidates will be 50%.
- The equivalency of these candidates board / educational university or school is to be determined by the Medical Council of India and the concerned applying university.
- Any such candidate who does not fall under the above given NEET Code 01 to NEET Code 07 category, will have to produce complete verifiable details so as to determine their NEET 2020 eligibility.