Your rank in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test – NEET 2020 decides whether you are eligible to join Medical Science courses in the public and private sector institutions around the country. More than 15 lakh students attend the exam each year, for approximately 1.5 lakh seats comprising MBBS, BDS and AYUSH.
A persistent and determined approach is essential to crack the entrance test conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) and to be among the selected few. The students prepare themselves for performing well in the NEET exam. However, the factor they give very less attention to is the scenario after NEET 2020. Having understood this fact, we have prepared a detailed guide to help you out in this aspect.
The Courses Offered through NEET 2020
Those who succeed in scoring high marks in the NEET 2020 will have the option to choose the course and institution to join.
The courses offered through NEET 2020 are:
- Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
- Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
- Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS)
- Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
- Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (BUMS)
- Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery (BSMS)
NEET 2020 Counselling Process
The complete NEET counselling process is elaborated in the succeeding paragraphs. The clear and accurate decision is a vital factor in designing a successful life. A detailed idea about the counselling process will help you to eliminate confusions and reach upon a firm decision. You may note that NTA conducts the NEET examination and prepares the results. After that various counselling takes place accordingly for the seat distribution.
There are three types of counselling, viz. All India Quota (Central), State and AYUSH. Let’s see one by one in detail.
All India Quota (AIQ) or Central Quota Counselling
Allotment to the central universities and institutions will be done through AIQ, which is conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). Further, 15% of seats of MBBS and BDS will also be allotted through this counselling. The elite universities/ institutions including AMU, BHU and AIIMS recruitment are through this counselling process.
Students can choose to study in any college irrespective of where they belong. That means a domicile certificate is not necessary whilst joining a college through AIQ. However, the enrolment to the colleges in Jammu and Kashmir will be through state counselling only.
States can conduct counselling for enrolment of students, who have qualified NEET 2020 exam, to the 85% of the seats remaining after All India Quota counselling. This will include private and public sector medical colleges, including governmental medical colleges, and dental colleges. The student must produce a domicile certificate to obtain enrolment through state counselling.
There are 28 state authorities, who will be conducting counselling to seats, allocated in government educational institutions in the public and private sector.
AYUSH stands for Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Sidha and Homoeopathy. There is a separate AYUSH ministry also for the promotion of these medical sectors. AYUSH Admissions Central Counselling Committee (AACCC) undertakes the counselling process for the subject educational institutions.
Documents Required for NEET 2020 Counselling
The candidate needs to carry specified documents whilst arriving for AIQ/ Central, State or AAYUSH counselling.
The documents required for NEET counselling are:
- Proof of identity
- NEET 2020 admit card
- NEET 2020 rank letter
- Original mark list and certificate of matriculation
- Original mark list ad certificate of 10+2
- Domicile certificate is required in case of state counselling
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What If You Couldn’t Qualify For NEET 2020?
This is a question for many students out there. In this article, we have elaborated about the seats, counselling process and documents necessary to be carried for those students who could qualify NEET 2020.
You don’t have to worry even if you couldn’t qualify this time. It is not the end of the world. With a confident and optimistic approach, you can win the world.
A few students may turn desperate and select other courses or fields. The aspirants with a passion to be in the medical field may choose nursing, physiotherapy, nutritionist, pharmacy, veterinary and so on.
The fighters will continue pursuing their dream of becoming a doctor. They will sacrifice one more year, prepare thoroughly under the guidance of reputed, experienced, tutors or professional academies and crack the exam the next year.
Studying from the right books, exam strategy, plan of preparation, and guidance from expert professional tutors will matter during NEET preparation. Studying from a plethora of books, or spending hours without a formulated preparation methodology will not be fruitful. It may have affected your results in NEET 2020. Therefore, you must be cautious to prevent such a mistake from occurring the next time.
Join the right entrance academy and prepare. Nothing can stop you from qualifying the NEET exam next year.
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