NEET Application Form Correction 2020 (Opens)- Dates, Procedure

Published: | January 17, 2020
NEET UG Form Correction Process

Check out the NEET application correction process 2020 for students who wish to correct or change the information in NEET application form 2020. The NEET Application Form Correction 2020 is yet to be released. Find all the details regarding NEET form correction.

The NEET Application Correction Form was delayed as the process was intended to begin from 15th January 2020, a week after the NEET 2020 application form submission concluded. However, it was opened from 17th January 2020. The examination is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) per year to take admissions in the medical courses in India. The students are given the options to correct their application form if they had made any mistake initially or any change is inevitable. The NEET application form will expectedly be free for certain sections. The application correction has been opened after the final rounds of the NEET 2020 application form-fillup session had begun. The students who make any mistake in the application form will be able to make the necessary changes in the application form correction portal anytime till 31st January 2020.

NEET Application Form Correction 2020 Link

The students who aspire to be a doctor or any kind of medical practitioner must appear for the NEET examination after passing their school with Science stream in 12th (10+2 level). The NEET registration forms are generally filled up using the log-in e-mail ID and password. The same ID and password are used to access the details for changing details on the NEET website. At first, the candidate has to register with his/her biodata, old academic records, details of quota etc. The NEET form is a lengthy one. Thus, there is room for errors in the form. In that case, the NEET form correction method comes to rescue.

NEET 2020 Application Correction Form - Important Dates

The NTA has released the dates for NEET 2020 application form correction. As of now, the NEET application correction portal has commenced its processes on 15th January 2020. Given below are the NEET 2020 application correction form important dates:



Publication of NEET 2020 Information Brochure

2nd December 2019

NEET 2020 Registration Start Date

2nd December 2019

NEET online application form Last Date

31st December 2019

Last date to submit application fees of NEET

31st December 2019

NEET 2020 Form Correction Start Date

15th January 2020

NEET 2020 Form Correction Last Date 31st January 2020

NEET 2020 Exam

3rd May 2020

How to Correct NEET 2020 Application Form?

The students should follow step by step process very carefully to rectify the mistakes and make changes in the NEET 2020 correction form. The NTA has notified that some of the details cannot be edited further. These details include the mobile number and email id.

Following is the step-by-step process for NEET 2020 form correction:

The candidate will have to log in to the NEET 2020 application homepage

  • On the homepage, there will be a link named ‘Candidate Login’ on the left side of the page. The candidate must click on the link.

  • After that, the candidate has to log in using the Username and Password for NEET 2020 which was assigned to the candidate at the time of initial registration

  • After the NEET 2020 application correction portal opens, it will display a link saying ‘Click here for Correction in NEET (UG) 2020 Application’ click on that link

  • After clicking on the link, the NEET UG 2020 application form will display the sections which can be edited. The candidate has to choose according to his/her requirement.

  • After the details have been edited by the candidate, the candidate has to click on the ‘Submit’ button.

  • After that, the edited form has to be submitted

Important Points to Keep in Mind While Editing NEET 2020 Application Form

The candidates correcting or making changes in the application form must remember that if the candidate makes any mistake in the correction form, he/she will not be able to correct it any further. So it is advised that the students do their corrections with the utmost care and take ample amount of time.

The most common mistake people make is while uploading the photo. There are some set guidelines for the photos which are as follows:

  • The photo should be in a digital passport size format (png or jpg)

  • The photo should not be less than 20kb or greater than 200kb

  • Should be a colour photograph

  • Avoid dark background in the photograph

  • Must be photographed without goggles or caps

  • The background should be plain

  • The image should not be tilted or rotated

Candidates Not Eligible for NEET 2020 Form Correction

Some candidates are marked as not eligible for NEET 2020 form correction. Check the following points regarding the same:

  • Students who have left the application incomplete and submitted it will not be allowed to make any corrections and will face rejection
  • Students who filled the form but did not pay the application fee will be rejected and they will not be allowed to make corrections in the form

  • Students who submit the form after the deadline will not be allowed to make changes in the form

  • Students whose transaction failed at the time of fee payment will also not be allowed to edit the form

In all the above-mentioned cases, the form will be refused and students will have to wait for the next year.

Also Read: GATE 2020 Form Correction Procedure

What Can Be Corrected in NEET 2020 Application Form

Following details can be corrected in the NEET 2020 application form along with proper documentation:

  • Name

  • Date of Birth

  • Gender

  • State Code of Eligibility

  • Category

  • Disability Class

  • The medium of Question Paper (according to the centre assigned state in case of Regional Language)

  • Examination Centre

  • Parent’s Names

Also Read: Check the JEE Mains 2020 Form Correction Process

The candidates are requested to keep their proof against the changes handy in case they are asked for proof.

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