FET 2020: Exam To Be Held In August, Registration Starts In July, Hit Upon The Admission Process, Application Fee, Exam Pattern & Dates

The news notifies all the important dates and details about NBE CET 2020.

FET (Fellowship Entrance Test) is an online eligibility-cum-ranking test for enrollments in an array of fellowship courses offered under the National Board of Examinations (NBE) which is a conducting body of FET. FET is an entrance exam for admissions to Post-Doctoral FNB programmes conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) in a computer-based mode. Upon the successful qualification of the Post-Doctoral FNB courses, the candidates are laurelled as Fellow of NBE at the annual convocation conducted by National Board of Examinations (NBE). The Fellowship Programme can be pursued in any specializations as per the student’s choice, provided they meet the eligibility criteria prescribed by NBE.

FET 2020: Highlights

Name of the exam

Fellowship Entrance Test 2020 or FET 2020

Frequency of conduct

Once a year

Conducting Body

National Board of Examinations (NBE)

Level of the entrance exam


Type of questions

Objective- MCQ types

Mode of the examination


Medium of the question paper


Programme offered


Duration of the exam

1 hour 45 minutes

Official Website


Recent Updates

The examination date for FET 2020 is out, according to which the exam is going to be held in the last week of August. Registrations for the same will start in the 2nd week of July. The deadline to fill the application form for the examination will tentatively be in the last week of July. The applicants will be notified about the errors in the application form (in case of any) by the 1st week of August. The admit card of FET 2020 will be released only for the entirely correct applications in the 3rd  week of August.

FET 2020: Important Dates


Important Dates

Presentation of Information Bulletin at website

2nd week of July 2020

Commencement of Online submission of application form 

2nd week of July 2020 

Termination of Online submission of application form 

Last Week of July 2020 

Last date for the submission of application form

Last Week of July 2020

Communication of deficiency in the application form to the candidates

1st week of August 2020

Last date to submit the rectified documents

2nd week of August 2020

Issuance of Admit card

3rd week of August 2020

Examination Date

Last week of August 2020

Declaration of Result

2nd week of September 2020

FET 2020: Eligibility Criteria

Minimum qualification

  • Candidate must be a PG medical degree holder - MD/ MS/ DM/ MCh/ DNB in the appropriate specialization from a recognised board or institute.
  • Candidate who will qualify the degree qualification on or before July 15, 2020, will also be considered eligible to take FET 2020

Age Limit

  • Any upper or lower age limit has not been prescribed for the candidates who wish to apply for FET 2020

MCI/ SMC Registration

  • Candidates must hold a permanent registration certificate from the Medical Council of India(MCI) or the State Medical Council(SMC).

Specialisation and Respective Eligibility

FNB Specialty

Eligibility Benchmark

Interventional Cardiology

DNB/DM (Cardiology)

Spine Surgery 

DNB/MS (Orthopedics) DNB/MCh (Neuro Surgery)

Liver Transplantation

DNB/MCh (G I Surgery)

Sports Medicine

DNB/MS (Orthopedics)

Vitreoretinal Surgery

DNB/MS (Ophthalmology)


DNB/MS (Orthopedics) 

Trauma Care

DNB/MS (General Surgery) 

DNB/MS (Orthopedics) 

DNB/MCh (Neuro Surgery) 

DNB/MD (Anesthesiology)

Body MRI

DNB/MD (Radio Diagnosis)

Breast Imaging

Cross Sectional Body Imaging

Neurovascular Intervention

DNB/MCh (Neurology)/DNB/MCh Intervention (Neuro Surgery)/DM (Neuroradiology) MD (Radio Diagnosis)

FET 2020: Admission Process

Admission to the FNB programmes relies merely on the FET 2020 merit list. The allocation of seats will be done via a centralised counselling process. 

Steps of Admission Process:

Filling the FET 2020 application form. 

For the successful submission of the application form, a candidate needs to execute the following steps:

  • Creta user ID and password to complete the registration on the official website.
  • Use the login credentials to fill the application form
  • Enter all the required details in the application form.
  • Upload the scanned images of all the required documents, Passport size photograph and Sign.
  • Select the preferred examination city.
  • Make payment of the application fee. 
  • Take print out of the filled application form with transaction ID. 

FET 2020: Application fee

Application fee is the same for all the categories i.e. INR 3750/-

Mode of payment to pay the application fee is online using Credit Card/Debit Card/Net banking.

Downloading the Admit Card

Admit card for FET entrance exam is released online to be downloaded by those candidates who are successful applicants i.e. who are eligible and who have paid the application fee & uploaded all the valid documents. Admit card is an important and must-carry along document to appear for the examination.

Appearing for the FET 2020

Candidates must report to the examination city and centre on the date of the FET exam to take the examination.

NBE FET 2020: Exam Scheme

  • The candidates appearing for the NBE FET 2020 exam must remember that they can opt for only one fellowship program or clubbed programmes for which their super-speciality/ broad qualification is eligible.
  • In general, 40% of questions in the NBE FET exam 2020 have their roots in eligible broad or speciality programmes, and the rest 60% of questions are from the fellowship programmes opted by the candidates.
  • The total duration of 105 minutes/1 Hour 45 Minutes is given to the candidates to complete the NBE FET exam.
  • 45 minutes are given to answer Part Awhile 60 minutes are given to attempt Part B of NBE FET examination.

NBE FET 2020: Exam Pattern in tabular form


Total No. Of Questions


Marks awarded for each right attempt

Negative Marking for incorrect attempt

Marks for unanswered questions

Part A


40% i.e. 160 Marks




Part B


60% i.e. 240 Marks




Downloading the FET Result

The results of the NBE FET entrance test are declared online by NBE on the official website. The results of the FET 2020 will be released for the participants in an online to be downloaded by the candidates from the official website of NBE.


Can I take the FET 2020 via offline mode?

No, the examination takes place only in an online or computer-based mode, so you can appear for the examination in offline mode.

Does the validity of the FET 2019 result remain active for admission into the 2020-21 session?

No, the validity of the result of the previous year is inactive for admission into  the current session. 

Is there any facility to directly take admission into FNB programmes without appearing for FET 2020?

No, any such facility to directly admit into FNB programmes is not available. Admission to FNB programmes will only be via a centralised counselling laid on the FET 2020 merit list.

How many times does the FET exam take place in a year?

The Fellowship Entrance Test takes place once a year, mostly in the month of August which leads to declaration of the results by September.

What is the FET 2020 application fee for candidates who belong to SC/ST categories?

The FET application fee of INR 3750/- is the same for all candidates irrespective of the categories. 


IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.


KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.




230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.