NEET UG 2021 is going to be conducted within the 1st week of May 2021 through offline (pen & paper) mode. NEET 2021 will be conducted only one time in a year. NTA (National Testing Agency) is the agency that is responsible for organizing the NEET entrance test each year. It’s a national level entrance test conducted to provide admission into MBBS /BDS courses.
Admission is going to be provided to the candidates who will successfully secure the qualifying marks within the entrance test. Qualifying candidates are going to be eligible for admission into various well known medical institutions situated within the country.
The application process of NEET 2021 will get started within the first week of December 2020. during this article, we’ve provided complete details associated with NEET 2021 application form, exam dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.
NEET 2021 Notification: Application Releasing Soon
As per Direction General of NTA Vineet Joshi, No changes will be done in the exam pattern of NEET 2021. Click here for the exam pattern details.
As per Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, NTA has been asked to review the situation across the different state and central school education boards and prepare a revised syllabus for NEET 2021 exam. Check here for syllabus details.
NEET UG 2021 Highlights:
|Exam Name||NEET UG 2021|
|NEET Full-Form||National Eligibility Entrance Test|
|Types of Exam||UG|
|Level of Exam||National|
|Courses Offered||Medical Courses (MBBS/BDS) etc.|
|Organizing Body||NTA (National Testing Agency)|
|Mode of Application||Online Mode|
|Mode of Exam||Offline Mode (PBT)|
|Exam Duration||3 Hrs.|
NEET UG 2021 Quick Links:
|Application Form/Registration||Click Here|
|Eligibility Criteria||Click Here|
|Exam Pattern||Click Here|
|Admit Card||Click Here|
|Exam Center||Click Here|
|Contact Helpline Number||Click Here|
|NEET Study Materials||Click Here|
NEET 2021 Exam Dates:
Students can know below complete NEET Exam dates associated with various events like application process, application correction, admit card, etc.
|Events||Dates 2021 (Tentative)|
|Release of Application||1st week of Dec 2020|
|End of the application process||Last week of Dec 2020|
|Correction window opens||3rd week of Jan 2021|
|Availability of Admit card||4th week of March 2021|
|NEET 2021 Exam||1st week of May 2021|
|Availability of Answer key||2nd week of May 2021|
|Announcement of Result||1st week of June 2021|
|Starting of Counselling||2nd week of June 2021|
NEET UG 2021 Application Form:
Know complete details associated with NEET 2021 application form within the below-given section:
NEET 2021 Application process is going to be completely carried out through online mode. No other mode for application is going to be entertained.
Candidates are advised to submit just one application form as multiple application submission may cause rejection of the form.
Students at the time of the registration are instructed to register with their valid email id and mobile number as all the communication or other details are going to be sent to it.
The application process will undergo various steps – Online registration, filling from details within the application, uploading of a scanned image of photograph & signature, making payment of application fee, and printing of application & fee payment receipt.
Students, who have made mistakes while filling the application form of NEET, are going to be able to make the correction within the details of the application from the third week of January 2021 to the last week of January 2021.
The sending of the printed form to the board won’t be required.
NEET UG 2021 Application Fee:
Payment Mode: NEET 2021 Application fee payment is often done through online & offline mode. For online mode, it’ll be possible through debit/ credit card or net banking method. For offline mode, fee payment is going to be possible through the SBI E-challan facility at any SBI branch.
|General / OBC category||Rs.1400|
|ST/ SC/ PWD/ Transgender category||Rs.750|
NEET 2021 Application Correction:
The applicants of NEET 2021 are going to be able to make the correction within the NEET form. The correction is going to be possible from the third week to the last week of January 2021. Students are going to be able to make corrections through online mode.
The correction within the details of the application is going to be allowed only in a number of fields. the entire details associated with editable and non-editable fields are going to be informed by the candidates on the website. Also, students are going to be informed regarding correction on their mail id & phone number through SMS.
NEET UG 2021 Eligibility Criteria:
Students must check complete details associated with NEET Eligibility within the below-given section before applying for it:
Candidates who are Indian Nationals/ PIO/ NRIs/ OCI/ Foreign nationals are eligible to apply through NEET for admission in various Medical/ Dental institutions as per the framed regulations.
Foreign nationals are required to verify their eligibility clauses from the respective Medical or Dental College of the state.
J&K migrants are eligible to apply under the 15% All India Quota only through a self-declaration basis.
The applicant must have completed 17 years aged during admission or before 31st December of the year of admission.
There will be no upper age limit to apply for NEET.
There is no limit on the number of attempts to apply for NEET.
Qualifying Exam: Students should have passed the 12th level or its equivalent from a recognized board or university.
Qualifying Subjects: Students should have passed with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology, and English as mandatory subjects in 12th
Qualifying Marks: Candidates within the 10+2 level should have obtained 50% marks taken together in PCB. those that belong to the unreserved/ ST/SC/OBC category should have obtained 40% marks and for PWD candidates, it’s 45% marks.
Foreign nationals: Students who are educated abroad and are getting to take admission in medical colleges of India should have passed their 12th level with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology & English subjects with 50% marks recognized by AIU as per MCI regulations.
Appearing: Students appearing within the 12th level exams are going to be also eligible to apply for NEET.
NEET UG 2021 Exam Pattern:
Students can know details about the NEET Exam pattern within the below-given section:
Mode of Paper: The NEET 2021 paper is going to be held in offline – Pen and paper mode.
Language: Paper is going to be available in various languages – English, Hindi, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil, Marathi, Odia, Assamese, Telugu, Urdu, and Kannada.
Time Duration: 3 hours are going to be given to complete the paper.
Type of Questions: The paper will have an objective type of questions.
A number of questions: there’ll be a total of 180 questions within the paper.
Total Marks: The exam is going to be of a total of 720 marks.
Marking Scheme: 4 marks are going to be given for every correct answer. for every incorrect answer, 1 mark is going to be deducted.
Know the distribution of questions and marks for NEET paper within the below-given table:
|Subjects||Number of Questions||Marks|
|Biology (Botany or zoology)||90 (45 – 45 each)||360|
|Total||180 questions||720 marks|
FAQS (Frequently Asked Questions):
- Question: When will the NEET 2021 registration start from?Answer: NEET 2021 registration will get started in the first week of December 2020.
- Question: In NEET 2021, Are there any changes to the syllabus?Answer: Yes, NTA may reduce the 30% syllabus for NEET 2021 exam.
- Question: Will NTA conduct the NEET exam two times a year?Answer: No, but NTA is working on it to conduct it two times.
- Question: When will the NEET entrance exam 2021 held?Answer: NEET 2021 entrance test will be held in the first week of May 2021.
- Question: Is Foreign national are also eligible to apply for NEET 2021?Answer: Yes, Foreign nationals, Overseas citizen of India, Non-resident of India, Persons of Indian Origin.
- Question: NEET entrance exam will organize in which mode?Answer: NEET 2021 will be organized in offline mode.
- Question: 12th level appearing candidates can also apply for NEET?Answer: Yes, candidates appearing in the 12th level are eligible to apply for NEET.
- Question: What is the marking pattern in the NEET paper?Answer: As per the marking pattern, 4 marks will be given for each correct response. For every incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted.
- Question: After the allotment of roll number can I change my exam city center?Answer: No, changes in the exam city center after allotment of roll number is not allowed. You have to be careful while filling the choice of the center.
- Question: Can I make corrections in the application form details?Answer: Yes, you can make corrections in the details of the application form during the correction period.
NEET 2021 Syllabus:
The Syllabus of NEET 2021 is going to be prescribed by the Medical Council of India (MCI). Students are going to be able to prepare for the entrance test from Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects studied in 11th and 12th level.
Below candidates can check some of the important topics which will be included within the NEET paper:
It will contain Laws of Motion, Electromagnetic Waves, Electrostatic, Behavior of perfect gas, and the kinetic theory of gases, Electronic Devices, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Properties of Bulk Matter, etc.
Some topics are going to be some basic concepts of chemistry, Hydrogen, Equilibrium, Alcohol, Electro Chemistry, P-Block Elements, Surface Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Phenols, and Ethers, etc.
Some basic topics are going to be Human Physiology, Reproduction, Plant Physiology, Cell Structure and performance, Ecology & Environment, Diversity in Living World, Biology and Human Welfare, etc.
NEET 2021 Preparation Tips:
Students can know various NEET preparation tips below which can help them in qualifying for the exam with a good score:
Know complete information about the NEET syllabus and exam pattern. Also, briefly understand the marking pattern of the exam.
Solve sample papers and take mock tests to analyze the preparation standard of NEET.
Prepare for the exam through a good source of study material which is very recommended by the teachers and other experienced professionals.
Make notes and write down all the details. Don’t forget to go through these notes.
Make a timetable for exam preparation & follow it in a disciplined manner for exam preparation.
NEET 2021 Admit Card:
Students are going to be able to download NEET admit card within the fourth week of March 2021. NEET admit cards are often downloaded by online mode from the NTA website. The admit card won’t be provided to the students by post and may only be obtained by entering their login details.
A copy of the admit card in PDF format is going to be also sent to the candidates in their registered post id. Students should also check complete details present within the admit card to be true and accurate. just in case of a mistake in any of the details present within the admit card, students must contact officials to urge it corrected before the exam date.
NEET 2021 Answer Key:
NTA will release the NEET answer key within the second week of May 2021 by online mode on the web site. The answer key is going to be released first on a provisional basis. A link is going to be provided on the web site to download the solution key along With the OMR answer sheets. Students are going to be also allowed to make challenges against the answer key.
For each challenged question, students are going to be required to pay a sum of Rs.1000 as a processing fee. The fee is often paid by the students through online mode. Students will get a refund of this fee if the challenge made by a candidate is going to be found true. After this, the final answer key is going to be released on the web site.
NEET 2021 Cut Off:
NEET cut off are going to be decided based on various factors – difficulty level of the exam, the number of candidates appearing for the exam, the performance of the students within the test, etc. The cut off is going to be released with the release of the result or after it.
The expected cut off marks of NEET 2021 as per the most recent trends is 50% marks for general candidates, 45% marks for PH candidates and 40% for reserved category candidate.
NEET 2021 Result:
To get NEET 2021 Result, students are going to be required to enter their login details – Roll number & date of birth. The result is going to be made available through online mode within the first week of June 2021. The result is going to be prepared and published on the basis of the revised answer key released by the authority.
Category wise result sheet won’t be prepared and published on the web site. Also, the authority won’t be responsible for providing the result through offline mode. After results are going to be displayed online students must print it for further use in the admission procedure.
NEET 2021 Merit List:
After the result announcement, the NEET merit list is going to be displayed online on the web site. The merit list is going to be prepared by NTA as per the directions of DGHS, DCI, and MCI. As per the merit list of NEET-UG, the admission is going to be done based on AII India Rank for admission into MBBS and BDS courses.
A merit list is going to be displayed by NTA containing the name of successful candidates who have opted for 15% All India quota seats.
NEET 2021 Reservation:
Reservation is going to be applicable for various categories and cast as per the rules and regulations prescribed by the govt. the criteria for reservation of seats in various government medical colleges under 15% All India quota will be:
NEET 2021 Counselling:
NEET Counselling will start within the second week of June 2021 through online mode. The counseling of NEET is organized by MCC (Medical Counselling Committee) and MOHFW (Ministry of Health & Family Welfare). Centralized counseling is organized each year by MCC for the NEET qualified candidates.
In the counseling process, students will need to register for counseling, make choices and lock it, allotment of seat, and report at the allotted college. Students even have to submit their original /photocopies of documents or certificates. These documents are:
10th & 12th Passing Certificate
NEET Rank Card/ Rank Letter
NEET Admit Card
Category Certificate (If Applicable)
8 Passport size photograph
Provisional Allotment Letter
Identity Proof, etc.