NEET 2021 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern and Syllabus

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    Mar 18, 2021: NTA will conduct NEET 2021 Entrance Exam on 1st August 2021 in offline mode. It will be conducted in 11 Languages. NEET 2021 Application process will begin soon.

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test [NEET]

NEET - National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET happens to be a national level medical entrance examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education Board. The examination is conducted for conferring admission in BDS and MBBS courses offered by different private and Government medical institutes in India's country. The entrance test contributes to being a one-tier examination commenced every year tentatively in May. From the year 2016, the AIPMT entrance test will be replaced by the NEET entrance examination. The NEET Entrance examination scores will fill all seats of BDS and MMBS of any dental and medical college. Appearing in the entrance examination in the year 2017 will be treated as the first attempt.

The students must fill the eligibility criteria for appearing in the NEET entrance examination. It is a must that candidates check the eligibility criteria properly so that no confusion occurs later. Candidates willing to appear in the NEET entrance examination should be filling the application form. The application form is available on the official website of NEET.

For students who do not have an internet connection and are willing to appear in NEET 2018 can fill and submit the NEET Application form from the common service centers set up by CBSE or the Central Board of Secondary Education. These centers will offer the prerequisite support to fill and submit the application form to the students from rural areas. The application fees can be paid with the help of e-Wallet services. The question paper for NEET comprises 180 multiple-choice questions. The paper's questions are asked from Chemistry, Physics, Zoology, and Botany. Candidates require completing the entrance paper within a time duration of 3 hours.

NEET 2021 Exam Date

NEET 2021 Application Form for medical admissions will be released from the first week of December 2020. NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) is organized by the National Testing Agency (NTA). It is a national level entrance examination that is conducted annually. Through this examination, candidates get admission into medical courses such as MBBS/ BDS/ Ayush courses in various well-established medical institutions. The NEET 2021 Application form can be filled out online mode.
NEET 2021 Exam Date                                                     
 Medical Entrance Examination NEET is known for various undergrad and postgrad admission programs, which will be conducted as per the schedule released by the examination authority. The candidates are recommended to note some of the tentative dates related to this entrance examination. Here are some of the tentative details that the candidates can check on regarding the schedule of NEET 2021, which are mentioned below.


Important Events

Dates (Tentatively)

NEET Application form availability

The first week of December 2020

Last Date to apply

The first week of January 2021

The Last Date to submit the application form with a late fee.

The second week of January 2021

NEET Admit Card Availability

Last week of March 2021

NEET Examination

The first week of May 2021

Result Announcement

The first week of June 2021

Commencement of Counseling 

The second week of June 2021

NEET 2021 Eligibility criteria

National Testing Agency will conduct the NEET examination, and the NTA will set the eligibility criteria for the examination. The examination's eligibility criteria will depend upon the factors like age, nationality, and educational qualification of the candidates.

  • Age: Candidates willing to appear for the NEET examination should attain a minimum of 17 years of age. Applicants above 17 years of age can apply anyhow as the examination authorities set no age bar.
  • Nationality: Applicants of Indian origin can apply for the NEET examination. Other than Indian national candidates, even Non-Resident Indian (NRI), Persons of Indian Origin (POI), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), and Foreign Nationals are also permitted to appear for the examination.
  • Educational Qualification: For appearing for NEET examinations, applicants should have completed the 12th class in the science stream. Applicants should attain a minimum of 50% aggregate in 12th in mandatory subjects like Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
  • Number of Attempts: The examination authorities of NEET have not set any limitation to appear for the examination so far. The applicants can appear for the NEET examination how many times they want.

Age

Minimum 17 years

Maximum no age bar

Nationality

Indians

Non Resident Indian (NRI)

Persons of Indian Origin (POI)

Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)

Foreign Nationals

Qualification

Completed 12th with mandatory subjects like Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with an aggregate of 50%

Reservation

Reservation for Scheduled Caste: 15%

Reservation for Scheduled Tribe: 7.5%

Reservation for OBC: 27%

Reservation for Physically Handicapped: 3%

Number of Attempts

Aspirants can appear for NEET how many times they want, as there is no particular limit.

NEET 2021 Application Form & fees

The student has to follow few steps in order to applying for NEET 2021, The application/ registration process for NEET 2021 involves a set of  the following stages like: Registration,  NEET Password, getting Enrolment ID,  Filling the Application and Uploading scanned Photographs and other Supporting Documents, Online Fees Payment, etc.

Candidates must have an in-depth look into the details regarding NEET 2021 Application Form:               

  • To register for NEET 2021, the students will have to provide some of the basic details such as their name, date of birth, email-id, contact details, residence address, choice of stream , specializations, entrance exam details, exam center information, etc. and press submit button.
  • After the submission of form, applicants have to wait for certain time until they are informed about their program and stream specialization through email or SMS after which he/she will have to continue to complete all the other steps of application.
  • Students should digitally upload their scanned copy of recent, passport-size photograph and their signature as per the specifications asked in the form. The picture size that needs to submit should be within the specified size limit in the form.        
  • Once the above steps are completed a conformation pop-up will be displayed on the screen and the student should read it and click on ‘I accept the terms and conditions’.
  • The NEET 2021 application form will appear on the screen and the aspirants will have to scrutinize all the details and try to modify it if necessary and then click on ‘Save and Print’
  • Students are suggested to take a print out the application receipt after the above steps are completed. Later a payment ID for reference will be used for paying application fees.
  • After the payment transaction of NEET application fee is completed, students will get an online receipt to their mobile number which shows the completion of registration process.
  • They will also get a mail on their registered email ID where the students will get a document of the complete Application Form of NEET 2021 attached and later they can access their registered accounts and print out the application form.

NEET Application Fees 2021                               

  • Application fees must be paid through online mode by using debit card/ credit card or net banking. The application fee for General (UR) candidates is INR 1500/-, For OBC/ PwD/ SAP category students it is INR 1400/- and for SC/ST and Transgender students it is INR 800/-
  • The application fee paid by the student becomes non-refundable in any situation where the payment link for 2021 application fees will be accessible only after the form has been submitted, and the students can proceed to pay the fees.  

NEET 2021 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

NEET Syllabus:

The syllabus set for the NEET examination is from the 11th class and 12th class subjects. The NEET syllabus consists of Physics, Chemistry, Botany, and Zoology subjects. The NEET syllabus has been designed by the collaboration of COBSE (Council Board of School Education), CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education), and NCERT (National Council of Education Research and Training).

Physics

Chemistry

Biology

The behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory

Alcohols

Alcohols

Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

Electromagnetic Waves

Coordination Compounds

Coordination Compounds

Electronic Devices, etc.

Electrochemistry

Electrochemistry

Electrostatics

Equilibrium

Equilibrium

Laws of Motion

Hydrocarbons

Hydrocarbons

Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

Hydrogen

Hydrogen

The motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body

Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, etc.

Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, etc.

Physical-world and measurement

p-Block Elements

p-Block Elements

Properties of Bulk Matter

p-Block Elements

p-Block Elements

 

Phenols and Ethers

Phenols and Ethers

 

Solid State

Solid State

 

Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

 

States of Matter: Gases and Liquids

States of Matter: Gases and Liquids

 

Surface Chemistry

Surface Chemistry

 

NEET Exam Pattern:

NEET Exam Pattern has been determined by National Testing Agency (NTA). NEET is the screening examination for the candidates willing to join the medical board. The NEET examination will be conducted for 3 hours, and the examination will be conducted in pen and paper mode.

  • Exam Duration: The NEET examination will be conducted for the duration of 3 hours. Aspirants should finish all the 3 sections with the stipulated time.
  • Type of Questions: The question format for the NEET examination will be MCQ types. Candidates will have to choose the right answer from the provided 4 options.
  • Subjects: NEET exam paper consists of 3 subjects, i.e., Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology). All three subjects’ scores will be important for the overall marks.
  • Number of Questions: The NEET examination will be for a total of 180 questions, split into physics with 45 questions, chemistry with 45 questions, botany with 45 questions, and zoology with 45 questions.
  • Marking Scheme: Every very correct answer in the NEET examination will fetch +4 marks, and every wrong answer will deduct a -1 mark as per the exam pattern declared by National Testing Agency.
  • Total Marks: Overall, the question paper for the NEET examination will be for 720 marks, including all three subjects.

Subjects

Physics
Chemistry
 Biology (Zoology and Botany)

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ's)

Number of Questions

Physics:45
Chemistry: 45
Biology: 90
Total: 180

Marking Scheme

4 marks for each correct answer
-1 mark for every wrong answer

Total Marks

720 marks

Duration

180 minutes

 

NEET Examination Medium:

NEET examination will be available in 2 official languages and 9 regional languages.  Candidates are free to choose their regional languages to write the exam. English and Hindi languages are common in all the regions. Below mentioned are some of the languages the NEET examination will be available to answer.

Regions

Medium Available

All States and Cities

English, Hindi, and Urdu

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Telugu

Assam

Assamese

Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Gujarati

Karnataka

Kannada

Maharashtra

Marathi

Odisha

Oriya

Tamil Nadu

Tamil

West Bengal and Tripura

Bengali

 

NEET Reference Books:

The best reference book for the NEET examination is class 11th and class 12th by NCERT. As the NEET syllabus is determined by CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education), NCERT books hold the upper hand in delivering the candidates' required knowledge. Other than NCERT books, the students can even refer to certain books mentioned below.

Physics:

  • The concept of Physics by H. C. Verma
  • Objective Physics by D. C. Pandey
  • Fundamental Physics by Pradeep Publications

Chemistry:

  • Chemistry by R K Gupta
  • Physical Chemistry by O P Tandon
  • Organic Chemistry by Morrison and Boyd

Biology:

  • Biology Volume 1 and 2 by Trueman
  • Biology by Pradeep Publications
  • Objective Biology by Dinesh

NEET 2021 Admit Card

The examination authorities will make the Admit Card available online mode. Admit card is the mandatory document that has to be carried to the examination center and a valid photo ID card.

Steps to download NEET Admit Card:

Step 1: Go to NEET's official website and click on the “Download Admit Card” link.

Step 2: Provide the Application number, Date of Birth and Security Pin, and log in.

Step 3: Once the Admit Card is displayed, download and take the printout for further reference.

Details Mentioned on NEET Admit Card:

  • Aadhar Number
  • Address
  • Candidate's Roll Number
  • Category of a student
  • Date of Birth of test taker
  • Examination Date
  • Examination Timings
  • Father’s Name
  • Gender
  • Medium or language of Question Paper
  • Name and Address of the allotted examination center
  • Name of the candidate
  • Photograph of the candidate
  • Signature of the candidate
  • Sub-Category

NEET 2021 Results & Score Card

The National Testing Agency will declare the NEET examination result through its official website. The notification of the results will be released during the exam date announcement. Candidates can log in with their registration number and password and access their results. The results will be acknowledged by all the Medical institutes across India accepting NEET scores for admission. 

Steps to access NEET Results:

Step 1: Visit the NEET official website and click on the “Results” link.

Step 2: Enter the login credentials and click on the “Submit” option.

Step 3: Once the result is displayed, download and take the printout. 

NEET Tie Breaking:

In case of equal marks scored by two or more candidates, the tie-breaking criteria will be implemented, followed by the below-mentioned conditions.

  • Aspirants with higher marks in Botany and Zoology are given more weightage.
  • Aspirants with fewer negative marking or incorrect answers will be prioritized.
  • The candidate's better score in the Chemistry subject will be highlighted.
  • At last, the candidates with older age will be given first preference.

NEET Cut Off:

NTA will release the Cutoff for the NEET examination soon after the NEET Results declaration. NEET Cut Off will be determined by various factors, including the candidates' category, the total number of candidates who appeared, and the difficulty level of the examination.

Category

Cut off

Other categories

40%

General – PH

45%

General

50%

NEET 2021 Counselling & Admission

The NEET examination's counseling sessions will start soon after the declaration of NEET Results. The counseling will be held for 2 rounds, and the candidates can register their names for counseling soon after the declaration of the results.

Counseling Steps:

Step 1

Registration or Payment and choice filling

Step 2

Choice Filling process

Step 3

Processing of Seat Allotment

Step 4

Result Declaration

Step 5

Reporting Time

 

Required documents for Counseling:

  • 8 latest passport size photographs.
  • Category Certificate (if applicable).
  • Government-issued Aadhar card.
  • Original and photocopy of class 10th and class 12th certificate.
  • Original and photocopy of the admit card.

Mock Test

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) Practice tests and question papers help you in your entrance exam preparation.

The NEET online tests over here are designed in such a way to help you to evaluate yourselves, and at the same time, the NEET mock tests help you to evaluate what you learned to date.

All the NEET test papers are free here. You can also practice through free NEET online mock tests and JEE Main sample Question papers by Year.

List of NEET 2021 examination centres

National Testing Agency has set up around 2255 NEET examination centers. The examination centers are set up in 136 cities all over India. Candidates can choose their nearby examination center as per their preferences.  Applicants can choose up to three examination centers, and the examination authorities will allot the final examination center based on the student’s preference.

State

City

Andaman & Nicobar

Port Blair

Andhra Pradesh

Guntur

Kakinada

Kurnool

Nellore

Rajahmundry

Tirupathi

Vijayawada

Visakhapatnam

Vizianagaram

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar

Assam

Dibrugarh

Guwahati

Silchar

Tezpur

Bihar

Gaya

Patna

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

Bilaspur

Raipur

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Daman & Diu

Daman

Delhi

Delhi(Central)

Delhi(East)

Delhi(North)

Delhi(South)

Delhi(West)

Goa

Panaji

Gujarat

Ahmedabad

Anand

Bhavnagar

Gandhinagar

Godhra

Patan

Rajkot

Surat

Vadodara

Valsad

Haryana

Faridabad

Gurgaon

Himachal Pradesh

Dharamshala

Hamirpur

Shimla

Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu

Srinagar

Udhampur

Jharkhand

Bokaro

Jamshedpur

Ranchi

Karnataka

Bangalore

Belgaum

Davangere

Dharwad

Gulbarga

Hubli

Mangalore

Mysore

Udupi

Kerala

Alappuzha

Ernakulam

Kannur

Kollam

Kottayam

Kozhikode

Mallapuram

Palakkad

Thrissur

Trivandrum

Lakshadweep

Kavaratti

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal

Gwalior

Indore

Jabalpur

Ujjain

Maharashtra

Ahmednagar

Amravati

Aurangabad

Beed

Buldana

Jalgaon

Kolhapur

Latur

Mumbai

Mumbai Suburban

Nagpur

Nanded

Nasik

Pune

Satara

Solapur

Thane

Manipur

Imphal

Shillong

Meghalaya

Mizoram

Aizawl

Nagaland

Dimapur

Kohima

Odisha

Angul

Balasore

Cuttack

Behrampur

Bhubaneshwar

Rourkela

Sambalpur

Puducherry

Puducherry

Punjab

Amritsar

Bhatinda

Jalandhar

Rajasthan

Ajmer

Bikaner

Jaipur

Jodhpur

Kota

Udaipur

Sikkim

Gangtok

Tamil Nadu

Chennai

Coimbatore

Kancheepuram

Khammam

Madurai

Namakkal

Rangareddy

Salem

Thiruvallur

Tiruchirapalli

Tirunelveli

Vellore

Telangana

Hyderabad

Warangal

Tripura

Agartala

Uttarakhand

Dehradun

Haldwani

Uttar Pradesh

Allahabad

Bareily

Ghaziabad

Gorakhpur

Jhansi

Kanpur

Lucknow

Meerut

Noida

Roorkee

Varanasi

West Bengal

Burdwan

Durgapur

Hoogli

Howrah

Kharagpur

Kolkata

Siliguri

24 Paragana (North)

Ask & Answers

I want to know the NEET Exam Pattern and how many languages NEET Exam will be conducted?

Structure of NEET Exam pattern:

  • NEET exam will be held in offline mode, i.e., Pen and Paper-based Test.
  • NEET Question Paper will be held in 8 languages like English, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Assamese languages.
  •  NEET exam will have 3 sections such as Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Zoology & Botany) subjects.
  • There are a total of 180 Multiple Choice Questions with 480 total marks in the NEET Exam pattern. 
  • The duration of the NEET exam is 3 Hours.
  • For every right answer in the NEET Exam pattern, 4 marks will be provided.
  • Negative marking is applicable in NEET Exam, as 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.


Can u tell me the percentage of seats reserved for the NEET Admission process reserved for the reserved category? 

Details on Percentage of a seat reserved for reserved categories in NEET Admission process:

  • Seats reserved for ST cadre in the NEET Admission process is 7.5%. 
  • Seats reserved for SC cadre is 15%.
  • Seats reserved for OBC cadre is 27%.
  • Seats reserved for PWD cadre is 3%.
  • These are the percentile of seats reserved for the reserved category in the NEET Admission process.


Provide me some important NEET Preparation tips?

Some useful NEET Preparation Tips: 

  • The candidates need to go through the NEET syllabus thoroughly.
  • NEET Aspirants need to maintain the proper timetable for each section, which will guide them in Time Management during the NEET exam.
  • One must consider the NEET Preparation Books, and they can also go through the online study materials.
  • NEET Aspirants need to practice previous NEET Question papers, and also they can opt for NEET Mock tests.
  • One must stay relax and confident while doing NEET Preparation.


Where will I be able to get NEET Result? 

Steps to check NEET Result:

  • NEET Aspirants must visit the official website to check the NEET Result.
  • The candidates can check the NEET result only via online mode.
  • NEET Aspirants need to enter their respective Roll numbers and other important details.
  • Then they must click on the submit button, and the NEET Result will be displayed on the screen.


Where will NEET Admit Card be available?

NEET Admit card availability:

  • NEET Aspirants are required to visit the NEET's official website to Avail NEET Admit card.
  • NEET Admit card will be made available via online mode.
  • Aspirants need to get their NEET Admit card in the examination hall along with the valid ID proof. 
  • Candidates are advised to safely keep their NEET Admit card until the NEET Admission process is done.