NEET 2021: Exam Dates (OUT), Online Form (Soon), Syllabus, Latest News
NEET 2021: The National Testing Agency (NTA) announced the NEET 2021 exam date at nta.ac.in which is August 1. As per NEET latest updates, authorities will conduct NEET 2021 in a pen-paper mode in 11 different languages. NTA in its official notice has also clarified that NEET UG 2021 will be conducted only once. The application form of NEET will be released soon along with the official brochure. Eligible candidates will be able to fill the NEET UG 2021 application form from the NEET official website which is ntaneet.ac.in. The NEET 2021 syllabus will remain the same as last year, as per the notification by the Ministry of Education. Candidates can download the NEET syllabus 2021 PDF below.
NTA will release the admit card of NEET 2021 for registered candidates at the ntaneet.nic.in. Candidates will have to carry the admit card on NEET 2021 exam date. After the exam, answer key will be released followed by NEET 2021 result. The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct counselling of NEET 2021 for 15% All India Quota, all deemed/central universities, ESIC/AFMS, AIIMS and JIPMER seats. While state counselling authorities will organise NEET state-wise counselling for 85% state quota seats and private universities. Through NEET 2021, admission to 83,075 MBBS, 26,949 BDS, 52,720 AYUSH, and 525 BVSc and AH seats including 1,899 AIIMS and 249 JIPMER seats will be granted. Read the article on NEET 2021, dates, application, eligibility, syllabus, exam pattern, preparations, admit card and other details.
NEET 2021 Updates & News
- April 30, 2021: Due to a surge in the COVID case, aspirants have started demanding the NEET 2021 postponement. A NEET aspirant has tweeted to postpone NEET 2021 because due to postponement in board exam, aspirants will have less time to prepare for NEET.
Please postpone neet 2021 because neet students have only 1 attempt so it will be an injustice for them because even if boards start by 15 june it will continue for a month so 12th students will have less time to prepare for neet.#postponeneet2021— Parth (@Parth63124789) April 28, 2021
- March 15, 2021: NEET application form 2021 is expected to be released soon at NEET official website. Along with the NEET 2021 registration form, the official brochure will be released at ntaneet.nic.in.
- March 12, 2021: In its official notice, NTA has said that NEET 2021 result may be used for nursing admissions in the country. More details on NEET 2021 for nursing courses are expected in the official brochure.
- March 12, 2021: The NTA has released the exam date of NEET 2021 at nta.ac.in. The medical entrance exam will be conducted on August 1, 2021. To read the notice Click here
What is NEET 2021?
NEET full form - National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is the single entrance test conducted at UG level for admission to medical courses. NEET 2021 will be conducted in an offline mode on August 1 for admission to MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BSMS, BUMS, BHMS, and BVSc & AH courses. As per NEET UG 2021 latest news today, there will be no change in the exam pattern of NEET. On the basis of NEET 2021, admission to 542 medical, 313 dental, 15 AIIMS, 2 JIPMER, 914 AYUSH, and 47 BVSc & AH colleges will be granted. Out of total registrations, as many as 13.66 lakh registered candidates appeared in the NEET UG exam last year. Out of appeared candidates, only 7.71 lakh candidates qualified NEET paper last year.
NEET 2021 scope
NEET 2021 score will be used for admission to :
15% All India Quota (AIQ) seats
85% state quota medical seats
Central and deemed universities
State, management, and NRI quota seats in private colleges
Central pool quota seats
Seats in private unaided, aided minority, and non- minority medical colleges.
Mandatory qualification for candidates willing to pursue MBBS or BDS from a foreign medical institute.
NEET 2021 highlights
Name of the examination
National Eligibility cum Entrance Test
Commonly known as
National Testing Agency
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
Bachelor in Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc & AH)
10 + 2 or equivalent with PCB
525 veterinary sciences
47 BVSc & AH
Previous year number of applicants
Previous year number of candidates appeared
Previous year number of candidates qualified
NEET 2021 registration website
NTA is the competent authority to release NEET 2021 dates. Candidates must check the table below to know the NEET application form date, admit card, NEET 2021 exam date, result, answer key, and counselling. The table below mentions the important dates for NEET exam.
NTA NEET 2021 dates
March 12, 2021
|NTA has released the notification of NEET exam at ntaneet.nic.in 2021|
NEET 2021 application form date by NTA
To be announced
|NEET UG 2021 application form will be released in an online mode at NEET official website.|
Last date to fill NEET application form 2021
To be announced
|Candidates must submit the NEET 2021 registration form by the last date at ntaneet.nic.in|
Last date to pay NEET application form fee
To be announced
|Candidates will not be allowed to pay the NEET form fee after this date.|
To be announced
|Registered candidates will be provided the facility to make changes in the application form of NEET 2021, if any.|
Re-opening of NEET application form for registered candidates
To be announced
|NTA might reopen the application form for registered candidates.|
Release of NEET 2021 admit card by NTA
To be announced
|The NEET 2021 admit card will be released at ntaneet.nic.in for successfully registered candidates.|
NEET 2021 exam date
August 1, 2021
|NTA will conduct NEET 2021 in an offline mode across the country.|
NEET exam answer key by coaching institutes
August 1, 2021
|The unofficial NEET answer key 2021 will be released by coaching institutes just few hours after the NEET exam.|
Display of NEET OMR sheets of candidates
To be announced
|The OMR sheets of NEET 2021 will be released at ntaneet.nic.in. Candidates can report discrepancies in NEET OMR sheet, if any.|
NEET provisional answer key by NTA
To be announced
|The NEET 2021 provisional answer key will be released at NTA website.|
Challenging NEET answer key
To be announced
|Candidates can challenge any question in the NEET 2021 provisional answer key by paying the required fee.|
NEET final answer key by NTA
To be announced
|After solving discrepancies, the final answer key of NEET 2021 by NTA will be published at ntaneet.nic.in.|
Declaration of NEET 2021 result
To be announced
|The NEET result 2021 will be announced in an online mode. Candidates will have to enter roll number and DOB to download NEET result PDF 2021.|
NEET 2021 counselling schedule
To be announced
|MCC will announce the dates of NEET counselling 2021 for qualified candidates.|
NEET UG eligibility criteria by NTA
For candidates to appear in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test 2021, they must fulfill the required eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria of NEET 2021 includes minimum and maximum age requirement, educational requirement, subjects studied in the qualifying exam, status of the qualifying exam, category, and nationality.
Minimum age requirement : Candidates applying for NEET 2021 must have completed a minimum 17 years of age at the time of admission as of 31 December, 2021.
Maximum age requirement : The provisional maximum age limit for general candidates is 25 years. Candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC-NCL, and PwD category are offered a relaxation of 5 years in upper age limit. However, the decision on the upper age limit for NEET exam is pending in the Supreme Court. Thus, all candidates are provisionally eligible to sit in NEET UG 2021, as per the SC judgement on April 29, 2019.
Nationality : Candidates eligible for NEET 2021 include Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), Persons with Indian Origin (PIO), and Foreign Nationals.
Educational qualifications : Candidates who have either completed or are appearing in 10+2 or equivalent are eligible to appear in NEET exam 2021.
Subjects studied : To apply for NEET exam, aspirants must have studied physics, chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English as subjects.
Minimum marks required in qualifying exam : Candidates must secure atleast 50% marks in physics, chemistry, and biology combined in the 10+2 qualifying exam. For SC, ST, OBC-NCL category candidates the minimum marks required are 40%.
Several NEET aspirants reappear for NTA NEET exam after taking a drop year in between, appear for NEET while pursuing another degree, or complete their 10+2 study from open schooling. For such candidates there are other eligibility requirements which NTA divides under qualification codes. Candidates must check these NEET qualification codes 2021 as they are required to be filled in the NEET application form according to the respective eligibility.
NTA will release the NEET registration form 2021 and information bulletin at ntaneet.nic.in login. The NEET 2021 application form date by NTA has not been announced yet. The registration form of NEET 2021 can be filled only in an online mode at NEET official website. Before filling the NEET UG 2021 application form candidates must check the list of documents and details to keep handy.
Documents/details required for NEET application form
Identity card: IDs such as aadhaar card, ration card, bank account passbook, passport, or any other government photo ID card.
Personal details: Personal and communication details such as candidate and parents name, date of birth, permanent and corresponding address, active email ID and mobile number.
Images: Scanned images of recent passport size photograph, post card size photograph, signature, and left thumb impression.
Registration : To commence the NEET 2021 registration candidates need to register at ntaneet.nic.in login. After login, candidates will be asked to fill personal, identification, and communication details at the registration page.
Filing of application form : After registration candidates will be directed to the NTA NEET 2021 application form which requires information such as caste category, nationality, state code, choice of exam cities, choice of language for question paper, academic qualifications, and details of the parents. The modes available for NEET 2021 question paper and the exam cities for NEET exam can be checked from below.
Uploading of images : Step three of application form of NEET 2021 involves uploading of scanned images. The images must be uploaded as per the specifications by the authority to avoid rejection of the NEET-UG application form.
Application fee : NEET 2021 application form fee is to be paid in an online mode via Debit/Credit Card/Net-banking/UPI or service provider. After successful payment, a confirmation page will be generated. Candidates who fail to pay the application fee before or on the last date, their application form stands incomplete and thus rejected. The NEET application fee 2021 for each category can be checked from the table below.
Print application form : After completing the process, candidates must take print out of the submitted NEET UG application form.
NEET application form fees
NEET correction window 2021
NTA will open the NEET 2021 correction window for successfully registered candidates. The link to the correction window of NEET 2021 will be provided here as released. To use the NTA NEET correction window, students will be required to login using application number and password. Candidates will be able to edit details such as personal and academic information, mode of language, exam city, and NEET dress code chosen. It must be noted candidates will not be allowed to edit the registered email ID and mobile number in the NEET correction window 2021. Students must go through the NEET application form correction guide to edit details in the application form.
How to use NEET UG correction window ?
The NEET 2021 correction window is a one time facility for candidates to correct/edit changes in the online application form. Check the step-by-step instructions to use the NEET correction window 2021.
Click on the NEET correction window link which will be provided on this page
Enter NTA NEET application number and DOB to login
Select the link - ‘Click here for corrections in NEET (UG)-2021 Application’
Make changes in the NEET 2021 application form as required
After all corrections, enter the security pin and click on preview and submit
Verify the details, enter OTP received on registered number, and click on final submit
Take a printout of the correction slip for future reference
NEET 2021 common service centres
For the convenience of applicants, NTA has set up Common Service Centres (CSC) for NEET 2021. Since, the entire admission process through NEET is online, having access to high speed internet becomes a prerequisite. Students who do not have access to the internet can visit CSCs to complete their NEET 2021 registration. Students can also use the CSCs for payment of the application fee, downloading the NEET admit card by NTA, and checking and challenging the NEET answer key 2021. The Common Service Centres for NEET 2021 would charge a nominal fee for the service provided. Students can visit CSCs for completing NEET 2021 application form and availing other services between 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM on all working days.
NEET 2021 CSC charges
Service related to NEET exam
Fee charged by CSCs
Filling NEET 2021 application form (includes assistance in creating an email id to submitting the NEET form 2021)
To upload scanned images of documents in the application form of NEET-UG 2021
For payment of NEET application fee in an online mode
0.5% of the total transaction fee
Printout of the filled NEET application form
INR 5/- per page
NEET 2021 registration statistics
More than 15 lakh candidates are expected to register at NEET 2021 registration website. Last year, the NEET exam witnessed a 5.13% increase in the number of total registered candidates. Of the 15.97 lakh candidates who registered for NEET-UG, 13.66 lakh appeared in the exam.
Nationality wise NEET registrations: Majority of candidates that is 15.93 lakh who registered for NEET exam last year belonged to Indian nationality. In addition to this, 1869 NRIs registered for NEET, followed by 878 foreigners, 732 Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), and 49 Persons of Indian Origin (PIO).
Gender wise NEET registrations : 8.8 lakh female and 7.16 lakh male candidates registered for the NEET exam last year. Additionally, a higher number of female candidates qualified the exam in comparison to male candidates.
Language wise NEET registrations : With candidates from across the country participating in NEET exam, the NTA has introduced 9 regional languages for the conduct of the exam. Last year, 12.63 lakh candidates registered for NEET 2021 in English and 2.04 lakh candidates in Hindi. While 1.29 lakh candidates filled the NEET application form in regional languages combined.
State-wise NEET registrations : The number of NEET registration from states and Union Territories have witnessed a surge in past years. For last year, Maharashtra witnessed the highest number of NEET registrations at 2.27 lakh followed by Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu at 1.74 and 1.21 lakhs respectively. The lowest number of NEET application forms were filled from Lakshadweep with 300 registrations.
The National Testing Agency will issue NEET admit card to candidates whose NEET UG 2021 application form will be accepted by it. Candidates will be required to download their NEET admit card 2021 by logging in on the NTA website. The NEET 2021 admit card will mention the candidate details, NEET application number, roll number, exam centre allotted, reporting time, and exam day guidelines. As per the instructions by NTA, it will not send the NEET hall ticket to any candidate individually.
How to download NEET 2021 admit card?
Click on the “Download NEET 2021 admit card” link mentioned above.
Candidates will be directed to the login window.
Enter NEET 2021 application number, password, date of birth and the security pin.
NEET admit card 2021 will appear on the screen
Download the admit card and take multiple print outs of it
NTA directs that the candidates must verify the details on their NEET admit card 2021 carefully. In case candidates are unable to download or notice any discrepancy in their NEET hall ticket, they must report it to the NTA helpline. In case candidates misplace their admit card, they can download it again from the official website. However, under no circumstances a duplicate NEET hall ticket 2021 will be issued by the NTA.
NEET exam centres are test centres where the NEET UG exam will be conducted. According to last year, there are 3862 NEET exam centres. These exam centres will be in 155 different NEET exam cities across the country. Candidates will have to provide three choices of NEET exam centres 2021 while filling the application form. The choices of NEET 2021 exam centre must be filled in order of preference and convenience.
How to check the allotted NEET 2021 exam centre?
Click on the link made available by NTA to check NEET test centre
Enter the asked credentials to check NEET allotted exam centre
Verify the name and address of NEET exam centre 2021 allotted
Check the distance and time to be taken to reach the allotted NEET UG exam centre
NEET test centres will be allotted on a first come first serve basis.
NEET exam centres
Check the list of NEET 2021 exam cities and the number of exam centres available below.
NEET Test Cities number - State wise
|State||Number of NEET 2021 exam centres|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||2|
|Dadar & Nagar Haveli||5|
|Daman & Diu||2|
|Jammu & Kashmir||99|
To ensure a fair play in the NEET 2021 exam, NTA releases strict guidelines with respect to the dress code for the exam and the items which are not permitted inside the examination hall. Candidates not adhering to the prescribed NEET 2021 dress code will not be allowed to enter the NEET test centre. The NEET 2021 dress code is as follows :
NEET dress code for boys
T-shirts or shirts with half sleeves are permitted.
Trousers/bottom wear should not have multiple zip pockets, big buttons, pockets, and embroidery. Kurta pyjamas are not allowed.
Shoes are not allowed inside the exam centre. Candidates can wear light sandals or slippers.
NEET dress code for girls
Girls can wear half sleeves kurtas. Full sleeves are not allowed.
Trousers/bottom wear should be simple without fancy buttons, pockets, and embroidery. Salwars are also permitted.
Girls can wear very low heel sandals and slippers.
One of the prerequisites before appearing for the NEET exam is to be familiar with the NEET exam pattern 2021. As per NEET 2021 exam latest news, the exam pattern of the medical entrance test will remain the same as last year. The NEET 2021 exam will be conducted in an offline that is pen and paper mode. As per NEET exam pattern 2021 there will be three sections - physics, chemistry, and biology. Check the table below to know details about the NEET exam pattern such as duration of the exam, nature of questions asked, number of questions asked from each section, weightage of marks from each section, and the marking scheme.
NEET 2021 exam pattern
Mode of exam
Duration of exam
Total number of questions
3 sections - Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Number of questions
Number of questions
Number of questions
+4 marks for correct answer
-1 marks for incorrect answer
0 marks for unattempted answer
NEET 2021 mode of language
The NEET exam 2021 will be conducted in 11 languages. Apart from English and Hindi, NTA has introduced 9 regional languages - Telugu, Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Odia, Gujarati, Tamil, Urdu, and Marathi. The links to the NEET 2021 information bulletin in 11 different languages are mentioned in the table below.
NEET information bulletin language wise
Previous year prospectus
Last year the difficulty level of NEET exam overall was moderate. The NEET question paper last year was largely based on the NCERT syllabus. NEET Physics included both theoretical and numerical questions. NEET test takers found the numerical based questions asked in Physics section of NEET paper tricky and calculative. The level of NEET chemistry section was easy, however, it did include some confusing questions. Majority of questions asked in NEET chemistry were from NCERT. Difficulty level of NEET Biology section, which carries the highest weightage, was easy to moderate last year. 42 questiosn were asked from Zoology while 48 questions were from Botany.
The NEET 2021 syllabus is recommended by the National Medical Commission of India (NMC). As per NEET 2021 latest updates, the Education Ministry has confirmed that NEET 2021 syllabus will remain unchanged. The syllabus of NEET 2021 is based on class 11 and 12 course curriculum of 3 subjects - Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Candidates can download the NEET syllabus PDF from the links below.
Link to download
NEET Physics syllabus PDF
NEET-UG Chemistry syllabus PDF
NTA NEET Biology syllabus PDF
Subject-wise important topics based on the NEET UG syllabus as constituted by the NMC are discussed in the table below.
NEET 2021 important topics for Physics
Physics topics class XI
Physical world and measurement
Laws of Motion
Work, Energy and Power
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
Properties of Bulk Matter
Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
Oscillations and Waves
Physics topics class XII
Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Atoms and Nuclei
NEET 2021 important topics for Chemistry
Chemistry topics class XI
Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
Structure of Atom
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
Chemistry topics class XII
General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
P- Block Elements
D and F Block Elements
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
NEET 2021 important topics for Biology
Biology topics class XI
Diversity in Living World
Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants
Cell Structure and Function
Biology topics class XII
Genetics and Evolution
Biology and Human Welfare
Biotechnology and Its Applications
Ecology and environment
For candidates to clear the coveted NEET exam 2021, it is crucial to prepare well for the exam. The preparation strategy for NEET exam should be based on exam pattern, syllabus, types of questions asked, difficulty level of the questions, and past year cutoffs. Below mentioned are some preparation tips for NEET UG.
Familiarize yourself: The very first step before joining the race of NEET 2021 entrance test is to familiarize yourself with the nature of the exam. Candidates must go through all the information related to the exam such as exam pattern, number of sections in the exam, number of questions, marking scheme, and duration of the exam.
Know the exam syllabus: To avoid missing out on any important topic, candidates must go through the NEET 2021 syllabus. Candidates should know all the topics from all the three subjects - Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
Books: While preparing for NEET UG exam, candidates must ensure that they study NCERTs for all three subjects line by line. After completing NCERTs candidates can refer to reference books, coaching material, and other guides.
Sample papers: Candidates should take NEET mock tests and solve past year question papers to get familiar with the nature of the exam. Several coaching institutes release sample papers which can be attempted by NEET 2021 aspirants.
Revision: Revising all the topics studied is a crucial step when preparing for NEET exam. Lack of revision can result in candidates not remembering the complete details of the topics during exam. Candidates can use short notes and flashcards for revising the topics in an efficient and quick manner.
Time Management: The key to ace any entrance test is time management. Candidates should carefully divide their time into syllabus to be covered, revision, and solving sample papers. Spending too much time on one subject or topic can lead to inefficient preparation of the remaining topics.
Important tips for NEET 2021 preparation tips
One of the most important parts of NEET preparation is solving NEET 2021 sample papers. Solving sample papers and NEET past year question papers helps candidates strategize their exam day strategy and familiarize with the NEET exam pattern. In the sample paper, Physics and Chemistry have 45 questions each, while Biology section has 90 questions. NTA releases NEET question papers after the exam. Candidates can download the NTA NEET question paper PDFs here.
|NEET 2019 question paper with answer key of codes Q1 & Q2||NEET question paper with answer key of code Q3 and Q4|
|NEET 2018 question paper with solutions for code EE, FF, GG, HH||NEET 2018 question papers with solutions for code AA, BB, CC, DD|
NEET 2021 aspirants must also download the National Test Abhyas app released by the NTA. The app contains NEET 2021 mock tests which every candidate must practice. The mock tests are prepared based on the latest syllabus and exam pattern.
Candidates should attempt both section-wise and full length NEET 2021 mock tests. Practicing sectional mock tests/sample paper helps candidates identify scoring areas in each section and strengthen them. The time limit for solving NEET mock tests is designed similar to the actual NEET exam. This gives candidates a real time experience of the NEET exam and helps them handle the time pressure during the exam better. Several coaching institutes release NEET mock tests 2021, which candidates can attempt.
NTA releases instructions to be followed on the day of NEET exam 2021 in the information bulletin. Check the do’s and don'ts for the day of NEET 2021 exam below.
Documents: Candidates must ensure to carry the required documents on the exam day. Those who fail to carry the following documents will not be permitted to enter the NEET 2021 exam centre.
Documents to carry on NEET 2021 exam day
NEET 2021 admit card with passport size picture of the candidate pasted on it
One passport size picture to be pasted on attendance sheet
Proforma downloaded with admit card
Coloured postcard size picture pasted on the proforma
Valid photo ID card
PWD certificate if applicable
Reporting time: As per the instructions by the NTA, the entry to the exam hall will close sharp at 1:30 PM and no candidate will be allowed to enter after that. Thus, candidates must reach the test centre on or before the reporting time.
Dress code: Candidates must follow the prescribed NEET 2021 dress code and avoid carrying any of the prohibited items. In case any candidate wishes to follow religious dress code, they must report to the test centre an hour earlier for a security check. Such candidates also have to declare the same in the NEET UG application form.
Accessories include wallets, belts, caps, bracelets, handbags, goggles, and watches.
Electronic devices include mobile phones, earphones, bluetooth, pager, and digital watches.
Stationery items include pen, papers, geometry box, calculator, and log table.
Eatables: Packed or unpacked food items and personal water bottles are not allowed inside the exam hall. Diabetic candidates are allowed to carry their medicines, food, and a transparent water bottle inside the test centre.
Unfair means: After entering the NEET exam hall, candidates must ensure that:
They are not carrying any of the prohibited items
They do not have any means of cheating
They are not indulging in any conversation with fellow candidates.
Candidates found in any of the aforementioned circumstances, will be charged with an unfair means case.
Several coaching institutes such as Aakash, Allen Kota, Resonance, will release the NEET answer key 2021 after the conduct of the NEET exam. The answer key of NEET 2021 mentions the solutions to the questions asked in the NEET-UG exam. With the help of NEET 2021 answer key, candidates can calculate their expected score and also predict their NEET rank.
The NEET official answer key will be released by the NTA. Candidates can download the answer key of NEET 2021 following the procedure mentioned below.
How to download the NEET 2021 answer key ?
Click on the NEET answer key download link
The PDF of NEET 2021 answer key will appear on the screen
Verify the question paper code
Tally the questions and answers options from your NEET 2021 OMR sheet.
In case of any discrepancy in the solutions marked, candidates can challenge NEET 2021 official answer key. To raise objections for NEET answer key, aspirants will have to pay a fee of Rs. 1000 per question. After the release of the answer key, NTA will release the NEET 2021 OMR sheet to tally the solutions from the answer key. The OMR sheet of NEET 2021 will display the scanned images of question booklets of candidates. In case of any issues, aspirants can challenge the NEET OMR sheet by paying Rs. 1000 per question. After verifying the challenges, NTA will release the final NEET answer key 2021, which cannot be challenged. The result will be prepared on the basis of final NEET 2021 answer key.
NTA will release the NEET result at ntaneet.nic.in login. To download the result of NEET-UG 2021, aspirants need to enter NEET roll number, date of birth and security pin. Aspirants securing NEET cutoff will be included in the result. The NEET UG 2021 result will be used for admission to 15% All India Quota (AIQ), 85% state quota, 100% seats in central/deemed universities, private universities, ESIC/AFMS institutes, 1,899 AIIMS and 249 JIPMER MBBS seats. NEET 2021 results will be valid for one academic year 2021-22.
How to download NEET UG result ?
Click on the “NEET 2021 result declared” link available above
Login using credentials - NEET 2021 roll number and DOB.
NEET result sheet 2021 will be displayed on the screen
Verify the details mentioned in NEET scorecard
Download and take a printout of NEET result
Details mentioned in NEET-UG result
After viewing the NEET result, candidates must verify all the details carefully. If any discrepancy is found in the result, it must be brought to the notice of NTA at priority basis. The NEET 2021 result pdf will mention the following details :
Details of the candidate
NEET roll number
Subject-wise NEET percentile
All India Rank (AIR)
15% AIQ rank
Category wise rank
Calculation of NEET 2021 result
NEET total marks is 720. NEET 2021 score will be calculated based on the marking scheme released by the NTA. According to the marking scheme, candidates are awarded +4 marks for every correct answer and -1 marks are deducted for every incorrect answer. The formula used for calculating NEET 2021 marks is -
NEET marks = 4 X total correct answers - 1 X total incorrect answers
Previous year NEET toppers
In the last year NEET UG result, Soyeb Aftab and Akansha Singh created history by scoring full marks, which is 720 out of 720. Soyeb Aftab secured NEET AIR 1 with 99.9998537 percentile, while Akansha secured NEET rank 2 with percentile 99.9998537. Check the NEET toppers list below.
Guthi Chaitanya Sindhu
NTA will prepare NEET 2021 merit list based on NEET UG score. The NEET merit list 2021 will include the names of the candidates who have qualified the NEET exam. Candidates whose names are included in the NEET merit list become eligible for admission to MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, and BVsc & AH courses. Based on this NEET merit list 2021, further NEET counselling will be conducted for 15% AIQ and 85% state quota seats.
Three types of NEET UG merit lists will be released by the NTA - All India merit List also known as the overall merit list, AIQ merit list, and respective states’ merit list.
The overall merit list will mention the All India Rank (AIR) of NEET 2021 qualified candidates.
The AIQ merit list will mention the AIQ rank of the candidates which will be used for admission to 15% AIQ seats for medical and dental seats.
The state merit list will mention the respective state rank of the candidates which will be used for admission to 85% state quota seats by respective state authorities.
Candidates have to secure a minimum percentile in the NEET exam 2021 to be eligible for further admission process. NTA will release the NEET 2021 cutoff along with the NEET result in the online mode. The category wise minimum percentile for NEET previous year can be checked from the table below.
NEET minimum qualifying criteria
Minimum NEET percentile required
Last year NEET cutoff scores
NEET 2021 cutoff scores
To be announced
To be announced
Benchmark Disabilities - UR/GEN-EWS
To be announced
Benchmark Disabilities -
To be announced
Top medical colleges accepting NEET 2021 scores
Total number of seats
Last year NEET closing rank
Based on the NEET rank, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on behalf of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) conducts NEET counselling 2021 for admission to 15% AIQ, deemed/central universities, ESIC/AFMS institutes. MCC also conducts AIIMS counselling and JIPMER counselling through NEET scores for 100% seats. The counselling of NEET 2021 for 85% state quota seats and all seats in private colleges is done by respective state counselling authorities. On the basis of NEET rank, choices filled, seats available, reservation criteria and other factors the admission to MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, BVSc and AH courses will be granted. Following are the types of NEET counselling conducted:
15% All India Quota NEET counselling
Counselling for seats under 15% All India Quota (AIQ) will be conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) in an online mode at mcc.nic.in. Seats in government medical colleges, central universities - (Delhi University MBBS colleges (DU), Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Jamia Milia Islamia (JMI) for BDS), ESIC, AIIMS, JIPMER, and AFMC will be filled under 15% AIQ.
85% state quota NEET counselling
Counselling for seats under 85% state quota for each state will be conducted by the respective state authority for admission to respective state medical colleges or universities and private medical colleges. The schedule for 85% state quota counselling will be released by the state authorities on their official website.
Deemed university counselling
The admission to 100% MBBS/BDS seats in deemed universities will be done by the MCC through centralised NEET 2021 counselling. There is no segregation of 15% and 85% seats for deemed universities.
AYUSH courses NEET counselling
AYUSH Admissions Central Counseling Committee (AACCC), Ministry of AYUSH will conduct the NEET 2021 AYUSH counselling for All India Quota seats. The schedule for AYUSH 2021 counselling will be released at aaccc.gov.in. Through NEET 2021 AYUSH counselling, admission to BAMS, BSMS, BUMS, and BHMS AYUSH courses will be granted.
Type of institute
Number of institutes
Number of seats
80,055 MBBS seats*
26, 949 BDS seats*
52,720 AYUSH courses seats
Veterinary science colleges
525 BVsc & AH seats*
NEET 2021 seat matrix for top MBBS institutes
Total MBBS seats
Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
King George's Medical University, Lucknow
St. John's Medical College, Bengaluru
Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
JSS Medical College, Mysuru
NEET 2021 seat matrix for BDS institutes
Total BDS seats
Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi
Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, Delhi
Faculty of Dental Sciences, BHU
Mahatma Gandhi PG Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry
Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Rohtak
Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Bengaluru
Govt. Dental College & Hospital, Jaipur
After conducting MBBS/BDS counselling for 15% AIQ seats the MCC will release the NEET 2021 counselling result in the form of a seat allotment list. The NEET 2021 seat allotment list will be released in pdf form after each round of counselling. The NEET seat allotment list will include candidates' personal details, NEET details, and the college and course allotted. Along with the result, MCC will release the NEET 2021 seat allotment letter for each candidate individually and the schedule for reporting to the allotted colleges for securing admission. After release of seat allotment list, the NEET 2021 admission process for the respective round will be completed. Similar process will be followed by the respective state authorities of each state.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NEET 2021: Exam Dates (OUT), Online Form (Soon), Syllabus, Latest News
Question: Who is the conducting authority of NEET 2021?
The official conducting authority for NEET exam 2021 is the National Testing Agency (NTA).
Question: What is the exam date of NEET 2021?
The NEET exam date is August 1, 2021.
Question: Is NEET 2021 application form out?
The NEET 2021 application form has not been released yet.
Question: Is NEET 2021 twice a year?
No, as per official notification by NTA, NEET 2021 will be conducted only once.
Question: When will NTA releases the admit card for NEET?
The admit card for NEET releases 15 days prior to the exam date in the online mode.
Question: Who conducts the counselling for NEET 2021?
The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) conducts NEET counselling 2021 for admission to 15% AIQ, deemed/central universities, ESIC/AFMS, AIIMS and JIPMER institutes through NEET scores for 100% seats. However, the counselling of NEET 2021 for 85% state quota seats and all seats in private colleges is done by respective state counselling authorities.
Question: How many MBBS seats are there in AIIMS, New Delhi?
AIIMS, New Delhi offers 1,899 MBBS seats, which are granted on the basis of NEET scores.
Question: What is NEET exam?
NEET exam is a national level entrance test conducted for MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, and BVSc & AH admission in the country. It is conducted by the National Testing Agency.
Question: Will there be a change in NEET 2021 syllabus?
No, as per the ministry of Education, NEET 2021 syllabus will remain unchanged.
Question: Will NEET exam 2021 be conducted online ?
No, as per the notification by NTA, NEET 2021 will be conducted in an offline, that is pen-paper based mode.
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Is Arihant exploring biology enough for neet (as well as AIIMS and jipmer ) to score 350+ in biology. I have time period of 2 years
First of all, currently only NEET is conducted for admissions in all medical institutes including JIPMER and AIIMS.
Also, yes, you can use the book, but along with that you must focus on NCERT books for class 11th and 12th biology too.
Here is a list of books that you can also refer for NEET biology:
NCERT Biology Class XI and Class XII textbooks
Biology Vol 1 and Vol 2 by Trueman
Objective Biology by Dinesh
Objective Botany by Ansari
Pradeep Guide on Biology
GR Bathla publications for Biology
Here is a link that you can refer for more details for books to prepare for NEET:
I hope this helped you.
did neet registration ug2021 start ??
No NEET REGISTRATION HAS NOT YET BEGIN. The National Testing Agency has not yet released the NEET application form the application forms will be available only in online mode. NEET application form 2021 will be available soon on the official website. So keep an eye on the official website for the latest information. NEET 2021 exam date has been announced by NTA as August 1. NEET-UG will be conducted in pen and paper mode on August 1 in 11 languages but the dates for the release of application form is not yet declared. NTA will announce NEET registration dates soon at ntaneet.nic.in.
Is neet form available online?
No NEET form is not yet available online. The National Testing Agency has not yet released the NEET application form the application forms will be available only in online mode. The exam date has been announced by NTA as August 1. NEET-UG will be conducted in pen and paper mode on August 1 in 11 languages but the dates for the release of application form is not yet declared. NTA will announce NEET registration dates soon at ntaneet.nic.in. NEET application form 2021 will be available soon on the official website. So keep an eye on the official website for the latest information. It is possible that due to the pandemic there could be a delay in release of application form but there is no information form the officials till now regarding the NEET application form.
how much mark required neet to get admission in kerala private medical college
The marks that you need to score in NEET UG depends on the cut off score and the cut off score is subjected to change depending on the total number of candidates appeared, difficulty level of exam and number of seats available etc. Analyzing the cut off for the past years you need to score minimum 480-540 marks or above if you belong to general category. If you belong to reserved category you should aim to score minimum 380-440 marks or above in NEET UG.
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i have west bengal sc caste certificate & and ive born in maharashtra & completed my 10 & 12 in maharashtra so ive domicile of maharashtra then what category should i fill in neet application form,can i take admission in maharashtra through west bengal sc caste certificate?
If you have domicile of Maharashtra then also you can apply through West Bengal SC certificate provided that your category under which you got the reservation in SC category in West Bengal should lie under Central reservation list available at ( http://www.ncbc.nic.in/User_Panel/CentralListStateView.aspx ) because there is no any point mentioned in the information brochure of NEET for SC caste certificate but it should be valid and authorized. Information brochure of NEET 2021 is not released yet so I have given you the information on the basis of previous year's criteria.
As of now only NEET 2021 date has been announced by National Testing Agency and it will be conducted on August 1st 2021. Applications for NEET 2021 are not started yet and as per the official notice issued by NTA on March 12th 2021, the further information will be published soon on the official website as given below :-
To help you out with the NEET 2021 application process follow the steps given below :-
>> Very first step is to visit https://ntaneet.nic.in/Ntaneet/Welcome.aspx and fill out the application form, then on first menu you have to do registration using your basic details such as name, father's name, mother's name, contact details and so on.
>> Now on second menu item you will have to fill details like your academic performance, address, ID type, medium of question paper and so on.
>> Then on Next menu item you have to upload some images such as your passport size photograph (10-200 Kb in JPG format), Signature (4-30 Kb in JPG Format), Class 10th certificate (100-300 Kb in JPG Format), Left-Hand Thumb impression (10-50 Kb in JPG format) and postcard size photograph (50-300 Kb in JPG Format).
>> Then you have to proceed for payment of application fee which can be done only in online mode either through Credit/Debit card or UPI or NEFT/RTGS.
>>Then after you have to take the print-out of the NEET Acknowledgement receipt.
To get live updates and complete details about NEET application kindly visit the link given below :-
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I hope this information helps you.