NEET 2021: Application Form (Released), Exam Dates (Out), Eligibility

NEET 2021: NEET or National Entrance cum Eligibility Test conducted annually by the NTA (National Testing Agency) is a medical entrance test carried out across the country. NEET 2021 Registration Process has started on July 13, 2021, on for admission of the eligible candidates to the undergraduate medical courses in medical institutions. The online application process for National-Eligibility-cum-Entrance-Test [NEET(UG) 2021] has been scheduled from July 13 to August 6, 2021.

NEET 2021 Exam Date has been announced. The exam will be conducted on 12th September 2021.  

Click Here to Download NEET (UG) 2021 Notification 

NEET 2021: Exam Summary

To get an overview of NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) for UG Medical courses, go through the summary from the below table.

Exam Conducting Body National Testing Agency
Exam Name NEET UG 2021
Courses Offered MBBS, BDS, AYUSH and other related Courses
Seats Offered Admission of around 1.3 lakh MBBS and BDS seats under 15% All India Quota and 85% State quota
Application Mode Online
NEET  Registration begins July 13, 2021
Last Date For NEET  Registration August 06,2021
Exam Mode Pen-Paper Mode
Number of Questions 200 MCQs (180- Mandatory, 20 optional)
Marking Scheme 4 marks for each question
Negative Marking Minus 1 (-1)
Official Website


NEET 2021 Exam Date

As per the notification, the NTA NEET 2021 Exam Date has been scheduled for September 12, 2021 for which the city intimation and admit card will be published on the website on the dates mentioned. Check NEET 2021 Important Dates from the below table.

Events NEET 2021 Dates
Online application form availability July 13, 2021
Last date for the submission of application form August 06, 2021 (upto 11:50 PM)
Last date to deposit the application fee August 07, 2021 (upto 11:50 PM)
Correction in application form August 08 to August 12, 2021
Announcement of City of Examination August 20, 2021
Download Admit Card To be released 3 days before examination
NEET 2021 Exam Date September 12, 2021 (Sunday) (2 PM to 5 PM)
Display of OMR & Answer Key To be notified
Declaration of Results To be notified


NEET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for appearing in NEET (UG) is as follows:-

 Academic Qualification

  • Candidates must have cleared/appeared at 10+2 or an equivalent examination. Those who plan to appear for class 12 exams can also take part
  • Class 12 must be studied with majors in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English
  • A candidate must obtain a qualifying aggregate in the qualifying examination as listed below category-wise:
  • General category – 50% marks in the qualifying examinations
  • SC/ST/OBC category – 40% marks in the qualifying examinations
  • Physically handicapped: General category – 45% marks in the qualifying examinations
  • Physically handicapped: SC/ST/OBC category – 40% marks in the qualifying examinations

Eligibility Criteria – Criteria of Age

  • A candidate of any category must have completed 17 years as of December 31, of the year of admission
  • Till the Supreme court passes a judgment, there is no limit on the upper age cap

NEET 2021 Application Form Filling – Application Fee For NEET 2021

Category Fee Amount
General INR 1500/-
General-EWS/ OBC-NCL* INR 1400/-
SC/ST/PwBD/Third Gender INR 800/-

As applicable, the processing charges & Goods and Services Tax (GST) are to be paid by the candidate. The fee for candidates outside India is INR 7500/-.

NEET 2021 Application Form

Click To Apply NEET 2021 Registration Form

Follow the steps given below to Apply Online:

Step-1: Enter your or parent’s unique Email Id and Mobile begin with the online registrtaion process

Step-2: Fill in the Online Application Form and pen down the system generated Application No.

Step-3: Upload the duly scanned images of Candidate’s latest Passport size Photograph (size: 10 kb to 200 kb), Post Card size photograph (4”X6”) (Size: 50 kb – 300 kb) and Candidate’s Signature (file size: 4kb – 30kb), Left hand thumb impression (file size: 10 kb-50 kb) in JPG/JPEG format. (In case of any eventuality of left thumb being unavailable, right hand thumb impression may be used.), Class X Passing Certificate (file size: 100 kb to 400 kb) in JPG/JPEG format.

For photograph, the focus needs to be on face (80% face coverage, ears clearly visible, on white background).

Step-4: Pay the required application fee through online mode and keep the transaction slip for future reference. The candidate has to make another transaction of fee, in case the Confirmation Page is not generated.

Step-4After filling the form, download and save the form and take a print out of Confirmation Page after successful submission of the application form.

NEET 2021 Admit Card – Steps To Download

  • Visit the official website for NEET
  • Click on the NEET 2021 Admit card download link
  • Fill up the required details – Date of birth, application number and security pin
  • Recheck the details entered
  • Submit details
  • Screen now displays your admit card
  • Verify and download

NEET 2021 Syllabus

The National Medical Commission of India (NMC) recommends the following syllabus for National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test NEET(UG) for admission to MBBS/BDS/BAMS/BSMS/BUMS/BHMS courses across the Country after review of various State syllabi as well as those prepared by CBSE, NCERT and CBSE.

Read through the syllabus for NEET Exam 2021 from class 11 and 12

NEET 2021 Physics Syllabus

Class 11th Syllabus Class 12th Syllabus
Physical world and measurement Electro statistics
Kinematics Current Electricity
Laws of Motion Magnetic effects of Current and Magnetism
Work, Energy, and Power Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents
Motion of systems of particles and rigid body Electromagnetic waves
Gravitation Optics
Properties of Bulk Matter Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Thermodynamics Atoms and Nuclei
Behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic theory Electronic Devices
Oscillations and wave

NEET 2021 Chemistry Syllabus

Class 11th Syllabus Class 12th Syllabus
Some basic concepts of Chemistry Solid state
Structure of atom Solutions
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties Electrochemistry
Chemical Bonding and Molecular structure Chemical Kinetics
States of Matter: Gases and liquids Surface Chemistry
Thermodynamics General principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Equilibrium P Block elements
Redox reactions D and F block elements
Hydrogen Coordination compounds
s-Block elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals) Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Some p-Block elements Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Organic Chemistry – Some basic principles and techniques Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Hydrocarbons Organic compounds containing Nitrogen
Environmental chemistry Biomolecules, Polymers and Chemistry in everyday life

NEET 2021 Biology Syllabus

Class 11th Syllabus Class 12th Syllabus
Diversity in the Living World Reproduction
Structural Organisation – Plants and Animals Genetics and Evolution
Cell Structure and Function Biology and Human welfare
Plant Physiology Biotechnology and its applications
Human physiology Ecology and environment


NEET 2021 Exam: FAQs

Q: When will the NEET 2021 exam be held?

Ans: NEET 2021 will be conducted on September 12, 2021.

Q: What is the mode of the NEET 2021 exam?

Ans: NEET exam is based on a pen-paper test, which is conducted in offline mode. Candidates have to mark their responses in the OMR sheets.

Q: Are there any limits to attempt the NEET exam?

Ans: Previously, the maximum limits to take the NEET exam were three. But as per the latest update, the maximum limits were scrapped from the exam.

Q: When will the NEET 2021 Admit Card be released?

Ans. NEET 2021 Admit card will be released 3 days before the exam date.

Q: What is the last date for NEET 2021 Registration?

Ans. The last date to fill NEET 2021 Registration form is August 06, 2021.

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