NEET 2021 Exam Date, Notification, Eligibility, Application Form

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NEET 2021– National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the NEET 2021 exam date in November 2021. Class 12 passed students will be able to download the NEET information brochure from the first week of December 2020. The exam conducting authority will also release the NTA NEET UG 2021 application form in the same month. NTA NEET 2021 (UG) will be held on first Sunday of May 2021 for admission to MBBS/BDS Programmes in various Medical/Dental Colleges in India.

Aspirants should visit the official website of NTA NEET- to submit their NEET 2021 application form in online mode. Students should check the NEET exam eligibility before fillig the online application form. NEET UG 2021 will be an objective type test of 03 hours duration. Here, we have summarized the complete details related to the NEET exam 2021 such as eligibility criteria, NEET 2021 date, examination pattern, NEET UG syllabus and others. Read the article for complete details.

NEET 2021 Highlights

Particulars NEET 2021 Details
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam Name National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-UG)
Level of Exam National
Mode of Test Offline or Pen and paper mode
Exam Duration 3 hours
Eligibility 12th passed
NTA NEET Website

NEET 2021 Exam Date

NTA will soon release the NEET UG exam date 2021. Here, we have mentioned tentative NEET 2021 date based on last year’s details

Events Important Dates
Online NEET Registration Start Date 1st week of December 2020
NTA NEET UG 2021 application last date Last week of December 2020
Last Date to Pay Application Fee Last week of December 2020
Online Form Correction Facility Start Date January 2021
Last Date to Correct NEET Exam Forms January 2021
NEET Admit Card 2021 Release date April 2021
NEET UG 2021 Exam Date 1st week of May 2021
Display of OMR Sheets To be intimated shortly
Release of Official NEET Answer Key To be intimated shortly
Declaration of NEET Result Last week of May 2021
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NEET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should satisfy the eligibility criteria of NEET UG 2021 before filling registration form. The exam authority will rejet the application of ineligible candidates. Read the NTA NEET exam eligibility carefully to avoid any hassle-

NEET 2021 Age Limit- The age of the aspirants should be between 17 to 25 years as on December 2021. SC/ST/OBC-NCL category and PwD Candidates can avail the benefit of 5 years relaxation in the upper age limit.

Education Qualification- Class 12 passed students or candidate who are appearing in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology are eligible to apply for NTA NEET UG exam 2021.

Nationality- Only Indian Nationals, NRIs, Oversees Citizen of India (OCIs), Persons with Indian Origin (PIOs) and Foreign Nationals are eligible for 15% All India Quota Seats.

NEET 2021 Reservation of Seats

S. No.


Reservation Percentage

1 Physically Handicapped (PH) 5%
2 Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5%
3 Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
4 OBC (Other Backward Classes) 27%

NEET 2021 Application Form

NTA will release the NEET application form in the month of December 2020. The application form of NEET exam 2021 will be released only in online mode. Candidates are allowed to submit only one application form. To apply online for NEET exam 2021, candidates will need a valid Aadhaar number. Candidates should follow the below steps to fill and submit the NEET exam form-

Steps to Apply Online for NTA NEET 2021 Exam

  • Step-1- Fill the Online NEET Application Form– Go to the official website- and  click the registration link. Fill the asked details such as Candidate’s Name, Mother’s Name, Father’s Name, Category, Gender, Date of Birth, Mobile Number and more correctly in NTA NEET UG application form
  • Step-2- Upload photo and signature- After submitting the details, candidates should upload the scanned images of signature and recent photograph of specific size and format.
  • Step-3- Make Payment of Fee– To complete the NEET 2021 application process, candidates have to pay the application fee through online mode and click the “Submit” button.
  • Step-4- Print Confirmation Page– On successful completion of form, a Confirmation page will appear on the computer screen. Candidates should download the same for future purpose.
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NTA NEET 2021 Application Fee

Categories Application Fees
General Rs. 1500/-
General-EWS/ OBC-NCL
Rs. 1400/-
SC/ST/PwD/Transgender Rs. 800/-

NEET 2021 Specification of Images

  • All the scanned images should be in JPG format.
  • The size of scanned passport photograph should be between 10Kb to 200Kb.
  • Post Card size photograph (4”X6”) (Size: 50 kb – 300 kb)
  • The size of signature image should be between 3Kb to 20Kb.
  • The size of scanned image of Left hand thumb impression should be between 10 kb to 50 kb

Keep the mentioned documents for future use

S.No. Documents
1 Proof of application fee payment
2 Confirmation Page of NEET Application form
3 Copy of the computer generated Self Declaration in respect of candidates from J & K state who have opted for seats under 15% All India Quota

NEET 2021 Exam Pattern

It is necessary to have the complete details of NEET Exam Pattern in order to excel in the exam with good marks.

Subjects Number of Questions Total Marks
Zoology 45 180
Botany 45 180
Physics 45 180
Chemistry 45 180
Total 180 720
  • For each correct answer, candidates will receive 4 marks.
  • For every incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted.
  • The questions paper will contain multiple choice types questions.
  • The test will be conducted in pen and paper mode.
  • The duration of NEET 2021 will be 03 hours.

NEET 2021 Syllabus

The NEET Syllabus contains important topics of Class 11 and 12 Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Candidates should give equal importance to Physics, Chemistry and Biology to get good marks in NEET exam 2021. A few topics are mentioned below for your convenience-

Class XI Class XII
Physical world and measurement Electrostatics
Kinematics Current Electricity
Laws of Motion Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Work, Energy and Power Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Electromagnetic Waves
Properties of Bulk Matter Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Gravitation Optics
Class XI Class XII
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
Class XI Class XII
Diversity in Living Reproduction
Cell Structure and Function Genetics and Evolution
Plant Physiology Biotechnology and Its Applications
Human physiology Biology and Human Welfare
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NTA NEET 2021 Admit Card

NTA will release the NEET admit card in the last week of March 2021. Candidates will need their application number/ registration number and password in order to download the NEET exam admit card. It is suggested to download the admit card of NTA NEET UG 2021 before the examination to avoid the last minute rush and keep it safe till the completion of admission process. NEET 2021 admit card contains important details such as examination venue, roll number, name of the candidate, Photograph, Signature, category and more.

NTA NEET 2021 Result

The result of NEET 2021 will be declared in the last week of May 2021 on the official website- To check the NEET exam result, candidates will need their application number and password. The result will contain the section-wise marks and the rank secured by the candidates. The scorecard will also be available on the same date. Candidates can download the same and keep it safe as they need to produce the score card during the counselling and seat allotment process.

NTA NEET 2021 Answer Key

NTA will issue the images of OMR Answer Sheets and Responses and NEET answer keys on the website The exact date of their issuance will be declared in short while. If any candidates find error in the OMR sheet or answer key then they can challenge the OMR on payment of non-refundable fee of Rs.1000/- per response.

NEET 2021 Exam Centres

NEET UG Examination 2021 will be conducted at 155 cities. Candidates have to choose their preferences while filling the application form. Among the three preferences, one nearest exam center will be allotted on the basis of availability. Check Complete NEET exam centers list here

A list of few exam centers

Delhi Ajmer Ujjain Lucknow
Gurgaon Jaipur Indore Kanpur
Faridabad Kota Surat Meerut
Amritsar Udaipur Port Blair Itanagar
Bhatinda Gangtok Bhopal Tezpur

NTA NEET 2021 Helpline

NTA help desk: 0120-6895200 (operational 09:30 AM to 06:00 PM during working days)
Email ID: [email protected]
Mobile: 8076535482, 7703859909

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