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NEET 2021: Exam Date, Registration, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus, Pattern, Practice Papers, and Cut off


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NEET 2021: Exam Date, Registration, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus, Pattern, Practice Papers, and Cut off

What is NEET Exam?

NEET 2021 Exam Date is expected to be delayed for the month of June or July. Due to the postponement of class 12th board exams. The NTA General Director has also said, that the authority will try to release the 2021 Exam Date by the early month of March. The Candidates who have passed or appearing for the class 12th can also fill 2021 Application Form in an online mode. Soon after the declaration of its dates.

The candidates must note that MoE had released the notice. Stating that NEET 2021 syllabus will remain unchanged. Other important changes like mode of exam, the pattern of exam, etc. This will be released with the NEET 2021 official brochure. Check out the Exam Pattern.

It will be conducted twice from this year. It is to build a good preparation strategy for candidates. Who should download the NEET Sample Papers? Last year candidates who had scored more than. Equal to 147-720 in GN and 113 -146 in other categories. Also qualified for the Cut off and participated in the admission process.

NEET is a National Eligibility cum Entrance Test conducted by NTA that is National Testing Agency. It is the only entrance test for those who wish to get admission to MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, Veterinary, and other medical courses in India. Last year around 16 lakh candidates had registered for the exam.

Out of which 85 to 90% of the candidates had appeared for the exam. Moreover, AIIMS and JIPMER MBBS exams have been dissolved. For admission to these institutes, one has to appear for the NEET exam only. After qualifying for the NEET. Candidates will become eligible to get admission in more than 75,000 MBBS seats. Around 25,000 BDS seats across the country.

The NEET 2021 Exam Date

Events Date (Tentative)
NEET 2021 Application Form Date 1st week of March 2021
Last date to fill the NEET Application Form 4th week of March 2021
The Availability of Admit card 4th week of April 2021
NEET 2021 Date 1st / 2nd week of July 2021
Declaration of result 4th week of July 2021
Counseling will start from August 2021

Reasons affecting the NEET Exam Date

Due to COVID-19 pandemic situations, many schools are remained closed for a longer period of time. However, all the students had attended the classes in the online mode. But still to complete the whole syllabus in online mode. It is the biggest challenge. Therefore considering the current situation on various boards had been postponed. The class’s 12th exam dates to the month of May 2021. Such delays and the state of being uncertain. The academic calendar has affected the 2021 Exam Date.

The NEET 2021 Highlights

Particulars Details
Exam Name NEET
Official website of NTA NEET ntaneet.nic.in
The Conducting authority National Testing Agency
Number of registered candidates in the previous session 15.97 lakh candidates
Total Candidates appeared for NEET 2020 90%
The Credentials are Required to Login NEET Portal Roll number, date of birth, and security pin
NEET Cutoff percentile UR – 50 SC/ST/OBC – 40 UR PWD – 45
The validity of NEET Result For academic session
Admission through NEET

15% All India Quota seats, 85% State Quota seats

Courses offered through the NEET MBBS, BDS, BUMS, BAMS, BHMS, BSMS, BNYS, etc.

The NEET Latest News on the year 2021

The NEET 2021 will be conducted twice from this year. As the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has given to begin for the same. The mode of exam, pattern, marking scheme, distribution of marks, duration, etc. These apparently remain the same.

The syllabus will also remain unchanged

No changes in the eligibility criteria have been announced. The NEET 2021 Exam Date could fall in the month of July. As the class, the 12th board exams will be conducted in the month of May or June 2021. So, to avoid any clash the exam could be conducted in the month of July 2021.

The NEET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

According to NEET 2021 Eligibility Criteria, a candidate who has passed or appearing for the class 12th exam. They can register for the exam. The upper age limit has been relaxed. But candidates have to fulfill the lower age limit that is 17 years.

Particulars Details
Nationality Indian nationals, OCI, NRIs
Qualifying for Exam Must have passed the 10+2 examination or its equivalent in PCB
Qualifying the Marks GN – 50% marks GN-PH – 45% SC/ST & OBC – 40%
The Age Limit 17 years as of 31st Dec 2021, No upper age limit

NEET 2021 for the Registration

NEET 2021 for Registration can be completed online. By visiting the official website of NTA NEET that is ntaneet.nic.in. NEET 2021. The application Form date is expected in the 1st week of March.

The steps for NEET 2021 Registration are mentioned below:

Step 1: The Registration – Visit the official website register online. By providing accurate details to generate NEET Registration No. and also Password.

Step 2: Filling the Application Form – Use the registration and also password to login to the official website. Enter the personal and academic details, test center as per the preference.

Step 3: Uploading of the Documents – Upload the passport size photograph, signature, and other documents. That is per the guidelines of NTA. Check the exam Document Upload Guidelines

Step 4: Payment of the NEET Registration Fees – The application fees can be paid online which is INR 1500 for GN, INR 1400 for EWS, and INR 800 for the other category candidates.

Step 5: Submit the Application Form – The last step is to save and also to submit the application form.

NEET 2021 Form Correction window will also be opened by NTA. During that time all the candidates will be allowed to edit a few details only like:

  • Mother’s and Father’s Name
  • Gender and Category
  • A person with Disability status
  • The NEET 2021 Exam Pattern

The NTA has not announced any changes in NEET 2021 Exam Pattern yet. However, the authority has decided to conduct the exam twice that is annually from this year. Also, found the reduction in the syllabus by various boards. NEET 2021 Question paper will have the internal options. Other important changes in the Exam Pattern like mode of exam, etc will also be released. With the official brochure.

Specifications Details
Frequency of NEET Exam 2 times a year
Distribution of Questions in the NEET 2021 Physics: 45, Chemistry: 45, Biology: 90 divided into  Zoology:45 & Botany: 45
The Type of Questions 180 Multiple Choice Questions
Total Marks 720 marks, Correct Answer: +4, Incorrect Answer: -1
The medium of  Paper English/ Hindi/ Urdu, Telugu, Bengali, Kannada, Gujarati, Tamil, Marathi, Assamese, and Oriya (As per the location of the Candidate)

The NEET 2021 Syllabus

MoE had released the official notice stating that NEET Syllabus 2021 will remain unchanged. All the Candidates will have to prepare for the exam. Based on the complete syllabus of classes 11th & 12th. The 3 subjects that one should need to prepare are – Chemistry, Physics, and Biology that is Zoology and Botany.

NEET Subject Wise Syllabus Total Units in Syllabus Weightage
Biology Syllabus

Class 11 – 5 Units

Class 12 – 5 Units

Physics Syllabus

Class 11 – 10 Units

Class 12 – 11 Units

Chemistry Syllabus

Class 11 – 14 Units

Class 12 – 16 Units


The NEET Sample Paper and Mock Test 2021

The Candidates can download the previous year’s language-wise. The question papers and answer keys from the links provided below. To download more NEET Sample Paper.

The NEET Mock Test 2021

NEET Mock Test is available at the official website of NTA that is nta.ac.in. Candidates can appear for subject-wise mock tests for free at NTA’s website. Solving the NEET sample papers. Taking the mock test that will help the candidates to improve their time management skills. They will be able to get a clear picture of the type of questions. That can be asked in the examination.

The Best Books for NEET 2021

Candidates must be thorough with their class 11th and 12th NCERT books. They must go through the same at least twice before referring to any other book. As they are considered to be the best use for the NEET preparation. Some of the books are mentioned below. Check out Subject Wise NEET Important Books.

Name of the Book and Publications/ Author Name is:

The name of the book is Objective NCERT at your fingertips for NEET AIIMS – Physics. The Publications Name is MTG Editorial Board.

The book’s name is Complete NEET Guide: Biology. The Author’s name is MTG Editorial Board.

The book’s name is Organic Chemistry for NEET A Textbook for Inorganic Chemistry. The Publications’ name is M.S Chouhan R.K Gupta.

NEET 2021 Preparation & Coaching

The Candidates can build a preparation strategy. Which is based on the weightage of topics. This way one can segregate the important topics. It gives them special attention.

Achieving the exam is important for any candidate. To have a suitable strategy and study plan comprising of subject-wise tips. Those are recommended books, and coaching if required. It is important for the candidates to follow a proper schedule. The study plan to very good the examination.

The Best Coaching Centers for NEET

The coaching centers provide both online and offline classes. Students can also ask for the demo class. Before finalizing the coaching Institute. Students should also enquire about the strength of the class.

To check the experience of the faculties by meeting them. Some of the top coaching centers in India are:

  • The Aakash Institute
  • The Allen Institute
  • The Resonance
  • The Elite Academy
  • The EDU Pace Academy

The Online Resources for NEET Preparation

Some of the best online resources for the NEET preparation are mentioned below:

  • The Physics Galaxy
  • The Biology NEET Inspection
  • Darwin – NEET 2020 Preparation
  • AskIITians – IIT JEE, NEET, SAT, CBSE, ICSE Prep
  • Aakash iTutor: NEET & IIT-JEE
  • The NEET Practice
  • Pre-PG Prep: NEET, AIIMS-MCQs, NEET PG Test Series
  • The Unacademy
  • The Khan Academy
  • Exam Fear Education
  • The Career Point
  • The Toppr

The NEET Admit Card 2021

The Admit Card 2021 will be released a month before the exam date on the official website. It is successfully registered the applicants. Who will be able to download their Admit Card by just logging in to their accounts? Read How to Download the 2021 Admit Card?

The Candidates can check the important details like exam date, time, exam center details, etc in their admit card 2021.
All candidates will have to carry the Admit Card 2021. Along with a valid ID proof to the exam center.

The NEET Result 2021

The Exam result 2021 will be declared soon after the ending of the exam. Medical candidates who are attended the exam. Can check their results on the official website of NTA NEET.

The Exam Result 2021 will be announced in the scorecard format.

The Exam Result will be applicable for admissions in all the medical colleges in India. Including the AIIMS and JIPMER.

All the Candidates should save a copy of their Exam Scorecard for future references.

The important details that are mentioned in the NEET 2021 in Scorecard are Subject-wise. The Percentile Score is obtained Overall Percentile score. The Total marks scored out of 720, NEET AIR. All India Rank, category rank, 2020 Cut off.

The NEET 2021 Merit List

The National Testing Authority that is NTA will release the Exam Merit List. Provide it to the counseling body that is DGHS (Directorate General of Health Services). The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The merit list will be derived on the basis of the marks that are obtained by the candidates.

The NEET Cut off 2021

Candidates who are planning to appear for the exam. They will have to qualify for the NEET Cut off percentile. They have to scores in order to get admission to MBBS, BDS, and AYUSH programs. In the year 2020, all the sessions due to vacant seats in AYUSH and BDS programs. The authority had reduced the qualifying percentile by 10.

The NEET Cut off scores

Candidates can also check the original. The revised cut-off marks mentioned in the table below. However, the candidates must note that the change in the percentile and scores was only for the year 2020 session. It is not necessary the authority will reduce the cut-off for the upcoming session also.

The NEET Counselling 2021

Medical Counselling Committee that is MCC conducts Exam Counselling for around 15% AQI seats. All India-level counseling is conducted in just 3 rounds. If the seats still left vacant after the completion of round 3. Then the authority will conduct the mop round of counseling.

First of all, candidates have to register for Exam Counselling. At the official website of MCC and also make a payment. After that, one will get the opportunity of Choice Filling and also Seat Locking. Then the result of the counseling round will be declared in an online mode.

Who is the Eligible for NEET Counselling?

The Candidates who are qualifying exam are eligible for admission.

  • The GN category, the qualifying percentile is 50.
  • For OBC/SC/ST category, the qualifying percentile is 40.
  • The GN-PH category, the qualifying percentile is 40.
  • For the OBC/SC/ST-PH category, the qualifying percentile is 40.

So, this is the important information on the topic of NEET 2021: Exam Date, Registration, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus, Pattern, Practice Papers, and Cut off. Here I have fully mentioned the NEET exam thorough preparation by the candidates. Please find the above-mentioned information on the exam.

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