NEET 2021

The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) is a national level examination conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The exam is organised once a year. NEET exam is an undergraduate-level examination conducted for admission to medical courses such as MBBS and BDS. NTA has extended the last date to apply NEET UG 2021 till August 10, 2021. The registration of NEET 2021 has started on July 13, 2021. The NEET entrance exam will be conducted on September 12, 2021, in 13 languages, including Hindi and English, in pen and paper-based mode. The question paper contain 180 questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects. As per NTA, the admit card will be available from prior to 3 days before the exam.

NEET 2021 Highlights

Exam Name

National Eligibility Entrance Exam/ NEET

Administered by

National Testing Agency

Conducting Sessions

Once in a year

Exam Level

National Level Exam

Exam Paper Languages Available

Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu

Mode of Application

Online

NEET Application Fee (General)
OBC
SC/ST

₹1500 [Online Payment]
₹ 1400
₹ 800

Mode of Exam

Online

Total Marks

720

Exam Duration

3 Hours

NEET 2021 Exam Pattern

The important dates of the NEET 2021 exam are given below:

Event

Date

NEET 2021 Application Form Released

July 13, 2021

Last Date to Submit NEET 2021 Application Form

August 10, 2021

Announcement of NEET 2021 City of Examination

August 20, 2021

NEET 2021 Admit Card

To be released 3 days before the examination

NEET 2021 Exam Date 

12th September 2021

NEET 2021 Result

To Be Announced

NEET 2021 Counselling

To Be Announced 

NEET Pattern (Changed)

Test pattern of NEET (UG)-2021 comprises two sections.

Each subject will consist of two sections.

  • Section A will consist of 35 Questions

  • Section B will have 15 questions, out of these 15 Questions, candidates can choose to attempt any 10 Questions.

Sr.

Subjects

Sections

Total Nos. Of Questions

Max. Nos. of MCQ to be attempted

Marks( 4 Marks each Attempted MCQ

1

Physics

Section A

35

35

140

2

Section B

15

10

40

3

Chemistry

Section A

35

35

140

4

Section B

15

10

40

5

Botany

Section A

35

35

140

6

Section B

15

10

40

7

Zoology

Section A

35

35

140

8

Section B

15

10

40

Total

200

180

720

The exam pattern for the NEET (UG)-2021 Examination for admission in the Session 2021-22 is as follows:

The important points to note:

  • Each question carries 04 (four) marks and, for each correct answer candidate will get 04 (four) marks. For each incorrect answer, 01(one) mark will be deducted from the total score.

  • To answer a question, the candidate has to find, for each question, the correct answer/ best option.

  • However, after the process of the challenge of key, if more than one option is found to be correct then all/any one of the multiple correct/best options marked will be given four marks (+4). Any incorrect option marked will be given minus one mark -1). · Unanswered/unattempted questions will be given no marks. In case, a question is dropped/ ignored, all candidates will be given four marks (+4) irrespective of the fact whether the question has been attempted or not attempted by the candidate.

Eligibility Criteria for NEET 2021

Eligibility to appear in NEET (UG) – 2021 Eligibility for appearing in NEET (UG), as per related Regulations of NMC and DCI are as follows:- 

  • He/she has completed 17 years of age at the time of admission or will complete that age on or before 31 December of the year of his/her admission to the first year Undergraduate Medical Course. Accordingly, the lower age limit shall as under: For Candidates of General (UR)/General-EWS born on or before 31.12.2004 For Candidates of SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PwBD Category.

  • The upper age limit for NEET (UG) is 25 years as on the date of examination with a relaxation of 5 years for the candidates belonging to the SC/ST/OBC-NCL category and PwBD Candidates.

  • Indian Citizens/ Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) intending to pursue Undergraduate Medical Courses in a foreign Medical/ Dental Institute also need to qualify NEET (UG).

NEET 2021 Important Dates

The important dates of the NEET 2021 exam are given below:

Event

Date

NEET 2021 Application Form Released

July 13, 2021

Last Date to Submit NEET 2021 Application Form

August 10, 2021

Announcement of NEET 2021 City of Examination

August 20, 2021

NEET 2021 Admit Card

To be released 3 days before the examination

NEET 2021 Exam Date 

12th September 2021

NEET 2021 Result

To Be Announced

NEET 2021 Counselling

To Be Announced 

NEET 2021 Syllabus

NEET, National Entrance cum Eligibility Test is conducted by NTA, i.e. National Testing Agency, every year for entrance to medical college. The question paper is prepared on the basis of the syllabus prescribed by the Medical Council of India. The exam is a gateway to enter the prestigious medical colleges of the country. The students qualifying the NEET exam are eligible for the counselling to get admission into MBBS/B.D.S. courses offered by various medical colleges of the country. The syllabus is divided into three sections:

Subject

Weightage

Physics

25%

Chemistry

25%

Biology

50%

The syllabus of Physics for NEET 2021 is:

Physical World & Measurement

Electrostatics

Laws of Motion

Current Electricity

Thermodynamics

Magnetic Effects of Current & Magnetism

Oscillations & Waves

Optics

Kinematics

Electromagnetic Waves

Motions of System of Particles & Rigid Body

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents

Work, Energy and Power

Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

Gravitation

Atoms and Nuclei

Properties of Bulk Matter

Electronic Devices

Behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory

 

The syllabus of Biology for NEET 2021 is:

Diversity in Living World

Reproduction

Structural Organization in Animals and Plants

Genetics and Evolution

Cell Structure and Function

Biology and Human Welfare

Plant Physiology

Biotechnology and Its Application

Human Physiology

Ecology and Environment

 

Principles of Inheritance and Variation

The syllabus of Chemistry for NEET 2021 is:

Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

Solid State

Structure of Atom

Chemical Solutions

Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

Electrochemistry

Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

Chemical Kinetics

States of Matter: Gases and Liquids

Surface Chemistry

Chemical 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

Halo-alkanes and Halo-arenes

Some p-Block Elements

Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

Organic Chemistry- Basic Principles and Techniques

Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acid

Hydrocarbons

Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen

Environmental Chemistry

Biomolecules

 Chemistry in Everyday Life 

Polymers

NEET 2021 Application Fee

The application fee for NEET 2021 varies for students of various categories. For general category students, probably the fee could be 1500 INR, while for OBC/EWS and for ST/SC/PwD/Transgender, it could be 1400 INR & 800 INR respectively.

NEET 2021 RESERVATION POLICY

Reservation in All India Quota: Reservation in All India Quota seats shall be as follows: 

S.C- 15% 

S.T- 7.5% 

PwBD- 5% 

Horizontal Reservation

OBC (Non- Creamy Layer)- 27 % Only in National Institutes/Central Universities

EWS- 10% Only in National Institutes/Central Universities

NEET 2021 Registration Process

The application form for NEET is filled online.

Step 1: Go to https://ntaneet.nic.in/ntaneet/registration/instruction.aspx. Read the instructions carefully and click on ‘Proceed to Apply Online NEET (UG)-2021’ at the bottom of the page.

Step 2: Fill the NEET online application form. You have to provide your details like DOB, Aadhaar Number, Mobile Number etc. along with your educational details. Select the language of your choice for the NEET 2021 exam. You are required to fill 3 choices of exam centre. After filling the application form, your registration number is generated. Please note it down.

Step 3: Upload your photograph and signature in the required format

Step 4: Make the payment of the NEET 2021 application fee.

Step 5:Take a printout of the confirmation page after your payment is complete.

NEET 2020: State-wise Distribution of Seats

Since 2020, giving NEET is mandatory for all MBBS aspirants regardless of which college they want to join. There will not be any separate entrance examinations like JIPMER or AIIMS. Hence, every medical college comes under the purview of NEET. Here, we have compiled a list of the distribution of medical seats across the different states in the country. The total number of seats will help you understand the magnitude of competition which was in NEET 2020. The number of medical seats available in your state will help you get an idea of your chances in the State Quota.

State

Government

Private

Deemed

Total

No. of College

Seats

No. of College

Seats

No. of College

Seats

No. of College

Seats

A & N Islands

1

110

0

0

0

0

1

110

Arunachal Pradesh

1

100

0

0

0

0

1

100

Chandigarh

1

150

0

0

0

0

1

150

Dadra & Nagar

1

150

0

0

0

0

1

150

Goa

1

180

0

0

0

0

1

180

Meghalaya

1

50

0

0

0

0

1

50

Mizoram

1

100

0

0

0

0

1

100

Sikkim

0

0

1

100

0

0

1

100

AFMC*

1

150

0

0

0

0

1

150

Manipur

2

225

0

0

0

0

2

225

Tripura

1

125

1

100

0

0

2

225

JIPMER*

2

250

0

0

0

0

2

250

Uttarakhand

3

425

2

300

0

0

5

725

Assam

6

900

0

0

0

0

6

900

Jharkhand

6

580

0

0

0

0

6

580

Himachal Pradesh

6

720

1

150

0

0

7

870

Delhi

6

1015

1

100

1

100

8

1215

Jammu & Kashmir

7

885

1

100

0

0

8

985

Puducherry

1

180

3

550

4

600

8

1330

Punjab

3

600

5

625

0

0

8

1225

Chhattisgarh

7

770

3

300

0

0

10

1070

Odisha

7

1150

2

200

2

300

11

1650

Haryana

5

710

6

700

1

150

12

1560

Bihar

9

1140

5

600

0

0

14

1740

AllMS*

15

1207

0

0

0

0

15

1207

Madhya Pradesh

13

1870

9

1150

0

0

22

3020

Rajasthan

14

2600

8

1300

0

0

22

3900

West Bengal

18

3000

6

700

0

0

24

3700

Gujarat

17

3650

11

1700

1

150

29

5500

Andhra Pradesh

13

2410

17

2650

1

150

31

5210

Telangana

10

1740

22

3100

0

0

32

4840

Kerala

10

1455

23

2450

1

100

34

4005

Tamil Nadu

26

3600

14

1950

9

1600

49

7150

Maharashtra

24

4080

17

2120

10

1850

51

8050

Uttar Pradesh

24

2878

30

3300

1

100

55

6278

Karnataka

19

2900

29

4195

11

2000

59

9095

Total

282

42055

217

28440

42

7100

541

77595

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