- Latest Updates: National Eligibility Entrance Test 2021
- A Brief History of Medical Entrance Examinations in India
- NEET 2021 Exam: Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Qualifying Marks.
- NEET 2021 Application Fees Category Wise
- NEET 2021 Exam: Admit Card and Application Process
- Cutoff for NEET 2020, 2019 & 2018
- Previous Year NEET Question Papers
- FAQ’s for NEET 2021 Exam
Latest Updates: National Eligibility Entrance Test 2021
NTA has announced the schedules for NEET 2021 Exams after lengthy deliberations from Education Ministry with parents, students & other stakeholders. It was discussed whether there is a possibility of conducting NEET 2021 Exam online & also the possibility of conducting it twice this year. However, to put an end to all the speculation NTA has announced that NEET 2021 Exam will be conducted on August 1st in offline mode across the country. In a recent development from the education ministry, it is also concluded that NEET 2021 Exam will be conducted only Once this year. NTA will start the process of Applications anytime soon with the latest expected date to be in the third week of March.
A Brief History of Medical Entrance Examinations in India
NTA National Eligibility Entrance Test is one of India’s most competitive exams seeking admissions for Top MBBS & BDS graduation colleges in India. There are various state level & private entrance examinations for Medical Entrance Exams of Graduate & Post Graduate courses like NEET PG 2021, AIIMS 2021, AIIMS PG 2021, JIPMER 2021 (Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Research)
In 2017, the Union Cabinet of Ministers established National Testing Agency (NTA) to conduct entrance examinations like JEE Mains, NEET-UG, NET, CMAT & Graduation Pharmacy Test.
While the envisioned Programme of Action 1992 & National Education Policy of 1986 laid the foundation for the Common National Institution for conducting exams for Higher Education in India, the true policy level changes only started after the Establishment of NEET in November 2017.
NEET 2021 Exam: Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Qualifying Marks.
Age Limit for NEET 2021 Exam
Candidate Appearing for the NEET 2021 exam should have a minimum of 17 Years of age as of December 31, 2021.
The upper age limit for NEET 2021 exam is yet to be decided, students above 25 years of age can write the exam provisionally pending the decision of the Delhi High Court
Main Subjects and Minimum Qualification
Students who have cleared or appearing for the final Class 12 or equivalent from any recognized university can apply for the NEET 2021 Exam.
Applicant should have Biology, Physics & Chemistry as the primary subjects in their class 12, students with other subjects and biology as an additional subject are also eligible to apply for NEET 2021.
Category wise Minimum Marks ( General, SC/ST/OBC and PWD)
General Category Students: 50% Marks in 10+2
PWD Category: 45%
NEET 2021 Application Fees Category Wise
|Students Category||Application Fees in INR|
|General Category||1,500 Rupees|
|Gen EWS/OBC||1,400 Rupees|
Qualifying Examination Codes for NEET
|Code||Type of Students|
|Code 01||Appearing in the class 12 exam or waiting for Results|
|Code 02||Finished & qualified class 12 but didn’t join in any other course|
|Code 03||Intermediate/ State Board Students with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology|
|Code 04||Premedical/ Pre-professional students with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology|
|Code 05||A first-year student of a degree with English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Biotechnology|
|Code 06||BSC qualified students with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology|
|Code 07||Intermediate Science Examination equivalent or Foreign University Students|
NEET 2021 Exam: Admit Card and Application Process
NEET 2021 Application Dates and Timeline
NEET 2021 Exam will be conducted in a pen and paper format across India by NTA for MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BSMS, BUMS, and BHMS admissions on 1st August 2021 (Sunday).
NEET 2021 Application Timeline
Cutoff for NEET 2020, 2019 & 2018
Expected cutoff for NEET 2021 will be updated here after the exam on August 1st. Students can use these cutoffs to get an idea on level of the preparation required to get their dream admission in Medical College.
|Category||2020 Cutoff||2019 Cutoff||2018 Cutoff||2017 Cutoff|
Previous Year NEET Question Papers
Rizee’s Previous Year Paper Analysis for NEET Exam 2021 is the smartest way of understanding how NTA prepares NEET Question Papers every year. Based on the same method Rizee has successfully predicted the Top 10 Chapters for each subject in JEE Mains 2021 from which 70% of the Questions came in the paper set by NTA.
Stay Tuned for Complete Previous Year Papers with Solutions for NEET 2020, NEET 2019, NEET2018.
FAQ’s for NEET 2021 Exam
Q. How Many times will NEET be conducted in 2021?
- NEET will be conducted ONLY ONCE in 2021 as per the latest information available from the education ministry.
Q. When is NEET 2021 Exam?
- NTA will be conducting NEET Exam on August 1st, 2021.
Q.When will be the application dates announced?
- NEET Application dates are yet to be announced.
Q. When is the last date to apply for NEET 2021 Exam?
- NEET Application dates are yet to be announced.
Q. When will NTA release NEET Admit cards?
- NEET Admit cards will be released after the completion of the correction window for NEET 2021 Application form, yet to be announced.
Q. I have finished my graduation with Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Can I apply for NEET 2021 exam?
- Yes, you can apply.Check your eligibility codes.
Q. I am 26 years old. Can I apply for the NEET 2021 exam?
- Yes, you can provisionally apply even if you are above 25 years pending Delhi high court decision on this matter.
Q. When is NEET 2021 Counselling dates?
- Yet to be announced, will be announced after NEET 2021 Results.