NTA  NEET (UG) 2021
NTA National Eligibility cum Entrance Test - NEET (UG) 2021:NTA has published an Advertisement for the below Exam 2021. Other details like age limit, educational qualification, selection process, application fee, and how to apply are given below in the advertisement.
NTA National Eligibility cum Entrance Test - NEET (UG) 2021
The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts NEET for admission to MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, Veterinary, and other medical/paramedical courses in India. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is the sole entrance test for admission to MBBS and BDS courses in India.

NEET 2021 will be conducted once a year in offline mode in 13 languages at around 155 cities in India with approximately 16 lakh test-takers. The scores of NEET UG 2021 will be used for BSc Nursing and Life Sciences Admissions. JIPMER had also announced that it will grant admission to JIPMER BSc Nursing and other allied courses on the basis of the NEET UG 2021 score. Notably, AIIMS and JIPMER MBBS exams have been discontinued, and now the admission to both these institutes also happens through NEET. To know more about the application form, eligibility criteria, dress code, participating institutes, etc. read the complete article.

NEET 2021 What's New
  • NEET 2021 exam pattern changed. All subjects will have two sections with equal number of questions. Out of total 200 questions in the question paper, candidates can choose to attempt 180, i.e. 10 out of 15 questions from the second section of each subject
  • NEET 2021 to be conducted in 13 languages
  • The application process will be conducted in two phases. In the first phase, candidates will have to enter certain information and the second phase will be conducted prior to the declaration of result, wherein they have to enter rest of the information
  • NEET 2021 will be conducted in Kuwait, an international location for the first time
Exam Name: NTA National Eligibility cum Entrance Test - NEET (UG) 2021

NEET Eligibility Criteria 2021
The National Testing Agency has prescribed the NEET 2021 eligibility criteria. All those who wish to apply for the entrance test are advised to check if they fit into the criteria specified by NTA. Candidates who fulfil the following parameters are eligible for NEET UG 2021:

Citizens or applicants belonging to the following nationalities are eligible to apply for NEET:
  • Indian Nationals
  • Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)
  • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
  • Persons with Indian Origin (PIO)
  • Foreign Nationals
Age Limit:
  • The age limit or age criteria for NEET candidates are as follows:
  • The minimum age of a candidate as of December 31, 2021, should be 17 years
  • The rule specifying the maximum age limit of the candidate was challenged last year in the court of law. Thus, there is no upper age limit as of now and candidates older than 25 years of age applying for NEET 2021 will be provisionally admitted subject to the ruling of the High Court of Delhi.
Minimum qualification:
  • Applicants should fulfil the educational qualification mentioned below:
  • Candidate must have cleared Class 12 or equivalent from a recognised institute
  • Candidates who are appearing for Class 12 or equivalent in summer 2021 can also apply for NEET 2021
  • Candidates who have completed Class 12 or equivalent from an open school are also eligible
Selection Process: Candidates will be selected based on an interview.
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NEET 2021 Application Form Process
The application process will be online and candidates have to register themselves on the official website in order to fill the application form. For successful completion of the NEET 2021 application process, a candidate has to go through these four steps. To help understand the process better, the steps have been elaborated below. There has been a change in the NEET UG 2021 application procedure. According to NTA, in order to ensure that candidates have submitted the application information properly, the application form has been divided into two sets/phases. The first set of information has to be filled before the application deadline and the second set has to be filled before the declaration of the result.

How to apply for NEET 2021?
The step by step application process for NEET 2021 is given below:
  • Visit the official website, neet.nta.nic.in and register for NEET UG 2021
  • Fill all the mandatory fields in the online form, including the personal and academic details
  • Upload the required documents such as scanned copies of photographs, signature, left-hand thumb impression, and Class 10 Certificate
  • To complete the process, pay the stipulated fee as mentioned below
  • Take a printout of the confirmation page and preserve it for future reference
NEET 2021 Exam Centres 
The table below shows the list of NEET 2021 exam centre locations. The list for NEET 2021 exam centres is yet to be released. According to Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, the number of exam cities has been increased from 155 to 198, including an international city to ensure COVID-19 safety protocols. The following table carries the list of major cities and not the complete list.

NEET 2021 Admit Card
NTA will release the NEET admit card 2021 online, on the official website. According to the information brochure released by NTA, NEET 2021 admit card will be released three days prior to the examination. The admit card of NEET UG 2021 will be available on the official website of NTA NEET. Candidates can download their NEET admit card 2021 by logging into their registered accounts. Details of the exam centre allotted to the candidate will be mentioned on the admit card of NEET 2021.

After downloading the admit card, candidates need to take a coloured printout of the same and paste a recent passport-sized photograph (preferably the same as the one uploaded with the application form) in the space provided. Also, candidates must get it signed by a parent/guardian before the exam day. However, they must not sign on the admit card unless instructed by the invigilator, on the day of the exam.

NEET 2021 Syllabus
The syllabus of NEET is set by the NTA. It mainly comprises three subjects, namely Physics, Chemistry and Biology. NEET 2021 syllabus is the same as that of CBSE Class 11 and Class 12. However, a few topics of the NEET UG syllabus are not taught in these classes. Candidates are advised to go through the syllabus of NEET 2021 before they start preparing for the entrance test. Aspirants of NEET 2021 must also note that the syllabus for the current session has not changed.  

NEET 2021 Answer Keys
NEET answer keys refer to the correct answer option in a question from the four answer options. NTA will release the official NEET 2021 answer keys within a month of conducting the exam. The NEET 2021 answer key release date will be notified by NTA after the conduct of the exam. Experts from the top coaching institutes will release the unofficial NEET 2021 answer keys on the exam day itself along with the detailed solutions or the question-solving method which derived the correct NEET answer keys. By utilising the NEET 2021 answer keys, candidates can calculate their estimated score out of 720. Once the official NEET 2021 answer keys are released, candidates can tally those with the expert answer keys can in case there is doubt on any of the keys being wrong, they can submit objections within the stipulated time by following the procedure. The final NEET answer keys will be released along with the result.

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Important Dates:
Starting Date of Online Application: 13-07-2021
Last Date to Apply Online: 06-08-2021

FAQs Regarding NEET 2021
Q. When will NTA release the NEET 2021 information bulletin?
A. NTA has released the NEET 2021 notification on July 13. Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan had announced the NEET 2021 date on July 12 on behalf of NTA. 

Q. What is the official website of NEET 2021?
A. The official website of NEET 2021 can be reached by visiting neet.nta.nic.in.

Q. When will the NEET 2021 application process start?
A. The NEET 2021 application process has started on July 13, 5 pm onwards, on the official NTA NEET 2021 website. 

Q. Can compartment students apply for NEET 2021? 
A. Compartmental students can apply for NEET provided they scored the required percentage of marks in the compartment examinations. 

Q. What is the percentage required in Class 12 for NEET 2021?
A. General category candidates have to score 50 per cent or above in the PCB section in Class 12.  

Q. When will NEET 2021 be conducted?
A. NEET 2021 is scheduled to be held on September 12, 2021.