NEET 2021 – Exam Date, Registration, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus, and much more.

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NEET 2021 – Synopsis

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET Exam 2021) is a common entrance exam for aspirants who want to lead their careers in the medical field. NEET is conducted to assess the qualification or eligibility for admission in MBBS or other undergraduate medical courses approved by medical colleges in India and abroad.

It is conducted by the National testing agency to open possibilities for admission to undergraduates every year. According to India’s government, students must qualify in NEET Exam to appear in college in India and abroad. After a lot of anticipation, NTA has declared NEET Exam 2021 conducted on August 1, 2021.

Pehli Naukri wishes the aspirants Lotsa luck to achieve their goals. Check out a further syllabus, eligibility criteria, how to apply, and other things under the sections above.

The government has decided to conduct the exam in 30 districts instead of selected seven cities. The NEET Exam 2021 would be through offline mode. Aspirants who are willing to appear in the exam must register and fill out a form for the exam before the last date. Before filling the form, check out the guidelines and other information available on the page.

NEET Exam 2021 – Apply Online

Event Date
NEET 2021 Exam Date August 1, 2021
NEET 2021 Form opening date 3rd week of March 2021
Last date to fill the form 3rd week of April 2021
Admit Card availability 1st week of July 2021
Declaration of result 4th week of August 2021
Counseling September 2021

NEET Exam 2021 Details

The NEET is the only medical entrance exam that allows the aspirants to fill all the medical seats in India and open getaways for admission to AIIMS and JIPMER or for medical courses abroad.

NEET Exam 2021 Eligibility

The eligibility criteria is a set of norms designed by the National Testing Agency. Lead every year, NEET 2021 opens possibilities for medical aspirants to get admission in MBBS and BDS colleges. Candidates must be passed out from the 12th class with Chemistry, Biology, Physics, and English Subjects.

NEET Exam Eligibility Age and Citizen

While for General Category candidates, it is imperative to score 50% marks in grade 12, whereas for the category of OBC/ST/SC, aspirants should qualify with a minimum of 40% marks. Aspirants lying under the PWD Quota category must have a minimum score of 45% marks for appearing in exams.

  • Aspirants should be a minimum of 17 years at the time of admission or qualify for it by December 31, 2021.
  • The upper age limit is removed to appear in NEET Exam 2021.
  • Aspirants older than 25 years can appear for the exam provisionally.
  • Indian citizens, NRI, candidates of Indian origin, overseas citizens of India, or Foreign Nationals who wish to pursue a career in MBBS/BDS from a foreign university need to attempt and qualify for the exam.

Number of Attempts Criteria

 There is no limit set for the number of attempts for NEET Exam 2021. Aspirants can apply multiple times until they achieve their desired goals.

NEET Eligibility criteria – Qualifying examination codes

When filling the form, candidates have to select for NEET 2021 qualification code to appear in the exam. Check the codes below.

Sr. No. Qualifying codes
1 Code 01
2 Code 02
3 Code 03
4 Code 04
5 Code 05
6 Code 06
7 Code 07

Details of the Examination Codes for NEET 2021

Code 01

The code applies to those who have appeared for the 12th exam and are waiting for their results to choose this code. It is imperative for the candidate to have qualified as per their results; failing would result ineligible.

Code 02

Applicants who are pursuing a higher/senior secondary examination or possess an India School Certificate Examination equivalent to the Class 12 exam and come after 12 years of study need to apply this code. Students must mandatorily have the last two years of study in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, mathematics, or any of elective subjects, including English as a core subject.

Candidates certified for Class 12 in year 202 or before and have not pursued any course after their Higher secondary education have to opt for this code.

Code 03

Aspirants who have successfully accomplished their Intermediate or Pre-degree exam in Science of Indian University or Board or recognized body with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and must have English as mandatory subject qualify for this code. The course should include practical tests in science subjects. Aspirants whose class the state board completes 12 or equivalent exams must go for this code.

Code 04

Aspirants certified as Pre-professional/ Pre-medical Examination after completing either the Higher Secondary Examination or pre-university or any equivalent examination that involves Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, and English must go for this code. The pre-medical examination or pre-professional must include practical tests in these subjects and English as a compulsory one.

Code 05

Candidates opting for a degree course from a recognized university with mandatory physics, Chemistry, Biology, or Biotechnology should opt for this code. They should have qualified for the first-year, including their practical test in the above subjects mentioned above. Aspirants should remember to have passed out the earlier qualifying examination 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, or Biotechnology and English as a foundation course.

Code 06

Aspirants should have qualified from B.Sc from a government-approved University with two or more subjects from the following – Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology. Also, they must have passed out their Class 12 with English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Code 07

Candidates should have passed their examination that is equivalent to Intermediate Science, including subjects English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, or Biotechnology, or they must have completed their examination from a recognized foreign university.

NEET 2021 Reservation Criteria

Category Reserved Seats / Seat Allotment
Scheduled Caste 15%
General Class – EWS 10%
OBC – NCL 27%
ST 7.5%
A person with Disabilities (PwD) 5%

Remember, the total number of seats is more than 60,000 in the All India Quota. Hence, you can get admission to the best college as per your performance and scores.

NEET 2021 Fees structure

Category Application Fees (Rs.)
General Category 1500
General EWS, OBC 1400
ST/SC/PWD/Transgender 800

NEET 2021 Syllabus

NEET 2021 syllabus is dependent on the curriculum of classes 11 and 12. NEET 2021 Syllabus would remain unchanged.

Subjects Class 11 Class 12
Biology 11 Chapters 5 Chapters
Physics Some topic would be from 10 chapters Some topic would be from 11 chapters
Chemistry Some topic would be from 14 chapter Some would be from 16 chapters.

NEET Exam Pattern

Aspirants can apply in Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Urdu, and Kannada. While filling the NEET application form 2021, applicants need to choose the language they are willing to appear for the exam, which cannot be changed later.

The exam pattern of NEET 2021 would be divided into three sections – Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Multiple choice questions would be available. You could see the weightage and breakup of the question paper below.

Subject No. of Questions Max. Marks
Physics 45 180
Chemistry 45 180
Biology – Botany, and Zoology 45 – 45 each section 180
Total 180 720

Marking Scheme

Each correct answer would be rewarded with four marks; however, for every incorrect answer, there would be a reduction of one mark. No negative marking for questions not attempted.

Questions with two or more responses marked would be considered incorrect, and there would be a deduction of one mark.

How to apply for NEET 2021?

  • Candidates need to register themselves on their official website to acquire the application form.
  • Click on ‘New registration.’
  • Fill in the credentials asked in the registration form.
  • Login using credentials – application number and password
  • Choose and fill three exam centers as per your preference
  • Fill in the details carefully
  • Upload required documents – photo, signature, left thumb impression, and others.
  • Make a payment of fees online.
  • Click Submit
  • Finally, recheck and verify all the details.
  • Get a printout and keep it for reference.

NEET Mock Test 2021

NEET Mock Test is available at the official website Candidates can practice for subject-wise mock tests for free on their website. Mock tests would help you to prepare for exams while helping to improve your management skills.

NEET Admit Card 2021

NEET Admit Card 2021 would be released a month before the exam date on the official website. Successfully registered applicants can download their NEET Admit Card from the website, logging into their accounts.

How to download Admit Card?

  • Firstly, Log in to their official website,
  • Go for ‘NEET 2021 Admit Card’
  • Enter registration number, date of birth, security pin, and click on submit.
  • A new page will pop-up having your credentials; check the details.
  • Finally, click on the download NEET 2021 Admit Card.

The soft copy of NEET admits card 2021 and valid ID proof have to be carried on the day of examination.

Follow books, exam patterns and solve previous year question papers to excel in your preparation for NEET Exam 2021.  For further queries, updates, and latest information, follow

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