NEET UG 2021

January 21, 2021

NEET  UG 2021

NEET  UG 2021

By Pavan

The national eligibility cum entrance test (NEET) is a pre-medical entrance exam for students who want to pursue undergraduate courses like MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BUMS, BHMS, etc. The exam is organized by the National Testing Agency (NTA) which gives the directorate general of health services under the ministry of health and family welfare and state counseling authorities for seat allocations.

Registration Details for NEET 2021

NEET application form is going to be released in the first week of January 2021. The application form will be available through online mode and all the candidates who are eligible for the exam can fill the form. The last date of registration will be in the fourth week of February 2021. The application fees for the general category student are ₹ 1500, for OBC students are ₹ 1400 and for SC/ST/PWD are ₹ 800. The application fee will be remitted by the candidate through online mode only. Fees through any offline mode are not accepted. Application fees are non-refundable. Applicants who are applying for NEET 2021 are advised to check the eligibility criteria set by NTA before filling the application form. Applicants who are unable to comply with the eligibility criteria will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

Steps to apply for NEET 2021

Visit the official website
Click on the ‘New registration’ tab.
Fill in basic details of the application like date of birth, category, mobile number, and other details.
Now log in using login credentials I.e., the application number, and password.
Fill exam center preference. You need to fill 3 exam centers as per your preference.
Upload the required documents like photograph, signature, 10th marks sheet.
Make a payment of the fees through online mode.
Now click on the submit button.
Recheck and verify all the details.

NEET 2021 Eligibility criteria

The eligibility criteria for NEET 2021 are listed below:

Nationality: Indian/NRIs/OCIs/PIOs and foreign national candidates are going to be eligible to use.

Age limit: The candidate should not be less than 17 years as of 31st December 2021. The upper age limit will be 25 years. The upper age limit for reserved category and PWDs is 30 years.

Qualifications: candidate should pass class 12th or equivalent from any recognized board

Subjects: candidates must have passed their 12th with physics, chemistry, biology/biotechnology, and English as their major subjects.

Marks criteria: The candidate must have passed with 50% marks in class 12th, whereas SC/ST/OBC category the candidate must score 40% marks to become eligible.

NEET 2021 important dates and events

NEET 2021 information and application forms First week of January 2021 Application form will be released at
Last date to submit the application form Fourth week of February 2021 Applications sent through offline mode will not be acceptable.
Correction window in the application form Last week of January 2021 It is a onetime facility only. Applicants are advised to take correction of NEET 2021.
Admit card available for download Last week of April 2021 Admit card can be downloaded by logging into the registered accounts
Exam date  Third week of June NEET 2021 will be conducted in an offline mode. Duration of the exam will be three hours.
Provisional answer key Last week June 2021 The answer key will be released online.
Result announced date First week of July 2021 NEET 2021 scorecards can also be downloaded online logging into the registered accounts.


NEET 2021 Admit card

NTA will release the NEET Admit card 2021 in the second week of April. The admit card of NEET 2021 will be made available on the official website of NTA NEET. Applicants can download the NEET admit card 2021 by logging into their registered accounts. Details of the exam center allotted to the applicant are given on the admit card. The candidate needs to take the colour printout of their admit card. 

NEET 2021 Result

The result of NEET 2021 will be announced in the third week of June. The result will be released on the official website of NTA. Candidates can check their result by logging into their registered accounts on the official website. NTA will release the NEET cut off marks for this year along with the result. The candidate who scores more than the cut off marks will be eligible for admission. 

NEET 2021 cutoff for previous years

Category 2020 2019 2018 2017
Unreserved 720-147 701-134 691-119 697-131
Unreserved PWD 146-129 133-120 118-107 130-107
Reserved 128-113 133-107 118-96 130-118
Reserved PWD 128-113 133-107 106-96 130-107


NEET 2021 counselling

Counselling for NEET 2021 will start from the last week June. Applicants must note that the applicant process through NEET 2021 will be carried out in the following phases:

Notional level counselling for admission to MBBS and BDS courses will be conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). 
State level counselling for admission to MBBS and BDS courses which will be conducted by various representatives of the state government.
AYUSH counselling will be conducted for admission to BAMS,BHMS,BUMS,etc.

NEET 2021 Syllabus 

NEET 2021 syllabus will be set by NTA. It comprises three subject's physics, chemistry and biology. NEET syllabus overlaps with the CBSE class 11 and class 12. There are few topics which are included in NEET exam which is not taught in the CBSE classes. Applicants are advised to go through the syllabus of NEET 2021 before they start preparing for the exam. Candidates must take notes that the syllabus for the current session has not changed. The syllabus is set after reviewing the syllabus of certain boards such as CBSE, NCERT.

NEET 2021 exam pattern

The NEET 2021 paper will be made available in 11 languages- Guajarati, Hindi, Tamil, English, Marathi, Bengali, Urdu, assamese, oriya, kannada, and Telugu medium. The NEET paper is divided into three subject's physics, chemistry, and biology sections. NEET question paper will consist of 180 questions that the candidate has to attempt within 3 hours. NEET exam is conducted in offline mode through which medical aspirants selected for MBBS and BDS courses in the top medical colleges in India. The mode of entrance exam is optical mark recognition (OMR) based.

NEET 2021 correction window 

The correction window for NEET application form 2021 will be available from last of January only for the candidates who have registered. A link for the correction window will be provided to the registered candidate. Aspirants can edit any details and exam cities choices in the NEET application form 2021. Candidates can take help from the correction guidelines to edit the mistakes made or incorrect details entered in the application form as well as the exam center by the specified date. To make chances and use the correction window the candidate needs to login by entering their NEET application number and password. 

Best books for NEET preparation

           For biology

  • Trueman's biology volume 1&2
  • Pradeep publication’s biology
  • GRB bathla’s publication 
  • Mamta R.solanki & lalita ghotik’s medical entrances biology
  • SC Verma biology books
  • NCERT biology class 11 and class 12

          For physics

  • HC  verma concepts of physics
  • Agarwal's concept of competition 
  • DC Pandey 
  • Halliday, Resnick and Walkers fundamental of physics

    For chemistry
  • NCERT chemistry 
  • O.P Tandons physical chemistry
  • Organic chemistry by Morrison
  • Modern's ABC of chemistry
  • Concise inorganic chemistry by J.D.lee
  • Himanshu Pandey

NEET preparation strategy 2021 study plan, timetable

Preparing for a highly competitive exam like NEET-UG is a very challenging task to do. As NEET-UG is the major source to get admission in MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BUMS, BHMS, course in India, the competition level is high among the students. The syllabus of NEET UG is vast. A student must spend at least six to eight months for the preparation so the student can achieve a good rank, which will lead to admission in a top medical college in India. If you are aiming for an MBBS government college, eight-month preparation is the best option.

There are different techniques to divide the syllabus through the example below:

Example 1 (for six months)

Subjects in NEET UG  Physics, Chemistry & Biology
No. of chapters in Physics 19
No. of chapters in Chemistry 31
No. of chapters in Biology 09
How many months to prepare for the exam? Six months
No.of days to revise each subject 45 days
Total no. Of days to revise physics, chemistry, biology 135 days
Total no. Of days left for practicing mock test 45 days


Example 2 (for eight months)

Subjects in NEET UG  Physics, Chemistry & Biology
No. of chapters in Physics 19
No. of chapters in Chemistry 31
No. of chapters in Biology 09
How many months to prepare for the exam? Eight months
No.of days to revise each subject 240 days
Total no. Of days to revise physics, chemistry, biology 180 days
Total no. Of days left for practicing mock test 60 days


Example 3 (for three months)

Subjects in NEET UG  Physics, Chemistry & Biology
No. of chapters in Physics 19
No. of chapters in Chemistry 31
No. of chapters in Biology 09
How many months to prepare for the exam? Three  months
No.of days to revise each subject 90  days
Total no. Of days to revise physics, chemistry, biology 45 days
Total no. Of days left for practicing mock test 45 days

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