NEET 2021 Application Form, Information Bulletin, Exam Schedule

NEET 2021 application form will be released by NTA in the first week of December 2020. You can apply for NEET 2021 by going to NTA NEET website and completing the application process. First you have to register, then fill the NEET application form and pay the required fee.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the NEET exam in pen-paper mode once a year in the month of May. NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is a common medical entrance examination for Admission to MBBS and BDS courses in all medical colleges (including AIIMS and JIPMER) around the country. Admission to MBBS courses in AIIMS and JIPMER will be through NEET-UG from 2020.

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The online application process for the NEET exam starts in the month of December. Here you will get all the details about NEET 2021 application form including the latest updates from NTA.

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NEET 2021 Application Form and Registration (Apply Online Here)

The important points about NEET 2021 application form:

  • NEET 2021 application process is likely to start from December 2020.
  • The online application form for NEET 2021 exam will be available from the first week of December 2020.
  • Candidates have to apply online through NEET NTA website.
  • Only one application must be submitted by a single applicant. More than one application will get rejected by the NTA.
  • Candidates should register through valid email-id and phone number.
  • The NEET application process will contain various steps like Registration, Filling up of Application form, Image uploading, Online Fee payment and Printing of Application form.
  • After completion of the application process, candidates are advised to print the application form and fee payment proof for any further use in future.
  • Candidates can edit NEET application form during the correction facility provided by NTA.
  • Candidates are not required to send/ submit any document(s) including confirmation page to NTA through Post/ Fax/ By Hand.

NEET 2021 Information Bulletin

Information Bulletin of NEET 2021 examination will be available in the month of December 2020.

For reference : NEET 2020 Information Bulletin (For NEET General Information, List of Examination Centres, Eligibility and Qualifications, Instructions for completing online Application Form, Merit List and Qualifying Criteria, etc.)

NEET 2021 Exam Schedule [Application Dates]

Here are the tentative dates for the NEET 2021 exam.

NEET 2021 Exam Schedule Dates (Tentative)
NEET Registration Dates (Online submission of NEET application form) December 2020 - January 2021
Correction in Particulars of NEET Application Form January-February 2021
Downloading of NEET Admit Cards April 2021
Date of NEET Examination May 2021
Timing of NEET Examination 02:00 pm to 05:00 pm
Duration of NEET Examination 180 minutes (03 hours)
Mode of NEET Examination Pen and Paper
Declaration of NEET Results June 2021

How to Apply for NEET 2021?

Steps to fill out the NEET 2021 application form.

  • Open the NTA NEET website.
  • Click on "Fill Application Form".
  • Read the instructions carefully and select the checkbox "I have read and understood all the instructions mentioned above and in the Information Bulletin.".
  • Proceed to apply online by clicking on "PROCEED TO APPLY ONLINE NEET (UG) - 2021".
  • Fill the Registration Form, Enter Security Pin and Submit the form.
  • Note down the system generated Application Number.
  • Complete the Application Form.
  • Upload the scanned images of Photograph (passport and postcard size), Signature, thumb impression in correct specification. (Retain at-least 4-6 copies of identical passport size and postcard size photographs for future reference).
  • Pay the Application fee and take a print out of the confirmation page after successful remittance of fee. (Retain proof of fee paid, i.e. Bank transaction details supported by confirmation page for future reference).

NEET 2021 Application Fee

Given below is the application fee for NEET 2021.

Category of Applicant Fee payable for NEET 2021
General Rs 1500/-
General-EWS/ OBC-NCL Rs 1400/-
SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender Rs 800/-

Documents Required to Fill NEET Application Form

The documents required to fill NEET 2021 application form:

  • Scanned latest passport size photograph in JPG/ JPEG format (size between 10 kb to 200 kb).
  • Scanned postcard size photograph in JPG/ JPEG format (4"X6") (size between 50 kb - 300 kb).
  • Scanned clear signature in JPG/ JPEG format (size between 4 kb to 30 kb).
  • Left hand thumb impression (In case of any eventuality of left hand thumb being unavailable, right hand thumb impression may be used.) - file size: 10 kb to 50 kb)
  • Aadhar Card OR other ID proof OR Qualifying examination admit card with photograph.
  • Class 10 and 12 or equivalent Mark Sheets to fill education details.
  • Credit card, Debit card or Net banking details for online fee payment.

NEET 2021 Change in Exam Pattern

As of now, there is no change in the NEET 2021 exam pattern. NEET 2021 entrance test shall consist of one paper of duration 3 hours. See NEET Exam Pattern 2021.

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will be held in English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Oriya and Urdu.

What is the removed syllabus of the NEET 2021?

Officially, the removed syllabus of the NEET 2021 has not been announced yet. NEET 2021 syllabus is expected to be reduced as students have lost valuable academic time due to COVID-19 and various school boards have cut down the syllabus for the 2020-21 session. See NEET 2021 Revised Syllabus: NEET 2021 Syllabus [Updated]

NEET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Are you eligible for NEET 2021? Here is the eligibility and qualification criteria for NEET.

  • Indian Nationals, Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), Persons with Indian Origin (PIO) & Foreign Nationals are eligible to appear in NEET 2021.
  • He/ she has completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete that age on or before 31st December of the year of his/ her admission to the 1st year MBBS/ BDS Course.
  • There is no upper age limit for candidates to apply for NEET 2021.
  • The candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Bio-technology at the qualifying examination.
  • Students appearing in Class XII examination in 2021 can appear for the NEET 2021 entrance test provisionally subject to their fulfilling the conditions later.
  • For Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward Classes, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Bio-technology taken together in qualifying examination will be 40% instead of 50% for General candidates.
  • Indian Citizens/ Overseas Citizens of India intending to pursue MBBS/ BDS from a foreign Medical/ Dental Institute need to qualify NEET 2021.

Frequently Asked Questions

When will the NEET 2021 application form come out?

NEET 2021 application form is likely to come out in the first week of December. Candidates can register for NEET 2021 by completing the online application process on NTA NEET website.

When would NEET 2021 happen? In May or will it be postponed?

NEET 2021 is unlikely to be postponed and will happen in the month of May. NTA will take a decision on NEET 2021 after the schools reopen and as per the schedule of Board exams.

Is Aadhaar mandatory to apply for NEET 2021?

No, Aadhaar is not mandatory to apply for NEET 2021. Candidates can use any Government identity proof such as passport, voter-ID, pan card, ration card, etc. and can also use qualifying examination admit card with photograph to fill the NEET 2021 application form.

Note : Candidates applying for NEET 2021 should carefully read all the details like eligibility criteria, documents required and fee details to avoid any mistakes while filling the application form for NEET 2021.

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