NEET Exam 2021 Exam Pattern | Eligibility Criteria

NEET Exam 2021 will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) on Sunday, the 12 September 2021 (Sunday) in Pen and Paper mode in 13 languages, for admission to various medical courses like MBBS/BDS/BAMS/BSMS/BUMS/BHMS and other undergraduate medical courses in Medical/Dental /AYUSH and other Colleges/ Deemed Universities /Institutes (AIIMS & JIPMER) in India. 

NEET (UG) 2021 would be conducted in different languages: English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

Smart Ways to Score Maximum in NEET Exam 2021

NEET assesses student’s knowledge through an objective-question-based (MCQ) questionnaire and Admit cards were released on the official website on 26th August 2020. NEET Exam 2021 is scheduled to be conducted on 12th September 2021, registrations for the same will be commenced from 13th July 2021.

Eligibility Criteria – Academic Qualification

  • Candidates must have cleared/appeared at 10+2 or an equivalent examination. Those who plan to appear for class 12 exams can also take part
  • Class 12 must be studied with majors in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English
  • A candidate must obtain a qualifying aggregate in the qualifying examination as listed below category-wise:
  • General category – 50% marks in the qualifying examinations
  • SC/ST/OBC category – 40% marks in the qualifying examinations
  • Physically handicapped: General category – 45% marks in the qualifying examinations
  • Physically handicapped: SC/ST/OBC category – 40% marks in the qualifying examinations

Eligibility Criteria – Criteria of Age

  • A candidate of any category must have completed 17 years as of December 31, of the year of admission

Important Exam Dates

EventCorresponding Date (Tentative)
NEET UG 2021 Exam Date12th September 2021
Application form – Date of release13th July 2021
Application form – Last Date of Application6th August 2021
Application form fee – Last date to submit7th August 2021
Correction Portal Opens8th August 2021 to 12th August 2021
Admit Card Release dateTo be released 3 days before Examination
NEET’s official website

NEET 2021 Exam Pattern

Name of the testNEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test)
Conducting AuthorityNTA (National Testing Agency)
Mode of ExamPen-paper based (offline mode)
Exam Duration3 hours or 180 minutes
Courses OfferedMBBS, BDS, AYUSH, and other related Courses
Number of Questions180 questions (MCQs)
Type of questionsObjective type questions with 4 options
SubjectsPhysics, Chemistry, and Biology
Number of Questions from each sectionPhysics – 45 questions Chemistry – 45 questions Biology – 90 questions
LanguageThe question paper is asked in 13 languages – English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.
Marking Scheme4 marks are awarded for each correct answer
Negative Marking1 mark is deducted for each wrong answer

The fee for the application form for NEET Exam 2021 can be paid either through the online mode or the offline mode. Every candidate must successfully clear the cut-off score specified by the NTA for that particular year as it is the minimum score for qualification.

In addition to the results, the NTA also releases the cut-off score for the year. Basis this score, a merit list for counseling will be declared. Get all the necessary

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