NEET 2021 – Answer Key (Out Today), Exam Date, Syllabus

NEET 2021 – The unofficial NEET 2021 answer keys will be released today. The coaching institutes prepare the unofficial answer keys. Some days after the exam, NTA will also release NEET 2021 answer key at ntaneet.nic.in. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2021 is being held on September 12, 2021 from 2.00 – 5.00 PM in pen and paper mode. This time, NEET will be held in 13 languages. The 2 additional languages are Malayalam and Punjabi. The exam pattern for NEET 2021 has also changed a little. Now there will be 2 sections in physics, chemistry, botany, and zoology. Section A will consist of 35 questions and in section B, there will be 15 questions but candidates will only have to solve 10.

NTA will conduct NEET in offline mode, at 202 cities throughout the country and abroad. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test is the only UG medical entrance exam for MBBS, BDS, AYUSH (BUMS, BHMS, BAMS, BSMS) courses and now nursing admission can also done via it. Know more details on NEET 2021 from this page.

NEET 2021

Latest – NEET 2021 unofficial answer key will be released today. Click here to download.

Latest – NEET 2021 Phase 2 registration will commence soon. Click here to check the details.

Latest – NEET 2021 admit card has been released by NTA. Click here to download.

Latest – NEET 2021 Urgent Attention to the Candidates regarding admit card. Check here

Latest – NEET 2021 Exam city allotment list is out. Check here

Latest – NEET 2021 Instruction for How to Fill in the OMR Answer Sheet. Check here

Latest – NEET 2021 Application form fee submission facility is available up to August 15. Check here

Latest – For NEET 2021 form correction – CLICK HERE

Latest – NTA has released the notice regarding implement 27% OBC reservation (Non-Creamy Layer) and 10% EWS reservation in 15% Under Graduate (UG) All India Quota seats for MBBS and BDS. Check here

Latest – NEET 2021 Exam will be conducted in Dubai as well as Kuwait, candidates can apply for this center from July 23 to August 06.

Latest – NEET 2021 information borchure is available now. Downoad here.

Latest NTA has released the NEET 2021 notice. Download Here

Latest – NEET 2021 Qualification Codes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 out. Check Here.

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NEET 2021 Exam Date

The schedule for NEET UG 2021 is as follows.

NEET 2021Dates
NEET 2021 registration started on13 Jul 2021
Last date to apply online at ntaneet.nic.in 10 Aug 2021 up to 09:50 pm
Last date of successful transaction of fee through Credit/Debit Card/NetBanking/UPI / Paytm Wallet15 Aug 2021 up to 11:50 pm
Application form correction window opens on11 – 14 Aug 2021
Announcement of the City of Examination20 Aug 2021
Admit card will be available for download from06 Sep 2021
NEET 2021 exam date12 Sep 2021
Result will be announced onTBA

Previous Year Question Papers Model Papers

NEET 2021 Admit Card

The admit card for NEET 2021 is now available. Get here.

NTA releases NEET 2021 admit card at neet.nta.nic.in. The candidates can download it by entering the login credentials. The candidates must note that NTA does not send the admit card via post.

  • Carry the printed copy of the admit card to the exam centre as without it entry is not given at the exam centre.
  • Along with the admit card, carry a passport size photograph, a valid original id proof, PwBd certificate (if applicable), post-card size photograph.
  • In case of any discrepancy in the particulars of photograph / signature mentioned in the admit card, the candidates can contact NTA’s helpline from 10.00 AM – 5.00 PM. In such a case, the candidates may carry the same admit card to teh exam centre and NTA will make changes in teh record later.
  • Details like exam date, timings of the exam, address of the exam centre are mentioned in the admit card.
  • The candidates must not mutilate the admit cards.

It is advised to preserve NEET 2021 admit card in a good condition till the time of admission.

NEET 2021 Exam Time

NEET will be held in single shift, which will be from:

  • 02:00 pm to 05:00 pm

NEET UG 2021 New Exam Pattern

NTA has changed exam pattern of NEET. Now it is as follows:

Mode of the exam: NEET will be held offline.

Time to complete the exam: The candidates are given 3 hours to complete the full paper.

Total marks in the paper: The total marks allotted in NEET is 720 marks.

Total questions asked in the exam: In all there will be 180 questions that are to be attempted.

Total sections in the paper: Under each Physics, Chemistry, Botany, and Zoology, tere will be 2 seaction, A and B.

Number of Questions Under Section A: 35 questions will be asked from section A and all are to be attempted .

Number of Questions Under Section B: There will be 15 questions under section B. Candidates only have to attepmt 10.

Language of the question paper: There are 13 languages in which NEET question papers are framed – English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Malayalam, and Punjabi

Marking scheme followed: Each question carries 4 marks and for any wrong attempt candidates get a penalty of 1 marks.

Distribution of questions in the paper: 

SectionsNo. of QsMax Marks
Physics
Section A
Section B

35
15

140
40
Chemistry
Section A
Section B

35
15

140
40
Botany
Section A
Section B

35
15

140
40
Zoology
Section A
Section B

35
15

140
40
Total180720

NEET 2021 Syllabus – Not reduced

Ministry of Education has announced that the syllabus of NEET UG 2021 will not be changed. Get complete syllabus here.

You can download the pdf here. Or check the topics from below.

BIOLOGY SYLLABUS PDFPHYSICS SYLLABUS PDFCHEMISTRY SYLLABUS PDF
Class Wise TopicsBiology (Botany and Zoology)ChemistryPhysics
Class 11th Topics– Diversity in the Living World
-Structural Organisation – Plants and Animals
-Cell Structure and Function
-Plant Physiology
– Human physiology
– Basic concepts of Chemistry
– Structure of atom
– Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
– Chemical Bonding and Molecular structure
– States of Matter: Gases and liquids
– Thermodynamics
– Equilibrium
– Redox reactions
– Hydrogen
– s-Block elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)
– Some p-Block elements
– Organic Chemistry – Some basic principles and techniques
– Hydrocarbons
– Environmental chemistry
– Physical world and measurement
– Kinematics
– Laws of Motion
– Work, Energy, and Power
– Motion of systems of particles and rigid body
– Gravitation
– Properties of Bulk Matter
– Thermodynamics
– Behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic theory
– Oscillations and wave
Class 12th Topics– Reproduction
-Genetics and Evolution
-Biology and Human welfare
-Biotechnology and its applications
-Ecology and environment
– Solid state
– Solutions
– Electrochemistry
– Chemical Kinetics
– Surface Chemistry
– General principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
– P Block elements
– D and F block elements
– Coordination compounds
– Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
– Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
– Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
– Organic compounds containing Nitrogen
– Biomolecules, Polymers and Chemistry in everyday life
– Electro statistics
– Current Electricity
– Magnetic effects of Current and Magnetism
– Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents
– Electromagnetic waves
– Optics
– Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
– Atoms and Nuclei
– Electronic Devices

NEET 2021 Mock Tests

Since mock tests are simulated versions of the actual NEET exam, candidates can get a fair idea of the exam in terms of solving the paper by solving mock tests. There are multiple competitive advantages a NEET aspirant can get from solving mock tests prior to the exam.

Click on the direct links below to start a mock test of NEET UG

SubjectMock Test in EnglishMock Test in Hindi
PhysicsPractice HerePractice Here
ChemistryPractice HerePractice Here
BotanyPractice HerePractice Here
ZoologyPractice HerePractice Here
Full TestPractice HerePractice Here

Best Books for NEET Exam Preparation

Know the best books for NEET 2021 to score 700+ – check here

A multitude of books is available commercially which claims to help students prepare better for the NEET 2021 exam. It can be difficult and confusing at times to choose between popular books available for NEET preparations. Therefore we took the liberty to handpick a few useful ones that can be easily procured. Check them below:

Book TitlePurchase link
Concepts of Physics by H. C. VermaPart 1 | Part 2
Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick, and WalkerClass 12 | Class 11
Physical Chemistry: O.P. TandonCheck Price
Modern’s ABC of Chemistry for Class 11th and 12thCheck Price
Trueman’s Objective Biology for NEET – Vol. I & IICheck Price
Objective NCERT at your FINGERTIPS for NEET-AIIMS – Biology by MTGCheck Price

Importance of NCERT Books for NEET UG 2021

It is said that NCERT books are the best way to understand the concepts of the topics in a step-by-step manner. Toppers swear by the fact that NCERT books are the best resource to prepare for NEET.

NEET 2021 Answer Key

The answer key for NEET 2021 will be available a few days after exam. Get here.

NEET 2021 answer key releases at neet.nta.nic.in. Last year, the answer key was released set-wise in pdf format. NTA publishes the provisional answer key first. It can be challenged if the candidates find any error in it. Many coaching institutes and subject experts release the unofficial answer keys toofew hours after the exam.

Challenging Fee: Rs 1000 per challenge. The payment has to be done online.

What after the submission of challenges: After the submission of challenges, NTA will verify the challenges with the help of a panel of subject experts.

NTA Final answer key: If the challenges are found to be correct, the answer key will be revised. On the basis of the final answer key, the result for NEET 2021 will be prepared.

NTA also releases OMR sheets with or around the same time as answer keys.

NEET 2021 Result

The candidates can check NEET 2021 result online only at the official website which is, neet.nta.nic.in. The candidates can later download their scorecards by entering the login credentials. The scorecard specifies the details like total marks obtaine dout of 720, NEET category rank, NEET All India Rank etc.

The merit list / All India Rank is prepared by NTA as per the qualifying criteria and other norms. Note that, an All India Merit List is prepared on the basis of All India Rank in the merit list of NEET UG 2021. Admission to UG Medical courses in the respective categories shall be totally based on the All India Rank as per merit list of NEET UG 2021.

Tie-Breaking Criteria (In case of same marks of two or more candidates in NEET 2021):

  • The candidate obtaining higher marks / percentiled score in Biology in NEET 2021.
  • The candidate obtaining higher marks / percentiled score in Chemistry in NEET 2021.
  • The candidate with less proportion of a number of attempted incorrect answers and correct answers in all the subjects of NEET 2021.

NEET UG Cutoff Marks

Cut off for NEET UG 2021 will be available with result. Check past year cut offs here.

The cutoff percentile for AIQ if fixed each year. However, the cutoff marks against these percentile scores vary. The cutoff marks is declared with the result of NEET 2021.

Check the specified NEET 2021 cut-off percentile given below.

CategoryNEET Cutoff
GEN & GEN-EWS50th
ST40th
SC40th
OBC40th
PwBD (UR & GEN-EWS)45th
PwBD SC / ST / OBC40th

NEET Past Year Cut Offs

NEET Cut Off202020192018201720162015
Other720-147134119131145453
SC146-11310796107118324
OBC 146-11310796118118324
ST146-11310796107118288
UR PH 146-129120107107131324
SC PH128-11310796107118302
OBC PH 128-11310796107118312
ST PH 128-11310796107118

Reservation Policy

  • 10% seats for EWS candidates (only in Central Universities / National Institutes)
  • 15% of seats are reserved for SC candidates
  • 7.5% of seats are reserved for ST candidates
  • 27% for reserved for OBC-NCL candidates (only in Central Universities / National Institutes)
  • 5% for PwBD (Horizontal reservation)

MCC NEET Counselling

Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) and AYUSH Admission Central Counselling Committee releases the notification for NEET counselling on their official website mcc.nic.in and aaccc.gov.in. Under 15% All India Quota, a list of successful candidates shall be sent to the Medical Examination cell for allotment of seats by Online Counselling by NTA.

For other than 15% All India Quota, on the basis of All India Merit List and Cutoff, admitting/counseling authorities prepare a merit list for the admission and counseling process.

Under the 15% AIQ, seats are allotted in MBBS and BDS courses offered by Central Institutions including AIIMS, JIPMER, AFMC, ESIC, Delhi University (DU), BHU & AMU and Deemed Universities.

Total Seats Through NEET 2021

The exact number of total seats though NEET UG has been revealed in an ongoing court case. Candidates who are preparing for NEET UG 2021 can take a look at these figures to know their options.

CourseNumber of seats
MBBS91,367
BDS26,949
AYUSH52,720
Total number of seats available through NEET1,71,036
Total number of candidates who qualified NEET last time7,71,500
Number of seats vacant in govt dental colleges last time265 out of 7000

However note that there could be an increase in the number of seats if more medical, dental, ayush colleges become functional by the time of counselling.

MBBS Admission Through NEET 2021

Eligibility Criteria for NTA NEET 2021

Candidates must satisfy the following minimum eligibility criteria in order to appear in NEET. Check out the NTA NEET 2021 Eligibility Criteria before going to fill the NTA NEET form.

Who can apply? Indian citizens / Overseas Citizens of India / Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) / Foreign Nationals.

Age Limit:

  • The candidates must be 17 years of age at the time of admission or will complete 17 years on or before 31 Dec 2021.
  • The upper age limit is 25 years as on the date of the exam with a relaxation of 5 years for candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC – NCL and PwBD category.

Lower Age Limit

CategoryBorn on or before
General UR / General EWS31 Dec 2004
SC / ST / OBC – NCL / PwBD31 Dec 2004

Academic Qualification

  • The candidates who have passed class 12th with the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology and English individually.
  • Also, the candidates must have obtained minimum 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology.
  • The candidates who are appearing in 12th class exam in 2021 and whose results are awaited can also apply for NEET 2021. However, they must satisfy all the required conditions till the time of admission.

Category-wise aggregate minimum marks in Class 12th

CategoryMinimum Aggregate Marks
SC/ ST / OBC – NCL 40% Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology taken together
PwBD40% Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology taken together

Know the detailed NEET 2021 eligibility criteria here.
Check NEET 2021 eligibility criteria as per different qualification codes here.

NEET 2021 Application Form

Application form of NEET UG 2021 is available now. Apply here.

NEET UG 2021 Application Form Date: The application form of the NEET UG exam has released on July 13, 2021. The registration form is available online for NEET 2021 at neet.nta.nic.in.

Important updates on NEET Application Form: Documents Required for NEET 2021 Application Form

The candidates can register for NEET 2021 at neet.nta.nic.in. Before doing the registration, keep all the documents ready. More than one application form filled shall not be accepted by NTA. Also, before submitting the application form, make sure it is complete in all respects as incomplete applications will be rejected.

How to apply?

1st step: Register – First of all, click on the direct link of the registration given above and enter the details like name, father’s name, mother’s name etc to register.

2nd step: Fill the application form – After the completion of registration, complete the application form by entering the personal details and academic details etc. Also, select the exam city and medium of question paper for NEET UG 2021.

3rd step: Upload the images / documents – Once all the details have been entered, proceed to the next step which is uploading images and documents. Upload them as per the required format and size.

4th step: Pay the application fee – Next, select the desired payment gateway and pay the application fee.

5th step: Download the confirmation page – Once the payment is done, the confirmation page gets generated. Download it and take its 2-3 printouts for future reference.

Application Fees: 

CategoryExpected NEET Application Fees
GeneralRs. 1500
General-EWS/ OBC-NCLRs. 1400
SC/ ST / PwBD / Third GenderRs. 800
Outside IndiaRs. 7500

Mode of payment: The candidates can pay the application fee using debit card / credit card / net banking / UPI / Wallet / Paytm.

Frequently Asked Questions on NEET 2021

Qs. Who will announce the NEET 2021 exam date and when?

Ans. NTA has announced NEET 2021 exam date on July 12, 2021. The exam is going to be held on September 12, 2021.

Qs. What NEET 2021 exam date?

Ans. The new exam date for NEET 2021 is September 12, 2021.

Qs. Will NEET UG be held twice a year and online?

Ans. NTA is deciding whether to hold NEET UG twice a year, as well as online, in consultation with Ministry of Education and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Qs. What is NEET exam?

Ans. NEET stands for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. The NEET UG exam is for MBBS, BDS, AYUSH admissions in all colleges that offer these courses in India.

Qs. When will NEET 2021 application form be released?

Ans. NTA has released the application form. The last date to apply is August 06, 2021.

Qs. How to apply for NEET 2021?

Ans. To apply for NEET 2021 exam, you need to go ntaneet.nic.in. There, do registration, fill up the application form, and pay fee during the form submission window.

Qs. What is the syllabus for NEET 2021 exam as per NTA?

Ans. The syllabus for NEET 2021 is the same as last year. It includes topics taught in class 11th, 12th in physics, chemistry, biology. You can download the syllabi from this page.

Ques. In what mode NEET 2021 be held?

Ans. It will be held as pen-paper-based test.

Ques. What is the new exam pattern fo NEET 2021?

Ans. As per the new exam pattern each subject will have 2 sections; Section A and B. Section A will have 35 questions and Section B will have 15 questions. Out of these 15 questions, you have to attempt any 10 questions.

Official website: ntaneet.nic.in.

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    • Reservation policy of the Government of India is applicable to NEET (UG) Examination. According to this, only in the Central Universities and Institutions, 10% of the seats are reserved for the category General-Economically Weaker Section (GEN-EWS), 15% of the seats are reserved for the category Scheduled Caste (SC), 7.5% for the category Scheduled Tribe(ST) and 27% for the category Other Backward Classes belonging to the Non Creamy layer(OBC-NCL).

      In case of seats filled by the State Medical Colleges/Universities/Institutions /Private Medical colleges under other than 15%. All India Quota, the reservation policy of the concerned State Govt. shall apply.

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