The National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET), in the past the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT), is the passing test for MBBS and BDS programs in Indian clinical and dental universities. It is directed by the National Testing Agency (NTA). A Candidate who wishes to study medical courses needs to have Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology as their mandatory subjects in Class 10th, 12th and must have passed these subjects. The applicant needs to show their passing certificate at the time of the counseling round. Marks in Mathematics are not considered in the NEET-undergraduate test (NEET-UG).

Other than undergraduate courses, NTA additionally manages NEET post-graduation (NEET-PG), an eligibility cum-positioning assessment recommended as the single entrance test for admission to various MD/MS and PG diploma courses. The NEET exam is conducted online and in 11 languages — English, Hindi, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Marathi, Urdu Bengali, Telugu, Kannada, and Assamese. The duration of the assessment is three hours and a candidate needs to respond to 180 questions.

The test paper is divided into three areas — Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Botany and Zoology). When NEET results are announced, NTA announces the counseling process as well. The schedule for NEET counseling gets uploaded on the Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) website.

NEET UG 2021 entrance exam will be conducted on 01-08-2021

NTA NEET UG 2021 placement test will be hung on August 1, 2021. On March 12, 2021, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal “Nishank” affirmed that NEET 2021 will be led once through offline mode. The application process to begin shortly.

NEET 2021 will be conducted once. NTA Director-General Vineet Joshi explained this on March 10, 2021. Prior, the Union Health Ministry on February 8, 2021, had given its gesture to lead the test twice however because of other test needs, the choice was slowed down.

On March 2, 2021, Secretary, Higher Education, Amit Khare said that the NEET 2021 test example will have no changes, as revealed by media entries. “Any adjustments in the test with such a short announcement will be unfair to the candidates planning for NEET-UG 2021 and any further delay in the entrance test will influence the next session,” Khare added.

NTA likewise gave clarification on NEET 2021 schedule, the authority previously said that there will be no change or reduction in the syllabus of the NEET 2021 exam. however, this year, because of the syllabus cuts made by CBSE and state boards, NTA would offer internal choice to students to cover the reduced syllabus.


NEET 2021 application form is expected to be released online by NTA on its official site at any point in the near future. Candidates looking to apply for the national level examination should enroll themselves first on the official website of NTA NEET 2021 to get to the application forms. To finish the enrollment process, candidates should give a valid email ID and mobile number. The system will create an ‘application ID’ for every candidate. They can set their own passwords during the NEET 2021 registration process. Using these credentials candidates will be able to fill the NEET 2021 application form online.

NEET 2021 candidates had asked Education Ministry, Health Ministry and NTA to end rumor’s and speculations with respect to the NEET 2021 dates. On March 12, 2021, NTA gave clearness on NEET date, recurrence, and mode of exam. NTA announced that NEET will be conducted in offline mode on August 1, 2021. The exam will be held once a year in 11 languages.

NTA Director-General, Vineet Joshi on February 23, 2021, has given clearness on why there is a delay in the declaration of NEET-UG 2021 Dates and had said that “there are a total of 28 boards, two ministries, and NTA involved in the brainstorming process, so the process is taking time”.

“NTA is in consultation with all the stakeholders and taking into consideration all possible aspects in the best interest of students. Additionally, he expected that a final decision on the exam date will be made by the end of February,” Joshi added.
The authorities are now taking requests of the candidates for consideration and will soon announce the dates along with the other important information on how and when the second attempt will take place.

NEET Eligibility Criteria 2021

The National Testing Agency has endorsed the NEET 2021 qualification criteria. Every one of the individuals who wish to apply for the entrance test are advised to check that they fit into the criteria specified by NTA. Candidates who satisfy the following parameters are qualified for NEET 2021:


  • Indian Nationals,
  • Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)
  • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
  • Persons with Indian Origin (PIO)
  • Foreign Nationals

Age Limit

The minimum age of a candidate as of December 31, 2021, ought to be 17 years. The rule indicating the maximum age limit of the candidate was challenged last year in the court of law. Accordingly, there could be no upper age limit as of now and candidates more than 25 years old are eligible to apply for NEET 2021 and will be provisionally subject to the ruling of the High Court of Delhi.

Minimum Qualification

  • Candidate must have cleared class 12 or equivalent from a recognized institute.
  • Candidates who are appearing for Class 12 or equivalent in summer 2021 can also be apply for NEET 2021.
  • Candidates who have completed Class 12 or equivalent from an open school are additionally qualified

Mandatory Subjects

  • Candidate probably cleared Class 12 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
  • Candidates who have passed Class 12 or equivalent with Biology as an additional subject are also eligible

Minimum marks needed in the qualifying examination

  • General category: 50 per cent.
  • PWD category: 45 per cent.
  • SC/ST/OBC: 40 percent.

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