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Updated By Diksha Nautiyal on 26 Nov, 2021 17:17

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About NEET 2021 (Counselling Soon)

The NEET 2021 result has been released. The conducting authority has also published the NEET 2021 cutoff scores. NTA shared the exam results with candidates via their registered email addresses, as well as through its official portal. The NEET 2021 official answer key has also been published on 1st November 2021. This is the final answer key, on the basis of which, NEET result was declared.    

The NEET 2021 was conducted in 13 languages with the new addition of Punjabi & Malayalam. The languages now being offered are Hindi, Punjabi, Assamese, Bengali, Odia, Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Urdu, and English 

NEET is the only national-level medical entrance exam in the country which is conducted for admission to MBBS/BDS/ AYUSH/ BVS courses. NTA is the conducting authority of NEET 2021 and the exam is conducted once in offline mode. There are chances that the NEET 2021 syllabus may be modified due to the ongoing pandemic. However, there is no clarity regarding the same right now. Also, the demand to conduct NEET 2021 in online mode has also increased like other entrance exams. Till the time, NEET 2021 official brochure is out, candidates can have a look at the last year's official brochure to get detailed information

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NEET 2021 Official Website

The official websites of NEET 2021 are listed below. Candidates must note that any information regarding the exam is officially announced on these websites, and the same will be updated on CollegeDekho too. 

  • www.ntaneet.nic.in
  • www.nta.ac.in

NEET 2021 - Exam Highlights

Exam NameNational Eligibility Cum Entrance Test for Undergraduate Courses
Short NameNEET-UG
Conducting AuthorityNTA (National Testing Agency)
Purpose of ConductionFor admission to various UG medical courses across the country and some universities abroad
Courses Covered
Examination ModeOffline/ Pen-paper Mode
Examination LevelNational-level
Examination CategoryUndergraduate
Examination Duration180 Min/ 3 Hours
Number of Exam Centres3,862
Total Number of NEET ApplicantsOver 15 Lakhs*
Total Number of NEET ParticipantsOver 13 Lakhs*
Total Number of NEET Qualifying CandidatesAround 7.7 Lakhs*
Course-wise NEET 2021 Seat Matrix
  • MBBS - 83,075

  • BDS - 26,949

  • B.V.Sc & AH - 525

  • AYUSH Courses - 52,720

(Check out NEET 2021 MBBS/ BDS Seat Intake - Govt. & Private College, State-wise)

NEET 2021 Participating Colleges
  • 914 AYUSH Colleges

  • 542 Medical Colleges

  • 313 Dental Colleges

  • 47 BVSc & AH Colleges

  • 15 AIIMS Colleges

  • 2 JIPMER

(Check out the full list of participating colleges here)

NEET 2021 Important Dates

The important dates of the NEET UG 2021 exam have been released. 

Release of NEET 2021 Application Form Online13th July 2021 5 pm
Last Date to Submit NEET 2021 Application Form Online10th August 2021 up to 5:00 pm
Online Correction in NEET 2021 Application Form8th August to 12th August 2021
Announcement of NEET 2021 City of Examination20th August 2021
NEET 2021 Admit Card Release Date

6th September 2021

NEET 2021 Exam Date 

2: 00 pm to 5:00 pm 12th September 2021

NEET Phase 2 Registration1st October 2021 - 26th October 2021
Provisional Answer Key Date15th October 2021
Last Date to Challenge Provisional Answer Key17th October 2021 (by 9:00 pm) 
NEET 2021 Final Answer Key1st November 2021 (Out)
NEET 2021 Result

1st November 2021 (Out)

NEET 2021 Cutoff Release2nd November 2021 (Out)
NEET 2021 Counselling


Stages Involved in NEET 2021

Stage 1: Online Application Process

Stage 2: Availability of Admit card

Stage 3: Conducting of NEET UG 2021

Stage 4: Declaration of Result

Stage 5: Admission process

NEET 2021 Exam Timings

The exam timings for NEET 2021 can be checked below:

NEET 2021 Exam Timing 2pm and 5 pm

NEET 2021 Exam Centers

The central locations for the NEET 2021 exam, referenced from the previous examination, are mentioned below. Four new cities have been added to the NEET 2021 exam centres in Tamil Nadu and one overseas centre in Dubai.

Andaman & Nicobar IslandsPort Blair
Andhra PradeshGuntur, Kurnool, Nellore, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
Arunachal PradeshItanagar, Naharlagun
AssamDibrugarh, Guwahati, Silchar, Tezpur
BiharGaya, Patna
ChhattisgarhBhilai/Durg/Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur
Dadra & Nagar HaveliDadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & DiuDaman
Delhi/New DelhiDelhi/New Delhi
GujaratAhmedabad, Anand, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar, Godhara, Patan, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Valsad
HaryanaFaridabad, Gurugram
Himachal PradeshHamirpur, Shimla
Jammu & KashmirJammu, Srinagar
JharkhandBokaro, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
MaharashtraAurangabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Thane, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Kolhapur, Satara, Nanded
Madhya PradeshBhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Ujjain
PunjabBhatinda, Jalandhar, Amritsar
NagalandDimapur, Kohima
OrissaBehrampur, Bhubaneswar, Rourkela
RajasthanAjmer, Jaipur, Kota, Udaipur, Jodhpur
Tamil NaduChennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Tiruchirapalli, Namakkal, Vellore, Tirunelveli, Chengalpet, Virudhunagar, Dindigul, and Tiruppur.
TelanganaHyderabad, Warangal
UttarakhandDehradun, Haldwani
Uttar PradeshBareilly, Ghaziabad, Jhansi, Lucknow, Noida, Varanasi, Gorakhpur
West BengalDurgapur, Kolkatta, Siliguri, Howrah, Kharagpur
KeralaAlappuzha, Angamaly, Ernakulam, Kannur, Kasaragod,Kollam,Kottayam,Kozhikode/Calicut, Malappuram,Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram
KarnatakaBelgaum/Belgavi, Bengaluru, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gulbarga/Kalaburgi, Hubli, Mangaluru, Mysuru, Udupi
PunjabAmritsar, Bathinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Patiala,
UttarakhandDehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee

NEET 2021 International Exam Centre

NEET 2021 will be conducted in Dubai for overseas candidates.

How to NEET 2021 Exam Centres?

To check the allotted exam centres for NEET 2021, candidates will have to follow the rules mentioned below:

  • Click on the direct link to check the NEET 2021 exam centres provided above (In the "About" section).

  • This link will redirect candidates to a new webpage containing a form. 

  • Candidates will now have to enter their login credentials like Application Number, Date of Birth and Security Pin. 

  • Once done, they have to press "Submit".

  • Now, they will be able to check their exam centres.  

Contact Details


National Testing Agency (NTA)

Address: C-20 1A/8, Sector 62
IITK Outreach Centre, 

Email: ntanationaltestingagency@gmail.com

Important Dates

NEET UG 2021 Important EventsDates
Exam Date 12 Sep, 2021
Admit Card Date 06 Sep, 2021

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Related Questions

What is the expected NEET cutoff for OBC Category?

-Magray Shahzaib Updated on July 27, 2021 11:30 AM
  • 1 Answer
Rahul Raj, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

According to our analysis, the OBC cutoff marks for NEET 2021 will be between 146 to 113. And the NEET Cutoff Percentile will be 40%. For detailed information, we advised you to go through the link mentioned below:-

NEET 2021 Expected Cutoff: Check Category-wise Cutoff Here

If you have any additional questions or would want to learn more about NEET 2021, please fill out our Common application form, and our education professionals would be happy to assist you. If you have any doubts, please call our toll-free number 1800-572-9877 for FREE help.

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I'm a class 12 student of batch 2020-2021. Can i attend the NEET UG entrance exam before the scheduled date because both the entrance exam and board exam are likely to occur on may

-Miding borangUpdated on April 05, 2021 02:46 PM
  • 4 Answers
Rahul Raj, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

No, You cannot take NEET UG entrance exam before the scheduled date. For better assistance, please fill our Common Application Form and avail our expert assistance.

Given below are certain other links that might help you with NEET UG 2021 Entrance Exam:-

For better assistance, please call our toll-free number 1800-572-9877. Our admission experts would guide you all the details of NEET UG Entrance Exam

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What is the upper age limit in neet(ug) 2021.is there any separate age limit in AIIMS-MBBS

-Amit dwivediUpdated on February 07, 2021 12:02 PM
  • 3 Answers
Diksha Nautiyal, Student / Alumni

Dear student, 

The upper age limit for NEET UG 2020 for General category students is 25 years and 30 years for reserved category and PWD candidates. To get detailed information on NEET UG 2020 eligibility criteria, click here.

For admission-related information and assistance, please fill our Common Application Form and avail expert assistance throughout the admission process. You can also try our toll-free student helpline number - 1800-572-9877 to get instant assistance.

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FAQs about NEET UG

What is the date of NEET exam 2021?

As per the new exam dates released by NTA, NEET 2021 will be conducted on 12th September 2021. The applications are set to commence on 13th July 2021.

Will NEET 2021 take place twice?

Earlier, it was allegedly believed that NEET 2021 will be held twice. But, now it has been decided that the examination will only be taking place once on 1st Aug 2021.

Can I appear for NEET 2021 even if I am older than 25 years?

The upper age limit to appear for NEET 2021 has been removed by the competent authority. Candidates must have attained the age of 17 years. However, there is no upper age limit for NEET 2021

I have a gap year between Class 11 and Class 12. Am I eligible to appear for NEET 2021?

Yes, candidates with a gap year between Class 11 and Class 12 will be eligible for NEET 2021. An amendment of MCI specified that a student must undergo continuous two years of study to become eligible to take NEET. However, this amendment was revoked by Delhi High Court and aspirants with a year gap can appear for NEET 2021.

How will NTA decide the NEET 2021 rank?

Now that NEET 2021 is going to be held twice, NEET 2021 rank will be decided by the best of two scores.

Is there negative marking in NEET UG?

Yes, for every incorrect answer, one mark is deducted from candidates' total scores.

Can I take NEET UG exam in Gujarati?

Yes, NEET UG can be taken in 11 different languages including Gujarati, Hindi, Tamil, English, Marathi, Bengali, Urdu, Assamese, Oriya, Kannada, and Telugu.

How much is the NEET State Quota?

Students belonging to different states can avail 85% NEET State Quota in their respective states.

What is NEET AIQ (All India Quota)?

A total of 15% seats are reserved for students with Indian origin.

How much percentage do I need to score in Class 12 do apply for NEET UG?

You must have scored at least 40% to 50% in Class 12 to appear in NEET UG exam

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