NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG) 2020 (NEET (UG) - 2020) will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses and other undergraduate medical courses in approved/recognized Medical/Dental Institutes in India. The admission to MBBS course in AIIMS, New Delhi, JIPMER and all AIIMS like Institutions will be made through NEET. The eligibility criteria applicable to appear in NEET (UG) shall also be applicable to the candidates desirous to take admission to INIs like AIIMS.


NEET-UG Exam Eligibility Criteria 2021

  1. For admission to a medical University in India, NEET is mandatory for Indian/Overseas candidates.
  2. Age Limit:General- 17 to 25 years (on or before 31st December of the same year) SC/ST/OBC/PWD – 17 to 30 years
  3. All India Quota seats: Foreign nationals and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), NRIs, Person of Indian Origin (PIO) is entitled to the reservation under 15% All India Quota seats . J & K candidates are not eligible for 15% All India Quota seats.
  4. Qualification: The candidate who is appearing or has appeared in the 12th may apply for NEET. Their admission is confirmed only after clearing the 12th exam.
    • Passed B.Sc. with any two of the Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology)/Bio-technology from an Indian University.
    • Passed the first year of the University's three years' degree course in PCB
  5. Number of Attempts – Candidates can attempt NEET as many times as they wish until they attain the maximum age limit.


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Note - The NEET syllabus given here is based on the previous year session. There will not be any changes in the NEET syllabus 2021 as per reports. Candidates can refer to the given syllabus till the NEET 2021 syllabus is released and updated here.

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What are the minimum marks required for each category?

  • 50% -  For General Category
  • 40% - For SC/ST/OBC Category


NTA NEET 2021 Registration Process

  • Candidates are required to apply online on Neet 2021
  • After login, fill your name, e-mail id, gender, mobile no., and academic details.
  • Upload the supporting documents .


NEET Exam Pattern 2021

Who is eligible for NEET 2021?

Citizens of India, Non-resident Indians (NRIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs), and foreign nationals are eligible to appear for NEET 2021 exam. Aspirants who fulfill the below-mentioned eligibility criteria of NEET and complete the application process within the stipulated date will be eligible for appearing for the medical entrance test for the 2021 session. Aspirants must note that, if they want to study medicine UG then they have to appear and qualify the NEET 2021. Aspirants who wish to study medicine abroad but wish to come back to India for practice NEET are now mandatory for them also.

NEET Qualification By NTA



Qualifying Exam for NEET 2021

  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English as core subjects from a recognized board.
  • Class 12 or equivalent appearing aspirants are also eligible to apply for NEET.

Minimum Age Requirement for NEET 2021

Candidates must have completed 17 years as on December 31, 2021.

NEET Maximum Age Limit*

The decision on the upper age limit is pending, so, all candidates are provisionally eligible to apply for NEET 2021.

Qualifying Marks for NEET 2021

The class 12 percentage required for NEET 2021 exam is separate for each category and can be listed as under. NEET eligibility marks in class 12 to be considered are aggregate marks only for PCB subjects

  • UR - 50%,
  • OBC/SC/ST - 40%,
  • PWD - 45%

Maximum Number of Attempts for NEET

There are no restrictions on the maximum NEET attempt limit 2021.


Indian Nationals, NRIs, OCIs, PIOs & Foreign Nationals aspirants are eligible to apply


NEET 2021 Exam day schedule

Aspirants must know the exam day schedule in order to be well prepared for NEET 2021. The exam day schedule is a crucial part of the NEET 2021 exam day guideline as it reflects the details of how the exam will be conducted. Aspirants can prepare for the exam accordingly. Aspirants must note that they have to report at the exam centre of NEET, as per the time mentioned in their respective admit card Candidates can go through the exam timing of NEET 2021 from the table below.

NEET 2021 exam timing


Date and Time

NEET Exam Date

August 1, 2021

Duration of NEET 2021 Exam

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Last entry in the examination hall as per the NEET timing

1:30 PM

Sitting in the examination room

1:15 PM

Announcement of Important Instructions and Checking of Admit Cards by the Invigilator

1:30 PM to 1:45 PM

Distribution of the test booklet

1:45 PM

Writing of particulars on the Test Booklet by the candidates

1:50 PM

Commencement of NEET examination

2:00 PM

NEET UG 2021 Concludes

5:00 PM


NEET 2021 - Exam pattern



Exam Mode


Duration of Examination

3 hours

Medium of Exam

English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Kannada and Urdu

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions


Physics – 45 QuestionsChemistry – 45 Questions

Biology (Botany and Zoology) – 90 Questions

Total Number of Questions

180 Questions

Maximum Marks

720 Marks

Marking Scheme

For each correct answer, the candidates will get 4 marks; if an answer is wrong, then 1 mark will be deducted.


What are the important NEET 2021 exam day guidelines?

Aspirants should be ready with all the NEET exam day guidelines so that they will avoid any kind of inconvenience. The exam day guidelines of NEET 2021 are the important thing that every aspirant should aware of because if any aspirants fail to follow any of the NEET exams day guidelines, he/she will be not allowed to appear for the exam. The detailed instruction and exam day guidelines of NEET 2021 will be mentioned on the NEET admit card 2021.

Know the NEET 2021 exam day guidelines


Exam day guidelines


Be clear about the exam schedule


Know the exam pattern thoroughly


Know the dress code


Know all about the barred items


Carry all the mandatory documents


Know the general instructions


NEET Exam Day Guidelines 2021- Barred Items

  • A detailed list of barred items has been issued by NTA. Candidates who are found to be the possession of such items will be debarred from appearing in NEET 2021. Candidates can check the barred items enlisted below.
  • Stationery items, printed or any kind of paper other than admit card and ID proof will not be permitted inside the exam hall.
  • Items like geometry/pencil box, calculator, pen, scale, writing pad, pen drives, eraser etc will not be allowed inside the test centre.
  • Communication devices like mobile phone, Bluetooth, earphones, pager, health band etc are strictly prohibited.
  • Candidates cannot carry items like wristwatch, wallet, handbags, belt, cap, ornaments.
  • Any other item like microchip, Bluetooth, camera, which could be used for unfair means are barred from the exam hall.