National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG) Exam

What is NEET UG Exam?

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is an all India entrance examination conducted once a year for admission to MBBS. The NEET Undergraduate (UG) is the only entrance exam for admission to all the medical institutes spread across the country including All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) according to NMC Act, 2019. 

The All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) was replaced by National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG), popularly known as (NEET-UG) from 2012 onwards. NEET is a competitive entrance exam conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) until 2018 for admission to MBBS and BDS courses.

National Testing Agency (NTA)

National Testing Agency (NTA) has been established as a premier, specialist, autonomous and self-sustained testing organisation to conduct entrance examinations for admission/fellowship in higher educational institutions.

NTA is the newly formed body by the centre to conduct JEE Main (I) & (II), NEET-UG, GPAT, UGC NET, CMAT, etc. entrance exam from 2019 onwards, taking over the management of these exams from CBSE and respective boards.

At present, 15% of the total seats in all medical and dental colleges run by the Union of India, state governments, municipal or other local authorities in India, except in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir, are reserved for candidates who pass this examination. The exam is usually conducted on the first Sunday of May.

Here are the changes to be implemented for the NEET-UG exam with the Introduction of NTA:

  • From the year 2019 onwards, candidates should have to appear for NEET-UG in Pen & Paper-based test only
  • Students will have more time to prepare for their entrance exam because the exam will take place in the month of May
  • There will be a normalisation process for the calculation of scores to have fair results

NEET UG Exam Details 

Exam National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 
Conducted by  National Testing Agency (NTA)
Frequency Once a year
Application mode  Online 
Application fee  Rs 1500
Mode of exam  Offline
Duration of exam  3 hours
Type of questions Objective 
Number of questions  180 
Email ID
NTA helpdesk 0120-6895200
Official website 

NEET Notification 2021

The NTA is likely to release the NEET UG exam information bulletin soon. Medical aspirants who are aiming for MBBS and BDS course can find NTA NEET UG 2021 notification pdf on the official site. The Agency is likely to release the NEET 2021 notification in 5 regional languages along with English, Hindi and Urdu. Candidates are advised to refer to the official NEET notification 2021 to access all the details.

Download NEET UG notification 2021 (English)

NEET 2021 Exam Date

The NEET UG exam date 2021 will be conducted on August 1. Aspirants are advised to explore all NEET important dates 2021. 

NEET 2021 notification release  July 13, 2021 
Online registration (Extended) July 13 to August 10, 2021 
Application fee through online till  August 10, 2021 
Correction in particulars August 11 to 14, 2021 
NEET UG admit card  September 9, 2021 (tentative)
NEET UG exam date  September 12, 2021 
NEET UG result date  October 2021 

Application Fee:

For General/OBC candidates: INR 1,400/-
For SC/ST/PH candidates: INR 800/-

NEET Exam Analysis 2020

One amongst the toughest academic entrance examinations in the country, National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2020, was conducted on September 13. Over 15 lakh candidates have appeared for the written examination, which held in a single shift. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has also conducted a special exam on October 14 for candidates who had missed the exam due to COVID-19 infection or because of residing in Containment zones. 

Many students across the country feel that Biology paper was easier compared to Physics and Chemistry. Many questions were directly taken from the NCERT syllabus. As expected, most of the test takers said that the numerical questions were difficult. Check the complete NEET UG 2020 exam analysis. 

NEET Physics Paper Analysis 2020

Physics stands on top as the toughest paper compared to Chemistry and Biology. Most of the questions in Physics were tricky and conceptual. The test takers complained regarding insufficient time because of heavy calculations. 

NEET Chemistry Paper Analysis 2020

This section seems to be moderate and there are some direct questions from NCERT books. Many students said that this is a scoring paper because of questions on simple topics. Academicians and some test-takers believe that this year's Chemistry paper was easy compared to the previous year. 

NEET Biology Paper Analysis 2020

The Biology paper is easy for most of them due to direct theoretical questions. Students also believe that it took less time to answer because of fact-based questions. Students who are good at Microbes in Human Welfare and Cell – the unit of life chapters of Botany and Zoology will score more because of many questions from it. There are a few questions which tested the student's aptitude as well. 

NEET Result 2020

The National Testing Agency (NTA) is vested with the authority to conduct the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) examination from 2020 onwards. The NTA is also responsible for declaring the result. Usually, it will release the NEET result a month after. Students who have appeared for the NEET (UG) examination can check their result online on the official website of NTA. 

How To Check NEET Result?

  • Candidates should visit the official website of NTA – 
  • Go to the Medical exam page. 
  • Click on the ''NEET (UG) Website & Registration.''
  • Visit the NEET (UG) result link on the homepage. 
  • Enter the login details such as roll number and date of birth. 
  • Download NEET (UG) result and take a printout for future reference. 

NEET (UG) Result Analysis

The NTA conducted NEET (UG) 2020 on September 27 for admission to MBBS/BDS courses in Medical/Dental Colleges in India. 

NEET Rank Roll Number  Name Marks State
1 390321135 Nalin Khandelwal 701 Rajasthan
2 200156570 Bhavik Bansal 700 Delhi
3 441114037 Akshat Kaushik 700 Uttar Pradesh
4 230100063 Swastik Bhatia 695 Haryana
5 440901137 Anant Jain  695 Uttar Pradesh
6 311311621 Bhat Sarthak Raghavendra 695 Maharashtra
7 420127327 Madhuri Reddy G 695 Telangana
8 440815924 Dhruv Kushwaha 695 Uttar Pradesh
9 230207432 Mihir Rai 695 Delhi
10 300100187 Raghav Dubey 691 Madhya Pradesh

NEET Cut-off Score 

The overall exam paper of NEET UG 2019 is a standard paper similar to previous years. There will be no major surprises in NEET 2019. Students are advised to check the NEET 2019 cut-off score along with 2018.

Category Cut-off Percentile  2019 Marks Range 2018 Marks Range
General Category  50th Percentile  701-134 691-119
OBC 40th Percentile  133-107 118-96
SC 40th Percentile  133-107 118-96
ST 40th Percentile  133-107 118-96 
What After NEET 2021?

The NTA has successfully conducted the NEET UG 2021 exam on September 12. Candidates who have appeared for the exam are suggested to check the answer key available at private coaching centres. 

One should also know the expected cut-off and get familiar with the counselling process. 

13 September 2021
NEET UG 2021 Admit Card Released

The NTA has released the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) Undergraduate (UG) 2021 admit card. Candidates can download the admit card with their login credentials.

The NEET UG 2021 will be conducted on September 12. Candidates are advised to download the soft copy of NEET admit card and preserve until the completion of admission procedure.


7 September 2021
NEET 2021 Exam Centre List Today

The NTA is likely to activate the link for NEET 2021 exam cities today. Candidates who are aspiring for the exam can check the list of cities that will be hosting the NEET 2021 exam. 

The NEET UG 2021 will be held on September 12 for admission to around 83,000 MBBS seats, 26,000 BDS, 52,720 AYUSH and others. 

20 August 2021
NEET 2021 Correction Window Closes Tomorrow

The NTA has opened the NEET 2021 correction window on the official portal. One should use their login credentials to make changes in the NEET 2021 application form. 

The NEET UG 2021 correction window will be available till August 14, 2021. The entrance exam will be held on September 12.

13 August 2021
NEET 2021 Application Correction Window Opens

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has started the NEET 2021 application correction window. Candidates can now make changes in their NEET application till August 14 (2 pm).

Candidates need to login at the official websites - and The entrance exam will be held on September 12. 

11 August 2021
NEET 2021: Last Day To Apply Online
NEET 2021 Application Form Last Date Revised
NEET 2021 Exam Centre In Dubai
NEET 2021: Changes In Exam Pattern
NEET 2021 Application Form Released
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