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) 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.
|Exam||National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)|
|Conducted by||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Frequency||Once a year|
|Application fee||Rs 1500|
|Mode of exam||Offline|
|Duration of exam||3 hours|
|Type of questions||Objective|
|Number of questions||180|
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.
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||March 13, 2021|
|Online registration||March 2021|
|Application fee through online till||April 2021|
|Correction in particulars||April 2021|
|NEET UG admit card||July 2021|
|NEET UG exam date||August 1, 2021|
|NEET UG result date||September 2021|
For General/OBC candidates: INR 1,400/-
For SC/ST/PH candidates: INR 800/-
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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|
|3||441114037||Akshat Kaushik||700||Uttar Pradesh|
|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|
|10||300100187||Raghav Dubey||691||Madhya Pradesh|
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|
The National Testing Agency (NTA) has activated the NEET 2021 official website - neet.nta.nic.in. The official sources suggest that the NEET 2021 application forms will be released soon.
Earlier, the NTA has released the NEET 2021 notification on March 12. The NEET-UG exam will be conducted on August 1, 2021. The Union Government has cancelled the CBSE Class 12th board exams and students will be provided result based on the internal assessment.2 June 2021
The decision regarding the entrance exam NEET UG 2021 will be announced soon. Recently, a high-level meeting held with Education Ministers of State and secretaries to discuss the pending Class 12 board exams.
Most of the states in favour of Class 12 exams with limited conditions. The NEET 2021 notification along with the application process, exam pattern and other details will be available on the official portal. Earlier, the NTA has announced that the NEET will be held on August 1, 2021.
25 May 2021
The Press Information Bureau (PIB) has warned about a fake notice regarding the exam pattern of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET 2021). The notice is circulating on social media platforms.
PIB tweeted, “Several posts claiming that NTA has released the exam pattern of NEET 2021 are doing the rounds on social media. This exam pattern is fake and not released by NTA. For updates, visit the NTA's official website: https://nta.ac.in.”22 March 2021
Several medical aspirants and their parents wait for the exam details of NEET UG 2021. Union Education Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal is likely to release the NEET UG 2021 notification along with the details such as exam date and registration.
The sources suggest that NEET 2021 will be conducted in May. The notification will be released in the second week of March and registration will be accepted till the second week of April.
10 March 2021
The Supreme Court has ordered not to lower the minimum marks for admission to the Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) course for 2020-2021.
The Court said, “it suffers from the vices of illegality and irrationality”.
The Apex Court also directed the Centre that the vacant seats in the first year BDS for the academic year 2020-2021 be filled from the candidates who have participated in the NEET (UG) courses for the current year.
9 February 2021