The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test UG or NEET-UG Entrance Exam is an all India pre-medical test for students who wish to pursue undergraduate medical studies(MBBS), dental (BDS), and AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga, and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy)(BAMS, BUMS, BHMS, etc.) courses in government and private institutions in India and also, for those intending to pursue primary medical qualification abroad.
What NEET Exam is?
NEET is an entrance exam conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency) across India. Based on the scores on NEET, candidates get admission to various government and private medical colleges. NEET exam ug is a gateway for candidates to pursue undergraduates from MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, and various other medical courses. Candidates are eligible for these courses on basis of scores achieved in the exam.
National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts this entrance exam, which provides the results under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and State Counselling Authorities for seat allocation to the Directorate General of Health Services.
This exam is a single entrance exam in a year for admissions to more than 66,000 MBBS and BDS seats across India. This is a solo entrance test to get admission to medical colleges in India in AIIMS, JIPMER, AFMC, etc.
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Highlights of NEET Exam UG
|NEET Exam full form||National Eligibility cum Entrance Test|
|Type||Pen and Paper based|
|Conducted by||National Testing Agency(NTA)|
|Skills tested/NEET Exam Subjects||Physics, Chemistry, Biology|
|Purpose||Admission to undergraduate Medical courses in government and private colleges. Qualification is mandatory for pursuing the same abroad.|
|Number of Questions||200 (180 Compulsory and 20 optional)|
|Scores/ Grade Range||-180 to 720|
Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu
|Mode of application||Online|
|Total number of seats||158002 Seats|
|NEET UG Official Website||nta neet in|
NEET Exam Dates
The dates mentioned below are the dates of recent neet exam date 2021. Further details of the NEET exam 2022 will be updated accordingly.
|Registration Opens||July 13, 2021|
|Last date to submit an application form||August 10, 2021 (5 pm)|
|Last date to pay an application fee||August 13, 2021, to August 15, 2021 (11.50 pm)|
|NEET 2021 application correction window||August 11, 2021, to August 14, 2021|
|NEET 2021 Admit Card||September 9, 2021|
|NEET 2021 Exam||September 12, 2021|
|NEET 2021 phase 2 registration and phase 1 application correction||October 1 to October 14|
|Reopening of NEET 2021 phase 2 registration and correction window||October 21 to October 26 (11.50 pm)|
|NEET official answer key 2021||October 15, 2021|
|NEET OMR challenge||October 17, 2021|
|Final answer key||November 1, 2021|
|NEET exam result||November 1, 2021|
|Starting of Counselling||Last week of December|
NEET UG Entrance Exam:Details
- The Exam pattern – 2021 NEET question paper will have 2 sections with an equal number of questions in each subject. The total questions are 200 and have to attempt 180 questions. i.e 5 questions per the second section are optional.
- The application procedure is in two phases-
- Phase 1- Candidates have to fill in some of the information during registration.
- Phase 2- Information of the second phase will entered before the declaration of results.
- This time NEET Exam is going to conduct in 13 different languages.
- NEET 2021 was also conducted in Kuwait and Dubai. In a first, NEET was conducted in international places.
- Age limit criteria is removed from nta neet 2021.
- Now, there would be 27% reservation of OBC and 10% reversation of EWS in 15% AIQ(All India Quota) in MBBS/BDS seats.
NEET is an entrance exam conducted by NTA across India. Based on the scores on NEET, candidates get admission to various government and private medical colleges.
NTA(National Testing Agency) conducts the NEET entrance exam.
According to the latest orders of the supreme court, there is no age limit to appear in neet ug.
Anyone can mail to nta neet agency on mail id email@example.com
Neet exam application fees for general and OBC are 1500/-, General-EWS/ OBC-NCL is 1400/- and SC/ST/PH Candidates are 800/-.
Candidates who have passed 10+2 with Physics, chemistry, biology, and English as their core subjects from recognized boards.
The neet entrance exam is conducted only once a year. Candidates have only one chance to give this entrance test in a year.
Neet exam is started firstly from 2013 to continues till now. Previously it was conducted by CBSE and from 2018 this exam was conducted by NTA.
Neet exam is 100% objective type. There are 200 MCQ questions present in paper from 2021 where 20 questions are extra and 180 main questions.
November.1.2021 is the release date of neet result 2021.
Admission to AIIMS and JIPMER MBBS courses will also be on the basis of the marks obtained in NEET 2021. Apart from these, 83,075 MBBS seats across the country will be filled through NEET 2021 marks.