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NEET UG Entrance Exam


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.

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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 formNational Eligibility cum Entrance Test
TypePen and Paper based
Conducted byNational Testing Agency(NTA)
Skills tested/NEET Exam SubjectsPhysics, Chemistry, Biology
PurposeAdmission to undergraduate Medical courses in government and private colleges. Qualification is mandatory for pursuing the same abroad.
Duration 3 Hours
Number of Questions200 (180 Compulsory and 20 optional)
Scores/ Grade Range-180 to 720
Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu
Mode of applicationOnline
Participating Colleges1266
Total number of seats158002 Seats
NEET UG Official Websitenta 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 OpensJuly 13, 2021
Last date to submit an application formAugust 10, 2021 (5 pm)
Last date to pay an application feeAugust 13, 2021, to August 15, 2021 (11.50 pm)
NEET 2021 application correction windowAugust 11, 2021, to August 14, 2021
NEET 2021 Admit CardSeptember 9, 2021
NEET 2021 ExamSeptember 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 windowOctober 21 to October 26 (11.50 pm)
NEET official answer key 2021October 15, 2021
NEET OMR challengeOctober 17, 2021
Final answer keyNovember 1, 2021
NEET exam resultNovember 1, 2021
Starting of Counselling Last week of December
NEET UG Entrance exam

NEET UG Entrance Exam:Details


What neet exam is?

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.

Who conduct NEET Exam?

NTA(National Testing Agency) conducts the NEET entrance exam.

What is the neet ug age limit?

According to the latest orders of the supreme court, there is no age limit to appear in neet ug.

How to mail nta neet?

Anyone can mail to nta neet agency on mail id

How much neet exam fees?

Neet exam application fees for general and OBC are 1500/-, General-EWS/ OBC-NCL is 1400/- and SC/ST/PH Candidates are 800/-.

Who can give neet exam?

Candidates who have passed 10+2 with Physics, chemistry, biology, and English as their core subjects from recognized boards.

How many neet exams in a year?

The neet entrance exam is conducted only once a year. Candidates have only one chance to give this entrance test in a year.

When neet exam started in India?

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.

Is neet exam objective or subjective?

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.

What is NEET exam result date 2021?

November.1.2021 is the release date of neet result 2021.

What nta says about neet 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.

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