The National Testing Agency (NTA) has started the registration process for NEET-UG 2021. Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced the new exam dates for the MBBS / BDS entrance exam on Monday. According to the latest announcement, the Exam will take place on September 12. NEET candidates will be able to register for the exam at testservices.nic.in/NEET2021/Root/home.aspx.
The application form for NEET (UG) – 2021 has been split into two sets / phases. The first set of information must be completed before the last submission date of the online application form. The second set of information must be completed by the applicants before the result declaration / dashboard upload during the period which will be notified separately through the neet portal (UG) in due time.
In early April, it was announced that the review would take place on August 1. However, the review has been postponed due to the coronavirus situation across the country. Last year, NEET-UG 2020 took place on September 13 amid strict precautions in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 13.66 lakhs of candidates sat for the exam, of which 771,500 qualified.
This year the number of test cities has been increased to ensure social distancing amid Covid. The number of cities has increased from 155 to 198. The number of examination centers will also be increased. There were a total of 3,862 centers in 2020. Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya announced that NEET-PG 2021 will take place on September 11.
Candidates need electronic copies of relevant documents to apply for the exam. The list includes the candidate’s photograph, signature, left thumbprint, Class 10 score sheet, Class 10 certificate of approval, Class 12 score sheet, Certificate of approval of the class 12 and an identity document (such as the Aadhaar card).
The NTA has updated the information on the official NEET-UG website. Information on NEET-UG 2021 is now available at ntaneet.nic.in. There are over 2.4 billion common service centers across the country. The list of common service centers is available on the website at www.csc.gov.in. In areas where applicants have difficulty submitting an online application due to various limitations, the services of the Common Service Center (CSC) can be used, as part of Digital India initiatives. The CSC program is part of the National Electronic Government Plan (NeGP) and is managed at the level of each Panchayat at the village level by a village level entrepreneur (VLE).
NEET-UG 2021 will take place on September 12. The three-hour exam will take place from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The NEET (UG) – 2021 will consist of a questionnaire containing 180 multiple choice questions in physics, chemistry and biology (botany and zoology). NEET (UG) – 2021 will be held in 13 languages, namely English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil , Telugu and Urdu.
NTA changes exam pattern for NEET-UG 2021
The NEET (UG) -2021 test pattern has two sections. Each topic will have two sections. Section A will have 35 questions and Section B will have 15 questions. Out of these 15 questions, candidates can choose to attempt 10 questions. Therefore, the total number of questions and the use of time will remain the same.
Eligibility to appear in NEET (UG) – 2021
To apply for NEET-UG 2021, applicants must be 17 years old at the time of admission or reach that age no later than December 31 of the year of their admission to the first year of UG medicine courses. The upper age limit for NEETs (UGs) is 25 years old on the exam date with a 5-year relaxation for applicants belonging to the SC / ST / OBC-NCL category and PwD applicants.
NEET-UG 2021 will take place in pencil and paper mode
NEET (UG) – 2021 is a paper and pencil based test, to be answered on the specially designed adjustable sheet by machine with a pen. Questions for the test should be based on a common schedule notified by the Medical Council of India. It will also be available at mciindia.org.
Applicants can now register on the NEET-UG 2021 website at testservices.nic.in/NEET2021/Root/home.aspx.
How to apply for NEET-UG 2021
Step 1: Visit the official website, ntaneet.nic.in.
Step 2: Scroll down and click “Complete Registration Form”.
Step 3: Complete the online application form, write down the application number. Upload documents.
Step 4: Applicants will be required to pay fees according to the prescribed methods or format
Step 5: Keep a hard copy of the confirmation page after successful fee payment
Size and format of the document to complete the NEET-UG 2021 form
Applicants must upload scanned images of the last passport size photo (size: 10 kb to 200 kb), a postcard size photo (4 “x 6”) (size: 50 kb to 300 kb) and the candidate’s signature ( file: 4 kb to 30 kb), left fingerprint (file size: 10 kb-50 kb) in JPG / JPEG format (in case the left thumb is not available, the right thumb print can be used), Class 10 Certificate of Achievement (size: 100KB to 400KB) in JPG / JPEG format.
Fill in the functional mobile phone number and email address on the NEET-UG 2021 form
Applicants should ensure that the cell phone numbers and email id filled in on the online application form are only theirs or their parents. The NTA will communicate by SMS and / or email on the cell phone number and email identifier provided only.
NEET-UG Exam Fee 2021
For general candidates, the NEET-UG 2021 exam fee is Rs 1500. For General-EWS / OBC-NCL (core list), the exam fee is Rs 1400. Candidates belonging to SC / ST / Person with Disabilities (PwD) / The The third gender category will have to pay an exam fee of 800 rupees.
Incomplete NEET-UG 2021 applications will be automatically rejected
Applications that are incomplete and do not comply with the instructions may be rejected without further indication. Exam fees once deposited will not be refunded. Costs will not carry over to a subsequent exam or be reimbursed.
Applicants must submit fees via prescribed modes only
Applicants will be able to pay NEET 2021 fees via debit / credit / net banking or Unified Payment Interface (UPI) using State Bank of India / Syndicate Bank / ICICI Bank / HDFC Bank / Paytm service provider.
Merit List for Advice Below 15% India Total Quota
The NTA will prepare the merit list of eligible and selected applicants who have opted for 15% of the All India quota positions on the basis of the qualifications obtained in the NEET (UG) – 2021. The list of selected applicants will be sent to the General Directorate of Health Services (Medical Examination Unit), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and Ministry of AYUSH, for the purpose of seating through online counseling .
UG medical seat reservation policy
According to the reservation policy, in universities and central institutions, 10% of places are reserved for the general category economically weaker section (GEN-EWS), 15% of places are reserved for the programmed caste category (SC), 7.5% for the scheduled tribe category (ST) and 27% for the category of other backward classes belonging to the non-creamy layer (OBC-NCL).
How to Get Admission to Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
Admission to the Pune Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) will be subject to the standards prescribed by the General Directorate of Medical Services of the Armed Forces, Ministry of Defense, Government of India. Applicants applying for NEET (UG) – 2020 and / or applying for admission to AFMC should also apply to AFMC at www.afmc.nic.in/www.afmcdg1d.gov.in.
Qualification for NEET-UG does not guarantee a seat in a medical school
Merely showing up and qualifying in NEET (UG) does not confer any right on the applicant for admission to undergraduate medical courses. Selection and admission to any seat in any medical facility is subject to meeting the criteria for admission, eligibility, merit list rank, medical fitness and other criteria. which may be prescribed by state and central government and institutions.
Medical Advisory Board to give advice for toll plazas across India
The advice for applicants selected below 15% of all Indian quota positions and all Central Universities / Universities / ESIC and AFMC positions including University of Delhi (DU), BHU, AMU, AIIMS and JIPMER, will be provided by the MCC / DGHS undergraduate medicine course.
Admissions to all UG medical course locations will be until NEET-UG 2021
Here are the seats available under different quotas:
- India quota seats
- State government quota seats
- Central institutions / Universities / Universities considered
- State / Administration / NRI Quotas at Private Medical / Dental / Ayurvedic / Siddha / Unani / Homeopathy Universities or any private university
- Paid seats for the central swimming pool
- All positions, including NRI fees and administration fees, in unassisted / minority / non-minority private medical colleges will also be filled on the basis of earned merit in NEET (UG)
Scribe service to be provided to orient candidates with disabilities
Anyone with a benchmark disability as defined in Article 2 (r) of the RPwD Act of 2016 will be assigned the role of scribe / reader / laboratory assistant and has written limitations. Applicants using the role of scribe / reader / lab assistant will also be granted 20 minutes of composition time per hour.
List of courses using NEET scores for admissions
Several courses across the country use NEET scores to admit students. The list of courses that use NEET scores includes Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS), Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yoga Sciences (BNYS), Bachelor of Medicine and Unani Surgery (BUMS), Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery (BSMS), Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (BVSc & AH) and Bachelor of physiotherapy (BPT)
Candidates can challenge the answer key by paying a fee
After posting the OMR answer sheets and recorded answers, candidates will have the opportunity to contest the provisional answer key online by paying a processing fee of Rs 1000 per contested answer.
Viewing OMR files and responses on the website
The NTA will post the scanned images of OMR’s answer sheets and machine-recorded answers from all applicants on the website ntaneet.nic.in. The exact date of publication of the OMR answer sheet images and responses will be communicated after the exam on the NTA website.
List of merits for counseling Fee less than 15% for all of India
The NTA will prepare the list of merits of the eligible and selected applicants who have opted for 15 percent of the quota positions for all of India based on the scores obtained in the NEET (UG) – 2021. The list of selected candidates It will be sent to the General Directorate of Health Services (Medical Examination Unit), the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the Government of India and the Ministry of AYUSH, for the purpose of the allocation of positions by the online dashboard.