NEET 2021 Application Form HIGHLIGHTS: The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2021application forms are out and students can apply for the medical entrance exam at the official website of the National Testing Agency (NTA) — ntaneet.nic.in. The application submission is open from July 13 to August 6 up to 11.50 pm. The payment of fees for NEET 2021 can be done till August 7, 11.50 pm. The NTA will open the edit window from August 8 to 12. The admit cards will be released three days prior to the exam.
This year the exam will be held in a new pattern. NEET 2021 will have two sections — the first section will consist of 35 questions and the second section will have 15 questions. Out of the 15 questions in the second section, candidates can choose to attempt any 10 questions. All the questions will be in a multiple-choice question (MCQ) pattern. The exam will be conducted for three hours between 2 pm to 5 pm.
In another first, the exam will be held in 13 regional languages. The medical entrance exam will be conducted on September 12 in the physical mode across 198 cities. This also includes the first-ever exam center opened in Kuwait to facilitate the Indian student community in the Middle East.
NEET 2021: Exam booklet language to be bilingual
Candidates opting for Hindi would be provided with a bilingual test booklet in English and Hindi. Candidates opting for regional languages would also be provided with a bilingual test booklet in selected regional language and English. However, for candidates opting for English, they would be provided test booklet in English only.
NEET 2021: Students can choose four exam cities of their choice
While filling up the online application form, candidates have to select four exam cities according to the choice of their convenience. The candidates may select their own city or neighbouring cities in their state of residence only. Candidates should choose the cities correctly as they will not be given further choice to alter the exam cities.
NEET 2021: How many marks will each section carry?
The exam will have two sections. While the first section will consist of 35 questions, the second section will have 15 questions across all the papers -- physics, chemistry, botany, and zoology. The first section will carry 140 marks on each paper, and the second will have 40 marks. The NEET 2021 carries a total of 720 marks. All the questions will be in MCQ format.
NEET 2021: Candidates advised to check replica of application form
To fill the application form, candidates will require several personal details including father/mother name, Aadhaar number (last four digits), a valid government identity card number, date of birth, address, mobile number, email id. Candidates are advised to check the “Replica of Application Form” before the actual filling of the application, NTA said.
NEET 2021: Reservation in All India quota:
Reservation in the All India Quota seats will be as follows:
-- Scheduled Caste (SC): 15 per cent
-- Scheduled Tribe (ST): 7.5 per cent
-- PwBD: 5 per cent horizontal reservation
-- OBC (Non- Creamy Layer): 27 per cent only in national institutes/central universities
-- EWS: 10 per cent only in national institutes/central universities
NEET 2021: Check seat reservations
As per the NTA, the seats available under different quotas includes:
-- All India Quota Seats
-- State Government Quota Seats
-- Central Institutions/Universities/Deemed Universities
-- State/Management/NRI Quota Seats in Private Medical / Dental Colleges or any Private University
-- Central Pool Quota Seats
-- All seats including NRI Quota as well as Management Quota, in private unaided/aided minority / non-minority medical colleges.
-- AIIMS Institutes across India/JIPMER.
NEET 2021: Instructions by NTA
Candidates are requested to appear at the exam centre as per the date and time to be mentioned on their admit card. They must also ensure to take 6-8 passport size and 4-6 postcard size coloured photographs with white background to the exam centre. It will be used for uploading the online application form, for examination, and also for counselling and the admission process. This is to ensure that the same photograph is used for all documents and all purposes related to NEET (UG)-2021.
NEET 2021 application forms: How to pay fees?
The fees to be paid by the general category candidates is Rs 1500, for EWS and OBC, it is Rs 1400 and for SC/ST, PwBD and third gender, Rs 800. Candidates will have to pay the fee using SBI/Canara Bank/HDFC/ICICI/Paytm payment gateway through debit card/credit card/net banking/UPI/Wallet. They must also ensure to keep proof of the fee payment for future reference.
NEET 2021 application form to be divided into two sets
The first set of information needs to be filled up before the last date of submission of the application form online. The second set of information needs to be filled up by the candidates before the declaration of the result/ downloading of score card during the period that would be notified separately through NEET (UG) portal in due course
NEET 2021: How to fill the application form?
Candidates can register for NEET 2021 through online mode only. Here's how to apply:
Step 1: Visit the official NTA website -ntaneet.nic.in or nta.ac.in
Step 2: On the homepage, click on the NEET 2021 online registration form
Step 3. Register using your email id and mobile number
Step 4: Fill the application form and note down the system-generated application number
Step 5: Upload all the required documents including photographs, signature, class 10 passing certificate
Step 6: Pay the application fee
Step 7: Download and take a printout of the filled application form for future reference.
NEET 2021: When will the application window close?
Usually, students get about a months' time to apply. Going by the rule, the application process should remain on till August 12, however, the exact dates will be announced by NTA soon. This year, the exam has been deferred, which might give students lesser time to apply.
NEET 2021: Size of the documents to be uploaded
As students are still waiting for the application-cum registration forms, they can utilise their time by ensuring their documents (which will be uploaded) are of the prescribed size. As per the latest available information, the passport size photograph of the candidate should be between 10Kb to 200Kb in JPEG format. For signature, the image size was to be between 4Kb to 30Kb. The thumb impression should be in JPG format image size should be between 10Kb to 50Kb. For a class 10 certificate and a postcard photograph, the format is JPG, and the image size is between 100Kb to 300Kb and 50Kb to 300Kb.
NEET 2021 Application forms: Age limit
Aspirants must have completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before December 31, 2021. The upper age limit is 25 years as of the day of examination and for the reserved category candidates, they will get a relaxation of 5 years in the upper age limit.
NEET 2021 Application forms: Do no go to this website
A link displaying NEET 2021 application had earlier gone viral -- at neet.nta.ac.in. This, however, is not the official website. Students must note that the application form will be available at the official websites of NTA -- nta.ac.in or ntaneet.nic.in.
NEET 2021 Application forms yet to be out, JEE Main 2021 fourth session application ends
While the application forms for the medical entrance exam are yet to be released by the NTA, the JEE Main 2021 May session applications have ended today at 5 pm. However, the submission of the fee payment will be completed at 9 pm tonight. The application deadline of the engineering entrance was earlier scheduled till July 12.
NEET 2021: Will application be delayed?
Is the wait for NEET 2021 application going to be even longer? About 17 minutes post 5 pm, the application-cum-registration forms are yet to be out. Students who have been waiting for over a month will now have to wait a little longer. It is unlikely that the form will be postponed, however, a small delay is expected further.
NEET 2021 Application forms yet to be released
The application forms, which were set to be released at 5 pm, is yet to be out. This means students will have to wait longer to fill the online forms. The exams were earlier scheduled to be held on August 1 but later deferred to September 12 due to the Covid-19 pandemic situation.
NEET 2021 Application forms: Who can apply?
Candidates must have passed class 12 with physics, chemistry, biology as core subjects. For general category candidates, they must have scored 50 per cent in the class 12 board exams and for OBC/SC/ST candidates, they must have scored a minimum of 40 per cent and PWD with 45 per cent of marks.
NEET 2021: How to improve speed to score 600+ in the exam?
Concentrate on the calculation of the writing and reading speed in addition to accuracy. Students should work on 5 to 10 test papers prior to the exams and average out their scores. Here's a guide to improving speed and accuracy in the medical entrance exam.
NEET 2021 Application Form HIGHLIGHTS: The NEET (UG) 2021 application form which was set to be released at 5 pm saw a delay of more than 30 minutes. Several students said the website of NTA was either loading slowly or showing errors. Aspirants had to wait longer to get access to the forms. Many students are also unhappy with the exam dates are demanding postponement till October.