NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY-CUM-ENTRANCE TEST (NEET)
NEET is the one and only national-level medical entrance exam in India for admission to various undergraduate courses such as MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, Veterinary, and others. It is conducted under the authorisation of the National Testing Agency (NTA).
|NEET 2021 Exam Details|
National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG
National Testing Agency (NTA)
Offline mode only (pen and paper-based mode)
Number of Questions
180 Questions (MCQ) need to be attempted
Exam duration is 180 minutes (3 hours)
Physics, Chemistry & Biology (Botany & Zoology)
Type of questions
Objective type questions with 4 options having 1 correct option
+4 marks for each correct answer;
-1 mark for each wrong answer;
0 mark for each unanswered question
Final score calculation
= [Total number of correct answers X 4] – [Total number of incorrect answers X 1]
(Note: There are no marks for attempting of questions)
13 languages English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu and Punjabi
NEET 2021 Latest Exam Pattern
The Test pattern of NEET (UG)-2021 comprises of two Sections. Each subject will consist of two sections. Section A will consist of 35 Questions and Section B will have 15 questions, out of these 15 Questions, candidates can choose to attempt any 10 Questions. So, the total number of questions and utilization of time will remain the same.
The pattern for the NEET (UG)-2021 Examination for admission in the Session 2021-22 is as follows:
For more details: NTA
The important points to note:
Eligibility Criteria for NEET
Indian Nationals, NRIs, PIOs, OCIs and Foreign Nationals
NEET 2021 Age Limit
Lower limit :17 years plus as on December 31, 2021 Upper Limit: No upper limit
Qualifying exam details required for NEET
Class 12 or equivalent with PCB.
12th percentage required for NEET 2021
Gen/ OBC: Minimum 50% in PCB and aggregate SC/ST: Minimum 40% PwD: 45%
NEET attempt limit
No limit as there is no age limit
Class 12 Board
Students from recognized boards including NIOS and open schools
Biology as an extra subject
NEET 2021 – Eligibility Criteria for MBBS/ BDS/ BUMS/ BSMS courses
12th percentage required for NEET
Minimum 50% in class 12 (40% for SC/ST and 45% for PwD).
In addition to above, pass in Urdu or Arabic or Persian language in class 10.
Pass in Tamil subject in class 10 or equivalent in addition to class 12 criteria given above.
NEET qualifying marks are given below**
Cutoff scores (2020)
**based on past year.