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NEET 2021 Exam Date (Out), Registration Date, Admit Card, and Counselling Schedule

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NEET 2021 to be held on August 1, as announced by the NTA. However, the authority has not released any notice regarding NEET 2021 Registration dates but it is expected that the application forms might be released in the last week of May 2021. 

NEET Latest Updates:

  • April 15: NEET Application form dates could be affected due to the postponement of CBSE Class 12 exam dates. Read More
  • April 13: NEET Admit Card 2021 will be released 2-3 weeks before the exam date. Read More

National Testing Agency will conduct NEET 2021 across 155 cities in India in 11 languages in an offline mode. The paper is conducted each year to offer students admission into MBBS and BDS courses. Candidates can read the article to know more about exam dates, result dates, counselling dates, and much more. 

NEET 2021 Exam Date Official Notice


NEET 2021 Registration Dates

NEET 2021 Registration Dates

The notification for NEET 2021 will be released in the month of March along with the availability of NEET Application Form 2021. 

Events Dates (Tentative)
Release of  Official NEET Notice 3rd week of May 2021
First day of NEET Registration 2021 3rd week of May 2021
Last day of NEET Registration 2021 3rd  week of June 2021
NEET Form Correction Window 4th week of June 2021

Candidates are advised to solve NEET Sample Papers and utilize their time properly till the time of declaration of NEET Exam Date. 


NEET 2021 Exam Date

NEET 2021 Admit Card & Exam Date

Successfully registered candidates will be issued NEET Admit Card 2021 at the official National Testing Agency website. It is mandatory to carry the admit card to the exam center, without which you will not be allowed to take the exam. 

Event Dates 
Release of NEET Admit Card 2021 1st week of July 2021
NEET 2021 Exam Date  August 1, 2021 (Announced)
Exam Day Schedule

NEET 2021 Exam Day Schedule

Tabulated below is the schedule for the exam day for NEET 2021

Activity Time
Last Entry to the exam hall 1.30 PM
Sitting on the seat  1.15 PM onwards
Announcement of instructions and checking of NEET Admit Card 1.30 to 1.45 PM
Distribution of Test Booklet 1:45 PM
Writing of particulars on the test booklet  by the candidate 1.50 PM
Commencement  2.00 PM
Test Concludes 5.00 PM

NEET Result and Counselling Dates

NEET 2021 Result and Counselling Dates

NEET 2021 Result Date

NEET 2021 Result will be released online in the scorecard format. The validity of NEET Scores is one year only. 

Event Dates (Tentative)
Availability of NEET Answer Key and OMR sheets 4th week of August 2021
NEET 2021 Result 4th week of August 2021

NEET 2021 Counselling Schedule

NEET counselling allows candidates to opt for seats in their preferred medical colleges/institutes. NEET Counselling schedule has been provided below. Candidates who opted for All India Quota Counselling need to register themselves for online counselling on the official website of MCC, comprising 3 rounds.

Events Dates (Tentative)
First round of counselling
Registration September 2021
Choice filling starts September 2021
Choice filling ends September 2021
Last date for payment of registration fee September 2021
Choice Locking Start September 2021
Processing of Seat allotment list September 2021
Result September 2021
Reporting to the allocated institute September 2021
Second round of counselling
Registration September 2021
Choice filling starts September 2021
Choice filling ends September 2021
Last date for payment of registration fee September 2021
Choice Locking Start September 2021
Processing of Seat allotment list September 2021
Result September 2021
Reporting to the allocated institute September 2021
Vacant seats will be transferred to the state quota September 2021
Mop-up round for Deemed Universities/ Central Universities/ ESIC colleges
Registration October 2021
Choice filling starts October 2021
Choice filling ends October 2021
Last date for payment of registration fee October 2021
Choice Locking Start October 2021
Processing of Seat allotment list October 2021
Result October 2021
Reporting to the allocated institute October 2021
Vacant seats will be transferred to the institute October 2021

Note: If the candidates do not claim their seats within the stipulated duration, it will be allotted to the next candidate waiting in the list and they will not be eligible for further rounds of counselling.

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Frequently Asked Questions

NEET 2021 Exam Date FAQs

Ques. What is the start date of NEET 2021 registration?

Ans. NEET 2021 Registrations will begin in the month of May. NTA will release the official notification regarding the NEET exam date anytime soon.

Ques. Will NEET 2021 be held in May?

Ans.  NEET 2021 is scheduled to be held on August 1, 2021. 

Ques. What will be the timings of NEET 2021?

Ans. NEET 2021 will be held for three hours from 2 to 5 pm. However, the official dates and timings will be announced soon. 

Ques. What will be the last date to fill NEET 2021 Application Fomr?

Ans. The last date to fill NEET 2021 application form will be announced soon. It is expected that the application forms will be released in March. 

Ques. When will NEET 2021 admit card be released by NTA?

Ans. NEET 2021 admit card will be released 15 days prior to NEET exam date.

Ques. When will NTA release the NEET 2021 Answer Key?

Ans. The answer keys will be released a few days after the conclusion of the exam. 

Ques. When will NEET 2021 Result be declared?

Ans. NEET 2021 result will be released online one month after the conclusion of the exam. Candidates can check their result by logging into their registered accounts at the official website of NTA.

Ques. When will NEET 2021 counselling start?

Ans. NEET 2021 counselling is expected to begin in the month of September. The counselling will be conducted by MCC. 

Ques. How many times NEET 2021 will be conducted?

Ans. NEET 2021 to be conducted only once in a year. As per the official notice NEET 2021 exam date is August 1, 2021. 

Ques. How much time will I be given to complete the exam?

Ans. You will be given 3 hours (180 minutes) to complete the exam. Also, there are no sectional limits in NEET. You can spend any amount of time (from total time given) on any particular section or question.

Ques. I am physically challenged, what is my exam duration in NEET?

Ans. NEET exam paper will be of 3 hours duration, for PH students it is 3.5 hours.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.

Comments


16 Comments
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rashmi
When exam will be held in 2021?
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common admission test

Hii Rashmi, Greetings from collegedunia. NEET 2021 is expected to be held in the first week of May 2021 But the current session has already been delayed due to COVID-19 hence there are chances of postponement of NEET 2021 application process. For more details Click Here

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neha
What is the date of registration of the exam?
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surendra

Hi Neha

Application form will be released on December 2020. You can visit on NEET Registration to know all the details about the important dates of the exam.

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rashmi
What is new date of NEET exam 2021?
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kapila.gandrola

Hello Rashmi,

The tentative date for NEET 2021 is 2nd May 2021. For more information, kindly visit – NEET 2021.

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ankit kumar
When will NEET exam take place next year?
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common admission test

Hii Ankit, NEET 2021 is expected to be held in the first week of May 2021. Visit official website for more details

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puja sao
Will NEET take place on two times next year?
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kapila.gandrola

Hello Puja,

The NTA director has indicated that the NEET might be held twice a year from 2021. However, no official notification regarding the same has been released yet. Stay tuned with our website as we will update whenever the official notification is out.

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shivkumar dama
What is the reporting time in the examination center?
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rakhisree chatterjee

Hi, Candidates must enter the exam center by 1:30 pm as it is the last reporting time. After 1:30 PM no candidate will be allowed to enter the exam hall. Candidates must not carry any of the barred items mentioned above. One cannot leave the exam center before the exam concludes.

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borra sandhya
Iam married 1month ago allowed neet exam with mangla sutra indian tradition
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akshay

Hi Sandhya, since wearing any heavy ornaments is not allowed in the examination centre, you are advised to kinldy avoid wearing Mangal Sutra.

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huzaifa khan
My date of birth is 04-06-2003 am I eligible for neet btw I'm Studying 12th class
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Huzaifa, no, you cannot apply for this exam as candidate must be at least 17 years old as on Dec 31, 2019. However, you may check other Eligibility Criteria in detail from here.

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ramesh lohar
WHAT SHOULD BE THE COLOUR OF ADMIT CARD
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Ramesh, there is no such specification for the color of admit card till now.
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harishakkim
Any chance to Aplay for neet
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hello Harisshakkim, you may apply for NEET when the notification gets released for NEET 2020 as for NEET 2019, registration have been closed. For further details, read NEET Exam Dates.

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anam fatma
please form ki last or badha dijiye
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akansha expert
Hi Anam, You may please contact to the exam authority to get the information about the exam date extended.
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vadde divya
Now I am studying 12 standard......can i eligible for neet application...... I didn't have 12standard marksheet
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sarthak mahajan
Hi Divya, Yes, you are eligible for the NEET Exam.
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vadde divya
I am studying 12standard......instead of 12th standard....mark sheet can we use 11th standard mark sheet sir.....bcoz we didn't completed 12standard.....how can we got 12standard marksheet
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sarthak mahajan

Hi Divya, Yes, you are eligible for NEET exam but for mark sheet related information contact exam authorities.

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vandana dadhich
After filling the neet form how many others forms we need to fill for counseling and admission process?
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shubham jain

Hi Vandana, please go through the admission process.

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jitesh sharma
I passed out my 12th 2016 so can i participate in this exam?
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akansha expert

Hi Jitesh, You may please check this link for getting the NEET Eligibility and Qualification needed.

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chandramohan sharma
sir maximam marks for admission in govt collages
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akansha expert

Hi Chandramohan, You may please check this link for getting the Admission list for Government college cut off.


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